PwC is being investigated by the UK's accountancy watchdog over its audits of BT following a scandal in the Italian division of the telecoms group.
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More than 7,000 jobs are being safeguarded at Rolls-Royce after the group announced its biggest single investment in the UK for more than a decade.
This is the third time the e-commerce giant has hosted the self-created sales event. Last year, Prime Day sales rose more than 60 percent from the prior year.
Southern Railway train drivers have started a ban on overtime which will lead to the cancellation of hundreds of services, causing fresh misery for the company's 300,000 passengers.