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Uber ban provokes riots in France

France's interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve has ordered a ban on Uber's French arm, UberPOP, after a day of protests by taxi drivers. French taxi drivers...

Chinese stocks suffer biggest drop in five months

China's $8.8 trillion stock market has dropped to become the worse performer globally. The Shanghai Composite Index fell 7.4 percent to 4,192.87 at the...

Dubai property prices set to drop 20%

Dubai real estate developers and lends are preparing for an expected drop in property prices, after Standard & Poor estimated that values may fall...

FTSE falls from three week high

The FTSE 100 fell 13.56 points this morning, as uncertainty over Greece began to affect the market. Britain's top share index is set for its...

Greeks defiant as deadline looms closer

Greek PM Alex Tsipras has resumed talks with creditors this morning, as the deadline for a deal grows ever closer. Greece's ruling party dismissed creditors'...

Merger deal boosts UK supermarket shares

Shares in UK supermarkets Sainsbury's and Morrisons were both up after news of merger between Dutch-based Ahold and Belgian Delhaize. In the deal announced today, Ahold...

UK government cuts stake in Lloyds Bank

Britain has cut its share in Lloyds banking group to below 17 percent, it was revealed in a stock market disclosure this morning. The taxpayer's stake...

Starbucks puts £19m into Global Farmer Fund

Starbucks has allocated another £19m to its Global Farmer Fund, an enterprise offering loans to farmers to help them prepare for extreme weather and...

Crystal Maze hits crowdfunding target in 8 days

After widespread media excitement, The Crystal Maze reached its crowdfunding target yesterday, just one week after the campaign went live. The interactive experience is based on...

UK public borrowing at eight year low

Public finances are starting to benefit from economic growth, as May's public borrowing falls to eight year low. Britain's borrowing fell from £12.350bn in May...