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Huawei: Why the UK might hang up on 5G and broadband kit supplier

10 hours 59 min ago
The Chinese telecoms equipment provider's fate in the UK is set to be revealed on Tuesday.
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TikTok: Amazon says email asking staff to remove app 'sent in error'

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 23:42
Earlier, the company had asked staff to remove the TikTok app from phones over "security risks."
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Rishi Sunak's 'Kickstart' jobs scheme: Back to the future?

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 22:55
What do those who were on Labour's 2009 Future Jobs Fund say about Rish Sunak's "Kickstart" programme?
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Coronavirus: Emirates set to cut 9,000 jobs, citing pandemic

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 22:52
The Middle Eastern airline will make more redundancies but says it is 'not as badly off as others'.
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Free home insulation: Too good to be true?

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 22:51
Questions remain over the Green Homes Grant, which aims to make homes more energy efficient.
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'I left Smile Bank today due to the ongoing outage'

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 21:47
Smile Bank customers have been unable to access their accounts for days due to an ongoing outage.
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Liz Truss: US trade deal ‘won’t mean lower food standards’

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 20:56
Liz Truss says the UK will not be pushed into a trade deal that lowers food standards.
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Boohoo action on exploitation claims 'inadequate'

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 16:26
One of the fashion firm's biggest shareholders dumps stock amid reports over poor working conditions.
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EasyJet 'using sickness records to decide job cuts'

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 16:11
Pilots say the airline will include sick days when assessing job losses - a claim EasyJet rejects.
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Thousands flock to Neverspoons pub app

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 14:22
An app designed to highlight independent pubs has risen to the top of the Google Play free app chart.
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Royal Mail fined for late letters and overcharging

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 13:16
The company missed delivery targets, according Ofcom, and overcharged customers for stamps.
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Coronavirus: Package holiday firms told to sharpen up on refunds

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 12:20
The competition authority says some package holiday firms misled customers after virus-related cancellations.
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Thousands cancel Gym Group memberships in lockdown

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 10:59
The company plans to reopen but says it has lost 178,000 customers in the past three months.
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Ex-Barclays bankers call female boss 'tart' and 'dolly bird'

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 09:57
Court case between Amanda Staveley and the bank hears claims she was a 'complete unknown'.
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TikTok halts Hong Kong access after security law

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 07:33
Popular short video app TikTok has blocked access in Hong Kong as it comes under increasing scrutiny.
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Climate change: Road plans will scupper CO2 targets, report says

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 00:47
The majority of emissions cuts from electric cars will be wiped out by new road-building.
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Coronavirus: An induction to post-lockdown gyms

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 00:13
The CEO of Total Fitness, Sophie Lawler, shows how one of her gyms has been adapted for coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: 'Big fat British Asian weddings' forced to slim down

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 00:12
How has the coronavirus pandemic hit the Asian weddings industry in the UK?
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Why Hollywood needs computer games tech more than ever

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 00:07
The same technology that runs computer games is increasingly popular for making films and television.
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Rishi Sunak: The 'whatever it takes' chancellor

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 00:01
He's been dubbed "Dishy Rishi" and "an economic Jedi" but who is the man steering the UK economy?
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