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Carillion: The signals that the company was going bust

Why did the City start to bet against construction giant Carillion before it went bust?

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Donald Trump and the US economy in six charts

How has US growth, jobs, stocks and trade fared in the first year of Donald Trump’s presidency?

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Hyperloop: A visit to the test site of Virgin’s train of the future

Can a futuristic tube-based transport scheme that shoots pods through a vacuum become a reality?

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Dixons Carphone boss leaves for Boots

The head of the electronics retailer is switching to the cosmetics and chemist chain in a major move.

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Amazon raises monthly Prime price in US

The firm bumps up the monthly fee by $2, but the cost of an annual subscription was unchanged.

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Dignity cuts funeral prices amid growing competition

Shares in Dignity, the UK’s only listed funeral firm fall 50%, as it cuts prices by 25%.

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Carpetright shares crash on profit warning

Shares in the retailer slump by 40% after the retailer suffers a “sharp deterioration” in UK trade.

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Coca-Cola pledges to recycle all packaging by 2030

The drinks giant is pledging to reclaim a used can or bottle for every one sold.

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Web firms ‘better’ at hate speech removal

The European Union says that 70% of material deemed to be offensive is removed within 24 hours.

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UK retail sales slide in tough December

Retailers saw their biggest monthly fall since the EU referendum, official figures show.