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M&S warns of 'gathering storm' as shoppers squeezed

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 11:03
Profits fall sharply at the High Street giant as it struggles with higher energy bills and overheads. goes bust with up to 500 jobs lost

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 07:51
The firm, which enjoyed soaring sales during Covid lockdowns, hit problems as households cut back.

FTX: Cryptocurrency market rocked by near-collapse of exchange

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 05:52
The world's biggest cryptocurrency exchange said it reached a deal with FTX to cover a "liquidity crunch".

Elon Musk sells almost $4bn of Tesla shares

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 02:22
It comes less than two weeks after the world's richest man completed his $44bn takeover of Twitter.

'One of the hottest start-up spaces in the US'

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 00:34
North Carolina is aiming to become a hub for start-ups to grow and do business.

Kids' Christmas toy pester-power limited by cost of living

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 00:12
Rising prices affect parents' shopping habits as sales of Christmas toys are forecast to be hit.

Rise in energy firms remotely switching homes to prepay meters

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 00:04
Households with energy smart meters who get into debt are being remotely switched on to prepayment meters.

Disney says streaming business at 'turning point'

Tue, 11/08/2022 - 22:45
The company has more than 235 million subscriptions across its three streaming platforms, including Disney+.

Egg farmers squeezed as costs rise

Tue, 11/08/2022 - 18:53
Some farmers have accused supermarkets of not paying them a fair price for their eggs.

Tesla recalls 40,000 cars over power-steering fault

Tue, 11/08/2022 - 14:27
The recall affects the 2017-21 Model S and Model X vehicles.

Primark pledges no more price rises as costs soar

Tue, 11/08/2022 - 08:57
The firm's owner said the soaring cost of living is putting households under pressure.

Foxconn: iPhone maker bets on electric truck firm Lordstown Motors

Tue, 11/08/2022 - 05:01
The Taiwanese technology giant says it will invest up to $170m in Ohio-based Lordstown Motors.

Hushpuppi: Notorious Nigerian fraudster jailed for 11 years in US

Tue, 11/08/2022 - 01:05
The FBI says ex-social media star Hushpuppi is one of the word's most high-profile money launderers.

Shop workers face tide of abuse as prices rise

Tue, 11/08/2022 - 00:06
The cost of living is one factor behind a wave of aggression towards retail workers, a charity says.

Millions to receive latest cost-of-living payment

Tue, 11/08/2022 - 00:05
People on low incomes who receive certain benefits will start getting their second instalment of £324.

Why an old train could point to a clean energy future

Tue, 11/08/2022 - 00:02
Progress is being made on systems to make hydrogen more economical to store and transport.

Rail disruption: Many services to start late on Tuesday

Mon, 11/07/2022 - 22:58
First trains will run later on many lines - as Avanti West Coast says services are limited all day.

Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group 'would consider new shareholders'

Mon, 11/07/2022 - 20:35
Liverpool's owners Fenway Sports Group say they "would consider new shareholders" following reports the club has been put up for sale.

Ex-Made boss says offer to save company ‘rebuffed’

Mon, 11/07/2022 - 15:11
Former boss of furniture brand says his offer to rescue firm from administration was rejected.

'There really is more to life than posting on Instagram'

Mon, 11/07/2022 - 14:59
A small but growing number of people are giving up the likes of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.