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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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US Supreme Court wary of removing tech firms' legal shield

Wed, 02/22/2023 - 02:45
A bereaved family accuses YouTube of abetting a terrorist group by recommending its videos to users.
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My Money: 'I have 25p left in my bank account'

Wed, 02/22/2023 - 02:34
Alannah, a 27-year-old blogger from Scotland, shares her weekly spending diary.
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Microsoft defends $69bn Activision deal

Tue, 02/21/2023 - 18:57
Opponents, including Sony, challenged the proposal at an EU hearing held behind closed doors.
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British Steel to cut jobs amid fears for industry

Tue, 02/21/2023 - 18:35
The Chinese-owned firm will cut 300 jobs at its Scunthorpe plant.
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Pret A Manger to scrap smoothies, frappes and milkshakes

Tue, 02/21/2023 - 15:03
It means customers paying £25 a month for a subscription will have fewer drinks to choose from.
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Royal Mail resumes overseas mail at post offices after cyber-attack

Tue, 02/21/2023 - 14:32
Royal Mail says it is now processing "close to normal daily volumes" of international mail.
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Fruit and veg shortage set to continue for weeks

Tue, 02/21/2023 - 13:24
Fresh produce is likely to be missing from shop shelves for several weeks, according to industry sources.
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Energy firms told to pay out over wrong meter fittings

Tue, 02/21/2023 - 09:58
The regulator says people should be compensated now if homes were wrongfully fitted with a prepayment meter.
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Interest on government debt hits record for January

Tue, 02/21/2023 - 07:16
The interest the government pays on its debt rose largely because of inflation.
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Banking giant HSBC sees quarterly profit almost double

Tue, 02/21/2023 - 05:37
However, its annual profit fell as it absorbs the cost of selling its French retail banking operations.
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Gambling: Government expected to tighten regulation on sector

Tue, 02/21/2023 - 02:24
A forthcoming government white paper on gambling is expected to tighten regulation in the sector.
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What is going on with getting a new Brexit deal for Northern Ireland?

Tue, 02/21/2023 - 01:39
There had been talk an announcement could come on Tuesday, say Chris Mason and Jessica Parker
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How ASML became Europe’s most valuable tech firm

Tue, 02/21/2023 - 01:04
ASML machines make computer chips - with technology so advanced the firm is caught in geopolitical rivalry.
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Councils get more funds for vulnerable households

Tue, 02/21/2023 - 00:01
The Household Support Fund goes to local authorities in England to help those struggling the most.
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Firms stick to four-day week after trial ends

Tue, 02/21/2023 - 00:00
A trial involving nearly 3,000 workers has found working shorter hours makes staff happier and healthier.
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UK supermarkets face tomato shortages

Mon, 02/20/2023 - 18:58
Harvests in Europe and Africa have been disrupted by bad weather, a retail body says.
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