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Train strikes cause more disruption for passengers   Some rail operators are running no services as 6,500 train drivers walk out in pay dispute.
UK economy shrinks as outlook on recession darkens   The economy shrank by 0.1% leading some experts to warn a recession could start sooner than expected.
Bike seller Peloton and meditation app Calm cut jobs   After pandemic success, exercise product maker Peloton and meditation app Calm slash jobs.
Co-op joins rivals in dropping disposable barbecues   Sainsbury's, Morrisons and Tesco are among retailers who have also stopped sales due to the heatwave.
Johnson & Johnson to replace talc-based powder with cornstarch   By 2023 J&J will make all its baby powder using cornstarch following legal battles over talc's safety.
Liz Truss defends energy firms saying profit is not evil   The Tory leader hopeful says profit is not "dirty" and windfall taxes were about "bashing business".
Government proposes more help for energy-intensive firms   Sectors like steel, paper and glass that use a lot of power could be set to receive more support.
People can't wait for energy help - Citizens Advice   The charity voices concerns of delaying support for households bracing themselves for energy bill hikes.
Energy bills could go up before October price cap rise   The energy regulator says it's "possible" customers' direct debit payments will rise before October.
Martin Lewis: Energy bill crisis is on scale of pandemic   Government support needs to double to make up for the huge expected rise in bills, the consumer expert says.
Supermarkets not passing on lower fuel price - RAC   The margin between the price of fuel at the pump and what retailers buy it for is at its widest since 2013.
'I'm borrowing £5,000 to pay my energy bills'   Many people are getting desperate as spiralling energy bills start to bite.
Ministers to meet energy giants over cost of living   Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi says he is also preparing options for the incoming prime minister.
Energy bills forecast to hit over £4,200 a year   The average household could pay £355 a month, up from £164 currently, consultancy Cornwall Insight warns.
John Lewis boss: Over-50s quitting the workforce fuels inflation   Boss Dame Sharon White says the government must think about how to get older people back into work.
Olive oil prices could rise 25% as heatwave hits production   Prices in supermarkets could increase by 20-25% later this year, one leading exporter tells the BBC.
Cost of living: The people using OnlyFans as a second job to help with bills   A campaign group says more young people are joining the site because of the rising cost of living.
Cost of living: People turning back to cash as prices rise   Post Offices handled a record £801m in personal cash withdrawals in July.
Energy bills: What do I do if I can't pay?   If you're struggling to afford your gas and electricity bills, you do have options.
Liz Truss not ruling out emergency payments, says Penny Mordaunt   Penny Mordaunt says Liz Truss's comments on how to help with the cost of living crisis had been overinterpreted.
Bank's recession warning matters to everyone   Times are already hard but the Bank of England says they'll get worse and stay that way until late 2023
Cost of living: Over a third cut back on essentials   More than a third of Britons are cutting back on food to cope with higher costs, a new report has shown.
How will a recession hit the UK housing market?   The UK economy is forecast to shrink this year but what will it mean for first-time home buyers?
Bank of England governor defends rate hike ahead of looming recession   Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey warns price rises would be long-term if Bank did not act.
Jaguar Land Rover owner Tata Motors to buy Ford car plant in India   The American motor industry giant announced last year that it would close its Indian car factories.
Bank of England warns the UK will fall into recession this year   The Bank of England raises rates as it warns inflation will rise over 13% and the UK faces a long recession.
Argentina rate hiked to 69.5% as inflation hits 20-year high   The move comes as figures showed inflation in South America's second largest economy hit a 20-year high.
Lee Jae-yong: Why South Korea just pardoned the Samsung 'prince'   Lee Jae-yong, who was convicted for bribery and embezzlement, has been granted a presidential pardon.
Superdry boss warns shoppers will choose Europe over Britain   Tax-free shopping is no longer available to international visitors to Britain.
McDonald's plans to reopen in Kyiv and western Ukraine   The burger chain says it hopes to support a "small but important sense of normalcy".
Ryanair boss O'Leary says the era of €10 flights is over   Flights will be more expensive because war in Ukraine has pushed up oil prices, Michael O'Leary tells the BBC.
The Russian billionaire daring to speak out about Putin   Boris Mints calls Putin's invasion of Ukraine "vile", adding the war is a result of his "madness".
Heatwave: When is it too hot to work?   With much of the UK enduring another period of hot weather, some workers will face very high temperatures.
Disney adds subscribers but warns over cricket loss   The media giant is gaining subscribers as it details plans to launch an ad-supported service in December.
Bogus companies scam: 'We never knew our home was on the list'   Thousands of UK home addresses have been used by crime gangs to register bogus firms, the BBC finds.
Meta's chatbot says the company 'exploits people'   The new prototype doesn't think much of the company's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, either.
Domino's: fast food giant pulls out of Italy, the home of pizza   The fast food giant's pandemic-related exit from Italy was celebrated by some social media users.
US inflation eases in July as petrol prices drop   US consumer prices rose at annual rate of 8.5% in July, more slowly than June as petrol prices fell
Elon Musk sells $6.9bn of Tesla shares as Twitter lawsuit looms   The world's richest man says he needs the money in case he is forced to buy Twitter for $44bn.
Rail strikes: No train services on some lines on Saturday   Rail firms reveal reduced timetables as thousands of workers walk out on Saturday over pay.
US invests $280bn in high tech to compete with China   US President Joe Biden said the new funding for tech would keep the US competitive.
Felixstowe port workers to strike after talks fail   The UK's biggest container port faces an eight-day walkout after staff rejected a pay offer.
China property crisis: Why homeowners stopped paying their mortgages   The country's property sector is struggling with a cash crunch, forcing buyers to take extreme steps.
Royal Mail staff to stage four-day strike action   If 115,000 staff strike, it could be the biggest ever action by the Communication Workers Union.
Thames Water plans to introduce hosepipe ban 'in weeks'   The firm plans to bring in restrictions for 15 million customers "in the coming weeks".
Supermarket food could soon carry eco-labels, says study   Scientists hope that a scoring system will lead manufacturers to compete over sustainability.
Avanti West Coast suspends sales and cuts timetables   Avanti West Coast says its limited timetables will run until further notice due to staff shortages.
China housing crisis: The people living in unfinished apartments   As Chinese developers spiral into debt, people with nowhere else to live have moved into unfinished apartments.
Qantas asks executives to work as baggage handlers for three months   The airline's head of operations has asked for 100 volunteers to fill the roles for three months.
JetBlue airline boss over-hiring to beat staff exodus   Low-fare carrier JetBlue said it is a necessary policy when recruiting, as the industry re-starts.
Port Talbot: Tata Steel faces crunch-time, professor warns   There are fears the Port Talbot site may shut if a deal to help cut carbon emissions is not struck.
Felixstowe: Workers at key UK port to strike for eight days   Around 1,900 staff at Britain's largest container port will walk-out in a dispute over pay.
US jobs growth jumps in July despite slowdown fears   Firms added far more jobs than expected last month as interest rates rise to tackle inflation.
Evergrande gets $818m as football stadium land deal cancelled   The announcement comes as the heavily-indebted Chinese property firm tries to raise cash to repay debt.
Ukraine war: UN chief Guterres slams oil and gas firms' 'grotesque greed'   UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says "grotesque greed is punishing the poorest".
AMTD Digital: How a small Hong Kong firm's shares soared   The meteoric rise of AMTD Digital's shares has been likened to the so-called "meme stock" phenomenon.
M&S stops selling disposable barbecues across UK   The supermarket says the move is to protect open spaces, after record temperatures sparked a spate of fires.
Dyson fined £1.2m after milling machine fell on worker   The company has been fined after a 1.5 tonne machine fell on a worker at its Wiltshire factory.
Booking.com scam: Tourists descend on north London private home   A woman says she feels vulnerable after dozens of tourists arrived at her private home throughout July.
Bain consultancy banned from government work over 'misconduct'   The management consultancy cannot work for the UK government for three years over 'misconduct' in South Africa.
Cost of living: Small garages want petrol prices cut at chains   Independent fuel sellers say supermarkets are not reflecting wholesale costs at the pump.
Oil output to see small hike to ease energy prices   Opec+ members will pump an extra 100,000 barrels a day in September, an amount some say is "meaningless".
Robinhood cuts nearly a quarter of staff as crypto dives   The trading platform, which is popular with amateur investors, reported a large drop in revenues.
Football fans warned to beware of fake ticket scams   The return of the Premier League could see fraudsters trick devoted fans out of hundreds of pounds.
Tinder: CEO Renate Nyborg to leave dating app after one year   Renate Nyborg's exit is part of a major shake-up of the dating app's management and strategy.
Thousands of small firms go bust owing millions in bounce back Covid loans   While most went broke for legitimate reasons, 260 directors have been disqualified for misuse of money.
BA extends sales ban on Heathrow short-haul tickets   The airline suspends sales for two weeks in response to the airport's cap on passenger numbers.
Airbnb bookings hit record high as travel recovers   Rising prices did not deter travellers, the lodging website said.
Uber attracts record number of drivers as cost of living bites   The ride-hailing app had been facing a driver shortage, leading to long waiting times for customers.
BP sees biggest profit in 14 years as energy bills soar   The firm's profits between April and June more than tripled as oil and gas prices jumped.
House prices climb 11% despite cost of living squeeze   But the Nationwide says there are signs of a slowdown and interest rate rises could cool the market.
Ambani and Adani: Asia's richest men battle to dominate 5G in India   Mukesh Ambani and Gautam Adani are set to compete in the world's second-largest internet market.
JD Sports loses millions in forced Footasylum sale   The sportswear chain has sold the retailer after just three years following competition concerns.
New property register aims to stop money laundering   The move is part of economic sanctions in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Waitrose to drop best before dates on fresh food   The chain becomes the latest retailer to take action to try to stop food being thrown away at home.
Cost of living: Are you missing out on unclaimed universal credit?   Benefits are a gateway to support but some estimates suggest £15bn still goes unclaimed each year.
Hinkley B: UK's most productive nuclear power plant closes   Hinkley Point B has shut down permanently, after 46 years generating electricity.
Fuel tax cut in UK among lowest in Europe, RAC says   The motoring group says the UK's fuel duty cut looks "paltry" compared to help given in other countries.
Ofcom urged to help end broadband loyalty penalty   Many long-standing customers pay more for broadband and mobile contracts than new customers do.
Octopus Energy asks government for £1bn to buy Bulb   The firm is seeking the funds, which will be paid back, to take over the collapsed firm.
Evergrande: Unit ordered to pay $1.1bn over unpaid debt   It came just two days after the crisis-hit firm outlined plans to restructure its overseas liabilities.
Starlink: Why is Elon Musk launching thousands of satellites?   The billionaire's SpaceX company hopes to provide an internet service from space.
Oleksiy Vadatursky: Ukraine grain tycoon killed in Russian shelling of Mykolaiv   One of Ukraine's richest men and his wife die in a bombardment of the southern city of Mykolaiv.
Post Office under pressure over victims' pay-outs   The chair of the Post Office scandal inquiry will issue a report to parliament unless progress is made.
‘I lost £40,000 worth of crops in a field fire’   People are being urged to take extra care to avoid causing fires in the countryside during hot weather.
Disruption as train strike hits weekend travel   Birmingham's Commonwealth Games and the kick-off to the football season have been affected.
Asos, Boohoo and Asda investigated over green claims   Concerns include the use of vague language which may suggest clothes are more eco-friendly than they are.
BA owner IAG reports first profit since pandemic began   IAG sees a sharp increase in the number of flights and passengers handled, despite problems at Heathrow.
How Singapore is turning multi-storey car parks into farms   The densely populated South East Asian island nation imports more than 90% of the food it consumes.
The rise of repairing: Why more of us are trying to fix things   As the cost of living soars 'repair cafes' are growing in popularity.
Mining boss: 'One person doesn't have all the answers'   Mpumi Zikalala, CEO of Kumba Iron Ore, shares an insight for our CEO Secrets series.
Are we falling in love with robots?   Far from being scary, people who actually live with robots are finding them endearing.
The lockdown side-hustles that turned into full-time businesses   The pandemic turned some people into savvy entrepreneurs but how many have ditched their day job?
The plans for giant seaweed farms in European waters   As worldwide sales of the algae soar, the European Union wants to establish giant seaweed farms.
Is there anything green about plastic grass?   More people are swapping real lawns for fake but experts are worried about its environmental impact.
Why Australia will work harder to build ties with Indonesia   .
Can North America's downtowns reverse their downturns?   City centres across the US and Canada are still much quieter than before the pandemic started.
CEO Secrets: Hard Rock Cafe boss on the shift he'll never forget   Jim Allen, chairman of Hard Rock International, shares a story for our CEO Secrets series.





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