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Which? finds M&S cheaper than Waitrose ahead of Ocado launch

M&S is preparing for its products to officially replace Waitrose’s on the Ocado website tomorrow – and it has now been crowned the cheapest out of the two brands, according to Which?. The British firm has dropped prices to undercut its upmarket rival on thousands of items such as tinned …

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What China’s new export rules mean for TikTok’s US sale

Last week Chinese regulators cast doubt over ByteDance’s planned sale of the US operations of its short-video subsidiary TikTok, by expanding the country’s list of controlled exports to include the algorithms that power the viral video app. Unlike the US, China has a small and very rarely used set of …

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Best baby strollers for 2020

New mums will know that life can get very busy with a little one, and you’ll need to be able to take your mini with you on your daily errands or social calls in a practical and stylish stroller. The best baby stroller for you will depend on what you’re …

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Best baby carriers for newborns

Newborns require a lot of close bonding, and need to be with you most of the time when they get home. Baby carriers are a practical way to get some hands-free time to do jobs around the house, and every day chores on the run, while remaining close to your …

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Top firms cut 250,000 jobs in five months of coronavirus

More than a quarter of a million workers at stalwart British firms have been laid off since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, the Mail can reveal.  Gatwick Airport, sandwich chain Pret a Manger and BMW Mini became the latest to swing the jobs axe last week, meaning around 255,000 …

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Rich should worry more about the health of the poor

During the Covid-19 pandemic, we’ve seen a familiar pattern. A major disease quickly becomes something that, by and large, inconveniences the rich and kills the poor. Those with lower incomes are more likely to catch coronavirus (because of factors such as crowded accommodation) and more likely to die (due to …

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Melting ice is a reminder of the climate emergency

The last three weeks have brought troubling news about ice. Canada’s last fully intact ice shelf has broken apart. Tourists in Italy have been evacuated as huge chunks of glacier ice threaten to crash down in summer heat. Scientists have reported that Greenland lost the record-breaking equivalent of 1m tonnes …

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Michel Barnier accuses UK of wasting time in Brexit trade talks

The EU’s Brexit negotiator has warned that valuable time is being wasted in trade talks with the UK as he accused his British counterparts of failing to offer solutions on topics of key interest to Europe during the latest round of trade negotiations.  Michel Barnier said he was disappointed, concerned …

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