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Millions lost in 'celebrity-backed scams'
Tuesday May 21, 2019

Celebrity influencers are being used to promote cryptoasset or currency trading schemes which are scams.

Thomas Cook reassures holidaymakers after shares plunge
Monday May 20, 2019

Troubled travel firm has been reassuring customers who flooded the firm with concerns about holiday trips.

Marathon Oil firm fined £1.16m for North Sea gas release
Monday May 20, 2019

It happened on the Brae Alpha platform in 2015, luckily while most of the personnel were gathered for their Boxing Day meal.

Carmaker Ford announces 7,000 job cuts
Monday May 20, 2019

The US car giant says it will shed 10% of its salaried workforce by the end of August to cut costs.

Huawei's use of Android restricted by Google
Monday May 20, 2019

New designs of Huawei smartphones are set to lose access to some Google apps.

Royal Mail to launch parcel postboxes
Monday May 20, 2019

Customers will be able to post parcels in the same way as letters, as long as postage is pre-paid.

Ryanair expects to win in airline 'fare wars'
Monday May 20, 2019

Europe's biggest discount airline says fares are "artificially low" after profits fall by a third.

Warning over 'new eurozone crisis'
Sunday May 19, 2019

A senior adviser to the German government fears another European financial crisis could be brewing.

Japan economy beats expectations of slowdown
Monday May 20, 2019

Analysts had tipped the world's third largest economy would shrink slightly at the start of 2019.

Rail passengers lost 3.9m hours in 2018, Which? report says
Monday May 20, 2019

About 80 trains a day were significantly late and another 660 trains per day were cancelled.

Greenpeace activists inside boxes block BP headquarters
Monday May 20, 2019

Those inside the containers have enough food and water to last them for a week, it is claimed.

How the humble brick built the world
Friday May 17, 2019

Why bricks are still a vital building technology.

Are our weddings too white?
Sunday May 19, 2019

Why it might be time to rethink the way we celebrate as more couples come from diverse backgrounds.

The doctor who invented 18 medical devices
Friday May 17, 2019

Professionals are finding holes in the system and turning into entrepreneurs to fill gaps in the market.

The pistachios that need police protection
Thursday May 16, 2019

In Sicily, police are moving to stop criminals stealing the island's pistachios ahead of this year's harvest.