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Cost of living: Families cut back on fuel and clothes as prices rise

Fri, 07/22/2022 - 08:29
Retailers say record price rises are making households concerned over what they can afford.
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Snap shares slide as advertising slump hits sales

Fri, 07/22/2022 - 05:03
The California-based company is best known for the photo-sharing app Snapchat.
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The woman who built a career from true crime and make-up

Fri, 07/22/2022 - 00:13
Bailey Sarian dabbled in YouTube for years before a chance idea led to a new profession.
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Whisky makers are turning their backs on peat

Fri, 07/22/2022 - 00:05
Burning peat has long been a way of adding flavour to whisky but some are now rejected that process.
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Russia 'looting' steel bound for Europe and UK, says Metinvest boss

Fri, 07/22/2022 - 00:01
A Ukrainian steel boss accuses Russia of stealing metal that had been meant for Europe.
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Ryanair's Michael O'Leary wants 'practical' immigration approach

Fri, 07/22/2022 - 00:01
A "common sense" approach to post-Brexit policy is needed to fill vacancies, says Michael O'Leary.
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UK blocks University of Manchester sensor deal with Chinese company

Thu, 07/21/2022 - 17:20
The proposed licensing of vision-sensing technology could be a national-security risk, the government says.
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Drivers warned of delays around Dover as summer getaway begins

Thu, 07/21/2022 - 16:54
Roads around Dover are expected to be extremely busy as most schools in England and Wales break up.
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Truss tax plans accused of breaking spending rules

Thu, 07/21/2022 - 16:40
Tax cut plans mean higher borrowing or lower public spending, or both, says the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
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Eurozone raises interest rates for first time in 11 years

Thu, 07/21/2022 - 15:12
The European Central Bank has raised rates as it tries to tackle soaring eurozone inflation.
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Inflation pushes UK government interest costs in June to fresh record

Thu, 07/21/2022 - 09:03
Interest payments made on government debt hit the highest level on record in June as inflation surged.
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Nord Stream: Key Russian pipeline resumes pumping gas to Europe

Thu, 07/21/2022 - 08:47
There had been fears Moscow would not restart flows in response to sanctions over the Ukraine war.
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China ride-hailing giant Didi fined $1.2bn after probe

Thu, 07/21/2022 - 07:59
The country's cyber security watchdog launched a probe into the firm just days after its US listing.
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Baidu unveils new self-driving taxi in China

Thu, 07/21/2022 - 03:06
Baidu says its latest robo-taxi has the road skills of a driver with 20 years' experience.
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The allotment firms helping to trim long waiting lists

Thu, 07/21/2022 - 00:02
As people have to wait years to get a council allotment, private firms are offering an alternative.
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Tesla sells most of its Bitcoin holdings

Wed, 07/20/2022 - 23:48
The deal comes as the value of the cryptocurrency has plunged.
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Government used P&O ferries despite condemning firm

Wed, 07/20/2022 - 23:28
The Ministry of Defence said it used the operator, which ministers criticised for sacking 800 staff.
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Union suspends Heathrow refuelling staff strike

Wed, 07/20/2022 - 18:17
A three day strike from Thursday to Sunday by Heathrow Aviation Fuel Services staff is called off.
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US seizes stolen funds from suspected North Korean hackers

Wed, 07/20/2022 - 14:16
The Department of Justice has already returned ransom payments to two hospitals.
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Sizewell C granted development consent by government

Wed, 07/20/2022 - 12:26
The business secretary grants development consent for a new nuclear power plant on the Suffolk coast.
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