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July 2019 articles

UK rail franchising system has ‘had its day’, says review head
UK rail franchising system has ‘had its day’, says review head
The UK’s rail franchising system has “had its day”, the man in charge with reviewing Britain’s railways has said. Former [...]
July 16, 2019
Massive airport email scam blocked by UK spooks
Massive airport email scam blocked by UK spooks
An attempt to scam hundreds of thousands of people using a spoof UK airport email address was one of a [...]
July 16, 2019
Wells Fargo outperforms estimates as profits climb
Wells Fargo outperforms estimates as profits climb
Wall Street banking giant Wells Fargo reported a rise in quarterly profits this afternoon, comfortably beating expectations as it presses [...]
July 16, 2019
Ursula von der Leyen says EU is open to another Brexit delay
Ursula von der Leyen says EU is open to another Brexit delay
Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen addressed the European Parliament today, saying she would be ready to grant a further Brexit [...]
July 16, 2019
US retail sales beat expectations as economy blows hot and cold
US retail sales beat expectations as economy blows hot and cold
US retail sales beat economists’ expectations in June, official figures showed today, as the economy continues to send mixed signals [...]
July 16, 2019
Advertising data platform Near raises $100m to fuel global expansion
Advertising data platform Near raises $100m to fuel global expansion
Advertising tech platform Near has secured $100m (£80m) in funding from a London-based private equity firm as it looks to [...]
July 16, 2019
Goldman Sachs beats Wall Street estimates despite profit drop
Goldman Sachs beats Wall Street estimates despite profit drop
Goldman Sachs outperformed expectations on Wall Street this afternoon as a double-digit surge in investment and lending boosted the banking [...]
July 16, 2019
Donald Trump hints at treason probe into Google after Peter Thiel complaint
Donald Trump hints at treason probe into Google after Peter Thiel complaint
US President Donald Trump has hinted his administration might investigate Google for treason, after entrepreneur Peter Thiel called on the [...]
July 16, 2019
Google employee who led walkout leaves firm following retaliation claims
Google employee who led walkout leaves firm following retaliation claims
Google employee Meredith Whittaker, who led global staff walkouts over the tech giant’s sexual harassment policy, has left the company [...]
July 16, 2019
Why the big supermarkets can’t deliver food in a sustainable, plastic-free way
Why the big supermarkets can’t deliver food in a sustainable, plastic-free way
The big four grocers have protected their dominance well over the last 40 years, using their control of the supply [...]
July 16, 2019