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The UK economy grew by 0.3% in the three months to June - up from 0.2% in the previous quarter, official figures show. Source: SKY
ITV has blamed an 8% fall in net advertising revenues from £838m to £769m on continuing "political and economic uncertainty". The commercial broadcaster, home to shows such as The X Factor and more recently Love Island, reported pre-tax profit fell...
Consumers have less than three months to spend, bank or donate their old £1 coins before shops can refuse them. People are being urged to dig out their old coins which stop being legal tender on 15 October. The warning about...
If you've ever worked in an office, you'll likely be familiar with at least some of the vacuous phrases on this list. None of them are game-changers, and few convey much optimism about journeys, missions or future blue skies. But for...
The Government has confirmed plans to ban the sale of new diesel and petrol cars in the UK from 2040. Environment Secretary Michael Gove says the move is part of a plan to get these vehicles off roads altogether by...
The chief executive of Virgin Money has used a post-results slide in its stock market valuation to top up her shareholding in the challenger bank. Sky News has learnt that Jayne-Anne Gadhia acquired approximately £100,000-worth of Virgin Money shares as...
The acting chief of Britain's competition watchdog will be appointed as its permanent boss this week, ending a year-long vacancy for a role likely to be made more complicated by Brexit. Sky News has learnt that Andrea Coscelli will be...
A fully electric version of the Mini is to be built at BMW's plant in Cowley, near Oxford, the carmaker has announced. The firm's German owners BMW said the new model will go into production in 2019 and will be...
Donald Trump has said he is working on a "major" post-Brexit trade deal with the UK that could be "very big". The announcement in a tweet came as International Trade Secretary Liam Fox is visiting Washington to prepare the ground...
Amazon is doubling the number of research and development (R&D) specialists it is looking to recruit in London, saying it is "very optimistic" Brexit will not hamper access to talent. The company said it was now aiming to hire 900...
One of America's best-known fashion retailers has agreed to take over luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo in an £896m deal. Michael Kors, the New York-listed chain, said on Tuesday it was "the ideal partner" for Jimmy Choo, famous for its...
Profits at Google's parent company Alphabet have taken a hit by the record fine imposed by the European Commission on the search giant last month for breaching competition rules. Alphabet, which also owns YouTube, said it made $3.5bn (£2.7bn) in...
EasyJet has announced the largest cabin crew intake in its 21-year history. More than 1,200 applicants will be given permanent and fixed-term positions at the budget airline, bringing its total number of cabin crew to 8,100. Earlier this year, the Luton-based...
The row over chlorinated chicken is set to intensify with a warning that cheap imported food could threaten farm animal welfare standards after Brexit. The claim, from a powerful House of Lords committee, follows criticism of Liam Fox's controversial plans...
Developers could be banned from selling new-build houses as leaseholds to prevent homeowners being left with extortionate fees. More than four million people live in leasehold properties in England, giving them the legal right to occupy and use the property...
A top official at the Bank of England has vowed it will "plug" any risk to banks from reckless lending through further measures, as it frets over soaring levels of consumer credit. Executive director of financial stability, Alex Brazier, told...

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