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'Sorry' Visa 'operating at full capacity after chaos'

Visa is operating at “full capacity”, the company says, hours after millions of customers were left unable to pay for goods and services. The firm apologised as it ruled out “malicious” activity as the cause of the disruption. There were reports of “chaos” at supermarket tills as customers abandoned …

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Visa 'working normally' after service disruption

Visa says it is now “working normally” after a technical issue left millions of customers unable to pay for goods and services. The financial services company also said that its customers “should not be charged” if transactions did not complete during the disruption on Friday. “The technical issue we …

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May 'disappointed' over 'unjustified' US tariffs

Theresa May says she is “deeply disappointed” by America’s decision to slap tariffs on metals imported from the European Union, Canada and Mexico. Donald Trump said the 25% tariff on steel and 10% tariff on aluminium was in the US’s national interest, but EU leaders have described the move …

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Outrage as Lush claims police are 'paid to lie'

A cosmetics company has sparked outrage over an ad campaign that claims police have been “paid to lie”. Lush said it was raising awareness of what it calls the “ongoing undercover policing scandal”. In a provocative press release, it claims undercover officers have “infiltrated the lives, homes and beds …

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'Rip-off' funeral plans in Treasury's sights

Moves are under way to protect vulnerable people from “rip-off” pre-paid funeral plan providers. The Treasury is proposing to bring the sector under the regulation of the Financial Conduct Authority after claims that elderly people are being “pressured, harassed and misled” by some funeral businesses. Demand for funeral plans …

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Carluccio's restructuring could see restaurants close

Carluccio’s will go ahead with a restructuring programme that could see dozens of restaurants closed. Some 91% of creditors approved the Company Voluntary Agreement (CVA), which allows the business to reduce rents while negotiating with landlords. It is thought around 30 restaurants could close, putting 500 jobs at risk. …

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