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Lime and soda? No thanks, say non-drinkers

Diageo’s investment in alcohol-free spirit maker Seedlip shows how big firms want to reach non-drinkers.

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Can big investors save the world?

Will the big polluters clean up their acts if the people who actually own them say they must?

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US set to give Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers

An extension will renew an agreement set to lapse on Aug. 19, continuing Huawei’s ability to maintain its telecommunications networks.

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Sajid Javid will ‘simplify’ the tax system in first Budget

The chancellor says he is a “low tax guy” and he wants to see “simpler” taxes when he delivers his Budget.

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The Chinese central bank just effectively made a rate cut, analysts say

Beijing wants to use reforms to support a slowing economy.

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US issues warrant to seize Iranian tanker off Gibraltar

The Grace 1 was seized by British Royal Marines at the western mouth of the Mediterranean on July 4.

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Labour promises to tackle ‘retail apocalypse’

The party wants to give councils powers to fill empty shops to avoid the creation of “ghost streets”.

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Trump says Apple is spending ‘vast sums of money in the U.S.’ and he’s having dinner with the CEO

Trump’s tweet comes a day after Apple put out a press release describing the money it spends on U.S.-based suppliers and vendors.

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Hong Kong protests: ‘We don’t want to leave but may have no choice’

Months of political unrest in Hong Kong is prompting firms to question its appeal as a business hub.

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Here’s what Powell could say at Jackson Hole to soothe the roller coaster markets

Markets would like Fed Chairman Jerome Powell to clarify whether the Fed sees itself at the beginning of a serious, longer-term rate cutting cycle.