Fines for breaking new coronavirus rules in England explained

09/23/2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced new coronavirus restrictions on September 22 – but what will happen if you break them? The new restrictions include a 10pm curfew for pubs, bars and restaurants and table service only. Those in England have also been told to work […]

Opinion | Vladimir Putin Thinks He Can Get Away With Anything

09/23/2020

It is now an established fact, confirmed by laboratories in Germany, France and Sweden, that Alexei Navalny was poisoned with Novichok, a nerve agent developed by the Soviet Union. The powerful poison, which has been used in at least one previous assassination attempt against foes […]

No new 2p or £2 coins to be made for 10 years

09/23/2020

Anyone who likes to see a new production date on their coins is set for a disappointing decade. The Royal Mint has no plans to make new 2p or £2 coins for the next 10 years. A coin mountain lies in storage as demand has […]

Opinion | Trump’s Motto: Your Money or Your Life

09/23/2020

Whenever I talk about Covid-19 or climate change with skeptics, I use a simple analogy: Imagine that your child is sick with a disease and you decide to take her to 100 different doctors to get multiple opinions — and 99 doctors give you the […]

TransferWise doubles annual profit, adds millions of customers

09/23/2020

LONDON (BLOOMBERG) – TransferWise said annual profit more than doubled as it attracted millions of new customers with an expansion of its money-transfer business around the world. Pretax profit for the year ended March 31 rose to £20.4 million (S$35.5 million) from £10.1 million a […]