Harvey Weinstein: ‘Business as usual’ at Weinstein Co, brother insists

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Media captionOn some red carpets, Harvey Weinstein is not a welcome subject Harvey Weinstein’s brother, Bob, has denied media reports that the film production company they co-founded could be closed or sold. “Our banks, partners and shareholders are fully supportive of our company,” he said in a statement. “Business is continuing as usual.” The company [...]

Philip Hammond says his remarks were a poor choice of words

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The chancellor has labelled the European Union’s Brexit negotiators as “the enemy” – a remark he subsequently described as a “poor choice of words”. During a television interview, Philip Hammond also called the negotiators “the opponents” and said they should “behave like grown-ups”. But he tweeted later: “I was making the point that we are [...]

Royal Mail wins strike injunction

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Image copyright Getty Images Royal Mail has won an injunction in London’s High Court preventing next week’s 48-hour strike. The postal firm’s workers had been set to walk out from 19 October in protest over pensions, wages and jobs. But the company said the strike would be “unlawful” if the Communication Workers Union (CWU) did [...]