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Reopening verdict: 'It was 'buzzing, chaotic and crazy'

Business owners tell how their first week of trading has gone after lockdown rules eased in England and Wales.

Hammerson: Shopping centre giant slashes rents in revival bid

Hammerson, whose centres include the Bullring and Brent Cross, is "resetting rents to more affordable levels".

Archegos collapse costs Morgan Stanley $911m

US investment bank Morgan Stanley's lending to the collapsed hedge fund cost it nearly $1bn.

TUI says summer holiday season can be saved

The boss of Europe's biggest holiday company thinks successful vaccine programmes can prevent another washout.

Colin the Caterpillar cake row: Judge Rinder gives his verdict

Marks & Spencer has begun legal action against Aldi, arguing the retailer's Cuthbert the Caterpillar cake infringes its Colin the Caterpillar trademark.

Ocado in self-driving vans push with £10m stake in Oxbotica

The online grocery retailer has teamed up with Oxford self-driving firm Oxbotica.

Gnome shortage: Lockdown and Suez canal blockage blamed

A garden centre "boom" coupled with supply chain delays are making the ornaments hard to come by.

Sanjeev Gupta's firm says it did nothing wrong over Covid loans

The company behind the UK's Liberty Steel says it did nothing wrong when seeking government funds.

Benefit Cosmetics backtracks over NHS staff refusal

The firm saw a social media backlash after a nurse claimed staff were turned away for beauty treatments.

China's economy grows 18.3% in post-Covid comeback

The record figures for the first quarter of the year are skewed due to last year's nationwide lockdown

Brexit: Euro MPs' vote bolsters EU-UK trade deal

The key Brexit trade deal now stands a better chance of being ratified in Brussels.

Deliveroo apologises to riders for bonus overpayments

The food delivery firm suffered a technical glitch, but says it has resolved the situation.

Citigroup to exit consumer banking in 13 markets

The US banking group will shut down its retail operations in countries including China and India.

M&S begins legal action against Aldi over Colin the Caterpillar cake

A High Court claim by the retailer argues its rival's Cuthbert the Caterpillar infringes its trademark.

Amazon's Bezos: Union defeat does not bring 'comfort'

Jeff Bezos said in his shareholder letter that Amazon must 'do a better job for our employees'.

'We realised that by joining together we could make a difference'

The cooperative firms who say their business model made them more resilient to the pandemic.

Is Alibaba's fate a warning to China’s tech giants?

Alibaba’s run-in with Chinese regulators has made things tense for its other technology giants.

The student loan bubble 'is going to burst'

Cancelling student debt was once a fringe idea in the US, but it's become increasingly mainstream.

CEO Secrets: 'Taking risks is how we found our edge'

Public relations firm boss George James thought clients would be put off by his youth but turned his weakness into a strength.

'I put those goggles on and just fell in love'

Drones capable of 90mph are being raced in a league which supporters say is close to the big time.

The 'Iron Man' body armour you may soon be wearing

The market for exoskeletons - high-tech external body support systems - is tipped to grow strongly.

Covid accelerates India's millionaire exodus

As Covid cases surge, India's wealthy lead global enquiries for citizenship and residency abroad.

Lockdown eases: How we fit bras at a social distance

Bravissimo's Leanne Cahill explains how her shops will work when they reopen after lockdown.

Rescheduled Dubai Expo hopes to attract 25 million visits

The event sees countries using pavilions to show off the latest in architecture and technology.

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Covid: Michelin-starred Amsterdam restaurant's €20 takeaway burgers

Unable to have guests due to the pandemic, a fine dining restaurant in Amsterdam turns to takeaways.

Lockdown lifting in Liverpool: 'Light at the end of the tunnel'

Excitement, relief and cocktails flowed as bars and non-essential shops reopened in Liverpool.

Lockdown eases: How we fit bras at a social distance

Bravissimo's Leanne Cahill explains how her shops will work when they reopen after lockdown.

UK TUI boss backs holiday 'traffic light' system

Andrew Flintham also says the package holiday business is much quicker with refunds than last year.

Bottling it: How breweries have survived lockdown

Over the three national lockdowns most pubs have been shut, meaning breweries have had to adapt.

Celebrating 60 years of the E-Type Jaguar

The British car is now considered a classic, sought after across the world.

Would you scrap your car for public transport credits?

A scheme in the Midlands is encouraging people to scrap their cars to get public transport credits.

Budget 2021: Sunak on plan to recover the UK economy

The chancellor sets out a three-part plan to “protect the jobs and livelihoods of the British people”.

Budget 2021: Who is Rishi Sunak and what does he believe?

From newly elected backbencher to Chancellor in less than five years.

Rishi Sunak: 'Shock to economy won't be fixed overnight'

The Chancellor says he wants to level with people about the economic challenges ahead.

Rishi Sunak: £5bn boost for businesses

The Chancellor says a £5bn grant scheme will offer up to £18,000 per business.

Budget 2021: No tax rises immediately, says shadow chancellor

Labour's Anneliese Dodds tells the BBC's Andrew Marr there should be no immediate tax rise on businesses.

Budget 2021: BBC editors on what to expect

BBC editors Faisal Islam and Simon Jack tell us what Chancellor Rishi Sunak might have in store.

Deborah Meaden on how the business landscape has changed

Speaking to Joanna Gosling, the Dragon's Den entrepreneur explains why companies have to get used to a new normal.

Climate Change: How much did it cost US economy in 2020?

Last year saw a record numbers of costly extreme weather events.

Covid: How work life changed for a home-schooler and a supermarket manager

How the pandemic has changed work life for a home-schooling parent and a supermarket manager.

ZoomOut: Waving goodbye to awkward video call endings

ZoomOut, a device which ends a video call at the pull of a cord has been developed.

Covid-19: Cruise industry 'in a very different place' to a year ago

Cruise boss Brian Salerno explains how the industry is preparing for a return to business post-lockdown.

HS2: Aerial footage shows what London to Birmingham route looks like now

Take a flight along phase one of the high-speed rail network – from London to Birmingham.

UK Economy: Chancellor says GDP 'comparable to other countries'

Official data indicates that the UK economy shrank by the biggest amount on record during 2020.

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