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Sirius Minerals: The people who spent thousands on a Yorkshire mine

3 hours 12 min ago
Sirius Minerals has 85,000 small investors, but the company's troubles mean many are stuck in a hole.

Huge rise in catalytic converter thefts

3 hours 12 min ago
The Met Police says catalytic converter thefts almost doubled due to precious metal prices rising.

Walmart ceases e-cigarette sales

5 hours 23 min ago
The move comes amid mounting calls to ban the products, which have been linked to a deadly outbreak of lung illness.

Brazil dam disaster firms to face criminal charges

9 hours 19 min ago
Police say mining giant Vale and German auditor Tüv Süd used falsified documents to certify the dam.

Climate change: Offshore wind expands at record low price

13 hours 18 min ago
The UK announces projects to power seven million homes with wind power - and no need for subsidy.

India delivers surprise corporate tax cuts to boost economy

17 hours 19 min ago
The surprise move is part of efforts to revive investment and spur growth in Asia's third largest economy.

RBS names Alison Rose as its new chief executive

18 hours 5 min ago
The banking veteran will become the first woman to lead one of the UK's big four banks.

Climate change: Firms make green energy vows as call for action grow

20 hours 39 min ago
Amazon and Google are among global firms setting out new green energy plans as climate pressure rises.

Hinkley Point C: Building the UK's new 'epic' power plant

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 7:53pm
Hinkley Point C, the UK's new nuclear power plant in Somerset, is due to open in 2025.

New leather factory in Paisley to create 100 jobs

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 7:49pm
Scottish Leather Group's new facility, opening in 2020, will produce high-end car seat upholstery.

Why Booker shortlist is more taxing for some readers

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 7:00pm
Publishers say VAT charged on e-books and audiobooks unfairly pushes up prices for the partially sighted.

How Scrabble became a million dollar idea.

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 7:00pm
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how Scrabble became a million dollar idea.

The work experience you can do in your pyjamas

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 7:00pm
Big companies are offering internships via the internet, but are they a valuable experience?

Why is the Fed pumping money into the banking system?

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 6:44pm
The US central bank has pumped more than $200bn into the financial markets this week. Should we worry?

Thomas Cook told extra funds needed to seal rescue

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 2:58pm
The troubled travel firm must find £200m in extra contingency funds before banks will agree a deal.

Airbnb plans to list shares next year

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 12:50pm
The home rental site's floatation is expected to be one of the highest profile market debuts of 2020.

Amazon's Jeff Bezos promises climate-change action

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 12:16pm
The chief executive says Amazon will buy thousands of electric vehicles and become carbon neutral by 2040.

Dirty crates and vans used to deliver food by Asda

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 9:34am
A BBC undercover investigation reveals poor hygiene at the supermarket's home delivery service.

Ryanair boss O'Leary's €99m pay sparks investor revolt

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 8:14am
Michael O'Leary's contract provoked a protest vote at the Irish airline's annual meeting.

Bank of England forecasts low interest rates for longer

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 7:13am
Policymakers say the UK will avoid recession this year, but Brexit is still weighing on the economy.


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