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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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Davidstow Cathedral City cheese firm pollution fine

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 20:01
Cathedral City manufacturer Dairy Crest has admitted polluting the local area over five years.
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Juul: US bans all products from leading vaping company

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 17:43
Authorities say they do not have enough data to be sure Juul's e-cigarettes meet health standards.
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More rail strikes extremely likely, says union boss

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 17:43
Travellers are facing another day of disruption on the second day of strikes, as half the network closes.
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Nike latest brand to leave Russia permanently

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 17:38
Russia's economic isolation deepens as more Western companies leave the country.
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British Airways Heathrow staff back summer strikes over pay

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 15:26
About 700 workers at Heathrow Airport vote in favour of industrial action during the summer holidays.
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Germany takes step closer to gas rationing

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 12:08
The country triggers the "alarm" stage of its emergency gas plan after a drop in Russian supplies.
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Inflation pushes UK government interest costs to May record

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 09:28
Interest payments made on government debt hit the highest level on record for May as inflation surged.
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New Tesla factories losing billions of dollars, Musk says

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 05:22
Elon Musk said the Covid-19 lockdown in Shanghai was "very difficult" for the electric car maker.
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Rail strike: Law change would allow agency staff to cover industrial action

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 03:19
Ministers say the plan, which needs Parliament's approval, would limit the impact of future strikes.
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Brics summit: Members push for global clout amid Ukraine war

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 00:24
Leaders from India, Russia, China, Brazil and South Africa meet amid major shifts in geopolitics.
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How Aussie farmers are hoping to win over tequila fans

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 00:13
Two Australia farmers are aiming rival Mexican tequila and mezcal with a similar delicious spirit.
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Just 100 days left to spend paper £20 and £50 notes

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 00:09
It will soon be impossible to pay in shops with the notes, which are being replaced by plastic versions.
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Twitter tests 'notes' feature with 2,500 word limit

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 23:57
The trial will allow some users to share "notes" beyond the normal 280-character limit for tweets.
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Rail strike: Thursday walkout to go ahead as talks collapse

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 17:29
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says the RMT union's claim that he wrecked talks is "a total lie".
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Ford chooses Valencia for new electric car plant

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 17:13
The US automaker warns of "significant" job losses as part of its changing strategy.
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President Biden urges petrol tax 'holiday' as fuel prices bite

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 15:48
Analysts say suspending the tax would do little to lower costs for people at the pump.
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Chinese man jailed for sexual assault of Alibaba employee on work trip

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 15:36
The woman was assaulted after being made to drink on a work trip, and then fired after going public.
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Chancellor Rishi Sunak defends likely pensions rise

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 11:45
There's criticism of the move as ministers warn workers not to expect pay rises to match increasing costs.
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UK inflation hits 9.1% as prices rise at fastest rate for 40 years

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 08:19
UK inflation hit 9.1% in the year to May as fuel, energy and food prices soar.
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