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Trump maintains a Chinese bank account, says NYT

Mr Trump, who sparked a trade war with Beijing, is critical of US firms doing business in China.

Five ways the virus has changed Netflix

Subscriber growth slows for the streaming giant, despite hit productions such as The Old Guard with Charlize Theron

Royal Mail launches 72p parcel pick-up service

The firm claims it is "one of the biggest changes to the delivery since the launch of the post box".

Machines to 'do half of all work tasks by 2025'

Millions more jobs will be lost to robots with Covid accelerating the trend, says the World Economic Forum.

Amazon parcel scam targets woman eight months after her death

David Henderson found an Amazon account had been opened using his late wife's name and address.

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao swaps punching for payments

The legendary fighter is launching PacPay to help streamline online payments for social media influencers.

Cathay Pacific axes regional carrier and 8,500 jobs

Hong Kong’s flag carrier is closing Cathay Dragon and cutting jobs as part of a restructuring plan.

Thousands unable to get an NI number because of coronavirus

Thousands have been unable to get a National Insurance number because the government has stopped issuing them.

'Cost of removing cladding is ripping our lives apart'

Owners of flats with flammable cladding are angry they may have to pay towards the cost of replacing it.

Google hit by landmark competition lawsuit in US over search

The US Justice Department accuses Google of disadvantaging its rivals in search and advertising.

Working lunch 'loophole' hope for pubs and restaurants

Hospitality chiefs are seeking clarity over whether business lunches are exempt from Covid restrictions.

US election 2020: Congressional virus relief talks grind on

Senate Republicans are reportedly wary about the prospect of a pre-election deal with Democrats.

UK job losses 'could be larger than forecast'

The unemployment rate could rise above current predictions, a Bank of England policymaker warns.

Exxon clarifies Trump phone call: 'It never happened'

The oil giant distances itself from the President's "hypothetical" funds-for-contracts phone call.

Durex condom sales jump after virus rules relaxed

The maker of Dettol and Cillit Bang previously reported a big drop in demand for condoms across Europe.

Visa and Mastercard accused of charging 'excessive' fees

Retail groups say the fees charged by credit card firms have almost doubled in two years.

Covid-19: First UK airport coronavirus testing begins

The aim is to help people travelling to destinations where a negative result is required on arrival.

Mysterious 'Robin Hood' hackers donating stolen money

Experts and charities are puzzled by hackers who've started donating stolen money.

Coronavirus: Shapps aims for new test system for arrivals

The UK transport secretary hopes to have it in place from December, but BA's boss is sceptical.

Geek Retreat: Retailer of 'all things geeky' to open 100 new shops

Games and entertainment retailer Geek Retreat says loyal customers helped it thrive in lockdown.

Flybe set to fly again after brand is rescued

The deal could see the regional carrier restart operations as soon as next year.

Sir James Dyson to sell Singapore penthouse at a loss

The British tycoon has reportedly accepted a $62m offer for the vast property a year after buying it.

The forklift truck drivers who never leave their desks

Remote-controlled vehicles are becoming increasingly common in the workplace.

'The fake reporter wanted to know about our software'

As image recognition software is increasingly used, one firm had to deal with subterfuge.

How to save money working from home this winter

Some experts say energy bills could double - here's how to stop that happening.

My Money: 'Most of our spending is on our son'

Ned Vincent from Norfolk takes us through his week during the coronavirus pandemic.

'I'm sick of influencers asking for free cake'

Some small businesses are resisting calls from social media influencers for free gifts.

Coronavirus: Is there a future for street fundraising?

Face-to-face fundraising is vital for charities' cash income - but does it have a post-Covid future?

New jets promise to revive supersonic travel

Almost 20 years after Concorde was retired, new supersonic passenger aircraft are finally emerging.

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Waiting more than 170 days for cruise refund

Cruise customers say they have been waiting more than six months for refunds for cancelled holidays.

Coronavirus: Turkey farmers worried over downsized Christmas dinners

Turkey farmers are concerned the 'rule of six' will lead to downsized Christmas dinners.

First women-only tailor’s shopfront opens on Savile Row

Savile Row has been known for delivering high quality men’s tailoring for more than 200 years. But things are now changing.

Jamie Oliver warns against lowering food standards post-Brexit

Jamie Oliver has accused the government of using "back door" secondary legislation to avoid scrutiny of post-Brexit food standards.

Mohsin Issa: Asda and EG have shared northern values

EG Group bosses told staff today that petrol station owner EG Group and Asda will remain separate.

Covid-19: Working from India's beaches and mountains during the pandemic

Many Indian professionals have been working from home, but some have taken the concept a step further.

China's robot taxis: Would you ride in one?

Driverless taxis are now available in China’s biggest city, Shanghai. The BBC took a ride.

Hydrogen-powered train makes UK maiden journey

The Hydroflex made a 25-mile round-trip in Warwickshire, reaching speeds of up to 50 mph.

Birmingham mum turns to pedal power in lockdown deliveries

Jas Sandhu had planned to create a business delivering food to office staff until lockdown arrived.

Local food heroes: Tesco teams up with Olio

Supermarket chain Tesco has teamed up with the food-sharing app Olio in a bid to reduce food waste.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak on Job Support Scheme and helping UK workers

The chancellor says it is "impossible" to predict the jobs market due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Labour: Dodds reaction to Sunak Job Support Scheme

The shadow chancellor says half of her 40 requests for targeted wage support for workers were “rebuffed” by the government.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces new Job Support Scheme

The UK chancellor said the Job Support Scheme would start in November and last for six months.

One of the ‘dodgiest addresses in the world’

The office in Potters Bar has registered more than 100 companies that are named in the Fincen files – a leak of suspicious activity reports filed by banks.

Teen entrepreneurs’ top business tips

Two young businessmen who started their ventures when they were at school share their advice on how to sustain your business during the pandemic.

Coronavirus: The family hit hard by unemployment

All the adults in the Coombes family from Liverpool have lost jobs due to coronavirus.

Ex-Google boss Eric Schmidt: 'US dropped ball on tech funding'

The former Google boss explains why the US risks lagging behind China when it comes to innovation.

Brexit: What are problem issues in UK-EU trade talks?

Time is running short for the UK and EU to agree a new trade when the transition period ends on 31 December.

Covid lockdown sees rise of 'barter classes' in Indian villages

In India, as schools closed during the Covid-19 lockdown, many villages turned to "barter classes".

The 1980s 'super recession': This is what 3m unemployed looked like

As the UK copes with being in a recession, how does it compare with the recession in the 1980s?

'We need Eat Out To Help Out to run in the autumn'

A group of restaurateurs wants the Eat Out To Help Out scheme to be brought back in the autumn.

'We're giving up our office forever to work from home'

Why one Birmingham-based company has decided to give up its office and let its staff permanently work from home.

Coronavirus: Grant Shapps explains France quarantine decision

Grant Shapps says the government has taken a "practical approach" to the France quarantine measures.

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