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British Airways hit with UK data watchdog's biggest-ever fine

Oct 16 2020

Britain's data protection watchdog said on Friday it has fined British Airways 20 million pounds - its biggest such penalty to date - for failing to protect data that left more than 400,000 of its customers' details the subject of a 2018 cyber attack.

Pub group Marston's could cut 2,150 jobs after new UK virus curbs

Oct 15 2020

Pub operator Marston's launched consultations on up to 2,150 job losses on Thursday, saying new UK coronavirus restrictions had forced its hand after months of progress in reopening hundreds of its pubs.

UPDATE 2-Pub group Marston's could cut 2,150 jobs after new UK virus curbs

Oct 15 2020

* Company initiates full review of overhead costs (Adds shares move, background)

Cineworld brings down curtain on U.S., UK theaters; 45,000 jobs hit

Oct 05 2020

Cineworld , the world's second-biggest cinema chain, will close its UK and U.S. movie theaters this week, leaving as many as 45,000 workers unemployed for the foreseeable future as it fights to survive a coronavirus collapse in film-making and cinema-going. | Video

UPDATE 4-Cineworld brings down curtain on U.S., UK theatres; 45,000 jobs hit

Oct 05 2020

* Shares plunge as much as 60% to a record low (Adds S&P comments on AMC, chart, updates share move)

Boohoo to tackle failings in Leicester supply chain

Sep 25 2020

An independent review for fashion retailer Boohoo found many failings in its English supply chain after allegations about working conditions and low pay, the company said on Friday, setting out steps it was taking to tackle the issues.

China's Yangtze Power to raise up to £2.7 billion in London listing

Sep 23 2020

China Yangtze Power Co Ltd on Wednesday launched a secondary London listing to raise up to $3.4 billion(£2.7 billion), cementing a strong post-summer period for stock market listings and providing a boost for financial ties between Britain and China.

UPDATE 1-China's Yangtze Power to raise up to $3.4 bln in London listing

Sep 23 2020

Sept 23 China Yangtze Power Co Ltd on Wednesday launched a secondary London listing to raise up to $3.4 billion, cementing a strong post-summer period for stock market listings and providing a boost for financial ties between Britain and China.

Beazley sees COVID-19 claims doubling to $340 million, shares slide

Sep 22 2020

LONDON Specialist insurer Beazley is bracing for claims linked to the novel coronavirus pandemic to double to $340 million, with almost all the estimated increase arising from events cancelled in the wake of a recent spike in infections.

UPDATE 2-UK's Royal Mail revenue could rise if no further lockdown

Sep 08 2020

* Shares jump 11% on UK midcap index (Adds analyst comment, details from statement)

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