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UK hemp farm could lose £200,000 in crop destruction

Image copyright HEMPEN Image caption Hempen has started destroying the crop using a combine harvester One of the UK’s largest hemp farms, Hempen, expects to lose...

Sizewell C: Public asked to part fund nuclear power plant

Image copyright EDF Image caption Sizewell C (light grey on right) would be built north of the existing Sizewell B plant Energy consumers are being asked to share the...

Global growth forecast cut by IMF amid trade tensions

Media caption“One of our biggest risks to the outlook comes from an escalation of tensions in trade” The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut its growth...

Government offers ‘inflation-busting’ pay rises

Image copyright Getty Images Chancellor Philip Hammond has handed public sector workers a pay rise that is above the UK’s 2% inflation rate. The move comes just...

Huawei: Government decision on 5G rollout delayed

Image copyright Getty Images A decision on whether controversial Chinese firm Huawei should be excluded from the rollout of 5G mobile phone networks in the UK has been...

BA pilots vote in favour of strike action over key summer period

Image copyright Getty Images British Airways pilots have voted in favour of strike action in a dispute over pay, threatening a walkout over the key summer holiday...

The dos and don’ts of getting a pay rise

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption You want – how much? How much are you worth? Or rather – is the answer to that question equal to the sum paid into...

NDAs: New laws to crack down on ‘gagging’ clauses

Image copyright Getty Images The government says it will crack down on the use of workplace “gagging clauses” to cover up allegations of harassment,...

Philip Hammond plans to quit if Johnson becomes PM

Media captionPhilip Hammond: ‘All the polling suggest Boris Johnson will win… and I am making my plans accordingly’ Philip Hammond has told the BBC he...

Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz

Image copyright Erwin Willemse There will be “serious consequences” if Iran does not release a British-flagged tanker seized in the Gulf, Foreign Secretary...