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Mercedes-Benz to cut jobs amid tougher emissions rules

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 12:34
Reports suggest more than 1,000 jobs will be shed as the carmaker invests more in electric cars.

Germany avoids recession but growth remains weak

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 12:07
The country narrowly avoids recession as it struggles with trade conflicts around the world.

Hong Kong protests hit Burberry and Cathay Pacific

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 09:28
The fashion house's sales fell in Hong Hong while the airline said the civil unrest had hit demand.

My Money: 'I used the same nappy for my nine children'

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 00:42
As part of a new BBC blog series, Katie Holden shares what she spent her money on this week.

‘Women should be able to see male colleague’s pay’ - charity

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 00:39
Transparency law would help address unequal pay between men and women, says the Fawcett Society charity.

Zut alors! The Americans who are farming edible snails

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 00:36
Two snail farms in the US are now allowing top restaurants to switch from canned to fresh supplies.

Pay rise plans: Is minimum wage enough to live on?

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 00:21
Election promises of a rising minimum wage leave some bosses wondering how to fund staff pay rises.

Google is latest tech giant to reveal banking plan

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 00:11
Tech companies are increasingly wading into finance, raising regulatory questions.

Could 'invisible barcodes' revolutionise recycling?

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 00:03
A pilot is in progress to see if invisible barcodes on packaging can improve recycling rates.

General election 2019: Labour pledges to close gender pay gap by 2030

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 22:30
Labour vows to close the gap between the average hourly pay for men and women but Tories are critical.

Facebook removes 11.6 million child abuse posts

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 17:54
The latest figures for harmful content on Facebook highlight the enormity of the challenge to remove it.

Royal Mail wins bid to halt Christmas postal strikes

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 15:20
The postal union says a decision by the High Court to block industrial action is an "utter outrage".

Toy sales slump as shops chase Christmas cheer

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 14:32
Parents have cut back on impulse buys and face the threat of shortages of festive favourites, analysts say.

Inflation falls to three-year low as energy prices fall

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 12:25
Official data shows UK consumer prices rose 1.5% as a new price cap kept a lid on energy prices.

Trump speaks to 'his people' on Wall Street

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 11:20
Donald Trump gets a warm welcome from the New York financial community.

Project Nightingale: Google probed over US patient data deal

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 11:17
Regulator says it will examine the details of Google's deal with a major healthcare firm in the US.

City watchdog slams own staff's 'shameful' toilet habits

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 09:40
The Financial Conduct Authority is "appalled" at the insanity conduct of its own workers.

Wetherspoon boss attacks 'up the spout' City rules

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 09:15
Tim Martin says 'Noddy-in-Toyland' corporate governance codes are holding back companies.

Hong Kong shares slide as violent protests continue

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 08:10
The losses came as the Asian financial hub faced another day of clashes between protestors and police.

Tesla to build first European factory in Berlin

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 02:44
Elon Musk says "outstanding" German engineering is part of the reason he picked the new factory site.