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March 15, 2018 10:48 AM Sonia’s new diversity role in New York

A UNIVERSITY of Brighton graduate has been appointed Chief Diversity Officer for American Express at its New York headquarters. Sonia Cargan has enjoyed a 22-year career with American Express, holding a range of human resources roles in Europe, Asia, and North America. She was Senior HR Business Partner for a portfolio of American Express Groups 13

March 14, 2018 3:19 PM France plans to sue Google and Apple for 'abusive business practices' that could see both firms charged millions of euros in penalties

The French finance minister has announced plans to sue Google and Apple for 'abusive trade practices'. Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday that he plans to take both tech giants to court for unfair contracts imposed upon French start-up firms. Mr Le Maire said the action could result in fines of millions of euros for both firms. 'I believe in an economy 4

March 14, 2018 5:00 AM New student block in York is set for go-ahead

ANOTHER 100 bed student accommodation block could be on the way to a corner of York city centre, if a planning application gets the go-ahead this week. Planners have recommended that the plan for the Horwell Brothers coal yard on Mansfield Lane off Foss Islands Road is approved when the city's planning committee meets on Wednesday. The proposals would 4

March 13, 2018 5:00 PM New family business Totally Baked takes home prize for pies

A BAKERY based in Wilberfoss near York has taken home a slice of the prize at the British Pie Awards. Totally Baked’s pork, apple and fennel pie was named as the champion in the savoury category at this year’s event, held in Melton Mowbray. Victoria Robinson and her family set the business up in 2017 and also won a silver award at the event for their 3

March 12, 2018 6:55 AM 'You would add to the debt!' BBC presenter SHREDS Labour frontbencher's economy plans

BBC presenter John Pienaar ripped into Labour Party frontbencher Rebecca Long-Bailey and pointed out she could not dispute Labour would add to Britain's current debt. Philip Hammond has claimed the economy is “at a turning point” and after eight years of poor growth adding he is confident “that there is light at the end of the tunnel”. Speaking on BBC Radio 22

March 12, 2018 3:56 AM NSW steel town worried about dumping

Local workers in the NSW steel manufacturing hub of Port Kembla are pleased Australia has been exempted from controversial US steel tariffs but concerned the local market could be flooded with cheap imports. While Canberra negotiated its way out of the 25 per cent tariff on steel sold to the US, some Wollongong workers are now worried other countries 3

March 12, 2018 1:20 AM Plane flying from UAE to Turkey crashes in Iran, killing 11

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - A Turkish private jet flying a group of young women from the United Arab Emirates to Istanbul crashed Sunday in heavy rain in a mountainous region of Iran, killing all 11 people on board, authorities said. Days earlier, the doomed aircraft carried a bachelorette party bound for Dubai, although it was not clear who was on the plane 2

March 9, 2018 1:00 PM Beauchamps High School students strut their stuff on catwalk

Pupils strutted their stuff on the catwalk after a six-week workshop to help build confidence. The Enterprise In Education Partnership has been working with Beauchamps High School, in Beauchamps Drive, Wickford. Experts helped youngsters to design and prepare their own fashion brand, culminating in a fashion show judged by some of the guest speakers 15

March 7, 2018 1:25 PM Plans lodged to replace York restaurant

A FORMER family restaurant on Foss Islands retail park could be divided into two separate units and refurbished as shops or cafes. The Restaurant Group has applied for planning permission for the now vacant Frankie & Benny’s building. Two units would be created, with separate seating areas outside each business. Planning documents say the fittings inside 7

March 7, 2018 1:24 PM New Look Announces Store Closures In Bid To Stave Off Administration

New Look plans to close 60 stores and axe as many as 980 jobs in a deal aimed at keeping the struggling clothing retailer afloat, the company said on Wednesday. The firm blamed a “challenged trading performance and a difficult retail environment” for the move, which is part of a company voluntary agreement (CVA). New Look bosses will also work with landlords 7