11th July 2019

Marks & Spencer ousts fashion boss Jill McDonald

Image copyright Getty Images Marks & Spencer has ousted its clothing and home boss, Jill McDonald, who spent two years attempting to turn around the struggling division. Chief executive Steve Rowe will take over from…


Publish anti-Semitism probe response, says Watson

Image copyright Getty Images Labour deputy leader Tom Watson has demanded that the party publishes its submission to an inquiry into anti-Semitism allegations. He said he had a right to see documents handed to the…






Brazil pension reform passes first hurdle in Congress

Image copyright Reuters Image caption These protesters in Sao Paulo held a sign reading: “Take your hands off the pensions” Brazil’s lower house of Congress has voted by a large majority to overhaul the country’s…


Get danger fridges out of stores, says Which?

Image copyright Getty Images Retailers should remove plastic-backed fridges and freezers from sale, according to a consumer group, as new, tougher manufacturing rules come in. The testing standard has changed, making the manufacture of plastic-backed…


Branson warns pound to plummet in no-deal Brexit

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBranson: No-deal Brexit ‘devastating for Virgin’ A no-deal Brexit would cause the pound to plummet and be worth the same as the dollar, Virgin boss Sir Richard…