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Citizens Advice says hundreds of thousands of UK families cannot afford to put money in their meters.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 7:38 am
Regulators the FCA and PRA allege Jes Staley breached rules in trying to identify a whistleblower.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 7:34 am
The Canadian who oversaw the privatisation of the postal service will step down in June.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 7:01 am
Takeda says it is in talks with Shire about a potential bid for the London-listed drug maker.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 6:31 am
The head of the nation's largest wealth manager steps down over a damaging fee scandal.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 1:23 am
How can you create public transport in the jungle without polluting it? The isolated Achuar peoples of Ecuador have created an ingenious solution.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 11:14 pm
Farmers are working on robotic solutions due to a shortage of human workers to pick difficult crops.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 11:04 pm
Farmers are turning to robots to plant seedlings and pick produce because of human worker shortages.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 11:03 pm
England's top 20 teams posted record revenues and also bounced back into profit in the 2016-17 season.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 11:00 pm
The National Audit Office says the Treasury's estimate is "reasonable" but could easily go up or down.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 10:56 pm
The department store chain has asked KPMG to look at options which may involve store closures and job losses.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 4:07 pm
HMRC denies refusing to assist with a probe into a French telecoms firm because it had been a Tory donor.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 1:47 pm
The last time the singer was at the Bank he was "kettled" - this time he's talking economic reform.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 11:29 am
Staff say they focus on a "life-life" balance, not a work-life balance.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 10:31 am
The number of complaints about PPI has jumped, following adverts featuring Schwarzenegger .
Posted: April 19, 2018, 10:26 am
Profits crash at the department store chain as freezing weather takes its toll on sales.
Posted: April 19, 2018, 9:39 am
India's youngest billionaire, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, says Indian firms are ready to challenge the West.
Posted: April 18, 2018, 11:44 pm
Maharashtra in India has imposed a wide-ranging ban on plastic. How does that affect producers?
Posted: April 18, 2018, 11:14 pm
The World Trade Organization faces challenges on two fronts that threaten the way it does business.
Posted: April 18, 2018, 11:09 pm
Chris Richardson's life fell apart after the bank took his hotel and sold it to its own property division.
Posted: April 18, 2018, 9:31 pm
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wants a deal that will "flip over the day after Brexit".
Posted: April 18, 2018, 11:53 am
The rapidly changing value of crypto-currency has been turned into a mobile game.
Posted: April 18, 2018, 9:37 am
What should parents say to teenagers who seem to be playing on their computers more than revising for exams?
Posted: April 17, 2018, 11:05 pm
Leah Wilson, who is in her early 20s, says she struggles to save for a house.
Posted: April 17, 2018, 8:05 am
Is the fusion of biology and technology speeding us towards a synthetic future?
Posted: April 16, 2018, 11:33 pm
Tourism operators are offering a novel way to find a beer in Australia's vast outback.
Posted: April 16, 2018, 11:03 pm
The fitness tracking firm, co-founded by James Park, has been struggling in a more competitive market.
Posted: April 15, 2018, 11:20 pm
Automatic braking systems could save 1,000 lives on the UK's roads over the next decade.
Posted: April 14, 2018, 11:50 pm
Coffee in five charts: How coffee drinking varies around the world.
Posted: April 13, 2018, 8:48 pm
Big rewards are available for hackers who can spot when websites have got their coding wrong.
Posted: April 12, 2018, 11:00 pm
A good Brexit deal will be vital to the continuing health of the UK car industry say observers.
Posted: April 11, 2018, 11:04 pm
The Harry Potter author is running an international campaign to stop children being isolated in poor-quality institutions.
Posted: April 10, 2018, 11:15 pm
Data harvesting is a multi-billion dollar industry privacy campaigners believe is far too opaque.
Posted: April 9, 2018, 11:05 pm
Richard Reed, one of the co-founders of smoothie firm Innocent, looks back on the company's meteoric growth.
Posted: April 8, 2018, 11:00 pm
For the first time, the extent of pay differences between men and women in the UK has been exposed.
Posted: April 7, 2018, 9:26 pm
Tips for the new financial year including selling clutter and finding out how much your pension is worth.
Posted: April 6, 2018, 9:24 pm
Airbus's huge new super-transporter plane can carry two passenger jet wings instead of one.
Posted: April 6, 2018, 11:14 am
Older Swedes fear being left behind as businesses move away from cashless transactions.
Posted: April 6, 2018, 11:03 am
Some believe the president's confrontational approach could reverse decades of trade liberalisation.
Posted: April 4, 2018, 11:08 pm
Billions of people in poorer countries are being held back by a lack of affordable glasses.
Posted: April 3, 2018, 11:16 pm
Most of us like to be a diligent worker, but what if you are actually addicted to your job?
Posted: April 3, 2018, 11:14 pm
The Federation of Small Businesses warns its members could struggle due to a rise in business rates.
Posted: April 3, 2018, 4:30 pm
Wind power capacity is growing thanks to giant offshore turbines, but can they get much bigger?
Posted: April 2, 2018, 11:08 pm
A new breed of adult-focused soft drinks is providing alternatives to traditional alcoholic tipples.
Posted: April 1, 2018, 12:30 am
The start of April sees changes in personal allowances, the minimum wage, council tax and pension contributions.
Posted: March 31, 2018, 12:20 am
Many countries still have no functioning address system. Is digital mapping the answer?
Posted: March 30, 2018, 12:07 am
In the ruins of the siege of Eastern Ghouta in Syria there are still students refusing to give up learning.
Posted: March 28, 2018, 9:20 am
Advertisers are the experts at persuading us to eat burgers, crisps and fizzy drinks. But what if they tried to sell us something healthier?
Posted: March 27, 2018, 10:56 pm
Across Great Britain, adults are drinking less often. So how are tastes changing and why are they cutting back?
Posted: March 27, 2018, 12:56 am
Artists selling their works direct online are giving galleries and auction houses food for thought.
Posted: March 26, 2018, 11:02 pm
When Henrietta Morrison's border terrier refused to eat its normal food, she was inspired to set up pet food brand Lily's Kitchen.
Posted: March 25, 2018, 11:18 pm