Firms defy pressure over Saudi conference

Cypriot budget airline Cobalt has suspended operations

John Lewis trials £10,000 experience to lure in shoppers

US shies away from calling China a currency manipulator

EBay files lawsuit against Amazon over 'seller recruitment'

Trump launches process to quit 144-year-old postal treaty

British farmers shouldn't get cheap EU labour - government adviser

Benefits errors trigger £5,000 refunds for ESA claimants

Where are house prices rising the fastest?

Noor Inayat Khan or Harry Maguire: Who will be on the new £50 note?

Asos: Animal print and plus-size clothing boost profits

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Firms defy pressure over Saudi conference
Company executives still plan to attend the Riyadh business event despite concerns over missing journalist.


Cypriot budget airline Cobalt has suspended operations
The low-cost carrier, which flew to several UK destinations, cancels all flights from midnight.


John Lewis trials £10,000 experience to lure in shoppers
The department store will give high-spending customers a chance to shop privately at its new outlet.


US shies away from calling China a currency manipulator
The US Treasury held back from blaming Beijing for holding down the value of China's currency.


EBay files lawsuit against Amazon over 'seller recruitment'
In a lawsuit, eBay says the retail giant used its internal message system to recruit sellers.


Trump launches process to quit 144-year-old postal treaty
The White House says postal rates set via the 144-year-old global pact give Chinese firms an 'unfair' advantage.


British farmers shouldn't get cheap EU labour - government adviser
Fruit and veg growers are likely to be hit by new immigration rules after Brexit, Lords are told.


Benefits errors trigger £5,000 refunds for ESA claimants
Errors mean 180,000 people on sickness benefits will now receive backdated payments.


Where are house prices rising the fastest?
Some regions have seen property prices rise by more than 6% in the past year, official figures show.


Noor Inayat Khan or Harry Maguire: Who will be on the new £50 note?
Among the favourites are Stephen Hawking, Margaret Thatcher and war heroine Noor Inayat Khan.


Asos: Animal print and plus-size clothing boost profits
Plus-size clothes and button-through dresses also boost profits at the online fashion retailer.


Cheaper food drives UK inflation lower in September
The lower than expected rise for September means the state pension will increase by £4.25 a week.


Wembley: Shahid Khan withdraws 'divisive' offer to buy national stadium from FA
Fulham owner Shahid Khan withdraws his offer to buy Wembley Stadium from the Football Association.


Flybe shares sink on profit warning
Airline expects an annual loss of £12m after taking a hit from the weak pound and higher fuel costs.


Google unshackles Android-device firms
Phone and tablet companies will be able to experiment with alternative versions of Android.


Netflix soars on record subscriber total
The streaming service adds seven million subscribers in the third quarter, bringing the total to 137 million.


Chinese firm fined $1.3bn for illegal production of rabies vaccine
Changchun Changsheng had blended different batches of vaccine fluid, says state media.


Dating site scam victims lose £2,000 to fraudsters
The majority of those tricked out of money after talking to fraudsters on dating sites lose more than £2,000.


Christine Lagarde: IMF chief won't attend Saudi event
The IMF chief delays a trip to the Middle East after the disappearance of a prominent journalist.


Trump calls Federal Reserve 'my biggest threat'
The US president has escalated his war of words against America's central bank.


Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational marijuana
The country becomes only the second nation in the world, after Uruguay, to legalise recreational use.


Love Island breast enlargement ad banned
A TV ad showing young women with breast implants feeling "amazing" is banned by advertising watchdog.


Spotify ad banned for causing 'distress' to children
The advert mimicked a horror movie and was likely to scare youngsters, the ad authority says.


US plans trade deals with UK, Japan and EU
The US wants to negotiate three separate trade deals, but talks with the UK would start after Brexit.