Volkswagen loses landmark German 'dieselgate' case

Volkswagen loses landmark German 'dieselgate' case

25 May 2020 Related Topics Diesel emissions scandal Image copyright Getty ImagesGermany's highest civil court has ruled that Volkswagen must pay compensation to a motorist who had bought one of its diesel minivans fitted with emissions-cheating software. The ruling sets a benchmark for about...

Could you have to pay your bank to save money?

Could you have to pay your bank to save money?

By Szu Ping Chan Business reporter, BBC News 25 May 2020 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption High street banks in countries with negative interest rates have so far been reluctant to pass them on to customersCountries are being forced to use extreme measures to keep the economy afloat amid...

Fresh UK review into Huawei role in 5G networks

Fresh UK review into Huawei role in 5G networks

24 May 2020 Image copyright ReutersThe UK government is conducting a new review into the impact of allowing Huawei telecoms equipment to be used in British 5G networks. The National Cyber Security Centre involvement comes after the US brought in fresh sanctions on the Chinese company, citing...

Colman's Mustard factory in Norwich closing after 160 years

Colman's Mustard factory in Norwich closing after 160 years

22 May 2020 Image copyright Unilever Image caption Unilver has shared images from the factory's 160-year history in NorwichThe Colman's Mustard plant in Norwich is set to close its doors for the final time later. The last remaining employees will leave the site in Carrow on Friday evening,...

Coronavirus: The shops refusing to pay their rent

Coronavirus: The shops refusing to pay their rent

By Katie Prescott Business correspondent 22 May 2020 Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic Image caption Andrea Orsini's family has run M Bar for 40 yearsAndrea Orsini's family has run M Bar in London's Leadenhall Market for 40 years. But after shutting up shop because of the lockdown, he says he...

Marston's and Carlsberg UK announce £780m merger

Marston's and Carlsberg UK announce £780m merger

22 May 2020 Image copyright Marston'sBrewer Marston's is to merge with Carlsberg's UK arm, uniting ales such Pedigree and Hobgoblin with Danish Pilsner and Somersby cider. The joint venture is valued at £780m, with stock market-listed Marston's taking a 40% stake in the merged firm. The deal...