'We can’t overlook the fact that for too long, packaging on consumer goods has been excessive,' Tesco CEO Dave Lewis said.
The world’s largest mining company has warned that interference by governments in global supply chains and the US-China trade war threaten global growth.
The preferred bidder for British Steel, Turkey’s military pension fund, has suggested that workers could face a round of job cuts as part of a productivity drive.
Retail sales in the UK unexpectedly climbed by 0.2% in July, even as retail industry bodies had warned of a dire month for the sector.
Brexit cannot be allowed to imperil the Northern Ireland peace process, the highest-ranking Democratic politician said.
The Bank of England is set to come under pressure to control price growth after inflation in July came in at 2.1%, significantly above analyst expectations.
Transatlantic flights from Dublin, Cork, and Shannon will be discontinued, in the latest sign of difficulties for the budget airline.
All 20 of the Jamie Oliver restaurants put up for sale by administrators after the collapse of the celebrity chef’s empire have been sold.
German government bond yields fell to new all-time lows on Friday as investors sold off equities and moved to safe-haven assets.
Oil prices recovered slightly on Friday after Trump’s latest trade threat saw the value of the commodity fall by the most in over three years.
As expected, the Bank of England on Thursday held its base interest rate at 0.75%, despite rising pressure on inflation from the stark fall in the value of the pound.
The London Stock Exchange said it had agreed to a takeover that has the potential to transform it into a rival to Bloomberg.