Harvey Weinstein ‘steps down from company board’

Harvey Weinstein ‘steps down from company board’

Image copyright AFPImage caption More than 40 women have accused Mr Weinstein of misconduct Harvey Weinstein has left the board of his company amid multiple allegations of sexual assault and harassment, according to media reports. The Oscar-winning producer was fired...
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Amazon and eBay warned by MPs about VAT fraudsters

Amazon and eBay warned by MPs about VAT fraudsters

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption The problem of online VAT fraud is growing fast, MPs said Amazon and eBay are profiting from sellers who defraud UK taxpayers by failing to charge VAT, according to a report by MPs. The report...
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How wide is Aldi and Lidl’s appeal among the better off?

How wide is Aldi and Lidl’s appeal among the better off?

Image copyright PA It is well known that it is not only those on a tight budget that shop at the discount stores Aldi and Lidl. But a survey suggests a huge number of the better heeled have also been...
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How do you solve a problem like debt? Your questions answered

How do you solve a problem like debt? Your questions answered

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption How do I get out of debt? Is debt getting on top of you? Not sure how to pay off your credit card? Borrowing on loans, overdrafts, credit cards and car finance has accelerated since...
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Market Outlook: Nifty supports shift lower; exercise caution at higher levels

Market Outlook: Nifty supports shift lower; exercise caution at higher levels

Post attempting breakout in the previous session, the market deliberated on Tuesday as the benchmark Nifty50 headed nowhere and oscillated in the narrow 25-point range throughout the session. It ended the day with a minor gain of 3.60 points or...
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Economic optimism drives stockmarket highs

Economic optimism drives stockmarket highs

BARELY a day goes by at the moment without Wall Street hitting a new record high. The market has kept marching upwards despite all the headlines about the North Korean nuclear threat, a potential break-up of NAFTA, and natural disasters...
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Blue Dart Q2 profit down 3% to Rs 41.39 crore

Blue Dart Q2 profit down 3% to Rs 41.39 crore

Logistics major Blue Dart Express today reported 3.29 per cent fall in standalone net profit to Rs 41.39 crore for the September quarter, 2017-18. The firm had clocked net profit of Rs 42.80 crore in the year-ago period, it said...
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Reversing Brexit would boost economy, says OECD

Reversing Brexit would boost economy, says OECD

Image caption Angel Gurria, the OECD secretary general, holds a copy of the report Reversing the Brexit process would boost the UK economy, the Paris-based think tank, the OECD has said. A new referendum or a change of government leading...
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More airlines are offering free Wi-Fi for messaging services

More airlines are offering free Wi-Fi for messaging services

AT A time when all aspects of air travel seem to come with a price tag, one service quite suddenly has become free. And it is not in-flight dining or checking in a bag or securing an exit-row seat.  The...
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UK inflation at highest since April 2012

UK inflation at highest since April 2012

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPound’s fall has driven inflation, says Mark Carney The UK’s key inflation rate hit its highest for more than five years in September, driven up by increases in transport and food prices....
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House prices: Have they actually gone up in your neighbourhood?

House prices: Have they actually gone up in your neighbourhood?

House prices in more than half of neighbourhoods in England and Wales are still lower in real terms than a decade ago, BBC analysis has revealed. In 58% of wards, residential properties are selling for less now, after accounting for...
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