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TfL deficit shrinks thanks to Ulez and increased Tube numbers
TfL deficit shrinks thanks to Ulez and increased Tube numbers
Transport for London’s (TfL) first half revenues beat budget expectations by £260m, but the body still recorded a nine-figure deficit [...]
November 20, 2019
Elon Musk to face defamation trial over ‘pedo guy’ comments
Elon Musk to face defamation trial over ‘pedo guy’ comments
Tech billionaire Elon Musk will appear in court to face a defamation lawsuit after he referred to a British diver [...]
November 20, 2019
Publishers look to new revenue sources amid squeeze on digital advertising
Publishers look to new revenue sources amid squeeze on digital advertising
Online publishers are shifting their focus to new sources of revenue as income from digital advertising continues to decline. Digital [...]
November 20, 2019
House of Fraser accused of reversing fur ban
House of Fraser accused of reversing fur ban
Retail tycoon Mike Ashley is facing accusations that he has overturned a ban on real fur at House of Fraser. [...]
November 20, 2019
The scary movie cliches your business might be committing
The scary movie cliches your business might be committing
The choices that characters make in scary movies can often seem baffling. Why do they never turn the lights on [...]
November 20, 2019
Risky business: UBS warns that tax on billionaires will kill off risk appetite
Risky business: UBS warns that tax on billionaires will kill off risk appetite
Billionaires will stop taking risks and sit on their money if they face blockbuster wealth taxes being proposed by left-wing [...]
November 20, 2019
Rise in Chinese coal capacity threatens 2050 climate targets
Rise in Chinese coal capacity threatens 2050 climate targets
China’s coal plant building programme could have a devastating impact on Paris 2050 climate targets, according to a new report [...]
November 20, 2019
Leading German think tank supports minimum global tax rate plans
Leading German think tank supports minimum global tax rate plans
A leading German economic think tank has voiced its support for the OECD’s plans for an international minimum corporate tax [...]
November 20, 2019
UK music industry brings £5bn to economy thanks to boom in live shows
UK music industry brings £5bn to economy thanks to boom in live shows
The UK music industry contributed £5.2bn to the economy last year, boosted by sell-out live performances by hit acts such [...]
November 20, 2019
Hiring Jose Mourinho is a roll of the dice, but Daniel Levy must've felt keeping Mauricio Pochettino was the bigger gamble
Hiring Jose Mourinho is a roll of the dice, but Daniel Levy must've felt keeping Mauricio Pochettino was the bigger gamble
Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy doesn’t strike me as a gambler but his decision to sack the manager who took the [...]
November 20, 2019
Hammersmith Bridge won't be able to cope with electric double decker buses in 'strange oversight'
Hammersmith Bridge won't be able to cope with electric double decker buses in 'strange oversight'
An upgraded Hammersmith Bridge will not be sturdy enough for London’s current fleet of electric double decker buses in what’s [...]
November 20, 2019
Challenger banks yet to overcome Brits’ lack of trust, study finds
Challenger banks yet to overcome Brits’ lack of trust, study finds
Two fifths of Brits don’t trust challenger banks at all, while over half are worried technology will put their data [...]
November 20, 2019
Emirates orders $9bn worth of Boeing jets despite safety concerns
Emirates orders $9bn worth of Boeing jets despite safety concerns
Gulf airline Emirates has unveiled a $9bn order for 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, while reducing its deal for the delayed [...]
November 20, 2019
Inmarsat and BT cut ties with Prince Andrew over Epstein friendship
Inmarsat and BT cut ties with Prince Andrew over Epstein friendship
Inmarsat and BT have become the latest organisations to cut ties with the Duke of York in light of questions [...]
November 20, 2019