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04/25/2018 01:50 PM
Sky bidding war erupts with £22bn formal bid from Comcast
The offer by the owner of NBC and Universal Pictures is 16% higher than a bid by 21st Century Fox.

04/25/2018 01:31 PM
Airbus and Dassault join forces to build next fighter aircraft
The rival companies join forces to build a fighter aircraft to replace the Eurofighter and Rafale jets.

04/25/2018 10:49 AM
GoCompare advert encouraged four-year-old to eat coins, says watchdog
A GoCompare advert has been banned from daytime TV for encouraging kids to swallow money.

04/25/2018 12:46 PM
Viagogo faces legal action by competition watchdog
The reseller fails to give consumers better information about the tickets it sells on, the CMA says.

04/25/2018 09:10 AM
TSB is 'up and running' - for some
Access to accounts is limited due to a surge in the number of customers trying to use the site.

04/25/2018 08:50 AM
Whitbread to spin off Costa chain as a separate firm
Whitbread is to split off the UK's biggest coffee chain after pressure from activist investors.

04/25/2018 10:02 AM
Boohoo online fashion chain sees sales and profits surge
Online fashion retailer says strong results were achieved against a difficult trading background.

04/25/2018 08:35 AM
Lloyds Bank profits jump by 23% to £1.6bn
The bank said it had put aside another £90m for payment protection insurance mis-selling claims.

04/25/2018 05:09 AM
Shire recommends Takeda's revised £46bn takeover offer
The improved bid comes after the Irish drugmaker rejected a series of offers from the Japanese firm.

04/25/2018 12:09 AM
Loan sharks face fresh government crackdown
The Treasury aims to stamp out the 'lowlife crooks' preying on vulnerable people.

04/25/2018 12:50 AM
WhatsApp to raise minimum age limit to 16 in EU
The messaging app is changing its rules ahead of the introduction of new data privacy regulations in May.

04/24/2018 05:59 PM
End doubts over diesel's future, says Ford boss
Government must give consumers more clarity about the future of diesel cars, says Ford's UK chief.

04/24/2018 03:23 PM
Britain powers on without coal for three days
National Grid says the 72-hour streak is the longest since the 1880s.

04/24/2018 10:22 PM
Gucci sales surge following major revamp
It follows a major revamp at the Italian label under creative director Alessandro Michele.

04/24/2018 03:35 PM
Metro Bank avoids shareholder revolt
Founder Vernon Hill is re-elected chairman despite controversy over huge payments made to his wife's company.

04/24/2018 06:15 PM
Oil hits $75 as Iran sanction fears mount
Brent crude hits its highest level in more than three years as production cuts reduce stockpiles.

04/24/2018 02:58 PM
Vincent Bolloré: French tycoon held over 'Africa corruption'
Vincent Bolloré is questioned by police near Paris over contracts to run ports in Guinea and Togo.

04/24/2018 04:33 PM
Coffee chain Boston Tea Party 'first' to ban disposable cups
Boston Tea Party, which has 21 branches, will not sell coffee in disposable cups from June.

04/24/2018 11:50 AM
The senior citizens taking on coding
In Singapore, senior citizens are learning how to code computer programs on training courses designed to modernise skills and keep older brains sharp.

04/23/2018 04:54 PM
'I shouldn't have to police Facebook'
Martin Lewis is taking Facebook to court because of fake adverts showing his face.

04/23/2018 12:18 PM
Brexit: Five steps to understanding the EU customs union
Five steps to understanding it, ahead of a symbolic vote on the issue this week.

04/23/2018 12:52 AM
Why I live in a plastic bottle castle
The man building a four-storey castle out of recycled plastic bottles.

04/22/2018 12:34 AM
How whisky tasting 'plays a tune'
A whisky master blender explains how she detects an orchestra of flavours and aromas in Scotland's national drink.

04/20/2018 07:31 PM
Carney: Brexit talks could delay rate rises
The governor of the Bank of England has said that an interest rate rise is "likely" this year, but any increases will be gradual.

04/20/2018 12:03 AM
Meet the robots that can pick and plant better than we can
Farmers are turning to robots to plant seedlings and pick produce because of human worker shortages.

04/20/2018 12:35 PM
Will Africa's open skies project take off?
Challenges lay ahead for Africa's airlines as they are granted greater access to the continent.

04/24/2018 02:12 PM
Streaming is music's biggest money-maker
For the first time, music streaming is making more money than sales of CDs and vinyl.

04/25/2018 01:07 AM
#MeToo at work
How companies deal with cases of sexual harassment in the workplace is being scrutinised like never before.

04/24/2018 12:12 AM
Where's the beef?
The meat industry, a major contributor to CO2 emissions and deforestation, is facing competition.

04/23/2018 12:09 AM
Makeup makeover
Australian entrepreneurship Jo Horgan turned a love of makeup into 87-strong chain of cosmetics stores.

04/22/2018 12:55 AM
Brazilian saga
Brazil's Odebrecht scandal is one of the biggest corporate corruption cases in history.

04/21/2018 01:34 AM
Three-way fight
Once synonymous with cheap flights and pre-breakfast pints - is Stansted Airport about to become glamorous?

04/20/2018 01:08 PM
Race management
This weekend's London Marathon will make 90,000 compostable cups available for runners.

04/20/2018 12:14 AM
Solar sailing
How can you create public transport in the jungle without polluting it? The isolated Achuar peoples of Ecuador have created an ingenious solution.

04/20/2018 12:04 AM
Robo farmers
Farmers are working on robotic solutions due to a shortage of human workers to pick difficult crops.

04/19/2018 12:09 AM
Recession risk
The World Trade Organization faces challenges on two fronts that threaten the way it does business.

04/18/2018 10:31 PM
Heartbreak hotel
Chris Richardson's life fell apart after the bank took his hotel and sold it to its own property division.

04/18/2018 12:05 AM
Distraction tactics
What should parents say to teenagers who seem to be playing on their computers more than revising for exams?

04/17/2018 12:33 AM
Ninjas and nanobots
Is the fusion of biology and technology speeding us towards a synthetic future?

04/16/2018 12:20 AM
Tentative steps
The fitness tracking firm, co-founded by James Park, has been struggling in a more competitive market.

04/15/2018 12:50 AM
Braking news
Automatic braking systems could save 1,000 lives on the UK's roads over the next decade.

04/13/2018 09:48 PM
Coffee trends
Coffee in five charts: How coffee drinking varies around the world.

04/13/2018 12:00 AM
Bug hunters
Big rewards are available for hackers who can spot when websites have got their coding wrong.

04/12/2018 12:04 AM
Roadblock ahead?
A good Brexit deal will be vital to the continuing health of the UK car industry say observers.

04/11/2018 12:15 AM
Safe home
The Harry Potter author is running an international campaign to stop children being isolated in poor-quality institutions.

04/10/2018 12:05 AM
'600 apps had my data'
Data harvesting is a multi-billion dollar industry privacy campaigners believe is far too opaque.

04/09/2018 12:00 AM
Smoothie operator
Richard Reed, one of the co-founders of smoothie firm Innocent, looks back on the company's meteoric growth.


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