Shipping line Maersk has invested in eight methanol-fuelled tankers that improve its carbon footprint but increase its costs. Photograph: Chris  Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

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New figures show housing completions in the capital fell by nearly 14 per cent to just 1,628 during the three-month period. This was first fall since 2015.

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Volkswagen investors stepped up their criticism of the carmaker’s efforts to clean itself up in the wake of the emissions scandal and the recent arrest of the head of its Audi unit

Last week, Volkswagen investors stepped up their criticism of the carmaker’s efforts to clean itself up in the wake of the emissions scandal and the r(...)

The annual high-heels and suits charity run held in Amsterdam.  Photograph: Remko de Waal/EPA

When Nicola Thorpe turned up for her first day of work as a receptionist at PwC’s global headquarters in London, she was sent her home without pay for(...)