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Google to pay Murdoch's News Corporation for stories

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 17:59
Rupert Murdoch has championed the idea that internet platforms should pay media companies for material.

Amazon sued by New York over 'deficient' Covid-19 response

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 15:28
The state's top prosecutor says Amazon showed "flagrant disregard" for health and safety at its warehouses.

Quarantine hotel rooms are 'like a prison'

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 15:17
Two days into the new hotel quarantine system and arrivals complain of poor planning and conditions.

Crispin Odey: Hedge fund manager denies indecent assault

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 15:12
Multimillionaire Crispin Odey allegedly put his hand down a woman's shirt and up her skirt, a court hears.

Covid: Court rejects self-employed mothers' sexual discrimination case

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 14:55
Campaigners from Pregnant Then Screwed argued the government's Covid support discriminated against mothers.

Ryanair loses fight to block rivals' state aid

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 14:54
Bailouts granted to rivals Air France and Swedish carrier SAS were within the rules, court says.

Ford to go all-electric in Europe by 2030

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 12:16
By the middle of 2026, all its cars will be available as electric or hybrid models, it said.

House prices up 8.5% in 2020 amid tax holiday

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 11:07
Prices climbed at their fastest annual rate since October 2014, official figures show.

Inflation: Cost of living up in January amid coronavirus curbs

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 07:23
Prices rose by 0.7% in the 12 months to January in the UK, up from 0.6% to December.

China overtakes US as EU's biggest trading partner

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 03:40
China's demand for cars and luxury goods from Europe bounced back in 2020 as its economy recovered.

Climate change: Don't raid home insulation scheme, MPs urge ministers

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 01:55
The government hopes to claw back money from a £1.5bn fund to promote home insulation.

Spy pixels in emails 'have become endemic'

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 00:11
Email app Hey reveals that two-thirds of the messages it handles contain the hidden trackers.

Medical cannabis: 'Convince people that you're serious'

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 00:07
Cannabis farmer turned medical research boss says you need to “convince people you are serious”.

Citi loses fight to recoup mistaken payments

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 22:19
The bank had hoped to recover some of the nearly $900m it erroneously wired in August.

Brexit: NI Protocol is 'only solution' despite challenges

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 22:15
EC vice president Maros Sefcovic says the NI deal is "administratively extremely challenging".

Black McDonald's owner sues for racial discrimination

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 20:45
Herb Washington says the firm has retaliated after he raised concerns about the firm's treatment of black franchisees.

Neil Woodford relaunch plans spark call for inquiry

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 19:12
Activist Gina Miller calls for investigation into Woodford funds collapse and response.

Marriott Hotels 'exceptional' chief Arne Sorenson dies aged 62

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 16:43
Arne Sorenson transformed the previously family run JW Marriott hotel chain into the world's biggest.

Covid: Rapid tests and vaccines 'will allow venues to reopen' - minister

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 16:15
Those measures will "get our economy back on its feet", vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi says.

Bitcoin hits new record of $50,000

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 15:15
The digital currency has gained 72% so far in a volatile 2021.