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Hitachi to decide on fate of UK nuclear plant

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 00:00
Government nuclear policy is under scrutiny amid reports the Japanese firm may scrap a £20bn reactor.

Guardian switches to potato starch wrapping

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 15:17
Readers, who pressed for the change, can compost or put the new packaging in their food waste bin.

Chinese coal mine roof collapse in Shaanxi kills 21

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 05:03
Twenty-one miners die and 66 are rescued at the mine near Shenmu in China's Shaanxi province.

Brexit: 'Basic questions unanswered' on Swiss trade deal

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 05:02
Questions over trade with Switzerland and 70 other countries remain unanswered, a senior MP says.

Christmas: How shops fared in four charts

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 01:24
We take a look at how the retail sector did overall over the festive period in four charts.

Watch industry's times are changing

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 00:32
Swiss watch companies gather for their Geneva show after a difficult couple of years for the industry.

Airlander 10: World's longest aircraft grounded

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 00:22
Airlander 10, which collapsed in November 2017, will not fly again, but a new model is planned.

Sharm el-Sheikh: UK should end flight ban - Egyptian ambassador

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 09:55
Hundreds of thousands of Britons used to visit the resort before a terror attack on a plane there in 2015.

US partial government shutdown becomes longest ever

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 05:00
The partial shutdown enters its 22nd day leaving hundreds of thousands of federal workers unpaid.

US shutdown bites as federal workers miss payday

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 23:26
Unpaid federal employees are going to food banks, with no end in sight to the political impasse.

China powers up electric car market

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 22:12
New rules could help some manufacturers in the world's biggest market for electric cars.

Mary Poppins Returns: Can tuppence really save the day?

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 22:11
The latest Mary Poppins film has been a hit at the box office but what money lessons can we take from the film franchise?

Greggs: How its vegan sausage roll stormed social media

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 22:10
Shares in the bakery chain Greggs bucked the retail gloom this week thanks to good numbers and marketing.

Winter likely to finish off some energy firms, analysts say

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 22:09
Customers could see their tariffs rise if they are bounced to a new energy supplier.

Trevor Stuurman: The street photographer setting the trends

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 18:23
The South African multi-media artist causing a stir in the global world of fashion as he turns his passion into a profit.

Ford: 1,000 Bridgend jobs could be lost by 2021

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 15:20
The car giant declined to confirm figures but said it was consulting with unions about changes.

Chinese businessman arrested in Poland for spying

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 13:51
The arrested Chinese national works for the telecoms company Huawei, Polish media report.

Wet wipes to get 'Fine to Flush' logo to tackle fatbergs

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 13:50
A "Fine to Flush" label for wet wipes has been launched to help tackle blocked sewers.

Amazon and eBay evict sellers amid VAT crackdown

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 12:02
Some overseas businesses were selling items - including British flags - but evading VAT.

UK economic growth hits six-month low

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 10:47
UK grows by 0.3% in the three months to November, but manufacturers are suffering.