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Sir Philip Green's rescue deal hangs in the balance

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 18:04
A meeting to rescue the troubled Arcadia group is adjourned after an initial rejection of the deal.

Wealth manager drops Woodford after suspension

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 17:09
St James Place has said it will drop Neil Woodford as a manager of its £3.5bn high-income fund.

Sports Direct makes Game Digital takeover offer

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 15:25
The sports retailer, which is controlled by Mike Ashley, makes a £51.9m bid for Game Digital.

Jaguar Land Rover and BMW join forces on electric cars

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 12:12
The car giants will work together to develop electric motors, transmissions and power electronics.

'Bad bank' repays £50bn bailout loan

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 11:20
The body which runs the nationalised parts of Northern Rock and B&B has repaid its taxpayer loan.

Tiffany hit by lower-spending tourists

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 09:10
High-end jeweller also says it could be hit by the tariffs war between the US and China.

Top stockpicker Neil Woodford apologises for suspending fund

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 09:09
Investment guru Neil Woodford apologises after suspending withdrawals from his largest fund.

Women pension age case goes to High Court

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 08:02
A judicial review begins into the government's handling of the increase from 60 to 65 years old.

Job loss fears in India after Trump tariff shock

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 07:46
Indian businesses are the latest victims of Donald Trump's efforts to reshape trading relationships.

China issues US travel warning over 'shootings'

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 04:13
China warns tourists to the US to assess the risk of violence and robbery amid tensions over trade.

Nuclear: Energy bills 'used to subsidise submarines'

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 01:00
UK bills are inflated partly because households are subsidising nuclear submarines, MPs are told.

Is this house really zombie-proof?

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 00:13
This house is so well insulated it only needs solar power to heat it, and can even hide you from zombies.

Sephora to give staff diversity training.

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 00:04
Beauty chain Sephora are closing shops across the US in order to give staff diversity training.

Does pornography still drive the internet?

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 00:02
Sex has always helped develop and accelerate technology.

World Bank warns of weaker global growth

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 21:56
The bank cuts its economic outlook for 2019 as US-China trade tensions create uncertainty.

Philip Green agrees £25m pension deal ahead of key vote

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 21:10
Retail tycoon Sir Philip Green strikes deal with the Pension Regulator before a crucial vote over the future of Arcadia.

How Eid and Ramadan affect business in Mombasa's markets

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 19:57
A look at how businesses in the coastal city of Mombasa, Kenya fared during the month of Ramadan.

Trump says 'likely' Mexico tariffs will happen next week

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 16:43
President Trump told reporters in London that tariffs on Mexican imports will go ahead next week.

A brief history of Apple's iTunes

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 15:24
Apple is now promoting new apps for music, TV and podcasts.

Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon face US anti-trust probe

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 12:32
A US committee will take a fresh look at the impact of the big four tech firms.

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