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Business Live: Oil slips back
…Oil prices ease after Wednesday's surge. German industry warns of 'impossible' Brexit demands. Regulator to look at price comparison websites…


German business boss: 'Hard Brexit' is best
…The head of Germany's biggest business lobby group has said it would be better for the UK to have a clean break from the EU rather than some kind of "fudge". Markus Kerber told Today programme…


The business of 'Muslim friendly' travel
…The Malaysian firm TripFez is a little like TripAdvisor - except it is focussing on serving global Muslim travellers. It provides links, suggestions, and booking facilities for Muslim friendly hotels…


Infrastrata announces it is getting out of oil business
…The company at the centre of a controversial Country Antrim drilling operation has announced it is getting out of the oil business. Infrastrata said it had decided to divest itself of its "remaining…


Business Live: Merlin fined £5m for Smiler crash
…Merlin Entertainments fined £5m for Smiler crash. Deutsche Bank shares hit new low. Wolseley to cut 800 UK jobs. First US shale gas arrives in Scotland. US markets open lower…


Hawick, Irvine, Clackmannanshire and Fife share £10m business boost
…new businesses such as lower business rates and better broadband," he said. "An enterprise zone is the best way to ensure that this funding maximises the benefit for the wider community and existing …


Business Live: Oil shares soar 6% on report that Opec will limit production
…Opec agrees to limit oil output. BlackBerry to outsource smartphone manufacturing. Apple to move London HQ to Battersea Power Station. Die Zeit: Germany is planning rescue for Deutsche Bank. Sainsbury…


Business Live: Oil price slumps
…Twitter could receive bid from Google or Salesforce, CNBC reports. French 'rogue trader' fined €1m, down from initial €4.9bn. Mike Ashley takes over as Sports Direct chief executive. Departing boss…


Business Live: FTSE 100 sinks 1.32% as pound falls to five week low
…Pound approaches post-Brexit low against euro. FTSE 100 slumps 1.32%. Shadow chancellor McDonnell pledges £10-an-hour national wage. US golfer Arnold Palmer's sports marketing legacy. Monarch Airlines…