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Production company disputes Nadine Dorries’ claim Channel 4 faked reality show

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Nadine Dorries’ claim that a Channel 4 reality show she appeared on used paid actors is “unfounded”, according to the production company that made the show. The culture secretary told parliament on Thursday that she b...

Saudi Aramco overtakes Apple as world’s most valuable company

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Apple has lost its crown as the world’s most valuable company to the oil giant Saudi Aramco, as soaring commodity prices swell profits at energy companies and technology stocks continue to slide. In a sign that the ol...

Trump tells court he lost phones linked to alleged fraud by his company

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Asked by the New York attorney general to turn over personal cellphones to aid her investigation of alleged fraud at his company, Donald Trump said he had lost them. In an affidavit filed as part of an attempt to stop...

Gas company could face fines or jail time for ‘unacceptable’ no-show at Beetaloo Basin inquiry

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A gas company that refused to appear before a parliamentary committee investigating oil and gas drilling in the Beetaloo Basin, faces huge fines or even jail time if found to be in contempt by the Senate. The Senate e...

Jeff Bezos is worth $160bn – yet Congress might bail out his space company

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On 20 July 1969, 650 million people throughout the world watched with bated breath as Neil Armstrong successfully fulfilled President Kennedy’s vision. The United States achieved what had seemed impossible just a few ...

MTK Global, boxing company founded by suspected crime boss Kinahan, folds

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MTK Global, the boxing management company founded by the alleged Irish gangster Daniel Kinahan, has ceased operations. The group – which represents more than 200 fighters – announced on Wednesday that it was closing a...

Wind energy company pleads guilty to killing at least 150 eagles

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An American wind energy company that pleaded guilty to federal criminal charges after at least 150 eagles were killed, most hacked by turbine blades, has agreed to spend as much as $27m on efforts to prevent more deat...

Coal seam gas company Arrow Energy fined $1m for breaching Queensland’s land access rules

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The Queensland government has fined coal seam gas company Arrow Energy $1m for breaches of land access rules over four years, after an investigation into allegations the company drilled diagonally beneath farmland wit...

‘We are back in his company’: le Carré returns in a revealing collection of private letters

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A collection of letters by the late novelist John le Carré is to be published later this year. A Private Spy: The Letters of John le Carré 1945-2020 spans almost eight decades, from the author’s childhood in wartime B...

Disney workers walk out over ‘don’t say gay’ bill as company sends mixed messages

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Even though only a small percentage of Walt Disney Co workers participated in a walkout Tuesday, organizers felt they had won a moral victory with the company issuing a statement denouncing the anti-LGBTQ+ legislation...

Russians: do you work for a western company that is pulling out of the country?

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Western brands such as Starbucks, McDonald’s, Coca-Cola and Pepsi have paused operations in Russia in response to the country’s invasion of Ukraine. We would like to hear from employees of western companies about thei...

Shell directors sued for ‘failing to prepare company for net zero’

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The directors of Shell are being sued for failing to properly prepare the multinational oil and gas company for net zero. In what is thought to be a first-of-its-kind action, the lawsuit brought by activist shareholde...

Ammunition company owner’s run for state education board sparks outcry

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The owner of a US company that has sold ammunition online to numerous mass shooters has prompted outcry as he pursues a permanent position on Tennessee’s education board. Jordan Mollenhour, who was backed by the state...

Fertiliser company urged to halt plans to remove Burrup Peninsula Indigenous rock art

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The federal government has asked a multinational fertiliser company to stop work on plans to remove Indigenous rock art from a world heritage-nominated area in the Burrup Peninsula after traditional owners raised conc...

Poor tech, opaque rules, exhausted staff: inside the private company surveilling US immigrants

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The computers at the BI Inc call center in Anderson, Indiana, are powered around the clock. Behind the monitors, dozens of customer support employees scan their screens for an alert to pop up – the signal they may be ...

71 Coltman Street review – the raucous origins of Hull Truck theatre company

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Origin stories: they’re all the rage, and here comes the Hull Truck theatre company’s genesis tale. Writer Richard Bean takes us back to 71 Coltman Street in December 1971, where, in the beginning of Hull Truck was Mi...

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