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Hot dogs

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 02:53
Weekly spending on UK pets has risen by 31% in two years. Here are some of the more unusual wares on sale at Crufts.

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sentenced to seven years

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 21:30
He wept at the hearing, where his own lawyer said he sometimes wants to punch him in the face.

Saudi Arabia nears Typhoon jet deal with BAE

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 17:05
Saudi Arabia moves closer to a deal for 48 jets as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wraps up a UK visit.

IoD's chairwoman Lady Judge resigns

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 16:58
IoD chair Lady Judge resigns from the business body after allegations of racism, sexism, and bullying.

US job growth surges in February

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 15:37
The economy created 313,000 jobs last month, but growth in wages slows.

Trump's steel tariffs: What harm could they do?

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 15:36
President Trump's tariffs on steel imports will be coming into force soon - what harm could they do?

GKN and Dana agree auto-engineering merger for $6.1bn

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 15:01
GKN strikes a deal with Ohio-based Dana as it seeks to fend off a hostile takeover bid from Melrose.

Nigeria's dessert-inspired beauty products

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 12:45
Entrepreneur Blondie Okpuzor makes Bath Kandy treats from unconventional raw materials.

Rebooting Zimbabwe's textile industry

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 12:28
A bank bailout gives hope to employees of Zimbabwe's biggest fabric supplier.

US tariffs: What do we need to know?

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 12:15
As President Trump introduces tariffs on steel and aluminium imports to the US, the BBC's Kim Gittleson takes a closer look at the implications.

UK construction output in biggest fall since 2012

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 11:21
A slowdown in housebuilding weighed on the construction sector in January, official figures show.

Burger-flipping robot takes short break

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 11:19
The automated cook has been switched off while upgrades are prepared to help it cook more quickly.

IoD suspends chair after accusations of racism and sexism

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 09:40
Lady Barbara Judge is suspended as chairwoman of the Institute of Directors.

Obamas 'in talks to make Netflix shows'

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 09:36
The former president and his wife would produce exclusive "uplifting" shows, the New York Times says.

UK to seek exemption from US steel tariffs

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 08:24
International Trade Secretary Liam Fox will visit Washington to discuss President Trump's tariffs.

Trump tariffs: US chided over duties on steel and aluminium imports

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 06:24
Key trading nations have hit out after Donald Trump signed off import duties on steel and aluminium.

Trump and N Korea talks: Asia markets rally on peace hopes

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 02:26
Shock prospect of Donald Trump meeting Kim Jong-un raises hopes of a more stable global economy.

Stocking the energy store cupboard around the globe

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 00:05
The push towards renewable energy, plus the quest for greater efficiency, mean that we need to find more ways of storing energy.

Fly drive

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 00:02
Since cars were invented, people have dreamed about making them fly. So why haven't they taken off?

Wagamama fined for failing to pay the minimum wage

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 00:00
TGI Fridays and Marriott Hotels were also among 43 employers in the hospitality sector which broke the law.