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Brexit knocks stuffing out of Construct-a-Bear

Picture copyright Getty Photographs In the event you go all the way down to the woods right this moment the teddy bears could also be worrying about Brexit, based on a US firm that makes stuffed toys. Construct-a-Bear Workshop has lowered its full-year income forecast primarily due to the UK. …

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Hitachi to resolve on destiny of UK nuclear plant

Picture copyright Horizon Nuclear The UK authorities’s nuclear coverage is underneath renewed scrutiny because the agency behind a £20bn reactor in Wales appears set to halt building. Japanese media studies say Hitachi will droop work on its Horizon division’s Wylfa Newydd plant this week. The corporate says no formal resolution …

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Guardian switches to potato starch wrapping

Guardian readers have been opening their weekend paper to search out dietary supplements wrapped in a compostable materials comprised of potato starch. The paper says it ditched its polythene covers after suggestions from readers. Recommendation on the wrapping says it shouldn’t be recycled however disposed of on a compost heap …

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Christmas: How retailers fared in 4 charts

Picture copyright European Photopress Company Most retailers have reported their gross sales figures for the festive interval. We have a look in 4 charts at how they fared. Forward of Christmas 2018, the truth that many retailers had been already providing massive reductions steered they had been struggling to promote …

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China powers up electrical automotive market

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption Guidelines to chop air pollution are anticipated to spice up gross sales for electrical carmakers akin to BYD Exterior China, few drivers have heard of manufacturers such asHit BYD or Beijing Vehicle Works. However they’re two of the most important gamers on this planet’s …

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US shutdown bites as federal employees miss payday

Media playback is unsupported in your system Media caption‘I do not want a wall, I need cash to plant crops’ Tons of of hundreds of US authorities employees have missed their first payday of the 12 months because the partial shutdown of federal businesses bites deeper. Staff reminiscent of jail …

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UK financial progress hits six-month low

Picture copyright PA Progress within the UK’s financial system slowed within the three months to November, increasing at its weakest tempo in six months. The financial system grew by zero.three% throughout the interval, lower than the zero.four% within the three months to October, the Workplace for Nationwide Statistics (ONS) mentioned. …

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The drone pilot whose maps are saving lives in Zanzibar

Media playback is unsupported in your system Media captionAfrica’s drone mapping consultants A scarcity of correct maps is an enormous downside in elements of Africa: for catastrophe reduction companies, native authorities and folks searching for protected locations to construct houses. May low-cost survey drones and native volunteers assist plug the …

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