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

52 min 39 sec 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 23 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

1 hour 46 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

3 hours 33 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 49 sec 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

5 hours 59 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 21 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

16 hours 39 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 10 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'

18 hours 43 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 5 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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