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The taxi-hailing firm's drivers should get workers' rights including holiday and sick pay, a tribunal rules.
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Production rises by more than expected, while the UK's trade deficit narrows.
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Two species of seahorses are among the unexpected creatures found living in London.
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Bakkavor, the UK's biggest hummus maker, decides to list its shares after all just a week after dropping the plans.
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Householders will get £8 a day if broadband or landline faults are not fixed immediately.
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Shares in the fashion group drop again, a day after it unveiled plans to move further upmarket.
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Japan's third-biggest steel maker says it will automate more operations and reorganise quality control.
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He calls for trade deals based on mutual respect, in a speech at an Asia-Pacific summit in Vietnam.
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Leaked documents identify more than 100 Britons as tax dodgers who hid wealth in Mauritius companies.
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Ice ceiling
10 Nov 2017 1:22:53
For decades, there was a ceiling not of glass but of ice, holding women back from doing research in Antarctica.
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More than half of England's secondary schools did not offer the subject in 2015-16, a report has found.
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The firm faces higher expenses and a decline in its US business after disclosing a cyber breach.
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Industry body predicts record £6bn ad spend as John Lewis brings out its seasonal pitch
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Talking pants
10 Nov 2017 0:08:05
We love shopping online for clothes but often have to return them. Can tech help make things easier?
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From January, consumers will pay a maximum of £150 for a pre-payment meter
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Women in some areas have effectively been "working unpaid" since September because of the gender gap.
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US interest rates are likely to rise next month and three more times next year, says a Fed rate-setter.
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The media giant says it has signed a deal to make three more Star Wars movies.
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US car makers will suffer if President Trump eases emissions standards, California's governor says.
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September's Maria storm disrupts the international competition to find innovative ways to map the seafloor.
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A giant otter that roamed China six million years ago had a surprisingly strong bite, say scientists.
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The site had faced complaints that white-supremacist accounts were being verified.
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Sometimes trying your best isn't enough; when the situation demands it, you need to be perfect. For Jon Bowers, who runs a training facility for professional delivery drivers, the stakes are high -- 100 people in the US die every day in car accidents -- and it's perfection, or "a willingness to do what is difficult to achieve what is right," that he looks to achieve. He explains why we should all be equally diligent about striving toward perfection in everything we do, even if it means failing along the way.
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US indexes open lower, retreating after hitting record highs in the previous session.
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With fantastic new maps that show interactive, visual representations of urban fragility, Robert Muggah articulates an ancient but resurging idea: cities shouldn't just be the center of economics -- they should also be the foundation of our political lives. Looking around the world, from Syria to Singapore to Seoul and beyond, Muggah submits six principles for how we can build more resilient cities. "Cities are where the future happens first. They're open, creative, dynamic, democratic, cosmopolitan, sexy," Muggah says. "They're the perfect antidote to reactionary nationalism."
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