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Trump delays announcement on his business empire

Image copyright AP Image caption Donald Trump said last month he would be leaving his business “in total” Donald Trump has delayed an announcement on how he...

Iran signs $16bn deal to buy 80 Boeing aircraft

Image copyright AP Image caption The deal will allow Iran Air to update its ageing fleet State airline Iran Air says it has signed a deal to buy 80 passenger planes from...

Trump presidency: Exxon’s Rex Tillerson for top diplomat?

Image copyright AP Image caption Rex Tillerson has been chairman of Exxon Mobil since 2006 Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson has met President-elect Donald Trump amid...

Qantas to fly from London to Australia non-stop

Image copyright QANTAS Passengers will be able to fly from London to Australia non-stop for the first time when airline Qantas launches its new service from March 2018....

Foxconn, the iPhone Manufacturer for Apple, wants business expansion in US

Foxconn Technology Group, which mainly manufactures iPhone and other electronic devices for Apple, has said that the company is looking to expand its...

Rail penalty fares: Passengers could get new appeals body

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Department for Transport says £240m a year in revenue is lost to fare dodgers Rail passengers who challenge the issuing...

Unpaid benefits at record level

A total of £1.7bn in benefits was not paid to those entitled to the money in 2015-16 owing to fraud and error, a new record rate of underpayment. An increase led to 1%...

Defined benefit pension transfer values ‘shooting up’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Most workers are allowed to sell their defined benefit pensions for cash Six million people with defined benefit pensions have...

Councils make extra £60m from parking charges and fines

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Councils in England made a surplus of £756m from parking operations in 2015/16 The amount of money councils in England...

Tougher crowdfunding rules proposed by FCA

Image copyright iStock Tougher rules are needed to protect investors in crowdfunding platforms, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said. It said it was too...