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VIDEO: 'Port Talbot is shaped by the steelworks'

As Port Talbot in south Wales is rocked by news of 750 job cuts at its steel plant, a local historian assesses the impact.

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Even the former boss of the NSA thinks encryption backdoors are a bad idea - Business Insider


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Even the former boss of the NSA thinks encryption backdoors are a bad idea
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The ex-NSA chief isn't alone in the intelligence community in opposing attempts to weaken encryption. The former head of British spy agency MI5 Lord Jonathan Evans previously told Business Insider that he thinks inserting backdoors is "not the answer" ...

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Avon strikes deal for new investment

International cosmetic brand Avon announces it has an agreement with a private investment firm that should help boost the company's performance.

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Argos in same-day delivery push

Argos has upped the ante on home deliveries, offering a same day service across the UK up to 22:00, seven days a week.

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Costa just gave its baristas a pay rise - Business Insider


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Costa just gave its baristas a pay rise
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Costa became the second coffee chain in as many weeks to give its staff a pay rise above and beyond the new National Living Wage, which comes into force next year. Baristas who've been trained will get ?7.40 an hour from tomorrow, up from the current ...

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