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Average Treasury worker 34 despite over-50s back to work push

3 hours 28 min ago
Over-50s are being urged to work but just 10% of Treasury staff are that age, the BBC has learned.
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TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew's Congress showdown: Five key moments

3 hours 44 min ago
Tech executives don't get an easy ride before Congress, but Shou Zi Chew's hearing was exceptionally bruising.
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Jack Dorsey business target of Hindenburg report

Thu, 03/23/2023 - 21:40
Jack Dorsey's Block sees shares drop after famed short-seller Hindenburg levels claims.
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Fugitive crypto boss believed arrested in Montenegro

Thu, 03/23/2023 - 19:24
Police believe they have arrested Do Kwon, the crypto boss accused of a multibillion-dollar fraud.
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Loans firm Amigo to halt lending and wind down

Thu, 03/23/2023 - 14:39
The struggling high-cost firm has immediately halted all lending after failing to secure cash from investors.
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Bank of England raises interest rate to highest for 14 years

Thu, 03/23/2023 - 13:31
The decision comes after latest inflation figures showed the cost of living rising by more than expected.
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Cost of living: Food banks used by 3% of UK families

Thu, 03/23/2023 - 10:30
Those in Scotland and the north of England were most likely to have used one in the last 12 months.
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Post Office scandal victim hopes to get home back

Thu, 03/23/2023 - 09:32
Hundreds of sub-postmasters who exposed wrongdoing will now be able to recover their losses in full.
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Evergrande: Crisis-hit Chinese property giant offers debt restructuring plan

Thu, 03/23/2023 - 04:48
It will only account for less than 10% of China's former top-selling developer's $300bn debt.
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US firms 'more negative' about doing business in China

Thu, 03/23/2023 - 00:07
Five years since the trade war started, American firms seem less inclined to invest in China.
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Ikea told to tackle sexual harassment after UK complaint

Thu, 03/23/2023 - 00:05
The firm signed an agreement to protect staff in the UK after concerns over how it handled an allegation.
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Man Utd takeover: Sir Jim Ratcliffe & Sheikh Jassim to submit new bids as deadline extended amid confusion

Wed, 03/22/2023 - 23:28
Ineos owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe and Qatari banker Sheikh Jassim are set to submit new bids to buy Manchester United after the deadline was extended.
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TikTok's US future at stake as boss faces Congress showdown

Wed, 03/22/2023 - 23:00
The video-sharing app's chief executive will testify to US lawmakers in a much-anticipated grilling.
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Wales freeports for Milford Haven-Port Talbot, Anglesey

Wed, 03/22/2023 - 22:57
The two new areas will have tax and duty relief and simplified customs, with hopes for 20,000 jobs.
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Shou Zi Chew: Who is the TikTok CEO?

Wed, 03/22/2023 - 22:30
The 40-year-old is facing questioning from US lawmakers amid growing suspicion of the Chinese app.
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Third of flights delayed in 2022

Wed, 03/22/2023 - 19:53
Fewer UK flights were on time last year than before the pandemic, says aviation regulator.
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Trail strikes planned in March and April suspended

Wed, 03/22/2023 - 19:02
Rail workers across 14 train companies were due to walk out on 30 March and 1 April.
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US raises interest rates despite banking turmoil

Wed, 03/22/2023 - 18:36
The Federal Reserve moves borrowing costs higher as it focuses on efforts to stabilise prices.
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Amazon increases starting pay for UK workers again

Wed, 03/22/2023 - 16:19
The online giant follows other firms in raising pay amid a labour shortage and strikes across the UK.
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British Gas boss takes £3.7m bonus despite criticism

Wed, 03/22/2023 - 16:16
Chris O'Shea will still take a bonus after the firm's debt agents broke into vulnerable people's homes to fit meters.
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