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Bypass firm Galliford Try to raise £150m after Carillion collapse

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 14:54
The building firm is raising extra funds for the Aberdeen bypass after Carillion went into liquidation.

Stock markets brace on stronger US inflation data

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 14:27
Inflation rose by more than expected in January, lifting the prospect of faster interest rate rises.

Warning over gamblers' 'VIP status'

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:00
Online bookmakers must conduct affordability checks before upgrading gamblers to VIP status, a regulator says.

Oxfam direct debit donations fall amid abuse scandal

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:47
Over three days more than a thousand people cancelled their regular donations to the charity.

European Union grows at fastest pace for 10 years

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:08
The EU and the eurozone both expanded at their fastest pace in a decade in 2017, official figures confirm.

GKN to sell off assets and return £2.5bn to shareholders

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:08
The engineering firms says it will no longer pursue growth at the expense of returns.

South Africa Zuma: Gupta family home raided by police

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 08:43
One of the three brothers linked to embattled President Zuma is reported to have been arrested.

Lotte shares dive after chairman is jailed

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 06:14
Few had expected the South Korean executive to be given a prison sentence for bribery.

World chess body accounts closed over president's Syria sanctions

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 04:37
The World Chess Federation loses its Swiss accounts as its president is under US Syria sanctions.

Japan GDP slows to 0.5% in final quarter of 2017

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 02:41
The world's third-largest economy has eighth consecutive quarter of expansion but misses expectations.

Amazon Echo Dot ad cleared over cat food order

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 01:00
A television ad that caused a viewer's Echo Dot device to try to order cat food has been cleared.

Car industry: Who's the biggest of them all?

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:51
Working out who sells the most cars is more complicated than you might think.

Flying cars: Will they ever take off?

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:15
Some companies are trying to fulfil the long-cherished dream of making a car that can fly. But how practical or affordable will they be?

Educated survivor

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:14
Tara's fundamentalist family in rural Idaho would not let her go to school, but she got a PhD from Cambridge.

Recipe for success

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:06
US flatbread firm Kontos Food is now exporting around the world thanks to a commitment to tweaking its recipes to meet national preferences.

Norwegian challenger

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 00:02
Low-cost, long haul carriers like Norwegian are rapidly expanding by attracting young passengers. But is it sustainable?

Chipotle names new boss in turnaround bid

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 23:04
Shares in the struggling food chain surge in after-hours trade.

Sky and BT win Premier League TV rights

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 20:57
Bidding continues for two of the seven TV rights packages.

Network Rail to put new projects on hold

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 13:03
From 2019, the company's focus will switch to maintaining the existing network.

First-time buyers 'at 11-year high'

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:12
More first-time buyers took out mortgages in 2017 than in any year since the financial crisis.