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Ex-UBS trader avoids deportation – for now

Kweku Adoboli, who was convicted of a huge fraud in 2012, is trying to avoid being sent back to [...]

Nike removes balaclava accused of ‘targeting gun culture’

The company says it was “in no way condoning the serious issues of criminal and gang [...]

Can Venezuela halt hyperinflation?

Experts doubt that lopping five zeroes off the currency will solve its economic woes anytime [...]

Government’s July surplus at 18-year high

Analysts say the improvement in public finances could give the chancellor extra money for the [...]

Businessman Richard Cousins ‘leaves £41m’ to Oxfam

The charity received the cash after Richard Cousins and two sons died in a plane crash in [...]

Jamie Oliver’s ‘jerk rice’ accused of cultural appropriation

Labour MP Dawn Butler has criticised the chef, saying “this appropriation from Jamaica needs to [...]

Microsoft claims win over ‘Russian political hackers’

Cyber-attacks on US political groups are stopped after Microsoft grabs key net domains, the company [...]

House of Fraser’s flagship London store saved

The chain’s new owners agree terms to keep the store on London’s Oxford Street [...]

UK can be ’21st Century exporting superpower’, says Liam Fox

The international trade secretary outlines post-Brexit aspirations – but businesses ask for [...]

Trump accuses China of ‘manipulating’ its currency

President also criticises the US Federal Reserve for raising interest rates, sending the dollar [...]

Venezuela crisis: More migrants cross into Brazil despite attacks

The number of people crossing the border increases, as Venezuela tries to stabilise its [...]

Workers in open-plan offices ‘more active’

They were also less stressed compared to people working in cubicles or private offices, a US study [...]

Narrowboat that became a record store

The unusual shop brings together Luke Guilford’s love of boats and [...]

Is roaring US economy a mirage?

President Donald Trump often celebrates America’s buoyant economy, but one number seems stuck – real [...]

Potential ‘game changer’ in the fight against malaria

Four Ugandan students have developed a revolutionary way to test for malaria without drawing [...]

Bitcoin buster? The search for a stable cryptocurrency

Bitcoin’s price rises and falls wildly, making it high risk. Is there a more stable [...]

Is it the end of the 9 to 5 working day?

Just 6% of UK workers now work the traditional hours of 9am to 5pm, research [...]

Tougher regulation of bailiffs urged as debt levels rise

Citizens Advice says arrears on everyday bills total £18.9bn, but raises concerns on how this is [...]

Tesla hit by doubts over Elon Musk’s delisting plan

Analysts at JPMorgan Chase slash target price for shares in the electric car maker from $308 to [...]

Greek bailout: Five numbers that reshaped the country

The story of Greece in five numbers as it emerges from its eurozone bailout [...]

House of Fraser warehouse jobs at risk, union says

The GMB union says 627 staff at two sites run by XPO Logistics are at risk of [...]

John McDonnell calls Lehman Brothers reunion ‘sickening’

The collapse of the US investment bank in 2008 was a crucial moment in the financial [...]

Gig economy pressures make drivers ‘more likely to crash’

Drivers and couriers who get their work from apps face a “heightened risk” of crashes, a study [...]

Fashion website Farfetch plans US share float

The London-based luxury shopping site, founded in 2008, could be valued at as much as [...]

Venezuelans confused as Maduro’s economic plan starts

A government plan to curb inflation comes into force but there is confusion about how it will [...]

Countrywide scraps bosses’ £20m bonus package

A backlash from investors prompts the UK’s largest estate agency to cancel a new incentive [...]

Greece emerges from eurozone bailout programme

The economy is still 25% smaller than eight years ago and nearly one in five people is [...]

Energy switch trial brings savings

A trial sees elderly customers save money, but most people still decide to remain on worse [...]

Energy switch firm in record Dragon deal

The co-founders of Look After My Bills are “delighted” after selling a 3% stake for [...]

Taxi-hailing firm Ola starts operating in Wales

Ola, which hopes to rival Uber, starts operating in Cardiff, Newport and Vale of [...]

Mulberry shares collapse on £3m House of Fraser hit

The luxury handbag brand warns of tough trading and says House of Fraser’s failure will cost it [...]

Apple ‘pulls gambling apps from China App Store’

The reported removal of thousands of apps follows criticism by Chinese state [...]

PepsiCo buys Sodastream for $3.2bn

The deal gives Pepsi a new way of reaching customers as sugary drinks become less [...]

Crazy Rich Asians tops US box office in weekend debut

The film, with an all-Asian cast, is the first romantic comedy to take the top spot in three [...]

Living Wage fails to cover families’ basic needs, charity finds

Low-paid parents working full-time do not earn enough to meet their families’ needs, a charity [...]

The woman who created ‘Tinder for lonely mums’

As the first of her friends to become a mum, Michelle Kennedy didn’t have a network of other mothers to share her experiences [...]

‘It never entered my mind that I wasn’t coming back’

Surviving a life-changing injury has not slowed down Bill McDermott, the boss of software giant [...]

Could this be the end of global trade?

Global trade drives the world economy, but could rising tensions between the US and China threaten [...]

Superfast broadband ‘boosts UK business by £9bn’

The government says thousands of firms are now reaping the financial benefit of faster [...]

Superdry founder’s £1m Brexit vote pledge

Multi-millionaire tycoon says he donated because “we have a genuine chance to turn this [...]

Standard Chartered chief warning over Brexit staff moves

Standard Chartered executive says demands by EU regulators may see the sector move more UK jobs than originally [...]

Third of farmed fruit and veg deemed ‘too ugly to sell’

Researchers say a lot of farmed produce never reaches supermarkets because it is misshapen or the wrong [...]

Eurozone bailout programme finally over

The eurozone passes an important milestone on 20 August – the formal end of the bailout of [...]

Brexit: Government set to publish no-deal advice

Dominic Raab says the technical notices are necessary to “mitigate the risks” of a no-deal [...]

‘People no longer go into antiques shops’

How the internet is changing the UK’s antiques trade and widening the auctions [...]