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Trump plays down fears of US recession

2 hours 28 min ago
The US president and his economic adviser Larry Kudlow both say they do not see a recession in the US.

Chancellor: I won't shift stamp duty to sellers

11 hours 10 min ago
Sajid Javid says he has no plans to make house sellers, rather than buyers, pay stamp duty tax.

The floating farm for cows

11 hours 16 min ago
Cows are living on a floating farm in the middle of Europe's busiest port of Rotterdam, as part of an experiment to produce food more sustainably, and closer to people.

Lidl lines up suppliers to cover no-deal costs

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 17:03
The supermarket's Irish business reminds British suppliers they are expected to pay EU import tariffs.

Didcot power station: Power cut as cooling towers demolished

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 09:51
Thousands lose power when a pylon catches fire moments after the Didcot A plant is brought down.

Argentina's economy minister resigns as peso sheds value

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 08:40
Nicolas Dujovne quits as the currency plummets following the president's astounding poll defeat.

Lime and soda? No thanks, say non-drinkers

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 01:07
Diageo's investment in alcohol-free spirit maker Seedlip shows how big firms want to reach non-drinkers.

Can big investors save the world?

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 00:56
Will the big polluters clean up their acts if the people who actually own them say they must?

New board to oversee completion of Ferguson ferries

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 00:15
The new board will try to secure the cheapest delivery of two CalMac ferries at the now nationalised shipyard.

Labour promises to tackle 'retail apocalypse'

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 09:41
The party wants to give councils powers to fill empty shops to avoid the creation of "ghost streets".

Sajid Javid will 'simplify' the tax system in first Budget

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 05:26
The chancellor says he is a "low tax guy" and he wants to see "simpler" taxes when he delivers his Budget.

Hong Kong protests: 'We don't want to leave but may have no choice'

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 22:00
Months of political unrest in Hong Kong is prompting firms to question its appeal as a business hub.

'Fake' Amazon ambassadors baited on Twitter

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 17:58
Amazon says its warehouse ambassadors are authentic, but critics accuse them of being "paid to lie".

Ferguson shipyard nationalised by Scottish government

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 16:00
Ownership of the Port Glasgow yard has transferred to the Scottish government in a bid to secure its future.

Cathay Pacific boss quits after protest row

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 12:02
Rupert Hogg steps down after "challenging weeks for the airline" over the Hong Kong demonstrations.

Harland and Wolff: 'Positive talks' over shipyard future

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 10:47
Administrators for the Belfast shipyard say they are hopeful of a credible offer for the business.

Share trading in London delayed by technical issue

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 09:51
Trading in the biggest shares was delayed until 9:40 while a technical problem was investigated.

Turkish army pension fund to buy British Steel

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 09:48
Turkey's military pension fund reaches a tentative deal to take over the insolvent steelmaker.

Ted Baker dumps Debenhams for Next on children's clothing

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 09:26
The brand will start selling its line of children's clothes through Next stores next year.

Huawei gets caught up in China territory controversy

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 07:37
Huawei, at the epicentre of the US-China trade war, is under fire over its representation of Taiwan.

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