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Budget 2017: Tax on takeaway boxes to be considered

The Chancellor is expected to announce plans to examine the idea in Wednesday’s [...]

Budget 2017: Double Budget effect on your finances

Here is what we already know about changes to your finances ahead of a second Budget of the [...]

In the driving seat

Which is the best insurance technology for young drivers: Black box or dash [...]

Cover boy

A growing number of young men are using cosmetics and big brands are embracing the [...]

Fox shares jump on sale speculation

Comcast, Sony and Verizon have reportedly approached the Murdoch-controlled media and entertainment [...]

HS2 contractor Carillion’s shares hit by profit alert

Carillion, the UK’s second biggest construction firm, warns on profits for the third time in a [...]

Visibility poor

A shortage of weather data is holding back many African economies. Some start-ups are changing [...]

‘Why I’m giving my wealth away’

EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou discusses why he’s started an award for disabled entrepreneurs in the [...]

Jaguar Land Rover tests driverless cars on public roads

The UK’s biggest car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover is testing driverless cars on public [...]

‘There’s a huge potential for video games in Africa’

With the fastest growing mobile phone market in the world, sub-Saharan Africa is a target market for the video games [...]

Sky shares lifted by Fox deal reports

Sky led the FTSE 100 higher on Friday on reports two firms are eyeing 21st Century Fox’s stake in the [...]

Sky Bet extends English Football League sponsorship deal

The online gambling operation has extended its multi-million pound deal with the English Football [...]

2 Sisters chicken supplier problems ‘not one-off’, say MPs

Supermarket meat supplier 2 Sisters had a “far from pristine” track record at one of its sites, MPs [...]

Baidu’s voice-controlled smart speaker and other news

BBC Click’s Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week’s technology news [...]

‘My mum’s our restaurant’s head chef’

Munaf Kapadia found a unique way to tear his mother away from the television – by making her his head chef in his pop-up restaurant [...]

Chill seekers

A simple innovation is helping to cut supermarkets’ refrigeration costs by [...]

Credit card limits ‘need control’

More than a million credit card users have had their limits increased without [...]

Call to end ‘deadweight’ research and development tax breaks

Up to 80% of tax credits for research subsidises spending which would have happened anyway, report [...]

House Republicans pass $1.4tn tax overhaul bill

Critics say the proposal is a give-away to big business and the [...]

‘Disabled Airbnb’ bought by Airbnb

A London firm set up to help people with disabilities find appropriate accommodation is bought by [...]

Norway’s state fund ‘needs to drop oil and gas investments’

The country’s central bank says the move will protect it from “a permanent drop in oil and gas [...]

FTSE 100 higher despite GKN slump

Shares in the engineering firm drop 4.8% as its chief executive-designate leaves the [...]

Siemens to cut 6,900 jobs worldwide

The German industrial group’s job cuts will come mostly in its fossil fuels [...]

Sarah Beeny and Chris Philp on UK housing market and homebuilding

Sarah Beeny says Britain does not have a housing shortage, but an “affordable housing [...]

Brexit: Goldman Sachs chief Lloyd Blankfein suggests second vote

Lloyd Blankfein tweets that many want a “confirming vote” on a “monumental and irreversible” [...]

Asda sales continue to increase

Sales at the UK supermarket rise for the second quarter in a row, but the rate of increase [...]

Walmart helps to lift US markets

Shares in the retail giant jump after it reports stronger-than-expected sales growth at its stores and [...]

Could buying paintings make you rich?

As a painting is sold for a record $450m in New York, experts urge “extreme caution” over investing in [...]

Tax disc: Car tax evasion triples after paper version scrapped

The government potentially lost out on £107m from 755,000 unlicensed vehicles in the past year, data [...]

New borrowing rules will ‘boost home building’

Housing associations say being reclassified as private bodies will allow them to build more [...]

Virgin West Coast rail workers to strike

The RMT union says union members at the rail firm voted 9-1 to take strike action over [...]

Uber London licence appeal ‘could take years’

TfL deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service and refused to renew its licence in [...]

Cash Converters reveals customer data breach

The High Street pawnbroker warns customers passwords and delivery addresses were [...]

Man Utd revenues grow thanks to TV and match-day income

The Old Trafford club sees strong growth in revenues and operating profits in first [...]

Labour’s John McDonnell demands ‘emergency Budget’

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell demands ‘an emergency Budget for public services [...]

Price of Football 2017: Premier League clubs cut or freeze majority of prices

More than 80% of ticket prices in the Premier League are reduced or frozen for the 2017-18 season, the Price of Football study [...]

Retail sales in first annual fall since 2013

Despite the annual sales fall, the underlying picture is one of growth, the UK statistics body [...]

New GKN chief leaves before starting role

The engineering giant seeks “alternative leadership” as it uncovers more problems in North [...]

Will doing a degree land you a career?

A professional body questions whether degree courses are creating value for the UK [...]

Alibaba’s Jack Ma slips to third in China rich list

Jack Ma, the boss of the Chinese e-commerce giant, falls to third on Forbes’ China rich [...]

Fintech firms in south Wales facing skilled staff battle

Hi-tech firms in south Wales face recruitment challenges in hiring the best staff, an expert [...]

Security warning over Brexit customs plans

MPs warn an increase in customs checks could mean border staff are diverted from security [...]

CAST studies how robots could work better with people

A new research lab is looking to find the best ways to train robots to work with [...]

Special effects

Ryan Johnson’s low-cost movie props are proving popular among a new generation of [...]

Chevron says it will push for Myanmar human rights

The US oil giant has multi-billion dollar investments in a region where the UN has alleged ethnic [...]