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#BringYourDogToWorkDay marked by pics of busy pups

Image copyright ardenpersonnel_jobs/Instagram Image caption Meet Penny and Champ, a West Highland White Terrier and a Maltese/miniature Poodle mix You know why you clicked on this link.You are here because you want to see some funny pictures of dogs looking serious and standing on keyboards.Well, we have got them, but we have also got some…
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Former Barclays chief John Varley cleared of fraud charges

Image copyright Getty Images The former chief executive of Barclays, John Varley, has been acquitted of charges of conspiracy to commit fraud.The Court of Appeal declined an application by the Serious Fraud Office to overturn a decision by Mr Justice Robert Jay that there was insufficient evidence against Mr Varley. However, the other three defendants,…
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Businesses push government to complete HS2 railway

Image copyright Alstom Image caption Alstom's proposed design for a HS2 train Business leaders are calling on the next prime minister to commit to delivering HS2 in full.In an open letter, more than 20 business leaders say continued backing for the next phase of the £56bn high-speed rail network project is vital.Construction of the first…
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Slack: Why is this loss-making tech firm worth $20bn?

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Slack founder Stewart Butterfield was behind the Flickr photo app Another tech start-up made a blockbuster debut on the US stock market last week, with shares in Slack ending the week more than 40% higher.That values the Silicon Valley-based business at $20bn, not bad for a messaging app that was…
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Cannabis-laced beer and dog treats excite big firms

Image copyright Reuters Big companies are scrambling to grab a share of the $150bn (£119bn) global cannabis market, eyeing products as diverse as beer and dog treats.That's according to a report by Standard & Poor's which predicts further expansion as legal cannabis becomes acceptable.The report by the ratings agency says growth may be volatile, because…
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Electric and petrol cars: Views of Milton Keynes drivers

The government says it wants to end the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2040, but with only one in four drivers saying they would buy electric, the move to less polluting cars is not gathering speed.In Milton Keynes, a government sponsored electric car showroom is attempting to change all that, and the…