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Tourists facing travel money 'shock' this summer

Tourists are getting less than a euro for their pounds in some foreign exchange kiosks.

Tags: EU, iOS, Money

Top London home prices 'falling fastest' amid UK slowdown

Detached London homes fell in value by over £50,000 in a year, but many regions see house price rises.

Tags: UK, London

Govia Thameslink fined £1m over Gatwick Express window death

Simon Brown died after leaning from the window of a Gatwick Express train in August 2016.

Tags: Gatwick

Amazon Marketplace to be investigated by the EU

The online giant is suspected of misusing "sensitive data" from other retailers who sell on its site.

Tags: EU, Amazon

SeaWorld hits back in Virgin Holidays whale tourism row

The US theme park defends its record after Virgin Holidays stops selling tickets to its attractions.


Swatch profits hit after crackdown on grey market

The watchmaker has stopped supplying some retailers it suspects of selling to unauthorised traders.


Politics of automation: Factory workers and robots

Humans and robots working together in a factory may excite some tech geeks, but worry others who fear job losses.

Tags: Workers

Three months after I was paralysed, I was back at work

When tech entrepreneur Hiroki Takeuchi was paralysed in a cycling accident, he was back in work just three months later.

Tags: EU, Cycling

Will ships without sailors be the future of trade?

May saw the world's first unmanned commercial shipping operation.


Females to the fore? What golf is doing to attract more women

Golf has realised it needs to make the sport more attractive to women, on and off the playing course.

Tags: Women

Trump: Google should be probed over China treason claim

President Trump tweets he will look into allegations made by the tech billionaire Peter Thiel.


'I asked the bank to block my spending. They wouldn't'

Suzanne suffered bouts of mental illness and spent heavily, but says the system failed those who tried to help her.


The Insta king trying to dominate the UK cannabis market

Controversial cannabis firm Ignite's UK launch is causing a backlash in the nascent industry.

Tags: UK

Brexit: Bosses seek cut to immigrant salary threshold

Business lobby groups say ministers must act to avoid "acute" skills shortages after Brexit.


Virgin stops selling captive whale and dolphin experiences

The firm said it would stop selling tickets to captive whale and dolphin experiences in holiday packages.


Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency attacked at Senate hearing

The tech giant's Libra digital currency is attacked by senators who say the company is not trusted.

Tags: Facebook, NATO

Flexible working should be default, says MP Helen Whately

It would help parents share childcare and businesses keep staff, Tory MP Helen Whately says.


Christine Lagarde resigns as head of IMF

It comes ahead of a decision on Ms Lagarde's nomination to become head of the European Central Bank.


British Museum trustee resigns over BP sponsorship and repatriation

Writer Ahdaf Soueif says it should take "a clear ethical position" on BP sponsorship and other issues.

Tags: EU

'My job application was withdrawn by someone pretending to be me'

Nicholas Fearn says someone created a Gmail account in his name, and then withdrew his job application.

Tags: GM

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