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United Airlines engine disintegrates over Pacific, forcing emergency landing 13 Feb 11:28pm United Airlines engine disintegrates over Pacific, forcing emergency landing
Passenger describes ‘scariest flight of my life’ after the Boeing 777 engine cowling of UA1175 flying from San Fransisco to Hawaii comes off A United Airlines plane flying to Hawaii was forced to make an emergency landing after its engine began to fall apart mid-air. After what was described as “the scariest flight of my life” by one passenger, photos and videos taken through the windows showed an exposed engine shaking in mid-air after the “engine cowling” broke away.
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Myer chief Richard Umbers quits after third profit warning 13 Feb 6:21pm Myer chief Richard Umbers quits after third profit warning
Department store chairman Garry Hounsell says board is ‘impatient’ for turnaround in performance The chief executive of Myer, Richard Umbers, has stepped down, effective immediately. The struggling department store’s chairman, Garry Hounsell, has been appointed executive chairman while a search for a new CEO takes place.
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Sky and BT Sport pay £4.464bn for first tranche of Premier League TV packages 13 Feb 1:48pm Sky and BT Sport pay £4.464bn for first tranche of Premier League TV packages
Five of seven packages available have been announced
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UK inflation sticks at 3%, as cost of living squeeze continues - business live 13 Feb 12:44pm Updated UK inflation sticks at 3%, as cost of living squeeze continues - business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, as Britain’s UK consumer prices index remains close to a six-year high
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Norwegian plans more flights from London to Latin America and Asia 13 Feb 12:09pm Norwegian plans more flights from London to Latin America and Asia
Low-cost airline’s first flight from Gatwick to Buenos Aires departs this week as part of expansion The low-cost airline Norwegian is planning further expansion of
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Quorn recalls curry ready meal over rubber contamination fear 13 Feb 12:06pm Quorn recalls curry ready meal over rubber contamination fear
Consumers urged to return Quorn tikka masala with basmati rice to shops as ‘product is unsafe’
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UK inflation remains at 3% as living standards squeeze continues 13 Feb 10:45am Updated UK inflation remains at 3% as living standards squeeze continues
Expectations dashed that rate would fall as effects of Brexit vote on pound fade UK inflation stuck at its highest level for almost six years last month, continuing the squeeze on household budgets. The consumer prices index (CPI) held steady at 3% in January for the second month running, according to the
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First-time buyers hit 10-year high as buy-to-let property sales fade 13 Feb 10:45am First-time buyers hit 10-year high as buy-to-let property sales fade
Sales of first homes rise 7.4% in 2017 but property experts warn boom may already be waning The number of first-time buyers hit the highest level for a decade in 2017 while lending for buy-to-let has gone into retreat, according to official figures. A total of 365,000 buyers took ownership of their first home in 2017, an increase of 7.4% on the year before and the highest number since 2006, said UK Finance, the trade body for Britain’s banks. Its data showed that the average first-time buyer was 30 and had an income of £41,000.
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Thomas Cook resumes UK flights to Tunisia after Sousse attack 13 Feb 10:43am Thomas Cook resumes UK flights to Tunisia after Sousse attack
First British holidaymakers since 2015 travel to country with the tour operator Thomas Cook has resumed flights from the UK to Tunisia for the first time since 2015, when 30 Britons were killed in the Sousse beach attack.
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UK inflation sticks at 3%, sending pound higher - business live 13 Feb 4:47am UK inflation sticks at 3%, sending pound higher - business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, including the latest UK consumer prices index figures
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Stock markets calm ahead of UK inflation data – business live 13 Feb 4:31am Updated Stock markets calm ahead of UK inflation data – business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, including the latest UK consumer prices index figures
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Network Rail says it will cut train delays by 15% in £47bn plan 13 Feb 4:27am Network Rail says it will cut train delays by 15% in £47bn plan
Strategy for 2019-24 prioritises maintenance and renewal rather than big new projects Network Rail says it will deliver a 15% reduction in train delays and almost 1,000 new services every day by 2021 under a £47.1bn five-year plan. But there are no fresh promises of major projects after massive budgetary overruns in the last five-year plan left many
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Stock market recovery continues ahead of UK inflation data – business live 13 Feb 4:01am Updated Stock market recovery continues ahead of UK inflation data – business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, including the latest UK consumer prices index figures
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Sports Direct to launch in-store eSports concessions 13 Feb 2:27am Updated Sports Direct to launch in-store eSports concessions
Sportswear retailer is joining up with Game Digital to create venues for hosting live matches
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Why doesn’t Nationwide send me a new card after mine was cloned? 13 Feb 2:23am Updated Why doesn’t Nationwide send me a new card after mine was cloned?
I’ve been waiting for two months for a replacement to arrive, and I don’t want to carry large amounts of cash
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