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Money LK Bennett enters into administration
Author: 0 LK Bennett enters into administration

Founded by entrepreneur Linda Bennett in 1990, it made a £5.9m (€6.9m) loss in the year to July 2017, according to the most recent set of accounts. The company's Irish operation will not be affected as of yet however, as that comes under its global arm which is not part of the administration process.

Money Apprenticeship Levy fails to make impact
Author: 0 Apprenticeship Levy fails to make impact

The measure was meant to boost the UK's poor productivity and employer investment in training, but the report found eligible employers spent just 9 per cent of available funds on new apprenticeships in the 2017/18 financial year, accessing £191 million of the nearly £2.2 billion of levy funds and government top-up available.

Money Mission Accomplished: Historic SpaceX Dragon Capsule Splashes Down In Atlantic
Author: 0 Mission Accomplished: Historic SpaceX Dragon Capsule Splashes Down In Atlantic

The '"Demo-1" was the first private mission to the ISS, and the first time a space vessel capable of carrying humans had been launched from USA soil in eight years. Results from the just-completed mission will determine whether SpaceX can stick to its current 2019 test schedule following previous development delays for the Hawthorne, California-based company and Boeing.

Money Indian-origin dentist Preethi Reddy missing in Australia
Author: 0 Indian-origin dentist Preethi Reddy missing in Australia

CCTV tracks her walking down Market Street , where she entered the lobby of the upmarket Swissotel. Police have since discovered the man died in a "deliberate" head-on collision on the New England Highway at Willow Tree, in the Upper Hunte on Monday.

Money Ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn bailed after 108 days
Author: 0 Ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn bailed after 108 days

Ghosn has on several occasions denounced what he sees as a "plot" within Nissan to bring him down and part of his bail requirements is that he should not meet with anyone involved in the case. "Japanese-style justice shaken", the headline said. Chairman Carlos Ghosn , who was released from a detention facility in Tokyo a day earlier, has not regained full health, meaning a news conference has not being scheduled, his lawyer indicated Thursday.

Money Pilot orders 23 pizzas for passengers stranded on snowy tarmac
Author: 0 Pilot orders 23 pizzas for passengers stranded on snowy tarmac

Since the flight was a short one, no food options were available for the passengers who were now stuck on the plane for a lot longer than they originally bargained for. "He walked entirely down the length of the plane just to make sure we knew what was going on and whatnot, before departing to Halifax". The manager said they had never delivered pizza to an aeroplane before, and they were "laughing all night" about the unusual order, which was delivered at the door of the aircraft.

Money MPs react to Gerald Butts' testimony on SNC-Lavalin
Author: 0 MPs react to Gerald Butts' testimony on SNC-Lavalin

This comes a month to the day after The Globe and Mail first reported that senior members of his government tried to pressure Wilson-Raybould into dropping a criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin. Jody Wilson-Raybould should be recalled to the witness stand. She responded: "That is the law that we have". Wilson-Raybould, unexpectedly demoted to the veterans affairs ministry in January, quit on February 12 after less than a month in her new job.

Money QuadrigaCX CEO's widow asks court to appoint chief restructuring office
Author: 0 QuadrigaCX CEO's widow asks court to appoint chief restructuring office

Wood also ordered Amazon Web Services to turn over any relevant data that it possesses, as Cotten reportedly used the service to create an account that held data on the exchange. The firm says it's still analyzing those accounts and hopes to learn whether deposits into them were somehow faked, how much was withdrawn from Quadriga's reserves - and where the money wound up.

Money Elizabeth Warren proposes breaking up giant tech firms like Amazon and Facebook
Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren proposes breaking up giant tech firms like Amazon and Facebook

Warren said almost half of e-commerce goes through Amazon, while more than 70 percent of internet traffic goes through sites owned or operated by either Facebook or Google. Google, Amazon and Facebook have not yet responded to a request for comment from Fox News. "The federal government sued Microsoft for violating anti-monopoly laws and eventually reached a settlement ", she writes.

Money Powerball numbers: Did you win Wednesday's $381 million lottery jackpot?
Author: 0 Powerball numbers: Did you win Wednesday's $381 million lottery jackpot?

I started with the Powerball and saw mine matched and then went on to match four white balls. One of the winning tickets was sold in Slidell at the Racetrac, 1542 Gause Blvd. The latest Powerball drawing on Wednesday night was worth $381 million with a cash option of $228.1 million. · The player in Puerto Rico also played the Power Play option which increased their winnings to $2 million.

Money Passengers, crew on Virgin Atlantic flight quarantined in UK
Author: 0 Passengers, crew on Virgin Atlantic flight quarantined in UK

The spokesperson added: "A number of customers onboard the VS610, which landed at London Gatwick this morning (March 6th) from Barbados, reported feeling unwell". MSC Cruises told Business Insider that there were no cases of acute gastroenteritis on the ship in the last two weeks, and they are now looking into the cause of the sickness.

Money OECD cuts global growth forecast over trade, Brexit uncertainty
Author: 0 OECD cuts global growth forecast over trade, Brexit uncertainty

Trump's trade war, slowing growth in China and a fragile eurozone are all contributing to a global economic slowdown, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said Wednesday. The European Central Bank's (ECB) council is expected to follow the OECD in cutting growth forecasts for 2019. The projection for next year was raised to 2.2 percent.

Money France to create a 3 percent tax on internet giants’ revenue
Author: 0 France to create a 3 percent tax on internet giants’ revenue

Ireland, which hosts the European headquarters of several U.S. tech giants, leads a small group of otherwise mostly Nordic countries that argue that a new tax could lead to reprisals against European companies in the United States. Most of the companies' subject to the proposed 3% tax will be American, but Chinese, German, Spanish, British, and one French firm will also be forced to contribute to the digital tax, Le Maire told Le Parisien newspaper.

Money Investors toast high returns from sales of rare Scotch whisky
Author: 0 Investors toast high returns from sales of rare Scotch whisky

First and second homes make up 45 percent of total wealth for Kenya's super-rich, with the HNWIs owning an average of 2.7 homes, according to Report. The global ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) population grew by 7,091-almost one every hour-to a total of 198,342 previous year, according to The 2019 Knight Frank Wealth Report released Wednesday.

Money Guaido announces public sector strike against Maduro
Author: 0 Guaido announces public sector strike against Maduro

The fact that Guaido was not immediately detained was seen as reflecting the global pressure Maduro is facing, with US Vice President Mike Pence warning on Monday that any action against the opposition leader would be met with a 'swift response.

Money One off Bugatti La Voiture Noire cost €11 million
Author: 0 One off Bugatti La Voiture Noire cost €11 million

The cost of the development and manufacture of much of Chiron's mechanicals and equipment will be paid for across the life of the vehicle, as will their expensive "type-approval" whereby their safety and legality for road use is certified worldwide.

Money Amazon to close all its pop-up stores
Author: 0 Amazon to close all its pop-up stores

The closures, first reported by the Wall Street Journal , and confirmed by Amazon , could happen by the end of April. Across our Amazon network, we regularly evaluate our businesses to ensure we're making thoughtful decisions around how we can best serve our customers.

Money Family Dollar will close 390 stores this year
Author: 0 Family Dollar will close 390 stores this year

Dollar Tree Inc. acquired Family Dollar in 2015 for nearly $9 billion. Company officials are partly blaming the tough winter weather for its financial performance. Since that time, sales have struggled and Dollar Tree's stock price has dropped. Three major USA retailers announced dozens of store closures over the last 24 hours.

Money Clothing retailer Charlotte Russe is going out of business
Author: 0 Clothing retailer Charlotte Russe is going out of business

Charlotte Russe has six stores in Louisiana. According to CNN , the store filed for bankruptcy in February and was searching for a buyer. Dollar Tree, its parent company, is trying to revive the struggling brand. A DE bankruptcy court approved the closure plan on Wednesday. The company website has been largely disabled and only includes a simple message stating the online store is closed and going of business sales start at all locations on March 7.

Money Bangladeshis leave phones, cameras in Uber cars
Author: 0 Bangladeshis leave phones, cameras in Uber cars

These range from strollers and knee pads to ukuleles, crocs (people still wear them?) and even live fish! According to the third edition of "Uber Lost & Found Index", Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad followed the list, with phones and cameras being the most forgotten items in Uber cabs.

Money US regulators warn that some Claire's makeup has asbestos
Author: 0 US regulators warn that some Claire's makeup has asbestos

Asbestos is a mineral often found near talc, a common ingredient in many cosmetics, and if steps are not taken to purify raw talc sufficiently the talc put in consumer products may be contaminated with asbestos, the FDA said. Outgoing FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Director Susan Mayne issued a lengthy joint statement that ended with several suggestions going forward on cosmetic safety.

Money The wackiest (and flashiest) concept cars from Geneva 2019
Author: 0 The wackiest (and flashiest) concept cars from Geneva 2019

MEB can accommodate electric motors on either axle and batteries are stored in the floor. The concept's interior can be hosed out. The two-seater hearkens back to California dune buggies like the Meyers Manx that cruised beaches in the '60s and '70s.

Money Chick-fil-A Offering Special Fish Sandwich During Lent
Author: 0 Chick-fil-A Offering Special Fish Sandwich During Lent

According to a news release from the fast-food chicken chain, patrons can purchase the sandwich, the deluxe fish sandwich, or two- and three-count fish entrees. While the sandwich is largely being met with good reviews and messages of excitement, some did feel as though Chick-fil-A let them down when it came to the name "fried fish sandwich".

Money Facebook to refocus messaging around encryption and privacy
Author: 0 Facebook to refocus messaging around encryption and privacy

The move would shift the company's focus from a social network to a platform in which people communicate with smaller groups and their content disappears after a short period of time, Zuckerberg wrote in a blog post . Lawmakers, users and investors have expressed concerns over the last two years that Facebook is not doing enough to safeguard user data after a series of breaches and privacy bugs.

Author: 0 BMW could move to 'Holland' over no-deal Brexit

MINI owner BMW has reiterated that its Cowley factory may need to close if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, putting 4,500 jobs on the line. Even if there was a deal "no promises could be made" as "nothing is certain" but he added: 'We are pressing for a deal and that's what we'd like to see'.