hs2-chairman-expects-to-be-sacked-after-crossrail-delays

HS2 chairman expects to be sacked after Crossrail delays

Image copyright PA Image caption Sir Terry Morgan in September 2017, when Crossrail's Elizabeth line track was completed The chairman of the HS2 rail programme, Britain's biggest infrastructure project, has told BBC News he expects to be sacked in the coming days. Sir Terry Morgan, who only took up the role four months ago, has…
microsoft-beats-apple-for-biggest-market-value

Microsoft beats Apple for biggest market value

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Bill Gates founded Microsoft. The firm's fortunes have rebounded in recent years Microsoft has unseated Apple to rank as the world's most valuable listed company, reclaiming the number one spot after more than 15 years.The software giant ended Friday with a market value of more than $851bn (£668bn) compared with…
trump-signs-trade-deal-with-mexico-and-canada

Trump signs trade deal with Mexico and Canada

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The deal has been signed after more than a year of talks between the countries US President Donald Trump and leaders from Canada and Mexico have signed the successor to the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta).The revised deal has been renamed as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA.Renegotiating…
want-to-shop-online-best-have-a-mobile-signal

Want to shop online? Best have a mobile signal

Image copyright Getty Images As millions start their Christmas shopping online, there's a warning that consumers may need to have a mobile phone, and a decent signal, to make sure their transactions go through.UK banks are starting to introduce a new layer of security, involving passwords sent to your mobile phone.That could be a problem…
is-the-shopping-centre-ready-to-check-out

Is the shopping centre ready to check out?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Bull Ring shopping centre in Birmingham was built in 1964 In the 1960s shopping centres offered a vision of the future - large shiny complexes which looked to bring the ease and glamour of US suburban malls to UK town and city centres.From the 1970s to the 1990s…
039i-got-paid-less-than-my-colleagues-for-doing-the-same-work039

'I got paid less than my colleagues for doing the same work'

Connor McCann works in a BT call centre in Canterbury but despite doing the same role as his colleagues was paid thousands less a year.That's because the 24-year-old was employed by agency Manpower and not BT."It didn't matter how good you are at your job, you're still being paid less than your colleagues," he said.New…