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Ford to cut thousands of jobs in turnaround plan

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 11:31
The carmaker Ford announces plans for a major shake-up of operations in the UK and mainland Europe.

Aspall owner unveils £10m upgrade plan at Suffolk factory site

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 10:54
The new building and storage tanks are part of a £10m investment from the company's American owners.

German airport strike grounds jets

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 10:20
More than 600 flights are cancelled as security staff strike over pay at major German airports.

Debenhams and M&S see Christmas sales slide

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 09:31
Debenhams and M&S reporting weak Christmas trading amid price cuts, but Tesco sees sales rise.

The boss of John Lewis says there is the money to pay a bonus but it needs careful thought

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 09:23
Sir Charlie Mayfield, the boss of John Lewis, says the partnership has been profitable but it may not be wise to pay a bonus this year,

John Lewis staff bonus in doubt

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 08:49
Retailer sees higher Christmas sales but says it will think carefully about paying its staff bonus.

Marks & Spencer food and clothing sales hit over Christmas

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 08:15
Like-for-like sales, which strip out the impact of new stores, were down 2.2% in the 13 weeks to 29 December.

Tesco reports strong Christmas trading

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 07:36
The UK's biggest supermarket chain reports a 2.2% rise in like-for-like sales over Christmas.

Trade war: China says US talks 'laid ground' to resolve dispute

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 04:39
US and China officials held their first formal talks since both sides agreed to a trade war truce.

Japan to scrap UK beef ban imposed after BSE crisis

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 03:16
It comes ahead of a Downing Street meeting between Theresa May and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Rolls Royce hits record sales driven by new Phantom

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 00:36
The luxury car maker sold 4,107 vehicles in 2018, the most in its 115-year history.

Ofo bike-sharing in Norwich faced arson and violence

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 00:19
Bike-sharing scheme ofo pulled out of Norwich after less than a year in the city.

How is Qatar coping with its economic embargo?

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 00:04
As the boycott of Qatar by four of its neighbours enters a third calendar year, what is its continuing impact?

Worst Christmas for retailers in a decade, says BRC

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 00:02
Total UK retail sales showed 0% annual growth in December, according to industry experts.

Are the days of the private car really over?

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 00:01
Is the "robo-taxis" revolution really on its way? Many readers were doubtful, so we address their counter-arguments.

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie divorce

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 16:57
The Amazon CEO and novelist wife, MacKenzie, married for 25 years, release the news on Twitter.

Savile Row retailer Hardy Amies calls in administrators

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 16:25
Founded by the Queen's former dressmaker, Hardy Amies is in administration for the second time.

'Act now' warning over tax returns

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 15:49
Millions of people face a deadline for completing their self-assessment tax return.

Ferry firm insists it will be ready for no-deal Brexit

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 14:59
Seaborne says it will be ready for Brexit, despite fears the Ramsgate-to-Ostend line is behind schedule.

China car sales fall for the first time in 20 years

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 12:26
The annual sales slump comes amid a slowing economy and an ongoing trade war between China and the US.