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'Split ticket' rail fares to go mainstream say experts

Sat, 01/11/2020 - 15:56
Buying individual tickets for portions of the same journey can be cheaper, but has previously remained a "niche".

India's first trans queen: 'Show yourself loud and proud'

Sat, 01/11/2020 - 00:14
Nitasha Biswas won India's first transgender beauty pageant and now campaigns for transgender rights.

Northern England's disused mills 'at risk'

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 22:18
A quarter of northern England's 2,000 disused mills are at risk, says Historic England.

Mothercare staff: 'We're devastated, it was our family'

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 22:06
Hundreds of British shops will shut for the final time this weekend, including the final Mothercare stores.

'Absurd' leasehold pricing should stop, say campaigners

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 22:06
The Law Commission has stopped short of suggesting leaseholds be scrapped in a report

WH Smith warned over executive pension awards

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 21:16
Investors have balked at the 12.5% pension award given to the stationary giant's new CEO.

The Book People: 155 jobs lost at struggling business

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 17:52
The bookseller went into administration in December but a buyer has not been found.

Stansted Airport £35m investment if expansion bid approved

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 17:50
The airport is seeking planning permission to increase its passenger cap to 43 million per year.

Samira Ahmed: How to know if you're getting equal pay

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 17:04
The presenter won a pay dispute with the BBC. But what is equal pay, and how can it be claimed?

Sweden sees rare fall in air passengers, as flight-shaming takes off

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 16:38
Passengers flying via Swedish airports fell 4% in 2019, airport operators Swedavia say.

Australia fires: Vineyard owner's grief and determination

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 16:05
An Australian vineyard's destruction in bushfires led to anger, tears and new "faith in humanity".

US jobs growth slows in December

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 16:03
The economy added 145,000 jobs last month, capping a year of solid but slowing growth.

Just Eat battle ends with Takeaway.com as victor

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 15:15
The combination with Takeaway.com will create one of the world's largest food delivery firms.

Future of Nissan in doubt, says Carlos Ghosn

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 12:57
The struggling Japanese car giant's results record and share price moves do not bode well, says Carlos Ghosn.

Veganuary: Do this year's dishes rival the Greggs vegan sausage roll?

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 12:48
From pea protein pepperoni to watermelon steak, food outlets are vying to be the new stars of Veganuary.

Crossrail 'not fully operational until mid-2022'

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 12:12
Europe's largest transport scheme was originally supposed to be finished by December 2018.

Robert Burns 'worth more than £200m to Scottish economy'

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 12:08
University of Glasgow researchers say Burns' brand could be used to drive economic growth in Scotland.

Superdry warns profits could be wiped out as Christmas sales slide

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 09:09
The fashion chain's Christmas sales fell sharply amid "unprecedented" discounting by rivals.

Boeing 737 Max messages raise safety questions

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 06:50
In one message an employee said the plane was "designed by clowns who are supervised by monkeys".

Carlos Ghosn: Did ex-Nissan boss really escape Japan in a box?

Fri, 01/10/2020 - 04:52
The BBC's John Simpson pushes Carlos Ghosn on how he managed to flee to Lebanon.

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