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Japan urges 37 million people to switch off lights

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 06:34
Officials have asked people in Tokyo and its surrounding area to turn off lights amid a heatwave.
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G7 summit: Leaders detail $600bn plan to rival China's Belt and Road initiative

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 05:41
The revamped plan will see fresh funds being injected into development projects in Asia and Africa.
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Boris Johnson signals controls on steel imports to stay

Sun, 06/26/2022 - 19:28
The government says the move would protect British producers at a time of rising energy costs.
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Thousands of PwC staff to get 9% pay rise to offset cost of living

Sun, 06/26/2022 - 16:43
The accountancy firm's chairman Kevin Ellis says the company "can't ignore market pressures".
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Roe v Wade: US firms pledge to pay staff travel expenses for abortions

Sun, 06/26/2022 - 15:30
Disney, JP Morgan and Meta are among the companies to confirm such policies after the Roe v Wade ruling.
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Hajj travellers unable to fly due to ticket delay

Sun, 06/26/2022 - 14:26
Some British Muslims who booked pilgrimages to Mecca could not fly after problems with a new system.
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Ukraine war: UK joins ban on imports of Russian gold

Sun, 06/26/2022 - 09:32
The move by the UK, US, Canada and Japan will "strike at the heart of Putin's war machine", the UK PM says.
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Russia on brink of default as debt deadline looms

Sun, 06/26/2022 - 00:09
The country is close to its first default since 1998 as sanctions block payments to creditors
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Rail strikes: Travellers braced for third day of disruption

Sat, 06/25/2022 - 01:46
People are advised to only travel by train if necessary, with just a fifth of services running.
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Row over M&S plan to redevelop flagship store

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 22:32
The government is calling a review of the plans which include a smaller shop, offices and a gym.
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Rail strikes: Travel disruptions continue after talks to stop third walkout fail

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 19:24
People are told to make only necessary journeys, with one in five services running on Saturday.
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Robinsons ends Wimbledon sponsorship after 86 years

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 12:47
The soft drink has had a partnership with the tennis championships since the mid-1930s.
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Risk of further BA strikes as more staff consulted

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 12:04
The airline's engineers and call centre workers in the UK are being consulted over industrial action.
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People cut back on food shopping as price rises bite

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 08:59
Retail sales dropped 0.5% in May as households spent less on food due to the rising cost of living.
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Toyota recalls electric cars over concerns about loose wheels

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 05:18
The bZ4X is the Japanese motor industry giant's first mass-produced all-electric vehicle.
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Two killed as Nio electric car falls from third floor office in Shanghai

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 04:28
Pictures show a gaping hole in the side of carmaker Nio's Shanghai HQ, and a smashed vehicle below.
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The small seaport crucial for Europe's energy future

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 00:12
As neighbour Germany takes a step closer to gas rationing a Polish seaside resort prepares to help.
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The staff shortage slowing down air cargo and bags

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 00:05
A lack of skilled cargo handlers is now hampering the booming air freight business too.
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Train strikes: Why haven't they caused more disruption?

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 00:01
The post-pandemic shift to working from home means disruption caused by the strikes has been more limited.
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Netflix cuts 300 more jobs after subscriptions fall

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 20:57
In April the streaming giant reported its first subscriber loss in more than a decade.
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