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CF Industries: CO2 production deal agreed amid food shortage fears

It comes after one industry group warned shoppers could start noticing gaps on shelves within days.

Failing energy firms may mean higher bills, warns regulator

Energy supplier Green is the latest firm to announce it is struggling to cope with the gas price crisis.

Record backlog of cargo ships at California ports

Some 65 container ships are stuck outside the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, amid trade bottlenecks.

Mask-wearing on public transport sees big drop

Only 20% still wear masks at train stations now it is no longer compulsory, according to Network Rail.

Staff to gain right to request flexible working from first day

All employees will be given the right to request flexible working, under government proposals.

Where does the UK get its gas and is it facing a shortage this winter?

A surge in gas prices has prompted fears of hard times ahead - but how bad could it get?

Inflation to remain higher for two years, warns OECD

The UK is expected to have inflation of 3% at the end of 2022, the highest rate of the advanced economies.

National Express in talks to buy transport rival Stagecoach

The move comes after both bus firms were hit hard by falling passenger numbers during the pandemic.

Government borrowing higher than expected in August

Borrowing was lower than a year earlier, but was still the second-highest on record for August.

Evergrande: Asia stocks mixed as investors weigh China concerns

The Chinese property giant is facing a debt crisis, triggering fears of contagion in global markets.

Pimlico Plumbers sold to US firm Neighborly

The deal will see founder Charlie Mullins offload his 90% stake in the group.

What is the energy price cap and what if my supplier goes bust?

Gas prices have soared by 250% since January, but what does that mean for household bills?

Covid: US opens up to fully vaccinated travellers

The US rolls back international travel restrictions, answering a major demand from allies.

Gas crisis: No chance lights will go out, says government

Business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng says the UK has "more than sufficient capacity" amid gas price spike.

Gas crisis: Pig farmers fear they may have to cull animals

A shortage of carbon dioxide used to stun pigs at abattoirs means a backlog of animals is growing.

Gas prices: 'I'm just watching the meter go up'

Customers caught in the middle of the energy price crisis face higher bills but are told not to panic.

Christmas toy price rises and stock shortages warning

One toy firm says rising shipping costs and HGV driver shortages are making for "a perfect storm".

Electricity energy costs damaging sector, says UK Steel

Some firms are being forced to temporarily pause production when the price goes "through the roof".

Can apps manage our chronic health conditions?

A Swedish tech firm has created an app to help alleviate people's joint pain.

'Looking back, it was an amazing thing I did'

Meet the founder on a 10-year mission to disrupt Japan's rigid work culture.

Gen Z battles to bring back unions, one Starbucks at a time

Younger Americans are reviving US labour activism amid stagnant wages and Covid hardship.

Why taking up an instrument has struck a chord for so many

The pandemic led to around 1m UK adults learning an instrument and many taking music lessons.

CEO Secrets: 'You can run a business and have a baby'

Planning for a maternity leave when you're the boss of a fast-growing company.

Why even giant ships can't solve the shipping crisis

A shortage of vessels is hampering global trade and may lead to empty shelves before Christmas.

Amazon's Cape Town base: The battle to save South African culture

Some indigenous groups say the planned office in Cape Town is on culturally important land.

The pressures - and rewards - of being an influencer

Running your own popular YouTube channel can be lucrative, but it comes with downsides.

The epicentre of Britain's pandemic house price boom

House prices have surged in many parts of the UK - and in one district they have risen by 29% in a year.

Could a reboot make social media a nicer place?

A Harvard University project will explore whether social media can be de-toxed

Women's state pension: 'It is like you've lived one big lie'

How women born in the 1950s had their retirement plans upended by state pension age changes.

How a monkey launched the pop-it toy craze

Why it took a TikTok primate to turn a forty-year-old idea into a global hit

The models that turned Instagram into their DIY catwalk

New York Fashion Week marks a tentative return - but how did supermodels keep working through Covid?

CEO Secrets: The bra boss busting stereotypes

Leanne Cahill, CEO of Bravissimo, shares her journey from shop floor to boardroom in retail.

Why coders love the AI that could put them out of a job

Artificial intelligence is getting better at penning code but still a long way from working alone.

Has Covid killed off business cards for good?

Sales of business cards have fallen sharply as a result of the pandemic.

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