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The Bezos backlash: Is 'big philanthropy' a charade?

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 7:17pm
The Amazon founder has pledged to donate $2bn, but critics say he should pay Amazon workers more instead.

Spanish-speaking Taco Bell worker fired for refusing English-speaker

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 4:26pm
A Spanish-speaking Taco Bell employee was fired for refusing to serve an English speaker in Florida.

'Broken' rail franchise system to be reviewed

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 3:56pm
The government inquiry comes after the East Coast Mainline was brought back under its control this year.

Storms, viruses, bankers: What could cause another economic crisis?

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 6:24am
Ten years ago the global economy almost collapsed, but what happened next and what might cause another global economic crisis?

UK frustrated by Cayman Islands silence on money laundering

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 7:04pm
Authorities in the Cayman Islands, a British Overseas Territory, are failing to help UK investigators.

'The Bank of Mum and Dad will run dry'

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 4:55pm
Money lenders say people will borrow even more from families as firms cut lending after Wonga's collapse.

The day Lehman Brothers went under

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 4:50pm
The BBC talked to people involved about their memories of the bank's collapse on 15 September 2008.

Trump 'orders further China tariffs'

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 1:48pm
US President Donald Trump reportedly tells staff to move ahead with tariffs on $200bn worth of Chinese goods.

Fraud ringleader jailed over 'boiler room' scam

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 11:10am
The ringleader of a scam designed to con 170 investors out of £2.8m has been sent to prison.

YouTube nursery-rhyme channel with billions of views sold

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 10:13am
The Little Baby Bum channel has racked up more than 17.5 billion views.

Sports Direct boss says he's been 'stabbed in the back'

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 8:07am
Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley launches a furious attack on his firm's shareholders.

Big Brother and Celebrity Big Brother are officially ending

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 7:57am
Show makers announced on Friday that the 19th series of the Channel 5 show would be its last.

British Steel to cut 400 jobs worldwide

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 7:54am
A trade union has described the redundancies as "a body-blow to the workforce".

House of Fraser online customers refused refunds

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 7:49am
Sports Direct, the chain's new owner, says it won't give refunds for goods ordered before the takeover.

Elon Musk makes another space tourism promise

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 6:55am
SpaceX signs up first private passenger for its Big Falcon Rocket, which is yet to blast off.

Wetherspoons warns of pricier pints

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 3:26am
Pub chain reports record sales and profits but says its rock-bottom prices are likely to rise.

Trump says US under 'no pressure' for China trade deal

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 1:54am
The comments follow reports that the US and China may hold talks on the escalating trade conflict.

How sunglasses became a million dollar idea

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 7:44pm
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how sunglasses became a million dollar idea.

Can the city of pizza reinvent itself as a tech capital?

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 7:16pm
How a city best known for pizza, football and crime is embracing tech to revive its fortunes.

How the financial crash provided some a new life and new hope

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 7:11pm
Two women tell the BBC how the financial crash had a devastating but also positive impact on their lives.


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