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Some states are charging extra for drivers who buy electric vehicles

At this week’s Frankfurt Motor Show, an array of new electric vehicles are making their debut, with a number of…

New business models for human rights

The same globalization trends that have supported the rise of civil society around the world, now threaten its existence. International…

DRIVES ME MAD Car insurers charge drivers £365 a year extra if they pay monthly

DRIVERS who spread the cost of their car insurance are being charged hundreds of pounds more to pay monthly. An…

China exports fall in August as US trade war bites

China’s exports unexpectedly fell in August as shipments to the US slowed sharply, adding to worries about the effects of…

BA strike: Why are pilots walking out?

Pilots at British Airways are set for strike action on Monday and Tuesday disrupting thousands of passengers’ travel plans. The…

Powell: Fed is not ‘at all’ expecting a recession, saying economy continues to ‘perform well’

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Friday he doesn’t “at all” expect the U.S. to enter a recession, though he…

Ryanair pilots vote for further strikes

UK-based Ryanair pilots have voted for seven further days of strikes as part of a row over pay and conditions.…

Hurricane Dorian strengthens with 145-mph winds and shifts toward the Carolinas

Hurricane Dorian has been upgraded to a Category 4, a major and extremely dangerous hurricane, and could now make landfall…

Tobacco giants Philip Morris and Altria in $200bn merger talks

Tobacco giants Philip Morris International and Marlboro-maker Altria are in talks to re-unite, more than a decade after the two…

KFC testing Beyond Meat at a suburban Atlanta restaurant

KFC, best known for its “finger lickin’ good” fried chicken, and vegetarian food producer Beyond Meat have combined forces to…
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