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Trains cancelled and delayed after heatwave damage

Wed, 07/20/2022 - 12:23
Network Rail said no direct trains are running between London and Scotland as repair work continues.
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EU told to prepare for Russian gas shut-off

Wed, 07/20/2022 - 12:06
Countries urged to cut use by 15% until March, with the target becoming mandatory if Russia halts supplies.
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Inflation: Petrol costs push prices up at fastest rate for 40 years

Wed, 07/20/2022 - 09:24
UK inflation climbed to 9.4% in the year to June from 9.1% in May.
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Samsung did not break rules over woman running at 2am advert

Wed, 07/20/2022 - 07:11
People complained that the "irresponsible" smart watch advert encouraged unsafe behaviour.
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Luxury brand Manolo Blahnik wins right to use own name in China

Wed, 07/20/2022 - 05:07
The UK-based luxury shoemaker has not operated in the world's second largest economy for over 20 years.
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Rogers outage: Why a network upgrade pushed millions in Canada offline

Wed, 07/20/2022 - 02:06
A Canadian telecoms giant is under pressure to ensure a network crash felt nationwide doesn't happen again.
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Why do companies get involved in social issues?

Wed, 07/20/2022 - 00:03
Firms are getting more vocal on social issues but why now and what do customers and employees want?
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'I looked at the prices in London...and chose Leeds'

Wed, 07/20/2022 - 00:02
Morten Toft Tech, founder of Meatless Farm, which makes plant-based meat alternative food, shares his business advice.
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Netflix subscriber losses grow

Tue, 07/19/2022 - 21:17
The streaming giant saw subscribers fall by almost 1 million - not as much as feared.
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Twitter-Musk takeover dispute heading for October trial

Tue, 07/19/2022 - 20:56
Twitter hopes that the trial will end with a court order for Musk to complete a $44bn takeover bid.
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Bigger interest rate hikes on the table, says Bank boss

Tue, 07/19/2022 - 17:50
The Bank could raise rates by 0.5% at its next meeting in August, its boss Andrew Bailey will say.
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Netflix trials charging $2.99 for shared accounts

Tue, 07/19/2022 - 17:14
The streaming service is looking for new ways to make money as it loses subscribers.
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Royal Mail workers to go on strike over pay

Tue, 07/19/2022 - 17:10
If 115,000 staff strike, it could be the biggest ever action by the Communication Workers Union.
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Refuelling staff to stage three-day strike at Heathrow

Tue, 07/19/2022 - 15:23
Workers employed by Aviation Fuel Services will walk out on Thursday and down tools until Sunday.
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Sunscreen and ice cream sales soar ahead of UK heatwave

Tue, 07/19/2022 - 15:11
Millions of pounds more will be spent on fans, paddling pools and water bottles, research suggests.
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Train passengers warned not to travel in heatwave

Tue, 07/19/2022 - 10:02
Trains are cancelled and railway lines closed on what is set to be the UK's hottest day on record.
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UK pay falls at fastest rate on record as inflation hits

Tue, 07/19/2022 - 09:35
Basic pay falls at fastest rate since records began in 2001 when rising prices are taken into account.
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Payouts for victims of sweepstake with no winners

Tue, 07/19/2022 - 09:08
Thousands of victims enticed to pay a fee for a cash prize that never came will now get some good news.
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Cost of living: Will this mean more home grown fruit and veg?

Tue, 07/19/2022 - 06:19
Rising prices for fruit and vegetables could mean more farm jobs and more people growing their own.
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Tourists stuck in China resort city after Covid lockdown

Tue, 07/19/2022 - 05:58
Concerns are growing about the impact of China's "zero-Covid" policy on its economy.
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