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Nokia 8 smartphone takes 'bothie' videos

The latest Nokia smartphone aims to popularise the idea of filming “bothies”.The device can capture video from both its front and rear-facing cameras at the same time, and broadcast the images side-by-side to YouTube and other livestreaming services.The aluminium-shelled Nokia 8 costs about 600 euros ($703; £547).The BBC’s technology …

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National Minimum Wage: Workers win £2m compensation

Workers whose bosses failed to pay the National Minimum Wage are to be refunded a record £2m, the government has revealed.In its latest “name and shame” campaign, it lists 230 employers which have not complied with the law.In total 13,000 employees have received – or will receive – compensation …

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Next phase of Brexit talks 'likely delayed'

Cabinet ministers involved in the Brexit negotiations are privately indicating that the next phase of talks may not happen until Christmas. This “sufficient progress” on phase-one negotiations on money, citizens and Ireland had been pencilled in for October, but looks increasingly likely to be delayed until December. It means …

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Trump business council splits as criticism grows

Donald Trump has been forced to disband two White House business councils after the high profile resignations of five chief executives over his Charlottesville comments. The US President has been heavily criticised after he said there was blame on “many sides” for clashes between white supremacists and counter protesters …

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Amazon to open new Severn Beach warehouse in 2018

Online retail giant Amazon is to open a new warehouse near Bristol in 2018 which it says will create 1,000 jobs.Amazon’s Stefano Perago said: “Bristol offers fantastic infrastructure and talented local people who we look forward to joining the Amazon team.”The new warehouse will open at Severn Beach adding …

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Marine survey firm Gardline sold to Royal Boskalis Westminster

A British family-owned marine services company has been sold outright in a deal worth £40m. Norfolk-based Gardline, founded by the Darling family in 1969, employs 750 people and has been bought by Dutch firm, Royal Boskalis Westminster.Gardline’s activities include marine geophysical surveys, offshore geotechnical services and environmental surveys.Boskalis has …

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Dulux owner Akzo Nobel strikes truce with activist investor

An activist investor hedge fund has agreed to halt its long-running feud with Dulux paint owner AkzoNobel.US hedge fund Elliott Advisors reached a “standstill” agreement after clashing with Akzo over the way the company should be run. The feuding was fuelled by a failed 27bn euro (£23bn) takeover bid …

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Ryanair accuses Lufthansa of Air Berlin 'conspiracy'

Ryanair has accused Lufthansa and the German government of conspiring to carve up collapsed airline Air Berlin.Lufthansa is negotiating over buying Air Berlin planes, which are still flying following a 150m euro German government loan.Ryanair said there was an “obvious conspiracy” between Germany, Lufthansa and Air Berlin to carve …

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