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Boots sent charity legal warning over pill row

Boots issued a legal warning to a pregnancy charity over its public campaign for more affordable emergency contraception, it has emerged. The British Pregnancy Advisory...

New Look chief Kristiansen to step down

The chief executive of New Look is to step down just over two years after his turnaround of the high street fashion chain paved...

Cash ISA saving falls 33% as rules change

There has been a dramatic drop in the number of Cash ISAs being opened and in the amount saved in the wake of the...

The little-known firm you may soon have money in

Want to buy some shares in an Abu Dhabi-based hospital and healthcare centre operator? Well, if any element of your ISA, life policy or pension...

Briton extradited of bank cyberattack claims

A British man has been extradited from Germany to face claims that he launched cyberattacks against Lloyds Banking Group and Barclays. Daniel Kaye, 29, of...

Royal Mail to be relegated from FTSE 100

Royal Mail is to be relegated from the FTSE 100 nearly four years after its controversial privatisation. Shares in the delivery business have fallen more...

Amazon and Microsoft link up voice assistants

Amazon and Microsoft's voice assistants will soon be allowed to talk to each other. The move is designed to bridge Amazon's dominance in the home...

Davis summons bosses for fresh Brexit talks

Some of Britain's top company bosses have been summoned for talks with David Davis, the Brexit Secretary, amid mounting private sector concerns over the...

British life sciences to get £160m funding boost

Details of a £160m Government investment in life sciences will be announced later at the launch of an independent review of an industry worth...

Matchesfashion founders near £800m Apax sale

The husband-and-wife team who founded Matchesfashion.com, the online luxury fashion boutique, are close to sealing the sale of their company for about £800m. Sky News...

PPI scandal: The winners and losers so far

With the constant blizzard of emails, text messages and cold calls from the claims management companies, not to mention the barrage of television and...

Tilney gatecrashes £2bn wealth managers' deal

Wealth manager Tilney is trying to gatecrash a £2bn merger between two rivals by tabling a takeover bid for Smith & Williamson (S&W), further...

Boardroom transparency rules 'not enough'

New laws to bring greater transparency to the boardroom do not go far enough, critics have said. Business Secretary Greg Clark is to make all...

Farms of the future could fight food shortage

At street level, there's nothing special about this road in south-west London. But take a journey 33 metres underground, and you'll see something quite...

Investors threaten to hang up on Dixons chief

Leading shareholders in Dixons Carphone want directors to accelerate a search for its next boss after last week's shock profit warning wiped nearly a...

Uber hires new chief executive from internet giant

Uber has picked former Expedia boss Dara Khosrowshahi as its new chief executive to lead the firm out of a nearly year-long crisis. Mr Khosrowshahi...