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China sexist adverts: Tech firms apologise after damning report

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 21:15
Some adverts offered "men only" jobs while others wanted "trim" women applicants, Human Rights Watch found.

Government could probe Express and Star newspaper takeover

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 20:40
Government considers an investigation of Trinity Mirror's deal to buy the Express and Star newspapers.

Apple's Shazam deal faces European probe

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 17:39
Seven countries asked the European Commission to review the purchase of the music identification app.

'I shouldn't have to police Facebook'

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 16:54
Martin Lewis is taking Facebook to court because of fake adverts showing his face.

Could the royal baby boost the economy?

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 16:31
Will the new royal baby encourage people to loosen their purse strings?

Basic income trial falls flat in Finland

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 13:18
The experiment in paying a basic income to 2,000 jobless Finns will not be expanded.

Paradise Papers: Ukraine crime gang hid proceeds in luxury London flats

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 13:06
Details from the Paradise Papers show millions were secretly invested in the UK via offshore firms.

Safestyle UK: Bradford-based windows firm issues profits warning

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:48
Safestyle UK, based in West Yorkshire, blamed "aggressive" new competition in the market.

Vaping firm Supreme to join London stock market

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:44
Manchester-based Supreme will raise £10m to build a new factory to make vaping liquid.

Brexit: Five steps to understanding the EU Customs Union

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:18
Five steps to understanding it, ahead of a symbolic vote on the issue this week.

Capita to raise £700m as losses deepen

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 09:17
The outsourcing firm is undergoing a major overhaul but its boss says it is not the same as Carillion.

Makeup makeover

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 00:09
Australian entrepreneurship Jo Horgan turned a love of makeup into 87-strong chain of cosmetics stores.

Interest rates to rise twice this year, says EY Item Club

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 23:59
The EY Item Club predicts two rises this year and two next year, despite sluggish economic growth.

TSB customers report online problems

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 22:23
One man was credited with £13,000 he didn't have, and could see details of someone else's account.

Korean Air 'nut rage' sisters step down

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 13:14
The airline boss's daughters have lost their tempers in separate incidents that hit the headlines.

No-deal Brexit 'disastrous' for food firms

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 10:55
Free trade with the EU post-Brexit is "crucial" for UK food and drink firms, says a committee of MPs.

Can you live in a plastic bottle house?

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 03:05
The man building a four-storey castle out of recycled plastic bottles.

Social media facing new UK laws

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 01:43
The health secretary wants action from the sites on underage use, bullying, and screen-time limits.

Brazilian saga

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 00:55
Brazil's Odebrecht scandal is one of the biggest corporate corruption cases in history.

The master blender who is Scotch whisky's First Lady

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 00:35
Rachel Barrie is a rarity in the world of Scotch whisky - a female master blender.