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Experts working 'round the clock' to solve NHS hack

Experts say the virus, called Wanna Decryptor, exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows software first identified by American spies at the National Security Agency (NSA). Affected hospitals are postponing all non-urgent activity and are asking people not to come to A&E. At St. Bartholomew's Hospital in central London, Sean, who did not want to give his last name, said he noticed problems with the network as soon as he arrived.



Bank of England downgrades United Kingdom growth forecast

The earnings result is not expected to directly impact the Pound , but slowing wage growth and rising inflation could cause a wage squeeze. Despite first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) coming in at 0.3 percent and undershooting the BOE's February estimate that the figure would hit 0.5 percent, the central bank's forecasters have only reduced the outlook for 2017 growth to 1.9 percent from 2.0 percent.


Few rail services tonight due to Arriva Rail staff strike

Few rail services tonight due to Arriva Rail staff strike

The majority of these trains will run between 7am and 7pm, with very few running outside these times. A 48-hour strike on Virgin Trains East Coast on Friday and Saturday has been suspended following progress in talks between rail and union bosses.



Wpp Plc (WPP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC

About shares traded. ABIOMED, Inc. Diageo plc (LON:DGE) has risen 1.83% since October 10, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 21.86% the S&P500. The rating was upgraded by S&P Research to "Buy" on Tuesday, October 27. On Monday, May 16 the stock rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with "Buy". The consensus target price is 1,376.00GBX with 3 firms rating the stock a strong buy, 5 firms rating the stock a buy, 13 firms rating the stock a hold, 2 firms rating the stock a underperform, ...