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Home sellers risk losing money over quick sales

Trading Standards warns homeowners to be careful when using quick-sale estate [...]

Davos 2020: Quarrels, but little consensus

The World Economic Forum at Davos produced rows over climate change and trade, but little [...]

‘Beales failure would be disaster for my business’

Ian Siddall says the troubled department store owes him £25,000 for thousands of [...]

Boeing: US regulator FAA ‘pleased’ with 737 progress

The plane has been grounded since March 2019 after two fatal [...]

Flybe owners seek £100m government loan

The company confirmed last week that it was seeking a loan on “commercial” [...]

Wetherspoons: Pub chain tells parents to stick to two drinks

The pub chain says it wants to deter “unruly behaviour” in pubs by children left [...]

Just Eat merger probe ‘shocking and unwarranted’

A key investor reacts angrily to news of a competition inquiry into the planned £5.9bn [...]

Hawkin’s Bazaar collapses into administration

Nearly 180 jobs are at risk at the gift and toy company, which has 19 shops across the [...]

Ladbrokes Coral review a conflict of interest, say MPs

MPs say it is “woefully naive” for betting firms to lead a review into schemes for VIP [...]

Davos 2020: Can Formula 1 really go ‘carbon neutral’ by 2030?

Can Formula 1 motor racing really go ‘carbon neutral’ by [...]

Amazon owed £3m tax rebate amid Rugeley floor space row

The online giant has won an appeal against a local council over [...]

Tesco to ditch plastic-wrap for multipack tins

Supermarket giant says the change will remove 350 tonnes of plastic from the [...]

UK firms see boost as uncertainty eases, survey says

UK manufacturing and services saw their best month for more than a year in January, a survey [...]

British Steel: Jingye deal could mean 500 job cuts, unions say

About 10% of the workforce could be axed if the firm is bought by China’s Jingye, three unions [...]

HS2 risks misjudged from the start, says watchdog

No-one took full account of how complex the project was going to be, says the spending [...]

Rolls-Royce plans mini nuclear reactors by 2029

The firm says it plans to build up to 15 of the mini reactors, which can be delivered by a [...]

George Soros takes aim at ‘authoritarian’ Presidents Xi and Trump

“The world would be a better place if they weren’t in power,” Mr Soros said at [...]

China’s travel industry counts cost of coronavirus

Airlines and hotels are having to pay out refunds to tourists affected by the deadly [...]

Tinder to add panic button and anti-catfishing tech

The move comes after criticism over the lack of safety issues offered by dating [...]

John Stumpf: Ex-Wells Fargo boss pays $17.5m to settle charges

John Stumpf has also been banned from working for US national banks after a fake accounts [...]

How the energy drink became a million dollar idea

The BBC’s Aaron Heslehurst explains how the energy drink became a million dollar [...]

Sonos CEO says speakers will work ‘as long as possible’

The company said it was sorry for the confusion caused by plans to stop sending updates to legacy [...]

Davos 2020: Algae proposed as an alternative to plastic

A French think tank called Atelier Luma is investigating whether treated algae can be used an an alternative material to [...]

Co-op faces equal pay claims from shop workers

More than 400 claimants have launched an equal pay action against the supermarket [...]

Tesco chief executive on getting rid of multi-wrap plastic use

Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis on the plan to ditch the plastic wrap on tinned [...]

Bosses set out immigration priorities after Brexit

Industry groups band together to call for flexibility for skilled workers to enter the [...]

No time off for grieving: ‘Inside I was screaming’

Bereavement leave for parents came too late for Ian Bainbridge, whose son was stillborn five years [...]

Morrisons supermarket axes 3,000 managers in huge shake-up

But the supermarket says it will create 7,000 hourly-paid roles as part of a major [...]

Isabel dos Santos: Banker found dead in Lisbon

He managed the account of Angola’s state oil firm Sonangol, once chaired by Africa’s richest [...]

Deepfakes: A threat to democracy or just a bit of fun?

Deepfakes, or computer-generated images of people, can be dangerous for democracy, warn [...]

Davos secret ranking: I’d love to see where I am

Reports suggest the conference categorises its most elite delegates numerically from one to [...]

Coronavirus: Taobao warns firms not to profit from outbreak

Online giant Taobao tells sellers of protective gear not to take advantage of the [...]

Asos sells a black dress a second on Black Friday

The online fashion retailer says its performance is improving after supply problems last [...]

Greta Thunberg: US treasury chief attacks activist

Steven Mnuchin tells the activist to study economics after she told investors to exit fossil [...]

‘Emotional support’ animals on planes under threat

Passengers have attempted to bring increasingly exotic animals on board [...]

Davos Diaries: Day 3

Davos Diaries: Day 3. What’s happening on Thurs 23 Jan at Davos [...]

‘I had to get tickets… it was a huge sum: £397!’

As part of a BBC blog series, Sunneva María Svövudóttir from Iceland shares what she spent this [...]

‘I have to live on $1,175 a year’

Brazil’s army of fruit workers speak of struggling with low pay and dangerous working [...]

CEO Secrets Nico Rosberg: Manage the hell out of time

Formula 1 star and entrepreneur Nico Rosberg shares his business advice in a special edition of CEO Secrets from the World Economic Forum in [...]

Tesla overtakes Volkswagen as value hits $100bn

Tesla sold more than 367,000 cars last year, just a fraction of its [...]

Canada prosecutors propose £110m Volkswagen fine

The company is dealing with the fallout from its 2015 emissions scandal around the [...]

Jeff Bezos hack: UN experts demand probe of Saudi crown prince

The UN experts’ call comes amid reports Mohammed bin Salman’s phone was used to hack the Amazon [...]

Deepfake videos: Can you really believe what you see?

With deepfake technology, it is getting easier to turn yourself into somebody else on [...]

Protester says she was paid to appear at Huawei hearing

Others told media they were offered around C$100 to hold placard with slogans like “Free Ms [...]

Trade tensions rise as US threatens car tariffs

The US has warned it could start taxing UK car exports if UK’s tech tax goes [...]