105728449 f2665422 3126 41d2 a42a 92fa2f83615a - Nestle and Epic pull YouTube ads over offensive content
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Nestle and Epic pull YouTube ads over offensive content

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kit-Kat maker Nestle is one of several firms that have “paused” YouTube adverts The food giant Nestle and several other big companies have pulled their adverts from YouTube following claims they appeared next to offensive content. It comes after a blogger accused YouTube of failing to stop a “soft-core […]

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Bolsonaro proposes pension overhaul for Brazil

Image copyright Handout/Reuters Image caption Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says pension reform is a priority The new president of Brazil has put forward a plan to revamp the country’s pension system – tackling a reform considered critical to boosting growth of South America’s biggest economy. The proposal would set a minimum retirement age of 65 […]

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'Sustained' drone attack closed Gatwick, airport says

Image copyright Getty Images Sussex Police, the government and Gatwick airport say that the severe travel disruption last year was caused by a “sustained” drone attack. The situation caused disruption for tens of thousands of passengers. Gatwick’s decision to close was taken after a risk assessment with police. The airport says there were well over […]

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UBS fined €3.7bn in tax fraud case

The Swiss bank is found guilty of helping French clients hide billions from French tax authorities. Do you have a view about this post? Leave a comment on our Facebook page Credited Source link

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Laura Ashley profit warning as sales slump

Image copyright Getty Images Laura Ashley has warned investors that it will post profits lower than it had forecast for the financial year. It also said it made zero profit for the last six months of 2018 as sales fell 4.2%. “Trading conditions have been difficult,” the company said. While fashion sales increased, furniture and […]

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Lloyds Bank says profit jumps 24%

Image copyright Getty Images Lloyds Banking Group said profit for 2018 jumped 24% to £4.4bn. The increase has been helped by cost cutting, including branch closures. Still, the bank set aside another £750m for payment protection insurance payments, taking its total to £19.4bn. “The UK economy has proven itself to be resilient with record employment,” […]

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Drone no-fly zone to be widened after Gatwick chaos

Image copyright Getty Images The no-fly zone for drones around airports is to be extended following the disruption at Gatwick in December, the government says. From 13 March it will be illegal to fly a drone within three miles of an airport, rather than the current 0.6-mile (1km) exclusion zone. The government also said it […]

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When class sizes fall so does teachers' pay

Image copyright Getty Images Making class sizes smaller sounds like a success story. But an international analysis of its impact shows unintended consequences – it often seems to mean lower pay for teachers and there isn’t much evidence that it brings better results. Reducing class sizes has been a popular policy in many countries, often […]

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Gender pay gap grows at hundreds of big firms

Image copyrightGetty Images Four in 10 private companies that have published their latest gender pay gap are reporting wider gaps than they did last year, according to BBC analysis. The BBC looked at a company’s median pay gap – that is the difference in pay between the middle-ranking woman and the middle-ranking man. This is […]

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Ford scales back in South America

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ford has operated its Sao Bernardo do Campo plant since 1967 Ford has said it will close a factory in Brazil after more than 50 years as it stops selling heavy commercial trucks in South America. The US carmaker said it saw “no viable path to profitability” for the […]

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Trade war: Trump says no 'magical date' for US-China deal

Image copyright Getty Images US President Donald Trump has said he may not increase tariffs on Chinese products on 1 March, as previously threatened. The reversal comes as the two countries continue trade talks in Washington this week, after earlier discussions in China. The US had said it would impose higher tariffs on Chinese goods […]

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UK farmers promised 'no deal' protection

Image copyright Getty Images Environment Secretary Michael Gove has promised that the government will apply tariffs to food imports in the event of a no-deal Brexit, to provide “specific and robust protections” for farmers. His remarks come as the government is poised to release details of tariffs (taxes on imports) that would apply to thousands […]