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US jobs growth in shock May slowdown

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 14:54
The dollar falls as the weaker-than-expected data raises expectations of a cut in US interest rates.

Ford Bridgend: Workers 'feel betrayed', says first minister

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 14:24
The first minister meets unions at the engine plant, which is set to close with the loss of 1,700 jobs.

Amazon trials pop-up station kiosks

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 13:27
The move is the online giant's latest foray into physical shops.

City watchdog 'missed Neil Woodford fund warning signs'

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 09:09
A former City Minister says the regulator was not awake to the problems at the stockpicker's fund.

Bank overdraft fees targeted in major shake-up

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 09:02
The changes will make overdrafts simpler, fairer and easier to manage, the UK financial regulator says.

How fish and shrimps could be recruited as underwater spies

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 00:10
Animals have long been used for military purposes, but could marine creatures also act as sensors?

The decline of cash in the UK - in charts

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 00:07
How debit cards have replaced cash as the most popular way to pay in the UK - in graphics.

Five reasons the car industry is struggling

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 00:00
Carmakers are facing a range of challenges, from slowing demand in China to stricter rules on emissions.

Brexit: Government preparation bill tops £97m

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 00:00
The government has hired consultants to help it ensure supplies of food and medicines after Brexit.

US regulator acts over plague of nuisance phone calls

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 22:08
Regulators approve rules to make it easier for carriers to stop millions of automated calls.

Barack and Michelle Obama to produce podcasts for Spotify

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 22:01
The former US president and first lady will create a series of podcasts for the streaming service.

Spirits group Loch Lomond sold to Hong Kong fund

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 16:42
The maker of Glen's vodka and High Commissioner whisky is bought in a deal thought to be worth about £400m.

Neil Woodford fund should waive fees, MP says

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 15:48
The Treasury Committee head says investors in the Woodford Equity Income Fund should not pay fees.

Passenger trust in rail firms declines

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 13:47
Dissatisfaction over punctuality and reliability has eroded trust in rail operators, research suggests.

Millions choose a cashless lifestyle

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 12:59
A major report charts the drop in cash use, but 1.9 million people still deal primarily in notes and coins.

Wren Kitchens to create 1,200 new jobs

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:54
Wren Kitchens plans to spend £120m building a new factory at its North Lincolnshire headquarters.

Aviva to cut 1,800 jobs worldwide

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 09:23
The insurance company says the cuts will be made over three years from its 30,000-strong workforce.

Huawei signs deal with Russian telecoms firm to develop 5G

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 04:19
The deal comes as the Chinese firm faces a backlash in the West over the security of its products.

Trump unimpressed with US-Mexico trade talks

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 01:46
Negotiations will continue, but the US president says there has been "not nearly enough" progress.

Fiat Chrysler withdraws bid for Renault

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 00:21
The announcement followed a failed attempt by Renault board members to reach a decision on the offer.