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Thursday newspaper round-up: Mike Lynch, smart meters, Very Group

Thu 23 May 2024 07:22

(Sharecast News) - San Francisco federal courthouse on Thursday as a key witness in his own criminal fraud trial, which began in March. US authorities have charged the former software tycoon with 16 counts of wire fraud, securities fraud and conspiracy re

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Anglesey power station, electric cars, Eurostar passengers

Wed 22 May 2024 07:25

(Sharecast News) - Ministers have earmarked north Wales as the site of a large-scale nuclear power plant, which is part of plans to resuscitate Britain's nuclear power ambitions. Wylfa on Anglesey (Ynys Môn) has been named as the preferred site for the U

Tuesday newspaper round-up: New homes, AI, Mike Ashley

Tue 21 May 2024 07:23

(Sharecast News) - A Labour government would aim to announce the sites for a series of new towns within a year of taking office, with the promise that homes would be built in them by the end of a first term, Angela Rayner is to say in a speech. Giving mor

Monday newspaper round-up: Border checks, house prices, apprenticeships

Mon 20 May 2024 07:21

(Sharecast News) - Post-Brexit border checks will cost UK businesses £470m a year, the government's public spending watchdog has said. Plans to bring in border checks on goods coming from the EU faced "significant issues" including critical shortages of

Friday newspaper round-up: Bank branches, mortgages, Northern Rock

Fri 17 May 2024 07:26

(Sharecast News) - The number of UK bank branches that have shut their doors for good over the last nine years will pass 6,000 on Friday, and by the end of the year the pace of closures may leave 33 parliamentary constituencies - including two in London -

Thursday newspaper round-up: JCB, M&S, smart meters

Thu 16 May 2024 07:22

(Sharecast News) - The British digger maker JCB, owned by the billionaire Bamford family, continued to build and supply equipment for the Russian market months after saying it had stopped exports because of Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine, the Guardi

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Brexit border outages, Boeing, Stellantis

Wed 15 May 2024 07:17

(Sharecast News) - Lorries carrying perishable food and plants from the EU are being held for up to 20 hours at the UK's busiest Brexit border post as failures with the government's IT systems delay imports entering Britain. Businesses have described the

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Tesco, OpenAI, housebuilding

Tue 14 May 2024 07:10

(Sharecast News) - Tesco is facing criticism from "shocked" charities who say they are struggling to distribute unwanted food to homeless and hungry people after they claim the retailer brought in rules that mean unwanted food can only be collected in the

Monday newspaper round-up: BT, ultra-long mortgages, Fever-Tree

Mon 13 May 2024 07:21

(Sharecast News) - BT has said it is increasingly using artificial intelligence to help it detect and neutralise threats from hackers targeting business customers amid repeated attacks on companies. The £10.5bn group is aiming to build up its business pr

Friday newspaper round-up: Tata, Post Office, John Lewis, KPMG

Fri 10 May 2024 07:17

(Sharecast News) - Members of a steelworkers' union have voted to take industrial action in protest at planned job losses at Tata. The company last month rejected a plan by unions to keep open a blast furnace at the Port Talbot steelworks, ending hopes of