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How Lidl learnt to be less German in the UK

4 hours 23 min ago
Ronny Gottschlich, the former boss of Lidl, explains how the German discounter grew in the UK.
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Airline Flybmi ceases operations

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 20:09
British regional airline Flybmi files for administration and cancels all flights
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Chancellor Philip Hammond's visit to China not going ahead

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 13:49
It comes amid reports a speech by the UK's defence secretary has caused upset in China.
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'Killer car seats' sold online for £8

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 00:42
The illegal car seats have appeared for sale online, although sites say listings have been deleted.
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The community that rejected Amazon

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 23:08
Amazon's plans for a campus in Long Island City bitterly divided a community grappling with rapid change.
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Private probation firms in Wales and south west in administration

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 15:22
Unions say they had warned about the "disastrous privatisation programme" four years ago.
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Vogue Brazil exec quits over 'slave party' criticism

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:53
Fashion Director Donata Meirelles has been criticised for party photos said to "evoke slavery."
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Brumadinho dam collapse: Eight arrests at Brazil's Vale

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:32
Employees at mining giant Vale are arrested amid a criminal probe into the dam break that killed 166.
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US-China trade talks break up without deal

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:07
The US says "very difficult issues" remain unresolved with talks due to resume in the US next week.
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Which banks do customers love or hate?

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 11:20
The UK's competition body lists the top, and bottom, rated banks for customer satisfaction.
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Millennium & Copthorne struggles to recruit EU staff

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 11:07
Millennium & Copthorne says its London hotels are facing difficulties in recruiting EU workers.
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UK retail sales bounce back in January

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:24
Clothing discounts helped retail sales to rebound sharply last month, official figures show.
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RBS warns of Brexit harm as profits double

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 08:21
Profits jump at the bank, but it warns the economy faces a heightened level of Brexit uncertainty.
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Sexual harassment: 'I was terrified to report it'

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 00:00
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, apps are helping victims gather and share evidence.
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How the chocolate bar became a million dollar idea

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 23:57
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the chocolate bar became a million dollar idea.
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Amazon cancels New York City campus plan

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 17:09
The internet giant hit local opposition over more than $2bn in subsidies it had been promised.
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Death certificate to treble in price

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:46
And many families need multiple copies making the price hike from £4 to £11 even more onerous.
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JP Morgan creates first US bank-backed crypto-currency

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:12
The US investment bank has created the JPM Coin to handle wholesale payments for some clients.
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Butlers in the Buff wins trademark case

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:08
A company that provides scantily-clad beefcakes to serve at parties wins a dispute over its name.
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Property repossessions 'lowest since 1980'

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:12
Low mortgage rates and a less aggressive attitude from lenders means fewer are having their homes seized.
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