UK retail sales fell to their lowest level in January since May 2020 as lockdown takes its toll, according to the latest survey from the Confederation of British Industry.
Britons should refrain from booking holidays overseas, warned the minister responsible for the Covid-19 vaccination programme on Tuesday, as tighter mobility restrictions could be on their way.
Janet Yellen has been confirmed as the next US Treasury Secretary, the first woman to hold the role.
The UK unemployment rate has reached 5. 0%, the highest in more than four years, official data showed on Tuesday.
The Office for National Statistics published a report on Covid deaths in 2020 by occupation on Monday which revealed that men working in low-skilled jobs in the care sector or in other service jobs were most at risk.
City centres in the UK are suffering from falling rents as tenants increasingly decide to move to the suburbs due to the pandemic.
Johnson&Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine may be two weeks from approval, one of the top US health officials said.
The number of new Covid-19 infections in the States continued to slow at the weekend, falling below the levels seen in late November.
Merck&Co. will close its Covid-19 vaccine development programme after clinical trial results came up short.
Footfall across UK retail destinations rose last week, despite severe weather conditions and the ongoing nationwide lockdown.
Boris Johnson said he was considering relaxing some Covid-19 measures before mid-February but refused to say schools would be open as normal before Easter.
The European Central Bank is to launch a dedicated climate change unit as part of efforts across the eurozone to transition to a greener economy.
German business sentiment deteriorated in January as the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic took its toll, according to a survey released on Monday by the Ifo Institute.
The Prime Minister said there was "some" evidence that the strain of Covid-19 first detected in the UK may be more lethal as well as more easily transmitted.
Unite members working at Heathrow Airport will undertake renewed strike action in February in response to the increasingly “bitter” dispute with the company.
Sales of second-hand homes in the States sped past forecasts at the end of 2020, taking the full-year increase to its highest level since before the Great Financial Crisis.
Business activity in the US jumped at the start of 2021 amid hopes that Covid-19 vaccines would put an end to the pandemic and in anticipation of the new administration's policies, the results of two surveys showed.
Elon Musk said on Thursday on Twitter that he will pledge $100m towards the development of carbon capture technology.
Retail sales suffered their biggest ever year-on-year fall in 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic took its toll, according to figures released on Friday by the Office for National Statistics.
Business activity tumbled in January as the third lockdown took its toll, putting the UK on course for a double-dip recession, according to a survey released on Friday.