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Spring Statement: Chancellor Philip Hammond on economy

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 13:22
The chancellor opens his Spring Statement by saying the UK economy is “remarkably robust” and has “defied expectations”

IBM used Flickr photos for facial-recognition project

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 13:07
Some people are said to be unaware that their data had been used for a facial-recognition project.

Warehouses thriving from Brexit stockpiling

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 12:22
Warehouse owner Alan Ferguson says fears of a no-deal Brexit have brought "a 50% uplift in demand".

Brexit: How will the new tariff system work?

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 11:53
What are tariffs and how do they work?

Ethiopian Airlines: Ground all Boeing 737 Max 8 jets, says CEO

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 11:36
Many countries have grounded Boeing 737 Max jets after the Ethiopian Airlines crash but not the US.

Morrisons stocks up on 'cupboard fillers'

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 10:12
The retailer stocks up on some products and says there has been a rise in sales of painkillers.

'No water and rodents' among student housing gripes

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 07:46
A third of UK students have gone without heating or running water, a survey suggests.

UK announces no-deal tariff plan

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 07:35
The government announces that most imports into the UK would not attract a tariff in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Carphone Warehouse fined £29m for insurance mis-selling

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 07:33
The financial regulator says the firm failed to give staff the right training to sell Geek Squad insurance.

Scooting off: Is this the answer for short journeys?

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 00:18
Scooters and other micro-vehicles are increasingly popular but the regulations have not caught up.

Tech-filled strap makes old watches smart

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 00:15
A strap that adds notifications and payments to old watches has been designed by Sony engineers.

Tackle tech giants' 'bullying tactics' review urges

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 00:12
The UK must update its approach to competition in the tech sector, a new report says.

Bank of England 'must practice what it preaches'

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 00:12
The Bank of England needs to sharpen up compliance and improve diversity, a committee of MPs says.

Six things to know about the Spring Statement

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 00:11
The Chancellor Philip Hammond will deliver an update on the UK economy. What can we expect?

IMF: Greece among best performers in eurozone

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 00:04
The International Monetary Fund says Greece is still vulnerable but has made great progress.

Business ‘exasperated’ after Brexit vote

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 22:25
Industry bodies urge parliament to 'close the door' on a no-deal departure from the EU.

US under pressure to ground Boeing aircraft

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 22:21
Senators and airline workers call on the Federal Aviation Authority to suspend the 737 Max.

The people trying to save the High Street

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 16:41
A restaurant in Staffordshire is selling £5 burgers as part of a campaign to boost the High Street.

Boots pharmacists vote to recognise new union

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 13:47
Boots pharmacists have voted "overwhelmingly" for a new union to have recognition.

Nissan cuts two models from Sunderland plant

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 13:28
Japanese car maker pulls the Infiniti brand out of Western Europe due to poor sales.