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COVID-19: Pressure mounts on UK and France to agree on financial aid for Eurostar as it fights for survival
Pressure is mounting on the UK and French governments to agree financial aid for Eurostar, the cross-Channel rail operator, as it fights for survival.
'Strong smell of cannabis' near Bank of England leads to drugs factory
More than 800 plants have been seized after a tip-off about a "strong smell of cannabis" led to a raid on a building close to the Bank of England.
Inflation ticks higher as clothes prices edge up after Black Friday sales
Inflation rose to 0.6% last month as clothing prices edged higher following extended Black Friday discounting the month before.
Burberry warns of impact of axing VAT-free shopping on UK sales
Burberry has warned of a significant hit to UK sales after a scheme allowing VAT-free shopping for overseas tourists was scrapped following the end of the Brexit transition period.
Jack Ma: Chinese tycoon appears in public for the first time since October
Chinese tycoon Jack Ma has appeared in public for the first time in nearly three months - after speculation about his whereabouts following a clampdown by Beijing on his business empire.
Kwarteng lines up Mastercard’s Cairns to lead business department board
Kwasi Kwarteng, the new business secretary, is lining up a senior Mastercard executive to join his department’s board, ending a months-long vacuum of senior private sector expertise among its directors.
Netflix: Bridgerton and The Crown help streaming service top 200m subscribers as lockdowns spur record growth
Netflix has notched up more than 200 million subscribers after consumers staying at home during the pandemic helped it achieve a record year of growth in 2020.
Virgin Active lender Lloyds sheds weight of debt position
Britain's biggest high street lender is to extricate itself from a syndicate of lenders to Virgin Active, the struggling gym chain set up by Sir Richard Branson's business empire.
HSBC to shut 82 bank branches as customers shift online
HSBC has announced plans to shut 82 UK branches this year after a shift towards telephone and internet banking.
Sir Philip Green's Outfit stores are to close with loss of 700 jobs
Administrators for Sir Philip Green's Arcadia empire are to close down its Outfit operation by the end of the month, with the loss of more than 700 jobs.