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Didcot power station: Power cut as cooling towers demolished

Thousands of homes are affected after the cooling towers at the Didcot A plant were brought [...]

Argentina’s economy minister resigns as peso sheds value

Nicolas Dujovne quits as the currency plummets following the president’s astounding poll [...]

Lime and soda? No thanks, say non-drinkers

Diageo’s investment in alcohol-free spirit maker Seedlip shows how big firms want to reach [...]

Can big investors save the world?

Will the big polluters clean up their acts if the people who actually own them say they [...]

New board to oversee completion of Ferguson ferries

The new board will try to secure the cheapest delivery of two CalMac ferries at the now nationalised [...]

Sajid Javid will ‘simplify’ the tax system in first Budget

The chancellor says he is a “low tax guy” and he wants to see “simpler” taxes when he delivers his [...]

Labour promises to tackle ‘retail apocalypse’

The party wants to give councils powers to fill empty shops to avoid the creation of “ghost [...]

Hong Kong protests: ‘We don’t want to leave but may have no choice’

Months of political unrest in Hong Kong is prompting firms to question its appeal as a business [...]

‘Fake’ Amazon ambassadors baited on Twitter

Amazon says its warehouse ambassadors are authentic, but critics accuse them of being “paid to [...]

Share trading in London delayed by technical issue

Trading in the biggest shares was delayed until 9:40 while a technical problem was [...]

Ferguson shipyard nationalised by Scottish government

Ownership of the Port Glasgow yard has transferred to the Scottish government in a bid to secure its [...]

Cathay Pacific boss Rupert Hogg quits after protest row

Rupert Hogg steps down after “challenging weeks for the airline” over the Hong Kong [...]

Turkish army pension fund to buy British Steel

Turkey’s military pension fund reaches a tentative deal to take over the insolvent [...]

Harland and Wolff: ‘Positive talks’ over shipyard future

Administrators for the Belfast shipyard say they are hopeful of a credible offer for the [...]

Ted Baker dumps Debenhams for Next on children’s clothing

The brand will start selling its line of children’s clothes through Next stores next [...]

Huawei gets caught up in China territory controversy

Huawei, at the epicentre of the US-China trade war, is under fire over its representation of [...]

Six things that affect your chance of a pay rise

Being a skilled negotiator may help, but other factors play a much bigger [...]

‘How I lost £25,000 when my cryptocurrency was stolen’

Investing in digital currencies is fraught with danger, not just because the prices are so [...]

What has gone wrong with rail franchising?

Calls to reform the system are growing amid anger over rising fares and poor [...]

Brexit: ‘I don’t want to struggle with the mortgage’

A third of people in the UK have reined in spending due to Brexit uncertainty, a survey [...]

General Electric: Madoff investigator alleges $38bn fraud

Shares in General Electric tumble after Harry Markopolos alleges firm hid huge [...]

The plight of a US dairy farm

It’s a family business which has been around since 1942 – but now the last remaining cows are being sold [...]

Data regulator probes King’s Cross facial recognition tech

The UK’s data protection watchdog probes how facial recognition is being used at King’s [...]

Stock markets stable after China trade warning

US markets pare their losses after a heavy sell-off on Wednesday, but the FTSE 100 closes 1% [...]

YouTube: LGBT video-makers sue claiming discrimination

YouTube denies it discriminates on the basis of sexual orientation or gender [...]

Cuadrilla resumes fracking in Lancashire

Cuadrilla’s site in Lancashire has been the focus of repeated protests by those opposed to [...]

Asda cites ‘Brexit uncertainty’ as sales fall

First-half sales fell 0.3% but were boosted in the second half by the later timing of [...]

Capital One accused ‘breached 30 other organisations’

US prosecutors claim other companies were hit by a software developer accused of stealing Capital One customer [...]

Hong Kong protests: Brand ‘witch hunt’ takes over Chinese internet

Versace and Swarovski are among the firms caught up in a wave of Chinese [...]

Metro top and RBS bottom in banks’ customer ratings

Metro Bank retains top spot among customers, despite its difficulties as a [...]

Department store sales rise for first time in 2019

Department store sales reversed six months of decline by showing a 1.6% rise in July, figures [...]

Do we need to worry about banana blight?

A fungal banana disease that experts describe as a serious threat to production has reached [...]

Olympics power firm Aggreko challenged to cut carbon

The Glasgow-based company, which also powers Glastonbury, is increasing its use of solar technology and storage [...]

The farmers who worry about our phone batteries

Lithium is being mined in Chile to make batteries, but at what cost to the local [...]

Recession fears prompt selling in global stock markets

Investors dump stocks in favour of safer assets as concerns over the health of the global economy [...]

UK must accept US food standards in trade deal, says farm chief

Fears over practices like chlorine-washing chicken are unfounded, says the head of America’s farm [...]

Germany steels itself to face recession threat

Europe’s largest economy has seen one quarter of contraction and further shrinkage is [...]

WeWork posts $900m loss as it plots stock market listing

It plans to list its shares next month, but it has not yet indicated where the listing will take [...]

Could the 50p in your pocket really make you a fortune?

British coins celebrate everything from the Olympics to Sherlock Holmes – and many end up on [...]

Turkish army pension fund set to buy British Steel

Ataer is to be named the preferred bidder for the Scunthorpe works by the Official [...]

Argentina’s Macri unveils economic ‘relief’ measures after poll shock

More than a third of the population is living in poverty amid recession and [...]

Meet the top flight footballers’ tailor

Mo Adass is a master tailor whose clients include footballers from Liverpool [...]

Are markets signalling that a recession is due?

Financial markets have taken fright after the appearance of a trusted signal of an upcoming [...]

Asda staff in Leeds protest over new working contract

Hundreds of Asda workers marched in Leeds in protest against the new terms and conditions [...]

Brexit: No chance of US trade deal if Irish accord hit – Pelosi

Congress will block a UK trade deal if Brexit harms the Good Friday Agreement, key US Democrat [...]