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Texas freeze shuts chip factories amid shortages

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 14:34
A power crisis in Texas forces computer-chip-makers to halt production amid a chip shortage.

Sir Keir Starmer: Savings scheme would boost UK's recovery post-Covid

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 13:04
The Labour leader says there can be "no return to business as usual" as he sets out post-Covid policies.

Coronavirus: 'No jab, no job' policies may be legal for new staff

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 12:27
It may be legal to insist on vaccinations in new staff contracts, the justice secretary says.

Facebook Australia: PM Scott Morrison 'will not be intimidated' by tech giant

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 10:18
Scott Morrison says Facebook's decision to block news feeds to users is "arrogant and disappointing".

Brexit charges: Why is my online shopping more expensive?

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 10:01
Some UK customers have been hit by extra charges since Brexit but why?

Coronavirus: Barclays says loans worth £4.8bn may never be repaid

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 08:50
Barclays sees profits dive after setting aside billions for loans expected to turn sour due to Covid.

BTS label Big Hit and Universal seek next boy band

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 04:08
The two record labels have teamed up to find a new K-pop boy group through a joint venture.

'Roaring Kitty' GameStop investor hit with lawsuit

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 02:42
Keith Gill faces a lawsuit claiming he hid his his financial background from other investors.

Facebook blocks Australian users from viewing or sharing news

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:57
It comes in response to a proposed law that would force the company to pay publishers for content.

'Clothes should float in and out of our lives'

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:06
The companies that are adopting a "circular economy" model to doing business.

Covid: How work life changed for a home-schooler and a supermarket manager

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:03
How the pandemic has changed work life for a home-schooling parent and a supermarket manager.

Trustpilot removed 2.2 million bogus reviews in 2020

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:03
The review website publishes its first transparency report as its own sector comes under scrutiny.

Covid: Phase out furlough gradually, chancellor urged

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:02
The government employee support scheme needs to be wound down gently, think tank says.

Broadband credit score mistake 'cost me thousands'

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:02
Omar Khalid says a mistake by broadband provider Virgin Media damaged his credit score for years.

Rent debt crisis 'could lead to homelessness'

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:01
Half a million renters could lose their home without financial help, warn debt charities, lenders and landlords.

'I'm paying £3,400 for student housing I can't use'

Thu, 02/18/2021 - 00:01
Maya Cooper is one of the students collectively charged £1bn for accommodation they can't use.

Jaguar Land Rover: Car maker confirms plans to axe 2,000 jobs

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 20:17
The proposed job losses will not affect manufacturing staff, the car maker says.

Lord Frost: Brexit negotiator joins cabinet to deal with EU

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 19:43
Downing Street says the UK's Brexit negotiator will help carve out a new relationship with the EU.

Iceland director sacked after Welsh language jibes

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 18:18
Director of corporate affairs Keith Hann made comments on social media and a personal blog.

US charges three North Koreans over $1.3bn theft

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 18:06
They are accused of attempting to steal from some of the world's biggest corporations.