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Morrisons agrees to raised £6.7bn takeover offer from Fortress
The new £6.7bn bid for the supermarket from Fortress comes amid rumours of a rival offer from another US firm.
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Aug-2021 13:16

Tankus the Henge: Touring in France post-Brexit 'a puzzle'
Band Tankus the Henge negotiates touring in France, their first trip there since Brexit rules were imposed.
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Aug-2021 01:02

Amazon delays office return until 2022 as Covid spreads
Amazon joins Wells Fargo and BlackRock in extending work-from-home guidance due to the pandemic.
bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2021 22:47

Sports Direct's Mike Ashley to hand reins to future son-in-law
The tycoon, whose empire also includes House of Fraser and Evans Cycles, is set to hand power to his future son-in-law.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Aug-2021 12:13

Exhibition celebrates women of fishing industry
An exhibition is dedicated to decades of women who have worked in the industry on the east coast.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2021 10:49

Taylor Wimpey rejects housing market bubble fears
The housebuilder sees bumper profits and builds a record number of new homes in the first half of 2021.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2021 09:50

Bank scam victims speak of trouble getting refunds
Some banks are not refunding customers' losses as they should be under a new code, a regulator says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 04-Aug-2021 07:17

Greggs to create 500 jobs as it plans 100 more stores
The bakery chain swings back to profit and says it plans to keep expanding on the High Street.
news.bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2021 11:54

Qantas stands down 2,500 staff over Sydney lockdown
The airline says it expects Australia's largest city to be closed for at least two more months.
news.bbc.co.uk | 03-Aug-2021 04:58

Young bankers told to stop complaining about hours
The London Stock Exchange's former boss says "entitled" bankers have it easy compared to working mums.
news.bbc.co.uk | 02-Aug-2021 13:11

Defence firm Meggitt's new US owner in jobs pledge
US company Parker-Hannifin, which is buying Meggitt for £6.3bn, says it will safeguard UK jobs.
news.bbc.co.uk | 02-Aug-2021 12:10

Banking giant HSBC sees first half profit more than double
The UK-based firm said the jump in profits was driven by an economic rebound in Britain and Hong Kong.
news.bbc.co.uk | 02-Aug-2021 09:02

Afterpay: Jack Dorsey's Square in Australia's biggest buyout
The $29bn deal for Afterpay will create an instalments payment giant in a hugely growing sector.
news.bbc.co.uk | 02-Aug-2021 04:04

Beyond Meat boss backs tax on meat consumption
Ethan Brown tells the BBC his firm wants to bring down the price of plant-based meat.
news.bbc.co.uk | 02-Aug-2021 01:18

Smaller firms hit by 'pingdemic' staff shortages
An ill-timed alert on the NHS Covid app can mean bar staff losing out on tip income at the weekend.
news.bbc.co.uk | 02-Aug-2021 01:15

Hollywood plans £700m film and TV studios in Hertfordshire
Developers say the site could contribute £300m a year to the local economy and create 4,500 jobs.
bbc.co.uk | 01-Aug-2021 23:28

Amazon hit with $886m fine for alleged data law breach
The tech giant rejects claims it has broken European Union data protection laws.
news.bbc.co.uk | 30-Jul-2021 21:38

British Airways owner IAG to ramp up flights
IAG, which also owns Iberia, says it plans to run at 75% of its 2019 passenger capacity by the end of the year.
news.bbc.co.uk | 30-Jul-2021 10:50

Didi: Chinese ride-hailing giant denies plans to go private
Didi shares surged by almost 50% in pre-market trade after a report that it planned to go private.
news.bbc.co.uk | 30-Jul-2021 05:40

Dairy giant Arla says driver crisis hitting milk supply
Supermarket supplier Arla Foods says a lorry driver shortage has forced it to cut deliveries by up to 25%.
news.bbc.co.uk | 30-Jul-2021 01:01

Amazon predicts slower sales growth as Covid boost eases
The tech giant says third quarter sales growth will be slower as customers return to physical shops.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Jul-2021 23:41

Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over streaming of Black Widow
The star says box office takings for Black Widow were hit when it was streamed at the same time.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Jul-2021 23:18

Robinhood has a muted stock market debut
Shares in the online trading platform fell in its first day of trading in a lacklustre debut.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Jul-2021 21:52

Shareholder dissent grows over Morrison's takeover bid
More shareholders are coming out against a proposed £6.3bn deal for the supermarket chain.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Jul-2021 21:15

Bumble to give staff unlimited paid leave
The dating app's policy is subject to manager approval and comes after the firm shut down for a week.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Jul-2021 20:16

Cannabis part of the future says tobacco giant
British American Tobacco says its future lies in getting people to switch to nicotine alternatives.
news.bbc.co.uk | 28-Jul-2021 11:20

Tesco offers £1,000 joining bonus for HGV lorry drivers
The supermarket chain is deploying the recruitment tactic amid a shortage in lorry drivers.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-Jul-2021 19:34

Stain remover demand rises as distancing shrinks
Vanish-maker Reckitt says the end of social distancing has led to a focus on appearance.
news.bbc.co.uk | 27-Jul-2021 11:49

Tesla profit surge driven by record car deliveries
The electric carmaker's revenues nearly doubled in the three months to 30 June compared with last year.
bbc.co.uk | 27-Jul-2021 00:00

Covid: More pinged workers eligible for daily tests instead of isolation
Waste workers, prison staff and defence workers will be able to avoid isolation, the government says.
bbc.co.uk | 26-Jul-2021 23:30

UK defence firm bid monitored by government
The government says it will monitor the proposed sale of Ultra Electronics to US equity-owned Cobham.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Jul-2021 19:03

Tesco Bank to close all its current accounts
The bank says most of the accounts have limited activity and are not being used.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Jul-2021 15:59

Marlboro maker Philip Morris could stop selling cigarettes in UK
Tobacco giant Philip Morris says the brand could disappear from shops in 10 years' time.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Jul-2021 11:41

Heathrow warns of further fall in passenger numbers
The airport says it could see even fewer travellers in 2021 due to testing requirements and restrictions.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Jul-2021 11:17

Tencent shares slide after Beijing crackdown on music rights
China's market watchdog said the technology giant broke the country's anti-competition rules.
news.bbc.co.uk | 26-Jul-2021 06:45

Government pingdemic response chaotic, say food supply firms
Supply firms are having to fight to keep food on supermarket shelves, an industry body warns.
news.bbc.co.uk | 25-Jul-2021 17:56

Rail services face cuts as staff self-isolate
Operators say they may have to run fewer trains as more employees are hit by the "pingdemic".
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2021 13:20

Firm fined £2.6m for claiming clothes prevent Covid
Australian activewear company Lorna Jane is branded "exploitative" and "predatory" by a judge.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2021 11:39

Mike Lynch: UK extradition treaty doesn't rely on any facts
Autonomy's founder, Mike Lynch, says he will fight the US authorities' bid to try him for fraud.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2021 01:15

The cost of hosting the Olympics
Holding the world's biggest sporting event comes with a hefty price tag
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Jul-2021 01:00

Fashion for Crocs continues to break records
The chunky shoe's sales nearly doubled in the three months to the end of June compared with last year.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2021 18:45

Post Office scandal: Postmasters to get up to £100,000
Subpostmasters wrongly convicted of offences during an IT scandal are to receive interim compensation.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2021 17:57

Covid: Shoppers told there is no need to panic buy
Business Secretary Kwasi Kwateng says the government is "concerned about instances of shortages".
bbc.co.uk | 22-Jul-2021 12:02

Opioid crisis: US drug giants reach $26bn settlement
Four drug-makers and distributors have agreed to pay the sum to settle thousands of government lawsuits.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2021 21:53

BP: Lorry driver shortages closing some sites temporarily
The oil firm says the "vast majority" of shortages were being "resolved within a day".
bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2021 18:49

UK property sales at new record as boom peaks
Sales surged during June but analysts say the property boom has peaked as stamp duty holidays are withdrawn.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Jul-2021 13:16

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