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Wall Street’s main indexes fell sharply, hit by fears that Trump’s shock threat of tariffs on Mexico could prove the trigger that pushes the US into recession. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

European stocks fell on Friday, with auto-makers hit especially hard, after US president Donald Trump widened the scope of his trade wars by threateni(...)

In New York the S&P 500 headed for its best three-day rise since Donald Trump’s election as technology and industrial shares bolstered a recovery on easing trade war concerns. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

European stocks jumped to their highest level in more than two weeks on Thursday as investors bought back into risky assets and trade tensions between(...)

Quorn, in common with other fake meats, is incontestably ultra-processed – this appeals less to those who prefer to base their meals on natural, minimally processed ingredients that they can easily recognise as food. Photograph: Getty Images

What exactly is Quorn? I have been asked that question regularly for more than 30 years. This may be a reflection of the general population’s scientif(...)

Bookmaker William Hill has hailed a 16% surge in online betting revenues since the start of the year thanks to a concerted push including the launch of a new app and website overhaul.  Photograph: Steven Paston/PA Wire

William Hill has been hit by a slowdown in wagers at its UK betting shops, as punters increasingly choose to place their bets online and as other comp(...)

Among the biggest challenges William Hill faces is reviving a struggling online business.

William Hill shares rose in London after the bookmaker softened the blow of an abandoned takeover by saying full-year profit would be at the top end (...)

 Shares in Ryanair rose by 1.5 per cent to €12.015 on improved market sentiment for the sector. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

European stocks climbed for the first time in five days, rebounding from a two-week low, on confidence that accommodative central-bank policies will h(...)

The revised bid from 888 Holdings and Rank Group comprises 199 pence in cash and 0.860 BidCo shares per William Hill share.

British bookmaker William Hill said on Monday it had rejected a revised takeover proposal from rivals 888 Holdings and Rank Group, saying it continued(...)

 William Hill  bookmakers, London: the company’s board has “unanimously rejected” the new offer. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

William Hill, the British bookmaker, has rejected an audacious consolidation attempt by two of its smaller rivals, dismissing a complex £3.6 billion b(...)

Ladbrokes agreed the terms of a £2.3 billion all-share merger with Coral in July last year, and shareholders backed the deal in November.

Irish bookmaker Boylesports signalled that it could bid for British betting shops that Ladbrokes and Gala Coral must sell so their proposed £2.3 billi(...)

A man fills out a betting slip in a William Hill betting shop in the borough of Mayfair in London.

British bookmaker William Hill gave a frosty response to a proposed takeover bid from 888 Holdings and Rank Group on Monday, saying it saw little meri(...)

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