£2bn rail upgrade proposal put forward for Midlands

Image copyright Google Image caption A campaign group said it has called for better connections between Leicester and Coventry A proposal for £2bn of improvements to the rail network between the East and West Midlands […]


Bonmarché seeks rescue bid after ‘poor’ trading

Image copyright Geography Photos Troubled fashion chain Bonmarché has warned that trading in the first quarter has been “poor” and reversed its opposition to the £5.7m takeover offer from UK billionaire Philip Day. Blaming poor […]


How a ransomware attack cost one firm £45m

Image copyright Norsk Hydro Image caption Aluminium maker Norsk Hydro refused to pay ransomware hackers – many others pay up When malicious hackers disable your business and demand a ransom, should you pay up? Many […]

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US new-home sales fell 7.8% in May

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Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 7.8% in May, as sales plunged in the pricier Northeastern and Western markets. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that new homes sold at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of [...]




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