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21 Mar 2017

Google to revamp policies, hire staff after UK ad scandal

LONDON Google vowed on Tuesday to police its websites better by ramping up staff numbers and overhauling its policies after several companies deserted the internet giant for failing to keep their adverts off hate-filled videos.

21 Mar 2017

Google to revamp policies, hire staff after UK ad scandal

LONDON Google vowed on Tuesday to police its websites better by ramping up staff numbers and overhauling its policies after several companies deserted the internet giant for failing to keep their adverts off hate-filled videos.

21 Mar 2017

Google apologises to ad clients for YouTube content fiasco

Google apologised on Monday for allowing ads to appear alongside offensive videos on YouTube as more high-profile firms such as Marks & Spencer and HSBC pulled advertising for British markets from Google sites. | Video

20 Mar 2017

Google apologises to ad clients for YouTube content fiasco

Google apologised on Monday for allowing ads to appear alongside offensive videos on YouTube as more high-profile firms such as Marks & Spencer and HSBC pulled advertising for British markets from Google sites.

20 Mar 2017

Google apologizes to ad clients for YouTube content fiasco

Google apologized on Monday for allowing ads to appear alongside offensive videos on YouTube as more high-profile firms such as Marks & Spencer and HSBC pulled advertising for British markets from Google sites. | Video

10 Mar 2017

BT resolves two-year broadband battle with Openreach deal

LONDON Britain's biggest telecoms group BT has bowed to industry and regulatory pressure and agreed to legally separate its national network, as the government seeks to deliver faster broadband speeds for millions. | Video

08 Mar 2017

Fox takes issue with UK government analysis of Sky deal

LONDON Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox said it was not surprised the British government wanted to scrutinise its takeover of Sky, but disputed the analysis that led to the view the deal may not be in the public interest.

03 Mar 2017

Political squeeze changes landscape for Britain's outsourcing sector

LONDON The unexpected departure of the boss of Capita highlights the challenges facing Britain's biggest outsourcing companies as the government tightens the screw on businesses that provide vital public services.

03 Mar 2017

WPP says ultra competitive ad market to hit 2017 growth

LONDON WPP , the world's largest advertising group, cut its 2017 sales forecasts on Friday and its shares tumbled as a tough economic environment forced rivals and clients to fight over every dollar of marketing budgets.

02 Mar 2017

Weak pound drawing tourists back to London, says Madame Tussauds owner

LONDON European tourist visits to London have picked up since November, with the benefit of a weaker pound outweighing security concerns, Merlin Entertainments , said after reporting full-year results on Thursday.

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