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'I change how I look and talk to fit in at work'

4 hours 25 min ago
Two thirds of women of colour in UK workplaces say they change themselves to fit in, a report says.
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Klitschko brothers urge Europe to stay strong for Ukraine

4 hours 28 min ago
The champion boxer brothers visit World Economic Forum in Davos to urge support for Ukraine.
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US closes loophole for Russian debt payments

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 23:14
The move by the US Treasury Department could push Russia closer to default.
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Rail strike: RMT union votes for national action

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 22:53
RMT members vote in favour of strike action across Network Rail and 13 train operating companies.
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Mining giant pleads guilty to UK bribery charges

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 20:57
Glencore's UK subsidiary pleads guilty to bribery in London, while the firm resolves similar US claims for $1bn.
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Cost of living: Government plan to help households could come in days

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 18:31
An announcement could come as soon as Thursday after growing pressure on Downing Street, the BBC learns.
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Energy price cap: Typical energy bill set to rise £800 a year in October

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 14:55
Industry regulator Ofgem warns households that they should expect higher energy bills this winter.
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Putin weaponising Ukraine’s crops, says Polish PM

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 14:30
Mateusz Morawiecki also warned that only the Russian leader would be “happy” with a UK-EU trade war.
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Energy firms warn against extending windfall tax to renewables

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 12:22
Applying a windfall tax to renewable energy could threaten the government's energy strategy, sources say.
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Could hydrogen ease Germany's reliance on Russian gas?

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 11:45
Why hydrogen might be one route for Germany to move away from dependence on Russian imports.
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Klarna to cut 10% of staff as it warns of recession

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 08:57
The buy now pay later firm plans to axe around 700 workers ahead of a "likely recession".
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Grocery prices rise at the fastest rate since 2009

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 08:53
People are increasingly worried about cost of the weekly shop, says research firm Kantar.
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Government borrowing falls in April

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 08:39
Borrowing is lower at £18.6bn but still the fourth-highest April figure since records began.
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Cost of living: Rise in food export curbs sparks concerns

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 07:47
Malaysia has become the latest country in Asia to cut food exports to keep prices down at home.
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One in five employees expect to change jobs this year - survey

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 05:28
Workers in the UK continue to look for better pay and conditions as bosses struggle to recruit.
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Quad summit: The China factor at the heart of the meeting

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 01:10
The group will refocus on an open and safe Indo-Pacific - and analysts say this is aimed at China.
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Cryptocrash: ‘I was arrested for knocking on Luna boss's door'

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 00:59
A man says he lost millions, and then was arrested for trying to talk to crypto boss Do Kwon.
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Airbnb to quit China as lockdowns restrict tourism

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 00:42
Stays in China made up only 1% of Airbnb's revenue for the last few years, a source said.
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Fraud victims face call waiting lottery from banks

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 00:09
Average waiting times can range from 16 seconds to over 30 minutes - depending on the bank, says Which?.
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Why chicken is getting more and more expensive

Tue, 05/24/2022 - 00:08
We follow a chicken from farm to supermarket shelf to see how costs are building up at every stage.
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