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Pound hits one-year high over $1.33 ahead of UK jobs report – business live

Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. The pound has hit a new one-year high this morning, as the City braces for...

Free movement: a circle that cannot be squared in the Brexit debate

Tony Blair is only the latest politician to attempt to square the Brexit circle: rewriting the European Union’s basic rules to allow Britain to stay in the single market and regain control of...

'Minority' of firms look overseas to fill jobs

Half of UK businesses have faced skills or labour shortages in the last year but only a minority are looking overseas to fill the gaps, a survey says. ...

Overnight exodus: Using cover of darkness to flee mass killings

The strongest carry the weakest on their backs or on bamboo yokes -- one man carried two newborn babies in a wicker basket. Then, under the cover of night, comes the most...

'Race hate' PR firm enters administration

Disgraced public relations firm Bell Pottinger has fallen into administration after being accused of running a "racially divisive campaign" in South Africa. ...

Government backtracks from Finkel's clean energy target – politics live

11.30pm BST23:30 Last night Olivia Newton-John was a guest at Parliament House, talking about the work of the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute and her own experiences with breast cancer. All sides of politics proved...

iPhone X: new Apple smartphone dumps home button for all-screen design

Apple has unveiled the iPhone X, its new radically redesigned smartphone that drops the traditional home button for an all-screen design, as well as a new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus models. Apple’s...

Apple unveils high-end iPhone X, with face recognition

Ten years after the launch of the first iPhone, Apple has revealed the iPhone X. It has no home button,...

Air Canada near miss: picture shows how close planes came to crashing

Images show Air Canada flight 759 attempting to land at the San Francisco international airport. Top is a map of the runway; centre is a call to air traffic control...

Commercial flights resume to areas affected by Hurricane Irma

Airlines and tour operators serving destinations affected by Hurricane Irma are expected to return to normal operations this week. This comes after thousands of flights were cancelled when Florida, Cuba and other islands...

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Town where nobody's home: Fukushima communities struggling to survive

Okuma, on Japan’s east coast, used to host a busy community of 10,500 people. But today the houses stand empty. The town is empty...