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  • The Co-operative Group faces more pain from the biggest crisis in its history.'Disastrous' £2.5bn loss for Co-op

    The Co-operative Group has announced annual losses of £2.5 billion after suffering the worst crisis in its history following the near-collapse of its banking arm.

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  • Mulberry is changing its strategy from the one adopted by previous boss Bruno GuillonMulberry vows to win back customers

    Mulberry has vowed to win back loyal customers after fans of its designer handbags were priced out by a disastrous push into more exclusive markets.

  • Unemployment fell by 77,000 in the three months to February to 2.24 million, a jobless rate of 6.9%, the lowest for five yearsPay rises overtake 1.6% inflation

    Average pay rises have outstripped CPI inflation for the first time in four years, sparking a fierce debate on whether workers are benefiting from the economic recovery.

  • Major US stock indexes notched their third day of gains in a row  AP US stocks end higher for third day

    Investors has driven stock prices to their highest level in a week, encouraged by a crop of corporate earnings and reassuring US and Chinese economic data.

  • Tesco boss Philip Clarke's plan to turn around the fortunes of the supermarket giant has yet to bear fruitI stay, says under-fire Tesco boss

    Tesco boss Philip Clarke insisted he is staying put today after Britain's biggest supermarket revealed a second year in a row of falling profits and a deepening deterioration in UK sales.

  • Starbucks has come under fire in the past over the amount of tax it paysStarbucks set to pay more tax in UK

    Starbucks has said it will pay more tax in the UK as it moves its European headquarters here from the Netherlands following a row over avoidance.

  • Former executive chairman of the now defunct JJB Sports, Sir David Jones, arrives at Leeds Crown Court where he is accused of making false statements to the marketJJB Sports boss 'forged statement'

    The former executive chairman of the now defunct JJB Sports chain forged a bank statement to disguise the fact he had borrowed £1.5 million from another well-known retail figure, prosecutors have told a jury.

  • Disgraced former Co-op Bank boss Paul Flowers arrives to answer bail at Stainbeck police station, Leeds, in connection with alleged drugs supply offencesFormer bank boss faces drug charges

    Disgraced former Co-op Bank boss Paul Flowers has been charged with possession of drugs including cocaine and crystal meth.

  • China has witnessed explosive economic growth over the last decadeChina's growth slows down to 7.4%

    China's economic growth slowed further in the latest quarter but appeared strong enough to satisfy Chinese leaders who are trying to put the country on a more sustainable path without politically dangerous job losses.

  • Burberry chief executive Angela Ahrendts, who is leaving the luxury goods brand to join technology giant Apple, has announced more strong sales figures.Burberry lifted by Chinese demand

    Burberry's departing chief executive Angela Ahrendts is set to leave the group on a high after seeing no let-up in demand from Chinese consumers.

  • Persimmon sales have been boosted by the Government's Help to Buy scheme.Home loan scheme boosts Persimmon

    One of Britain's biggest housebuilders has now sold more than 5,000 homes under the Government's Help to Buy scheme since its launch last April.

  • Former chairman of the defunct Anglo Irish Bank, Sean FitzPatrick, has been cleared of all fraud charges over a loans-for-shares scheme months before the bank collapsed in January 2009Ex-bank chairman cleared of 'fraud'

    The former chairman of the defunct Anglo Irish Bank has been cleared of all fraud charges over a loans-for-shares scheme months before the bank collapsed in January 2009.

  • The Co-operative Group is facing a major financial crisisCo-op Group set to post huge losses

    The Co-operative Group is expected to post losses as high as £2.5 billion tomorrow as the mutual faces more pain from the biggest crisis in its history.

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