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Carillion's collapse was for many people a bolt from the blue - a large UK company that had no...
Donald Trump took his place in the White House exactly one year ago. Since then he has repeatedly claimed to be behind a new rise in the American economy. Here, six charts explore his relationship with US growth, the...
A California start-up chaired by British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson is trying to turn the dream of a high-speed pod-and-tube transport system into a reality.The BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones travelled to Virgin Hyperloop One's test site in Nevada, US, to...
The chief executive of Currys PC World and Carphone Warehouse is leaving to join High...
The chief executive of Britain's biggest specialist electrical goods and mobile phone retailer is quitting days before it updates the City on its Christmas trading performance. Sky News can reveal that Sebastian James, who has run Dixons Carphone since the...
Amazon has raised the price of monthly Prime memberships in the US by $2 to $12.99 (£9.40), in a...
A teenager who "defied the odds" to survive a gas blast at his home is...
For retailers, it's been a tough day, after a tough Christmas, after a tough year. And for some, it's looking a lot worse than it is for others. Take Carpetright. Back in the summer of 2015, shares in the company...
We're so sorry for your loss. That is how Dignity, the UK's biggest quoted funerals provider, is addressing its investors after a profits warning that has caused the share price to halve. Dignity, which operates from 792 locations and which in...
Following Zambia's cholera outbreak last year, the government has moved to clear street markets in a bid to curb the spread of the disease. But many street traders say their livelihoods are suffering and have been protesting at the...
Asda and Aldi are to ban the sale of energy drinks to children under 16 from early March. The...
Shares in floor coverings specialist Carpetright have plunged 45% after it warned that full-year profits would be much less...
Reports Port Talbot steelworkers have been given poor pensions advice are being looked into by...
Help offered by the banks to firms left high and dry by Carillion's collapse is no more than a...
Carillion, the bankrupt construction group, had financial liabilities worth about £5bn when it went bust this week, according to the most extreme calculation of its obligations to tens of thousands of pension scheme members. Sky News can reveal that private...

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