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Mystery seeds: Amazon bans foreign plant sales in US

Sun, 09/06/2020 - 09:52
Thousands of Americans have received unsolicited packets of seeds this year, mostly from China.

Classic Vauxhall models go on display in Luton exhibition

Sat, 09/05/2020 - 01:57
Vehicles from more than 100 years of production go on show in the town where they were made.

Ex-World Bank head Robert Zoellick: ‘The world could look like 1900 again’

Fri, 09/04/2020 - 21:53
Former World Bank head Robert Zoellick warns countries need to work together to emerge from recession.

Fashion chain Jigsaw is shutting more stores and axing staff

Fri, 09/04/2020 - 14:38
Fashion chain Jigsaw will close 13 stores and axe more than 100 staff.

Coronavirus: Virgin Atlantic to cut 1,150 more jobs

Fri, 09/04/2020 - 14:10
The airline, which has just completed a rescue deal, says it has to make cuts in order to survive.

US unemployment rate falls below 10% as firms rehire staff

Fri, 09/04/2020 - 14:07
It is the fourth month in a row that America's jobs picture has improved, as the economy begins to rebound.

Why are there so few black tech entrepreneurs?

Fri, 09/04/2020 - 11:33
Black Lives Matter has shone a spotlight on policing, but also on other areas, like the tech industry.

Co-op to create 1,000 jobs and open 50 new stores

Fri, 09/04/2020 - 11:06
Grocery chain the Co-op is opening 50 new stores and creating 1,000 new jobs this year

Court threat to housebuilders over leasehold ‘trap’

Fri, 09/04/2020 - 08:06
Four of the biggest UK developers are under the microscope over mis-selling concerns.

£14k alligator bag destroyed over missing import permit

Fri, 09/04/2020 - 05:21
A woman in Australia says goodbye to her bag after failing to apply for an £38 import licence.

Brexit: 'Significant gaps' in UK's border plans

Fri, 09/04/2020 - 02:38
Logistics industry groups warn supply chains could be "severely disrupted" if issues aren't addressed.

HS2 rail project work begins with pledge of 22,000 jobs

Fri, 09/04/2020 - 00:05
Work on the controversial rail line formally starts on Friday, with Boris Johnson saying it will "fire up growth".

Pret a Manger offers coffee on a monthly subscription

Fri, 09/04/2020 - 00:04
Pret a Manager will allow customers to buy up to five drinks each day for a £20 monthly subscription.

Eat Out to Help Out serves up 100 million meals in August

Fri, 09/04/2020 - 00:04
Restaurants. pubs and cafes claimed £522m under the discount scheme in August, Treasury figures show.

Debenhams: No cliff edge for stores group, says boss

Fri, 09/04/2020 - 00:03
The High Street group is in administration, but the boss tells the BBC Debenhams is doing far better than expected.

Tech stocks slide as Wall Street goes into reverse

Thu, 09/03/2020 - 22:46
US markets see their worse day since June as shares in Apple, Amazon and other tech giants sink.

France in huge coronavirus recovery plan focusing on green energy

Thu, 09/03/2020 - 17:57
France unveils a 100bn-euro plan to kick-start the economy, with a promise to invest in green energy.

Costa Coffee warns up to 1,650 jobs are at risk

Thu, 09/03/2020 - 13:21
The coffee chain says there are still "high levels of uncertainty" as to when trade will recover.

Ocado halts staff deliveries temporarily amid order backlog

Thu, 09/03/2020 - 11:28
The online grocer says the temporary suspension is due to extra demand following its deal with M&S.

Amazon to create 7,000 UK jobs

Thu, 09/03/2020 - 11:08
The online retail giant is recruiting at more than 50 sites in response to growing customer demand.