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Brewery boss urges PM Johnson to help save Britain's disappearing pubs

14 Aug 2019

LONDON The boss of one of Britain's leading brewery groups, Marston's , has urged Prime Minister Boris Johnson to help save pubs that are at the heart of many local communities by cutting beer duty.

Avast upgrades forecast as users protect online privacy

14 Aug 2019

LONDON Cybersecurity company Avast said demand for products that protected users' privacy, such as VPN and AntiTrack, would drive revenue growth for the year to the upper end of its high, single-digit percentage range after a 9% rise in the first half.

Avast upgrades forecast as users protect online privacy

14 Aug 2019

LONDON Cybersecurity company Avast said demand for products that protected users' privacy, such as VPN and AntiTrack, would drive revenue growth for the year to the upper end of its high, single-digit percentage range after a 9% rise in the first half.

Crowds gather to mark 50th anniversary of the Beatles' Abbey Road album photo

08 Aug 2019

LONDON Hundreds of people gathered at the world's most famous zebra crossing on Thursday to mark the 50th anniversary of the day the Beatles created one of the best-known album covers in music history and an image imitated by countless fans ever since. | Video

British Airways resuming services after latest IT meltdown

07 Aug 2019

LONDON British Airways said its flights were returning to normal after passengers had to endure cancellations, delays and long queues at London airports as the airline suffered its third major computer failure in a little more than two years. | Video

Rolls-Royce expects cash flow rise in second-half as engines are delivered

06 Aug 2019

LONDON British engineer Rolls-Royce said a build-up of inventory such as the Trent 7000 engine that powers the Airbus A330neo would unwind in the second half and drive a "significant improvement" in cash flow.

Takeaway.com and Just Eat agree merger terms

05 Aug 2019

LONDON/AMSTERDAM Amsterdam-based Takeaway.com and British rival Just Eat have finalised the terms of their deal to create a global food delivery company that can rival Uber Eats as the largest outside China. | Video

BT ready for UK PM Johnson's fiber broadband challenge

02 Aug 2019

LONDON BT is ready to play its part in achieving Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to roll out full-fiber broadband across Britain, but said it needed it to make a fair return on the 30 billion pounds ($36.3 billion) the plan would cost the industry.

Brexit meltdown? UK car investment tumbles but consumers resilient

31 Jul 2019

LONDON Investment in Britain's car industry has slumped due to fears about a disorderly no-deal Brexit, adding to signs of a manufacturing downturn even as consumers stay relatively resilient, surveys and company comments showed on Wednesday. | Video

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