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Trade pact with Japan ruled out by Brexit deadline

The government has admitted it has run out of time to roll over existing trade pacts with Japan and Turkey in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

TransferWise share sale to value UK fintech champion at £3bn

Digital payments group TransferWise is poised to cement its status as one of Britain's most prized technology companies by orchestrating a share sale valuing it at about $4bn (£3.1bn).

Kraft Heinz shares plummet with huge profit loss and federal investigation

US foods giant Kraft Heinz saw its shares plummet by more than quarter after posting a huge losses and revealing it was the focus of a federal investigation.

Cathedral City maker Dairy Crest to be sold to Canadian firm for almost £1bn

Cathedral City cheese maker Dairy Crest has agreed to a takeover by a Canadian firm in a deal worth nearly £1bn.

Interserve lenders to sweeten terms of £500m rescue

Interserve lenders to sweeten terms of £500m rescue

Lenders to Interserve, the heavily indebted government contractor, are to sweeten the terms of a £500m rescue package even as the company’s largest shareholder sets out a rival restructuring plan.

Rolls-Royce: Serious Fraud Office drops corruption probe

Rolls-Royce: Serious Fraud Office drops corruption probe

No individual prosecutions are to be brought over long-standing corruption at Rolls-Royce, the Serious Fraud Office has announced.

Cost of first and second class stamps to go up, Royal Mail says

Cost of first and second class stamps to go up, Royal Mail says

Royal Mail has announced the price of first and second class stamps are going to increase from next month.

Flybe completes cut-price sale to Virgin after turbulent ride

Flybe completes cut-price sale to Virgin after turbulent ride

Flybe has completed its controversial sale to a consortium led by Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic, which will net just 1p a share.

Disney, Fortnite and Nestle among companies pulling YouTube ads over child abuse concerns

Disney, Fortnite and Nestle among companies pulling YouTube ads over child abuse concerns

Companies including Disney, Nestle and the maker of Fortnite are pulling advertisements from YouTube over concerns relating to child abuse.

'Big Four' supermarkets slump in annual Which? consumer ranking

'Big Four' supermarkets slump in annual Which? consumer ranking

Asda has been left languishing last in a satisfaction survey, which saw discounters Aldi and Lidl outperform all of the "Big Four" supermarkets.

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