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A third of food firms 'unviable' without EU staff - industry - Sky News

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 03:08:00 GMT

A survey of firms across the 'farm to fork' sector reveals the extent to which EU workers are deemed key to its Brexit future. 04:03, UK, Thursday 24 August 2017. Czech labourers picking pumpkins from a field in Yorkshire. Image: The UK's agricultural ...

Triple blue chip broker downgrade for Provident Financial after Tuesday's profit warning - Proactive Investors UK

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:41:46 GMT

A second profit warning in as many months didn't sit well with Provident Financial PLC (LON:PFG) investors yesterday and, unsurprisingly, it hasn't gone down well with brokers either. In fact, JP Morgan, Barclays and Citigroup have all downgraded the ...

Euro strength can be explained by focus on ECB's next move - Sky News

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:27:37 GMT

Sky's Ian King writes that the euro's strengthening against many international currencies poses a few problems for it. 16:57, UK, Wednesday 23 August 2017. The pound has fallen to an eight year low against the euro. Image: The pound has fallen to an ...

Supermarket takes all foreign products off its shelves to make a point about racism - Evening Standard

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:31:25 GMT

A supermarket in Germany stripped its shelves of all foreign goods for a day to make a point about racism. The Edeka supermarket in Hamburg said it wanted to show how “boring” Germany would be without diversity, selling German-only products on a busy ...

Ministers accused of treating north with contempt - Financial Times

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:32:00 GMT

Northern politicians have accused the government of treating the region with contempt as an escalating dispute over transport spending overshadowed a visit by Theresa May to the region. Chris Grayling's decision to scrap or review promised rail ...

Royal Mail's new electric vans unveiled - BBC News

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 13:40:03 GMT

Royal Mail is beginning trials in London of nine fully electric vans with ranges of up to 100 miles. The vehicles, which come in various sizes, will distribute post from the central London depot. They were produced by Oxfordshire-based carmaker Arrival ...

Why ECB president is still flooding the system with cheap money - The Guardian

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:17:50 GMT

Mario Draghi with Countess Bettina Bernadotte after his speech to Nobel economics laureates in Lindau, Germany. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters. European Central Bank. Why ECB president is still flooding the system with cheap money. Phillip Inman.

Uber, Mired in Corporate Scandals, Sees Uptick in Bookings - New York Times

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:20:37 GMT

In the second quarter, gross bookings for Uber, based in San Francisco, rose to $8.7 billion, up 17 percent from the previous quarter. Credit Eric Risberg/Associated Press. SAN FRANCISCO — Uber has spent the past eight months reeling from a series of ...

Exxon deliberately misled public on climate science, say researchers - The Guardian

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 02:04:00 GMT

An activist protests outside Exxon Mobil's annual shareholder meeting in Dallas in 2016. Photograph: Jae S. Lee/AP. ExxonMobil. Exxon deliberately misled public on climate science, say researchers. Study of company documents, peer-reviewed papers and ...

Budget airline Jet2 recruiting for 50 new Belfast staff - the Irish News

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:26:04 GMT

BUDGET airline Jet 2 has announced it is create 50 new jobs in Belfast as part of a UK-wide recruitment drive. Jet2, who fly from Belfast International Airport to a host of European countries including; Spain, Greece, Portugal and Turkey as well as ...