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UK unveils new Tempest fighter jet model

The UK plans to invest £2bn in the new jet, which can be used with either pilots or as a drone.

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Amazon Prime Day deals 'not what they seem'

Shoppers are warned to check prices and be wary of high-pressure sales techniques.

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Airbnb told to be clearer on total cost of bookings

The online home-sharing giant needs to be more transparent about pricing, EU authorities say.

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National Savings to cut Direct ISA rate

Interest rates are being cut by NS&I in September, affecting nearly 400,000 savers.

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EU calls for more open Chinese economy

At a summit in Beijing, the EU's Jean-Claude Juncker calls for a less protectionist China.

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Theresa May pledges to boost aerospace amid Brexit fears

The prime minister promises extra investment for industry weeks after Airbus threatened to leave UK.

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Debenhams shares hit by insurance fears

Some insurers have reportedly reduced cover for the department store chain's suppliers.

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Kodak Bitcoin mining 'scam' evaporates

The company behind a Kodak-branded crypto-currency scheme confirms the plan has collapsed.

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Firms told to engage with staff to improve trust

Watchdog tells companies to engage with staff to improve trust in business.

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China's second quarter growth meets expectations at 6.7%

The world's second-largest economy is battling rising debt and mounting trade tensions with the US.

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Rolls-Royce develops propulsion system for flying taxi

The engine maker is working on a flying vehicle which it says could take off by the early 2020s.

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Lift-off for Scotland: Sutherland to host first UK spaceport

The UK Space Agency backs Scotland's north coast as the place to launch satellites to orbit.

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Govia Thameslink Railway introduces third timetable in two months

Govia Thameslink Railway says the interim timetable starting this week will be "more reliable".

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Debenhams denies cash crunch problem

The department store chain says credit insurers are continuing to provide cover to its suppliers.

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'Don't be do-gooders. Do things'

Cafédirect boss John Steel says his firm is not "here to be do-gooders, we're here to do things".

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The self-driving car that's 50 years old

A self-driving car has become the first to make it round the Goodwood race circuit.

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Self-made business owners on Kylie Jenner and their tips for success

The BBC spoke to female business owners about Kylie Jenner and their personal tips for success.

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How toilet paper became a million dollar idea

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how toilet paper became a million dollar idea.

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Brexit White Paper 'very disappointing'

Lloyd's of London chief says the government's Brexit White Paper fails the financial services sector.

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