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Patisserie Valerie says accounting scandal worse than thought

An accounting probe has found thousands of false entries in the firm's ledgers, its owner says.

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Goldman boss apologises for 1MDB scandal

The bank's new chief executive David Solomon also distances the bank from the deal.

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Gillette maker's boss warns on Brexit price rises

The boss of Procter and Gamble, David S. Taylor, said his and other firms want "an amicable solution between the UK and the EU".

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Inflation falls to lowest level in nearly two years

UK inflation fell to 2.1% in December, pushed down by falling fuel prices.

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Chancellor hints at Article 50 delay

Philip Hammond reassures business Brexit could be delayed to avoid "no-deal" scenario.

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Domino's Pizza app must be accessible to blind people

A blind man had complained that he was unable to change toppings or complete his order online.

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Clarks 'robot-assisted' shoe factory in Street may close

The facility only opened in 2017 but 80 jobs are now at risk after production targets are not met.

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Brexit uncertainty hits house purchases

Home buyers and sellers have been postponing transactions until after the EU withdrawal.

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Pound rises after 'meaningful' Brexit vote

The pound rebounds against the dollar after MPs vote to reject Theresa May's Brexit deal.

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Google Maps deterring outback tourists, say small firms

Australian authorities complain that Google Maps wrongly makes remote destinations seem inaccessible.

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Carlos Ghosn: Renault 'preparing to replace' jailed boss

Renault is "preparing to replace" the detained executive as chief executive and chairman, reports say.

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Turkey: Could the US damage its economy?

Is Turkey at the mercy of the US economically as President Trump claims?

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Rihanna takes father to court in trademark dispute

The singer says her father has misused her name to further his entertainment business.

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'I struggle to get by on universal credit'

Adele Shelmerdine says the government's benefit changes left her at her lowest ebb, financially and mentally.

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Asia moves to reassure firms as Brexit uncertainty spikes

Countries in Asia push forward with trade negotiations to calm businesses as Brexit uncertainty rises.

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US brings charges over SEC hack

The US government said the hack of the SEC financial database was part of a bigger scheme.

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M&S names next 17 stores it wants to close

The proposed closures, affecting 1,045 staff, are part of its plan to shut more than 100 stores by 2022.

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Ford and VW agree alliance to build vans and pickups

The motor giants say they will also consider co-operating on electric and self-driving cars.

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Netflix raises prices for US customers

Prices are to rise by between 13% and 18%, the second increase in less than two years.

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