Friday, July 19, 2019

British tourists face travel money ‘shock’ on summer holidays as sterling slides to two-year...

BRIT tourists could face a money "shock" on their summer hols as sterling slid to a two-year low amid uncertainty over Brexit, experts...

California settles decades-long lawsuit over lead paint, but outcome is bittersweet

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to...

MPs slam ‘passive’ Statistics Authority over RPI measure

British MPs have called on the country’s statistical regulator to publish proposals “immediately” to rectify shortcomings in the retail price index inflation measure,...

Save money on The Lion King cinema tickets this summer — plus play now...

THE new Lion King film hits cinemas tomorrow. Moviegoers will be rushing to see the CGI remake of the Disney classic. 10 Pay less to...

Netflix shares fall 10% as streaming giant misses growth targets

Netflix missed its growth targets by a huge margin in the last three months, the company announced on Wednesday, triggering a 10% drop...

Make the family quick and great-value meals with Mrs Crunch’s tasty recipes

Dish up Morrisons V Taste six meat-free burgers, £1.50 or two for £2.50, with Morrisons garlic and herb potato wedges, 750g, down from...

General Electric Falls 3.03%

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Saga looks horribly exposed as hedge fund Elliott buys 5% stake

This fight looks unfair. In one corner stands Elliott Advisors, the UK end of an aggressive $34bn US hedge fund that can often...

Boeing to make $50 million in payments to 737 MAX crash victim families

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of...

BT agrees £210m sale of historic London headquarters

BT has agreed to sell its historic London headquarters site to a real estate private equity firm as part of a large-scale overhaul...

Google suspends ticket website Viagogo from paid-for global search results

Google has suspended the secondary ticketing company Viagogo from its paid-for search results, globally and with immediate effect, in what could prove a...

Tech transformation firm makes Edinburgh its second base

Tech firm TAB is to make Edinburgh its first base outside London. Sam Dods, Euan Muir and Kasia Swiatek will lead the team...

Fast food chain is worth £233 million to Scottish economy

McDonald’s makes a combined contribution of £233 million a year to Scotland's economy, according to a study. An independent economic report, marking 45...

Shawbrook Bank launches new top paying 2.02% savings account – but you have to...

SAVERS looking to make the most of their money might want to consider opening Shawbrook Bank's new account, which pays a market-leading rate...

Trade war, Brexit stoke debt and dollar, hit stocks and sterling

LONDON (Reuters) - Resurgent trade tensions, concern over the outlook for corporate America and the growing risk of a chaotic Brexit in the...

Lendy was already ‘strained’ when it won watchdog approval

The viability of Lendy was “fundamentally undermined” even before the City watchdog gave the failed property lending platform its full stamp of approval,...

London house prices suffer biggest slump since 2009, as pound keeps dropping – business...

“Falling house prices in London have become the norm, but the small annual decline in the North East points to low transaction volumes...

The best portable BBQs that will see you through summer

HAVING a barbecue on the go is ideal if you're heading to a festival, a camping trip or simply if you're short on...

Standard Life Aberdeen adds Morgan Grenfell veteran to board

Jonathan Asquith has been appointed as a non-executive director of Standard Life Aberdeen. Asquith brings a wealth of financial sector experience in both...

Premier Oil cuts forecast for operating costs as production jumps

Premier Oil has cut its forecast for 2019 operating costs following strong production in the first half of the year and ongoing tight...

Making sense of chaos? Algos scour social media for clues to crypto moves

LONDON (Reuters) - After months of relative calm in cryptocurrency markets, bitcoin exploded back into life in April with its sharpest price jump...