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Contactless card use surges as doubts ease

Image copyright Getty Images Two in five card payments are made using contactless technology as consumers appear to have cast aside any doubts of paying without a Pin.The number of transactions using contactless rose 31% in 2018 compared with the previous year, banking trade body UK Finance data shows.Adoption of this technology on public transport…
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Zoopla promises to end housing benefit discrimination

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionStephen Tyler says housing benefit discrimination forced him to sleep in his carPeople receiving housing benefit can no longer be barred from renting properties advertised on one of the UK's largest listing sites.Zoopla says it will prohibit landlords posting "No DSS" ads, a commonly-used acronym of the…
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China foreign investment law: Bill aims to ease global concerns

Image copyright Getty Images China has passed a new foreign investment law in a move widely seen as an effort to facilitate US trade talks. Delegates voted overwhelmingly in favour of the law on the final day of the National People's Congress (NPC). The measure is seen as a possible olive branch to the US…
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How long are you going to live?

The vast majority of people are living longer than ever before. It’s creating a challenge about how we pay for a longer life and take care of a greater number of older people. But do you know how long you have left to live? We asked people in nine cities around the world to go…
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Would you put cumin on a pizza?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption What role can technology play in the ancient art of spice mixing? What do Tuscan Chicken, Bourbon Pork Tenderloin and New Orleans Sausage all have in common?They're all new spice mix flavours that have been developed by the world's biggest spice firm using artificial intelligence (AI). But with taste…
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Classic car industry fears Trump and Brexit roadblock

Image copyright Elliot Cuker Image caption Elliot Cuker has seen sales slow sharply For more than four decades Elliot Cuker has been selling classic cars from his garage in New York, but last year he hit a roadblock."I have been in business for 42 years, and 2018 stands out as one of the worst," he…