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The people making money from Fortnite

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 22:17
Epic Games, the firm behind the video game, is not alone in making money out of its success.

Pope Francis set to address oil firms over climate change

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 22:07
The Vatican will host around 40 representatives from the world's largest energy companies this weekend.

Games Workshop staff to get share of £5m bonus

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 16:01
The company expects to report its annual pre-tax profits have almost doubled this year.

StanChart exec quits after 'inappropriate' behaviour

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 15:27
Neil Barry's "managerial style, behaviour and language" towards staff was "inappropriate", the bank said.

NHS staff vote for 6.5% pay deal

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 14:37
More than one million NHS staff in England will receive the three-year pay deal backdated from April.

BMW recall delay 'contributed to driver death'

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 12:30
There is insufficient evidence to conclude the death was corporate manslaughter, the inquest found.

Lush drops 'anti-spy cops' campaign

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 12:28
Cosmetics company Lush suspends its campaign drawing attention to the so-called "spy cops" scandal.

Controversial rules for Aramco London listing approved

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:50
London has been accused of watering down corporate governance rules to attract the huge share listing.

How the match became a million dollar idea

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:23
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the match became a million dollar idea.

Tariffs and Trump: War of words ahead of G7 summit

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 09:29
Donald Trump and other leaders clash ahead of what could be an acrimonious meeting in Canada.

Airbnb cancels thousands of bookings in Japan

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 09:13
The online home-sharing giant cancels thousands of reservations due to a new law around home-sharing.

BT boss Gavin Patterson to step down

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 09:10
The departure of the telecom giant's chief executive follows a poor reaction to new restructuring plans.

IMF agrees to loan up to $50bn for Argentina

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 03:15
The financing loan would be made over a three-year period and is still subject to IMF board approval.

Tesco boss blames business rates for retail woes

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 00:52
Dave Lewis says higher business rates have played a part in sending some retailers to the wall.

Electric thrills

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 00:29
Electric motorbikes are fast, clean, and quiet - could they eclipse electric cars?

Electric thrills

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 00:28
Legislation against vehicle pollution is giving electric motorbikes a boost around the world.

No fertiliser needed

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 00:23
Scientists in Vietnam hope 'super bacteria’ could help to feed the world whilst reducing the pollution caused by intensive farming.

Starting salaries rise at fastest rate for three years

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 00:20
Employers are paying more in a bid to attract the right candidates, new research finds.

Why is House of Fraser failing?

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 21:03
A look at what went wrong for the department store chain after it announced plans to close 31 of its 59 shops.

Geordie Greig to be new Daily Mail editor

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 19:52
He will replace Paul Dacre, who is stepping down later this year after 26 years at the paper's helm.