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M&S axes 'cauliflower steak' after criticism

Marks & Spencer is to stop selling its controversial "cauliflower steak" after some shoppers labelled it wasteful and ridiculous. One cauliflower slice wrapped in plastic...

US Congress targets Apple over iPhone slowing

Apple is set to face a grilling in the US Congress over allegations it slowed older phones to encourage consumers to purchase newer models. The...

Ex-BHS owner accuses regulator of 'hostile' act

Dominic Chappell has told a court that The Pension Regulator carried out a "hostile and deliberate act" against BHS when it served him with...

Apple pays UK £137m in back taxes after audit

Apple has handed over an extra £137m to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) following a probe into its tax payments going back years. Apple Europe...

Kodak adjusts focus in cryptocurrency move

There is a long and often dishonourable tradition of businesses deciding to reinvent themselves to take advantage of the latest investment trend. Sometimes, it is...

May summons City chiefs to Brexit talks

Theresa May has summoned a group of City chiefs for talks about progress towards a post-Brexit trade deal that would safeguard the interests of...

Ofgem boss: I'm sorry for failing vulnerable consumers

Dermot Nolan, the chief...

UK manufacturing output at its highest for 10 years

UK manufacturing output is...

M&S names Singer as new finance chief

Marks & Spencer has poached a top executive at Dixons Carphone to become its new finance chief. The appointment of Humphrey Singer, first reported by...

Plastic bag charge: 5p levy could be extended in England

The 5p charge for...

Govt partly to blame for rail fiasco – watchdog

Problems on Britain's worst performing rail franchise could have been partly avoided if the Government had better considered the needs of passengers, a watchdog...

Boost for Sainsbury's after Christmas sales rise

Sainsbury's has upgraded its profit outlook after reporting a 1.1% rise in like-for-like sales over the Christmas period. The supermarket group, which also owns Argos,...

Misery for commuters as strikes hit four rail firms

Train passengers are facing delays and cancellations today as workers from four rail companies go on strike. South Western Railway (SWR), Arriva Rail North (Northern),...

Tesco aims to make dough out of fashion for veganism

Nick isn't a vegan,...