June 6, 2019

UK adults shun cash in favour of card payments

Cash spending in the UK moved a step closer to being obsolete last year, as millions of adults moved away from notes and coins in favour of cards.
June 6, 2019

The man who saved Blue Note records

When legendary record producer and musician Don Was landed his “dream gig” as president of Blue Note records it was a mixed blessing.
June 6, 2019

Amazon drone deliveries to start ‘within months’

Amazon has claimed its drone delivery service will be ready to launch within months.
June 6, 2019

What rowing across the Atlantic can teach you about navigating the working world

I wanted to see whether this extreme example of a team effort could tell us anything about the workplace.
June 6, 2019

The sunrise that ushered in a new artistic dawn

Art movements begin with groups of poor but talented Bohemians scheming in cafés, and end by dominating the museums of the world. That’s pretty much the story of Claude Monet.
June 6, 2019

Ford: No Brexit link to Bridgend plant closure

Ford has confirmed plans to close its engine plant at Bridgend in South Wales by September 2020, saying it faced becoming "economically unsustainable" in the world's drive for electric vehicles.
June 6, 2019

Patti Cake$ star Danielle Macdonald finally has real Skin in the game

She travelled across the world for her first big role, but the Australian actress only had to lean over the fence for her latest.
June 6, 2019

The opera with everything – even fart jokes

The works of Claudio Monteverdi have long had a special allure for Pinchgut Opera artistic director Erin Helyard – and none more so than The Return of Ulysses.
June 6, 2019

Aviva to cut 1,800 jobs as it strives to cut costs

The UK's largest insurer Aviva says 1,800 jobs will go over the next three years as part of a drive to save up to £300m a year.
June 6, 2019

Barclays and RBS fined by Switzerland for currency rigging

Authorities in Switzerland have fined five banks, including Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Barclays, for fixing foreign exchange trading through cartels dubbed "Three Way Banana Split" and "Essex Express".
June 6, 2019

Fiat Chrysler drives away from Renault merger talks

Fiat Chrysler has withdrawn its offer to merge with Renault, blaming the French government for its decision.
June 6, 2019

Fischer’s vocal vapour trails take your breath away

Ex-Rolling Stones singer Lisa Fischer ignored the confines of Chatswood Concourse's roof and, with her band Grand Baton, made straight for the stratosphere.