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July 2019 articles

HS2 locks horns with Bechtel in bid to break contract stalemate
HS2 locks horns with Bechtel in bid to break contract stalemate
HS2 has asked the High Court to allow it to push on with the construction of one its London stations [...]
July 16, 2019
Laura Muir interview: Scottish star on her route into athletics, veterinary career and competing at London’s Anniversary Games
Laura Muir interview: Scottish star on her route into athletics, veterinary career and competing at London’s Anniversary Games
Laura Muir is not your average sportsperson. Despite being one of Britain’s best athletes, the softly spoken Scot’s feet remains [...]
July 16, 2019
Race begins for IMF top job as Christine Lagarde submits resignation
Race begins for IMF top job as Christine Lagarde submits resignation
Christine Lagarde will leave her post as managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on 12 September after she [...]
July 16, 2019
Rio Tinto faces delays and up to $1.9bn added costs at copper mine
Rio Tinto faces delays and up to $1.9bn added costs at copper mine
Rio Tinto said today that costs from a Mongolian copper project could be up to $1.9bn more expensive than previous [...]
July 16, 2019
US senators grill top exec over Facebook libra cryptocurrency
US senators grill top exec over Facebook libra cryptocurrency
Facebook libra, the social network’s brand new cryptocurrency, should be regulated as if it is a security, the US House [...]
July 16, 2019
I’d love to see Rory McIlroy win The Open at Royal Portrush but Jon Rahm is my top pick for the year’s last golf Major
I’d love to see Rory McIlroy win The Open at Royal Portrush but Jon Rahm is my top pick for the year’s last golf Major
It’s a slightly strange scenario to be playing the last Major of the year in mid-July, owing to golf’s new, [...]
July 16, 2019
Michael Gove now thinks Boris Johnson is a perfect fit for Prime Minister
Michael Gove now thinks Boris Johnson is a perfect fit for Prime Minister
Michael Gove appears to have changed his mind about Boris Johnson. Now he thinks the former London mayor would make [...]
July 16, 2019
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