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Updated: 2 hours 7 min ago

Wagon Wheels maker Burton's sells chocolate plant to Swiss firm

3 hours 1 min ago
The Swiss firm will take on all 48 staff currently working at Burton's manufacturing site in Wirral.
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Cathay Pacific spells own name wrong on new plane

5 hours 41 min ago
Cathay Pacific misspelled its name as "Cathay Paciic" on the side of one of its planes.
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Retailer Orla Kiely ceases trading

5 hours 48 min ago
Orla Kiely's shops and website have closed after its parent company Kiely Rowan went into administration.
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House prices rise fastest in North West

5 hours 56 min ago
Property in the region climbed 5.6% in the past 12 months, while London prices fell 0.7%.
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Sony unveils mini PlayStation Classic console

6 hours 48 min ago
Tekken 3 and Ridge Racer are among the titles on Sony's new miniature PlayStation.
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Tesco opens new Jack's discount store

7 hours 49 min ago
Supermarket group Tesco launches the first outlet of its discount Jack's chain.
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Tesco's new discount chain Jack's takes on Aldi and Lidl

8 hours 12 min ago
The new supermarket aims to have the cheapest prices, a "no fuss" approach and a simplified range.
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UK inflation hits six-month high

8 hours 24 min ago
The UK inflation rate for August unexpectedly rises to 2.7%, the highest in six months.
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Danske Bank boss quits over money-laundering scandal

9 hours 39 min ago
Thomas Borgen steps down after "indications" that its Estonian branch was used for money-laundering.
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Sainsbury's-Asda deal faces investigation

10 hours 7 min ago
The Competition and Markets Authority said the merger "raises sufficient concerns" for investigation.
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China won't devalue yuan to boost exports, says Premier Li

10 hours 21 min ago
China's Premier Li Keqiang says it is essential to uphold principles of free trade and multilateralism.
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IBM launches tool aimed at detecting AI bias

11 hours 19 min ago
IBM is launching software which will monitor algorithms in real time and highlight how they make decisions.
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The weird and wonderful life of Elon Musk

17 hours 24 min ago
Elon Musk has found success with PayPal and Tesla - and has a colourful private life to match.
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The chef using 60,000-year-old recipes

17 hours 50 min ago
A top chef says his awards are owed to learning skills from indigenous Australian recipes and ingredients.
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Will we ever get self-healing smartphones?

17 hours 52 min ago
How likely is it that we will see mobile phones that use self-healing materials any time soon?
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The secret life of a female bodyguard

17 hours 53 min ago
Jacquie Davis, the UK's first female bodyguard, talks about hostage rescues and undercover surveillance.
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'Wild West' Bitcoin 'should be regulated'

18 hours 2 min ago
Digital currencies pose a "litany of risks" and investors have little protection, says an MPs' committee.
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Millions overcharged for mobile contracts

18 hours 2 min ago
Citizens Advice says many consumers are still charged for smartphones even after they are paid off.
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Qantas mulls plane gyms as prepares for 20-hour flights

18 hours 2 min ago
The Australian airline wants to launch non-stop flights between London and Sydney by 2022.
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Facebook job ads 'discriminated by gender'

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 23:56
Women in three US states were allegedly not shown job ads for certain "male-dominated professions".
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