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How fish and shrimps could be recruited as underwater spies

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 00:10
Animals have long been used for military purposes, but could marine creatures also act as sensors?

The decline of cash in the UK - in charts

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 00:07
How debit cards have replaced cash as the most popular way to pay in the UK - in graphics.

Five reasons the car industry is struggling

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 00:00
Carmakers are facing a range of challenges, from slowing demand in China to stricter rules on emissions.

Brexit: Government preparation bill tops £97m

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 00:00
The government has hired consultants to help it ensure supplies of food and medicines after Brexit.

US regulator acts over plague of nuisance phone calls

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 22:08
Regulators approve rules to make it easier for carriers to stop millions of automated calls.

Barack and Michelle Obama to produce podcasts for Spotify

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 22:01
The former US president and first lady will create a series of podcasts for the streaming service.

Spirits group Loch Lomond sold to Hong Kong fund

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 16:42
The maker of Glen's vodka and High Commissioner whisky is bought in a deal thought to be worth about £400m.

Neil Woodford fund should waive fees, MP says

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 15:48
The Treasury Committee head says investors in the Woodford Equity Income Fund should not pay fees.

Passenger trust in rail firms declines

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 13:47
Dissatisfaction over punctuality and reliability has eroded trust in rail operators, research suggests.

Millions choose a cashless lifestyle

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 12:59
A major report charts the drop in cash use, but 1.9 million people still deal primarily in notes and coins.

Wren Kitchens to create 1,200 new jobs

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:54
Wren Kitchens plans to spend £120m building a new factory at its North Lincolnshire headquarters.

Aviva to cut 1,800 jobs worldwide

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 09:23
The insurance company says the cuts will be made over three years from its 30,000-strong workforce.

Huawei signs deal with Russian telecoms firm to develop 5G

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 04:19
The deal comes as the Chinese firm faces a backlash in the West over the security of its products.

Trump unimpressed with US-Mexico trade talks

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 01:46
Negotiations will continue, but the US president says there has been "not nearly enough" progress.

Fiat Chrysler withdraws bid for Renault

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 00:21
The announcement followed a failed attempt by Renault board members to reach a decision on the offer.

Italy risks disciplinary action for violating EU debt rules

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 00:18
The European Commission recommends that legal action be launched against Italy over its growing debt.

High rents 'make young people less mobile'

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 00:00
Young people in private rented accommodation are now less likely to move for work, say researchers.

'We trusted Neil Woodford with our money'

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 00:00
People who invested money with the stockpicker's troubled fund raise concerns with how it was sold.

How Sri Lanka's arrack coconut spirit went upmarket

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 23:59
Once considered a poor man's tipple, Sri Lankan spirit arrack is now a hip drink around the world.

Ford Bridgend: Closure fears for town's engine plant

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 18:36
Senior managers from Ford in the United States will meet union bosses on Thursday.

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