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July 2019 articles

How 15-year-old American tennis star Cori Gauff can avoid the pitfalls of being a child prodigy
How 15-year-old American tennis star Cori Gauff can avoid the pitfalls of being a child prodigy
A month ago few people knew who 15-year-old Cori Gauff was – and with good reason. Although she had caused [...]
July 21, 2019
Football needs spending caps, open auctions for players and fairer distribution of revenues or an increasingly narrow group of clubs will prosper
Football needs spending caps, open auctions for players and fairer distribution of revenues or an increasingly narrow group of clubs will prosper
As memories of a tumultuous 2018-19 season fade, it is tempting to believe all is well with the beautiful game. [...]
July 21, 2019
British Gas owner Centrica ‘to cut dividend and sell off oil and gas business’
British Gas owner Centrica ‘to cut dividend and sell off oil and gas business’
Centrica is said to be planning to cut its dividend and start looking for a buyer for its oil and [...]
July 21, 2019
Industry slams Labour plan to bring outsourced public services in-house
Industry slams Labour plan to bring outsourced public services in-house
Business leaders have pilloried a Labour policy announcement to bring local council jobs like construction, bin collection and school dinners [...]
July 21, 2019
Cashplus posts revenue record as it prepares to submit final banking licence
Cashplus posts revenue record as it prepares to submit final banking licence
Cashplus, one of Britain’s longest-established digital challenger banks, has hailed a record year of revenues, as it gears up to [...]
July 21, 2019
Lufthansa resumes Cairo flights but BA suspension to continue for six days
Lufthansa resumes Cairo flights but BA suspension to continue for six days
German airline Lufthansa has resumed flights to Cairo after temporarily suspending them, along with British Airways, over safety concerns. British [...]
July 21, 2019
Set sail for the 1700s: Why the shipping industry is returning to technology from the history books
Set sail for the 1700s: Why the shipping industry is returning to technology from the history books
As countries and companies try to curb their climate impact, many are turning to space-age solutions. But the shipping industry [...]
July 21, 2019
Philip Hammond confirms he will resign if Boris Johnson is crowned PM
Philip Hammond confirms he will resign if Boris Johnson is crowned PM
Chancellor Philip Hammond has confirmed he will resign if Boris Johnson is confirmed as Britain’s next Prime Minister. Asked by [...]
July 21, 2019
Iranian seizure of tanker ‘constitutes illegal interference’, UK tells UN
Iranian seizure of tanker ‘constitutes illegal interference’, UK tells UN
The UK has told UN authorities that Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged tanker “constitutes illegal interference”, as the diplomatic crisis [...]
July 21, 2019
London law firm Mishcon de Reya ‎to explore IPO option
London law firm Mishcon de Reya ‎to explore IPO option
London law firm Mishcon de Reya has begun preparations for a flotation or stake sale valuing the firm at several [...]
July 20, 2019