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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.

Carlos Ghosn makes his first court appearance since arrest

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 02:45
Carlos Ghosn makes his first appearance in court in Japan to face financial misconduct charges.

Samsung warns of profit drop as chip demand slows

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 01:58
The Korean electronics giant expects profit to fall on lower demand for smartphones and memory chips.

Can a Leona Lewis story really help you sleep at night?

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 00:12
Self-care apps aim to reduce anxiety and stress and improve our sleep patterns. But do they work?

'There's always ways to make the impossible possible'

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 00:10
Ronald Akili, founder of Potato Head, explains what it was like starting a hospitality business with little experience in the industry.

US companies plan upstart stock exchange

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 18:33
The move follows complaints about fees charged for market data.

Jim Yong Kim steps down as President of World Bank

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 18:14
The World Bank's president is leaving his post three years before his term was due to end.

HSBC sparks controversy with ad campaign

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 15:08
"We are not an island" posters criticised for being anti-Brexit.

Missguided fashion chain sees losses widen as costs rise

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 14:39
The women's fashion chain says it opened stores that were too big and took on too many managers.

Supermarkets battle over New Year price cuts

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 13:09
Morrisons and Tesco join other leading UK supermarkets in cutting prices.

Elon Musk breaks ground on first Tesla factory outside US

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 09:00
The carmaker wants to use the Shanghai plant to grow its presence in the world's biggest auto market.

UK household debt hits new peak, says TUC

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 07:55
Excluding mortgages, average debt per household rose sharply in 2018 to £15,385, TUC research says.

Car sales down for second consecutive year

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 05:31
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says car sales faced a "perfect storm" of uncertainty over Brexit and supply shortages.

Car buyers are 'sitting on their hands'

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 05:31
Car sales fall for a second year as buyers "sit on their hands" the industry trade body has said.

US-China officials to begin trade war talks in Beijing

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 05:19
It marks the first formal meeting since the US and China agreed to a 90-day truce in their trade battle.

The tech boss who smashed through barriers

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 00:20
Therese Tucker, the founder of technology firm BlackLine, wasn't going to let any sexism hold her back.

CES 2019: Smelly advent calendar beats 'nose fatigue'

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 23:09
A smelly "advent calendar" helps people identify their favourite fragrances.

Ramsgate 'can not be ready' for Brexit ferries

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 10:34
The councillor for the harbour area says the port will not have the facilities for planned cargo freight.

The car with a 'split personality'

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 01:15
What might cars of the future look like? Theo Leggett takes a drive in a new electric concept car from French brand DS.

Juul: The rise of a $38bn e-cigarette phenomenon

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 00:48
The controversial three-year-old Silicon Valley start-up sells e-cigarettes and is now valued at more than $38bn (£30bn).

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