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United Airlines investigates giant bunny death

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

Has the US started a lumber trade war with Canada?

Canada is calling new tariffs on softwood lumber imports to the US “unfair and [...]

The drones which help solve air accidents

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

Email hell

When email goes wrong… how it can irritate and annoy everyone in the [...]

‘I see colour’

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

Obama criticised for ‘$400,000 Wall Street speech’

The former US president previously admonished “fat cat [...]

Christian Dior and LVMH combined by French billionaire

France’s richest man makes £10bn move to combine Christian Dior fashion house with luxury firm [...]

Costa coffee owner Whitbread wary over prospects

The owner of the coffee chain and Premier Inn hotels predicts a “tougher consumer environment” this [...]

McDonald’s to offer all UK staff fixed hour contracts

The fast food chain has been trialling the move in 23 company-owned and franchise outlets in the [...]

Shareholders angry over fake accounts disrupt Wells Fargo meeting

Board members retained their seats but are struggling to contain fallout from the [...]

Coca Cola to cut 1,200 jobs

Sales of fizzy drinks at Coca Cola are falling as consumers turn away from sugary [...]

London share prices edge higher

FTSE 100 index closes 11 points higher at [...]

Lockheed Martin profits take fall, despite sales increase

The US defence giant has been targeted by US President Donald Trump for the cost of one of its fighter jet [...]

Brexit: Labour’s Sir Keith Starmer wants talks over customs union

Staying in the EU’s customs union should be “on the table” in Brexit negotiations, Labour [...]

General Election 2017: Labour’s ‘day one’ pledge to EU nationals

The party says it would prioritise jobs and workers’ rights, and guarantee the status of EU [...]

Government lacks faith in free market, says energy boss

The boss of British Gas owner Centrica hits back as the Tories propose a cap on energy [...]

Blue Riband biscuit production to be moved to Poland

Food giant to cut almost 300 jobs and move production of the Blue Riband biscuit to [...]

Marissa Mayer to make $184m from Yahoo’s sale to Verizon

Yahoo’s chief executive will be paid $184m from the sale of the company to [...]

Government deficit at lowest since financial crisis, says ONS

Government borrowing falls to the lowest level since 2008, but it is set to rise again this [...]

Hornby directors defend chairman Roger Canham

An investor group says it is “time for change”, but the toymaker’s directors fight [...]

Are flying cars the future?

A first glimpse of the flying car backed by Google [...]

Brexit: Worries for small businesses with EU staff

More than half of small firms employing EU workers worry that Brexit will hurt recruitment, report [...]

French elections: Wall Street joins European relief rally

Nasdaq share index hits record as US markets join European rally after the first round of the French [...]

Can plastic roads help save the planet?

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

Lunch-hour hacks

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

Machine learning

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

Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales creates news service Wikitribune

Wikitribune will be written by professional journalists and edited by [...]

Diesel vehicles important for UK economy, says industry

Commercial vehicles – which are mainly diesel – are important for UK economy, says SMMT trade [...]

General Motors loses Supreme Court appeal over car faults

The decision exposes the firm to more customer lawsuits over a defect that led to recalls in [...]

Peugeot Citroen investigated over diesel emissions

French prosecutors have started an investigation into diesel emissions by Peugeot and Citroen [...]

Jimmy Choo seeks well-heeled buyer

The British luxury shoe maker, valued at about £700m ($900m), is seeking offers from potential [...]

FTSE 100 up 2% as European stocks rally after French vote

Shares across Europe see sharp gains following the first round of France’s presidential [...]

General Election 2017: Energy bill cap ‘will hit consumers’

Tory plans for a cap on household energy bills will “stop competition”, warns one [...]

Toy-maker Hasbro revenues boosted by Monopoly sales

The owner says there was strong demand for board games as well as digital gaming [...]

‘Anomaly’ blamed for £10k first class railway ticket

The ticket is for a journey between towns 64 miles apart making the trip cost £156 per [...]

Accountants Grant Thornton fined £2.3m over audit

Grant Thornton is fined and severely reprimanded by the regulator over its audit of [...]

Offer for Dulux owner AkzoNobel raised again

PPG raises its offer for the Dutch owner of the famous paint brand for a second [...]

Energy price cap

The Tories want a cap on energy prices – so what models might they choose [...]

LafargeHolcim chief steps down after Syria investigation

Eric Olsen resigns in the wake of revelations about payments in Syria, but denies any [...]

Five-a-side firms Goals and Powerleague in merger talks

Goals Soccer Centres says a merger is among “strategic opportunities” being assessed by its [...]

Driverless cars trial set for UK motorways in 2019

The project will include a journey between London and Oxford in [...]

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg on grief: ‘It does get better’

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg speaks movingly about her grief after the death of her [...]

‘You’re hired Mr Happy’

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

Geeks v government

The technology which underpins the internet’s security has always been [...]

CEO Secrets: Put family first, says manufacturer.

Harvey Bowden, the boss of Harvey Water Softeners, says it’s vital to put family before [...]