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WPP courts Chinese tech giants Alibaba and Tencent over $2.5bn deal
Alibaba Group and Tencent Holdings, the two biggest names in China's technology industry, are in talks to buy a stake in the $2.5bn (£1.9bn) Chinese operations of WPP Group.
Donald Trump 'ready' to impose tariffs on all Chinese goods
Donald Trump said he is "ready to go" with tariffs on an additional $500bn of imports from China.
NEC owners hire bankers to make an exhibition of £800m sale
The group behind some of Britain's biggest exhibitions and events venues has hired bankers to oversee an £800m auction that will generate unprecedented windfalls for its private equity backers.
Ryanair cancels 24 flights due to strike by Irish pilots
Low-cost airline Ryanair has cancelled 24 flights after a quarter of its Irish pilots went on strike.
Government 'lost £604m' in revenue from student loan sale
The government has lost more than £600m in revenue from selling student loans "too cheaply," the National Audit Office (NAO) has said.
Comcast drops bid for 21st Century Fox assets to focus on Sky takeover
The US cable giant Comcast has abandoned its takeover bid for 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets, saying it wants to concentrate on its attempt to buy Sky plc, the owner of Sky News.
WhatsApp limits message forwarding after Indian mob attacks
WhatsApp is testing a feature limiting forwarded messages following a wave of mob violence in India prompted by rumours spread via the messaging app.
Poundworld to disappear from high street following final closures
Collapsed budget retailer Poundworld will disappear from the high street next month after its administrators announced the chain's final set of store closures.
Gaucho in administration: 22 Cau restaurants to close immediately
Troubled restaurant chain Gaucho has fallen into administration - sparking the immediate closure of 22 Cau restaurants and the loss of 540 jobs.
Cadbury to produce a reduced sugar version of the nation's favourite chocolate bar
The nation's favourite chocolate bar is having a makeover in response to the obesity crisis.