Sajid Javid has unveiled the new commemorative 50p coin to mark Britain's departure from the EU on 31 January.
Boris Johnson has said Britain will become a "global, trail-blazing country" after Brexit and that he will "look ahead with confidence".
The founder of Bet365 has been named as Britain's top taxpayer, while high street tycoon Mike Ashley and Harry Potter writer JK Rowling are also ranked among the biggest contributors.
The International Space Station can resume looking for antimatter and dark matter after spacewalking astronauts repaired a £1.5bn cosmic ray detector.
Major British companies will be forced to ring-fence a substantial proportion of their audit work for challenger firms outside the "big four" under secret proposals drawn up by the accounting regulator.
The Duke of York's flagship business project has secured a new home close to Buckingham Palace as it seeks to rebuild after a torrid couple of months.
Tesco is to stop selling shrink-wrapped multipack tins in a move it says will save the environment from 350 tonnes of plastic a year.
Researchers based in the US and Burkino Faso have won a prestigious prize for their creation of a fungus which kills mosquitoes.
Astronomers have discovered a "vampire" star just 3,000 light years from Earth which is in the middle of a feeding frenzy.
Up to 500 job losses are expected at British Steel after a deal over pay and conditions for workers was struck with the Chinese buyer.
Beijing's Forbidden City, part of the Great Wall and Shanghai Disneyland are among the attractions to close as China moves to contain a deadly virus that threatens to take an economic as well as a human toll.
The Metropolitan Police is to begin using its controversial live facial recognition (LFR) technology on a standard basis, despite concerns about the impact of the surveillance software and its legality.
Sajid Javid has dismissed airline chiefs’ complaints about the government-backed rescue of Flybe, insisting that the regional carrier has not received state aid to secure its future.
Economic activity picked up to hit a 16-month high in January, a survey suggests, signalling a post-election bounce that could kill off an interest rate cut.
Tinder is adding a range of new safety features including a panic button in case users need to alert the authorities while on a date.
Just Eat's £6bn takeover by Dutch rival Takeaway.com is to be investigated by the competition watchdog.
HS2 is over budget and behind schedule because the complexity and risks of the multi-billion pound project were under-estimated, according to the Whitehall spending watchdog.
Business groups have joined forces to demand a role in shaping the UK's post-Brexit immigration system.
Sajid Javid will on Friday seek to dismiss the threat of legal action against the government over its role in the rescue of Flybe, the regional airline.
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has told Greta Thunberg to get an economics degree before advising world leaders how to deal with climate change.
Forcing Apple to adopt a universal charger would create "an unprecedented volume of electronic waste" and inconvenience millions of people, the tech giant has said.
The brain of a man killed in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD burned at such a high temperature that it turned into glass, scientists have said.
Diversity in boardrooms is far from being achieved.
The chances of sealing a trade deal between the European Union and Britain this year are only 50-50, the Dutch prime minister has warned.
China's markets have had their biggest single-day loss in many months amid growing fears surrounding the coronavirus outbreak.
A new scientific discovery suggests that chemical reactions on the sea floor of Saturn's moon Enceladus could mean there are enough energy sources to support life.
Morrisons says it is creating 7,000 new shop-floor jobs - but that 3,000 managers will either leave the company or have their roles downgraded.
A game in which players create a disease which attempts to wipe out the entire world's population has soared to the top of the App Store in China amid an outbreak of the deadly coronavirus.
Lloyds Banking Group is to write off tens of millions of pounds of debts associated with the mistreatment of customers at HBOS's scandal-hit Reading branch.
Government officials have formally recommended granting Huawei a limited role within Britain's future 5G infrastructure, according to the Reuters news agency.
India is planning on sending a "female" humanoid robot called Vyommitra into space as part of an unmanned mission which could launch this year.
Chancellor Sajid Javid has vowed to go ahead with the UK's digital services tax in April despite threats of US retaliation.
Getlink has blamed Brexit uncertainty for a 2% fall in passenger traffic across the Channel Tunnel.
Around 57,000 retail jobs were lost last year, according to a new report.
Scientists are set to reveal whether we are any closer to our impending doom, with the symbolic Doomsday Clock due for an update later today.
An internationally acclaimed conductor and pianist, who through injury and disease had been reduced to using just his thumbs, can play again thanks to a pair of bionic gloves.
Parents who suffer the loss of a child aged under 18 will be entitled to two weeks' statutory paid leave from April.
For centuries the legend of people's hair turning white with fear has persisted.
A surge in demand in Tesla shares has seen it become the first stock market-listed carmaker to secure a $100bn (£76.1bn) value in the US.
Toyota and Honda have recalled more than six million vehicles due to two airbag glitches that present different dangers to motorists.
The critics are emphatic. Mike Coupe, the outgoing Sainsbury's chief executive, has failed.
Sainsbury's has announced its chief executive Mike Coupe is to retire, less than a year after its bid to merge with rival Asda was blocked.
Ted Baker has said inventory on its balance sheet was overstated by £58m in a blunder that sent share prices falling further.
For the first time ever, scientists have managed to capture video of two atoms bonding and separating on a scale that is half-a-million times thinner than a human hair.
The United Nations has said that it believes that the Saudi crown prince could be involved in the hacking of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos' mobile phone.
South Western Railway's (SWR) finances indicate it is "not sustainable in the long term", Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said.
The chief executive of the civil service is preparing to step down amid a looming shake-up of Whitehall spearheaded by Dominic Cummings, Boris Johnson's top adviser.
The streets of London are no longer paved with gold, as the capital has become too expensive for anyone from a poorer background, a study has found.
Too much sugar in nectar slows down bees, a study has found.
Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed that 500 jobs will be lost at its Halewood factory on Merseyside.
The world's oldest asteroid crater has been discovered in Western Australia, which could have ended an Ice Age, according to scientists.
More than four out of five people in the UK support the greater use of drones by the emergency services, as long as stringent safety, security and monitoring measures are in place, a new survey suggests.
Netflix gained almost nine million new subscribers in its fourth quarter, boosted by releases including a new season of royal drama The Crown and two Oscar-nominated films.
The UK's data regulator has published a set of standards which it believes will force tech companies to take protecting children online seriously.
The luxury leather goods retailer Aspinal of London has hired advisers to assess a range of funding options amid parallel talks about a sale of the company.
Boeing shares have fallen sharply after the company admitted it could be July until the 737 MAX fleet - grounded globally after two crashes - may be cleared to fly again.
Confirmation of a new coronavirus has hit world markets, hurting travel companies but boosting makers of face masks and other medical equipment.
Sainsbury's says it is to cut hundreds of management jobs, building on a cull of more senior roles last year.
In the end, Emmanuel Macron blinked.
The World Economic Forum is an odd event.
Dixons Carphone shares stuttered after the retailer issued a correction to a Christmas trading update that had been well received by investors.
Disney has revealed details of its Disney+ launch in the UK.
The head of Royal Bank of Scotland's (RBS) standalone digital lender is to leave the company as part of a shake-up of management under the company's new boss.
Chinese authorities have confirmed a deadly virus that has infected more than 200 people in four countries can be transmitted via human-to-human contact.
British job growth was the strongest in nearly a year, with the number of people in employment up by 208,000 to 32.9 million.
Aldi plans to increase pay for its staff by just over 3%, making it one of the best-paying supermarkets in the UK.
Network Rail is being investigated over its poor performance on routes used by Northern and TransPennine Express.
British businesses say a lack information about the UK's post-Brexit relationship with the EU is still preventing them from planning for the future.
Facebook says it is to create 1,000 new jobs in the UK this year, delivering a vote of confidence in the UK economy ahead of Brexit.
Sperm should be added to the list of human tissue that can be donated after death, academics say.
Autonomous pods, which could be used to provide mass driverless transport, will be tested on the public for the first time on Tuesday.
The chief executive of Uber Technologies has held private talks with London's transport supremo amid the legal battle overshadowing the ride-hailing app's biggest British operation.
Sir Philip Green's company says sex assault charges against him in the US have been dismissed by a judge.
You have to go back 15 years to find an acquisition as large as the one BAE Systems announced on Monday.
The EU has revealed it might not be ready to start negotiating a free trade deal with Britain until March.
Mixer-maker Fever-Tree has warned of lower than expected revenues after a "challenging" Christmas in the UK as consumers tightened their belts.
A points-based immigration system could be in place two years earlier than originally planned, according to reports.
NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch have completed work to change the batteries on the International Space Station's solar power grid in what was the third ever all-woman spacewalk.
A third person has died in a virus outbreak in China as 139 new cases of the illness were found over the weekend, health officials have said.
Samsung is taking aim at the washing machine and dryer with a new home laundry system it is calling the AirDresser, which is available in the UK from today.
Beales, one of Britain's oldest department store chains, has gone into administration, putting more than 1,000 full-time jobs at risk.
Pub giant Wetherspoon has announced it is marking Brexit by cutting the price of several European drinks on the day the UK leaves the EU.
The high street fashion chain Reiss is being groomed for a sale after a long period of outperformance in an industry devastated by shop closures and insolvencies.
Apple has released two new slow-motion selfie (or "slofie") videos to show off the feature available on the iPhone 11, although consumers still seem sceptical about its uses.
Facebook has blamed a "technical error" after it translated the name of China's President Xi Jinping as "Mr S***hole".
Shareholders in a major British fertiliser mining project have been urged to accept a "shock" takeover offer or risk seeing the troubled business collapse.
Japan's prime minister has announced his country will create a space defence force, in an effort to protect it from technological threats.
SpaceX has blown up a rocket to test an astronaut escape system as part of the company's final trial before it can fly manned missions.
One of Britain's oldest department store chains is poised to fall into administration early this week amid ongoing efforts to find a buyer.