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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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