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30m Uber drivers in UK cities go on strike in protest over pay and workers' rights
The Independent
Demonstrations part of global day of action against taxi firm ahead of $90bn stock market floatation
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4h UK workers who lose jobs to AI to be retrained
BBC
The government launches a scheme to retrain workers whose jobs may vanish because of automation.
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4h Electric car models to triple in Europe by 2021
BBC
An EU transport body says the range of electric car models available to consumers is getting better.
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6h Netflix shares sink 10% as subscriber take-up slows
BBC
The video streaming pioneer blamed price rises for adding fewer paid subscribers than hoped.
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6h G7 leaders to back tech revolution for African women
The Guardian
Leaders to back Gates Foundation call to help rural poor and women access mobile banking World leaders are to pledge to shape the technological revolution sweeping through Africa by acting to lift the threat of 400 million predominantly rural women being excluded from digital financial services. G7 finance ministers meeting in France are to endorse a paper from the Gates Foundation saying there is a serious risk that digital technology and mobile banking will bypass millions of women in Africa, leaving them disempowered for a generation.
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ALEX BRUMMER: Brexit comes into the crosshairs as the pound takes another  battering 6h ALEX BRUMMER: Brexit comes into the crosshairs as the pound takes another  battering 
Daily Mail
At the height of the financial crisis in 2008, as the Government was about to inject £500bn of rescue funds into the banking system, I was briefed by a senior Treasury official.
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Troubled Saga soars 13% as ruthless hedge fund Elliott Management buys a 5% stake 6h Troubled Saga soars 13% as ruthless hedge fund Elliott Management buys a 5% stake 
Daily Mail
The move by Elliot, run by Wall Street billionaire Paul Singer, could herald a campaign for major changes. Elliott's 5.1 per cent stake emerged after Saga shares hit all-time lows last month.
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Lawyers and accountants contributed £19bn in taxes last year - up 6.8% from 20166h Lawyers and accountants contributed £19bn in taxes last year - up 6.8% from 2016
Daily Mail
The legal and accounting sectors made up 2.8 per cent of UK tax receipts. It highlights the importance of professional services in providing funds to the public purse.
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Amazon faces EU probe amid concerns it uses data from small retailers to gain an unfair advantage6h Amazon faces EU probe amid concerns it uses data from small retailers to gain an unfair advantage
Daily Mail
Amazon allows retailers to sign up and sell products alongside those sold directly by Amazon itself - meaning in theory the online giant could undermine independents and favour its own items.
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8h Saga looks horribly exposed as hedge fund Elliott buys 5% stake
The Guardian
Over-50s specialist vulnerable to having its insurance arm split away from its cruise operation This fight looks unfair. In one corner stands Elliott Advisors, the UK end of an aggressive $34bn US hedge fund that can often be found telling FTSE 100 firms, such as mining titan BHP and hotelier Whitbread, how to reorganise their businesses. In the other corner is Saga, the insurance and cruise ship firm that is a long way from the big time. The over-50s specialist is valued at a mere £550m these days after a 75% fall in its share price since
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8h Auction of rare sneakers nets more than $850,000
BBC
The first major auction of sneakers nets $850,000, with the last and rarest pair still up for grabs.
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9h City watchdog admits investment rules too complex for staff
The Guardian
Angry investors at public meeting demand answers from FCA over financial scandals that have lost their money The City watchdog has admitted that its rules are so complex that even its staff may not understand which investment products come under its jurisdiction. The chairman of the Financial Conduct Authority made the concession during a tempestuous annual public meeting in London on Wednesday, where consumers criticised the regulator for failing to protect them from a growing list of scandals.
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9h Pound could fall to parity with dollar on hard Brexit concerns
The Guardian
Fear of ‘hardline’ Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt could push sterling down to mid-80s levels, says Morgan Stanley The pound’s fall to a two-year low against the dollar could be the start of a no-deal Brexit inspired wave of selling that would push sterling towards a
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10h Boeing crash: I miss them every minute
BBC
Paul Njoroge, who lost his whole family in the 10 March Boeing crash, gives emotional testimony to US Congress.
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FTSE LIVE: GVC pounded by gambling clampdown; Sterling in the red again as no-deal Brexit looms10h Updated FTSE LIVE: GVC pounded by gambling clampdown; Sterling in the red again as no-deal Brexit looms
Daily Mail
The FTSE 100 closed down 41.74 points at 7535.46 and the pound was at $1.24 against the dollar.
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10h Fast fashion: Zara promises all its clothes will be sustainable by 2025
BBC
Shoppers at the chain will also see containers in store so that they can recycle their old clothes.
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10h KLM breastfeeding policy causes turbulence
BBC
Dutch airline KLM has asked mothers to cover up when breastfeeding, in response to complaints.
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11h Ferry companies warn of gridlock in no-deal Brexit
BBC
Freight companies have told Newsnight they will refuse boarding to lorries that do not have the right paperwork.
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12h Personal insolvencies grow third year in a row in England and Wales
The Guardian
Gender gap widens as women do worse than men, and the north-east continues to suffer The number of people becoming financially insolvent in England and Wales has risen for a third year in a row, with women, and people living in coastal towns most likely to be affected. In
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12h Google suspends ticket website Viagogo from paid-for global search results
The Guardian
Search engine’s decision follows pressure from campaign groups and MPs Google has suspended the secondary ticketing company
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13h M&S defends Little Shop toy giveaway despite backlash
BBC
The retailer is accused of producing more plastic waste, but says the promotion is sustainable.
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13h The pesticide industry is harming our health and the planet. MPs must act now | Caroline Lucas
The Guardian
The FFCC report shows only radical change will free farmers from a system focused on cheap food and agrochemical profitsA profound ecological transformation of food and farming is achievable, desirable and urgently needed. That’s a
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14h Updated London house prices suffer biggest slump since 2009, as pound keeps dropping - business live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as UK housing market keeps slowing and the pound hits fresh lows
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14h Google suspends ticket website Viagogo from global search rankings
The Guardian
Search engine’s decision follows pressure from campaign groups and MPs Google has suspended the secondary ticketing company Viagogo from its global search rankings indefinitely, in what could prove a huge blow to the controversial website’s ability to do business. The search engine giant’s surprise decision, in the face of pressure from campaign groups and MPs, comes with Viagogo
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15h Northern rail could lose franchise after year of passenger misery
The Guardian
Chris Grayling says company must improve after months of delays and cancellations
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What is Schroders Personal Wealth and how will Lloyds help investors?15h What is Schroders Personal Wealth and how will Lloyds help investors?
Daily Mail
The service offered by the new financial planning business from Lloyds Bank and investment management firm Schroders is now open to select Lloyds customers.
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15h Amazon faces EU inquiry over treatment of small retailers
The Guardian
Investigation into possible anti-competitive behaviour is likely to spark US anger
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15h Updated House price growth grinds to a halt across England as drop in London prices weighs on the market
Daily Mail
The capital's property values are down 4.4 per cent over the year to May, and a hefty 2.5 per cent lower than the preceding month - the biggest slide since August 2009.
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15h Govia Thameslink fined £1m over Gatwick Express window death
BBC
Simon Brown died after leaning from the window of a Gatwick Express train in August 2016.
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16h Amazon Marketplace to be investigated by the EU
BBC
The online giant is suspected of misusing "sensitive data" from other retailers who sell on its site.
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Buying holiday cash from a department store could fund a meal abroad16h Updated Buying holiday cash from a department store could fund a meal abroad
Daily Mail
The pound has now dropped to a six-month low against the euro and a two-year low against the dollar. And rates are likely to remain uncertain amid political and economic uncertainty.
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16h Ladbrokes owner to shift 200 jobs abroad
The Guardian
Ladbrokes owner GVC confirms that Barking roles will move to Gibraltar and Philippines Ladbrokes owner GVC is planning to shift 200 jobs offshore, despite a rise in revenues as growth in online bets cushioned the impact of new curbs on
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16h Govia Thameslink fined £1m over passenger killed leaning out of window
The Guardian
Simon Brown, 24, was killed on Gatwick Express train when his head hit a signal gantry The train operator Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has been fined £1m after a passenger was killed when he put his head out of a carriage window. Simon Brown, 24, from East Grinstead, West Sussex, suffered catastrophic injuries when his head hit a signal gantry as he leaned out of a Gatwick Express train travelling at 61mph towards Wandsworth Common station in south London.
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17h Plan to open gun megastore in Christchurch prompts concern
The Guardian
Gun City, which sold weapons to man accused of mosque attack, plans new outlet The New Zealand retailer Gun City, which sold weapons to the man accused of
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17h Updated London house prices suffer biggest slump since 2009 amid Brexit anxiety - business live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as UK housing market keeps slowing and the pound hits fresh lows
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The 10 most common reasons why learners failed their driving test last year17h The 10 most common reasons why learners failed their driving test last year
Daily Mail
Over 1.6 million learners sat their driving test in 2018, with 54% flunking it. Poor observation - including not looking properly at junctions or using mirrors correctly - were most common errors.
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Ladbrokes and Coral owner GVC hit by gambling machine crackdown17h Ladbrokes and Coral owner GVC hit by gambling machine crackdown
Daily Mail
The Ladbrokes and Coral owner, which currently has more than 3,400 shops, said UK retail revenue dropped 19 per cent in the last three months - driven by a 39 per cent plunge in machine sales.
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18h SeaWorld hits back in Virgin Holidays whale tourism row
BBC
The US theme park defends its record after Virgin Holidays stops selling tickets to its attractions.
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The FCA is under fire over yet another scandal where savers lost £106m but no one was charged 18h The FCA is under fire over yet another scandal where savers lost £106m but no one was charged 
Daily Mail
The Connaught Income Fund Series 1 fell into administration in 2012, losing savers £106 million. No individual was ever charged with any wrongdoing.
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18h Swatch profits hit after crackdown on grey market
BBC
The watchmaker has stopped supplying some retailers it suspects of selling to unauthorised traders.
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Why women had no idea their state pension age was rising19h Why women had no idea their state pension age was rising
Daily Mail
Maggie Briley, 64, of Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, said she had no idea her pension age was rising and by the time she learned she would have to wait til 65 she had already quit her full-time job.
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ASK TONY: A cracked windscreen cost me £542 to repair. So why did Saga only offer £100?19h ASK TONY: A cracked windscreen cost me £542 to repair. So why did Saga only offer £100?
Daily Mail
My rear windscreen was shattered by a stone on a Friday afternoon. I contacted my insurer, Saga, and was given details for its chosen windscreen firms.
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Chorley Building Society launches a new savings deal just for the over-60s paying £1.35%19h Chorley Building Society launches a new savings deal just for the over-60s paying £1.35%
Daily Mail
You need to deposit £170,000 in the account to earn 1.35% which means it is a non-starter for many people because under the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, only £85,000 is covered.
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Experts call for heat networks to be regulated 19h Experts call for heat networks to be regulated 
Daily Mail
Citizens Advice has called on energy watchdog Ofgem to commit to regulating the sector by July 2022 amid rising complaints, often involving billing errors and high standing charges.
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19h Updated Brexit fears drag pound to fresh two-year low ahead of UK inflation report - business live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as fears of a disorderly Brexit weigh on sterling
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Banks revive an old way of making cash: Charging YOU for advice 20h Banks revive an old way of making cash: Charging YOU for advice 
Daily Mail
The service offered by the new financial planning business from Lloyds Bank and investment management firm Schroders is now open to select Lloyds customers.
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Burberry delights investors as the weak British pound drives tourists to its UK stores20h Updated Burberry delights investors as the weak British pound drives tourists to its UK stores
Daily Mail
Tourists get a lot more bang for their buck in the UK at the moment with the pound hitting fresh lows against the dollar and the euro in recent months as the risk of a 'no-deal' Brexit looms.
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Is it any wonder women like Maggie had no idea that their state pension age was rising?20h Updated Is it any wonder women like Maggie had no idea that their state pension age was rising?
Daily Mail
Maggie Briley, 64, of Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, said she had no idea her pension age was rising and by the time she learned she would have to wait til 65 she had already quit her full-time job.
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21h John Lewis’s failure to honour its guarantee left me fuming
The Guardian
Reader frustrated after years of delay over replacing damaged kitchen units
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21h Offshore wind auction could raise millions for Queen
The Guardian
Crown Estate holds rights to seabeds around British Isles for wind and wave power The Queen’s property managers will this week set out terms for the world’s biggest offshore wind auction in a decade. Industry experts expect the complex bidding process to raise record sums, which could increase energy bills and hand a windfall to the crown – potentially generating more than £100m a year in royalties for the Queen.
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22h Poor tenants pay for landlords to have a good time. It doesn’t have to be this way | George Monbiot
The Guardian
Britain has enough housing – it’s just that a series of outrageous policies make it accessible only to the rich I have a friend who works almost every waking hour, mainly to pay the rent. Her landlord lives on a beach, 4,000 miles away. He seldom responds to her requests, and grudgingly pays for the minimum of maintenance. But every so often he writes to inform her that he is raising the rent. He does not have to work because she and other tenants work on his behalf. He is able to live the life of his choice because they give their time to him. As there is a shortage of accessible housing, they have no choice but to pay his exorbitant fees. People say, ‘I work for Tesco' or, ‘I work for Deliveroo', but the reality for many is that they work for their landlord
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27h Females to the fore? What golf is doing to attract more women
BBC
Golf has realised it needs to make the sport more attractive to women, on and off the playing course.
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Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF boss as she prepares to become head of the European Central Bank28h Updated Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF boss as she prepares to become head of the European Central Bank
Daily Mail
Lagarde, who is expected to succeed Mario Draghi as head of the European Central Bank after his term ends in October, has quit her job as IMF managing director and plans to step down on September 12.
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28h UK living standards hit by rising prices and weak wage growth
The Guardian
Resolution Foundation says households suffering worse than 1990s recession
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28h The Insta king trying to dominate the UK cannabis market
BBC
Controversial cannabis firm Ignite's UK launch is causing a backlash in the nascent industry.
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28h Brexit: Bosses seek cut to immigrant salary threshold
BBC
Business lobby groups say ministers must act to avoid "acute" skills shortages after Brexit.
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