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General election 2019: What are nationalisation and privatisation?

Image copyright Getty Images The political parties are setting out their ideas for the country.Labour likes to talk about the risk of privatising the NHS, accusing the Conservatives of wanting to do a deal with Donald Trump.Meanwhile, the Conservatives have criticised Labour's plans to nationalise part of BT, to provide free broadbandBut what do nationalisation…
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BT Sport retains exclusive Champions League rights in £1.2bn deal from 2021-24

Liverpool won last season's Champions League, beating Tottenham in the finalBT Sport has won the exclusive rights to show the Champions League, Europa League and new Europa Conference League in the UK from 2021-24 in a £1.2bn deal.The broadcaster has held the rights since 2015 after it agreed an £897m deal with Uefa.It extended them…
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Cladding puts flat owners' lives on hold

Image caption Residents of Prospect East caught in the confusion over cladding Helen King is desperate to sell her east London flat so that she can finally move in with her partner.She has had a buyer lined-up for five months, but the sale has not progressed.Ms King needs to supply them with a cladding safety…
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Dubai Air Show: Aerospace industry meets for deals and displays

Image copyright AFP Image caption About 1,300 exhibitors will be at the show The eyes of the world's aerospace and defence industries will be on Dubai this weekend as one of the industry's biggest air shows takes off.While the larger Farnborough and Paris events may attract more visitors and exhibitors, Dubai has in recent years…
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Australia and others ask for Brexit trade compensation

Image copyright Getty Images Countries including Australia have asked for trade compensation from the UK and the EU over Brexit disruption. Fifteen countries, including the US, India and New Zealand, have been setting out Brexit concerns at a World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting in Geneva. Australian officials said their beef and lamb exporters had already…
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Uber's paradox: Gig work app traps and frees its drivers

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Uber is seeking a five-year licence from Transport for London to continue operating in the city On 24 November, after a nervous wait, Uber will learn whether its licence to operate in London is to be renewed. The impending decision has revived debate over whether the data-driven basis for…