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Sterling falls against the dollar as UK economy slows but US picks up
Sterling falls against the dollar as UK economy slows but US picks up
The pound has fallen against the dollar as traders near the end of their week after survey data was better [...]
November 22, 2019
FTSE 100 soars above European rivals as pound weakens
FTSE 100 soars above European rivals as pound weakens
The FTSE 100 jumped this afternoon, ending the week with a strong finish amid a drop in the pound and [...]
November 22, 2019
Harriet film review: Cynthia Erivo gives Tubman the biopic she deserves – no Julia Roberts required
Harriet film review: Cynthia Erivo gives Tubman the biopic she deserves – no Julia Roberts required
The story of Harriet Tubman has been waiting to be told for a long time. Shamefully the film has been [...]
November 22, 2019
Question Time Leaders Special 2019: Four big talking points for tonight’s debate
Question Time Leaders Special 2019: Four big talking points for tonight’s debate
The leaders of the Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats and the Scottish National Party (SNP) will be grilled by members of [...]
November 22, 2019
Huawei: The fake choice between US and China will weaken the world economy
Huawei: The fake choice between US and China will weaken the world economy
Over the last year, the UK and its European partners have been asked to make a false choice between the [...]
November 22, 2019
Brooks Macdonald buys Cornelian Asset Managers in £39m deal
Brooks Macdonald buys Cornelian Asset Managers in £39m deal
Brooks Macdonald has bought Edinburgh-based wealth manager Cornelian for up to £39m and has this afternoon sealed a £30m share [...]
November 22, 2019
Prince Andrew steps down from Pitch@Palace role
Prince Andrew steps down from Pitch@Palace role
Prince Andrew has stepped down from his role at tech startup scheme Pitch@Palace. The initiative, which the Duke of York [...]
November 22, 2019
Christmas delivery nightmare: More than half of online shoppers suffered delivery issues last year
Christmas delivery nightmare: More than half of online shoppers suffered delivery issues last year
More than half of people suffered a delivery disaster during last year’s festive period after ordering online, according to new [...]
November 22, 2019
Uber 'under pressure to collect driver biometrics' to secure London licence
Uber 'under pressure to collect driver biometrics' to secure London licence
Uber could be forced into providing the biometric data of its drivers in order to continue operating in London, according [...]
November 22, 2019
Marks & Spencer hires ex-Tesco exec to fix struggling clothing division
Marks & Spencer hires ex-Tesco exec to fix struggling clothing division
Marks & Spencer has named a new clothing boss to replace its ousted former head of the struggling division. Tesco’s [...]
November 22, 2019
Here’s how much you need to earn to be considered rich
Here’s how much you need to earn to be considered rich
A fiery debate was sparked last night about what makes a person “rich” after a man on BBC Question Time [...]
November 22, 2019
Victoria Line strike suspended as union begins fresh talks with London Underground
Victoria Line strike suspended as union begins fresh talks with London Underground
A planned strike on the Victoria Line by tube drivers scheduled for next week has been suspended. The drivers were [...]
November 22, 2019
General Election 2019: What we know about the Conservative Party manifesto
General Election 2019: What we know about the Conservative Party manifesto
This weekend the Conservative Party manifesto is expected to launch ahead of the general election on 12 December. Jeremy Corbyn [...]
November 22, 2019
Hong Kong's local elections in spotlight after months of protests
Hong Kong's local elections in spotlight after months of protests
Hong Kong is bracing itself for a fresh weekend of tension as voters in the city head to the polls [...]
November 22, 2019