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BT to scrap 20,000 unused phone boxes by 2022



News August 15, 2017


More than half of the boxes lose money and a third handle just a single phone call or are not used at all each month, the telecoms company said.The cost of maintaining payphones each year is around £6m.A spokeswoman told Sky News...

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RBS to cut 880 IT jobs in London by 2020, says Unite



News August 15, 2017


The bank has told staff it will be cutting 40% of permanent staff (650 roles) at its London office and a further 65% of contractors (230 posts), according to the union.RBS employed 2,200 staff overall in 2016. The number of staff ...

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Man dies after falling from upper floor of London Stock Exchange



News August 15, 2017


Police and ambulance crews were called to the scene after the man was said to have fallen from a glass walkway inside the historic building.A City of London Police spokesman said officers were alerted to the fall at about 10am.Par...

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New bid to reclaim £14bn for Mastercard customers



News August 15, 2017


A former financial ombudsman was seeking more than £14bn in a class action lawsuit against Mastercard claiming that its interchange fees - charges imposed on debit and credit card transactions - were anti-competitive.Walter Merri...

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Why Netflix could win the streaming war against Disney



News August 15, 2017


Shonda Rhimes, creator of popular shows like Grey's Anatomy, Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder, has signed a contract with the streaming giant, leaving Disney-owned ABC after 12 years.The announcement was made by Netflix's b...

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