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New diesel and petrol vehicles to be banned from 2040 in UK

Ministers will unveil a £255m fund to help councils introduce steps to deal with vehicle pollution.

Old £1 coin spending deadline looms

The new 12-sided £1 coin now outnumbers the old version, which is soon to be withdrawn.

Trump says Apple will build three 'big' new plants in US

President Trump says Apple is planning three new manufacturing plants in the United States.

Electric Mini to be built in Oxford

A fully electric version of the Mini is to be built at the Cowley plant in Oxford, BMW says.

McDonald's sales up on premium hamburgers and cheap drinks

The fast-food company said $1 fizzy drinks and a new burger line boosted sales at established restaurants.

Acacia Mining rejects $190bn Tanzanian tax bill

Gold miner Acacia is hit by Tanzania's demand for unpaid taxes amid a row it calls "unexplainable".

Trump: UK-US trade deal could be 'big and exciting'

The US President also takes a swipe at the EU's "very protectionist" stance towards his country.

Plans to ban leaseholds on new-build houses in England

Ground rents paid to freeholders could also be restricted, under proposals for England.

Jimmy Choo bought by Michael Kors in £896m deal

The luxury shoemaker is snapped up by Michael Kors Holdings, three months after it was put up for sale.

GM profit down but better than expected

The car giant saw net income fall to $2.4bn (£1.8bn), down from $2.8bn a year earlier.

Plans to compare bank customer service

Banks should publish the frequency of security incidents and the time taken to open an account, the regulator says.

Rise in personal loans dangerous, Bank of England official says

Household debt is rising much faster than incomes, the Bank of England's Alex Brazier says.

FTSE 100 up but Domino's Pizza shares hit as sales slow

The pizza delivery firm reports rising profits but reveals a sharp slowdown in sales growth.

Alphabet profits rocked by EU fine

Google parent Alphabet reports revenues rose in the second quarter but profits drop by almost a third.

Microsoft Paint avoids brush with death

The graphics program will remain available on the app store, Microsoft says.

Tourists warned over exchange rate costs

Holidaymakers face unnecessary charges when they use their credit and debit cards overseas.

Amazon's Whole Foods deal under scrutiny

Democrats have asked authorities to consider how the deal might affect consumer choice.

Crossrail 2: Support by government 'outrageous' after northern snub

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham says the go-ahead for London will cause "widespread anger".

Tesco takes on Amazon with same-day delivery across UK

Tesco customers will soon be able to get an evening delivery if they order by lunchtime on the same day.

Paying with Bitcoin? That'll do nicely

Visit the high-end art gallery in London that accepts cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin as payment.

Why you should pay in local currency

You should make credit card payments in the local currency when abroad, says the BBC's Simon Gompertz.

'Shrinkflation' has been going on for past five years: ONS

"Shrinkflation" has been going on for five years, says the Office for National Statistics.

Dov Moran: The man behind the memory stick

Israeli inventor Dov Moran talks about the success of the memory stick and the sale of his company M-Systems in 2006.

Student loan debt: Your questions answered

Find out what owing tens of thousands of pounds means for your credit rating, and when to pay back.

Planet Organic founder's well-being tips for bosses

CEO Secrets: Planet Organic founder Renee Elliott shares her well-being tips for bosses.

The world's superyacht hub

How Italian seaside city Viareggio became a hub for the superyacht manufacturing industry.

Virtual campaigning changes Kenya vote

Social media has taken centre-stage for many voters and candidates ahead of Kenya's general election.

YouTuber Jake Paul says he's 'outgrown' Disney Channel

Actor and YouTube star Jake Paul has reportedly been dropped from Disney Channel after concerns about his behaviour

The secret to Love Island's success

After eight weeks of Love Island, we look at why has the show been so successful.

Odd choice

Why a high-end fashion brand chose a land-locked country in Africa to make some of its handbags.

Love in a cold climate

The winner of the Global Teacher Prize is campaigning for disadvantaged youngsters in the Canadian Arctic.

Inside US/UK trade deal

How would the UK benefit from a trade deal with the US and is it likely to happen?

Bitcoin goes arty

The global art market is not known for tech innovation, so why is Bitcoin proving increasingly popular?

Intimidation and threats

The EU anti-fraud office is cracking down on Mafia fraud involving farm development funds in Sicily.

Getting smaller

Everyone knows about Toblerone, but what else is getting smaller?

Superyacht hub

How Italian seaside city Viareggio became a hub for the superyacht manufacturing industry.

Lip Queen

Beauty entrepreneur Susanne Langmuir decided to concentrate on one thing and do it well - lips.

Formula fix

Since the first commercial substitute for breast milk was launched in 1865, formula has shaped the workforce.

Comic book success

How Comic-Con has become an annual festival of costumes and comic books - and a multi-million dollar industry.

Spirit of 1973

When England's women won the first Cricket World Cup in 1973 they did it solely for the love of the game.

Who is the slowest player?

How live streaming of player data is giving sports fans unprecedented levels of analysis.

Happy travelling

The government is consulting on a new strategy which puts the consumer "at the heart of the aviation sector".

'Selfridges' of sports?

The retailer says it has "smashed the ball out of the park" in its attempt to move upmarket.

To hug, or not to hug?

The number of workplace huggers is said to be on the rise, but it is still a social - and legal - minefield.

A longer life means a longer wait for your pension

Longer life expectancy means the middle aged will have to work longer for their share of the pension pot.

Where's hot?

Many holidaymakers no longer want just a couple of weeks' rest, but are searching for a more memorable experience.

Gran designs

Canada's Grand Challenges projects are using research and ingenuity to tackle global problems.

Chatbot docs

Could health apps and AI-powered chatbots replace your traditional local doctor?

From airline to airwaves

The EasyJet chief's career has taken her through some of the best-known companies in the UK.

Easy does it?

Warren Buffett has advised his wife to invest her money in low-cost index funds, after his death.



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