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Trump tariffs will hurt global growth, IMF warns

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 18:27
The group says trade disputes are the 'greatest near-term threat' to the world economy.

Uber investigated over gender discrimination

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 17:32
The ride hailing firm is being investigated over a complaint about gender inequality, the BBC understands.

Safestyle UK: Window firm fined for 'aggressive sales'

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 17:20
One man said he was told there would be "trouble" if he cancelled his contract with Safestyle UK.

Firms should not penalise meat-eaters, warns TUC

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 17:15
A US firm will not pay for staff meals containing meat but the TUC says meat-eaters shouldn't be penalised.

EU calls for more open Chinese economy

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 14:13
At a summit in Beijing, the EU's Jean-Claude Juncker calls for a less protectionist China.

Kodak Bitcoin mining 'scam' evaporates

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 13:13
The company behind a Kodak-branded crypto-currency scheme confirms the plan has collapsed.

Amazon Prime Day deals 'not what they seem'

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 13:02
Shoppers are warned to check prices and be wary of high-pressure sales techniques.

UK unveils new Tempest fighter jet model

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:39
The UK plans to invest £2bn in the new jet, which can be used with either pilots or as a drone.

Airbnb told to be clearer on total cost of bookings

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:09
The online home-sharing giant needs to be more transparent about pricing, EU authorities say.

National Savings to cut Direct ISA rate

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 11:22
Interest rates are being cut by NS&I in September, affecting nearly 400,000 savers.

Govia Thameslink Railway introduces third timetable in two months

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 09:59
Govia Thameslink Railway says the interim timetable starting this week will be "more reliable".

Debenhams shares hit by insurance fears

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 09:50
Some insurers have reportedly reduced cover for the department store chain's suppliers.

Lift-off for Scotland: Sutherland to host first UK spaceport

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 08:24
The UK Space Agency backs Scotland's north coast as the place to launch satellites to orbit.

China's second quarter growth meets expectations at 6.7%

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 04:01
The world's second largest economy is battling rising debt and mounting trade tensions with the US.

Shedding pounds

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 01:01
With ever-more money being spent on fitness, BBC News asks who spends most and what is it spent on?

'Don't be do-gooders. Do things'

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 00:12
Cafédirect boss John Steel says his firm is not "here to be do-gooders, we're here to do things".

'It was pretty crazy'

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 00:07
Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowski had never met before they teamed up to launch cloud storage giant Dropbox.

Firms told to engage with staff to improve trust

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 00:05
Watchdog tells companies to engage with staff to improve trust in business.

May pledges to boost aerospace amid Brexit fears

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 22:30
Prime Minister promises extra investment for industry weeks after Airbus threatened to leave UK.

Boeing 'concerns' over US-China trade row

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 19:35
The head of US aerospace giant Boeing warns of potential damage of growing US-China trade row.