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Vaccine access deepens divide between rich and poor nations

Tue, 07/27/2021 - 14:00
Economic prospects have diverged further due to differing access to Covid vaccines, the IMF says.
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Bid for better bailiffs as pandemic debts rise

Tue, 07/27/2021 - 13:10
A plan is agreed to reduce aggressive debt collection, although charities still want statutory regulation.
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Activision staff condemn firm's response to harassment claims

Tue, 07/27/2021 - 12:36
About 1,000 Activision Blizzard staff sign a letter describing managers' response as insulting.
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Covid: Insurance threat for pinged holidaymakers

Tue, 07/27/2021 - 11:11
Some travel insurance policies will not cover cancellation costs for travellers told to self-isolate.
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Stain remover demand rises as distancing shrinks

Tue, 07/27/2021 - 09:55
Vanish-maker Reckitt Benckiser says the end of social distancing has led to a focus on appearance.
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China stocks see biggest slump in US since 2008 financial crisis

Tue, 07/27/2021 - 06:19
The value of New York-listed Chinese companies has plummeted after a series of crackdowns by Beijing.
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Can better tech make video meetings less excruciating?

Tue, 07/27/2021 - 00:00
Technology firms are scrambling to add new features but will video calls improve.
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House prices at new high as buyers seek more space

Tue, 07/27/2021 - 00:00
Strong demand for houses will last into 2022 as buyers react to the pandemic, says property website Zoopla.
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Tesla profit surge driven by record car deliveries

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 22:03
The electric carmaker's revenues nearly doubled in the three months to 30 June compared with last year.
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Covid: More pinged workers eligible for daily tests instead of isolation

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 21:43
Waste workers, prison staff and defence workers will be able to avoid isolation, the government says.
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Bezos' $2bn offer to get back in race to the Moon

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 21:31
The billionaire offers to pay $2bn in Nasa costs to be reconsidered for a key Moon lander contract.
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UK defence firm bid monitored by government

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 18:03
The government says it will monitor the proposed sale of Ultra Electronics to US equity-owned Cobham.
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Jaguar Land Rover owner Tata Motors feels chip shortage strain

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 16:17
Tata Motors sees losses narrow, but warns that a lack of semiconductors could halve car production.
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Tesco Bank to close all its current accounts

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 14:59
The bank says most of the accounts have limited activity and are not being used.
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Amazon Bitcoin job ad boosts cryptocurrency surge

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 13:25
News Amazon is hiring a digital-currency expert has helped boost the value of Bitcoin.
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Marlboro maker Philip Morris could stop selling cigarettes in UK

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 12:43
Health charity Ash said it was hard to take such claims seriously from a cigarette manufacturer.
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Ministers consider blocking China's role in UK nuclear power

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 12:27
The move, amid rising tensions with Beijing, could impact the development of a plant in Suffolk.
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Heathrow warns of further fall in passenger numbers

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 10:17
The airport says it could see even fewer travellers in 2021 due to testing requirements and restrictions.
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Shares in Chinese online tutoring firms slump after shake-up

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 09:30
It is one of the biggest ever overhauls of China's $120bn private tutoring industry.
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Tencent shares slide after Beijing crackdown on music rights

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 05:45
China's market watchdog said the technology giant broke the country's anti-competition rules.
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