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Netflix shares sink 10% as subscriber take-up slows

The video streaming pioneer blamed price rises for adding fewer paid subscribers than hoped.

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Boeing crash: I miss them every minute

Paul Njoroge, who lost his whole family in the 10 March Boeing crash, gives emotional testimony to US Congress.

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KLM breastfeeding policy causes turbulence

Dutch airline KLM has asked mothers to cover up when breastfeeding, in response to complaints.

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Sotheby's auction of rare sneakers nets more than $850,000

The first major auction of sneakers nets $850,000, with the last and rarest pair still up for grabs.

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M&S defends Little Shop toy giveaway despite backlash

The retailer is accused of producing more plastic waste, but says the promotion is sustainable.

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Tourists facing travel money 'shock' this summer

Tourists are getting less than a euro for their pounds in some foreign exchange kiosks.

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Ferry companies warn of gridlock in no-deal Brexit

Freight companies have told Newsnight they will refuse boarding to lorries that do not have the right paperwork.

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Fast fashion: Zara promises all its clothes will be sustainable by 2025

Shoppers at the chain will also see containers in store so that they can recycle their old clothes.

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Top London home prices 'falling fastest' amid UK slowdown

Detached London homes fell in value by over £50,000 in a year, but many regions see house price rises.

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The Insta king trying to dominate UK cannabis

Controversial cannabis firm Ignite's UK launch is causing a backlash in the nascent industry.

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Amazon Marketplace to be investigated by the EU

The online giant is suspected of misusing "sensitive data" from other retailers who sell on its site.

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SeaWorld hits back in Virgin Holidays whale tourism row

The US theme park defends its record after Virgin Holidays stops selling tickets to its attractions.

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Swatch profits hit after crackdown on grey market

The watchmaker has stopped supplying some retailers it suspects of selling to unauthorised traders.

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Brexit: Bosses seek cut to immigrant salary threshold

Business lobby groups say ministers must act to avoid "acute" skills shortages after Brexit.

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'I asked the bank to block my spending. It wouldn't'

Suzanne suffered bouts of mental illness and spent heavily, but says the system failed those who tried to help her.

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Govia Thameslink fined £1m over Gatwick Express window death

Simon Brown died after leaning from the window of a Gatwick Express train in August 2016.

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Christine Lagarde resigns as head of IMF

It comes ahead of a decision on Ms Lagarde's nomination to become head of the European Central Bank.

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Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency attacked at Senate hearing

The tech giant's Libra digital currency is attacked by senators who say the company is not trusted.

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Flexible working should be default, says MP Helen Whately

It would help parents share childcare and businesses keep staff, Tory MP Helen Whately says.

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