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Eddie Stobart crisis deals fresh blow to Woodford
Eddie Stobart, the logistics group known for its distinctively coloured lorries, will deliver a fresh blow to the embattled fund manager Neil Woodford on Friday when its chief executive quits in the wake of a multimillion pound accounting error.
British retail sales crash in August as no-deal Brexit fears mount
British retail sales dropped this month at the fastest rate since 2008, according to a survey conducted by the business group CBI.
Cuadrilla suspends fracking at Lancashire site after biggest tremor yet
Cuadrilla has suspended fracking at Britain's only shale gas exploration site after it recorded its biggest tremor yet.
Jeweller Links of London races to find buyer within days
Links of London, one of Britain's best-known jewellery chains, is racing to secure a buyer within days as its crisis-hit owner seeks to offload the business.
Trump turns up heat on Federal Reserve chair as bonds go negative
It can't be much fun being Jay Powell right now.
Laura Ashley in the red as its home furnishing falls out of fashion
Laura Ashley has plunged into the red after dwindling demand for its furniture and decorating products dragged sales lower - partly blamed on weak consumer confidence.
Disruption for Ocado customers as it suffers second fire this year
A fire at a major Ocado depot has caused disruption to its food deliveries just months after another of its sites was destroyed in a blaze.
Hong Kong banks take out newspaper ads to call for order
Major Hong Kong banks including HSBC and Standard Chartered have published newspaper ads calling for the preservation of law and order and condemning violence, as pro-democracy protests showed no signs of stopping.
Ryanair says flights running normally despite UK pilots' strike
Ryanair said flights from British airports were departing without disruption on Thursday despite a strike by UK-based pilots.
'Dinosaur bosses' reluctant to hire women who may get pregnant
More than 10% of employers would hesitate to hire a woman who they think might get pregnant, showing that "dinosaur bosses" are still found in workplaces, a new study suggests.