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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Strike ballot for South Western Railway staff

Workers on the new...

Bride describes wedding venue as 'just like hell'

The last bride to get married at a Somerset venue before it went into liquidation has been describing the situation as "horrendous".Battleborough Grange Hotel...

Movies go back to the future to revive box office sales

Is it ironic or pure chance that the film industry is looking to movies that were first shown in the 1970s and 1980s to...

Co-op enters talks to acquire Nisa convenience store firm

The Co-operative group has entered exclusive talks to acquire UK convenience store operator Nisa.The firm is understood to be considering a £140m bid, which...

Childcare application deadline looming

The deadline is imminent for parents in England to apply for 30 hours of free childcare for their three and four-year-olds for September. ...

Workless family numbers fall to lowest level for 21 years

The proportion of households where no-one is working has fallen to its lowest level since modern records began in 1996.The Office for National Statistics...

Mike Ashley sues Tony Jimenez over golf course deal

Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley is suing a business associate over an investment in a French golf course.Papers lodged at the High Court in...

Expedia boss 'to take Uber job'

Expedia boss Dara Khosrowshahi has told US news outlets he plans to leave the travel company for the top job at Uber.Uber's board picked...

Is Japan's economy bouncing back?

Japan may be the world's third largest economy, but since the stock market crash in the early Nineties it has endured decades of falling...