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Tesco raises prices on 1,000 products

Image copyright Getty Images Britain’s largest supermarket, Tesco, has increased the price of more than 1,000 products in the past two weeks. The firm raised prices on products including cheese, chocolate and bananas by an…


Government borrowing in June highest since 2015

Image copyright Getty Images Public sector net borrowing rose sharply in June because of higher debt interest payments and rising spending on services, figures show. It totalled £7.2bn, according to the Office for National Statistics,…


Crossrail costs will continue to climb, MPs say

Image copyright Getty Images London’s Crossrail project will probably go even further over budget, according to a report by MPs. Commuters have been “let down” by a programme that is well behind schedule, the Public…




UK workers who lose jobs to AI will be retrained

Image copyright iStock / Getty Images Workers whose jobs might become obsolete as a result of automation are to receive help in retraining from a new national government scheme. Up to 20 million manufacturing jobs…


Electric car models to triple in Europe by 2021

Image copyright iStock / Getty Images The number of electric car models available to consumers in Europe is expected to triple by 2021, according to European Union transport experts. The uptake of electric cars has…


The Insta king trying to dominate UK cannabis

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionInstagram celebrity Dan Bilzerian claims he doesn’t like social media Controversial social media star Dan Bilzerian is wearing a tiny pair of orange shorts and a tight…