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EDF decision on Hinkley Point due in May - BBC News


BBC News

EDF decision on Hinkley Point due in May
BBC News
French economy minister Emmanuel Macron says EDF will now make a final investment decision on the Hinkley Point nuclear reactor in early May. A decision on the £18bn nuclear plant had widely been expected on 30 March. EDF, which is 85% French ...

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VIDEO: Shaking up India's lingerie market

The founder of Zivame, one of the biggest names in India's lingerie market, explains how the industry is changing.

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Unilever boss warns UK against sugar tax - The Guardian


The Guardian

Unilever boss warns UK against sugar tax
The Guardian
But the UK is not Mexico - the UK has drinkable tap water as an alternative to SSBs, and is not under the monopoly of certain drinks companies, and is at the clinical forefront of sugar reduction policies. Taxing ice-cream is a logical next step, not a ...

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Australian DIY brand Bunnings to launch in UK after Homebase deal - The Guardian


The Guardian

Australian DIY brand Bunnings to launch in UK after Homebase deal
The Guardian
Home Retail Group accepted a ?340m bid for its Homebase business on Monday, paving the way for a takeover of its Argos business by Sainsbury's. The sale of Homebase must be approved by Home Retail's shareholders. The acquisition of 265 Homebase ...
Homebase bought by Australia's Wesfarmers for ?340mBBC News
Wesfarmers takes Bunnings to the UKSydney Morning Herald
Australia's DIY leader heads for UKBangkok Post
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Britain has already hit 'peak obesity' and here's the reason why - Business Insider


Business Insider

Britain has already hit 'peak obesity' and here's the reason why
Business Insider
Europe is repeatedly being told that the continent is facing an obesity crisis of epic proportions. The World Health Organization said earlier this year that many countries would see more than half of adults above the healthy weight limit. However ...

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