16 Feb
Cleaning and hygiene products contribute as much as cars to air pollution, study finds

A study has found that half of the the air-polluting particles, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), in industrialized cities come from domestic cleaning and hygiene products, even as car-derived emissions decrease due to stricter government controls.

16 Feb
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Oxfam set to reform "porous system" that allowed sex offenders into organization

Oxfam says it will act on past and present allegations of exploitation and sexual harassment by staff in response to recent revelations of sexual misconduct.

16 Feb
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Friday broker round-up

Sky plc: RBC downgrades to sector perform with a target price of 1,150p.

16 Feb
Steve Bannon refuses to answer questions in Russia inquiry

Steve Bannon, former strategy chief of President Donald Trump, has been questioned several times this week as part of the investigation into possible Russian intervention in the 2016 elections.

16 Feb
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Nigerian Oil producers defy OPEC and are eager to pump more

Independent Nigerian drillers want to supply more crude, in defiance of OPEC and Russia's pact to restrict output and boost prices.

16 Feb
India's PNB hit by $1.8bn worth of fraudulent operations

India’s Punjab National Bank (PNB) has uncovered a $1. 8bn fraud that benefited a small group of customers and could affect other banks.

15 Feb
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Thursday broker round-up

Tullow oil: Barclays downgrades to equal weight with a target price of 190p.

15 Feb
Lidl keeps up pace with store openings to overtake upmarket rivals

Lidl is set to open 19 new stores in the first two months of 2018, creating 700 new jobs across the country, as the German-owned discounter looks to overtake Waitrose as the UK's seventh largest grocer.

14 Feb
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Gunmaker Remington files for bankruptcy as US gun sales fall

Remington is preparing to file for bankruptcy after reaching an agreement transferring the ownership of the 200-year-old company to its lenders.

14 Feb
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Wednesday broker round-up

Virgin Money Holdings: RBC Capital Markets downgrades to underperform with a target price of 250p.

14 Feb
Storm clouds on the horizon for Amazon as Walmart ups the ante

Walmart has announced plans to go head-to-head with Amazon, building its own internal cloud network to store almost limitless client information and manage sales.

14 Feb
Benjamin Netanyahu hits back at Israeli police who recommended bribery charges

Benjamin Netanyahu has responded on Tuesday to police accusations of fraud, breach of trust and two instances of accepting bribes, saying he will not step down and is confident he won't face charges.

13 Feb
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Julian Assange's loses court appeal on UK arrest warrant

A judge in London ruled that the arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange remains valid after he presented an appeal to persuade British authorities to drop charges against him for breaching his bail conditions when he entered the Ecuadorian embassy.

13 Feb
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Ryanair will pay over 100m euros more to pilots after union protests

Budget carrier RyanAir has announced that the 20% increase in salaries it's negotiating with its pilots will push its costs €100m higher next year.

13 Feb
Oxfam deputy chief resigns as sexual misconduct scandal widens

Oxfam deputy chief, Penny Lawrence has resigned on Monday following accusations that she didn’t correctly manage allegations about some of her NGO's staff hiring prostitutes in Haiti in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake.

13 Feb
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Tuesday broker round-up

Inmarsat: HSBC reiterates hold with a target price of 530p.

13 Feb
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Amazon plans hundreds of job cuts in Seattle

Amazon is planning hundreds of layoffs at its Seattle headquarters and across its operations worldwide, a rare move following an eight-year long hiring spree which saw its Seattle workforce soar from 5,000 in 2010 to 40,000.