Amazon’s deal with Deliveroo examined by competition watchdog

CMA will decide if investment seriously lessens competition in UK food delivery marketBritish regulators have launched an inquiry into whether a large investment by Amazon into the online takeaway delivery company Deliveroo breached competition rules.T…

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CBI admits error in £196bn price tag for Labour plans

Party demands apology from lobby group for using ‘fabricated false information’ on nationalisationThe Confederation of British Industry has admitted it exaggerated the “eye-watering” £196bn price tag that it claimed Labour’s nationalisation plans would…

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John Lewis says Peaky Blinders flat caps and Fleabag jumpsuits in demand

Retailer says hit shows on the small screen are having a big effect on sales.The sofa has become the new fashion front row, with cult television shows such as Peaky Blinders, Fleabag and Stranger Things heavily influencing what consumers bought in the …

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UK plans to accelerate decarbonisation of transport sector

Government vows to unveil climate roadmap next year but critics demand action not more policies and plansThe UK government has vowed to accelerate its climate action for transport sector by drafting new plans to end emissions from trains, planes and ca…

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