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Updated: 1 hour 22 min ago

WTO says Trump's US steel tariffs broke global trade rules

5 hours 4 min ago
The US said it disagreed with the ruling and would not remove the border taxes.
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Royal Mail: Views from both sides of the picket line

5 hours 27 min ago
The BBC speaks to a striking worker on the picket line and someone choosing to work on strike day.
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Penguin Random House boss resigns after Simon & Schuster deal fails

7 hours 44 min ago
The merger of the publishing giant with rival Simon & Schuster was scuppered by competition concerns.
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Santander UK fined £108m over money laundering failings

14 hours 5 min ago
The bank had "serious and persistent gaps" in anti-money laundering controls, the watchdog finds.
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Fired Twitter cleaning staff 'treated like garbage'

21 hours 26 min ago
One of them told the BBC a member of Elon Musk's team said their jobs would be replaced by robots.
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Royal Mail workers begin wave of festive strikes

22 hours 52 min ago
Millions of pieces of mail have been piling up ahead of the action, the CWU union says.
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US seeks to block Microsoft from £56bn gaming deal

Thu, 12/08/2022 - 21:30
Microsoft said it would fight to buy Activision Blizzard, the studio behind games such as Call of Duty.
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UK banking rules face biggest shake-up in more than 30 years

Thu, 12/08/2022 - 16:32
Rules introduced after the financial crisis in 2008 aimed at limiting risks will be eased.
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Immigration: Robert Jenrick sorry for problems with seasonal worker visas

Thu, 12/08/2022 - 14:27
Foreign worker shortages "catastrophic" for daffodil growers and other farmers, the government is warned.
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Air passengers told to expect 'serious disruption'

Thu, 12/08/2022 - 12:02
Around 1,000 UK airport border staff will strike over the Christmas period.
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Water companies "letting down" customers

Thu, 12/08/2022 - 11:33
Industry watchdog Ofwat, said that despite some improvements it remains deeply concerned.
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UK weather: Freezing conditions trigger cold weather payments

Thu, 12/08/2022 - 09:16
Temperatures across the UK plummet overnight, dipping as low as -9.1C in the Scottish Highlands.
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Wirecard trial of executives opens in German fraud scandal

Thu, 12/08/2022 - 05:24
Markus Braun, who ran the disgraced payment firm, presided over its meteoric rise and disastrous fall.
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TikTok sued by Indiana over security and safety concerns

Thu, 12/08/2022 - 04:38
The app is accused of deceiving users over China's access to data and exposing kids to mature content.
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Elon Musk turns Twitter into 'hotel' for staff

Thu, 12/08/2022 - 02:06
One photo shows a double room with wardrobe and slippers, as Elon Musk seeks to instil a "hardcore" work culture.
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Sunny Balwani: Former Theranos executive gets nearly 13 years in prison

Thu, 12/08/2022 - 01:25
Second-in-command Sunny Balwani receives a heavier sentence than the start-up's founder Elizabeth Holmes.
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Cost of Living: How to talk to children about a budget Christmas

Thu, 12/08/2022 - 00:46
Some hints and tips to help you manage your children's Christmas expectations.
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Ministers consider tougher curbs on strike action

Thu, 12/08/2022 - 00:35
The government is exploring the idea of stopping some emergency service workers from walking out.
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First King Charles 50p coins enter circulation

Thu, 12/08/2022 - 00:12
Anyone receiving change in post offices across the UK may get a King Charles 50p coin for the first time.
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'Rail strikes mean I won't see my son over Christmas'

Thu, 12/08/2022 - 00:11
Thousands of people face disruption to their festive travel plans due to railway strikes.
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