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Crews tackle blaze at major oil refinery in Cheshire

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 12:24pm
Smoke and flames visible from miles away as staff are evacuated from Stanlow oil refinery in Cheshire.

'I was forced to sleep in my car'

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 11:08am
Five of England’s leading letting agents are discriminating against tenants on housing benefit, says a report.

Dwayne Johnson is best-paid actor

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 10:09am
The Forbes list of best-paid actors puts George Clooney at the top and The Rock in second place.

Letting agents turn away tenants on housing benefits

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 8:12am
Investigation finds one in ten estate agents refuse to let properties to those on housing benefits.

Bikes, cots and fridges: the imports hit by Trump's tariffs

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 7:52am
US companies outline the products to be hit hardest by the President's higher taxes on Chinese goods.

Scrapping 1p and 2p copper coins 'won't increase prices'

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 6:55am
Fears that everything would become more expensive by rounding up prices are unfounded, economists say.

Bristol University graduate sells Ziylo firm for £623m

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 5:34am
Dr Harry Destecroix, 31, co-founded Ziylo while finishing his PhD in Bristol four years ago.

Pay is '£13 a week less than 10 years ago'

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 4:34am
Despite stagnating earnings, 2.1 million more people now have jobs, Resolution Foundation finds.

Uber to pay $1.9m for sexual harassment claims

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 1:56am
The payout will cover former and current employees who allege sexual harassment and discrimination.

Facebook and Twitter remove accounts linked to Russia and Iran campaigns

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 9:47pm
The social media giants say they have shut down hundreds of accounts linked to Russia and Iran.

Ryanair compensation cheques with no signatures 'bounced'

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 8:09pm
Passengers say they have been charged fees by their banks after cheques from airline were unsigned.

Cricket is tackling sexism in India's schools

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 7:24pm
Cricket and dance are being combined in a project challenging gender stereotypes in rural India

Venezuela 'paralysed' by launch of sovereign bolivar currency

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 7:22pm
Businesses close and streets empty as President Maduro's new currency causes uncertainty.

Mental health problems 'block travel insurance cover'

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 7:16pm
Mystery shopping reveals four-fold increases in premiums even when issues have been been stable for years.

Price comparison sites 'rife with errors'

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 7:15pm
Millions of consumers "are not getting a clear picture from the websites they visit", says Which?

Salary question blamed for gender pay gap

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 7:15pm
Asking people what they currently earn can trap women into lower salaries, a charity says.

S&P index set for record winning streak

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 7:14pm
The index tracking the 500 biggest public companies in the US has risen almost 325% since 2009.

Bank scam victims 'shouldn't be blamed for money lost'

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 7:08pm
Banks have been told it's "not fair" to automatically blame customers for money lost through a scam.

Scots tax and spend figures to be published

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 7:02pm
The Scottish government's Gers figures have been a key battleground in the independence debate.

Superdrug's online customers targeted by criminals

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 3:55pm
The High Street chain warns its online customers to change their passwords.


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