Commitment to help ‘mortgage prisoners’

Commitment to help ‘mortgage prisoners’

Image copyright Getty Images Lenders will write to thousands of “mortgage prisoners” currently paying high interest rates with a potential offer to move to a better deal. The letters, which will arrive by the end of the year, will outline...
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Dixons Carphone says data breach affected 10 million

Dixons Carphone says data breach affected 10 million

Image copyright Dixons Carphone Dixons Carphone has said a huge data breach that took place last year involved 10 million customers, up from its original estimate of 1.2 million. The Carphone Warehouse and Currys PC World owner has been investigating...
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Investment in logistics sector to touch $500 bn by 2025, says commerce minister Suresh Prabhu

Investment in logistics sector to touch $500 bn by 2025, says commerce minister Suresh Prabhu

New Delhi: Expenditure on investment in logistics, including infrastructure, will touch $500 billion annually by 2025, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Monday. This will create millions of jobs and remove hurdles hampering India’s dom...
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Rivals eye Love Island’s treasure chest

Rivals eye Love Island’s treasure chest

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Eyal Booker was one of the original contestants in Love Island this year – but did not make it to the final As millions of viewers wait to learn which of the four couples...
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Mirror and Express owner slumps to £113m loss

Mirror and Express owner slumps to £113m loss

Image copyright Getty Images The owner of the Mirror and Express newspapers has slumped to a £113m half-year loss after slashing the value of its regional publishing operations. Reach, formerly known as Trinity Mirror, said the £150m charge reflected a...
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G20 agriculture ministers express concern about ‘protectionist’ measures: communique

G20 agriculture ministers express concern about ‘protectionist’ measures: communique

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Agriculture ministers from the G20 countries said they were concerned about the increasing use of protectionist non-tariff trade measures inconsistent with World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, according to a communique released ...
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Thomas Cook axes trips to SeaWorld and Loro Parque over customers’ orca concerns

Thomas Cook axes trips to SeaWorld and Loro Parque over customers’ orca concerns

Image copyright SeaWorld Image caption Orcas, or killer whales, live in the wild in most oceans around the world, and some are kept captive in visitor attractions Holiday giant Thomas Cook has announced it will stop selling trips to animal...
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Water chiefs must ‘explain leakage target failures’

Water chiefs must ‘explain leakage target failures’

Image copyright Scott Barbour/Getty Images Image caption Michael Gove says water firms “have much more to do to tackle leakage” Michael Gove has asked water company bosses to explain why they have failed to meet leakage targets, at a time...
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Punjab National Bank fraud: PMLA court issues open-ended non-bailable warrant against Nirav Modi and 12 other accused

Punjab National Bank fraud: PMLA court issues open-ended non-bailable warrant against Nirav Modi and 12 other accused

Mumbai: A court in Mumbai on Friday issued an open-ended non-bailable warrant (NBW) against fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi and others in cases related to the over $2 billion fraud at the Punjab National Bank (PNB). Special judge for Prevention of Money Lau...
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How Jeff Bezos took Amazon to the top

How Jeff Bezos took Amazon to the top

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jeff Bezos in 1997, the year Amazon became a public company Perhaps Jeff Bezos had a crystal ball. Two decades ago, he foresaw a future when a click would conjure anything from pet food...
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