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UK toymakers unveil their Christmas wish-list

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:32pm
The UK's toymakers unveil what they hope will be this year's most sought-after Christmas presents.

Will superfast 5G mobile be worth it?

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:18pm
Superfast 5G mobile promises lots of benefits, but will it be worth the money?

Should we pay people for donating blood or not?

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:15pm
Worldwide sales of blood plasma are increasingly strongly, but is it ethically right that people should be paid to donate it?

Parents spending heavily on mystery toys

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:07pm
The UK toy sector banks on the surge in Christmas sales of "surprise" collectable toys after a troubled year.

Hand car washes should be licensed say MPs

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:06pm
Environmental Audit Committee says cheap hand car washes should be licensed to prevent "modern slavery".

Sterling rallies after May announces cabinet backs deal

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 4:57pm
Sterling has recovered ground after the cabinet backed the prime minister's draft Brexit deal.

Ford Bridgend: Ineos Land Rover Defender decision expected

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 4:24pm
A UK government letter emphasises "unrivalled corporate tax support" to attract production to Bridgend.

Apple Stores to employ human trafficking victims

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 2:12pm
The technology company's retail chief reveals the initiative as she is given the Stop Slavery Award.

Ex-UBS trader Kweku Adoboli has been deported

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 1:13pm
The former banker convicted of fraud has been flown out of the UK despite a campaign to stop deportation.

TK Maxx and Amazon among shops selling real fur as faux

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 11:07am
BBC Watchdog Live finds retailers selling rabbit, fox and raccoon dog fur to unsuspecting shoppers.

May hints at U-turn over fixed-odds betting terminals

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 9:07am
It comes after 70 MPs call on the government to cut the largest wager on FOBTs from April.

House of Fraser to shut another four stores

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 8:51am
The retailer, now owned by Mike Ashley's Sports Direct, says it was unable to agree cuts in rents.

Addison Lee loses appeal on worker rights

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 6:52am
Court upholds ruling that drivers are employees, not self-employed, in major blow to taxi company.

SSE admits 'some uncertainty' over merger with Npower

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 5:21am
SSE and Npower have already delayed the tie-up which would create the UK's second-biggest energy company.

UK inflation holds steady at 2.4% in October

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 5:01am
Falls in the cost of food and clothing are offset by rising utility bills and petrol prices.

Commercial nuclear reprocessing ends at Sellafield site

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 4:55am
The plant will operate until the 2070s as a storehouse for spent fuel as the site is cleaned up.

German economy contracts in third quarter on weak trade

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 3:15am
Europe's largest economy contracted from July to September - its first quarter-on-quarter fall since 2015.

IMF's Lagarde says central banks could issue digital money

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:40am
IMF boss Christine Lagarde said state-backed digital currencies could make transactions safer and cheaper.

Japan GDP: Natural disasters hit economic growth

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 9:45pm
Rising protectionism could threaten exports and the growth outlook for the world's third largest economy.

The wedding brides without a dress

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 8:09pm
Bridal store Berketex Bride's collapse has left hundreds of women without an outfit for their big day.


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