Social media facing new UK laws

Social media facing new UK laws

Jeremy Hunt threatens social media with new child-protection laws 22 April 2018 Image copyright Facebook/AFP/Google Image caption Jeremy Hunt has written to a number of internet companies, including Facebook and Google Social media firms are being threatened with new laws if they don't do more to...

Korean Air 'nut rage' sisters step down

Korean Air 'nut rage' sisters step down

22 April 2018 Image copyright Reuters Image caption The airline boss's youngest daughter was involved in a water-throwing incident this month The CEO of Korean Air says his two daughters are resigning after separate incidents that led to allegations of abuse of power inside the company.Police are...

State pension gender gap 'narrowing too slowly'

State pension gender gap 'narrowing too slowly'

20 April 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Men still receive an average of £28 more a week in state pension than women despite reforms starting to narrow the gap, analysis suggests.A retired man typically receives £154 a week, compared to £126 a week for women, according to...

Allied Healthcare: Home care provider seeks rescue plan

Allied Healthcare: Home care provider seeks rescue plan

21 April 2018 Image copyright Getty Images One of the biggest providers of UK home care is in financial difficulty. Allied Healthcare, which cares for 13,500 elderly and vulnerable patients across the UK, is set to file for protection from its creditors due to a "highly challenging...

What does the election of Donald Trump mean for the U.S. stock market

What does the election of Donald Trump mean for the U.S. stock market

"Stocks will rally sharply under Trump's election win on hopes of not just corporate tax cuts, but also deregulation and government spending. He also promises a simplified tax system with tax cuts across the board. In my view bank equities will soar as Trump will implement deregulation of the...

Ofcom seeks to scrap local TV roll-out

Ofcom seeks to scrap local TV roll-out

20 April 2018 comments Image copyright Big Centre TV Image caption Birmingham's Big Centre TV has been replaced Media regulator Ofcom has proposed scrapping the further roll-out of local TV channels across the UK, citing concerns over "economic viability".More than 30 local TV stations have...