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Taylor Wimpey apologises in leasehold dispute

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Taylor Wimpey sets aside £130m to deal with leasehold contracts described as the "PPI of house building".

European Central Bank keeps key interest rate on hold

Thursday, 27 April 2017

The European Central Bank keeps its main interest rate unchanged at zero for another month.

Lloyds Bank's profits rise despite 'challenging' times

Thursday, 27 April 2017

The bank's boss says its "simple and low risk" business is able to cope with difficult trading.

Trump won't scrap Nafta trade deal 'at this time'

Thursday, 27 April 2017

President Trump seeks to renegotiate the trade deal with Canada and Mexico, rather than abandon it.

Book sales hit a record as children's fiction gains in popularity

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Total book sales hit a record high, but the popularity of ebooks continues to wane.

TV drama and the weak pound set the scene for holidaymakers

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

UK small screen drama could be almost as attractive as the weaker pound when it comes to attracting tourists, a study suggests.

Deutsche: Brexit risk to up to 4,000 UK jobs

Thursday, 27 April 2017

The warning is the latest from a financial firm since the UK voted to leave the European Union.

Airbus profits fall as technical problems continue to hit projects

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Problems on defence and commercial aircraft projects continue to overshadow the European planemaker.

Pound hits seven-month dollar high

Thursday, 27 April 2017

The pound pushes above the $1.29 mark but the FTSE 100 share index falls.

Trump seeks tax windfall for business

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Analysts say the plan will add trillions to the deficit but the US government says growth will fund it.

United Airlines to offer up to $10,000 for forfeiting seat

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Passengers will be given up to $10,000 if they volunteer to forfeit seats on overbooked flights.

Samsung sees best quarterly profits in three years

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Strong demand for its memory chips and flat screens for televisions and phones boost the tech giant.

Swinton Insurance to cut 900 jobs

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

The insurance broker blamed business switching to the internet.

Dairy wars: Why is Trump threatening Canada over milk?

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

President Trump has slapped tariffs on Canadian lumber - now he's going after their dairy farmers. Why?

Uber's booming Egyptian market

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Egypt is one of Uber's fastest growing markets. What's behind its success?

A day in Seoul using just Samsung products

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

You know it for its phones and TVs, but what else does Samsung do in South Korea?

Anne-Marie Slaughter: A year's maternity leave is too long for mothers

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Former Hillary Clinton advisor Anne-Marie Slaughter clarifies why she thinks a year of maternity leave is too long for working mothers.

Barclays boss: Banks need access to talent post-Brexit

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Barclays chief executive Jes Staley says access to talent after Brexit is "tremendously important" to the City of London.

The drones which help solve air accidents

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

The BBC's Richard Westcott looks at accident investigators' latest weapon in the battle to find out why ships and planes crash.

Are flying cars the future?

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

A first glimpse of the flying car backed by Google co-founder

Can plastic roads help save the planet?

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

A start-up company is persuading local councils in the UK to turn local plastic waste into roads.

United Airlines investigates giant bunny death

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Simon the 90cm-long rabbit was being flown in the cargo hold from London to Chicago's O'Hare International.

Hummus crisis? What hummus crisis?

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

After two supermarkets recall some of their ranges, we look at the UK's love affair with the dip.

'Pawternity' leave

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

From giving staff a week's paid leave to look after their new dog, to the firm that pays towards its employees' weddings.

Job opportunities

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Uber launched in Egypt two years ago, and is now one of the company's fastest growing markets.

In the small print

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Donald Trump is expected to announce a tax plan that would lower rates for businesses.

Hard tackling

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

From image rights to winding up orders, how HMRC has tackled the football industry.

'I see colour'

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Working out what colour is going to be popular in future is crucial for industries across the world.

Email hell

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

When email goes wrong... how it can irritate and annoy everyone in the office.

Lunch-hour hacks

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Rushed off your feet? Not enough hours in the day? Here are some apps to help you take control.

'You're hired Mr Happy'

Sunday, 23 April 2017

A profile of John Timpson, the boss of family-owned shoe repair firm Timpson, which has a very unusual recruitment policy.

Machine learning

Monday, 24 April 2017

Many people are unsure about what machine learning is, but the chances are they are using it every day.

Energy price cap

Monday, 24 April 2017

The Tories want a cap on energy prices - so what models might they choose from?

Geeks v government

Sunday, 23 April 2017

The technology which underpins the internet's security has always been disputed.

Tory price promise

Sunday, 23 April 2017

Suppliers and trade body Energy UK warn capping prices would eliminate competition in the sector.

Family matters

Sunday, 23 April 2017

How wealthy your parents are is likely to matter more for young adults than it did for older generations.

Brand Masha

Saturday, 22 April 2017

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova returns to action next week looking to boost her sponsor appeal.

Packing a punch

Sunday, 23 April 2017

Paul Singer's Elliott Management, famous for its pursuit of Argentine debt, is calling for shake-ups at several companies.

Braced for Brexit

Friday, 21 April 2017

Whether you consume music digitally or collect vinyl records, Brexit has the potential to affect you.

Key concerns

Friday, 21 April 2017

The regulator is concerned about the motor finance industry - so should car buyers also be worried?

Russia's secret

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Stem subjects - science, technology, engineering, maths - have an image problem. But not in Russia.

Presidential challenge

Thursday, 20 April 2017

France may have a high standard of living but there are some persistent economic problems that will prove a challenge to whoever becomes the next president.

The hippo at work

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

The problem of "hippos" in the workplace - and why it is important that their decisions can be openly questioned.

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