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Bike seller Peloton and meditation app Calm cut jobs

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 18:36
After pandemic success, exercise product maker Peloton and meditation app Calm slash jobs.

UK economy shrinks between April and June

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 08:25
The economy shrank by 0.1% while the Queen's Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weighed on June growth.

Government proposes more help for energy-intensive firms

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 06:33
Sectors like steel, paper and glass that use a lot of power could be set to receive more support.

Argentina rate hiked to 69.5% as inflation hits 20-year high

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 05:31
The move comes as figures showed inflation in South America's second largest economy hit a 20-year high.

Lee Jae-yong: Why did South Korea pardon the Samsung 'prince'?

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 03:29
Lee Jae-yong, who was convicted for bribery and embezzlement, has been granted a presidential pardon.

J&J to replace talc-based powder with cornstarch after cancer lawsuits

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 03:14
By 2023 J&J will make all its baby powder using cornstarch following legal battles over talc's safety.

Liz Truss defends energy firms saying profit is not evil

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 00:00
The Tory leader hopeful says profit is not "dirty" and windfall taxes were about "bashing business".

Superdry boss warns shoppers will choose Europe over Britain

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 17:56
Tax-free shopping is no longer available to international visitors to Britain.

People can't wait for energy help - Citizens Advice

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 17:36
The charity voices concerns of delaying support for households bracing themselves for energy bill hikes.

Sainsbury's to stop sale of disposable barbecues

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 17:00
The supermarket is joining other chains in removing the barbecues from its shelves for safety reasons.

McDonald's plans to reopen in Kyiv and western Ukraine

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 15:14
The burger chain says it hopes to support a "small but important sense of normalcy".

Bogus companies scam: 'We never knew our home was on the list'

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 06:11
Thousands of UK home addresses have been used by crime gangs to register bogus firms, the BBC finds.

Meta's chatbot says the company 'exploits people'

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 01:50
The new prototype doesn't think much of the company's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, either.

The rise of repairing: Why more of us are trying to fix things

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 00:05
As the cost of living soars 'repair cafes' are growing in popularity.

The Russian billionaire daring to speak out about Putin

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 00:03
Boris Mints calls Putin's invasion of Ukraine "vile", adding the war is a result of his "madness".

Ryanair boss O'Leary says the era of €10 flights is over

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 00:02
Flights will be more expensive because war in Ukraine has pushed up oil prices, Michael O'Leary tells the BBC.

Disney plans ad-funded streaming and overtakes Netflix

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 23:07
The media giant is gaining subscribers as it details plans to launch an ad-supported service in December.

Energy bills could go up before October price cap rise

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 18:20
The energy regulator says it's "possible" customers' direct debit payments will rise before October.

US inflation eases in July as petrol prices drop

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 15:46
US consumer prices rose at annual rate of 8.5% in July, more slowly than June as petrol prices fell

Supermarkets not passing on lower fuel price - RAC

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 14:45
The margin between the price of fuel at the pump and what retailers buy it for is at its widest since 2013.