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BBC News - Business
Will Tesla's cybertruck recover from its shattering start?
Thu, 30 Nov 2023 21:18:50 GMT
Tesla boss Elon Musk says the new cybertruck will "change the look of the roads".
Bank branch closures hits Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's constituency
Fri, 01 Dec 2023 11:55:25 GMT
The last bank in Richmond, North Yorkshire, is one of 18 branch closures announced by Barclays.
Baby formula soaring costs: 'I struggle, but I won’t buy a cheaper brand'
Sat, 02 Dec 2023 23:56:51 GMT
Why struggling parents aren't choosing cheaper brands when it comes to infant formula milk.
Slick videos or more 'authentic' content? The Israel-Gaza battles raging on TikTok and X
Sun, 26 Nov 2023 21:07:35 GMT
Pro-Palestinian TikTok posts gain traction with Gen Z, while slicker Israeli content is popular on X.
The electronic noses designed to prevent food poisoning
Thu, 23 Nov 2023 03:27:53 GMT
Tech firms have developed AI-powered sensors that can detect bacteria in food.
Water firm wrongly downgraded pollution events, documents suggest
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 05:50:39 GMT
Leaked papers suggest United Utilities logged dozens of incidents as less serious than they had been.
The job-sharing apps that feel like online dating
Mon, 27 Nov 2023 00:05:56 GMT
New website platforms are working like matchmakers to connect potential job sharers.
Train strikes: Drivers vote to continue walkouts
Fri, 01 Dec 2023 13:37:29 GMT
Aslef members back walkouts for the next six months, as the union begins nine days of action.
Bankruptcy 'opportunity' after student loan crisis
Sun, 03 Dec 2023 06:46:04 GMT
Changes in the US are enticing more people to file bankruptcy to clear their student loans.
TikTok: US judge blocks Montana's ban citing free speech
Fri, 01 Dec 2023 04:48:10 GMT
Chinese-owned app welcomes the ruling against "unconstitutional law" due to come into effect in January.
House prices edge up as hopes rise of lower mortgage rates
Fri, 01 Dec 2023 11:38:17 GMT
The Nationwide says there are "encouraging signs" that mortgage rates are starting to come down.
Sir James Dyson loses libel claim against Daily Mirror publisher
Fri, 01 Dec 2023 12:29:45 GMT
The inventor was suing the newspaper for libel over an article published in January 2022.
Could X go bankrupt under Elon Musk?
Sat, 02 Dec 2023 23:56:24 GMT
Musk's profane attack on advertisers baffled experts - without adverts, how would X survive?
'Sued by my abuser for millions, I set up a social network instead'
Fri, 01 Dec 2023 00:18:42 GMT
The app that gives women a place to speak out about sexual harassment and other #MeToo issues.
US aims to limit China's role in electric cars
Fri, 01 Dec 2023 19:13:27 GMT
The US unveils rules aimed at keeping Chinese components out of electric cars sold in the country.
Smart meters: Almost three million still not working
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 06:21:16 GMT
Customers face incorrect bills as 2.7 million smart meters fail to send automatic readings.
Government intervenes in Abu Dhabi's bid to buy Telegraph
Fri, 01 Dec 2023 11:22:19 GMT
The sale of the newspaper to Gulf investors has been referred to the competition and media regulators.
RMT votes to end rail strikes until at least spring
Thu, 30 Nov 2023 14:02:20 GMT
Rail workers have voted to accept a pay deal, ending their involvement in a long-running series of strikes.
Train strikes: When are the walkouts in December?
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 00:11:24 GMT
Drivers are holding rolling walkouts in December in a long-running row over pay and conditions.
Digital pound plans should proceed with caution, say MPs
Sat, 02 Dec 2023 00:08:03 GMT
The benefits of a digital pound are unclear but the government should keep exploring it, say MPs.
The T-shirt chewing enzyme ready to tackle plastic waste
Tue, 28 Nov 2023 00:03:50 GMT
A French start-up is ready to use an enzyme which can break down plastic on an industrial scale.
Why food discount stickers may be a thing of the past
Thu, 30 Nov 2023 00:01:29 GMT
Supermarkets and other retailers are increasing switching to AI-powered digital price displays.
Energy saving scheme: What is the Demand Flexibility Service?
Fri, 01 Dec 2023 12:36:07 GMT
A scheme to reward people for cutting back on electricity use is running for a second day this week.
Three network down for tens of thousands across UK
Fri, 01 Dec 2023 18:04:15 GMT
The network says it is working on the issue to fix it as soon as possible.
How lockdown inspired fight against period poverty
Tue, 21 Nov 2023 00:03:56 GMT
Inside a project tackling period poverty, with an army of thousands of volunteers across the world.
Wilko: First new stores reopen in Devon
Fri, 01 Dec 2023 11:01:44 GMT
The branches are the first to be introduced nationally following the chain's collapse in August.
'Covid and criminals ruined my Airbnb for cars idea'
Wed, 29 Nov 2023 00:01:14 GMT
A UK entrepreneur explains why his idea to build a car-sharing network like Airbnb didn't work out.
Richard Teng: Who is the new boss of Binance?
Wed, 22 Nov 2023 05:25:51 GMT
Richard Teng rapidly climbed the ranks after joining the world's largest crypto-exchange two years ago.
Alistair Darling: Steady hand in an economic crisis
Thu, 30 Nov 2023 16:28:08 GMT
Former Labour chancellor Alistair Darling, who has died at the age of 70, found himself at the centre of the 2008 global financial crisis.
Labour won't turn on spending taps, says Starmer
Sun, 03 Dec 2023 22:33:05 GMT
Sir Keir Starmer will say in a speech there will be "huge constraints" if Labour win power.
Omegle: ‘How I got the dangerous chat site closed down’
Wed, 22 Nov 2023 06:01:36 GMT
"Alice" speaks exclusively to the BBC after her successful lawsuit against Omegle forced it offline.