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Christine Lagarde: IMF chief won't attend Saudi event

4 hours 39 min ago
The IMF chief delays a trip to the Middle East after the disappearance of a prominent journalist.

US plans trade deals with UK, Japan and EU

5 hours 51 min ago
The US wants to negotiate three separate trade deals, but talks with the UK would start after Brexit.

Why dumping rubbish is a waste of money

8 hours 36 min ago
Dumping rubbish is a waste of valuable resources, says Arthur Huang - and his company is showing why.

‘School for politicians’ gets a taste of power

8 hours 37 min ago
Tired of corruption, business people in Brazil come together to forge a new generation of lawmakers.

Should universities consider ethnicity in admissions?

8 hours 38 min ago
Harvard has been accused of racial bias in picking students. Should universities really consider ethnic backgrounds?

Spotify ad banned for causing 'distress' to children

8 hours 41 min ago
The advert mimicked a horror movie and was likely to scare youngsters, the ad authority says.

The loss of the great romantics

8 hours 45 min ago
The majority of those tricked out of money after meeting people on dating sites lost more than £2,000.

Love Island breast enlargement ad banned

8 hours 45 min ago
A TV ad showing young women with breast implants feeling "amazing" is banned by advertising watchdog.

How California is changing the US

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 23:25
In privacy law, marijuana and minimum wage, California is shaping national debate.

Trump calls Federal Reserve 'my biggest threat'

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 22:26
The US president has escalated his war of words against America's central bank.

Netflix surges on strong subscriber growth

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 21:25
The firm added nearly seven million subscribers in the quarter against a forecast of five million.

Walmart rises despite lower profit forecast

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 20:33
The US retailer is battling to retain its place as world's largest retailer.

Unilad web publisher bought by LADbible

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 18:07
The move safeguards more than 200 jobs at the viral publisher, which collapsed with debts of £6.5m.

Aldi and Lidl included in Sainsbury's-Asda competition probe

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 14:23
The growth of Aldi and Lidl will be considered in a review of the planned supermarket merger.

Grant Thornton chief executive Sacha Romanovitch departs

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 12:30
Sacha Romanovitch, the first woman to run a big City accounting firm, is leaving Grant Thornton.

Tiny Palm smartphone baffles gadget fans

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 12:29
The credit-card-sized device is designed to help people take a break from their main phone.

HSBC, Credit Suisse and Standard Chartered pull out of Saudi event

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 12:09
The withdrawals follow tensions between the US and Saudi Arabia over Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance.

Audi fined £700m over diesel emissions scandal

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 11:47
The Volkswagen division "admits responsibility" for selling cars that broke pollution regulations.

Lost passwords 'lead to lost savings'

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 11:26
An estimated seven million people have lost savings and pensions, but there is help to track them down.

UK unemployment falls by 47,000

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 09:39
UK unemployment fell by 47,000 to 1.36 million in the three months to August, official figures show.