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Fullers pub chain blames rail strikes for losing millions

Mon, 01/23/2023 - 09:32
The pubs and hotels operator says industrial action has wiped £4m off its full-year sales.
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Turning problem sea algae into a replacement for plastic

Mon, 01/23/2023 - 09:01
Seaweed, including that from unwanted outbreaks, is increasingly being turned into useful products.
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Covid: Thailand tourism up but still below pre-pandemic level

Mon, 01/23/2023 - 04:59
The holiday destination is set to start charging overseas visitors $9.20 each from the start of June.
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Government to offer £600m for green steel switch

Mon, 01/23/2023 - 00:08
The UK's two biggest steelmakers are expected to get support to move away from old-fashioned coal.
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Technology can help the NHS, says AstraZeneca boss

Mon, 01/23/2023 - 00:05
AstraZeneca's Leif Johansson says AI and screening could prevent costly treatment in hospitals.
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Energy firms face investigation over prepayment meters by regulator

Mon, 01/23/2023 - 00:02
The regulator says it is concerned about the growth in households being switched to prepayment meters.
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National Grid puts coal plants on standby to supply electricity

Sun, 01/22/2023 - 19:21
National Grid ESO orders coal-fire units to begin warming up as the UK's cold snap continues.
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Strikes Update: How Monday 23 January’s walkouts will affect you

Sun, 01/22/2023 - 17:10
What you need to know about the ambulance workers' strike, by the BBC's Zoe Conway.
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Energy Price Cap: Labour calls for three month extension

Sun, 01/22/2023 - 16:04
Extending the £2,500 energy price cap until July can be funded by a tougher windfall tax, Labour says.
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Firms may be hiking prices beyond inflation - Tesco boss

Sun, 01/22/2023 - 11:36
Food suppliers may be using inflation as excuse to raise prices further than necessary, John Allan says.
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Crackdown on energy firms over rise in prepayment meters

Sun, 01/22/2023 - 09:12
Many customers have been left without heat and light when not able to afford topping up their prepayment meters.
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UK steel industry a whisker away from collapse - Unite

Sat, 01/21/2023 - 17:19
Unite has written a letter to the Business Secretary Grant Shapps seeking more government support.
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Unemployment: Who are the millions of Britons not working?

Sat, 01/21/2023 - 01:35
The unemployment rate is close to its lowest point since the 1970s, but millions aren't working.
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Stagecoach co-founder Dame Ann Gloag charged with human trafficking offences

Sat, 01/21/2023 - 00:05
The Stagecoach co-founder, her husband and two members of her family strongly deny the allegations.
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Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes attempted to flee US, prosecutors claim

Fri, 01/20/2023 - 23:09
According to a new court filing, the 38-year-old bought a one-way ticket to Mexico last January.
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Elite chefs say kitchen work 'like going to war' - study finds

Fri, 01/20/2023 - 19:08
Michelin star chefs routinely face mental and physical abuse at work, a new study suggests.
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UK poised to give £300m in rescue funding to British Steel

Fri, 01/20/2023 - 17:54
The government is poised to help the struggling steelmaker secure thousands of jobs.
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Lloyds and Halifax to close 40 more bank branches

Fri, 01/20/2023 - 17:10
As more people bank online, footfall in physical branches has dropped, says Lloyds Banking Group.
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Google parent Alphabet to cut 12,000 jobs

Fri, 01/20/2023 - 12:30
Six per cent of Alphabet's workforce will be lost worldwide, and US staff will be affected immediately.
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Crypto lender Genesis files for bankruptcy

Fri, 01/20/2023 - 09:10
The cryptocurrency lender’s collapse is the latest blow to the sector.
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