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The billionaires fuelling a space race

15 hours 9 min ago
Jeff Bezos, Sir Richard Branson and Elon Musk are among a number of entrepreneurs with galactic ambitions.
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K-beauty: The rise of Korean make-up in the West

15 hours 14 min ago
A revolution in Korean beauty trends has come to the UK, but why does it appeal so much to millennials?
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'How could I find £3,000 to pay for my mum's funeral?'

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 21:58
With the average cost of a funeral on the rise, a growing number of people are looking for cheaper alternatives.
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Online sellers 'pay for positive reviews'

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 21:58
A Which? investigator was hired to write high-rated reviews online in return for free goods.
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Worries among tenants over deposit return

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 21:57
A survey says nearly a fifth of private tenants have waited more than three months to get a deposit back.
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Facebook hires former deputy PM Sir Nick Clegg

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 15:39
The former Liberal Democrat leader will head Facebook's global affairs and communications team.
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Persimmon boss refuses to answer questions about £75m bonus

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 14:20
The boss of housebuilding firm Persimmon tells the BBC he'd "rather not talk about" his £75m bonus.
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Plastic recycling firms accused of abusing market

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 13:13
The Environment Agency is to probe claims exporters are abusing the recycled plastics market.
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How the petrol and diesel ban will work

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 12:05
It's no surprise vehicles are polluting, so why now for announcing a ban on sales?
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eBay revs up to take on Auto Trader in car ads

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 12:00
The online marketplace is acquiring Motors.co.uk, making it a "leading alternative" to Auto Trader.
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Government borrowing in September lowest since 2007

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 10:17
The total of £4.1bn was the lowest September borrowing figure since 2007, official figures show.
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Lakeside and Metrocentre owner boosted by £2.9bn bid

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 09:30
Shares in shopping centre owner Intu jump as it mulls a takeover bid from a consortium of investors.
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Persimmon boss refuses to answer questions about £75m bonus

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 09:30
Persimmon boss Jeff Fairburn walks off camera in a BBC interview after being asked about his pay.
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No-deal Brexit could hit food supplies, says Stena Line

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 06:25
Ferry operator Stena Line, which owns three UK ports, warns of disruption to food imports.
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China's third quarter growth misses expectations at 6.5%

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 04:08
Growth in the world's second-largest economy cooled as Beijing battles rising financial threats.
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US economy under Trump: Is it the best in history?

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 00:13
Is the US economy under President Trump the best it's ever been?
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What's the point of concept cars?

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 00:08
Concept cars look beautiful and futuristic, but why spend millions on them if they're never going to make it into production?
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Diesel and petrol ban should come much faster, say MPs

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 00:07
The government’s 2040 deadline for shifting to electric-powered cars criticised as 'unambitious'.
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Half of banks have closed to 13 million people

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 00:01
A BBC analysis of official figures finds nearly 6,000 local bank branches have closed since 2010.
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Amazon creates 1,000 'highly skilled' jobs in three UK cities

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 22:00
Online retailer adds hundreds of "Silicon Valley" jobs in Manchester, Edinburgh and Cambridge.
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