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Selfridges set for £4bn sale to Thai retail giant

1 hour 14 min ago
The billionaire Weston family are close to selling the famous luxury stores chain to Central Group.

Why Turkey's currency crash does not worry Erdogan

3 hours 49 min ago
Turkey's national currency has plummeted 45% against the dollar this year

US creditors can now DM debtors on social media

7 hours 6 min ago
The new rule lets debt collectors text and direct message millions of Americans who default on loans.

China app giant Didi plans US stock market exit in move to Hong Kong

8 hours 10 min ago
The move comes after the company came under intense scrutiny from regulators in the US and China.

Covid loan anti-fraud checks inadequate, says watchdog

11 hours 12 min ago
The government acted too slowly to stop fraudsters exploiting its Bounce Back Loan scheme, a report says.

Retailers make shocking petrol profit says RAC

11 hours 13 min ago
Fuel retailers are charging unnecessarily high prices for petrol according to the RAC motoring organisation.

Shell pulls out of Cambo oil field development

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 22:09
The oil giant said the economic case for investment in the controversial project was "not strong enough".

Virgin Media outage hits UK TV viewers

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 21:30
The firm apologises after some customers are left with no access to TV services for more than 10 hours.

Elle to stop promoting the use of animal fur in its magazines

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 18:15
It is the first major fashion publication to make the pledge, citing its support for animal rights.

Countries reach landmark deal to cut trade costs

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 16:18
Members of the World Trade Organization agree to cut red tape to boost trade in services.

Ride hailing app Grab makes $40bn market debut

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 16:09
Shares start trading in ride-hailing firm Grab which has used a shell company for its flotation.

UK plays down Brexit link in US steel tariff row

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 15:34
Reports suggesting a US decision to maintain tariffs on UK steel is linked to Brexit are rejected.

Banks fined over collusion in currency trading

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 15:07
Barclays, RBS and HSBC are among firms penalised by the European Commission after an investigation.

Covid: Omicron fears cause wave of hotel cancellations

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 13:08
Best Western is one hotel group that has seen many customers scrapping Christmas bookings.

Covid: Anglo American to introduce mandatory vaccinations

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 11:46
Anglo American, which employs 95,000 worldwide, is consulting on compulsory Covid jabs for all workers.

Disney elects woman as chairman for first time in 98-year history

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 02:28
Susan Arnold, who has been a board member for 14 years, will succeed Bob Iger at the end of the year.

Firms opt for smaller Christmas parties over Omicron fears

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 00:56
Companies are deciding against holding a big bash in favour of allowing small, optional gatherings.

Rising energy bills: 'My teenager disappears under coats at night'

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 00:24
A charity estimates that domestic gas bills in April will be double those of 18 months earlier.

Would you give 10% of your salary to charity?

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 00:03
A growing number of people are deciding to give up a substantial chunk of their wages.

Cryptocurrency executives to be questioned in Congress

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 00:02
Washington is joining other governments in scrutinising the rapidly expanding sector more closely.