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How advertisers are now targeting women in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving will end in June next year, creating a potentially huge new market for car makers. Source: BBC News

Monarch gets lifeline amid last-ditch survival talks

Monarch has been granted a 24-hour extension to its tour operator's licence. Britain's fifth-biggest airline had a deadline of midnight on Saturday before its Air...

Monarch must secure package holiday licence by midnight

Monarch Airlines is in emergency talks to renew its licence to sell package holidays, it is understood.It has until midnight on 30 September to...

Monarch Airlines in last-ditch survival talks

The future of Monarch, Britain's fifth-biggest airline, is hanging by a thread this weekend as it holds emergency talks with regulators about a temporary...

Horses for courses

Next week the boss of one of the UK's largest banking groups will descend on Manchester, to celebrate the opening of the first of...

Microsoft's Satya Nadella: Judge us on value we add, not tax we pay

Satya Nadella speaks about the criticism facing large corporations like Microsoft over tax. Source: BBC News

Asda recalls Little Angels baby food over plastic find

Asda is recalling a baby food ready meal after a piece of plastic was found in one of the products.The Walmart-owned supermarket asked customers...

Ryanair updates customer advice

Ryanair has complied with regulator demands and updated its website to explain how it will re-route customers. The airline says it has emailed all...

Some banks still too big to fail, Carney warns

Some banks are still too big to fail, the Governor of the Bank of England has warned. While many people working in the UK's financial...

Ryanair vows to be clearer on passenger rights

Ryanair has agreed to make sure all passengers affected by flight cancellations are "fully aware" of their rights and entitlements. Source: SKY

Brass in pocket?

The governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has suggested that interest rates could rise "in the near term".Many experts think that could...

Volkswagen diesel emissions fixing bill hits $30bn

The diesel emissions cheating scandal will cost Volkswagen an extra $3bn (€2.5bn), because engines are proving "far more technically complex and time consuming" to...

Reunion Island's forgotten geranium oil

Over a century ago, Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean used to be the world's leading producer of geranium oil - a fragrant oil...

Theresa May urged to halt Universal Credit rollout

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Shares in Angry Birds owner soar on debut

The Angry Birds are soaring once again. Shares of Rovio, the Finnish company behind the cult computer game, today made a solid debut on...

Tesco executives accused of 'cooking the books'

Three former Tesco executives were "cooking the books" and bullied staff who objected before the chain announced a £250m overstatement of profits in 2014,...