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Samsung pulls ad with drag queen after backlash

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 05:12
The ad, which showed a Muslim mother expressing support for her drag queen son, was criticised online.
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Toyota Land Cruiser customers in Japan face four-year wait

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 04:16
The firm also said it will slow production at up to 11 plants in Japan due to rising Covid infections.
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Like a drone that you sit in – but would you feel safe?

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 01:11
Personal drones that can transport one or two passengers will soon be available for anyone to buy.
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Covid test firm urges end to tests for travellers

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 01:00
Collinson, which also runs airport lounges and other travel services, thinks tests are bad for business.
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Women's state pension shortfalls a shameful shambles, MPs say

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 00:01
A damning report says errors could be repeated after 134,000 people were underpaid their state pension.
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Britishvolt: Electric car battery plant gets government funding

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 00:01
Britishvolt says the money unlocks huge private investment for a protect that will create thousands of jobs.
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Trains told to get rid of torrent of 'Tannoy spam'

Fri, 01/21/2022 - 00:01
Rail chiefs are set to get rid of unnecessary on-board announcements to make journeys more peaceful.
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Netflix faces rocky road after pandemic wins

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 22:20
The firm's membership growth slowed significantly last year after surging at the beginning of the pandemic.
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Peloton shares dive on report of production pause

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 21:21
The firm's shares fell more than 20% as investors worry that demand for its pricey exercise machines is waning.
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BT to introduce inflation-busting price rises

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 16:28
Most broadband and phone bills will rise by more than 9% at the end of March, BT says.
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Carhartt facing calls for boycott over vaccine mandates

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 16:22
The US work wear maker says it is sticking to its Covid jab policy, sparking a conservative outcry.
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Dozens of blocks still have Grenfell-type cladding

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 13:32
The flammable panels have been blamed for the rapid spread of the 2017 fire, which led to 72 deaths.
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Return to the office begins as restrictions axed

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 10:21
Business groups broadly welcome end of working-from-home guidance, but there are safety concerns.
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Superdry to lift prices despite influencer boost

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 10:17
The retailer says customers can expect price rises and no sales in its shops because of rising costs.
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Primark to cut 400 store management jobs

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 10:14
The retailer saw sales fall as the spread of Omicron cut the number of visitors to its shops.
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Property shares in Hong Kong jump after China cuts key mortgage rate

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 05:48
The central bank's move comes as concerns grow about a slowdown in the world's second largest economy.
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Harry and Meghan misused in fake investment endorsement

Thu, 01/20/2022 - 02:08
Financial watchdog warns of rising worries about investment scams using fake celebrity support.
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US and UK finally sit down on steel tariffs

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 19:21
The US and UK have opened formal discussions on border taxes on UK steel and aluminium.
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Brewdog flouted US laws over beer imports

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 17:56
Scottish beer giant shipped hundreds of kegs of beer to America which had not been legally approved.
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Unilever says it will not increase £50bn bid for rival

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 17:29
Consumer goods giant Unilever says it will not sweeten its bid for the healthcare arm of GlaxoSmithKline.
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