Fast food chains in the US including KFC, The Cheesecake Factory and Subway will have to start publishing the calorific content of their food from next year as part of a nationwide attempt to curb the country's obesity epidemic.
Black Friday fever is sweeping the nation, with many retailers saying they will get some of their best sales yet. But where did the bumper discount day come from and where will it hit next?
Here's a short history.
We've all experienced the frustration of a retailer discontiuing a line - but St Andrews University students Isabelle Bousquette and Tomi Baikie felt so emotional when their local Tesco stopped selling their favourite salted popcorn, they felt mov
It appears Twitter's CFO may have been hoist by his own petard. Last night, Anthony Noto tweeted what looks uncannily like something that should've been a direct message, not a tweet for his 9,000 followers.
The Bank of England's Mortgage Market Review (MMR) continues to wreak havoc on mortgage lending. Figures published this morning showed approvals fell to 37,100 in October, their lowest level in 17 months in October.
Scientists have discovered that the same part of the brain is responsible for the development of both schizophrenia and Alzheimer's – a finding that could help doctors predict who is most likely to suffer from the latter disease.
Mortgage lending at Britain's biggest building society fell £900m to £13.1bn in the six months to the end of September, suggesting "cooling measures" introduced by the Bank of England are taking their toll on the market.
Shares at online property giant Zoopla rose 2.6 per cent as the market opened, after the company said full-year revenues had soared on the back of rising visits to the website, and as the company dismisse
Rental groups such as Airbnb could soon become even more attractive if the Institute of Directors (IoD) gets its way. The business group has called on the government not to tax sharers on the first £10,000 they make by monetising their assets.
Pay TV group Sky, recently rebranded from BSkyB, remained unconvinced by the need for a mobile offering yesterday, after its biggest rival BT looked poised to buy either EE or O2 in a £10bn mobile deal.