Category: Business

Britain’s air passengers face a turbulent summer – here’s how to tackle the chaos | Rocio Concha

Until airlines meet their obligations – or ministers force them to – travellers’ best bet is to know their rights in advance When packing for a summer holiday, the list of essentials to remember is increasing. Passport, boarding pass, sunglasses and a sensible hat are all non-negotiable. Now it seems we need rations for a…
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I saw first-hand how US tech giants seduced the EU – and undermined democracy

Silicon Valley used opaque lobbying to weaken crucial new regulations. Firms like Google and Meta must be held to account The tide is seemingly turning against Meta, Google and other tech giants. Groundbreaking new European Union legislation is imminent, aimed at forcing the large digital platforms to do more to keep users safe and cutting…
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I saw first-hand how US tech giants seduced the EU – and undermined democracy

Silicon Valley used opaque lobbying to weaken crucial new regulations. Firms like Google and Meta must be held to account The tide is seemingly turning against Meta, Google and other tech giants. Groundbreaking new European Union legislation is imminent, aimed at forcing the large digital platforms to do more to keep users safe and cutting…
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Second homes can be a blight and a blessing on British towns. We need the right balance | Simon Jenkins

Since childhood I have lived some of the year in a Welsh valley. It is possible to become a part of the local community Whitby has had enough. So have Mevagissey and St Ives. So has Brighton. So have the Lake District, the Cotswolds and half the beauty spots in Britain. No more second homers.…
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Digitalisation of services and money is creating a two-tier society | Letters

Andy Beverley is worried for those who are excluded by cashless systems, and Jane Ghosh says counter services are essential Thank you for highlighting the issue of digital exclusion (Editorial, 23 June). A similar problem is developing with digital payments. For what to many is innocent and inevitable progress, the millions of people in the…
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