GM warns against potential car tariffs

Image copyright Getty Images America’s largest carmaker has added its voice to the chorus of companies and countries criticising proposed US tariffs on foreign cars and auto parts. General Motors

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Electric car buyers claim they were misled by Nissan

Image copyright AFP Image caption John Weatherley says Nissan exaggerated the facts about the Leaf Owners of Nissan’s new electric Leaf say they were given misleading information about the car

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Canada ‘will not back down’ over US metals tariffs

Image copyright Reuters Canada will “not back down” in the face of new US tariffs on steel and aluminium, according to the country’s foreign minister. Chrystia Freeland spoke as officials

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Newspaper shooting suspect ‘barricaded exit’

Image copyright EPA Image caption The victims, from top left: Rob Hiaasen, Rebecca Smith, Gerald Fischman; John McNamara (bottom centre), Wendi Winters (bottom right) The suspect in Thursday’s mass shooting

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Nike shares fly as sales momentum mounts

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Nike’s Air Jordan 1 Retro trainers Nike is back in fashion in North America with a 3% rise in sales in the most recent

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Tesco trials shopping without tills

Image copyright Tesco Tesco is testing whether supermarket customers can buy products without visiting a till. The UK’s biggest retailer has given some staff a smartphone app to use at

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Carbon dioxide crisis to hit supermarket food choice

Image copyright Getty Images The carbon dioxide shortage will start affecting some supplies to supermarkets this weekend, the Food and Drink Federation has warned. CO2 is used to stun farm

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Reality Check: The Brexit challenge for Irish trade

The future of the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland is proving to be a massive challenge in the Brexit negotiations, and talk of “no deal” is

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Legal bid to throw out US sex trafficking law

Image copyright Craigslist Image caption The personals section of Craigslist was closed in the US after Fosta became law Digital rights campaigners are starting a legal challenge to a US

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Floating robot Cimon sent to International Space Station

Image copyright Airbus / DLR Image caption Cimon, shown here in a mock-up, is designed to be an AI assistant for astronauts An experimental robot with an animated cartoon face

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