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Avocado injuries a thing of the past?

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 13:40
Is this the answer to "avocado hand"? Marks and Spencer to sell stoneless avocados with edible skins.

General Electric to shed 12,000 jobs

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 13:34
The firm says that the "painful but necessary" cuts include shedding 1,100 UK posts.

Anger at Chancellor's disability employment comments

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 13:03
Disability groups call for apology after Philip Hammond's comments on disabled people and work.

San Francisco to restrict goods delivery robots

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 11:15
The city is concerned about the safety of pedestrians if there are also many robots on the pavements.

China's financial system harbours large risks, says IMF

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 10:37
Stress test reveals four-fifths of China's banks need more capital, as rising debt makes system vulnerable.

UK house price growth slowing, says Halifax

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 10:06
UK house prices rose by an average of 3.9% in the year to November, down from 4.5% in October

Ladbrokes Coral in £3.9bn takeover talks

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 07:29
The gambling firm is in "detailed discussions" about being taken over by online rival GVC.

Australian stock exchange to move to blockchain

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 07:10
The Australian Securities Exchange says it is the first global market to switch to the technology.

Air New Zealand grounds flights after engine problems

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 04:29
Other airlines have previously reported problems with the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines.

Declining thread

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 00:28
It is in the finest carpets, it is in Harris Tweed, and now you'll even find it in top-of-the-range beds; but at £1 a kilo, UK wool hasn't been this cheap in seven years.

'Being a mum held me back at work'

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 00:07
One in four firms consider if a woman has young children or is pregnant in promotion decisions, a study finds.

Bitcoin surges above $13,000 to new high

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 22:34
The digital currency has seen its value double in the last month in a volatile journey.

Ex Volkswagen executive jailed in US amid diesel scandal

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 21:43
Oliver Schmidt is the second person to go to prison in the US due to the diesel emissions scandal.

Are traditional family activities set for a revival?

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 19:14
Despite children's obsession with devices, traditional entertainment is making a revival.

Luxury good-makers win fight over online sales bans

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 18:59
The European Court of Justice says luxury firms have the right to restrict online sales to protect their brands.

Google's 'superhuman' DeepMind AI claims chess crown

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 18:55
An algorithm developed by the DeepMind team claims victory against a world-beating AI chess program.

'Dear Mark Carney... capitalism stinks': Bank complaint letters revealed

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 16:19
The public vents its anger at the Bank of England governor in hate mail released to the BBC.

Pret A Manger to double reusable coffee cup discount

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 16:03
Pret A Manger is to increase the discount for bringing in a reusable cup to 50p from January.

Spring Statement will be on 13 March 2018

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 14:47
The chancellor of the exchequer says the first Spring Statement will take place on Tuesday 13 March.

Google Amazon row leads to restricted YouTube access

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 12:44
Google plans to stop Amazon's Fire TV devices being able to use YouTube from the start of 2018.