News : British Broadcasting Corporation

News • British Broadcasting Corporation
The small Malaysian state of Penang is punching well above its weight in the tech world through hardware manufacturing.
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Amazon opens its first grocery store without cashiers to shoppers in Seattle on Monday.
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A customs union with the EU would be best for UK businss, the CBI's boss will say.
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The US Senate will hold a rare Sunday session to try to break the impasse over federal funding.
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Theresa May says the government will stamp out abuses of workers' pensions in failing companies.
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Recriminations start after the US Senate fails to pass a new budget, leading to a shutdown of services.
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Some in the car industry claim that modern diesel engines have been unfairly maligned.
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The move comes after concerns over faulty appliances linked to several fires, including Grenfell.
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It might fall between the single market and a trade agreement, the French president tells the BBC.
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The French president said a special trade deal between the UK and EU is possible.
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Why did the City start to bet against construction giant Carillion before it went bust?
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How has US growth, jobs, stocks and trade fared in the first year of Donald Trump's presidency?
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Can a futuristic tube-based transport scheme that shoots pods through a vacuum become a reality?
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The head of the electronics retailer is switching to the cosmetics and chemist chain in a major move.
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President Trump holds last-ditch talks with the Democratic Senate leader at the White House.
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The firm bumps up the monthly fee by $2, but the cost of an annual subscription was unchanged.
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The drinks giant is pledging to reclaim a used can or bottle for every one sold.
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The European Union says that 70% of material deemed to be offensive is removed within 24 hours.
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Shares in Dignity, the UK's only listed funeral firm are down 50%, as it cuts prices by 25%.
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Fernando Trujillo works in dangerous areas of the Amazon to save the rare species.
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Market traders in Zambia protest against government rules aimed at containing an outbreak of cholera.
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Jeanette Epps would have been the first African-American astronaut on the space station crew.
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Asda and Aldi will introduce ID checks from early March, after campaigners called for restrictions.
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The FSB small business organisation rejects government claims that banks' support will provide a lifeline.
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The app that's allowing Africa's fishermen to sell their catches directly to restaurants.
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