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Farnborough Airshow: Aircraft sales to hit $6.3tn on China trade

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 14:53
China will pass the US as the biggest air travel market within 10-15 years, Boeing says.

Ryanair flights cancelled over strike action

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 13:19
A quarter of Ryanair's Irish-based pilots are striking over working conditions.

Goldman Sachs names DJ-ing banker David Solomon as boss

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 13:02
David Solomon, who is to take over from Lloyd Blankfein, is also known as DJ D-Sol.

Tax rise needed to fund NHS spending boost, says watchdog

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 12:32
Office for Budget Responsibility says either taxes need to rise or spending fall to cover health funding.

Amazon's Jeff Bezos beats Bill Gates in new rich list

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:55
The Amazon founder is now richer than Bill Gates has ever been.

Arsenal caught up in fraud probe at carmaker sponsor

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:07
Premier League club Arsenal has been tangled up in a fraud investigation at Chinese carmaker BYD.

Amazon's European workers strike as Prime promotion continues

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:50
Staff in Germany, Spain and Poland are taking action during a major promotion at the retail giant.

Wage growth slows despite jobless fall

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:15
Wage growth slipped to 2.7% from 2.8% in the three months to May, while unemployment fell by 12,000.

EU to sign its biggest free trade deal with Japan

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:02
The agreement is a challenge to the increasing protectionism employed by US President Donald Trump.

FC Barcelona reports record revenues

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 08:47
The Spanish football giant also says it is on track to achieve revenues of €1bn by 2021.

China's most expensive film pulled after opening weekend

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 05:12
Despite costing $112m to produce, fantasy epic Asura was withdrawn from cinemas after just one weekend.

The perilous search for 'Himalayan viagra'

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 01:07
More valuable than gold, Yarsagumba fungus is only found in the Himalayas above 3,000 metres.

Emotional surveillance

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:28
How facial recognition is being used to identify suspects in crowds and spot suspicious behaviour.

Google's job hunting service comes to UK

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:17
Google's centralised job hunt services signs up most individual sites with one major exception.

AI will create as many jobs as it displaces - report

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 00:07
But PwC warns there will be "winners and losers" with many roles set to change.

Amazon faces web issues around the world on Prime Day

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 23:43
The e-commerce giant is experiencing outages in the US and elsewhere as its summer sale gets underway.

Chinese whispers

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 22:35
Two Chinese companies are implicated in the scandal around the Malaysian investment fund, 1MDB.

Brexiteers' Customs Bill amendments accepted by government

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 21:49
Theresa May is accused of "capitulating" to Brexiteers - but she says the policy has not changed.

Netflix shares plunge as subscriber growth stalls

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 21:41
The firm's shares dive 13% after it misses its projections for subscriber growth.

US travel ban will not stop visitors - Qatar Airways boss

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 19:14
The US travel ban will not stop Middle Eastern tourists flying to the US, says Akbar Al Baker.

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