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Pound slides further on May's Brexit speech

Sterling was already trading lower after EU leaders warned the UK must make compromises to secure a deal.

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NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank say online banking glitch 'resolved'

Customers of NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank were unable to access their accounts online for hours.

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Government borrowing jumps to £6.8bn in August

Borrowing rose by more than expected following subdued tax receipts and an increase in spending.

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Uber-Deliveroo 'talks' hit Just Eat's share price

The food delivery firm's shares drop to a one-year low on reports Uber is mulling a bid for Deliveroo.

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Moss Bros shares dive on profit warning

The men's tailoring company says the hot weather and World Cup hit sales over the summer.

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Ex-BHS boss Dominic Chappell loses pensions conviction appeal

Judge says Dominic Chappell gave "entirely unbelievable" evidence in the Crown Court hearing.

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Australian strawberries: Why would someone hide a needle in fruit?

Criminologists explore a food safety scare in Australia, and what could be motivating copycats.

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Italy opens probe into Ryanair hand luggage charges

The airline's new Italian luggage charges may amount to unfair commercial practice, a watchdog says.

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Evans Cycles seeks new owner amid cash crunch

The bike store chain needs fresh funding as it struggles with tough trading conditions.

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Women 'half as likely' as men to start a business

Treasury says "unfair obstacles" may be blocking female entrepreneurs as it launches a review.

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Wells Fargo to reduce workforce by up to 10%

The bank expects to reduce staff by 5% to 10% over three years, affecting some 26,000 workers.

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US imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons

Beijing is being penalised for buying Russian combat jets and surface-to-air missiles.

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John Hancock adds fitness tracking to all policies

One of the largest life insurance providers in North America will now sell only "interactive" policies that collect health data.

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Barclays resolves online banking glitch

Computer problems had hit the bank as customers complained of being unable to access their accounts.

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Sky bid tussle to be settled by auction

The broadcaster has been subject to rival bids from Rupert Murdoch's Fox and US giant Comcast.

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How the fridge became a million dollar idea

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the fridge became a million dollar idea.

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Uber Eats drivers block streets in pay protest

Uber Eats drivers are staging protests over changes to their payment structure, claiming rates for every delivery had been reduced without agreement.

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GoPro Hero 7 stabilisation put to the test

How does the GoPro Hero 7 compare to last year's model - and can it turn the company around?

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From Belgium to the UK, the journey of an alloy wheel

From Belgium to Swindon in under eight hours, the journey of an alloy wheel.

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