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Google vows to curb political ad targeting
Google vows to curb political ad targeting
Google has vowed to ban advertisements which target people based on their political leanings, as the debate over digital ads [...]
November 21, 2019
UK government borrowing surges past predictions in October
UK government borrowing surges past predictions in October
The UK government borrowed much more than expected last month, with October borrowing hitting its highest in five years. The [...]
November 21, 2019
CMC Markets raises targets following profit surge
CMC Markets raises targets following profit surge
Spreadbetter CMC Markets has reported a jump in net operating income for the first half and raised its full-year target [...]
November 21, 2019
South Western Railway strikes set to go ahead after talks with union break down
South Western Railway strikes set to go ahead after talks with union break down
A month of strikes on South Western Railway are set to go ahead, after negotiations between union representatives and the [...]
November 21, 2019
British Gas owner Centrica sheds 170,000 customers but shares rise as it sticks to guidance
British Gas owner Centrica sheds 170,000 customers but shares rise as it sticks to guidance
Centrica has shed a further 107,000 household accounts in the last four months, but the British Gas owner said it [...]
November 21, 2019
Sir Philip Green's Arcadia confirms new chairman
Sir Philip Green's Arcadia confirms new chairman
Sir Philip Green’s fashion group Arcadia confirmed this morning that it has appointed the former boss of the De Vere [...]
November 21, 2019
Entrepreneurs back Pitch@Palace as pressure grows on Prince Andrew
Entrepreneurs back Pitch@Palace as pressure grows on Prince Andrew
Entrepreneurs have expressed their support for Prince Andrew’s Pitch@Palace startup initiative even as the Duke was urged to give evidence [...]
November 21, 2019
British American Tobacco shares jump after US shelves tough regulations
Shares in British American Tobacco have surged this morning after US regulators shelved plans to force tobacco firms to slash [...]
November 21, 2019
Royal Mail shares plunge on transformation plan delays despite profit boost
Royal Mail shares plunge on transformation plan delays despite profit boost
Shares in Royal Mail have fallen almost 18 per cent this morning after the postal service said its turnaround is [...]
November 21, 2019
Naked Wines boss heads for the exit
Naked Wines boss heads for the exit
Naked Wines surprised the City this morning after revealing the departure of its boss ahead of a major strategic shift [...]
November 21, 2019
FTSE 100 opens lower after US-China tensions rise over Hong Kong
FTSE 100 opens lower after US-China tensions rise over Hong Kong
The FTSE 100 has opened lower this morning, with other major European stock markets also down, after the US and [...]
November 21, 2019
UK tech startups net a record £9bn to keep European crown
UK tech startups net a record £9bn to keep European crown
Investors have ploughed a record £9bn into British tech startups in 2019, according to figures that place the UK’s tech [...]
November 21, 2019
Investec profit falls amid preparations for asset management demerger
Investec profit falls amid preparations for asset management demerger
Investec has reported a drop in profit before tax for the first half “against challenging market conditions”, as the Anglo-South [...]
November 21, 2019
British Airways passengers face huge delays into Gatwick and Heathrow after 'technical issue'
British Airways passengers face huge delays into Gatwick and Heathrow after 'technical issue'
British Airways warned customers that it is working hard to fix a “technical issue” this morning, warning of flight cancellations [...]
November 21, 2019