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Shrinkflation strikes again as Galaxy chocolate gets smaller

Tue, 09/26/2023 - 14:13
Mars says making the bar smaller was "necessary" because of higher costs such as raw materials.

HS2: Scrapping Manchester link would be very stupid, says ex-rail chief

Tue, 09/26/2023 - 10:42
Former Strategic Rail Authority boss says cancelling the leg to Manchester would hurt other projects.

Water firms forced to pay back customers for poor performance

Tue, 09/26/2023 - 09:01
Regulator Ofwat orders companies to return £114m to households by cutting bills after missing targets.

Evergrande shares slide as mainland unit misses debt payment

Tue, 09/26/2023 - 06:45
The property giant defaults while reports suggest executives have been detained by authorities.

Spotify will not ban AI-made music, says boss

Tue, 09/26/2023 - 00:33
In a rare interview, Spotify boss Daniel Ek talks to the BBC about AI, regulation and Harry and Meghan.

US-China rivalry spurs investment in space tech

Tue, 09/26/2023 - 00:14
The race to get back to the moon is fuelling US investment in private sector space firms.

Warning sick days at highest level for decade

Tue, 09/26/2023 - 00:00
Workers are taking more days off due to stress, Covid and the cost-of living crisis, research suggests.

Gatwick cancels 82 flights due to staff shortage

Mon, 09/25/2023 - 18:13
The airport will cancel some flights over the coming week after Covid hits air traffic controllers.

Metaverse: What happened to Mark Zuckerberg's next big thing?

Mon, 09/25/2023 - 17:02
Two years ago, the metaverse was billed as the next big thing - but many in the tech world have already moved on.

Train and Tube strikes: When is September and October action happening?

Mon, 09/25/2023 - 16:59
Train drivers are set to strike again, and London Underground staff are also taking action.

Nissan to go all-electric by 2030 despite petrol ban delay

Mon, 09/25/2023 - 14:57
The carmaker moves ahead with its plan despite delays to the UK's ban on new petrol and diesel cars.

HS2: What is the route and why could part of it be cancelled?

Mon, 09/25/2023 - 13:06
The high-speed railway between London, the Midlands and North of England could be scaled back.

Lego axes plan to make bricks from recycled bottles

Mon, 09/25/2023 - 11:13
The toy giant finds that the new crude oil-free material did not cut carbon emissions.

HS2: Backlash against scrapping Manchester link grows

Mon, 09/25/2023 - 08:15
Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham said abandoning the extension risked creating a "north-south chasm".

Shopping habits have changed for good, says Aldi

Mon, 09/25/2023 - 07:22
Consumers are buying cheaper own-label goods due to living costs, according to the supermarket.

Richest oil states should pay climate tax, says Gordon Brown

Mon, 09/25/2023 - 06:00
The former Labour PM wants the wealthiest oil producers to help poorer nations tackle climate change.

How the fall of the 'King of Crypto' cost one British man millions

Mon, 09/25/2023 - 06:00
As Sam Bankman-Fried awaits trial for fraud, his former investors wonder if they will ever recoup their losses.

Hollywood writers in deal to end US studio strike

Mon, 09/25/2023 - 05:18
Screenwriters hail an "exceptional" tentative deal to end a strike that has halted film and TV production.

State-owned British Business Bank makes £147m annual loss

Mon, 09/25/2023 - 04:28
The bank says wider economic problems led to a drop in the valuation of businesses it has invested in.

The shadowy Chinese firm that owns chunks of Cambodia

Mon, 09/25/2023 - 00:32
It secured a deal to control a fifth of Cambodia's coastline - 15 years on, it has barely got started.