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June 2019 articles

Serco tried to merge with struggling Babcock
Serco tried to merge with struggling Babcock
Outsourcing giant Serco has tried twice to merge with its considerably bigger rival Babcock as they both grapple with a [...]
June 16, 2019
Credit Suisse prepares to sue HMRC over tax on bonuses
Credit Suisse prepares to sue HMRC over tax on bonuses
Lawyers representing Credit Suisse are preparing for a battle to reclaim more than £200m from the taxman over bankers’ bonuses. [...]
June 16, 2019
48m without electricity as power down in all of Argentina and Uruguay
48m without electricity as power down in all of Argentina and Uruguay
An energy network failure is thought to have left around 50m people without electricity as Argentina and Uruguay have been [...]
June 16, 2019
Jeremy Hunt says he would be prepared to delay Brexit past October
Jeremy Hunt says he would be prepared to delay Brexit past October
Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he would be prepared to delay Brexit, saying he would not commit to “a [...]
June 16, 2019
Jeremy Hunt slams Corbyn’s ‘pathetic’ response to oil tanker attack blamed on Iran
Jeremy Hunt slams Corbyn’s ‘pathetic’ response to oil tanker attack blamed on Iran
The foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has branded Jeremy Corbyn “pathetic” after the Labour leader said there was no credible evidence [...]
June 15, 2019
‘Ideological war’ being waged over future of AI as businesses warn against robot tax
‘Ideological war’ being waged over future of AI as businesses warn against robot tax
Businesses and trade bodies have urged the government and industry to embrace the rise of robots and better prepare workers [...]
June 15, 2019
Second home ownership soars towards the value of £1 trillion
Second home ownership soars towards the value of £1 trillion
The number of British people owning a second home has soared by more than 50 per cent since 2001 as [...]
June 15, 2019
UBS economist must ‘pay the price’ over Chinese pigs comment, state media says
UBS economist must ‘pay the price’ over Chinese pigs comment, state media says
Chinese state media has warned UBS economist Paul Donovan must “pay the price” over remarks he made referencing Chinese pigs. [...]
June 15, 2019
Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill after mass protests
Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill after mass protests
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has indefinitely delayed a controversial extradition bill following mass protests. The proposed law, allowing extraditions [...]
June 15, 2019
Marketers threaten to cut social media spend unless tech giants crack down on online harm
Marketers threaten to cut social media spend unless tech giants crack down on online harm
Social media firms risk losing advertising revenue from UK businesses unless they do more to protect users on their platforms, [...]
June 14, 2019