5. UK rail passengers lost an estimated 3.9m hours to delays in 2018, according to consumer group Which?
This is revealed as the new National Rail summer timetable has come into effect today, with 1,000 new train services being introduced across Great Britain.
4. Companies around the world paid $263.3 billion in dividends in the firstquarter, a rise of 7.8% and a record amount , as they shrugged off worries about slowing economic and earnings growth.
3. A senior adviser to the German government fears another European financial crisis could be brewing.
Dr Lars Feld, one of the German Council of Economic Experts, was one of the first last year to warn of a slowdown in Europe's largest economy.
2. New office building in central London is at a three-year high, with 13.2 million square feet of space under construction, up 12% on the figure six months ago.
Some 55% of the office space under construction was already let and for larger schemes of over 100,000 square feet, more than three quarters was already committed to, Deloitte said.
1. Google has barred phone maker Huawei off from receiving some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a blow to the Chinese firm and their new smartphones will also lose access to popular Google apps.
The move comes after the Trump administration added Huawei to a list of companies that American firms cannot trade with unless they have a licence.
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