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Opioid crisis: Johnson & Johnson hit by landmark ruling

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOklahoma Attorney General: Johnson & Johnson built its brand out of 'greed'Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson must pay $572m (£469m) for its part in fuelling Oklahoma's opioid addiction crisis, a judge in the US state has ruled.The company said immediately after the judgement that it would appeal.The case…
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KFC to trial plant-based nuggets and wings in US

Image copyright Getty Images KFC is to trial meatless "chicken" nuggets made from plants as it tries to further take advantage of the growing popularity of meat substitutes.It has teamed up with vegan food maker Beyond Meat to offer meatless nuggets and wings for the limited US trial run.KFC is one of many fast-food chains…
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Bank of mum and dad 'one of UK's biggest mortgage lenders'

Image copyright Getty Images Parents spend so much money to get their children onto the housing ladder that they are now among the biggest lenders in the UK, a survey suggests.The average parental contribution for homebuyers this year is £24,100, up by more than £6,000 compared to last year, according to Legal & General (L&G).Collectively…
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Trump's regrets on China trade war 'misunderstood'

Image copyright Reuters Reports that the US president regretted escalating the trade war with China have been misinterpreted, according to the White House.Donald Trump had earlier responded "Sure, why not?" when asked whether he had second thoughts about the move.The White House said Mr Trump's answer was "misinterpreted... He regrets not raising the tariffs higher."On…
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British Airways strike: Passengers angry at airline 'silence'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBen Pywell, from London, says he's tried calling BA more than 200 timesBritish Airways passengers have expressed their anger at being unable to get through to the airline following the confusion over cancelled flights.BA pilots are due to strike on 9, 10 and 27 September - but…
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Why are retro sweets tasting success?

Image copyright Robert Opie Retro sweets are taking a bigger bite of the wider UK confectionery market - but what's behind their growing popularity?What was your favourite sweet when you were growing up? Spangles, Opal Fruits, Black Jacks? Or were you more partial to a Sherbet Fountain, a Banjo or Jelly Tots?Whatever your sugar fix…