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A third of Easter egg weight can be packaging, Which? says

March 19, 2018 - 8:01pm
Chocolate makers still use a lot of packaging, Which? says, but much of it can be recycled.

John Lewis boss: There's still a role for shops

March 19, 2018 - 3:21pm
As John Lewis opens its 50th store, boss Paula Nickolds says how customers use shops is changing.

Uber halts self-driving car tests after death

March 19, 2018 - 2:36pm
A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a self-driving Uber car in Arizona.

'I lost £250,000 on betting machines'

March 19, 2018 - 2:10pm
Terry White lost up to £15,000 per day on fixed odd betting terminals in shops on the high street.

Channel 4 has gender pay gap of 24.2%

March 19, 2018 - 2:03pm
The figure is higher than the national average, despite the broadcaster's staff being 60% female.

Facebook shares slide amid privacy backlash

March 19, 2018 - 12:02pm
Politicians call on the social network to testify over its protection of user data.

'The High Street dying story is overstated'

March 19, 2018 - 11:40am
The high street is not dying, says Paula Nickolds, managing director of John Lewis.

Carpetright and Mothercare shares dive on trading worries

March 19, 2018 - 10:08am
Investors are spooked after reports suggest Carpetright will close stores as part of a rescue plan.

'I lost £15,000 in a day on gambling terminals'

March 19, 2018 - 7:20am
Terry White ­says he lost a total of £250,000 on fixed odds betting terminals.

UK tech giant Micro Focus halves in value as shares crash

March 19, 2018 - 6:19am
Shares in Micro Focus, the UK's biggest technology firm, crash after warning on lower revenues.

Carillion finance directors to be probed by regulator

March 19, 2018 - 5:04am
Two former Carillion finance bosses are to be investigated by the UK's accountancy watchdog.

Fixed-odds maximum bet 'should be cut to £30'

March 19, 2018 - 3:47am
The Gambling Commission says a cut to the maximum stake would reduce risks to vulnerable consumers.

US-educated Yi Gang becomes head of China's central bank

March 18, 2018 - 11:17pm
The appointment is being seen as one of ensured continuity in Beijing's battle against growing debt.

Liu He: China's quiet economist becomes top economic leader

March 18, 2018 - 10:50pm
One of President Xi's closest advisers takes control of China's economic policies and financial issues.

Where are the UK's youngest and oldest city populations?

March 18, 2018 - 9:38pm
Cities are often thought of as places for the young, but that's not always the case.

High stakes game

March 18, 2018 - 8:19pm
As regulators toughen their stance, UK betting firms face a more challenging business climate.

Three-point turn

March 18, 2018 - 8:15pm
Ian McIntosh saved the driving school from near-collapse - but is it protected against future shocks?

Call for stricter rules on doorstep loans

March 18, 2018 - 8:08pm
Citizens Advice says that protection for payday loan borrowers should be extended to doorstep lending.

UK growth forecast raised by British Chambers of Commerce

March 18, 2018 - 8:04pm
The BCC raises its UK growth forecasts, but warns the economy will lag behind other major nations.

Melrose 'offers to boost GKN pension fund by £1bn'

March 18, 2018 - 4:28pm
The offer comes after GKN rejected what Melrose said was its final offer worth around £8.1bn.