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Virgin stops selling captive whale and dolphin experiences

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 2:46pm
The firm said it would stop selling tickets to captive whale and dolphin experiences in holiday packages.

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency attacked at Senate hearing

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 2:10pm
The tech giant's Libra digital currency is attacked by senators who say the company is not trusted.

Christine Lagarde resigns as head of IMF

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:35pm
It comes ahead of a decision on Ms Lagarde's nomination to become head of the European Central Bank.

Flexible working should be default, says MP Helen Whately

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:49am
An MP introduces a bill to force all employers to allow staff to work flexible hours.

British Museum trustee resigns over BP sponsorship and repatriation

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:32am
Writer Ahdaf Soueif says it should take "a clear ethical position" on BP sponsorship and other issues.

Trump: Google should be probed over China treason claim

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 8:48am
President Trump tweets he will look into allegations made by the tech billionaire Peter Thiel.

'My job application was withdrawn by someone pretending to be me'

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 7:00am
Nicholas Fearn says someone created a Gmail account in his name, and then withdrew his job application.

AG Barr's share price plummets after profit warning

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 5:10am
Shares in AG Barr fall sharply in early trading after it warns of a "challenging year" for the firm.

Wage growth at highest rate since 2008

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 4:57am
A total of 76% of people were in employment in the UK in the same period.

S Korea employers could face jail under harassment law

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 4:25am
It is the first time employers must act on harassment in South Korea where bullying is widespread.

Ryanair to cut flights after 737 Max delays

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 4:06am
The airline also says it could close bases and axe summer flights next year.

Education publisher Pearson to phase out print textbooks

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 2:14am
Pearson says students will only be able to rent physical books as it makes all products "digital first".

Rail review boss Keith Williams wants 'accountability'

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 1:41am
Keith Williams says the role of the regions should also be recognised as he tries to improve the network.

Uber ties some executive pay to diversity goals

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 11:06pm
Uber wants to boost the number of female managers by tying some executive pay to diversity goals.

Will ships without sailors be the future of trade?

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 7:44pm
May saw the world's first unmanned commercial shipping operation.

Facebook scam-busting service goes live

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 7:36pm
New tools to fight online scams are launched after a legal action by TV personality Martin Lewis.

Government should not manage railways, says review

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 7:24pm
Someone independent of government should lead operations, says the man tasked with improving the railways.

Harrods of the High Street or fraying at the seams?

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 7:18pm
Mike Ashley promised to revitalise House of Fraser, but there are concerns over how he is managing the brand.

When most people never see a £50 note, why have it?

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 7:17pm
The Bank of England has unveiled the new Alan Turing £50 note, but does it make sense to even have it?

Facebook's Libra could be misused, says treasury chief Mnuchin

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 4:51pm
Steven Mnuchin joins other powerful voices in warning that the cryptocurrency could be misused.


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