News archive from 22 July 2016, page 2

Sports Direct staff 'not treated as humans', says MPs report

Sports Direct staff 'not treated as humans', says MPs report

The government has accused one of Europe's biggest retailers of not treating its workers like humans. A report by the Business, Innovation and Skills committee states Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley must be held accountable for failings at the...

BBC, 00:10 in Business
 
Desktop banking use falls, as users switch to apps

Desktop banking use falls, as users switch to apps

The use of internet banking on a computer has fallen for the first time, as users switch to mobile apps. On average, customers logged on to banking websites 4.3m times a day in 2015, down from 4.4m in 2014, according to the British Bankers Association...

BBC, 00:10 in Business
 

UK's first double hand transplant patient looks forward to clutching a beer

The first person in the UK to have a double hand transplant says he feels "whole again" as he looks forward to holding a bottle of beer and wearing shirts with real buttons. Chris King, 57, lost both his hands, except the thumbs, in an...

 

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley 'accountable' for 'appalling' work conditions

MPs have delivered a damning indictment of working conditions at retail giant Sports Direct and warned they could become the norm across Britain. Founder Mike Ashley was bluntly told he was accountable for the "appalling" working conditions...

 
‘Your support for Leeds heart unit made fundamental difference’

‘Your support for Leeds heart unit made fundamental difference’

0 Have your say The head of the campaign to keep children’s heart surgery in Leeds has expressed her heartfelt gratitude to all its supporters. Sharon Coyle, chief executive of the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund, said the announcement that the future...

 

Paul Pogba's Manchester United move could see agent Mino Raiola pocket £20m

Mino Raiola stands to pocket close to £20million via Paul Pogba’s impending switch to Manchester United. The super-agent brokered both the central midfielder’s move to Juventus in 2012 and subsequent new contract two years later, possessing a 20 per...

Daily Mail, 00:12 in Sport
 
FIFA 17 update: Man Utd and Chelsea lose out to Dortmund in cover vote

FIFA 17 update: Man Utd and Chelsea lose out to Dortmund in cover vote

EA announced today that fans have chosen Marco Reus of Borussia Dortmund to be the global cover athlete of EA SPORTS FIFA 17.   The past two weeks has seen fans voting on the official FIFA Cover Vote Website for their favourite player among four FIFA...

 
Boeing warns of more than $2 billion in charges, shares drop

Boeing warns of more than $2 billion in charges, shares drop

Boeing Co's (BA.N) second-quarter results will include more than $2 billion in charges related to the 787, 747 and KC-46 tanker aircraft programs, the aerospace and defence company said on Thursday. Boeing shares fell 1 percent after hours to $132.26...

Reuters, 00:12 in Business
 
U.S. sides with HSBC to block release of money laundering report

U.S. sides with HSBC to block release of money laundering report

NEW YORK The U.S. government asked a federal appeals court on Thursday to block the release of a report detailing how HSBC Holdings Plc is working to improve its money laundering controls after the British bank was fined $1.92 billion (1 billion...

Reuters, 00:12 in Business
 

UK's first double hand transplant patient looks forward to clutching a beer

The first person in the UK to have a double hand transplant says he feels "whole again" as he looks forward to holding a bottle of beer and wearing shirts with real buttons. Chris King, 57, lost both his hands, except the thumbs, in an...

 

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley 'accountable' for 'appalling' work conditions

MPs have delivered a damning indictment of working conditions at retail giant Sports Direct and warned they could become the norm across Britain. Founder Mike Ashley was bluntly told he was accountable for the "appalling" working conditions...

 
Ten things kids should have done by the end of primary school

Ten things kids should have done by the end of primary school

Create their own language with friends? Build a den? Give their class pet a questionable haircut? British children have come up with a list of all the things kids should do at school by the time they turn 11. That’s the age they leave primary school,...

Metro, 00:13 in Hot News
 

On his 3rd birthday, here are Prince George’s sassiest moments

Happy birthday to Prince George. The third in line to the throne is three today. Magaluf tourists get on slingshot ride – immediately regret it Yep, it’s been three whole years since the regal bundle of joy made the royal family a whole lot cuter....

Metro, 00:13 in Hot News
 
Jose Mourinho: My first impressions of Man Utd players

Jose Mourinho: My first impressions of Man Utd players

The Portuguese boss only started coaching duties at the beginning of the month and has already seen his team record a 2-0 win over Wigan. His side are now in China for their pre-season tour where the Red Devils will come up against Borussia Dortmund...

 
Eriksson and Mourinho: This is what we think about Allardyce becoming new England boss

Eriksson and Mourinho: This is what we think about Allardyce becoming new England boss

With embarrassing reports that Arsenal's Arsene Wenger had been the FA's first-choice ringing in his ears, support for Allardyce from former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson and new Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho would have eased any...

 


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