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A brand new combine harvester buzzes up and down a field in eastern China without a driver on

Marks & Spencer closes 17 more stores in new blow

Marks & Spencer has dealt a fresh blow to the high street as it announced another wave of

Hedge fund use of private exit polls attracts City watchdog

The City watchdog is considering fresh guidelines around the sale of private polling data to hedge funds looking to

Changes to disability benefits cost £4b

Changes to the disability benefits system that has caused huge hardship to some of the country's most vulnerable

Flybe to stay in air as injects cash

The consortium led by Virgin Atlantic and Stobart Group has been forced to rush through an injection of

Verizon deepens ties with Apple

Verizon Communi-cations Inc said on Tuesday it will include free Apple Music subscriptions in some of its top-tier

Retail tools aim to solve e-commerce profit dilemma

Conventional wisdom in the Amazon era holds that the lowest price wins the battle of the retailers, leading

JPMorgan misses 4th quarter profit estimates

JPMorgan Chase & Co missed profit estimates for the fourth quarter as a slump in bond trading revenue

China's growth data may mask economic risks

China's GDP growth may be significantly slower than official estimates suggest and its economy more vulnerable toexternal shocks

Pound stands firm after May loss, London stocks edge up

The pound held its ground Wednesday and London's FTSE opened higher after the record defeat of British Prime

Safe feed to get hygienic poultry meat stressed

Speakers at a discussion in Rajshahi stressed the need for ensuring safe feed and resisting high-powered antibiotics use

Five police personnel awarded

The Rangpur Range of Bangladesh Police has awarded its five personnel and three organizations with medals in recognition

Sharif Ahamed accorded reception in Mymensingh

A mass reception was accorded to the newly appointed State Minister for Social Welfare Sharif Ahamed at Tareque

Marble-playing competition held

A more than 239-year traditional village fair with traditional marble-playing competition was held at Ramanander Aak village under

Five police personnel awarded

The Rangpur Range of Bangladesh Police has awarded its five personnel and three organizations with medals in recognition

Saudi Arabia sees domestic energy use falling

Saudi Arabia expects domestic energy consumption to fall by 1.5 million to 2 million barrels of oil equivalent

Boris dismisses Brexit claims of Jaguar boss

The former foreign secretary Boris Johnson has suggested he knows more about car manufacturing than the chief executive

Surge in outsourcing after Carillion collapse

Trade unions have accused the UK government of failing to learn lessons from the collapse of Carillion, instead

No clear path for California

PG&E Corp's announcement that it will file for bankruptcy, citing massive potential liability from deadly wildfires, puts California

Eyes on Newcrest as gold dealmaking heats up

Two recent large M&A deals in the gold sector have prompted speculation that Newcrest Mining , Kinross Gold

Chinese brands win fans in home market

Chinese brands are rapidly catching up with their foreign counterparts in the mainland with improving designs, reputation for

602 private homes sold in 2018

Developers in Singapore sold 602 private homes in December, about half the 1,201 units they moved in November

Man killed in Thakurgaon road crash

A motorcyclist was crushed under a bus at Chhoto Khochabari area in Sadar upazila on Monday night. The

BMDA officials urge to produce quality seeds

Agricultural officials and researchers have urged the field level officials of Barind Multipurpose Develop-ment Authority (BMDA) to discharge

Tomato cultivation acts as money-spinner in Rajshahi

Amidst a well harvest and better prices in the market, the tomato growers in the region including the

3 bodies recovered in 2 upazilas of Sherpur

Three bodies have been recovered in Nakla and Nalitabari upazila of Sherpur district on Monday. Police recovered the

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