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Yahoo 'to buy Tumblr for $1.1bn'
Yahoo's board approves a deal to buy New York-based blogging service Tumblr for $1.1bn (£725m), US media reports say.
(Sun, 19 May 2013 20:52:33 GMT)
Bank governor in Help to Buy warning
The outgoing Bank of England governor warns a government plan to boost the housing market with part-mortgage guarantees has no long-term place.
(Sun, 19 May 2013 11:18:48 GMT)
Google chief defends tax affairs
Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt defends the company's tax affairs after it comes in for strong criticism from MPs.
(Sun, 19 May 2013 11:04:20 GMT)
Miliband pledge on tax avoidance
Labour leader Ed Miliband says he will write new rules to tackle corporate tax avoidance if he wins the next election, even without international agreement.
(Sun, 19 May 2013 08:29:09 GMT)
Graduate job opportunities 'rising'
More jobs will become available for graduates this year, research firm Income Data Services (IDS) has forecast, but pay is likely to be frozen.
(Sun, 19 May 2013 23:23:43 GMT)
Ofcom plans simplified phone numbers
Some people are "put off" making important calls because of confusion over the amount they will be charged, according to the telecoms regulator.
(Sat, 18 May 2013 00:47:05 GMT)
Treasury claims banks 'safer in UK'
The latest UK government paper on the impact of Scottish independence will claim the UK is better placed to manage the risk of a financial crisis.
(Sat, 18 May 2013 23:23:32 GMT)
Contactless 'charging errors' at M&S
Some Marks and Spencer customers say its contactless payment terminals have taken cash from cards other than the ones intended for payment.
(Sat, 18 May 2013 00:56:08 GMT)
Morrisons agrees deal with Ocado
Morrisons, the UK's fourth largest supermarket chain, says it will launch online shopping by January 2014 after agreeing a tie-up with Ocado.
(Fri, 17 May 2013 16:32:34 GMT)
Thousands rally to oppose Italy cuts
Tens of thousands of protesters, led by trade unionists, rally in the Italian capital Rome against the policies of the new coalition government.
(Sat, 18 May 2013 17:40:17 GMT)
Europe car sales break losing streak
Car sales across Europe rose in April for the first time in 18 months, helped by strong demand in the UK and by the early Easter break.
(Fri, 17 May 2013 09:46:43 GMT)
Public sector pensions face big hit
Four million public sector employees will see a dramatic reduction in the overall value of their pension schemes, a new report claims.
(Fri, 17 May 2013 12:09:18 GMT)
Ofcom: 'Too many' nuisance calls
UK households are receiving too many nuisance calls, according to the telecoms regulator, Ofcom.
(Fri, 17 May 2013 09:59:57 GMT)
Lloyds shares hit break-even point
Lloyds Banking Group's share price passes 61.2p in morning trading, the break-even point for the government's investment in the group.
(Fri, 17 May 2013 11:47:30 GMT)
Jockey Club hits its bond target
The Jockey Club hits its £15m Racecourse Bond target and extends the application window until 28 May.
(Fri, 17 May 2013 10:20:02 GMT)
Spain reports monthly trade surplus
Spain records its first monthly trade surplus in more than 40 years as demand for imports dries up.
(Fri, 17 May 2013 13:31:33 GMT)
Turkish bonds yield at record low
Turkish bond yields have hit new lows as investors greeted Moody's increase in the country's credit rating to investment grade.
(Fri, 17 May 2013 11:34:05 GMT)
Hayward appointed Glencore chairman
Glencore Xstrata shareholders vote to appoint Tony Hayward, BP's former chief executive, as interim chairman to replace Sir John Bond.
(Thu, 16 May 2013 19:24:21 GMT)
Man lists 12,000 call menu options
An IT manager who grew frustrated with call centre menus has catalogued shortcuts to thousands of phone services
(Fri, 17 May 2013 10:55:05 GMT)
HMRC wins Goldman Sachs court case
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has won its case in the High Court, where it had been accused of illegally letting investment bank Goldman Sachs off part of its tax bill.
(Thu, 16 May 2013 10:38:01 GMT)
Fuel poverty gap widens
The UK's so-called "fuel poverty gap" is widening, although the total number in fuel poverty has fallen, according to a government report.
(Thu, 16 May 2013 10:34:28 GMT)
Eurozone and US inflation falls
Inflation in both the 17-strong eurozone bloc and the US falls to its lowest level in years.
(Thu, 16 May 2013 13:18:53 GMT)
Economic benefits of HS2 questioned
The HS2 rail project has an estimated £3.3bn funding gap and the benefits for the economy are "unclear", the National Audit Office says.
(Thu, 16 May 2013 13:38:37 GMT)
Chancellor to stay on economic path
Chancellor George Osborne tells business leaders at the CBI that he will not deviate from the government's economic road to reducing the deficit.
(Wed, 15 May 2013 19:02:15 GMT)
Dell posts 79% fall in profits
Dell reports a 79% fall in quarterly profits to $130m (£85m) amid falling computer sales and a takeover battle.
(Thu, 16 May 2013 21:14:23 GMT)
MPs challenge Google over UK tax
The internet giant Google has been challenged by MPs over the way it reports its income for tax.
(Thu, 16 May 2013 16:33:57 GMT)
RBS to cut a further 1,400 jobs
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is to cut a further 1,400 jobs from its retail banking head office over the next two years.
(Thu, 16 May 2013 14:22:25 GMT)
Dravid 'shock' over cricket arrests
India batsman Rahul Dravid is shocked after three of his Rajasthan Royals IPL stars are arrested over spot-fixing claims.
(Fri, 17 May 2013 23:01:33 GMT)
Honda to supply 2015 McLaren engines
Japanese car manufacturer Honda will return to Formula 1 in 2015 as engine suppliers to the McLaren team.
(Thu, 16 May 2013 12:17:34 GMT)
Olympic venue's future secured
More than 4,500 jobs are to be created as the final venue to be permanently based in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has its future secured.
(Thu, 16 May 2013 13:30:25 GMT)
VIDEO: Former Google employee on tax deals
A former Google employee has said he is providing evidence to the tax authorities about how the internet giant avoided paying corporation tax in Britain by using its offices in Dublin to finalise deals.
(Sun, 19 May 2013 18:05:11 GMT)
VIDEO: Inside the human robot factory
Roboticist Will Jackson of Engineered Arts gives a tour of his robot factory in Cornwall, and talks about recent developments in the industry.
(Thu, 16 May 2013 23:01:13 GMT)
VIDEO: Turkey's 'Italian' makeover underway
At a time of economic doom and gloom across much of Europe - the credit rating for Turkey has been upgraded.
(Fri, 17 May 2013 22:42:16 GMT)
VIDEO: Hugh’s review: Is the economy turning?
Hugh Pym and guests discuss the Bank of England's optimistic forecasts on growth and inflation
(Fri, 17 May 2013 14:00:13 GMT)
VIDEO: Europe on road to more austere measures?
Europe's GDP shrank by 0.2% in the first three months of this year as politicians debate whether to carry on with austerity plans or to change course.
(Fri, 17 May 2013 13:50:53 GMT)
VIDEO: Morrisons announces deal with Ocado
Morrisons has agreed a deal with internet grocer Ocado as it prepares to offer shoppers the option to buy good online.
(Fri, 17 May 2013 15:44:57 GMT)
VIDEO: Mega-ships head for shipping firm
Danish shipping firm Maersk Line is taking delivery of 20 of the world's largest ships, despite posting a drop in earnings.
(Fri, 17 May 2013 10:25:56 GMT)
VIDEO: WTO trade talks 'must go on'
India's commerce minister says that the latest round of global trade talks must go on - a collapse would be "disastrous" for the world economy.
(Fri, 17 May 2013 01:32:01 GMT)
Should we all be more psychopathic?
Should we all be more psychopathic at work?
(Sat, 18 May 2013 01:09:47 GMT)
China's global ambitions
How will China spend its massive cash reserves?
(Sun, 19 May 2013 21:09:14 GMT)
The great credit card takeaway
Fraudsters con people into handing over their plastic
(Thu, 16 May 2013 22:52:51 GMT)
Turkey booms but where are the Brits?
But are British firms making the most of the opportunity?
(Fri, 17 May 2013 11:53:10 GMT)
Europe's outlook: Cheer or jeer?
Should we cheer or jeer at Europe's prospects?
(Fri, 17 May 2013 15:53:40 GMT)
Running a business Q&A
Send us questions on building a new business from old tech
(Thu, 16 May 2013 14:56:25 GMT)
Quantifying the benefits of HS2
How will HS2 produce £48.2bn in benefits to society?
(Fri, 17 May 2013 13:04:20 GMT)
Global brand who remained the genuine article
Global icon who became a byword for marketability
(Thu, 16 May 2013 22:18:37 GMT)
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