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Brexit delayed: UK gets two new deadlines after midnight crisis talks

EU leaders have granted Theresa May's request to delay Brexit, giving the UK a two-tier extension.

Debenhams on brink of securing £200m funding lifeline

Debenhams is on the verge of securing a £200m funding lifeline from lenders that would position the ailing department store chain to evade the clutches of Mike Ashley, its ‎biggest shareholder.

Brexit: Hundreds of gagging orders taken out by government

Sky News can reveal that the government has taken out hundreds of gagging orders as part of its preparations for a no-deal Brexit.

Persimmon seeks to rebuild trust through fee 'retention' plan

House builder Persimmon says buyers will be able to hold back thousands of pounds worth of the price of a home so that faults can be fixed, in an industry first.

CBI and TUC unite again to demand Brexit 'Plan B'

CBI and TUC unite again to demand Brexit 'Plan B'

Theresa May is facing demands to change course over Brexit from the CBI and TUC as she pleads for a Brexit delay in Brussels.

Bank of England  says 'nature' of Brexit will guide path for economy

Bank of England says 'nature' of Brexit will guide path for economy

The Bank of England has warned that the "nature and timing" of the UK's departure from the EU will determine the country’s economic outlook.

Steel group Meridian in last-ditch talks to avert collapse

Steel group Meridian in last-ditch talks to avert collapse

One of Britain's biggest steel stockholding businesses is in last-ditch talks to avoid collapse just days after MPs accused the government of neglecting the wider steel industry.

Pre-Brexit cheer for Hammond and UK economy from latest data

Pre-Brexit cheer for Hammond and UK economy from latest data

The UK economy provided some unexpected positive news today as high street sales grew by more than anticipated and the public finances continued to outperform.

Next says £15m no-deal tariff boost could mean cheaper clothes

Next says £15m no-deal tariff boost could mean cheaper clothes

Fashion retailer Next says a no-deal Brexit could save it up to £15m thanks to lower tariffs and that it would pass on "modest" savings to shoppers.

More than 100 shop staff attacked daily, as knives becomes 'significant concern' for retailers

More than 100 shop staff attacked daily, as knives becomes 'significant concern' for retailers

Knife crime is a "significant concern" retail businesses say, as it is revealed that 115 shop employees are attacked at work every day.

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