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USMCA: Agreement reached on Nafta trade deal replacement

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 17:44
Democrats in Congress agree to approve the new US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

McDonald’s latest fast food chain to join vegan craze

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 16:08
The fast food chain will launch its first vegan meal option in the UK as more people cut down on meat.

UK economic growth slowest since early 2009

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 11:45
The economy sees the weakest three months for more than a decade and the worst October since mid-2012.

George Laurer, co-inventor of the barcode, dies at 94

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 10:27
The US engineer helped to perfect the technology to read barcodes, which revolutionised retail.

Wetherspoon 'to create 10,000 jobs over four years'

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 09:46
The chain says it will invest £200m in new pubs and hotels, as well as enlarging existing ones.

Ted Baker bosses resign as firm issues profit warning

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 09:36
The chief executive and executive chairman at the High Street fashion retailer are to step down.

Thomas Cook customers get apology for refund delay

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 09:05
The body repaying cash owed after the firm's collapse says it is "working tirelessly" on payments.

SoftBank selling its stake in dog-walking app - reports

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 03:29
The move would mark another disappointment in a bad year for the Japanese investment giant.

British power plant promises to go carbon negative

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 00:04
Drax, which generates 5% of UK power, says it will capture more carbon than it produces by 2030.

The secrets of 'food porn' viral videos

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 00:04
Is the fashion for filming calorie-saturated food videos encouraging unhealthy eating?

'Hackable' karaoke and walkie talkie toys found by Which?

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 00:01
Strangers could connect to the toys via Bluetooth in certain cases, the consumer body claims.

Paul Volcker: Former US Federal Reserve chief dies aged 92

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 17:44
The former head of the US Federal Reserve was known for fighting inflation in the 1980s.

E-scooter company Unicorn goes bust after spending big on Facebook ads

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 17:21
The Texas-based company reportedly sold just 350 of its $699 commuter scooters.

LinkedIn loneliness video by Canterbury man goes viral

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 16:48
Mark Gaisford made a video about having no close friends and it went viral on social media.

Thomas Cook refunds 40,000 customers by deadline

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 14:27
The figure is two-thirds the number the regulator hoped to refund at the end of a 60-day deadline.

'It's inexcusable we don't know who we can hire'

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 13:37
The Conservatives' immigration plans lack clarity, says the head of a UK business group.

Investors withdraw £100m from UK property funds

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 12:51
Many have been shaken by the suspension of withdrawals from a leading property fund last week.

Rise of SUVs 'makes mockery' of electric car push

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 11:54
Exhaust emissions from new cars have been increasing for the past three years, research suggests.

Tesco considers sale of Thai and Malaysian stores

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 03:25
The move comes as Britain's biggest retailer focuses on its domestic business in the wake of an accounting scandal.

Scottish private sector output expands, says RBS survey

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 00:42
A regular RBS survey suggests there are "some positive signs" for firms, after output grows in November.