[ad_1] LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s TalkTalk added 20,000 broadband customers to its network over the last three months, helped by take-up of its longer-term fixed price contracts. The company, under the new leadership team of executive chairman Charles Dunstone and chief executive Tristia Harrison, is returning to its roots as a low-cost challenger to BT,
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[ad_1] LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May will chair the first meeting of a new business council on Thursday to discuss Brexit and the economy, an attempt to better consult with companies that are concerned over Britain’s departure from the European Union. May has been criticized by big business for failing to ease their
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[ad_1] SYDNEY (Reuters) – Detailed sea-floor maps made during the unsuccessful search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, released by Australia on Wednesday, could help increase the knowledge of rich fisheries and the prehistoric movement of the earth’s southern continents. The Indian Ocean search ended in January after covering a lonely stretch of open water
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[ad_1] (The Sports Xchange) – The New York Yankees obtained third baseman Todd Frazier and right-handed relievers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle from the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday. Blake Rutherford, the Yankees’ top outfield prospect, is heading to Chicago along with two more minor-leaguers — left-hander Ian Clarkin and outfielder Tito Polo — and
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[ad_1] MARIPOSA, Calif. (Reuters) – The 2,000 residents of a small California town in the foothills flanking Yosemite National Park were ordered to evacuate on Tuesday as crews battled an out-of-control wildfire that has already destroyed eight structures. Residents of tiny Mariposa, in the Sierra Nevada mountains southwest of Yosemite in central California, were ordered
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[ad_1] (Reuters) – IBM Corp (IBM.N) on Tuesday reported a lower-than-expected quarterly revenue, as growth in its higher-margin businesses that include cloud and artificial intelligence services failed to make up for declines across legacy business segments. IBM’s shares fell 3 percent to $149.15 in after-market trading. Armonk, New York-based IBM has in recent years shifted
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[ad_1] (Reuters) – The father of an Australian woman fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer over the weekend called for justice on Tuesday hours after a local medical examiner ruled that her death was a homicide. A Minneapolis police officer shot Justine Damond, originally from Sydney, through the door of a patrol car as
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[ad_1] FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Daimler (DAIGn.DE) said its management board had approved measures to cut diesel pollution including an investment of 220 million euros ($255 million) to update over three million Mercedes-Benz diesel engine cars in Europe. The steps are being taken to cut pollution of nitrogen oxide emissions, which have been blamed for causing
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[ad_1] LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One should hold fire on introducing a new “shield” cockpit protection system until the device has been fully tested and refined, according to Red Bull team principal Christian Horner. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel said the transparent open canopy made him feel dizzy when it was tested briefly, and for the first
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