Thames Water fined £8.55m for failing to stop leaks

Thames Water fined £8.55m for failing to stop leaks

14 June 2017 From the section Business Image copyright Thames Water Thames Water has been hit with its second big fine this year for failing to reduce leakage.Industry regulator Ofwat has fined the company the maximum £8.55m it can levy and said it may take further action.In March, the water...

The economy may get a boost

The economy may get a boost

U.S. economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter as previously reported, with robust consumer spending offset by downward revisions to business and government investment. The economy may get a boost from President Donald Trump's proposed stimulus package of sweeping tax cuts and infrastructure...

Airlander 10 reaches 'highest altitude so far'

Airlander 10 reaches 'highest altitude so far'

14 June 2017 From the section Beds, Herts & Bucks Image copyright Hybrid Air Vehicles Image caption The Airlander 10 took off at 18:15 BST on Tuesday The world's longest aircraft has successfully completed its fourth test flight, reaching the highest altitude it has attained so far.The...

Eurozone inflation causes surprise

Eurozone inflation causes surprise

Eurozone annual inflation in February for the first time in four years, in breach of the European Central Bank (ECB) is the desired goal, which contributed to the price increase of the energy sector, writes Losway Wealth senior analyst Robert Hillman. In January, the annual inflation rate was 1.8%....

'US rethinks Chinese investment in AI start-ups'

'US rethinks Chinese investment in AI start-ups'

By Leo Kelion Technology desk editor 14 June 2017 From the section Technology Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Reuters says an unpublished Pentagon report raises concern that China is gaining access to sensitive technologies The Pentagon has raised concerns about China's access to...