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Train strikes set to cause travel disruption

20 hours 34 min ago
Aslef union members will walk out in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions.

Evergrande: The rise and fall of the property giant's billionaire founder

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 23:01
Hui Ka Yan, the founder of a crisis-hit Chinese property giant, is under police surveillance.

US car workers strike escalates as it enters third week

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 17:21
The United Auto Workers union said 7,000 more members would walk out.

Energy bills forecast to rise in January to £1,996

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 12:10
Analysts at Cornwall Insight say higher wholesale energy prices will drive bills up by £73 a year.

UK facing permanent higher taxes, IFS think tank says

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 11:58
A study says taxes will reach 37% of national income by next election - the highest since 1948.

Severn Trent to 'spend billions' upgrading network

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 11:48
The water supplier has said the overhaul will target leaks and spills while creating thousands of jobs.

UK economy grew faster than estimated since Covid

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 11:00
New figures show the economy has grown by 1.8% since the start of the pandemic, outpacing France and Germany.

HS2: Unions call for emergency summit on rail line's future

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 09:00
The TUC says stakeholders in the high-speed rail line must be brought together "urgently".

Evergrande: Anxious Chinese home buyers reel from crisis

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 08:59
As China's housing crisis grows, so have fears that dreams of home ownership have been bulldozed.

Campaigners call for more energy support for vulnerable households

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 02:57
Charities and consumer groups say many people will struggle to pay their energy bills again this winter.

The slow and delicate aircraft taking on spy missions

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 00:02
Light aircraft that can fly and loiter at very high altitudes could provide back-up for spy satellites.

Working part-time at uni risks worsening inequalities, warns thinktank

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 00:01
As the cost of living rises nearly half of universities now promote part-time jobs on their websites.

England's single use plastics ban does not tackle takeaway boxes, warns Greenpeace

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 00:01
Plastic cutlery is banned under new rules but plastic containers for takeaway and shop bought meals are not.

Train drivers strikes could continue in to Christmas, as fresh disruption begins

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 00:01
The leader of the train drivers' union has not ruled out strike action continuing in to Christmas.

Fortnite maker Epic Games cutting 16% of workforce

Thu, 09/28/2023 - 17:47
The company says it is shedding the staff because it's spending "way more" than it earns

Evergrande: Why should I care if China property giant collapses?

Thu, 09/28/2023 - 12:07
There are reports the leaders of the heavily indebted Chinese property giant have been detained.

Rishi Sunak repeatedly dodges questions over future of HS2 rail

Thu, 09/28/2023 - 11:45
Speculation is mounting the government could delay or scrap the second leg of the line to Manchester.

Average five-year mortgage drops below 6%

Thu, 09/28/2023 - 10:48
The typical rate for a five-year mortgage has fallen to 5.99% after interest rates were held.

X scraps tool to report electoral fake news - researchers

Thu, 09/28/2023 - 04:43
A research organisation says the feature is now only available in European Union countries.

Evergrande: China property giant suspends shares amid reports of detained leaders

Thu, 09/28/2023 - 04:31
The stricken Chinese property giant suspends shares as reports emerge of its chairman being taken.