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RBS chief executive Ross McEwan resigns

Mr McEwan said he has “delivered the strategy” promised when he took over five and a half years [...]

Ghosn: Tokyo court grants $4.5m bail to former Nissan boss

Carlos Ghosn, who faces financial misconduct charges in Japan, is set be released from custody on [...]

Extinction Rebellion: Climate activists block London Stock Exchange

Protesters have glued themselves to each other and to the building in the City of [...]

Sainsbury’s-Asda merger blocked by regulator

A merger between the supermarkets would lead to higher prices, the UK competition watchdog [...]

Belt and Road: China showcases initiative to world leaders

The leaders’ summit comes as China faces growing criticism over its massive infrastructure [...]

What the Airbnb surge means for UK cities

Data analysed by the BBC reveals rocketing number of listings amid debate over the effect on [...]

Is China losing the battle against an incurable pig virus?

Global pork prices could rise sharply as African swine fever decimates China’s pig [...]

Aldi accused of copying pram shade

Entrepreneur Cara Sayer says the supermarket chain has copied her product, a claim it [...]

How have Airbnb and short lets changed Edinburgh?

A lettings agent and long-term resident give their take on how the growth of Airbnb and short term lets have changed [...]

Premier League wage bill surges to £2.9bn

Having five teams doing well in the Champions League helped push clubs’ total revenue up to [...]

Tesla reports $702m quarterly loss

The US electric car and battery maker said it would return to profit in the third [...]

Facebook sets aside $3bn for privacy probe

The social media giant said sales for the first three months of the year leapt 26% to [...]

Boeing uncertain how 737 crashes will hit profits

Boeing still does not know how the crisis over the safety of its 737 Max jets will hit its financial [...]

Easyjet bans nuts on all flights to protect passengers

Airline to stop passengers eating nuts on flights if other passengers suffer an [...]

McDonald’s plastic straw petition: Call to ditch paper straws

Petition started for McDonald’s to stop their paper straw roll-out “as they dissolve in [...]

Wanted: New Bank of England boss

The government is using a recruitment firm for the first time suggesting it is broadening its [...]

Government borrowing lowest for 17 years

Full-year borrowing was still higher than the government’s independent forecaster [...]

Huawei row: UK to let Chinese firm help build 5G network

The US wants its intelligence allies, including the UK, to exclude the Chinese telecoms [...]

Ban standing on long distance trains, says Virgin

The train operator calls for reservation-only seating, in proposals to the government’s rail [...]

Jacinda Ardern leads effort to curb online extremism

New Zealand and France will host a summit aimed at curbing the use of social media to promote [...]

Jailed French executive who felt force of US bribery law

The jail ordeal of ex-Alstom executive Frédéric Pierucci is a warning for firms with a history of [...]

Labour pledges to end ‘slum’ office housing

It says current planning rules allow developers in England to convert offices into “rabbit hutch” [...]

How ‘digital twins’ make a factory more efficient

The “digital twin” system allows the robots of the Siemens factory in Bad Neustadt to work more [...]

Reduced opening hours announced at 93 TSB branches

The bank has announced 71 Scottish branches and 22 in England will be affected by the changes from [...]

Trump backs Harley Davidson on EU trade tariffs

The US president vows to reciprocate against “unfair” EU duties on [...]

Google ‘retaliating against harassment protest organisers’

Organisers of walkouts in protest at Google’s treatment of women say they are facing backlash at [...]

Twitter shares surge 17% as users rise

The social media platform reports better-than-expected results as it plans to minimise [...]

Cathay Pacific to crack down on ‘pilferage’

Mini tubs of Haagen-Dazs, champagne and cutlery are going missing from the airline’s [...]

Prosecutors threaten trial walk-outs in CPS pay row

Lawyers complain about low fees for prosecution work, with 95% saying they would support a [...]

Crossrail: Transport boss ‘urged to quit’ over delays

A damning report says the project to build a new railway under London had an “overly optimistic” [...]

US vegan food-maker Beyond Meat eyes $1bn valuation

Beyond Meat says it wants to tap into the growing popularity of [...]

Tesla’s Elon Musk expects ‘robotaxis’ to start in US next year

The electric carmaker entrepreneur makes a new promise on driverless [...]

Which? survey reveals customers’ least favourite mobile network

Annual study of more than 6,000 mobile customers names most and least popular UK network [...]

Herman Cain withdraws bid for Federal Reserve seat

President Trump tweeted that he would respect Mr Cain’s wishes and not pursue the [...]

Could a computer ever create better art than a human?

Music, films and works of art are increasingly made using AI. But can machines ever be truly [...]

Does your dinner come from a ‘dark kitchen’?

Deliveroo’s “dark kitchens” are workspaces allowing restaurants to meet demand for app [...]

Your next new car will try to stop you speeding

Drivers will find it harder to break speed limits, thanks to “intelligent speed assistance” [...]

More than half of British firms ‘report cyber-attacks in 2019′

Almost three quarters of companies are under-prepared for breaches, new research [...]

‘I feel refreshed’: Brits embrace multiple careers

More than 320,500 self-employed people in Britain are working two or more jobs, new analysis [...]

Iran oil: US to end sanctions exemptions for major importers

The move, which could affect five countries, is intended “to bring Iran’s oil exports to [...]

Samsung Galaxy Fold: Broken screens delay launch

Samsung delays the release of its foldable smartphone after reviewers report broken [...]

Britain breaks coal-free power record over Easter weekend

UK sees longest continuous period without generating electricity from coal as temperatures [...]

‘Dark kitchens’: Are they the future of takeaways?

We take a look inside a hidden-away kitchen making takeaways customers can only access via an [...]

Asos billionaire loses three children in Sri Lanka attacks

Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen and his family were visiting Sri Lanka, where three of his four children [...]

Lack of bank account ‘costs £500 extra a year’ in bills

People without a bank account pay more for energy, loans and mobile phone deals, research [...]