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Bugs buffet

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 00:18
It is little publicised, but one of the most used red food colourings is made from crushed up bugs.

Nightmare week

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 00:05
An IT crisis has left customers furious and MPs demanding answers. This is the story of TSB's nightmare week.

Oil major ExxonMobil posts profit rise

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 19:53
Esso owner ExxonMobil posts expectation-beating revenue of $66bn for the first quarter

Balenciaga sorry over mistreatment of Chinese shoppers in Paris

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 16:53
Luxury brand Balenciaga apologises after a video of a Chinese shopper being beaten in Paris goes viral.

US economic growth slows to 2.3%

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 14:11
A slowdown in consumer spending is behind a weakening of growth in the first three months of the year.

More bank computer chaos expected

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 12:08
IT experts warn that old systems and "sticking plaster" fixes mean more bank outages like TSB's are likely.

UK economy in weakest growth since 2012

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:46
GDP growth fell to 0.1% in the first quarter of 2018 driven by a sharp fall in construction.

Will Ethiopians take to Pizza Hut?

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:20
The American food chain Pizza Hut is taking a slice of Ethiopia's fast-growing economy.

Million dollar idea: Tea bags

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 11:02
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how tea bags became a million dollar idea.

Proportion of mums in work 'up 50% since mid-1970s'

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 08:45
But the increases have been largest among the partners of higher-earning men, says the IFS.

RBS profit trebles as costs fall

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 08:33
The majority state-owned bank reports a quarterly profit of £792m as it continues its recovery.

Real-life Transformer: The Japanese robot that becomes a car

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 08:01
Designers say it's first time a machine of this kind has been able to carry people in a functioning vehicle.

Australia's Crown casino fined for 'blanking' slot machines

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 04:05
Crown casino's penalty for slot machine tampering may be the largest of its kind, advocates say.

Private land parking tickets soar to hit record high

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 00:41
Car park management firms issued 5.65m penalties in the last year, according to the RAC.

Coal to solar

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 00:13
One Chinese firm has transformed a mining disaster area into the world's biggest floating solar farm.

Cut-price genes

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 00:08
Low-cost genetic testing coupled with health data analysis is promising to transform medicine.

Sugar tax revolt: Meet the Ribena stockpilers

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 00:05
Some people hate the new Ribena so much, they've started to stockpile the last "classic" bottles.

Rail passengers suffer 'misery', say MPs

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 00:03
Public Accounts Committee says people are paying for a franchising model that doesn't work.

Amazon's sales surge and profits double

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 22:56
The online retailer beat expectations with a 43% rise in revenues during the first quarter.