10th October 2019

US-China trade talks resume amid diplomatic tension

Image copyright AFP China and the US resumed trade talks in Washington on Thursday against a backdrop of heightened diplomatic tension. This week the US government blacklisted 28 Chinese entities it said were “implicated” in…


Nissan Europe ‘unsustainable’ in no-deal Brexit

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe head of Nissan Europe says a no-deal Brexit threatens the firm’s business model Japanese carmaker Nissan has warned that a no-deal Brexit could make its European…



Dyson has scrapped its electric car project

Image copyright Getty Images Dyson, the UK-based company best known for its vacuum cleaners, has scrapped a project to build electric cars. The firm, headed by inventor Sir James Dyson, said its engineers had developed…


Jeremy Corbyn: No Brexit referendum before election

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCorbyn to PM: “We can’t trust you” A Labour government would hold a Brexit referendum soon after winning a general election, Jeremy Corbyn has promised. The party…


UK set to avoid recession despite poor August

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption TV and film production has helped to boost the economy The UK’s economy is expected to avoid a recession after showing better-than-expected growth in the three months to the…





Oxfam alleges abuse in UK supermarket supply chains

Image copyright Tatiana Cardeal Image caption Workers on fruit farms in Brazil told Oxfam they had developed skin conditions from using pesticides without adequate protection Workers on farms and plantations that supply big UK supermarkets…