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Why do billionaires want to own the news?

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 14:31
Salesforce founder's purchase of Time magazine is the latest example of moguls buying news outlets.

Mini plant to close for a month post-Brexit

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 14:10
The BMW-owned factory will shut down to avoid disruption in the event of a no-deal departure.

McDonald's workers strike over sexual harassment policy

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 13:08
American employees call on the fast food giant to do more to tackle workplace sexual harassment.

Honda: No-deal Brexit 'would cost tens of millions'

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 11:35
The Japanese carmaker would be less competitive if the UK quits the EU without a deal, it tells the BBC.

BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen face EU diesel emissions probe

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 11:17
BMW, Daimler and VW are being investigated to see if they agreed to restrict emissions control systems.

Formula 1's owners sign sponsorship rights deal for in-play betting

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:34
Formula 1's owners sign a deal, reportedly worth more than $100m, to sell sponsorship rights to betting companies.

Elon Musk unveils first tourist for SpaceX 'Moon loop'

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 09:57
The first private passenger to fly around the Moon with SpaceX will be a Japanese billionaire.

Brexit report to consider workforce impact

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 03:49
More than 400 businesses and industry bodies contributed to the Migration Advisory Committee report.

US imposes new tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 01:23
The higher taxes will apply to almost 6,000 items, and mark the biggest round of US tariffs so far.

Tackling food waste in Nigeria with an app

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 00:52
Nigerian tech entrepreneur Oscar Ekponimo has invented an app which will help cut down on food waste.

The rise of the payment app: 'I hardly use cash any more'

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 00:48
Person-to-person payment apps are rising fast in popularity around the world, but are they safe?

Soylent meal replacement gets UK launch

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 00:13
The Silicon Valley drink product has changed its formula for the British market.

'I dialled into work and prayed my baby wouldn't wake up'

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 00:12
Winning flexible working hours can bring a new set of major problems, a survey finds.

Anger mounts over House of Fraser gift cards

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 00:11
The store's new owners told customers to send in gift cards, but a month later they've heard nothing.

Rail delays are the 'worst for 12 years'

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 20:36
Nearly one in seven trains missed the punctuality target in the 12 months to August, figures show.

Elon Musk sued for libel by British Thai cave rescuer

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 19:40
The billionaire had accused cave diver Vernon Unsworth of being a "child rapist", without evidence.

New 100 and 200 euro notes unveiled

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 19:06
The new notes are smaller than the current versions, meaning they will fit better in people's wallets.

Coca-Cola 'in talks' over cannabis-infused drinks

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 15:34
A report says the drinks giant is in discussions to develop pot-infused beverages with a cannabis firm.

Jaguar workers put on three-day week until Christmas

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 13:49
The UK's largest carmaker is making "temporary adjustments" to shifts at its Castle Bromwich plant.

Ex-UBS trader makes last-ditch bid to block deportation

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 13:22
Former UBS trader Kweku Adoboli will be removed to Ghana on Tuesday, barring a last-minute reprieve.

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