25th October 2018

Google sacks dozens over sexual harassment

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Android creator Andy Rubin left Google in 2014 Google has sacked 48 people including 13 senior managers over sexual harassment claims since 2016. In a letter to employees, chief…


Sir Philip Green named over harassment claims

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sir Philip Green at the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix in May 2014 Retail billionaire Sir Philip Green has been named in Parliament as the leading businessman accused by…


Wall Street ends higher in rebound

Image copyright Getty Images Shares on Wall Street have closed higher, rebounding after a bruising trading session on Wednesday. Strong corporate results, including from tech firms Microsoft and Twitter, helped bolster the US exchanges. The…



Brexit: ‘Fairer share’ of UK fish promised

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionReality Check: Fishing after Brexit – sink or swim? The UK will get a “fairer share” of fishing stocks after Brexit, ministers have promised. The government is…


Lord Sugar: I could have swung EU referendum

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLord Sugar suggests prosecuting Boris Johnson and Michael Gove Lord Sugar claims he could have swung the 2016 EU referendum in favour of Remain if he had…


Gender pay gap at lowest level yet, says ONS

Image copyright Getty Images The gender pay gap has fallen to its lowest level yet, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has reported. In the year to April 2018, the gap for full-time workers was…



Stocks plunge in Asia after Wall Street sell-off

Image copyright Getty Images Asia stocks have joined a global sell-off after a bruising session on Wall Street which saw two of the three main indexes erase their gains for the year. Tokyo stocks slumped…


Budget 2018: BBC editors on what to expect

The prime minister has promised an end to austerity, but can the chancellor, Philip Hammond, make good on her words in the Budget? The BBC’s economics editor Kamal Ahmed, business editor Simon Jack, and political…