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Department store chain Debenhams appoints an executive from Amazon's European business as its new chief executive.
HS2 is an over-priced, gold-plated project and will fail in many of its objectives a group of transport experts warns.
Beijing accuses the US of damaging trade after Washington levies new duties of up to 450% on some steel imports from China.
The government is warned that a proposal to cut pension benefits to help save Tata Steel's UK operations could have implications "well beyond the industry".
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The number of people who made complaints about payday loan companies soared by 178% in the year to March, the Financial Ombudsman has revealed.
Sir Paul Smith, the legendary designer, may have been a force in the world of fashion and business for 40 years, but says he is not complacent, because "no-one cares how good you used to be".
A clothing firm which supplied BHS has gone out of business, blaming the collapse of the high street store.
Tata Steel is still in the process of considering bids for its UK operations, the company says.
Marks and Spencer's new boss unveils plans to revive the retailer's clothing and homeware business, but warns the changes will hit profits.
Banking shares help to lift the FTSE 100, but shares in M&S drop after the retailer says its turnaround plan is set to hit profits.
The board of the Tata Steel has confirmed that there is still no decision about which bidders have made the shortlist to take over its UK operations.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is being investigated by US regulators over its accounting practices.
Thomas Cook cabin crew have voted by three-to-one in favour of industrial action in a row over health and safety, Unite union says.
Who is bidding for the beleaguered brand?
Microsoft reveals plans to cut up to 1,850 jobs as part of efforts to scale back its smartphone business.
Despite pledges to cut steel production, China is reopening some of its mills.