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Sun trap
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 08 May 2017 23:07:44 GMT Sun trap

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'I thought I was invincible'
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 09 May 2017 23:09:35 GMT 'I thought I was invincible'

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Not research, but 'mesearch'
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 09 May 2017 23:06:50 GMT Not research, but 'mesearch'

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Lord Derby wins battle with government over 400 homes in Newmarket plan
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 10 May 2017 00:58:48 GMT Lord Derby wins battle with government over 400 homes in Newmarket plan

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Alison Brittain named Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of 2017
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 09 May 2017 20:22:18 GMT Alison Brittain named Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of 2017

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General election 2017: What is the pensions triple-lock?
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 08 May 2017 12:23:45 GMT General election 2017: What is the pensions triple-lock?

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Rupert Murdoch: 'Nothing's happening at Fox News'
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 08 May 2017 20:52:34 GMT Rupert Murdoch: 'Nothing's happening at Fox News'

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'Bad work is bad for the economy'
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 09 May 2017 07:19:47 GMT 'Bad work is bad for the economy'

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Kelvin Mackenzie to leave The Sun after Ross Barkley column
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 09 May 2017 07:11:40 GMT Kelvin Mackenzie to leave The Sun after Ross Barkley column

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E.On profits hit by UK customer woes
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 09 May 2017 10:10:26 GMT E.On profits hit by UK customer woes

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Akzo Nobel faces Elliott legal bid to oust chairman
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 09 May 2017 07:36:22 GMT Akzo Nobel faces Elliott legal bid to oust chairman

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Microsoft makes emergency security fix
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 09 May 2017 10:56:59 GMT Microsoft makes emergency security fix

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Facebook must delete hate postings, Austria court rules
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 09 May 2017 08:16:09 GMT Facebook must delete hate postings, Austria court rules

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Mistake-fixing start-up Grammarly raises $110m
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 09 May 2017 13:59:44 GMT Mistake-fixing start-up Grammarly raises $110m

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O2 to scrap Europe roaming fees
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 09 May 2017 09:55:17 GMT O2 to scrap Europe roaming fees

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Energy bills: £100 cap plan defended by Theresa May
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 09 May 2017 14:47:52 GMT Energy bills: £100 cap plan defended by Theresa May

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Walkers crisps Peterlee factory to close in December
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 09 May 2017 14:25:15 GMT Walkers crisps Peterlee factory to close in December

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RBS cuts hundreds of technology jobs
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 09 May 2017 12:53:52 GMT RBS cuts hundreds of technology jobs

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John Lewis takes £36m hit for minimum wage error
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 09 May 2017 15:09:47 GMT John Lewis takes £36m hit for minimum wage error

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TalkTalk shares slump 10%
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 10 May 2017 09:06:26 GMT TalkTalk shares slump 10%

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Walt Disney profits were boosted by Beauty and the Beast
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 09 May 2017 22:19:04 GMT Walt Disney profits were boosted by Beauty and the Beast

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Aberdeen-Standard deal 'to cost 800 jobs'
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 10 May 2017 06:34:28 GMT Aberdeen-Standard deal 'to cost 800 jobs'

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Toyota suffers first profit fall in five years
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 10 May 2017 06:59:07 GMT Toyota suffers first profit fall in five years

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IoD: Investors need bigger say in executive pay
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 09 May 2017 23:14:54 GMT IoD: Investors need bigger say in executive pay

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ITV revenues fall 3% as advertising continues to shrink
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 10 May 2017 09:41:36 GMT ITV revenues fall 3% as advertising continues to shrink

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Vodafone to close down pager business after CMA shock
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 10 May 2017 10:14:46 GMT Vodafone to close down pager business after CMA shock

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Brexit's hard Irish border questions
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 10 May 2017 10:06:02 GMT Brexit's hard Irish border questions

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Barclays boss set for shareholder grilling at AGM
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 10 May 2017 10:14:55 GMT Barclays boss set for shareholder grilling at AGM

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Energy price cap
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:52:31 GMT Energy price cap

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Machine learning
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:52:29 GMT Machine learning

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Lunch-hour hacks
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:52 GMT Lunch-hour hacks

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Email hell
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:10:55 GMT Email hell

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Colour me
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:08:21 GMT Colour me

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Hard tackling
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:25:54 GMT Hard tackling

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In the small print
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:08:16 GMT In the small print

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Job opportunities
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:12:43 GMT Job opportunities

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'Pawternity' leave
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:08:29 GMT 'Pawternity' leave

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No branch?
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:05:04 GMT No branch?

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No Bank balance
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:25:28 GMT No Bank balance

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Trumponomics quiz
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:48:40 GMT Trumponomics quiz

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Hero's legacy
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:07:14 GMT Hero's legacy

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On the buses
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 30 Apr 2017 23:31:11 GMT On the buses

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Mr Fixer
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 30 Apr 2017 23:01:33 GMT Mr Fixer

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Battery bonanza
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 30 Apr 2017 23:01:30 GMT Battery bonanza

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Smart doggy
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 May 2017 23:13:13 GMT Smart doggy

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Scaling success
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 02 May 2017 23:15:46 GMT Scaling success

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Move over Mulberry
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 May 2017 23:22:13 GMT Move over Mulberry

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Hello Arizona
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 May 2017 23:27:10 GMT Hello Arizona

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'Eat to extinction
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 May 2017 11:10:19 GMT 'Eat to extinction

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Watch me, watch me
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 May 2017 23:15:21 GMT Watch me, watch me

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Dumped by a stranger
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 May 2017 21:03:51 GMT Dumped by a stranger

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Breaking brands
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 06 May 2017 23:46:31 GMT Breaking brands

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Superstar economics
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 07 May 2017 23:30:01 GMT Superstar economics

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Making money
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 07 May 2017 13:09:00 GMT Making money

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Hanging up the microphone
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 07 May 2017 23:23:22 GMT Hanging up the microphone

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Macronomics
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 08 May 2017 07:46:22 GMT Macronomics

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Goldman Sachs draws up Brexit contingency plans
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 May 2017 06:19:03 GMT Goldman Sachs draws up Brexit contingency plans

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Lost at the airport? This robot can help
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 May 2017 14:45:25 GMT Lost at the airport? This robot can help

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A tour of China's first big passenger jet - the C919
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 May 2017 03:07:58 GMT A tour of China's first big passenger jet - the C919

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The bakers who boogie
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 May 2017 23:19:00 GMT The bakers who boogie

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The world's largest artificial sun
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 06 May 2017 23:18:20 GMT The world's largest artificial sun

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General Election 2017: Tax policy expert on Labour's tax plans
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 07 May 2017 11:01:36 GMT General Election 2017: Tax policy expert on Labour's tax plans

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CEO Secrets: What I learnt from bees
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 07 May 2017 23:32:13 GMT CEO Secrets: What I learnt from bees

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Has Facebook profited from fake news?
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 08 May 2017 05:06:59 GMT Has Facebook profited from fake news?

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UK tourists hit by booking scams up by nearly a fifth
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 07 May 2017 11:47:58 GMT UK tourists hit by booking scams up by nearly a fifth

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General election 2017: Lib Dems pledge winter fuel cuts to protect pensions
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 06 May 2017 21:00:07 GMT General election 2017: Lib Dems pledge winter fuel cuts to protect pensions

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General election 2017: Labour rules out tax rises for 95% of earners
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 07 May 2017 15:08:55 GMT General election 2017: Labour rules out tax rises for 95% of earners

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Automation poses a high risk to 1.2m Scottish jobs, report says
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 06 May 2017 23:17:06 GMT Automation poses a high risk to 1.2m Scottish jobs, report says

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Rich List 2017: UK's super-rich carry on making billions
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 07 May 2017 12:18:39 GMT Rich List 2017: UK's super-rich carry on making billions

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FTSE 100 flat after French election
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 08 May 2017 08:33:34 GMT FTSE 100 flat after French election

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Debit card control lets you 'turn off' card to beat scams
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 07 May 2017 23:19:09 GMT Debit card control lets you 'turn off' card to beat scams

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More than half of UK vapers 'have given up smoking'
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 08 May 2017 02:48:42 GMT More than half of UK vapers 'have given up smoking'

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Facebook publishes fake news ads in UK papers
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 08 May 2017 04:00:25 GMT Facebook publishes fake news ads in UK papers

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British Gas loses more customers despite holding prices
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 08 May 2017 07:38:11 GMT British Gas loses more customers despite holding prices

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Dulux owner Akzo Nobel owner rejects third PPG takeover bid
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 08 May 2017 09:37:28 GMT Dulux owner Akzo Nobel owner rejects third PPG takeover bid

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Euro steady after Macron wins French presidency
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 08 May 2017 08:57:51 GMT Euro steady after Macron wins French presidency

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UK house prices in first quarterly fall since 2012
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 08 May 2017 08:36:14 GMT UK house prices in first quarterly fall since 2012

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Presidential challenge
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:10:40 GMT Presidential challenge

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Russia's secret
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:17:03 GMT Russia's secret

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Key concerns
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:44:28 GMT Key concerns

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Braced for Brexit
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:44:19 GMT Braced for Brexit

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Packing a punch
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 23 Apr 2017 06:58:24 GMT Packing a punch

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Brand Masha
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 22 Apr 2017 23:27:22 GMT Brand Masha

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Family matters
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:51:12 GMT Family matters

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Tory price promise
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:59:35 GMT Tory price promise

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Geeks v government
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:03:23 GMT Geeks v government

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'You're hired Mr Happy'
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:03:35 GMT 'You're hired Mr Happy'

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Borussia Dortmund bombs: Part of an elaborate scam?
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:10:46 GMT Borussia Dortmund bombs: Part of an elaborate scam?

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Juicero: Juicing boss defends $400 machine
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:26:05 GMT Juicero: Juicing boss defends $400 machine

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Harley-Davidson: The 'emblematic' US company
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:02:49 GMT Harley-Davidson: The 'emblematic' US company

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Jet-propelled sky taxi tested in Germany
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:00:51 GMT Jet-propelled sky taxi tested in Germany

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Can China's electric cars kill off petrol?
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:13:26 GMT Can China's electric cars kill off petrol?

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Is Ghana's economy on the mend?
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:54:40 GMT Is Ghana's economy on the mend?

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Zambia's DJ academy
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:46:55 GMT Zambia's DJ academy

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CEO Secrets: Put family first, says manufacturer.
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:03:12 GMT CEO Secrets: Put family first, says manufacturer.

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Biggest fall in UK retail sales in seven years
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:04:12 GMT Biggest fall in UK retail sales in seven years

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United Airlines to tie executive pay to customer satisfaction
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:29:14 GMT United Airlines to tie executive pay to customer satisfaction

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Exxon Mobil denied permission to resume Russian oil work
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:47:11 GMT Exxon Mobil denied permission to resume Russian oil work

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Lloyds: Taxpayers get all their money back after rescue
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:01:52 GMT Lloyds: Taxpayers get all their money back after rescue

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American Airlines suspends employee after clash over pram
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:12:30 GMT American Airlines suspends employee after clash over pram

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First coal-free day in Britain since Industrial Revolution
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:44:26 GMT First coal-free day in Britain since Industrial Revolution

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FTSE 100 jumps following French vote
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:55:14 GMT FTSE 100 jumps following French vote

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Three apologises after network problems
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 23 Apr 2017 02:19:36 GMT Three apologises after network problems

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IMF meeting drops anti-protectionism pledge
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 23 Apr 2017 09:58:15 GMT IMF meeting drops anti-protectionism pledge

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Company profit warnings increase on previous quarter
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 23 Apr 2017 08:23:22 GMT Company profit warnings increase on previous quarter

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Jimmy Choo puts itself up for sale
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:16:58 GMT Jimmy Choo puts itself up for sale

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French elections: Euro and shares jump after French vote
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:18:29 GMT French elections: Euro and shares jump after French vote

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General Election 2017: Energy bill cap 'will hit consumers'
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:57:47 GMT General Election 2017: Energy bill cap 'will hit consumers'

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It's good to talk
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:00:53 GMT It's good to talk

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The hippo at work
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:31:05 GMT The hippo at work

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Ultrasonic clothes dryer 'halves drying time'
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:15:16 GMT Ultrasonic clothes dryer 'halves drying time'

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Virgin Money CEO on her struggle with depression
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:57:03 GMT Virgin Money CEO on her struggle with depression

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Germany's public wi-fi dilemma
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:28:52 GMT Germany's public wi-fi dilemma

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Morgan Stanley profits jump on bond trading growth
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:53:58 GMT Morgan Stanley profits jump on bond trading growth

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Burberry shares dive despite sales rise
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:58:20 GMT Burberry shares dive despite sales rise

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IMF says global financial stability has improved
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:31:28 GMT IMF says global financial stability has improved

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Holiday Inn hotels hit by card payment system hack
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:31:04 GMT Holiday Inn hotels hit by card payment system hack

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Llanrwst fatal fire: blaze started 'in or around dryer'
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:25:14 GMT Llanrwst fatal fire: blaze started 'in or around dryer'

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BMW strike halts Mini car production
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:08:17 GMT BMW strike halts Mini car production

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Malaysia Airlines to track planes with satellites
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:30:53 GMT Malaysia Airlines to track planes with satellites

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Tesco to offload opticians' business to Vision Express
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:13:34 GMT Tesco to offload opticians' business to Vision Express

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Financial watchdog to investigate car finance market
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:47:47 GMT Financial watchdog to investigate car finance market

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Energy secretary to 'flex muscles' over rising bills
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:39:02 GMT Energy secretary to 'flex muscles' over rising bills

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Starbucks joins 'unicorn food' craze with new drink
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:17:41 GMT Starbucks joins 'unicorn food' craze with new drink

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Fox dumps star presenter Bill O'Reilly
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 21:35:24 GMT Fox dumps star presenter Bill O'Reilly

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Emirates to cut US flights after Trump travel restrictions
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:33:04 GMT Emirates to cut US flights after Trump travel restrictions

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Premier League revenues soar but clubs still make a loss
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:05:23 GMT Premier League revenues soar but clubs still make a loss

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TalkTalk and BT rated worst for broadband in Which? survey
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:02:09 GMT TalkTalk and BT rated worst for broadband in Which? survey

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Baidu to share self-drive car technology
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Apr 2017 05:25:16 GMT Baidu to share self-drive car technology

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Services matter
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:13:46 GMT Services matter

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Zuckerberg addresses 'Facebook killing'
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:19:46 GMT Zuckerberg addresses 'Facebook killing'

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RBS stake may be sold at a loss, chancellor admits
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:01:26 GMT RBS stake may be sold at a loss, chancellor admits

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From Germany to Japan, collectors buy the disused phone booths and either restore them or create new uses, from cocktail cabinets to secret entrances to a child's playroom. Premier League football....

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US rate rise
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:51:25 GMT US rate rise

But the Bank of England is in a very different place now. It cut interest rates in the wake of the vote to leave the European Union - and it is expecting growth to slow next year. Policy makers ar....

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Housing worries
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:28:11 GMT Housing worries

On her break, Yilin says she'd love to buy an apartment, but there's no way she can afford one on her salary."As everybody knows in China now, property prices are so high. I can't afford to buy it....

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Risks and rewards
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:21:34 GMT Risks and rewards

"We want to go where the people go," says Scot Cottick, senior manager in charge of digital and social media for Nissan. The carmaker has run more than 26 live streamed videos over the past few ye....

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Uber told to stop self-driving in California
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:08:20 GMT Uber told to stop self-driving in California

Uber responded to this and another report of a similar incident in the city by blaming them on "human error" and adding it was investigating what happened."If Uber does not confirm immediately tha....

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Super Mario Run to launch on the iPhone and iPad
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 08:54:27 GMT Super Mario Run to launch on the iPhone and iPad

"Mario is one of the best loved and established icons of gaming and I think this is going to be tremendously successful," said Piers Harding-Rolls from the IHS Technology consultancy. "To open up ....

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Are we being left in the digital slow lane?
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 14 Dec 2016 10:10:11 GMT Are we being left in the digital slow lane?

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Riding along in Uber’s self-drive car in San Francisco
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 14 Dec 2016 11:16:12 GMT Riding along in Uber’s self-drive car in San Francisco

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Quinoa makes Taiwan comeback
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:12:33 GMT Quinoa makes Taiwan comeback

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The 'selfie firm' worth $4.6bn
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 06:34:57 GMT The 'selfie firm' worth $4.6bn

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US rate rise: What impact will it have?
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Binmen put in danger by shortcut drivers
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:54:47 GMT Binmen put in danger by shortcut drivers

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Why aren't there more female pilots?
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 07:46:20 GMT Why aren't there more female pilots?

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Were Yahoo hackers state-sponsored?
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 08:02:00 GMT Were Yahoo hackers state-sponsored?

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Japan parliament legalises casinos
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:38:33 GMT Japan parliament legalises casinos

The move was backed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who believes the changes will stimulate tourism and help the country's flagging economy. But with legislation still needed on how to regulate the ....

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Brexit trade deal could take 10 years, says UK's ambassador
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 12:26:34 GMT Brexit trade deal could take 10 years, says UK's ambassador

A post-Brexit UK-EU trade deal might take 10 years to finalise and still fail, Britain's ambassador to the EU has privately told the government.The BBC understands Sir Ivan Rogers warned ministers....

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US raises key interest rate by 0.25% on strengthening economy
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 14 Dec 2016 22:09:49 GMT US raises key interest rate by 0.25% on strengthening economy

The president-elect has promised policies to boost growth through tax cuts, spending and deregulation.Ms Yellen said it was wrong to speculate on Mr Trump's economic strategy without more details.....

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FTSE 100 falls as gold miners hit
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:04:46 GMT FTSE 100 falls as gold miners hit

In the FTSE 250, shares in online food ordering service Just Eat rose 4.3% after it had spent about £260m on buying rivals Hungry House and Canada's SkipTheDishes.On the currency markets, the po....

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Brexit: Warning firms could leave City over uncertainty
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:46:58 GMT Brexit: Warning firms could leave City over uncertainty

However, she will not be present for a dinner on Thursday evening - at which the EU's remaining 27 leaders are expected to discuss their approach to Brexit.In other Brexit developments:The UK is e....

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JD Sports to investigate Kingsway worker conditions
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 08:12:31 GMT JD Sports to investigate Kingsway worker conditions

The Channel 4 News report also claims that employees are not paid for queuing outside the Kingsway distribution centre and that workers on zero-hours contracts are sometimes sent home if JD Sports....

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Go-Ahead warns of Southern Rail strike impact
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:22:57 GMT Go-Ahead warns of Southern Rail strike impact

Joe Spooner, transport analyst at Jefferies, told the Reuters news agency that Go-Ahead could be facing a further £3m hit from the strike action.Go-Ahead said: "The GTR team continues to work tow....

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'One billion' affected by Yahoo hack
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:06:56 GMT 'One billion' affected by Yahoo hack

The breach "is likely distinct from the incident the company disclosed on September 22, 2016".However, the three-year-old hack was uncovered as part of continuing investigations by authorities and....

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Retail sales rise on Black Friday discount boost
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:59:15 GMT Retail sales rise on Black Friday discount boost

Paul Sirani, chief market analyst at Xtrade, said: "The retail sector has been in fine fettle since Brexit and, although [Thursday's] figures are not as strong as October's, there is plenty of rea....

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Just Eat gobbles up Hungry House and SkipTheDishes
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:39:34 GMT Just Eat gobbles up Hungry House and SkipTheDishes

David Buttress, Just Eat chief executive, said he was confident the UK deal would get the nod from regulators. "We think this brings benefits to both restaurants and consumers rather than diminish....

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Mortgage market to plateau until 2018, lenders warn
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 11:31:15 GMT Mortgage market to plateau until 2018, lenders warn

"Overall, the mortgage market remains resilient but is likely to plateau rather than grow much for the next couple of years," said CML director general Paul Smee.He said he did not expect house pr....

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Easyjet wants more women in the cockpit
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:47:43 GMT Easyjet wants more women in the cockpit

They include Kate McWilliams, 26, who earlier this year became the world's youngest female captain for a major commercial airline.Based at Gatwick airport, she flies Airbus A319 and A320 planes to....

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HMRC claws back celebrities' tax relief
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:17:51 GMT HMRC claws back celebrities' tax relief

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Pink wafer firm Rivington Biscuits reveals Brexit crunch
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 11:16:40 GMT Pink wafer firm Rivington Biscuits reveals Brexit crunch

A FRP Advisory spokeswoman said over the past year, the biscuit makers had "experienced particularly challenging trading conditions" and been "left with no viable alternative other than to seek th....

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UK interest rate left unchanged at 0.25%
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 12:40:39 GMT UK interest rate left unchanged at 0.25%

That means it will continue to buy and hold £435bn of UK government bonds and £10bn of corporate debt.The Bank said it now predicted a slight improvement in the inflation forecast after seeing t....

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Sky and 21st Century Fox agree £18.5bn takeover deal
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:46:28 GMT Sky and 21st Century Fox agree £18.5bn takeover deal

A number of Sky shareholders, including Standard Life Investments and Jupiter Asset Management, have questioned the independence of the independent directors and its ability to extract a higher pr....

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Brand repair
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 12 Oct 2016 23:06:27 GMT Brand repair

Or spare a thought for Whirlpool, which is having to modify five million faulty tumble dryers that are at risk of catching fire.And then there is Merlin Attractions, the owner of UK theme park Alt....

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Big bonanza
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 13 Oct 2016 23:29:58 GMT Big bonanza

From June this year, the government ran a highly visible campaign, entreating citizens to use a four-month window to declare previously undisclosed assets and incomes in exchange for complete immu....

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Lights, camera... cloud
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 13 Oct 2016 23:01:24 GMT Lights, camera... cloud

"The amount of shots we are dealing with... and the level of detail of their contents - the photo-real reconstruction of Manhattan for Robert Zemeckis' movie The Walk, for example - require a comp....

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Marmite: A potted history of the British-born spread
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:12:16 GMT Marmite: A potted history of the British-born spread

Since the 1920s, Marmite has been sold in its distinctive bulbous glass jars, with a picture of a marmite pot on the red and yellow label a reminder of the origins of its name.Tracy Matthews, 48, ....

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The business of hedging
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 14 Oct 2016 15:09:51 GMT The business of hedging

Businesses do the same thing. They will take steps to try to offset the possible losses that may be incurred by investments or by changes to financial markets.Hedging is an important part of doing....

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'We have no future'
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 14 Oct 2016 21:34:06 GMT 'We have no future'

The ship is docked in Singapore, finally. It's the first time in weeks it has been towed up alongside a pier. in August and since then its vessels have been , not allowed to call at any port.It's....

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Quick question
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 16 Oct 2016 23:03:30 GMT Quick question

While the "crack" part of the game's name means "to solve", some committed players joke that the game is as addictive as the namesake drug.Since it was released in 2013, Trivia Crack has been down....

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Breakfast binge
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 16 Oct 2016 23:00:48 GMT Breakfast binge

Research from the market information group NPD suggests Brits are increasingly grabbing their first meal of the day out of the house.In the eight years since 2008, it estimates that we have eaten ....

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Let's play!
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 17 Oct 2016 23:23:56 GMT Let's play!

It adopted gamification to raise awareness of pensions and savings among its 36,000 employees.Communications agency Teamspirit created a gaming app for them called "Bolt To The Finish" involving c....

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Inflation means inflation
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:44:02 GMT Inflation means inflation

That goes for finished goods, such as food and drink or clothing, but also for raw materials that are processed here, such as car parts. Global supply chains mean that more than 50% of the compone....

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Fur real?
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:04:37 GMT Fur real?

The mink are kept at a fur farm belonging to Aarhus University in Denmark. The senior scientist, Steen Moller, showed me around one of the sheds. "Like all other farm animals, they are kept in a ....

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Trade deals
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:25:16 GMT Trade deals

In July 2016, EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom also the UK would be able to negotiate a trade deal with the EU only after Article 50 negotiations had been concluded.If this is the case, Br....

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'Things are changing'
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:09:26 GMT 'Things are changing'

But there are real advantages to increasing the number of female directors. Mrs Bhattacharya believes that companies with women directors make better quality decisions due to a wider diversity of ....

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Your own boss?
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:36:19 GMT Your own boss?

Payments to sessions singers have changed very little in real terms over the past 20 years, according to Sam Blewitt. The Twickenham-based singer has been self-employed for 30 years and has sung w....

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Mind games
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:17:53 GMT Mind games

Prof Peters, a cherubic-looking 63-year-old, is author of the best-selling personal development book The Chimp Paradox. It explains how we can control this inner primate, an emotional creature who....

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Itchy business
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:14:58 GMT Itchy business

While exact statistics are hard to come by, getting head lice is a rite of passage for most schoolchildren.In the US alone, as many as 12 million kids per year get an infestation, to the federal ....

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Thousands apply for train driver jobs on east coast route
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:58:59 GMT Thousands apply for train driver jobs on east coast route

"We're really excited that so many people want to come and join our fabulous company."The talent team are working hard to process and update all of the applications we received."When they launch i....

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Hotel Chocolat is selling more 'hedonistic' treats
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:21:19 GMT Hotel Chocolat is selling more 'hedonistic' treats

The company's annual profits before tax were sharply higher, rising from £2.9m to £8.2m."We've been upping our marketing efforts. We've got a lot of new customers who've discovered the gift-send....

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CEO Secrets: The lawyer turned gym boss
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 16 Oct 2016 05:05:48 GMT CEO Secrets: The lawyer turned gym boss

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Are more people going out for breakfast?
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 16 Oct 2016 23:00:02 GMT Are more people going out for breakfast?

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Serving a city where 'time is more precious than money'
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:44:49 GMT Serving a city where 'time is more precious than money'

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The 'modest' £1m home
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 17 Oct 2016 00:51:19 GMT The 'modest' £1m home

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Video pioneer backs gig economy
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 17 Oct 2016 23:27:18 GMT Video pioneer backs gig economy

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Why your coffee could cost more
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:36:02 GMT Why your coffee could cost more

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The return of Brazil's 'gig economy'
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:29:52 GMT The return of Brazil's 'gig economy'

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Brexit: The pros and cons for Australian trade
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:19:34 GMT Brexit: The pros and cons for Australian trade

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Yahoo urges US to publish surveillance order
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:34:12 GMT Yahoo urges US to publish surveillance order

"Yahoo was mentioned specifically in these reports and we find ourselves unable to respond in detail." He asked Clapper to confirm the existence of the surveillance order, to declassify all or par....

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Nestle cuts growth forecast as food prices fall
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:17:46 GMT Nestle cuts growth forecast as food prices fall

Unilever is the UK's biggest producer of branded household goods, making products including Marmite and Pot Noodles.In a striking example of the battle between suppliers and retailers, both keen t....

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Tesla to make all its new cars self-driving
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Oct 2016 02:07:12 GMT Tesla to make all its new cars self-driving

He said it made sense to build in the self-driving tech now - even if it cannot be used for some time - because trying to retrofit the hardware at a later stage would cost consumers more than buyi....

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Heathrow flyers climb ahead of expansion decision
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:09:23 GMT Heathrow flyers climb ahead of expansion decision

While the government will announce its preference next week, a final decision will not be made until 2017-18, a move that London Mayor Sadiq Khan described as "dithering". Mr Holland-Kaye said: ....

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Stagecoach unveils contactless bus travel plans
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:44:26 GMT Stagecoach unveils contactless bus travel plans

By the end of 2018, the technology will be live on all of the operator's 7,200 buses in England, Scotland and Wales.Stagecoach has already ordered 4,000 special ticket machines, covering more than....

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Banks surge as FTSE 100 edges up
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:01:55 GMT Banks surge as FTSE 100 edges up

were up 1% after it reported a 19% rise in third-quarter total income, helped by growth in all its businesses.Engineering group Keller 27% after it warned that profits would be around 15% below ....

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World wine output expected to hit four-year low
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:08:23 GMT World wine output expected to hit four-year low

"But very often wine producers and wine industries keep wine stocks in order to respond to such risks."In Europe, the OIV said Italy was again set to be the world's leading producer - even though ....

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BHP Billiton seeks gender equality by 2025
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:41:43 GMT BHP Billiton seeks gender equality by 2025

The dam burst released billions of gallons of sludge, causing significant environmental damage.The protesters want BHP to expand its compensation scheme and to cancel its plans to build another da....

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ECB to discuss future of bond buying scheme in December
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:09:04 GMT ECB to discuss future of bond buying scheme in December

Mr Draghi said it was "unlikely" that there would be an abrupt end to the bond-buying programme. He said that the ECB was waiting until December to address the issue because "we want to see all th....

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Warm weather subdues UK's September retail sales
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:16:57 GMT Warm weather subdues UK's September retail sales

"Deflationary pressures in food and fashion also contributed to a flat spend during the month as a whole." Over the three months to September, growth was stronger, with retail sales volumes up 1.8....

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Workers' pensions get more protection in new bill
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:24:29 GMT Workers' pensions get more protection in new bill

Master trust pensions are typically used by smaller employers, and include the government-backed NEST scheme, as well as Now: Pensions. In February this year that up to a quarter of a million peo....

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Apple complains Amazon's US site is selling fake products
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:31:20 GMT Apple complains Amazon's US site is selling fake products

Amazon says it takes such matters seriously."Amazon has zero tolerance for the sale of counterfeits on our site," a spokeswoman told the BBC."We work closely with manufacturers and brands and purs....

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'I return half of what I buy'
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:38:15 GMT 'I return half of what I buy'

The credit card firm found around a fifth of firms had created a system for stock they couldn't resell, including partnering with another firm to resell items at a loss, or moving to a bigger ware....

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Sir Philip Green: MPs approve stripping BHS ex-chief of knighthood
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:51:36 GMT Sir Philip Green: MPs approve stripping BHS ex-chief of knighthood

They did not hold back. Among the most notable criticisms was that he was like the autocrat Napoleon and the former boss of the Mirror group of newspapers, Robert Maxwell, as well as being an "ass....

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Apple should repay Ireland 13bn euros, European Commission rules
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 30 Aug 2016 11:32:56 GMT Apple should repay Ireland 13bn euros, European Commission rules

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'Vertical ambition'
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 06 Aug 2016 01:09:03 GMT 'Vertical ambition'

His most extraordinary comment is that lack of women in leadership roles was not a problem in the advertising industry.Hmm. Saatchi and Saatchi's global leadership team of 14 includes only three w....

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Golden opportunity
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 20:58:47 GMT Golden opportunity

"There was a lot of negative feedback from the athletes at London 2012 about the advertising restrictions they faced, and the IOC said they would review the rules because of this unhappiness," say....

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Tanzania's sugar imports ban
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 13:44:32 GMT Tanzania's sugar imports ban

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Where is it most expensive to rent a home?
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 23:39:55 GMT Where is it most expensive to rent a home?

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RBS: Big firms 'stepping back' from investing after Brexit
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 12:29:46 GMT RBS: Big firms 'stepping back' from investing after Brexit

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Rio 2016: Will the Olympics be worth it for Brazil?
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 21:05:58 GMT Rio 2016: Will the Olympics be worth it for Brazil?

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FTSE 100 ends up but RBS shares hit by more losses
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 16:20:03 GMT FTSE 100 ends up but RBS shares hit by more losses

rose 5.3%% after the housebuilder said customer confidence and trading conditions have "remained strong throughout the year", while bricks and concrete products maker jumped 7.7%% after it said tr....

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William Hill profits fall despite football bet boost
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 10:08:02 GMT William Hill profits fall despite football bet boost

He said three out of its four business - the retail side, the US and Australia - had performed well in the six months to 28 June and trading was in line with full-year expectations."We have taken ....

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US markets hit new record highs
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 20:45:04 GMT US markets hit new record highs

"The most important takeaway from a better jobs report is an indication of a continued grind higher in the US economy," said Michael James, managing director of equity trading at Wedbush Securiti....

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HMRC claims victory in film tax battle
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 19:53:00 GMT HMRC claims victory in film tax battle

The company said it was "pleased" that the tribunal had recognised the schemes as "bona fide businesses run for profit".HMRC said both schemes saw users claim more in tax relief than they had inve....

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US jobs growth beats forecasts in July
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 18:10:53 GMT US jobs growth beats forecasts in July

The US Fed recently signalled that it was on course to increase interest rates this year as "near-term risks" such slowing employment receded.However, subsequent data revealed that the US economy ....

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Mortgage cut 'delay' and best savings rates 'slaughter'
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 13:44:19 GMT Mortgage cut 'delay' and best savings rates 'slaughter'

"It is easy to see that decent savings deals are facing slaughter: repetitive cuts are just not practical for all providers to continue, so the only option left to limit the amount of cash coming ....

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Strengthen rules on premium rate texts, says regulator
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 21:10:26 GMT Strengthen rules on premium rate texts, says regulator

One of those - Jim - found out his 12-year-old son was receiving premium rate texts which contained adult content, at a total cost of more than £340. The texts were sent weekly, and each one cost....

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Traffic hackers
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 23:00:21 GMT Traffic hackers

"He said that a few people had called in the morning about it, so I would feel comfortable saying the sign remained that way for at least eight hours but probably more like 10 or 12," she says. Ye....

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Fleet Street: Last journalists leave former home of national papers
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 03:03:01 GMT Fleet Street: Last journalists leave former home of national papers

At its height, "the Street of Shame" - as it was dubbed by some - was the pinnacle of a journalist's career, with nearly every national paper and several provincial newspapers having offices withi....

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Defying tradition to become a pilot in Indonesia
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 05:56:07 GMT Defying tradition to become a pilot in Indonesia

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Netflix boss: 'TV is getting bigger than it's ever been'
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 23:30:20 GMT Netflix boss: 'TV is getting bigger than it's ever been'

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Fleet Street: A brief history in headlines and pictures
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 03:02:56 GMT Fleet Street: A brief history in headlines and pictures

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Toyota shares rise despite weak earnings and outlook
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 08:41:46 GMT Toyota shares rise despite weak earnings and outlook

Japan's currency is regarded as a haven in times of global economic uncertainty. But a stronger yen makes goods made in Japan more expensive on the world market, and reduces the value of sales mad....

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ZTE wants the public's ideas for its next smartphone
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 15:27:58 GMT ZTE wants the public's ideas for its next smartphone

Submissions officially opened on 3 August, and ZTE's community website now features a growing list of ideas proposed by the public.One user believes the phone should include a "desktop mode" that ....

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FTSE 100 rises but RBS shares hit by more losses
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 07:52:40 GMT FTSE 100 rises but RBS shares hit by more losses

Sterling edge up 0.1% to $1.3127 and also 0.1% higher at €1.1791.

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West Bromwich Albion to be sold to Chinese investment group
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 08:10:16 GMT West Bromwich Albion to be sold to Chinese investment group

West Brom chairman Jeremy Peace has agreed a deal to sell the club to a Chinese investment group led by entrepreneur Guochuan Lai.Former Blackburn chief executive John Williams will replace Peace,....

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'Sky-high' rental hotspots across England revealed
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 09:17:22 GMT 'Sky-high' rental hotspots across England revealed

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Brexit hit recruitment in July, a new survey suggests
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 23:00:13 GMT Brexit hit recruitment in July, a new survey suggests

However, Mr Green said it was important not to jump to conclusions from one month's data."The truth is we don't know what long term consequences the referendum result will have on UK jobs. With th....

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Renault-Nissan 'reasonably optimistic' over Brexit
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 23:00:09 GMT Renault-Nissan 'reasonably optimistic' over Brexit

The chief executive of Renault-Nissan has told the BBC he is "reasonably optimistic" that the UK will be an important partner with the European Union, despite its vote to leave.Carlos Ghosn said N....

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RBS blames legacy issues for £2bn loss
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 08:21:53 GMT RBS blames legacy issues for £2bn loss

The legacy issues include mis-selling payment protection insurance (PPI) to customers and litigation related to a £12bn rights issue in 2008 during the financial crisis.Over the six months, RBS s....

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UK house price growth shows signs of slowing, says Halifax
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 08:04:40 GMT UK house price growth shows signs of slowing, says Halifax

Earlier in the week, analysed the fall in home ownership in major cities of the UK.It said the proportion of home owners dropped from 72% in April 2003 to 58% this year in Greater Manchester, whi....

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Bank spells out chance of further rate cut this year
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 05 Aug 2016 08:15:56 GMT Bank spells out chance of further rate cut this year

He said that in the past, these had been reliable indicators of subsequent releases of official data. The Bank also attempted to boost the economy, with a £100bn scheme to force banks to pass on ....

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Crash priorities
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 13:57:53 GMT Crash priorities

At around 36 seconds into a posted on Twitter, it appears someone is talking about getting their laptop. It's not so hard to understand why people do it. Without warning, their run-of-the-mill la....

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Mark Carney: 'Economy in a period of uncertainty'
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 16:53:45 GMT Mark Carney: 'Economy in a period of uncertainty'

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Wall Street flat following UK rate cut
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 14:47:10 GMT Wall Street flat following UK rate cut

However, investors are waiting to see what the more comprehensive monthly jobs data, due to be released on Friday, reveal. "There is a little bit of order being restored in the market today, but [....

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AB InBev to cut up to 575 UK jobs in SABMiller takeover
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 16:25:59 GMT AB InBev to cut up to 575 UK jobs in SABMiller takeover

Under the takeover, SAB's office in Woking would be kept open for a "transitional period" but its central London base would be wound down. SAB's headquarters would move to AB InBev's existing base....

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Promises kept and broken
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Brexit latest
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 13:12:17 GMT Brexit latest

The Bank of England has amid uncertainty over the Brexit process and worries about productivity and economic growth. It's the first cut since 2009. The Bank has also announced a range of measures....

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Quantitative easing
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 13:02:54 GMT Quantitative easing

It then uses this money to buy bonds from investors such as banks or pension funds. This increases the overall amount of funds in the financial system. Making more money available is supposed to e....

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Interest rates and you
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 12:33:29 GMT Interest rates and you

Using Office for National Statistics (ONS) house price data, a cut to 0.25% means a £22 monthly reduction in the bill for a variable 25-year repayment mortgage on a typically priced home of £211....

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John McDonnell on cutting VAT and UK interest rates
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 10:04:19 GMT John McDonnell on cutting VAT and UK interest rates

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Carney: Bank of England will take 'whatever action needed'
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 13:16:48 GMT Carney: Bank of England will take 'whatever action needed'

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Why has the Bank of England cut interest rates?
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 11:02:57 GMT Why has the Bank of England cut interest rates?

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Ladbrokes profits up strongly on 'bookie friendly' results
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 08:29:10 GMT Ladbrokes profits up strongly on 'bookie friendly' results

The results show that customers are responding positively to the company's new strategy "at a time when the sporting gods have generally been on our side and we've enjoyed some helpful bookmaker f....

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FTSE 100 rises and pound drops on rate cut
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 11:35:21 GMT FTSE 100 rises and pound drops on rate cut

The biggest loser, though, remained . It lost 12% after a late release on Wednesday, warning profit at its generic drugs unit will fall this year., rising 6% after announcing a 13% half-year opera....

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UK interest rates cut to 0.25%
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 12:40:52 GMT UK interest rates cut to 0.25%

He said that a majority of the nine-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) backed another cut if subsequent data showed the economy was deteriorating. Mr Carney also took a tough stance on banks ....

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Township entrepreneurs
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 23:00:27 GMT Township entrepreneurs

Lance says: "The point of Vibe Radio is to provide a platform that focuses solely on the youth voice, and gives young people the opportunity to say what's on their mind, and be heard."He adds that....

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Are we hooked on being connected online?
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 23:00:41 GMT Are we hooked on being connected online?

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Indian parliament backs key tax bill
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 03:11:19 GMT Indian parliament backs key tax bill

India's parliament has passed the much-awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill.The tax reform has been labelled a landmark and India's biggest tax reform since independence. The changes aim to s....

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Goldman Sachs fined over use of confidential documents
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 19:09:40 GMT Goldman Sachs fined over use of confidential documents

Those documents were then used to advise small and medium-sized banks on the Fed's decision making in 2014. Both Mr Jiampietro and Mr Bansal were sacked after another colleague reported the incide....

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21st Century Fox reports strong quarterly profits
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 21:59:37 GMT 21st Century Fox reports strong quarterly profits

"Our brands are an indispensable part of any consumer offering, whether from a traditional distributor or a new entrant like Hulu's upcoming live and on-demand service."Fox News has benefited from....

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Japanese shares follow Wall Street higher
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 06:41:03 GMT Japanese shares follow Wall Street higher

Global mining companies have suffered a prolonged slump as demand from China has weakened. In China, the Shanghai Composite was flat in early trade while Hong Kong's Hang Seng was higher by 0.6% t....

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Call for supermarket price offers on healthy food
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 23:00:16 GMT Call for supermarket price offers on healthy food

The Which? analysis covered deals found in six major retailers - Asda, Morrisons, Ocado, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose - between April and June. It classed less healthy food as any product with ....

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Moon Express cleared for lunar landing
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 18:21:18 GMT Moon Express cleared for lunar landing

Moon Express also plans to beam pictures back to the Earth."The Moon Express 2017 mission approval is a landmark decision by the US government and a pathfinder for private sector commercial missio....

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Trump Taj Mahal casino to shut down after years of losses
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 00:33:44 GMT Trump Taj Mahal casino to shut down after years of losses

The casino was opened 26 years ago by current . It was taken over by billionaire Carl Icahn in 2009 when Trump Entertainment filed for bankruptcy - a move which forced Mr Trump to give up all of h....

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Nike to stop selling golf equipment
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 01:18:31 GMT Nike to stop selling golf equipment

But despite that hefty spending on marketing, Nike has been struggling in the golf business.Last year sales at Nike's golf unit fell by 8% to $706m, the third year of declining sales.Nike said it ....

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Tesla reports deepening losses
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 21:56:42 GMT Tesla reports deepening losses

But the company said it was on track to deliver 50,000 Model S and Model X vehicles in the second half of the year.New vehicles orders rose by 67% compared to the same time last year."Making cars ....

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Strong yen weighs on Toyota profits
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 07:17:16 GMT Strong yen weighs on Toyota profits

The firm had reported three straight years of record profits after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe unleashed a stimulus programme aimed at weakening the yen.But the currency has risen sharply f....

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Ladbroke profits up strongly on 'bookie-friendly' results
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 04 Aug 2016 07:01:31 GMT Ladbroke profits up strongly on 'bookie-friendly' results

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Net overload 'sparks digital detox for millions of Britons'
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 23:02:20 GMT Net overload 'sparks digital detox for millions of Britons'

One quarter of teenagers said that they had been late for school as a result of being online, while six in 10 said that they neglected schoolwork.As a consequence, parents are increasingly taking ....

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First UK interest rate cut in seven years expected
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 23:00:08 GMT First UK interest rate cut in seven years expected

"Economic data since the referendum have weakened sharply. There is a real need for more stimulus now," says Samuel Tombs, chief UK economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics.David Blanchflower, a forme....

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Out in the cold
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 02 Aug 2016 23:08:05 GMT Out in the cold

Yet Eskimologists are refusing to go down without a fight. The subject might bring to mind igloos, ice fishing, the North Pole and Pingu.But they say studying the Arctic has never been more releva....

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Will the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 take off?
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 00:59:05 GMT Will the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 take off?

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First Utility on Ofgem proposals for UK energy market
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 11:05:17 GMT First Utility on Ofgem proposals for UK energy market

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World Bank president: Brexit 'contributed to slow growth'
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 14:10:05 GMT World Bank president: Brexit 'contributed to slow growth'

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Self scanning in supermarkets significantly increases theft
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 11:03:03 GMT Self scanning in supermarkets significantly increases theft

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AIG to buy back $3bn in shares as pressure mounts for break-up
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 02 Aug 2016 22:13:07 GMT AIG to buy back $3bn in shares as pressure mounts for break-up

"Although there are a few outside voices urging us to move faster, I want to assure you that the AIG board is fully aligned with our strategy," chief executive Peter Hancock said.Mr Hancock also s....

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Southern rail: Jeremy Corbyn calls on government to renationalise
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 10:54:47 GMT Southern rail: Jeremy Corbyn calls on government to renationalise

Southern if the strike, due to begin on Monday, goes ahead.The company is also facing fresh strike action after the TSSA union said it would be balloting workers in a dispute over ticket office c....

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Japanese shares fall despite stimulus
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 08:58:44 GMT Japanese shares fall despite stimulus

China's benchmark Shanghai Composite edged 0.3% higher to close at 2,978.46, while in Hong Kong, the Hang Seng fell 1.7% to finish at 21,757.19. Shares in banking giant HSBC ended the trading in H....

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India parliament to vote on key GST bill
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 05:10:11 GMT India parliament to vote on key GST bill

The bill is likely to clear the upper house on Wednesday after the opposition Congress party, which originally proposed the GST while in power, managed to secure some concessions from the ruling g....

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Pokemon Go makers face trespassing lawsuit
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 00:28:02 GMT Pokemon Go makers face trespassing lawsuit

Pokemon Go is an augmented reality game on smartphones which has millions of people worldwide obsessively capturing small creatures in public spaces.It works by showing you a picture of your real ....

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Brexit 'means economy faces 50/50 recession chance'
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 02 Aug 2016 23:03:28 GMT Brexit 'means economy faces 50/50 recession chance'

This would see the UK avoid a technical recession, typically defined as two consecutive quarters of economic contraction.Mr Kirby argued that the June referendum vote had led to such financial and....

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Bitcoin drops more than 10% after security breach
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 08:21:38 GMT Bitcoin drops more than 10% after security breach

The hack is one of the biggest thefts in bitcoin's history and is being treated as a "major deal" by many in the virtual currency community."Unfortunately, we continue to have vulnerabilities in t....

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Tech-savvy targeted by ID thieves, says Experian
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 12:27:26 GMT Tech-savvy targeted by ID thieves, says Experian

"It is vital that those embracing technology also embrace protecting themselves online. Using the latest device doesn't necessarily mean full protection and being complacent about the risk of ID ....

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Tech-savvy targeted by ID thieves, says Experian
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 12:27:26 GMT Tech-savvy targeted by ID thieves, says Experian

"It is vital that those embracing technology also embrace protecting themselves online. Using the latest device doesn't necessarily mean full protection and being complacent about the risk of ID ....

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Saatchi boss Kevin Roberts resigns
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 11:11:53 GMT Saatchi boss Kevin Roberts resigns

He said that rather than holding ambitions to progress into the higher echelons of management, many women - and men - simply wanted to be happy and "do great work".The head of Publicis, Maurice Le....

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FTSE 100 lower despite bank rally sparked by HSBC shares buyback
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 11:29:17 GMT FTSE 100 lower despite bank rally sparked by HSBC shares buyback

The announcement follows the sale of its Brazilian division last year.Standard Chartered Bank saw its share price rise 9.38% to 644.90p, despite reporting a 46% fall in pre-tax profits to $1bn (£....

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HSBC profits slide amid 'turbulent period'
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 09:44:16 GMT HSBC profits slide amid 'turbulent period'

The fall in profits was in line with what analysts had expected as a result of restructuring costs and weak revenues. Chairman Douglas Flint said the falls came amid a "turbulent period" for the b....

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Ofgem energy shake-up 'doesn't go far enough'
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 11:30:05 GMT Ofgem energy shake-up 'doesn't go far enough'

"We are in real danger of continuing to fuel a 'tale of two markets' - helping those who already shop around and doing little to properly help those who are continuing to pay much more than they ....

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Rate cut 'foregone conclusion' as economy slows sharply
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 03 Aug 2016 14:19:26 GMT Rate cut 'foregone conclusion' as economy slows sharply

Taken together with the manufacturing and construction data, Markit said a cut in interest rates by the Bank of England - expected following Thursday's meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee - w....

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Foreign home buyers face new tax in Vancouver area
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 02 Aug 2016 17:56:51 GMT Foreign home buyers face new tax in Vancouver area

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Violent outbursts at Doncaster HS2 meeting
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 02 Aug 2016 09:32:28 GMT Violent outbursts at Doncaster HS2 meeting

Trouble flared at a meeting about the HS2 route through South Yorkshire, resulting in residents grappling on the floor.A violent scuffle broke out as hundreds of residents queued at Barnburgh Prim....

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US car shares fall on poor sales data
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 02 Aug 2016 15:29:51 GMT US car shares fall on poor sales data

GM sales declined by 1% to 267,258 vehicles.Fiat Chrysler was the only one to report an uptick in sales, but the rise was just 0.3%. The Italian-American carmaker is under investigation by the US ....

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Pokemon Go changes tracking capability
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 16:05:16 GMT Pokemon Go changes tracking capability

However, the footprints system was criticised because it did not work as intended and it has now been removed.Unofficial third-party tracking services, such as Pokevision and Pokeradar, have also ....

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Tullett Prebon creates 300 Belfast jobs
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 02 Aug 2016 11:04:01 GMT Tullett Prebon creates 300 Belfast jobs

"The new jobs will offer an average salary of £33,000, providing excellent opportunities for graduate and experienced IT professionals as well as school leavers."Invest Northern Ireland has offer....

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Byron burger reaction is hysteria says Oliver Peyton
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 02 Aug 2016 09:51:09 GMT Byron burger reaction is hysteria says Oliver Peyton

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Australia cuts interest rates to historic low
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 02 Aug 2016 07:18:41 GMT Australia cuts interest rates to historic low

Australia's benchmark ASX/200 closed 0.8% lower at 5,540.54.Shares in Tokyo fell as investors awaited details of fresh spending from the government.Japan's index dropped 1.5% to close at 16,391.4....

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Japan's cabinet approves stimulus package
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 02 Aug 2016 10:13:30 GMT Japan's cabinet approves stimulus package

The government expects the measures to boost gross domestic product by 1.3%, but economists have expressed disappointment."This package is very much in line with reports over the past few days and....

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FTSE 100 falls as bank shares slide
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 02 Aug 2016 11:51:39 GMT FTSE 100 falls as bank shares slide

However, it added: "In our view it is too early to precisely predict end-market demand and we will continue to monitor the lead indicators we track and will react accordingly."But it was a better ....

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South Korea suspends sale of 80 Volkswagen models
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 02 Aug 2016 06:20:52 GMT South Korea suspends sale of 80 Volkswagen models

The measures, which affect VW, Audi and Bentley models, come as the result of an extensive probe into the company which saw VW offices in South Korea raided by investigators. South Korea's environ....

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Greggs sales boosted by healthier food
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 02 Aug 2016 07:33:35 GMT Greggs sales boosted by healthier food

"We added to our 'Balanced Choice' range with sales growing strongly as more and more of our customers recognise the quality, range and value we offer in these healthier food choices."Chief execut....

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PPI claim deadline proposed for June 2019
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 02 Aug 2016 11:16:11 GMT PPI claim deadline proposed for June 2019

Andrew Bailey, FCA chief executive, said: "Putting a deadline on PPI complaints will bring the issue to an orderly conclusion in a way that protects both consumers and market integrity."We have li....

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Sir Philip Green should pay BHS pensioners, says Lady Barbara Judge
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 02 Aug 2016 11:08:41 GMT Sir Philip Green should pay BHS pensioners, says Lady Barbara Judge

In an angry war of words, the tycoon has responded by accusing the MP of overseeing a "kangaroo court" in his committee's parliamentary inquiry into the firm's collapse and of trying to create a "....

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Construction industry sees loss of momentum, PMI survey says
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 02 Aug 2016 10:48:57 GMT Construction industry sees loss of momentum, PMI survey says

The surveys are based on replies to questionnaires sent to purchasing executives and they are seen as one of the earliest indicators of the economy's performance."Anecdotal evidence suggested that....

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Home ownership falling in major English cities, says think tank
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 02 Aug 2016 11:01:53 GMT Home ownership falling in major English cities, says think tank

"We had access to lots of relatively easy credit and the position we're in now is that credit has been turned off."We have this sense now that house prices have become detached from people's earni....

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Game on
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 23:11:57 GMT Game on

A PC's Central Processing Unit (CPU) - the brains where the calculations take place - are pretty limited against the "essentially unlimited power of resource" of Microsoft's Azure or Google Cloud,....

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Byron 'let wolves into chicken pen', says employee
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 22:37:13 GMT Byron 'let wolves into chicken pen', says employee

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‘Eco-sexy' vegan shoes take on leather industry in Brazil
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 23:14:46 GMT ‘Eco-sexy' vegan shoes take on leather industry in Brazil

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China 'warning' over Hinkley Point delay claims
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 18:01:22 GMT China 'warning' over Hinkley Point delay claims

China is expected to fund one third of the project.On Saturday, former business secretary Sir Vince Cable said then home secretary Theresa May had been unhappy with what she saw as the government'....

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Home ownership falls across English cities, says think tank
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 23:03:33 GMT Home ownership falls across English cities, says think tank

The report follows recent data from the government's English Housing Survey showing the total number of buyers had fallen by a third in 10 years, and those who do buy their first home for help.Th....

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Degree or drop out?
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 00:52:20 GMT Degree or drop out?

It's little more than a decade since Mark Zuckerberg dropped out of Harvard at the age of 19 to launch Facebook.The social network has made him the fourth-richest man in America and a hero to any ....

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How rural crime is costing farmers millions of pounds
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 08:26:15 GMT How rural crime is costing farmers millions of pounds

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Uber China - why is it selling up to its biggest rival?
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 13:39:44 GMT Uber China - why is it selling up to its biggest rival?

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First TV interview with £1.4bn loss trader
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 04:14:38 GMT First TV interview with £1.4bn loss trader

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London shares slip as house builders lose ground
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 16:42:49 GMT London shares slip as house builders lose ground

Qatar Airways' move saw it take advantage of the recent fall in IAG's share price.IAG's share price has dropped by a quarter since the UK's referendum vote to leave the EU.The fall in the value of....

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Uber sells Chinese business to Didi Chuxing
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 11:38:41 GMT Uber sells Chinese business to Didi Chuxing

Taxi-booking app Uber has agreed to sell its business in China to rival Didi Chuxing.The two firms have been fierce competitors, but Didi Chuxing dominates the Chinese market with an 87% share.Ube....

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Banks turning to voice recognition
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 10:39:56 GMT Banks turning to voice recognition

Challenger institution Atom Bank allows its customers to log on via a face recognition system. Barclays said that a customer's "voice print" was made up of more than 100 characterist....

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No consensus over pension 'triple-lock'
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 12:08:51 GMT No consensus over pension 'triple-lock'

A Downing Street spokesperson said it was still committed to the policy but did not comment on what might happen from 2020 - the timescale highlighted by Lady Altmann."The manifesto contains a com....

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Saatchi boss row: Women want top jobs, says female executive
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 15:03:38 GMT Saatchi boss row: Women want top jobs, says female executive

Women "do want the top jobs" in leading advertising firms, a senior female executive at Saatchi and Saatchi says.Kate Stanners, global chief creative officer, said despite this, the lack of female....

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Tesla agrees $2.6bn deal to buy SolarCity
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 13:45:20 GMT Tesla agrees $2.6bn deal to buy SolarCity

The two firms announced the deal , saying: "Solar and storage are at their best when they're combined."Mr Musk has previously described the deal as a "no brainer".He said it would transform Tesla ....

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Aberdeen eases property fund restrictions on customers
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 14:39:23 GMT Aberdeen eases property fund restrictions on customers

Aberdeen's exit penalty is now back at its pre-referendum level of 1.25%.On Friday the company said it no longer needed to sell any of its properties quickly, to meet the high level of demand for ....

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UK factory activity falls 'at fastest pace for three years'
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 10:58:16 GMT UK factory activity falls 'at fastest pace for three years'

The Markit/CIPS manufacturing index is based on a survey of 600 industrial companies and reflects data on orders, output, employment, suppliers' delivery times and companies' inventories.Rob Dobso....

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Unequal deal
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 31 Jul 2016 23:20:36 GMT Unequal deal

So what is the evidence so far?Much ink has been spilled over the rather wider question of how inequality has developed in the years since the onset of the financial crisis. Definitions, data sour....

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Slumdog multi-millionaire
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 31 Jul 2016 23:16:39 GMT Slumdog multi-millionaire

For example, focus on a limited edition can of Coca-Cola - a company which has a tie-up with Blippar - and it becomes an animated jukebox that enables you to play music.Or point the camera at some....

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Cambodia's capital in condo boom
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 00:43:19 GMT Cambodia's capital in condo boom

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Cash calendar - tips for August
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 31 Jul 2016 23:22:39 GMT Cash calendar - tips for August

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Asian markets shrug off weak US data
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 06:24:32 GMT Asian markets shrug off weak US data

The Purchasing Managers' Index, which tracks activities at Chinese factories, showed a 49.9 reading for July, compared with 50 in June. A reading above 50 indicates an expansion, while anything be....

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Yogurts recalled over rubber fears
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 31 Jul 2016 19:46:10 GMT Yogurts recalled over rubber fears

The products affected are:No other batches or products are known to be affected, the FSA said.

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Triple-lock pension guarantee stands, says Downing Street
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 31 Jul 2016 17:38:30 GMT Triple-lock pension guarantee stands, says Downing Street

There are no plans to end the current pensions guarantee, the government says, after a call to abolish it.Since 2010, the "triple-lock" policy has meant state pensions rise by the inflation rate, ....

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Poverty costs UK £78bn a year, Joseph Rowntree Foundation says
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 01:03:27 GMT Poverty costs UK £78bn a year, Joseph Rowntree Foundation says

It said the research, conducted by Heriot-Watt and Loughborough universities, was the first to look at how much poverty across all age groups costs different government departments.The report outl....

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Trinity Mirror profits surge after buying Local World
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 07:06:35 GMT Trinity Mirror profits surge after buying Local World

"I am pleased we delivered another strong performance despite the challenging print environment," said Trinity Mirror chief executive Simon Fox."We are already seeing the benefits from our acquisi....

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Uber to merge China business with rival Didi Chuxing, reports say
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 01 Aug 2016 07:13:07 GMT Uber to merge China business with rival Didi Chuxing, reports say

The company is backed by Chinese internet giants Tencent and Alibaba, and has also invested in Uber's rival US ride-sharing service Lyft."Funding their China dreams was becoming too expensive for ....

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KPMG changes graduate interviews to suit millennials
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 31 Jul 2016 23:09:12 GMT KPMG changes graduate interviews to suit millennials

But the biggest complaint, made by more than half of those surveyed, was about not receiving any feedback if they were unsuccessful.KPMG chairman Simon Collins said the company felt it had to make....

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Nuclear delay
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 31 Jul 2016 08:34:16 GMT Nuclear delay

China is a moving target, and a huge, contradictory and complex one at that.In 2016 it is already not the country that David Cameron faced when he became prime minister six years ago. and not the ....

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Baroness Altmann: 'A lot of pensioners are confused'
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 31 Jul 2016 10:52:14 GMT Baroness Altmann: 'A lot of pensioners are confused'

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Student debts wipe out most graduate pay premiums - report
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 31 Jul 2016 00:17:47 GMT Student debts wipe out most graduate pay premiums - report

The premium is the amount of extra money it is estimated a degree can help graduates to earn over the course of a lifetime.The report says that in 2002, ministers put it at £400,000, but recent e....

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Housing bodies welcome end of Right to Buy in Scotland
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 31 Jul 2016 10:58:57 GMT Housing bodies welcome end of Right to Buy in Scotland

They allow sitting tenants to buy public-sector housing, often with a discount on the market value.The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) said the end of the policy in Scotland "ha....

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Baroness Altmann: Scrap pensions triple-lock guarantee
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 31 Jul 2016 10:09:37 GMT Baroness Altmann: Scrap pensions triple-lock guarantee

A guarantee that pensions should rise by at least 2.5% should be dropped from 2020, a former pensions minister has said.Baroness Altmann, who left her post in Theresa May's reshuffle, said the pol....

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Saatchi boss Kevin Roberts disciplined over gender comments
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 31 Jul 2016 11:32:21 GMT Saatchi boss Kevin Roberts disciplined over gender comments

He goes on to say that rather than holding ambitions to progress into the higher echelons of management, many women - and men - simply want to be happy and "do great work".He adds: "...they are go....

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CEO Secrets: Reddit boss shares three tips for success
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 30 Jul 2016 23:39:25 GMT CEO Secrets: Reddit boss shares three tips for success

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BHS: Philip Green attacks 'kangaroo court' inquiry
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 30 Jul 2016 23:06:59 GMT BHS: Philip Green attacks 'kangaroo court' inquiry

He added: "If you continue to seek to usurp the Pension Regulator's role with your characteristically unfathomable statements and hurl daily abuse at us, any failure to arrive at a pensions soluti....

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May had objections to Hinkley Point, says Cable
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 30 Jul 2016 12:58:32 GMT May had objections to Hinkley Point, says Cable

"Certainly when we were in government Theresa May was, I think, quite clear she was unhappy about the rather gung-ho approach to Chinese investment that we had - and that George Osborne in particu....

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Under scrutiny
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 21:01:27 GMT Under scrutiny

"We all see the things that only plague women leaders, like articles that focus on their appearance, like Hillary Clinton sporting a new pantsuit. "I think all women are aware of that, but I had h....

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Hinkley Point: EDF's UK boss 'confident' of go ahead
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 30 Jul 2016 02:05:33 GMT Hinkley Point: EDF's UK boss 'confident' of go ahead

But in a surprise announcement, Business Secretary Greg Clark issued a brief statement saying ministers would take until the early autumn to "consider carefully all the component parts" of the pro....

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Weekend tax credit and tax payment deadlines alert
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 21:00:12 GMT Weekend tax credit and tax payment deadlines alert

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) warned that anyone who failed to renew their tax credits could be in danger of having payments stopped, or find themselves paying more than they needed to."It is grea....

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RBS performs poorly in stress tests
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:21:28 GMT RBS performs poorly in stress tests

Under the test conditions, RBS was left with a capital buffer of just over 8%."The EBA stress test results demonstrate our continued progress towards transforming the balance sheet to being safe a....

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On track to win
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:08:35 GMT On track to win

For example, Team GB's boxers have benefited from this type of analysis, using "iBoxer" software developed in conjunction with Sheffield Hallam University.The performance analysis system makes use....

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Stressed out
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:00:23 GMT Stressed out

Regulators will look at how well banks would stand up under two scenarios up to the end of 2018.There's a "baseline scenario" that assumes continued though unspectacular economic growth, in line w....

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Pets left hungry as smart feeder breaks
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:25:33 GMT Pets left hungry as smart feeder breaks

Petnet, which now says all systems are back online, had previously told customers: "We are experiencing some difficulties with one of our third-party services."This is currently being investigated....

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Pokemon Go: Player claims to have caught all UK characters
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:10:12 GMT Pokemon Go: Player claims to have caught all UK characters

Could this mark the beginning of the end for Pokemon Go?A man has claimed to have become the first to catch all the characters available in the UK.Sam Clark when playing the game around Southampt....

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How to build a train - in 30 secs
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:19:09 GMT How to build a train - in 30 secs

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Indonesia human rights lawyer speaks up
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:24:16 GMT Indonesia human rights lawyer speaks up

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Kenya's flourishing camel milk industry
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:22:28 GMT Kenya's flourishing camel milk industry

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#boycottbyron divides social media
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 20:57:18 GMT #boycottbyron divides social media

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Living with Sierra Leone mine closures
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:14:10 GMT Living with Sierra Leone mine closures

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‘The case hasn’t changed’ for Hinkley
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:25:03 GMT ‘The case hasn’t changed’ for Hinkley

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Driving a Crossrail train
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:07:48 GMT Driving a Crossrail train

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Brexit knocks manufacturers' confidence - report
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:04:14 GMT Brexit knocks manufacturers' confidence - report

"The Brexit vote has put the manufacturing sector's recovery in jeopardy," said Lee Hopley, chief economist at EEF. "The growth path is now uncertain in all regions." The report said that 25% of c....

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Yen jumps against dollar as Japan keeps rates on hold
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:12:15 GMT Yen jumps against dollar as Japan keeps rates on hold

The headed lower after the decision, but the benchmark index clawed into the positive at the end of Friday's session and closed up 0.56% - or 92.43 points - to 16,569.27.As for the yen it strengt....

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FTSE 100 rebounds to close day ahead
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:26:11 GMT FTSE 100 rebounds to close day ahead

Shares in education publisher Pearson sank 9% after it reported a worse-than-expected slide in sales. It was the biggest FTSE faller.The company said underlying sales fell by 7% to £1.87bn in th....

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Google parent Alphabet sees strong profits rise
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 01:34:23 GMT Google parent Alphabet sees strong profits rise

The firm's chief executive, Sundar Pichai, said it had used artificial intelligence to make better video recommendations to users on YouTube, which it owns.Google embarked on a late last year and....

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BA owner IAG's profits hit by weak pound
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:17:38 GMT BA owner IAG's profits hit by weak pound

The airline group has also scaled back its forecasts for profit growth across 2016. It now expects operating profit to rise by a "low double digit percentage" this year, compared with earlier pre....

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Amazon boss Bezos becomes world's third richest
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:08:40 GMT Amazon boss Bezos becomes world's third richest

Amazon had developed a reputation for announcing little or no profit each quarter, but appeared to hit a turning point last year and has seen improving earnings since. Amazon shares have spiked 5....

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Anglo Irish Bank: Former executives jailed over fraud
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:08:24 GMT Anglo Irish Bank: Former executives jailed over fraud

In 2008, Anglo loaned 7.2bn euros (£6bn) to ILP, which then placed the same sum back with Anglo. The transactions were accounted for on Anglo's end-of-year balance sheet as customer deposits rath....

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Barclays adds £400m to PPI payments as profits fall
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:25:13 GMT Barclays adds £400m to PPI payments as profits fall

Commenting on the impact of Britain's vote to leave the European Union, Jes Staley, who became chief executive last year, said he had no plans to alter the bank's strategy of selling parts of the ....

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Eurozone GDP growth halves as French economy stalls
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 10:41:21 GMT Eurozone GDP growth halves as French economy stalls

The economic growth figures are the first to be published since Britain voted to leave the European Union (EU).Peter Vanden Houte, chief economist at ING Bank, said: "The good news is that the eco....

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Foxtons estate agency profits tumble amid Brexit vote
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:52:20 GMT Foxtons estate agency profits tumble amid Brexit vote

London property prices have risen sharply in recent years owing, in part, to its attraction to overseas investors. However, prices had slowed this year, partly owing to a new stamp duty surcharge ....

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SABMiller recommends revised AB InBev takeover offer
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:30:25 GMT SABMiller recommends revised AB InBev takeover offer

AB InBev raised its offer by £1 a share to £45 a share, valuing SABMiller at about £79bn, up from £70bn previously.SABMiller counts Peroni, Pilsner Urquell, and Grolsch among a stable of brand....

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US GDP growth misses forecasts despite spending surge
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:02:51 GMT US GDP growth misses forecasts despite spending surge

Steven Englander, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Citigroup, said: "This isn't bad enough to signal that the US economy is falling apart, but it's another nail in the coffin of a Septe....

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Hinkley Point delay 'frustrates' Chinese investors
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:13:36 GMT Hinkley Point delay 'frustrates' Chinese investors

The government's surprise announcement to delay a final decision on Hinkley Point has left the Chinese company investing in it 'bemused' and "frustrated" according to a source.French firm EDF, whi....

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Workplace rules
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:55:20 GMT Workplace rules

UK workers can expect , or 28 with public holidays. Of the 15 countries Glassdoor looked at, the UK was near the bottom of the pile, trailed only by Switzerland with a minimum 24 days off in total....

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Anything to declare?
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:10:57 GMT Anything to declare?

A free trade area allows member states to trade feely with each other while still being able to set their own tariffs on goods from the rest of the world.The purpose of a customs union, like that ....

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Hinkley Point: Why do we need a new nuclear power plant?
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 19:56:40 GMT Hinkley Point: Why do we need a new nuclear power plant?

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Oracle buys cloud pioneer NetSuite for $9.3bn
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:22:05 GMT Oracle buys cloud pioneer NetSuite for $9.3bn

The deal is expected to be completed before the end of this year. This is not Oracle's first move to expand its cloud services. The software company has bought Textura and Opower in the past few y....

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James Bond studio Pinewood to be sold
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:00:13 GMT James Bond studio Pinewood to be sold

Goodweather Investment Management, which is owned by property investors Peel Holdings, and Warren James Holdings, owner of the eponymous jewellery chain, together control 65% of Pinewood Group and....

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Ford profits fall as it warns on US economic risks
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:35:56 GMT Ford profits fall as it warns on US economic risks

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IMF 'overly optimistic' about success of EU bailouts
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:02:54 GMT IMF 'overly optimistic' about success of EU bailouts

The first bailout was agreed for Greece in 2010. Although it was funded mainly by the rest of the Eurozone there was a contribution from the IMF as well. Financial packages for Ireland and Portuga....

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Hinkley Point gets final investment approval from France's EDF
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 18:52:07 GMT Hinkley Point gets final investment approval from France's EDF

Investment in the first new nuclear plant to be built in the UK in 20 years - at Hinkley Point, Somerset - has secured final approval.The decision came at a board meeting of French utility EDF - t....

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The hostel for business start-ups
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 22:35:38 GMT The hostel for business start-ups

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What's your most boring job?
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:48:47 GMT What's your most boring job?

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Nikkei falls as Bank of Japan meets
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:50:08 GMT Nikkei falls as Bank of Japan meets

In Australia, the benchmark ASX 200 share index closed up 0.31% at 5,556.60. Shares of Macquarie Group closed up 1.5% after the country's top investment bank confirmed it would meet its full-year ....

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FTSE 100 falls as Lloyds and Shell shares hit
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:54:52 GMT FTSE 100 falls as Lloyds and Shell shares hit

"Lower oil prices continue to be a significant challenge across the business, particularly in the upstream (business)," said chief executive Ben van Beurden.Rolls-Royce shares jumped more than 5% ....

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Facebook profits beat expectations
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 21:43:03 GMT Facebook profits beat expectations

Shares of the social media giant climbed nearly 7% in after-hours trading. Facebook has been encouraging businesses to experiment with video and rolling out new advertising platforms for mobile ad....

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Personal insolvencies 'rise by 22%'
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:20:11 GMT Personal insolvencies 'rise by 22%'

The rise in personal insolvencies were driven by a 15% rise in Individual Voluntary Arrangements - when those in debt come to an agreement on repaying debt with those to whom they owe money.More t....

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Brexit risks for booming car manufacturing, says SMMT
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:25:43 GMT Brexit risks for booming car manufacturing, says SMMT

There are signs from elsewhere that the auto sector in the UK is already being affected by the UK's vote to leave the EU.Car dealer Inchcape has warned that the Brexit vote is expected to slow gro....

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Brexit impact on house prices is uncertain, Nationwide says
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:23:38 GMT Brexit impact on house prices is uncertain, Nationwide says

The data from the Nationwide is its first since the EU referendum. Generally, investors have expected the UK housing market to be hit by any slow down or uncertainty following the UK's vote to lea....

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British Gas profits fall as it loses 400,000 customers
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:34:05 GMT British Gas profits fall as it loses 400,000 customers

"However, the result creates general uncertainty which adds to challenges for UK businesses in all sectors, with implementation plans as yet unclear," it said.Centrica said: "The UK is now a major....

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Lloyds cuts a further 3,000 jobs and doubles branch closure plan
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:22:58 GMT Lloyds cuts a further 3,000 jobs and doubles branch closure plan

The news of fresh job losses came as Lloyds reported a £2.5bn pre-tax profit for the half year to the end of June 2016.In the same period last year, it made £1.2bn.The profits rise was largely d....

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Turkish terror attacks weigh on Thomas Cook profits
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:30:18 GMT Turkish terror attacks weigh on Thomas Cook profits

In June, 41 people were killed and 230 hurt in a gun and bomb attack at Istanbul's Atatürk international airport while a recent attempted coup against Turkey's President Erdogan has increased ten....

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Bunk bed businesses
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:01:24 GMT Bunk bed businesses

On a small yet busy lane in central Bangalore is a three-storey white house with a bright orange gate.You might not notice the property when you walk past, but some of India's best companies of th....

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Hinkley Point
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:19:26 GMT Hinkley Point

For the UK, it will deliver 7% of our electricity when most other nuclear power stations will have closed down.The low-carbon electricity will help towards our climate goals. The huge project will....

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Australian shares higher post-Fed
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 01:17:42 GMT Australian shares higher post-Fed

But Japan's , which opened lower, was down by 1.02% at 16,494.88 points. Investors are still selling off shares of export-related companies, because of the continued strength of the yen, which mak....

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Samsung profits boosted by smartphone sales
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:31:34 GMT Samsung profits boosted by smartphone sales

But the company also indicated that "market competition is expected to strengthen as other companies release new mobile devices".Samsung is confident that the release of a new large-screen flagshi....

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Councils must resume house building role, says LGA
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:00:03 GMT Councils must resume house building role, says LGA

Between the late 1940s and late 1950s councils built more homes than the private sector. Local authorities were building 100,000 homes a year up to the late 1970s, but the election of Margaret Tha....

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Facebook earnings beat expectations
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 21:43:03 GMT Facebook earnings beat expectations

Shares of the social media giant climbed nearly 7% in after-hours trading. Facebook has been encouraging businesses to experiment with video and rolling out new advertising platforms for mobile ad....

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Fed keeps US rate hike on hold
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:10:39 GMT Fed keeps US rate hike on hold

However, the Fed has held back from raising rates while inflation remains under its 2% target. The measurement used by the central bank lists current US inflation at 1.6% and it has hovered below ....

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Hinkley Point set to get final investment approval from France's EDF
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:00:19 GMT Hinkley Point set to get final investment approval from France's EDF

Work on Hinkley Point C, which would provide 7% of the UK's total electricity requirement, had originally been meant to start in 2017. The project has been hit in recent months by .While one third....

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Reality Check
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:55:20 GMT Reality Check

UK workers can expect , or 28 with public holidays. Of the 15 countries Glassdoor looked at, the UK was near the bottom of the pile, trailed only by Switzerland with a minimum 24 days off in total....

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What's your most most boring job?
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:48:47 GMT What's your most most boring job?

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UK pay: British workers see biggest fall in wages - TUC
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:39:08 GMT UK pay: British workers see biggest fall in wages - TUC

The UK, Greece and Portugal were the only three OECD countries that saw real wages fall, according to the research complied by the TUC.Over the same eight-year period real wages grew in Poland by ....

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AB InBev's takeover of SABMiller remains under threat
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:11:35 GMT AB InBev's takeover of SABMiller remains under threat

If the Chinese give the go-ahead, the SAB board is expected to meet this weekend. If they reject the offer, they face the unenviable task of placating all those shareholders who have already agree....

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McDonald's to create 5,000 UK jobs
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:17:16 GMT McDonald's to create 5,000 UK jobs

"Growth has been driven by investment and innovation in the restaurant experience, new restaurants and extended opening hours - over half of our stores are now open 24/7 throughout the week."The g....

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Hermes UK hounding low-paid workers, MP claims
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:26:16 GMT Hermes UK hounding low-paid workers, MP claims

In his letter to Theresa May, Mr Field, who is currently locked in a battle with Sir Philip Green over the collapse of BHS, wrote: "In one case that was shared with me by a former Hermes UK worker....

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Waste mountain
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:03:30 GMT Waste mountain

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London City Airport: Ministers back £344m expansion
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:08:15 GMT London City Airport: Ministers back £344m expansion

Mr Hammond said: "London City Airport's ambitious growth plans will boost international connections, strengthening the City of London's links to destinations across the world, and send a clear sig....

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FTSE 100 bolstered by ITV and UK growth data
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:46:19 GMT FTSE 100 bolstered by ITV and UK growth data

Pre-tax profits for the first half of the year rose 12% to £267m, and the company said "current trading remains in line with normal seasonal patterns"."Customer interest continues to be high, wi....

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Air France warns of 'concern about France as a destination'
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:28:12 GMT Air France warns of 'concern about France as a destination'

Air France-KLM's results were issued hours after a priest was killed by two armed men in France, adding to a spate of attacks in Europe that has affected demand for travel and coming on top of the....

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Six million save automatically for pension
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:37:52 GMT Six million save automatically for pension

This means employers who only have one or two staff may need to add a pensions policy to their pay and conditions. This group represents more than a third of those who will be required to comply w....

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UK economic growth sped up ahead of Brexit vote
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 12:03:01 GMT UK economic growth sped up ahead of Brexit vote

The pick-up in economic activity was boosted by the biggest upturn in industrial output since 1999, particularly from car factories and pharmaceutical firms. ONS chief economist Joe Grice said th....

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Digital divide
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:07:08 GMT Digital divide

Access to the internet and digital technology are seen as important to educational achievement.But this study shows significant differences in how teenagers spend their time online - and suggests ....

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Trade deal
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:03:55 GMT Trade deal

The TPP is not the only one, but it is a very big one and the negotiations are complete. It involves 12 countries: the US, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Brunei, Australia, New Zealand, Cana....

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Blame it on the Brexit: But is it just an excuse?
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:05:43 GMT Blame it on the Brexit: But is it just an excuse?

Lord Jones, who was Gordon Brown's trade minister, is himself a Brexit supporter. He believes the real impact of Brexit will be tiny: "There's not going to be any economic pain. If there are job ....

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What's the 'social bank of mum and dad'?
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 22:01:34 GMT What's the 'social bank of mum and dad'?

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Japan shares up on stimulus reports
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 01:13:39 GMT Japan shares up on stimulus reports

South Korea's benchmark Kospi index dipped 0.1% to 2,025.05.

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EDF investors agree 4bn euros Hinkley Point fundraising
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 01:20:39 GMT EDF investors agree 4bn euros Hinkley Point fundraising

Hinkley Point C, which would provide 7% of the UK's total electricity requirements, had originally been meant to open in 2017. But it has been hit in recent months by to handle the project.While ....

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Twitter reports slowest revenue growth since 2013
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 21:58:00 GMT Twitter reports slowest revenue growth since 2013

"We continue to believe that, with disciplined execution against our priorities, we can drive sustained engagement and audience growth over time," said Twitter chief financial officer Anthony Noto....

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Deutsche Bank threatens deeper cost cuts as profits dive
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:18:57 GMT Deutsche Bank threatens deeper cost cuts as profits dive

The impact of the shake-up was seen in restructuring charges of €207m and a writedown of €285m on its asset management business. Deutsche Bank's value has nearly halved since the beginning of ....

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ITV braces for Brexit as profits rise
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:21:59 GMT ITV braces for Brexit as profits rise

TV, radio and newspapers have all been hit by fears that advertising spending will be affected by the UK's decision to leave the EU, as consumers are expected to rein in spending.ITV was among the....

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Air France warns of 'special concern about France as a destination'
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:57:53 GMT Air France warns of 'special concern about France as a destination'

Air France-KLM's results were issued hours after a priest was killed by two armed men in France, adding to a spate of attacks in Europe that has affected demand for travel and coming on top of the....

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Apple sees iPhone sales drop again but beats forecasts
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 22:21:30 GMT Apple sees iPhone sales drop again but beats forecasts

The iPhone makes up for around two-thirds of Apple's sales and accounts for even more of its profits.The slowdown in iPhone sales sent profit down 27% to $7.8bn in the three months to 25 June, whi....

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GSK: UK still 'attractive' post Brexit as it invests £275m
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:33:08 GMT GSK: UK still 'attractive' post Brexit as it invests £275m

The firm said the investment would be spread across three of its UK manufacturing sites: Barnard Castle in County Durham, Montrose in Angus, and Ware in Hertfordshire.GlaxoSmithKline currently emp....

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World’s last VCR maker presses stop and ejects
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:06:46 GMT World’s last VCR maker presses stop and ejects

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BT Group helps FTSE 100 higher
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15:48:01 GMT BT Group helps FTSE 100 higher

Barratt Developments fell 3.2% and Taylor Wimpey dropped 2.8%.Shares in fell 1.3% after it reported Underlying replacement cost profit for the quarter fell 44% to $720m (£550m), which was slight....

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Crown postal workers to vote on strike action
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:21:33 GMT Crown postal workers to vote on strike action

There are currently about 11,500 post office branches across the UK, of which 300 are directly managed by Post Office Ltd and are known as Crown offices.Postal delivery staff are employed by Royal....

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Verizon strike hits earnings figures
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15:22:25 GMT Verizon strike hits earnings figures

The Yahoo Verizon tie-up is set to be completed in early 2017. were down more than 1.5% after the firm released its results.The company also failed to add as many new monthly wireless subscribers....

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Credit card firms ignore persistent debt, says FCA
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:58:39 GMT Credit card firms ignore persistent debt, says FCA

"We consider that firms could do more to help those with persistently high credit card debt to reduce debt burdens before they become problematic, and to prompt those repeatedly making minimum pay....

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AB InBev raises offer for SABMiller
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15:03:55 GMT AB InBev raises offer for SABMiller

SABMiller, maker of Pilsner Urquell, said it would now consult with shareholders and that "a further announcement will be made thereafter".AB InBev, which also counts Stella Artois and Corona amon....

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Porsche hiring for electric car project
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:38:35 GMT Porsche hiring for electric car project

"One can in fact describe what is going on now as a 'war for talents'. We are in direct competition with other automakers and suppliers and IT firms in our global search for talented experts. Mone....

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BT avoids Openreach broadband break-up
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:00:19 GMT BT avoids Openreach broadband break-up

BT's Openreach division, which runs the UK's broadband infrastructure, should become a distinct company within the BT group, according to regulator Ofcom.Campaigners said the changes could not com....

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General Motors puts $1bn India plan on hold
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 01:07:40 GMT General Motors puts $1bn India plan on hold

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Postal deliveries: A drone's' eye view
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:01:59 GMT Postal deliveries: A drone's' eye view

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Nintendo shares edge up after Monday's sharp fall
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:52:02 GMT Nintendo shares edge up after Monday's sharp fall

On the wider market, Japan's index fell 1.4% to close at 16,383.04.The losses come ahead of a Bank of Japan meeting at the end of the week, which is expected to give clues about a new stimulus pa....

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Flipkart's Myntra to buy online shopping rival Jabong
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:23:54 GMT Flipkart's Myntra to buy online shopping rival Jabong

The US firm plans to increase its investment in India by $3bn (£2.1bn), bringing the total amount invested in the country to more than $5bn.If you don't live in India, you probably haven't heard ....

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Royal Mint sees big rise in profits to £13.1m
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:00:03 GMT Royal Mint sees big rise in profits to £13.1m

But the number of coins manufactured dropped from 4.6 billion for 30 countries in 2014/15, to 4.4 billion for 40 countries throughout 2015/16. In May, the company , The Royal Mint Experience, whic....

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Hundreds of North Sea Shell workers go on strike
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:30:29 GMT Hundreds of North Sea Shell workers go on strike

The strike action was overwhelmingly supported by members of both unions.In February, Wood Group announced it was cutting rates paid to about a third of its UK contractor workforce.It blamed the "....

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Ladbrokes-Gala Coral must sell 350-400 shops to clear merger
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:00:44 GMT Ladbrokes-Gala Coral must sell 350-400 shops to clear merger

However, on Monday, the current market leader, William Hill, was approached by rival gambling companies 888 and Rank Group about a merger. The closure of up to 400 shops is the same figure suggest....

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BP profits hit by lower oil price
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:24:34 GMT BP profits hit by lower oil price

In April 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers and causing an oil spill that became the worst environmental disaster in US history.

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Natwest and RBS may charge firms to hold deposits
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 05:53:57 GMT Natwest and RBS may charge firms to hold deposits

"We will consider any necessary action in the event of the Bank of England base rate falling below zero, but will do our utmost to protect our customers from any impacts," they said.Mike Amey, a m....

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Openreach should be 'distinct within BT'
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:18:54 GMT Openreach should be 'distinct within BT'

BT's Openreach division, which runs the UK's broadband infrastructure, should become a distinct company within the BT group, according to regulator Ofcom.The media watchdog has resisted calls from....

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Flying to you
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:02:06 GMT Flying to you

The government's getting together with the retail giant Amazon to start testing flying drones that can deliver parcels to your door. Amazon's paying for the programme, which will look at the best ....

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Corporate clone
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:13:55 GMT Corporate clone

Watch the crowds rushing towards the trains around 5pm in any UK city and it's usually a sea of grey and navy.The smart suits in sober neutral colours make it hard to pick anyone out amid the thro....

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Hunting ground
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:05:24 GMT Hunting ground

"People still believe that you have to click on something and download a file to be infected," he says. "This really isn't the case anymore. There are things like drive-by-downloads, infected adve....

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What should you be wearing to the office?
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:13:35 GMT What should you be wearing to the office?

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P&O Ferries says Dover delays 'must never happen again'
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:34:59 GMT P&O Ferries says Dover delays 'must never happen again'

"Increased security checks at the border are completely understandable but the French authorities must provide adequate numbers of staff to ensure that these checks can be processed quickly and ef....

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London shares turn negative on CBI industry survey
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:03:29 GMT London shares turn negative on CBI industry survey

Quarterly business optimism balance plummeted to minus 47 from minus 5, the lowest since January 2009, during the depths of the financial crisis.Rain Newton-Smith, CBI chief economist, said: "It's....

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Donna Karan's DKNY brands head back to New York
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:32:29 GMT Donna Karan's DKNY brands head back to New York

The deal comes just over a year after a new design team was put in place at DKNY.Donna Karan stepped back from the business last year and LVMH decided at the time to discontinue the high-end Donna....

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O2 customer data sold on dark net
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:00:03 GMT O2 customer data sold on dark net

The data for sale included user phone numbers, emails, passwords and dates of birth.It was shown to the BBC by an ethical hacker, who found the information listed for sale on a dark net market. Th....

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Oil price drops to three-month low on oversupply fears
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:59:13 GMT Oil price drops to three-month low on oversupply fears

Data from also suggested US production had increased. Inventory at the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery base rose by 1.1 million barrels in the week to 22 July."Supply continues to return from disrupti....

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HBOS: City regulation 'outdated and unfair' say MPs
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:10:25 GMT HBOS: City regulation 'outdated and unfair' say MPs

In 2008, HBOS became part of the Lloyds Banking Group and needed a £20.5bn injection from UK taxpayers to prevent it from crashing.The committee, in this report, focused its microscope on regulat....

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BHS: Philip Green demands 'immediate apology' from Frank Field
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:07:06 GMT BHS: Philip Green demands 'immediate apology' from Frank Field

"Instead of writing a big cheque he is firing off lawyers' letters. He needs to stop messing around and write a big cheque".His earlier remarks were made on Radio 4's Today programme.The developme....

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Natwest warns it may charge businesses to hold deposits
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:32:33 GMT Natwest warns it may charge businesses to hold deposits

UK interest rates have been unchanged since the Bank of England cut them to a record low of 0.5% in March 2009 at the height of the financial crisis.The Bank kept them on hold , despite speculatio....

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BHS exposes 'challenge' of paying our pensions in future
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:07:45 GMT BHS exposes 'challenge' of paying our pensions in future

"There may be a case for stronger and more proactive regulation," However, the committees' report on BHS added that it was important "a balance" was found to enable otherwise viable companies to c....

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Nintendo shares plunge on Pokemon profit fears
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:29:27 GMT Nintendo shares plunge on Pokemon profit fears

Nintendo said the accounting scheme for recognising revenues from Pokemon Go meant its profits would not materially change.The sharp drop was the biggest decline since October 1990, leaving the st....

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BT says Openreach can have investment powers and board
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:52:02 GMT BT says Openreach can have investment powers and board

When asked about the company's customer service record, he said, "Our customer service is not good enough yet," but that improvements, including bringing more customer service to the UK, were in p....

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Shares turn negative on CBI industry survey
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:15:24 GMT Shares turn negative on CBI industry survey

Quarterly business optimism balance plummeted to minus 47 from minus 5, the lowest since January 2009, during the depths of the financial crisis.Rain Newton-Smith, CBI chief economist, said: "It's....

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William Hill approached by 888 and Rank for gambling merger
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:40:44 GMT William Hill approached by 888 and Rank for gambling merger

Shares in William Hill jumped 7%, while 888 shares rose 3% and Rank gained 2%. The move comes just days after William Hill's chief executive, James Henderson, was ousted from the UK's biggest bett....

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'More cheap mortgages on the way'
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:01:35 GMT 'More cheap mortgages on the way'

A , published on Saturday, shows that house prices are on average 12.5 times local earnings in the most unaffordable area of the country for property - Brent, in north London.The Halifax data also....

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Sir Philip Green left BHS on 'life support', MPs find
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:02:19 GMT Sir Philip Green left BHS on 'life support', MPs find

Prime Minister Theresa May's spokeswoman called the report's findings "clearly concerning" and said Mrs May had already set out the need to "tackle corporate irresponsibility". ....

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Yahoo sold to US telecoms giant Verizon
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:50:51 GMT Yahoo sold to US telecoms giant Verizon

Marissa Mayer, chief executive of Yahoo, said: "Yahoo is a company that has changed the world, and will continue to do so through this combination with Verizon and AOL." In an email to staff, Ms M....

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Indian firms bet on film star Rajinikanth
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:41:16 GMT Indian firms bet on film star Rajinikanth

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What's behind the huge Chinese investment in Sheffield?
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:41:18 GMT What's behind the huge Chinese investment in Sheffield?

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Huawei sees revenues surge in the first half of 2016
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:21:07 GMT Huawei sees revenues surge in the first half of 2016

The company said it had seen steady growth across all its business sectors. The firm is currently in a long-standing patent dispute with South Korean rival Samsung. Samsung on Friday sued Huawei f....

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William Hill receives gambling merger bid from 888 and Rank
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:24:13 GMT William Hill receives gambling merger bid from 888 and Rank

Mr Henderson, who took the helm in August 2014, had failed to resolve problems in the firm's struggling online business. In May, its most recent trading update, net revenues had fallen 11% in its....

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Nintendo shares plunge on Pokemon profit warning
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:09:31 GMT Nintendo shares plunge on Pokemon profit warning

Nintendo said the accounting scheme for recognising revenues from Pokemon Go meant its profits would not materially change.The sharp drop was the biggest decline since October 1990, the stock down....

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High-flying boss
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:13:59 GMT High-flying boss

So hanging up his circus costumes, he spent his 20s working in public relations (PR) and event management in London.But with an overwhelming desire to run his own company like his dad, a novel ide....

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Babytalk
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:09:43 GMT Babytalk

And workplace psychologist and author Jessica Pryce Jones is in no doubt about the danger of being too free with the details of your home life, especially if your children are creating glitches in....

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Sir Philip Green should 'sign a whacking, huge cheque'
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:51:17 GMT Sir Philip Green should 'sign a whacking, huge cheque'

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Stronger workplace pension protection urged by MPs
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:03:46 GMT Stronger workplace pension protection urged by MPs

When BHS fell into administration, its pension scheme automatically fell under the auspices of the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) - the lifeboat for pension schemes.The PPF ensures people are paid ....

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Sir Philip Green blamed by MPs for BHS collapse
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:01:54 GMT Sir Philip Green blamed by MPs for BHS collapse

"One person, and one person alone, is ultimately responsible for the BHS disaster," Mr Field said. "While Sir Philip Green signposted blame for 11,000 job losses and a gigantic pension fund hole t....

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CEO Secrets: Lily Cole shares three tips for business success
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 24 Jul 2016 04:26:33 GMT CEO Secrets: Lily Cole shares three tips for business success

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Philip Hammond: UK needs to get on with Brexit
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:00:10 GMT Philip Hammond: UK needs to get on with Brexit

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Pound fall to 'hit Rolls-Royce by £2bn'
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:32:47 GMT Pound fall to 'hit Rolls-Royce by £2bn'

Rolls-Royce booked a £1bn charge on those forex contracts when the pound fell 8 cents against the dollar. Sterling has now fallen 16 cents compared with last year, leading analysts to expect a £....

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Airport expansion decision needed 'urgently' - MPs
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 24 Jul 2016 04:24:08 GMT Airport expansion decision needed 'urgently' - MPs

However, BIG - a Commons group led by the Conservative MP Grant Shapps - says a decision should be made immediately, adding that it would show new Prime Minister Theresa May's "mettle".It says it ....

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Brexit heightens global economic risks, says G20
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:38:26 GMT Brexit heightens global economic risks, says G20

Following the meeting in the Chinese city of Chengdu, the G20 group said it had the tools to cope with the potential economic and financial consequences from the referendum result.Other factors co....

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William Hill faces takeover bid from 888 and Rank tie-up
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 24 Jul 2016 18:36:19 GMT William Hill faces takeover bid from 888 and Rank tie-up

In May, its most recent trading update, net revenues had fallen 11% in its online division in the 17 weeks to 26 April.William Hill's shares have dropped 21% since the start of the year, valuing ....

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Verizon 'agrees $5bn Yahoo deal'
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 24 Jul 2016 19:02:19 GMT Verizon 'agrees $5bn Yahoo deal'

Over the last few years Yahoo has struggled to keep up with the changing internet advertising landscape, with some analysts arguing that it has failed to remain relevant in many of its core market....

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UK explores multi-billion pound free trade deal with China
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:00:39 GMT UK explores multi-billion pound free trade deal with China

Chancellor Philip Hammond has begun discussions with China on an ambitious free trade deal which could see greater access for major Chinese banks and businesses to the UK economy.The Chancellor to....

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Most-affordable places for first-time buyers revealed
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:30:26 GMT Most-affordable places for first-time buyers revealed

The Halifax data also shows that first-time buyers face the highest prices in London, paying £384,000 on average, compared to just £110,00 in Northern Ireland.The number of people buying houses ....

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A sister's pain
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:02:14 GMT A sister's pain

Sakinab Shah doesn't give many interviews.She's wary, because her brother was Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, the man flying MH370 on the night it vanished more than two years ago."I've got to lend hi....

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Coming home?
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:08:31 GMT Coming home?

In some towns, more than one in 10 has left, mostly young people - leaving none but the elderly behind."There used to be two cinemas, but they both closed," says Kasia, one of the remaining reside....

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MH 370 pilot's sister speaks out
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:01:55 GMT MH 370 pilot's sister speaks out

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'High price' for the lost savings habit
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:06:49 GMT 'High price' for the lost savings habit

The BBC News website asked members of the for their tips about saving for a rainy day fund.Two surveys have revealed the extent to which families have lost the savings habit to cover the cost of ....

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Sharp increase in use of mobile phone banking apps
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:52:04 GMT Sharp increase in use of mobile phone banking apps

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How can Kenya break into new markets?
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:42:34 GMT How can Kenya break into new markets?

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Zimbabwe's 'made to order' boot company
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:10:28 GMT Zimbabwe's 'made to order' boot company

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Space: A giant leap for Africa
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:50:36 GMT Space: A giant leap for Africa

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MPs damn conditions at Sports Direct
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:50:30 GMT MPs damn conditions at Sports Direct

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IMF's Lagarde to face trial over payout court confirms
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:16:33 GMT IMF's Lagarde to face trial over payout court confirms

The businessman sued for compensation after claiming he was defrauded by the bank and received too little from the sale in 1993. ....

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Brexit causes dramatic drop in UK economy, data suggests
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:42:32 GMT Brexit causes dramatic drop in UK economy, data suggests

It asked them: "Is the level of business activity at your company higher, the same or lower than one month ago?" It also asked manufacturers whether production had gone up or down.The PMI is the f....

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Read this, not that!
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:09:36 GMT Read this, not that!

But do these technologies actually work?Recent start-up Echobox has developed a system it says takes the human guesswork out of the mix. By analysing large amounts of data, it learns how specific ....

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Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 22 Jul 2016 04:26:40 GMT Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan

Nintendo's Pokemon Go has finally launched in Japan, the birthplace of the little virtual monsters.Amid a flurry of social media excitement, Niantic Labs, the software company behind the game, it....

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Train driver Preeti Kumari: 'Nothing is impossible in life'
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:26:11 GMT Train driver Preeti Kumari: 'Nothing is impossible in life'

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Samsung shares fall after it sues Huawei over patents
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:08:32 GMT Samsung shares fall after it sues Huawei over patents

The rest of Asia's share market are mostly lower on Friday due to a tepid earnings season so far on Wall Street. Japan's closed 1.1% lower at 16,627.25 points. Nintendo shares ended the day 0.8% ....

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Wolves bought by Chinese conglomerate Fosun International for £45m
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:54:49 GMT Wolves bought by Chinese conglomerate Fosun International for £45m

Championship club Wolves have confirmed that they have been bought by Chinese conglomerate Fosun International.The takeover sees 100% of the club's shares and assets transferred from previous owne....

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Amazon to enter student loan business
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 21:57:25 GMT Amazon to enter student loan business

In a statement, Wells Fargo's head of personal lending John Rasmussen said: "We are focused on innovation and meeting our customers where they are - and increasingly that is in the digital space".....

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North Korea economy shrinks most in eight years
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 22 Jul 2016 06:09:55 GMT North Korea economy shrinks most in eight years

Pyongyang is facing heavy international sanctions because of its continued provocations such as missile launches and nuclear threats.China is North Korea's main trading partner but its demand for ....

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Fox News boss Roger Ailes resigns amid sexual harassment charges
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 21:26:38 GMT Fox News boss Roger Ailes resigns amid sexual harassment charges

Roger Ailes has long been viewed one of America's most powerful conservatives. The one-time media consultant to Richard Nixon was the key figure in building the Fox News channel into a ratings, pr....

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Hinkley Point expected to 'get go-ahead'
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 22 Jul 2016 01:15:08 GMT Hinkley Point expected to 'get go-ahead'

He said Hinkley was vital to a strong economy and still worth the cost.As part of the 35-year deal signed with France's EDF in 2013 to build the plant, the government agreed to pay £92.50 for eac....

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Desktop banking use falls, as users switch to apps
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:00:58 GMT Desktop banking use falls, as users switch to apps

"You can set up standing orders while standing in the queue for the bus and check your balance while checking in at the airport."However, when it comes to actual payments, people are still more li....

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Chancellor may 'reset' economic policy in Autumn Statement
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:39:08 GMT Chancellor may 'reset' economic policy in Autumn Statement

Well, that was a surprise.Among the warm words on Sino- British relations (the UK still wants to be a major investment partner with China) the new Chancellor of the Exchequer dropped a small grena....

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Sports Direct staff 'not treated as humans', says MPs' report
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:01:29 GMT Sports Direct staff 'not treated as humans', says MPs' report

Union officials told MPs that in one case an employee had given birth in a toilet at the company's warehouse base in Shirebrook, Derbyshire, because she feared losing her job if she called in sick....

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Japan 'to stop making VCR machines'
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:06:20 GMT Japan 'to stop making VCR machines'

It was 12 years ago that UK High Street retailer Dixons decided to phase out the sale of VCRs due to the popularity of DVD players.Some vintage technologies - such as vinyl - have enjoyed a renais....

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National Grid chair approached to oversee Trident programme
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 09:41:35 GMT National Grid chair approached to oversee Trident programme

But the current submarine programme, to build a fleet of "hunter-killer" Astute-class boats, has proved problematic. The Astute vessels have been dogged by cost-overruns and delays, and mechanical....

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Wet weather hurts clothing sales in June
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 09:25:32 GMT Wet weather hurts clothing sales in June

Average prices in stores, including petrol stations, fell by 2.5% over the year, the release also shows.Department stores sales were lifted by the Euro 2016 football tournament and the Queen's 90t....

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UK borrowing falls to lowest level since 2008
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:31:41 GMT UK borrowing falls to lowest level since 2008

The government continues to spend more than its income - as it has done every year since 2002. For the month of June, though, the overspend - also known as the Budget deficit - was less than expec....

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Vattenfall to invest £300m in Aberdeen offshore wind farm
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:27:53 GMT Vattenfall to invest £300m in Aberdeen offshore wind farm

In a statement, the Trump Organisation said: "There are 16 planning conditions which have not been purified and we intend to lodge formal written objections with Marine Scotland, challenging each ....

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More misery for BT broadband users after new power cut
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 09:40:02 GMT More misery for BT broadband users after new power cut

On Wednesday, many customers found they were unable to visit certain websites and access some internet banking services.Those difficulties were blamed on a separate power cut at the Equinix Teleci....

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Financial markets have 'weathered' Brexit uncertainty
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:26:00 GMT Financial markets have 'weathered' Brexit uncertainty

The bank deposit rate was also maintained at minus 0.4%. A negative rate means banks must pay the ECB to park their cash and is designed to encourage them to lend.The ECB's stimulus programme, whe....

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Bank of mum and dad used by 27% of first-time buyers
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:17:52 GMT Bank of mum and dad used by 27% of first-time buyers

In 2014/15 there were 564,000 purchases by first-time buyers, down from 815,000 in 2004/05, and 857,000 in 1994/95.The figures also show how more people are relying on private landlords to rent fr....

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Former HSBC trader denies currency fraud allegations
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:07:52 GMT Former HSBC trader denies currency fraud allegations

A spokesperson for Withers, the law firm defending Mr Scott, said in a statement:"Our client strongly denies the allegations. Given there are ongoing proceedings it would be inappropriate to comme....

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Sainsbury's to launch same-day online delivery
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:35:21 GMT Sainsbury's to launch same-day online delivery

At present, customers have to order the day before to receive their shopping.Britain's second largest supermarket group said: "Assuming the trials are successful, same-day online grocery delivery ....

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Opel head says 'Brexit decision not a good omen'
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:14:13 GMT Opel head says 'Brexit decision not a good omen'

The European division, which includes the Vauxhall brand in the UK, reported a second quarter profit of $0.1bn, its first profit in five years. Nevertheless GM indicated cost cutting was on the ca....

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Mortgage lending soars in June, says CML
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 09:45:02 GMT Mortgage lending soars in June, says CML

However higher mortgage lending also reflects higher house prices, which are still rising at 8.4% a year, according to the Halifax.Nevertheless lending activity was likely to quieten down over th....

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Mastercard swoops for Britain's ATM operator Vocalink
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 17:25:27 GMT Mastercard swoops for Britain's ATM operator Vocalink

On Monday, Softbank announced it had made a £24.3bn offer for Cambridge-based chip designer Arm Holdings.The proposed deal from Softbank, the Japanese telecoms giant, sparked concerns that Britis....

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Tumblr's tumble
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 23:10:34 GMT Tumblr's tumble

Tumblr is a social network where members can post almost anything - photos, audio clips, videos, animations, feature-length text posts and more.It was set up in 2007 and brings together a staggeri....

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Easyjet shares lead London's FTSE 100 lower
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:45:58 GMT Easyjet shares lead London's FTSE 100 lower

On the currency markets, the pound was up 0.33% at $1.3253., it was up 0.18% at €1.2016.

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Singapore seizes $177m as part of Malaysia corruption probe
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:11:50 GMT Singapore seizes $177m as part of Malaysia corruption probe

Singapore prosecutors have also seized $177m (£134m) in assets linked to 1MDB, half of which be....

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Post-Brexit sterling slump costs Easyjet £40m, says boss
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:40:59 GMT Post-Brexit sterling slump costs Easyjet £40m, says boss

Although passenger numbers have been rising - up to 20.2 million - extreme weather, air traffic control strikes and terrorist attacks have all contributed to the drop of almost 8% in "revenue per ....

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Thirteen murders a day
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 23:23:33 GMT Thirteen murders a day

In the capital, no suburb "including the upscale shopping, tourist and residential areas" are "immune to daytime assaults", warns the US State Department.It adds that the situation is a "serious c....

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Singapore searches for more local chefs
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 02:08:50 GMT Singapore searches for more local chefs

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Japan stocks rise on $186bn stimulus bets
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 21 Jul 2016 02:00:54 GMT Japan stocks rise on $186bn stimulus bets

Over in Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.6% while New Zealand stocks also gained 0.6%.South Korea's Kospi is trading flat.Hong Kong's Hang Seng is 0.6% and the Shanghai Composite is up 0.2%. ....

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Lufthansa cuts profit forecast
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 23:45:36 GMT Lufthansa cuts profit forecast

"After a very strong start to the year, demand growth is slipping back toward more historic levels,"said IATA's chief executive, Tony Tyler. "A combination of factors are likely behind this more m....

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Keep price comparison sites as they are, say MPs
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 23:01:09 GMT Keep price comparison sites as they are, say MPs

The websites include Moneysupermarket, Uswitch and Comparethemarket."Price comparison websites must do what they say on the tin," said Angus MacNeil, the chair of the Energy and Climate Change Com....

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What is India's GST and why does it matter so much?
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 20:58:10 GMT What is India's GST and why does it matter so much?

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DVLA revenue falls £93m since paper tax disc scrapped
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 17:00:35 GMT DVLA revenue falls £93m since paper tax disc scrapped

At the time the tax disc was phased out, the DfT estimated a loss to the exchequer of around £80m for 2015.The RAC said it was concerned that losses would continue to rise in the coming years as ....

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Malaysia 1MDB investigation: US seeks to seize $1bn in assets
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:51:40 GMT Malaysia 1MDB investigation: US seeks to seize $1bn in assets

The stolen funds were used "to fund the co-conspirators' lavish lifestyles, including purchases of artwork and jewelry, the acquisition of luxury real estate, the payment of gambling expenses, and....

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Top HSBC manager charged in forex probe
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 18:20:14 GMT Top HSBC manager charged in forex probe

That is misusing confidential information provided by a client who planned to convert $3.5bn into British pounds. It is claimed that the two executives bought sterling themselves before handling t....

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Turf war rages for South Africa's platinum unions
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 10:48:15 GMT Turf war rages for South Africa's platinum unions

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Volkswagen hit by 2.2bn euros diesel emissions charge
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:20:51 GMT Volkswagen hit by 2.2bn euros diesel emissions charge

Europe's biggest car manufacturer said it had seen an improvement in European car markets and the return of orders from corporate fleets."The operating result for the Volkswagen group before speci....

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Drivers battle Uber over employment rights
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 10:18:50 GMT Drivers battle Uber over employment rights

This is the first time that Uber will have faced legal action in the UK over whether their drivers are workers or self-employed.The two test cases, which will determine a further 17 claims against....

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Pimco hires Man's Manny Roman as new chief executive
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:03:33 GMT Pimco hires Man's Manny Roman as new chief executive

While at first Roman looks an odd choice - he worked at Goldman Sachs before coming one of the first wave of bankers to defect to the ranks of hedge funds, becoming a star name at GLG in London an....

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UK unemployment rate falls to fresh 11-year low
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 09:33:10 GMT UK unemployment rate falls to fresh 11-year low

"The vote to leave the EU will almost certainly now cause some firms to put hiring decisions on hold or cut back headcounts altogether. "Indeed, we expect the unemployment rate to begin to drift ....

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Shaving start-up firm bought by Unilever
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:10:37 GMT Shaving start-up firm bought by Unilever

It now operates in the United States, Australia and Canada.But the company is facing legal action from rival Gillette, owned by Procter & Gamble, seeking unspecified damages. It claims that t....

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'Collateral' lies need not spoil insurance claims, rules Supreme Court
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:13:52 GMT 'Collateral' lies need not spoil insurance claims, rules Supreme Court

The owners deliberately lied, by saying the crew couldn't investigate an alarm, because the ship was rolling in heavy seas.In fact the accident was caused by bad weather, so the lie was irrelevant....

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BT fault hits broadband users and banks
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:54:59 GMT BT fault hits broadband users and banks

"We're sorry that some BT and Plusnet customers experienced problems accessing some internet services this morning," said a spokeswoman for BT."Around 10% of customers' internet usage was affected....

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Top HSBC manager 'arrested in New York'
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:45:26 GMT Top HSBC manager 'arrested in New York'

HSBC reported last August that it had set aside $1.3bn for possible settlements to cover costs related to ongoing legal investigations.About 40% of the world's currency dealing is estimated to go ....

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Cape hope
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 23:27:40 GMT Cape hope

For example, last month the Massachusetts Institute of Technology launched a 12-week course in Future Commerce, with more than a thousand students paying $2,300 (£1,730). Another 600 students are....

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Japanese giant
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:18:06 GMT Japanese giant

And all this before Pokemon Go's even hit the streets in Nintendo's home market. So, is the company's increased valuation justified? "The very easy answer is yes," says Gerhard Fasol of Eurotechno....

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India introduces first bankruptcy law
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 05:02:10 GMT India introduces first bankruptcy law

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Pokemon Go: McDonald's Japan shares rise on tie-up reports
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 06:54:11 GMT Pokemon Go: McDonald's Japan shares rise on tie-up reports

The cooperation between Nintendo and McDonalds would reportedly make the fast food restaurants sponsored locations which can be turned into "Pokestops" or "gyms" - locations where players can batt....

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Fox News boss Roger Ailes 'in talks on his departure'
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 05:46:41 GMT Fox News boss Roger Ailes 'in talks on his departure'

The lawsuit filed by Ms Carlson claims she was fired after refusing his sexual advances.She worked for the conservative-leaning US network for 11 years before her contract expired in June.Mr Ailes....

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GE agrees deal with China's Huawei to improve productivity
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 07:18:01 GMT GE agrees deal with China's Huawei to improve productivity

Huawei's managing director, William Xu, said it was "very pleased" with the deal."The next ten years are an important period for the traditional economy to move to a digital economy... Companies c....

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Bank account switching falls by 5% despite incentives
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 23:25:03 GMT Bank account switching falls by 5% despite incentives

Marks and Spencer offers up to £220 worth of incentives, with the Co-Op offering £150 to new account holders, and the Halifax £125.The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has spent more tha....

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Ex-UBS trader Kweku Adoboli loses UK deportation appeal
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 01:04:22 GMT Ex-UBS trader Kweku Adoboli loses UK deportation appeal

The son of a UN diplomat, who was educated at a Yorkshire boarding school, Mr Adoboli said he would continue fighting the deportation. A has been set up to help him raise £75,000 for legal costs....

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Green Deal energy loans had 'abysmal' take-up: MPs
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 01:06:23 GMT Green Deal energy loans had 'abysmal' take-up: MPs

The committee urged the government to learn from the mistakes made with the scheme, which provided loans to meet costs of installing efficiency measures that householders repaid from savings on th....

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Eurotunnel cuts profit forecast due to weak pound
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 20 Jul 2016 07:25:11 GMT Eurotunnel cuts profit forecast due to weak pound

The firm said the impact of Brexit on the level of cross-Channel transport was uncertain, but that it did not expect any significant impact on its activities in the short term.Chief Executive Jacq....

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Fidelity backs Theresa May's executive pay plans
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 23:45:25 GMT Fidelity backs Theresa May's executive pay plans

The prime minister also wanted more transparency about bonus targets and for companies to reveal the ratio between chief executive pay and that of its average worker. Dominic Rossi, Fidelity's glo....

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Britain after Brexit: Dr Gerard Lyons and Louise Cooper
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:03:54 GMT Britain after Brexit: Dr Gerard Lyons and Louise Cooper

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Why rising prices are not always a bad thing
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:21:46 GMT Why rising prices are not always a bad thing

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Brexit: 'Spanner in the works' of global growth
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 21:37:35 GMT Brexit: 'Spanner in the works' of global growth

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WhatsApp in Brazil temporarily suspended
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 21:46:23 GMT WhatsApp in Brazil temporarily suspended

In March, a Facebook executive was detained overnight for failing to comply with an attempt to block WhatsApp. A Whatsapp spokesperson had said: "As we've said in the past we cannot share informat....

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US states sue Volkswagen over emission scandal
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 18:31:07 GMT US states sue Volkswagen over emission scandal

Last month, it announced a $15.3bn (£11.6bn) settlement with federal regulators, several states and thousands of owners of the affected vehicles.That deal included a "partial settlement" with New....

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Dow closes at record high for sixth day
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 22:06:58 GMT Dow closes at record high for sixth day

Shares in video streaming service fell 13% after it reported slowing subscriber growth. slid 3% as the maker of Marlboro cigarettes said shipment volumes were down. lost 1.2% after the bank re....

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Vauxhall admits first Zafira fire recorded in 2009
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:49:55 GMT Vauxhall admits first Zafira fire recorded in 2009

The London Fire Brigade said in May that it had attended 120 Zafira fires since 2013, including 14 this year.Peter Hope, Vauxhall's customer experience director, and Charles Klein, engineering exe....

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Microsoft's cloud unit boosts profits
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 22:11:31 GMT Microsoft's cloud unit boosts profits

Revenue for the unit rose 7% to $6.7bn, while overall adjusted revenue rose $420m to $22.6bn.Chief executive Satya Nadella has focused on the building Microsoft's expertise in cloud-based services....

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Building firm Dunne Group collapses with loss of 524 jobs
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 20:38:10 GMT Building firm Dunne Group collapses with loss of 524 jobs

The firm has been involved in the construction of some major projects, including the new Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow. Joint administrator Tom MacLennan said: "This is a sad loss....

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Store Twenty One: hundreds of workers to lose jobs
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 20:30:28 GMT Store Twenty One: hundreds of workers to lose jobs

Pravin Soni, director of , said it had been a "very difficult time" for staff, but that the firm looked forward to making the business "a success for many years to come".James Keates, restructurin....

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Brexit throws 'spanner in the works' of global growth
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:01:28 GMT Brexit throws 'spanner in the works' of global growth

Before the referendum vote on 23 June, the IMF says that the global economy had been showing promising signs of growth.The IMF does not believe that fears over an economic downturn have passed.But....

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BT warns that splitting the firm would 'derail' investment
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:40:01 GMT BT warns that splitting the firm would 'derail' investment

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Nintendo rally sees its market value soar past Sony
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:18:06 GMT Nintendo rally sees its market value soar past Sony

So, is it justified? "The very easy answer is yes," says Gerhard Fasold of Eurotechnology in Tokyo. "If the market thinks that's what a company is worth, then yes, it is justified." After all, it ....

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Truck firms hit with record €3bn EU fine for price fixing
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 11:51:29 GMT Truck firms hit with record €3bn EU fine for price fixing

It is the highest penalty the EU has ever imposed on a cartel, and more than double the previous record."These truck makers colluded for 14 years on truck pricing and on passing on the costs of co....

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Low Cost holidaymakers likely to get just £7.78 refund
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 10:40:30 GMT Low Cost holidaymakers likely to get just £7.78 refund

Simon Holt, from Skipton in Yorkshire, had to pay an extra £1000 so that his daughter and her friend could stay in their hotel in Portugal.As Low Cost had booked the flights directly with Ryanair....

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Northern Powerhouse
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 02:41:38 GMT Northern Powerhouse

"What people forget is that northern council leaders have been working on this idea long before the former chancellor came up with the slogan." It's certainly true that councils in the North have ....

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Unhealthy interest?
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 23:05:17 GMT Unhealthy interest?

In May it was revealed that Google's DeepMind, had been given access to the healthcare data of up to 1.6 million patients from three hospitals run by London's Royal Free Trust in order to develop ....

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Aussie rules?
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 23:10:38 GMT Aussie rules?

For anyone who enjoys shopping, Westfield will be a familiar name.The shopping centre giant owns malls across the world and attracted some 400 million customers last year.Westfield may now be a gl....

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'Flying' boat
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:31:28 GMT 'Flying' boat

The sailors are highly skilled and very fit, but their success will depend as much upon technology as human ability. "Technology is critical to the America's Cup," Sir Ben tells me a....

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Is Australia's 'luck' in business running out?
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 23:08:12 GMT Is Australia's 'luck' in business running out?

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How healthy are China's banks?
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 01:50:44 GMT How healthy are China's banks?

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US regulators investigate Fiat Chrysler sales reports
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 19:31:04 GMT US regulators investigate Fiat Chrysler sales reports

It reported a 7% rise in its monthly sales in June - its best result for that month since 2005. The company said it sold 2.2 million vehicles last year. However, its method of reporting revenue ba....

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UK fraud police release wanted list
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 23:48:46 GMT UK fraud police release wanted list

He is known as Karan Arora in Bollywood circles, police said, and is currently believed to be in India.Alex McKenzie, 33, from London, is accused of targeting victims using the gay social networki....

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ARM founder says Softbank deal is 'sad day' for UK tech
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 19:44:42 GMT ARM founder says Softbank deal is 'sad day' for UK tech

The founder of ARM Holdings has told the BBC he believes its imminent sale to Japanese technology giant Softbank is "a sad day for technology in Britain".Hermann Hauser said he was "very sad" at n....

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Employers warn of widening skills shortage
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:52:54 GMT Employers warn of widening skills shortage

"Not only will we have our existing UK skills shortages to address, but potentially reduced access to migrant skills will also impact businesses," says the CBI's report on the survey results.Neil ....

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Yahoo: Still no buyer as losses widen to $440m
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 22:50:24 GMT Yahoo: Still no buyer as losses widen to $440m

Much of the speculation about Yahoo's future is centred on Verizon, the telecoms giant that recently bought AOL, another faded internet star.AT&T and a partnership between Quicken Loans founde....

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Royal Mail revenues rise 1% in 'quieter period'
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 07:01:56 GMT Royal Mail revenues rise 1% in 'quieter period'

Ms Greene said: "We continue to face the challenges caused by the current low inflationary environment and our highly competitive markets. "We remain, however, very focussed on operational and fin....

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Softbank shares slide 10% after ARM takeover
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 08:04:29 GMT Softbank shares slide 10% after ARM takeover

Its stock jumped another 14.4% and saw trading volumes hit a new high on the success of its new augmented reality game Pokemon Go, which has proved to be Nintendo now has a bigger market capitalis....

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Netflix price rises prompt subscribers to turn off
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:36:35 GMT Netflix price rises prompt subscribers to turn off

Netflix shares are often subject to big swings as investors bet on its drive to redefine global television viewing habits. Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter said: "The shares are down bec....

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House prices rising by £16,000 a year, says ONS
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 08:50:40 GMT House prices rising by £16,000 a year, says ONS

It also said that demand from buyers had hit its lowest level for eight years.Find out about the history of house prices in the UK, and advice on renting v. buying in this BBC guide

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Young suffer as pensioners continue to prosper, says IFS
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 08:03:41 GMT Young suffer as pensioners continue to prosper, says IFS

However, that figure concealed very different experiences for different generations:The IFS report acknowledged that the proportion of children living in workless households has dropped, from one ....

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Flights and fuel push everyday prices 0.5% higher
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:40:45 GMT Flights and fuel push everyday prices 0.5% higher

The cost of flights jumped by a record 10.9% between May and June, ONS statistician Phil Gooding said."The growing cost of oil, feeding through to petrol prices, also helped to nudge up CPI," he a....

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BT must 'put its house in order' - MPs
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:13:57 GMT BT must 'put its house in order' - MPs

"Separating Openreach from BT would lead to less investment, not more."The report by MPs on the Culture Media and Sport Committee accuses BT of making decisions over Openreach - which provides its....

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What is ARM?
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:24:36 GMT What is ARM?

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How F1 tech could help Ben Ainslie win the America's Cup
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:41:58 GMT How F1 tech could help Ben Ainslie win the America's Cup

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Turkish shares close down 7% after coup attempt
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:30:38 GMT Turkish shares close down 7% after coup attempt

After a fairly quiet start to trading on Monday, shares on the Istanbul National-100 stock exchange slid by nearly 9% at one point, before clawing back some ground. Salman Ahmed, chief global stra....

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Bank of America second quarter profits fall 19%
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:03:02 GMT Bank of America second quarter profits fall 19%

Bank of America opted to take a $1bn charge, in anticipation of customers refinancing their mortgages in the ultra-low interest rate environment. The bright spot for Bank of America was its tradin....

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US bank buys new office block in London
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:21:56 GMT US bank buys new office block in London

"Many have doubted what will happen to the real estate market after the Brexit vote," Marian Herman, chief financial officer of the property developer HB Reavis Group,. He added that the deal show....

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ARM founder says Softbank deal is 'sad day'
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:55:52 GMT ARM founder says Softbank deal is 'sad day'

The founder of ARM Holdings has told the BBC he believes its imminent sale to Japanese technology giant Softbank is "a sad day for technology in Britain".Hermann Hauser said he was "very sad" at n....

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Fighting fit
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 17 Jul 2016 21:22:25 GMT Fighting fit

"I had a single dorm room, and you needed to use an electronic card pass to get into the building," says Chatri, now 45."So I'd coordinate with my mother to meet her at the entrance. She had nowhe....

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Has streaming broken the UK singles chart?
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 16 Jul 2016 23:54:39 GMT Has streaming broken the UK singles chart?

He only came for One Dance... but Drake has been hogging the limelight for three months.On Friday, the star's single notched up a 14th week at number one - meaning he could soon break the Bryan Ad....

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Florida teens, mistaken for thieves, shot at playing Pokemon Go
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 17 Jul 2016 10:57:18 GMT Florida teens, mistaken for thieves, shot at playing Pokemon Go

The parent said the teenagers did not realise they were being shot at, and thought that the man was only trying to scare them.The guidelines issues by include best practice tips for Pokemon Go pla....

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The investor said 'you don't look the part'
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 17 Jul 2016 05:10:42 GMT The investor said 'you don't look the part'

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The cafe with deaf baristas
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Softbank boss Son says ARM is 'investment for the future'
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 10:59:11 GMT Softbank boss Son says ARM is 'investment for the future'

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Labour leadership: Labour 'too timid' on tax - Owen Smith
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 17 Jul 2016 13:18:46 GMT Labour leadership: Labour 'too timid' on tax - Owen Smith

Labour has been "too timid" about taxation, leadership hopeful Owen Smith has said, and pledged that he would raise the top income tax rate to 50p.Mr Smith, who joins Angela Eagle in challenging J....

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Goldman and Bain take control of Korean beauty brand Carver
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 00:46:20 GMT Goldman and Bain take control of Korean beauty brand Carver

The term is used to refer to consumers who have become obsessed with Korean television dramas, "K-pop" music, food and fashion.Carver sales rose by more than 200% between January and May compared ....

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HS2 rail project backed by new transport secretary
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 17 Jul 2016 16:34:02 GMT HS2 rail project backed by new transport secretary

The new transport secretary also said he wanted to reach a quick decision on where a new runway should be built to meet growing demand for air travel to and from London.On rail, Mr Grayling told t....

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Stocks mixed despite ratings agency S&P lifting China outlook
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 08:22:55 GMT Stocks mixed despite ratings agency S&P lifting China outlook

Japan's markets are closed for a public holiday.When they reopen tomorrow, investors will be closely watching shares of Softbank after it announced a more-than- of one of the UK's biggest technolo....

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UK shares boosted by ARM takeover bid
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 11:17:15 GMT UK shares boosted by ARM takeover bid

Meanwhile shares in another UK chip firm, Imagination Technologies The , which is more weighted towards UK companies, was up by 175 points, or 1%, at 16902.44.The pound was up 0.36% at $1.3231. ,....

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Brexit 'will be horrible for UK economy' - fund manager
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 17 Jul 2016 19:35:46 GMT Brexit 'will be horrible for UK economy' - fund manager

Speaking to the newspaper, Mr Buxton said the stock market had priced in a "pretty significant recession" for the UK given the slide in share prices of companies such as house-builders and banks.S....

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Turkish shares slump 5.2% after coup attempt
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 10:14:42 GMT Turkish shares slump 5.2% after coup attempt

Salman Ahmed, chief global strategist at Swiss investment manager Lombard Odier, said the "swift resolution of the problem" had largely helped to cushion the shock to financial markets.However, th....

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Brexit fallout to hit UK economic growth: EY Item Club
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 17 Jul 2016 23:54:20 GMT Brexit fallout to hit UK economic growth: EY Item Club

Overall, the move would see net exports adding 1.1% to GDP in 2017, it added. Peter Spencer, chief economic advisor to the EY Item Club, said the UK economy was set to suffer a severe loss of mome....

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BA apologises for check-in delays at Heathrow and Gatwick
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 11:50:23 GMT BA apologises for check-in delays at Heathrow and Gatwick

Other passengers also tweeted about missing flights or facing long delays, which were described by some as "chaos". BA apologised for the delays and said it had extra staff in place to help custo....

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Millennials 'set to earn less than Generation X'
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 17 Jul 2016 23:07:18 GMT Millennials 'set to earn less than Generation X'

Even if millennials' wages improved rapidly like those of their baby boomer parents born after World War Two, their lifetime earnings would be about £890,000, according to the foundation.That sum....

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FCA considers using texts to warn of low savings rates
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 08:56:41 GMT FCA considers using texts to warn of low savings rates

But the FCA wants to put further pressure on providers who give poor returns.Having carried out a series of trials, it has rejected the idea of a "switching box" - which would prompt savers to swi....

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ARM chip designer to be bought by Japan's Softbank
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 18 Jul 2016 11:04:46 GMT ARM chip designer to be bought by Japan's Softbank

UK technology firm ARM Holdings is to be bought by Japan's Softbank for £24bn ($32bn) it confirmed on Monday.The board of ARM is expected to recommend shareholders accept the offer - which is aro....

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CEO Secrets: Mumsnet founder on facing personal rejection
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 17 Jul 2016 05:10:42 GMT CEO Secrets: Mumsnet founder on facing personal rejection

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Travel advice for British holidaymakers after the failed military coup in Turkey
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 16 Jul 2016 12:48:09 GMT Travel advice for British holidaymakers after the failed military coup in Turkey

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UK offered Brexit free trade deal with Australia
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 17 Jul 2016 06:40:16 GMT UK offered Brexit free trade deal with Australia

Mrs May said: "I have been very clear that this government will make a success of our exit from the European Union."One of the ways we will do this is by embracing the opportunities to strike free....

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Going upwards
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 21:19:02 GMT Going upwards

The British are a nation of shoppers; as Napoleon might nearly have said. And when shopping, we have a taste for the foreign.Whether that be smartphones, bookshelves from Ikea, cheap clothes from ....

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How Brexit could affect your weekly shop
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 21:18:55 GMT How Brexit could affect your weekly shop

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US shares flat amid global fears
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 20:45:31 GMT US shares flat amid global fears

Paul Ashworth the US economist at Capital Economics noted that retail sales growth figures for April and May were revised upwards by 0.1%, having already been "ridiculously strong". fell 0.3%. The....

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PM Theresa May makes more ministerial changes
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 16 Jul 2016 12:39:54 GMT PM Theresa May makes more ministerial changes

In her resignation letter to Mrs May, Baroness Altmann said that her efforts to improve pensions policy over the past year had been thwarted by "short-term political considerations".She called for....

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Major gas store shutdown prolonged
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 21:49:09 GMT Major gas store shutdown prolonged

"Technical problems have been ongoing at Rough for a while, but the market clearly did not anticipate this." said it is working to return a third of the capacity to operation by November, in time ....

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Lowcost Holidays demise blamed on Brexit vote
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 19:19:00 GMT Lowcost Holidays demise blamed on Brexit vote

Customers' flight bookings will be valid in almost all cases, but hotels will need to be paid for, a company spokesperson said.Smith & Williamson said intense competition had caused the collap....

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A new day, a new Chancellor: A new economic policy?
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 21:10:53 GMT A new day, a new Chancellor: A new economic policy?

Mr Hammond has given us some clues but to be perfectly honest we will not have the complete picture until the Autumn Statement later this year. However, the new chancellor has already declined to ....

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Using home to fund retirement is a delusion, says former minister
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 21:08:12 GMT Using home to fund retirement is a delusion, says former minister

And on average, those who do manage to downsize are likely to see a 50% cut in their income when they retire."In most of Britain, the amount of money you could free up by trading down at retiremen....

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What has Brexit meant for the economy?
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 15:20:49 GMT What has Brexit meant for the economy?

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US shares fall on global fears
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 18:58:31 GMT US shares fall on global fears

fell 0.6%. The bank reported better than expected second quarter results ahead of the market's opening. Rival dropped 2.9% after it reported falling profits.shares were down 0.5%. The company sa....

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TTIP: EU-US trade deal faces major challenges
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 15:57:34 GMT TTIP: EU-US trade deal faces major challenges

The negotiations could also be complicated by the British referendum vote to leave the European Union. Nonetheless both chief negotiators, Dan Mullaney for the US and Ignacio Garcia Bercero for t....

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Herbalife reaches deal with US regulators
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 17:09:16 GMT Herbalife reaches deal with US regulators

Mr Ackman made several public allegations that Herbalife was a "bad" company that relied on a hierarchical structure that focused on recruiting new salespeople rather than selling products. The FT....

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UK shares end higher but pound is down
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 16:31:46 GMT UK shares end higher but pound is down

Among individual shares, airlines bore the brunt in the wake of Thursday night's Bastille Day attack in the French resort of Nice. and British Airways owner were down 2.6% and 1% respectively.Hig....

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Lowcost Travel demise blamed on Brexit vote
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 18:48:57 GMT Lowcost Travel demise blamed on Brexit vote

Smith & Williamson said intense competition had caused the collapse but also the increased terror threat and the uncertainty before and after the recent referendum."The group experienced signi....

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Economic fears fuel Zimbabwe protests
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 11:59:01 GMT Economic fears fuel Zimbabwe protests

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US shares build on record closes
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 14:24:01 GMT US shares build on record closes

Paul Ashworth the US economist at Capital Economics noted that retail sales growth figures for April and May were revised upwards by 0.1%, having already been "ridiculously strong".On Thursday the....

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Citigroup quarterly profits slide
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:40:50 GMT Citigroup quarterly profits slide

Citigroup attributed the rise to more activity from its big clients.However, banking analyst Christopher Wheeler from Atlantic Securities believes that business saw a boost in trading activity fol....

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TTIP: Why are the talks taking so long?
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:22:10 GMT TTIP: Why are the talks taking so long?

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How close are we to automated manufacturing?
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 10:21:13 GMT How close are we to automated manufacturing?

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Asian shares push higher after China data outperforms
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 08:13:49 GMT Asian shares push higher after China data outperforms

Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.3% to finish the day at 5,429.60 and South Korea's stock market closed 0.4% higher at 2,017.26.Hong Kong's closed 0.5% higher at 21,659.25 and the Shanghai Comp....

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Messaging app Line sees shares surge 31% in Tokyo debut
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:54:39 GMT Messaging app Line sees shares surge 31% in Tokyo debut

The shares jumped to 5,000 yen in early trading.Line has about 218 million monthly active users and is famous for selling cute virtual stickers, games and various merchandise. ....

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Pokemon Go phenomenon gives Nintendo shares record lift
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 08:50:00 GMT Pokemon Go phenomenon gives Nintendo shares record lift

It was developed by the Pokemon Company, which is 32% owned by Nintendo, and Niantic, which was spun out of Google last year when the search engine giant announced it was setting up Alphabet as it....

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Construction output slumps in May
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:54:42 GMT Construction output slumps in May

Housing construction output fell 3.2% in May after edging down 0.1% in April, the biggest drop since February 2014.Housing output has now fallen in every month this year apart from February."The f....

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Bank of England economist says sledgehammer needed for economy
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 11:26:54 GMT Bank of England economist says sledgehammer needed for economy

"The precise size and nature of any stimulatory measures will be determined during the August forecast and Inflation Report round." Speaking at a gathering in Port Talbot on June 30, before the sp....

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Pound steady as shares head down
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 11:25:46 GMT Pound steady as shares head down

and British Airways owner were down 3.5% and 1.8% respectively.At the same time, High Street mainstays and fell 2.2% and 2% respectively.Other European share indexes were also down, reflecting....

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Game changer
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 15:28:43 GMT Game changer

Up until now, the central concept of mobile games has been something that can be enjoyed anywhere. They are pit-stops in daily routines. But few games encourage playing while on the move like Poke....

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Empire strikes back
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 23:02:34 GMT Empire strikes back

Cinema operators are hoping that the new wave of "immersive" technologies - seats that move, laser projections, sensory experiences - will make vegging out on the sofa watching endless box sets se....

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Tesla Autopilot needs rethink urges US consumer group
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 15:15:05 GMT Tesla Autopilot needs rethink urges US consumer group

"We will continue to develop, validate, and release those enhancements as the technology grows."It likened the Autopilot function to the systems that pilots use "when conditions are clear"."The dr....

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Pokemon Go unleashed in the UK
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:53:34 GMT Pokemon Go unleashed in the UK

"The enthusiastic response to the launch of Pokemon Go has been tremendous and inspiring. We're aware of the server issues that our players have been experiencing and are working around the clock ....

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What is new Chancellor Philip Hammond's plan?
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 21:43:14 GMT What is new Chancellor Philip Hammond's plan?

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Robotic furniture moves to suit your needs and other news
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 23:03:01 GMT Robotic furniture moves to suit your needs and other news

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Philip Hammond: Financial markets 'rattled' by Leave vote
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 09:36:09 GMT Philip Hammond: Financial markets 'rattled' by Leave vote

Mr Hammond said the outcome of the referendum had surprised the markets and business.However, he said the fact that the Conservatives had "moved quickly" to elect a new leader would help to restor....

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US shares close at record levels
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 21:17:24 GMT US shares close at record levels

"If banks are healthy ... then that clearly has more positive implications for economic growth," he said.In the biggest stock market debut for a technology firm this year, shares in Line Corp bega....

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BP says total Gulf spill bill $61.6bn
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 20:16:36 GMT BP says total Gulf spill bill $61.6bn

He said it had shaken the company "to its core" and led to a complete change in its organisational structure."Sometimes it takes a near death experience to radically change a company. It was a for....

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China economy grows more than expected in second quarter
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 03:28:54 GMT China economy grows more than expected in second quarter

"While China is almost certainly expanding at a slower rate than its GDP data suggest, rapid state sector investment does appear to have kept growth broadly stable last quarter.""Growth is more li....

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Messaging app Line sees shares surge 50% in Tokyo debut
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 15 Jul 2016 02:31:19 GMT Messaging app Line sees shares surge 50% in Tokyo debut

Line has about 218 million monthly active users and is famous for selling cute virtual stickers, games and various merchandise.It is wholly-owned by South Korea's Naver Corporation, which is looki....

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May adds energy policy to Business department
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 17:08:04 GMT May adds energy policy to Business department

He was previously Communities Secretary.The MP for Tunbridge Wells grew up in Middlesbrough and went on to study economics at Cambridge University before earning a doctorate at the London School o....

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VW failure to compensate UK owners 'deeply unfair'
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 23:02:25 GMT VW failure to compensate UK owners 'deeply unfair'

"Volkswagen's evidence to us was just not credible but the government has lacked the will to hold VW accountable for its actions," she said."There is a real danger that VW will be able to get away....

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Fewer pensions cashed in over winter
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 14:31:28 GMT Fewer pensions cashed in over winter

The figures also showed customers aged 55 to 59 had the highest rate of withdrawals as a percentage of their pension pot. Some 11% of this age group took an income of 10% or more of their pot. ea....

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JP Morgan profits beat expectations
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 13:55:17 GMT JP Morgan profits beat expectations

"Outside of energy, both wholesale and consumer credit quality remained very good," he added in a statement. Profits were dented by the bank's provisions for loan losses, which rose to $1.4bn in t....

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Pound jumps as Bank keeps rates on hold
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 11:52:51 GMT Pound jumps as Bank keeps rates on hold

The share index had been trading higher ahead of the Bank's decision, but news of the rate freeze wiped out the gains, with the index barely changed on the day at 6,670.31."The Bank of England su....

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The drone that can fly for years on solar power
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 11:26:30 GMT The drone that can fly for years on solar power

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Google hit by fresh European Union anti-trust charges
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 11:19:33 GMT Google hit by fresh European Union anti-trust charges

Google is already facing formal anti-trust charges over claims that it abused the dominant position of its Android operating system.The US company is accused of placing onerous requirements on fir....

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UK interest rates held at 0.5%
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 11:25:11 GMT UK interest rates held at 0.5%

The MPC is dealing with two competing forces. First, a slowdown in economic growth following the referendum vote which many economists believe could tip the economy into recession.Second, a possib....

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Chancellor Philip Hammond: UK economy ‘entering new phase’
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:03:53 GMT Chancellor Philip Hammond: UK economy ‘entering new phase’

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Interest rates: What life was like when they were last cut
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:47:37 GMT Interest rates: What life was like when they were last cut

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Inside Bombardier's 'giant gamble'
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 10:01:37 GMT Inside Bombardier's 'giant gamble'

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Mothercare sees weak UK demand offset by Ramadan
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 10:11:17 GMT Mothercare sees weak UK demand offset by Ramadan

Group sales across the whole of Mothercare, covering both its UK and international business, fell 1.7%.On the UK's vote to leave the EU, chief executive Mark Newton-Jones, said: "We have not seen ....

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Hinkley Point 'still worth the cost' as price tag soars
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 10:38:37 GMT Hinkley Point 'still worth the cost' as price tag soars

Wholesale energy prices have fallen since that price was agreed, which meant the government must now make up the difference.The NAO estimated that future top-up payments would rise from £6.1bn to....

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FTSE 100 higher ahead of Bank decision
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:36:29 GMT FTSE 100 higher ahead of Bank decision

"Will the Bank of England cut rates? While widely expected to slash interest rates by 25 basis points to 0.25%, it's not a done deal by any means," said Neil Wilson from ETX Capital."Critically, w....

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Philip Hammond: Financial markets 'rattled' by Out vote
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 09:36:09 GMT Philip Hammond: Financial markets 'rattled' by Out vote

Mr Hammond said the outcome of the referendum had surprised the markets and business.However, he said the fact that the Conservatives had "moved quickly" to elect a new leader would help to restor....

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George Osborne
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 18:22:31 GMT George Osborne

Even now, some economists think this was the wrong policy and prolonged the downturn, or at least slowed the recovery. But the chancellor stuck to his guns and his greatest triumph was that he won....

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What is Line?
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 20:30:35 GMT What is Line?

There's a chance you might not have heard of Line but the Japanese messaging service is set to sell shares for the first time in an initial public offering (IPO) in both New York and Tokyo.So here....

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Who you gonna call?
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 23:04:50 GMT Who you gonna call?

This hand-sized electronic device rapidly scans multiple radio frequencies, which - if you believe such things - is said to create a source of energy that spirits can manipulate in order to speak.....

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Line: Is there room for another messaging app?
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 20:30:31 GMT Line: Is there room for another messaging app?

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Film star revives ancient glass making Chinese skills
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 06:21:51 GMT Film star revives ancient glass making Chinese skills

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Joining a real-life ghost hunt
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 23:04:43 GMT Joining a real-life ghost hunt

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Amazon tests personalised video ads
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 17:51:52 GMT Amazon tests personalised video ads

"They have been out there in the wild."I'm not able to share any more details of where, but potentially anywhere you can see a video is potentially somewhere you could consider running personalise....

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Yum Brands raises profits outlook ahead of China spin-off
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:23:07 GMT Yum Brands raises profits outlook ahead of China spin-off

"Our China division is off to a good start in the third quarter for both KFC and Pizza Hut Casual Dining, including a return to positive same-store sales at Pizza Hut Casual Dining in recent weeks....

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US sentences Chinese hacker for stealing military information
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 01:50:38 GMT US sentences Chinese hacker for stealing military information

"Su Bin's sentence is a just punishment for his admitted role in a conspiracy with hackers from the People's Liberation Army Air Force to illegally access and steal sensitive US military informati....

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Cuban Economy Minister Marino Murillo is sacked
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 06:46:03 GMT Cuban Economy Minister Marino Murillo is sacked

For now, Mr Murillo will broadly remain involved in managing the communist island's economy. President Castro has told Cubans to brace themselves for a tough second half of 2016 as government inst....

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Ex-European Commission head Barroso under fire over Goldman Sachs job
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:17:41 GMT Ex-European Commission head Barroso under fire over Goldman Sachs job

"It's a mistake on the part of Mr Barroso and the worst disservice that a former Commission president could do to the European project at a moment in history when it needs to be supported and stre....

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Japanese shares continue to rise on stimulus hopes
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 07:24:34 GMT Japanese shares continue to rise on stimulus hopes

The company's shares have seen an exceptional rise since the game last week, rising by 56% since last Friday. Investors are also expecting that the Bank of England on Thursday to try to stimulat....

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Co-op to sell 298 stores to McColl's
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:22:23 GMT Co-op to sell 298 stores to McColl's

"The proceeds will be re-invested to drive sustainable growth for our members and I'm delighted that all 3,808 colleagues will transfer to McColl's on the same terms and conditions," he added.The ....

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Halfords looks to Rio Olympics to boost bike sales
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 07:24:42 GMT Halfords looks to Rio Olympics to boost bike sales

Overall, Halford's like-for-like sales fell 0.6%. Its retail division gained from strong demand in car maintenance and for child safety seats, but declining sales of sat navs dragged revenues at i....

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Nintendo shares up more than 50% since Pokemon Go release
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 04:44:38 GMT Nintendo shares up more than 50% since Pokemon Go release

Nintendo shares had already started the week with a alone. The Pokemon creatures first emerged ....

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Housing market 'falters amid Brexit campaign and vote'
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 23:03:39 GMT Housing market 'falters amid Brexit campaign and vote'

In its June survey, it said surveyors across the whole of the UK were generally expecting prices to fall in the coming three months, with 27% more surveyors expecting to see prices decrease rather....

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Hammond: No emergency Budget
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 07:27:04 GMT Hammond: No emergency Budget

He said he would be holding meetings today to assess "where the economy is". Mr Hammond also said he thought Bank of England governor Mark Carney was doing an "excellent job".Mr Hammond is one of ....

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Interest rates could be cut to new low
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 14 Jul 2016 07:04:38 GMT Interest rates could be cut to new low

Surveys for both the and the construction industry have pointed to a sharp slowdown, with the latter recording its .However, Joshua Mahony, market analyst at IG, said the lack of economic data si....

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Tesla says autopilot involved in second car crash
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 12:59:17 GMT Tesla says autopilot involved in second car crash

He also tweeted that it "taking the heat for customer safety".The California-based carmaker "customers using autopilot are statistically safer than those not using it at all".Tesla's deployment ....

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Google piracy report criticised by music industry
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:14:56 GMT Google piracy report criticised by music industry

Content ID was launched in 2014. It is designed to detect copyright-infringing material and allow the rights holders the choice of whether to block it or make money from ads attached to the clips.....

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Saudi Arabia lifts four-year ban on US beef imports
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 16:34:19 GMT Saudi Arabia lifts four-year ban on US beef imports

The US Department of Agriculture is developing a system for certifying US beef meets Saudi requirements.Saudi Arabia imposed the ban in 2011 after a case of mad cow disease was discovered. Concern....

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FTSE 100 and pound edge lower
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 15:56:55 GMT FTSE 100 and pound edge lower

The news overshadowed Barratt's upbeat profit forecast, with full-year pre-tax profits expected to rise by about 20% to £680m.Other housebuilders also saw their shares fall, with Berkeley Group d....

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Poundland agrees to £597m takeover from Steinhoff
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:42:41 GMT Poundland agrees to £597m takeover from Steinhoff

Last month, Poundland reported a fall in full-year profits as it admitted the integration of 99p Stores, which it bought in September last year, had placed a "strain" on its business.Steinhoff is ....

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Tesla says autopilot was involved in second car crash
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 12:12:12 GMT Tesla says autopilot was involved in second car crash

He also tweeted that is "taking the heat for customer safety".The California-based car maker "customers using autopilot are statistically safer than those not using it at all".Tesla is being inv....

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FTSE 100 and pound edge higher
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 11:44:40 GMT FTSE 100 and pound edge higher

The news overshadowed Barratt's upbeat profit forecast, with full-year pre-tax profits expected to rise by about 20% to £680m.Other housebuilders also saw their shares fall, with Berkeley Group d....

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Aberdeen lifts property fund suspension
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 11:13:23 GMT Aberdeen lifts property fund suspension

The firm will sell some property assets to meet redemption requests.Commercial property funds run by M&G, Aviva, Standard Life, Henderson, Canada Life and Threadneedle that were mostly aimed a....

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Call for cold-calling ban on loans
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 10:37:15 GMT Call for cold-calling ban on loans

"When someone is already in financial difficulty, they may be at their lowest ebb and feel they have no option but to make quick decisions through desperation, which can bring devastating conseque....

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Japan cuts growth forecast to 0.9% as economy falters
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 10:53:32 GMT Japan cuts growth forecast to 0.9% as economy falters

In January, the Bank of Japan in an attempt to stimulate the economy.Mr Abe, whose economic policies have been dubbed Abenomics, announced last month that he would delay an increase to the countr....

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FTSE 100 and pound steady as markets pause for breath
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 09:56:16 GMT FTSE 100 and pound steady as markets pause for breath

Other housebuilders also saw their shares fall, with Berkeley Group down 3.4% and Persimmon 2.3% lower.There was better news for fashion group Burberry, which saw its shares rise 5% despite report....

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'Ikea of Africa'
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 08:51:13 GMT 'Ikea of Africa'

A few months later the new entity acquired the furniture maker, Pat Cornick. It was the first of many acquisitions which have swelled the company into the business it is today. What really cement....

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Lingerie firm Amoena wins mastectomy bra tax case
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 09:50:37 GMT Lingerie firm Amoena wins mastectomy bra tax case

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Wetherspoon's boss decries Brexit 'doom-mongering'
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 09:39:45 GMT Wetherspoon's boss decries Brexit 'doom-mongering'

In May, Mr Martin printed 200,000 beer mats criticising Ms Lagarde for saying that a vote to leave the EU would be "pretty bad to very, very bad". In Wednesday's trading statement, he also said th....

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Barratt mulls construction slowdown following Brexit
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 09:41:30 GMT Barratt mulls construction slowdown following Brexit

"Lenders will continue to be open for business as usual, but lending volumes may be affected by uncertain consumer sentiment."The CML said that the number of mortgages advanced to first-time buyer....

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University of Anywhere
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 23:05:38 GMT University of Anywhere

In the United States, the university provides places for people without documentation, who otherwise would be stuck in a loop-tape of needing qualifications to get a better job but not having the ....

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Open for business
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 23:08:28 GMT Open for business

The golf business suffered during the global economic downturn of 2008, with playing seen by many as a non-discretionary leisure extra, and registered player numbers in Scotland and England have d....

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Driver wars
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 23:04:34 GMT Driver wars

The company, which is still beta testing its app, already has 8,500 drivers in New York. For comparison Uber has an estimated 30,000 affiliated drivers in the city, but many drivers work for multi....

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How do you react when you're online and an ad pops up?
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 07:26:49 GMT How do you react when you're online and an ad pops up?

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Boeing: 100 years of flying history
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 07:09:56 GMT Boeing: 100 years of flying history

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Japanese shares see third day of gains
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 07:01:27 GMT Japanese shares see third day of gains

Australia's benchmark ASX/200 index in Sydney rose 0.7% to close at 5,388.50.With the iron ore price seeing a strong rise overnight, shares in commodity-related companies were among the best perfo....

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Investment boost for biggest mixed martial arts firm in Asia
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 03:27:21 GMT Investment boost for biggest mixed martial arts firm in Asia

MMA is one of the fastest-growing and .It combines techniques from wrestling and martial arts. It is banned in France but attracts millions of television viewers across the globe.This week, Ultima....

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UK shares slip but pound holds steady
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 08:00:02 GMT UK shares slip but pound holds steady

On the currency markets, the pound clung on to the gains made over the past couple of days, edging up 0.15% to $1.3268, and rising 0.3% to €1.2010.The pound has been given a lift this week by ....

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England's black market hotspots exposed
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 02:07:47 GMT England's black market hotspots exposed

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Burberry's sales down 3% in 'challenging' first quarter
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 07:22:06 GMT Burberry's sales down 3% in 'challenging' first quarter

However, it is benefiting from a drop in the value of the pound after the UK voted to leave the European Union last month.Burberry said its adjusted profit would be boosted by about £90m if excha....

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Poundland agrees to takeover from Steinhoff International
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 13 Jul 2016 07:39:53 GMT Poundland agrees to takeover from Steinhoff International

The pound has also dropped about 15% against the rand since Steinhoff made its approach for Poundland in June.Shares in Poundland rebounded 12% to 220p on Tuesday following news of the deal.Poundl....

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Shoppers frustrated on Amazon Prime Day
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 17:26:34 GMT Shoppers frustrated on Amazon Prime Day

This year, customers complained of not being able to check out their purchases, with some missing deals available for a limited time. Others said they were experiencing issues adding items to thei....

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Airbus slashes delivery target for A380
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 19:32:52 GMT Airbus slashes delivery target for A380

The aircraft only began breaking even last year. Airbus said it would still achieve that next year with as few as 20 deliveries but gave no further guidance.The announcement of a fall in deliverie....

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JP Morgan to raise pay for 18,000 US staff
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:11:55 GMT JP Morgan to raise pay for 18,000 US staff

Mr Dimon said the move "enables more people to begin to share in the rewards of economic growth."He also said raising salaries was good for the bank because it would help attract and retain worker....

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Odeon & UCI cinemas sold to China-owned firm
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:26:51 GMT Odeon & UCI cinemas sold to China-owned firm

He said there were uncertainties created by Brexit, but added "we are encouraged that current currency rates are highly favourable to AMC with the pound falling to a three decade low versus the do....

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Business, not Brexit, dominates air show
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 16:06:56 GMT Business, not Brexit, dominates air show

"I don't see any reason why it should fundamentally affect our relationship with the UK or our business deals with the UK," he said.UK and US defence interests are inextricably linked. BAE Systems....

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Farnborough Airshow: The F-35, up close and personal
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 10:14:44 GMT Farnborough Airshow: The F-35, up close and personal

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Odeon & UCI Cinema Group bought by AMC
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 12:52:42 GMT Odeon & UCI Cinema Group bought by AMC

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Farnborough Airshow: Brexit storm clouds fail to gather
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 12:41:10 GMT Farnborough Airshow: Brexit storm clouds fail to gather

"I don't see any reason why it should fundamentally affect our relationship with the UK or our business deals with the UK," he said.UK and US defence interests are inextricably linked. For example....

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'Believe in yourself'
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 23:06:02 GMT 'Believe in yourself'

Wandee Khunchornyakong doesn't fit the usual stereotype of a start-up founder.At 60 years old, she's much older than your typical budding entrepreneur.Yet in her home country of Thailand she was t....

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This is me...
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 23:14:24 GMT This is me...

Citi has just begun rolling out this kind of voice biometrics authentication for its 15 million Asian banking customers, starting in Taiwan, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore.The bank expects to ....

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Taylor Swift is the world's highest-paid celebrity, according to Forbes
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 16:54:05 GMT Taylor Swift is the world's highest-paid celebrity, according to Forbes

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Thailand's gender equality lesson
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 23:05:56 GMT Thailand's gender equality lesson

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Singapore's waste water challenge
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 00:35:55 GMT Singapore's waste water challenge

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India's experiment with a fat tax
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 00:34:36 GMT India's experiment with a fat tax

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China's aviation expansion ambitions
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 09:18:14 GMT China's aviation expansion ambitions

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Farnborough Airshow: Up close and personal with the F35
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 10:14:44 GMT Farnborough Airshow: Up close and personal with the F35

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Nintendo shares powered by Pokemon Go
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 08:23:05 GMT Nintendo shares powered by Pokemon Go

Shares across the rest of Asia were also buoyed by on the back of talk of policy stimulus in Japan and the UK.In Hong Kong, the index ended the day up 1.7% at 21,224.74, while China's rose 1.8%....

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Online fashion firm Asos confident as sales jump
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 09:16:50 GMT Online fashion firm Asos confident as sales jump

Sterling has slumped to around $1.30 from almost $1.50 on 23 June before the vote to leave the European Union. A weaker pound enables UK based retailers to be more competitive in overseas markets.....

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Ikea to recall 1.7 million Malm dressers in China
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 06:22:13 GMT Ikea to recall 1.7 million Malm dressers in China

"The potential danger to household safety from furniture toppling over is a serious problem for the entire homewares industry," said on its website."Ikea promises to serve as a model in respondin....

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Dairy farm closures: More than 1,000 shut in three years
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 10:33:04 GMT Dairy farm closures: More than 1,000 shut in three years

An AHDB spokesman said some farmers were still paid about 10 pence a litre less than the cost of production, despite . The board said North Yorkshire had lost more than one in seven farms over the....

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High Street sales fall in June, survey says
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 08:11:13 GMT High Street sales fall in June, survey says

In May spending rose by 1.4% and like-for-like sales, which takes into account changes in the amount of retail space open to shoppers over the past 12 months, increased by 0.5%.Total retail sales ....

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HSBC avoided US money laundering charges because of 'market risk' fears
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 01:03:08 GMT HSBC avoided US money laundering charges because of 'market risk' fears

The report says: "George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, the UK's chief financial minister, intervened in the HSBC matter by sending a letter to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke... to e....

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Pound rallies further on May victory
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 11:31:34 GMT Pound rallies further on May victory

The news from Galliford helped to sustain the recovery in property-related stocks seen over the past couple of trading sessions.Financial stocks - another victim of the post-referendum sell-off - ....

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Italy economy: IMF says country has 'two lost decades' of growth
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 10:55:06 GMT Italy economy: IMF says country has 'two lost decades' of growth

Italy has an unemployment rate of 11% and a banking sector in crisis, with government debt second only to that of Greece.Italian banks are weighed down by massive bad debts, and may need a signifi....

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Siemens promises UK investment despite Brexit warning
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 09:57:49 GMT Siemens promises UK investment despite Brexit warning

At an event at the House of Commons, Mr Kaeser said the UK continued to matter and be a "good place to do business" whether it was inside or outside the EU.But he called on Theresa May to clarify ....

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Carney defends private Osborne Brexit meetings
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 12 Jul 2016 12:00:42 GMT Carney defends private Osborne Brexit meetings

Mr Carney was giving evidence to MPs on the Treasury Select Committee for the first time since the result of the referendum."It is our responsibility to give these assessments...we have an obligat....

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Farnborough Airshow: Keeping drones safe from harm
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 18:21:50 GMT Farnborough Airshow: Keeping drones safe from harm

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Pokemon Go players take to the streets
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 18:08:31 GMT Pokemon Go players take to the streets

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Telecoms companies unite to sign 5G manifesto
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 17:43:45 GMT Telecoms companies unite to sign 5G manifesto

Campaigners believe it is the best way to enable free and open competition on the internet."The EU and member states must reconcile the need for open internet with pragmatic rules that foster inno....

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Microsoft scraps Finland phone unit
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 17:31:46 GMT Microsoft scraps Finland phone unit

"They spent all that money because they recognised that the smartphone market was important," said Eddie Murphy, telecoms analyst at Priory Consulting. "They were right - but just too late. Apple ....

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HSBC avoided US money laundering charges 'because of market risk'
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 21:17:15 GMT HSBC avoided US money laundering charges 'because of market risk'

The Justice Department spokesman, Peter Carr, said a series of factors are considered when deciding how to resolve a case, including whether there may be "adverse consequences for innocent third ....

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'Water-resistant' Samsung Galaxy S7 Active fails test
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 13:12:55 GMT 'Water-resistant' Samsung Galaxy S7 Active fails test

The second handset subjected to the same test suffered similar faults.Samsung's website stated the Galaxy S7 Active, which is sold in the US but is not available in the UK, is IP68-certified.The i....

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Curtain raises for Farnborough Airshow
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 10 Jul 2016 23:06:09 GMT Curtain raises for Farnborough Airshow

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New government pension rules open the door to rip-offs
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:51:05 GMT New government pension rules open the door to rip-offs

The undercover footage shows call centre staff offering assessments to people which they claim will show how the new pension freedoms affect them and what will happen at the consultation.The Pensi....

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Tata says global steel industry 'vulnerable'
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:28:15 GMT Tata says global steel industry 'vulnerable'

On Friday, Tata Steel said the sale of its UK business was on hold as the company considered a European tie-up."Today we are looking at more options," Mr Chatterjee told the BBC."If there are bett....

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Tesla stock rises after Elon Musk's masterplan tweet
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:57:14 GMT Tesla stock rises after Elon Musk's masterplan tweet

"There's a lot of very enthusiastic Tesla fans that look for a reason to buy this stock," commented Efraim Levy, a Wall Street analyst at S&P Capital."The fact that there will be - at least in....

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Starbucks to raise US workers' salaries
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 16:34:10 GMT Starbucks to raise US workers' salaries

The coffee chain is also doubling the amount of stock it distributes to hourly employees, who have worked for the company for at least two years. The combined increases could result in 15% more in....

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Burberry: Celine boss to replace Christopher Bailey as chief
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:24:28 GMT Burberry: Celine boss to replace Christopher Bailey as chief

In May, the company reported a £29m fall in annual pre-tax profits for the year to 31 March to £415.6m and said it expected the "challenging environment for the luxury sector" would continue.Bur....

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Deutsche lowers LSE merger approval hurdle
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:44:34 GMT Deutsche lowers LSE merger approval hurdle

If it goes through, the tie-up will create the world's biggest exchange by revenue, forecast to be €4.7bn ($5.19bn) this year.German shareholders had initially been given until Tuesday to accept....

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Savers braced for 'tougher times' as rate cut considered
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 11:55:29 GMT Savers braced for 'tougher times' as rate cut considered

Analysis of the savings market by Moneyfacts shows that the average interest rate for easy access accounts, the most common form of saving, has fallen from 0.64% in January to 0.56% now.The typica....

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Kim Dotcom plans 2017 relaunch of Megaupload
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 10:36:39 GMT Kim Dotcom plans 2017 relaunch of Megaupload

He said it would be formally launched on 20 January - five years to the day since his home was raided by police investigating the "massive" amount of pirated material available via Megaupload.Sinc....

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Pound jumps as Leadsom quits Conservative leadership contest
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 11:44:52 GMT Pound jumps as Leadsom quits Conservative leadership contest

On the stock market, speculation that the Bank of England will cut interest rates on Thursday lifted the FTSE 100 to an 11-month high.Bank of England governor Mark Carney hinted recently that fres....

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Boeing signs £3bn deal for nine marine patrol planes
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 11:18:04 GMT Boeing signs £3bn deal for nine marine patrol planes

Prime Minister David Cameron announced the P-8A deal on Monday at the start of the Farnborough Airshow.He said it showed that the UK was open for business despite the referendum vote to leave the ....

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FTSE 100 rises to 11-month high
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 10:01:43 GMT FTSE 100 rises to 11-month high

Shares in property-related companies have seen big falls since the UK voted to leave the EU, although a partial recovery was sparked last week after a note from UBS suggested the sell-off had been....

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Boeing to create 2,000 new UK jobs in £3bn plane deal
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 10:37:49 GMT Boeing to create 2,000 new UK jobs in £3bn plane deal

He said the deal showed that the UK was open for business despite the referendum vote to leave the EU."Whatever uncertainties our country faces, I want the message to go out loud and clear: the UK....

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Gold scheme for India temples
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 10 Jul 2016 23:05:04 GMT Gold scheme for India temples

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CEO Secrets: Travelex founder's recruitment advice
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 07:33:35 GMT CEO Secrets: Travelex founder's recruitment advice

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Japan stocks rally after Prime Minister Abe election win
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 07:54:27 GMT Japan stocks rally after Prime Minister Abe election win

He said their efforts at ending Japan's deflation problem and spurring growth are only "half done" which has fanned speculation they may release a new stimulus package soon.Investors also took a p....

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Nintendo shares soar on Pokemon Go success
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 08:27:29 GMT Nintendo shares soar on Pokemon Go success

Nintendo, which is also behind the iconic Super Mario game, has traditionally relied on sales of its gaming consoles.However, sales of those have been slowing in recent years as more gamers move o....

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Star Wars and James Bond revenues boost Pinewood profits
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 08:06:54 GMT Star Wars and James Bond revenues boost Pinewood profits

The pound is now below $1.30 compared with the level of $1.50 it hit just before the referendum on Britain's EU membership.Pinewood said that it now had five new sound studios, meaning its site to....

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Boeing and UK sign aircraft and investment deal
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 08:49:00 GMT Boeing and UK sign aircraft and investment deal

In addition to buying the aircraft, Boeing will invest about £100m in an operational support and training base at RAF Lossiemouth, in Scotland, creating more than 100 new jobs. ....

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Farnborough: The challenges facing the air industry
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 10 Jul 2016 23:05:58 GMT Farnborough: The challenges facing the air industry

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A history of Farnborough
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 23:02:33 GMT A history of Farnborough

"It connects UK small and medium-sized companies - who ordinarily wouldn't get this access - to the global market."If Farnborough's own connection with flying starts in 1904 with the Army Balloon ....

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Curtain raises for this year's show
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 10 Jul 2016 23:06:09 GMT Curtain raises for this year's show

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Farnborough Airshow: industry expects fewer aircraft orders
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 21:35:12 GMT Farnborough Airshow: industry expects fewer aircraft orders

Nevertheless, Phil Seymour, president of the consultancy International Bureau of Aviation, predicts a "quiet Farnborough" for contracts."A slowdown in orders is likely with operators moderating gr....

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Tragedy and triumph
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 10 Jul 2016 23:09:49 GMT Tragedy and triumph

The family arrived penniless in the city of Montreal in the middle of a bitterly cold Canadian winter, a snowstorm in full swing. "Before moving, the immigration department of Canada had told us t....

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Bakersfield blues
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 10 Jul 2016 23:10:29 GMT Bakersfield blues

Thousands of "nodding donkey" oil pumps dot the flat, blistering hot landscape. It's a place where young men could earn a decent middle-class living in the oil fields without a university educatio....

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India's temples urged to share their gold
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 10 Jul 2016 23:05:04 GMT India's temples urged to share their gold

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New job 'helped me heal my broken heart'
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 10 Jul 2016 23:02:47 GMT New job 'helped me heal my broken heart'

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Nintendo shares soar on Pokemon smartphone success
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 06:40:08 GMT Nintendo shares soar on Pokemon smartphone success

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Theresa May vows to put Conservatives 'at service' of working people
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 07:24:33 GMT Theresa May vows to put Conservatives 'at service' of working people

She will also commit to making shareholder votes on corporate pay binding, rather than merely advisory, insisting that support for enterprise does not mean "anything goes" in the City.At the event....

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Southern rail services cut from timetable as dispute continues
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 10 Jul 2016 23:16:14 GMT Southern rail services cut from timetable as dispute continues

"The new timetable also means that the vast reduction in services, approved by the government, will leave remaining trains dangerously overcrowded and it will be our members at the sharp end left ....

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Deutsche Boerse may drop LSE approval levels
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 10 Jul 2016 21:58:42 GMT Deutsche Boerse may drop LSE approval levels

A statement from Deutsche Boerse said the parties involved were looking at the potential for lowering the minimum acceptance threshold "with a view to enabling index funds to participate in the o....

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Brexit uncertainty has hit UK business, says BDO
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 10 Jul 2016 23:50:18 GMT Brexit uncertainty has hit UK business, says BDO

Meanwhile, business optimism also slid, falling to 98.9 in June from 99.4 in May.But Mr Hemington added: "In all likelihood, whatever arrangements the UK eventually arrives at with the EU won't lo....

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George Osborne pledges a 'more global-facing Britain'
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:32:25 GMT George Osborne pledges a 'more global-facing Britain'

UK exports to the US totalled £88bn in 2014 - about 17% of total UK exports - and last year the UK was the US's sixth largest trading partner.Mr Osborne said: "While Britain's decision to leave t....

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Messaging app Line set to raise up to $1.3bn in IPO
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 11 Jul 2016 06:53:01 GMT Messaging app Line set to raise up to $1.3bn in IPO

Line is owned by South Korea's Naver Corporation and hopes the share sale will not only raise funds but also boost its profile to tie in with global expansion plans. While dominant in a number of ....

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National Living Wage has not led to job losses, survey says
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 10 Jul 2016 23:08:52 GMT National Living Wage has not led to job losses, survey says

Some 36% of those affected by the NLW said they had put up their prices to compensate for the higher wage cost, while 29% said they had reduced their profits. Despite reports of some employers cut....

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'Golden chance' to rethink Scots economy
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 09 Jul 2016 15:46:05 GMT 'Golden chance' to rethink Scots economy

In that role, he took the unprecedented step two years ago of publicising his advice to ministers about the risks of the UK breaking up. He is now an academic at King's College London, and , he se....

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Two-day RMT strike begins on ScotRail
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 10 Jul 2016 08:47:52 GMT Two-day RMT strike begins on ScotRail

The union believes the absence of a dedicated guard would make trains less safe.

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China warns on global economy and says G20 must lead
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 10 Jul 2016 08:48:51 GMT China warns on global economy and says G20 must lead

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Pet project
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 09 Jul 2016 23:55:04 GMT Pet project

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Banking is tanking
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 09 Jul 2016 23:50:45 GMT Banking is tanking

It's the third-largest economy in the eurozone. The government debt burden, , is certainly of the largest in the eurozone, indeed largest by one measure. One of the roots of the problem is Italy'....

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Reality Check: Is pound weakness due to market errors?
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 11:48:39 GMT Reality Check: Is pound weakness due to market errors?

The pound is at its lowest rate against the US dollar since 1985 and it is hard to argue that that weakness is due to the markets getting their referendum predictions wrong.You could argue that th....

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Reality Check: How many EU nationals live in the UK?
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 12:03:08 GMT Reality Check: How many EU nationals live in the UK?

Of the non-British population from EU countries, the largest group was Polish nationals, with about 853,000, according to the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) The Irish were the second-....

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No more fish in the sea
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 23:34:16 GMT No more fish in the sea

The UN estimates that illegal fishing strips the global economy of more than $23bn every year. And the waters off West Africa have the highest levels of illegal catch in the world, according to t....

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Airshow history
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 23:02:33 GMT Airshow history

"It connects UK small and medium-sized companies - who ordinarily wouldn't get this access - to the global market."If Farnborough's own connection with flying starts in 1904 with the Army Balloon ....

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Farnborough forecast
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 21:35:12 GMT Farnborough forecast

Nevertheless, Phil Seymour, president of the consultancy International Bureau of Aviation, predicts a "quiet Farnborough" for contracts."A slowdown in orders is likely with operators moderating gr....

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In a jam
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 21:40:51 GMT In a jam

Almost all of the 200 pickers are from Eastern Europe, with a right to work in any EU country. Most will return home in the autumn, but some, like Roxana Bertolon from Romania, have made the UK th....

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Manchester City sign first e-sports player
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 10:31:10 GMT Manchester City sign first e-sports player

"I'm going to live stream on Twitch, I'm going to be making videos for Manchester City's YouTube channel and I'm going to be playing some City fans and representing City in future tournaments, whi....

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What's gone wrong with the US recovery?
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 09:54:44 GMT What's gone wrong with the US recovery?

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Nigeria's fitness sector flexes its muscles
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 11:23:14 GMT Nigeria's fitness sector flexes its muscles

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'Illegal fishing threatens our children's future'
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 12:02:03 GMT 'Illegal fishing threatens our children's future'

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Nigerians acquire a taste for wine
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 12:19:23 GMT Nigerians acquire a taste for wine

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'Cheapest smartphone' Freedom 251 ready to deliver
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:30:57 GMT 'Cheapest smartphone' Freedom 251 ready to deliver

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British military aircraft: A short post-war history
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 23:02:18 GMT British military aircraft: A short post-war history

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Uncertainty for Tata Steel workers as sale of plant postponed
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 21:47:18 GMT Uncertainty for Tata Steel workers as sale of plant postponed

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Japan's Nikkei ends lower ahead of US jobs data
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 08:17:33 GMT Japan's Nikkei ends lower ahead of US jobs data

"Overall, if non-farm payrolls continue to point to solid job gains in coming months, then the Fed may be comfortable to hike policy rate once this year especially if there is more clarity as rega....

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Shares lifted by strong US jobs figures
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 15:56:10 GMT Shares lifted by strong US jobs figures

However, on Friday, shares in Taylor Wimpey shares rose 7.7% while Barratt Developments added 6.9%. In the FTSE 250, Bovis Homes was up 12% and Bellway was 9% higher.Overall, the more UK-focused ....

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UK trade deficit widens in May
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 09:48:20 GMT UK trade deficit widens in May

But Howard Archer, chief economist at IHS Global Insight, said there was "no guarantee that the markedly weakened pound will provide a major boost to UK exports".He said the very fact of the UK le....

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Toyota shuts lifts down to save money because of strong yen
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 07:19:51 GMT Toyota shuts lifts down to save money because of strong yen

"The key objective for the stoppage of elevators specifically is to raise awareness amongst employees, and to remind them of the commitment that Toyota has towards the idea of increasing competiti....

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UK starts post-Brexit trade talks with India
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 20:41:22 GMT UK starts post-Brexit trade talks with India

India is the third biggest foreign investor in the UK, according to UK Trade and Investment.Total trade between the two countries was £16.55bn last year, the government body said. ....

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Annuity rates 'in freefall' since EU vote
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 15:08:54 GMT Annuity rates 'in freefall' since EU vote

"Annuity rates are disappearing off the bottom of the chart," said Mr McPhail."Just 6 months ago a 60 year old could get a better deal than the terms now being offered to a 65 year old. Even thoug....

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US congress to put limits on ex-presidents' budgets
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 20:24:23 GMT US congress to put limits on ex-presidents' budgets

In 2014 US taxpayers covered $3.5m in expenses for the four living US presidents. This included $1.3m for George W. Bush and $950,000 for Bill Clinton both of which were mostly for office costs. U....

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Brexit to hit eurozone growth, says IMF
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 15:58:49 GMT Brexit to hit eurozone growth, says IMF

"If that risk aversion is prolonged, we think the growth impact could be larger and at this point, it is very difficult to tell how long that period lasts," he said in a conference call.The revise....

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John Lewis warns over sterling slump
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 10:09:49 GMT John Lewis warns over sterling slump

Its confidence index fell by eight points to minus nine, a drop not since seen December 1994.Consumer confidence and spending are measures watched by the Bank of England when deciding its next mov....

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US job creation rebounds strongly in June
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 13:59:56 GMT US job creation rebounds strongly in June

The growth in jobs was seen across a variety of sectors. Manufacturing employment - which had dropped by 16,000 in May - rose by 14,000, there were 29,900 more jobs in the retail sector, and the ....

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'Speak out' plea as rogue lettings agent is jailed
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 21:23:34 GMT 'Speak out' plea as rogue lettings agent is jailed

Nearly all scam and fraud victims "suffer in silence", councils say, but the jailing of a lettings agent shows billions of pounds could be saved.Only 5% of scams are reported, owing to victims' em....

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Sale of Tata UK steel business on hold
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 18:31:55 GMT Sale of Tata UK steel business on hold

It employs more than 4,000 workers at its plant in Port Talbot in Wales and over 2,000 more at its speciality businesses in Hartlepool, Rotherham and Stocksbridge.A shortlist of seven potential bu....

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Overdrafts more expensive than payday loans, says Which?
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 21:26:59 GMT Overdrafts more expensive than payday loans, says Which?

He wrote to 13 UK High Street banks, asking them to come clean about charges, particularly for unauthorised - or emergency - lending."Consumers need to know what they are being charged for their b....

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Ireland's Brexit fears: 'If things are bad in the UK, things are bad here'
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 23:23:43 GMT Ireland's Brexit fears: 'If things are bad in the UK, things are bad here'

"The UK's decision to become much more aggressive in corporate tax rates provides a challenge to Ireland," says Danny McCoy, chief executive of IBEC, Ireland's biggest business representative orga....

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Hotels recycle soaps for charity
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:25:47 GMT Hotels recycle soaps for charity

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Key British airliners: A short post-war history
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 23:01:58 GMT Key British airliners: A short post-war history

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Japan stocks rebound ahead of US payrolls
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 08 Jul 2016 01:56:09 GMT Japan stocks rebound ahead of US payrolls

"Overall, if non-farm payrolls continue to point to solid job gains in coming months, then Fed may be comfortable to hike policy rate once this year especially if there is more clarity as regards ....

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Councils too quick to send in bailiffs, says Citizens Advice
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 23:21:31 GMT Councils too quick to send in bailiffs, says Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice wants that practice to be stopped."Of course it's right people should repay their council tax - but calling in bailiffs, adding on extra charges or forcing someone to pay the rest ....

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Consumer confidence 'falls after Brexit vote'
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 23:15:55 GMT Consumer confidence 'falls after Brexit vote'

The Gfk survey also suggested that 60% of consumers expect the general economic situation to worsen over the next year, compared with 46% in June. Just 20% expect it to improve, down from 27% last....

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UK starts post-Brexit India trade talks
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 23:11:59 GMT UK starts post-Brexit India trade talks

Mr Javid said: "There is a strong bilateral trade relationship between our two countries and I am determined that we build on this."Brexit supporters argue the UK will be able to negotiate better ....

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Medi Teddy
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 23:07:32 GMT Medi Teddy

"I witnessed closely how, despite having amazing doctors, oftentimes the patient's emotional state got neglected," she tells the BBC. Ms Majic saw big opportunities in the medical technology - or ....

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Farnborough Airshow
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 23:02:33 GMT Farnborough Airshow

If Farnborough's own connection with flying starts in 1904 with the Army Balloon Factory and the first flight of an aeroplane in the UK (by the showman Samuel Cody in 1908), then the history of to....

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Rio 2016 Olympic show to cost 'less than London'
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 23:04:54 GMT Rio 2016 Olympic show to cost 'less than London'

"The budget is completely different. We cannot say the real numbers, firstly because we are not allowed, but secondly because it's really difficult to know what the real number is. "It's much les....

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France Telecom suicides: Prosecutor calls for bullying trial
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 10:42:25 GMT France Telecom suicides: Prosecutor calls for bullying trial

As well as the former CEO, other figures could also face trial including his right-hand man Louis-Pierre Wenes, human resources head Olivier Barberot and four other directors.In 2006, Mr Lombard a....

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US banks commit to London post Brexit
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 16:59:00 GMT US banks commit to London post Brexit

The banks signing the statement included JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley, as well as the UK's Standard Chartered, which makes most of its profit in Asia."....

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L&G adds to pain for UK property fund investors
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:22:41 GMT L&G adds to pain for UK property fund investors

Including Aberdeen, at least have suspended trading following the UK's vote to leave the European Union.Aberdeen Asset Management extended a suspension of its fund to 11 July on Thursday after ann....

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Mortgage rates fall to record lows, ahead of rate cut
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 11:39:36 GMT Mortgage rates fall to record lows, ahead of rate cut

The 10-year fix from the Coventry will cost borrowers 2.39%, but to get that rate, homeowners will only be able to borrow half the value of the property.In other words, the deal has a 50% loan-to-....

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Libor rigging trial: Former Barclays bankers jailed
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:25:01 GMT Libor rigging trial: Former Barclays bankers jailed

The former Barclays employees are the only other people to be jailed in the Libor rigging scandal since was convicted last year. The Serious Fraud Office (SFO), which brought the investigation, p....

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Pound slips back as rally fizzles
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 16:22:53 GMT Pound slips back as rally fizzles

In other developments:"Europe's markets have enjoyed a much better time of it today with the FTSE 100 once again outperforming due to a rebound in some of the bigger fallers over the past few days....

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Creating a buzz
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 23:11:12 GMT Creating a buzz

The three men are the first participants in a new social enterprise project called TuniBee, which is run by students at the Mediterranean School of Business (MSB) in Tunis.Under the scheme, people....

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Seven-year malaise
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 23:16:19 GMT Seven-year malaise

The US economic recovery is now seven years old. So why don't many Americans feel like they've recovered? On paper, all the indicators are there. The current economic expansion, which began after ....

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Hands full
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 23:31:20 GMT Hands full

I find Dr Ginni Mansberg sitting at a small desk, tapping away on a keyboard in her crowded and colourful Sydney office.As she studies her online calendar, she shows me how the hours and minutes o....

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A brief history of the mobile phone
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 23:36:17 GMT A brief history of the mobile phone

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What is the Libor scandal?
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 05:58:31 GMT What is the Libor scandal?

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Meals on wheels: Could a robot soon deliver your takeaway?
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 07:59:00 GMT Meals on wheels: Could a robot soon deliver your takeaway?

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Samsung expects most profitable quarter in over two years
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 04:24:03 GMT Samsung expects most profitable quarter in over two years

Chinese companies like Lenovo, Xiaomi and Oppo have also released cheaper handsets that have eaten into the profit margins of more established players like Apple, which posted its first quarterly ....

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Brexit concern and US jobs data deterred US rate rise
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 19:31:10 GMT Brexit concern and US jobs data deterred US rate rise

"Most participants noted that the upcoming British referendum on membership in the European Union could generate financial market turbulence that could adversely affect domestic economic performan....

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Asian trade sees pound hovers around 31-year low
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 08:21:24 GMT Asian trade sees pound hovers around 31-year low

On Wednesday UK and European stock markets fell sharply and the pound hit a fresh 31-year low as Brexit fears rattled markets. Another three UK property funds said they were suspending trade after....

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Cautious green light for fracking
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 08:32:57 GMT Cautious green light for fracking

Though the government is confident these conditions will be reached, a spokesman admitted that any increase in current carbon emissions in future would make current targets even more challenging.T....

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UK industrial and manufacturing output dips during May
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 10:09:53 GMT UK industrial and manufacturing output dips during May

On an annual basis industrial output was up by 1.4% on May 2015.And in the three months to May, output grew by 1.9% at its quickest pace in six years.Manufacturing output was down 0.5% month-on-mo....

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Tata Steel 'to pause' Port Talbot sale
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 08:50:22 GMT Tata Steel 'to pause' Port Talbot sale

In addition to consulting on special legislation to lower pension benefits for many of the 130,000 members of the old British Steel pension fund, the government has offered hundreds of millions of....

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UK economy increasingly reliant on London tax, report finds
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 09:38:10 GMT UK economy increasingly reliant on London tax, report finds

While the amount of tax generated in London increased by 25% (£28bn) in real terms between 2004/5 and 2014/15, Manchester's tax intake grew by only 1%, while Birmingham, Glasgow and Leeds all saw....

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Sports Direct profits dented by negative publicity
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 10:08:47 GMT Sports Direct profits dented by negative publicity

The retailer wasfor the way it treated its staff, including paying salaries below the minimum wage.This resulted in boss Mike Ashley appearing before MPs to answer their concerns.Sports Direct sai....

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Marks and Spencer clothing sales plunge in first quarter
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 07:37:40 GMT Marks and Spencer clothing sales plunge in first quarter

In early morning trade, shares in M&S, which have fallen 29% over the last three months, were down by 1.2% to 290.6p.M&S also said that this year its summer sale began on 5 July, two weeks....

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House price growth eases, as economist predicts downturn
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 09:51:31 GMT House price growth eases, as economist predicts downturn

"House prices continue to increase, albeit at a slower rate, but this precedes the EU referendum result, therefore it is far too early to determine any impact since," said Martin Ellis, Halifax's ....

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Shares rise as sentiment recovers
NEWS RELEASE Thu, 07 Jul 2016 09:13:02 GMT Shares rise as sentiment recovers

Despite a sharp sell-off after the Brexit vote, the FTSE 100 is up more than 3% since its close on 23 June. However, it is down around 10% in dollar terms as the slump in sterling to a 31-year low....

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The highs and lows of the pound
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 13:55:08 GMT The highs and lows of the pound

"The fall in the pound can be seen as a barometer of sentiment in the markets," says Jeremy Stretch, a currency analyst at CIBC."If a currency falls traders are effectively saying that it needs to....

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How low will sterling go?
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 10:21:19 GMT How low will sterling go?

Jim Rogers, investor and chairman of Rogers Holdings: "It is going to go down a lot," he told the BBC in an interview. "It is going to go well below a dollar. Not this year, but before this is ove....

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Brexit vote: 'Our EU scientists didn't feel welcome in UK'
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:17:14 GMT Brexit vote: 'Our EU scientists didn't feel welcome in UK'

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The e-degrees
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 14:21:28 GMT The e-degrees

The online platform has 20 million students following courses from about 145 prestigious universities and institutions around the world.But most of the online courses have been short units that gi....

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Twinkies maker Hostess to go public again
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:34:33 GMT Twinkies maker Hostess to go public again

In 2012 Hostess filed for bankruptcy after failed talks with its workers' union left the company cash-strapped. Public outcry in the US followed the announcement that the iconic brand - makers of ....

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Brexit fears hit India's textile exports
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 02:35:37 GMT Brexit fears hit India's textile exports

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Ghana's long-distance concierge
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 12:23:58 GMT Ghana's long-distance concierge

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SFO seeks retrial of two former Barclays Libor traders
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 11:50:00 GMT SFO seeks retrial of two former Barclays Libor traders

The Libor rate is used by banks to set prices of financial products.It stands for the London inter-bank offered rate, and underpins trillions of pounds worth of loans and financial contracts for h....

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New car sales fall 0.8% in June
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 09:43:47 GMT New car sales fall 0.8% in June

Sales of diesel cars fell 2.1% in June from a year earlier, while petrol car sales fell 0.5%.SMMT chief executive Mike Hawes said demand for new cars in the first half of the year overall had grow....

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Food prices in 'biggest fall' for a year in June
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 05 Jul 2016 23:04:57 GMT Food prices in 'biggest fall' for a year in June

"The time it takes for any price increases to make a reappearance will depend on a combination of factors including the future value of the pound, commodity prices and any eventual impact of the B....

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Tata Steel: Minister still 'confident' on Port Talbot rescue
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:31:09 GMT Tata Steel: Minister still 'confident' on Port Talbot rescue

Business Secretary Sajid Javid will fly to Mumbai this week to meet with Tata about the sale."The relationship we have with Tata, we should not be pessimistic," she said."We have certainly turned ....

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Schaeuble warns against EU 'race to bottom' over tax
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 14:56:00 GMT Schaeuble warns against EU 'race to bottom' over tax

But Mr Schaeuble said: "We have no intention to start some sort of race to the bottom", in response to Mr Osborne's proposal to slash corporation tax to below 15% to avoid a business exodus after ....

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US trade deficit expands more than expected
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 14:34:25 GMT US trade deficit expands more than expected

The deficit is particularly pronounced with China, where the gap rose by 19.4% to $29bn - the largest difference since November 2015. The trade gap with the European Union also widened by 13.5%. I....

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Fear factor behind property fund withdrawals, say experts
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 14:29:19 GMT Fear factor behind property fund withdrawals, say experts

"Fundamentally I think there's a fear factor and a liquidity concern: How quickly can I liquidate assets if I need to?" said Mr Nell.On Wednesday, the Bank of England acted to calm the markets by ....

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RBS hedged against sterling after Brexit vote
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 08:29:32 GMT RBS hedged against sterling after Brexit vote

"I can't tell you for how much, but yes we did notice that, and we bought some protection," he said.Like several big banks, including Barclays and Deustche Bank, RBS is in talks with US authoritie....

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Tech companies blame price rises on Brexit vote
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 11:47:59 GMT Tech companies blame price rises on Brexit vote

have been even larger.Dell declined to give examples of specific product price changes, but that the company had already implemented a blanket 10% increase in the costs it charged UK retailers.T....

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Amazon to create 1,000 UK jobs
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 18:32:58 GMT Amazon to create 1,000 UK jobs

The newly created jobs will bring the total number of full time permanent UK employees at Amazon to more than 15,500 by the end of this year. Mr Gurr said: "We are creating thousands of new jobs t....

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Twitter live-streams Wimbledon matches
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 17:18:16 GMT Twitter live-streams Wimbledon matches

Then in April this year, it signed a $10m (£7.7m) deal to stream NFL American football games later this year.In August, 2015 Facebook launched its own live video feature. The company is paying do....

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Shares slide as Brexit fears take hold
NEWS RELEASE Wed, 06 Jul 2016 16:39:25 GMT Shares slide as Brexit fears take hold

, the pound was down 0.9% at €1.1656, having earlier hit its lowest level since 2013."Pessimistic predictions for sterling are coming true," said Andrew Edwards, chief executive of ETX Capital. ....

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Hovercraft boss: Brexit vote has 'brought new inquiries'
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 07:24:52 GMT Hovercraft boss: Brexit vote has 'brought new inquiries'

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Handy bank?
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 23:08:54 GMT Handy bank?

The app, called Bud, has been developed by 26-year-old Ed Maslaveckas. He says: "Many people simply don't have the time or expertise to track down the apps that can help them manage their money."S....

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Extreme makeover
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 23:05:14 GMT Extreme makeover

Richard Umbers has not had it easy.When he took the reins at Australia's largest department store chain Myer last March the group's profits had been stagnating for two decades.His challenge was to....

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The importance of change in business
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 23:05:02 GMT The importance of change in business

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India's
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 05 Jul 2016 03:24:52 GMT India's "unbanked" resist push for them to get accounts

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Rio teachers and students demand 'basic rights'
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:55:22 GMT Rio teachers and students demand 'basic rights'

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Mark Carney's post-Brexit economy warning
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 05 Jul 2016 21:59:09 GMT Mark Carney's post-Brexit economy warning

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Business pessimism 'doubles after Brexit vote'
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 21:29:18 GMT Business pessimism 'doubles after Brexit vote'

Mr Corfe told BBC Newsnight: "Businesses are clearly spooked by the referendum result and they've reined in their intentions for capital spending. They've reined in their expectations for exports ....

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Dominic Chappell: My BHS money was 'drip in the ocean'
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 19:33:17 GMT Dominic Chappell: My BHS money was 'drip in the ocean'

The former owner of failed High Street retailer BHS has described the £2.6m he took out of the company as a "drip in the ocean". In his first interview, Dominic Chappell told BBC Newsnight he apo....

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Businesses urge action on EU workers and infrastructure
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 23:01:45 GMT Businesses urge action on EU workers and infrastructure

He warned a "supreme national effort" was needed to steady the economy.The British Chambers of Commerce, the Confederation of British Industry, the Federation of Small Businesses, the Institute of....

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Energy inquiry accused of 'turning the clock back'
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 05 Jul 2016 12:01:46 GMT Energy inquiry accused of 'turning the clock back'

"This will lead to further consumer distrust of the whole edifice around energy," he said.Luke Watson, the boss of a smaller supplier, GB Energy, joined in the criticism."To be really honest, I am....

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UK service sector growth slows
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 05 Jul 2016 09:28:32 GMT UK service sector growth slows

"The PMI surveys indicate that the pace of UK economic growth slowed to just 0.2% in the second quarter, with a further loss of momentum in June as Brexit anxiety intensified," said Chris Williams....

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Persimmon remains confident despite Brexit uncertainty
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 05 Jul 2016 09:55:55 GMT Persimmon remains confident despite Brexit uncertainty

"We remain confident in the group's prospects based upon our long-term strategy... the group's excellent forward orders, strong land bank and robust financial position." Shares in housebuilders an....

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Food industry tells foreign workers they are valued
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 05 Jul 2016 14:59:03 GMT Food industry tells foreign workers they are valued

He said foreign industry workers needed to know they were wanted: "The immediate priority for those workers is to support them through this deeply unpleasant climate of 'anti-foreigner' sentiment ....

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McDonald's wins EU 'Mac'-ruling
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 05 Jul 2016 10:41:51 GMT McDonald's wins EU 'Mac'-ruling

It said the use of the "Mac" in by Future Enterprises in its products would "associate that trade mark with the McDonald's "Mc" family of trade marks and mentally establish a link between the trad....

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Twinkie maker Hostess to go public again
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:34:33 GMT Twinkie maker Hostess to go public again

In 2012 Hostess filed for bankruptcy after failed talks with its workers' union left the company cash strapped. Public outcry in the US followed the announcement that the iconic brand -makers of T....

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Sainsbury's 'convinced' by Argos deal despite EU vote
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 05 Jul 2016 18:05:20 GMT Sainsbury's 'convinced' by Argos deal despite EU vote

Mr Coupe said the prospectus for the acquisition, issued on Tuesday, noted that the economic conditions had changed since the takeover was announced.But he said it was still too early to understan....

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Bank of England warns property is a key risk to economy
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 05 Jul 2016 12:19:19 GMT Bank of England warns property is a key risk to economy

The Financial Policy Committee warns that: "Valuations in some segments of the market, notably the prime London market, had become stretched." To translate that from Bank of England-speak: prices ....

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Regulators investigate parent company of Ashley Madison
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 05 Jul 2016 21:57:50 GMT Regulators investigate parent company of Ashley Madison

A spokesperson for the commission declined to comment on the investigation. The FTC's consumer protection unit can investigate cases where consumers were told their information was secure, but wa....

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M&G and Aviva suspend property funds following Brexit vote
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 05 Jul 2016 17:43:26 GMT M&G and Aviva suspend property funds following Brexit vote

As with Aviva and Standard Life, the firm said investors would be better protected by preventing any further withdrawals.Aviva, the UK's biggest insurer, earlier halted its £1.8bn property trust,....

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Pound slides to fresh 31-year low against the dollar
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:24:39 GMT Pound slides to fresh 31-year low against the dollar

Aviva said the freeze would take place immediately due to "extraordinary market circumstances".On Monday, Standard Life Investments suspended trading in its UK property fund.Mark Priest from ETX C....

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Bank of England warns Brexit risks beginning to crystallise
NEWS RELEASE Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:05:12 GMT Bank of England warns Brexit risks beginning to crystallise

The Bank of England has warned there is evidence that risks it identified related to Brexit are emerging.In a major report it states: "There is evidence that some risks have begun to crystallise. ....

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Robot arm wins Amazon's tech award
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 17:45:14 GMT Robot arm wins Amazon's tech award

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Hovercraft boss: Brexit vote has 'brought new enquiries'
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 07:24:52 GMT Hovercraft boss: Brexit vote has 'brought new enquiries'

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What happens to EU funding?
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 03 Jul 2016 23:23:17 GMT What happens to EU funding?

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Inside track
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 11:47:00 GMT Inside track

Every working morning before 11:00, 16 banks would be asked to say publicly what interest rate they thought they would have to pay to borrow funds from another bank. Each bank's Libor submitter wo....

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Sucking robot arm wins Amazon Picking Challenge
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 14:26:19 GMT Sucking robot arm wins Amazon Picking Challenge

A robotic arm that combines a suction cup, a "two-fingered" gripper and a 3D depth-sensing camera has won Amazon's latest warehouse bot competition. triumphed over its rivals at both of the two ta....

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Why a £358 washing machine costs £1,092
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 08:25:28 GMT Why a £358 washing machine costs £1,092

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FTSE 100 slides as property shares suffer
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 16:09:21 GMT FTSE 100 slides as property shares suffer

The shares of mining companies were trading higher following increases in prices of metals such as gold, silver and copper.Shares in gold and silver miner Fresnillo jumped 7.6%, while Randgold Res....

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Electric car pioneer Tesla misses production targets
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 09:36:13 GMT Electric car pioneer Tesla misses production targets

Tesla said it still expected to deliver about 50,000 cars during the second half of the year. With the first two quarters lagging behind target though, the company would still fall short of its fu....

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Brexit: George Osborne pledges to cut corporation tax
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 06:56:11 GMT Brexit: George Osborne pledges to cut corporation tax

"The UK is already activating one of the weapons in this negotiation, which is tax dumping, tax competition. I can understand why he [Mr Osborne] does that, because obviously investors are flowing....

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Italy's Monte dei Paschi di Siena bank hit by loan fears
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 12:41:23 GMT Italy's Monte dei Paschi di Siena bank hit by loan fears

In a draft decision sent to the bank by the ECB, it was told to reduce gross non-performing loans from €46.9bn to €32.6bn by 2018, representing a cut of 30% over the next three years.Investor ....

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Extra Energy to be investigated after customer complaints
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 11:22:39 GMT Extra Energy to be investigated after customer complaints

Some callers were left hanging on the line, while many customers did not receive their bills on time.Ofgem will also look at claims that account holders were prevented from transferring to rival s....

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London Stock Exchange shareholders agree German deal
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 13:06:46 GMT London Stock Exchange shareholders agree German deal

Earlier, Mr Brydon said he was confident of "satisfactory" regulatory approval for the tie-up.Last week, Germany's regulator said the proposed headquarters for the newly-merged company might not b....

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Ask.fm changes hands once again
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 15:28:15 GMT Ask.fm changes hands once again

"IAC helped us get to the place we are today, but our future lies with an operator with whom our product is a more strategic fit - one who has a local presence with our team and is committed to gr....

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Real Madrid among Spain clubs ordered to repay state aid
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 13:54:21 GMT Real Madrid among Spain clubs ordered to repay state aid

She said professional football "must comply with fair competition rules", adding: "The subsidies we investigated in these cases did not."Four clubs including Real Madrid were charged a lower corpo....

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UK construction performance weakest for seven years in June
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 09:42:57 GMT UK construction performance weakest for seven years in June

Markit said a number of firms had commented on reluctance among clients to commence new contracts in the run-up to the referendum, as well as continuing uncertainty about the general economic outl....

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Sainsbury's to close Netto stores
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 11:05:26 GMT Sainsbury's to close Netto stores

Mike Coupe, chief executive of Sainsbury's, said: "To be successful over the long-term, Netto would need to grow at pace and scale, requiring significant investment and the rapid expansion of the ....

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RBS boss Ross McEwan says Brexit vote 'could delay sale'
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 16:59:17 GMT RBS boss Ross McEwan says Brexit vote 'could delay sale'

But he added that it was effectively about "moving the plaque rather than any of our people".RBS currently has 12,000 staff working north of the border.After last month's EU referendum, First Mini....

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Standard Life suspends trading in UK property fund
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 17:19:11 GMT Standard Life suspends trading in UK property fund

The move comes after Standard Life Investments, the insurer's fund management arm, wrote down the value of the fund by 5% last week, saying the Brexit vote had "negatively impacted" valuations for....

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Three convicted in Libor rigging trial
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 13:50:51 GMT Three convicted in Libor rigging trial

The jury was unable to reach a verdict, after nearly two weeks of deliberation, in relation to two other defendants, Ryan Reich, 34, and Stelios Contogoulas, 44.Barclays declined to comment.The Se....

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Australian political limbo drives dollar lower
NEWS RELEASE Mon, 04 Jul 2016 04:53:11 GMT Australian political limbo drives dollar lower

The uncertainty and an increased risk of Australia having it's "AAA" credit rating cut has "dented" the country's currency, Vishnu Varathan from Mizuho Bank said.Australia's central bank is also e....

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Electrifying rhythms
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 03 Jul 2016 23:18:32 GMT Electrifying rhythms

"The crowd stamped their feet so hard in time to the music that they created an earthquake measured on the Richter scale."This seismic event at the Forest National Stadium in Belgium prompted Sudh....

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Release your inner child
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 03 Jul 2016 23:14:00 GMT Release your inner child

But with two significant improvements - freely available alcohol and late-night partying. Although you do still have to sleep in a dormitory.CNC was founded by Adam Tichauer, a 33-year-old Canadia....

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Ed Miliband: We need more rent-to-own regulation
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 03 Jul 2016 23:21:29 GMT Ed Miliband: We need more rent-to-own regulation

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Rent-to-own firms 'selling to vulnerable people'
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 03 Jul 2016 23:05:20 GMT Rent-to-own firms 'selling to vulnerable people'

Rent-to-own companies are selling products to vulnerable people with mental health problems and learning disabilities, the BBC has found.The firms allow customers to pay for a household item in in....

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London stock exchange shareholders to vote on German deal
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 03 Jul 2016 23:05:30 GMT London stock exchange shareholders to vote on German deal

"There certainly has to be an adjustment here."It does not have a veto on the deal but it is thought that Deutsche Boerse is likely to take its concerns seriously.released shortly after the UK's r....

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Tory contender Stephen Crabb pledges £100bn fund
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 03 Jul 2016 23:03:18 GMT Tory contender Stephen Crabb pledges £100bn fund

Mr Crabb announced his plan in conjunction with Business Secretary Sajid Javid, whom he plans to appoint as chancellor if he wins the leadership election.The duo said they would also bring forward....

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Brexit: Osborne pledges to cut corporation tax
NEWS RELEASE Sun, 03 Jul 2016 19:20:11 GMT Brexit: Osborne pledges to cut corporation tax

In March, the chancellor said .Mr Osborne told the FT it was important for "Britain to "get on with it" to prove to investors that the country was still "open for business".Before the referendum, ....

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My Shop: Entrepreneur's fears for her Polish deli empire
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 02 Jul 2016 23:43:52 GMT My Shop: Entrepreneur's fears for her Polish deli empire

As EU migrants face a backlash in Cambridgeshire in the wake of the referendum result, the entrepreneur behind a small chain of Polish delis fears for her future.Elena Hrabovenska goes to the staf....

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My Shop: Polish deli owner on her fears after the referendum
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 02 Jul 2016 22:59:48 GMT My Shop: Polish deli owner on her fears after the referendum

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Deli dreams
NEWS RELEASE Sat, 02 Jul 2016 23:43:52 GMT Deli dreams

"On that day five British people came into the shop and they said they are really sorry. They are ashamed of that person who's done it."Elena's main concern, she says, is that words will escalate ....

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BHP fights Brazil claim over iron mine collapse
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 01 Jul 2016 22:49:32 GMT BHP fights Brazil claim over iron mine collapse

Members of the the government of the Minas Gerais state, where the dam burst occurred, had also not been involved, said the ruling. The agreement had been signed by President Dilma Rousseff in May....

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Game plan
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 01 Jul 2016 21:00:32 GMT Game plan

"This is a tremendous development and opportunity for us," says league commissioner Bill Peterson, who points out that CBS was the NASL broadcast partner 40 years ago, during the Pele and George B....

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German connection
NEWS RELEASE Fri, 01 Jul 2016 21:00:28 GMT German connection

Jessica Hannan is one of thousands who have followed in their footsteps, and was "devastated" by Britain's decision to leave the EU. "It kind of makes you not want to move back at all," she says. ....