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UK tech giant Micro Focus halves in value as shares crash

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 10:19
Shares in Micro Focus, the UK's biggest technology firm, crash after warning on lower revenues.

Carillion finance directors to be probed by regulator

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 09:04
Two former Carillion finance bosses are to be investigated by the UK's accountancy watchdog.

Betting machine wagers 'should be cut to £30 or less'

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 08:53
The Gambling Commission says cutting the maximum stake would reduce risks to vulnerable consumers.

Empire Awards: Steven Spielberg says Time's Up is a 'watershed moment'

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 06:36
The director praises Time's Up saying it's "more important than any of us can ever really realise".

US-educated Yi Gang becomes head of China's central bank

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 03:17
The appointment is being seen as one of ensured continuity in Beijing's battle against growing debt.

Liu He: China's quiet economist becomes top economic leader

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 02:50
One of President Xi's closest advisers takes control of China's economic policies and financial issues.

Where are the UK's youngest and oldest city populations?

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 01:38
Cities are often thought of as places for the young, but that's not always the case.

High stakes game

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 00:19
As regulators toughen their stance, UK betting firms face a more challenging business climate.

Three-point turn

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 00:15
Ian McIntosh saved the driving school from near-collapse - but is it protected against future shocks?

Call for stricter rules on doorstep loans

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 00:08
Citizens Advice says that protection for payday loan borrowers should be extended to doorstep lending.

UK growth forecast raised by British Chambers of Commerce

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 00:04
The BCC raises its UK growth forecasts, but warns the economy will lag behind other major nations.

Melrose 'offers to boost GKN pension fund by £1bn'

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 20:28
The offer comes after GKN rejected what Melrose said was its final offer worth around £8.1bn.

Fixed-odds maximum bet should be cut, say MPs

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 20:20
MPs say there is an 'overwhelming case' to reduce the maximum bet on fixed-odds betting terminals.

Facebook and Trump data firm accused of 'misleading' MPs

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 20:07
A committee asks more questions over the alleged access of millions of Facebook profiles without consent.

Pubs facing triple tax whammy, says Camra

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 01:26
The campaign group says 18 pubs a week are closing and the sector needs a major overhaul of taxes.

Instagram stars: From influencers to entrepreneurs

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 00:26
Why online "influencers" want to develop their businesses off social media as well as on.

Trump campaign data firm accused of harvesting Facebook data

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 21:55
A US attorney general is investigating reports that millions of Facebook profiles were accessed.

China anti-corruption chief Wang Qishan named Xi Jinping's deputy

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 10:38
A former anti-corruption investigator, Wang Qishan has known the president for decades.

Eight out of 10 academies in deficit, say accountants

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 02:28
Figures from 450 academies suggest looming insolvency, says a report.

Why are High Street restaurants in trouble?

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 00:35
Why diners seem to have gone cold on mid-market chain restaurants.