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How lake gases are powering homes in Rwanda

Methane is being extracted from Lake Kivu in Rwanda to generate [...]

Brexit: Emmanuel Macron ‘not sure’ of UK-EU trade deal by end of year

The French president’s doubts come as the UK government is set to publish its [...]

Harry and Meghan to end use of ‘SussexRoyal’ brand

Plans to secure a trademark have also been abandoned, a spokesperson for the duke and duchess [...]

Michael O’Leary: Ryanair boss criticised for Muslim profiling comments

The Ryanair boss says Muslim men should be profiled at airports because “that is where the threat [...]

Waitrose named best supermarket by Which?

Waitrose has been rated the best UK in-store supermarket again in Which?’s annual supermarket satisfaction [...]

Email address charges branded ‘daylight robbery’

Ofcom is asking why broadband firms charge people to keep old email addresses after switching [...]

Wells Fargo reaches $3bn fake accounts settlement

Pressure to hit sales goals led Wells Fargo staff to create fake accounts and collect extra [...]

EU budget: Talks end amid stand-off between ‘frugal’ and other nations

French President Emmanuel Macron said the deadlock showed “we don’t need Britain to show [...]

US business levels fall sharply amid coronavirus

Activity fell last month for the first time since 2013, according to a closely watched [...]

Sir Philip Green ‘has no intention’ to watch Greed film

Steve Coogan plays “a larger-than-life” businessman in the [...]

Why are investors betting against shopping centres?

Landlords are sharing the pain felt on the High Street, and it has shown up in their share [...]

First class stamps to rise 6p to 76p

The Royal Mail is increasing the cost of postage again, with first-class stamps rising 6p to [...]

Cadbury egg hunt: Health campaigners celebrate end of National Trust deal

Health campaigners welcome the move as the trust says chocolate will be “less of a focus” from [...]

Storm Dennis: ‘My business was flooded twice in two days’

Business owners describe how they have been left counting the cost of the floods caused by Storm [...]

Coronavirus: Car sales in China fall 92% in February

Car dealerships remain closed and buyers stay away as the coronavirus outbreak takes its toll on [...]

Coronavirus outbreak to cost airlines almost $30bn

Airline industry body IATA predicts global air travel demand will fall for the first time since [...]

JP Morgan economists warn of ‘catastrophic’ climate change

Researchers say delaying climate change action risks “potentially catastrophic [...]

Turning billions of £20 notes into compost

Around two billion paper £20 notes will be replaced with polymer notes in the next few [...]

Huawei: Our customers say we’re years ahead of rivals

Huawei’s Paul Scanlan says the company is years ahead of its competitors Nokia and [...]

US continues fight to stop UK using Huawei kit

American’s top cyber-security official says China’s Huawei should not play a role in 5G [...]

Inside Disney’s rush to deliver Baby Yoda toys

The new Star Wars character could help lift the toy industry – if the products ever [...]

Data breach hits agency overseeing White House communications

The personal data of about 200,000 people is exposed in a [...]

Barclays scraps ‘Big Brother’ staff tracking system

The bank’s software to monitor the amount of time staff spent at their desks was condemned as [...]

Victoria’s Secret stake sale values firm at $1.1bn

The lingerie firm has previously been criticised for not being inclusive of all body [...]

Euro 2020 tickets: Uefa apologises to fans over cancellations

Uefa apologises for an error over Euro 2020 tickets that has left fans hundreds of pounds out of pocket through flight and hotel [...]

ISS World hack leaves thousands of employees offline

ISS World, a major facilities provider, has been hit by an apparent ransomware [...]

Coronavirus: Qantas and Air France-KLM warn of earnings hit

The alerts by Qantas and Air France-KLM come as concerns grow over the hit to the global [...]

How technology is aiding Malawi’s music industry

Technology is making it easier for music artists in Malawi to create and release work to [...]

Retail sales bounce back in January after weak end to 2019

Post-Christmas sales helped retailers see their best growth since March, official figures [...]

Lloyds pays £2.5bn to deal with final PPI claims

The bill weighed on the bank’s profits, but is close to drawing a line under the mis-selling [...]

US retailer Forever 21 bought back from bankruptcy

Three new buyers want to help the fashion chain retain its US stores and expand [...]

MGM hack exposes personal data of 10.6 million guests

Celebrities including Justin Bieber were among those whose data was stolen, one report [...]

Brexit complicates EU budget plans

Leaders are meeting this week to discuss budget plans in challenging [...]

Facebook boss faces ‘blow-dried armpit’ jibes

Mark Zuckerberg faced jibes on social media over a claim that he has staff blow-dry his [...]

‘Alternative milks are killing our dairy farms’

As Americans drink less cow’s milk, US dairy farmers say they are struggling to get [...]

Sinn Fein surge puts Irish economy in the spotlight

As the Irish parliament convenes to try to choose its new leader, concerns about inequality [...]

My Money: ‘My husband and I have 90 minutes alone together each week’

As part of a new BBC blog series, Maura Hannon from Switzerland shares what she spent her money on this [...]

‘My job went abroad because of globalisation’

New trade deals have re-opened the debate on how to rescue people’s careers if their jobs go [...]

New polymer £20 featuring painter Turner enters circulation

A new polymer £20 banknote featuring artist JMW Turner starts to appear in ATMs on [...]

No-fault evictions: ‘Our lives are falling apart’

Becky Palmer and her family were given two months to leave a home they had rented for 12 [...]

Boeing could lose state tax break amid tariff fight

Lawmakers in Washington state say they want to avoid a trans-Atlantic tariff [...]

Immigration: No visas for low-skilled workers, government says

Ministers urge firms to stop relying on “cheap labour”, but critics warn of damage to the [...]

WH Smith in spat with Telegraph over pricing

The UK retailer has removed the Daily Telegraph newspaper from 120 shops in railway [...]

Airbus Defence and Space to cut more than 2,300 jobs

The space and defence business of Airbus said it will get rid of 357 roles in the UK out of nearly 4,000 [...]

The Wet’suwet’en conflict disrupting Canada’s rail system

PM Justin Trudeau is under growing pressure to solve a conflict over a pipeline as trains sit [...]