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Russia responsible for satellite hack causing chaos across Europe

Russia responsible for satellite hack causing chaos across Europe

Russia was behind a cyber attack which caused chaos across Europe hours before it invaded Ukraine, British officials have confirmed. Kremlin cyber spies hacked a Viasat communication satellite intending to target the Ukrainian military but also knocking thousands of users offline including a wind farm in Germany. The attack was the first digital salvo fired …

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Morrisons beats Issa brothers in battle to rescue McColl's

Morrisons beats Issa brothers in battle to rescue McColl’s

Morrisons has triumphed in the battle to buy the failed retailer McColl’s after striking a deal with creditors to settle debts including a £10m tax bill. Some 16,000 jobs across 1,100 stores have been saved following the rescue takeover by Britain’s fourth-biggest supermarket, which beat the billionaire brothers behind Asda in a bidding war. City …

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EasyJet removes passenger seats to cope with staffing crisis

EasyJet removes passenger seats to cope with staffing crisis

EasyJet has started to remove seats from some planes in order to cut the number of cabin crew that it needs on each flight. Airlines have been struggling with staff shortages as they ramp up operations following the relaxation of Covid travel restrictions. In an internal memo, shared with workers on Friday, staff were told …

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Nuclear plant under threat amid 'political opposition' to Chinese backing, EDF warns

Nuclear plant under threat amid ‘political opposition’ to Chinese backing, EDF warns

A new nuclear reactor plant in Essex is at risk of collapse because of political opposition to a Chinese investor’s involvement, French energy giant EDF has warned. The Big Six energy supplier has told investors it has no obligation to keep funding the project in Bradwell, Essex, and that there is now “great uncertainty” over …

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