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Facebook privacy: MEPs to press Zuckerberg

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 17:56
Facebook's chief will attend a closed door meeting with European Parliament leaders in Brussels.

Are tumble dryers still a fire risk?

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 15:44
After five million tumble dryers made by Whirlpool were identified as a fire risk, the company started fixing them. But some users claim their fixed dryers have caught fire.

Millennial railcards 'still on track', says Treasury

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 15:38
The Treasury and rail operating firms say they are committed to a railcard for 26-30 year-olds.

East Coast train line to be put into public control

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 14:52
Rail services on the East Coast Main Line to be brought back under government control.

Why is Spanish Iberico cured ham so expensive?

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:17
A single leg costs hundreds of pounds and increasing demand is pushing prices up.

Fresh fears over danger tumble dryers

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:16
BBC's Watchdog uncovers cases of tumble dryers bursting into flames after they were modified.

Deputy governor sorry for calling economy 'menopausal'

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 11:56
Ben Broadbent, deputy head at the Bank of England, had used the term to describe an economy past its peak.

Robert De Niro opens new restaurant

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 11:05
The Oscar-winning actor and entrepreneur has begun a new business venture in east London.

Venezuela seizes Kellogg cereal factory after closure

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 09:56
Venezuela president Nicolas Maduro says the plant has been handed to workers and will continue output.

Paddy Power in talks to merge with Fan Duel

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 08:58
Paddy Power Betfair says it is talks over a merger in the US with fantasy sports site Fan Duel.

Japan's economy shrinks for first time in two years

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 02:42
The world's third largest economy shrinks for the first time in two years as private consumption slowed.

Peace mission

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 00:09
Farc guerillas have returned home, but they are often illiterate and unemployed and in urgent need of new skills for jobs.

Carillion board oversaw a 'rotten corporate culture', say MPs

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 00:02
MPs have accused former directors, auditors and the government of failing to stop Carillion's collapse.

'Pension mountain' needed by older tenants

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 00:01
A pension pot of up to £445,000 is needed to avoid falling living standards in retirement, analysis suggests.

MPs criticise government clean energy policies

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 00:01
Two parliamentary committees say ill-thought out policies have driven down clean energy investment.

Venezuela crisis: Cereal maker Kellogg ends operations

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 22:33
The US-based firm blames the economy but President Maduro says workers will take over the factory.

Ryanair cuts check-in to two days ahead of flight

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:26
The airline will reduce the time to check-in from four days to 48 hours for those without reserved seats.

EU paid Airbus billions in illegal subsidies, WTO rules

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:18
The World Trade Organisation rules the EU paid illegal aid to the European planemaker, paving the way for trade tariffs.

Uber changes US sexual assault policies

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:13
The firm, which is working to repair its reputation, will no longer require confidentiality clauses in settlements.

Thomson Reuters shifts foreign exchange arm ahead of Brexit

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:02
The firm is moving foreign exchange derivatives trading from London ahead of Brexit.