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Lab-grown meat

3 hours 58 min ago
The meat industry, a major contributor to CO2 emissions and deforestation, is facing competition.
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Retail woes force hundreds of store closures

4 hours 2 min ago
Almost 650 shops and restaurants have shut their doors since the start of the year, BBC analysis reveals.
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Google owner Alphabet sees profits soar

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 21:31
Net earnings jump almost 73% in the first quarter as revenues from internet advertising climb.
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Government could probe Express and Star newspaper takeover

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 19:51
Government considers an investigation of Trinity Mirror's deal to buy the Express and Star newspapers.
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Apple's Shazam deal faces European probe

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 18:33
Seven countries asked the European Commission to review the purchase of the music identification app.
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'I shouldn't have to police Facebook'

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 16:54
Martin Lewis is taking Facebook to court because of fake adverts showing his face.
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Could the royal baby boost the economy?

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 16:31
Will the new royal baby encourage people to loosen their purse strings?
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Basic income trial falls flat in Finland

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 13:18
The experiment in paying a basic income to 2,000 jobless Finns will not be expanded.
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Paradise Papers: Ukraine crime gang hid proceeds in luxury London flats

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 13:06
Details from the Paradise Papers show millions were secretly invested in the UK via offshore firms.
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Safestyle UK: Bradford-based windows firm issues profits warning

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:48
Safestyle UK, based in West Yorkshire, blamed "aggressive" new competition in the market.
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Vaping firm Supreme to join London stock market

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:44
Manchester-based Supreme will raise £10m to build a new factory to make vaping liquid.
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Brexit: Five steps to understanding the EU Customs Union

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:18
Five steps to understanding it, ahead of a symbolic vote on the issue this week.
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Capita to raise £700m as losses deepen

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 09:17
The outsourcing firm is undergoing a major overhaul but its boss says it is not the same as Carillion.
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Makeup makeover

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 00:09
Australian entrepreneurship Jo Horgan turned a love of makeup into 87-strong chain of cosmetics stores.
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Interest rates to rise twice this year, says EY Item Club

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 23:59
The EY Item Club predicts two rises this year and two next year, despite sluggish economic growth.
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TSB customers report online problems

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 22:23
One man was credited with £13,000 he didn't have, and could see details of someone else's account.
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Korean Air 'nut rage' sisters step down

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 13:14
The airline boss's daughters have lost their tempers in separate incidents that hit the headlines.
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No-deal Brexit 'disastrous' for food firms

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 10:09
Free trade with the EU post-Brexit is "crucial" for UK food and drink firms, says a committee of MPs.
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Can you live in a plastic bottle house?

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 03:05
The man building a four-storey castle out of recycled plastic bottles.
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Social media facing new UK laws

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 01:43
The health secretary wants action from the sites on underage use, bullying, and screen-time limits.
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