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Ikea's plans to woo India

August 8, 2018 - 7:01pm
Swedish furniture and home accessories giant IKEA has opened its first store in India. It's located in the southern city of Hyderabad.

Supply shortage could push rents up 15% says RICS

August 8, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rents could rise by 15% over the next five years as the supply of new rental properties dries up.

Will US maternity leave ever catch up with UK?

August 8, 2018 - 5:48pm
The US is the only industrialised nation with no paid leave for parents with a new child. How does it compare?

Skripal attack: US to sanction Russia over Novichok use

August 8, 2018 - 5:25pm
Ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter fell ill after being poisoned by a nerve agent in the UK.

Films boost Murdoch's Fox revenue

August 8, 2018 - 5:19pm
The firm's revenue rises more than 17% to $7.9bn (£6.1bn) in the fourth quarter.

Homebase owner 'plans to close 60 stores'

August 8, 2018 - 12:16pm
The DIY chain's new owners will announce plans that could threaten up to 1,500 jobs.

Tesla board says there are buyout talks with Elon Musk

August 8, 2018 - 11:53am
The carmaker's board met several times to discuss Elon Musk's proposal to take Tesla private.

China to hit US with tariffs on US imports worth $16bn

August 8, 2018 - 10:15am
China is to start imposing 25% import duties on $16bn worth of US goods.

Snapchat: Does drop in users spell trouble?

August 8, 2018 - 9:57am
The social network reports three million fewer people are using its app on a daily basis.

Pound falls lower against the dollar and euro

August 8, 2018 - 8:53am
Sterling touches a near-one year low against the dollar as worries about a no-deal Brexit continue.

British Gas increases energy prices again

August 8, 2018 - 5:44am
The firm raises prices for the second time this year, saying wholesale costs have risen rapidly.

Paddy Power Betfair plays down £2 stake cut impact

August 8, 2018 - 4:04am
The company said that restrictions on betting stakes will not have a major impact on its strategy.

Airbnb cancels Great Wall sleepover competition

August 8, 2018 - 2:17am
The campaign promising a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity had a mixed reaction on Chinese social media.

Why GDP includes the illegal drugs trade

August 7, 2018 - 7:31pm
Our main measure for the economy is GDP, and it includes the illegal drugs trade.

Down the sofa?: 169 million old £1 coins not returned

August 7, 2018 - 7:27pm
More than nine months after they stopped being legal tender, about 169m round £1 coins are outstanding.

How Tuna the dog became an Instagram star

August 7, 2018 - 7:17pm
Tuna, a Chihuahua-Dachshund mix, has 1.9 million followers on Instagram.

19 years not out

August 7, 2018 - 7:14pm
As England and India players prepare for the second Test at Lord's there is a wrangle rumbling away not far from their feet.

Junk food advert ban for KFC and Kellogg's

August 7, 2018 - 7:05pm
The advertising watchdog found the firms breached rules about fat, sugar and salt content.

US sets date for additional China tariffs

August 7, 2018 - 6:54pm
Duties on $16bn in Chinese imports will come into effect on 23 August.

Saudi billionaire takes stake in Snap

August 7, 2018 - 6:20pm
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal has invested $250m (£194m) in the social messaging service.

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