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Elle to stop promoting the use of animal fur in its magazines

1 hour 22 min ago
It is the first major fashion publication to make the pledge, citing its support for animal rights.
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Ride hailing app Grab makes $40bn market debut

1 hour 53 min ago
Shares start trading in ride-hailing firm Grab which has used a shell company for its flotation.
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Countries reach 'landmark deal' to cut trade costs

2 hours 16 min ago
Members of the World Trade Organization agree to cut red tape to boost trade in services.
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UK plays down Brexit link in US steel tariff row

4 hours 3 min ago
Reports suggesting a US decision to maintain tariffs on UK steel is linked to Brexit are rejected.
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Banks fined over collusion in currency trading

4 hours 31 min ago
Barclays, RBS and HSBC are among firms penalised by the European Commission after an investigation.
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Covid: Omicron fears cause wave of hotel cancellations

6 hours 29 min ago
Best Western is one hotel group that has seen many customers scrapping Christmas bookings.
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Covid: Anglo American to introduce mandatory vaccinations

7 hours 51 min ago
Anglo American, which employs 95,000 worldwide, is consulting on compulsory Covid jabs for all workers.
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Disney elects woman as chairman for first time in 98-year history

17 hours 9 min ago
Susan Arnold, who has been a board member for 14 years, will succeed Bob Iger at the end of the year.
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Firms opt for smaller Christmas parties over Omicron fears

18 hours 41 min ago
Companies are deciding against holding a big bash in favour of allowing small, optional gatherings.
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Rising energy bills: 'My teenager disappears under coats at night'

19 hours 13 min ago
A charity estimates that domestic gas bills in April will be double those of 18 months earlier.
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Cryptocurrency executives to be questioned in Congress

19 hours 35 min ago
Washington is joining other governments in scrutinising the rapidly expanding sector more closely.
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Biden says economy 'in strong shape' ahead of holidays

Wed, 12/01/2021 - 20:26
The president says he is optimistic supply chains can cope with any disruption from Omicron.
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Match settles legal fight with Tinder founders for $441m

Wed, 12/01/2021 - 19:49
Dating app Tinder's founders claimed in court that Match had undervalued the firm by $10bn in 2017.
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New travel rules mean 'I can't afford to fly home'

Wed, 12/01/2021 - 17:01
UK residents in South Africa, which has been added to the travel red list, say new requirements are too costly.
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Coronavirus: Heathrow Airport opens dedicated red list country terminal

Wed, 12/01/2021 - 15:10
The measure will keep passengers arriving from red list destinations away from other travellers.
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EU launches €300bn bid to challenge Chinese influence

Wed, 12/01/2021 - 14:26
The Global Gateway infrastructure plan is described as a true alternative to Chinese influence.
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Tel Aviv named as world's most expensive city to live in

Wed, 12/01/2021 - 12:36
Soaring inflation and supply-chain problems have pushed up prices in the 173 cities surveyed.
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Zog Energy becomes latest firm to collapse in gas price crisis

Wed, 12/01/2021 - 12:01
Zog Energy, which has about 11,700 domestic energy customers, ceased trading on Wednesday.
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Clarks shelves pay cut plans to end warehouse strike

Wed, 12/01/2021 - 10:50
Shoe retailer ends eight-week dispute after talks at mediation service Acas
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Nationwide: UK house prices surge 10% in November

Wed, 12/01/2021 - 09:42
The average price of a UK house was £252,687 in November, according to the Nationwide Building Society.
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