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....Also, we already have a number of four-day weeks each year thanks to bank holidays. Explaining the policy on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show last month, Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas said: "I think there's a lot of evidence that suggests that when people are exhausted their productivity goes down. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....He said two thirds of passengers will have reached their destination by the end of the day. There was no evidence of a cyber attack, he added. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... No charges were filed. Prosecutors said there was not enough evidence. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The company's chief executive Alex Cruz had said it was believed "the root cause [of the computer problems] was a power supply issue". The company said there was no evidence the failure was the result of a cyber attack. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . The airline said there was no evidence the computer failure was the result of a cyber-attack. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....BA’s chief executive, Alex Cruz, who has faced calls to resign, apologised to customers and promised a full investigation into the IT disaster. He said there was no evidence there had been a cyber-attack. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... There were no cancellations at Gatwick but some passengers experienced delays. The glitch is believed to have been caused by a power supply issue and there is no evidence of a cyber-attack, the airline said. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Despite the havoc, passengers applauded airline staff for their professionalism. Tony Cable, an engineering aircraft accident investigator, said pictures of the engine did not show “sooting”, evidence that might indicate an engine fire. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Ireland remains our most important trading partner by far when it comes to food and drink. Today's figures are yet more evidence that protecting this relationship post-Brexit will be key. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Klein welcomes the emergence of unashamedly leftwing candidates, with an ability to inspire enthusiasm, particularly among the young. She points to the nostalgic socialism of Sanders, Jean-Luc Mélenchon and Jeremy Corbyn as evidence of this. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....”. One of the couriers who provided Field’s committee with evidence was Mac Ramsden, who worked for Hermes. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Green groups fear that a new Conservative government under Theresa May could scrap the Climate Change Act, leaving the UK without firm targets on cutting greenhouse gases. However, the government has pointed to increased investment for electric vehicles, support for new nuclear power stations, and a boost to offshore wind as evidence of its commitment to low-carbon infrastructure. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....He told the BBC this had affected “all the operating of our systems – baggage, operations, power processing. ” Backup systems that should have kicked in also failed, he said, adding that there was no evidence of a cyber-attack and “there has been no corruption or any compromise of any customer data. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....But no one I spoke to thought that was likely. A spokesperson for BA also reiterated there was no evidence to suggest it was sabotage. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Boath said he had cooperated with the SFO and the City regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority. “The evidence I have supplied is very clear, there is no case for me to answer. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....1% - the slowest pace for almost four years. Nationwide said it was further evidence that the housing market was "losing momentum". ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....”. The glitch is believed to have been caused by a power supply issue and there is no evidence of a cyber-attack, the airline said. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Spending on experiences such as eating out and cinema trips continued to rise, but at a softer pace in May, according to the Visa report, compiled by data company IHS Markit. There was further evidence of consumer caution in shopper numbers for May. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... The executive has been fired. Arianna Huffington, Uber board member and media mogul, has said that Kalanick is growing as a person – for evidence, she cites the fact that he now meditates in the company’s lactation room – and is “in a place to make good decisions now”. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....”. The fracking industry said the closure would increase the UK’s reliance on Qatari LNG imports, which it said had proved to be politically risky, although there is no evidence yet that the diplomatic crisis engulfing the Gulf state, whose neighbours have severed diplomatic ties, has interrupted UK supplies. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... They have attempted to undermine the foundations of our knowledge and beliefs – our epistemology – by labelling as “fake” anything that challenges their aims and arguments, even rejecting science itself. Trump’s sham justifications for spurning the Paris climate agreement is only the most recent evidence of this. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Roache said workers were likely to suffer more if the UK economy slowed further, and the Treasury was being deprived of tax receipts. Adrian Gregory, the chief executive of the London-based recruitment agency Extraman, who gave evidence to an MP-led inquiry into the future of the world of work in March, told the GMB that employment agencies’ use of tax-avoidance schemes was proliferating. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....2%. The sluggish expansion in the first quarter provides the latest evidence that the early resilience to the EU referendum result last June is now wearing off as higher inflation puts consumers under pressure. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... After hearing the company’s response, the commission narrowed the charge list a year later. Google’s general counsel, Kent Walker, claimed in a blogpost last year that the EU’s case lacked evidence. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....”. “The reasons for missing it are complex, and the evidence is being examined carefully in order to learn as much as we can,” he said. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The fall further dragged down the annual growth rate in May, to 2. 1%, the lowest in nearly four years, providing further evidence that the housing market is losing steam, according to Nationwide, the UK’s biggest building society. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....He declined to testify earlier this year, citing his right to avoid self-incrimination. Uber maintains its technology is different to Waymo's and says there isn't evidence the files are on its servers. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . It duly gave its evidence to the ASA and explained one of the key principles of organic farming was good treatment of the land and that sustainability was at the heart of organic farming. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Austerity has the opposite impact. The evidence on this point is very clear. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Omar Khan, director of the race equality think tank Runnymede, said that the poorest black and Asian women were likely to be most affected. "This research chimes with previous evidence that BME workers are more likely to be in insecure work. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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The Observer view on the housing crisis | Observer editorial image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 24th of June 2017 11:05:13 PM
.... Even though it says that supply is the only problem, this future act of parliament does nothing to address one of the biggest issues of contemporary planning, which is the sacred status of the green belt at the expense of both other forms of green land and cities. More importantly, it ignores decades of evidence that significant public intervention is an essential part of meeting housing need. ...
Exporters are wise to start preparing for a hard Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 24th of June 2017 04:05:04 PM
.... It was all high anxiety, where once there was dead calm. Already the anecdotal evidence of scrapped investments in the UK are piling up. ...
Frances O’Grady on insecure work: ‘the heartbreaking bit is  they think it’s normal’ image
.... Pretty shocking stuff,” she recalls. Now on the 10th anniversary of that landmark commission into vulnerable employment, the general secretary of the TUC seems exasperated that for all the evidence of workers being mistreated, little has changed. ...
‘CANCER care has let us down’ Family's battle with NHS treatment funding  image
.... . “But we were told the application was ‘futile’ even though we were producing new evidence from his report. ...
Risk of air accidents in UK up after CAA cost-cutting, warns leaked report image
.... The group proposed the review “to ensure that the organisation continued to be fit for purpose to deliver effective safety oversight”. While the review rated the overall fitness for purpose of the safety division as “adequate”, it found that “in all areas reviewed, there is evidence that the resources available … are at minimum levels. ...
Hinkley Point C: watchdog confirms fears of political vanity project | Nils Pratley image
.... The two companies were immediately at legal loggerheads. Imagination wants evidence that its patents won’t be infringed if Apple tries to design its own graphics architecture. ...
House Democrats challenge Deutsche Bank over review of Trump's accounts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 05:38:41 PM
....The Democrats are pushing for Deutsche Bank to confirm press reports – including the report in the Guardian – that the bank conducted a review of Trump’s account and the accounts of his family members into possible Russia ties. The Guardian reported that the bank was looking for evidence of whether loans to Trump, which were agreed in highly unusual circumstances, may have been underpinned by financial guarantees from Moscow. ...
A guide to tenants' housing rights around safety and repairs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 06:19:30 AM
.... Your tenancy agreement or handbook may provide details of how long a particular type of repair usually takes. It is a good idea to collate evidence to back up your case, such as any photos and correspondence between you and your landlord or letting agent about including text messages and emails, as well as letters. ...
Google and Facebook 'will lose millions in ads over extremism fears' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 06:14:48 AM
....Both Google and Facebook are introducing fixes to stem the spread of false information and minimise the chances of advertising appearing next to inappropriate content. However, evidence has emerged that these fixes are not 100% effective. ...
Low wages are 'return to pre-industrial Britain', says Bank of England economist image
....Haldane, whose speech revealed differences with the Bank’s governor, Mark Carney, over interest rates, said the read-across from pre-industrial Britain to the 21st century was not exact but that there were parallels with today’s gig economy. He added that there was evidence that changes in the nature of work had been a factor in explaining why wage growth was running at just 2% at a time when unemployment was the lowest since the mid-1970s. ...
Bank of England rift as chief economist ponders interest rate rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of June 2017 11:09:59 AM
....The Bank official said he had voted for no change at the MPC’s meeting for two reasons. First, he said there was evidence that deunionisation, rising self-employment, and the “gig economy” had resulted in weaker wage growth than in the past. ...
Tories' 30-hour free childcare plan fails to target poor families, says expert image
....”. The report, published on Wednesday, provides evidence that children who have received high-quality early childhood education experience better outcomes later in life. ...
Record low interest rates send house prices SOARING for homeowners image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of June 2017 12:01:00 AM
....However prices are under pressure from the political and economic uncertainty of Brexit and the fallout from the disastrous General Election result for the Conservative Party. "There is no evidence to suggest that property prices are about to plummet, but homeowners and home buyers do need to plan ahead, and make sure they can cover the impact of interest rate rises on their monthly mortgage payments. ...
SFO has clear public interest in pursuing Barclays case | Nils Pratley image
....This line of argument misses the point. The Serious Fraud Office wouldn’t be doing its job as a prosecuting agency if it didn’t follow the evidence as it sees it. ...
Closure of UK’s largest gas storage site ‘could mean volatile prices’ image
....”. The fracking industry said the closure would increase the UK’s reliance on Qatari LNG imports, which it said had proved to be politically risky, although there is no evidence yet that the diplomatic crisis engulfing the Gulf state, whose neighbours have severed diplomatic ties, has interrupted UK supplies. ...
Don't believe the hype: the downside of being the next big thing image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of June 2017 09:00:00 AM
.... “Our advice to clients is to never join in the hype and never get carried away. Make everything you present to the market evidence-based. ...
Senior Barclays bankers charged with fraud over credit crunch fundraising image
....Boath said he had cooperated with the SFO and the City regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority. “The evidence I have supplied is very clear, there is no case for me to answer. ...
Co-op Bank has lost £2.6bn since the crisis – but can still bounce back | Nils Pratley image
.... Even if Lloyds were now to go into overdrive, the chances of it meeting the end-June semi-deadline are virtually nil. The independent reviewer of the cases, Prof Russel Griggs, has done the right thing by saying customers can have as long as they wish to provide evidence, consult their lawyers and so on. ...
BIS warns rolling back globalisation would be ‘detrimental’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of June 2017 05:41:55 PM
.... The BIS concedes gains from trade have not been evenly distributed at the national level but that other factors, most notably technology, have played a bigger role in widening the gap between rich and poor. “There is ample evidence that globalisation has not been responsible for the majority of the concurrent increase in within-country income inequality,” said the report. ...
Humiliation on the high street as security guards rob shoppers of their dignity image
.... They have to obtain your consent before they search you, and if you do not give it you are free to walk away. They can only forcibly detain you if they make a citizen’s arrest, and for that they have to have evidence you committed an offence. ...
Brexiters have voted for a poverty even worse than austerity image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of June 2017 06:00:04 AM
....There were those who thought that the fantasy of a 150-seat majority would enable May to see off the hard Brexiters and pursue a more sensible policy. But all the evidence suggests that she meant what she said: that she put reductions in immigration above all else, and was prepared to leave the customs union and the single market in order to realise this dubious aim. ...
Buying my own place was an impossible dream – here’s how it came true image
....Sam was my calming guardian angel throughout. She asked me to fill in a long questionnaire and provide my last two SA302 tax forms, which provide evidence of earnings. ...
You’re unsuited to your company, not your job’ – our work expert responds image
....Don’t try to disguise your CV or water it down. Instead, use it ruthlessly as evidence of all you are determined to abandon. ...
UK attracts record overseas tourists after pound's Brexit slide image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of June 2017 11:47:05 AM
. Record numbers of overseas visitors came to the UK in April, and spent record amounts of money in shops, hotels and restaurants in fresh evidence of a fillip to tourism from the steep fall in sterling. ...
Google 'faces €1bn-plus fine' from EU over market dominance image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of June 2017 10:14:33 AM
.... After hearing the company’s response, the commission narrowed the charge list a year later. Google’s general counsel, Kent Walker, claimed in a blogpost last year that the EU’s case lacked evidence. ...
Creditors agree terms to disburse Greece's €8.5bn bailout funds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of June 2017 12:05:16 AM
....But it fell short of saying when, or if, Greece could join the quantitative easing programme that the Frankfurt-based ECB has emphatically linked to the country’s vast €324bn debt mountain (the equivalent of 180% of GDP) being rendered manageable. Without that, Athens is unlikely to achieve market access any time soon – a negative sign for investors who would view the country’s return to capital markets as evidence that after eight years of economic crisis and gruelling austerity the worst is behind it. ...
Thames Water given maximum £8.5m fine for missing leak target image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of June 2017 10:38:37 AM
....”. “The reasons for missing it are complex, and the evidence is being examined carefully in order to learn as much as we can,” he said. ...
Foreign investors snapping up London homes suitable for first-time buyers image
....”. Homes owned by foreign buyers are more likely to be under-occupied, according to the research, although there was almost no evidence of units being left entirely empty. ...
Plane makes emergency landing in Sydney after hole appears in engine image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of June 2017 11:30:43 AM
.... Despite the havoc, passengers applauded airline staff for their professionalism. Tony Cable, an engineering aircraft accident investigator, said pictures of the engine did not show “sooting”, evidence that might indicate an engine fire. ...
Bosses under fire for telling staff to vote Tory or risk losing jobs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of June 2017 04:05:44 PM
....”. He said the Tories were “prepared to listen to the evidence” that reducing the maximum stake would not help “problem gamblers”. ...
UK household spending falls for first time since 2013 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of June 2017 04:30:17 AM
....Spending on experiences such as eating out and cinema trips continued to rise, but at a softer pace in May, according to the Visa report, compiled by data company IHS Markit. There was further evidence of consumer caution in shopper numbers for May. ...
German authorities free Britons detained after easyJet flight diverted image
....“The criminal investigation against them has been halted. No evidence was found,” a local police spokesman said. ...
Naomi Klein: ‘Trump is an idiot, but don’t underestimate how good he is at that’ image
....Klein welcomes the emergence of unashamedly leftwing candidates, with an ability to inspire enthusiasm, particularly among the young. She points to the nostalgic socialism of Sanders, Jean-Luc Mélenchon and Jeremy Corbyn as evidence of this. ...
How low does Uber have to go before we stop using it? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 01:27:04 PM
.... The executive has been fired. Arianna Huffington, Uber board member and media mogul, has said that Kalanick is growing as a person – for evidence, she cites the fact that he now meditates in the company’s lactation room – and is “in a place to make good decisions now”. ...
Why Uber's latest scandal shows the need for a whole new board image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 12:37:02 PM
.... He was apparently motivated to invade her privacy because Uber executives had somehow convinced themselves that the rape case – for which the driver was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment – was related to a conspiracy by Ola, the company’s big rival in India, to damage the US firm. There is no evidence to support the theory that Ola was somehow involved. ...
Does British Airways' explanation stack up? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 11:16:05 PM
....But no one I spoke to thought that was likely. A spokesperson for BA also reiterated there was no evidence to suggest it was sabotage. ...
Santander and RBS haunted by ghost of financial crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 06:00:26 PM
.... The deal has meant that shareholders have been wiped out, as were some classes of bondholders. As the markets were digesting the implications of the Spanish rescue, a high court in London was also crawling over the 2008 crisis, as RBS took steps to avoid a bruising encounter with shareholders that had threatened to force Fred Goodwin to give evidence. ...
RBS court case called off but some investors still refuse settlement image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 11:58:42 AM
. A high court judge has agreed to call off a landmark case that would have forced the former Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive Fred Goodwin to give evidence, but has left the door open for diehard investors to revive proceedings against the bank next month. ...
Organic milk not good for the land, says ad watchdog image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 11:55:03 AM
.... . It duly gave its evidence to the ASA and explained one of the key principles of organic farming was good treatment of the land and that sustainability was at the heart of organic farming. ...
Some RBS investors still refuse settlement image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 11:29:00 AM
....There had been suggestions that these investors could continue to pursue the case, supposedly raising £7m to fund it. However, Mr Nash told the court: "I wish to make it crystal clear the legal team has seen no evidence that funding is available. ...
Spot check in public by Aldi security guard was dehumanising image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 06:00:50 AM
....That does not mitigate the public humiliation you suffered or address the fact that you feel you were targeted because of your race. You could consider legal action, but this may prove complex and costly and you would need to provide evidence that the search was racially motivated. ...
Tories have ‘shameful record’ on FOBT gambling, says Labour image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 05:19:03 PM
....The data also shows a greater concentration of betting shops in areas with higher rates of poverty, fuelling existing concerns that bookmakers are “clustering” their shops in deprived areas. Labour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, said: “Theresa May’s government has repeatedly failed to act on FOBTs, despite being presented with evidence they are highly addictive and target people who struggle to control their gambling. ...
Vodafone to stop its ads appearing on fake news and hate speech sites image
....Both Google and Facebook have moved to introduce tools to stem the spread of false information and minimise the chances of advertising appearing next to inappropriate content. However, there is evidence that these are not 100% effective. ...
Fred Goodwin escapes high court appearance as RBS settles lawsuit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 11:50:13 AM
....In a high-profile and potentially explosive case, thousands of investors argued they were misled into buying the bank’s shares during the bank’s £12bn cash call in April 2008. The case had been due to start on 22 May, with the former RBS boss due to give evidence on 8 June – the day of the general election. ...
The study that shows life is a lot more unequal than you (probably) think image
. Which matters more: actual levels of inequality, or the levels that people perceive to exist? There is now clear evidence that perceptions of inequality have a profound impact on societies all over the world – and that people aren’t very good at judging the reality for themselves. ...
Hopes of EU-US trade agreement put on ice, say Brussels sources image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 5th of June 2017 10:46:08 PM
....Talks over TTIP stalled last year amid opposition from within the EU, including sceptical comments from France’s then trade minister and the German vice-chancellor, Sigmar Gabriel. However, a meeting between Trump the European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, and the European council president, Donald Tusk, two weeks ago offered the EU scant evidence of any such willingness, according to EU sources. ...
Trump to privatise air traffic control image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of June 2017 06:42:18 PM
....Supporters of the plan, which include many of the major US airlines, say the current system slows the introduction of new technology and makes funding subject to the unpredictable whims of Congress. They point to the slow-going move from a radar-based system to one that uses GPS technologies as evidence of a need for change. ...
Eurozone growth remains fastest for six years, says PMI survey image
....IHS Markit, which compiles the data, said the eurozone's "big two" nations, Germany and France, drove the growth. It also said May's reading adds to evidence that single currency-nations are "enjoying a strong second quarter". ...
Nearly 10 million Britons are in insecure work, says union image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 5th of June 2017 06:01:45 AM
....Roache said workers were likely to suffer more if the UK economy slowed further, and the Treasury was being deprived of tax receipts. Adrian Gregory, the chief executive of the London-based recruitment agency Extraman, who gave evidence to an MP-led inquiry into the future of the world of work in March, told the GMB that employment agencies’ use of tax-avoidance schemes was proliferating. ...
Government support needed to unlock billions in green business, says industry image
.... Green groups fear that a new Conservative government under Theresa May could scrap the Climate Change Act, leaving the UK without firm targets on cutting greenhouse gases. However, the government has pointed to increased investment for electric vehicles, support for new nuclear power stations, and a boost to offshore wind as evidence of its commitment to low-carbon infrastructure. ...
Compensation at last for Britons burned by Spain’s property crash image
....Cases must be filed within 15 years of the expected completion date of the property. Claimants must provide evidence of a contract with the developer, payments made into the developer’s account and the fact that the property was never delivered. ...
'I have little doubt your daughter should leave' – our work expert responds image
.... There are those who are endlessly ­critical and forever complaining, and who talk about resigning at the first hint of an often imaginary slight. And then there are those who believe that to choose to leave a job, whatever the circumstances, is evidence of failure on their part. ...
Disappointing US jobs figures knock markets off peak image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 05:47:06 PM
....3% in May, its lowest level since 2001. With survey evidence suggesting it will fall below 4% in the next few months, and wage growth likely to pick up before long, we expect the Federal Reserve to raise rates steadily over the next year and a half. ...
How to respond to Trump's America | Joseph Stiglitz image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 01:29:00 PM
.... They have attempted to undermine the foundations of our knowledge and beliefs – our epistemology – by labelling as “fake” anything that challenges their aims and arguments, even rejecting science itself. Trump’s sham justifications for spurning the Paris climate agreement is only the most recent evidence of this. ...
Hoover pension deal agreed affecting 7,500 members image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 11:50:35 AM
....The Pensions Regulator has approved the proposal and the scheme is expected to transfer into the Pension Protection Fund (PPF). The deal has been struck because there was "clear and extensive evidence" that Hoover would inevitably fall into insolvency otherwise. ...
One in 13 ethnic minority workers are in insecure jobs, says TUC image
....Omar Khan, director of the race equality think tank Runnymede, said that the poorest black and Asian women were likely to be most affected. "This research chimes with previous evidence that BME workers are more likely to be in insecure work. ...
UK manufacturing in healthy shape despite election uncertainty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 05:24:04 PM
....There were still signs that the Brexit blow to the pound was ramping up manufacturers’ costs in May, but the pace of price rises eased off recent highs. There was also further evidence that the pound’s weakness was helping exports by making UK goods cheaper for overseas buyers. ...
Sober look of Google's 'landscraper' shows tech firm is trying to grow up image
.... But a look at the planning application reveals that the executive architect of the project is neither Heatherwick Studio nor Ingels’ practice BIG, but BDP – a corporate giant that has been several times shortlisted for the Carbuncle Cup for the country’s ugliest building. From the details provided in the drawings, there is little reason to believe the finished product will rise much beyond their usual standards, nor much evidence of how Heatherwick and Ingels’ role extends further than being the signature stylists to lubricate the project through the system. ...
House price WARNING: Values fall for third month in worst performance since 2009 image
....The average house price in Britain now sits at £207,699, according to the index. Robert Gardner, Nationwide's chief economist, said: “It is still early days, but this provides further evidence that the housing market is losing momentum. ...
UK house prices fall for third month in a row for first time since financial crisis image
....The fall further dragged down the annual growth rate in May, to 2. 1%, the lowest in nearly four years, providing further evidence that the housing market is losing steam, according to Nationwide, the UK’s biggest building society. ...
House prices fell again in May, Nationwide says image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 07:29:31 AM
....1% - the slowest pace for almost four years. Nationwide said it was further evidence that the housing market was "losing momentum". ...
UK comes bottom of G7 growth league as Canada takes lead image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 04:28:02 PM
....2%. The sluggish expansion in the first quarter provides the latest evidence that the early resilience to the EU referendum result last June is now wearing off as higher inflation puts consumers under pressure. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 10:37:47 AM
....Another point raised by researchers is the lack of accurate data about what are claimed as "hundreds of millions" of roadkill deaths each year. There are a number of attempts to gather more evidence. ...
Would a four-day week work? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 09:13:12 AM
....Also, we already have a number of four-day weeks each year thanks to bank holidays. Explaining the policy on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show last month, Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas said: "I think there's a lot of evidence that suggests that when people are exhausted their productivity goes down. ...
UK exports record amount of food and drink image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 11:52:22 PM
....Ireland remains our most important trading partner by far when it comes to food and drink. Today's figures are yet more evidence that protecting this relationship post-Brexit will be key. ...
Uber fires self-driving car engineer amid legal fight with Google image
....He declined to testify earlier this year, citing his right to avoid self-incrimination. Uber maintains its technology is different to Waymo's and says there isn't evidence the files are on its servers. ...
Passengers still without bags after British Airways IT meltdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 07:34:08 PM
....However, the initial explanation for the computer chaos provided by BA’s chief executive, Alex Cruz, provoked further confusion. Cruz had blamed a power surge for knocking out the system but IT specialists queried whether a power surge could cause such failure, while local electricity providers said they had no evidence that a surge had taken place. ...
Signals mixed on US economy image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 05:09:42 PM
....The inflation gain in April suggests "the recent weakness [in the economy] was likely transitory," analyst Ryan Sweet of Moody's Analytics wrote in a report. "But there still isn't a ton of evidence that inflationary pressures are building quickly," he added. ...
Why help to buy is no help at all to the economy | Jeffrey Frankel image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 09:54:25 AM
.... In the last US recession, many who lost their jobs could not move to other parts of the country where jobs were more plentiful, because they couldn’t sell their homes. There is good evidence that the housing crisis boxed in jobseekers. ...
British Airways owner loses £170m in value after IT meltdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 09:01:05 AM
....BA’s chief executive, Alex Cruz, who has faced calls to resign, apologised to customers and promised a full investigation into the IT disaster. He said there was no evidence there had been a cyber-attack. ...
British Airways CEO will not resign despite 'catastrophic' IT failure image
....He told the BBC this had affected “all the operating of our systems – baggage, operations, power processing. ” Backup systems that should have kicked in also failed, he said, adding that there was no evidence of a cyber-attack and “there has been no corruption or any compromise of any customer data. ...

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