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Sir Philip Green to close 25 more Evans and Miss Selfridge stores

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 09:43
The latest closures by his struggling Arcadia empire will include mostly Evans and Miss Selfridge shops.
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I entrusted my pension to German builders

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 22:05
A BBC investigation finds a property group which borrowed millions has not paid some people back.
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What the Jamie's Italian collapse can teach rival chains

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 22:01
About 15 restaurants are closing each week across the UK.
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'I drive in the bus lane'

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 22:00
How Norway is persuading motorists to switch to electric cars.
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Thames Water boss Steve Robertson steps down

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 21:37
The UK's largest water and waste water firm has struggled with leaks and falling profits.
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Felixstowe port death: Essex firm fined after worker killed

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 18:18
A 58-year-old man was killed when a hose violently whipped round and struck him.
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Sir Philip Green told to fund Arcadia's pension deficit

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 14:15
The Topshop tycoon has been asked to put his own money into the firm's pension pot.
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UK retail sales stall in April

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 11:00
The ONS said sales were flat in April, as clothing sales offset declines in other sectors.
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Stagecoach takes legal action over West Coast franchise

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 10:40
Stagecoach and its partners were disqualified from running three rail franchises last month.
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Harvey Weinstein 'to settle with accusers for $44m'

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 09:27
The film producer reached a deal with women who say he sexually abused them, his lawyers tell media.
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Mothercare sales plunge as losses widen

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 07:33
The baby goods retailer says it is on a "sounder footing", even though UK sales fell nearly 9%.
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Trump says Huawei could be part of trade deal

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 02:51
Huawei could feature in a US-China trade pact despite being "very dangerous", says the US president.
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How the microscope became a million dollar idea

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 00:07
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the microscope became a million dollar idea.
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US regulators defend 737 Max actions

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 00:03
The Federal Aviation Administration tells the BBC it didn't have the information needed to ground the planes.
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Facebook plans to launch 'GlobalCoin' currency in 2020

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 00:00
The social media giant is planning to set up a crypto-currency in around 12 countries by early 2020.
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Markets dip as US-China trade war spooks investors

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 20:26
Investors get the jitters as tensions rise between the US and China.
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Facebook: Another three billion fake profiles culled

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 20:06
Mark Zuckerberg hits back at calls to break up Facebook, as it reveals it removed a record number of hateful posts.
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More than 550 jobs 'at risk' after proposed chicken factory closure

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 17:06
Food group 2 Sisters announces its site in Witham could shut and says it will look to redeploy staff.
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Huawei: China warns of investment blow to UK over 5G ban

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 16:04
A top Chinese diplomat tells the BBC there could be "substantial" repercussions if the UK bars Huawei.
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Set curfew for online money lending, say academics

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 14:21
Research says late-night online access to credit means people borrow more than they can afford to repay.
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