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Counting down

10 hours 50 min ago
How Advent has gone from chocolate treats for children to an extravagant present-filled bonanza.

Predatory comments prompt YouTube ad suspension

10 hours 56 min ago
Mars, Lidl and Adidas are among companies to act after inappropriate content found next to their ads.

Nothing wasted

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 21:48
A growing number of businesses are finding creative uses for surplus food - but will the trend ever go mainstream?

Court raps SFO for use of 'inexpert' expert witness

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 16:39
A court criticises the Serious Fraud Office for using an expert witness who "lacked expertise".

Uber takes driver battle to Supreme Court

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 16:08
The ride-hailing app wants the UK's top court to decide its appeal on drivers' employment status.

Why is Tanzania importing coconuts?

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 15:14
Tanzania is Africa's biggest grower of coconuts but recently production has declined and it is now importing them.

Black Friday versus No-buy day - social media reacts

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 14:30
Whether you love it or hate it, #BlackFriday has arrived, but #BuyNothingDay has come to join in too.

Black Friday damp squib

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 13:24
Not everywhere was as busy as predicted on Black Friday.

China cuts import tariffs on almost 200 consumer goods

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 13:09
Import tariffs have been cut from 17.3% to 7.7% on a range of goods from whisky to cashmere clothing.

Black Friday sales bonanza set to hit a record

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 12:30
The number of payment card sales is already up on last year, but some retailers have shunned the event.

Amazon workers on strike in Italy and Germany

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 12:24
Employees disrupt one of the retailer's busiest shopping days in disputes over pay and conditions.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday: top tips

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 12:18
How to bag the best of the bargains.

Zimbabwe still faces an economic struggle

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 11:39
In Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe may have gone but the country's battered economy still needs to be turned around.

Sports Direct shareholders to vote on payment to John Ashley

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 09:49
Shareholders to vote on the payment after a report finds Mike Ashley's brother John is owed back-pay.

Budget 2017: Tax move will penalise savers, says insurer

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 07:22
Royal London Insurance says millions of savers could lose out due to the chancellor's tax change.

Rent Smart Wales: 4,000 landlords 'letting illegally'

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 06:11
Some landlords are still letting properties illegally after failing to obtain government licences.

The firm where new mums - and dads - get fully funded parental leave

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 06:09
Aviva, the UK's biggest insurer, says its new policy is one of the most family friendly in the UK.

Mitsubishi Materials shares fall on fake data scandal

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 02:41
Investors react after the Japanese conglomerate's materials subsidiary admits to falsifying data.

Empty homes spike in London commuter belt

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 01:49
Parts of London and South East saw a rise despite a long-term downward trend.

Burberry: How Christopher Bailey rescued the brand with the chequered past

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 01:34
As Bailey leaves Burberry, we look at the legacy he's left for the leading British fashion brand.