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Barclays takes £127m hit from Carillion collapse

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 08:59
The bank reveals how much the collapse of the outsourcing giant cost it, but its profits still rose.

British Gas owner Centrica to cut 4,000 jobs after 'weak' year

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 08:18
The energy supplier continued to lose customers in what the Centrica boss called a "weak" performance.

Reality Check: How much do we spend on fried chicken?

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 07:35
KFC outlets have been forced to close due to a chicken shortage - but how much do we spend on fast food?

Qantas Airways sees record half year profits

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 01:41
Australian biggest airline beats off competition and higher fuel costs to post a 14.6% jump in profits.

From 'terrible teen' to thriving entrepreneur

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 00:16
A weightlifter has turned her life around to become a successful business woman at 32.

Too few homes being bought commonhold, says law body

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 00:05
Buying a home under commonhold law could be much easier than via leasehold law - but the idea hasn't caught on

Bitcoin: MPs launch inquiry into digital currencies

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 00:03
The UK's Treasury Committee has launched an investigation into the risks and rewards of digital money.

Michael Gove tells water firms to clean up their act

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 00:02
The environment secretary says water firms may face further regulation if prices and leaks aren't fixed.

The shape of water

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 00:00
The pros and cons of Labour's vow to bring the water industry back into public ownership.

Ford executive leaves over inappropriate behaviour

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 22:56
The car giant says US chief Raj Nair's actions were "inconsistent with the company's code of conduct".

US regulator warns companies over cyber attack delays

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 22:34
The SEC financial regulator wants "timely" disclosure of attacks, after several breaches emerged long after they happened.

Federal Reserve policymakers more confident about economy

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 20:36
Minutes from the Federal Reserve's January meeting will fuel debate over whether US interest rates should rise.

Star Wars firm sued over 'failed' Darth Vader film

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 18:47
Marc John seeks £1.35m after alleging his plans for a Darth Vader fans' film were scuppered.

Disruption continues at KFC amid delivery problems

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 15:07
More KFC outlets have reopened but many remain closed or are offering a limited menu.

Meet Cora, your local bank avatar

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 14:16
Next time you contact your bank, you may be served by a digital avatar instead of a human being. Cora is a prototype virtual bank teller developed by NatWest.

Crowdfunding: When gold is the goal

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 12:21
Great Britain's bobsleighers Mica McNeill and Mica Moore have got to Pyeongchang thanks to crowdfunding.

Productivity growth strongest since financial crisis

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 12:12
The UK sees a second quarter of productivity growth and wages rise more than expected.

UK borrowing at lowest level since financial crisis

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 12:09
Government borrowing is at its lowest level since January 2008, official figures show.

BP says world's oil consumption will peak in late 2030s

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:56
A forecast by suggests global consumption will plateau at around 110 million barrels a day.

'Don't call police over KFC crisis'

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:40
The fried chicken shortage at KFC is "not a police matter", fast food lovers are warned.