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Retail sales boosted by mild March weather

3 hours 15 min ago
The stronger-than-expected figures showed sales grew at the fastest annual pace since October 2016.

Facebook scraped email contacts of 1.5 million users

4 hours 6 min ago
The social network was grabbing email contacts of some new users for almost three years, it says.

Amazon plans to shut online store in China

4 hours 46 min ago
The partial retreat from China comes as the US tech giant battles tough competition from local rivals.

Jet Airways: Taking the last flight of India's stricken airline

5 hours 22 min ago
The prominent Indian airline has run out of cash and suspended all its flights.

Pinterest valued at $10bn ahead of float

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 8:16pm
The online scrapbook firm will sell its shares at $19 when it lists on the New York Stock Exchange.

'I will fight tooth and nail to make sure I still work'

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 7:12pm
Two women share their stories of juggling senior jobs and being home carers.

Will AI kill developing world growth?

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 7:08pm
Automation could wipe out many jobs in developing countries, says globalisation expert Ian Goldin.

HS2 buys residential properties and land worth £600m

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 7:03pm
Figures show HS2 has bought over 900 properties that could be affected by the high-speed rail route.

Competition watchdog recommends accountancy market overhaul

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 7:00pm
But the Competition and Markets Authority stops short of saying accountancy firms should be broken up.

'Crossrail could be delayed until 2021'

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 7:00pm
The start date for London's new Elizabeth Line, could be pushed back again, sources tell the BBC.

JP Morgan: Is Wall Street's first female boss a step closer?

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 6:00pm
JP Morgan promotes finance chief Marianne Lake, making her a possible successor to Jamie Dimon.

Ivanka Trump 'declined father's suggestion' of World Bank job

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 3:58pm
She says her father suggested the role to her, but she told him she was happy in her work.

Nordea boss says climate protests are 'just the beginning'

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 1:32pm
Bank boss says climate change protestors do not feel they have many other "tools" at their disposal.

Climate change: Central banks warn of financial risks in open letter

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 11:29am
The heads of two major central banks warn firms they may "fail to exist" if they ignore threats.

Jet Airways to operate last flight today

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 10:05am
The Indian airline temporarily suspends all domestic and international flights.

Netflix to trial showing top 10 lists to UK users

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 9:32am
Streaming company Netflix is to trial showing UK users its most-watched shows over a weekly period.

EU proposes tariffs on £15bn of US products in Boeing row

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 8:04am
The EU makes it latest move in a long-running dispute with the US over aircraft subsidies.

Helium balloons 'cause increasing number of train delays'

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 8:01am
Network Rail says helium balloons are causing delays by getting caught in overhead cables.

UK to introduce porn age-checks in July

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 7:34am
Sites that fail to comply will face being blocked by internet service providers.

House price growth at six-year low

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 5:44am
House prices rise 0.6% in the year to February, the slowest rate since September 2012, official figures show.


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