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Green claims on household basics investigated

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 12:28
The competition watchdog is concerned shoppers are being "misled" about goods claiming to be green.
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Royal Mail says strikes have cost it millions

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 09:03
The ongoing row with postal workers over pay and conditions has cost the company £200m in recent months.
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Subscription-based bike hire schemes on a roll

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 00:04
A growing number of people are choosing to hire a bicycle over a long period of time.
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Cost of living: Cash bonuses behind record number of bank switches

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 00:03
Up to £200 was offered by some banks to switching customers - prompting the most moves since 2013.
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Could UK be drawn into a green trade war with US?

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 00:02
The future of the planet and the global economy are entwined in a potentially risky geopolitical game.
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UK car production collapses to lowest for 66 years

Thu, 01/26/2023 - 00:01
Car production in the UK continued to fall last year, lagging further behind the US and EU.
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Donald Trump to be allowed back onto Facebook and Instagram

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 23:53
The social media firm Meta said the former US president's suspension will end "in the coming weeks".
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737 Max crashes: Boeing in court on fraud charge

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 22:00
Relatives of those who died when two Boeing 737 Max aircraft crashed are trying to reopen a prosecution.
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Tesla posts record profit despite price cuts

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 21:40
Elon Musk's electric car company is facing questions as the economy weakens and borrowing costs rise.
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Premium Bond prize rate set to hit highest for 14 years

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 13:47
The boost from next month comes as analysts warn the peak in savings rates may be approaching.
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Celebrities call on UK banks to stop financing fossil fuels

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 12:45
Stephen Fry and Emma Thompson back campaign to stop banks financing new oil, gas and coal projects.
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Microsoft Outlook and Teams down for thousands around world

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 09:25
Data from outage tracking website Downdetector showed more than 5,000 reports in the UK alone.
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NI Protocol: M&S warns against separate labelling for NI goods

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 06:22
The UK and EU both previously suggested it could help reduce checks related to the NI Protocol.
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Rupert Murdoch ditches plan to merge Fox and News Corp

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 06:13
The media tycoon has withdrawn his proposal, saying it is "not optimal" for shareholders at this time.
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Eurostar trains carrying 30% fewer passengers

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 00:48
Gwendoline Cazenave said post-Brexit border checks were causing problems for the train company.
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Sales of toys under £10 fall as cost of living rises

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 00:04
Parents are buying toys of £30 to £50 but saving money by resisting unplanned, small purchases.
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Amazon workers claim robots are treated better

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 00:00
As the online giant faces its first UK strike, staff in Coventry tell the BBC why they are walking out.
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Microsoft sees slowest sales growth in six years

Tue, 01/24/2023 - 23:19
The update follows the firm's move to eliminate about 10,000 jobs.
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Justin Bieber sells rights to songs for $200m

Tue, 01/24/2023 - 23:02
The pop star joins a growing group of artists who have cashed out on their catalogues.
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US accuses Google of 'driving out' ad rivals

Tue, 01/24/2023 - 20:51
A federal lawsuit alleges the tech giant's anti-competitive actions mean more websites need paywalls.
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