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December 4, 2018 8:42 AM Rail chaos: GTR ordered to spend £15m on improvements for passengers

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) must contribute £15m towards improvements in services for rail passengers and will make no profit in 2018, the Department for Transport (DfT) has said. The company has already spent a similar amount in passenger compensation after chaos following May's new timetables. The DfT said: "Performance after the May timetable change 14

December 2, 2018 9:23 PM Macron and Merkel in EU power-grab with latest plot to strengthen Brussels

FRANCE and Germany will unveil plans for a joint financial transaction tax for the European Union as French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel strengthen their partnership to further expand their influence on the bloc. Revenues from the new tax would help fund a euro zone budget and participating countries would be allowed 19

November 30, 2018 3:25 PM Marriott HACK: Starwood Hotels database HACKED with 500 MILLION customer data at risk

MARRIOTT International has revealed the private information of up to 500 million customers may be at risk after a shock hack. Some payment card information has been accessed by hackers, the hotel chain warned earlier today. Shares of the company were down 4 percent at $117 in premarket trading. The hack began in 2014, before Marriott offered to buy Starwood 13

November 26, 2018 3:59 PM Rainbow Laces campaign: How it’s changing sports like football

Rainbow Laces is a campaign promoting LGBT+ equality within sports (like football and rugby) as homophobia, biphobia and transphobia remain an underlying issue. All around the UK, people are wearing rainbow-coloured shoelaces to show their support for LGBT+ people in sports. Dozens of football and rugby stars, such as players and managers, have taken 11

November 26, 2018 7:01 AM New ombudsman service for rail passenger complaints

Consumer groups hope the new system will act as a 'wake-up call' to train companies to start improving their services. Consumer groups hope the new system will drive improvements in the way train companies handle complaints. The ombudsman's decision will be binding and companies will have to take action if failings are identified. Figures from the regulator 8

November 25, 2018 11:10 AM Carlos Ghosn: Ex-Nissan boss denies financial misconduct allegations

Prosecutors accuse Carlos Ghosn and fellow Nissan executive Greg Kelly of under-reporting the ex-chairman's income by about £34m. The Brazilian-born tycoon, who was arrested on Monday, told investigators there was no intention to under-report his earnings, public broadcaster NHK said. Mr Ghosn, a car industry titan who led the Renault-Nissan alliance 11

November 23, 2018 11:10 AM Google Black Friday Deals: Pixel 3, Pixelbook, Home Hub, Mini and Chromecast price SLASHED

Black Friday is finally here. One of the biggest consumer days of the year has finally rolled around, and we're seeing many companies outlining some great deals in celebration. Perhaps some of the best deals we're seeing are coming from Google, who have slashed prices on many lines of their tech - from Pixelbooks to Pixel 3 phones. Google Home devices 10

November 23, 2018 9:16 AM People who wear their company logo outside work ‘usually twats’

The Institute for Studies found that wearing t-shirts and baseball caps showing you work for a faceless corporation strongly correlated with being a knob. Professor Henry Brubaker said: “It’s clearly intended to show you’re making good money, but companies like Vodafone are massive. You could be the person who cleans the bogs. “Our research showed anyone 14

November 14, 2018 11:27 AM World War 3 WARNING: Iran leader Rouhani vows to DEFEAT Trump as tensions peak

IRAN President Hassan Rouhani has vowed to “defeat” Donald Trump after the US unleashed fresh sanctions on Tehran. The White House reimposed biting economic restrictions after hauling the US out of a key 2015 global deal that limited Iran’s nuclear abilities. A fresh wave of US sanctions launched at the start of November are targeting Iran’s oil sector 13

November 8, 2018 11:01 PM PayPal bans Tommy Robinson from its platform

The online payment system said it sought to balance freedom of expression with principles of respect and diversity. The online payments system said its services cannot be used to "promote hate, violence, or other forms of intolerance that is discriminatory". Robinson, real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, was banned from Twitter in March and online petitions 11