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Budget 2018: A bit of a gamble, says IFS

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 14:06
Many public services will feel squeezed for some time to come, the Institute for Fiscal Studies warns.

Eurozone growth slows as Italian economy stalls

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 11:50
Growth in the 19 countries using the euro currency slowed to just 0.2% in the third quarter of the year.

Sony eyes record profit as gaming hits boost earnings

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 09:14
Strong demand for Spider-Man and other games is helping drive earnings at the Japanese electronics giant.

Wagamama sold to Frankie & Benny's owner

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 08:21
The Asian-themed restaurant chain is being bought in a deal which values the business at £559m.

BP profits double on higher prices and new oil fields

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 08:19
The oil giant reports its strongest quarterly results for five years, helped by higher prices and output.

Hammond v McDonnell on Budget 'end of austerity' claim

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 08:05
Labour says cuts are continuing - but the chancellor says more public spending is on its way.

US mail bombs: Who is financier George Soros?

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 05:36
The billionaire financier and philanthropist was targeted in a US mail-bombing campaign.

US targets Chinese firm over national security fears

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 05:32
The US said trade with Chinese chipmaker Fujian Jinhua poses a risk to "national security interests".

Brazil economy: Can Bolsonaro ride the 'Bullsonaro wave'?

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 00:22
Businesses and markets are embracing Jair Bolsonaro; but his policies are vague and untested.

Linda Liukas, Hello Ruby and the magic of coding

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 00:08
Linda Liukas wants to show children that writing code for computers can be magical.

Can we predict when and where a crime will take place?

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 00:03
Predictive policing using data analytics is gaining acceptance among police forces, but at what cost?

Uber appeals against drivers' rights to pay and holiday

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 00:00
The taxi-hailing app appeals against a ruling its drivers should be treated as workers, not self employed.

US shares drop on renewed tariff threat against China

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 21:12
Technology stocks led the fallers on a report the US may impose additional levies on China.

Budget 2018: Contractors face higher tax and NI payments

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 19:19
Freelance groups describe tax changes as a "smash and grab raid"

Budget: Hammond says extra £1bn to be given to the MoD

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 19:05
Anti-submarine warfare among the "critical assets" that will get more money from the chancellor.

Budget 2018: What do the housing measures mean?

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 18:49
The chancellor announces more help for first-time buyers and plans to create more homes on the High Street.

Budget 2018: Richer or poorer? Ask the calculator

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 18:25
Use our Budget calculator to find out how your pocket may be affected by the Chancellor's latest measures.

Budget 2018: Business rates cut for public toilets

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 18:02
"This is virtually the only announcement in this Budget that hasn't leaked," the chancellor jokes.

Summary of Budget 2018: Key points at-a-glance

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 17:39
Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his Autumn 2018 Budget, the last before Brexit.

Budget 2018: Tech giants face digital services tax

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 17:32
Chancellor Philip Hammond plans to tax the sales that digital giants generate in the UK.