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Amazon to create 2,500 UK jobs

Amazon says it will take on thousands of new staff across Europe this year, including 2,500 in the UK.

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I tried the ?45 Bluetooth padlock that you can unlock with a smartphone - Business Insider


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I tried the ?45 Bluetooth padlock that you can unlock with a smartphone
Business Insider
Do you find normal padlocks too old-fashioned? Apparently a lot of people do, so now you can buy a $69.99 (?46) padlock that works with your smartphone via Bluetooth. There's also a backup way to unlock the device that uses a combination of Morse Code ...

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UK's coal plants to be phased out within 10 years - BBC News


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UK's coal plants to be phased out within 10 years
BBC News
The UK's remaining coal-fired power stations will be shut by 2025 with their use restricted by 2023, Energy Secretary Amber Rudd has proposed. Ms Rudd wants more gas-fired stations to be built since relying on "polluting" coal is "perverse".
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Meet the UK's interest rate setters

The nine people who determine the UK's interest rates

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