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The £99bn Halloween horror show for FTSE 100

The £99bn Halloween horror show for FTSE 100

Business
Global stock markets rallied on Wednesday, Halloween, but it was not enough to prevent the FTSE 100 enduring almost £100bn of losses during October. It ended the day, the final session of the month, 92 points or 1.3% higher at 7,128 on the back of gains in the US and then Asia.But October has still proved a horror show for investors worldwide.They have been spooked in recent weeks by worries about US-China trade tensions and higher US interest rates as well as the fear that a corporate earnings boom may have reached its peak. 2:36 ...
Think your co-workers are strange? Get a load of these HR horror stories

Think your co-workers are strange? Get a load of these HR horror stories

Finance
Ever get a sinking feeling when you're around a certain co-worker? Someone who may have a substance abuse problem or a very liberal attitude toward work hours? You're not the only one. Hiring managers have a wealth of eye-opening, scary workplace tales. The following hiring horror stories were collected by recruiting software company JazzHR, which reached out to its nationwide network of hiring managers for their run-ins with the worst of the worst. A new hire was given a company credit card for food and lodging during training, according to one JazzHR manager. The bill had a number of charges from an adu...
Children exposed to horror film ads on YouTube

Children exposed to horror film ads on YouTube

Technology
Children were left distressed after seeing ads for a horror film on YouTube, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has revealed.Three parents contacted the ASA after their children saw ads for Insidious: The Last Key - rated 15 in the UK.One ad for the film was shown before videos of songs from Frozen, instructions for building a Lego fire station and a clip from the cartoon PJ Masks.The ASA has upheld the complaints.In a second ad, the ASA said a young woman was seen "lying on a floor immobile, bloodied and distressed while a humanoid creature crept towards her and then probed at her with claw-like fingers and pierced her skin".Screaming womenFurther horror-themed imagery followed, including a sequence of women screaming.Thi...
Ant and Dec almost KILLED in horror Saturday Night Takeaway monster truck crash

Ant and Dec almost KILLED in horror Saturday Night Takeaway monster truck crash

Entertainment
The Geordie duo are set to go head-to-head in a “dangerous” Monster Jam truck challenge.It is one of their “Ant Versus Dec” battles in which the pair compete every series.But a trial run yesterday nearly ended in disaster.They were both driving £100,000 trucks in a race in a car park near their TV studios when they lost control.WENNDANGEROUS: The duo are set to go head-to-head in a 'dangerous' Monster Jam truck challenge “We had to give it a go earlier and we both crashed quite badly. It’s big and dangerous. It’s gone really badly so far” DecBoth veered off course and crashed into giant shipping containers, leaving the TV duo shaken.Dec revealed: “We had to give it a go earlier and we both crashed quite badly. It’s big and dangerous. It’s gone really badly so far.”Ant a
Horror crash: American Idol and NBA stars dead as Range Rover flips

Horror crash: American Idol and NBA stars dead as Range Rover flips

Entertainment
Leah Labelle, 31, and her husband Rasual Butler, 38, died near Studio City, Los Angeles, yesterday — January 31 — at around 2am local time.Their Range Rover is believed to have hit a parking meter before slamming into a wall and flipping over.Police have said Butler — the driver of the car — was going at least twice the speed limit.Both Leah and Rasual were pronounced dead at the scene.GettyLEAH LABELLE AND RASUAL BUTLER DEAD: The married couple died in a tragic car crashStars we've lost in 2018 Take a look through the gallery of stars we have sadly lost in 2018.Getty Images Glee actor Mark Salling (on the right), 35, passed away of suspected suicide in January 2018 GettyFATAL CRASH: Labelle and Butler were pronounced dead at the sceneLabelle is best known f