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Mike Ashley blames greed for House of Fraser store closures

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 4:44am
House of Fraser's new owner said "greedy landlords" led to three stores having to shut.

The tea tycoon who was 'the world's best loser'

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 8:09pm
The extraordinary life of Sir Thomas Lipton: rags-to-riches tycoon, self-publicist, philanthropist and sportsman.

Spain's La Liga sets global goals

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 7:47pm
Plans to play top flight competitive Spanish games in North America are only part of a plan for worldwide growth.

Sky: Comcast outbids Fox with £30bn bid for broadcaster

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 4:09pm
US cable giant wins rare blind auction process set by the UK's Takeover Panel with £30bn offer.

Co-op to replace plastic bags with compostable carriers

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 12:53pm
The supermarket chain says the new biodegradable bags will be brought in at 1,400 of its stores.

Petrol prices could fall by £1.50 a tank, says the AA

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 4:08am
Fuel prices are at a four-year high, but the AA says a supermarket price war could lower costs.

How do you solve catastrophic hyperinflation?

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:49pm
What could Venezuela's government learn from these five historic cases of hyperinflation?

Minimum wage: Workers underpaid by record £15.6m

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:19pm
Some 200,000 workers missed out on being paid at least the minimum wage rate in the past year.

Goldman Sachs wants your piggy bank

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 4:48pm
The "giant vampire squid" will target the UK savings market next week - but will it be a damp squib?

Is this the secret to High Street success?

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 4:47pm
Could we learn something from how one town has managed to improve its High Street?

Pound slides further on May's Brexit speech

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:08am
Sterling was already trading lower after EU leaders warned the UK must make compromises to secure a deal.

Ex-BHS boss Dominic Chappell loses pensions conviction appeal

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 8:07am
Judge says Dominic Chappell gave "entirely unbelievable" evidence in the Crown Court hearing.

Uber-Deliveroo 'talks' hit Just Eat's share price

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:43am
The food delivery firm's shares drop to a one-year low on reports Uber is mulling a bid for Deliveroo.

Government borrowing jumps to £6.8bn in August

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 5:43am
Public borrowing rose by more than expected on subdued tax receipts and an increase in expenditure.

Moss Bros shares dive on profit warning

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 4:28am
The men's tailoring company says the hot weather and World Cup hit sales over the summer.

NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank hit by online banking glitch

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 3:37am
Customers of NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank are unable to access their accounts online.

Australian strawberries: Why would someone hide a needle in fruit?

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 2:31am
Criminologists explore a food safety scare in Australia, and what could be motivating copycats.

Italy opens probe into Ryanair hand luggage charges

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 11:17pm
The airline's new luggage charges may amount to unfair commercial practice, says competition watchdog.

US imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 9:51pm
Beijing is being penalised for buying Russian combat jets and surface-to-air missiles.

How the fridge became a million dollar idea

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 7:51pm
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the fridge became a million dollar idea.


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