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UK interest rates on hold amid Brexit impasse
Thursday March 21, 2019

Bank of England says the outlook will depend "significantly on the nature and timing of EU withdrawal".

Bank payment scams claim 84,000 victims
Thursday March 21, 2019

Banks say scam merchants are shifting their attention to conning members of the public directly.

Ted Baker to 'learn lessons' of hugs probe
Thursday March 21, 2019

The firm's pledge comes after founder Ray Kelvin stepped down over misconduct allegations.

UK retail sales up but food spending falls
Thursday March 21, 2019

Sales at food stores in February saw the biggest fall since December 2016, official figures show.

Next's store sales and profits keep falling
Thursday March 21, 2019

The retailer says online is long-term threat to shops, but an opportunity for the whole group.

'They took £150 from the till - was it really worth it?'
Thursday March 21, 2019

Lilly was tasered in the shop where she worked, just one of the 115 retail workers attacked every day.

Brexit: Toilet paper maker stockpiles in a case of no-deal
Thursday March 21, 2019

Major toilet tissue producer Wepa has accelerated plans to charter ships to prepare for no-deal.

Government spends £7m as no-deal ferry bookings start
Wednesday March 20, 2019

The money covers the first fortnight of the services, which will transport vital goods such as medicines.

Slower US growth means no rate rise for 2019, says Fed
Wednesday March 20, 2019

The central bank had hinted at two rises this year, but is more cautious due to slower economic growth.

Levi Strauss worth $6.5bn in stock market return
Wednesday March 20, 2019

Shares in the inventor of the blue jean have been priced above expectations for its New York flotation

Italy takes a shine to China's New Silk Road
Thursday March 21, 2019

Italy is ready to let Chinese money build its infrastructure - but its allies remain sceptical.

Brexit: Sterling falls on no-deal worries
Wednesday March 20, 2019

Business condemns continuing uncertainty, as the pound sinks on fresh no-deal concern.

Ford accelerates electric vehicle investment
Wednesday March 20, 2019

The US carmaker said growth in the market meant it became "obvious" the company needed to add capacity.

Google hit with €1.5bn fine from EU over advertising
Wednesday March 20, 2019

The search engine has been fined for blocking rival online search advertisers.

Future transport: How will we get around in 2050?
Wednesday March 20, 2019

The push for cleaner air will mean more electric vehicles that are driverless and shared, according to experts.