5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Wednesday 15th January 2020
Justin Waite
5 Things You Need To Know
06:16, 15th January 2020

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5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Wednesday 15th January 2020

5. Boeing has reported its worst annual orders in at least two decades - as it remains in crisis over its 737 Max model.

The company also said deliveries of its planes slumped to an 11-year low last year.

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4. Donald Trump has launched a fresh attack on Apple.

He tweeted that the company was refusing to unlock iPhones "used by killers, drug dealers and other violent criminal elements".

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3. The sale of Tesco's Asian stores which are potentially valued at up to $10bn (£7.7bn) - may be at risk because of Thailand's competition regulations.

The supermarket chain has nearly 2,000 outlets in Thailand and Malaysia that three Thai groups are hoping to buy, but the successful bidder could face regulatory hurdles from Thailand's new anti-competition body.

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2. Investment in Britain’s tech sector surged 44% to a record £13.2 billion in 2019, accounting for a third of all European funding and exceeding the total in France and Germany combined.

The UK was behind only the United States and China in the level of venture capital funding, and it saw strong growth whereas both of its bigger rivals saw declines.

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1. The government has agreed a rescue plan for troubled regional airline Flybe.

Ministers agreed to work with Flybe to figure out a repayment plan for a significant tax debt that is thought to top £100m whilst, the firm's owners have agreed to pump more money into the loss-making airline.

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