News archive from 22 July 2016, page 3

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley to blame for 'appalling working practices' at Sports Direct, report says

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley to blame for 'appalling working practices' at Sports Direct, report says

Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley is responsible for “appalling working practices” at Sports Direct, a damning report by MPs has concluded. They said he was to blame “either for not knowing about them, or for turning a blind eye to such practices in the...

 

This Must be End of Infighting

Corbyn offers MPs olive branch and calls for a united front against real enemy JEREMY CORBYN urged Labour MPs to pull together to help him fight the Tories yesterday as he launched his re-election campaign in confident mood. The Labour leader offered...

 
Hinkley Point expected to 'get go-ahead'

Hinkley Point expected to 'get go-ahead'

The French energy giant EDF is expected to make its long-awaited final investment decision on a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset next week. The company says it has called a board meeting for 28 July and the investment decision is...

BBC, 00:17 in Business
 
So you think you chose to read this article?

So you think you chose to read this article?

You may think you choose to read one story over another, or to watch a particular video rather than all the others clamouring for your attention. But in truth, you are probably manipulated into doing so by publishers using clever machine learning...

BBC, 00:17 in Business
 

New figures reveal 'staggering increase' in use of mobile banking apps

Customers are increasingly preferring to use mobile banking apps to manage their cash "on the go" over banks' websites, a report has found. Mobile banking apps are being used around 7,610 times a minute as part of a "revolution" in...

 

Parliament must scrutinise Brexit and have final say on treaties - peers

Parliament must be able to scrutinise the Brexit process and be given the final say over any treaties covering the new relationship between the UK and European Union, peers have said. A House of Lords committee said the success or failure of the talks...

 

New counter-extremism strategy 'could make fight even harder', MPs warn

Ministers risk "driving a wedge" between communities by targeting new anti-extremism measures at religious conservatives, a parliamentary report has warned. The Joint Committee on Human Rights urged the Government to reconsider the...

 

Police still hunting knife pair after RAF base abduction bid

Police are still trying to trace two men after the attempted knifepoint abduction of an RAF serviceman. The married serviceman, who is in his late 20s, was out running near RAF Marham, in Norfolk, on Wednesday when he was grabbed by a man, who tried...

 

EDF to decide next week on new Hinkley Point nuclear power station

Energy giant EDF will make its long-awaited final investment decision on the planned nuclear power station at Hinkley Point next week. The company announced on Thursday night that it has called a meeting of its board of directors on July 28. The...

 

Halifax finds third of children aged eight to 15 worry about money

One in three children as young as eight worries about money, a report has found. When asked: "Do you ever worry about money?", 33% of youngsters aged between eight and 15 said they did - and boys appear more likely to pick up on their...

 

Halifax finds third of children aged eight to 15 worry about money

One in three children as young as eight worries about money, a report has found. When asked: "Do you ever worry about money?", 33% of youngsters aged between eight and 15 said they did - and boys appear more likely to pick up on their...

 

UK's first ever double hand transplant patient who suffered horrific work accident says he feels 'whole...

The first person in the UK to have a double hand transplant is now looking forward to holding a bottle of beer and wearing shirts with real buttons again. Chris King, 57, lost both his hands - except the thumbs - in an accident involving a metal...

Daily Mail, 00:24 in Health
 

How quitting smoking can be good for your LIVER: Those who have given up cigarettes 'drink less alcohol too'

If you're trying to quit smoking to boost your health, there might be an added benefit. Smokers trying to kick the habit tend to give up drinking as well, a new study has found. Ex-smokers not only drank less in the first week of stubbing out, they...

Daily Mail, 00:24 in Health
 

How DO you beat that dreaded hangover? Doctors give their 5 top tips for coping with tomorrow morning 

Summer is the season for happy hours, pool parties, barbecues and boozy outdoor brunches.  But few of us are ever truly prepared for the next morning's dreaded hangover. We have all heard of ways to prevent and deal with the headaches, nausea and...

Daily Mail, 00:24 in Health
 

New figures reveal 'staggering increase' in use of mobile banking apps

Customers are increasingly preferring to use mobile banking apps to manage their cash "on the go" over banks' websites, a report has found. Mobile banking apps are being used around 7,610 times a minute as part of a "revolution" in...

 


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