Uber aims for $90bn stock market debut

Image copyright Reuters Uber has revealed that it is seeking a valuation of $90bn (£70bn) in its much anticipated stock market flotation. The taxi-app firm has said that its shares

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Port Talbot explosion: Two hurt at Tata steelworks

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe moment of the blast was caught on CCTV Two people have been hurt in an explosion at Tata’s main Welsh steelworks

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How a missed council tax bill of £167 can cost £2,065

Image copyright Getty Images A resident who fails to pay their first month’s council tax bill of £167 can see the cost increase to £2,065 in nine weeks, according to

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Sri Lanka travel: what should you do?

Image copyright Getty Images The UK is advising against all but essential travel to Sri Lanka. The advice from the Foreign Office comes after the Easter Sunday bombings in which

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Betting giants pledge sports ad bans

Image copyright PA Two UK betting giants have said they will change how they advertise as part of a move to fight problem gambling. GVC, which owns the Ladbrokes, Coral

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Ghosn: Tokyo court grants $4.5m bail to former Nissan boss

Image copyright Getty Images A Tokyo court has granted former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn bail set at 500 million yen ($4.5m; £3.5m), paving the way for his release from custody.

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Is China losing the battle against an incurable pig virus?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption China claims to have culled more than one million pigs, but analysts believe the figure may be under-reported Global pandemics that impact on food

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Easyjet bans nuts on all flights to protect passengers

Image copyright Getty Images Easyjet has banned the sale of nuts on flights to help protect passengers with allergies. The airline will also ban passengers from eating nut products if

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Government borrowing lowest for 17 years

Image copyright Getty Images Government borrowing last year fell to its lowest annual level in 17 years, official figures show. Borrowing for the 2018-19 financial year was £24.7bn, £17.2bn less

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Jailed French executive who felt force of US bribery law

Image copyright Brigitte Baudresson Image caption Pierucci’s five-year ordeal is a cautionary tale for globe-trotting executives In April 2013, as Frédéric Pierucci stepped off a plane at New York’s JFK

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