Saturday, June 23, 2018

Academy trusts use public money to pay ‘unjustifiably’ high salaries to bosses, MPs warn

Academy trusts that pay their bosses “unjustifiably” high salaries could spend taxpayers’ money better on improving children’s education, MPs have said.  Too often academy...

Melrose takeover offer approved in GKN shareholder vote

Shares in GKN surged by more than 5.5 per cent after the results of the vote were announced, with Melrose’s offer gaining approval...

Investigation signalled into number of unfinished public consultations

MPs are set to probe the number of public consultations ordered by the Government that have come to nothing. The move comes after The...

White House complains when networks stop airing Trump speech before it ends

The White House has complained after three top cable networks cut away from a speech being delivered by President Donald Trump in Ohio. The...

Amazon becomes new broadcast sponsor for The Great British Bake Off in £5m deal

Amazon has been announced as the new broadcast sponsor for the second series of Channel 4’s The Great British Bake Off in a...

One in three Britons use baking to help them de-stress after busy day at...

One in three Brits turn to baking to help them de-stress after a busy day at work, a study suggests. Researchers found as well as...

Nine signs your marriage isn’t as happy as you think it is

It’s easy to brush stuff under the rug. Maybe you didn’t realise until recently that your partner’s obsessed with earning money and you’re not;...

Judge dismisses oil giant ExxonMobil’s lawsuit to stop climate change investigations in New York...

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by oil giant ExxonMobil that sought to end probes being conducted by attorneys general in New...

Barclays to pay $2bn settlement over US fraud case dating back to financial crisis

Barclays has agreed to pay $2bn (£1.4bn) to settle a US civil action related to the mis-selling of residential mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial...

Dozens of Labour MPs and peers urge Jeremy Corbyn to suspend former Labour disciplinary...

Jeremy Corbyn is facing demands from dozens of Labour MPs and peers to suspend the party's former disciplinary chief after she defended a council candidate accused of Holocaust...

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US economic growth slows to 2.9% in fourth quarter

US economic growth slowed less than previously estimated in the fourth quarter as the biggest gain...

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