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Boots owner to explore sale of UK’s biggest high street chemist chain
The parent company of Boots, Britain's biggest high street chemist, is to explore a sale of the business next year that could value it at well over £5bn.
Bank of England rate hike supporter gets Omicron jitters as firms face 'strongest inflation pressures for 23 years'
A member of the Bank of England committee which sets interest rates has backtracked on his support for a hike, saying he first wants to see data on how the new Omicron COVID variant affects the UK's economic recovery.
Johnson pledges legal help to woo electric vehicle giant Rivian to Britain
Boris Johnson has pledged to use special legal powers to persuade an electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer backed by Amazon to establish a European base in Britain.
UK now has 'record 3.5 million job ads' ahead of Christmas peak demand
The number of job vacancies in the UK has hit a new record 3.5 million ahead of the Christmas peak according to a closely-watched report - double the number seen in the summer.
COVID-19: Number 10 confirm they will hold Christmas parties as PM says the festive period 'should go ahead as normally as possible'
Downing Street have confirmed "in-person events" such as parties will be held in the lead up to the festive period as Boris Johnson said he believes "Christmas should go ahead as normally as possible".
Grenfell fire: Backlash against Mercedes F1 team over tower insulation firm sponsorship
The Mercedes Formula One team, which includes Britain's Lewis Hamilton in its driver line-up, is facing a backlash for a sponsorship deal from a company which made some of the insulation used on Grenfell Tower.
COVID-19: US tightens travel testing rules as Omicron variant spreads
International passengers heading to the US will have to be tested for COVID-19 within one day of travel regardless of their vaccination status, as the Omicron variant spreads around the world.
US watchdog seeks to block $40bn takeover of UK's Arm Holdings by America's Nvidia
America's Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is suing to block the $40bn takeover of UK chip designer Arm Holdings by America's Nvidia.
Shell scraps plans to develop controversial Cambo oil field in North Sea
Oil giant Shell has scrapped plans to develop the controversial Cambo oil field in the North Sea.
EU fines banks including Barclays, NatWest and HSBC £293m over 'Sterling Lads' currency cartel
The EU has fined banks, including Barclays, NatWest and HSBC, a total of €344m (£293m) for roles in a foreign exchange spot trading cartel via a chatroom named "Sterling Lads".