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How advertisers are now targeting women in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving will end in June next year, creating a potentially huge new market for car makers. Source: BBC

Monarch gets lifeline amid last-ditch survival talks

Monarch has been granted a 24-hour extension to its tour operator's licence. Britain's fifth-biggest airline had a deadline of midnight on Saturday before its Air...

Monarch package holidays protection extended for 24 hours

Monarch Airlines has been...

Horses for courses

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Microsoft's Satya Nadella: Judge us on value we add, not tax we pay

Satya Nadella speaks about the criticism facing large corporations like Microsoft over tax. Source: BBC

Some banks still too big to fail, Carney warns

Some banks are still too big to fail, the Governor of the Bank of England has warned. While many people working in the UK's financial...

Ryanair vows to be clearer on passenger rights

Ryanair has agreed to make sure all passengers affected by flight cancellations are "fully aware" of their rights and entitlements. The company says it has...

Shares in Angry Birds owner soar on debut

The Angry Birds are soaring once again. Shares of Rovio, the Finnish company behind the cult computer game, today made a solid debut on...

Tesco executives accused of 'cooking the books'

Three senior Tesco executives were "clearly dishonest" and had "cooked the books" at Britain's biggest retailer to mislead the stock market, a court has...

NME owner makes Time for £200m Epiris bid

The publisher of some of Britain's best-known magazine titles, including Country Life, Marie Claire and NME, is in talks to sell the business to...

UK growth for second quarter revised down

The UK economy grew by a weaker rate than earlier reported in the second quarter of the year, according to official figures. The Office for...

First fall in London house prices since 2009

House prices in London have fallen on an annual basis for the first time since 2009, according to a closely-watched activity report. The monthly house...

Crisis-hit Carillion swings to £1.2bn loss

Carillion has issued a further profit warning while announcing a £1.2bn loss for the first half of its financial year. The construction firm, which is...

Universal Credit 'putting people in poverty'

The Government is being urged to pause the mass roll-out of its new benefits system next week as charities warn it is forcing people...

Pension trustees hire PwC at ailing Carillion

Pension trustees at Carillion, the crisis-hit construction group, have called in the world's largest audit firm to advise them amid a massive financial restructuring. Sky...