News : British Broadcasting Corporation

News • British Broadcasting Corporation
The environmental impact of producing a loaf of bread has been analysed in depth - from the farm to the supermarket shelf.
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One of UK's top scientists, Sir Paul Nurse, says experts are being "derided and pushed back".
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Fairtrade campaigners say Brexit means some 50 international trade deals must be renegotiated.
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Deputy managers at the chain's Express convenience stores will be replaced by "shift leaders".
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Waterstones boss addresses concerns about the "homogenisation of high streets"
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The owner of the budget fashion chain says it sees no evidence of UK consumers reducing their spending.
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A revamp of personal injury payments stuns the insurance industry but is welcomed by lawyers.
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The opening of three shops that do not feature Waterstones' branding prompts criticism.
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Shares in insurance firms fall following a change to how personal injury claims are calculated.
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Changes to the formula for calculating compensation payments is set to make car insurance costlier.
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Annual profits at Persimmon rise by nearly a quarter and recent trading remains "encouraging".
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A new type of image sensor allows the latest Xperia smartphone to capture video at a record 960 frames per second.
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Trinity Mirror's annual profits rise sharply as its acquisition of the Local World group bears fruit.
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The food waste fighter
Today » 1:18:27
How Selina Juul devotes all her time to reducing food waste.
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Remittances sent home by migrant workers account for 30% of the economy in Lesotho.
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Innovation, Ikea style
Today » 0:20:58
Ikea's humble bookcase epitomises a relentless pursuit of lower costs and acceptable functionality.
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Love your job
Today » 0:19:58
With the prospect of working into our late 60s or even our 70s, how do you manage your career?
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A profile of businessman John Elliott, who rather than sell his business, or allow his children to inherit it, has handed it over to a trust, to ensure that it cannot leave its base in the North East of England.
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Kurt Schoeffer, head of IT company Auticon, explains why he headhunts autistic people.
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Consumers are now more likely to seek out better deals, but the regulator warns many still lose out.
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London Stock Exchange warns it cannot obtain European Commission approval for the 29bn euro deal.
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Labour calls for "immediate" relief for companies facing big increases after April's revaluation.
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The South Korean tech firm has traditionally launched a new smartphone at the Mobile World Congress tech show.
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An iconic Nokia phone is revamped with added battery life and new features alongside several Nokia-branded Android models.
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Google's digital assistant will soon be available on other firm's smartphones running the latest versions of Android.
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