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British  prime minister Boris Johnson gesturing towards Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn in the House of Commons.

EU and UK negotiators have agreed a final deal in Brussels that would allow the UK to leave the EU – possibly by the October 31st deadline, if ratifie(...)

Arcadia is reported to be planning a 50% cut in contributions to its pension fund as part of efforts to cut costs. Photograph: iStock

A US investor in Sir Philip Green’s fashion empire has sold its stake in the Topshop brand as the company works on restructuring plans. Los Angeles p(...)

 British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn eats his lunch on board a train to Hull from Leeds. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Labour’s governing body, the National Executive Committee (NEC), is on Tuesday expected to accept a definition of anti-Semitism which Jewish groups ha(...)

Frank Field: relinquishing the Labour Party whip. Photograph: Colin McPherson/Corbis via Getty

Veteran Eurosceptic MP Frank Field has resigned the Labour Party whip, accusing the leadership of becoming “a force for anti-Semitism in British polit(...)

Former attorney general Dominic Grieve: agreed to remove language which would allow MPs to “direct” the government on what to do if it failed to agree a Brexit deal.  Photograph: Rick Findler/PA

A week after she saved her government from defeat with a last-minute promise to compromise with Conservative backbench rebels, Theresa May faces anoth(...)

Directors at the collapsed engineering giant Carillion were too busy “stuffing their mouths with gold” to worry about the workers and should face the possibility of disqualification, according to a scathing report by MPs. Photograph: PA

British MPs have demanded the big four accountancy firms be referred to competition authorities for potential break-up following the collapse of gover(...)

A Carillion sign is removed from a crane in London after the UK construction and outsourcing group announced its liquidation in January 2017. Photograph: Daniel Sorabji/AFP/Getty Images

When the construction and outsourcing firm Carillion hurtled headlong into insolvency in January, it was one of the biggest corporate collapses ever s(...)

Ryanair said: “Ryanair cabin crew earn between €24,000 to €40,000, which is more than double the UK national minimum wage.”

Ryanair is to be investigated by two UK parliamentary committees following allegations over employee working conditions at the airline. MPs Frank Fie(...)

The UK arm of Toys R Us is attempting to push through a restructuring plan that will see one in four of its 105 stores closed, with the loss of up to 800 jobs. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

It is always painful to witness the very public collapse of a company, whatever the time of year. But with Christmas just a few days away, the plight (...)

The government suffers its first defeat over the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill after MPs support a Tory rebel amendment for a “meaningful vote” on any Brexit deal. Photograph: PA Wire

Theresa May maintains she is still on course to deliver Brexit after Wednesday’s humiliating defeat in the House of Commons on the EU (Withdrawal) Bi(...)

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