London's top index closed up on Thursday

FTSE closes up as S&P 500 hits new record following inflation beat

Asda store

Asda sales soar further as Walmart handed almost £3bn ahead of takeover

The Hornby ‘Live Steam Mallard’ range of model trains that are powered entirely by steam (Hornby/PA)

Model fans turn to Spitfires and Christmas trains in crisis year

A BrewDog bar sign

BrewDog apologises after ex-staff allege ‘culture of fear’


Morrisons shareholders reject bumper pay deal for bosses

A DFS sign

DFS buoyed by pent-up sofa demand after showrooms reopen

A London Underground sign

House price premiums near stations in London, Manchester and Glasgow revealed


Fired Lekoil boss took different job behind company’s back

A Virgin Atlantic plane

Plans to restart UK-US travel dismissed by industry

Card Factory

Card Factory slides to £16m loss following Covid store closures

BT building

Cost-cutting billionaire Drahi takes 12% stake in BT

Saltburn-by-the-Sea pier

England’s most and least expensive market towns for home buyers revealed

A general view of the Volkswagen Factory, Wolfsburg (Mike Egerton/AP)

Former Volkswagen boss agrees to make payment over emissions scandal

Hornby results

Hornby speeds up recovery with first profit in nine years

New cars

Auto Trader sees profits go into reverse, but shift online boosts outlook

Lottery winners

Camelot sees record lottery sales despite pandemic

A passenger on a London bus

Go-Ahead cheers highest passenger numbers since start of pandemic

An estate agent's window

Gap between housing market demand and supply is widest since 2013 – surveyors