Thursday, November 23, 2017

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Business

‘Screaming in terror’: teen survivor relives ordeal of Guatemala children’s shelter fire

There was so much smoke that Estefani Sotoj Hernández couldn’t see anything. But she could hear the screams as girls struggled to escape the flames that engulfed the Virgen de la Asunción children’s...

Autumn budget 2017: Philip Hammond to unveil 'make or break' speech – live updates

The economic challenges facing Philip Hammond as he drew up this budget are as tricky as the political ones. With growth having slowed this year, real pay shrinking, and the Brexit bill looming, Britain’s...

Uber data breach: personal data of 57 million hacked last year

Hackers accessed millions of Uber users' personal information last year, and the company did not report it until Tuesday. In...

Gove faces fresh row as DEFRA director quits

Environment Secretary Michael Gove is facing a fresh row over his treatment of independent Whitehall directors after demanding that board members commit several days each week to their non-executive roles. ...

School covers up 'potentially suggestive' statue of saint and child

A new statue at a Catholic school in Adelaide has been covered up and will be remodelled over issues with it being “potentially suggestive”. The statue of St Martin de Porres at Blackfriars Priory...

Hackers stole details of 57m users, Uber admits

Hackers stole data belonging to 57 million Uber users in 2016 - but the company kept it quiet, its boss has admitted. ...

US hits North Korea with new sanctions

by Donna Borak   @donnaborak November 21, 2017: 3:29 PM ET ...

Compass can credit Cousins for top table legacy

When the average tenure of a FTSE-100 chief executive is five and a half years, to notch up more than a decade in the same role is some going, particularly when you've already...

Morning mail: Robert Mugabe's resignation sparks jubilation

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Wednesday 22 November. Top stories The president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, has resigned after 37 years in power. The...

Olisa to steer $1bn Interswitch out of Africa

A City heavyweight who battled against a massive breach of London's corporate governance standards will be named on Wednesday as the chairman of an African payments company that has its eye on an...

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Aung San Suu Kyi breaks silence on Rohingya crisis: 'Myanmar does...

Aung San Suu Kyi has broken her silence on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar, saying she does not “fear international scrutiny” and the...