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Why are more young people and families going on cruises?

May 9, 2018 - 7:12pm
Traditionally seen as the preserve of older holidaymakers, cruising is now attracting a younger clientele

Digital revolution signals faster trains

May 9, 2018 - 7:11pm
Network Rail says a five-year scheme to replace ageing signalling marks a turning point for the UK.

Bank of England to decide on whether to raise rates

May 9, 2018 - 7:08pm
A slowdown in economic growth seems set to delay any interest rate rise until at least August.

'Instagrammable' picnics are business hit

May 9, 2018 - 7:07pm
A husband-and-wife team puts together picture perfect picnics for customers who are looking for shared experiences.

What exactly is the Bank of England interest rate?

May 9, 2018 - 7:06pm
What exactly is the Bank of England interest rate? Well, for one thing, it could make your mortgage more expensive.

War dividend

May 9, 2018 - 7:02pm
The global arms trade is now worth $100bn annually, with the US increasingly dominant as the world's top arms exporter.

Asda scraps £99 petrol station deposit charge after complaints

May 9, 2018 - 5:56pm
The supermarket says it wants "to do the right thing for customers" after backlash.

Fox says it is 'weighing its options' over Sky bid

May 9, 2018 - 4:47pm
The media giant wants to buy the 61% of Sky it doesn't already, but faces hurdles from regulators and rival Comcast.

Walmart challenges Amazon with $16bn Flipkart deal

May 9, 2018 - 1:10pm
Walmart will pay $16bn to take control of the Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart. Not bad for a company founded just over a decade ago.

UK broadband speeds leap ahead, according to Ofcom study

May 9, 2018 - 11:04am
Communications watchdog Ofcom says average download speeds rose 28% since its last yearly survey.

Brexit 'will force Airbus work on Galileo out of UK'

May 9, 2018 - 9:31am
An Airbus executive says future work on the Galileo sat-nav system would have to be moved to the continent because of Brexit.

BMW recalls 300,000 cars that risk stalling completely

May 9, 2018 - 7:15am
The BBC's Watchdog discovers a fault that that cause some vehicles to shut down while being driven.

Walmart wins battle for India's Flipkart

May 9, 2018 - 7:09am
The US giant is paying about $16bn for a 77% stake in India's biggest online retailer.

Asda petrol: Questions over pay at the pump charges

May 9, 2018 - 7:01am
Consumer fury over a new holding 'charge' has been fuelled by confusion on social media.

Care homes firm Sunrise to refund 'up-front fees' to residents

May 9, 2018 - 4:40am
Sunrise Senior Living will pay more than £2m after the Competition and Markets Authority stepped in.

Vodafone to buy Liberty Global European assets for €18.4bn

May 9, 2018 - 4:24am
The UK telecoms group will acquire businesses in Germany, Hungary, Romania and the Czech Republic.

Beast from East bites into Greggs sales

May 9, 2018 - 4:08am
The bakery chain's shares plunge after it warns that its profits could flatline in 2018.

Tinder owner says it's not afraid of Facebook dating app

May 9, 2018 - 12:53am
Match Group says the social media giant's plan for a dating app could benefit its business.

Disney rides Black Panther to profit

May 8, 2018 - 7:26pm
The blockbuster movie helps Disney's profits soar, amid questions about its 21st Century Fox bid.

Retail sales 'fall off a cliff' as Easter timing hits spending

May 8, 2018 - 7:09pm
UK retail sales fall "off a cliff" in April, although the figures were distorted by the timing of Easter.