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Prince William says celebrities shunned mental health charity

Image copyright EPA Prince William has said that every celebrity he asked to back his Heads Together mental health initiative three years ago refused.The Duke of Cambridge told the Davos World Economic Forum that "a lot" of stars were approached, but none wanted to be associated with mental illness. He also said the wartime generation…
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DHL boss: 'We might benefit in the short term but Brexit not a good...

The chief executive of Deutsche Post DHL has told the BBC that a no-deal Brexit is not a good idea in the long term, even if his company benefits in the short term.Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Frank Appel said people may have misinterpreted previous comments he had made and thought he…
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Santander to shut 140 branches

Image copyright NurPhoto / Getty Images Spanish-owned bank Santander is slashing its branch network by almost a fifth, putting 1,270 jobs at risk.The bank blamed the closures on "changes in how customers are choosing to carry out their banking".It said branch transactions have fallen 23% in the last three years, while digital transactions have soared…
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Martin Lewis drops Facebook lawsuit

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Lewis announced his intention to sue Facebook in April 2018 Consumer campaigner Martin Lewis has dropped a defamation lawsuit against Facebook over a series of ads that ran on its platform, falsely claiming he backed several investment schemes.The MoneySavingExpert website founder had claimed the fake endorsements had caused…
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Patisserie Valerie faces legal action

Image copyright Getty Images The company that owns Patisserie Valerie could be facing legal action from investors over the collapse of the cafe chain.Chris Boxall, co-founder of Fundamental Asset Management, said he was "flabbergasted" by the situation.He told BBC Radio 4's Today Programme he was considering legal action as he had a "moral duty" to…
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Ex-Nissan boss faces more time in custody as bail denied

Image copyright Reuters A Tokyo court has rejected Carlos Ghosn's latest request for bail, despite his promise to wear an electronic tag to secure his release. The former Nissan boss has been in detention since 19 November on allegations of financial misconduct. Lawyers for Mr Ghosn, who denies any wrongdoing, have said he could remain…