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Warning petrol ban delay could stop people buying electric cars

Wed, 09/20/2023 - 12:05
Plans to push back the ban on new petrol and diesel cars could delay shift to electric, the SMMT says.

Slowing food prices drive surprise fall in inflation

Wed, 09/20/2023 - 09:00
Inflation fell for the third month in a row in August, official figures show.

Fukushima: China's seafood imports from Japan down 67% in August

Wed, 09/20/2023 - 05:51
The fall came as Japan started to release treated waste water from the damaged nuclear power plant.

Braverman and Facebook clash over private message plans

Wed, 09/20/2023 - 00:16
The government has launched a campaign criticising Meta for planned encryption of Facebook messages.

Forget LA – it’s British film studios that are in demand

Wed, 09/20/2023 - 00:10
The film and high-end TV industry in the UK is seeing a frenzy of activity.

Cost-of-living payments: Who is getting them and when?

Wed, 09/20/2023 - 00:08
Low-income households, pensioners and some disabled people will get extra help with energy bills.

Date set for next £300 cost-of-living payment

Wed, 09/20/2023 - 00:06
About eight million people on low incomes and receiving benefits will receive the next instalment.

Online Safety Bill: Crackdown on harmful social media content agreed

Tue, 09/19/2023 - 17:49
The law aims to force firms to remove illegal content and protect children from some legal but harmful material.

UAW strike: Why are US car workers walking out?

Tue, 09/19/2023 - 16:42
Nearly 13,000 workers for Ford, General Motors and Stellantis have gone on an historic, co-ordinated strike.

Avanti West Coast and CrossCountry given new contracts

Tue, 09/19/2023 - 16:32
The rail operators have been awarded the long-term contract renewals by the Department for Transport.

FTX: 'King of Crypto' parents sued over missing millions

Tue, 09/19/2023 - 16:13
Sam Bankman-Fried's parents are being sued as his bankrupt crypto firm FTX seeks to recover money.

UK inflation set to be highest of advanced economies

Tue, 09/19/2023 - 14:22
Prices will rise faster in the UK than in any other G7 economy this year, a forecast suggests.

'No proof' bank accounts being closed over views, says watchdog

Tue, 09/19/2023 - 12:02
The City watchdog's findings follow a row over threats to close Nigel Farage's bank account.

Warning over fuel prices as oil hits 10-month high

Tue, 09/19/2023 - 11:45
The price of a barrel of oil rose above $95 on Tuesday, stoking fears it could impact inflation.

H&M starts charging shoppers for online returns

Tue, 09/19/2023 - 11:03
Customers must now pay £1.99 when they return items either in store or online, although members are exempt.

Johnny Kitagawa: Japan firms cut ties with scandal-hit talent agency

Tue, 09/19/2023 - 05:59
Nissan and Asahi are among the companies that say they will not renew contracts with Johnny and Associates.

Elon Musk: Social media platform X could go behind paywall

Tue, 09/19/2023 - 03:04
The billionaire suggested the social media platform, now called X, could charge for use of "the system".

The turbo-charged plants that could boost farm output

Tue, 09/19/2023 - 00:01
Researchers are tweaking the photosynthesis process to raise the output of crops like soy, maize and wheat.

IMF pledges to stay in 'our lane' on climate

Mon, 09/18/2023 - 21:02
The US, a major backer of the IMF, has been pushing to refine the mission of the global lender.

Post Office: Horizon scandal victims offered £600,000 compensation

Mon, 09/18/2023 - 17:47
The sum is for postmasters whose wrongful convictions for theft and false accounting have now been overturned.