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From garden chairs to boxes: Five items in short supply

A combination of Covid, Brexit and the Suez Canal delays threaten to disrupt supplies this summer.

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Brewdog boss vows to learn after ‘toxic culture’ criticism

James Watt tells the BBC he will use “culture of fear” criticism to become a better boss of the beer company.

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McDonald’s hit by data breach in Taiwan and South Korea

The chain is the latest to be targeted by cyber criminals after attacks on Colonial Pipeline and JBS.

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UK space race investment ‘is heating up’

The space industry is one of the UK’s fastest growing sectors, worth £14.8bn a year.

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Providing jobs for young people in Brazil

How Brazil’s “Favela LinkedIn” and “Street Presidents” schemes are providing jobs for young people.

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Bid to use criminal cash to refund scam victims

A survey suggests such a move would be popular, but the money available would be insufficient.

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UK economy grows in April as shops reopen

GDP rose 2.3% in April as shoppers headed to the High Street and hospitality venues.

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G7 tax deal: What is it and are Amazon and Facebook included?

A deal has been agreed by the world’s richest nations to tax global companies more.

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Half of fast fashion made of new plastics, finds report

Boohoo, Missguided and Asos named in critical report on the use of polyester, acrylic, nylon in clothing.

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Where have all the UK workers gone?

Why are many firms reporting staff shortages when so many people are still unemployed?