Rumours that the Labour leader will begin a “revenge reshuffle” of his shadow cabinet in the new year have drowned out the party’s attacks on the Conservative government, the shadow culture secretary Michael Dugher has said, in a jibe at Jeremy Corbyn’s aides.
The government is urging tech companies to target the education and healthcare sectors as it encourages the industry’s growth outside London.
Uber has claimed its first major scalp, with San Francisco-based competitor Sidecar announcing on Tuesday that it will be shutting down operations at 2pm on New Year’s Eve.
Halfway through 2015, one of the largest white supremacist communities on the internet was closed down. The “Chimpire”, a loose network of forums with names like “CoonTown” and “Teenapers”, had started in 2013 with the founding of the virulently racist “GreatApes” forum.
Leeds United drew 2-2 with Derby County at Elland Road last night.
Fewer than one in 10 executive directors at Britain’s top companies are female, research shows, but the UK is better at promoting women to CEO roles than leading economies such as Germany and France.
Rogic has been in great form this season.
A glut of oil, the demise of Opec and weakening global demand combined to make 2015 the year of crashing oil prices. The cost of crude fell to levels not seen for 11 years – and the decline may have further to go.
Chris Callahan, Credit Suisse’s head of trading for commercial mortgage bonds and collateralized loan obligations, left the bank at the end of last week, he said.