BBC News - Business McDonald's could face first UK strikes 2017-08-18T21:34:02.000000000+00:00 Staff at two UK outlets vote for action over secure working hours and a £10 per hour wage. One in 10 adults owns second home, says think tank 2017-08-18T21:27:45.000000000+00:00 By contrast, four in ten UK adults have no property wealth at all, the Resolution Foundation says. Pawnbrokers' secrets 2017-08-18T21:25:15.000000000+00:00 Only 4% of the UK's adult population - and more women than men - now use a pawnbroker to get a loan. Long trek 2017-08-18T21:19:45.000000000+00:00 The average UK shoe size of men and women has gone up by two sizes since the 1970s - but women's footwear makers have not kept up. Stock traders cheer on Bannon exit 2017-08-18T18:22:33.000000000+00:00 White House adviser Steve Bannon, a right-wing nationalist, is leaving the White House. Northern, Southern and Merseyrail strikes set for September 2017-08-18T15:07:06.000000000+00:00 The RMT said no progress had been made over the future of the role of guards, due to safety and job loss fears. Black ownership rules polarise S African mining sector 2017-08-18T13:44:34.000000000+00:00 Will the South African government's attempt at redressing inequalities in the mining industry actually destroy it? FTSE 100 down as airlines shares drop after Spain attacks 2017-08-18T12:10:35.000000000+00:00 Shares in airlines fall as investors worry about the impact of the Barcelona terror attack on tourism. Bottling the sea's 'healing qualities' 2017-08-18T10:41:24.000000000+00:00 To satisfy a growing demand, a company in South Africa is extracting, bottling and selling sea water. Visits to UK rise amid fall in pound 2017-08-18T10:34:15.000000000+00:00 The numbers visiting from overseas increased by 7% in June but British residents' trips abroad also rose.