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Image copyright PA Accountancy firm KPMG has removed the leadership team of its South African arm after an internal investigation into work it did for the Gupta family. Chief executive Trevor Hoole, chairman Ahmed Jaffer, chief operating officer Steven Louw and five other senior partners have all left the firm….

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Image copyright AFP Ryanair is to cancel 40 to 50 flights every day for the next six weeks, in a bid to improve punctuality of flights. The budget Irish-based airline announced the plan on Friday, saying that it was “unacceptable” that its punctuality had fallen below 80% in the first…

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The Utah Jazz revealed tonight the third of their four core uniforms for the 2017-18 season in conjunction with a Nike NBA launch event featuring Jazz guard Rodney Hood in Culver City, Calif. For the first time in franchise history, the team’s distinct gold color, which has been an accent…

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Image copyright EPA Image caption Equifax’s share price has fallen by more than a third US credit report giant Equifax has replaced two senior staff after revealing last week it had suffered a massive data breach. Data on up to 143 million Americans, about 400,000 Britons and a number of…

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Image copyright Queen’s University Belfast Image caption The flexible organic supercapacitor could last three times longer than conventional batteries Queen’s University Belfast scientists have designed a new flexible organic battery that could revolutionise how medical implants are powered. Devices such as pacemakers are currently fitted with rigid metal based batteries,…

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Image copyright RHS/Mike Sleigh Image caption Bright blue berries on the shrub, harlequin glorybower Berries are appearing on plants and hedgerows early this year because of the unusual weather patterns. The combination of a warm, dry spring, followed by July and August rains, has led to a plethora of berries,…

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Image copyright Getty Images A company behind a record 146 million illegal calls about payment protection insurance has been fined £350,000. People were left feeling harassed and threatened by the recorded – also known as automated – calls from Your Money Rights Ltd, based in Carmarthenshire. The company broke the…

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption The massive data breach is being investigated by US and UK data watchdogs Data about British people “may potentially have been accessed” during the data breach at the US credit rating firm Equifax. The UK arm of the organisation said files containing information on “fewer…

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Facebook looks at what people do and say on its site to categorise them for advertisers Facebook is reviewing its ad targeting system after investigators found they could direct ads to self-described anti-Semites. Researchers at ProPublica found several ad categories for people who had declared…

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Image copyright Getty Images Fundraising website JustGiving has said criminals are attempting to use its site to launder money. The website told the BBC it had shut down nearly 100 of its appeal pages in the past 18 months because it believed they were fraudulent. It said the public’s willingness…

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