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Ozy Media founder Carlos Watson arrested for fraud scheme

Thu, 02/23/2023 - 23:32
Mr Watson "directed a scheme to defraud investors" of millions of dollars, federal prosecutors claim.
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Eating turnips could help ease vegetable shortage, suggests Therese Coffey

Thu, 02/23/2023 - 18:48
Cabinet minister says consumers should "cherish" home-grown produce as shops limit sales of some items.
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Sam Bankman-Fried hit with four new criminal charges

Thu, 02/23/2023 - 17:15
Sam Bankman-Fried is accused of making more than 300 illegal political donations.
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US names businessman Ajay Banga to lead World Bank

Thu, 02/23/2023 - 15:41
Raised in India, Ajay Banga led Mastercard for more than a decade.
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Vegetable shortages could last for up to a month

Thu, 02/23/2023 - 12:41
The environment secretary says shortages of some fruit and vegetables could go on for up to four weeks.
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European Commission bans TikTok on staff devices

Thu, 02/23/2023 - 12:27
The organisation, which has around 32,000 employees, says the measure is to increase cybersecurity.
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Steel industry fears more job cuts without help

Thu, 02/23/2023 - 09:03
Industry group UK Steel welcomes plans for help, but says there could be more cuts before support begins.
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Matugga rum: Why a couple opened a distillery in Scotland

Thu, 02/23/2023 - 06:42
Paul and Jacine Rutasikwa explain why they moved to Scotland to set up a rum distillery, for the CEO Secrets series.
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Japanese motor giants announce biggest pay rises in decades

Thu, 02/23/2023 - 06:29
Toyota and Honda are the latest Japanese companies to increase wages as prices in the country jump.
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Qantas: Australian airline's profits soar back after record Covid losses

Thu, 02/23/2023 - 05:31
The A$1bn profit follows a troubled few years for the airline, full of delays, staff shortages and criticism.
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How hospitals could avoid future PPE chaos

Thu, 02/23/2023 - 00:26
Innovative ways to use personal protective equipment have emerged since the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Arsenal Women earn 30% more but still behind men

Thu, 02/23/2023 - 00:09
Accounts show a boost in earnings, but the women's team still earns far less than some male players.
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Tesco and Aldi limit tomatoes and other fruit and veg

Wed, 02/22/2023 - 16:07
The grocers join Asda and Morrisons in limiting sales due to shortages of certain produce.
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Lloyds Banking Group hits back at criticism over savings rates

Wed, 02/22/2023 - 13:36
The boss of the bank says it is focused on making ends meet for those customers with less money.
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What's behind the fruit and veg shortages?

Wed, 02/22/2023 - 12:38
Supply issues have led Asda and Morrisons supermarkets to limit sales of fresh produce.
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Warning over future of British Steel as it cuts jobs

Wed, 02/22/2023 - 11:55
The Chinese-owned company is proposing cuts at its Scunthorpe site amid economic challenges.
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Train firms sorry after information systems outage

Wed, 02/22/2023 - 09:43
National Rail says some systems, including journey planners, have been fixed after an earlier fault.
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Mormon Church fined over claim it hid $32bn of investments

Wed, 02/22/2023 - 04:56
The Church and its investment management company will pay a combined $5m penalty to the US regulator.
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Starbucks launches olive oil coffee drinks in Italy

Wed, 02/22/2023 - 04:19
The world's biggest coffee chain entered the Italian market in 2018 and has around 20 stores in the country.
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Seattle becomes first US city to ban caste discrimination

Wed, 02/22/2023 - 03:01
But a Hindu advocacy group says the ordinance "unfairly singles out and targets an entire community".
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