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LVMH: Luxury giant’s sales soar despite China losses

LVMH – owner of brands including Moët and Louis Vuitton – saw strong sales despite losses in China.

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Cost of living: How onions became a luxury in the Philippines

The staple ingredient has become a symbol of the country’s rising cost of living.

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Hemp makes a comeback in the construction industry

A revival of hemp cultivation in Portugal has spurred the use of hemp blocks in construction.

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Warning over risky electric blankets sold online

The consumer rights group Which? found products being sold online that could cause electric shocks.

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Transpennine Express boss apologises for poor services

The head of Transpennine Express admits services have not been good enough in recent months.

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Mobile phone fraud: ‘They stole £22,500 using my banking app’

Banks are being caught off guard by the growing threat of mobile phone fraud, says charity the Fraud Advisory Panel.

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737 Max crashes: Boeing says not guilty to fraud charge

Relatives of those who died when two Boeing 737 Max aircraft crashed are trying to reopen a settlement.

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US economic growth stronger than expected

The US economy grew at an annual rate of 2.9% at the end of 2022, but home sales and construction tumbled.

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Green claims on household basics investigated

The competition watchdog is concerned shoppers are being “misled” about goods claiming to be green.

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Royal Mail says strikes have cost it millions

The row with postal workers over pay and conditions has cost the company £200m in recent months.