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Women held back by 'old boys' network'

Old boys' networks" are stopping women from getting into the boardroom in the UK's top companies, according to the equalities watchdog.

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VW recall plans rejected by US regulators

US regulators reject Volkswagen's recall plan for diesel cars equipped with emissions 'cheat' devices.

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VW sales fall for first time in 11 years

German carmaker Volkswagen reports its first drop in VW brand sales in 11 years as the company continues to cope with its emissions scandal.

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VIDEO: Scots using 650m fewer plastic bags

The Scottish government says shoppers are using 650m fewer plastic bags since the introduction of a 5p charge for single use carrier bags a year ago.

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UK unemployment rate hits seven-year low of 5.4% - live - The Guardian


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UK unemployment rate hits seven-year low of 5.4% - live
The Guardian
German utility E.ON has clinched a $1.6bn deal to sell its Norwegian oil and gas business to Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman. Norway's oil and energy minister said the deal will be handled like another other ? despite EU sanctions against Russia ...

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