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Image copyright Getty Images Any increases in UK interest rates in the coming months will be “gradual” and “limited”, Mark Carney has said. The Bank of England governor said that “some withdrawal of monetary stimulus is likely to be appropriate over the coming months” to help return inflation to its…

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPassenger: ‘Communications with Ryanair has been absolutely atrocious’ Ryanair has published full details of which of its flights are being cancelled between now and 28 October. Customers whose flights have been axed will also receive an email, chief executive Michael O’Leary has…

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Image copyright TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA Image caption Mining crypto-currencies typically involves a lot of computer power The Pirate Bay briefly put code on some of its web pages that used visitors’ machines to mine a virtual currency. The hidden code helped the file-sharing site generate coins for the Monero digital currency….

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Image copyright Microsoft Microsoft has confirmed that some users of its email service Outlook are unable to send email or access their accounts. Hundreds from around Europe have commented on the website Downdetector that they have been affected by the problem – many since Monday morning. One common issue seems…

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Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Larger firms must invest in apprenticeships from this year UK businesses are failing to invest in their workforces and new technology, relying on cheap labour instead, according to a think tank report. As a result, the potential of the bottom 20% of the workforce is…

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Currently reporting on BAME pay isn’t required under government regulations Black, Asian and minority-ethnic staff (BAME) who work at PwC in the UK earn almost 13% less than other employees, according to figures provided by the professional services firm. The firm said its BAME workers…

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Image copyright Getty Images One of China’s biggest Bitcoin exchanges has said it will stop trading, after a government warning over virtual currencies. BTCC said it would stop buying and selling on 30 September in response to tightening regulation. It comes after authorities banned initial coin offerings on 5 September….

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Many African nations have low net speeds but high mobile penetration The digital divide separating developed and developing nations is in danger of becoming a chasm, warns a UN report. The divide has grown thanks to accelerating net connection speeds in developed nations and static…

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Image copyright Getty Images A company behind a record 146 million illegal calls about payment protection insurance has been fined £350,000. People were left feeling harassed and threatened by the recorded – also known as automated – calls from Your Money Rights Ltd, based in Carmarthenshire. The company broke the…

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Image copyright AFP Ryanair is to cancel 40 to 50 flights every day for the next six weeks, in a bid to improve punctuality of flights. The budget Irish-based airline announced the plan on Friday, saying that it was “unacceptable” that its punctuality had fallen below 80% in the first…

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