BMW may stop making Mini at Cowley if there is no-deal Brexit | Business | The Guardian

BMW has said it might be forced to stop making the Mini at its Cowley plant near Oxford in the event of a no-deal Brexit, putting more than 100 years of carmaking at the site at risk. The German automotive firm joined Toyota in warning that an … [Continue reading]

Companies press Brexit panic button in further blow to Theresa May | Business | The Guardian

The scale of no-deal panic gripping major companies has been thrown into sharp focus by a series of damage-limitation announcements, as corporate Britain signalled it is running out of patience with Westminster gridlock. Sir James Dyson, the … [Continue reading]

Nissan casts further gloom on car industry with X-Trail blow | Business News | Sky News

The Japanese carmaker will say next week that it is abandoning plans to build the X-Trail in Sunderland, Sky News learns.This content was originally published here. … [Continue reading]

Honda to stun ministers with closure of Swindon factory | Business News | Sky News

The Japanese carmaker is expected to disclose plans to close its Swindon plant in 2022, Sky News can reveal.This content was originally published here. … [Continue reading]

French court finds Monsanto guilty of poisoning farmer | Business | The Guardian

A French appeals court has said US chemicals giant Monsanto was guilty of poisoning a farmer who said he suffered neurological damage after accidentally inhaling fumes from a weedkiller made by the company. Paul François, a cereal farmer, had already … [Continue reading]

Waitrose launches packaging-free trial | Business | The Guardian

Waitrose has unveiled its vision of environmentally conscious shopping, offering customers the chance to buy food and drink that is completely free of packaging as part of a ground-breaking trial for a large retailer. In a new drive to try to … [Continue reading]

Business Booming For Chef Who Tucked Into Steak In Front Of Vegan Protesters

UNILADFor the Toronto restaurant whose owner started eating a steak in front of a group of vegan demonstrators business is allegedly booming following his controversial reaction to the protest.The footage of Michael Hunter carving the leg of a deer … [Continue reading]

Britain passes one week without coal power for first time since 1882 | Business | The Guardian

Britain has gone a week without using coal to generate electricity for the first time since Queen Victoria was on the throne, in a landmark moment in the transition away from the heavily polluting fuel. The last coal generator came off the system at … [Continue reading]

Coca-Cola admits it produces 3m tonnes of plastic packaging a year | Business | The Guardian

Coca-Cola has revealed for the first time it produces 3m tonnes of plastic packaging a year – equivalent to 200,000 bottles a minute – as a report calls on other global companies to end the secrecy over their plastic footprint. The data from the soft … [Continue reading]

Eurostar to launch London-Amsterdam direct service in April | Business | The Guardian

Eurostar direct rail services between London and Amsterdam will begin on 4 April, the company has announced, in an eagerly awaited move expected to spark a price war with airlines. Tickets for the two daily trains – starting from £35 one way – will … [Continue reading]