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Standard Life Aberdeen sells insurance business for over £3bn

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 08:04
Standard Life Aberdeen reaches a deal with Phoenix Group to sell one of the UK's oldest insurance companies.

Anbang Insurance head Wu Xiaohui to be prosecuted

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 05:57
In an unusual move Anbang Insurance will be taken over by the government for one year.

Japanese airbag maker Takata reaches settlement in US

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 00:40
The penalty will not be paid, however, as Takata's US arm TK Holdings is in bankruptcy proceedings.

The fashion show with Hollywood visual effects

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 00:11
Lucasfilm’s ILMxLAB and the London College of Fashion used a virtual avatar to join catwalk models.

How duct tape became a million dollar idea

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 00:11
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how duct tape became a million dollar idea.

Wot, no signal?

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 00:10
Billions of people still have no access to mobile services, but nano-satellites could change this.

Is nationalisation the answer for Britain's railways?

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 00:10
Labour wants to renationalise Britain's railways but 75% of the industry is already under public control.

Rail regulation

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 00:10
Labour wants to bring Britain's railways back under public control, but 75% of the industry is already nationalised.

British Rail could be revived under Labour

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 00:10
The shadow chancellor says a Labour government would bring together tracks and trains again.

Kylie Jenner 'sooo over' Snapchat - and Wall Street panics

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 20:59
Shares in Snapchat's owner sink after the reality TV star tweets her criticism of the messaging app.

What kind of away day would help ministers crack Brexit differences?

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 19:36
With Theresa May hosting an away-day, what team bonding might ministers try if they can't build a Brexit consensus.

Women earn 43% less at Barclays

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 15:10
The bank's boss, Jes Staley, says it has "more work to do" as the gender pay gap figures are released.

Saudi Arabia to invest $64bn in entertainment

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 13:24
The conservative kingdom promises thousands of Western-style events, include Cirque de Soleil.

Brexit blamed by Stockport smart meter firm intending to axe 288 staff

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 13:11
British Gas supplier Landis+Gyr says production costs have risen by 20% since the EU referendum in 2016.

More KFC outlets reopen as chicken chaos eases

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 12:18
Almost 700 stores are trading again following the week-long chicken delivery fiasco.

Fashion company loses social media followers over same-sex ads

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 12:14
A men's suit company in the Netherlands faces "homophobic" backlash over their new same-sex adverts.

UK economic growth revised downwards

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 12:07
Economic growth was a worse than expected 0.4% in the last three months of 2017, official figures say.

The fashion firm bringing tinsel to the high street

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:07
The tinsel revolution: A design company which started in a bedroom is expanding to the high street.

Sacked pregnant worker loses European court case

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:07
EU judges defend a Spanish bank's dismissal of a pregnant worker in general staff cuts.

Stansted Airport plan for 43 million passengers

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 09:49
The airport says increasing its annual passenger limit by eight million would create 5,000 jobs.