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August 2019 articles

US Fed minutes show bankers debated cutting interest rates more aggressively
US Fed minutes show bankers debated cutting interest rates more aggressively
The US Federal Reserve debated cutting interest rates more aggressively at its last meeting amid concerns about a global economic [...]
August 21, 2019
Chris Tremlett: Once-in-a-generation Jofra Archer gives England an Ashes fear factor
Chris Tremlett: Once-in-a-generation Jofra Archer gives England an Ashes fear factor
I was lucky enough to be at Lord’s on Sunday to see the culmination of Jofra Archer’s debut and watching [...]
August 21, 2019
Merkel: I can see possibilities for a Brexit solution
Merkel: I can see possibilities for a Brexit solution
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she sees “possibilities” for a solution to the deadlock over the Irish backstop, paving [...]
August 21, 2019
Ryanair loses court bid to stop pilot strikes
Ryanair loses court bid to stop pilot strikes
Ryanair has lost a legal bid to prevent its pilots from striking later this week but insisted its passengers would [...]
August 21, 2019
Wework rival Knotel secures unicorn status with $400m funding
Wework rival Knotel secures unicorn status with $400m funding
Knotel, the flexible workspace rival to Wework, today said it has achieved “unicorn” status after securing a fresh round of [...]
August 21, 2019
England v Australia third Ashes Test preview: Joe Root comes home to Headingley needing to disprove the captaincy burden
England v Australia third Ashes Test preview: Joe Root comes home to Headingley needing to disprove the captaincy burden
It’s hardly a new debate – in fact, it’s one nearly as old as the game itself – but Joe [...]
August 21, 2019
Uncertain future for retailers as businesses fail to invest in digital
Uncertain future for retailers as businesses fail to invest in digital
In an already turbulent time for the high street, swathes of the retail sector are ignoring the need to focus [...]
August 21, 2019
Brexit: No deal most likely outcome, says French aide
Brexit: No deal most likely outcome, says French aide
The UK will most likely leave the European Union – but still be on the hook for the £39bn divorce [...]
August 21, 2019
UK’s first contactless car vending machine unveiled in London
UK’s first contactless car vending machine unveiled in London
Londoners in desperate need of a brand-new car can now snap up a set of wheels instantly, thanks to the [...]
August 21, 2019
Travellers have reservations about Hostelworld
Travellers have reservations about Hostelworld
Hostelworld, the hotel-focused online booking platform, has reported a drop in revenue for the first half of this year, as [...]
August 21, 2019