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Deliveroo to devour £285m from US fund giants

Deliveroo, the restaurant delivery app that is one of the most prominent members of Britain's 'gig economy', has snapped up £285m in new funding...

UK credit rating downgraded by Moody's

The UK's credit rating has been cut over concerns about the UK's public finances and fears Brexit could damage the country's economic growth.Moody's, one...

Over 400,000 sign petition to 'save Uber'

Hundreds of thousands of people have signed a petition calling for taxi-hailing app Uber to be allowed to continue in the capital. On Friday, Transport...

Sky Data Poll: Britons back Uber in the UK

More than half of the British public think Uber should be allowed to operate in the UK, an exclusive Sky Data poll reveals. The taxi-hailing...

UK's credit rating suffers due to Brexit fears

Moody's has downgraded the UK's credit rating, citing concerns about public finances and the effect of Brexit. Moody's was the first major credit ratings agency...

Carillion lenders prepare £800m debt deal

A pack of UK banks have drafted in advisers to steer them through a financial restructuring at Carillion, the troubled support services group. Sky News...

Why London's Uber ban will divide opinion

There are two ways of looking at Transport for London's decision not to renew Uber's private hire licence. On the one hand, it is a...

Smiths detecting growth as threats emerge

It is a brand name familiar with generations of Britons who, in their schooldays, saw it emblazoned across their classroom clock as they waited...

Uber loses licence to operate in London

Transport for London says it will not renew Uber's private hire licence after finding it is "not fit and proper" to hold one. TfL said...

The iPhone 8 launch in London was… muted

There was a muted reception at the Apple Store in London's Regent Street as the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus were launched to...

Over-50s group Saga sees growing travel demand

The growing popularity of cruises and long-haul trips helped over-50s travel and insurance group Saga remain on track for another year of profit growth. Saga...

North Korea: Trump signs new order to widen sanctions

US President Donald Trump has signed a new order that boosts sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear weapons programme.The US treasury has been...

How the Barbie doll became a million dollar idea

Barbie. For six decades she's dominated the global market for dolls. Over a billion such dolls have been sold and the average US pre-teen...

How business is driving the new space race

The space race of the Cold War pitted the world's two superpowers against one another to explore what lies beyond Earth. Now anyone with...

Invisible threat

Imagine a hacker remotely turning off a life support machine in a hospital, or shutting down a power station. These are the nightmare scenarios...

SEC faces questions after cyber breach

A top US financial regulator faces questions about its preparation for cyber attacks, after disclosing a breach of a key database of company filings....