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Dyson moves beyond vacuum cleaners to home robots

Dyson is moving beyond vacuum cleaners and hand driers and will try to develop robots capable of helping with household chores.The company has announced plans to create a major robotics centre at its facility at Hullavington Airfield, in Wiltshire, that will work on new types of domestic robot.The site will be home to 250 robotics…
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Volkswagen to pay out £193m in 'dieselgate' settlement

Image source, Getty ImagesVolkswagen is to pay £193m to more than 90,000 drivers in England and Wales after it settled a High Court claim over the installation of emissions cheating devices in its vehicles. The German carmaker apologised again to customers and said it was working to rebuild trust.The "dieselgate" scandal erupted in 2015 and…
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'We don't want UK-EU trade war' – Irish PM

By Faisal IslamEconomics editorImage caption, Micheál Martin says Ireland and the EU don't want a trade war with the UKA UK-EU trade war would be "shocking" and "unnecessary", the Irish Prime Minister Micheál Martin has said. He called on the UK government to "get into the tunnel and negotiate" over changes to the post-Brexit trade…
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Cost of living: 'My daughter won't ask me for money for sanitary products'

By Kevin PeacheyPersonal finance correspondent, BBC NewsImage source, Getty ImagesFurther support with the cost of living is urgent as income is failing to cover basic living costs for many people, a charity has warned.Citizens Advice said 46% of its debt clients had a so-called negative budget, up from 36% three years ago. That means they…
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UK energy bills to be cut by hundreds as part of £10bn support package

By Simon Jack & Michael RaceBBC BusinessImage source, Getty ImagesUK households are set to have hundreds of pounds knocked off energy bills this winter as part of a £10bn package to help people cope with soaring prices.The government had said people would get £200 off bills from October, which they would pay back over five…
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Pfizer will not sell drugs for profit in poor nations

Image source, Getty ImagesUS drugs giant Pfizer has said it will no longer make a profit from selling its patented medicines to 45 of the world's low-income countries. Pfizer said the plan includes 23 patented medicines and vaccines which treat infectious and rare inflammatory diseases and certain cancers. It said new medicines and vaccines will…