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Universities warn new immigration rules show Britain is 'closing ranks'
New immigration rules could prevent universities from hiring the best international talent and send a message that the UK is "closing ranks", higher education leaders have warned.
Broadcaster GB News in talks to raise £30m from investors
GB News, the right-leaning current affairs broadcaster, is in talks to raise tens of millions of pounds even as it contends with a string of probes by Ofcom, the media regulator.
Average two-year mortgage rate drops below 6% for first time in six months
The UK’s average two-year mortgage rate has dipped below 6% for the first time in nearly six months.
Microsoft's multibillion-dollar OpenAI partnership examined by UK watchdog
Microsoft's multibillion-dollar partnership with ChatGPT maker OpenAI could face investigation by the UK's competition regulator.
COP28: OPEC oil states 'panicking' as row over plan to end fossil fuel era intensifies
Oil states are pressing the panic button after a proposal to end the fossil fuel era gathered unprecedented support at the current United Nations climate talks, according to veteran observers of the talks.
UK pumping more than 70,000 tonnes of extra carbon emissions into atmosphere, Sky News finds
Britain is sending tens of thousands of tonnes of carbon into the atmosphere because its electricity grid operator is prioritising gas-fired power stations over battery storage, Sky News has found.
UK's first air capture plant is turned on to remove CO2 from the atmosphere and turn it into jet fuel
The UK's first-ever direct air capture plant has been turned on to remove CO2 from the atmosphere and turn it into jet fuel.
UK's largest mobile firms sued for £3bn - amid claims they overcharged loyal customers
Vodafone, EE, Three and O2 are facing a "£3bn-plus" class action claim that alleges they used their market dominance to overcharge on up to 28.2 million UK mobile phone contracts.
Epiris and Newlat in battle for tinned food giant Princes
A British-based buyout firm and an Italian food manufacturer are vying for control of Princes Foods, one of Britain’s biggest tinned produce brands.
Train network: What it's like travelling on some of the worst rail routes for delays and cancellations
"The last thing I do before going to sleep at night is check the trains to see whether they're running on time and then the first thing I do in the morning, before I reach for a cup of tea, is pick my phone up and check again. And then you can still get to the station and find it's cancelled or delayed."