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Trump accuses China of ‘manipulating’ its currency

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Donald Trump says China is “absolutely” manipulating its currency Donald Trump has again accused China of manipulating its currency to combat US tariffs. The accusation, made in an interview with Reuters, echoes claims the US President made during his 2016 campaign and repeated last month. Mr Trump also criticised […]

House of Fraser’s flagship London store saved

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption House of Fraser is one of the most prominent stores on London’s Oxford Street House of Fraser’s flagship Oxford Street store will now stay open after the chain’s new owner agreed fresh terms with its landlord. The store had been due to close under a restructuring plan that House […]

Is it the end of the 9 to 5 working day?

Image copyright Anna Whitehouse Traditional workplace hours of 9am to 5pm are now only the norm for a minority of workers, research suggests. Just 6% of people in the UK now work such hours, a YouGov survey found. Almost half of people worked flexibly with arrangements such as job sharing or compressed hours, allowing them […]

Tougher regulation of bailiffs urged as debt levels rise

Image copyright PA A charity has called for tougher regulation of bailiffs, as it calculated that households have fallen behind on essential bills by £18.9bn. Arrears on these bills, such as council tax, have risen by 40% from the £13.5bn owed in 2011-12, Citizens Advice said. Over the same period, the proportion of calls for […]

Workers in open-plan offices ‘more active’

Image copyright Getty Images Workers in open-plan offices are more active and less stressed than those with desks in cubicles or private offices, research suggests. This could be because they make the effort to find privacy to talk away from their desk, the researchers said. The US study used chest sensors to track movement and […]

Comedian Jon Stewart rescues goats from New York subway tracks

Comedian Jon Stewart rescues goats from New York subway tracks

Image copyright Metropolitan Transportation Authority Image caption The grazing goats gave police and train staff the runaround For many New Yorkers, a Monday morning subway commute is an experience they’d be delighted to avoid. But it appears nobody’s told the city’s goats. Two of the greedy herbivores briefly disrupted the N line from mid-morning on […]

Mueller inquiry: Trump fears ‘perjury trap’ in Russia inquiry

Image copyright EPA Image caption President Trump has repeatedly referred to the Mueller investigation as a “witch hunt” US President Donald Trump has said he is worried he might face perjury charges if he gives statements under oath to the investigation into Russia’s alleged role in his election victory. He told Reuters news agency he […]

Mortars target Kabul's diplomatic area during Eid speech

Mortars target Kabul's diplomatic area during Eid speech

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Afghan security forces patrolled the area after the rocket attack Militants have fired mortars at the diplomatic quarter of the Afghan capital Kabul during a speech by the president to mark a Muslim holiday. President Ashraf Ghani was speaking live on television to celebrate Eid al-Adha when explosions were heard […]

Jeremy Hunt wants ‘malign’ Russia to face tougher sanctions

Image copyright PA Image caption The new foreign secretary will say the US and Europe must speak with “one voice” on Russia Europe should impose further sanctions on Russia in response to its “malign” behaviour around the world, Jeremy Hunt will say on his first visit to the US as foreign secretary this week. He […]