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Royal Mail workers begin wave of festive strikes

BBC Business News - 1 hour 25 min ago
Millions of pieces of mail have been piling up ahead of the action, the CWU union says.

US seeks to block Microsoft from £56bn gaming deal

BBC Business News - Thu, 08/12/2022 - 21:30
Microsoft said it would fight to buy Activision Blizzard, the studio behind games such as Call of Duty.

UK banking rules face biggest shake-up in more than 30 years

BBC Business News - Thu, 08/12/2022 - 16:32
The government is expected to loosen rules introduced after the financial crisis in 2008.

Immigration: Robert Jenrick sorry for problems with seasonal worker visas

BBC Business News - Thu, 08/12/2022 - 14:27
Foreign worker shortages "catastrophic" for daffodil growers and other farmers, the government is warned.

Water companies "letting down" customers

BBC Business News - Thu, 08/12/2022 - 11:33
Industry watchdog Ofwat, said that despite some improvements it remains deeply concerned.

Airlines plan to operate all flights despite strikes

BBC Business News - Thu, 08/12/2022 - 11:04
Around 1,000 UK airport border staff will strike over the Christmas period.

UK weather: Freezing conditions trigger cold weather payments

BBC Business News - Thu, 08/12/2022 - 09:16
Temperatures across the UK plummet overnight, dipping as low as -9.1C in the Scottish Highlands.

Wirecard trial of executives opens in German fraud scandal

BBC Business News - Thu, 08/12/2022 - 05:24
Markus Braun, who ran the disgraced payment firm, presided over its meteoric rise and disastrous fall.

TikTok sued by Indiana over security and safety concerns

BBC Business News - Thu, 08/12/2022 - 04:38
The app is accused of deceiving users over China's access to data and exposing kids to mature content.

Elon Musk turns Twitter into 'hotel' for staff

BBC Business News - Thu, 08/12/2022 - 02:06
One photo shows a double room with wardrobe and slippers, as Elon Musk seeks to instil a "hardcore" work culture.

Sunny Balwani: Former Theranos executive gets nearly 13 years in prison

BBC Business News - Thu, 08/12/2022 - 01:25
Second-in-command Sunny Balwani receives a heavier sentence than the start-up's founder Elizabeth Holmes.

Ministers consider tougher curbs on strike action

BBC Business News - Thu, 08/12/2022 - 00:35
The government is exploring the idea of stopping some emergency service workers from walking out.

First King Charles 50p coins enter circulation

BBC Business News - Thu, 08/12/2022 - 00:12
Anyone receiving change in post offices across the UK may get a King Charles 50p coin for the first time.

'Rail strikes mean I won't see my son over Christmas'

BBC Business News - Thu, 08/12/2022 - 00:11
Thousands of people face disruption to their festive travel plans due to railway strikes.

Sri Lanka crisis: The children going hungry as food prices soar

BBC Business News - Thu, 08/12/2022 - 00:06
Soaring food prices in the country have forced many families to go without enough to eat.

'We haven't had a single penny from the Post Office'

BBC Business News - Thu, 08/12/2022 - 00:02
Three years after winning in the High Court, hundreds of sub-postmasters are still waiting for compensation.

Should countries try to do everything themselves?

BBC Business News - Thu, 08/12/2022 - 00:01
In recent years, some world leaders have been making arguments for countries becoming more self-reliant.

New York Times faces first major walkout since 1970s

BBC Business News - Wed, 07/12/2022 - 22:20
More than 1,100 union members are planning to participate in the 8 December stoppage.

First UK coal mine in decades approved

BBC Business News - Wed, 07/12/2022 - 18:33
Climate experts and Tory MPs argued the Cumbria mine would scupper UK efforts to lower emissions.

Border Force staff to strike over Christmas - union

BBC Business News - Wed, 07/12/2022 - 15:41
Border Force staff are to strike over Christmas at Heathrow, Gatwick and several other airports, PCS union says.

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PhD advisor and co-author of CERF post-doc Xinyu Hou wins Nobel Prize in Economics

11 October 2022

Philip H Dybvig from Washington University is (joint with Bernanke and Diamond) a recipient of this year’s Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his research on banks and financial crises. Prof. Dybvig is the former PhD advisor of Dr Xinyu Hou who is currently a post-doctoral researcher at the Cambridge Endowment...