Starbucks pledges £7m to develop ‘fully recyclable and compostable’ cup following...

Coffee giant Starbucks has committed $10m (£7m) to bringing a fully recyclable and compostable cup to the market within three years. The move came after...

Westminster today – LIVE: Theresa May urged to explain why new...

Theresa May and Amber Rudd have been urged to explain to UK workers why new British...

Brexit: Leavers in uproar over ‘national humiliation’ as blue passports contract...

Britain's post-Brexit blue passport, intended as an icon of the UK's regained independence from Europe, is set...

Councils face ‘decades more austerity’ as social care set to account...

Councils could face "decades more austerity" amid spiralling social care costs unless the Government rethinks a major overhaul...

Boots replaces Marks & Spencer as women’s top brand

Boots has replaced Marks & Spencer at the top of a ranking of brands among women.   The pharmacy chain climbed from third place in last...

Payday loans rated most unhealthy credit product in report backed by...

Payday loans are the most “unhealthy” financial product on the market in the UK, according to new research. The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH)...

‘Severe’ Government budget cuts hit rural communities and wildlife, Lords report...

Cuts to resources for Government departments and agencies looking after the countryside have hit wildlife and rural communities, peers have warned. A Lords committee said...

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