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UK farmers will 'grow more food' if no Brexit deal - minister

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 16:32
Supermarkets would also buy more global produce to counter any rise in EU prices, a minister says.

Vauxhall plans 400 job cuts at Ellesmere Port as sales fall

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 12:47
The carmaker says the 400 job losses at its Ellesmere Port factory are needed to stay competitive.

Red Arrows jets could have to be built abroad, MPs warn

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 12:22
A group of MPs has urged the government to replace the Red Arrows' jets in a bid to save jobs.

Saudi Aramco said its flotation remains on track for 2018

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:25
Oil giant Saudi Aramco dismisses reports the world's biggest share listing could be shelved.

Inflation 'to cause £300 benefit squeeze'- think tank

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 03:33
Inflation at 2.9% will worsen the effects of the chancellor's measures, the Resolution Foundation warns.

Can we teach robots ethics?

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 00:46
We are not used to the idea of machines making ethical decisions, but the day when they will routinely do this - by themselves - is fast approaching.

A brief history of the old pound coin

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 00:10
A brief history of the old pound coin as it drops out of circulation on Monday.

Why Pinterest boss Tim Kendall takes a daily ice bath

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 01:28
A daily ice bath is "like having morning coffee", the tech giant's president Tim Kendall tells the BBC.

Jeremy Corbyn: Let workers control robots

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 01:18
The Labour leader warns about the rise of robots and suggests firms like Uber could be run as co-ops.

Student loans inquiry launched by Treasury Committee

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 00:30
MPs will scrutinise changes to the student loan system, including the repayment threshold and interest rates.

Harvey Weinstein: 'Business as usual' at Weinstein Co, brother insists

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 23:41
Harvey Weinstein's brother Bob insists their production company is not facing closure or sale.

Made in Japan

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 22:24
The industrial crisis at Kobe Steel is deepening but some warn it won’t be the last Japanese business scandal.

Racing finances

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 22:19
Formula One teams' costs have soared after rules changes designed to make for closer competition.

Race on to spend old £1 coins as deadline looms

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 21:50
A string of shops say they will accept the old round pounds beyond official withdrawal on Sunday night.

Philip Hammond says criticism over Brexit comments 'absurd'

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 16:23
The chancellor describes as "bizarre" and "absurd" accusations that he is talking down the economy.

Plans to limit holiday sickness claims

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 16:18
The government mulls limiting payouts by travel firms to deter the number of fake holiday sickness claims.

Wells Fargo results hit by legal costs

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:55
The US banking giant is still dealing with fallout from the 2008 financial crisis.

Saudi Aramco: FCA head admits to talks over listing plans

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:21
The regulator was criticised for proposing changes to UK listing rules to accommodate the oil giant.

Burkina Faso: Swapping suits for the 'dan fani' look

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 12:08
Dan fani fabric symbolises cultural identity and national pride for the people of Burkina Faso.

Uber lodges appeal over London ban

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 11:59
The ride-hailing firm files an appeal after being denied a licence to operate in the capital.

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