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‘Sort out this mess’: BA told to take action after flight cancellation gaffe

‘Sort out this mess’: BA told to take action after flight cancellation gaffe

Business
A consumer group has told British Airways to "sort out this mess" after mix-ups with flight cancellations ahead of next month's pilots' strike.The call comes after the airline apologised for an "email error" which meant some passengers were wrongly told their flights had been cancelled due to a pilots' strike. Adam French, consumer rights expert at Which?, said the issue had caused "a lot of confusion and anxiety".He added: "It is vital that the airline ensures that any customer who was initially informed that their flight was cancelled and has booked an alternative flight is not left out of pocket."British Airways must now put all resources necessary into sorting out this mess as soon as possible." Advertisement ...
Women take legal action over breast implant cancer link

Women take legal action over breast implant cancer link

Health
Twenty UK women are taking legal action after developing a rare form of cancer linked to their breast implants. More than 50 women have been diagnosed with the same condition in the UK, and hundreds more worldwide.A top surgeon said there were gaps in implant information and people were almost being "used as guinea pigs".One manufacturer has issued a worldwide recall of some textured implants, which have been linked to most cases of breast implant-associated lymphoma.The MHRA, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, which regulates medical devices in the UK, is currently collecting data on women affected by breast implant associated-anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL).It has assessed the risk to be one in e...
Navarro says US will take strong action against China if it devalues yuan to ‘neutralize tariffs’

Navarro says US will take strong action against China if it devalues yuan to ‘neutralize tariffs’

Finance
White House trade advisor Peter Navarro said China plans to devalue its currency — and if it does, the U.S. will respond forcefully. "Clearly, they are manipulating their currency from a trade point of view," Navarro told CNBC's "Closing Bell " on Friday. "They're going to, and we're going to take strong action against them."Earlier this week, China allowed its currency to drop against the dollar to a key level unseen since 2008. The Trump administration later labeled Beijing a "currency manipulator. " Navarro said China was taking actions to deal with the effects of tariffs. "China has devalued its currency by over 10% with the express purpose of neutralizing tariffs, full stop," Navarro said.Last week, President Donald Trump abruptly ended a cease-fire with China by announcing 10% tarif
YouTube: ‘We don’t take you down the rabbit hole’

YouTube: ‘We don’t take you down the rabbit hole’

Technology
Media playback is unsupported on your device YouTube has defended its video recommendation algorithms, amid suggestions that the technology serves up increasingly extreme videos.On Thursday, a BBC report explored how YouTube had helped the Flat Earth conspiracy theory spread.But the company's new managing director for the UK, Ben McOwen Wilson, said YouTube "does the opposite of taking you down the rabbit hole".He told the BBC that YouTube worked to dispel misinformation and conspiracies.But warned that some types of government regulation could start to look like censorship.YouTube, as well as other internet giants such as Facebook and Twitter, have some big decisions to make. All must decide where they draw the line between freedom of express...