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The growing importance of the night-time economy

3 hours 11 min ago
The UK's night-time economy is now said to be the UK's fifth-biggest industry with annual revenues of £66bn.

Uber's paradox: Gig work app traps and frees its drivers

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 8:55pm
Ride pick-up app's algorithm offers drivers freedom while trapping them at the same time, experts say.

Christmas adverts - do they really work?

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 5:02pm
Big budget ads are already gracing our screens but do they actually benefit the big brands behind them?

Hong Kong: 'I was tear gassed getting my lunch'

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 5:00pm
The increasing unrest in Hong Kong is affecting businesses in one of the world's biggest commercial hubs.

Cladding puts flat owners' lives on hold

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 4:58pm
People in UK tower blocks are unable to re-mortgage or sell their homes because of cladding.

Dubai Air Show: Aerospace industry meets for deals and displays

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 4:53pm
About 1,300 exhibitors are expected at the biggest aerospace and defence event of the year.

Lloyds shareholders lose legal fight over HBOS

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 7:59am
Lloyds TSB shareholders claim they were "mugged" when Lloyds took over the lender.

General election 2019: What are nationalisation and privatisation?

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 7:47am
The two topics are a big discussion point in the general election, but how do they work?

BT Sport retains exclusive Champions League rights in £1.2bn deal from 2021-24

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 5:48am
BT Sport wins the exclusive rights to show the Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League from 2021-24 in a £1.2bn deal.

Hong Kong in first recession for a decade amid protests

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 4:23am
Months of anti-government protests have taken their toll on the territory's economy.

Banks disagree on how to pay for fraud refunds

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 4:18am
Without a new deal, victims of money transfer fraud could be left without protection from January.

Alibaba backs Hong Kong's 'bright' future with huge listing

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 9:15pm
The $13bn listing would be the world's largest this year and comes amid growing unrest in Hong Kong.

How trainers became a million dollar idea

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 7:36pm
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how trainers became a million dollar idea.

How the government raises money from you to pay for the services you use.

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 7:33pm
Steph McGovern explains how the government raises money from you to pay for the services you use.

Life-like Russian androids and other news

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 7:07pm
BBC Click's Paul Carter looks at some of the week's best technology stories.

Party plans would ‘boost minimum pay for millions’

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 7:06pm
The plans would double or treble the number whose wages are set by government, a think tank says.

HS2: Five other giant projects facing big delays

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 7:05pm
The rail scheme faces huge cost overruns, but it's not the only big project behind schedule and over budget.

General election 2019: Tories pledge help for 'left behind' towns

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 6:59pm
A reduction in business rates for small firms is among a raft of measures pledged by the Conservatives.

General election 2019: Labour pledges free broadband for all

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 6:39pm
Labour would part-nationalise BT to deliver the policy and tax tech giants to help cover the £20bn cost.

General election 2019: Labour pledges 'free broadband for the country'

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 5:00pm
John McDonnell said the party will bring free fibre broadband to every UK home by 2030 if it wins the election.


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