During August the UK experienced an economic bounce-back after demand for domestic holidays boomed. However, economists question whether this was simply a glimpse of sunshine through a cloudy economic backdrop as economic growth already appears to be decelerating.
Wetherspoons has announced that several of its pubs have suffered shortages of beer due to supply issues; many point to Brexit and Covid as the root of the problem.
The media regulator Ofcom has given provisional approval for BBC Three to make a return to broadcast television.
Investigations have commenced into both Tesla’s driver-assistance system ‘Autopilot’ and the marketing practices of Elon Musk (Tesla’s founder) for his over-emphasising of Autopilot’s capabilities. This follows several road traffic accidents and calls by US Senators, government departments and independent bodies to examine the company and its technology.