Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Business

Refugees should be sent home even if they have jobs, says Danish immigration official

A Danish MP has called for all refugees, even those with jobs, to be deported from the country once their home nations are deemed “safe”. Marcus Knuth,...

Virgin Hyperloop One given $50m lifeline with Sir Richard Branson rumoured as potential chairman

Virgin Hyperloop One, a beleaguered startup trying to develop a futuristic, tube-based transportation system, got a lifeline in the form of $50m (£37m) from two foreign...

Eleven skills every 24-year-old should learn before it’s too late

The age 24 is a fun time of your life. You're likely out of college, maybe for a couple of years, meeting new people, and getting your...

Brexit: UK must accept EU laws during transition to prevent ‘dramatic’ economic impact, warns...

A transition period after Brexit where the UK continues to accept EU rules would be a “price worth paying” for economic stability, an influential Commons committee...

Bitcoin: What are the world’s central banks saying about cryptocurrencies?

More than eight years since the birth of bitcoin, central banks around the world are increasingly recognising the potential upsides and downsides of digital currencies. The guardians...

GoCompare to buy MyVoucherCodes in £36.5m deal

Price comparison website GoCompare is buying discount codes site MyVoucherCodes, one of the UK's largest online voucher code sites, in £36.5m deal. GoCompare, known for its adverts...

Flights: more winter mayhem at Manchester and Heathrow

An estimated 20,000 airline passengers are learning their flights to and from UK airports have been cancelled because of freezing fog. On Monday night Manchester airport, Britain’s...

Rebecca Dykes: Uber driver ‘confesses to killing’ British diplomat in Beirut

An Uber driver with a criminal record has confessed to the killing of a British woman who worked at the British Embassy in Beirut, a Lebanese...

Swedish police retract advice warning women not to go out alone after dark

Police in Sweden have retracted their “unfortunate” advice that women should not go out alone after dark.  Local police in Malmö made a public statement saying women should...

One-fifth of UK companies had significant shareholder revolts this year

More than one-fifth of the UK’s publicly listed companies had to deal with significant shareholder rebellions this year, according to an investors lobby group seeking to...