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Primark finally goes online in new click-and-collect trial

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 12:06
The retailer will trial click-and-collect at stores after long resisting selling on the internet.
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Rail strike: Travellers face reduced service ahead of train strikes

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 09:06
Last-minute talks are due to take place, but passengers are advised to avoid travel as services prepare to wind down.
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EasyJet to cut more flights over summer holidays

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 08:42
The airline has scaled back its plans after major airports announced caps on flight numbers.
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Ukraine war: Russia becomes China's biggest oil supplier

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 06:32
Chinese energy giants have been ramping up imports of heavily discounted Russian oil in recent months.
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Global inflation: Five ways US rate rise will affect you

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 00:27
The impact of higher interest rates in the US will cascade through the global economy.
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Energy bills: Watchdog plans to prevent company closures

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 00:01
Ofgem says it wants to help energy firms be more resilient and better protect consumers if they do fail.
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Train strikes: Dispute still resolvable, says industry boss

Sun, 06/19/2022 - 23:33
More talks between management and unions are expected on Monday - the day before strikes begin.
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Rail strikes will punish innocent people, transport secretary says

Sun, 06/19/2022 - 12:14
But union leaders blame politicians for failing to stop the strikes, which will begin on Tuesday.
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Interest-free loan scheme aims to reach 20,000 people

Sun, 06/19/2022 - 00:47
People struggling with their finances can access small, zero-cost loans as part of a nationwide trial.
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'What are we supposed to feed our babies?'

Sun, 06/19/2022 - 00:30
As the US grapples with a formula crisis, parents are turning to the black market for supplies.
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Companies must help cut living costs, says new cost of living tsar

Sat, 06/18/2022 - 03:15
The government's new cost of living tsar says he wants "old friends and colleagues... to help the British people".
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Big Tech must deal with disinformation or face fines, says EU

Sat, 06/18/2022 - 01:05
Tighter EU rules will demand firms such as Google and Meta tackle disinformation on their platforms.
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Big pay rises could push prices up, says minister

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 18:18
Treasury minister Simon Clarke warns bosses to be "very careful" in setting wage increases.
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Italy's Eni says Russian gas supply cut by half

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 13:32
Energy firm Eni says it will only receive half the gas requested from Russia after two days of shortfalls.
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WTO agrees deals on Covid vaccines and overfishing

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 11:06
The World Trade Organization announces a raft of agreements after five days of negotiations.
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Yen falls as Bank of Japan bucks rate rise trend

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 06:39
The decision to keep rates on hold comes as central banks around the world raise borrowing costs.
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Elon Musk hints at layoffs in first meeting with Twitter employees

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 06:27
The billionaire was addressing staff for the first time since launching his bid for the firm in April.
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Gatwick cuts summer flights after staff shortages

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 05:05
The airport says it will lead to a more reliable service, after a wave of cancellations and delays.
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Cosmetics maker Revlon files for bankruptcy in US

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 04:43
The 90-year-old firm says supply chain disruptions have driven up the cost of raw materials.
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Sri Lanka should have gone to IMF sooner, says central bank governor

Fri, 06/17/2022 - 02:21
An International Monetary Fund team is due to arrive in the capital Colombo for talks on Monday.
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