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Seventy-six pubs 'shutting per month', but closure rate slowing

3 hours 35 min ago
But the rate of closure is slowing because of cuts to business rates, new research suggests.

Thomas Cook reportedly receives bids for firm

5 hours 57 min ago
It put its airline up for sale in February, but suitors have also expressed interest in the whole company.

Millions using 123456 as password, security study finds

22 hours 21 min ago
A list of all-too-predictable choices for breached accounts includes 123456 and "Liverpool".

Without pot washers, restaurant kitchens would grind to a halt.

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 00:46
You might never see them, but restaurant kitchens would grind to a halt without pot washers.

HMRC: Beware of tax rebate text message scams

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 00:20
Fraudsters send fake messages during the tax rebate period, the government warns.

Stagecoach calls for inquiry after rail bid document leak

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 14:50
The firm wants an investigation into how rail franchise bid documents were sent to a rival.

National Enquirer sold to US magazine distributor

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 07:13
The tabloid has been embroiled in recent high-profile scandals involving Donald Trump and Jeff Bezos.

Electric truck maker Rivian says the company is more than just hype

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 00:06
Electric truck maker Rivian attracts attention on social media, from investors and even celebrities. But at the New York Auto Show the boss says the firm's about more than hype.

Pet insurance payouts hit record of £785m

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 00:00
The rising cost and sophistication of veterinary treatments is pushing up the size of claims.

Pinterest shares soar in stock market debut

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 17:43
Shares surge in the online scrapbook company as it floats on the New York Stock Exchange.

Debenhams boss Sergio Bucher steps down

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 15:57
He says it is "time to move on" following the takeover of the struggling retailer by its lenders.

ConocoPhillips sells off UK North Sea assets for £2bn

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 15:21
The oil and gas giant sells its North Sea assets to private equity-based Chrysaor for £2bn.

Retail sales boosted by mild weather in March

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 10:49
Sales grew well ahead of expectations last month, hitting the fastest annual pace since October 2016.

Facebook scraped email contacts of 1.5 million users

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 09:13
The social network was grabbing email contacts of some new users for almost three years, it says.

Amazon plans to shut online store in China

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 08:32
The partial retreat from China comes as the US tech giant battles tough competition from local rivals.

Jet Airways: Taking the last flight of India's stricken airline

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 07:57
The prominent Indian airline has run out of cash and suspended all its flights.

Pinterest valued at $10bn ahead of float

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 01:16
The online scrapbook firm will sell its shares at $19 when it lists on the New York Stock Exchange.

'I will fight tooth and nail to make sure I still work'

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 00:12
Two women share their stories of juggling senior jobs and being home carers.

Will AI kill developing world growth?

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 00:08
Automation could wipe out many jobs in developing countries, says globalisation expert Ian Goldin.

HS2 buys residential properties and land worth £600m

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 00:03
Figures show HS2 has bought over 900 properties that could be affected by the high-speed rail route.

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