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UK banks could face up to $7.8bn in additional legal bills

Pointing Finger

UK banks could be facing additional legal bills of as much as £5bn ($7.83bn) as private investors look to launch legal action relating to allegations of foreign exchange rate manipulation, according to senior lawyers who have run successful lawsuits in the US and hope to do the same in London.

Why the workplace of 2016 could echo Orwell’s 1984

Big Brother

Activity-tracking devices made by companies like Fitbit, Jawbone and Misfit are increasingly popular gadget purchases, but they’re also making their way into the workplace: research firm Gartner estimates that 10,000 companies offered activity-trackers to staff in 2014.