Tesco and M&S likely to have soya linked to deforestation in supply chains

Exclusive: UK supermarkets admit there may be soya-led deforestation in their supply chains due to problems with traceabilityRise of the ‘wonder bean’: from deforestation to your plateHome to the screaming hairy armadillo: the forest the world forgotTe…

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Even if there is a Brexit deal, a UK interest rate cut seems likely | Nils Pratley

The Bank rate is already low and Brexit overshadows everything, but look elsewhere too – the global economy is not in good healthCall it a full house of poor economic news. The services sector is contracting, according to the purchasing managers’ index…

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UK edges towards recession as service sector sinks

Surprise contraction as British firms face sliding sales, higher costs, job losses and disruptive BrexitBritain has edged closer to its first recession since the financial crisis after the country’s dominant service sector unexpectedly plunged into con…

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Boris Johnson Brexit plan ‘risks damaging Northern Ireland economy’

Taking Britain out of customs union will harm jobs and growth, say business chiefs Business leaders have told Boris Johnson his Brexit plan risks causing severe damage to the Northern Ireland economy and has ramped up the chance of a no-deal departure….

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