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16 Jul 11:17am Our tuna is real tuna, Subway insists, rejecting exposé’s fishy DNA tests
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Fast-food chain launches website defending the integrity of its fish sandwiches after New York Times investigation found ‘zero tuna’ In yet another twist in a fishy tale, the fast-food chain Subway is pushing back once again against its tuna critics, launching a website in defense of its popular sandwich. The site,
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16 Jul 10:30am Why are billionaires obsessed with going to space? | Thomas Moynihan
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If civilisation perishes on planet Earth, Musk, Bezos and Branson seem to think humans have a backup elsewhere Branson, Bezos, Musk: why are these billionaires, with all their worldly riches, fixated on space travel? The Tesla founder, Elon Musk,
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16 Jul 9:11am Updated Burberry sales return to pre-pandemic levels as younger shoppers splash out
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Luxury fashion brand reports revenues of £479m in 13 weeks to 26 June, up 86% on 2020
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16 Jul 9:00am Pressing issues: vinyl revival held back by production capacity, Brexit and more
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This weekend’s Record Store Day celebrates the vinyl revival, but the format is facing multiple obstacles at once The second Record Store Day (RSD) of 2021 arrives on Saturday, following an event on 12 June. A multitude of special-edition records will be divided up between some 200 independent shops in the UK, and the event will drive much-needed revenue after more than a year of no live music and frequently shuttered shops. There is, however, an accelerating crisis behind the scenes. The BPI in the UK reported 4.8m LP sales in 2020, the format’s 13th consecutive year of growth, but the “vinyl revival” of recent years is now under threat. Vinyl pressing plants are struggling to meet demand, and well-funded labels are trying to jump the queue. There is a global PVC shortage, and Brexit brings its own problems. Jeff Bell of Partisan Records – home to Idles,
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16 Jul 8:13am Rishi Sunak weighs up moving budget to 2022 on back of Covid crisis
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The economy is expected to reach a crucial stage in fourth quarter as support for business winds down
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16 Jul 7:02am UK school uniform supplier warns of Covid-related shortages
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School Uniform Direct tells customers to order soon because of production and transport delays
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16 Jul 5:23am GSK plans £400m life sciences campus in Stevenage
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Pharmaceuticals firm thinks creating cluster of companies at its site could result in up to 5,000 jobs GlaxoSmithKline is seeking to create a £400m campus in Stevenage for new life sciences companies that it believes could result in up to 5,000 jobs over the next decade. The pharmaceuticals company has kicked off a process to find a private sector developer to transform a third of its existing 37-hectare (92 acres) research and development site in Stevenage into one of Europe’s largest clusters for new life sciences businesses.
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16 Jul 3:08am Updated EU new car sales rise, as Bank of Japan cuts economic growth forecast – business live
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EU car sales rise 10% in June but remain below pre-pandemic levels, as BOJ leaves policy unchanged and cuts GDP forecast for this year
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16 Jul 2:00am Homes for sale in seaside hotspots – in pictures
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From a period townhouse with far-reaching sea views … to living on the water
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16 Jul 1:00am Alfresco dining boost in England as government extends pavement licences
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Covid-stricken hospitality sector allowed to serve food and drink outdoors until September 2022
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15 Jul 7:01pm Cost of petrol in UK hits highest level since 2013 after pandemic slump
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Price of a litre of petrol risen by almost 20p since November as economy has reopened after lockdown The cost of a litre of petrol has risen by almost 20p since November to hit its highest level since 2013, according to research by motoring group the AA. The organisation said the average pump price in the UK was now above 133p a litre, up from 114p in the autumn. Diesel has undergone a similar price rise, the figures show, with the cost of a litre rising from 117.20p in the middle of November to 135.74p on Sunday.
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15 Jul 7:01pm Shell and Scottish Power submit plans for floating offshore windfarms
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Energy firms hope to produce world’s first large-scale floating turbines in north-east Scotland Royal Dutch Shell has joined forces with Scottish Power to develop the world’s first large-scale floating offshore windfarms in the north-east of Scotland. The energy companies have submitted multiple plans for a string of large floating offshore windfarms to Crown Estate Scotland as part of the property manager’s latest leasing round for access to the coastline.
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15 Jul 7:01pm Bank of England ‘addicted’ to creating money, say peers
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BoE must be more transparent and justify use of quantitative easing, says Lords report The Bank of England risks becoming addicted to creating money and needs to come clean about how it plans to unwind its
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15 Jul 7:01pm ‘Tsunami of closures’ threaten UK high streets as debt grows fivefold
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Shops, hairdressers and small bars battle to survive after lockdown closures, report finds Independent high street businesses could face a “tsunami of closures” after their debt climbed to almost five times the level it was before the Covid-19 pandemic, as shops, hairdressers, bars and restaurants battle to survive. About 150,000 small businesses have racked up £2.3bn in debt, up from £500m before the pandemic, based on government-backed loans and not including rent debt, according to a report from Bill Grimsey, the former boss of Wickes and Iceland, who has backed a series of investigations into the state of the high street.
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