Porsche to stop making diesel cars

Porsche has said that it will stop production of diesel cars, focusing instead on petrol, electric and hybrid models. The German carmaker made the decision following...

Labour conference to focus on Brexit and austerity

The Labour Party's annual conference will take place on Saturday in Liverpool, with a focus on boosting living standards and helping communities. The political party will...

Customers of Natwest, RBS and Ulster affected by online glitch

Customers of RBS (LON: RBS), NatWest and Ulster Bank are unable to access online and mobile banking services. NatWest is owned by Royal Bank of Scotland and...

Evans Cycles seeks buyer amid difficult trading conditions

Evans Cycles has become the latest retailer to hit by the tough trading conditions. The bike shop chain is seeking a new buyer, with advisors asking...
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Netflix buy’s BBC’s Bodyguard from ITV

Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) has bought the rights to the BBC drama Bodyguard outside the UK. The series will conclude on BBC One on Sunday, where Netflix will...
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Macron: May cannot pick and choose elements of EU membership

Emmanuel Macron has told EU leaders to block Theresa May's attempts to pick and choose elements of EU membership. The French President said of the UK prime minister’s presentation...
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UK retail sales beat forecasts in August

UK retail sales have smashed forecasts, rising by 0.3 percent in August. The Office for National Statistics announced a rise in retail sales, beating forecasts...
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Theresa May announces £2bn funding for affordable housing

Theresa May has announced an extra £2 billion in longer-term funding in order to provide tens of thousands of new affordable homes. The prime minister said on Wednesday...
Tesco

Tesco to open discount store Jack’s on Thursday

Tesco (LON: TSCO) will open its new discount store on Thursday morning, attempting to intensify competition with Aldi and Lidl. Tesco chief executive, Dave Lewis,...
Orla Kiely

Orla Kiely enters administration after 23 years of trading

Retailer Orla Kiely has fallen into administration in a another blow to the UK's already struggling high street. The brand, which is mostly known for...
Inflation

UK inflation hits 2.7pc, sterling rises

The UK inflation rate has hit a six-month high of 2.7 percent. The rise was unexpected as economists predicted a Consumer Prices Index rate of 2.4...
Sainsbury's

CMA announces in-depth investigation into Sainsbury’s/Asda merger

The Competition and Markets Authority will conduct an in-depth investigation into the £15 billion merger between Sainsbury's (LON: SBRY) and Walmart owned Asda (NYSE: WMT). The...
China

US/China trade war: China imposes $60bn tariffs on US goods

The China/US trade war has escalated, with China retaliating to the recent US tariffs and imposing tariffs on $60 billion of US goods. On Monday, Donald...

Elon Musk reveals first tourist for SpaceX moon trip

Elon Musk has unveiled the first private passenger that will fly around the moon with SpaceX. Yusaku Maezawa is a Japanese billionaire and online fashion tycoon who...
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China/US trade war intensifies as Trump imposes $200bn tariffs

Donald Trump has imposed a fresh round of tariffs on Chinese goods that will be entering the US from next week. The US President has...
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Ocado shares up 4pc on strong sales

Ocado (LON: OCDO) has reported an 11.5 percent rise in sales in the latest quarter, sending shares up over four percent. For the 13 weeks...
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Honda: no-deal Brexit will cost tens of millions

Honda has said that a no-deal Brexit could cost the Japanese carmaker tens of millions of pounds in additional tariffs. Ian Howells, the European boss of...

Sadiq Khan praises ‘Learn to Live’ campaign

Sadiq Khan is urging Londoners to support a campaign that links British schoolchildren with children in war zones across the world. The Learn to Live project has been...
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Jaguar Land Rover employees start 3-day working week

Jaguar Land Rover has said that employees at the Solihull plant will be working a three-day week until Christmas. The car manufacturer said it planned to make...
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Robots to create 133m jobs over next decade, says WEF report

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has said that the rise of machines, robots and algorithms could create 133 million jobs globally over the next decade. The WEF report...