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Boots Covent Garden

In pictures: Boots vs the beauty titans


Can Boots’ new Covent Garden store help it compete with beauty brands and department stores? John Ryan reports.

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Amazon Echo

Amazon Alexa strikes up NHS partnership

2019-07-11T13:30:00+01:00By Sam Nunn

Amazon has partnered with the NHS to allow users of its Alexa devices to seek answers to medical queries in a bid to reduce strain on GPs.