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Theresa May scraps universal credit helpline charges

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 13:20
But the prime minister rejects Jeremy Corbyn's calls to pause the new benefit's roll-out, at PMQs.

'Future city' to be built in Canada by Alphabet company

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:56
Google sister company Sidewalk Labs is to build a digital city on Toronto's waterfront.

Redcar SSI site regeneration plan 'may create 20,000 jobs'

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:59
Redevelopment over the next 25 years would make the area a "national asset", say planners.

Reality Check: Is it legal to tax old people more?

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:59
The chancellor is tipped to include measures to help young people in his budget, at the expense of older taxpayers.

Millions miss bills as finances bite

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:39
More than four million people face difficulties over domestic or credit bills, says a major study.

Unemployment drops by 52,000 but jobless rate stays at same level

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:23
The number of people out of work is still at lowest level since 1975, figures indicate.

The 19-year-old millionaire estate agent

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 08:58
Akshay Ruparelia set up his business from his bedroom during his A-level exams.

FTSE 100 edges up as Sainsbury's dips

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 08:41
The supermarket chain is among the biggest fallers on the 100-share index in early trading.

Qudian could be biggest Chinese IPO in US this year

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 07:15
Alipay-backed Qudian gives small, short-term loans, and primarily targets millennials.

Australia's Crown casino denies slot-machine 'tampering'

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 05:13
Australia's parliament hears claims that Crown casino deliberately removed betting options.

Rio Tinto charged with fraud by US authorities

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 03:38
The mining giant also paid £27m to UK regulators for breaching rules when buying African coal assets.

Toughest lessons

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:46
A student who faced torture and imprisonment in Syria's civil war is starting her life again at a university in Canada

Wine on the edge

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:41
How Canadian winemaker Norman Hardie is able to make award-winning wines, despite winter temperatures so cold it can kill his vines.

Putting Canadian wine on the map

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:41
How the wines of Canadian winemaker Norman Hardie are winning a growing number of fans around the world.

Amazon and eBay warned by MPs about VAT fraudsters

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:26
The websites are accused by MPs of profiting from sellers who do not charge the tax on UK sales.

Health risks

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:24
Health risks and job losses are among the harms many in China face in the push for economic change.

What has China's president Xi Jinping achieved so far?

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:22
Chinese president Xi Jinping will be confirmed for a second five-year term this month.

How wide is Aldi and Lidl's appeal among the better off?

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:18
As supermarkets fight tooth and claw for our custom how widely do discounters appeal to the better off?

Harvey Weinstein 'steps down from company board'

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 22:05
Harvey Weinstein was fired from his company over sex allegations but had stayed on its board.

Sainsbury's to cut 2,000 jobs in cost-saving drive

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:30
The UK supermarket plans to cut jobs in human resources as part of a £500m cost-saving plan.