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Apple CEO Tim Cook 'deeply offended' by BBC report of exhausted Chinese factory workers and children working in brutal conditions

Chief executive Tim Cook 'deeply offended' by shocking allegations of inhumane working conditions as part of Apple's supply chain

Battle of the brands... Hampton Creek’s Just Mayo is an egg-free product made from yellow pea

Unilever drops Just Mayo lawsuit after labelling dispute

Unilever, the maker of Hellmann's mayonnaise, has dropped its lawsuit against "Just Mayo".

Way out: American Apparel founder Dov Charney

American Apparel fires founder Dov Charney

Fashion executive Paula Schneider will take the helm after board concluded Charney violated company policy in internal investigation

An Apple iPhone 6 stands on display at the Apple Store

Apple halts online sales after rouble crash

Plunge in value of the Russian currency making Apple products cheaper

Walmart ordered to pay $188 million over staff breaks

Staff alleged their breaks were cut short and weren't paid for total hours

Cho Hyun-ah apologised after ordereding a crew member off a flight for serving bagged nuts in the first class cabin

Nut rage: Macadamia sales soar after Korean Air Lines executive incident

Chairman's daughter exploded with fury after she was served nuts in a bag

Mark Zuckerberg Q&A: What we learnt about the Facebook founder

Yesterday, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg kept busy taking questions during a Q&A session at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, California. We watched the entire thing for you and selected the best bits. This is what you need to know:

Supermarkets slash petrol prices to four-year low

Brent crude has fallen by 40% since the summer on oversupply concerns

SeaWorld CEO Jim Atchison resigns following Blackfish backlash

SeaWorld hit by bad press and poor attendance numbers following the release of the Black Fish - a documentary about killer whales in captivity

McDonald's to review cooking methods and trim menu as sales continue to slide

Fast food giant McDonald's will trim its menu and let customers choose ingredients in an effort to speed up the service and lure new customers amid declining sales in the US.

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Greece referendum

Greeks say 'No' to austerity and plunge Europe into crisis
Ten years after the 7/7 terror attacks, is Britain an altered state?

7/7 bombings anniversary

Ten years after the terror attacks, is Britain an altered state?
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Versace haute couture review

Beautiful evening dresses are some of the loveliest Donatella has ever created
No hope and no jobs, so Gaza's young risk their lives, climb the fence and run for it

No hope and no jobs in Gaza

So the young risk their lives and run for it
Fashion apps: Retailers roll together shopping and social networking for mobile customers

Fashion apps

Retailers roll together shopping and social networking for mobile customers
The Greek referendum exposes a gaping hole at the heart of the European Union – its distinct lack of any genuine popular legitimacy

Gaping hole at the heart of the European Union

Treatment of Greece has shown up a lack of genuine legitimacy
Number of young homeless in Britain 'more than three times the official figures'

'Everything changed when I went to the hostel'

Number of young homeless people in Britain is 'more than three times the official figures'
Compton Cricket Club

Compton Cricket Club

Portraits of LA cricketers from notorious suburb to be displayed in London
London now the global money-laundering centre for the drug trade, says crime expert

Wlecome to London, drug money-laundering centre for the world

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The Buddhist temple minutes from Centre Court that helps a winner keep on winning

The Buddhist temple minutes from Centre Court

It helps a winner keep on winning
Is this the future of flying: battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks?

Is this the future of flying?

Battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks
Isis are barbarians – but the Caliphate is a dream at the heart of all Muslim traditions

Isis are barbarians

but the Caliphate is an ancient Muslim ideal
The Brink's-Mat curse strikes again: three tons of stolen gold that brought only grief

Curse of Brink's Mat strikes again

Death of John 'Goldfinger' Palmer the latest killing related to 1983 heist
Greece debt crisis: 'The ministers talk to us about miracles' – why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum

'The ministers talk to us about miracles'

Why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum
Call of the wild: How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate

Call of the wild

How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate