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December 14, 2017
EU immigration to Britain falls to five-year low

EU immigration to Britain falls to five-year low

The number of immigrants moving from the European Union to Britain fell by a quarter to a five-year low last year.

China issues global warning as economy slows

China issues global warning as economy slows

China has warned of risks to the world economy from a Donald Trump-inspired trade war, while reporting a slowdown in its own growth.

Four 'spaceports' to be built across UK

Four 'spaceports' to be built across UK

Satellites could be launched from the UK in as little as three years, heralding the start of what the government called the "Great British Space Age".

Rolls-Royce develops 'flying taxi' technology

Rolls-Royce develops 'flying taxi' technology

A prototype system for vertical take-off and landing could pave the way for "flying taxis" by 2020.

Debenhams shares slide on credit insurer woes

Debenhams shares slide on credit insurer woes

Shares in Debenhams fell up to 7% on Monday as the retailer battled suggestions it was facing a crisis of confidence among credit insurers.

Unilever grandees weigh Dutch headquarters shift

Unilever grandees weigh Dutch headquarters shift

The consumer goods giant behind Dove and Marmite‎ has opened talks with the trust established by one of the group's founders as part of a shareholder charm offensive aimed at abolishing its UK headquarters.

Carillion demise spurs share sale clampdown

Carillion demise spurs share sale clampdown

The bosses of Britain's biggest public companies‎ could be forced to hold onto shares for years after they retire under new corporate governance rules to be unveiled next week.

Poundworld closes 80 more stores with 1,024 jobs lost

Poundworld closes 80 more stores with 1,024 jobs lost

The administrator of Poundworld has announced plans to close another 80 stores with the loss of 1,024 jobs.

Trump: May's Brexit plan will 'kill' US trade deal

Trump: May's Brexit plan will 'kill' US trade deal

Donald Trump has warned Theresa May her Brexit blueprint will "kill" hopes of any future trade deal with the US.

Sterling falls after Trump issues US-UK trade warning

Sterling falls after Trump issues US-UK trade warning

Sterling sank almost 1% after US President Donald Trump said Theresa May's Brexit plan probably killed off hope of a US-UK trade deal.