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Danger tumble dryers: 'I'm sorry' says Whirlpool executive

5 hours 2 min ago
A full recall of remaining fire-prone dryers is launched, four years after the safety issue first emerged.
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Body-worn cameras to be compulsory for bailiffs

5 hours 2 min ago
The government says the move will help tackle "intimidation and aggression" used by some bailiffs.
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Avengers: Endgame set to pass Avatar as top box office movie

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 14:52
The Marvel sequel's weekend take is set to push it past James Cameron's $2,789.7bn-grossing epic.
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Philip Hammond plans to quit if Johnson becomes PM

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 14:10
Philip Hammond tells the BBC he plans to resign when Theresa May leaves office next week.
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Renters may get access to rogue landlord database

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 10:48
Prospective tenants would be able to check if their landlord has convictions, under government plans.
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NDAs: New laws to crack down on 'gagging' clauses

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 01:33
A ban will be placed on NDAs that stop people speaking to police, doctors or lawyers, ministers say.
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The dos and don'ts of getting a pay rise

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 00:30
You deserve more money but how do you go about getting it, and what should you do - or not do?
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Algae bio-curtains: Architects' radical solution to capture carbon

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 23:01
Scientists and architects in London have developed 'bio-curtains' to act as an alternative to urban trees.
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HS2: Costs review 'ongoing' amid reported £30bn overrun

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 22:58
The boss of the new high-speed rail link has reportedly warned the project will exceed its £56bn budget.
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Pound sterling: 5 holiday destinations where a weak pound still goes far

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 22:07
The pound may be falling, but there are still plenty of places it goes a long way. We look at five.
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Iran 'seizes British-flagged oil tanker'

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 20:03
A British-flagged oil tanker has been seized in the Gulf by Iranian Revolutionary Guard, Iran media say.
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Tesco raises prices on 1,000 products

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 15:53
The retail giant says it held off raising prices for as long as it could, and insists it is still competitive.
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Workers could get compensated for cancelled shifts

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:36
The plan is part of a package of measures aimed at improving the rights of low-paid flexible workers.
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YouTube: 'We don't take you down the rabbit hole'

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 12:52
In his first interview, YouTube's UK managing director defends the platform's algorithms.
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Would this burger tempt you to eat meat?

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 11:48
Two BBC presenters put Impossible Foods' meat-free burger to the taste test. How does it shape up?
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How the doughnut became a million dollar idea

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 11:27
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the doughnut became a million dollar idea.
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Government borrowing sees sharp rise in June

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 10:44
Higher debt interest payments and rising spending on services led to the highest June borrowing since 2015.
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BritBox: ITV and BBC set out plans for new streaming service

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 10:13
Shows like Love Island, Gavin & Stacey and Victoria will be on ITV and the BBC's streaming service.
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Public sector workers 'to get £2bn pay rise'

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 09:26
Soldiers, teachers and police officers are reportedly getting their biggest rise in six years.
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Crossrail costs will continue to climb, MPs say

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 09:01
Commuters have been "let down by a programme that is well behind schedule", a committee of MPs says.
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