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Ivanka Trump: I declined father's suggestion of World Bank job

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ivanka Trump is on a tour of Ivory Coast, where she visited a cocoa farm near Adzope Ivanka Trump has confirmed she turned down the job of World Bank head when her father asked if she was interested.Last week, President Donald Trump told The Atlantic he had asked her if…
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Nordea boss says climate protests are 'just the beginning'

Image copyright Nordea Image caption Nordea Bank's Sasja Beslik said the climate change protests were "just the beginning" Climate change protests will become much more commonplace, according to the head of one of Europe's biggest ethical investment funds. The warning coincides with the arrest of nearly 300 people in London this week amid huge protests…
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HMRC: Beware of tax rebate text message scams

Image copyright Getty Images Earlier this month John, who believed he was due a tax refund, received a text message from "InfoHM"."I was bleary-eyed from waking up early," he says. "The excitement of what my tax refund would be overwhelmed my normally pretty rational brain."He followed online instructions, and unwittingly provided personal and bank account…
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Competition watchdog recommends accountancy market overhaul

Image copyright AFP The UK's competition regulator has recommended a major shake-up of the UK's accountancy market.But it has stopped short of calling for the Big Four accountancy firms to be broken up.The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said auditing and consultancy services should be entirely separate.However, industry bodies criticised the proposals, with one saying…
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Crossrail 'could be delayed until 2021'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Elizabeth Line had been due to open in December 2018 Crossrail could be delayed until 2021, according to a senior source associated with the project to build a new railway underneath central London.The east-west route, officially called the Elizabeth Line, will run between Reading and Shenfield in Essex and…
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ConocoPhillips sells off UK North Sea assets for £2bn

Image copyright Conocophillips ConocoPhillips is pulling out of UK exploration and production after selling its North Sea oil and gas assets to Chrysaor for $2.68bn (£2bn).The sale will boost Chrysaor's production by about 72,000 barrels a day to 177,000 - making it one of the UK's biggest operators.The deal, expected to complete in late 2019,…