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Contactless card use surges as doubts ease

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 11:29
Contactless use rose by 31% in 2018, data shows, with the technology accounting for two in five card payments.

Wetherspoon's profits plunge by 19%

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 08:48
Meanwhile the pub chain's chairman released a statement attacking Brexit "doomsters".

Volkswagen and former boss face US lawsuit over Dieselgate

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 07:10
The Security and Exchange Commission says the German car giant misled investors.

Musk adds new Model Y to electric car line-up

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 05:13
The new mass-market electric vehicle has a base price of $39,000 and a 230-mile range.

China foreign investment law: Bill aims to ease global concerns

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 03:14
The law aims to ease foreign concerns and is seen as an olive branch to the US amid trade war talks.

How long are you going to live?

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 00:10
See how people react when you tell them how long they're going to live.

Would you put cumin on a pizza?

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 00:06
How AI is helping to come up with new weird and wonderful spice combinations.

Companies told women must make up third of senior directors by 2020

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 00:03
Firms including Domino's Pizza and JD Sports told to appoint more women directors or risk investor warning.

Zoopla bars 'No DSS' rental ads

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 00:02
The National Housing Federation found one in ten adverts specified "no DSS" or "no housing benefit".

Energy bills: 'I don't know who to trust'

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 00:01
Frustration with energy suppliers' customer service leads to changes, as ratings expose the worst performers.

Interserve: Key UK contractor faces crunch vote on rescue plan

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 00:00
The outsourcing giant has been seeking support for a rescue deal from shareholders and lenders.

Facebook loses chief product officer and Whatsapp head

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 22:46
The two resignations come a week after Mark Zuckerberg outlined plans for a "privacy-focused" platform.

Uber planning stock market flotation 'in April'

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 22:14
The firm is reportedly planning a stock market flotation in April, hot on the heels of its rival Lyft.

Sir Martin Sorrell gets WPP payout a year after leaving

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 19:26
The former WPP boss is to get £2.13m worth of shares from the company he resigned from a year ago.

CBI: Brexit delay 'could only be a stay of execution'

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 19:22
Parliament still needs to come up with a coherent Brexit plan, the CBI business body says.

Ethiopian Airlines probe: What do we know?

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 18:26
The race is on for investigators to find answers about what happened to the Boeing 737 Max-8 plane.

Coca-Cola reveals how much plastic it uses

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 16:06
It's one of a number of big firms to show how much plastic is being used every year

Ethiopian Airlines: Crash plane's black boxes sent to Paris

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 13:06
Investigators in France are to analyse the crashed Ethiopian Airlines aircraft's flight and voice boxes.

Volkswagen boss apologises for Nazi gaffe

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 12:53
Herbert Diess used a phrase that echoed "Arbeit Macht Frei", a maxim emblazoned on the gates of Auschwitz.

Superdry rejects co-founder Dunkerton's 'supercharging' plan

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 12:16
Clothing chain says its co-founders' plan to "supercharge" the company would be "extremely damaging".