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How whisky tasting 'plays a tune'

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 00:34
A whisky master blender explains how she detects an orchestra of flavours and aromas in Scotland's national drink.

Allied Healthcare: Home care provider seeks rescue plan

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 16:53
Allied Healthcare, one of the UK's biggest providers of in-home care, blames a "challenging environment".

Three-way fight

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 01:34
Once synonymous with cheap flights and pre-breakfast pints - is Stansted Airport about to become glamorous?

State pension gender gap 'narrowing too slowly'

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 21:46
Men still receive an average of £28 more a week in state pension than women despite reforms, says Which?.

Six shops defying the High Street downturn

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 21:46
It's not all doom and gloom for UK retailers, some are managing to buck the trend.

Farmers hit by record straw prices

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 21:28
Low stocks and high demand for straw have combined to push prices to historic highs.

GDPR: Are you ready for the EU's huge data privacy shake-up?

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 21:07
Organisations have just seven weeks to prepare for a major shake-up to EU data privacy laws.

Brexit uncertainty could delay interest rate rise

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 19:31
The governor of the Bank of England has said that an interest rate rise is "likely" this year, but any increases will be gradual.

Nissan to cut hundreds of UK jobs

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 16:13
The carmaker will reduce its Sunderland workforce by hundreds amid a decline in sales of diesel cars.

Why we have changed our market data pages

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 15:31
The reasons behind changes to the market data service on BBC News Online.

Ofcom seeks to scrap local TV roll-out

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 15:09
The media regulator says launching more local TV stations in the UK is not viable.

Wells Fargo hit by record $1bn penalty

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:22
The third-largest US bank is fined for issues at its car insurance and mortgage businesses.

Trump targets Opec over high oil prices

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:04
The US President criticises producer group Opec and says high oil prices "will not be accepted".

Race management

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 13:08
This weekend's London Marathon will make 90,000 compostable cups available for runners.

Will Africa's open skies project take off?

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:35
Challenges lay ahead for Africa's airlines as they are granted greater access to the continent.

Scottish Power to raise gas and electricity prices

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:30
The move follows recent increases announced by energy giants EDF Energy and British Gas.

Rampa Rammopo: 'Our privately-owned airport is expanding'

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:22
Privately-owned Lanseria airport in South Africa has big ambitions to increase its capacity.

Kardashians pull the plug on Dash fashion stores

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:58
Kim Kardashian West and her sisters Kourtney and Khloe opened the first store in California in 2006.

Barclays boss Jes Staley faces penalty for 'conduct breach'

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 08:34
Regulators the FCA and PRA allege Jes Staley breached rules in trying to identify a whistleblower.

Royal Mail boss Moya Greene to retire

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 08:01
The Canadian who oversaw the privatisation of the postal service will step down in June.