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Federal Reserve raises interest rates

June 13, 2018 - 2:22pm
The US central bank has increased its benchmark rate by 0.25%.

Diesel emissions scandal: VW fined €1bn by German prosecutors

June 13, 2018 - 1:24pm
The German car giant is fined for selling diesel cars containing software which cheated emissions tests.

'Bill shock' warning on 118 calls prompts regulator to act

June 13, 2018 - 12:26pm
The regulator Ofcom says it wants to cap the price of directory enquiry calls at £3.10 for 90 seconds.

Gatwick invests over £1bn to expand North Terminal

June 13, 2018 - 9:09am
The airport's North Terminal will be extended, as part of the five-year investment plans.

WPP investors revolt over Sorrell scandal

June 13, 2018 - 8:06am
Large numbers of shareholders vote against the re-election of the WPP chairman.

Why US rates have a global impact

June 13, 2018 - 7:04am
A sea change in US policy is having repercussions around the world.

Plumber wins workers' rights battle against Pimlico Plumbers

June 13, 2018 - 5:23am
The Supreme Court ruling has significant implications for the rights of so called gig economy workers.

Wetherspoon to stop selling champagne ahead of Brexit

June 13, 2018 - 5:21am
Pub chain to offer British sparkling wines instead of champagne in the run up to Brexit.

Rising fuel prices spur inflation in May

June 13, 2018 - 5:08am
Petrol and diesel prices rose at the fastest monthly rate since January 2011.

Dixons Carphone admits huge data breach

June 13, 2018 - 3:38am
The retailer says it has begun investigating unauthorised access of data held by the company.

Guess founder quits over kissing and groping claims

June 13, 2018 - 3:24am
Paul Marciano resigns in the wake of sexual assault allegations by US model Kate Upton.

China's telco giant ZTE sees shares collapse 39%

June 12, 2018 - 11:36pm
ZTE's shares commence trading again in China after the firm reaches a deal with US.

Ten-year-old Hermes Birkin handbag sells for £162,500

June 12, 2018 - 10:48pm
The second-hand Hermes Birkin fetched a European-record amount at the auction in London.

Can Moana and Rapunzel make women's sport pay?

June 12, 2018 - 9:25pm
The business model for women's sport can't merely be a smaller version of that found in men's sport.

Hidden writing

June 12, 2018 - 7:28pm
Cutting-edge tech is examining ancient manuscripts for earlier texts written below the surface.

Get rid of 'alpha male' finance culture urge MPs

June 12, 2018 - 7:09pm
The Treasury Committee says women are being deterred from entering financial services.

Petrol price levels cannot be justified says RAC

June 12, 2018 - 7:07pm
The RAC says petrol stations should cut prices to reflect falling wholesale prices of fuel.

UK attracts £2.3bn in tech investments and 1,600 new jobs

June 12, 2018 - 7:06pm
Investments, jobs and a fund to support UK firms expanding globally have been announced by Theresa May.

CBI chief: 'Car firms face Brexit extinction'

June 12, 2018 - 7:05pm
UK manufacturing sectors risk extinction without a customs union, the CBI's president says.

Children exposed to horror film ads on YouTube

June 12, 2018 - 7:02pm
Parents complained after ads for the 15-rated film were shown before Frozen, Lego and Minecraft videos.

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