Business news blog

Boxing Day boost for High Street shops

Early figures from retail analyst Springboard show UK shops saw a big increase in business over the Christmas weekend.

Read more

UK's coal plants 'to close by 2025'

The UK's remaining coal-fired power stations will be shut by 2025, energy secretary Amber Rudd is expected to say later.

Read more

VIDEO: VW enthusiasts react to the scandal

Fans of VW cars who gathered recently at an event in the New Forest, give their reaction to the carmaker's emissions scandal.

Read more