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Can pubs stand many more Dry Januarys?

The abstinence campaign may be good for our health but it has left pubs and brewers feeling nervous.

Brexit worries 'add to car insurance costs'

Car insurance premiums climb for the first time since 2017 with Brexit a factor, says AA.

Lloyds, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers face payments problems

Hundreds of thousands of customers were unable to do most payments transfers from online accounts.

Brexit: Liam Fox yet to seal no-deal trade agreements

International trade secretary says other countries must "put the work in" ahead of possible no-deal Brexit.

Hundreds could lose money as Dream Lodge Group enters administration

Dream Lodge Group runs eight luxury lodge holiday parks across England.

Ryanair issues profit warning as fares fall

The airline cuts its forecast, blaming a fall in air fares and over-capacity on short-haul routes.

Reality Check: Has immigration hit wages?

Boris Johnson says the availability of workers from overseas has helped some big firms hold down wages. Is he right?

Murdoch asks to merge Times titles

Rupert Murdoch asks for permission to share some resources between the Times and the Sunday Times.

Amazon issues no-deal advice to UK sellers

The online retail giant has advised UK businesses to consider moving stock to their European warehouses

Black Friday steals Christmas shoppers

Retail sales fell last month after consumers brought forward their Christmas shopping to November.

Elon Musk's Tesla to cut about 3,000 jobs as cars 'too expensive'

The electric carmaker, founded by Elon Musk, says it will cut about 3,000 jobs to boost profits.

Nissan says Ghosn received $9m in improper payments

A Nissan-Mitsubishi investigation found Carlos Ghosn received funds from a joint venture between the firms.

Germany 'considers ban on Huawei' amid global backlash

Other countries have barred the Chinese firm from their network infrastructure over security concerns.

Netflix shows Bird Box and Elite drive subscriber growth

The streaming giant says the subscriber growth reflects the success of its original programmes.

Bids for Scottish shopping centre to start at £1

The Postings mall in Kirkcaldy is being sold after it failed to attract enough tenants.

Grey is the UK's favourite car colour for the first time

Half a million people chose a grey car in 2018 making it the most popular colour for the first time.

Cooper Tire Europe: Firm confirms 300 workers to lose jobs

A Wiltshire tyre firm has confirmed 300 of its job roles will be made redundant

Philips to close Suffolk factory putting 430 jobs at risk

The electronics giant will close its site at Glemsford in 2020, putting 430 jobs at risk.

Oxford University suspends Huawei donations and sponsorships

The institution suspends donations from the Chinese telecoms giant amid continuing spying controversy.

Side Hustles: 'My secret life as a DJ'

Rhea Cambridge is a "side hustler". By day she helps people with social housing, but by night she is on the decks playing afrobeats, house and funk.

How Corn Flakes became a million dollar idea

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how Corn Flakes became a million dollar idea.

The ultrasound scan you can do yourself

A US company has produced an ultrasound scanner that plugs into an iPhone and costs $2,000 (£1,555).

Detroit auto show: Supercharged cars dazzle on debut

Power and speed took centre stage in Detroit as carmakers showed off new additions to their line up.

'Food porn star' Indian chef gives fine dining a twist

Gaggan Anand, the executive chef at Bangkok's Michelin-starred restaurant Gaggan, has brought Indian cuisine to new heights.

'Making pizzas used to be a hobby, now it's my business'

In four years Lee DeSanges has gone from throwing pizza parties to running his own restaurant.

Migrant workers: 'You don't want us any more in the UK'

Employers warn of labour shortages after Brexit because of new rules for low-skilled migrant workers.

CES 2019: The sat nav of the future has arrived

A car dashboard that can display directions and points of interest as holograms has been developed.

Why are the Chinese buying fewer cars?

As both the government and households try to reduce their debt levels, car sales across China are declining.

How does Brexit affect the pound?

Sterling has had a volatile couple of years since the UK voted to leave the European Union. Why?

Drag queen or delivery driver: What's your 'side hustle'?

Millennials are increasingly doing jobs on the side, whether through love or necessity.

Virtual cities: Designing the metropolises of the future

How 3D software supercharged with real-time data can simulate complex designs before they're built.

Jack Bogle: The man who pioneered index investing

Jack Bogle, credited with upending the way we invest through index funds has died aged 89.

Hermes: Where the luxury giant is an industry outsider

France's luxury retailer Hermes is trying to become a big player in Switzerland's exclusive watch industry.

Smartwatches: Switzerland's friend or foe?

The Swiss watch industry faced a near-death experience from quartz products. Is the smartwatch a similar threat?

Detroit auto show: Firms bet on petrol to fund electric future

Automakers are relying on the popularity of big, traditional vehicles to fund their electric ambitions.

Watches: A Briton at the heart of a Swiss tradition

Stephen Forsey's company is making waves in the spiritual home of Switzerland's watch industry.

The former homeless man bringing web access to the Bronx

People without internet access have fewer life chances than those that do. How can we close the gap?

What will Andy Murray be worth in retirement?

As he goes out of the Australian Open, the Scot has the power to remain a strong-earning brand.

'Our vision is never to lay anyone off'

The Argentine boss who travelled the world to get orders and prevent him from having to make staff redundant.

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