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Brexit: Government preparation bill tops £97m

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 7:00pm
The government has hired consultants to help it ensure supplies of food and medicines after Brexit.

US regulator acts over plague of nuisance phone calls

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 5:08pm
Regulators approve rules to make it easier for carriers to stop millions of automated calls.

Barack and Michelle Obama to produce podcasts for Spotify

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 5:01pm
The former US president and first lady will create a series of podcasts for the streaming service.

Spirits group Loch Lomond sold to Hong Kong fund

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:42am
The maker of Glen's vodka and High Commissioner whisky is bought in a deal thought to be worth about £400m.

Neil Woodford fund should waive fees, MP says

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 10:48am
The Treasury Committee head says investors in the Woodford Equity Income Fund should not pay fees.

Passenger trust in rail firms declines

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 8:47am
Dissatisfaction over punctuality and reliability has eroded trust in rail operators, research suggests.

Millions choose a cashless lifestyle

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 7:59am
A major report charts the drop in cash use, but 1.9 million people still deal primarily in notes and coins.

Aviva to cut 1,800 jobs worldwide

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 2:59am
The insurance company says the cuts will be made over three years from its 30,000-strong workforce.

Wren Kitchens to create 1,200 new jobs

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 2:32am
Wren Kitchens plans to spend £120m building a new factory at its North Lincolnshire headquarters.

Huawei signs deal with Russian telecoms firm to develop 5G

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 11:19pm
The deal comes as the Chinese firm faces a backlash in the West over the security of its products.

Fiat Chrysler withdraws bid for Renault

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 9:01pm
The announcement followed a failed attempt by Renault board members to reach a decision on the offer.

Trump unimpressed with US-Mexico trade talks

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 8:46pm
Negotiations will continue, but the US president says there has been "not nearly enough" progress.

Italy risks disciplinary action for violating EU debt rules

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 7:18pm
The European Commission recommends that legal action be launched against Italy over its growing debt.

High rents 'make young people less mobile'

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 7:00pm
Young people in private rented accommodation are now less likely to move for work, say researchers.

'We trusted Neil Woodford with our money'

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 7:00pm
People who invested money with the stockpicker's troubled fund raise concerns with how it was sold.

How Sri Lanka's arrack coconut spirit went upmarket

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 6:59pm
Once considered a poor man's tipple, Sri Lankan spirit arrack is now a hip drink around the world.

Ford meeting to discuss Bridgend engine plant future

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 1:07pm
There are renewed fears for the future of Ford's Bridgend plant, with unions called to a meeting.

Sir Philip Green's rescue deal hangs in the balance

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 1:04pm
A meeting to rescue the troubled Arcadia group is adjourned after an initial rejection of the deal.

Wealth manager drops Woodford after suspension

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 12:09pm
St James Place has said it will drop Neil Woodford as a manager of its £3.5bn high-income fund.

Sports Direct makes Game Digital takeover offer

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 10:25am
The sports retailer, which is controlled by Mike Ashley, makes a £51.9m bid for Game Digital.


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