Articles by Reese

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium will host the first game of the FIFA World Cup 2018 Football fans risk paying inflated prices for World Cup tickets that might not be valid if they use secondary ticketing sites, Which? has warned. The consumer group found tickets for…

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Image copyright Reuters Vauxhall plans to reduce its dealership total by about a third as consumers change the way they buy cars. The brand, which was bought by Peugeot’s parent company PSA last year, plans to reduce the total from 326 to about 200. The move is part of a…

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A Singaporean tutor has admitted helping six Chinese students cheat in their exams in 2016 in what prosecutors say was an elaborate plot. Tan Jia Yan, 32, pleaded guilty to 27 charges of cheating. Three other suspects face similar charges. Ms Tan sat O-Level exams as a private candidate, Facetiming…

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Image copyright Getty Images Hundreds of thousands of parents in England are finding out which primary school their children will go to later this year. If the school on offer is unsuitable for some reason, there are a number of things you can do. Think carefully First, read the letter…

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Image copyright PA Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has used Twitter to tell its 44,000 followers that it is quitting social media. The firm’s head office and 900 pubs will quit the micro-blogging site, alongside Instagram and Facebook with immediate effect, it said. The pub chain linked the move to bad…

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Image copyright Getty Images Sir Martin Sorrell could make almost £20m from WPP shares over the next five years despite stepping down as chief executive of the world’s biggest advertising group on Saturday. Although Sir Martin gets no payoff or pension under his contract terms, he is entitled to share…

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A businessman fighting for the “right to be forgotten” has won a UK High Court action against Google. The man, who has not been named due to reporting restrictions surrounding the case, wanted search results about a past crime he had committed removed from the search engine. The judge, Mr…

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Image copyright Getty Images Profits at JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup and Wells Fargo rose in the first three months of the year, but their shares slumped on Friday despite the gains. JP Morgan’s profits soared 35% year-on-year, with more modest increases reported at Citigroup and Wells Fargo. Analysts said the…

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Twenty-seven years ago, a group of physicists made an accidental discovery that flipped mathematics on its head. The physicists were trying to work out the details of string theory when they observed a strange correspondence: Numbers emerging from one kind of geometric world matched exactly with very different kinds of…

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In many ways, the sports industry has remained untouched by time. The first international Olympics of modern history may have taken place in 1896, but the event was based on the Olympic Games held in ancient Greece beginning in 776 B.C. People have watched sporting events for centuries. Still, there are major…

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