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Clothes are displayed at a Marks and Spencer store in central London, Britain

No British retailer seems immune from pressures of online as Marks & Spencer and now Tesco close stores and websites, but is this really the death knell for bricks and mortar shops?
Barclays bank old hanging street sign and modern logo next to it

The Financial Times has published an exclusive report in which it claims two sources have stated directors from Barclays and Standard Charter met in order to discuss the possibility of a merger.
A couple wear Prince Harry and Meghan Markle face masks outside Windsor Castle in Windsor

The upcoming wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has called into question, once again, whether or not the Royal Family is contributing enough to the economy to make it worthwhile.
Barclays CEO Jes Staley arrives at 10 Downing Street in London

Barclays chief executive Jess Staley attempted to learn the identity of a whistlblower who shed the spotlight on a scandal at the bank last year. Staley has now been fined over £600k for his actions.
customers are shopping at Morrisons Supermarket

Analysts are speculating that if Amazon takes over Morrisons, it could lead the United Kingdom into a new supermarket war.
Group of a young business people discussing business plan in the office

The EU's imminent GDPR rules are meant to secure consumers' data but companies will have to bear potentially crippling costs to comply.
Young businessman and older businessman walking on a street

To repair damage between generations, help the young enter the housing market and assuage elderly concerns over healthcare, the old should be taxed and young paid, says the Resolution Foundation.
ETHEREUM (ETH) cryptocurrency silver ethereum coin on the background of the chart

Federal regulators in the United States are examining the nature of Ethereum and are working to decide whether it should be regulated as a form of security within that country.
Britains Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle

When Prince Harry and Meghan Markle get married in Windsor, the tourism to the country, particularly from the United States, will bring hotels, retailers, pubs and other businesses an £80 million boost.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on keyboard button

With the Facebook data leak scandal fresh on regulators minds, tough new EU-wide data protection rules are set to come into force this month. But numerous studies suggest companies are failing to adequately prepare for the new legislation and face fines of up to £17 million.