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US imposes new tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 01:23
The higher taxes will apply to almost 6,000 items, and mark the biggest round of US tariffs so far.

Tackling food waste in Nigeria with an app

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 00:52
Nigerian tech entrepreneur Oscar Ekponimo has invented an app which will help cut down on food waste.

The rise of the payment app: 'I hardly use cash any more'

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 00:48
Person-to-person payment apps are rising fast in popularity around the world, but are they safe?

Soylent meal replacement gets UK launch

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 00:13
The Silicon Valley drink product has changed its formula for the British market.

'I dialled into work and prayed my baby wouldn't wake up'

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 00:12
Winning flexible working hours can bring a new set of major problems, a survey finds.

Anger mounts over House of Fraser gift cards

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 00:11
The store's new owners told customers to send in gift cards, but a month later they've heard nothing.

Rail delays are the 'worst for 12 years'

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 20:36
Nearly one in seven trains missed the punctuality target in the 12 months to August, figures show.

Elon Musk sued for libel by British Thai cave rescuer

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 19:40
The billionaire had accused cave diver Vernon Unsworth of being a "child rapist", without evidence.

New 100 and 200 euro notes unveiled

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 19:06
The new notes are smaller than the current versions, meaning they will fit better in people's wallets.

Coca-Cola 'in talks' over cannabis-infused drinks

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 15:34
A report says the drinks giant is in discussions to develop pot-infused beverages with a cannabis firm.

Jaguar workers put on three-day week until Christmas

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 13:49
The UK's largest carmaker is making "temporary adjustments" to shifts at its Castle Bromwich plant.

Ex-UBS trader makes last-ditch bid to block deportation

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 13:22
Former UBS trader Kweku Adoboli will be removed to Ghana on Tuesday, barring a last-minute reprieve.

WEF: Robots 'will create more jobs than they displace'

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 12:16
Robots will create more jobs than they replace, although many roles will become redundant, a report says.

No-deal Brexit would hit UK economy, says IMF

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:31
Leaving the EU without a deal will entail "substantial costs" for the UK economy, the IMF warns.

Income 'not the only factor' in poverty

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 09:23
The Social Metrics Commission says assessments should include "inescapable" costs, as well as income.

Unilever relocation plan rejected by major shareholder

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 08:16
Aviva Investors says it will vote against Unilever's plan to move its headquarters to the Netherlands.

Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff to buy Time magazine

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 05:08
Marc Benioff becomes the latest tech entrepreneur to buy a media title with the $190m purchase.

TimeOut boss: 'I am the chief servant officer'

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 00:13
TimeOut boss Julio Bruno says he is not a chief executive officer but a "chief servant officer".

'People thought we were interns but we were in charge'

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 00:09
Jamie Beaton and Sharndre Kushor, founders of popular online tutoring business Crimson Education, say their young age can confuse people.

UK growth forecast trimmed by British Chambers of Commerce

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 00:07
The BCC lowers its UK growth forecasts, and says Brexit uncertainty is harming the economy.

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