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Stellantis CEO says 'EV race has become a cost-cutting race' in warning to EU auto workers

Carlos Tavares said a price war would likely move automakers' supply chains outside of Europe.

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Germany launches 'Opportunity Card' to entice millennial talent

Germany is trying to entice under-35s to the country by freeing them from the burden of finding a full-time job for at least a year.

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ONS dealing with 20% staf exodus weeks after facing strikes over return to office orders

Headcount has dipped at the ONS at the same time as the stats body fights with staff over office attendance.

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Over a third of British Gen Z adults are hooked on nicotine, with vaping surge sharply reversing historic decline

Brightly colored Lost Mary and Elf Bar brands has helped the share of British 18-24-year-olds who vape triple since May 2021.

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Venice’s ‘tourist tax’, labeled a ‘miserable failure,’ might not break even this year

Venice's new entry fee has brought in $1.1 million after 11 days. That might not be enough to make up the cost over a 29-day trial.

23.05.2024 30

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Renault boss lament's Volkswagen's inability to 'work as a team' as joint cheap EV plan collapses

Renault CEO Luca de Meo had been trying to collaborate on an affordable version of the Twingo.

23.05.2024 30

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EU's $47bn trade surplus over U.S. is a new record high—expect it to get bigger

The EU may not want to break out the champagne just yet, as impecunious European consumers cutting back imports are partly responsible.

22.05.2024 40

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U.S. embassy in London citing 63-year-old convention to avoid paying $18.7m congestion charge

A dispute between embassies and London's transport body over whether the $19 daily charge is a tax or a service has led to a $183 million budget black...

22.05.2024 40

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Tesla rushing to give rental companies big discounts amid plunging EV resale values

Tesla's price war with China is hitting European rental companies in the same way it did Hertz in the U.S.

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Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary getting 'recessionary feel' from Europe customers

The Ryanair CEO worries that consumer confidence might be lagging ahead of the crucial summer season, and he may have a point.

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Debt-hungry Americans focking to Europe as interest rate cuts fuel $33bn 'Reverse Yankee'

Issuance of European debt could be on track to break records as the Eurozone gets the jump against the Fed in cutting rates.

18.05.2024 30

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Sir Richard Branson—who hates being called a billionaire—sees net worth fall back to 2000 levels

Branson took a $126 million hit to his fortune last year as he continued to fight several fires at his Virgin Group.

17.05.2024 40

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17,000-company study of COVID greedflation shows most profited from cost-of-living crisis

Businesses saw their profit margins spike by 30% compared with the pre-COVID period, stoking claims of profiteering by big firms.

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Ex-wife of F1 billionaire Bernie Ecclestone sets up family office to manage $881M divorce settlement

Malic's chief investment officer is focusing on "wealth preservation," joining a growing list of female investors.

16.05.2024 20

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Stellantis boss slams Biden's 100% tax on Chinese EVs, just as he starts selling them in Europe

“History shows that the European consumer always arbitrates in favour of pricing," Carlos Tavares said.

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Monzo founders says American dream is 'antithetical to British culure' where 'know your place attitude prevails

University undergrads in the U.S. are pitching Tom Blomfield startup ideas, while he says British PhDs are just going to McKinsey.

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EU inflation is surprising everyone—helping its economy catch up with the U.S.

The EU is beating the Fed to the punch on interest rate cuts, and it's going to make for a rosy end to the year on the continent.

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7,000 French artists demand fair pay from streamers like Netflix and Disney, citing a 5-year-old law

French artists want to be paid based on views, in an argument with striking similarities to last year's $6 billion SAG-AFTRA strike.

14.05.2024 30

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British women facing back and neck pain epidemic as 1.5 million report long-term sickness

Muscoskeletal issues have contributed to increased waiting list times and long-term sickness from work, particularly for women.

13.05.2024 50

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Gordon Ramsay spends extra $7.6 million on staff as restaurant empire losses triple

Ramsay forked out millions on restaurant openings, but says he hasn't seen the restaurant industry so vibrant in 26 years.

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BYD plots to overtake Tesla in Europe by 2030

BYD's Europe managing director plans to get around looming tariffs by building the ultra-cheap EVs on the continent.

10.05.2024 30

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Spotify’s podcast chief exits as the streamer pivots from its $1 billion bet on exclusivity deals

Julie McNamara has reportedly left the streaming giant to get back to her "creative roots" after Spotify pivoted its podcast strategy.

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U.K. CEOs are facing off with shareholders to get U.S.-level pay. They might just get it

CEOs are being forced to defend their pay hikes, but the public doesn't seem to care as much as they used to.

09.05.2024 40

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U.K. CEOs are facing off with shareholders to get U.S.-level pay. They might just get it

CEOs are being forced to defend their pay hikes, but the public doesn't seem to care as much as they used to.

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Europeans need to get more productive, Sweden’s central bank boss says. But that doesn’t mean Americans work harder

Erik Thedéen says productivity is better in the U.S., but the solution isn't down to more industrious workers.

09.05.2024 30

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Sweden acts as guinea pig on interest rate cuts, moving before the Fed for the first time this century

The Riksbank's bold move risks stoking old inflationary pressures.

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French ski resort feud worsens as mayor accused of trying to 'annex' territory over $21M ski lift bill

The mayors of Saint-Gervais-les-Bains and Megève are in a war of words that has descended into Hitler comparisons.

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Wizz Air boss regrets laying off 20% of workforce during pandemic because it hit morale

Wizz Air boss Jozsef Váradi told fatigued pilots to go "the extra mile" in 2022 as airline struggled with staff numbers.

07.05.2024 10

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The U.K. economy could stare down long-term irrelevance without immigration

The U.K. is expected to grow more slowly than most of the world's developed nations this year, but it can save itself in the long run.

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Ryan Reynolds blasts ‘the thick buttress of bureaucracy' slowing Wrexham stadium expansion

Reynolds and co-owner Rob McElhenney have run into scrapes with regulators over their attempts to expand Wrexham's Racecourse stadium.

03.05.2024 30

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Uber targeted with $300m lawsuit from London black cab drivers

Cabbies say Uber illegally obtained a license in 2012, undercutting a skill that takes four years to learn.

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Golden visa chasers helped pump $4.2 billion into Portugal last year

Real estate made up half of the foreign direct investment to Portugal in 2023. That's likely to be much lower this year.

01.05.2024 20

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Deliveroo driver bit off customer's thumb—now U.K. government cracks down on account sharing

Delivery platforms will carry out enhanced checks on riders, as substitute rider Jennifer Roche faces a prison sentence for attacking a customer.

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Europe's big automakers shed $13bn in value as Tesla makes China breakthrough

Double-digit earnings declines and sales drop-offs hammered home bad news in Europe as Tesla made FSD inroads in China.

30.04.2024 40

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Conor McGregor's hotel plans blocked by Irish locals over fears of 'Ibiza parties'

Residents of the Dublin town of Howth were in uproar over a 35-bedroom hotel proposed by McGregor's company G Boppers.

30.04.2024 20

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Deutsche Bank stares down $1.4 billion fine as 14-year-old buyout bites back

Germany's biggest lender got a shock when a preliminary ruling suggested it could be on the hook for a massive fine.

29.04.2024 20

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EU's unwinnable EV price war: BYD cars 11 times more profitable in Europe than in China

Only a highly unlikely 50% import tariff would be enough to deter Chinese automakers from Europe, new research finds.

29.04.2024 10

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Spotify CEO Daniel Ek has cashed in $178 million in stock sales this year

Spotify execs have vested more than $250 million in shares since January, after laying off 1,500 workers in December.

29.04.2024 20

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Emmanuel Macron has new favorite bakery as best baguette in Paris is crowned

Xavier Netry of Boulangerie Utopie will deliver baguettes to Macron and his staff after beating 172 competitors to make the best baguette in Paris.

27.04.2024 20

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U.S. debt panic: Are Americans becoming more 'European' about money?

Jamie Dimon and Jerome Powell are taking the European viewpoint on soaring debt levels in the U.S.

26.04.2024 40

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Venice locals blast $5 entry fee for turning city into a 'theme park'

Locals want the local government to focus on housing instead of creating policies that revolve around tourism.

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A University of Oxford researcher is testing a revolutionary vaccine to prevent the onset of lung cancer

Sarah Blagden hopes that one day people will be able to go in for a vaccine appointment when they hit 40 to prevent major cancers.

24.04.2024 10

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Tesla rival Polestar considers weaning itself off China as EU probe brings tariff threats

Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath says the group may need to start making cars for EU drivers in the U.S., rather than China.

24.04.2024 10

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Spotify CEO Daniel Ek surprised at negative impact of laying off 1,500 Spotify employees

Ek said Spotify employees were doing too much "work around the work" as he laid off 17% of the group's workforce in December.

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Stripe CEO would rather be a 'cave dweller' than work in the office

Around 40% of Stripes employees are fully remote, but CEO Collison has to go into the office despite his introverted personality.

23.04.2024 20

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Tata Consultancy Services cuts bonuses for employees who aren't in the office 5 days a week

Workers at the 600,000 strong consultancy risk receiving no bonus if they come into the office less than three days a week.

22.04.2024 20

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Gen Z women flock to Uniqlo as return-to-office mandates force them to merge work and evening wear

Uniqlo's U.K. boss says shoppers want clothes they can wear “at the office or on a night out,” in latest work-related buying shift.

22.04.2024 10

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Dean of top liberal arts university says AI could make Gen Z less skilled, not more

The dean of Trinity College Dublin says every learning evolution since the time of Socrates has involved "letting go some skills."

19.04.2024 30

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Deutsche Bank report questioning Tesla’s Robotaxi ambitions knocks $17bn off EV maker’s value

The bank said Tesla might not make a new car "for the foreseeable future," putting serious pressure on its share price.

19.04.2024 30

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Michelin rolls out global living wage after minimum wages left staff in 'survival mode'

Michelin will set its own base salary that will be double or even triple the minimum wage in some jurisdictions.

18.04.2024 20

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