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Boohoo warned over advertising real fur as fake

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 11:20
The online retailer advertised a jumper as being made with "faux fur" - but it contained real fur.

US jewellery firm Stella & Dot 'to exit European market'

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 11:07
The San Francisco-based firm says it has been hit by the weakening of the pound and the euro.

Sainsbury's sees retail sales fall 1.1% over Christmas

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 09:13
Grocery sales grow in the quarter, but the firm is dragged down by falls in merchandising and clothing.

Mothercare woes deepen as sales slide

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 08:42
The mother and baby goods retailer says conditions are "difficult" as sales fall and branches close.

Energy suppliers to face tighter rules, says Ofgem

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 08:39
The energy regulator will change licensing rules after nine new gas and energy providers collapsed.

Climate change: 'Right to repair' gathers force

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 00:34
EU and US states are to introduce laws helping people to mend appliances that break down.

Glassblowing: The young artist setting a traditional industry on fire

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 00:07
Glassblower Beth, 20, is smashing through the glass ceiling with one of the UK's oldest crafts.

Making better use of 'surgeons flipping burgers'

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 00:05
The UN wants a better system for recognising the qualifications and work skills of migrants.

Pension cold-calling ban takes effect

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 00:00
The ban, first announced two years ago, is aimed at preventing scams that cost victims thousands of pounds.

World Bank warns of 'darkening skies' for global economy

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 21:00
In its annual report on global prospects the World Bank forecasts a slowdown in economic growth.

Heathrow airport: Drone sighting halts departures

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 18:20
Departures at London’s Heathrow airport have been stopped after a drone was seen.

'Impossible' for Seaborne's Brexit port to be ready for March

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 15:56
Ostend will not be ready to run Seaborne's Brexit ferry services in March, the city's mayor tells the BBC.

Energy firm ceases trading after ban

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 14:58
Economy Energy recently said it had "no intention of closing our doors" but has now collapsed.

US retail giant Sears seeks liquidation, reports say

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 14:33
The US retail giant has been struggling with huge debts and a shift to shopping online.

Manchester United to launch China entertainment centres

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 13:04
The Premier League club will open three centres, in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenyang, by late 2020.

Amazon becomes world's most valuable public company

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 11:25
The online retailer edges past Microsoft, but its total value remains below last year's $1tn.

Hyundai shows off 'walking car' at CES

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 10:54
The concept car has wheels on robotic legs which can unfold in rough terrain.

Deposit demands 'tough for young buyers'

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 09:44
The UK's largest mortgage lender says that property values rose by 1.3% over the course of 2018.

Email error 'like handing over your keys'

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 08:27
A stranger's financial details were visible as he entered the wrong email when signing up to a credit service.

Morrisons 'performs well' over Christmas

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 07:50
Sales at the UK's fourth-largest supermarket chain rose 0.6% in the Christmas trading period.