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Government offers 'inflation-busting' pay rises
Monday July 22, 2019

Police and other public sector workers will get increases above the 2% inflation rate.

Danger tumble dryers: I'm sorry, says Whirlpool executive
Monday July 22, 2019

A full recall of remaining fire-prone dryers is launched, four years after the safety issue first emerged.

Body-worn cameras to be compulsory for bailiffs
Monday July 22, 2019

The government says the move will help tackle "intimidation and aggression" used by some bailiffs.

Aid budget to be used by International Trade Department
Monday July 22, 2019

Part of the £14bn aid budget will be spent by Liam Fox's Department for International Trade.

Equifax to pay up to $700m to settle data breach
Monday July 22, 2019

The credit score agency has agreed a settlement after hackers stole 147 million people's details.

Three resists watchdog's call for 'fairer' mobile phone fees
Monday July 22, 2019

Ofcom had called on networks to automatically cut prices for out-of-contract mobile subscribers.

Shares soar at 'China's Nasdaq' market debut
Monday July 22, 2019

China's new Nasdaq-style board comes as China is trying to assert itself as a global technology leader.

Avengers: Endgame overtakes Avatar as top box office movie of all time
Monday July 22, 2019

The superheroes defeat the aliens as Avengers: Endgame becomes the highest-grossing film ever.

Philip Hammond plans to quit if Johnson becomes PM
Sunday July 21, 2019

Philip Hammond tells the BBC he plans to resign when Theresa May leaves office next week.

NDAs: New laws to crack down on 'gagging' clauses
Sunday July 21, 2019

A ban will be placed on NDAs that stop people speaking to police, doctors or lawyers, ministers say.

The dos and don'ts of getting a pay rise
Sunday July 21, 2019

You deserve more money but how do you go about getting it, and what should you do - or not do?

Five holiday destinations where a weak pound still goes far
Friday July 19, 2019

The pound may be falling, but there are still plenty of places it goes a long way. We look at five.

Car parts from weeds: The future of green motoring?
Friday July 19, 2019

The motor industry is trying to reduce its carbon footprint in a number of innovative ways.

Housing market: What are rent controls?
Friday July 19, 2019

A simple look at how rent controls work and how effective they are.

Should I offset my summer holiday flights?
Thursday July 18, 2019

As more of us worry about our carbon emissions, how can you offset your air travel?