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Tycoon Gupta renews talks on bid for loss-making British Steel
The industrials tycoon Sanjeev Gupta has reignited talks with the government about a takeover of British Steel amid mounting concerns over the prospects for a deal financed by Turkey’s military pension fund.
Chancellor declines MPs' request for Brexit modelling
The Chancellor has refused to release economic analysis evaluating how the government's proposed new Brexit deal will impact UK finances.
Pound volatile after delay to vote on PM's Brexit deal
The pound made tentative strides on Monday as financial markets reacted to the fallout from Saturday's events in parliament that saw MPs demand a further Brexit delay.
US drug giants settle first federal opioids lawsuit for $260m
The first federal trial on the opioid crisis in the United States has been scrapped, after the court agreed to a $260m (£200m) settlement by the country's three largest drug distributors.
Hacks 'carried out by Russian group disguised as Iranian cyber spies'
Suspected Russia-linked hackers have attacked dozens of countries, including Britain, disguised as Iranian cyber spies, UK and US intelligence agencies have revealed.
Google to update Pixel 4 software after security concerns
The new Pixel 4 smartphone will soon be updated to require eyes to be open for its face unlocking feature after concerns were raised about security.
John Lewis to stop putting plastic toys in Christmas crackers
John Lewis and Waitrose have said they will stop putting plastic toys inside Christmas crackers.
RBS retail chief Matheson to quit after turbulent decade
Royal Bank of Scotland's (RBS) long-serving retail banking chief is preparing to step down after a turbulent decade at the state-backed lender.
Ex-Bank of England boss - UK is neglecting deep problems with economy
Britain is neglecting deep problems with its economy because of its fixation with Brexit, former Bank of England governor Lord Mervyn King has told Sky News.
Revealed: The winners and losers on the UK's high streets
New research has shown that independent stores are outperforming major retailers on UK high streets, amid worry for the future of the traditional shopping experience.