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AA share price plunges on profit warning

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 09:39
The breakdown and insurance firm is cutting dividend payments as it invests in the business.

Lloyds hails 'landmark' after return to private sector

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 09:17
Lloyds Banking Group has reported strong full year profits in its first year as a private enterprise.

Homebase owner Wesfarmers sees profits down 86.6%

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 05:30
The UK DIY chain is being overhauled and renamed Bunnings by Australian parent firm Wesfarmers.

School shootings

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 01:43
Counting and remembering ever school shooting to stop US becoming 'desensitised'.

Russian rub

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 00:27
How a Russian entrepreneur created a popular cosmetics brand based around using extracts from Siberian herbs.

Making cosmetics from Russian herbs

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 00:27
How Russian hair and skincare company Natura Siberica become a popular global brand.

AI ripe for exploitation, experts warn

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 00:19
AI could be used by rogue states, criminals and terrorists for malicious purposes in the near future.

Gender pay gap: Men still earn more than women at most firms

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 00:13
New figures show almost three in four small UK companies pay men more than their female workers.

MPs send Brexit 'suggestions' to Theresa May

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 23:11
More than 60 Conservative MPs say the UK should be able to sign trade deals straight after Brexit.

Top City regulator used tax break scheme

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 19:44
The incoming head of the Financial Conduct Authority had to repay HMRC after tax scheme "error".

Venezuela launches oil cryptocurrency

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 18:41
The "Petro" is intended to help country's crumbling economy evade tough US sanctions.

Qualcomm boosts NXP bid as it resists Broadcom takeover

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 16:31
Qualcomm has made a new, higher offer for Dutch rival NXP Semiconductors.

Michelle Obama 'loves' Black Panther and so do the rest of us...

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 16:19
The ex-First Lady congratulates the makers of the superhero film after a successful opening weekend.

'Secret' report into RBS published

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 15:25
MPs release an official report into an RBS unit accused of mistreating smaller businesses.

Hangzhou and the Alibaba effect

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 13:55
The emergence of a tech behemoth transforms its hometown.

Nirav Modi fraud case and India's bank debt crisis

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 13:03
The Nirav Modi loan case is serious, but just a sign of a far deeper malaise in the banking sector.

Asda sales rise on strong Christmas

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:20
The retailer credits low prices for rising sales during the final three months of last year.

KFC shuts more stores in chicken chaos

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:14
Hundreds of the chicken chain's UK outlets remain shut following "issues" with new delivery firm DHL.

Apple rushes out fix to Telugu letter text bomb bug

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:03
Messages containing a letter from India's Telugu language caused devices to crash.

Carillion: Regulator was warned over pensions deficit

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 09:18
The Pensions Regulators was alerted in 2010 and 2013 over the size of Carillion's pensions deficit.