Sleep in a showroom

As more of us shop online, retailers are using quirky events and experiences to lure us back to the High Street. But will it...

Rail fares: Commuters 'priced out' by increases, campaigners say

Average rail ticket prices have risen by 3.4% across the UK, in the biggest increase to fares since 2013.Protests are planned at some 40...

Sky News faces uncertain future after Disney-Fox deal

Walt Disney's agreement to buy most of 21st Century Fox's business for $52.4bn (£39bn) has raised further questions about the Sky News channel's future.Before...

Water bills set to fall by up to £25 from 2020

Household water bills in England and Wales will fall by between £15 and £25 a year from 2020 to 2025, the regulator Ofwat has...

EU and six other countries exempted from US metals tariffs

The US trade representative says the import duties have been "paused" while further talks take place. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

'I was saved from a £10,000 car scam'

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Apple apologises for slowing older iPhones down

Apple has apologised after facing criticism for admitting it deliberately slows down some ageing iPhone models.The company now says it will replace batteries for...

‘Starting from zero’

An online school wants to make better use of the language skills of refugees and to help them integrate. *Featured images and content are taken...

Curbs on plastic bottle and packaging waste sought by MPs

People should pay a deposit for using plastic bottles in an attempt to protect the seas from the "devastating effects" of plastic pollution, MPs...

UK car production driven down by fall in domestic demand

The number of cars built in the UK last month fell by 4.6% compared with a year earlier, driven down by a sharp decline...

Vaping’s rise in five charts

Spending on e-cigarettes is increasing. The BBC looks at what's behind the rise. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Business...

Carillion board oversaw a ‘rotten corporate culture’, say MPs

MPs have accused former directors, auditors and the government of failing to stop Carillion's collapse. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Republican lawmakers say historic tax deal is agreed

US Republican lawmakers say they have agreed to a deal paving the way for the biggest overhaul of the country's tax system in 30...

HS2 redundancy pay 'shocking waste' of taxpayer cash

Unauthorised redundancy payments made by the state-owned company managing the HS2 rail project were a "shocking waste of taxpayers' money", MPs have said.The Public...

Port Talbot steelworkers' pension help 'grossly inadequate'

Action to protect steelworkers' pensions has been "grossly inadequate", a committee of MPs has said. The regulator the Financial Conduct Authority has been investigating...

South Korea's Lotte Group founder jailed for embezzlement

A South Korean court has sentenced the 95 year old founder of Lotte Group to four years in prison for embezzlement. Shin Kyuk-ho was...

Tesco boss blames business rates for retail woes

Dave Lewis says higher business rates have played a part in sending some retailers to the wall. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Water firms failed customers during ‘Beast from the East’

The water industry regulator says firms did not properly support customers during the "the Beast from the East". *Featured images and content are taken from...

Holiday promotions can be misleading, says Which?

Holiday firms which advertise time-limited offers may be misleading consumers, according to the consumer group, Which?Many tour operators promote money-off deals, providing travellers book...

Locked out

The internet of things (IoT) promises many advantages - smart cities with integrated transport systems, for instance - but it comes with a significantly...

Scottish income tax changes unveiled

The Scottish government has announced income tax changes that will see higher earners pay more than elsewhere in the UK - and lower earners...

RBS bank agrees $4.9bn civil penalty to end US probe

The Royal Bank of Scotland settles with US Justice Department for actions in lead-up to financial crisis. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Inside New York’s taxi ‘crisis’

Yellow taxis are symbolic of New York. But ride-hailing apps mean cabbies find it harder to make a living. *Featured images and content are taken...

Wage squeeze continues for British households

Wage growth fell behind inflation for a seventh month in a row, according to new employment figures.The Office for National Statistics said average weekly...

Companies race to meet gender pay gap deadline

More than 800 companies leave it until the day before the deadline to submit their figures. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Walt Disney buys Murdoch's Fox for $52bn

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Teva Pharmaceuticals: Israeli drugmaker to cut 14,000 jobs

Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has announced a restructuring plan that will see it cut 14,000 jobs worldwide, or 25% of its total workforce.Israel itself...

How Toni Mascolo gave hairdressing a makeover

Toni Mascolo, who has died aged 75, and his brother Guy revolutionised hairdressing in London at the end of the last century.The son of...

UK passports: Firm appeals move to make them in France

The existing UK supplier begins its appeal against the move to use a Franco-Dutch firm after Brexit. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

New build nightmare

Gas leaks, damp, holes in the floor and cracks in the walls - for some, their new homes have become "uninhabitable" less than a...

Bank of England's PRA to remove gendered language

The old lady of Threadneedle Street may soon lose her moniker under plans by the Bank of England to remove gendered language from documentation.Under...

Trump set to announce China sanctions after IP probe

The White House says its investigation finds that China encourages the theft or transfer of intellectual property. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Sky and BT sign deal to share each others channels

Sky and BT have have signed a deal to sell their channels on each other's platforms.Under the deal, BT will now supply its sports...

GT Group Offical Marketing Collaboration with One Financial Corporation

One Finanical Corp. is an international financial investment group engaged in mainly the operations of agricultural entities and financial investment. The Group was founded...

What is Kate Spade’s legacy?

Fans of the late fashion designer explain why they think Kate Spade's brand is special. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

High Street stores opening at lowest rate in seven years

A study of 500 British town centres says a net total of 1,772 shops closed last year. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Pubs closing at rate of 18 a week as people stay home

The Campaign for Real Ale says more people are choosing to drink at home. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Nuisance call bosses could be fined up to £500,000

Company bosses may be made personally liable for nuisance calls and could be fined up to £500,000. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Ladbrokes Coral bought by online rival GVC

Gambling giant Ladbrokes Coral has agreed to be bought by online rival GVC in a deal worth up to £4bn.Under the deal, shareholders in...
Travellers being encouraged to fake illness, says ABTA

Travellers being encouraged to fake illness, says ABTA

Millions of Britons are being encouraged to say they were sick while on holiday, according to the Association of British Travel Agents.A poll carried...

Cash controversy: The High Streets with too many ATMs

Shoppers in Gallowtree Gate, in the centre of Leicester, should never find themselves short of cash.Within a five minute walk they can find no...

Steel pensions: Stephen Kinnock calls for flexibility

The UK government must take action to stop thousands of steelworkers being transferred into a pension scheme that offers them fewer benefits, says an...

Raising Kane

Data and analytics can only go so far in unearthing football talent, coaches have to use intuition too. *Featured images and content are taken from...

HullCoin: The social experiment that's rewarding good deeds

A city in the north of England is setting up a new currency which rewards people who do good acts that benefit society.A smartphone...

Virgin Trains staff to hold 24-hour strike

Virgin rail workers are to go on a 24-hour strike later in the first of a number of walkouts across the UK. Rail, Maritime...

The gene editing tech that uses 'molecular scissors'

In 2012 a form of gene editing was discovered with great fanfare, it is called CRISPR Cas9. Put simply, it uses "molecular scissors" to...

Daimler expects lower 2018 earnings due to new tariffs

The carmaker said new Chinese tariffs on US vehicle imports would have a direct impact on its sales. *Featured images and content are taken from...
Diesel car sales to plunge again this year, study warns

Diesel car sales to plunge again this year, study warns

The worst is yet to come for diesel cars which will see their sales continue to plunge, a study has warned.Aston University predicts they...

Scottish income tax rises to be unveiled

Scotland's finance secretary is expected to confirm income tax rises for middle and higher earners when he unveils his draft budget for next year.Derek...

Niki Austrian airline failure strands many passengers

The Austrian airline Niki has grounded its planes, stranding thousands of passengers, after filing for insolvency protection.The company has about 20 planes serving resorts...