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The good old days: Young Senator Joe Biden on Russia and NATO
Which energy firms met Boris Johnson – and how big are their profits?
Vital statistics on power-generation firms suspected of having cashed in on high energy prices
Work from home: a meal, a waitress and a robot
A woman who uses a wheelchair is able to work as a waitress at a Mong Kok restaurant from her Tsing Yi home, thanks to a robot that allows her to remotely serve customers.
Truss tax plans could put millions at risk of ‘real destitution’, says Sunak
Candidates to be next prime minister clash over how to tackle energy crisis at hustings in Cheltenham
Disney overtakes Netflix in battle for subscribers
Disney will launch a new ad-supported streaming service in the US in December, as it overtakes Netflix in the race for paid subscribers.
What are the options for managing skyrocketing energy bills this winter?
Explainer: The looming hardship is fuelling support for Don’t Pay UK campaign, but there are other approaches
UN trade body calls for halting cryptocurrency rise in developing countries
The UN trade and development body, UNCTAD, has called for action to curb cryptocurrencies in developing nations, in three policy briefs published on Wednesday.
Nicola Sturgeon says Liz Truss asked her ‘how to get into Vogue’
Scottish first minister said Truss ‘looked a little bit as if she’d swallowed a wasp’ when she told her she had been in Vogue twice
Young workers have been hit hardest by COVID fallout, says UN labor agency
The number of young people globally who can’t find a job this year is set to reach 73 million – that’s a full six million more than before COVID-19, the UN labor agency said on ...
Suella Braverman received £10,000 leadership bid donation from prominent climate denier’s firm
Attorney general declared the donation from company owned by Terence Mordaunt, who chaired the climate sceptic thinktank Global Warming Policy Foundation
How inflation is hitting back-to-school essentials
Electronics, clothing and shoes are the most popular back-to-school items as kids return to in-person learning, according to the nation's largest retail trade group.
Leeds man says ‘racist’ stop and search turned him off joining police
Watchdog orders West Yorkshire police to reinvestigate complaint by Hesham Sharif over search last year
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