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Biggest mistake in film history? How Sony turned Marvel's $20 billion catalogue of superheroes
2018-02-21T13:24:22+00:00 - It's been revealed that Sony Pictures had the opportunity to buy the film rights to Marvel's entirely catalogue of superheroes for just $25 million back in 1998.
Legendary guitar-maker hanging by a string: Gibson faces bankruptcy
2018-02-19T12:58:54+00:00 - The iconic guitar-maker Gibson that has been used by pop stars as diverse as Bob Marley and Guns N' Roses axeman could face bankruptcy.
Where can you still buy KFC? 600 UK stores close due to supplier problems
2018-02-19T12:44:21+00:00 - UK residents marching to KFC for a feed of fried chicken are being turned away by locked doors and closure signs.
World's tallest wooden skyscraper to tower over Tokyo
2018-02-14T19:05:46+00:00 - A Japanese firm has announced plans for the world's tallest wooden building, a 70-storey skyscraper in Tokyo that aims to turn "towns into forests".
Barclays Bank charged over 2008 Qatar fundraising
2018-02-12T08:58:37+00:00 - Barclays had already been charged for "unlawful financial assistance" in relation to the fundraising in July.
Tesco equal pay claim could set supermarket giant back £4bn
2018-02-07T14:51:42+00:00 - Britain's largest retailer faces what could be largest ever equal pay claim as female workers earn £3 an hour less than men.
Outrage over Virgin Trains' West Coast contract after its losses on East Coast line could see it renationalised
2018-02-05T21:47:23+00:00 - Transport secretary Chris Grayling says the huge losses suffered by the East Coast railway could mean it gets renationalised.
Lloyds Bank bans customers from buying bitcoin on their credit cards
2018-02-05T09:27:09+00:00 - Bitcoin lost 30% of its value last week, ending at $8,291.87, less than half its $19,000 value reached in November.
Carillion: Almost 400 workers lose their jobs after company's collapse
2018-02-02T10:46:48+00:00 - Construction giant collapsed into liquidation last month threatening approximately 20,000 jobs in the UK.
NHS charged £1,500 for £1.73 pot of moisturiser by owner of Boots
2018-02-02T09:49:30+00:00 - Cost of custom-made drugs sparks warning from health service that companies deliberately hiking prices could face legal action.
Pierre Agnes: Mystery surrounds multimillionaire boss lost at sea for second day
2018-01-31T19:04:00+00:00 - Mystery surrounds the whereabouts of surfwear and fashion boss Pierre Agnes after his boat was washed up empty on a beach in south west France two days ago.
McDonald's deny scooping snow from street to make drinks
2018-01-31T18:31:43+00:00 - Customer filmed uniformed staff use blender jug to scoop snow and return to kitchen.
A superhero reunion? Marvel boss on possible arrival of the X-Men following Disney/Fox merger
2018-01-31T12:56:16+00:00 - Kevin Feige dodges questions on how MCU masterminds are preparing for possible arrival of X-Men and Fantastic Four if Disney bid succeeds.
Nintendo Switch exceeds lifetime sales of Wii U in just ten months
2018-01-31T09:25:40+00:00 - Dual-design concept console proves critics wrong and notches up sales of nearly 15 million from launch to end of 2017.
H&M pulls kids' socks because pattern resembles Arabic word for Allah
2018-01-30T18:02:10+00:00 - Clothing store criticised for cultural insensitivity again just two weeks after ad showing black boy wearing "monkey" hoodie.
Pierre Agnes: Quiksilver surfwear boss missing at sea
2018-01-30T14:38:23+00:00 - A search party is underway after a boat belonging to surfwear and fashion boss Pierre Agnes was washed up empty on a beach in southwest France.
Ryanair makes landmark decision and agrees to recognise UK pilots' union
2018-01-30T09:46:52+00:00 - Irish budget airline says agreement proves its commitment to preserve pilots' and customers' interests.
Peace declared in the sunbed wars? Thomas Cook launches pre-booked lounger scheme
2018-01-29T10:24:25+00:00 - Re-booking your sunbed will be trialled in the CanaryIslands next month and will be available in 30 hotels this summer.
Shoppers threaten to boycott Ocado after CEO attends men-only charity dinner where hostesses were 'groped'
2018-01-24T11:30:38+00:00 - Ocado chief executive Tim Steiner was among the business names, alongside Philip Green and Peter Jones, who were expected to attend the Presidents Club Charity Dinner.
Rupert Murdoch's £11.7bn bid for Sky blocked as it is 'not in the public interest'
2018-01-23T09:15:35+00:00 - Competition and Markets Authority provisionally blocks proposed deal that would have given Murdoch total control of Sky.
Ryanair facing HMRC quiz over cabin crew pay
2018-01-19T16:50:19+00:00 - MPs say it is 'vital' to examine potential poor employment practices after it emerged cabin crew had to work for free.
HSBC agrees to pay $101m fine to settle US currency rigging probe
2018-01-19T14:40:54+00:00 - US Department of Justice had launched an investigation into the bank's foreign exchange business.
'Shuddering and shaking' Malaysia Airlines plane forced to make unscheduled landing in Australia
2018-01-19T10:37:57+00:00 - Passengers said they were terrorised as the plane began shaking and making loud noises before being diverted to Alice Springs.
In the red: Goldman Sachs co-president had $1.2m worth of rare wine 'stolen by assistant'
2018-01-18T12:26:46+00:00 - Between 2014 and 2016, Nicholas De Meyer stole bottles of fine wines, which he then sold to a North Carolina wine dealer.
Carillion was a massive Ponzi scheme
2018-01-18T10:56:58+00:00 - the collapse of Carillion says a great deal about the state of Britain in the twenty-first century.

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