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Merlin Network strikes streaming deals for independent music in China

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 22:22
The digital rights agency says the licensing agreements will give their members access to about 90% of China's digital music listeners.

Householders may be 'in too deep' over debt, says FCA

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 19:49
Consumer credit levels are close to a 2008 peak, says a city regulator boss.

Coutts star banker in sexual harassment claims

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 19:46
A top banker at Coutts, the private bank used by the Queen, is at the centre of a series of complaints about sexual harassment

Rihanna: Snapchat guilty of 'shaming' domestic violence victims

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 17:54
The singer says Snapchat "let us down" over an advert that asked users if they would slap her.

Bad blood: The rise and fall of Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 15:59
How a woman came up with an idea that could have revolutionised blood testing - if it had worked.

HSBC reveals big gender pay gap

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 15:02
The bank says that men earn close to a third more than women at its UK banking operations.

Payment fraud: Millions lost in money transfer trick

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 14:51
Victims of a fraud which leads them to transfer money to a con-artist are typically losing nearly £3,000.

Airbus warns over GKN takeover bid

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:16
The planemaker says a takeover would make it almost "impossible" to give work to the UK engineering giant.

French baker disputes fine for opening every day

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 10:45
A small town's only baker was open for business every day last summer, breaking strict labour rules.

Cineworld boosted by Star Wars and Beauty and the Beast

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 09:27
The world's second-largest cinema chain sees rising sales and profits helped by last year's big films.

Unilever goes Dutch for HQ as London loses out

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 08:43
The firm behind Marmite, Pot Noodle and Dove soap chooses Rotterdam over London for its headquarters.

Amazon Japan offices raided over anti-trust suspicions

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 05:43
The firm is suspected of asking suppliers to bear costs for selling products at discounted rates, reports say.

Pierce Brosnan says India mouth freshener brand 'cheated' him

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 03:40
Pierce Brosnan tells Indian officials a mouth freshener brand misled him about its harmful effects.

Financial crisis rules for banks eased by US Senate

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 02:57
The draft bill exempts banks with less than $250bn in assets from strict oversight under the Dodd-Frank Act.

Fail harder

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 00:28
Talking about failure is taboo in Germany, and it could be holding business back.

Penny pitching

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 00:25
The Treasury is seeking views about the future of our coins - but what uses do 1p and 2p pieces have?

Toys R Us set to close all US stores

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 00:21
The sale or closure of the firm's 885 US stores puts 33,000 jobs at risk, the BBC understands.

MPs warn of 'poisonous air' emergency costing £20bn a year

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 00:10
Petrol and diesel cars must be phased out earlier than the 2040 target, four Commons committees say.

MPs call for unpaid shifts to be illegal

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 00:06
Some MPs and lawyers want to ban trial shifts where people are not paid for their work.

Trial shifts 'took advantage of me'

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 00:01
Meghan Wright from Edinburgh says trial shifts at Nando's and a supermarket creche took advantage of her inexperience and of her wanting paid work.