8th August 2019

Fitness chains SoulCycle and Equinox in Trump storm

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The fashionable US chain launched in London in June Fitness chains SoulCycle and Equinox have sought to distance themselves from a fundraising event for US President Donald Trump reportedly…





UK to stay in Interrail scheme after U-turn

Image copyright Getty Images UK train companies will stay in the Interrail scheme, reversing Wednesday’s decision, the operators’ group says. The Rail Delivery Group (RDG), which represents UK train operators, had said the arrangement would…


Number of wealthy non-doms in UK at record low

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The UK’s super-rich are moving offshore The number of wealthy residents who pay no UK tax on their offshore accounts has fallen to its lowest level ever, according to…


Should we worry about a currency war?

Image copyright AFP US President Donald Trump has accused the Federal Reserve of being responsible for the “very strong” dollar by keeping interest rates high. The president tweeted that he was not “thrilled” at the…


Scottish Labour challenges UK party over indyref2

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Leonard is traditionally seen as a close ally of UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn The Scottish Labour party has raised “serious concerns” about the national leadership’s position on…


China exports rise despite simmering US trade row

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionChina’s economic slowdown explained Chinese exports rose unexpectedly in July, beating expectations for a fall, as trade tensions with the US continued to simmer. Official figures showed…


New cars can be broken into in 10 seconds

Image copyright What Car? Some of the UK’s newest and most popular cars are at risk of being stolen in seconds, by exploiting weaknesses in keyless entry systems. The systems let drivers open and start…