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The revolution underway in India's diamond industry

Fri, 03/17/2023 - 00:07
India's long history with diamonds enters a new chapter as lab-grown versions of the gem take off.
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What has happened to pay in the UK?

Fri, 03/17/2023 - 00:04
Workers are calling for improved pay to tackle the cost of living crisis, but how have wages changed?
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Three million drivers' licence delays since 2020, report finds

Fri, 03/17/2023 - 00:03
People with medical conditions waited months for driving licences during the pandemic, MPs say.
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Royal Mail referred to Ofcom over late letter deliveries

Fri, 03/17/2023 - 00:02
Royal Mail is systematically falling down on its obligation to deliver letters, MPs say.
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Ryan Reynolds' Mint Mobile sale to T-Mobile earns actor over $300m

Thu, 03/16/2023 - 22:54
He is forecast to earn $300m from a telecom sale, cementing his status as a Hollywood business icon.
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What China’s baby woes mean for its economic ambitions

Thu, 03/16/2023 - 21:54
The country's ageing population and shrinking workforce are a threat to its economic growth.
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Budget's back to work measures will cost £70,000 per job

Thu, 03/16/2023 - 13:34
The chancellor's schemes will only recruit small numbers at a high cost per job, the OBR forecasts.
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TikTok to be banned on UK government phones

Thu, 03/16/2023 - 10:27
The company has denied passing users' information to the Chinese government.
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John Lewis axes staff bonus again as losses surge

Thu, 03/16/2023 - 10:06
The department store operator and Waitrose owner says shoppers 'felt the pain of inflation'.
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Credit Suisse emergency loan sparks banking fears

Thu, 03/16/2023 - 07:27
Stock markets across Asia fall as troubles at Credit Suisse sparked fears of a wider banking crisis.
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Virgin Orbit to pause all operations from Thursday

Thu, 03/16/2023 - 05:35
The decision comes after the failure of the first ever satellite mission launched from the UK.
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US threatens TikTok ban if app is not sold - report

Thu, 03/16/2023 - 03:07
TikTok, owned by Chinese firm ByteDance, says it has been contacted about a change in ownership.
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Why sleeper trains are being revived across Europe

Thu, 03/16/2023 - 00:03
A number of rail operators are launching new sleeper train services across the continent.
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Builders added to UK skills shortage list

Wed, 03/15/2023 - 19:56
Construction workers are added to list but hospitality sector not included in government review.
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Cigarette prices rise but draught beer duty is frozen

Wed, 03/15/2023 - 18:49
Duty for draught pints is frozen but the average price of a pack of 20 cigarettes rises to £14.39.
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What the Budget means for you and your money

Wed, 03/15/2023 - 16:13
Childcare, energy bill support, pensions and more will affect your finances. This is the impact on you.
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Pints, power and parents: Three ways the Budget could affect you

Wed, 03/15/2023 - 16:11
The BBC's Vishala Sri-Pathma breaks down how the government's spending plans might impact your pocket.
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Corporation tax: Jeremy Hunt confirms rise to 25% from April

Wed, 03/15/2023 - 15:12
The chancellor confirms corporation tax will go up but opposition is expected from some Tory MPs.
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UK economy to do better than expected, says Hunt

Wed, 03/15/2023 - 13:24
The economy will shrink this year but avoid a recession, the government's independent forecaster says.
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Will free childcare plan really work?

Wed, 03/15/2023 - 12:29
There are concerns plans to expand free childcare may not be deliverable.
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