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Netflix shares sink 10% as subscriber take-up slows

Image copyrightNETFLIXImage captionThe Netflix hit Stranger Things has just begun a third series Netflix added fewer paid subscribers than expected in the last three months, with the streaming service blaming price rises. Shares in the company sank 10% after Netflix added 2.7 million new customers worldwide in the April-June period, …

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‘My $19 Uber ride cost 100 times that’

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionThe charges prompted widespread complaints on social media Uber passengers in the US have complained on Twitter after a “glitch” meant they were charged 100 times more than advertised fares. One journey that should have cost $96.72  (£77.60) was reportedly charged at $9,672, while some charges were so …

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No-fault eviction ban will hurt tenants, landlords say

Image copyrightINPHO A government plan to ban no-fault evictions in England will backfire, landlords say, as lower-income tenants will find it harder to rent homes. Proposals to scrap section 21 notices  would mean landlords could no longer evict tenants without a reason after their fixed-term tenancy period ended. The plan aims …

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Behind the scenes of Anthony Joshua’s shock defeat by Andy Ruiz Jnr: Fascinating footage shows star’s large entourage in tears after knockout and former champion discussing infamous ‘sparring knockout’ rumours

Anthony Joshua has taken fans behind the scenes of his defeat by Andy Ruiz Jnr Joshua was knocked down four times on his way to losing in the seventh round The British boxer revealed he was not knocked out in sparring, despite rumours Joshua’s operations manager was crying after watching …

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Electric car models to triple in Europe by 2021

Image copyrightISTOCK / GETTY IMAGES The number of electric car models available to consumers in Europe is expected to triple by 2021, says a European environmental lobby group. The uptake of electric cars has been stalling, blamed on a lack of charging infrastructure and higher prices. Latest data shows carmakers …

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Boeing takes $5bn hit over grounding of 737 Max

Image copyrightREUTERS Boeing is taking a $4.9bn hit to cover costs related to the worldwide grounding of its 737 Max aircraft. The charge is set to wipe out profits when the world’s biggest planemaker posts quarterly results next week. In a statement, Boeing also said its “best estimate at this …

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US Open 2019: What is the prize money?

The prize money is the same for the women’s and men’s events and 2019 is a new record amount for a tennis Slam. The 2019 US Open, which runs from August 26 to September 8, will be the richest prize pool in Grand Slam history, the US Tennis Association (USTA) …

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Crossrail costs will continue to climb, MPs say

\Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES London’s Crossrail project will probably go even further over budget, according to a report by MPs. Commuters have been “let down” by a programme that is well behind schedule, the Public Accounts Committee said. MPs said they were “sceptical” about the Department for Transport’s “ability to oversee …

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Pacquiao: Big Percentage Thurman Fight Will Not Go 12 Rounds!

Manny Pacquiao is very confident in his ability to end his upcoming fight by knockout. Pacquiao is scheduled to return on Saturday night, when he faces WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The bout will be showcased on Fox Sports Pay-Per-View. Thurman has told reporters …

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Tureano Johnson Beats Down, Stops Jason Quigley

Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California – Middleweight veteran Tureano Johnson (21-2-1, 15 KOs) beat down and stopped Jason Quigley (16-1, 12 KOs) in nine rounds of action. Johnson has been trying to rebuild his career since losing by TKO to Sergiy Derevyanchenko in August 2017. He came back in Februayr of …

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The 7 mistakes apparel manufacturers make 

Apparel manufacturing is a complex business, and to excel in this business as anywhere else one needs to avoid making certain cardinal mistakes. The global apparel market  was estimated at $1,800 billion in 2017, with India’s contribution being about $67 billion-roughly 4 per cent of the global apparel market. India’s apparel …

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Fashion is in a flux

The McKinsey and Business of Fashion Report on State of Fashion argues that the industry is in a flux. Technology, innovation, digitalisation, transparency, fashion immediacy, restructuring of supply chains and internal operations are the trends driving industry, writes Goodness “Uncertain, Changing and Challenging” were the top three words that executives used …

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Fashionable fusion wear for preteens 

Curious and selective about wardrobe solutions, tweenagers today are as fashion conscious as adults and love to flaunt the latest trends, says Mohita Indrayan. Guess what’s spilling out of the preteen wardrobe? Preteens or tweens expect more out of their closet than the already-popular ethnic wear and western wear. Over the …

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Clothes maketh a man

The common perception seems to be that men pay no attention to their clothes; they might as well dress in the dark as they just throw on a pair of pants and a shirt!! Nothing could be more incorrect. Men take as much trouble over their clothes as women. In …

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Cross-pollination of trends

With the world becoming a global village, with creative minds growing wider, with technology in the fashion industry growing manifold and with experimentation becoming the trend du jour, the fashion world is witnessing an era of mix and match. Think designs infused with cultural, social and geographical diversities. The world today is …

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