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Tesco to cut 1,700 shop floor jobs

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...

Betting shares tumble on report of cut to machine stakes

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...

IMF: Global economic outlook is bright

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...

Too many left out of growth, says IMF boss

Too many people are still being left out of the global recovery, says IMF managing director Christine Lagarde. Speaking at the World Economic Forum...

Vauxhall: Unite union chief in 'frank exchange' with PSA

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...

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...

'World's richest 1% get 82% of the wealth', says Oxfam

The gap between the super rich and the rest of the world widened last year as wealth continued to be owned by a small...

'Don't be afraid to ask for help'

In 2010 luxury travel company ITC was losing £1m a year. Jen Atkinson took over as CEO and told staff they had to "leap...

The Malaysian region that became a hardware hub

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...

PM to stop private sector 'pension abuse'

The government will stop workers' pensions being put at risk from "executives who try to line their own pockets", the prime minister has said....

CBI calls for UK to remain in a customs union with...

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...

US politicians bid to end budget impasse

Media playback is unsupported on your device The US Senate is...

Government introduces new product safety office

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...

Macron says 'special' UK deal possible

Media playback is unsupported on your device French President Emmanuel Macron...

Carillion: The signals that the company was going bust

Carillion's collapse was for many people a bolt from the blue - a large UK company that had no obvious problems went bust in...

Donald Trump and the US economy in six charts

Donald Trump took his place in the White House exactly one year ago. Since then he has repeatedly claimed to be behind a new...