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Aldi, Lidl, Asda, Morrisons and Tesco among supermarkets to introduce new ban

NEW SUPERMARKET BAN: The ban will stop supermarkets from displaying certain products. (Image by Martin Rickett / PA Wire) Reporting by Andrea Blazquez The Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) has implemented a new ban on displaying unhealthy foods from prominent locations in supermarkets. The new rule means that every supermarket in the UK …

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HS2 launches Sushila: Machine begins digging five-mile tunnel under London for new high-speed rail

Contractors have launched the first of six machines that will dig the tunnels for London’s new High Speed ​​2 (HS2) railway. The tunnel-boring machine (TBM) – dubbed Sushila after local teacher Sushila Hirani – was activated near West Ruislip railway station on Thursday. It is one of two TBMs which will dig a five-mile twin-bore …

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Shoppers are feeling the pinch as they save on energy costs this winter

How hard-up middle class shoppers feeling the pinch are snapping up blankets and one-pot stoves to save on energy costs this winter Sales of portable electric ovens are up 54 per cent this year compared to 2021 55 per cent of people plan to give less presents this Christmas to save cash Sales of heated …

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Fed officials back further rate rises to tame high inflation

Top officials at the Federal Reserve on Thursday pushed back on speculation that the US central bank will soon pause its aggressive monetary tightening campaign, emphasizing instead the need for further interest rate increases. In her first public remarks since becoming a governor on the Federal Open Market Committee, Lisa Cook described inflation as a …

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Xi hands EU huge energy crisis lifeline to end Putin’s threat as solar exports soar | Science | News

China has handed the EU a major lifeline in helping the continent end its reliance on Russia’s natural gas, as Beijing’s exports of solar panels have reached record levels in the past year. Renewable energy sources like solar and wind power have been touted as the key to helping the bloc phase out Russian fossil …

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Amazon Prime Early Access Sale: when is it and what do you need to know

We’ve already had Amazon Prime day – spread over two days in July where Amazon promised discounts of up to 50% – and now three months later, Amazon is to hold another shopping event, dubbed the Prime Early Access Sale. The move comes just after the online retailer hiked prices for Prime membership earlier this …

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Billboards in SPACE could beam ads to Earth at a cost of $ 65M and would require 50 small satellites

Dystopian future? Billboards in SPACE could beam advertisements to Earth – but it would require a ‘constellation’ of 50 small satellites and cost $ 65M A study determined that it would take a constellation of 50 small satellites and cost $ 65 million to beam advertisements to Earth from space The satellites would have large …

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Energy crisis: Plan for three-hour power blackouts to prioritize heating in event of gas shortages – as EU agrees to cut electricity use | Business News

The country has been put on notice that the chances of gas shortages this winter have risen markedly, prompting a contingency plan to prioritise heating. National Grid’s Electricity System Operator (ESO) warned that planned three-hour power blackouts could be imposed in some areas, in the “unlikely” event supplies of gas fall short of demand. It …

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