Daily Archives: September 10, 2019

Solheim Cup 2019: Stacy Lewis pulls out of United States team

Ally McDonald steps in as first alternate and will be one of six rookies in the US team Solheim Cup Date: 13-15 September Venue: Gleneagles, Scotland Coverage: Full live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app followed by an hour-long highlights show on BBC Two or BBC Four each day that will …

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Nigeria: Why is it struggling to meet its tax targets?

Nigeria could be facing a fiscal crisis if it doesn’t improve its ability to collect taxes, the authorities have warned. Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES Government expenditure has doubled and debt servicing costs have grown, but revenues have missed their targets by at least 45% a year since 2015. Despite that, the …

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Google: 50 US states and territories launch competition probe

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES A group of 50 states and territories in the US have launched an investigation into Google’s dominance of the online advertising market. The coalition warned that the search giant may be threatening competition and consumers. They also raised concerns over the way Google ranks its search results …

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Jack Ma: Alibaba begins new era as founder departs

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES Alibaba chairman Jack Ma is due to step down from the e-commerce giant on Tuesday, marking the end of an era for the firm. He co-founded Alibaba in 1999 and it has become one of the world’s biggest internet firms. Mr Ma’s success and colourful style has …

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Wage growth stays strong as unemployment falls

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES Wages have continued to grow at a strong pace and employment remains at record highs, official figures show. Earnings excluding bonuses grew at an estimated annual pace of 3.8% in the May to July period, down slightly from the previous reading. Including bonuses, wages rose at an annual …

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PSA boss compares no-deal Brexit to train crash

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESPSA bosses Carlos Tavares (left) and Michael Lohscheller warned of the effects of a no-deal Brexit The head of the car group that owns Vauxhall has compared a no-deal Brexit to a head-on train crash. PSA chief Carlos Tavares also said if a no-deal Brexit had serious consequences …

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