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The 'monsoon' rain hitting UK business

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 7:02pm
The heavy rain is hurting businesses that depend on good weather - is there any sign of sunnier outlook ahead?

When is a sausage not a sausage?

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 7:01pm
Why some people aren't happy that words like 'burger' and 'sausage' are being used to describe vegan products.

Rising levels of poverty in working families

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 7:00pm
Poverty among those who are working has risen, but many more people are now in work, research indicates.

Boeing 737 Max: BA-owner IAG signs deal to buy 200 planes

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 12:11pm
Airline group IAG says it has "every confidence" in Boeing as it signs a letter of intent to buy 200 planes.

Government workers strike: It's a struggle to make ends meet

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 8:07am
Outsourced catering and security staff at the government's business department want the London living wage.

Sir James Dyson donates £19m to his old school in Holt

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 5:41am
The money will fund a new centre for science, technology, arts and maths "to inspire young minds".

Facebook reveals digital currency details

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 5:18am
Users will be able make payments with the currency via Facebook's apps and WhatsApp.

South Western Railway workers begin five-day strike

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 11:02pm
London commuters and racegoers at Royal Ascot are advised to check details of trains online.

'Money mules': Rising numbers are in middle age

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 10:09pm
Increasing numbers of people aged between 41 and 60 are being recruited by criminals to launder money.

Ministers reject fast fashion impact advice

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 7:32pm
An 18-point plan to end the era of throwaway clothes and improve working conditions is dismissed.

Inside Heathrow's high-tech baggage system

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 7:30pm
Heathrow's luggage system handles 180,000 items per day. Tom Burridge takes a look inside.

The factory making shoes out of plastic bottles

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 7:17pm
This Adidas factory in India makes shoes and clothes out of polyester from recycled plastic bottles.

How a struggling airline went soaring through the cloud

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 7:02pm
In a "David and Goliath" battle of the skies, the small airline used tech to punch above its weight.

Heathrow reveals expansion 'masterplan'

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 7:00pm
Plans for a third runway, promising phased construction over thirty years, are open to public consultation.

KFC's vegan burger: could it wean you off chicken?

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 7:00pm
The fried chicken firm is the latest fast food chain to join the vegan bandwagon, with mixed results.

Sotheby's goes under the hammer for $3.7bn

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 10:58am
The art auction house is bought by French telecoms billionaire Patrick Drahi.

Jet Airways lenders plan insolvency proceedings

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 10:23am
What was once India's biggest private carrier is saddled with $1bn of debt and has been seeking a buyer.

PPI mis-selling claims: The deadline approaches

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 8:18am
With a deadline for compensation claims just weeks away, people are being urged to act now.

Huawei smartphone sales hit amid US curbs

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 7:05am
The founder of the Chinese telecoms giant says overseas sales of its mobile phones have sunk 40%.

New Patisserie Valerie owners put butter back in cakes

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 6:26am
Causeway Capital acquired the chain after alleged fraud left a multi million-pound hole in its accounts.


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