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Cash 'lives on' after 50 years of ATMs - BBC News

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:03:54 GMT

Cash will remain a part of our day-to-day lives for decades, the Bank of England's chief cashier has said on the 50th anniversary of the ATM. Victoria Cleland said that although the use of notes and coins in transactions is falling, cash is part of all ...

Queen to receive £6m pay increase from public funds - BBC News

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:18:41 GMT

The Queen is to receive an 8% increase in her income from public funds, after the Crown Estate posted a £24m rise in profits. The Sovereign Grant, which pays for the salaries of her household, official travel and upkeep of palaces, is to be £82.2m in ...

RPT-Push on with the "great unwinding", BIS tells central banks - Reuters

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:15:00 GMT

LONDON, June 25 Major central banks should press ahead with interest rate increases, the Bank for International Settlements said on Sunday, while recognising that some turbulence in financial markets will have to be negotiated along the way. The BIS ...

Tesco hit back at Amazon with speedy 1 hour food delivery service - but it's not all great news -

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:01:00 GMT

Supermarket giant Tesco has launched its very own one-hour delivery service as it goes head to head with online behemoth Amazon. The food firm's latest project is an app based delivery service called 'Tesco Now', which allows shoppers to order their ...

Thomas Cook plane makes emergency landing at Manchester airport with part of wing missing -

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:02:16 GMT

A plane flying to Cuba with part of its wing missing was forced to land at Manchester airport with a broken wing after a low oil alert. The Thomas Cook plane left for Holguin, Cuba shortly after midday on Monday but was forced to return to Manchester ...

Co-op Bank scraps sale plan to focus on capital raising - Financial Times

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:28:16 GMT

The Co-operative Bank has dropped plans for a sale but is continuing talks with existing investors to bolster its capital reserves by about £700m to avoid being wound down. The lossmaking lender, which is 20 per cent owned by the Co-operative Group ...

Scottish areas worst for broadband speeds, says Which? - BBC News

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:09:47 GMT

Orkney, followed by Shetland and Highland, have come bottom of a table ranking UK local authority areas by broadband speeds. Tamworth, Reading and Adur have the fastest connections, according to the research by consumer group Which? Dundee City is ...

Nuneaton's Holland & Barrett bought by Russian billionaire for £1.77 billion - Coventry Telegraph

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:02:00 GMT

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Probes into AirAsia engine failure to take several months - Free Malaysia Today

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 03:10:33 GMT

It could have been catastrophic says aviation expert as Australian authorities and AirAsia begin separate probes into Sunday's incident. VIDEO INSIDE. air-asia-australian-government-1 KUALA LUMPUR: It will take several months before authorities are ...

The Man Running The Government's Employment Review Says His Think Tank Uses Zero Hours Contracts - BuzzFeed News

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:34:42 GMT

Matthew Taylor, CEO of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), is leading a government review of modern employment that will consider the issue of insecure work. Posted on June 26, 2017, at 8:34 a.m..