A transition period after Brexit where the UK continues to accept EU rules would be a “price worth paying” for economic stability, an influential Commons committee has said. Cross-party MPs on the Treasury Committee said the Government should consent to a “standstill”...
Nigel Farage has bemoaned the state of his life after Brexit in a "soul-baring interview" with the Daily Mail. The former UKIP leader told the newspaper that he has "a lot of aggro to deal with" after he helped spearhead the UK's...
Ryanair has offered to conduct last-minute talks with an Irish pilots' union in a bid to stave off a threatened pre-Christmas strike.  The budget carrier, which is one of Europe's largest airlines, said it will recognise unions for the first time as...
Ever since it was founded in 1985, Ryanair has had some unusual employment practices. Its first aircraft, a 15-seat Brazilian-made propeller plane, was so small that only cabin crew under 5ft 3in were considered eligible. Now that it has become Europe’s biggest low-cost airline,...
BAE Systems and Qatar have entered into a contract valued at around £5bn ($6.7bn) for the country to buy 24 Typhoon combat aircraft, the British defence group said on Sunday. The company said delivery was expected in late 2022 and that the...
Manufacturing orders remained close to a three-decade high in the three months to December, helped by the weakness of the pound, according to the latest CBI survey of the sector. Around 28 per cent of firms reported orders above normal and 11...
Saudi Arabia plans to raise the price of domestic petrol and jet fuel in January, part of a programme to gradually eliminate energy subsidies as the kingdom seeks to overhaul its economy and balance the budget, according to a person with knowledge...
A massive vote of confidence in Britain’s economy? That’s how Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson described BAE Systems’ £5bn deal to flog 24 Typhoon fighter jets to Qatar. There is, of course, another way to look at the transaction.  It’s also a massive vote of...
If you are too desperate for a seasonal fix of TV time travel to wait for Doctor Who on Christmas Day, why not try the darts? A visit to the PDC world championships, as available today on Sky Sports, will transport...
More than eight years since the birth of bitcoin, central banks around the world are increasingly recognising the potential upsides and downsides of digital currencies. The guardians of the global economy have two sets of issues to address. First is what to...