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February 2019 articles

The UK government is prepared to leave the EU without a Brexit deal in place, according to Andrea Leadsom. [...]

15 February

Metro Bank has topped an industry-wide customer service survey despite battling an accounting error, which has hit shares in [...]

15 February

When Marie Kondo released “The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up” in 2011, it soon became a bestseller. [...]

15 February

Spain called a snap election for 28 April today after its national budget was rejected. [...]

15 February

High levels trade talks between the US and China ended today with no official statement from either side. [...]

15 February

Prime Minister Theresa May is reportedly set to compromise on demands for the Brexit deal to be renegotiated, with the UK government [...]

15 February

German insurer Allianz said today that its operating profit for 2018 was €11.5bn (£10.1bn), the highest in its history. [...]

15 February

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) boosted its dividend today on the back of doubling profits, but warned that Brexit could hit the [...]

15 February

This week, I was audacious enough to suggest that free TV licences for pensioners should not be a public spending priority. [...]

15 February

Should Philip Green be stripped of his knighthood? [...]

15 February

“There’s no place like home”, Dorothy says, as she taps her red heels together three times and returns to the place she [...]

15 February

There is a revolution happening. The way in which we own assets and pay for goods – unchanged for centuries – is being turned [...]

15 February

Viva Aviva? For such a stalwart of blue-chip boardrooms, Sir Adrian Montague suddenly can’t put a foot right. [...]

15 February

US President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency in a bid to raise funds for his controversial border wall, the White [...]

14 February

US retail sales fell at their fastest rate in nearly a decade in December, stoking fears of a global slowdown, as shoppers watched [...]

14 February