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UK gaming firms are set for a big bet in the US

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:25
Delaware becomes the first US state to expand sports betting under new rules - but UK firms see a bigger market.

Pound boosted as service sector growth picks up

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 11:40
Faster than expected growth in the UK's key services sector renews talk of a rise in interest rates.

Billionaire Koch brothers take on Trump over tariffs

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 11:11
Charles and David Koch back a multi-million dollar campaign against President Trump's trade tariffs.

Retail sales boosted by hot weather and royal wedding

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 10:15
The royal wedding, bank holidays and warmer weather helped to boost sales last month, a survey says.

Government loses more than £2bn on RBS stake sale

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 08:04
The shares were sold at almost half the price the government paid in its £45bn bailout of RBS in 2008.

Heathrow Airport: Cabinet set for new runway decision

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 02:33
If approved, plans for a third runway are likely to be debated and voted upon in the coming weeks.

Dangerous waters

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 00:05
In a warming world, extreme weather and natural disasters are on the rise. Can tech help us prepare?

Petrol prices in record monthly rise, says RAC

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 00:00
Both petrol and diesel jumped 6p a litre in May as oil increased and the pound weakened, the RAC says.

Shop closures hit UK's smaller retail centres hardest

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 00:00
The UK's smaller shopping centres bore the brunt of retail closures last year, but niche outlets expanded.

Starbucks boss leaves firm after 36 years

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 22:11
Howard Schultz hints at political ambitions as he steps down as Starbucks' executive chairman.

Apple jams Facebook's web-tracking tools

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 20:53
The next versions of the iOS and the Mac operating systems will block the social network's trackers.

Government to sell 7.7% stake in RBS

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 18:02
The latest sale of 925 million shares will reduce Treasury's stake in RBS from 70.1% to 62.4%.

Birds Eye owner buys Aunt Bessie's

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 15:41
The company has a factory in Hull which produces 500 million frozen Yorkshire puddings a year.

Gaffe derails Mothercare store closure plan

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 13:55
Miscalculation means struggling retailer cannot shut 21 stores as planned.

All-male job shortlists banned by accountancy giant PwC

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 13:10
The accountancy firm also plans to ban all-male interview panels and look at how key roles are awarded.

Facebook protests NYT's privacy breach claim

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 12:52
The social network says that data-sharing deals with smartphone-makers were in users' interests.

Union sues Amazon delivery firms over driver rights

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 12:43
GMB wants drivers making deliveries for Amazon to get the minimum wage as well as sick and holiday pay.

Theresa May plans more trade talks with Trump this week

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 12:32
Theresa May is to have more talks Donald Trump amid fears of a global trade war over new US tariffs.

House of Fraser rejects collapse reports

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 09:21
Struggling department store chain says it remains in "constructive" talks with its banks.

Airlines slash profit forecast over rising costs

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 09:02
The industry's trade body, IATA, cuts its 2018 forecast for airline profits amid rising fuel and labour costs.

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