Bunnings pulls out of Britain after $1.4bn disaster
Australian hardware chain's doomed acquisition of Homebase ends with sale for a £1 fee to British company Hilco. • Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon · Martin Farrer. Fri 25 May 2018 02.21 EDT First published on Thu 24 ...
Homebase sold to owner of HMW for £1Sky News
DIY retailer Homebase sold by Wesfarmers for just £1BBC News
Homebase sold to Hilco as Australian owner jumps shipBelfast Telegraph
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Exporters hampered by skills shortages - study
Thousands of exporters, particularly those in manufacturing, say that they struggle to find staff with the right skills. 04:48, UK, Friday 25 May 2018. UK car industry. Image: Manufacturing is an important part of the UK economy. UK exporters are being ...
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Amazon's Alexa recorded a family's private conversation and sent it to a random contact
A family in the United States has vowed to never use Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa again after the device recorded a private conversation in their home and sent it to a random contact. Danielle (surname withheld) told KIRO-TV she received a call ...
Amazon: Echo Device Sent Conversation to Family's ContactU.S. News & World Report
Oops: Amazon's Alexa recorded couple's conversation, sent it to random contactMarketWatch
Amazon Echo secretly recorded a family's conversation and sent it to a random person on their contact listCNBC
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Charity unveils whisky cask benefit scheme for area's youngsters
A remote Highlands community is giving its young people a cask of whisky for their 18th birthday to help drive the economy and encourage families to remain in the area. The Ardnamurchan Trust charity will buy a cask of maturing spirit from the ...
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Bank ready for action if Brexit is 'disorderly'
The Bank of England is prepared to cut interest rates and restart quantitative easing to support the economy and protect jobs in the event of a “disorderly” Brexit, Mark Carney has said. “Exactly the same framework would apply” as after the referendum ...
Bank of England's Mark Carney sees value in monetary policy guidanceThe Australian Financial Review
Bank ready to lower interest rates if Brexit is disorderly – Mark CarneyIsle of Wight Radio
Bank of England could return to stimulus if needed after Brexit - CarneyReuters
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Rotten teeth health warning on sugary drinks could deter buyers
Graphic health warnings like those on cigarette packets, showing rows of rotten teeth on cans of cola and other sugary drinks, could deter some young adults from buying them, a study has shown. Sugary drinks are blamed for fuelling the obesity epidemic ...
Graphic, cigarette-style warnings of 'rotting teeth' should be put on fizzy drink cans, say expertsMirror.co.uk
Graphic warnings on fizzy drinks could halve salesThe Times
Graphic labels hailed as 'useful mechanism' in campaign against sugary drinksThe Sunday Post
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Disney wants to kill Netflix, but Comcast has totally different reasons for wanting Fox
Comcast is trying to outbid Disney for Fox. But its motivations are likely very different. Disney's move is about taking on Netflix, while Comcast's is about amassing power — and hedging its bets — in a media landscape that is set to be increasingly ...
Netflix's stock market value eclipses Disney's for first timeReuters
Netflix eclipses Disney in market milestoneBBC News
Comcast challenges Disney for control of 21st Century Fox assetsThe Business Times
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New TSB gaffe: bank claims some former customers have died
Customers who left bank after IT meltdown say direct debits were cancelled after TSB told companies they were dead. Press Association. Thu 24 May 2018 14.17 EDT Last modified on Thu 24 May 2018 14.34 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...
People left TSB, then it cancelled their direct debits and told customers' service providers that they diedMirror.co.uk
TSB apologises following claims customers who switched away had diedshropshirestar.com
TSB, the bank that likes to say you're deadThe Times
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Lloyds shareholders protest over Horta-Osório pay
Lloyds Banking Group suffered a shareholder rebellion at its annual meeting on Thursday, after an influential advisory group complained about the chief executive's high pay and a lack of transparency around the bank's bonus scheme. More than a fifth of ...
Lloyds investors rebel against bank's executive pay reportThe Guardian
ALEX BRUMMER: Party poopers hit Lloyds's annual general meeting amid a revolt against boss's payThis is Money
Noel Edmonds told 'this isn't a show' as he gatecrashes Lloyds AGMSky News
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Marks and Spencer to close 100 stores - which stores are set to shut?
Marks and Spencer has announced it will be closing 100 stores by 2022 as it begins shifting to take at least a third of sales online. Out of the 100 stores, 18 have already shut, three have been relocated, and 14 further site closures have been announced.
This is not just any fall from grace...Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
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