ENRC fears data loss from hacking and stolen laptop

Mining group Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation notifies the information commissioner about the data lossThe mining group Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation, warned on Thursday that it may have lost internal data as a result of computer hacking and the theft of a laptop.The problems add to a complicated picture for ENRC, a London-based but Kazakh-facing producer […]
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Ten reasons to check your travel insurance carefully

Beware the hidden nasties lurking in the small print that can invalidate your travel insurance claimYou’ve booked the flights, bought the sun cream and thumbed the glossy brochure to death. But have you bought any travel insurance and, if so, how much attention have you really paid to the details of the policy?Insurance is notorious […]
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Amazon clearance for agriculture is ‘economic own goal’ for Brazil

Economic and agricultural gains could slip into reverse due to the loss of forest’s environmental services, study showsBrazil is at risk of scoring an economic own goal if it continues clearing Amazon forest for herding and soya production, according to a new study that has potential implications for global food security.In recent decades, the conversion […]
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Debenhams told to shape up over ‘fat loss’ leggings ad

Watchdog says there is no robust evidence to support claim that SlimTech product could lead to weight loss or slimmingAn ad on the Debenhams website that claimed a brand of leggings could “accelerate fat loss” has been banned by the advertising watchdog.The ad for SlimTech leggings by Elle Sport made claims including that they contain […]
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Missing jobs create a hole in the lives of the unemployed

Long-term consequences of unemployment will have a ripple effect, causing income and net worth loss decades in the futureSince the start of the Great Recession in December 2007, the American economy has lost 8.7m jobs. While economic growth has resulted in the creation of more than five million new positions, that’s still almost three million […]
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Search and rescue contract loss angers UK coastal residents

Concern and disappointment after government announces Texas-based search and rescue firm will replace RAF and navyThe rescue at the weekend was typically swift and professional. An angler had been swept off the rocks at Trewarvas Point near Helston in Cornwall and, without help, would have been dead within minutes in the surging sea.Rescue 193 helicopter […]
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Why won’t Apple honour my iTunes giftcards?

My two iTunes cards claim they have already been redeemed – and Apple doesn’t want to knowSeveral years ago I was given two £25 iTunes giftcards as a present, which I finally came to use in August 2012. However, I was unable to credit either card to my account, receiving a message each time that: […]
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