New energy suppliers to face tougher tests after company failures leave customers in limbo

New energy suppliers must pass stricter tests before taking on customers under proposals designed to stem the rising number of firms going bust. A string...

Grant Thornton investigated over accounts of failed government outsourcer Interserve

Accountancy firm Grant Thornton is to be investigated over its audit of government outsourcer Interserve, which went into administration last month. The Financial Reporting...

Bailiffs should wear bodycams and face tougher regulations, say MPs

Bailiffs should be required to wear body cameras when collecting debts to stop rogue operators from breaking the law and pressurising vulnerable people, according...

Ted Baker harassment investigation finds 'several areas for improvement'

Ted Baker has finished an investigation into harassment allegations and found “several areas for improvement”. The fashion chain’s founder Ray Kelvin resigned last month after...

Brexit a major drag on UK housing market, say surveyors

Brexit remains a major drag on housing market activity, with prices expected to edge downwards over the coming months, surveyors have said. Average stock levels...

Asos profits plummet 87% after difficult year

Asos has seen half-year profits tumble due to expansion costs and heavy discounting. The online retailer saw pre-tax profits crash 87 per cent to £4m, which...

Airbnb drops ban on listing illegal Israeli settlements in West Bank, in 'outrageous' policy...

Airbnb has reversed its plan to delist homes in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank in a move condemned by human rights organisations as “outrageous” and...

Stagecoach shunted into rail franchising siding in row over pensions that once again exposes...

Rail operator Stagecoach has been shunted into a siding amid the emergence of another calamity for Transport Secretary Chris ‘failing’ Grayling courtesy of the...

Tesco roars but City should be wary of lionising CEO Lewis

“Job done,” said Tesco boss Dave Lewis as he unveiled a bravura set results.  Actually he said this: “After four years we have met...

GDP grows 0.2% in February as UK economy beats expectations amid Brexit uncertainty

The UK economy grew 0.2 per cent in February, outperforming the expectations of many City analysts. Manufacturing surged 0.9 per cent in the month, partly...
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Jenny Mollen reveals she dropped her son on his head, fracturing his skull

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Mueller report PDF download link: How to read the explosive Trump document – and...

The full text of the Mueller report has been released – and could trigger one of the biggest rushes to download a document ever seen. The 400-page...

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