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Tesco is to cut 1,700 jobs from its branches and warehouses as part of its turnaround strategy for the company. The UK's biggest supermarket chain also plans to create 900 jobs and try to move staff affected by the...
UK bookmakers have seen their shares fall sharply after a report suggesting the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals could be slashed.Ministers are likely to cut the stake from £100 to £2 after a consultation closes, according to the...
Prospects for the global economy are looking brighter, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).It reckons the recent pick-up has been pretty broad-based, particularly in Europe and Asia. Tax reforms in the United States are expected to stimulate...
Too many people are still being left out of the global recovery, says IMF managing director Christine Lagarde. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, she warned governments and policymakers not be lulled into complacency.More from the BBC's...
Talks between Britain's biggest union and Vauxhall's French owner PSA Group were "frank" but useful, the sides say.Unite head Len McCluskey was in Paris for a meeting with PSA chief executive Carlos Tavares about the future of Vauxhall's Ellesmere...

Exiled for being Jewish

When Adam Ringer was forcibly removed from Poland simply because he was Jewish, he didn't think he'd ever be able to return to his homeland.It was back in 1968 that Mr Ringer, 19 at the time, was made to...
The gap between the super rich and the rest of the world widened last year as wealth continued to be owned by a small minority, Oxfam has claimed.Some 82% of money generated last year went to the richest 1%...
In 2010 luxury travel company ITC was losing £1m a year. Jen Atkinson took over as CEO and told staff they had to "leap from a burning platform". ITC is now profitable again. Ms Atkinson puts her success down...
The small Malaysian state of Penang is punching well above its weight in the tech world through hardware manufacturing.Similar to the way Silicon Valley developed, local engineers from big tech manufacturers are leaving to strike out on their own,...
The government will stop workers' pensions being put at risk from "executives who try to line their own pockets", the prime minister has said. In the Observer, Theresa May said a government white paper would set out "tough new...
Time is running out on Brexit, and the UK should remain in a customs union with the EU, the CBI has warned.CBI director general Carolyn Fairbairn said there was a "lack of clarity" surrounding ongoing talks about the future...
Media playback is unsupported on your device The US Senate is due back in session to try to end a budget impasse before the start of...
The government is creating a new Office for Product Safety and Standards to help manage large-scale product recalls and identify risks to consumers.It comes after several fires, including Grenfell Tower, linked to faulty fridge freezers and tumble dryers.The Commons'...
Media playback is unsupported on your device French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested the UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after Brexit.But...
Carillion's collapse was for many people a bolt from the blue - a large UK company that had no obvious problems went bust in a little more than a year.Even the company's directors seemed to have no idea what...
Donald Trump took his place in the White House exactly one year ago. Since then he has repeatedly claimed to be behind a new rise in the American economy. Here, six charts explore his relationship with US growth, the...