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Russia's economy shrinks by less than expected

Mon, 02/20/2023 - 17:43
Despite widespread sanctions, the country's economy fared better last year than many analysts forecast.
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Twitter to charge users for text-message authentication

Mon, 02/20/2023 - 17:33
Elon Musk said Twitter was being "scammed" by phone companies over fake authentication-text costs
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Tesco boosts staff pay by a further 7%

Mon, 02/20/2023 - 15:59
The supermarket has raised its workers' pay three times in the the last 10 months.
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Cost of living: Falling energy bills may prompt more customer deals

Mon, 02/20/2023 - 13:11
A typical domestic energy bill will rise in April but there are fresh forecasts of subsequent falls.
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Home asking prices see smallest February rise in 22 years

Mon, 02/20/2023 - 12:50
Property website Rightmove says the £14 increase in average prices is lowest ever seen for the month.
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Drax: Selby power station workers walk out in pay dispute

Mon, 02/20/2023 - 11:01
Workers at the UK's biggest power station stage the first of nine scheduled strikes over pay.
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Price of a cuppa: Sexual abuse on Kenyan tea farms revealed

Mon, 02/20/2023 - 05:53
Secret filming finds sexual exploitation at Kenyan farms supplying some of the UK's biggest brands.
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Afghanistan: Taliban to turn ex-military bases into special economic zones

Mon, 02/20/2023 - 05:42
The first sites will be in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul and the northern province of Balkh.
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Brewdog: UK craft beer giant expands into China

Mon, 02/20/2023 - 05:12
The firm says its Punk IPA and other beers will be brewed in the country by the end of next month.
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Bus cuts: How a city's bus service was quietly cut in half

Mon, 02/20/2023 - 03:10
Britain's bus network has shrunk by 14%, but some places have been harder hit, BBC analysis finds.
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The tech helping people get a better night's sleep

Mon, 02/20/2023 - 00:00
Individuals suffering from insomnia are increasingly turning to tech for assistance.
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Strikes update: How Monday 20 February’s walkouts will affect you

Sun, 02/19/2023 - 17:04
What you need to know about ambulance and Border Force workers' strikes, by the BBC's Zoe Conway.
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Instagram and Facebook to get paid-for verification

Sun, 02/19/2023 - 17:00
The move comes after Twitter introduced a subscription-based verification service last year.
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Co-op cuts best before dates from 150 fruit and veg products

Sun, 02/19/2023 - 15:38
Shoppers will be asked to use their judgement as to whether fruit and veg has gone off.
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Brexit: What can we expect from a deal on NI Protocol?

Sat, 02/18/2023 - 07:46
With talk of an agreement as early as next week, what could the UK-EU compromise look like?
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Why is the UK economy lagging behind the US, Germany and others?

Sat, 02/18/2023 - 00:23
Projections suggest the UK recovering slower than other countries - and the reasons go beyond Brexit.
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Manchester United: Sheikh Jassim confirms Qatari bid to buy Premier League club

Fri, 02/17/2023 - 21:33
Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani, the chairman of one of Qatar's biggest banks, confirms his foundation will bid to buy Manchester United.
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Amazon calls staff back to office three days a week

Fri, 02/17/2023 - 21:15
The firm joins a slew of other companies that are tightening remote work rules.
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US food sanitation firm fined after children worked nights

Fri, 02/17/2023 - 18:44
More than 100 teenagers, ages 13-17, worked for a sanitation company, the Department of Labor says.
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Bus £2 fare cap extended for three months

Fri, 02/17/2023 - 16:22
The government support comes after warnings hundreds of services could be cut if funding ended.
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