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Covid-19: Overhaul of international travel rules expected

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 07:15
Ministers are expected to announce changes to the travel traffic light system in England on Friday.
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China applies to join key Asia-Pacific trade pact

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 05:08
It comes the day after a regional security agreement between the US, UK and Australia was unveiled.
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Gen Z battles to bring back unions, one Starbucks at a time

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 00:13
Younger Americans are reviving US labour activism amid stagnant wages and Covid hardship.
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'I’m constantly worried about being evicted'

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 23:59
Debt charity StepChange is calling for emergency support for renters who have fallen behind on payments.
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'Looking back, it was an amazing thing I did'

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 23:55
Meet the founder on a 10-year mission to disrupt Japan's rigid work culture.
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Carbon emitters 'failing to disclose climate risks'

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 21:54
In a study of more than 100 company accounts, 80% of audits didn't assess climate risk.
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Sir Clive Sinclair: Computing pioneer dies aged 81

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 21:19
The inventor, entrepreneur and ZX Spectrum creator died at his London home following a long illness.
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Southwest Airlines pays staff extra to get jabbed

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 16:53
It is the latest big carrier to offer incentives for getting vaccinated as US infections surge.
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John Lewis charters ships to ensure Christmas stock arrives

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 15:13
The department store chain says it is trying everything to get goods to the UK for the holiday season.
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Vectura: Marlboro giant seals takeover of UK inhaler firm

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 10:03
Philip Morris International clinches its £1.1bn bid for the UK inhaler firm Vectura.
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Marks & Spencer blames Brexit as it closes 11 French stores

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 10:00
Brexit has made it "near impossible" for it to supply fresh and chilled products to France, the retailer says.
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Co-op to start selling groceries on Amazon Prime

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 09:39
Shoppers will be able to order Co-op's full range of groceries via Amazon across the UK by Christmas.
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Crackdown fears send Macau casino shares on a losing streak

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 06:35
The market value of firms operating in the world's biggest gambling hub has slumped this week.
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UK power prices soar after key cable hit by blaze

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 04:32
British wholesale electricity prices for the following day jumped by 19% to £475 per megawatt hour.
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Bitcoin protests in El Salvador against cryptocurrency as legal tender

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 01:55
The demonstrators burn Bitcoin machines, a week after the cryptocurrency became legal tender.
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Why taking up an instrument has struck a chord for so many

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 00:03
The pandemic led to around 1m UK adults learning an instrument and many taking music lessons.
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Five ways we think office work will change

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 00:01
How people think the coronavirus pandemic has affected the future of office work in five charts.
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Most office workers will never return full-time, survey says

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 00:00
Most people do not believe workers will return to the office full-time, according to new YouGov research.
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Shares in Federer backed shoe firm soar on debut

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 22:42
Shares in On Holding jumped by almost 46% on their first day of trading in New York.
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Primark promises to make clothes more sustainable - and affordable

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 18:33
The chain says its clothes will stay reasonably priced but will be more sustainably sourced.
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