Hot Off The Wires - 12 February 2020
British economy expanded 1.4% last year – becoming the third-fastest growing economy in the G7 group of advanced nations - even though it stagnated in the final quarter.
Boris Johnson has given a go-ahead to the High Speed 2 rail project in a huge political gamble.
The Federal Trade Commission has asked Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft about smaller acquisitions as part of a review into possible anti-competitive behaviour in the technology sector.
Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler’s profits slumped by almost two-thirds in 2019 to €2.7bn as the legal costs of the “dieselgate” scandal and heavy investments in electric technology took their toll.
Airbnb sunk into the red last year as costs rocketed ahead of its hotly anticipated stock market debut.
What is the sleepiest animal in the world?