• 'Catastrophic' panic buying of fuel 'going to get...
    on 25/09/2021 at 2:09 pm

    Panicked motorists have caused lengthy queues at petrol stations for a second day - as an industry expert predicted the "catastrophic situation" is going to get worse before it improves.

  • Why is there a HGV driver shortage and how bad...
    on 25/09/2021 at 9:08 am

    Panicked motorists have caused lengthy queues at petrol stations and caused some pumps to run dry - the latest consequence of a shortage of HGV drivers which is causing widespread disruption in the UK.

  • Octopus Energy considers wrapping tentacles...
    on 25/09/2021 at 8:48 am

    Octopus Energy is exploring a move to take control of Bulb, its rival challenger brand, amid the crisis in Britain's residential energy market that has triggered a swathe of corporate casualties.

  • Desperate drivers fill jerry cans with fuel as...
    on 24/09/2021 at 6:10 pm

    Long queues of motorists waiting to fill up their tanks are continuing for a second day - as the government is expected to clear the way for a visa change allowing thousands of foreign lorry drivers to work in the UK.

  • Glencore-backed energy group CNG reviews options...
    on 24/09/2021 at 2:02 pm

    A commercial energy supplier backed by Glencore, the FTSE-100 commodities trading giant, has drafted in City advisers to undertake a strategic review amid the turmoil in Britain's gas supply market.

  • Johnson urges Bezos to build Rivian electric...
    on 24/09/2021 at 12:11 pm

    Boris Johnson has urged Jeff Bezos, the Amazon chairman, to use his influence over an electric vehicle (EV) company backed by the technology behemoth to build a gigantic new manufacturing plant in the UK.

  • 'Human logjam': Huge queues as e-gates go down at...
    on 24/09/2021 at 12:08 pm

    A "human logjam" has formed at Heathrow as crowds of people struggle to get through customs after e-gates failed, with some being left stuck on their planes due to the numbers of people inside.

  • Britain has 10 days to save Christmas, warns...
    on 24/09/2021 at 10:17 am

    Significant disruption in the run-up to Christmas is inevitable unless more delivery drivers are found in the next 10 days, the retail industry has warned.

  • China announces complete ban on cryptocurrencies
    on 24/09/2021 at 9:49 am

    The People's Bank of China (PBoC) has announced that all cryptocurrency-related financial activities are illegal, including transactions, providing pricing services, and launching new tokens.

  • Trade deal 'not the be-all and end-all', says top...
    on 24/09/2021 at 9:09 am

    America's top diplomat in the UK has told Sky News that a comprehensive UK-US free trade deal is "not the be-all and end-all" of boosting trade between the two countries.