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Australia to lift electricity market suspension as prices ease

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 04:00
New South Wales' eight million residents were urged last week to save electricity over shortage fears.
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Call to extend electrical safety checks to social housing

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 00:16
A charity says mandatory checks in England's private rental sector had unearthed thousands of serious hazards.
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Ankur Warikoo, Rachana Ranade: The YouTubers Indians turn to for financial advice

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 00:15
Finance YouTubers are riding high as millions turn to them for advice and brands seek collaborations.
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Ofgem blamed as supplier failures lead to higher energy bills

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 00:14
Billpayers are hit with £94 extra a year after 28 companies collapsed due to energy price hikes.
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Asda says some shoppers setting £30 limit at tills

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 00:11
Rising food prices are sparking a "massive change in behaviour", the supermarket's chairman says.
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Train strikes: How did passengers cope with day one?

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 00:05
As services ground to a halt, figures suggest commuters turned to bikes, taxis or decided to work from home.
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Rail strike: Millions faced delays and congestion on first day

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 21:13
The PM urges the nation to resist high pay rises but the rail union says it is "leading the way".
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Mining firm Glencore pleads guilty to UK bribery charges

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 20:08
One of the world’s biggest mining firms, Glencore, has again pleaded guilty to a series of corruption offences.
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Bayer: US Supreme Court rejects chemical maker's weedkiller appeal

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 17:48
The chemical maker is facing thousands of lawsuits over the risks of its Roundup weedkiller.
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Rail strikes: 'Working from home just isn't an option'

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 17:18
Despite the rise in working from home in the pandemic, nearly half of workers in Britain commute each day.
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EasyJet Spain cabin crew set to strike in July

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 14:38
Flight attendants may walk-out for nine days in July, adding to holiday woes for travellers.
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Brewdog approached Heineken about partial sale

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 12:03
Brewdog’s CEO was involved in preliminary discussions in 2018 about a potential sale of part of the beer firm.
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Food bills are set to soar by £380 this year

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 11:13
As grocery prices rise at their highest pace in 13 years, experts warn there are more hikes to come.
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Cadbury owner buys US energy bar maker Clif for $2.9bn

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 05:07
Mondelez International also owns a number of other global brands including Oreo, Toblerone and Milka.
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US ban on imports from China's Xinjiang to take effect on Tuesday

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 00:38
Officials believe many Uyghurs have been forced to work at factories in the landlocked territory.
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Could nuclear desalination plants beat water scarcity?

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 00:16
Engineers are developing mobile, floating nuclear desalination plants to help solve water shortages.
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Cost of living: Rolls Royce staff to get £2,000 payment

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 23:47
More than 14,000 workers could get a one-off sum after firm holds talks with union.
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Can crumbling cookies sweeten UK data-protection plans?

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 16:46
Government proposals to move away from EU data-protection laws post-Brexit have had a mixed reaction.
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'Rail strikes have lost us £500,000 of bookings'

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 15:09
Businesses, commuters and pupils sitting exams anticipate disruption from this week's train strikes.
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New rules proposed for buy now pay later

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 13:50
The loans are used by millions but ministers want checks on affordability and clearer advertising.
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