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  • Regulator Chides Ryanair for 'Puerile' Fees
    The chief of Britain's Office of Fair Trading slams the Irish discount airline for hidden charges and other pricing tactics he calls "taunting" and…
  • And Now, the More Ethical Kit-Kat
    Swiss food giant Nestlé says it will start using Fairtrade cocoa for its popular Kit-Kat bars in coming months, a lift to 8,000 farmers in Côte d'Ivoire
  • BA Faces Christmas Strike Threat
    Already facing huge losses, British Airways now risks a possible strike during the busy holiday season by cabin crew upset over planned job cuts
  • Dyson's Latest: A Fan with No Blades
    British inventor James Dyson—creator of the bagless vacuum and air blade hand dryer—has devised a cooling fan that uses 98% less power than air…
  • Starbucks vs. Britain: Brewing Hostility
    Business Secretary Peter Mandelson boiled over when Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz roasted the British economy. A tempest in a coffee pot?

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