Nick Clegg; Homeowners may get Payouts for Garden City Developments

Nick Clegg; Homeowners may get Payouts for Garden City Developments

Nick Clegg; Homeowners may get Payouts for Garden City Developments Homeowners could be compensated if the value of their property falls when new garden cities are built, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has suggested. Mr Clegg told the BBC’s Countryfile the government could buy homes blighted by developments or offer owners council tax cuts while …

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Stop Dithering over Airport Capacity, Business Leaders tell Politicians

Stop Dithering over Airport Capacity, Business Leaders tell Politicians

Stop Dithering over Airport Capacity, Business Leaders tell Politicians Harrods’ managing director, Michael Ward, will this week front a new campaign warning that political indecision over airport expansion is harming Britain’s economy. Let Britain Fly, a campaign trying to build cross-party support for extra runways in the capital and the South-east, has enlisted 10 business …

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India Bank Chief Arrested over Bribery

India Bank Chief Arrested over Bribery

India Bank Chief Arrested over Bribery Indian police have arrested the chairman of state-run Syndicate bank, Sudhir Kumar Jain, and several others over allegations of bribery. Mr Jain has been accused of taking bribes to raise credit limits of firms. The Central Bureau of Investigation said it recovered 5m rupees ($82,000; £49,000) allegedly paid to …

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European Central Bank Website Hacked

European Central Bank Website Hacked

European Central Bank Website Hacked The website of the European Central Bank (ECB) has been hacked, with personal information stolen. The hacker demanded money for stolen data, which included contact information for people who had registered for events at the ECB, the central bank said. The ECB said that no market sensitive data or internal …

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Apple Earnings Boosted by Strong iPhone Sales

Apple Earnings Boosted by Strong iPhone Sales

Apple Earnings Boosted by Strong iPhone Sales Apple has reported quarterly profits of $7.75bn (£4.5bn) – up 12% on the same period last year. The company sold 35.2 million iPhones from March to June, an increase of 13% from the same time in 2013. The company is seeing strong growth in BRICS countries – Brazil, …

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Employment minister Esther McVey. Promoting Self Employment

Employment minister Esther McVey. Promoting Self Employment

Employment minister Esther McVey. Promoting Self Employment Employment minister Esther McVey has been telling middle-class kids they should believe setting up their own business “is every bit as good as going to university and working for a big company,” according to the Daily Telegraph. Ms McVey told The Telegraph self-employment should be given the same …

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Technical Problems Plague BBC Online Services

Technical Problems Plague BBC Online Services

Technical Problems Plague BBC Online Services The BBC’s flagship iPlayer service has been hit by technical problems that started over the weekend. The catch-up service has been only intermittently available as a result. Faults have also meant only a simplified version of the BBC’s homepage can be shown, while online video and audio clips have …

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Luxury Car Dealer Invests in the Web

Luxury Car Dealer Invests in the Web

Luxury Car Dealer Invests in the Web One of the UK’s leading prestige car dealers is now making the Internet and the Search Engines work harder for their business. Specialising in luxury and prestigious cars, PAC Motor Company are trusted by VIP’s, business executives and celebrities throughout the UK to deliver a discreet and efficient …

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eBay Profits Rise Despite ‘Challenging Quarter’

eBay Profits Rise Despite ‘Challenging Quarter’

eBay Profits Rise Despite ‘Challenging Quarter’ Online retailer eBay reported profits of $676m (£395m) during the period from March to June, beating analyst expectations. Shares in the company were up by more than 1.5% in trading after the US stock market closed. Although revenue grew by 13% to $4.4bn, that was less than hoped. “We …

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