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 FTSE LIVE: Moss Bros issues profit warning; Lloyds of London stung by natural disasters 5m Updated FTSE LIVE: Moss Bros issues profit warning; Lloyds of London stung by natural disasters
Moss Bros has warned today that its full-year profits will be 'materially lower' than market expectations after the clothing firm swung to a £1.7million loss in the first half of the year.
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 Moss Bros shares plummet 20% as menswear firm warns on profits after heatwave melts sales 8m Moss Bros shares plummet 20% as menswear firm warns on profits after heatwave melts sales
The suit specialist said it swung to a £1.7million pre-tax loss in the first half of the year, a steep drop from the £3.9million in profits it posted last year.
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 Natwest online and mobile banking goes down 9m Updated Natwest online and mobile banking goes down
The high street giants, who are part of the same banking group, have been forced to apologise for the systems failure that locked outr millions of customers.
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Global markets shrug off trade war fears - business live15m Updated Global markets shrug off trade war fears - business live
European and Asian markets rise after Wall Street hits record high as fears subside surrounding the trade dispute between China and the US
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 Advisers are understood to be in talks with potential buyers for company 20m Advisers are understood to be in talks with potential buyers for company
The decision was prompted by private equity owner ECI Partners, which bought the bike store chain for £80million in 2015, and its lenders AIB and HSBC failing to agree on a cash injection.
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Donald Trump’s currency confusion continues | Jeffrey Frankel33m Donald Trump’s currency confusion continues | Jeffrey Frankel
The US president blames China but even a basic understanding of economics shows it’s his own policies that bloat the dollar Next month, the US Department of the Treasury is due to submit to Congress its biannual report detailing which countries, if any, are manipulating their currencies to gain an unfair trade advantage. For his part, President Donald Trump is already
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NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank hit by online banking glitch1h 13m NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank hit by online banking glitch
Customers of NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank are unable to access their accounts online.
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 Nottinghamshire house for sale has its own Playboy Mansion grotto 1h 44m Updated Nottinghamshire house for sale has its own Playboy Mansion grotto
The modern property in Nottinghamshire's exclusive Mapperley Park has a swimming pool with rock-style walls, a sauna, and tiered gardens with a waterfall.
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NatWest hit by online banking problems1h 45m Updated NatWest hit by online banking problems
Customers are currently unable to access their bank accounts through the bank's online and app platforms.
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Don’t buy the Brexit hype: it’s a border in the Irish Sea or the customs union | Jonathan Lis1h 50m Don’t buy the Brexit hype: it’s a border in the Irish Sea or the customs union | Jonathan Lis
The rejection of the Chequers plan at Salzburg was no surprise – the EU will never accept a fudge on the Irish borderDonald Tusk’s
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NatWest online and mobile banking services down1h 59m NatWest online and mobile banking services down
NatWest has said its online and mobile banking services are down.
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 The 20 popular 68-plate new cars with the biggest discounts in September 2h The 20 popular 68-plate new cars with the biggest discounts in September
This includes models like the Nissan Qashqai, Seat Leon and Skoda Kodiaq, all of which are being offered with more than £4,000 off.
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 Can my mother leave me her house and disinherit my siblings? 2h Can my mother leave me her house and disinherit my siblings?
How does my mother leave me her house so that if my sister and brother contested this they would not win? They have the money to fight me. Lawyer Gary Rycroft, pictured, replies.
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 Annual rents along the Elizabeth line have climbed by over £2k in six years 2h Annual rents along the Elizabeth line have climbed by over £2k in six years
Rents in the areas surrounding the 38 stations analysed along the Elizabeth line have, excluding zone 1, grown from an average of £1,193 in January 2012 to £1,376 in June 2018.
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 17% of adults would have to sell their home if they lost their income through injury or illness 2h 17% of adults would have to sell their home if they lost their income through injury or illness
Nearly all adults do not have long-term financial protection against unexpectedly missing work, a new study from insurer Zurich shows.
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 EMILY HARDY: Is Tesco’s discounter Jack’s a rival for Aldi or Lidl, or just an elaborate PR stunt? 2h EMILY HARDY: Is Tesco’s discounter Jack’s a rival for Aldi or Lidl, or just an elaborate PR stunt?
Tesco’s new discount chain 'Jack’s', which opened its doors to customers today, was trumpeted as the supermarket’s answer to fast-growing cut-price grocers Aldi and Lidl.
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Why can’t I get a no-claims bonus on my second car?2h Why can’t I get a no-claims bonus on my second car?
I’ve built up 10 years’ discount on one car but can’t use it for a second vehicle
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Bungalows for sale – in pictures2h Bungalows for sale – in pictures
There’s no need for stairs at any of these five properties, from Devon to
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Bloody Nosed Passengers Gasp for Air on Indian Flight After Crew Fails to Pressurize Cabin2h Updated Bloody Nosed Passengers Gasp for Air on Indian Flight After Crew Fails to Pressurize Cabin
The Jet Airways blunder is just the latest sign of trouble in the country’s airline industry.
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Wheels: The Auto Industry’s VHS-or-Betamax Moment4h Wheels: The Auto Industry’s VHS-or-Betamax Moment
After nearly 20 years, the language that cars will speak when they talk to one another is still undecided. Critics say the delay is endangering lives.
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The Netherlands, a Tax Avoidance Center, Tries to Mend Its Ways4h Updated The Netherlands, a Tax Avoidance Center, Tries to Mend Its Ways
The country has a reputation for allowing multinationals to reduce payments by moving profits through Dutch subsidiaries, but things could be changing.
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The Big Secret of Celebrity Wealth (Is That No One Knows Anything)4h Updated The Big Secret of Celebrity Wealth (Is That No One Knows Anything)
Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pine and Chris Pratt are cumulatively worth $150 million, according to your Google results. Are they really?
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5h Asian Stocks Follow Wall Street Higher
Asian stocks rose Friday after Wall Street hit a new high and a survey showed Japanese manufacturing accelerating.
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Google Workers Discussed Tweaking Search Function to Counter Travel Ban5h Updated Google Workers Discussed Tweaking Search Function to Counter Travel Ban
Days after the Trump administration instituted a controversial travel ban in January 2017, Google employees discussed how they could tweak the company’s search-related functions to show users how to contribute to pro-immigration organizations and contact lawmakers and government agencies, according to internal company emails.
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Italy opens probe into Ryanair hand luggage charges5h Italy opens probe into Ryanair hand luggage charges
The airline's new luggage charges may amount to unfair commercial practice, says competition watchdog.
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Airlines Fight Push to Regulate Ticket-Change Fees5h Updated Airlines Fight Push to Regulate Ticket-Change Fees
U.S. carriers are battling with Congress to keep control of the nearly $3 billion passengers pay annually to change their flights.
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Google Says It Continues to Allow Apps to Scan Data From Gmail7h Updated Google Says It Continues to Allow Apps to Scan Data From Gmail
Google said it continues to allow other companies to scan and share data from Gmail accounts, responding to questions on Capitol Hill about privacy and potential misuse of information in users’ emails.
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Comcast, Fox to Settle $35 Billion Takeover Battle for Sky in Auction8h Updated Comcast, Fox to Settle $35 Billion Takeover Battle for Sky in Auction
Comcast and 21st Century Fox will settle their takeover battle for Sky in a weekend auction run by British regulators, setting up a dramatic climax to a 21-month sale process that has pitted some of the world’s biggest media giants against each other.
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Sony Extends Colorful Movie Chairman’s Reign, Citing Turnaround8h Updated Sony Extends Colorful Movie Chairman’s Reign, Citing Turnaround
Thomas E. Rothman, who had a bumpy start at Sony, will lead the company’s film divisions into the next decade. He had been rumored to be on his way out.
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AT&T Attacks DOJ Appeal in Time Warner Case8h AT&T Attacks DOJ Appeal in Time Warner Case
AT&T defended a court ruling that allowed it to buy Time Warner, arguing that both the law and current industry realities showed the acquisition wouldn’t harm competition.
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How the fridge became a million dollar idea8h How the fridge became a million dollar idea
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the fridge became a million dollar idea.
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 Barclays customers are locked out of their accounts 9h Updated Barclays customers are locked out of their accounts
The outage, which started at around 10am yesterday, affected the Barclays website and telephone banking, as well as mobile banking since 3pm. Some customers took to Twitter to share their outrage.
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GE Finds Flaw in Power-Plant Turbines9h Updated GE Finds Flaw in Power-Plant Turbines
General Electric discovered a flaw in its newest power-plant turbines after a key part failed earlier this month, forcing utility Exelon to shut down two Texas plants while GE makes repairs.
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Uber Eats drivers block London streets in pay protest9h Uber Eats drivers block London streets in pay protest
The drivers staged a protest over pay at the company's offices.
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Another View: Why America Should Embrace Market Surveillance in Sports Betting Before It’s Too Late9h Another View: Why America Should Embrace Market Surveillance in Sports Betting Before It’s Too Late
Regulators could learn from the financial industry’s struggle to police digital trading in order to root out fraud in online sports betting.
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From Belgium to the UK, the journey of an alloy wheel9h From Belgium to the UK, the journey of an alloy wheel
From Belgium to Swindon in under eight hours, the journey of an alloy wheel.
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New Pressure on Google and YouTube Over Children’s Data9h New Pressure on Google and YouTube Over Children’s Data
Two members of Congress asked for details of practices concerning the personal data of viewers younger than 13.
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10h Updated Stocks at Records; Dow Beats All-Time High From January
Wall Street delivered another set of milestones Thursday as a wave of buying sent U.S. stocks solidly higher, driving the Dow Jones Industrial Average above the all-time high it closed at in January.
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Growing Opposition Threatens Last U.S. Nuclear Plant10h Updated Growing Opposition Threatens Last U.S. Nuclear Plant
Georgia’s Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, the sole remaining nuclear power plant under construction in the U.S., is facing mounting opposition from cities and lawmakers concerned about its rising costs.
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Sloan Kettering’s Cozy Deal With Start-Up Ignites a New Uproar10h Updated Sloan Kettering’s Cozy Deal With Start-Up Ignites a New Uproar
A for-profit venture with exclusive rights to use the center’s vast archive of tissue slides has generated concerns at the nonprofit cancer center.
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Eventbrite Surges in Market Debut10h Updated Eventbrite Surges in Market Debut
Shares in the ticketing and event-services company jumped 59% from their initial public offering price in trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
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Private Equity Firm TPG Plans to Raise Second Social Impact Fund11h Private Equity Firm TPG Plans to Raise Second Social Impact Fund
Executives said a 2016 effort showed there was a way to measure an investment’s benefits for society while generating returns similar to a traditional fund.
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 Satellite business Inmarsat strikes deal with Panasonic to provide in-flight broadband 11h Satellite business Inmarsat strikes deal with Panasonic to provide in-flight broadband
Panasonic will use Inmarsat’s satellite signal to connect devices to the internet while Inmarsat will offer Panasonic’s services to its commercial airline customers.
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 ALEX BRUMMER: Secrets of the FTSE temple  11h ALEX BRUMMER: Secrets of the FTSE temple 
Greater transparency is a goal of corporate governance. So it is disturbing that organisations with a big say in the future of Unilever are shrouded in mystery.
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 D-Day for Sky: Murdoch to go head to head with Comcast as bidding war ends with dramatic auction  11h D-Day for Sky: Murdoch to go head to head with Comcast as bidding war ends with dramatic auction 
21st Century Fox and Comcast will fight it out in a secret auction tomorrow night as they seek to win control of the broadcasting giant in one of the longest takeover battles in British history.
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 DAILY BRIEFING: Poundland takes over 20 former Poundworld stores 11h DAILY BRIEFING: Poundland takes over 20 former Poundworld stores
Poundland is taking over 20 former Poundworld stores, creating 400 jobs. Meanwhile, French oil and gas giant Total has snapped up French electric car charging network G2mobility.
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 Equifax fined £500,000 after data hack hit 15million Britons 11h Equifax fined £500,000 after data hack hit 15million Britons
Equifax had been warned by the American government that its systems had a 'critical vulnerability' but failed to act.
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 Boots set to take its famous No7 make-up brand to China 11h Boots set to take its famous No7 make-up brand to China
Boots parent Walgreens Boots Alliance has signed a deal with Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba to sell its brands amid soaring demand for international brands in China.
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U.S. Household Net Worth Neared $107 Trillion in Second Quarter11h U.S. Household Net Worth Neared $107 Trillion in Second Quarter
The total net worth of U.S. households rose to nearly $107 trillion during the second quarter of 2018, as climbing home values and stock prices boosted Americans’ wealth.
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 A champion for women: Alison Rose tipped to become the first female chief at RBS 11h A champion for women: Alison Rose tipped to become the first female chief at RBS
She has worked at RBS for 24 years, heads its commercial and private banking business, and is widely expected to take over from Ross McEwan, though he has suggested he will stay on until 2020.
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Minneapolis Prosecutors to Review Rape Allegation Against JD.com Founder11h Updated Minneapolis Prosecutors to Review Rape Allegation Against JD.com Founder
The Minneapolis Police Department has completed its initial investigation into a rape allegation against Chinese billionaire Liu Qiangdong, and prosecutors are now expected to decide whether to bring charges.
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Wells Fargo to reduce workforce by up to 10%11h Wells Fargo to reduce workforce by up to 10%
The bank expects to reduce staff by 5% to 10% over three years, affecting some 26,000 workers.
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ESPN Streaming Service Surpasses One Million Subscribers11h Updated ESPN Streaming Service Surpasses One Million Subscribers
Sports TV giant ESPN, which has battled cable TV cord-cutting, is betting big on a $4.99-a-month streaming service that carries a range of programming but not the live ESPN channels.
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Oil Giants Use Size to Overcome Fracking Challenges12h Updated Oil Giants Use Size to Overcome Fracking Challenges
Shale drilling, once the province of small, scrappy operators, faces challenges including pipeline bottlenecks and rising costs. Now oil giants are using their size to tackle those problems.
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Common Sense: Why Les Moonves Might Still Get $120 Million From CBS12h Updated Common Sense: Why Les Moonves Might Still Get $120 Million From CBS
New details about Mr. Moonves’s interactions with an actress’s manager and the unusual role played by an outside lawyer have thrust CBS’s board into an agonizing dilemma.
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Wealth Matters: Life Insurance Offering More Incentive to Live Longer12h Updated Wealth Matters: Life Insurance Offering More Incentive to Live Longer
Applying behavioral economics, John Hancock is offering a discount on life insurance and other incentives to customers with healthy lifestyles.
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Airlines Are Raising the Cost of Checked Bags12h Airlines Are Raising the Cost of Checked Bags
As carriers face higher fuel and labor costs, some are increasing their fee to $30 from $25.
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Rothesay leads race for £900m UKAR loans13h Rothesay leads race for £900m UKAR loans
One of Britain's biggest specialist life insurers has emerged as the frontrunner to buy a £900m mortgage portfolio from a Government agency, a decade after the state-backed bailout of Britain's banking sector.
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13h Understanding the times: How to Tell Us a Secret
A Times project that offers readers simple, confidential ways to securely submit tips via their phone or email has paid dividends in news gathering since Day 1.
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End of a Car-Selling Era as AutoNation’s Chief Steps Down13h Updated End of a Car-Selling Era as AutoNation’s Chief Steps Down
Mike Jackson’s formula for franchised dealerships created the industry’s biggest retailer and paved the way for investors to take car sales seriously.
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13h Updated Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 Trade at Record Highs
A wave of buying sent U.S. stocks solidly higher on Wall Street Thursday, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average above the all-time high it closed at in January.
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U.S. Existing-Home Sales Stalled in August13h U.S. Existing-Home Sales Stalled in August
U.S. home sales stalled in August, highlighting a growing disconnect between the sluggish housing market and the strong economy that is powering stocks to new highs.
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Breakingviews: Danske Bank’s Mea Culpa Over Suspicious Payments May Not End Its Troubles14h Breakingviews: Danske Bank’s Mea Culpa Over Suspicious Payments May Not End Its Troubles
The Danish bank’s C.E.O. has quit over potentially suspect Estonian payments. The problem is it still doesn’t know how bad the problem really is.
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Bets are off in 21st Century Fox and Comcast showdown for Sky14h Bets are off in 21st Century Fox and Comcast showdown for Sky
Broadcasters set to do battle in unusual auction, but which company will show their hand first? Fancy bidding for Sky? Get yourself down to Paternoster Square, just behind St Paul’s Cathedral, on Saturday. The auctioneer promises to get the process wrapped up by the evening so, with a bit of luck, you’ll be home in time to watch the Anthony Joshua fight on your newly acquired TV station. That’s not wholly accurate, of course. For starters, 21st Century Fox and Comcast, who have been slugging it out for months, will be the only bidders allowed in the auction. And, disappointingly, the Takeover Panel will not require Rupert Murdoch from Fox and Brian Roberts from Comcast to turn up in person at its office to catch the auctioneer’s eye. Instead, investment bankers will relay offers via secure phone lines. But it’s
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Evans Cycles seeks new owner amid cash crunch14h Evans Cycles seeks new owner amid cash crunch
The bike store chain seeks fresh funding as it faces tough trading conditions.
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Aston Martin boss in line for £7.2m pay package as £5.1bn float unveiled15h Aston Martin boss in line for £7.2m pay package as £5.1bn float unveiled
Deal for Andy Palmer will stack up when James Bond’s favourite carmaker goes public The boss of Aston Martin is line for a potential package of £7.2m a year after the luxury carmaker unveiled the details of its
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Breakingviews: Jack Ma’s American Dream Runs Up Against China First15h Breakingviews: Jack Ma’s American Dream Runs Up Against China First
Alibaba’s founder rescinded a promise to create 1 million jobs in the United States. He blamed tariff tensions, but his company has not given foreigners a level playing field.
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Barclays says internet banking restored after technical problem16h Barclays says internet banking restored after technical problem
Bank follows TSB in facing difficulties but normal service resumes after a few hours Millions of Barclays customers were unable to access their accounts online for several hours after the bank became the latest high street lender to suffer a technical glitch. The problems emerged at 10.45am on Thursday and continued into the afternoon, although at just after 5pm the bank said normal service had resumed.
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Barclays resolves online banking glitch16h Barclays resolves online banking glitch
Computer problems had hit the bank as customers complained of being unable to access their accounts.
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Canada cannabis stocks see mood swings16h Canada cannabis stocks see mood swings
Producers Tilray and Canopy see US-listed stocks surge and slump in turbulent trading.
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 FTSE LIVE: French Connection losses spiral; Aston Martin lifts lid on IPO plans; BAT boss to retire 16h Updated FTSE LIVE: French Connection losses spiral; Aston Martin lifts lid on IPO plans; BAT boss to retire
The FTSE 100 index closed up 36.20 points at 7367.32 and the pound was at $1.32 against the dollar.
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Evans Cycles seeks buyer after failing to mount rescue bid16h Evans Cycles seeks buyer after failing to mount rescue bid
Problems come amid a shake out across the high street due to tough trading conditions The bike shop chain Evans Cycles is urgently seeking a buyer as the retailer battles to survive amid tough high street trading conditions, including the rise of online competition and the cost of running stores. The retailer’s management team needs to find £20m to fund a rescue plan, but its backers and bankers were understood to be unwilling to provide the extra cash. Advisers to the group have now asked would-be buyers to table an offer within days.
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Sky takeover battle must go to auction, orders regulator16h Updated Sky takeover battle must go to auction, orders regulator
Rupert Murdoch’s Fox and rival Comcast must table new bids this weekend in rare auction The British broadcaster Sky will be auctioned off this Saturday in a dramatic end to a two-year £26bn takeover battle that has pitted Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox against the US media company Comcast. The Takeover Panel, which regulates bids for British listed companies, has ordered a rare auction that will allow Fox and Comcast to make new bids for the broadcaster. Both companies have made already offers for Sky but so far neither has declared it will not go higher, prompting the highly unusual showdown. A statement on the final bids is expected on Saturday evening, with the eventual winner due to be confirmed by 7am next Monday before the markets open.
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London only has one home on sale for £100,000 or less17h London only has one home on sale for £100,000 or less
Studio would still require £20,000 deposit and mortgage of three times average salary London has only one property listed for sale at £100,000 or less, as the capital’s housing crisis puts affordable homes out of reach. The property is a
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Donald Trump tells Opec to lower oil price, as Wall Street hits record high - business live17h Updated Donald Trump tells Opec to lower oil price, as Wall Street hits record high - business live
US president tells oil monopoly to stop pushing the crude price up, as shares jump in New York
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Amazon Investment Could Lead to Large Stake in India Retail Chain17h Updated Amazon Investment Could Lead to Large Stake in India Retail Chain
Amazon.com has joined forces with a private-equity firm in India that is acquiring one of the largest retail chains in the South Asian nation.
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 Most complained about water companies revealed in latest watchdog report 17h Updated Most complained about water companies revealed in latest watchdog report
Bristol Water, SES Water and Southern Water have been warned by the Consumer Council for Water following their 'poor' performance.
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3-D Printed Gun Promoter, Cody Wilson, Is Charged With Sexual Assault of Child17h Updated 3-D Printed Gun Promoter, Cody Wilson, Is Charged With Sexual Assault of Child
Police were trying to find Mr. Wilson, who is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old girl at a hotel in Austin, Tex. He was last known to be in Taiwan.
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U.S. Existing-Home Sales Steadied in August18h Updated U.S. Existing-Home Sales Steadied in August
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes held steady in August after a stretch of weakness in the housing market.
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U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to 49-Year Low18h Updated U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to 49-Year Low
The number of Americans filing applications for new unemployment benefits fell to a new 49-year low last week, though any effect from Hurricane Florence may not be realized for several weeks.
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Passengers Gasp for Air on Flight After Indian Airline Fails to Pressurize Cabin18h Passengers Gasp for Air on Flight After Indian Airline Fails to Pressurize Cabin
The Jet Airways blunder is just the latest sign of trouble in the country’s airline industry.
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Florence Flooding Hits North Carolina Hog Farms Hard18h Updated Florence Flooding Hits North Carolina Hog Farms Hard
Floodwaters have caused the worst damage to North Carolina’s hog farms in nearly two decades, with more than 5,000 animals dying and several dozen waste lagoons releasing pollutants into waterways.
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OECD Sees Trade Tensions Hindering Global Growth18h OECD Sees Trade Tensions Hindering Global Growth
The global economy will continue to expand strongly in the coming years, but trade tensions could hinder investment and slow the pace of expansion, said the OECD.
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Canada cannabis stocks hit US highs18h Canada cannabis stocks hit US highs
Producers Tilray and Canopy see US-listed stocks surge, but the gains could vanish in a puff of smoke.
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Barclays customers hit by online glitch19h Barclays customers hit by online glitch
Computer problems have hit the bank as customers complain of being unable to access their accounts.
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Under Armour to Cut 400 Jobs19h Under Armour to Cut 400 Jobs
Under Armour is cutting about 400 jobs globally as the company continues to slash costs to combat weak sales of its athletic apparel.
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Trump tells Opec to lower oil price, Dow hits fresh record high - business live19h Updated Trump tells Opec to lower oil price, Dow hits fresh record high - business live
US president tells oil monopoly to stop pushing the crude price up
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Sky bid tussle to be settled by auction19h Updated Sky bid tussle to be settled by auction
The broadcaster has been subject to rival bids from Rupert Murdoch's Fox and US giant Comcast.
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Thor Industries Slides Amid Weaker Profit, Cloudy Forecast19h Thor Industries Slides Amid Weaker Profit, Cloudy Forecast
Thor Industries shares slid 7% in premarket trading after reporting weaker sales and profits in the most recent quarter after it cut production and took other actions to balance dealer inventory levels
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ExxonMobil agrees to join oil and gas climate change alliance19h ExxonMobil agrees to join oil and gas climate change alliance
U-turn means company will join BP, Shell and Total in contributing $100m to project ExxonMobil has joined the oil and gas industry’s flagship climate change project, reversing its decision not to join the alliance three years ago. The company was a notable holdout when the
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 Sky to be sold at auction as US giants Comcast and 21st Century Fox 19h Updated Sky to be sold at auction as US giants Comcast and 21st Century Fox
Comcast and Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox are set to enter a 24-hour bidding war for the British broadcaster that will end on Saturday night.
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 Rail operators who created chaos by cancelling 770 trains A DAY due to new timetables slammed 19h Rail operators who created chaos by cancelling 770 trains A DAY due to new timetables slammed
A rail watchdog report has slammed poor leadership and how 'nobody took charge' after the fiasco brought on by train timetable changes across the UK network in May.
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Trump tells Opec to lower oil price; UK retail sales smash forecasts – business live19h Updated Trump tells Opec to lower oil price; UK retail sales smash forecasts – business live
US president tells oil monopoly to stop pushing the crude price up
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Ryanair chair survives shareholder revolt but investors want change19h Ryanair chair survives shareholder revolt but investors want change
Call for ‘strong, independent and visible board leadership’ after strike disruption of 2018 Ryanair’s long-serving chairman has survived a shareholder rebellion but investors have demanded change at the airline after a summer of strikes and flight cancellations, and accusations of a weak board unwilling to stand up to management. Nearly 30% of shareholders voted against the re-election of David Bonderman, Ryanair’s chairman of 22 years, at its annual meeting in Gormanston, outside Dublin. The airline’s pugnacious chief executive,
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Growing Opposition Threatens Completion of Last U.S. Nuclear Plant19h Growing Opposition Threatens Completion of Last U.S. Nuclear Plant
The sole remaining nuclear power plant under construction in the U.S. is facing mounting opposition from cities and lawmakers concerned about its rising costs.
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 Pound rallies as official data shows strong spending on High Street 20h Updated Pound rallies as official data shows strong spending on High Street
Retail sales jumped 3.3 per cent in August compared to the same month a year earlier, with households spending more on food and household goods.
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Swiss Paradox: Booming Economy, Negative Interest Rates20h Swiss Paradox: Booming Economy, Negative Interest Rates
Switzerland’s central bank left its key rate at minus 0.75% despite a strong economy, standing apart from most rich countries that are following the Fed in moving away from crisis-era policies.
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Eventbrite Goes Public With a Large Ticket Price: DealBook’s One Thing to Watch Today20h Eventbrite Goes Public With a Large Ticket Price: DealBook’s One Thing to Watch Today
The ticketing company priced its initial public offering at the top of an already increased price range. It hopes to keep that hot streak going.
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OPEC, Russia to Discuss Output as Iran Sanctions Bite20h Updated OPEC, Russia to Discuss Output as Iran Sanctions Bite
OPEC and its Russia-led counterparts meet this weekend to gauge whether they need to boost output amid U.S. sanctions on Iran as international oil prices flirt with multiyear highs.
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Artificial Intelligence: The Robots Are Now Hiring20h Artificial Intelligence: The Robots Are Now Hiring
More and more companies are using artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to assess possible employees. But are these practices fair? WSJ’s Jason Bellini investigates, in this new episode of Moving Upstream.
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Like shopping 30 years ago: first Jack’s customers sample new store20h Like shopping 30 years ago: first Jack’s customers sample new store
Tesco’s discount store sees feverish trade on opening day, but will the buzz keep shoppers away from Lidl and Aldi? Heavy rain and winds did not deter bargain-hungry shoppers on the opening day of
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Aston Martin unveils details of £5.1bn flotation as it prepares for a hard Brexit20h Aston Martin unveils details of £5.1bn flotation as it prepares for a hard Brexit
James Bond’s favourite carmaker to float a quarter of stock – nearly 57m shares Aston Martin has unveiled the details of its
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 Savings compensation and protection: Bank ownership and licences 20h Savings compensation and protection: Bank ownership and licences
The way you spread out your savings with banks is crucial in terms of protection and compensation. We show you how to get protected.
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Arthur Mitchell Is Dead at 84; Showed the Way for Black Dancers20h Updated Arthur Mitchell Is Dead at 84; Showed the Way for Black Dancers
Mr. Mitchell, the first black ballet dancer to achieve international stardom, was also the founding director of the groundbreaking Dance Theater of Harlem.
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 Guinness and Smirnoff maker Diageo warns that currency troubles will hit profits by £45m 20h Guinness and Smirnoff maker Diageo warns that currency troubles will hit profits by £45m
The group, responsible for some of the most popular alcoholic drinks in UK pubs, said today there was 'volatility' in some of its markets that would hit sales by £175million.
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UK retail sales smash forecasts as consumers keep spending - business live20h Updated UK retail sales smash forecasts as consumers keep spending - business live
British shoppers splashed out on furniture and non-food items last month, but food and clothing sales dipped
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 Pound rallies as official data shows strong spending on the High Street 20h Updated Pound rallies as official data shows strong spending on the High Street
Retail sales jumped 3.3 per cent in August compared to the same month a year earlier, with households spending more on food and household goods.
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 THE PRUDENT INVESTOR: Ten years on from the great crash, just how safe is your cash today?  21h Updated THE PRUDENT INVESTOR: Ten years on from the great crash, just how safe is your cash today? 
For UK savers, the event that brought home the reality of the financial crisis in terrifying fashion ten years ago was when Icesave shut its doors.
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Britain lets Putin move his dark money with impunity. That has to stop | Oliver Bullough21h Britain lets Putin move his dark money with impunity. That has to stop | Oliver Bullough
The Danske bank money-laundering scandal was only possible thanks to Britain’s opaque corporate laws Vladimir Putin’s global power is inseparable from his mastery of dark money, which he moves secretly to buy assets and influence. We know he’s doing it, because we can see the effects – the convulsions in Ukraine, the scandal in the United States – but it is far harder to know the precise mechanics. Thanks to a gigantic money-laundering news story, which
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Some Companies Spend Plenty to Lure Executives Willing to Relocate21h Updated Some Companies Spend Plenty to Lure Executives Willing to Relocate
A lot of executives don’t relish the idea of disrupting their lives to take a distant job, but they don’t have to in the current strong economy. That is why more companies are offering rich relocation packages to lure top talent to another city.
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Wheel turns as Evans Cycles seeks rescue deal21h Wheel turns as Evans Cycles seeks rescue deal
Evans Cycles, the century-old retailer, is trying to find a buyer within days as a toxic high street trading environment threatens to claim another prominent victim.
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Pound rises through $1.32 on stronger retail sales21h Pound rises through $1.32 on stronger retail sales
Demand for household goods hit the highest since May 2016 but inflation may dampen spending.
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 Aviva says 1 in 3 over-50s predict poor health will force them to retire 21h Aviva says 1 in 3 over-50s predict poor health will force them to retire
Some 37% of workers aged over 50 claim their job is harmful to their health and wellbeing at present, according to the survey by financial services firm Aviva.
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 Just 37% of new cars have manual handbrakes 21h Just 37% of new cars have manual handbrakes
A new study revealed that almost two- thirds of new models in showrooms today are predominantly sold with a push-button parking brake, some of which have proved not all that reliable.
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Profit Repatriation Slows in the Second Quarter After Tax Overhaul21h Updated Profit Repatriation Slows in the Second Quarter After Tax Overhaul
U.S. companies repatriated $169.5 billion in foreign profits between April and June—more than in most recent periods, but underscoring a cautious approach to shifting huge sums across borders.
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DealBook Briefing: Chinese Business U-Turns in America? Blame the Trade War22h DealBook Briefing: Chinese Business U-Turns in America? Blame the Trade War
The Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma has walked back a promise to help bring jobs to the U.S., citing trade tensions.
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Nigeria Air plans stall before take-off22h Nigeria Air plans stall before take-off
Nigeria suspends plans to relaunch its national airline two months after announcing it would be revived.
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Australia strawberry scare: Woolworths halts sewing needle sales22h Australia strawberry scare: Woolworths halts sewing needle sales
The Australian supermarket giant says the move is a temporary one amid a strawberry safety scare.
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 Petrol price index: Hong Kong most expensive, with UK not in the top 10 23h Petrol price index: Hong Kong most expensive, with UK not in the top 10
This is Money's 2018 petrol price index has found Britain lags behind Barbados, Greece, Italy and Liechtenstein when it comes to prices at the pumps. Hong Kong comes out on top at 165p a litre.
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Global economic growth has peaked, warns OECD23h Global economic growth has peaked, warns OECD
Leading thinktank scales back forecasts and warns escalating trade war is denting investment The west’s leading economic thinktank has warned that the expansion in the global economy may have peaked after cutting its growth forecasts for an array of rich and developing countries. In its latest update on the health of the world economy, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said the outlook for both 2018 and 2019 was less good than it had
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Chris Grayling: Passengers were let down23h Chris Grayling: Passengers were let down
Transport secretary says he will work to make the system better to avoid a repeat of the timetabling problems that caused mass cancellations on the railways over the summer.
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 Energy supplier Green Star hands £680k to customers in mis-selling payout 24h Updated Energy supplier Green Star hands £680k to customers in mis-selling payout
The industry watchdog Ofgem said that Green Star Energy broke supply licence rules, after failing to make clear that it had hired a third party to market and sell its tariffs.
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 Landlords to pay £79m due to new shared housing licensing 24h Landlords to pay £79m due to new shared housing licensing
Changes to the law are set to affect over 160,000 properties in England and Wales, with 77,194 landlords being expected to apply for the new licence.
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Guinness owner warns of £45m hit to profits24h Guinness owner warns of £45m hit to profits
Drinks giant Diageo has warned that its annual operating profits are expected to fall short by £45m due to currency fluctuations in some markets.
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 The Long goodbye: Royal Mail chairman finally quits after fat cat pay backlash 24h Updated The Long goodbye: Royal Mail chairman finally quits after fat cat pay backlash
Peter Long has quit after presiding over one of the biggest shareholder revolts in British corporate history. He stepped down with immediate effect yesterday after conceding he had too many jobs.
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Not a bond! Aston Martin to float shares on stock market25h Not a bond! Aston Martin to float shares on stock market
Luxury carmaker valued at up to £5.1bn as firm floats 25% of company worth Aston Martin has unveiled the details of its
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 Best homes for sale that come with horse stables and plenty of space 25h Updated Best homes for sale that come with horse stables and plenty of space
Little Leigh Farm in Hampshire offers the chance to run an established livery business, with a floodlit dressage arena, 44 stables and 58 acres.
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Labour calls for ban on gambling ads during live events25h Labour calls for ban on gambling ads during live events
The party also proposes a levy on bookmakers and a crackdown on using credit cards to bet.
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 FTSE LIVE: French Connection losses spiral; Aston Martin lifts lid on IPO plans; UK stocks rise 25h FTSE LIVE: French Connection losses spiral; Aston Martin lifts lid on IPO plans; UK stocks rise
French Connection revealed widening losses today as the struggling fashion retailer continues to ride out 'difficult trading conditions'.
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 The £750 exit fees to move my Isa suddenly got me interested 25h The £750 exit fees to move my Isa suddenly got me interested
My DIY investing platform has been shut down and when I got the letter explaining this, I also discovered it would cost me £750 to move my Isa elsewhere.
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 Just 37% of new cars have manual handbrakes as electronic parking takes over 25h Just 37% of new cars have manual handbrakes as electronic parking takes over
A new study revealed that almost two- thirds of new models in showrooms today are predominantly sold with a push-button parking brake, some of which have proved not all that reliable.
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 One in three over-50s predict poor health will force them to retire, says Aviva 25h One in three over-50s predict poor health will force them to retire, says Aviva
Some 37% of workers aged over 50 claim their job is harmful to their health and wellbeing at present, according to the survey by financial services firm Aviva.
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Amazon Is Next to Face EU Scrutiny26h Amazon Is Next to Face EU Scrutiny
EU authorities have started a new regulatory front against an American tech giant by opening a preliminary investigation into Amazon’s treatment of other merchants that sell products using its platform.
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Aston Martin sets £5.07bn float valuation26h Aston Martin sets £5.07bn float valuation
Luxury carmaker Aston Martin is looking at a valuation of up to £5.07bn as it prepares to float on the London Stock Exchange next month.
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EU must end new petrol and diesel car sales by 2030 to meet climate targets – report26h EU must end new petrol and diesel car sales by 2030 to meet climate targets – report
Automotive industry risks blowing its carbon budget within 10 years without drastic change, analysis shows New petrol and diesel car sales in Europe must be phased out before 2030 if the auto sector is to play its part in holding global warming to the Paris agreement’s 1.5C goal, a new analysis has found. Forecourt plug-in hybrids will also have to disappear by 2035 at the latest, according to analysis by the
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I waited months for my John Lewis order – why didn’t I even get a refund?26h I waited months for my John Lewis order – why didn’t I even get a refund?
The restructuring of the chain’s home furnishings department seems to have ruined its customer service
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Three water companies warned by watchdog26h Updated Three water companies warned by watchdog
The Consumer Council for Water tells firms to improve customer service and reduce complaints.
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Parts of a ‘Virtual’ Border Wall, Built With the Tech Behind Driverless Cars27h Updated Parts of a ‘Virtual’ Border Wall, Built With the Tech Behind Driverless Cars
In a rural Texas county, lidar sensor technology is being tested as a way to spot illegal intruders from Mexico. That use could divide workers in Silicon Valley.
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SeaWorld Agrees to Pay $5 Million in ‘Blackfish Effect’ Case28h Updated SeaWorld Agrees to Pay $5 Million in ‘Blackfish Effect’ Case
The S.E.C. says the company and its former chief executive misled investors about the financial impact of the documentary.
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