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Algae bio-curtains: Architects' radical solution to capture carbon

July 19, 2019 - 6:01pm
Scientists and architects in London have developed 'bio-curtains' to act as an alternative to urban trees.

HS2: Costs review 'ongoing' amid reported £30bn overrun

July 19, 2019 - 5:58pm
The boss of the new high-speed rail link has reportedly warned the project will exceed its £56bn budget.

Pound sterling: 5 holiday destinations where a weak pound still goes far

July 19, 2019 - 5:07pm
The pound may be falling, but there are still plenty of places it goes a long way. We look at five.

Iran 'seizes British-flagged oil tanker'

July 19, 2019 - 3:20pm
A British-flagged oil tanker has been seized in the Gulf by Iranian Revolutionary Guard, Iran media say.

Tesco raises prices on 1,000 products

July 19, 2019 - 10:53am
The retail giant says it held off raising prices for as long as it could, and insists it is still competitive.

Workers could get compensated for cancelled shifts

July 19, 2019 - 9:36am
The plan is part of a package of measures aimed at improving the rights of low-paid flexible workers.

YouTube: 'We don't take you down the rabbit hole'

July 19, 2019 - 7:52am
In his first interview, YouTube's UK managing director defends the platform's algorithms.

Would this burger tempt you to eat meat?

July 19, 2019 - 6:48am
Two BBC presenters put Impossible Foods' meat-free burger to the taste test. How does it shape up?

How the doughnut became a million dollar idea

July 19, 2019 - 6:27am
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the doughnut became a million dollar idea.

Government borrowing in June highest since 2015

July 19, 2019 - 6:10am
Higher debt interest payments and increased spending on services contributed to a sharp rise in borrowing.

BritBox: ITV and BBC set out plans for new streaming service

July 19, 2019 - 5:13am
Shows like Love Island, Gavin & Stacey and Victoria will be on ITV and the BBC's streaming service.

Crossrail costs will continue to climb, MPs say

July 19, 2019 - 4:01am
Commuters have been "let down by a programme that is well behind schedule", a committee of MPs says.

NZ Rugby cancels 'fraudulent' All Blacks match tickets

July 19, 2019 - 3:11am
The sport's governing body in New Zealand said the tickets had been re-sold on the secondary market.

Public sector workers 'to get £2bn pay rise'

July 19, 2019 - 2:49am
Soldiers, teachers and police officers are reportedly getting their biggest rise in six years.

Luxury goods join Hong Kong retail slump as protests bite

July 18, 2019 - 10:27pm
Retailers and hotels are among the firms seeing business hit by ongoing protests in Hong Kong.

Housing market: What are rent controls?

July 18, 2019 - 8:13pm
A simple look at how rent controls work and how effective they are.

Car parts from weeds: The future of green motoring?

July 18, 2019 - 7:07pm
The motor industry is trying to reduce its carbon footprint in a number of innovative ways.

The Worcester high street that's come back to life

July 18, 2019 - 7:06pm
From a Balkan breakfast to knitting - traders are diversifying to try to buck the trend of falling sales in the high street.

No-fault eviction ban will hurt tenants, landlords say

July 18, 2019 - 7:03pm
A plan to ban section 21 notices - sometimes called revenge evictions - will backfire, say landlords.

Boeing takes $5bn hit over grounding of 737 Max

July 18, 2019 - 6:13pm
The charge will wipe out profits, but Boeing says it hopes the aircraft will resume flying this year.

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