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Tesco mulls high-end ‘Finest’ convenience stores

Image copyright Tesco Shares in supermarkets have fallen sharply after Tesco said it was considering plans for a new chain of high-end convenience stores. The proposal...

Facebook reveals digital currency details

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Using the Calibra payments system will be as easy as texting, Facebook says Social media giant Facebook has unveiled plans to...

Government workers strike: It’s a struggle to make ends meet

Image copyright Merline Chambers Image caption Merline Chambers is among those campaigning for the London Living Wage “It’s a struggle to make ends meet from...

Boeing 737 Max: BA-owner IAG signs deal to buy 200 planes

Image copyright Getty Images Boeing has received a boost for its grounded 737 Max jet after British Airways-owner IAG signed a letter of intent to order 200 of the...

Huawei smartphone sales hit amid US curbs

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Huawei is the world’s second largest maker of smartphones Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has said international sales of...

New Patisserie Valerie owners put butter back in cakes

Image copyright Getty Images Patisserie Valerie was in such dire straits that managers had ordered puff pastry be made from margarine rather than butter as a...

Sotheby’s bought by French billionaire for $3.7bn

Image copyright Reuters Sotheby’s is being bought by telecoms billionaire Patrick Drahi in a deal valuing the auction house at $3.7bn. The company, which has been...

India announces retaliatory trade tariffs against the US

Image copyright Reuters India has said that, from Sunday, it will impose tariffs on 28 US products, including almonds and apples. The new duties, some as high as 70%,...

Wahaca changes eat-and-run policy after waiter asked to pay part of bill

Image caption Mexican restaurant chain Wahaca has 25 branches across the UK Wahaca has changed its policy on walk-outs, after a waiter was told to pay part of the bill...

Tattoos at work: Are they still an issue?

Image copyright Debbie Darling Image caption Debbie Darling says her tattoos have not held her back in her marketing career Having a visible tattoo at work has long been...