One President will be sworn in as his predecessor is set to be impeached. What matters for the US now is a united front from lawmakers to support the economy against the latest wave of COVID-19.
Four thousand people have scaled Mount Everest, tens of thousands have visited Antarctica, and even the Moon has had a dozen visitors leaping through its dust.
While we were all cooped up inside, everything was happening out there. Breakthroughs on Brexit and COVID-19 collided with political strife and big moves in bond yields.
2020 didn’t go the way we all expected. David Coombs has tossed out his old fortune-telling teacup and reached for the magic 8-ball this year.
Financial markets have been on a rollercoaster over the past year. There was a sharp drop in March as countries locked down and then a swift upswing followed, led by technology shares. Even unloved companies, particularly banks and energy firms, have rebounded lately, thanks to good news about vaccines.
A free trade agreement with the EU avoids damaging tariffs, but other barriers remain.
We close a difficult year with a sense of relief, and the tools to deal with the challenges ahead.
5G is being rolled out across the UK. Some say it will revolutionise life as we know it, while others fear it will damage our health and threaten national security. Here we try to answer the need-to-know questions about the new network tech.