The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. - About 850 jobs are expected to be lost at Metro Bank , and its seven-day opening model is under threat as part of a cost-saving drive by the troubled lender. - The UK government has dealt a blow to the Barclay family's efforts to strike a deal to transfer control of the Telegraph newspaper and Spectator magazine to a consortium backed by the UAE, after confirming that it is launching an investigation into whether it raises serious public interest concerns.
After keeping some key specs close to its proverbial chest, Tesla is finally sharing more details about the final production versions of the Cybertruck electric pickup. Tesla published battery, speed and other stats during its delivery event on Thursday, during which the automaker went out of the way to compare the Cybertruck to some of its competitors, including Ford's F-150 Lightning and Rivian's R1T. Range-wise, Tesla estimates the Cyberbeast will go 320 miles on a single charge (or more, with an external battery pack).
A U.S. judge late on Thursday blocked Montana's first-of-its kind state ban on the use of short-video sharing app TikTok from taking effect on Jan. 1, saying it violated the free speech rights of users. U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy issued a preliminary injunction to block the ban on the Chinese-owned app, saying the state ban "oversteps state power and infringes on the constitutional rights of users." TikTok, which is owned by China's ByteDance, did not immediately comment Thursday.