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The US drug regulator has approved the first cannabis-based epilepsy treatment for children as young as two. Nasdaq-listed GW Pharmaceuticals, which grows its own marijuana plants in glass houses in Britain, hopes the drug will be approved in the UK...
MPs have overwhelmingly backed the government's £14bn proposal to expand Heathrow Airport with a third runway. In a vote late on Monday, the House of Commons supported the plan by 415 to 119, giving the government a huge majority of...
A Cabinet minister has issued a stern rebuke to his colleagues by reminding them businesses are "entitled to be listened to with respect" over Brexit. Business Secretary Greg Clark made the remarks as he offered a ministerial response to concerns...
BMW's customs manager has warned the company "cannot" manufacture its products in the UK if Brexit means its supply chain is disrupted. Stephan Freismuth spoke out after the company warned last week it needed clarity by the end of the...
There are two ways to look at the warning from the European Banking Authority that some financial institutions are unprepared for a hard Brexit and need to be. One is that this is a straightforward, common-sense piece of advice. The possibility...
The chief executive of shoe manufacturer Clarks has resigned after an inquiry into complaints surrounding his conduct. The retailer said Mike Shearwood had faced claims "contrary to the family-owned company's code of business ethics." Its statement said: "Clarks recently learned that...
Shares in Countrywide dropped more than 25% after Britain's biggest estate agent issued a profit warning . The company, which owns Hamptons and Bridgford estate agents, said the property market was "subdued" and it would raise more money to cuts...
Banks' preparations for Brexit without a ratified withdrawal agreement are inadequate, the European Banking Authority (EBA) says. The EU's top banking regulator warned banks which have operations in the EU "to speed up their preparations for the potential departure of...
The average single first-time buyer needs to save for 17 years to raise a 15% deposit for their first home in London, according to research. This means someone who starts saving now could expect to buy their first house in...
Uber is starting its appeal to overturn a decision stripping it of its licence in London after being ruled unfit to run a taxi service in its most important European market. Transport for London (TfL) told the taxi app firm...
MPs will decide later whether to expand Heathrow airport in a crunch vote which looks set to expose divisions in both Labour and Tory ranks. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said it was "the biggest transport decision in a generation" as...
The British-based retail group behind jewellers Goldsmiths and Watches of Switzerland has picked two banks to spearhead a stock market listing. Sky News has learnt that Aurum Holdings has appointed Goldman Sachs and Barclays to help add sparkle to a...
Jeremy Hunt has accused companies of being "completely inappropriate" for going public with fears about the progress of Brexit. The health secretary said interventions from the likes of Airbus only increased the chance Britain would end up with a "fudge". His...
The first service operated by the new state-run franchise that runs trains on the East Coast Main Line has arrived on time. The 7.54 London North Eastern Railway (LNER) service from Newcastle to London Kings Cross arrived at 10.52 as...
A little-known education entrepreneur has swooped to seal an audacious takeover of Learndirect, Brit?ain's biggest provider of apprenticeships and adult training services. Sky News can reveal that Dimensions Training Solutions (DTS) struck a deal on Saturday to acquire Learndirect in...
Donald Trump has threatened a 20% tariff on all European cars if the EU does not remove trade barriers introduced on Friday. His threat - which if carried out would represent a serious escalation of the burgeoning trade war -...

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