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Government intervenes in Abu Dhabi's bid to buy Telegraph

The UK will take a closer look at the sale of the Telegraph and Spectator titles to Gulf investors.

Train strikes: RMT vote ends industrial action until at least spring

Rail workers have voted to accept a pay deal, ending their involvement in a long-running series of strikes.

Metro Bank to review seven-day opening and cut jobs

The struggling lender is to cut a fifth of staff, and rival Lloyds announces more branch closures.

Former Chancellor Alistair Darling dies aged 70

Tributes from all sides to former Labour chancellor who steered the UK through 2008's economic crisis.

Alistair Darling: Steady hand in an economic crisis

Former Labour chancellor Alistair Darling, who has died at the age of 70, found himself at the centre of the 2008 global financial crisis.

OpenAI chaos not about AI safety, says Microsoft boss

Microsoft's president says the sacking of OpenAI boss Sam Altman was not because of AI safety worries.

Dr Martens shares plunge after profit warning

The famous bootmaker says its business has been hit by weak trade in the US.

Pressure grows for ban on new leasehold flats

The government is planning to reform the system - but there are calls to scrap it entirely.

Elon Musk launches profane attack on X advertisers

The billionaire accuses firms of trying to blackmail him with ad dollars, claiming they will kill X.

Elfbar: Top vape firm drops sweet flavours over appeal to kids

Elfbar and Lost Mary call for tighter restrictions on vape sales ahead of government clampdown.

Gulf investors close in on Telegraph takeover

An Abu Dhabi-backed investment fund is poised to take control of the newspaper group within days.

Shoppers hit by escalating prices of branded goods

Baby formula is one of the areas in which prices have risen by more than costs, a watchdog says.

Renting: Rising cost and lack of choice forcing families to smaller homes

Older tenants are also struggling with essential bills as rents rise and the choice for tenants narrows.

E-Scooters: over half of casualties are outside trial areas

It is illegal to ride e-scooters on public roads except in areas selected for trials.

Cristiano Ronaldo faces $1bn lawsuit over Binance ads

US class action lawsuit seeks huge damages for his promotion of the world's largest crypto exchange.

Food prices: How can I save money on my grocery shop?

The cost-of-living crisis continues to bite. Here are some things that can reduce the impact.

Feminist site Jezebel to be revived after sale

Paste Magazine, a music publication, said it planned to relaunch this week.

Discounts return to cut electricity use amid cold snap

National Grid ESO's scheme offers some households a chance to save on energy bills during peak hours.

Amazon latest tech giant to announce AI chatbot

The bot, called Q, can help firms answer customer queries, analyse data and help with coding.

Saudi investment fund to buy 10% stake in Heathrow airport

Spanish infrastructure giant Ferrovial agreed to sell its 25% stake, held since 2006, for £2.4bn.

London travel: Uber launches black cab sign-ups

The Licensed Taxi Drivers' Association says joining with Uber would be "sullying" the taxi trade.

Energy saving scheme: What is the energy saving scheme for electricity?

A scheme to reward people for cutting back on electricity use is running for a second day.

Tributes pour in for investment guru Charlie Munger

Business chiefs pay tribute to finance guru who helped Warren Buffett build Berkshire Hathaway.

Wilko: Lisa Wilkinson 'devastated' over the firm's failure

Lisa Wilkinson, who is also the granddaughter of the chain's founder, said she had let people down.

Barclays to cut 900 UK jobs, says Unite union

Jobs will go across several back-office divisions in a move the union brands "disgraceful".

Groundbreaking transatlantic flight using greener fuel lands in the US

Virgin Atlantic is flying the first big passenger plane using 100% alternative fuels from London to New York.

Government spending plans 'a very big risk', says watchdog

The Office for Budget Responsibility says the plans are "uncertain" and rely on projected savings.

'We don't know if we can complete on our new home'

Alice Fenton is one of many homebuyers currently in limbo as a result of a cyber-attack on IT firm CTS.

Tata Steel: Unions split on Port Talbot rescue plan

Unite changes its stance on an alternative plan to decarbonise the giant plant in Port Talbot.

Vaping: Australia to ban disposable vape imports from January

The move is part of a crackdown aimed at protecting children from becoming addicted to nicotine.

TikTok owner ByteDance cuts gaming division jobs

The Chinese firm entered the sector in 2019 to compete with Tencent but failed to grab market share.

Bank boss concerned over UK growth outlook

Andrew Bailey raises concerns over growth and rules out any early cut in interest rates.

Can I get a Cold Weather Payment and how much are they?

Cold Weather Payments are available to some when there is a run of sub-zero temperatures.

Eurostar Amsterdam-to-London services to be suspended for six months

Trains will be suspended from next June because of renovation work at Amsterdam's central station.

Tesla sues Sweden as strikes target carmaker

The move comes after postal workers went on strike in sympathy with Tesla repair workers.

Sunak welcomes foreign firms' £29.5bn 'vote of confidence'

The prime minister says foreign investors' plans to invest £29.5bn is a "huge vote of confidence".

Charlie's Bar, Fermanagh, 'blown away' by Christmas ad response

A Northern Irish pub's take on Christmas adverts gets the John Lewis seal of approval.

Metro Bank shareholders vote to back rescue deal

Nearly 93% of votes cast by shareholders backed the package which will raise extra funds.

Tobacco firm calls for tougher rules on vapes

BAT wants sellers to be licensed, and sweet flavours banned.

Leasehold reforms: Michael Gove confident bill will pass by next election

The bill would make it easier and cheaper for homeowners to extend their lease or buy their freehold.

Zhongzhi Enterprise Group: China investigates major shadow bank for 'crimes'

Zhongzhi Enterprise, one of China's biggest shadow banks, has lent billions to real estate firms.

UAE planned to use COP28 climate talks to make oil deals

Leaked documents show how the COP28 host planned to use its role to strike fossil fuel business deals.

Interest rates: Why there is more pain still to come

Inflation may be easing but the impact of high interest rates is still to kick in for many people.

Labour says it 'won't set arbitrary target' on migration

The party says its proposals, including raising salary thresholds for foreign workers, would cut migration.

Only shop on Lismore saved after community buyout

Over 200 people backed the campaign to secure Lismore's closure-threatened store for the future.

Carnival UK withdraws 'fire-and-rehire' threat

Carnival UK says it will not pursue the controversial strategy which could have affected 900 crew.

Customers furious after HSBC down for more than 24 hours

The firm says it is "really sorry" for the problem, which comes on the busy shopping day Black Friday.

John Lewis to offer health checks to customers

The department store is partnering with Covid-19 testing firm Randox Health to offer new services.

Nissan to lead £2bn investment in UK electric car plant

The Japanese firm will build three EV models at the Sunderland factory, securing 6,000 jobs.

Judge invited to taste test cider in Aldi row

Somerset brewer Thatchers accuses Aldi of "copycatting" its Cloudy Lemon Cider for its Taurus drink.

Energy price cap will rise in January adding pressure on households

A new domestic energy price cap has been announced leading to higher bills for millions.

Black Friday: Amazon staff in Coventry strike

About 1,000 workers are on strike in Coventry on one of the biggest days of the year for online shopping.

'Covid and criminals ruined my Airbnb for cars idea'

A UK entrepreneur explains why his idea to build a car-sharing network like Airbnb didn't work out.

The T-shirt chewing enzyme ready to tackle plastic waste

A French start-up is ready to use an enzyme which can break down plastic on an industrial scale.

The job-sharing apps that feel like online dating

New website platforms are working like matchmakers to connect potential job sharers.

Slick videos or more 'authentic' content? The Israel-Gaza battles raging on TikTok and X

Pro-Palestinian TikTok posts gain traction with Gen Z, while slicker Israeli content is popular on X.

The electronic noses designed to prevent food poisoning

Tech firms have developed AI-powered sensors that can detect bacteria in food.

Omegle: ‘How I got the dangerous chat site closed down’

"Alice" speaks exclusively to the BBC after her successful lawsuit against Omegle forced it offline.

Richard Teng: Who is the new boss of Binance?

Richard Teng rapidly climbed the ranks after joining the world's largest crypto-exchange two years ago.

How lockdown inspired fight against period poverty

Inside a project tackling period poverty, with an army of thousands of volunteers across the world.

Can bamboo be big in construction?

Bamboo is strong, light and sustainable, so why is it rarely used as a construction material in the West?

Shop owners hope that tech can deter thieves

Retailers are investing in high-tech and low-tech measures to tackle an increase in theft.

Cinema advertising boss inspired by Avengers Assemble

Kathryn Jacob, CEO of cinema advertising firm Pearl & Dean, explains her philosophy of team leadership.

Could triple glazing become a UK standard?

Triple glazed windows are becoming more common in the UK and some say they could become standard.

How factories are deploying AI on production lines

Manufacturers are exploring how AI can predict machine faults before they happen.

Cameron's return revives memories of Greensill finance scandal

Documents suggest Mr Cameron made $10m promoting the controversial finance business Greensill Capital, which later collapsed.

'Tourists are rethinking their relationship with Earth'

An increasing number of holidaymakers are picking more environmentally-friendly trips.

Whitney Wolfe Herd: How the Bumble boss changed the dating scene

Whitney Wolfe Herd is stepping down as chief executive at the end of the year after nearly a decade.

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