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December 14, 2017
'Ready to go': US set for UK trade deal after Brexit, says Trump aide

'Ready to go': US set for UK trade deal after Brexit, says Trump aide

Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton has told Sky News that America is "ready to go" with a US-UK trade deal.

Employment rates defy Brexit gloom and hit record high

Employment rates defy Brexit gloom and hit record high

The unemployment rate has fallen below 4% for the first time since 1975, according to official figures.

Supermarkets pledge £1bn price cuts in merger fightback

Supermarkets pledge £1bn price cuts in merger fightback

Sainsbury's and Asda have pledged to deliver price cuts worth £1bn as they fight back against a competition ruling that has thrown their planned merger into jeopardy.

1,200 jobs at risk as Office Outlet collapses

1,200 jobs at risk as Office Outlet collapses

Office Outlet has gone into administration, placing 1,200 jobs at risk.

Premier League renews approach to ITV exec Betts

Premier League renews approach to ITV exec Betts

The Premier League has made a fresh attempt to court ITV's strategy chief as it seeks to conclude an unexpectedly convoluted search for a successor to Richard Scudamore.

Lloyds loses legal fight over £100bn contract

Lloyds loses legal fight over £100bn contract

It has felt at times as if little has gone right for Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management since they announced in March 2017 that they were merging.

Bonmarche in fresh profit alert as sales weaken 'significantly'

Bonmarche in fresh profit alert as sales weaken 'significantly'

Shares in retailer Bonmarche have plunged as it issued its third profit warning in six months after "significantly weaker" trading in recent weeks.

Guitar Hero developer Catalis eyes AIM listing

Guitar Hero developer Catalis eyes AIM listing

The owner of a video games company which helped develop the Guitar Hero franchise has hired bankers to prepare it for a London stock market flotation.

Aluminium producer Norsk Hydro hit by cyber attack

Aluminium producer Norsk Hydro hit by cyber attack

Aluminium and renewable energy group Norsk Hydro has been hit by a cyber attack, forcing the company to close some of its facilities for forming aluminium bars.

ASOS shares tumble as 'challenging' markets hit sales

ASOS shares tumble as 'challenging' markets hit sales

Shares in ASOS have fallen sharply after it reported "challenging" conditions in France and Germany and said sales in the US had been hit by teething problems at a new warehouse.