Virgin Orbit’s next satellite launch will take place from the UK, following the success of the “Straight Up” mission, which lifted off from Mojave in California earlier today. Science Minister George Freeman and the UK Space Agency welcomed the news that

Post Office collection and cash delivery workers are to stage a one-day strike later this month in a dispute over pay. Members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) employed in supply chain and admin jobs will walk out on 14 July. The

UK consumers cut back on credit card borrowing in May amid fears over rising interest rates and a slowing economy driven by a cost of living crisis. Monthly figures from the Bank of England showed that consumer borrowing fell to a

London City airport is seeking to overturn its Saturday flight ban and raise by 40% the limit on its passenger numbers. A local residents’ group has denounced the proposals to cut into the nearly 24-hour respite from aircraft noise from 1pm

The bank said that it was introducing a £1,200-a-year pay increase from August 1, which would start to show in next month’s pay packets. The rises of £100 a month before tax were an early instalment on the usual annual inflation