Set curfew for online money lending, say academics

Set curfew for online money lending, say academics

Image copyright Getty Images Late-night online access to credit is leading people to borrow more money than they can afford to repay, according to academics. Newcastle University researchers said a ban on online borrowing – primarily through payday loans – between 11pm and 7am could protect More...

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Google's Ad Exchange faces privacy probe by Irish regulator
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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Google’s Ad Exchange faces privacy probe by Irish regulator

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Google is to be investigated for its advertising practices.  More...

Jamie Oliver restaurant chain collapse costs 1,000 jobs
By Boston Journal On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Jamie Oliver restaurant chain collapse costs 1,000 jobs

Image copyright Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group Image caption Mr Oliver shot to fame 20 years ago Celebrity More...

Marathon Oil firm fined £1.16m for North Sea gas release
By Boston Journal On Monday, May 20th, 2019
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Marathon Oil firm fined £1.16m for North Sea gas release

Image copyright Marathon Oil Image caption The incident happened on Brae Alpha An oil firm has been More...

Commuters braced as railway timetables change
By Boston Journal On Sunday, May 19th, 2019
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Commuters braced as railway timetables change

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The network was hit by widespread delays and cancellations a year ago  More...

How the humble brick built the world
By Boston Journal On Saturday, May 18th, 2019
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How the humble brick built the world

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rome’s Colosseum is made of various materials including limestone, concrete and More...

US lifts steel and aluminium tariffs on Canada
By Boston Journal On Friday, May 17th, 2019
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US lifts steel and aluminium tariffs on Canada

Image copyright Getty Images The US has reached a deal with Canada to lift tariffs on steel and aluminium imports in a move that could lead to approval for a new More...

Brexit: British Steel seeks £100m government loan to meet EU rules
By Boston Journal On Thursday, May 16th, 2019
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British Steel raises funds as it seeks ‘permanent solution’

Image copyright British Steel British Steel says it has raised fresh funds from its backers as it seeks a “permanent solution” to its financial troubles. More...

New York's Met museum to shun Sackler family donations
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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New York’s Met museum to shun Sackler family donations

Image copyright Spencer Platt/Getty Images Image caption The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced it will stop accepting gifts More...

Metro Bank hopes to unveil fresh funding
By Boston Journal On Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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Metro Bank hopes to unveil fresh funding

Image copyright Dan Kitwood Metro Bank is hoping to announce it has secured hundreds of millions of pounds in additional investment after close of business on Wednesday. More...