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  • Sir Vince Cable issues rallying cry against hard Brexit at Lib Dem conference

    September 19, 2017 2:58 PM 6

    Sir Vince uses his first address as leader to the Lib Dem conference to position his party firmly as an anti-Brexit voice. Sir Vince used his first keynote address to the Lib Dem conference as leader to position his party firmly as an anti-Brexit voice. He called for a new referendum once the terms of Britain's divorce from the European Union are clear

  • Theresa May to meet Justin Trudeau to ramp up joint pressure on Boeing in dispute threatening 4,500 Belfast jobs

    September 17, 2017 3:18 PM 7

    Theresa May will meet Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa tomorrow to discuss joint action to ramp up pressure on Boeing in a dispute that threatens 4,500 jobs in Northern Ireland. The US plane maker claims Canadian rival Bombardier is selling its C-Series jets, whose wings are made in Belfast, at below cost price in the US. It alleges Bombardier

  • Security alert delays British Airways flight from Paris

    September 17, 2017 11:57 AM 9

    The Heathrow-bound plane is surrounded by police and fire vehicles at Charles de Gaulle airport before getting the all-clear. Passengers were evacuated from BA flight BA0303 as it waited to take off from Charles de Gaulle airport bound for Heathrow at around 8am UK time. British traveller James Anderson, 20, posted pictures and video of the plane encircled

  • Aldi to sell THREE-LITRE bottle of Prosecco in Sheffield stores this Christmas

    September 17, 2017 10:27 AM 7

    Fan of the fizz? Well German supermarket chain Aldi are pulling out all the stop to get Prosecco lovers through the door. The Christmas season is just around the corner (kind of) - and the budget supermarket has announced it will be flogging a mega three-litre bottle of fizz for all of your party needs. Priced at £39.99 and available from November 14, the Prosecco

  • Up-and-coming Polish fashion chain opens doors on its first UK store

    September 14, 2017 5:30 PM 14

    An up-and-coming Polish fashion chain has opened the doors on its first UK store - the old BHS flagship site on London’s Oxford Street. The chain, called Reserved, has picked the shopping street as the base to launch its bid to break into this country. BHS’s Oxford Street store was one of the first casualties of the scandal, which saw administrators

  • End the 'dysfunctional' incentive pay for executives, says The People's Trust savings reformer

    September 9, 2017 8:13 PM 6

    The savings industry reformer behind a new investment trust aimed at small shareholders said executive pay has become ‘dysfunctional’ and needs overhauling. Daniel Godfrey, former chief executive of the Investment Association, said executives at large firms should receive at least half their salary in shares that cannot be cashed in for seven years

  • Thomas Cook pilots go on strike over pay

    September 8, 2017 8:27 AM 9

    The pilots' union says they will hold three further strikes this month and next if a pay dispute with the airline is not resolved. The industrial action by members of the British Airline Pilots' Association (BALPA) got under way at 3am after their demands for a pay rise were not met by the leisure airline. Thomas Cook said it had offered pilots a 4% pay rise over two years

  • Vodafone slammed after charging millions of customers £5 to send a single text while abroad

    September 6, 2017 8:20 AM 9

    A broadband connection is vital for most households these days, but that doesn't mean you should let your broadband provider over charge you. Most providers offer much cheaper deals or better perks to new customers, meaning it pays to switch. Sky Broadband offers one of the best value deals plus it gives away a £75 prepaid MasterCard when you sign up. Its 17Mb Sky Broadband

  • Bank of Scotland receives most complaints

    September 4, 2017 11:04 PM 39

    The Bank of Scotland remains the most complained about financial business in the UK, according to the complaints watchdog. In the first six months of 2017 the Financial Ombudsman said it dealt with 20,541 complaints about the firm - part of the Lloyds Banking Group. The vast majority of the complaints about the Bank of Scotland - 83%- concerned its sales

  • THE DAILY BRIEFING: McDonald’s UK workers go on strike for the first time over wages and conditions

    September 3, 2017 11:01 PM 8

    Britain’s biggest care home provider could be plunged into crisis by a row with lenders over debts. Four Seasons Health Care has gone to the High Court to overturn securities it says were granted to bond holders mistakenly. The mix-up could derail efforts to rein in the company’s £540million debt pile because bosses want to offer the securities to lenders