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US-China trade war: Trump announces new retaliatory tariff hikes

The president hits back at Beijing's plans by hiking tariffs on Chinese imports by another 5%.

The new mobile phone scam delivering a problem

Why are fraudsters arranging for a brand new phone to unexpectedly be delivered to your door?

High Street: Five ways UK shopping has changed

Many retailers have announced store closures and job losses.

British Airways strike: BA pilots announce September dates

British Airways pilots will strike on 9, 10 and 27 September in a dispute over pay, union Balpa says.

Trump responds with fury over Fed chief's speech

The US president asks if the Federal Reserve head is a bigger enemy than China's premier Xi Jinping.

Eddie Stobart chief leaves as shares suspended

The transport firm, known for its green and red lorries, revealed a £2m discrepancy in its accounts last month.

Ryanair rated 'greedy and arrogant' by customers

Ryanair has been rated worst for customer service out of 100 big British brands, according to Which?.

Costa Coffee franchise workers 'not treated like humans'

An investigation is launched after staff from multiple stores complain of poor working conditions.

Hasbro to buy Peppa Pig owner Entertainment One for $4bn

The US toy maker will expand its entertainment portfolio with other preschool brands including PJ Masks.

Universal credit 'forces tenants into rent arrears'

Universal credit is causing tenants to fall behind with rent, warns the Residential Landlords Association.

David Koch: Billionaire Republican donor dies aged 79

The 11th richest man in the world and his brother had a huge influence on the conservative movement.

Royal Mail union to ballot 100,000 workers on strike action

Management are not abiding by an agreement on pensions and pay, says a union.

Brexit: Northern Ireland farmers warn of no deal risks

Some food producers say a no-deal Brexit could put them out of business within three days.

Hong Kong protests: Cathay Pacific staff speak of climate of fear

Employees tell the BBC they try not to talk politics at work in case colleagues are pro-Beijing.

Does a Pride event need Kylie or Ariana Grande?

LGBT Pride events have become big business, but does that distract from their original purpose?

The future of food: Why farming is moving indoors

Vertical farming is fast-expanding but the costs are high and the food range is limited - for now.

Would you let your child become a 'kid influencer'?

Social media influencers are getting younger and younger, but at what cost to their wellbeing?

How Australia is shaking up the truffle market

Australia maybe a newcomer in growing black truffles but is now the world's fourth-largest producer.

#BulletJournal: Seven million beautiful ways to save money

#BulletJournal: The new trend that is helping people to save money.

HS2 route: How much will the rail scheme cost?

Part one of the high-speed railway between London, the Midlands and North of England is due to open in 2026.

The Cold War spy technology which we all use

Radio-frequency identification, famously used to bug the US embassy in Moscow, is a cheap way to track objects and data.

The people policing the internet's most horrific content

Website content moderators have to see some very disturbing material. How do they cope?

Why we lie about being retired

When we retire we often pretend that we're still working according to one Harvard academic.

'The bomb actually landed in the room I had been in'

Laila Pence fled war in Egypt to go on and become a multimillionaire US businesswoman.

Can big investors save the world?

Will the big polluters clean up their acts if the people who actually own them say they must?

Facial recognition technology aims to cut passport queue times

The UK Home Office is considering a system which would let you walk through immigration without showing your passport.

How bingo became a million dollar idea

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how bingo became a multi-million dollar idea.

Testing the debit card with a fingerprint sensor

The technology could give a further layer of security when paying with your card in shops.

HS2: How much work has already been done?

With a review announced into the HS2 high speed rail link - how much has already been done?

Does the future of farming exist beneath city streets?

In a disused air raid shelter one company is growing crops, but what are the pros and cons of vertical farming?

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