VW diesel car protest: Greenpeace members climb on boat

Greenpeace said protesters would not leave the ship until Volkswagen agreed to return the cars to Germany.

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | 5:16 am

Ryanair plans to make pilots change holidays

Pilots might have to defer some annual leave, says Michael O'Leary, as cancellations cost airline £22m.

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | 4:56 am

Government borrowing at lowest August level for 10 years

Record VAT receipts for August helped government borrowing to be less than expected last month.

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | 4:46 am

'One in four drivers' still makes or receives calls at wheel

A survey suggests 23% make or receive calls illegally, but the number is falling.

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | 4:42 am

Baidu fund heats up driverless race

The Chinese search engine giant launches a $1.5bn fund for autonomous driving technology.

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | 4:35 am

Capita shares hit as profits fall

The outsourcing group reports lower half-year profits as it overhauls its business.

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | 3:28 am

Co-op Group sells remaining stake in Co-op Bank

The Co-operative Group has sold is remaining 1% stake in Co-op Bank for £5m.

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | 3:18 am

Drax chief executive Dorothy Thompson to step down

The UK power producer says its current finance chief, Will Gardiner, will take over the top role.

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | 2:54 am

Co-op Group sells final stake in Co-op Bank

The retail and services group has offloaded the final 1% stake it held in the troubled Co-op Bank.

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | 2:47 am

Google signs $1.1bn HTC smartphone deal

The tie-up marks the latest push by Google to boost its hardware business.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 11:18 pm

Toshiba to sell chip unit for $18bn to plug losses

The embattled electronics firm hopes the deal will cover heavy losses from its nuclear division.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 8:59 pm

Brexit 'crunch time' for City of London, says group

UK firms and the economy as a whole need a Brexit transition period, City lobby group warns.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 8:21 pm

Cork questioned

As an increasing number of vineyards and wineries seal their bottles with screw-caps, the natural cork industry is fighting back.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 6:09 pm

Consumers told to stop buying 'fire-risk' fridges

The consumer group wants manufacturers to stop making fridges with flammable plastic backs.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 6:00 pm

Fed to start unwinding bond portfolio

The Fed will start to reduce its $4.2trn balance sheet in October.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 5:58 pm

Ryanair compensation info 'woefully short' says Which?

Ryanair says it has now emailed all customers advising them of flight changes and offering refunds.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 1:43 pm

'We are planning weekly rocket launches'

The small satellite industry is the fastest growing part of the space sector "and they all require launch" says Rocket Lab boss Peter Beck.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 1:05 pm

Thomas Cook pilots to strike on Saturday

Thomas Cook pilots to strike at the weekend after talks fail in a continuing pay dispute.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 1:00 pm

Dominic Chappell denies BHS probe charges

Dominic Chappell pleads not guilty to charges brought by the Pensions Regulator after the collapse of BHS.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 12:22 pm

Rise in female workers suppressing wages, says OECD

A rise in the number of lower-paid female workers has held back global wage growth, the OECD says.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 7:38 am

Right to speak

Free speech has become a university battleground. But what does the right to free expression really mean?

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 5:19 am

Seen a gig recently? You're not the only one

A record 30 million gig and festival tickets were sold in the UK last year, new research shows.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 4:07 am

London venue is UK's first to use digital-only ticketing

Islington Assembly Hall will now only sell tickets through a ticketing app in a bid to cut out touts.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 1:13 am

'We prefer American style'

How a new breed of American-style coffee shops are drawing in younger Italians.

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 6:11 pm

Will 'Philippine McDonald's' swallow Pret?

Philippine fast food chain Jollibee does not rule out bid for upmarket UK sandwich firm Pret a Manger.

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 4:38 am