6th September 2019


BA strike: Why are pilots walking out?

Image copyright Getty Images Pilots at British Airways are set for strike action on Monday and Tuesday disrupting thousands of passengers’ travel plans. The vast majority of BA flights taking off from the UK have…




US jobs growth weaker than expected

Image copyright Getty Images The US economy added 130,000 jobs last month, slowing more than expected, the latest official figures have shown. Economists polled by Reuters had expected an increase of 158,000. In July, the…


Facebook to face fresh anti-trust investigation

Image copyright AFP Image caption Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg Facebook is under investigation in the US to determine whether it has “stifled competition and put users at risk”. The new action was announced by…


Chuka Umunna switches seat for Lib Dem election bid

Image copyright AFP Former Labour MP Chuka Umunna will fight the Cities of London and Westminster parliamentary seat for the Lib Dems at the next general election. Mr Umunna has represented the south London seat…



Philip Green’s Topshop empire plunges to huge loss

Image copyright Getty Images Sir Philip Green’s Topshop retailing empire plunged to a loss last year, blaming a “dramatically” changed retail landscape and increased competition. The business, which also includes Miss Selfridge and Dorothy Perkins,…


House prices: ‘Caution’ dominates the market

Image copyright PA Media House prices rose by a whisker during the summer as the UK housing market was subdued by cautious buyers and sellers, the UK’s biggest lender has said. The Halifax, part of…