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Sri Lanka energy minister warns petrol stocks about to run dry

The crisis-hit country's next shipment of petrol is not due to arrive until later this month. go to Article >

Sri Lanka limits fuel to essential services with supplies set to run out in days

46 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Miles-long queues outside petrol stations despite ban on sales for private vehicles for at least a weekSri Lanka’s energy minister has said the country’s fuel supplies will run out in a few days, forcing nationwide school closures and prolonged... read more

Billionaire Xiao Jianhua jailed for 13 years in China

0 Days ago Finance Source: Bbc.co.uk

Chinese-Canadian tycoon Xiao Jianhua disappeared from a luxury hotel in Hong Kong in 2017. read more

Cineworld shares plunge on bankruptcy fears

0 Days ago Finance Source: Bbc.co.uk

The heavily indebted cinema chain, which also owns Picturehouse, has been hit by poor audiences. read more

Russia Starbucks: Home-grown chain Stars replaces coffee giant

0 Days ago Finance Source: Bbc.co.uk

Stars Coffee replaces Starbucks after the US chain pulled out over the Russian invasion of Ukraine. read more

Buy now, pay later: Warning over influencers' adverts on social media

0 Days ago Finance Source: Bbc.co.uk

Financial regulator says some adverts posted by influencers fail to highlight risks of borrowing. read more

Consumer confidence hits record low as prices soar

0 Days ago Finance Source: Bbc.co.uk

Shoppers concerns come in the face of "soaring cost-of-living and bleak economic prospects", says research. read more

Experts warn no easy answer to how safe self-driving cars should be

0 Days ago Finance Source: Bbc.co.uk

A government expert body advising on the ethics of driverless cars warns of many tricky problems. read more

Why more people are working from home on Fridays

0 Days ago Finance Source: Bbc.co.uk

While there are benefits to ending the week at home, Friday after work drinks could be fizzling out. read more

Growing share of under-30s pay unaffordable rent

0 Days ago Finance Source: Bbc.co.uk

The proportion of under-30s spending a third of their pay on rent is at a five-year high, data suggests. read more

Starbucks ordered to reinstate fired Memphis staff

0 Days ago Finance Source: Bbc.co.uk

The decision comes amid a tense fight between Starbucks and labour organisers. read more

Jim Ratcliffe: Who is the man bidding for Man Utd?

1 Day ago Finance Source: Bbc.co.uk

One of the UK's richest men, Sir Jim has built a multi-billion pound business by buying unloved assets. read more