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Social media firms under scrutiny for 'Russian meddling’

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Consumer confidence spurs Wall Street

Wall Street has ended...

Why shops are already playing Christmas tunes

The other day, I was in a toy shop with my son, browsing Star Wars kits, waiting to watch a football match. All was fine...

Bookmakers' shares end higher

Bookmakers held on to...

BP back from its near-death experience

Before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010, which claimed the job of its former chief executive Tony Hayward, BP was unquestionably the most...

Learndirect wins last-ditch lender reprieve

Learndirect, the former state-owned training provider, has won a last-ditch reprieve from its lenders as it seeks to rebuild its finances in the wake...

BA cabin crew land new pay deal to end strikes

A costly pay dispute involving 85 days of strike action by British Airways cabin crew has been resolved. The Unite union said so-called mixed fleet...

'Sod it' factor's role in eurozone recovery

Amid all the cacophony over Donald Trump's presidency and the Brexit negotiations, it would be easy to ignore that this has actually been quite...

Eurozone growth exceeds expectations

The eurozone's economy grew...

Fixed-odds maximum bet 'could drop to £2'

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Burberry's Christopher Bailey to leave at end of 2018

Burberry's president and chief...

Regulator cuts UK oil and gas estimates

The oil and gas...

Regulator awards FTSE 100 water giant £38m

Regulator Ofwat has told FTSE 100 water company Severn Trent it can add £38.4m to customers' bills after it outperformed targets in reducing sewer...

WPP battles 'low growth' advertising market

Advertising giant WPP has...