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Huawei arrest: China urges US and Canada to clarify Meng Wanzhou detention

December 6, 2018 - 4:10am
The US seeks to extradite chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, daughter of the telecom giant's founder.

Thames Water leak woes hit profits

December 6, 2018 - 4:00am
The firm sees a big fall in half-year profits, saying extreme weather has caused a rise in leaks.

Gambling firms agree 'whistle-to-whistle' television sport advertising ban

December 6, 2018 - 1:03am
Britain's leading gambling companies voluntarily agree to a "whistle-to-whistle" television advertising ban.

One million children face 'Dickensian poverty'

December 5, 2018 - 7:35pm
A children's charity calculates a million children will spend Christmas without adequate food or comfort.

Huawei executive arrested in Canada

December 5, 2018 - 7:34pm
The US wants to extradite the firm's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, Canadian authorities say.

How 5G connectivity could keep these hi-tech cows healthy

December 5, 2018 - 7:18pm
How superfast mobile connectivity will help dairy farmers monitor the health of their cows.

Will Opec defy Trump's call for low oil prices?

December 5, 2018 - 7:11pm
Oil prices recently hit 12-month lows. Opec wants to raise them, President Trump wants them lowered.

New homes 'crumbling due to weak mortar'

December 5, 2018 - 7:07pm
Some homeowners have been asked to sign gagging orders to claim compensation or get the problem fixed.

Student rents jump as accommodation goes upmarket

December 5, 2018 - 7:00pm
National Union of Students says more expensive accommodation is causing a "real affordability problem".

Is the HS2 rail project in trouble?

December 5, 2018 - 7:00pm
With the resignation of the chairman of HS2, how is the high-speed rail project shaping up?

HS2 and Crossrail chairman resigns

December 5, 2018 - 12:58pm
Sir Terry Morgan steps down from both roles after reported government pressure over Crossrail delay.

Deliveroo wins latest court battle over rider rights

December 5, 2018 - 9:55am
Riders hired by the gig-economy delivery firm are not entitled to collective bargaining, court rules.

Thomas Cook: What's gone wrong at the holiday firm?

December 5, 2018 - 9:26am
Concern about the travel firm's future mount as it issues a second profit warning and its shares wallow.

DWP forces carer to sell home or face jail to repay benefits

December 5, 2018 - 7:03am
George Henderson was wrongly paid a carer's allowance and may be jailed if he doesn't sell his house.

BT blocks Huawei from parts of 5G network

December 5, 2018 - 6:51am
It still plans to use the Chinese company's phone mast antennas and certain other products.

UK economic growth 'stalls' as service sector slides

December 5, 2018 - 6:10am
Growth in the UK's key services sector hits its lowest level since July 2016, prompting fears of stagnation.

Ryanair compensation claims to go to court

December 5, 2018 - 3:38am
The aviation regulator takes legal action over the airline's refusal to compensate thousands of passengers.

Takeda gets shareholder approval for £46bn Shire takeover

December 4, 2018 - 11:23pm
The move paves the way for Japan's largest overseas acquisition and would create a global drugs giant.

China-US trade: China vows speedy action on trade commitments

December 4, 2018 - 10:21pm
The US and China have agreed to a 90-day pause to their ongoing trade war, to avoid escalation.

Parental leave: The good, the bad and the unexpected

December 4, 2018 - 7:06pm
Three parents share their very different experiences of staying home to look after their children.