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December 14, 2017
Cross-Channel freight trade 'could drop by 87%' under 'no-deal' Brexit

Cross-Channel freight trade 'could drop by 87%' under 'no-deal' Brexit

Cross-Channel freight trade could drop by between 75% and 87% for six months in the event of a "no-deal" Brexit, according to a Border Force document obtained by Sky News.

IMF sees no-deal Brexit as global risk 'trigger'

IMF sees no-deal Brexit as global risk 'trigger'

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has further downgraded its global forecast for this year - warning a "no-deal" Brexit could trigger even lower growth.

'Shrinkflation': Why your food is getting smaller

'Shrinkflation': Why your food is getting smaller

Loaves of bread, cereal boxes, meat and chocolate bars are among the items getting smaller because of "shrinkflation", government data suggests.

Activist Elliott weighs Dixons Carphone stake

Activist Elliott weighs Dixons Carphone stake

The activist investor Elliott Advisors is exploring plans to acquire a big stake in Dixons Carphone following a slump in the mobile phone and electrical goods retailer's share price.

International worries as China's consumption and economy slows

International worries as China's consumption and economy slows

Picture China's economy and you might be thinking of massive factories, gigantic airports or train stations built from scratch in 24 hours.

GSK chairman Sir Philip Hampton to step down

GSK chairman Sir Philip Hampton to step down

He is not someone who the woman or man on the Clapham Omnibus would necessarily recognise - but Sir Philip Hampton can lay claim to being one of the most influential British business leaders of the last 20 years.

Davos is a less starry affair this year

Davos is a less starry affair this year

The Promenade is the road that runs through the heart of Davos in Switzerland.

Millions of EU citizens can now apply for settled status in UK

Millions of EU citizens can now apply for settled status in UK

Millions of EU citizens now have until June 2021 to apply for settled status in the UK, as the post-Brexit registration system opens nationwide.

Mountain Warehouse sees profits hitting new heights

Mountain Warehouse sees profits hitting new heights

Mountain Warehouse says it is on course for record annual profits after shrugging off the high street crisis to post strong sales growth over the Christmas period.

WhatsApp enforces new restrictions to combat spread of fake news

WhatsApp enforces new restrictions to combat spread of fake news

WhatsApp is limiting the number of times a message can be forwarded on in a bid to combat the spread of fake news.