Showing posts with category "news wire"

UK toy sales ‘to surge to record £3.3bn’ despite economic uncertainty

Retailers predict more than £1bn will be spent on Christmas presents this year, with average of £105 going on younger children

January 17, 2022
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news wire

TikTok ousts Google to become favourite online destination

Move over Google, TikTok is the world's new most popular online destination.

December 24, 2021
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technology

Fall in wholesale energy costs prompts call for price cuts

Figures showing that wholesale energy costs are at their lowest for a decade have prompted further calls for cuts to household bills.

December 10, 2021
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news wire

Make yourself immune to secondhand stress

Over the past decade, we have learned how our brains are hardwired for emotional contagion. Emotions spread via a wireless network of mirror neurons, which are tiny parts of the brain that allow us to empathize with others and understand what they’re feeling.

December 2, 2021
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opinion

Apple sales boosted by apps and music

Technology giant Apple said newer lines of business such as Apple Pay, the App Store and Apple Music helped to drive growth in its third quarter.

November 17, 2021
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news wire

Time Out Group buys London events app YPlan in deal that sees investors needing night out to forget

Time Out Group has announced acquisition of London-based events and ticket booking company YPlan in deal which sees investors short changed.

November 16, 2021
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news wire

Samsung delays restarting sales of its Galaxy Note 7

Samsung has said it will delay restarting the sale of its Galaxy Note 7 phone in South Korea, as the firm needs more time for the global recall of the device.

November 16, 2021
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news wire

Morrisons’s share price soars 10 per cent as supermarket returns to growth after 16 quarters of decline

Morrisons's share price soared 10 per cent this morning after posting better-than-expected Christmas results, as it starts to win back customers.

November 16, 2021
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news wire

Engineers are urging UK government to speed up in a space race worth up to £40bn

The value of the British space industry could rocket to £40bn in the next 15 years, creating 100,000 new jobs in the process, but the government risks holding the sector back with restrictive regulations and insufficient investment, a report out today has warned.

November 16, 2021
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news wire

Public credits private business far more than government for the UK’s recovery

More than half of the UK public credit British business with leading the country’s return to growth – while just a quarter think the government was responsible.

November 16, 2021
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news wire

Banks set to pay further £77m to SMEs for swaps mis-selling

According to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK's four largest banks have upped the pace of payouts to small businesses mis-sold interest rate hedging products.

November 16, 2021
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news wire

Energy giants face price cap for overcharging

David Cameron is prepared to consider placing a temporary cap on the most expensive electricity bills after a watchdog concluded that customers were being overcharged by £1.2 billion a year, No 10 has said.

October 31, 2021
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news wire