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Starbucks apologises after Philadelphia arrests

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 22:19
The coffee chain apologises to two black men arrested when a manager refused to let them use a toilet.

Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer Prize for music

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 21:33
The rapper becomes the first non-classical or jazz artist to be given the prestigious award.

Vauxhall slims down dealer network

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 20:21
Car maker will cut the number of dealerships by about a third in response to changing consumer patterns.

Starbucks: Philadelphia arrests of black men 'reprehensible'

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 20:11
The manager of the Philadelphia cafe has left amid protests over the "discriminatory" police call.

Why Wetherspoon has quit social media

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 17:41
Pub chain Wetherspoon has quit social media, so what difference will it make to its business?

Pound's strong run continues with push above $1.43

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 16:30
Sterling breaks above $1.43 as recovery continues from post-referendum lows.

China's ZTE 'poses risk to UK security'

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 16:02
Cyber-defence watchdog tells the UK telecoms sector not to use the Chinese firm's equipment.

Shire sells cancer treatment business for $2.4bn

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:39
The sale comes after Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical said it was considering a takeover bid for Shire.

Wetherspoon pub chain shuts its social media accounts

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:08
Chairman Tim Martin condemns trolling and says limiting social media use would be better for society.

Whitbread shares soar as activist investor builds stake

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 08:25
Elliott Advisors reportedly want the firm to separate its Costa Coffee and Premier Inn chains.

'Smell like you mean business'

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 00:24
You can tell a lot about someone by the perfume they wear, says perfumer Roja Dove.

Tentative steps

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 00:20
The fitness tracking firm, co-founded by James Park, has been struggling in a more competitive market.

Sorrell set to make £20m from WPP shares

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 00:07
WPP chief Sir Martin Sorrell will keep his share options but not get a payoff after resigning.

Car insurance cost drops for first time in three years

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 00:04
Reforms to laws on whiplash and a review of compensation are behind lower premiums, analysis finds.

Starbucks apologises amid backlash over arrest of black men

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 19:28
The coffee chain offers "deepest apologies" after two men are handcuffed in one of their shops.

Braking news

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 00:50
Automatic braking systems could save 1,000 lives on the UK's roads over the next decade.

WPP chief Sir Martin Sorrell steps down

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 23:32
He resigns after 33 years as chief executive of the world's largest advertising agency, WPP.

Five things to do with empty retail space

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 05:03
As the High Street comes under pressure and shopping habits change, what can be done to fill vacant shops?

Who is losing out from Trump's tariffs?

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 22:22
American firms talk about how they are grappling with the looming trade war.

The BMW that really does drive itself

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 21:55
BMW unveils the prototype of a "level 5" autonomous car, which can drive itself on public roads without human intervention. The BBC's Victoria Fritz takes it for a spin.