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No goggles required: ‘Tearless’ onions go on sale in UK supermarkets
Waitrose stocks Sunions, developed by decades of cross-breeding less pungent strains of onion

Zoe Wood

11, Jan, 2022 @7:41 PM

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‘Tom Daley effect’ spurs men to take up knitting amid home crafting boom
About 1 million people became hooked on hobby over lockdown after Olympian was seen purling poolside

Zoe Wood

09, Jan, 2022 @5:05 PM

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US economy added 199,000 new jobs in December as unemployment rate drops – as it happened
Fewer jobs created in December than expected, although October and November’s payroll revised higher

Graeme Wearden

07, Jan, 2022 @5:12 PM

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Riverford raises price of veg boxes as costs soar ‘across the board’
Organic food retailer hit by rising cost of labour and fuel after holding prices for two years

Zoe Wood

07, Jan, 2022 @11:33 AM

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Veganuary set to pass 2m milestone as more firms join movement
Harrods, Superdrug and Volkswagen among employers taking part in workplace challenge for first time

Zoe Wood

01, Jan, 2022 @9:00 AM

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FTSE 100 rallies 14.3% in 2021, its best year since 2016 – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, on the final trading day of the year

Graeme Wearden

31, Dec, 2021 @3:35 PM

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UK annual spending on ethical products surpasses £100bn for first time
Report says climate crisis and Covid have fuelled demand for plant-based foods, secondhand goods and greener gadgets

Zoe Wood

31, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Shop workers experiencing financial hardship and job insecurity, says charity
Withdrawal of universal credit top-up affecting sector still struggling to recover from Covid job losses

Zoe Wood

23, Dec, 2021 @5:09 PM

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Ryanair doubles annual loss forecast over Omicron; gas prices near record – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

22, Dec, 2021 @6:34 PM

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Aldi’s £14 champagne becomes UK bestseller after Moët & Chandon
Shoppers snap up award-winning Veuve Monsigny as delivery issues push up prices of luxury brands

Zoe Wood

22, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Deserted stores, less choice … has shopping changed for ever?
Retail was in crisis even before Covid. Now the virus has created so much turmoil that the future is becoming hard to read

Zoe Wood

18, Dec, 2021 @4:00 PM

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PCR travel tests need better policing, warns ex-watchdog boss Andrew Tyrie
Former CMA chair calls for enforcement of at least minimum standards in sector which is becoming ‘a massive rip-off’

Zoe Wood

17, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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