post 29 January 2016
Read more on Cathy Newman's blog Barbie's long-awaited make over

Finally toy manufacturers appear to be waking up to the idea that make-believe has got to be a little more believable. Mattel has belatedly tumbled to the potential link between falling sales and its

article 18 January 2016 UK
Steel jobs cut in South Wales

Tata Steel cuts 1,000 jobs in Port Talbot, Llanwern and other plants, as the government is accused of failing to support the crisis-hit industry.

article 09 December 2015 Business
Helia Ebrahimi by If Film Noir did Bitcoin - would Wright be the wrong man?

Like every good whodunit, the Bitcoin saga has a good deal of intrigue and drama. And sometimes, the odd bit of misdirection too.

article 27 November 2015 UK
Black Friday shopping
Retailers' sites get a bashing on Black Friday

This year's Black Friday would look very tame if you didn't know that the majority of UK shoppers were getting their bargains online.

article 05 November 2015 UK, Egypt
Protests as Egypt's President al-Sisi welcomed at Number 10

Pro and anti-Sisi demonstrators clash as David Cameron welcomes the controversial leader, who is accused of mass human rights abuses.

article 31 October 2015 Business
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Vodafone customers at risk after hack

Nearly 2,000 of the mobile phone giant's customers are "open to fraud" after hackers accessed their account details.

article 23 October 2015 UK
TalkTalk receives 'ransom demand' over hacked data

TalkTalk has received a ransom demand from someone claiming to be responsible for a cyber attack, the company has said.

article 23 October 2015 UK
Steel job cuts: support package unveiled

The government and Tata pledge up to 9m to help steel workers hit by job losses in Scunthorpe, with assistance also provided to communities in Lanarkshire affected by cuts.

article 20 October 2015 Business
Apples at Nickle Farm
Waitrose suspends apple supplier after migrant worker report

Waitrose has stopped buying fruit from a major supplier after an undercover investigation by Channel 4 News exposed the squalid living conditions of migrant workers.