Saturday, August 18, 2018
The Bank of England is poised to lift interest rates from their financial crisis lows for the first time in almost a decade. The Bank's monetary policy committee is widely expected to increase the cost of borrowing from 0.5% to...

New flavours for Oreo

Chocolate hazelnut-filled Oreos are going to be released in the US this year. Although Oreo isn’t officially collaborating with Nutella on the new flavour, the delicious new filling is sure to excite chocoholics everywhere. However, now it’s official. According to PopSugar,...
It have been tested by its employees. Is the public ready for a cashier-less store? The concept was introduced for more than a year.  In downtown Seattle the Amazon Go store is opening its artificial intelligence-powered. The store is situated on...
The City of London is a sprawling beast. Yet when politicians and analysts talk about it, they tend to focus mainly on a narrow slice of it all – the banks. The  issue  of bank passporting has been pored...
Britain will leave the customs union after Brexit, Downing Street has insisted, with Theresa May and other ministers set to skip a Labour bid in the House of Commons to stop the UK leaving later this week. The Government moved to...

Detroit-Windsor crossing

For Matt Marchand, the border between Canada and America never meant that much. Born and raised in Windsor, Canada’s most southern city, the lights of Detroit could be seen just across the river. Despite the two cities being in different countries and separated by half...
Savers could be missing out on savings rates 2,500pc higher than they're currently getting by sticking with the banks they know. A number of little-known banks have been creeping into the best buy tables since the summer of 2015 when a...
The restaurant chain will aim to get all items like bags, straws, wrappers and cups from recycled or renewable materials, up from half currently. McDonald's also wants 100% of its restaurants to recycle packaging by then, compared with only 10%...

Tech tax refoms

Tucked away in the Chancellor’s low-key Spring Statement last week was a reference to a Treasury document entitled Corporate Tax and  the Digital  Economy: Position Paper. It seeks to answer a question vexing governments around the world: how to...
If it's a four-fingered wafer covered in chocolate, the Kit Kat people would tell you they own that design. Spare a thought, then, for identical treats like Norway's Kvikk Lunsj - pronounced "quick lunch" - which has been around for...

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