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National living wage to rise by 6.2% in April

Tue, 12/31/2019 - 00:10
The government says it will boost pay by more than four times the rate of inflation.

Nissan's ex-head Carlos Ghosn in surprise Lebanon arrival

Mon, 12/30/2019 - 21:55
It is unclear how Carlos Ghosn left Japan where he was on bail pending trial on corruption charges.

Telecom giant MTN accused of paying bribes to Taliban, al-Qaeda

Mon, 12/30/2019 - 19:36
South African mobile company MTN responds to allegations it paid bribes to al-Qaeda and the Taliban.

Bank of England chief issues climate change warning

Mon, 12/30/2019 - 10:51
Mark Carney said the financial sector had begun to curb investment in fossil fuels. but slowly.

Germanwings strike forces 180 flight cancellations

Mon, 12/30/2019 - 09:03
Cabin crew at Lufthansa's low-cost carrier are staging a three-day walkout in a long-running dispute.

Tesla delivers its first 'Made in China' cars

Mon, 12/30/2019 - 05:47
The move by the electric car maker comes as the US-China trade war forces firms to rethink supply chains.

Student loans: Online accounts to undergo overhaul in 2020

Mon, 12/30/2019 - 03:38
The government says a new online service will offer graduates more up-to-date balance information.

Bank of England chief Mark Carney issues climate change warning

Mon, 12/30/2019 - 02:38
The world will face irreversible heating unless firms shift priorities, Mark Carney tells the BBC.

'We can give a lot of the power back to the fans'

Mon, 12/30/2019 - 01:29
How two friends created an online storytelling platform with more than 80 million global users.

Hydrogen-powered drones could point way to future travel

Mon, 12/30/2019 - 00:49
Hydrogen-powered drones have several advantages to lithium ion-powered ones, says Dr Enass Abo-Hamed.

Schools in Wales: New tax 'should fund school curriculum changes'

Mon, 12/30/2019 - 00:06
A leading economist proposes a new levy to make up for "pretty dire" funding for schools.

Ten brands that disappeared from the High Street over the last decade

Sun, 12/29/2019 - 01:24
Toys R Us, Borders, Maplin and BHS are some big names that have disappeared over the last decade.

UK railways need ‘radical overhaul’, campaigners say

Sat, 12/28/2019 - 04:07
A pressure group says ending "nightmare rail journeys" can happen - but only with major reforms.

New Year Honours: Former Ofcom head Sharon White becomes dame

Fri, 12/27/2019 - 22:30
Sharon White is recognised on the honours list for her public service at the telecoms regulator Ofcom.

Treasury 'to rewrite rules to favour the North'

Fri, 12/27/2019 - 14:56
The plan could hand fresh cash to Labour's former heartlands, which backed the Tories in election.

Amazon probed over plan to buy Deliveroo stake

Fri, 12/27/2019 - 12:08
The competition watchdog is worried the deal could increase the cost of getting food delivered.

Sriracha hot sauce recall over 'exploding' bottle fears

Fri, 12/27/2019 - 07:58
The popular sauce has been recalled in Australia and New Zealand over fears it may splatter when opened.

Bruce Lee's daughter sues fast food chain over image use

Fri, 12/27/2019 - 03:25
Shannon Lee alleges popular restaurant Real Kungfu has used her father's image without permission.

Boxing Day sales: Footfall slumps as experts blame Black Friday and bad weather

Thu, 12/26/2019 - 21:05
Retail analysts said Boxing Day footfall up until midday had seen the largest decline since 2010.

How the US-China trade war has changed the world

Thu, 12/26/2019 - 01:08
The bitter US-China trade battle has led to fundamental shifts in the global trading environment.