Heathrow reveals expansion ‘masterplan’

Image copyright Grimshaw ArchitectsImage caption The architects’ visualisation of Heathrow’s plan shows the M25 running under the new runway Heathrow Airport will construct a third runway by 2026 and complete its expansion by 2050, according to its “masterplan” published on Tuesday. The plan includes diverting rivers, moving roads and rerouting the M25 through a tunnel […]

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Facebook reveals digital currency details

Image copyright FacebookImage caption Using the Calibra payments system will be as easy as texting, Facebook says Social media giant Facebook has unveiled plans to launch a new digital currency, called Libra, next year. It said people would be able to make payments with the currency via its own apps, as well as on messaging […]

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KFC’s vegan burger: Could it wean you off chicken?

Image caption Vegetarian Laura is delighted she’s finally being catered for “It’s all right,” is Jordan’s verdict on KFC’s “Imposter Burger”, although he could tell it wasn’t chicken. The 32-year-old would normally choose KFC’s standard chicken fillet burger but he has come with a colleague from the Medway in Kent to try out the fast […]

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Tattoos at work: Are they still an issue?

Image copyright Debbie DarlingImage caption Debbie Darling says her tattoos have not held her back in her marketing career Having a visible tattoo at work has long been frowned upon in certain professions, such as law, healthcare and finance. But Debbie Darling, who runs her own marketing and PR agency, says her body art has […]

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Illegal eel exporters exposed by Countryfile

Image caption European eels are one of the UK’s most endangered species Dealers looking to illegally export European eels from the UK have been exposed by BBC Countryfile. Posing as a UK fisherman who had legally caught the eels on the River Severn in Gloucestershire, presenter Joe Crowley was approached by Chinese and Russian buyers […]

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Huawei delays launch of folding smartphone

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: First look at Huawei’s folding phone Huawei has delayed the launch of the Mate X folding handset until September, having originally planned to launch it this summer. The firm said it wanted to conduct extra tests following screen problems reported by early reviewers of Samsung’s Galaxy […]

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Metal traders banned from workday boozing

Image copyright LME The days of long, booze-fuelled City lunches appear to be nearing an end as the London Metal Exchange becomes the latest firm to introduce a booze ban. The exchange has said that all staff who work on its trading floor can no longer drink during working hours. The ban affects about 120 […]

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