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Lloyds shareholders lose legal challenge over HBOS merger
Almost 6,000 Lloyds shareholders have lost a multi-million-pound legal challenge against the bank's takeover of HBOS.
Hong Kong in first recession for a decade amid anti-government protests
Hong Kong has fallen into recession, with the retail and tourism sectors among those worst hit by anti-government protests.
Australia and others seek compensation for Brexit trade changes
Australia is among a number of countries seeking compensation from Britain and the EU over Brexit disruption.
Minimum wage rise promises pose 'severe risks', parties warned
Political parties have been warned to be careful about setting higher minimum wage levels.
'No industry consensus' on refunds for bank transfer scam victims
Payment providers have failed to reach a deal on how to refund blameless victims of bank transfer scams, according to an industry body.
Apple launches Research app to gather customers' healthcare data
Apple is making a bid for its customers' healthcare data by launching a new "Research app" which will collect information from iPhone and Apple Watch users and share it with academic studies.
Interserve chief White to step down after rescue restructuring
The chief executive of Interserve is to step down at the end of the year, months after leading a rescue restructuring that salvaged more than 40,000 British jobs.
G4S blacklisted by Norway's sovereign wealth fund over human rights 'risk'
The world's largest sovereign wealth fund has pulled out of UK-listed G4S, claiming the security company poses a risk to its ethical position on human rights.
McDonald's to launch 'evolved' paper straw after customer backlash
McDonald's says it is to launch an "evolved" paper straw across Europe following a backlash from customers over its first attempt.
UK economy: Shoppers dampen spending in sign of slowdown
Shoppers have cut back on their spending in a further sign of the economy slowing, official figures show.