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Inflation falls to lowest level in nearly two years

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 5:10am
UK inflation fell to 2.1% in December, pushed down by falling fuel prices.

Carlos Ghosn: Renault 'preparing to replace' jailed boss

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 4:17am
Renault is "preparing to replace" the detained executive as chief executive and chairman, reports say.

Google Maps deterring outback tourists, say small firms

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 3:56am
Australian authorities complain that Google Maps wrongly makes remote destinations seem inaccessible.

CBI chief welcomes 'new era' in approach to Brexit

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 3:08am
The head of the business lobby group says a delay to Brexit is more likely now, to avoid a no-deal departure.

Asia moves to reassure firms as Brexit uncertainty spikes

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 1:24am
Countries in Asia push forward with trade negotiations to calm businesses as Brexit uncertainty rises.

Turkey: Could the US damage its economy?

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 8:28pm
Is Turkey at the mercy of the US economically as President Trump claims?

The ultrasound scan you can do yourself

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 7:17pm
A US company has produced an ultrasound scanner that plugs into an iPhone and costs $2,000 (£1,555).

Smartwatches: Switzerland's friend of foe?

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 7:14pm
The Swiss watch industry faced a near-death experience from quartz products. Is the smartwatch a similar threat?

'I struggle to get by on universal credit'

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 7:11pm
Adele Shelmerdine says the government's benefit changes left her at her lowest ebb, financially and mentally.

Rihanna takes father to court in trademark dispute

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 6:58pm
The singer says her father has misused her name to further his entertainment business.

US brings charges over SEC hack

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 4:31pm
The US government said the hack of the SEC financial database was part of a bigger scheme.

Brexit: Theresa May's deal is voted down in historic Commons defeat

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 3:09pm
Jeremy Corbyn tables a no confidence motion in the government after the historic defeat.

Pound recovers ground after 'meaningful' Brexit vote

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 3:02pm
The pound rebounds against the dollar after MPs vote to reject Theresa May's Brexit deal.

Netflix raises prices for US customers

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 10:33am
Prices are to rise by between 13% and 18%, the second increase in less than two years.

Ford and VW agree alliance to build vans and pickups

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 10:16am
The motor giants say they will also consider co-operating on electric and self-driving cars.

McDonald's loses case against Irish rival

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 8:59am
Supermac's hailed the end of the "McBully" after winning the trademark case.

M&S names next 17 stores it wants to close

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 7:18am
The proposed closures, affecting 1,045 staff, are part of its plan to shut more than 100 stores by 2022.

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei denies firm poses spying risk

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 5:54am
The 74-year-old says China has never asked it to share "improper information" about its clients.

German economy sees slowest growth for five years

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 4:16am
Europe's largest economy grew by 1.5% last year, figures show, its slowest rate since 2013.

Boohoo remains in fashion as sales surge

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 4:09am
The online retailer raises its revenue forecast as sales at its PrettyLittleThing brand nearly double.


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