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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

BUSINESS

BUSINESS

Whitbread shareholders have given their blessing to the £3.9bn (€4.46bn) sale of the Costa Coffee chain to Coca-Cola. The Press Association understands that a provisional...

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has included Brexit among key risks to the stability of the global economy in a new report. The organisation has...
Murdoch, Sky, Comcast

Sky chairman James Murdoch has resigned from the broadcaster as US cable giant Comcast took control of the British firm. Comcast said on Tuesday that...
Stocks, Trade, Investments

US stock indexes found their footing after a sharp early loss and finished mixed, with technology companies sinking for the third day in a...
Google, Smartphones, Android

Google is shutting its underwhelming Plus social network for regular users, following the disclosure of a flaw discovered in March that exposed personal information...

The future of over 200 Asda workers has been thrown into doubt with the confirmation that a North London delivery depot will close. The supermarket...

US cable group Comcast has confirmed an agreement to buy 21st Century Fox’s 39% stake in Sky for £11.6 billion after emerging victorious in...

Tesco has become the latest supermarket in the UK to warn over stockpiling as grocers ramp up contingency plans for a no-deal Brexit. Chief executive...
Construction, UK, GDP, Economy

Britain’s construction sector suffered its weakest growth for six months in September as the “Brexit blot on the landscape” held back activity, according to...

Facebook has announced new tools it says will help users combat bullying and harassment on the social media site. The tools will allow users to...