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Hundreds queue as Tesco opens first budget supermarket Jack’s

Hundreds queue as Tesco opens first budget supermarket Jack’s

The Chatteris store enjoyed a successful first morning, right, with hundreds pouring through the doors at 10am to be greeted with champagne, bacon sandwiches and cupcakes. The store will sell 2,600 pr...

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Audi Introduces e-tron Electric SUV | Price, Performance, Images, Videos

Audi Introduces e-tron Electric SUV | Price, Performance, Images, Videos

Two electric motors drive the e-tron electric SUV via all four wheels and a system output of up to 300 kW and 664Nm of torque is enough to power it to 62mph in 5.7 seconds. By then, these models and A...

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Natwest online banking customers locked out of accounts

Natwest online banking customers locked out of accounts

Others took to Twitter to complain with one claiming to have lost £4,800 and another saying he needed cash to buy food. Update 17:13: Barclays has confirmed the earlier issues have now been resolv...

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India engages with US to ensure energy security amid Iran sanctions

India had planned to import about 25 million tonnes of crude oil from Iran in the current fiscal, up from 22.6 million tonnes imported in 2017-18. The goal is to persuade Iran's leaders to stay in t...

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China rules out currency devaluation to boost global trade

China rules out currency devaluation to boost global trade

Washington had announced on Monday (Sept 17) that the U.S. will begin to levy new tariffs of 10 per cent on US$200 billion of Chinese products starting on Sept 24, with the tariffs to go up to 25 per ...

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Woolies and Coles increase milk prices to support drought-stricken farmers

Woolies and Coles increase milk prices to support drought-stricken farmers

Earlier today, Woolworths said it would hike the price of its own brand of 3L milk to $3.30 from today, and its special range of drought relief milk hits shelves next month would be the same price. 'C...

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Alibaba´s Ma says 1m U.S. jobs pledge thwarted by trade row

Alibaba´s Ma says 1m U.S. jobs pledge thwarted by trade row

Ma has previously been critical of the protectionist moves from the Trump administration and said Wednesday that trade should not be used as a weapon, but rather as a way to bring peace between count...

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Tesla Model 3 puts in five-star crash test performance

Tesla Model 3 puts in five-star crash test performance

The ratings provide information about crash protection and rollover safety of new vehicles. While many vehicles get a five-star overall NHTSA score, it's not common for a auto to ace every category ...

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Oil rises on signs Opec not prepared to boost output

Oil rises on signs Opec not prepared to boost output

Refineries in the United States consumed about 17.7 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil last week, while China's refiners used about 11.8 million bpd in August, according to government data f...

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Trump tells OPEC to lower oil prices

Over the past year, refiners in the East Coast have been receiving as much USA crude oil from the Gulf Coast by tanker or barge as they have received from the Midwest by rail. Over the past four years...

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Woolworths dumps needle sales after fruit contamination cases

Woolworths dumps needle sales after fruit contamination cases

Australia's biggest supermarket chain is halting the sale of sewing needles in response to a growing trend of people hiding them in strawberries and other fruit . The sentence of 15 years a person co...

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Ontario MP Leona Alleslev quits the Liberals to join the Conservatives

Ontario MP Leona Alleslev quits the Liberals to join the Conservatives

Alleslev's decision for leaving "doesn't make any sense". Alleslev's move is a big boost for Scheer and the Conservatives, giving them momentum as the House of Commons session begins. Parliamentaria...

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European Union pushes October Brexit agreement, threatens no deal

European Union pushes October Brexit agreement, threatens no deal

Donald Tusk , European Council president, said May's signal proposal to create a British-European free trade regime covering agriculture and goods - but not services - was not acceptable . Earlier ...

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May in fight to save Chequers Brexit plan after Salzburg ambush

May in fight to save Chequers Brexit plan after Salzburg ambush

But to let her make an after-dinner pitch for her plan in front of all other European Union leaders, only to reject it the very next day, was the kind of brutality that isn't easily forgotten. Nonethe...

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Audi’s first all-electric SUV, the e-tron, revealed

Audi’s first all-electric SUV, the e-tron, revealed

The carmaker has now said it marks the first of many fully electric models to bear the Audi logo, with plans to launch electric drive in all key market segments , making up a third of its sales and...

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Amazon May Open 3,000 Stores in Next Three Years

Amazon May Open 3,000 Stores in Next Three Years

As a matter of perspective, 7-eleven, the largest convenience store chain in the world operates 8,600 stores in the USA, and in 2017 generated $14.33 billion in U.S. Opening more locations in the same...

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European Union leaders react to May's Brexit deal

European Union leaders react to May's Brexit deal

In extracts of a speech he is due to deliver in Munich, Mr Davis said it crossed all of Mrs May's own "red lines". One EU official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said May's team had asked Brus...

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Pressure problem: 30 passengers fall ill on India flight

Pressure problem: 30 passengers fall ill on India flight

They are being treated at Mumbai airport. All the passengers in flight were instructed to use the Emergency oxygen masks after the knowing that cabin pressure was lost. The aircraft was a Jet Airw...

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China Trade Friction May Last 20 Years: Jack Ma

Following the Trump administration's imposition of a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods, China's king of e-commerce didn't mince words about how he sees this trade fight. Ma pointed to business opp...

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Coca-Cola looking at cannabis-infused drinks

Coca-Cola looking at cannabis-infused drinks

Heineken's Lagunitas craft-brewing label has launched a brand specializing in non-alcoholic drinks infused with THC, marijuana's active ingredient. Hemp and marijuana are both cannabis plants, a...

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Airline spells name wrong on brand new plane

Airline spells name wrong on brand new plane

Cathay Pacific wrote: "Oops this special livery won't last long!" "Oops ... She's going back to the shop!" a company social media staffer joked on Twitter . "No f's were given that day", said anoth...

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Trump tells Hurricane Florence survivor to 'have a good time'

Trump tells Hurricane Florence survivor to 'have a good time'

President Trump got a briefing on the ground in North Carolina Wednesday about hurricane recovery efforts then visited an aid center. City spokesman Taylor Newell said the waters could be "4 f...

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Tesco's new discount chain Jack's takes on Aldi and Lidl

Tesco's new discount chain Jack's takes on Aldi and Lidl

Eight in 10 products on the shelves are grown, reared or made in the UK. Tesco is Britain's grocery market leader with a share of 27.4%, while Aldi and Lidl have increased their combined share to 13...

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Strawberry panic spreads after needle copycat sabotages bananas in Australia

Strawberry panic spreads after needle copycat sabotages bananas in Australia

Needles have also been discovered in an apple and a banana , NSW Police confirmed on Tuesday. Previously, nearly a dozen incidents were reported in six brands of strawberries across six states ...

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McDonald's workers in 10 cities stage #MeToo strike

McDonald's workers in 10 cities stage #MeToo strike

The women are demanding policies and procedures to prevent and educate about sexual harassment , as well as a safety hotline and a zero tolerance policy for harassment. In another incident, an employ...

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Brussels to insist next British PM can't unpick Brexit deal

Brussels to insist next British PM can't unpick Brexit deal

The Prime Minister has faced growing pressure over her Brexit plan - which has come to be dubbed as the "Chequers Plan" (after the location at which it was forged) that would result in Britain maintai...

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Bring on the cheese: Deals for National Cheeseburger Day 2018

Bring on the cheese: Deals for National Cheeseburger Day 2018

Ruby Tuesday : Purchase an entrée between September 18 and 19, and receive a free Ruby Tuesday Cheeseburger. The offer can be redeemed once per day. Customers must mention the $1 cheeseburger deal o...

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What impact will Trump's new tariffs on China have?

Trade Representative investigation under Section 301. Unlike the first two rounds of tariffs totaling $50 billion, the new taxes launched by Trump would more directly hit American consumers. Smart...

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World's First Zero Emission Hydrogen Powered Train Launches In Germany

World's First Zero Emission Hydrogen Powered Train Launches In Germany

Alstom's first Coradia iLints have today entered service in Lower Saxony, Germany. From Monday, two of these hydrogen fuel-cell trains will enter commercial service on a 100km stretch of operator E...

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You're tariffed! Trump unveils $US200B in tariffs on Chinese goods

You're tariffed! Trump unveils $US200B in tariffs on Chinese goods

However, after the initial falls there were signs that some investors were ready to look past the dispute, with European markets reducing their losses to trade close to flat by 0830 GMT. is that China...

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