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Brexit stalemate: Boris Johnson and Ursula Von Der Leyen seek to break trade deal deadlock

EU and UK negotiators call in leaders in last ditch effort to secure a trade deal.

British Airways' memorabilia sale hits snag as demand soars

The airline's sale of surplus stock - crockery, blankets, slippers - sparked delight and disappointment.

Covid Christmas: Are gift cards wise or wasteful?

With High Street retailers such as Topshop in trouble, will we give gift cards and vouchers this Christmas?

Austria: Former finance minister Grasser jailed for corruption

The court said Karl-Heinz Grasser received kickbacks in return for information on property sales.

Job growth slows in US as virus cases surge

The US economy added just 245,000 jobs in November - far less than expected.

Denmark set to end all new oil and gas exploration

The European Union's largest oil producer plans to stop extracting fossil fuels by 2050.

Climate change: UK aim of 68% emissions cut a 'colossal challenge'

The "ambitious" target for 2030 would see the UK move faster than any major economy, the PM says.

Welsh pubs count cost as alcohol ban takes effect

The new restrictions have been described as "a devastating hammer blow" to the hospitality industry.

Primark predicts rising sales despite Covid hit

The chain says recent lockdowns cost it £430m in sales, but trading since reopening has been strong.

Lidl joins shops in repaying Covid rates relief

Retailers have so far committed to handing back £1.9bn after some faced criticism from MPs.

Call for probe into 'missing' £50bn of UK cash

The money has disappeared from circulation and is unaccounted for, say MPs and auditors.

Brexit: What trade deals has the UK done so far?

Securing a UK-EU trade deal is a top priority in the weeks ahead.

Quibi: Why did the video app go so wrong?

The BBC speaks to three Quibi content creators on the rapid rise and fall of the Netflix rival.

Coronavirus: Defiant ski nations bid to save winter season

Many of Europe's ski slopes will be closed, but the Swiss and Austrians have made their own plans.

Why Covid may mean more facial recognition tech

Facial recognition software is getting better at dealing with masks, making the tech more versatile.

How a blow to Australian wine shows tensions with China

The once successful trade story now represents a worst case scenario of the bilateral tensions.

'China is a hard rock. It won't be beaten by virus'

China's economic recovery has been quick according to its official figures but also lopsided.

Will Santa have enough bikes for Christmas Day?

Millions of bicycles were sold this year, with fears there won't be enough for the festive period.

Covid brainwave: 'I turned my office into a cyclists' cafe'

Three stories of people working in hospitality who have set up new businesses during Covid-19.

Nike's diversity advert causing a backlash in Japan

The sportswear giant is facing criticism online, but it could work in its favour with more sales.

The rollercoaster ride of Scotland's first gold mine

Production is now under way at Cononish in the west of Scotland after decades of setbacks for prospectors.

A brief history of Topshop: From basement to high-street empire

Topshop owner Arcadia could collapse, here's a look back at some of the shop's key moments.

Why shops are going over to the 'dark' side

Some retailers are converting stores into mini-distribution hubs in response to Covid-19.

Shoppers on Debenhams' demise: I'll miss it

Shoppers in Leeds react to the news that the 242-year-old retailer will close.

Brushing: When Amazon packages arrive that you didn't order

Zoe Kleinman looks at the sneaky way some sellers are trying to boost their products on Amazon.

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