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Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca was unable to identify company owners

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 20:40
A leak reveals administrators at the heart of the scandal could not identify owners of most firms involved.
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Instagram longer videos: How new IGTV feature will work

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:50
IGTV allows users to create long-form videos in portrait mode that can be up to an hour long.
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Are we in for a beer shortage this summer?

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:28
Why beer, fizzy drinks and meat could be in short supply this summer in the UK.
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Poundworld to start 'closing down' sales

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 18:03
Administrators say that no stores are "definitely closing" and the search for a buyer continues.
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Tesla sues former worker for hacking

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 17:24
Tesla says it has suffered "significant" damages as a result of the alleged theft.
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Prescott and Conran hospitality group goes bust

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 16:46
A restaurant and pub chain co-founded by Sir Terence Conran shuts, putting 168 jobs at risk.
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Siemens UK boss says no-deal Brexit does not look good

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 16:40
Juergen Maier says planning for Brexit is hard because the firm does not know what it is planning for.
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M&S should look at Amazon tie-up, says Marcus East

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 15:16
Former executive Marcus East says it would be a good way to "tackle the digital space".
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Asda and Sainsbury's heads lambasted by MPs

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 15:01
The two supermarket bosses are accused of talking "baloney" about the impact of their merger.
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Council demanded payment card details via email

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 14:12
A London local authority requested security codes among other details be sent via a Word document.
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British Airways cancels 'incorrectly' cheap tickets

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 14:11
Passengers are angry after tickets to Tel Aviv and Dubai were cancelled for being the incorrect price.
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Disney increases bid for Murdoch's Fox assets

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 13:45
Disney has raised its offer for 21st Century Fox to $71.3bn in cash and shares, from a $52bn all-stock offer.
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EU to launch counter-tariffs against US on Friday

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 13:37
The move comes after President Donald Trump imposed steep duties on steel and aluminium in May.
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'Disastrous' copyright bill vote approved

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 12:05
Critics call it a "dark day" as an EU committee adopts two controversial changes to copyright law.
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Bithumb: Hackers 'rob crypto-exchange of $32m'

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:57
One of the largest crypto-currency exchanges says thieves have seized $31.6m worth of its funds.
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RBS branch closure reviewer appointed

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 11:43
The accountants will deliver their findings by September on 10 sites which have been earmarked to shut.
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Beer could fall flat for World Cup as CO2 runs short

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 09:55
Carbon dioxide supply problems could leave fans toasting the World Cup feeling flat.
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Australia's Telstra to slash 8,000 jobs in cost-cutting drive

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 09:24
Australia's embattled telecoms giant will cut one in four management jobs by 2022.
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Gambling firm hit with £2m penalty

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 08:19
32Red allowed gambler to deposit £758,000 with no social responsibility or money laundering checks.
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Ford and VW in talks about developing range of vans

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 07:54
The motor giants say they are "investigating several joint projects" to boost their competitiveness.
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