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Gwyneth Paltrow on Goop: We disagree with pseudoscience claims

October 9, 2018 - 8:08am
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow responds to criticism of her controversial lifestyle brand, Goop.

Bank of England in unusual warning about risky business debt

October 9, 2018 - 7:55am
The central bank says £31bn has been lent this year to firms that are already heavily indebted.

'Big Four' audit firms face competition probe

October 9, 2018 - 7:47am
The dominance of accountancy giants Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PwC is expected to be scrutinised.

Uber drivers to stage UK strikes over pay and conditions

October 9, 2018 - 7:10am
"Hundreds" of drivers are expected to switch off their apps from 1pm, say union organisers.

North Sea Rhum gas field deal moves closer amid Iran sanctions

October 9, 2018 - 5:56am
Rhum and its neighbouring assets in the North Sea deliver about 5% of the gas produced in the UK.

Aviva chief executive Mark Wilson in surprise departure

October 9, 2018 - 4:39am
The company says it is "time for new leadership" to take the group to the next phase of its development.

Virgin Galactic to reach space in 'weeks not months'

October 9, 2018 - 4:30am
Company founder Richard Branson says the company is "tantalizingly close" to its first trip.

Morrisons appealing over staff data leak compensation

October 8, 2018 - 11:25pm
Thousands of the chain's staff, whose personal details were posted online, are seeking compensation.

Trump tariffs make world 'poorer and more dangerous'

October 8, 2018 - 9:03pm
The IMF says a US trade war with China risks putting a significant dent in economic recovery.

The fall of Nokia: How this Finnish city fought back

October 8, 2018 - 7:35pm
Thousands lost their jobs in the remote Finnish city of Oulu - but locals weren't prepared to accept defeat.

Silent running

October 8, 2018 - 7:19pm
Boat companies are having to spend millions of euros converting their fleets to electric.

Amsterdam's canal boats go electric

October 8, 2018 - 7:13pm
All of Amsterdam's boats must go electric by 2025, but switching to electric is not straightforward.

Coding for life

October 8, 2018 - 7:05pm
The entrepreneur offering female prisoners coding lessons for a second chance in life

UK film and TV sees record investment

October 8, 2018 - 7:03pm
The BFI says UK screen industries generated a record £7.9bn in 2016 thanks to tax breaks.

Water meters should be compulsory, say MPs

October 8, 2018 - 7:00pm
Politicians say metering will save water but admit it may lead to higher bills for some homes.

Hope Hicks: Trump's ex-adviser joins Fox

October 8, 2018 - 12:37pm
The 29-year-old - who left the White House in April - will be chief communications officer for Fox.

Ex-Tesco directors on trial over fraud and false accounting

October 8, 2018 - 11:02am
Chris Bush and John Scouler deny claims they inflated figures to make profits look healthier.

Jaguar Land Rover plans two-week closure as demand falls

October 8, 2018 - 10:55am
The carmaker will shut its Solihull plant at the end of October, but says no jobs will be lost.

Heathrow fined for USB stick data breach

October 8, 2018 - 10:28am
A worker lost a USB stick containing personal data which was later found by a member of the public.

Facebook Portal video chat screens raise privacy concerns

October 8, 2018 - 9:01am
Two camera-enabled smart devices for the home are unveiled in the midst of a privacy crisis.

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