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April 29, 2018 11:36 AM Stores will close if Asda and Sainsbury's merge, union warns

Sky News exclusively revealed on Saturday that Asda and Sainsbury's were in advanced talks about a shock £10bn tie-up. Sky News exclusively revealed on Saturday that Asda's owner, Wal-Mart, was in advanced talks with Sainsbury's about a shock £10bn tie-up that would create ‎a more powerful rival to Tesco, the current UK market leader. Joe Clarke, national 48

April 17, 2018 11:02 AM Council-owned PPS appoints two new directors

THE council-owned company behind Swindon’s successful ventures into solar power and renewable energy has welcomed new members of staff. Public Power Solutions, the wholly-owned company of Swindon Borough Council, has appointed two new non-executive directors to its board. Janine Freeman and Dr Jeffrey Hardy have been praised in high terms by PPS bosses 39

April 16, 2018 4:23 PM Community Pride: Celebrating York public sector heroes

The awards are run by The Press in partnership with the council, which is also sponsoring the Public Sector Hero category once again this year. This award is for someone who works in the public sector and has gone that extra mile to help others or use his or her skills to assist others to improve their environment. Jon Stonehouse, corporate director 48

April 2, 2018 11:15 PM Ryan touches down at Southwest during fund-raising trip

DALLAS (AP) - House Speaker Paul Ryan stopped by Southwest Airlines Monday during a fund-raising trip to Texas to tout benefits of the new tax law and talk about modernizing the nation's air-traffic control system. Ryan held a town hall meeting with a small group of Southwest Airlines executives and employees and posed for pictures with people training 36

March 26, 2018 1:00 PM Fears hospital merge means inferior service

Fears are mounting that patients could face an inferior service at Southend Hospital as it prepares to merge with two other hospitals with higher levels of debt. The Mid and South Essex Transformation and Sustainability Partnership is looking at rationalising services across Southend, Basildon and Broomfield hospitals in order to cut costs 58

March 17, 2018 2:08 PM BREXIT BOMBSHELL: EU may use 'arcane rules' to BAN BA and easyJet and trigger travel chaos

RYANAIR CEO Michael O'Leary has warned that British-owned airlines will be banned from flights between European countries after Brexit, as giant companies like Lufthansa and Air France seize the opportunity to punish their UK rivals. The outspoken CEO, who was speaking in Brusssels, told Politico: "If there is a hard Brexit next March, there is a real risk of disruption 82

March 15, 2018 8:16 AM Greater Manchester set to join Europe's digital elite thanks to multi-million funding boost

Thanks to world-leading technology, it is one step closer to achieving its ambition of becoming one of the top-five digital city regions. The conurbation has been awarded £25m from central government to significantly upgrade its digital infrastructure. The funding will help deliver ‘full fibre’ broadband technology across the region, trigger private 53

March 14, 2018 3:10 PM Tributes to top Irish musician Liam O´Flynn who dies at 72

Tributes have been paid to giant of Irish music Liam O’Flynn, 72, following his death after a long illness. Mr O’Flynn, who played the uilleann pipes, had been a member of the group Planxty alongside Christy Moore, Andy Irvine and Donal Lunny. The master piper had also performed with Kate Bush, Emmylou Harris and Dire Straits’ Mark Knopfler and worked 32

March 12, 2018 1:21 AM Libs to free up SA shop trading

Opposition Leader Steven Marshall says he'll move swiftly to deregulate shop trading hours in South Australia if the Liberals win Saturday's election. Mr Marashall says the changes would be a major boost for retailers, workers and consumers in South Australia. "We will bring South Australia's archaic shop trading hours into the 21st century," he said on Monday 20

March 7, 2018 7:28 AM European consumers will suffer if EU punishes the City over Brexit, warns Philip Hammond

European consumers will pay dearly if Brussels tries to punish the City, Philip Hammond will warn today. In the last of the Government’s ‘Road to Brexit’ speeches, the Chancellor will tell the EU it is ‘very much in our mutual interest’ to strike a trade deal giving extensive rights to Britain’s financial services sector. Mr Hammond will point out the critical 44