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Doubts raised over Universal Credit roll-out

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 03:01
Some claimants have waited eight months for payment - but there's no way back, says audit report.

Going underground

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 00:17
In order to protect crops from drought, flash floods and increasing temperatures, Bolivian farmers are moving their farms underground.

What's it thinking?

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 00:11
"Deep learning" algorithms are becoming so complex their creators don't understand how they work.

Banks close 2,900 branches in three years, says Which?

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 00:07
Consumer group Which? identifies 2,900 branch closures in three years, with RBS shutting most.

Dogfight at Stobart Group as former boss sacked from board

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 20:41
A struggle for control of the Southend and Carlisle airport owner sees former boss sacked from the board.

IMF: US tariffs could undermine global trade

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 18:10
The IMF warns the Trump administration's trade policies risk undermining the global trade system.

Aero engine-maker Rolls-Royce to slash 4,600 jobs

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 18:03
"A shame for Derby", as Rolls-Royce announces thousands of jobs will go at its headquarters in the city.

ECB to end crisis-era stimulus programme in December

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 15:02
The European Central Bank says it will end its €2.5tn bond-buying programme in December.

Royal wedding and hot weather boost retail sales

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:44
Retail sales grew much faster than expected last month, as the wedding and sunny weather helped spending.

Rolls-Royce announces 4,600 job cuts

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 09:10
The engineering firm will shed the jobs over two years, hitting back office and management roles.

Simply Be and Jacamo owner N Brown mulls closing all stores

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 08:36
Manchester-based clothing retailer N Brown wants to close its stores to focus on online sales.

Sony faces growing Fortnite backlash at E3

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 03:31
Firm is under pressure to explain why Switch owners cannot use PS4-linked Fortnite accounts.

Move aside Trump

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 00:06
Why South Korean TV shows - so-called K-dramas - are growing in popularity around the world.

24 hours from Yorkshire

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 00:02
The 24 hour race at Le Mans is usually dominated by big car manufacturers. But this year smaller teams are in with a chance of victory.

Unions in World Cup match plea to bosses

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 00:00
The UK's trade unions are urging bosses to be flexible with staff who want to follow the football action.

Comcast bids for Murdoch's Fox assets in Disney challenge

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 21:25
The US media giant has offered to buy 21st Century Fox assets for $65bn in a challenge to Disney.

Federal Reserve raises interest rates

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 20:42
The US central bank has increased its benchmark rate by 0.25%.

Diesel emissions scandal: VW fined €1bn by German prosecutors

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:24
The German car giant is fined for selling diesel cars containing software which cheated emissions tests.

'Bill shock' warning on 118 calls prompts regulator to act

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 17:26
The regulator Ofcom says it wants to cap the price of directory enquiry calls at £3.10 for 90 seconds.

Gatwick invests over £1bn to expand North Terminal

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 14:09
The airport's North Terminal will be extended, as part of the five-year investment plans.