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  • Latest updates from Google-backed journalism conference

    November 1, 2017 12:04 PM 25

    The Manchester Evening News is a co-organiser of the event which will see 200 delegates gather at Manchester Town Hall Rob Irvine, editor-in-chief of the Manchester Evening News, says the Manchester bomb is the biggest story he has had to cover as a journalist. “It was about how people responded, essentially about community. How the people of Manchester

  • Bereaved savers missing out on tax breaks as High Street banks give them the run around

    October 31, 2017 10:00 PM 11

    More than 100,000 bereaved savers could be missing out on valuable tax breaks. Since December 2014, surviving partners have been able to claim an extra Isa allowance so they can benefit from the tax planning they made as a couple. But Money Mail's investigation in August found grieving savers got the runaround from High Street banks when they tried to transfer

  • Bank of England sees up to 75,000 finance job losses after Brexit

    October 31, 2017 7:27 AM 45

    Total figure likely to depend on the terms on which Britain leaves the EU The Bank of England expects Britain to lose up to 75,000 financial services jobs after the country leaves the European Union in 2019, the BBC reported on Tuesday. “I understand that senior figures at the Bank are using the number as a ‘reasonable scenario’, particularly if there

  • Asda's boss Sean Clarke leaves after 18 months

    October 30, 2017 12:33 PM 36

    Asda's current president and chief executive, Sean Clarke, will leave his post at the end of the year after just 18 months in the job. He will be replaced by current deputy chief executive Roger Burnley, who joined Asda a year ago from rival supermarket Sainsbury's. Asda said Mr Clarke, who used to work for parent company Walmart, would "remain engaged"

  • Plane aborts bumpy landing in Austria storm

    October 30, 2017 10:44 AM 34

    The Polish-run Enter Air flight can be seen jolting around in the air and bumping the ground before taking off immediately after. Amateur footage captured the moment a passenger plane attempted to land in stormy weather at Austria’s Salzburg airport. The Polish-run Enter Air flight could be seen jolting around in the air and bumping the ground before

  • Highlands come to New York City as company behind Hunter wellies brings typical Scottish weather into Grand Central Terminal

    October 28, 2017 9:37 PM 10

    The Highlands came to New York City last week as the company behind Hunter wellies brought typical Scottish weather into Grand Central Terminal. The outdoor brand showed off its boots and jackets using a greenhouse filled with mist, moss and the sound of rain – but, mercifully, no midges. Alasdhair Willis, the firm’s creative director who is married

  • Emirates to Operate One-Off A380 to Bahrain

    October 28, 2017 8:46 PM 37

    Emirates will operate a special one-off A380 service to Bahrain on December 15, one day ahead of the country’s 46th National Day celebrations. On December 15, the Emirates A380 service will operate as EK 835 and EK 836, departing Dubai at 0055hrs and arriving in Bahrain at 0110hrs. The flight will then depart Bahrain at 0350hrs arriving in Dubai at 0605hrs. Emirates

  • For householders like me, our luck is running out . . . and it’s about time, too

    October 28, 2017 3:02 PM 24

    For Elliot Nathan, the financial crisis was a gift. In April 2008, he took out a tracker mortgage with the Co-operative Bank at 0.66 per cent below the Bank of England base rate, then 5 per cent. His monthly bill was £790. Eleven months later, it was 8p. Technically, the Co-op should have been paying him after the Bank slashed rates to 0.5 per cent in March

  • British Airways boss says firm will continue to fly planes after Brexit even if there is no deal with Brussels

    October 27, 2017 11:46 PM 13

    The boss of the company that owns British Airways has dismissed claims that flights could be grounded after Brexit. In an apparent rebuke to the Chancellor yesterday, International Airlines Group chief executive Willie Walsh said BA will continue to fly after Britain quits the EU in March 2019. His comments came after Philip Hammond said it was ‘theoretically

  • Penalty is just fine by McEwan

    October 27, 2017 11:02 PM 26

    A monster fine from the US Department of Justice isn’t every chief executive’s idea of unbridled joy. But that’s what makes Ross McEwan stand out from the crowd. The Royal Bank of Scotland boss is gagging for one. In fact, little would give him greater pleasure than handing billions of pounds of RBS’s money to those dilly-dallying law enforcers from Trumpland