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Albemarle and Bond: 'My tears over pawned jewellery'

2 hours 15 min ago
Frustration for customers continues after pawnbroker Albemarle and Bond shuts branches.

Helium shortage: 'Prices just keep going up and up'

2 hours 17 min ago
Why is there a shortage of the precious gas and how is it affecting firms?

HS2: Ancient woodland clearance halted while review held

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 18:23
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says while a project review is under way, work should be stopped.

Energy suppliers get more time to install smart meters

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 18:08
Suppliers now have until 2024 to fit them into homes, but it may mean higher costs for the industry.

Climate change: Germany's conservatives mull doubling air travel tax

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 15:49
Only domestic flights will be affected, say the Christian Democrats, who govern in a coalition.

Rise in teenage money mules prompts warnings

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 13:19
Cases of 14 to 18-years-olds who have allowed their bank accounts to be used grows by 73% in two years.

Caledonian Sleeper staff set strike date

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 12:11
Members of the RMT union are taking industrial action over concerns about staffing levels and training.

Rutland: England's only county without a McDonald's

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 09:45
The burger chain wants to open in Rutland but people fear it will "kill" Oakham and bring in "riff-raff".

App that cancels subscriptions launches in UK

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 08:09
The virtual card automatically protects people from being charged at the end of a free trial period.

Aldi plans to open a new supermarket each week

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 08:00
The discount retailer is taking on its larger rivals as it continues to expand even as profits fall.

What can restaurants do to help customers with allergies?

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 07:45
Some allergy sufferers say they are "terrified" when dining out and have asked eateries to do more to make them safe.

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy in the US

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 05:44
The drug maker, accused of fuelling the opioid crisis, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Oil prices soar after attacks on Saudi facilities

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 00:32
Brent crude surged 19% as nervous traders speculated about the impact on global supplies.

Illegal work practices 'far too common' says think tank study

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 00:27
Many workers report not receiving paid holidays or wage slips, says the Resolution Foundation.

General Motors faces strike by almost 50,000 staff

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 17:23
The strike would be the first at America's biggest carmaker since 2007.

Saudi oil attacks: Will fuel prices go up?

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 14:40
The BBC's Katie Prescott assesses whether drone strikes on Saudi oil facilities could affect consumers.

Thomas Cook 'racing to finalise rescue deal'

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 12:07
The troubled travel firm is understood to be in last minute negotiations with bondholders.

Saudi oil attacks: US blames Iran for drone strikes on two sites

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 10:54
Tehran rejects the accusations on the drone attacks, which the Saudis say have halved oil production.

Why thousands are flocking to corgi cafes

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 00:50
Corgi cafes are all the rage, with these dog-themed businesses popping up across Asia.

SmileDirect Club: The $8bn braces firm boosted by selfies

Sun, 09/15/2019 - 00:40
SmileDirectClub sells braces aimed at improving the appearance of teeth directly to consumers.