Convenience retailer McColl’s has recorded annual revenue of more than £1bn for the first time, despite a slowdown in the fourth quarter. The group said the acquisition of 298 Co-Op stores helped it boost sales 19.1 per cent in the year to...
One man became the most expensive smuggled cargo in the world, the other is simply untouchable inside a boxing ring and this weekend in the basement at Madison Square Garden they meet in a fight that defies category. Guillermo Rigondeaux is the...
Donald Trump’s flagship tax reform bill could cause a severe recession, an economic historian has warned.  Professor Robert McElvaine, a leading expert on the Great Depression, said the Republicans are “sprinting towards an economic cliff” as they attempt to introduce sweeping tax...
Ivanka Trump headlined a business conference in India, but her trip highlighted questions about whether her message of empowering poor women matches her actions. Ms Trump landed in the southern city of Hyderabad where she was scheduled to make the opening address at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. “Thank...
Theresa May’s week ended with the mass walk out of her social mobility commission, and started with the official wine supplier to No 10 warning that her country faces starvation if the door is closed to foreign fruit pickers after Brexit. It’s...
When faced with a stressful situation, we all react in different ways. However, when the going gets tough, it seems that women are better at keeping their cool than men. According to a study that compared the performances of elite male and female...
Toys ‘R’ Us has announced plans to close at least 26 stores across the UK, a move that is believed could put up to 800 jobs at risk. In a statement on Monday, the company said that it plans to revamp its business...
Barclays chairman John McFarlane has warned that a no-deal Brexit would hit Government coffers, resulting in a "significant" drop in tax revenues from financial services. The banking boss, who is also chairman of financial services lobby group TheCityUK, said an orderly divorce...
A new spike in fighting in Yemen's capital city has seen at least 125 people killed and 238 wounded, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross. Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck at Houthi militia positions in Sanaa for a second day...
Let’s focus on the US, or rather the economic and financial issues there, rather than the political soap opera. This week the markets will have to try to gauge the impact of the tax changes that will follow the passing of...