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Why the US-China trade dispute has experts worried

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 7:48pm
The world's two biggest economies are at loggerheads, amid concerns tensions might escalate.

High walls

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 7:24pm
Brazil's protectionist policies have fostered national champions - but the walls are coming down.

Will the Bank of England raise rates?

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 7:20pm
If the Monetary Policy Committee make its move on Thursday, what will it mean for your finances?

The rate-setters

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 7:19pm
Two former members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee explain the voting process.

Technology giants face Treasury scrutiny

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 7:14pm
Former adviser to Barack Obama to review the dominance of a few powerful technology firms in the UK.

Summer jobs

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 7:12pm
Your stories and experiences of summer jobs.

Voice calls drop despite smartphone fever

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 7:03pm
Smartphones are our constant companions, Ofcom says, but voice calling is falling for first time.

Tesla makes more cars as revenue jumps

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 4:57pm
Quarterly revenue rises as Elon Musk's firm increases output, but it still loses more than $700m.

Trump threatens higher tariffs on Chinese imports

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 4:40pm
Import tariffs the US is preparing on $200bn of goods from China may be higher than expected.

WhatsApp starts charging business users

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 1:46pm
Companies will be charged to send customers messages via the platform.

'I know the train's going to be late'

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 1:15pm
The BBC follows one Northern rail user, Lorna, on her daily commute from Burnley to Leeds.

Will Rihanna's eyebrows become the Vogue?

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:02pm
Rihanna shows off extreme eyebrows in Vogue's September issue - is this the end of the Instagram brow?

House of Fraser rescue deal falls through

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:52am
The department store chain's potential new Chinese owner is abandoning a £70m takeover deal.

Interest rates: Savers 'should not expect too much from a rise'

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 8:15am
Banks have been "choosy" about which savers get the benefit of a rise in interest rates.

E.On plans to cut 500 jobs in the UK

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 7:43am
The energy supplier says cuts to 9,400-strong workforce are needed because of "rapid" industry changes.

Facebook and Instagram introduce time limit tool

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 7:42am
Users will be able to restrict time spent on the app, but some people say it doesn't go far enough.

Sky bans console from using its trademark

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 7:07am
The broadcaster Sky is to prevent a troubled crowdfunded console using its trademarks.

Tesla boss Elon Musk facing two lawsuits

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 6:49am
The separate legal actions involve allegations about the electric carmaker's business practices.

UK house prices pick-up in July

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 4:18am
The average home costs £217,000 but the housing market remains relatively subdued, a lender says.

Next shares slump despite sales rise

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 4:14am
The fashion retailer says it has sold its summer clothing early, thanks to the hot weather.


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