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Airline adverts banned over 'greenwashing' claims

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 05:33
The ASA said Air France, Lufthansa and Emirates had misled customers over their environment impact

Abercrombie & Fitch sued by ex-CEO facing sex trafficking claims

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 02:40
Mike Jeffries has taken legal action against the US retailer for refusing to cover his legal costs to defend the allegations.

Ladbrokes and Coral owner to pay £585m over bribery allegations

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 23:22
Entain, which owns Ladbrokes and Coral, will pay HMRC £585m, it was decided on Tuesday.

Thames Water says turnaround will 'take time'

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 22:39
The UK's largest water firm has been criticised by customers and faces questions over its finances.

China's debt outlook downgraded as economy slows

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 21:22
The Moody's credit rating agency warns of "broad downside risks" as the country faces a need for stimulus.

Israel probes claims share traders knew of Hamas attack in advance

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 20:54
Investors betting against Israeli shares may have made large sums, an academic study suggests.

Fashion firm Quiz to launch review as sales slide

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 18:13
The fashion retailer cuts its revenue forecasts as cost-of-living pressures hit spending.

Forest City: Inside Malaysia's Chinese-built 'ghost city'

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 10:50
Built during the Chinese property boom, Forest City is a stark reminder of the crisis in the sector.

Young-looking porn users may face extra age-checks

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 05:48
New draft guidance sets out how porn websites and apps should stop children viewing their content.

What do employers expect staff to know about AI?

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 05:43
More and more jobs require employees to work with generative AI - but what does that mean?

Tesla whistleblower casts doubt on car safety

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 05:37
A former Tesla worker turned whistleblower has spoken to the BBC's technology editor Zoe Kleinman.

Renting: Can bidding wars be stopped?

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 05:33
Intense competition for places to live is driving rents up and up, but is there hope for change?

Tougher visa rules unveiled in plan to cut migration

Tue, 12/05/2023 - 03:38
The UK government says its five-point plan will curb legal migration, which has hit record levels.

Gold price hits record high as bets on interest rates shift

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 23:03
Investors now see a rising chance of rate cuts, leading to renewed interest in gold as well as Bitcoin.

Ryanair denies passengers must pay to download boarding pass

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 22:15
It says reports of passengers having to pay for a seat before they can download a boarding pass are false.

Benefits falling behind rising cost of living

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 21:38
New data suggests that the cost of living has been rising faster than official inflation figures.

Irish chain Omniplex acquires under-threat British cinemas

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 20:33
Omniplex Cinema Group invests £22.5m into a UK expansion.

Raw sewage 'cover-up' at Windermere World Heritage Site

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 19:21
Leaked papers suggest United Utilities logged dozens of incidents as less serious than they had been. users angry at firm's response to hacks

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 18:51
Customers say they have been failed and feel let down after losing hundreds of pounds to fraudsters.

Spotify to axe 1,500 workers to cut costs

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 15:55
The music-streaming company says it is making people redundant to "rightsize" the firm.