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Asda trials refills at 'sustainability store'

Image copyright Getty Images Asda is launching a "sustainability store" where shoppers can fill their own containers with food.Customers at a Leeds branch will be able to use refill stations for own brand rice and pasta, as well as Kellogg's cereals and PG Tips.Asda is the latest major grocer to launch an initiative to cut…
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NHS tells betting firms to stop 'vicious gambling cycle'

Image copyright Getty Images The head of mental health services in England has written to five major gambling companies, demanding urgent action on tackling gambling addiction and its impact on people's health.Claire Murdoch said incentives like VIP treatment should be banned to stop the "vicious gambling cycle".The industry said it was determined to make gambling…
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Amazon in India: Jeff Bezos announces $1bn Indian investment

Image copyright Getty Images Amazon boss Jeff Bezos has announced a major investment in India, saying the country is a key growth market.Mr Bezos said his firm will invest $1bn (£770m) in digitising small and medium businesses - allowing them to sell and operate online.Speaking at a company event in New Delhi, he also said…
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737 Max crisis: Boeing sees lowest orders in decades

Image copyright Getty Images Boeing has reported its worst annual orders in at least two decades - as it remains in crisis over its 737 Max model.The company also said deliveries of its planes slumped to an 11-year low last year.It means the US firm has lost its title as the world's biggest plane maker…
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Trump launches fresh attack on Apple over privacy

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Apple chief executive Tim Cook and Donald Trump don't see eye to eye over access to data US President Donald Trump has launched a fresh attack on Apple.He tweeted that the company was refusing to unlock iPhones "used by killers, drug dealers and other violent criminal elements".On Monday US…
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Fall in inflation raises prospects of interest rate cut

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cheaper hotel costs helped to push the inflation rate down The UK's inflation rate fell to its lowest for more than three years in December, increasing speculation that interest rates could be cut.The rate dropped to 1.3% last month, down from 1.5% in November, partly due to a fall…