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Bombardier reports 57% rise in profits

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 14:15
The train and planemaker at the centre of a row between the US. the UK and Canada sees profits jump.

Google Chrome launches default ad-blocker

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 13:13
The latest versions of the web browser will block "annoying intrusive" ads from today.

MPs to probe universities' unconditional offers

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:14
Unconditional university offers are on the rise but MPs say they are "very concerned" about the issue.

UK blames Russia for 'malicious' NotPetya cyber-attack

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:04
The defence secretary points finger at Kremlin for Ukraine attack, which also hit British businesses.

Lidl opens its 700th store in the UK

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:46
The supermarket chain is now the UK's fourth-biggest chain in terms of store numbers.

Teenagers' spending habits revealed

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:57
Girls spend £2.90 a week more than boys at the age of 13 to 15 as boys avoid buying soap and cosmetics.

Standard Life Aberdeen sees £100bn contract axed

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:28
Last year's merger has created competition issues, according to Lloyds and Scottish Widows.

Airbus takes €1.3bn charge on A400M troop carrier

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 09:13
The aerospace group has taken a total of €8bn in charges on the military transport plane.

Laura Ashley shares plunge 26% on profit warning

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 08:59
The retailer reports disappointing sales figures for the Christmas trading period.

China demands clampdown on popular quiz apps

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 08:20
The real-time apps have become hugely popular, with million of players taking part in each quiz.

Indian bank hit by $1.8bn fraud case

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 06:29
Punjab National Bank uncovered the scam, which is linked to a single Mumbai branch.

Snapchat petition attracts one million signatures

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 05:22
Snapchat's changes have sparked a backlash as users complain that it is more difficult to use.

Brexit: EU 'removes transition punishment clause'

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 03:17
Draft text had suggested UK would lose access to single market if it broke EU laws during transition.

Steel pensions: Mis-selling scandal 'already erupting'

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 02:48
Government, regulators and "financial vultures" are criticised by an MPs' inquiry into steel pensions.

Faulty appliances 'cause 60 fires a week'

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 00:17
Consumer group Which? wants the government to speed up efforts to tackle faulty home appliances.

Recycling hacks

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 00:02
As pressure on recycling infrastructure grows, entrepreneurs are turning to unusual ways to get fresh use out of the most unlikely products.

MPs pressure City firms over gender diversity

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 00:00
Firms should commit to promoting women to senior positions, Treasury committee chairwoman says.

Apple's HomePod speakers leave white marks on wood

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 21:10
The tech firm has said owners may have to re-oil surfaces if the ring marks do not fade.

Carillion: Canadian firm BGIS seeks facilities contracts

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 19:41
The firm says it will employ more than 2,500 Carillion employees should the deal go through.

Quantum computers 'one step closer'

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 19:25
Quantum computing has taken a step forward with the recent development of a silicon-based programmable quantum processor.