An epic four-day splurge by consumers shopping online is expected to result in retailers breaking sales records. Between Black Friday last week and the close of Cyber Monday, shoppers will have spent more than £3bn, analysts believe.
Less than two months ago, the finance ministers of the G20 gathered for a celebratory dinner in Peru to mark agreement on a “once-in-a-century” package of reforms to combat tax avoidance by multinational corporations that is costing governments up to $240bn a year.
“Jim, Jim, Jim-Jim-Jim. No mention of the other fella.” That’s how one Greater Manchester councillor summed up Labour’s campaign message in Oldham West and Royton, where a byelection will be held next Thursday.
She sang “hello,” and her fans responded with their hard-earned cash.
With more than 5.3m copies sold in the year after its release, it’s just about easier to remember the actual events of 1989 than it is the world before Taylor Swift’s album.
All the talk in Abu Dhabi was of driverless racing cars following the announcement Formula E was about to launch a new series called “Roborace”.
Banking is reaching an “Uber moment” in which technological advances will lead to hundreds of branch closures and a possible halving of the number of staff employed in the sector, the former chief executive of Barclays has warned.
The travel industry is facing the greatest turmoil in 30 years because of the recent series of incidents capped by the terrorist attacks on Paris, said Thomas Cook chief executive Peter Fankhauser.
An “elephant deal” that Barclays executed three years ago has cost the bank £72m in penalties, after the City regulator concluded the bank ran the risk of laundering money or financing terrorism by conducting the deal for politically sensitive people.
A Spanish renewable energy group has collapsed into insolvency protection, it said on Wednesday, just months after US investment bank Citi led a €100m (£70m) share sale to raise funds for the group.
Four senior executives from the Belfast office of accountancy firm KPMG have been arrested in Belfast on alleged tax evasion charges.
Google has claimed that a change to its search rankings that pushed rivals TripAdvisor and Yelp far down the search results is due to a bug, which it is working to fix.
Labour has reacted with fury after Jeremy Corbyn was invited to a government security briefing on airstrikes in Syria with just 12 hours’ notice and at a time that clashes with the autumn statement.
Many retailers have already launched pre-Christmas online and in-store offers. Here are some of the discounts available
Rising property costs in central London could lead to a wave of businesses relocating outside the capital, research has claimed.
Jeremy Corbyn has warned plotters against his leadership that he is “not going anywhere” over his opposition to bombing Syria, as he urged MPs to listen to the Labour membership.
After a couple of hours with Star Wars Battlefront, it’s possible to feel a slight disturbance in the force.