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Investigation ordered into 'misleading' festive tickets

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has ordered an investigation after reports rail firms “misled” customers.The watchdog Transport Focus said companies were selling tickets for services over Christmas, despite knowing they will not run.Mr Grayling said was “unacceptable” for passengers to have to pay higher “walk-up” fares at Christmas. Industry body …

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Carpetright shares hit as profit forecast cut

Floor coverings specialist Carpetright has said it expects full-year profits to be at the “bottom end” of expectations amid a “volatile and unpredictable” consumer market. Its comments came as it said profits for the six months to 28 October sank to £0.3m from £4.1m last year.The chain blamed the …

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Ryanair pilots to strike before Christmas

Ryanair passengers face disruption to their Christmas travel plans after pilots and crew announced industrial action in a bid to win union recognition and better conditions. In Ireland, 79 pilots based in Dublin will strike for one day on 20 December.The airline, which does not recognise unions, said they …

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Forties pipeline shutdown 'worth £20m a day'

The shutdown of one of the UK’s most important oil pipelines is worth about £20m a day, the industry body has said.The Forties pipeline carries crude North Sea oil across land for processing at Grangemouth.The crack was discovered last week near Netherley in Aberdeenshire and a 300m safety cordon …

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MoneyTaker hackers reportedly steal £7.5m from ATMs

Russian-speaking hackers are suspected of stealing nearly $10m (£7.5m) from 20 companies in Russia, the UK and US.The MoneyTaker group removed overdraft limits on debit cards and took money from cash machines, according to a report by cybersecurity firm Group-IB.It also stole documentation for technology used by more than …

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Pharma sector could face 'dire situation'

The leading voice in Britain’s pharmaceutical industry has warned the sector is at a “critical juncture” as it hopes for a Brexit deal that can unify regulations between the UK and Europe. Lisa Anson, president of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), told Sky News that firms …

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Ryanair pilots to strike ahead of Christmas

Around half of Ryanair pilots based in Ireland are due to strike days before Christmas in a long-running dispute over workers’ rights. The strike, scheduled for Wednesday 20 December, involves the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association (IALPA) and the IMPACT trade union. It is unclear at this stage what impact …

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