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National Grid blames lightning strike as it faces Ofgem power cut investigation
National Grid is facing an investigation by Ofgem over a major power cut earlier this month - as it blamed a lightning strike for the outage.
Rolls-Royce in talks with French consortium over civil nuclear deal
A French-led consortium is in advanced talks to buy a big chunk of Rolls-Royce Holdings' civil nuclear operations as part of a deal that will continue the transformation of one of Britain's most important industrial groups.
Facebook to let users stop app and website tracking
Facebook has launched a tool that lets users stop apps and businesses sharing their data to the social network in the latest move to improve its privacy.
UK economy £26bn bigger than previously thought, says ONS
Britain's economy is slightly bigger than previously thought according to new estimates published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Hong Kong protests: Facebook and Twitter move to block 'Chinese campaign'
Facebook and Twitter are cracking down on what they say is a China-backed disinformation campaign to "undermine" ongoing protests in Hong Kong.
Boss of mining giant BHP sounds warning over rise of nationalism
It's the world's biggest mining company by stock market valuation, a £97bn giant that is among the largest businesses in the FTSE 100.
Supermarket sales fail to heat up despite record temperatures
Supermarket sales have failed to heat up this summer despite record temperatures in July, new industry figures show.
Mercedes sparks privacy row over use of location trackers on finance vehicles
Mercedes has sparked a privacy row over the use of location sensors on new and used cars sold by its UK dealers.
Square Mile: Skyscraper rules tightened over 'wall of wind' fears for cyclists
Stricter rules on the construction of new skyscrapers in London are being drawn up over concerns that a so-called "wall of wind" effect could knock over cyclists and pedestrians.
Government holding millions in student loan overpayments
The government is sitting on millions of pounds owed to ex-students who have overpaid on their student loans.