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Carney: Brexit deal ‘positive’ for UK economy

Media caption‘Deal takes away the tail risk of a disorderly Brexit’ The governor of the Bank of England has told the BBC that the new Brexit deal struck by...

Are US billionaires really going to pay more tax?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Politicians such as Bernie Sanders have focused attention on the wealth tax Higher taxes are a hot topic in American political...

‘Brexit uncertainty is harming my business’

Image copyright Rob Tanner “If you were trying to design a way to close businesses like mine, you’d behave exactly as the government has done”. Rob...

Are young Brits falling out of love with the cuppa?

Image copyright Getty Images Traditional cups of tea are falling out of vogue with young people in the UK, according to PG Tips and Lipton owner Unilever. The consumer...

Libor rigging inquiry shut down by Serious Fraud Office

Image copyright Getty Images An investigation into the rigging of Libor, the benchmark interest rate that tracks the cost of borrowing cash, has been unexpectedly...

The spectacular fall of money manager Neil Woodford

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Neil Woodford was trusted by thousands of investors Every rider knows that after a bruising fall you should get back on the horse,...

Barclays board approved ‘sham’ Qatar deal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Richard Boath is one of the three ex-Barclays executives on trial An agreement at the centre of fraud charges against...

Asbestos discovery triggers Johnson & Johnson baby powder recall in US

Image copyright Getty Images Health care giant Johnson Johnson has recalled 33,000 bottles of baby powder in the US, after health regulators found trace amounts of...

The UK universities benefitting from opioid money

Image copyright Alamy King’s College in London received £2m from members of the Sackler family, whose pharmaceutical firm is accused of helping to fuel the US...

BA passengers: Cabin fumes gave us breathing problems

Media captionPassenger Gayle Fitzpatrick: “There was a lot of smoke pouring into the plane” Passengers on a British Airways flight to Valencia which filled...