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Royal Mint unveils largest ever coin - a 10kg solid gold beast
Royal Mint has unveiled the largest coin in its 1,100-year history
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Royal Mint unveils largest ever coin - a 10kg solid gold beast

Heathrow Covid losses hit £2.4bn, Apple profits double, and other breaking business news
29 Apr 2021
1,500 homes to be created from empty offices in City of London
A general view over the London skyline and the Square Mile
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1,500 homes to be created from empty offices in City of London

Shoppers snap up Crocs, revenues soar at Google owner Alphabet, and other breaking business news
28 Apr 2021
Autumn holiday bookings surge amid summer uncertainty
The Greek island of Rhodes is a popular tourist destination in autumn
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Autumn holiday bookings surge amid summer uncertainty

Brits ‘rediscover their love of reading’, Tesla posts biggest ever profit, and other breaking business news
27 Apr 2021
Why inflation might surge after the Covid pandemic
Pound coins and bank note
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Why inflation might surge after the Covid pandemic

Coronavirus support measures could lead to price increases in coming months
26 Apr 2021
Homeowners face delays for improvements due to worker shortage
Home improvement PxHere
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Homeowners face delays for improvements due to worker shortage

Shandy set for a revival, JP Morgan ‘clearly misjudged’ Super League backlash, and other breaking business news
26 Apr 2021
The legacy of Bernie Madoff
Bernie Madoff
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The legacy of Bernie Madoff

The Wall Street swindler orchestrated the largest financial fraud yet seen. Were lessons learned?
23 Apr 2021
Phone users hang up landline in favour of mobile and video
Landline phone by Joshep Coronel/PxHere
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Phone users hang up landline in favour of mobile and video

UK economy ‘roars’ back, Ikea to invest £3.4bn in renewable energy, and other breaking business news
22 Apr 2021

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London house prices remain highest but annual growth is lowest
London houses
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London house prices remain highest but annual growth is lowest

UK average increases by 8.6% in a year as sales hit record high in March 
22 Apr 2021
Sustainable fashion brands give the world a helping hand
Rotaro luxury fashion hire company
Why we’re talking about . . .

Sustainable fashion brands give the world a helping hand

Shopping luxury with a greener conscience has been simplified thanks to these forward-thinking firms
22 Apr 2021
New iMac takes the spotlight at Apple event
Apple new iMac
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New iMac takes the spotlight at Apple event

Amazon’s ‘cutting edge’ new venture, UK beach hut prices soar, and other breaking business news
21 Apr 2021
Bank of England and Treasury consider ‘Britcoin’ plan
Bank of England
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Bank of England and Treasury consider ‘Britcoin’ plan

Tesco fined £7.56m for selling out-of-date food, 813,000 jobs lost, and other breaking business news
20 Apr 2021
How the new low-deposit mortgage scheme works
An estate agent’s window
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How the new low-deposit mortgage scheme works

Government vows to turn ‘Generation Rent’ into ‘Generation Buy’
19 Apr 2021
Working from home: can it last? 
Working from home
Why we’re talking about . . .

Working from home: can it last? 

As lockdown eases, the future of the office is more uncertain than ever
16 Apr 2021
The great reopening 
Shoppers get their retail fix on Oxford Street in London on 12 April
In Depth

The great reopening 

Spirits are high as consumers are unleashed, but recovery depends on other factors too
16 Apr 2021
Charity shops enjoy bumper sales but donors warned to ‘think before giving’
British Heart Foundation charity shop
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Charity shops enjoy bumper sales but donors warned to ‘think before giving’

EasyJet to ‘ramp up’ summer flights, 1,200 Asda bakery jobs at risk, and other breaking business news
15 Apr 2021
Landmark living: how much do properties cost near famous icons?
Eiffel Tower Paris PxHere
In pictures

Landmark living: how much do properties cost near famous icons?

An apartment-sized property surrounding the Eiffel Tower comes with a price tag of £486,244
14 Apr 2021
‘Hey Siri, what products will Apple announce at its next event?’
Apple’s ‘Spring loaded’ event will be held on 20 April
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‘Hey Siri, what products will Apple announce at its next event?’

Egypt files $900m claim against Ever Given owners, and other breaking business news
14 Apr 2021
Bitcoin explained: what is it and how can you buy one?
Bitcoin
In Depth

Bitcoin explained: what is it and how can you buy one?

The price of the volatile cryptocurrency has hit a record high of $64,000
14 Apr 2021
UK’s economy grew by 0.4% in February as EU exports rebound
The UK’s construction sector grew by 1.6% in February 2021
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UK’s economy grew by 0.4% in February as EU exports rebound

London home buyers pay ‘park premium’, details leaked of Google Pixel Watch, and other breaking business news
13 Apr 2021
Millionaires plot New York exodus to avoid Covid tax hike
The New York City skyline
In Brief

Millionaires plot New York exodus to avoid Covid tax hike

Super-wealthy eye up Florida as some Big Apple residents ‘bid them good riddance’
13 Apr 2021
Goossens: historic couture jeweller opens in London
Goossens jewellery couture
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Goossens: historic couture jeweller opens in London

Longtime collaborator of Chanel, the famous goldsmith has set up home in Mayfair
12 Apr 2021
50.3m shoppers to go on £4.54bn spending splurge
Shoppers queue outside a Nike store in central London on 12 April
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50.3m shoppers to go on £4.54bn spending splurge

Homebase products on sale at Next, beers on tap at new BrewDog hotel, and other breaking business news
12 Apr 2021
Twitter ‘held talks’ for $4bn takeover of Clubhouse
Clubhouse app
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Twitter ‘held talks’ for $4bn takeover of Clubhouse

Volvo goes from boring to Scandi-chic, workers rethink career goals, and other breaking business news
8 Apr 2021
Record 2,755 billionaires on Forbes’ rich list
Kim Kardashian West
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Record 2,755 billionaires on Forbes’ rich list

Godzilla vs. Kong film is a monster hit, new 21 plate drives car sales, and other breaking business news
7 Apr 2021
Who are the richest people in the world?
Jeff Bezos
In Focus

Who are the richest people in the world?

Jeff Bezos tops the Forbes Billionaires List for the fourth year running
7 Apr 2021
Farage is the latest celeb selling video messages
Nigel Farage
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Farage is the latest celeb selling video messages

Iconic Godfather mansion is relisted, LinkedIn staff rest up, and other breaking business news
6 Apr 2021
VW’s ‘Voltswagen’ rebrand ‘was early April Fool’s joke’
Volkswagen logo
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VW’s ‘Voltswagen’ rebrand ‘was early April Fool’s joke’

Deliveroo shares slump on debut, shoppers return to supermarkets, and other breaking business news
31 Mar 2021
Mary Portas and Charlotte Tilbury back ‘Shop Out to Help Out’ campaign
Oxford Street London shopping
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Mary Portas and Charlotte Tilbury back ‘Shop Out to Help Out’ campaign

Brits repay £1.2bn during ‘frugal February’, Nike sues over ‘Satan shoes’, and other breaking business news
30 Mar 2021
15 most expensive English towns outside of London
Virginia Water, Surrey
In Depth

15 most expensive English towns outside of London

Virginia Water in Surrey remains top of the Zoopla rich list 
30 Mar 2021
How luxury luggage brand Globe-Trotter navigated the pandemic
All Globe-Trotter cases are handmade in England
In Depth

How luxury luggage brand Globe-Trotter navigated the pandemic

Travel may be on pause, but the British heritage firm has defied expectations
29 Mar 2021
Shoppers look to make Easter a celebration to remember
Easter tree (MightCollection/Etsy)
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Shoppers look to make Easter a celebration to remember

Small firms hit by Brexit ‘nightmare’, tourism suffers $4.5trn loss, and other breaking business news
29 Mar 2021
Scams, shares and male skirts
Traders buying shares
Podcast

Scams, shares and male skirts

Why has Covid caused a surge in scams? What’s got into the world’s stock markets? And will men really start wearing skirts?
26 Mar 2021
The Deliveroo revolution
Deliveroo
Why we’re talking about . . .

The Deliveroo revolution

Online food delivery platforms have changed the way millions eat. But at what cost?
26 Mar 2021
What is the plan for unblocking the Suez Canal?
The southern entrance of the Suez Canal
In Depth

What is the plan for unblocking the Suez Canal?

International trade hit as freight vessel becomes wedged across vital shipping route
25 Mar 2021