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'We just outlived LoveFilm'

For some, this Halloween will be a darker day than those past because on 31 October LoveFilm by Post, the DVD rental service, will...

'Red Robbo': Trade unionist Derek Robinson dies, aged 90

The former British Leyland worker and trade unionist Derek Robinson has died, aged 90. Mr Robinson, one of the most famous names of the...

Bookies brace for possible sales hit

Britain's betting industry is bracing for a potentially large drop in profits after the government said it will cap the size of stakes gamblers...

Eurozone growth exceeds expectations

The eurozone's economy grew by 0.6% in the three months to September, above analysts' expectations, according to EU statistics office Eurostat.For the past 12...

Plans for 105,000 new homes in greater Bristol area passed

Plans which could see...

Burberry's Christopher Bailey to leave at end of 2018

Burberry's president and chief creative officer, Christopher Bailey, is leaving the company after 17 years.The fashion house gave no reason for Mr Bailey's departure...

Students cheated in £2m mobile phone scam

Image caption Jonathan Boorman, described as the "big boss" of the gang A...

Budget: Hammond faces spending dilemma, says IFS

The Chancellor is facing the conflicting pressures of a push to spend more while also trying to cut the deficit, a leading think tank...

Creating low-cost luxury modular homes

Flat-pack or modular homes have traditionally been used to build low-cost housing, but now Filipino entrepreneur Robbie Antonio is using prefab technology to build...