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WorldPay payments firm in $43bn sale to US rival

Image copyright WorldPay A payment processing firm that used to be owned by Royal Bank of Scotland has been sold in a deal worth $43bn (£32bn). WorldPay has been bought by Florida-based Fidelity National Information…




Eurostar tells customers ‘don’t travel’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Passengers have complained of long queues Eurostar has told passengers only to travel from Paris to London “if absolutely necessary”. Its services have been hit by serious delays, as long…




Boeing: What next after the 737 Max disasters?

Image copyright Getty Images Two fatal accidents involving Boeing 737 Max jets have left the plane maker rushing to restore confidence in the safety of its fastest-selling fleet. As investigators work to determine the cause…



Interserve: UK outsourcing giant loses rescue vote

Image copyright Creative Commons Image caption Interserve has a cleaning contract for Network Rail stations Outsourcing giant Interserve has failed to persuade shareholders to approve a rescue plan for the company. Interserve said it would…


Contactless card use surges as doubts ease

Image copyright Getty Images Two in five card payments are made using contactless technology as consumers appear to have cast aside any doubts of paying without a Pin. The number of transactions using contactless rose…