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Boots sent charity legal warning over pill row

Boots issued a legal warning to a pregnancy charity over its public campaign for more affordable emergency contraception, it has emerged. The British Pregnancy Advisory...

'Chaotic' free childcare scheme 'devalues' staff

The Government's bold offer of 30 hours a week free childcare has been described as "chaos" on the day it comes into force in...

New Look chief Kristiansen to step down

The chief executive of New Look is to step down just over two years after his turnaround of the high street fashion chain paved...

Green warns MP over BHS pensions disclosure

The bitter fight between Sir Philip Green and the veteran Labour MP Frank Field escalated on Thursday when the tycoon threatened legal action over...

Mayweather win spared bookies 'bloody nose'

Floyd Mayweather's victory over Conor McGregor spared Ladbrokes Coral a "bloody nose", the bookmaker revealed today. The blockbuster Las Vegas bout last weekend became the...

Woman to hear grandma's voice through a bench in Chelmsford

Sarah Weald pressed a button on a bench while waiting for her daughter, only to hear her grandmother - who died in 2002 -...

Otter 'social learning' observed in Anglia Ruskin University study

Otters are capable of watching and learning from each other to solve tasks, according to a study.Researchers at Anglia Ruskin University gave smooth-coated otters...

Cash ISA saving falls 33% as rules change

There has been a dramatic drop in the number of Cash ISAs being opened and in the amount saved in the wake of the...

The little-known firm you may soon have money in

Want to buy some shares in an Abu Dhabi-based hospital and healthcare centre operator? Well, if any element of your ISA, life policy or pension...

Bank's Saunders wants 'bumpy' Brexit insurance

A supporter of raising UK interest rates has argued a gradual increase now helps provide "insurance" should policymakers need to respond to a "bumpy"...

Record £7.8m penalty for 888 customer failures

The online gambling firm 888 has been ordered to pay a record £7.8m penalty by the industry regulator for "significant flaws" in its safeguarding...

Briton extradited of bank cyberattack claims

A British man has been extradited from Germany to face claims that he launched cyberattacks against Lloyds Banking Group and Barclays. Daniel Kaye, 29, of...