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Ex-Save the Children CEO accused of sexual misconduct by staff

In a statement Tuesday, the international charity said former CEO Justin Forsyth was investigated twice after complaints from three women about his conduct in 2011 and 2015.On both occasions, the investigation led to...

‘Made safe’ Hotpoint tumble dryer catches fire

We own a Hotpoint tumble dryer (bought February 2014 for £399) which was subject to the Whirlpool/Hotpoint recall/repair programme. Ours was repaired in 2016 and we believed this ensured there was no further...

Operation Chaos by Matthew Sweet review – spies, Vietnam deserters and a cult of...

It is almost forgotten now what a decisive role Sweden played in the Vietnam war. Even at the time, the armies doing the fighting and the million or so Vietnamese doing the dying...

Markets await UK unemployment and wage figures for interest rate clues – business live

9.35am GMT09:35 Basic pay rises, but still lags inflation UK wage growth has picked up, but earnings are still lagging behind inflation. Basic pay rose by 2.5% per year in the three months to December, the...

Pro-Syrian regime forces enter Afrin to support Kurdish fighters

The pro-regime "popular forces" were deployed to support Kurdish fighters who hold Afrin in northwest Syria but are under attack from the Turkish military, according to Syrian state news. During a press conference...

Pioneering retailer John S Lewis dies – archive, 23 February 1963

Mr John Spedan Lewis, founder of the John Lewis Partnership, died on Thursday at his home, Longstock Park, Stockbridge, Hampshire. The elder son of the late John Lewis of Oxford Street, he was...

Trump orders 'bump stock' ban but indicates no stronger action on gun control

Donald Trump has ordered the justice department to draw up regulations to ban “bump stocks” and other devices that enable semi-automatic firearms to fire at close to the rate of a machine gun. “We...

'People just don't carry cash nowadays': how Britons are adapting to cashless world

As cash becomes less prominent in the UK, a range of businesses, charities and cash-dependent social groups are figuring out ways to adapt. Ross Brown, owner of Browns of Brockley in south-east London,...

N Korean hacking group 'Reaper' is spying on multinationals

Another group of North Korean hackers is now targeting major international companies, according to a new report. The group, dubbed...

Most KFCs in UK remain closed because of chicken shortage

The fast food chain KFC has been forced to temporarily close most of its UK outlets after problems with a new delivery contract led to a chicken shortage. A total of 562 KFC outlets...

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Irish tax break scheme 'will attract top talent from Britain after...

As Ireland prepares for an expected tax cutting budget this week, the body credited with attracting multinationals has defended a controversial scheme for...