Tuesday, August 20, 2019

VW to temporarily park cars due to new emissions testing bottlenecks

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen is renting parking spaces from August to stockpile vehicles which cannot be sold due to bottlenecks caused by new...

Michael Gove: Brexit vote in Commons ‘is going ahead’

Michael Gove, a leading cabinet minister, has insisted that Theresa May will press ahead with the House of Commons vote on her Brexit...

Let’s move to Leytonstone: the Olympics still niggles, but it’s on good form

What’s going for it? The new Walthamstow. Or that might be Leyton, I forget. Or Maryland. Or Forest Gate. There are so many...

Analyst View: Investors divided over Mexico's bailout of state oil company

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The Mexican government promised on Friday to do what it takes to strengthen the finances of ailing state oil...

Council staff pensions at risk from Woodford investments

Council workers have been left exposed to the underperformance of Neil Woodford’s stock market-listed fund, with a £10m investment by council pension schemes...

China March factory activity grows for first time in four months, but exports weak

BEIJING (Reuters) - Factory activity in China unexpectedly grew for the first time in four months in March, an official survey showed on...

Amazon creates 600 technology jobs in Manchester

Amazon has said the UK will be “taking a leading role in global innovation” as it announced plans to hire 1,000 more technology,...

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