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The Week in Business: Facebook’s Role in Impeachment

I get it: Your attention span has been consumed by impeachment news all week. But important stuff is happening in the business and tech worlds, too. Here’s what you should know heading into Monday. ImageCreditGiacomo Bagnara What’s Up? (Oct. 6-12) The Court of Social Media What role will big tech …

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Wrightbus, maker of ‘Boris Bus’, close to rescue deal

Wrightbus, best-known for building the ‘Boris Bus’, is close to being rescued out of administration after a sale has been agreed “in principle”. The Northern Irish firm made the New Routemaster buses, introduced in London in 2012 by then-mayor Boris Johnson. His successor Sadiq Khan cancelled further orders of the …

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Trump to Meet Chinese Envoy Amid Hopes of Trade War Truce

WASHINGTON — President Trump will meet with China’s top trade envoy at the White House Friday afternoon amid growing expectations that the United States could soon announce a trade truce that would help defuse tensions with China. After months of the United States pushing China for a comprehensive trade deal, …

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HMV opens its biggest store eight months after rescue deal

HMV has opened a new megastore, described as the largest music and entertainment retail space in Europe, making a multimillion-pound investment eight months after the firm was bought out of administration. The HMV Vault, which measures 25,000sq ft, opened on Friday in Birmingham. The store stocks more than 100,000 LPs and CDs, …

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