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Diesel and petrol car ban: Clean air strategy 'not enough'

The government’s £3bn clean air strategy does not go “far enough or fast enough”, campaigners have said. Moves including scrapping new diesel and petrol cars from 2040 and £255m for councils to tackle air pollution locally have been welcomed. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said the government was determined to …

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RBS likely to avoid compulsory sale of Williams & Glyn

The European Commission has accepted a UK government plan to free Royal Bank of Scotland from an obligation to sell its Williams & Glyn division.The sale of about 300 branches was a condition of the £45.5bn bailout of RBS in 2008 during the financial crisis.RBS struggled to find a …

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Foxconn expected to announce multi-billion dollar investment

Foxconn, the Taiwanese firm that works closely with technology firm, Apple, plans to build a multi-billion dollar plant in Wisconsin, US media are reporting.US President Donald Trump, who put boosting US manufacturing at the heart of his election campaign, is expected to make the announcement on Wednesday.Foxconn has previously …

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UK economic growth rate edges slightly higher

UK economic growth edged slightly higher in the three months to June, as a stronger service sector offset weaker manufacturing and construction.The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the economy expanded by 0.3% in the quarter, up from 0.2% in the previous three months.But the ONS added there had …

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Premier League wins anti-piracy court order

The Premier League has been awarded a High Court order for the forthcoming 2017-18 season, which will help it combat the illegal streaming of games.The blocking order will require UK Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to prevent people from illegally accessing streams of its matches.It will allow the league to …

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Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley wins £15m court case

Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley has won a High Court battle with an investment banker over a £15m deal allegedly made in a pub.Jeffrey Blue told the court Newcastle United’s owner reneged on a promise to pay him a multimillion-pound sum if he increased the firm’s share price.The court …

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Employment tribunal fees unlawful, Supreme Court rules

Fees for those bringing employment tribunal claims have been ruled unlawful, and the government will now have to repay up to £32m to claimants.The government introduced fees of up to £1,200 in 2013, which it said would cut the number of malicious and weak cases. Government statistics showed 79% …

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