15th April 2019


EU approves new trade talks with US

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption France does not want farm tariffs to be included in trade talks European Union countries have approved plans for trade talks with the United States. President Donald Trump and…



Former VW boss charged over diesel emissions scandal

Image copyright EPA Image caption The 71-year-old resigned soon after the scandal erupted in September 2015 The former chief executive of the carmaker Volkswagen has been charged in Germany over his involvement in the company’s…


No-fault evictions to be banned in England

Image copyright PA Private landlords will no longer be able to evict tenants at short notice without good reason under new government plans. The change is intended to protect renters from “unethical” landlords and give…


TSB pledges to refund fraud victims

Image copyright Getty Images TSB has become the first UK bank to pledge to refund customers who fall victim to any type of fraud. The “fraud refund guarantee” will cover cases where customers are tricked…



‘Customers bring some of the best ideas’

Most businesses have quite fixed ideas about how their customers will use their products or services. But Nextdoor – a business which has set up community websites around the world – says it’s more important…


‘No-splurge’ shopper attitude continues in March

Image copyright Getty Images The “no-splurge” attitude of consumers has continued despite a rise in UK shopper numbers last month, a survey has suggested. The number of shoppers visiting stores in March was up 1.4%…