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Card payment problems at Marks & Spencer

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 22:05
The retailer says it's having a problem accepting card payments in a quarter of its stores.

Tinder's founders and former boss sue dating app owners

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 19:17
Tinder's owners are accused of undervaluing it, cheating executives out of shares worth billions.

Rail fares: Grayling urges inflation change to slow rises

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 19:15
Chris Grayling asks the industry to use a lower inflation measure for future fare and wage increases.

Fortnite used by company for job interviews

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 15:09
An advertising agency is conducting job interviews in the video game Fortnite.

Tesla directors: 'No formal proposal' to take company private

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 14:23
A special committee is being formed to discuss any plans by founder Elon Musk to take the firm private.

Monster Hunter World sales yanked by China

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 13:46
The Chinese publisher of Monster Hunter World is forced to stop selling the monster-slaying game.

Lira crisis: Turkey to boycott US electronic goods over sanctions

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:17
President Erdogan responds after US sanctions put Turkey's weak currency into freefall.

Homebase set to close 42 stores

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:42
The struggling DIY retailer is expected to announce a Company Voluntary Arrangement later on Tuesday.

UK unemployment at lowest since 1975

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:38
Jobless total falls to 1.36 million in the three months to June - the lowest for more than 40 years.

Sir Peter Wood makes £360m from esure sale

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:06
Founder of the insurer will reinvest £50m and stay as chairman with new owners Bain Capital.

Mike Ashley vows to keep most House of Fraser stores open

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 08:57
Sports Direct founder says "you can hold my feet to the fire" on his pledge to retain most of the 59 outlets.

Royal Mail fined record £50m by Ofcom

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 07:46
Whistl is seeking damages after Royal Mail is found to have abused its dominant market position.

Venezuela crisis: Maduro to curb fuel subsidies

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 07:21
Venezuela's president says prices must rise to stop fuel smugglers cheating the country of millions.

Drying fruit and veg

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 00:10
Has a 23-year-old engineering student come up with an invention that could tackle food waste problems?

Charging ahead

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 00:06
From battery-powered trucks to Formula E racing cars, electric vehicles are going mainstream around the world.

Pension scam victims 'lost £91,000 each'

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 00:02
Regulators are launching a new campaign aimed at alerting people to the dangers posed by fraudsters.

The city ranked as the most liveable in the world

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 00:01
It's the first time a European city has topped the rankings of the Economist Intelligence Unit survey.

US pushes back on foreign takeover deals

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 22:11
The US has strengthened its power to review and block business deals, with an eye to China.

Sainsbury's supermarket goes 'till-free'

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 18:01
The retail giant is running a trial in one store where shoppers scan items and pay with their phone.

Elon Musk says Saudis back Tesla buyout

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 15:47
The explanation of his plan to take the electric carmaker private follows legal action by some investors.