Sunday, 15 September 2019

Business

Kendal food poisoning ‘linked to raw milk’

LONDON: A food poising outbreak in Cumbria is linked to the sale of raw milk at a farm, council officials have said. Six cases of campylobacter have so far been linked to people consuming unpasteurised milk from Low Sizergh Barn Farm in Kendal. South Lakeland Council said it had launched ...

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London Underground staff to stage 24-hour strike in new year

LONDON: Thousands of London Underground workers are to stage a 24-hour strike in the new year in a dispute over jobs. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union and the Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association (TSSA) will walk out from 6pm on Sunday 8 January. The unions are embroiled ...

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UK car production roars to 17-year high

LONDON: Car production has reached its highest level since 1999, with over 1.6 million models rolling off the production line so far this year, new figures show. Almost 170,000 vehicles were built in UK factories last month, an increase of 12.8pc on November last year and the best total for 17 ...

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IPhone Dual Sim May Be Coming

PARIS: The main significant handset producer that has not coordinated double SIM functionality on its cell phones is Apple. It appears to be fairly odd in the matter of why Apple adhered to a solitary one so far. However, a few new patent filings propose that Apple is thinking about ...

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UK house price growth will slow to 3% in 2017, say surveyors

LONDON: UK house price growth will slow in 2017 but the legacy of insufficient housebuilding will mean that demand will outstrip supply and lead to a 3% rise over the year, surveyors have predicted. Although the most bullish housing market forecast for the new year released so far, the Royal ...

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RBS, Barclays and other banks fined in Swiss franc Libor case

LONDON: Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays are among banks hit with SFr99m (£78m) of fines by the Swiss competition regulator for operating four separate cartels, as the international fallout from the Libor rate-rigging scandal spreads. The two British lenders were hit with a combined £37m in fines, while HSBC, ...

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Instagram’s user base crosses 600 million

LONDON: Instagram’s user base rose to more than 600 million, the Facebook Inc owned company said, as new features helped it gain popularity. The photo-sharing app added 100 million users since June when it last announced its 500 million user milestone, the company said in a blog post. Since then, ...

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Galaxy S8 Leak Highlights Samsung’s Big Decision

PARIS: The release of next year’s Galaxy S8 will be a crucial moment for Samsung. As the first major handset release after the battery-fuelled debacle of the Galaxy Note 7, the Galaxy S8 needs to get it right from the moment it is revealed to the press and goes on sale ...

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