Wilko rescue deal failed because of greed, claims HMV boss

Doug Putman says a bid to save Wilko was stymied as the former chair faces MPs over the collapse. Source: BBC News

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How can we stop children vaping?

The number of young people using electronic cigarettes has skyrocketed in the past two years. Source: BBC News

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'Granny, I've been shot,' said Palestinian student targeted in Vermont

With a bullet lodged in his spine, Hisham Awartani phoned his British-born grandmother after Saturday’s shooting. Source: BBC News

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Amazon.com to cut ‘several hundred’ Alexa jobs

Human InterestTechnology 17 November 2023, 12:45 pm 1 minute Reuters exclusively reported that Amazon.com (AMZN.O) on Friday announced it is trimming jobs at its Alexa voice assistant unit, citing shifting business priorities and a greater focus on generative artificial intelligence. The cuts affect several hundred employees working on Alexa. Market Impact The latest cuts come […]

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Young Thug's lyrics used against him as gang trial starts

The Grammy-winning rapper is accused of co-founding a violent street gang in Atlanta, Georgia. Source: BBC News

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Bad refereeing impacting ‘livelihoods & reputations’ – Wolves boss Gary O’Neil after Fulham defeat

Wolves manager Gary O’Neil has said bad refereeing decisions are affecting “reputations” and “livelihoods” after his team were on the wrong end of video assistant referee calls in Monday’s 3-2 loss at Fulham. O’Neil said referee Michael Salisbury admitted the decision to award the first of two penalties against his side was an error, and […]

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Barclays working on $1.25 bln cost plan, could cut up to 2,000 jobs 

Human Interest 24 November 2023, 1:52 pm 1 minute Reuters was first to report that Barclays (BARC.L) is working on plans to save up to 1 billion pounds ($1.25 billion), which could involve cutting as many as 2,000 jobs, mainly in the British bank’s back office.   Market Impact Barclays’ share price has fallen 26% since Venkat […]

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Sunak cancels Greek PM meeting in Elgin Marbles row

Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who wants the Parthenon Sculptures returned, is “disappointed” the meeting has been called off. Source: BBC News

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Britain's Got Talent: David Walliams reaches 'amicable resolution' in privacy case

The comic was suing the production company after private comments he made were leaked to the media. Source: BBC News

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Cyber-attack leaves home sales in limbo

Buyers say they have been left hanging as a company that provides IT to law firms sees its services hit. Source: BBC News

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