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Brexit ferry firm Seaborne Freight 'will get no money upfront'

Seaborne Freight will not receive cash unless it runs a ferry service, the Department for Transport says. Source: BBC

South Western Railway strike hits New Year's Eve trains

Passengers across the South are facing disruption as staff stage a 24-hour walkout. Source: Wiltshire BBC

Stonehenge: Last owner's letter found inside book

The monument was bought by Sir Cecil Chubb for his wife in 1915 and given to the nation in 1918. Source: Wiltshire BBC

Brexit: US ambassador to UK Johnson warns on trade deal

Donald Trump's offer on trade cannot happen if the PM's Brexit deal goes through, says Woody Johnson. Source: BBC

Global markets in worst year since 2008

Investors will be glad to see the back of 2018 after major markets end with biggest falls in a decade. Source: BBC

Susanna Dinnage changes mind on Premier League chief executive role

The Premier League says its prospective new chief executive, Susanna Dinnage, will not be taking up the position. Source: BBC

FTSE 100 suffers biggest one-year fall since 2008

The FTSE 100 has suffered its biggest one-year fall since the financial crisis in 2008. Source: SKY News

Fishing: New EU rules could have 'grave' impact on UK industry

Fishers can no longer discard fish to avoid busting quota - but that could put boats off the water. Source: BBC

The hottest business stories of 2018

Kylie Jenner, imploding retail sales and an endless summer - the most-read business stories of 2018. Source: BBC

No-deal Brexit ferry contract sparks concerns

Seaborne Freight was founded less than two years ago and has never run a ferry service before. Source: BBC

Firm with no ships defends Brexit ferry contract

A shipping firm handed a £13.8m contract to run extra ferries in the event of a "no-deal" Brexit, has defended itself amid criticism it...

China says it is 'ready to work with US'

China's latest statement suggests trade negotiations between the two countries are progressing. Source: BBC

Man seriously injured in Swindon burglary

The 34-year-old was found with a serious head injury at a property on Manchester Road. Source: Wiltshire BBC

Ex-MI5 chief to step down from HSBC board

The former head of MI5 is to step down from the board of HSBC Holdings following his appointment as the new chair of the...

Reality Check: How does the government help first-time buyers?

Which government schemes do people use most when trying to get on the housing ladder? Source: BBC

Sneakernomics: All change in the trainer business

The way trainers are made and sold is allowing newcomers to break into the market. Source: BBC