Concern that rising inflation is having a disproportionate impact on people in poorer households in the UK has prompted government number-crunchers to provide a more detailed breakdown of the cost of… [+3607 chars]
Lithium-ion batteries, found in cellphones, electric vehicles and laptops, present a future toxic waste disaster, as they run out, but a startup claims to have the solution.
Ascend Elements, based i… [+8145 chars]
The US central bank is poised to raise interest rates as it unwinds the support it has provided the world's largest economy since the start of the pandemic.
The Federal Reserve did not raise interes… [+3845 chars]
By Paul RinconScience editor, BBC News website
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Image caption, The interior of the target chamber at NIF, where nuclear fusion takes place
US physicists have confir… [+3076 chars]
By Frank GardnerBBC security correspondent
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Image caption, This chip - from German firm Q.ant - is designed to facilitate optical data processing for quantum technology
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Lucky commuters will have the chance to win a free bacon sandwich - as train operators and cafes team up to try to welcome people back after work-from-home orders ended last week.
Through a Rail Del… [+1935 chars]
Online grocery specialist Ocado has developed robots which it says will enable cheaper, faster deliveries and help with labour shortages by requiring fewer staff in its warehouses.
Tim Steiner, the … [+2444 chars]
At the time of publication, bitcoin was changing hands at about $36,800, down slightly over the past 24 hours, according to CoinDesk data. Ether, the second biggest cryptocurrency by market capitaliz… [+78 chars]
Private rents in Britain are rising at their fastest rate on record, piling more pressure on households feeling the strain of the cost of living crisis.
The average advertised rent outside London is… [+2060 chars]
Global oil prices have climbed to $90 a barrel, which could tempt investors to pile more cash into long-term fossil fuel projects, dashing the worlds hopes to limit carbon emissions in line with clim… [+2767 chars]
London business owners said the requirement to wear masks on the Tube and buses was creating an atmosphere of fear, putting people off from returning to London as normal.
Hugh Osmond, who founded th… [+2358 chars]
Tesla warned that constraints in its supply chain would weigh on the electric carmaker’s results “through 2022” as it reported a record net profit of $2.3bn in the fourth quarter of 2021.
The quart… [+2958 chars]
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The journey to work is set to be a whole lot more relaxing than it used to be for commuters hopping back on the train.
That at least is the plan: Network Rail is offering… [+1913 chars]
MARTIN Lewis has put his own advice under the microscope and asked: were households right not to get a fixed energy deal last year?
The MoneySavingExpert questioned his own recommendation in a vide… [+3397 chars]
A huge drive-thru kebab restaurant is planned for a prominent town centre spot in Bolton.
A recently submitted planning application seeks to convert vacant premises on Moor Lane, close to Le Mans Cr… [+1799 chars]