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Joanna Lumley 'shocked' at claims disabled workers unpaid
Sir Iain Duncan Smith and Joanna Lumley speak out about employees allegedly owed a total of £200,000.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Jan-2021 23:01

Can supermarket security guards help with mask rules?
Supermarkets around the UK are stepping up enforcement of mask-wearing rules.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Jan-2021 22:55

WhatsApp extends 'confusing' update deadline
The Facebook-owned platform still says its users must accept the update or stop using the service.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Jan-2021 20:29

Covid-19: Parents with childcare issues 'must get right to furlough'
Labour says legal duty on employers to grant requests would ease strain on families in lockdown.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Jan-2021 18:57

Scottish fishermen 'sailing to Denmark to land catch'
Red tape plus a "poor" Brexit deal mean fishermen fear for the future, says an industry body.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Jan-2021 18:56

UK economy shrank by 2.6% in November as services suffered
Coronavirus restrictions in England affected services, with pubs and hairdressers badly hit.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Jan-2021 12:50

Joe Biden unveils $1.9tn US economic relief package
The US president-elect says the nationwide vaccine rollout so far has been "a dismal failure".
bbc.co.uk | 15-Jan-2021 08:31

Thailand allows visitors to play golf in quarantine
At six resorts, visitors will be able to play golf, rather than just having to isolate in their rooms.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Jan-2021 05:30

Trump blacklists smartphone giant Xiaomi
With just days left, the US president continues crackdown on Chinese firms with more sanctions and bans.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Jan-2021 03:59

Brexit: No plans to dilute workers' rights, minister says
It comes after reports that protections including the 48-hour work week could be dropped.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Jan-2021 01:18

Australia rebukes Google for blocking local content
The tech giants are fighting the Australian government over plans to make them pay for news content.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Jan-2021 01:13

Small businesses await Covid insurance case ruling
The Supreme Court ruling will define payouts for many thousands of firms affected by the first lockdown.
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Jan-2021 01:02

Brexit: 'most difficult week I've had in this job in 20 years'
Hauliers fear their jobs will get worse before they get better
news.bbc.co.uk | 15-Jan-2021 01:02

Poshmark turns used clothes into $7.1bn stock listing
The firm raises more than $277m in its stock market debut, as investors see growth potential.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Jan-2021 20:17

EU blames UK after outcry over end to visa-free touring for musicians
Brussels points the finger at the British government for problems facing musicians and crews.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Jan-2021 18:36

Fleetwood Mac's Mick Fleetwood sells his recordings to BMG
The company acquires 300 recordings, or "18 hours of drumming", from the Fleetwood Mac founder.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Jan-2021 16:15

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: Does stylus spell end of the Note?
The S21 Ultra's support for an S Pen will fuel speculation that the Note range's days are numbered.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Jan-2021 16:00

Bentley ordered to destroy clothing in fashion line trademark row
Bentley Motors lost a legal battle with a Manchester-based clothing company of the same name.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Jan-2021 15:24

Covid contraction shrinks German economy by 5%
Figures for 2020 show a sharp decline, but less severe than many economists had expected.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Jan-2021 14:24

German freight giant DB Schenker pauses UK deliveries
DB Schenker, owned by rail firm Deutsche Bahn, is suspending UK deliveries over Brexit bureaucracy.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Jan-2021 13:15

Norwegian axes 1,000 UK airport jobs in cuts
Norwegian has abandoned its long-haul network, but Gatwick says demand for slots remains strong.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Jan-2021 13:10

Tesco sees disruption to some NI food supplies
New Brexit trade rules mean Britain's biggest supermarket faces problems importing some fruit, meat and ready meals.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Jan-2021 11:23

Meng Wanzhou: Bullets sent in mail to Huawei's finance chief
Under house arrest in Canada on bank fraud charges, Ms Meng has reportedly received death threats.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Jan-2021 05:14

New York City is latest to cut Trump business ties
The Trump Organization has contracts with the city to run skating rinks, a carousel and a golf course.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Jan-2021 01:53

Has coronavirus made us more ethical consumers?
Studies show shoppers on both sides of the Atlantic are more ethically and environmentally minded.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Jan-2021 01:11

How much can Joe Biden get done on the US economy?
The new US president may have more scope to make change than initially thought.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Jan-2021 01:11

Bosses failing to support domestic abuse victims, says government
The government wants bosses to do more to help victims as reports of domestic abuse soar in lockdown.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Jan-2021 01:07

Vaccine confidence: holiday bookings grow among older tourists
Some companies have seen bookings more than double those of last year amongst retirees
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Jan-2021 01:05

'Covid means we may lose our first home'
First-time buyers are calling on the government to extend a Help to Buy deadline amid Covid-related delays.
news.bbc.co.uk | 14-Jan-2021 01:05

Covid-19: New test rule for UK arrivals pushed back to Monday
A negative test had been due to be required from Friday, but ministers said people needed time to prepare.
bbc.co.uk | 14-Jan-2021 00:57

Brexit will increase food supply chain costs, warn business groups
More red tape after the EU trade deal will raise food and manufacturing costs, business groups tell MPs.
news.bbc.co.uk | 13-Jan-2021 18:37

The password guess worth $240m in bitcoin...
A programmer is trying to remember the password to unlock a digital wallet set up a decade ago.
news.bbc.co.uk | 13-Jan-2021 12:46

Media billionaire David Barclay dies, aged 86
Together with his twin brother, Sir David built a business empire spanning hotels, retail and newspapers.
news.bbc.co.uk | 13-Jan-2021 10:53

Tesla moves a step closer to launching in India
The electric car maker has registered a company in the country although its future plans remain unclear.
news.bbc.co.uk | 13-Jan-2021 05:03

Coon Cheese rebrands in Australia after anti-racism campaign
The 86-year-old name will disappear in Australia from July, after a campaign by Aboriginal groups.
news.bbc.co.uk | 13-Jan-2021 03:03

Huawei patent mentions use of Uighur-spotting tech
The company denies selling technology that can identify the ethnic group and plans to reword the patent.
news.bbc.co.uk | 13-Jan-2021 01:19

CEO Secrets: 'I couldn't build a company on my own'
The co-founders of German nutritional drink start-up YFood explain why they rely on each other.
news.bbc.co.uk | 13-Jan-2021 01:15

Tesco, Asda and Waitrose ban shoppers without face masks
It follows similar moves by Morrisons and Sainsbury's, but those with medical reasons will be exempt.
news.bbc.co.uk | 12-Jan-2021 19:35

Casino mogul and political donor Sheldon Adelson dead at 87
He was known for his support of Republicans - including Donald Trump - and the state of Israel.
news.bbc.co.uk | 12-Jan-2021 17:50

UK tightens rules on using Uighur-picked cotton
Government says UK exports will also be monitored to ensure goods are not used in Uighur camps.
news.bbc.co.uk | 12-Jan-2021 17:47

Warhammer sales surge for Games Workshop despite shop closures
Sales of Games Workshop's fantasy game have jumped as people spend more on hobbies in lockdown.
news.bbc.co.uk | 12-Jan-2021 10:48

Firms scrap political donations over Capitol riots
Many companies say they won't donate to Senators who refused to certify President-elect Biden's win.
news.bbc.co.uk | 12-Jan-2021 06:24

Private equity firm eyes stake in All Blacks
New Zealand's national treasure has burned through nearly half of its cash reserves due to lockdowns.
news.bbc.co.uk | 12-Jan-2021 05:14

Samsung bets on bespoke fridges to lure millennials
The South Korean electronics firm says it is focusing on personalised devices for younger customers.
news.bbc.co.uk | 12-Jan-2021 05:06

Danke Apartment: The 'broken eggshell' that left young Chinese homeless
The Danke housing controversy has exposed the vulnerability of young workers in China's cities.
news.bbc.co.uk | 12-Jan-2021 01:15

Smart locks: Convenience comes with security doubts
More people are using digital locks for their houses, but how secure are they?
news.bbc.co.uk | 12-Jan-2021 01:05

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