7th March 2019


Brexit: May urges EU to agree backstop changes

Image copyright Reuters Theresa May will urge the EU to help get her Brexit deal through the Commons by agreeing legally binding changes to the controversial backstop. On Friday, she’ll say the EU’s actions will…


Economy ‘needs more women entrepreneurs’

Image copyright Getty Images The UK economy could be given a £250bn boost if women entrepreneurs were given the opportunity to develop new businesses on the same scale as men, a government-commissioned report said. It…


Mike Ashley seeks to remove Debenhams board

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption If appointed to the Debenhams board Mike Ashley would step down from his current roles at Sports Direct Sports Direct has said it wants to remove all the current…


Bitcoin: Crypto investors ‘think they can get rich quick’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cryptocurrencies’ trading prices have been extremely volatile Investors influenced by friends and social media celebrities are buying Bitcoin and other cryptoassets in an attempt to “get rich quick”. But…



Anti-Semitism: Labour could face human rights probe

Image copyright PA The Labour Party may have unlawfully discriminated against Jewish people, the UK’s human rights watchdog says. The Equalities and Human Rights Commission said it was considering launching a formal investigation into anti-Semitism…


Huawei sues US government over product ban

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Huawei’s Rotating Chairman Guo Ping Huawei has filed a lawsuit against the US government over a ban that restricts federal agencies from using its products. It said the US…



Din Tai Fung: The accidental dumpling empire

Taiwan’s famous dumpling chain Din Tai Fung opened its first restaurant in London last year, and more outlets could be on the cards elsewhere in Europe. A family business that grew beyond the dreams of…