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Brexit: No plans to dilute workers' rights, minister says

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 00:25
It comes after reports that protections including the 48-hour work week could be dropped.

Australia rebukes Google for blocking local content

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 00:13
The tech giants are fighting the Australian government over plans to make them pay for news content.

Protecting fragile ecosystems from lithium mining

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 00:05
More lithium is needed to supply the electric car market, but can it be produced in a sustainable way?

'It kind of makes debt cool – and it's not'

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 00:04
Some MPs worry "buy now, pay later" services could be tempting online shoppers into overspending.

Small businesses await Covid insurance case ruling

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 00:02
The Supreme Court ruling will define payouts for many thousands of firms affected by the first lockdown.

Brexit: 'most difficult week I've had in this job in 20 years'

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 00:02
Hauliers fear their jobs will get worse before they get better

Poshmark turns used clothes into $7.1bn stock listing

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 19:17
The firm raises more than $277m in its stock market debut, as investors see growth potential.

Pimlico Plumbers to make workers get vaccinations

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 18:27
Founder Charlie Mullins says it is a "no-brainer" that workers should get immunised.

Fleetwood Mac's Mick Fleetwood sells his recordings to BMG

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:15
The company acquires 300 recordings, or "18 hours of drumming", from the Fleetwood Mac founder.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: Does stylus spell end of the Note?

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:00
The S21 Ultra's support for an S Pen will fuel speculation that the Note range's days are numbered.

Bentley ordered to destroy clothing in fashion line trademark row

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 14:24
Bentley Motors lost a legal battle with a Manchester-based clothing company of the same name.

Covid contraction shrinks German economy by 5%

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 13:24
Figures for 2020 show a sharp decline, but less severe than many economists had expected.

German freight giant DB Schenker pauses UK deliveries

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 12:29
DB Schenker, owned by rail firm Deutsche Bahn, is suspending UK deliveries over Brexit bureaucracy.

Primark refuses to go online despite £1bn lockdown loss

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 12:15
The retailer insists it has no plans to move online, despite fashion rivals and supermarkets seeing booming sales.

Norwegian axes long-haul and cuts 1,000 UK jobs

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 12:10
Norwegian has abandoned its long-haul network, but Gatwick says demand for slots remains strong.

Carillion: Legal bid launched to ban former directors

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 09:25
The new business secretary says banning eight directors of the failed contractor is in the public interest.

Tesco sees record Christmas sales as shoppers 'treat themselves'

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 07:58
The supermarket giant says customers chose "to treat themselves" as much of the UK was locked down.

Meng Wanzhou: Bullets sent in mail to Huawei's finance chief

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 04:14
Under house arrest in Canada on bank fraud charges, Ms Meng has reportedly received death threats.

New York City is latest to cut Trump business ties

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 00:53
The Trump Organization has contracts with the city to run skating rinks, a carousel and a golf course.

Covid-19: New test rule for UK arrivals pushed back to Monday

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 00:39
A negative test had been due to be required from Friday, but ministers said people needed time to prepare.