Uncategorized

Image copyright Airbus European aircraft maker Airbus has cut production of its A380 superjumbo for the second time in a year. Deliveries of the double-decker will now fall from 15 this year to 12 in 2018 and eight in 2019, Airbus said. Chief Executive Tom Enders said that prospects of…

Read More

Image copyright Reuters Lloyds Banking Group has set aside another £1bn to cover the cost of insurance mis-selling and the treatment of mortgage customers. Another £700m will cover payment protection insurance (PPI) claims and £283m will be used to repay about 590,000 mortgage holders. The bank had already put away…

Read More

Image copyright Google Image caption Some Google Search users are seeing video clips auto-play in the right-hand side of search results Google has confirmed that it is trialling videos that automatically start playing when they appear in its search results. The test comes at a time when its rival Apple…

Read More

Image copyright Getty Images The Premier League has been awarded a High Court order for the forthcoming 2017-18 season, which will help it combat the illegal streaming of games. The blocking order will require UK Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to prevent people from illegally accessing streams of its matches. It…

Read More

Image copyright Getty Images The UK economy grew by 0.3% in the three months to June, driven in part by a booming film industry, said the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The initial estimate showed growth picking up from the first quarter of the year, when it was 0.2%. The…

Read More

The world’s first full-scale floating wind farm has started to take shape off the north-east coast of Scotland. The revolutionary technology will allow wind power to be harvested in waters too deep for the current conventional bottom-standing turbines. The Peterhead wind farm, known as Hywind, is a trial which will…

Read More

The government’s £3bn clean air strategy does not go “far enough or fast enough”, campaigners have said. Moves including scrapping new diesel and petrol cars from 2040 and £255m for councils to tackle air pollution locally have been welcomed. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said the government was determined to deliver…

Read More

Image copyright BMW Image caption The electric vehicle will be based on the 3-door hatchback model A fully electric version of the Mini will be built at the Cowley plant in Oxford, BMW has said. The carmaker said the model would go into production in 2019, with Oxford the main…

Read More