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Funeral firms 'took advantage of grief', says Co-op boss

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 00:01
The head of Co-op Group, the UK's largest funeral provider, says the industry must tackle rising prices.

Want your own home? Have wealthy parents

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 00:01
Youngsters with parents who have property wealth are far more likely to be home owners by 30, study says.

Taxpayers treated unfairly by HMRC, says House of Lords report

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 00:01
HMRC's powers on tackling tax avoidance are undermining justice, according to a House of Lords committee.

South Africa: Taking on a mining giant and winning

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 22:35
After a decade-long battle, a small South African community stopped its land being turned into a titanium mine.

Donald Trump v the world: US tariffs in four charts

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 22:05
From Spanish olives to Chinese aluminium, no corner of the world has been untouched by US trade tariffs.

Tumblr to ban all pornographic content from 17 December

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 20:34
From 17 December, posts with "real-life human genitals or female-presenting nipples" will be banned.

Debt despair: 'I’m just going to end it'

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 19:30
Steve Goddard is one of 100,000 people in England each year who attempt suicide because of money worries.

Mike Ashley calls for online tax to save the High Street

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 18:28
Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley tells MPs that the "internet is killing the High Street".

Mike Ashley: The saviour of the High Street?

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 17:26
Profile of Sports Direct founder and Newcastle United billionaire owner Mike Ashley.

Global shares jump on US-China trade 'truce'

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 16:24
The two countries have agreed to not increase tariffs for 90 days to allow for talks.

Ted Baker shares fall after 'forced hugging' complaints

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 15:30
Workers at the fashion group are demanding an end to alleged inappropriate behaviour by its founder.

YouTube top earners: The seven-year-old making $22m

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 15:00
An American boy who reviews toys is this year's highest-earning YouTube star, according to Forbes.

China's Tencent Music set for $25bn listing in New York

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 13:44
Tencent revives its New York float that was postponed in the wake of the US-China trade war.

Beleaguered Crawshaws meat retailer stores sold in deal

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:59
A struggling meat retailer operating across the Midlands and north of England is sold for £1.4m

Qatar pulls out of Opec oil producers' cartel

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:30
The Gulf state says it will pull out of the oil cartel in the new year to focus on gas production.

Royal Dutch Shell ties executive pay to carbon reduction

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:24
The energy giant makes the move after pressure from investors, including the Church of England.

Sacked man claims discrimination against his 'ethical veganism'

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 05:04
Jordi Casamitjana wants to have ethical veganism recognised as a philosophical belief, in a landmark legal action.

Asia markets rise after US and China agree to trade truce

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 02:12
The US and China have agreed to halt new tariffs for 90 days to allow for talks to resolve a trade war.

The shop where it's OK to be different

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:49
Two brothers on the autistic spectrum were looking for work when one had the idea of opening a comic shop. It turned out to be an inspired choice.

Meet three retailers embracing the 'experience' of shopping

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 00:34
After years of pessimistic predictions for the British high street, shops have been forced to look at new ways of attracting customers.

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