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Hot Off The Wires - 25 October 2019


  • Boris Johnson has challenged MPs to give him a general election on 12 December, conceding defeat on his promise to take the UK out of the EU by 31 October.

  • Amazon lost nearly $70bn of its market value last night after it disappointed Wall Street’s forecast for its fourth-quarter sales guidance and its cloud computing business showed further signs of slowing.

  • Royal Bank of Scotland has registered a quarterly loss after being forced to put aside an extra £900m to cover a surge in payment protection insurance complaints before the claims deadline.

  • Sky lost nearly 100,000 customers in the third quarter and said it suffered from a ban on gambling advertisements during televised sports matches.

  • Britain is an increasingly attractive place to do business, with few regulatory delays and relatively little red tape, according to the World Bank.



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