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Carillion: The signals that the company was going bust

January 19, 2018 - 7:31pm
Why did the City start to bet against construction giant Carillion before it went bust?

Donald Trump and the US economy in six charts

January 19, 2018 - 7:22pm
How has US growth, jobs, stocks and trade fared in the first year of Donald Trump's presidency?

Hyperloop: A visit to the test site of Virgin's train of the future

January 19, 2018 - 6:21pm
Can a futuristic tube-based transport scheme that shoots pods through a vacuum become a reality?

Dixons Carphone boss leaves for Boots

January 19, 2018 - 6:02pm
The head of the electronics retailer is switching to the cosmetics and chemist chain in a major move.

Amazon raises monthly Prime price in US

January 19, 2018 - 1:23pm
The firm bumps up the monthly fee by $2, but the cost of an annual subscription was unchanged.

US shutdown: Senate bill on verge of collapse amid rancour

January 19, 2018 - 1:14pm
President Trump invites the Democratic Senate leader to the White House for last-ditch talks.

Coca-Cola pledges to recycle all packaging by 2030

January 19, 2018 - 12:18pm
The drinks giant is pledging to reclaim a used can or bottle for every one sold.

Web firms 'better' at hate speech removal

January 19, 2018 - 12:08pm
The European Union says that 70% of material deemed to be offensive is removed within 24 hours.

Dignity cuts funeral prices amid growing competition

January 19, 2018 - 10:37am
Shares in Dignity, the UK's only listed funeral firm are down 50%, as it cuts prices by 25%.

Zambia's traders protest at anti-cholera measures

January 19, 2018 - 8:24am
Market traders in Zambia protest against government rules aimed at containing an outbreak of cholera.

Asda and Aldi stop energy drink sales to under-16s

January 19, 2018 - 7:30am
Asda and Aldi will introduce ID checks from early March, after campaigners called for restrictions.

'Poor' British Steel pensions advice reviewed by police

January 19, 2018 - 7:23am
Tata employees claim they have been mis-sold advice about moving from the British Steel Pension Scheme.

Carillion plan dubbed 'sticking plaster'

January 19, 2018 - 6:54am
The FSB small business organisation rejects government claims that banks' support will provide a lifeline.

Fishermen's app: 'We can go direct to the consumer'

January 19, 2018 - 6:17am
The app that's allowing Africa's fishermen to sell their catches directly to restaurants.

Call to curb disruption caused by holiday lets like Airbnb

January 19, 2018 - 6:12am
Short-term lets, like Airbnb, are big business in the UK - but neighbours are increasingly fed up.

UK retail sales fall in December

January 19, 2018 - 4:46am
Official figures show retail sales volumes fell by 1.5% in December, a sharper fall than expected.

Hijab shampoo advert: L'Oreal model on 'game-changing' ad

January 19, 2018 - 4:44am
Beauty blogger Amena Khan hopes to empower young women by wearing a hijab in a new hair advert.

Carpetright shares crash on profit warning

January 19, 2018 - 3:38am
Shares in the retailer nearly halve after it suffers a "sharp deterioration" in UK trade.

HSBC to pay $101.5m to settle currency rigging probe

January 18, 2018 - 10:56pm
Financial giant HSBC agrees to pay $101.1m, confirming it misused client information for its own profit.

US government shutdown: House backs funding bill and sends it to Senate

January 18, 2018 - 8:21pm
A bill to temporarily fund the US government must now be backed by the Senate to avert a shutdown.

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