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Five arrested over Brazil dam collapse

Image copyright Reuters Police in Brazil have arrested five people as part of an investigation into Friday's dam collapse in Brumadinho. At least 65 people died when toxic sludge engulfed a company canteen and neighbouring residential buildings. Prosecutors in Brazil say three of those arrested were officials from the mining company Vale, whose responsibilities included…
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Snow disruption: Is my boss expecting me at work?

Image copyright PA It may not be a return of the Beast from the East, but snow and ice are expected to cause widespread travel disruption in the UK in the coming days.Drivers have already faced delays, a number of schools in Scotland have shut, and the Met Office is predicting up to 10cm (4in)…
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Ocado shares rise after M&S deal report

Image copyright Getty Images Ocado shares rose as much as 6.7% after a report suggested it may agree a deal with Marks and Spencer to deliver its food and drink.M&S could buy distribution centres and vans from Ocado, the Mail on Sunday reported. It has been exploring options for food delivery online in a bid…
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Tesco's unions seek talks amid fears of 15,000 job cuts

Image copyright Getty Images Unions are calling for urgent talks with Tesco amid fears that the supermarket could cut 15,000 jobs.Unite's national officer for retail distribution, Adrian Jones, said this was a "worrying time" for members, while Usdaw said it was "distressing".Tesco has told staff in an internal memo that restructuring was "still being finalised"…
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Sir Philip Green drops 'gagging' legal action

Image copyright PA Sir Philip Green has dropped legal action against the Daily Telegraph, which prevented the newspaper publishing details of allegations of sexual harassment and racist behaviour.Last October, the Telegraph published a story saying a prominent businessman had been accused of harassment.The Topshop boss was later named as the businessman in the House of…
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Pension savers 'cash in, but lose out'

Image copyright Getty Images Savers focused on cashing-in some of their pension pot are "sleepwalking" into poor financial decisions, experts have warned.The City regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has confirmed plans to make choices clearer to those approaching retirement.Savers can cash in their pension from the age of 55.The FCA wants savers to be…