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EasyJet rejects takeover bid and seeks to raise more money

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 10:18
The airline says a recent takeover approach undervalued the business and announces plans to raise £1.2bn.

888 agrees to buy William Hill European business

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 08:27
The online gambling firm has agreed to buy the non-US assets of betting chain William Hill for £2.2bn.

Driver shortage will raise prices, warns Morrisons

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 07:50
The supermarket chain and its rivals have seen gaps on shelves due to the lorry driver shortage.

UK on course to drop from Germany's top 10 trading partners

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 03:56
Customs rules take their toll as German companies swap UK suppliers for alternatives in the EU.

Facebook accused of allowing sexist job advertising

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 00:24
An investigation by Global Witness suggests its algorithm is biased in choosing who sees which ads.

How a monkey launched the pop-it toy craze

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 00:16
Why it took a TikTok primate to turn a forty-year-old idea into a global hit

Ofgem warns soaring gas prices will feed into customer bills

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 00:12
Ofgem says that rising prices for fossil fuels, especially gas, will feed into household bills.

The models that turned Instagram into their DIY catwalk

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 00:11
New York Fashion Week marks a tentative return - but how did supermodels keep working through Covid?

UK 'cut climate pledges' to clinch Australia trade deal

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 00:06
Government ministers agreed to cut climate commitments to clinch the deal it has emerged.

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes 'lied and cheated', trial hears

Wed, 09/08/2021 - 22:01
Elizabeth Holmes falsely claimed her blood testing devices worked, prosecutors say, as fraud trial begins.

Competition watchdog clears Viagogo-Stubhub merger

Wed, 09/08/2021 - 19:47
Viagogo can go ahead with its £3bn acquisition of rival StubHub, the CMA says.

Why tax pay packets more and not property?

Wed, 09/08/2021 - 15:38
The pandemic response has spurred a greater willingness to tax wages rather than property.

Green and amber lists could go in travel rules shake-up

Wed, 09/08/2021 - 15:27
The BBC has been told that the green and amber categories could be removed and replaced with a new system.

Rihanna drops legal case against her father

Wed, 09/08/2021 - 15:20
The singer had accused her father of misusing her name to further his entertainment business.

Government to shorten HGV driver testing process

Wed, 09/08/2021 - 14:22
Government to fast-track lorry drivers to alleviate chronic shortage, BBC understands.

Ai Weiwei: Credit Suisse closed bank account over China

Wed, 09/08/2021 - 10:33
The Chinese artist says Credit Suisse closed his foundation's bank account over his "criminal record".

Amazon pays £492m in UK tax as sales surge to £20.6bn

Wed, 09/08/2021 - 09:54
The online retail giant saw UK sales rise by 50% last year amid a Covid-driven hike in demand.

Rents outside London rising at fastest rate since 2008

Wed, 09/08/2021 - 08:09
Rents are increasing at their fastest pace in more than 10 years, according to property website Zoopla.

Bitcoin crashes on first day as El Salvador's legal tender

Wed, 09/08/2021 - 06:01
Technological glitches plagued the first day of El Salvador accepting Bitcoin as legal tender.

Boeing: Directors to face investor lawsuit over fatal crashes

Wed, 09/08/2021 - 01:04
Shareholders can sue Boeing over claims it ignored safety warnings about its 737 Max plane, a US judge rules.