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East Coast train line back under public control

East Coast train line back under public control 24 June 2018 Image copyright PA Image caption The route will now be known as the London North Eastern Railway (LNER), a name last used in the 1940s Rail services on the East Coast Main Line are back under government control, following the failure of the franchise. Stagecoach and Virgin Trains, which ...

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mo4ch:>Saudi Arabia women in the driving seat as ban is lifted

Saudi Arabia women in the driving seat as ban is lifted Saudi Arabia women in the driving seat as ban is lifted By Dearbail Jordan Business reporter 22 June 2018 Image copyright Ford Sunday marks a historic day for the women of Saudi Arabia. After more than 60 years spent stuck in the passenger seat, the Gulf kingdom’s 15.1 million ...

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mo4ch:>How the Audi boss was finally emitted

How the Audi boss was finally emitted By Theo Leggett Business correspondent, BBC News 22 June 2018 Image copyright AFP Image caption Rupert Stadler has stood down from his role leading Audi but questions are being asked as to why it took so long Rupert Stadler is the long-serving Chief Executive of VW’s subsidiary Audi and a senior member of ...

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mo4ch:>House prices tumble in seaside hot spots

House prices tumble in seaside hot spots 22 June 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Average house prices are falling in Salcombe on the south coast of Devon Affording a home in one of Britain’s ritziest seaside towns has long been way out of reach, even for the moderately rich. But now it seems that house prices in two ...

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How the Audi boss was finally emitted

By Theo Leggett Business correspondent, BBC News 22 June 2018 Related Topics Diesel emissions scandal Image copyright AFP Image caption Rupert Stadler has stood down from his role leading Audi but questions are being asked as to why it took so long Rupert Stadler is the long-serving Chief Executive of VW’s subsidiary Audi and a senior member of the group’s ...

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Saudi Arabia job growth likely as woman driver ban ends

Saudi Arabia job growth likely as woman driver ban ends By Dearbail Jordan Business reporter 22 June 2018 Image copyright Ford Sunday marks a historic day for the women of Saudi Arabia. After more than 60 years spent stuck in the passenger seat, the Gulf kingdom’s 15.1 million women can finally take control of the steering wheel when the ban ...

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mo4ch:>German car shares dip on Trump tariff tweet

German car shares dip on Trump tariff tweet 22 June 2018 Image copyright Pool Image caption Donald Trump and Angela Merkel in 2017 Shares in European carmakers took a hit on Friday, after US President Donald Trump redoubled his threats of tariffs against their cars. Mr Trump tweeted that the US would place a 20% import tax on European cars, ...

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mo4ch:>BMW joins Airbus in Brexit warning

BMW joins Airbus in Brexit warning 22 June 2018 Related Topics Brexit Image copyright Getty Images The car giant BMW has followed plane maker Airbus in warning of the adverse consequences of Brexit. BMW UK boss Ian Robertson told the BBC it needed clarity by the end of the summer. It makes the Mini and Rolls Royce in the UK. ...

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mo4ch:>Concerns over World Cup gambling ads

Concerns over World Cup gambling ads By Lydia Thomas You and Yours, Radio 4 22 June 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Harry Kane (second right) scored twice for England in their Group G victory against Tunisia Almost every ITV-screened World Cup commercial break broadcast on ITV contains gambling advertisements, BBC research shows. Radio 4’s You and Yours programme ...

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mo4ch:>House of Fraser rescue plan approved

House of Fraser rescue plan approved 22 June 2018 Image copyright PA Creditors have backed department store chain House of Fraser’s plans to close more than half its stores. High Street landlords were unhappy with the plan as they will have to shoulder the burden of financial losses, but they were outvoted. The retailer will now go ahead and shut ...

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