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Sir Philip sold BHS to dodge pension cost, says regulator

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The regulator claims Sir Philip Green sold BHS to avoid paying for the pension if the firm went bust.

Mobiles 'fast replacing' bank branch visits

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Typical customers will visit a branch four times a year by 2022, compared to seven now, forecasters say.

Global ransomware attack causes turmoil

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Banks, retailers, energy firms and Kiev airport say they have been targeted by malware attacks.

Faecal bacteria 'in ice in Costa, Starbucks and Caffe Nero'

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Concerning levels of faecal bacteria were found in ice at three major coffee chains, a BBC investigation finds.

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You've heard the shouts for line calls. But how do you get to be an official at a tennis match?


Facebook hits two billion users

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More than a quarter of the world's population now use the social network every month.


Britain's best and worst shopping districts ranked


Cambridge was judged as Britain's best place to open a shop while Shields Road, Byker, Newcastle came bottom.

David Davis: Brexit 'as complicated as moon landing'


Brexit secretary also suggests UK will not be in the EU's customs union during "transition" phase.


IMF cuts forecasts for US economic growth

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The body reins back its growth estimates due to uncertainty about White House policies.

Savers face 'never-ending battle'


Nine out of 10 savings accounts pay interest of less than 1%, Moneyfacts says.


Body Shop bought by Brazil's Natura


The UK cosmetics retailer has been sold by L'Oreal to Natura of Brazil.


Bank of England takes action over bad loans

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UK banks are being forced to put more money aside to cover the risk of bad debts.


Google hit with record $2.7bn EU fine

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The European Commission penalises the US tech giant for illegally favouring its own shopping service.


Western Digital resubmits Toshiba chip unit bid


The US firm bids again for Toshiba's flagship flash memory unit amid a battle over the sale of the business.


Debenhams shares slip as sales dip


Shares in the department store chain fall as it says May was a tough month for retailers.

Ice cream rush helps supermarket sales soar in June

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The UK's biggest retailers saw revenue rise on outdoor dining in record-breaking temperatures.

Tuesday, Jun 27

Cash 'lives on' after 50 years of ATMs


Bank of England chief cashier says all future plans include the use of cash despite new technology.

Monday, Jun 26

Shares in Grenfell cladding maker sink

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Arconic falls 6% after saying it will stop selling Reynobond PE cladding for use in high-rises.

Grenfell Tower: Cladding firm ends global sales for tower blocks

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The cladding was used on Grenfell Tower, where at least 79 are feared to have died in a fire.

Russian billionaire buys UK chain

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Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman buys 1,300-store chain from its private equity owner Carlyle.

Co-operative Bank no longer up for sale


The bank says it expects to make a further announcement on fund-raising plans to safeguard its future.

Sunday, Jun 25

Italy forced to bail out two more banks for 5.2bn euros

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Rome will spend at least 5.2bn euros to rescue Banca Popolare di Vicenza and Veneto Banca.

Royal Bank of Scotland to move hundreds of jobs to India

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The move by the state-owned bank will cut nearly 450 UK jobs dealing with loans to small businesses.

Next boss Lord Wolfson calls for 'smooth' Brexit

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Lord Wolfson warns that a badly managed exit from the EU could lead to "years of economic decline".

UK to keep trade deals for poor countries

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The government commits to maintaining duty-free imports for 48 developing countries.

Friday, Jun 23

Building society's account deadline axed


Current accounts at the Norwich and Peterborough had been earmarked to close by the end of August.

Watchdog clamps down on online gambling


The competition regulator is to take action against betting sites which it says are breaking consumer law.

Fed: US banks have money for crisis


The 34 largest US banks passed the first part of the Federal Reserve's annual stress test.

Hinkley Point deal 'risky and expensive'

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Costs and risks for energy users 'not sufficiently considered' warns the National Audit Office.