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Toblerone to revert to original shape but with bigger size and price

Poundland will be forced to drop the chocolate bar as it will weigh 200g and cost £3 Toblerone is reverting to its traditional shape after an outcry over a move to widen...

Weak UK growth and tax revenues put the squeeze on Hammond

Smaller reduction in June spending deficit will restrict chancellor’s budget plans Weak economic growth and sluggish tax revenues prevented the government from reducing its spending deficit in June by as much as...

Claim sunken warship has 200 tons of gold on board triggers frenzy in South...

Experts sceptical about claims made by company that says it has found the Dmitrii Donskoi, which went down during 1904-1905 Russo-Japanese war A South Korean company’s claim to have found a sunken...

Facebook suspends another analytics firm amid questions over surveillance

Crimson Hexagon suspended as concerns surface over company’s federal contracts and ties to Russia and Turkey Facebook has suspended a social media analytics firm from accessing user data while it investigates potential...

US watchdog uncovers violence against pro-union workers at Indian factory

Shahi Exports, which makes clothes for top brands such as H&M and Benetton, accused by Worker Rights Consortium At Shahi Exports, India’s largest apparel exporter, several union supporters were this spring circulating...

Why Brexit is ‘no big deal’ for BAE Systems

Manufacturer with most UK employees bucks the trend while Rolls and Airbus panic While Rolls-Royce and Airbus used this week’s Farnborough International Airshow to warn of the dire consequences of a hard...

Google fined £3.8bn by EU over Android antitrust violations

Firm to launch appeal because ‘Android has created more choice for everyone, not less’ Google has been hit with a landmark €4.34bn (£3.8bn) fine by the European Union over “serious illegal behaviour”...

No-deal Brexit would have big economic consequences – Carney

Bank of England governor warns of interest rate cuts if UK crashes out of EU Mark Carney has warned that Britain would face “big economic consequences” and could need emergency interest rate...

Senior executives face clampdown on selling share awards

New corporate governance rules will also let companies withhold pay if necessary Senior executives will face restrictions on when they can sell shares awarded under long-term incentive schemes, according to new corporate...

Sharp rise in number of super-rich prepared to invest £2m for UK visa

Applications for ‘golden visa’ increase by 46% in year despite government crackdown There has been a 46% increase in the number of the global super-rich prepared to invest £2m for the privilege...