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The Disney-Fox giant in five charts

Image copyright Getty Images Disney is now the official owner of Rupert Murdoch’s former entertainment empire, 21st-First Century Fox. The mammoth $71bn deal...

Richard Branson calls for new Brexit vote

Image copyright Getty Images Sir Richard Branson says, despite a delay to Brexit, the UK is “dangerously close to full scale disaster”. He also criticised...

What’s going on with the UK economy?

Image caption Is the UK economy too hot, too cold, or just right? More than 1,000 days since the referendum, and with the clock ticking down to 29 March, the path of...

Global markets fall amid slowdown fears

Image copyright Getty Images Markets in the UK and US have tumbled with analysts attributing the drop to growing fears of a global slowdown. The FTSE 100 saw its worst...

Is Apple about to expand its TV business?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Reece Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston have reportedly been making a drama about morning TV for Apple Could Apple be about to...

Is this America’s most hated family?

Image copyright Eyevine/Shutterstock Image caption (L-R) Raymond Sackler and his wife Beverly, Mortimer Sackler and his wife Theresa You might never have heard of the...

Food Crime Unit pledges tougher action on food fraud

Image copyright Getty Images Businesses that commit food fraud in order to lower costs or boost supplies could soon face criminal prosecutions. The National Food Crime...

Debenhams seeks £200m in new funds

Image copyright PA Struggling department store chain Debenhams says it is seeking a cash injection of up to £200m from existing lenders as it tries to fend off Sports...

Sainsbury’s and Asda offer to sell supermarkets to merge

Image copyright Alamy Sainsbury’s and Asda have said they would sell between 125 and 150 supermarkets and a number of convenience stores if allowed to merge. The...

Ted Baker to ‘learn lessons’ of hugs probe

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ray Kelvin has often hidden his face in photographs Troubled fashion chain Ted Baker has said it is “determined to learn...