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Government could probe Star and Express newspaper takeover
Government says it is "minded" to investigate Trinity Mirror deal to buy the Star and Express newspapers.

Apple's Shazam deal faces European probe
Seven countries asked the European Commission to review the purchase of the music identification app.

Capita to raise £700m as losses deepen
The outsourcing firm is undergoing a major overhaul but its boss says it is not the same as Carillion.

Vaping firm Supreme to join London stock market
Manchester-based Supreme will raise £10m to build a new factory to make vaping liquid.

No-deal Brexit 'disastrous' for food firms
Free trade with the EU post-Brexit is "crucial" for UK food and drink firms, says a committee of MPs.

Social media facing new UK laws
The health secretary wants action from the sites on underage use, bullying and screen-time limits.

Safestyle UK: Bradford-based windows firm issues profits warning
Safestyle UK, based in West Yorkshire, blamed "aggressive" new competition in the market.

Nissan to cut hundreds of UK jobs
The carmaker will reduce its Sunderland workforce by hundreds amid a decline in sales of diesel cars.

Barclays boss Jes Staley faces penalty for 'conduct breach'
Regulators the FCA and PRA allege Jes Staley breached rules in trying to identify a whistleblower.

Royal Mail boss Moya Greene to retire
The Canadian who oversaw the privatisation of the postal service will step down in June.

Wells Fargo hit by record $1bn penalty
The third-largest US bank is fined for issues at its car insurance and mortgage businesses.

Ofcom seeks to scrap local TV roll-out
The media regulator says launching more local TV stations in the UK is not viable.

Scottish Power to raise gas and electricity prices
The move follows recent increases announced by energy giants EDF Energy and British Gas.

Kardashians pull the plug on Dash fashion stores
Kim Kardashian West and her sisters Kourtney and Khloe opened the first store in California in 2006.

House of Fraser calls in KPMG to draw up turnaround plan
The department store chain has asked KPMG to look at options which may involve store closures and job losses.

'I shouldn't have to police Facebook'
Martin Lewis is taking Facebook to court because of fake adverts showing his face.

Brexit: Five steps to understanding the EU customs union
Five steps to understanding it, ahead of a symbolic vote on the issue this week.

Why I live in a plastic bottle castle
The man building a four-storey castle out of recycled plastic bottles.

How whisky tasting 'plays a tune'
A whisky master blender explains how she detects an orchestra of flavours and aromas in Scotland's national drink.

Carney: Brexit talks could delay rate rises
The governor of the Bank of England has said that an interest rate rise is "likely" this year, but any increases will be gradual.

Meet the robots that can pick and plant better than we can
Farmers are turning to robots to plant seedlings and pick produce because of human worker shortages.

Brazilian saga
Brazil's Odebrecht scandal is one of the biggest corporate corruption cases in history.

Tentative steps
The fitness tracking firm, co-founded by James Park, has been struggling in a more competitive market.

Flying whales
Airbus's huge new super-transporter plane can carry two passenger jet wings instead of one.

Shake it up
A new breed of adult-focused soft drinks is providing alternatives to traditional alcoholic tipples.

Match fit
Swiss watchmakers are turning to smart devices in a bid to take on Apple and Samsung.

Baby steps
How Mexican entrepreneur Ixchel Anaya launched a reusable nappies business that exports around the globe.

Sending home
The money sent home by migrant workers is relied up on by schools in El Salvador

Model citizens
China's tech transformation proceeds apace, but with it comes more digital monitoring and control.

Career conversion
When a serious knee injury ended Greg Cox's rugby career, it set him on the path to becoming a multi-millionaire entrepreneur.

Nuclear fallout
Seven years after a nuclear meltdown rocked the world's third largest economy, we speak to those still dealing with the devastation.

Hot dogs
Weekly spending on UK pets has risen by 31% in two years. Here are some of the more unusual wares on sale at Crufts.

Motor show
Not everybody in the car industry is ready to stop using female models to help sales.

'I founded a bank'
On International Women's Day, meet Anne Boden, the Swansea tech entrepreneur who founded her own bank.

Lego block
With falling revenues and profits, did the company fail to build bridges with its customers last year?

Carillion fallout
Carillion's collapse throws the future of its big UK building projects and those that work on them into doubt.

'That's it, go home'
How the collapse of Carillion has affected those who worked with and for the company.

Carillion's woes
The construction firm is to be liquidated after its huge financial troubles finally overwhelmed it.

Fashion contender
Despite being based in a small Welsh town, the Hiut Demin Company is exporting its jeans globally.

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