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Macron pension reform: France braces for severe disruption amid strike

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 00:35
Transport and schools are severely affected as millions threaten to strike over pension changes.

Cambodia's bicycle firms face bumps in the road

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 00:23
The Asian nation has built up a bike building industry, but human rights concerns could put the brakes on growth.

HSBC to bring in single overdraft rate of 40%

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 23:07
The move will as much as quadruple the rate it charges some customers.

Clintons strikes deal to avoid pre-Christmas collapse

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 17:55
The greetings card chain will be sold back to its existing owners, saving 2,500 jobs.

UK's biggest commercial property fund suspended

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 15:37
M&G blamed "Brexit-related political uncertainty" and difficulties in the retail sector for the freeze.

Pound surges to two-year high against the euro

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 14:18
The pound is the highest against the dollar in seven months and the highest against the euro since May 2017.

Who is Sundar Pichai and what does Alphabet do?

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 12:31
The chief executive of Google is now in charge of its parent company Alphabet.

'People of colour seem to be superglued to the floor'

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 09:27
Trevor Phillips says UK's biggest firms are failing to improve ethnic diversity in leadership roles.

Johnson backs tech tax despite Trump's threats

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 09:23
The prime minister set out his plan just hours after the US warned France of import tariffs.

Peloton exercise bike ad mocked as being 'sexist' and 'dystopian'

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 01:59
A Christmas ad for the exercise bike firm has been mocked on social media as being "out of touch".

How robust is the world's financial plumbing?

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 00:27
The Swift system has securely transferred data for decades, but faces growing geopolitical pressure.

Coral dredging: 'It's going to cause irreversible damage'

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 00:24
Cayman Islands campaigners are fighting to stop coral reefs being dredged for bigger cruise liners.

Another Deliveroo TV ad banned for being misleading

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 00:20
The TV advert received the third highest number of complaints this year, the regulator says.

Conservatives pledge £4.2bn for trains, buses and trams

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 00:02
The party promises new spending on trains, buses and trams outside London.

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin step down from parent firm

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 23:52
Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down from Alphabet, with Google CEO Sundar Pichai to take over.

Trump warns of another year of trade tension

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 20:47
The US president says a deal with China may not come until after the 2020 election.

Iceland puts well-being ahead of GDP in budget

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 18:31
The Nordic nation's PM says modern governments need to value green energy and family welfare more.

Black Friday brings UK retailers 'welcome' boost

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 15:38
Sales volumes over the weekend in the UK rose by more than 7% from last year, Barclaycard says.

Sky to build huge new Elstree film studio

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 12:38
The media giant says 2,000 jobs will be created near the existing production site north of London.

TSB fails to meet gender balance target

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 09:18
The bank aimed for women to hold half of its senior jobs by 2020 but have had to push that to 2025.

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