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Rough ride for Uber in 2017 as losses rise to $4.5bn

Uber saw annual losses balloon to $4.5bn (£3.2bn) last year though its performance improved in the final quarter of 2017, the ride-hailing app revealed. The...

UK must boost productivity and focus on international competitiveness to weather...

IMF said that a transition period would avoid a cliff edge and reduce uncertainty facing firms and households. The UK must focus on enhancing its economy’s...

Fury as Tesco takes payments months after people shopped

Tesco has apologised for taking money from people's accounts months after they visited its Express stores. The issue has left many customers upset as they...

London warned it’s not ready for robot taxis and drone deliveries

Europe’s largest city is a hotbed of ideas to make getting around the metropolis that little bit easier - but it isn’t ready for...

New UK homes construction hits 10-year high

Builders registered plans to start 160,606 new homes, up 6 per cent from 2016 and the highest number since the start of the financial...

US and UK pledge millions for largest-ever fund to fight modern...

New public-private partnership aims to raise $1.5bn (£1.1bn) Leading businessmen, philanthropists and politicians have announced a new global fund for ending modern slavery. The public-private partnership plans...

British children more worried about Trump than global warming and nuclear...

Children are experiencing "widespread anxiety" over the threat of terrorism and Donald Trump's presidency, a new survey from the Mental Health Foundation has found. In...

UK government borrowing narrows after EU credit

UK government borrowing nearly halved in December from a year earlier, helped by a rebate from the European Union. Public sector borrowing, excluding state-owned banks,...

Amazon opens first supermarket with no checkouts at all

E-retail behemoth Amazon is ringing in a new era for shoppers by opening its first supermarket with no checkouts at all – human or...

Social media companies are losing public trust as ‘traditional’ media regains...

‘The public wants action on key issues related to online protection, and to see their concerns addressed through better regulation,’ says CEO of Edelman...