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Russia's Putin softens pension reforms after outcry

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 11:08
The Russian leader says the retirement age for women will go up by five years instead of by eight.

One year left for PPI compensation claims

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 10:58
A total of £31.9bn has already been paid out in one of the UK's biggest ever financial scandals.

UK regulator Ofcom bans Saudi Arabia TV advert

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 10:51
Ofcom rules that a TV advert promoting Saudi Arabia breached rules on political advertising.

British Gas pays £2.65m over invalid fees and charges

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 08:05
Regulator Ofgem says refunds and compensations were owed for wrongly charging users switching suppliers.

Aston Martin confirms stock market plans

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 07:42
The UK luxury car maker says it may list on the London Stock Exchange now it has returned to profit.

'Rewards don't improve school attendance'

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 02:12
Harvard researchers find that rewards for good attendance do not reduce absenteeism.

Pension transfers 'too generous', says regulator

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 01:06
Regulator warns that generous lump sum payouts could be putting pension funds at risk.

Who says toys are just for kids?

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 00:52
From Lego to model railways, the popularity and spending on toys and games is rising among adults.

Contraception app advert banned by UK regulator

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 00:47
Complaint about advert offering to replace traditional contraception with natural methods is upheld.

UK shop prices 'rise for the first time in five years'

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 00:32
Rising food costs and fewer discounts pushed up shop prices in August, research finds.

Shareholder revolts ‘up by a quarter’ at FTSE firms

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 00:31
Investors are voting against decisions on pay, performance and diversity, research suggests.

Nafta: Clock is ticking for Canada in US trade negotiations

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 00:03
President Trump has given Canada just five days to come to an agreement with the US on trade.

Didi blames 'ignorance and pride' for carpool murder

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 22:33
Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing blames "breathless expansion" for lapses that led to passenger murder.

Aston Martin revs up for London listing

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 16:38
The sports car maker beloved of James Bond could be worth up to £5bn when its shares start trading.

Would it matter if chequebooks ran out?

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 14:21
Debate over the future of cheques has been prompted amid a pay dispute among cheque printing workers.

The robot that watches as you cross the road

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 13:58
Jaguar Land Rover is using a self-driving robot to gauge the behaviour of people crossing the road.

Struggling estate agent gets £140m emergency cash

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 13:05
Countrywide, the UK's largest estate agency owner, has had an emergency fundraising approved by investors.

House of Fraser attacks 'greedy' landlords

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 12:10
Mike Ashley's firm says "time is running out" to prevent store closures and save hundreds of jobs.

Boeing says Asia needs 240,000 pilots over next two decades

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 12:09
Growing Asia-Pacific travel demand means a huge increase in pilots, cabin crew and technicians.

Theresa May to pledge Africa investment boost after Brexit

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 07:14
Theresa May wants the UK to become the G7's biggest investor in the continent by 2022.

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