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Urban Outfitters shares dive on continued sales weakness

Shares in Urban Outfitters plunged on Friday after the American retailer warned the negative sales trend it reported in September has continued in the quarter to date.

European stocks rebound after week of market turbulence

European stock markets rebounded on Friday after a fall in US unemployment applications and comments from a European Central Bank official eased nerves about a stalling economic recovery.

Starbucks baristas free to display tattoos after coffee giant loosens employee dress code

Snacks will also be offered under the new plans

Michael Schumacher speeds down a course in the Madonna di Campiglio ski resort, in the Italian Alps in January 2006

Michael Schumacher accident: French journalist recants GoPro camera comments

F1 journalist initially claimed sports camera may have worsened head injuries

Kevin Spacey as Washington politician Frank Underwood in Netflix's House of Cards

Netflix shares plunge on subscription slowdown

Video streaming service blamed recent price hike for disappointing subscription growth

Six reasons why world stock markets are falling

European markets extended losses on Thursday in yet another rocky trading session. The FTSE 100 fell 15.73 to 6,195.91,taking losses since the index’s 14-year high on 4 September to £179bn. Across the Channel, all major European indexes including France, Italy and Spain ended in negative territory.

Customer anger after Sainsbury's halves Nectar points to one per pound

Supermarket insists Nectar card offers good value for money

Google's Eric Schmidt snubs Yahoo: 'Amazon is our biggest search rival'

Sorry Yahoo, you're no longer on Google's radar.

Virgin America ends partnership with SeaWorld

SeaWorld is under intense scrutiny from animal rights groups following the release of "Blackfish"

Michael Schumacher skiing in Madonna di Campiglio, Northern Italy, in 2004

GoPro shares fall after journalist links camera to Michael Schumacher's accident

F1 journalist claims camera was part of the 'problem' in Schumacher's accident which left him serious head injuries

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