Banking giant Barclays is planning to cut bonuses for investment bankers as it steps up its defence against activist investor Edward Bramson ahead of next week’s agm.

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Britain has broken its record for the longest continuous period without generating electricity from coal. National Grid said that the coal-free period lasted more than 90 hours before coming to an end on Monday afternoon.

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A string of privacy breaches and fake news scandals is expected to see Facebook’s net profit drop to $4.7bn (£3.6bn) in the first quarter, from nearly $5bn a year ago.

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Japanese prosecutors have charged the former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn with aggravated breach of trust, a Tokyo court said, bringing a fourth charge against him on the day his detention period was set to expire.