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A clothing firm which supplied BHS has gone out of business, blaming the collapse of the high street store.

Two people are arrested in connection with the death of a man who was assaulted, police say.

Police are asked to investigate a newly elected city councillor in Derby over a potential election fraud.

A waste company in Derby is ordered to clear away tonnes of waste after complaints about a serious fly infestation.

A man convicted of rape returns to Poland after a newspaper successfully challenges a move by Derbyshire Police to withhold his name and nationality.

An Iraqi man suspected of smuggling hundreds of migrants into the UK is facing extradition to France after being arrested at his home in Derby.

Nine men are convicted of child sex abuse after a boy, from the East Midlands, was "pimped out" as part of a prostitution ring.

Two teenage girls - including one who had been faking a pregnancy - are detained for conspiring to kidnap three babies.

An outbreak of sickness and diarrhoea forces the closure of a school in Derbyshire.

A Labour MP campaigning for the UK to remain in the EU has apologised after being recorded calling a voter a "horrible racist".

A mother explains how she almost lost her child

The headlines from the political week are reviewed

Opener Daniel Bell-Drummond hits an unbeaten 80 as Kent win by seven wickets after bowling out Derbyshire for 94.

Swimmer Lewis White says he goes into the Rio 2016 Paralympics under "no pressure" as the youngest male on Team GB.

Midfielder Jon Nolan joins League One side Chesterfield on a free transfer after leaving Grimsby Town.

Leon Haslam says taking the lead in the British Superbike standings after two podium finishes at Brands Hatch has set him up for the rest of the season.

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The government is warned that a proposal to cut pension benefits to help save Tata Steel's UK operations could have implications "well beyond the industry".

The number of people who made complaints about payday loan companies soared by 178% in the year to March, the Financial Ombudsman has revealed.

Marks and Spencer's new boss unveils plans to revive the retailer's clothing and homeware business, but warns the changes will hit profits.

Thomas Cook cabin crew have voted by three-to-one in favour of industrial action in a row over health and safety, Unite union says.

A clothing firm which supplied BHS has gone out of business, blaming the collapse of the high street store.

Tata Steel is still in the process of considering bids for its UK operations, the company says.

Taxpayers who were forced to wait for up to an hour when phoning HM Revenue and Customs lost the equivalent of £97m last year, NAO says.

Royal Dutch Shell is to cut at least another 2,200 jobs, in addition to 10,000 announced earlier this year.

Microsoft reveals plans to cut up to 1,850 jobs as part of efforts to scale back its smartphone business.

The UK's five top model agencies are accused of collusion and price fixing by the competition regulator.

Greece agrees a deal to get further funds from its international creditors as eurozone finance ministers hail a "breakthrough".

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is being investigated by US regulators over its accounting practices.

Homeowners could be offered the option of switching their mortgage supplier within a week, under plans being considered by the government.

The Institute for Fiscal Studies says leaving the EU could lead to more austerity - but Vote Leave calls the think tank "a propaganda arm" of Brussels.

Apple supplier Foxconn replaces 60,000 factory workers with robots, according to Chinese media reports.

Sir Paul Smith, the legendary designer, may have been a force in the world of fashion and business for 40 years, but says he is not complacent, because "no-one cares how good you used to be".

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The Justice Department sued the automaker in January, but Volkswagen now says the facts are unclear, and it is still conducting an investigation.

As part of efforts to create a digital single market for online services, the region wants to create rules that would affect companies like Netflix and Facebook.

Activity trackers that measure things like pulse rates are the subject of conflicting studies, including one cited in a lawsuit against Fitbit.

Researchers have analyzed pottery vessels discovered at a site in Shaanxi Province and determined that they are the first direct evidence of a beer-brewing operation.

As sales dwindle, most of the reduction will come in Finland, where the mobile business bought from Nokia originated.

The report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies, a frequent critic of government economic plans, was a boon for Prime Minister David Cameron.

The French drug maker said it was seeking the consent of the American company’s shareholders to replace directors with a slate of its own candidates.

The $2.4 trillion in bankruptcy claims against the failed Bitcoin exchange are a far cry from the $91 million in assets that have been tracked down.

Takata is facing mounting financial costs related to its recall of more than 100 million airbags worldwide, as well as a flood of lawsuits from car owners and victims.

Salesforce, itself a cloud-computing company, will use Amazon Web Services to grow more rapidly in a deal valued at $400 million.

The prosecution follows charges that the lender laundered money for “politically exposed” individuals linked to 1MDB, the scandal-plagued Malaysian state investment fund.

The European Commission approved the merger after the companies agreed to sell several SABMiller assets in Europe to ease antitrust concerns.

Companies like Toyota and Volkswagen are supporting the tech companies working to change the way people travel by car.

Marathon negotiations lead to a new round of much-needed funding and pledges for debt relief, with conditions.

After suggesting in an interview that abuse of child stars was widespread, the “Lord of the Rings” actor said he had no personal experiences or observations.

The announcement came after United States regulators accelerated moves to recall vehicles with a defective airbag inflater made by the Japanese company Takata.

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