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Tesco ditches 'best before' dates on more fruit and veg

October 8, 2018 - 7:42am
Tesco has removed 'best before' labels on 116 fruit and vegetable products to reduce food waste.

Economists win Nobel for work on climate and economy

October 8, 2018 - 7:31am
William Nordhaus and Paul Romer win prize for research on how climate and technology affect the economy.

Google iPhone data privacy case blocked by High Court

October 8, 2018 - 6:24am
Campaign group Google You Owe Us wanted compensation for people whose handsets were allegedly tracked.

French Connection says it could be sold

October 8, 2018 - 5:05am
The struggling fashion brand says it is looking at all future options, including a takeover.

Facebook's UK tax bill triples to £15.7m

October 8, 2018 - 4:54am
Facebook paid £15.7m in tax in 2017, up from £5.1m in the previous year.

China moves to boost liquidity amid US trade war

October 8, 2018 - 12:25am
China's central bank will cut reserve requirements, injecting $109bn into the financial system.

Japan says UK could join TPP post-Brexit

October 7, 2018 - 10:16pm
PM Shinzo Abe says the UK could be welcomed into the Pacific deal "with open arms" after Brexit.

Shopping through the eyes of someone with autism

October 7, 2018 - 7:53pm
For Connor Ward, shopping can be an overwhelming and stressful experience.

The need for diversity in engineering

October 7, 2018 - 7:10pm
Dr Hayaatun Sillem is the first female CEO of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

The UK firm hoping to take on Google’s driverless cars

October 7, 2018 - 7:05pm
Tech giants are spending on autonomous vehicles but a small UK rival wants to compete.

UK economy is 'stuck in a rut' says business body

October 7, 2018 - 7:02pm
The British Chambers of Commerce says Brexit uncertainty is impacting hiring and exports.

Young people with deposits still cannot buy homes

October 7, 2018 - 7:01pm
New research finds 40% of young adults still cannot afford to buy a house, even with a 10% deposit.

PayPal tax bill jumps by £3.1m after review by HMRC

October 7, 2018 - 6:59pm
The digital payments firm handed over more income tax after a £181,000 bill in the previous year.

Club 18-30: Thomas Cook to close holiday brand this month

October 7, 2018 - 5:11am
Owner Thomas Cook is to close the holiday brand at the end of the month after failing to find a buyer.

Pret a Manger confirms second allergy death

October 6, 2018 - 8:48pm
The case follows the death of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, who suffered a fatal reaction to a baguette.

How does the world tip? In some places, it’s actually offensive!

October 6, 2018 - 7:31pm
Tipping has become a political issue in some countries, but to offer money as a reward for good service is not as universal as you might think.

Yusaku Maezawa: Why I've bought a ticket to the Moon

October 6, 2018 - 7:21pm
Space X's mission to the Moon will be the first lunar journey by humans since 1972.

The world’s first fully-autonomous indoor farm

October 5, 2018 - 11:41pm
The world’s first fully-autonomous indoor farm in San Carlos, California, is soon to be operational.

Reality Check: Does the UK export many of its services?

October 5, 2018 - 9:37pm
The chancellor says services are not included in the Chequers deal because most are not exported.

Gambling: 'A banking app helped me beat my addiction'

October 5, 2018 - 7:09pm
As thousands sign up to "gambling blocks" on two apps, one ex-addict talks about how it helped him.

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