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Fruit and veg come in their own natural wrapping. Why do we smother them in plastic?
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It’s time to switch from cling-wrapped plastic trays to loose, seasonal fruit and veg, and reclaim [...]
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Ice-cream demand fires up supermarket sales in June
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Soaring temperatures and rising inflation deliver biggest rise in more than five yearsBooming sales [...]
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Bank of England deputy opposes rate hike, as UK house prices rebound – business live
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All the day’s economic and financial news, as BoE deputy governor Sir Jon Cunliffe joins the widen [...]
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Ladbrokes could face inquiry after betting addicts' details found in bin bag
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Gambling Commission says it is looking into bookmaker’s compliance with data protection laws after [...]
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Google fine: EU is not waging underhand trade war against ​​US tech firms | Nils Pratley
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The European commission is not showing signs of anti-American bias – its actions will benefit cons [...]
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Singhsbury’s store becomes Morrisinghs after legal threat
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Egged on by customers, owner finds new name for Tyneside convenience storeA shopkeeper has dealt wit [...]
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Green's 'main purpose' in BHS sale was to avoid pension liability, says watchdog
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Pensions Regulator publishes report into how tycoon was pushed into agreeing to pay £363m to rescue [...]
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Asda is named worst supermarket in treatment of suppliers
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Watchdog places Walmart-owned chain below Morrisons, as it names Iceland as worst retailer at comply [...]
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Potential Martin Shkreli jurors: we can't be impartial over 'most hated man' in US
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Some interviewed said they couldn’t be part of the pharmaceutical CEO’s trial because of his not [...]
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Almost half of highly skilled EU workers 'could leave UK within five years'
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Deloitte study finds 47% were considering leaving after Brexit, while overall one-third of non-Briti [...]
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Nurturing nature: how green features can make a positive impact on business
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Defence Housing Australia’s latest development includes many natural features but will it inspire [...]
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Co-op Bank abandons sale talks as it edges towards rescue deal
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Lender says plan to secure hundreds of millions from hedge funds would allow it to ‘safeguard its [...]
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Consumer confidence collapsed after general election, YouGov finds
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Hung parliament, pay squeeze and housing slowdown took consumers’ spirits to lowest level since Br [...]
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Smart meter rollout could force household bills to rise, says supplier
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Energy company warns rising cost of installations due to ‘customer apathy’ could prompt supplier [...]
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Hard Brexit could halt Heathrow expansion plans, says Lord Adonis
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National Infrastructure Commission chair says UK must maintain ties with EU to save key projects suc [...]
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Italy's €17bn bank job: self-preservation at a long-term EU price? | Nils Pratley
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The state rescue of Veneto Banca and Banca Popolare di Vicenza raises major long-term worries for th [...]
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Markets relieved after Italy agrees €17bn bank rescue – as it happened
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All the day’s economic and financial news, including a TUC conference on insecure work and reactio [...]
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HBOS fraud victims go unpaid as Lloyds battles Noel Edmonds
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Bank denies star’s claim £100m scheme is a ‘sham’ as only one victim of loans scam has receiv [...]
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I sent money to a friend using Barclays’ Pingit app, but it never arrived
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An international transfer of £792 in euros in May still hasn’t turned up in my friend’s account [...]
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Maxed-out consumers of concern to Bank of England
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Governor Mark Carney likely to use financial stability report to highlight risks from rising borrowi [...]
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RBS to cut hundreds of UK jobs in move to India
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Bank’s transfer of loans team to Mumbai brings loss of 443 jobs in Britain and condemnation by Uni [...]
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UK electricity grid cyber-attack risk is 'off the scale'
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Energy industry says current threat coming to the fore because of trend towards decentralised power [...]
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Italy to wind up two failing banks at potential cost of €17bn
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Veneto Banca and Banca Popolare di Vicenza, blighted by bad loans and a mis-selling scandal, will op [...]
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Uber and the ‘brogrammers’ feel the consequences of changing the world
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Silicon Valley’s culture of disruption leaves victims. Now those who have suffered at the tech sec [...]
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Booming stock markets distract from threat of excessive lending
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Central bankers warn that high-risk borrowers pose danger to stability of global financial marketsWo [...]
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Trump could use alternate routes to roll back bank reforms
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Though Congress is nowhere close to repealing reforms, others think Trump can inflict major and dama [...]
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With politics turned on its head, Labour sticks to Brexit ambiguity
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Hard, soft or left? One year on and theories abound, but politicians are yet to define their vision [...]
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Status of UK's most exclusive shopping street under threat
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Soaring rents and rates on Bond Street are pushing retailers including Dolce & Gabbana to think [...]
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