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Amazon’s net losses reached almost half a billion dollars over the past three months, making it the worst quarterly loss in the company’s history, the retail giant has revealed.
The UK gave the EU €14.5bn in 2013 (in cash rather than any other kind or benefit), and directly got back €6.3bn.
Scotland Yard arrested a Royal Protection Officer yesterday after ammunition was discovered in a building in Buckingham Palace.
Most private sector employees are unlikely to see above-inflation pay rises in 2015, according to a report.
Believe it or not, there are downsides to an improved economy – something the UK has just found out.
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Facebook’s UK corporation tax bill last year? Zero, zip, zilch, nada, compared to its net profit of $1.5bn last year.
They say the bigger they are, the harder they fall - this rings true for Britain’s biggest supermarket Tesco today.
Update: Cordons have now been lifted as the owner of the vehicle was found
Just days after he dumped 245 million Tesco shares, Warren Buffett and his investment company Berkshire Hathaway are back in the news. This time it’s hits on his investments in Coca-Cola and IBM that’s making headlines.
Ryan Coetzee, right, leaves a meeting. Photo via Twitter
A whopping £3bn and strict travel policies – that’s what Britain’s beleaguered supermarket Tesco needs for a turnaround.
The Tories have defined themselves as the party dedicated to cutting the deficit, and the words “the long-term economic plan is working” have practically become a mantra for David Cameron and George Osborne.
Satya Nadella, the Microsoft chief executive who gained unwelcome notoriety this month after saying that women shouldn’t ask for a pay rise, is himself on a blockbuster pay package worth over $84m, it has emerged.
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Around 10pm tonight, Britain will be hit by Gonzalo, a hurricane which left Bermuda with a power blackout last week.
Almost one in three wealthy Londoners are planning to leave in the next five years, according to a report by Barclays Wealth and Investment Management.
Consumer confidence is at its highest in three years, and a recovery in real incomes is set for the turn of the year, says accountancy firm Deloitte.
Waterstones is nailing it on the social media, PR and customer services fronts
An energy crisis is on the horizon as the UK is paying more than ever for electricity and gas despite using less.
We all know the UK population is growing rapidly, and the strain that it is putting on our national resources, especially jobs, housing, NHS and welfare.
Bill Gates may be the richest person alive, but it seems he has learnt a thing or three from Warren Buffett.
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Google is set to roll out the fifth incarnation of its Android operating system tomorrow. Named Lollipop, the system has been designed to appeal to businesses.
The UK spends more on cyber defence than any other European state, and rightly so. New statistics have emerged showing that the UK suffered significantly more cyber attacks over the first half of 2014 than any other state across Europe, the Middle Eastern or Africa (EMEA).
The Conservatives are mulling over the idea of an “emergency brake” on immigration from EU member states, following UKIP’s rapid gains.
Tesco has been branded “leaderless” and unable to run its commercial operations properly, according to some of its biggest suppliers.
Do you know about the recent changes to dismissal claims, flexible working, sick pay, holiday pay and more?
Roger Sumner-Rivers came up with an unusual strategy to cement success - would you try it?
We all know how difficult it is at the moment for graduates to get their first post-uni job.
The UK unemployment rate has dipped below two million for the first time since 2008.
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have donated a generous $25m (£15.7m) to prevent the outbreak of ebola.
Are London’s iconic blue Boris bikes set to turn red?
The root to growth is happiness, argues author and business owner Natalie Campbell
Lord Sugar is back on your TV screens tonight to choose his next business partner and give the finger to other wannabe business stars.
Exasperated by the slow crawl into work? Fed-up of traffic fumes? London is grinding to a halt, and as the transport crisis worsens, it is wreaking economic havoc on the capital.
A terror suspect may have been targeting former Prime Minister Tony Blair, in a Mumbai-style terror attack, an Old Bailey jury heard today.
The UK’s Consumer Price Index measure of inflation has fallen to 1.2% over September, down from 1.5% the month before.
Here’s a stat that may make you choke on your coffee today – the world’s richest 1%, the people who individually are worth more than $798,000, own more than 48% of global wealth.
In the wake of the Snapchat photo leak scandal, Zia Hayat, CEO and founder of Callsign, offers security advice to businesses