UK News

Ford: 1,000 Bridgend job losses by 2021 outlined to unions

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption The job losses in Bridgend would be phased over the next two years Ford is wanting to cut 370 workers at an engine plant in south Wales in a first phase of up to 1,000 job losses, BBC Wales understands.Unions have pledged to fight compulsory redundancies at the car giant's plant in Bridgend after they were briefed by Ford management on Friday.It is believed
Politics

Mid-term elections: Trump hails ‘big victory’ despite House losses

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe story of election night in two minutesPresident Donald Trump has hailed a "big victory" in US mid-term elections after Democrats seized the House of Representatives but Republicans consolidated their grip on the Senate.The Democratic majority in the lower chamber will be in a position to block Mr Trump's legislative programme.But controlling the Senate ensures Mr Trump can still make key
US & World

Merkel’s Bavaria ally CSU suffer ‘massive losses’

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption The CSU appears to have lost support to both right and left Angela Merkel's sister party has suffered massive losses in Bavaria's state elections, exit polls suggest, in a blow to the German chancellor.The CSU is set to lose its absolute majority in the state parliament.The Greens surged into second place and the anti-immigration AfD entered the state parliament for the first time.The CSU
Technology

Uber’s move into bikes and food delivery deepens losses

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Losses at Uber are mounting even as it reported a 51% annual increase in income from its taxi app business.Income from its global taxi businesses, once it had paid its drivers, rose to $2.7bn (£2.1bn) in the last quarter.But the cost of expansion plans into areas like bike sharing and Uber Eats, its food delivery business has meant losses have grown rapidly.The company said adjusted