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December 14, 2017
BMW to shut factory for a month after Brexit day

BMW to shut factory for a month after Brexit day

Car giant BMW will shut its main British manufacturing factory immediately after Brexit day next year for several weeks, because of the rising risk of a "no-deal" divorce, Sky News has learned.

BMW, Daimler and VW investigated over emissions collusion

BMW, Daimler and VW investigated over emissions collusion

BMW, Daimler and the Volkswagen group are being investigated over collusion on the development of car emission control systems.

EU scraps Ireland lawsuit in Apple 'state aid' case

EU scraps Ireland lawsuit in Apple 'state aid' case

The EU is no longer planning to sue Ireland over its failure to recover €14.3bn (£12.7bn) in back taxes and interest from Apple after the company handed over the money.

China retaliates in Trump trade war escalation

China retaliates in Trump trade war escalation

China has announced a series of retaliatory tariffs on $60bn (£45.6bn) of US imports after Donald Trump raised the stakes in his trade war with Beijing.

Tories' 100,000 net migration cap 'not policy'

Tories' 100,000 net migration cap 'not policy'

The Conservatives' key promise to keep net migration under 100,000 has been branded a "political target" that is not immigration policy.

UK inventors win prize for stroke survivor device

UK inventors win prize for stroke survivor device

A "revolutionary device" which would help rehabilitate stroke survivors has been declared the winner of a government-supported competition.

Kopparberg to produce cider in the UK over Brexit fears

Kopparberg to produce cider in the UK over Brexit fears

Kopparberg will start manufacturing its ciders in Britain for the first time in an attempt to lessen the fall-out from Brexit.

Virgin Money boss boosts £2bn Funding Circle float

Virgin Money boss boosts £2bn Funding Circle float

Funding Circle, the peer-to-peer lender on the verge of a £2bn flotation, will this week strengthen its board by recruiting a director of Virgin Money.

Marsh & McLennan eyes world growth in £4.9bn UK takeover

Marsh & McLennan eyes world growth in £4.9bn UK takeover

America's insurance brokers obviously like the UK.

Ocado retail sales down as orders rise

Ocado retail sales down as orders rise

Online grocer Ocado saw a slowdown in retail sales growth as the average value of customer orders remained virtually unchanged in its third quarter to 2 September.