- A summary of Wednesday's business headlines. Coverage of Brexit, sterling, US election, Google, Bovis, industrial action, FTSE 100, inflation, Express, Jeremy Corbyn, Volkswagen, Majestic Wine, and much more...


Jeremy Corbyn backs cap on earnings to reduce inequality

Old schemes counted in post-Brexit vote inward investment tally

UK 'first in line' for trade deal with US, says Boris Johnson

Pound traders fret over Theresa May's Brexit vagueness

Deutsche Bank scours social media to find talent

Google keeps self-driving cars offline to hinder hackers

Big Tobacco's technology battle heats up

Snapchat establishes international HQ in Britain

When trolls go mainstream: Milo Yiannopoulos and his toxic rants

Eager investors set to make Trump press show a hit

Pound dips to lowest level since October on May's Brexit comment

Falling pound ignores May defence and hard Brexit denial

Investors spar over great rotation from bonds to equities

Turkey left in not-so-splendid isolation

Theresa May is decisive over Brexit but we choose not to listen

How Barack Obama rescued the US economy

Trump presidency: America First or America Alone?

Donald Trump is making America safe for business

Donald Trump will win his battle with the spies


Bovis paid buyers cash to hit targets

FTSE 100 closes at record high after longest-ever winning streak

World Bank cuts UK growth forecast

Spencer brokers himself a deal for £'200m

Hold the front page: Desmond eyes sale of Express newspapers

Unions attack Post Office branch closures

'Affordability ceiling' is in sight as rent increases slow

Give us three years to cope with Brexit, City chiefs tell May


FTSE 100 records longest run of closing highs since 1984 as Brexit fears hurt pound

Food prices rise as inflation returns to British supermarkets

Newspaper veteran David Montgomery emerges as potential buyer of the Express

Post Office poised to close 37 branches - is your local branch affected?

Comment: Economists can't tell us what the future holds. No-one can.

Comment: Does Britain's Brexit devaluation make us richer or poorer?

Comment: Why Snapchat's move is a win for politicians in tax battle

Companies criticised for 'paying lip-service' to shareholder complaints

Tidal lagoon plans face challenge from RSPB

RSA hit with £'150,000 data fine over stolen customer files

Spar warns of slowdown in convenience shopping as it rolls out upmarket stores

HSBC chairman: Brexit could trigger 'Jenga tower' of City job loses

Vimto maker Nichols defies industry gloom as sales sparkle

Michael Spencer sells most of his TP Icap shares


Employer 'believed foreigners were not entitled to minimum wage'

The FTSE just hit another high, but it's not entirely good news

Brexit report promoted by right-wing press condemned by experts

London could lose 10,000 jobs amid Brexit uncertainty, LSE boss warns

Working age people poorer than in 2007

Jeremy Corbyn's maximum wage: How might it work?

Dairy Queen shuts outlet after owner 'proudly admits to racist slur'

You can get a free pizza if your birthday is in January. Here's how


Corbyn's wage cap plan labelled unworkable but keeps pay on agenda

Volkswagen confirms $4.3bn payment over diesel emissions

City chiefs: 'Hard Brexit threatens global system'

Prices of Oxo, Bisto and Mr Kipling to rise after pound's Brexit plunge

FTSE 100 closes at new high in longest-ever winning streak

City grandee ready to do the business at the BBC

Former Saatchi boss returns after sexism row with new chair role

Majestic Wine Sales up 7.5% over firm's 'biggest ever' Christmas period


City news: GoCompare, Boohoo, RSA and Majestic Wine

Morrisons' Christmas sales hit a 7-year high

Sellers do your homework: Top tips for putting your house on the market

Act now to slash your tax bill: Self-assessment tax returns due by end of January

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