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ESPN Streaming Service Surpasses One Million Subscribers12m Updated ESPN Streaming Service Surpasses One Million Subscribers
Sports TV giant ESPN, which has battled cable TV cord-cutting, is betting big on a $4.99-a-month streaming service that carries a range of programming but not the live ESPN channels.
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Oil Giants Use Size to Overcome Fracking Challenges32m Updated Oil Giants Use Size to Overcome Fracking Challenges
Shale drilling, once the province of small, scrappy operators, faces challenges including pipeline bottlenecks and rising costs. Now oil giants are using their size to tackle those problems.
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Sloan Kettering’s Cozy Deal With Start-Up Ignites a New Uproar38m Sloan Kettering’s Cozy Deal With Start-Up Ignites a New Uproar
A for-profit venture with exclusive rights to use the center’s vast archive of tissue slides has generated concerns at the nonprofit cancer center.
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Common Sense: Why Les Moonves Might Still Get $120 Million From CBS39m Common Sense: Why Les Moonves Might Still Get $120 Million From CBS
New details about Mr. Moonves’s interactions with an actress’s manager and the unusual role played by an outside lawyer have thrust CBS’s board into an agonizing dilemma.
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The Netherlands, a Tax Avoidance Center, Tries to Mend Its Ways39m Updated The Netherlands, a Tax Avoidance Center, Tries to Mend Its Ways
The country has a reputation for allowing multinationals to reduce payments by moving profits through Dutch subsidiaries, but things could be changing.
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Google Says It Continues to Allow Apps to Scan Data From Gmail44m Updated Google Says It Continues to Allow Apps to Scan Data From Gmail
Google said it continues to allow other companies to scan and share data from Gmail accounts, responding to questions on Capitol Hill about privacy and potential misuse of information in users’ emails.
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Wealth Matters: Life Insurance Offering More Incentive to Live Longer45m Updated Wealth Matters: Life Insurance Offering More Incentive to Live Longer
Applying behavioral economics, John Hancock is offering a discount on life insurance and other incentives to customers with healthy lifestyles.
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Airlines Are Raising the Cost of Checked Bags1h 3m Airlines Are Raising the Cost of Checked Bags
As carriers face higher fuel and labor costs, some are increasing their fee to $30 from $25.
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Comcast, Fox to Settle $35 Billion Takeover Battle for Sky in Auction1h 46m Updated Comcast, Fox to Settle $35 Billion Takeover Battle for Sky in Auction
Comcast and 21st Century Fox will settle their takeover battle for Sky in a weekend auction run by British regulators, setting up a dramatic climax to a 21-month sale process that has pitted some of the world’s biggest media giants against each other.
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Rothesay leads race for £900m UKAR loans1h 55m Rothesay leads race for £900m UKAR loans
One of Britain's biggest specialist life insurers has emerged as the frontrunner to buy a £900m mortgage portfolio from a Government agency, a decade after the state-backed bailout of Britain's banking sector.
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1h 58m Understanding the times: How to Tell Us a Secret
A Times project that offers readers simple, confidential ways to securely submit tips via their phone or email has paid dividends in news gathering since Day 1.
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GE Finds Flaw in Power-Plant Turbines2h GE Finds Flaw in Power-Plant Turbines
General Electric discovered a flaw in its newest power-plant turbines after a key part failed earlier this month, forcing utility Exelon to shut down two Texas plants while GE makes repairs.
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Minneapolis Prosecutors to Review Rape Allegation Against JD.com Founder2h Updated Minneapolis Prosecutors to Review Rape Allegation Against JD.com Founder
The Minneapolis Police Department has completed its initial investigation into a rape allegation against Chinese billionaire Liu Qiangdong, and prosecutors are now expected to decide whether to bring charges.
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End of a Car-Selling Era as AutoNation’s Chief Steps Down2h Updated End of a Car-Selling Era as AutoNation’s Chief Steps Down
Mike Jackson’s formula for franchised dealerships created the industry’s biggest retailer and paved the way for investors to take car sales seriously.
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2h Updated Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 Trade at Record Highs
A wave of buying sent U.S. stocks solidly higher on Wall Street Thursday, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average above the all-time high it closed at in January.
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U.S. Existing-Home Sales Stalled in August2h U.S. Existing-Home Sales Stalled in August
U.S. home sales stalled in August, highlighting a growing disconnect between the sluggish housing market and the strong economy that is powering stocks to new highs.
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Breakingviews: Danske Bank’s Mea Culpa Over Suspicious Payments May Not End Its Troubles2h Breakingviews: Danske Bank’s Mea Culpa Over Suspicious Payments May Not End Its Troubles
The Danish bank’s C.E.O. has quit over potentially suspect Estonian payments. The problem is it still doesn’t know how bad the problem really is.
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Bets are off in 21st Century Fox and Comcast showdown for Sky2h Bets are off in 21st Century Fox and Comcast showdown for Sky
Broadcasters set to do battle in unusual auction, but which company will show their hand first? Fancy bidding for Sky? Get yourself down to Paternoster Square, just behind St Paul’s Cathedral, on Saturday. The auctioneer promises to get the process wrapped up by the evening so, with a bit of luck, you’ll be home in time to watch the Anthony Joshua fight on your newly acquired TV station. That’s not wholly accurate, of course. For starters, 21st Century Fox and Comcast, who have been slugging it out for months, will be the only bidders allowed in the auction. And, disappointingly, the Takeover Panel will not require Rupert Murdoch from Fox and Brian Roberts from Comcast to turn up in person at its office to catch the auctioneer’s eye. Instead, investment bankers will relay offers via secure phone lines. But it’s
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Evans Cycles seeks new owner amid cash crunch3h Evans Cycles seeks new owner amid cash crunch
The bike store chain seeks fresh funding as it faces tough trading conditions.
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Bloody Nosed Passengers Gasp for Air on Indian Flight After Crew Fails to Pressurize Cabin3h Bloody Nosed Passengers Gasp for Air on Indian Flight After Crew Fails to Pressurize Cabin
The Jet Airways blunder is just the latest sign of trouble in the country’s airline industry.
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Aston Martin boss in line for £7.2m pay package as £5.1bn float unveiled3h Aston Martin boss in line for £7.2m pay package as £5.1bn float unveiled
Deal for Andy Palmer will stack up when James Bond’s favourite carmaker goes public The boss of Aston Martin is line for a potential package of £7.2m a year after the luxury carmaker unveiled the details of its
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Airlines Fight Push to Regulate Ticket-Change Fees3h Updated Airlines Fight Push to Regulate Ticket-Change Fees
U.S. carriers are battling with Congress to keep control of the nearly $3 billion passengers pay annually to change their flights.
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Breakingviews: Jack Ma’s American Dream Runs Up Against China First3h Breakingviews: Jack Ma’s American Dream Runs Up Against China First
Alibaba’s founder rescinded a promise to create 1 million jobs in the United States. He blamed tariff tensions, but his company has not given foreigners a level playing field.
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Eventbrite Surges in Market Debut4h Eventbrite Surges in Market Debut
Shares in the ticketing and event-services company jumped sharply in their market debut on the New York Stock Exchange Thursday.
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Barclays says internet banking restored after technical problem4h Barclays says internet banking restored after technical problem
Bank follows TSB in facing difficulties but normal service resumes after a few hours Millions of Barclays customers were unable to access their accounts online for several hours after the bank became the latest high street lender to suffer a technical glitch. The problems emerged at 10.45am on Thursday and continued into the afternoon, although at just after 5pm the bank said normal service had resumed.
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Barclays resolves online banking glitch4h Barclays resolves online banking glitch
Computer problems had hit the bank as customers complained of being unable to access their accounts.
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Canada cannabis stocks see mood swings4h Canada cannabis stocks see mood swings
Producers Tilray and Canopy see US-listed stocks surge and slump in turbulent trading.
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 FTSE LIVE: French Connection losses spiral; Aston Martin lifts lid on IPO plans; BAT boss to retire 4h Updated FTSE LIVE: French Connection losses spiral; Aston Martin lifts lid on IPO plans; BAT boss to retire
The FTSE 100 index closed up 36.20 points at 7367.32 and the pound was at $1.32 against the dollar.
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Evans Cycles seeks buyer after failing to mount rescue bid5h Evans Cycles seeks buyer after failing to mount rescue bid
Problems come amid a shake out across the high street due to tough trading conditions The bike shop chain Evans Cycles is urgently seeking a buyer as the retailer battles to survive amid tough high street trading conditions, including the rise of online competition and the cost of running stores. The retailer’s management team needs to find £20m to fund a rescue plan, but its backers and bankers were understood to be unwilling to provide the extra cash. Advisers to the group have now asked would-be buyers to table an offer within days.
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Sky takeover battle must go to auction, orders regulator5h Updated Sky takeover battle must go to auction, orders regulator
Rupert Murdoch’s Fox and rival Comcast must table new bids this weekend in rare auction The British broadcaster Sky will be auctioned off this Saturday in a dramatic end to a two-year £26bn takeover battle that has pitted Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox against the US media company Comcast. The Takeover Panel, which regulates bids for British listed companies, has ordered a rare auction that will allow Fox and Comcast to make new bids for the broadcaster. Both companies have made already offers for Sky but so far neither has declared it will not go higher, prompting the highly unusual showdown. A statement on the final bids is expected on Saturday evening, with the eventual winner due to be confirmed by 7am next Monday before the markets open.
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London only has one home on sale for £100,000 or less5h London only has one home on sale for £100,000 or less
Studio would still require £20,000 deposit and mortgage of three times average salary London has only one property listed for sale at £100,000 or less, as the capital’s housing crisis puts affordable homes out of reach. The property is a
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Donald Trump tells Opec to lower oil price, as Wall Street hits record high - business live5h Updated Donald Trump tells Opec to lower oil price, as Wall Street hits record high - business live
US president tells oil monopoly to stop pushing the crude price up, as shares jump in New York
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Amazon Investment Could Lead to Large Stake in India Retail Chain6h Updated Amazon Investment Could Lead to Large Stake in India Retail Chain
Amazon.com has joined forces with a private-equity firm in India that is acquiring one of the largest retail chains in the South Asian nation.
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 Most complained about water companies revealed in latest watchdog report 6h Updated Most complained about water companies revealed in latest watchdog report
Bristol Water, SES Water and Southern Water have been warned by the Consumer Council for Water following their 'poor' performance.
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3-D Printed Gun Promoter, Cody Wilson, Is Charged With Sexual Assault of Child6h Updated 3-D Printed Gun Promoter, Cody Wilson, Is Charged With Sexual Assault of Child
Police were trying to find Mr. Wilson, who is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old girl at a hotel in Austin, Tex. He was last known to be in Taiwan.
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U.S. Existing-Home Sales Steadied in August6h Updated U.S. Existing-Home Sales Steadied in August
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes held steady in August after a stretch of weakness in the housing market.
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 Barclays customers are locked out of their accounts 6h Updated Barclays customers are locked out of their accounts
The outage, which started at 10am, affects the Barclays website and telephone banking, as well as mobile banking since 3pm. Customers have hit out on Twitter after being unable to access wages.
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U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to 49-Year Low6h Updated U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to 49-Year Low
The number of Americans filing applications for new unemployment benefits fell to a new 49-year low last week, though any effect from Hurricane Florence may not be realized for several weeks.
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Growing Opposition Threatens Last U.S. Nuclear Plant6h Updated Growing Opposition Threatens Last U.S. Nuclear Plant
Georgia’s Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, the sole remaining nuclear power plant under construction in the U.S., is facing mounting opposition from cities and lawmakers concerned about its rising costs.
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Passengers Gasp for Air on Flight After Indian Airline Fails to Pressurize Cabin6h Passengers Gasp for Air on Flight After Indian Airline Fails to Pressurize Cabin
The Jet Airways blunder is just the latest sign of trouble in the country’s airline industry.
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Florence Flooding Hits North Carolina Hog Farms Hard7h Updated Florence Flooding Hits North Carolina Hog Farms Hard
Floodwaters have caused the worst damage to North Carolina’s hog farms in nearly two decades, with more than 5,000 animals dying and several dozen waste lagoons releasing pollutants into waterways.
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OECD Sees Trade Tensions Hindering Global Growth7h OECD Sees Trade Tensions Hindering Global Growth
The global economy will continue to expand strongly in the coming years, but trade tensions could hinder investment and slow the pace of expansion, said the OECD.
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Canada cannabis stocks hit US highs7h Canada cannabis stocks hit US highs
Producers Tilray and Canopy see US-listed stocks surge, but the gains could vanish in a puff of smoke.
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Barclays customers hit by online glitch7h Barclays customers hit by online glitch
Computer problems have hit the bank as customers complain of being unable to access their accounts.
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Under Armour to Cut 400 Jobs7h Under Armour to Cut 400 Jobs
Under Armour is cutting about 400 jobs globally as the company continues to slash costs to combat weak sales of its athletic apparel.
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Trump tells Opec to lower oil price, Dow hits fresh record high - business live7h Updated Trump tells Opec to lower oil price, Dow hits fresh record high - business live
US president tells oil monopoly to stop pushing the crude price up
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Sky bid tussle to be settled by auction7h Updated Sky bid tussle to be settled by auction
The broadcaster has been subject to rival bids from Rupert Murdoch's Fox and US giant Comcast.
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Thor Industries Slides Amid Weaker Profit, Cloudy Forecast7h Thor Industries Slides Amid Weaker Profit, Cloudy Forecast
Thor Industries shares slid 7% in premarket trading after reporting weaker sales and profits in the most recent quarter after it cut production and took other actions to balance dealer inventory levels
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ExxonMobil agrees to join oil and gas climate change alliance7h ExxonMobil agrees to join oil and gas climate change alliance
U-turn means company will join BP, Shell and Total in contributing $100m to project ExxonMobil has joined the oil and gas industry’s flagship climate change project, reversing its decision not to join the alliance three years ago. The company was a notable holdout when the
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 Sky to be sold at auction as US giants Comcast and 21st Century Fox 7h Updated Sky to be sold at auction as US giants Comcast and 21st Century Fox
Comcast and Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox are set to enter a 24-hour bidding war for the British broadcaster that will end on Saturday night.
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 Rail operators who created chaos by cancelling 770 trains A DAY due to new timetables slammed 8h Rail operators who created chaos by cancelling 770 trains A DAY due to new timetables slammed
A rail watchdog report has slammed poor leadership and how 'nobody took charge' after the fiasco brought on by train timetable changes across the UK network in May.
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Trump tells Opec to lower oil price; UK retail sales smash forecasts – business live8h Updated Trump tells Opec to lower oil price; UK retail sales smash forecasts – business live
US president tells oil monopoly to stop pushing the crude price up
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Ryanair chair survives shareholder revolt but investors want change8h Ryanair chair survives shareholder revolt but investors want change
Call for ‘strong, independent and visible board leadership’ after strike disruption of 2018 Ryanair’s long-serving chairman has survived a shareholder rebellion but investors have demanded change at the airline after a summer of strikes and flight cancellations, and accusations of a weak board unwilling to stand up to management. Nearly 30% of shareholders voted against the re-election of David Bonderman, Ryanair’s chairman of 22 years, at its annual meeting in Gormanston, outside Dublin. The airline’s pugnacious chief executive,
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Growing Opposition Threatens Completion of Last U.S. Nuclear Plant8h Growing Opposition Threatens Completion of Last U.S. Nuclear Plant
The sole remaining nuclear power plant under construction in the U.S. is facing mounting opposition from cities and lawmakers concerned about its rising costs.
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 Pound rallies as official data shows strong spending on High Street 8h Updated Pound rallies as official data shows strong spending on High Street
Retail sales jumped 3.3 per cent in August compared to the same month a year earlier, with households spending more on food and household goods.
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Swiss Paradox: Booming Economy, Negative Interest Rates8h Swiss Paradox: Booming Economy, Negative Interest Rates
Switzerland’s central bank left its key rate at minus 0.75% despite a strong economy, standing apart from most rich countries that are following the Fed in moving away from crisis-era policies.
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Eventbrite Goes Public With a Large Ticket Price: DealBook’s One Thing to Watch Today8h Eventbrite Goes Public With a Large Ticket Price: DealBook’s One Thing to Watch Today
The ticketing company priced its initial public offering at the top of an already increased price range. It hopes to keep that hot streak going.
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OPEC, Russia to Discuss Output as Iran Sanctions Bite8h Updated OPEC, Russia to Discuss Output as Iran Sanctions Bite
OPEC and its Russia-led counterparts meet this weekend to gauge whether they need to boost output amid U.S. sanctions on Iran as international oil prices flirt with multiyear highs.
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Artificial Intelligence: The Robots Are Now Hiring8h Artificial Intelligence: The Robots Are Now Hiring
More and more companies are using artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to assess possible employees. But are these practices fair? WSJ’s Jason Bellini investigates, in this new episode of Moving Upstream.
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Like shopping 30 years ago: first Jack’s customers sample new store8h Like shopping 30 years ago: first Jack’s customers sample new store
Tesco’s discount store sees feverish trade on opening day, but will the buzz keep shoppers away from Lidl and Aldi? Heavy rain and winds did not deter bargain-hungry shoppers on the opening day of
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Aston Martin unveils details of £5.1bn flotation as it prepares for a hard Brexit8h Aston Martin unveils details of £5.1bn flotation as it prepares for a hard Brexit
James Bond’s favourite carmaker to float a quarter of stock – nearly 57m shares Aston Martin has unveiled the details of its
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 Savings compensation and protection: Bank ownership and licences 8h Savings compensation and protection: Bank ownership and licences
The way you spread out your savings with banks is crucial in terms of protection and compensation. We show you how to get protected.
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Arthur Mitchell Is Dead at 84; Showed the Way for Black Dancers9h Updated Arthur Mitchell Is Dead at 84; Showed the Way for Black Dancers
Mr. Mitchell, the first black ballet dancer to achieve international stardom, was also the founding director of the groundbreaking Dance Theater of Harlem.
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 Guinness and Smirnoff maker Diageo warns that currency troubles will hit profits by £45m 9h Guinness and Smirnoff maker Diageo warns that currency troubles will hit profits by £45m
The group, responsible for some of the most popular alcoholic drinks in UK pubs, said today there was 'volatility' in some of its markets that would hit sales by £175million.
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UK retail sales smash forecasts as consumers keep spending - business live9h Updated UK retail sales smash forecasts as consumers keep spending - business live
British shoppers splashed out on furniture and non-food items last month, but food and clothing sales dipped
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 Pound rallies as official data shows strong spending on the High Street 9h Updated Pound rallies as official data shows strong spending on the High Street
Retail sales jumped 3.3 per cent in August compared to the same month a year earlier, with households spending more on food and household goods.
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 THE PRUDENT INVESTOR: Ten years on from the great crash, just how safe is your cash today?  9h Updated THE PRUDENT INVESTOR: Ten years on from the great crash, just how safe is your cash today? 
For UK savers, the event that brought home the reality of the financial crisis in terrifying fashion ten years ago was when Icesave shut its doors.
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Britain lets Putin move his dark money with impunity. That has to stop | Oliver Bullough9h Britain lets Putin move his dark money with impunity. That has to stop | Oliver Bullough
The Danske bank money-laundering scandal was only possible thanks to Britain’s opaque corporate laws Vladimir Putin’s global power is inseparable from his mastery of dark money, which he moves secretly to buy assets and influence. We know he’s doing it, because we can see the effects – the convulsions in Ukraine, the scandal in the United States – but it is far harder to know the precise mechanics. Thanks to a gigantic money-laundering news story, which
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Some Companies Spend Plenty to Lure Executives Willing to Relocate9h Updated Some Companies Spend Plenty to Lure Executives Willing to Relocate
A lot of executives don’t relish the idea of disrupting their lives to take a distant job, but they don’t have to in the current strong economy. That is why more companies are offering rich relocation packages to lure top talent to another city.
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Wheel turns as Evans Cycles seeks rescue deal10h Wheel turns as Evans Cycles seeks rescue deal
Evans Cycles, the century-old retailer, is trying to find a buyer within days as a toxic high street trading environment threatens to claim another prominent victim.
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Pound rises through $1.32 on stronger retail sales10h Pound rises through $1.32 on stronger retail sales
Demand for household goods hit the highest since May 2016 but inflation may dampen spending.
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 Aviva says 1 in 3 over-50s predict poor health will force them to retire 10h Aviva says 1 in 3 over-50s predict poor health will force them to retire
Some 37% of workers aged over 50 claim their job is harmful to their health and wellbeing at present, according to the survey by financial services firm Aviva.
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 Just 37% of new cars have manual handbrakes 10h Just 37% of new cars have manual handbrakes
A new study revealed that almost two- thirds of new models in showrooms today are predominantly sold with a push-button parking brake, some of which have proved not all that reliable.
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Profit Repatriation Slows in the Second Quarter After Tax Overhaul10h Updated Profit Repatriation Slows in the Second Quarter After Tax Overhaul
U.S. companies repatriated $169.5 billion in foreign profits between April and June—more than in most recent periods, but underscoring a cautious approach to shifting huge sums across borders.
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DealBook Briefing: Chinese Business U-Turns in America? Blame the Trade War10h DealBook Briefing: Chinese Business U-Turns in America? Blame the Trade War
The Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma has walked back a promise to help bring jobs to the U.S., citing trade tensions.
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Nigeria Air plans stall before take-off10h Nigeria Air plans stall before take-off
Nigeria suspends plans to relaunch its national airline two months after announcing it would be revived.
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Australia strawberry scare: Woolworths halts sewing needle sales10h Australia strawberry scare: Woolworths halts sewing needle sales
The Australian supermarket giant says the move is a temporary one amid a strawberry safety scare.
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 Petrol price index: Hong Kong most expensive, with UK not in the top 10 11h Petrol price index: Hong Kong most expensive, with UK not in the top 10
This is Money's 2018 petrol price index has found Britain lags behind Barbados, Greece, Italy and Liechtenstein when it comes to prices at the pumps. Hong Kong comes out on top at 165p a litre.
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Global economic growth has peaked, warns OECD12h Global economic growth has peaked, warns OECD
Leading thinktank scales back forecasts and warns escalating trade war is denting investment The west’s leading economic thinktank has warned that the expansion in the global economy may have peaked after cutting its growth forecasts for an array of rich and developing countries. In its latest update on the health of the world economy, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said the outlook for both 2018 and 2019 was less good than it had
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Chris Grayling: Passengers were let down12h Chris Grayling: Passengers were let down
Transport secretary says he will work to make the system better to avoid a repeat of the timetabling problems that caused mass cancellations on the railways over the summer.
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 Energy supplier Green Star hands £680k to customers in mis-selling payout 12h Updated Energy supplier Green Star hands £680k to customers in mis-selling payout
The industry watchdog Ofgem said that Green Star Energy broke supply licence rules, after failing to make clear that it had hired a third party to market and sell its tariffs.
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 Landlords to pay £79m due to new shared housing licensing 12h Landlords to pay £79m due to new shared housing licensing
Changes to the law are set to affect over 160,000 properties in England and Wales, with 77,194 landlords being expected to apply for the new licence.
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Guinness owner warns of £45m hit to profits12h Guinness owner warns of £45m hit to profits
Drinks giant Diageo has warned that its annual operating profits are expected to fall short by £45m due to currency fluctuations in some markets.
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 The Long goodbye: Royal Mail chairman finally quits after fat cat pay backlash 12h Updated The Long goodbye: Royal Mail chairman finally quits after fat cat pay backlash
Peter Long has quit after presiding over one of the biggest shareholder revolts in British corporate history. He stepped down with immediate effect yesterday after conceding he had too many jobs.
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Not a bond! Aston Martin to float shares on stock market13h Not a bond! Aston Martin to float shares on stock market
Luxury carmaker valued at up to £5.1bn as firm floats 25% of company worth Aston Martin has unveiled the details of its
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 Best homes for sale that come with horse stables and plenty of space 13h Updated Best homes for sale that come with horse stables and plenty of space
Little Leigh Farm in Hampshire offers the chance to run an established livery business, with a floodlit dressage arena, 44 stables and 58 acres.
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Labour calls for ban on gambling ads during live events13h Labour calls for ban on gambling ads during live events
The party also proposes a levy on bookmakers and a crackdown on using credit cards to bet.
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 FTSE LIVE: French Connection losses spiral; Aston Martin lifts lid on IPO plans; UK stocks rise 13h FTSE LIVE: French Connection losses spiral; Aston Martin lifts lid on IPO plans; UK stocks rise
French Connection revealed widening losses today as the struggling fashion retailer continues to ride out 'difficult trading conditions'.
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 The £750 exit fees to move my Isa suddenly got me interested 13h The £750 exit fees to move my Isa suddenly got me interested
My DIY investing platform has been shut down and when I got the letter explaining this, I also discovered it would cost me £750 to move my Isa elsewhere.
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 Just 37% of new cars have manual handbrakes as electronic parking takes over 13h Just 37% of new cars have manual handbrakes as electronic parking takes over
A new study revealed that almost two- thirds of new models in showrooms today are predominantly sold with a push-button parking brake, some of which have proved not all that reliable.
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 One in three over-50s predict poor health will force them to retire, says Aviva 13h One in three over-50s predict poor health will force them to retire, says Aviva
Some 37% of workers aged over 50 claim their job is harmful to their health and wellbeing at present, according to the survey by financial services firm Aviva.
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Amazon Is Next to Face EU Scrutiny14h Amazon Is Next to Face EU Scrutiny
EU authorities have started a new regulatory front against an American tech giant by opening a preliminary investigation into Amazon’s treatment of other merchants that sell products using its platform.
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Aston Martin sets £5.07bn float valuation14h Aston Martin sets £5.07bn float valuation
Luxury carmaker Aston Martin is looking at a valuation of up to £5.07bn as it prepares to float on the London Stock Exchange next month.
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EU must end new petrol and diesel car sales by 2030 to meet climate targets – report15h EU must end new petrol and diesel car sales by 2030 to meet climate targets – report
Automotive industry risks blowing its carbon budget within 10 years without drastic change, analysis shows New petrol and diesel car sales in Europe must be phased out before 2030 if the auto sector is to play its part in holding global warming to the Paris agreement’s 1.5C goal, a new analysis has found. Forecourt plug-in hybrids will also have to disappear by 2035 at the latest, according to analysis by the
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I waited months for my John Lewis order – why didn’t I even get a refund?15h I waited months for my John Lewis order – why didn’t I even get a refund?
The restructuring of the chain’s home furnishings department seems to have ruined its customer service
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Three water companies warned by watchdog15h Updated Three water companies warned by watchdog
The Consumer Council for Water tells firms to improve customer service and reduce complaints.
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Parts of a ‘Virtual’ Border Wall, Built With the Tech Behind Driverless Cars15h Updated Parts of a ‘Virtual’ Border Wall, Built With the Tech Behind Driverless Cars
In a rural Texas county, lidar sensor technology is being tested as a way to spot illegal intruders from Mexico. That use could divide workers in Silicon Valley.
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SeaWorld Agrees to Pay $5 Million in ‘Blackfish Effect’ Case16h Updated SeaWorld Agrees to Pay $5 Million in ‘Blackfish Effect’ Case
The S.E.C. says the company and its former chief executive misled investors about the financial impact of the documentary.
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Bringing iPhone Assembly to U.S. Would Be a Hollow Victory for Trump17h Updated Bringing iPhone Assembly to U.S. Would Be a Hollow Victory for Trump
If Apple moved smartphone production to the U.S. to avoid the president’s tariffs, it could do more harm than good, Greg Ip writes.
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Latest U.S. Tariffs Could Make Auto Parts Pricier18h Updated Latest U.S. Tariffs Could Make Auto Parts Pricier
The Trump administration’s latest tariffs will hammer Chinese auto-parts makers, likely raising prices for their U.S. customers, who have few options to buy key parts elsewhere, manufacturers and industry experts say.
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Trump to Nominate Former Fed Economist Nellie Liang for Board Seat19h Updated Trump to Nominate Former Fed Economist Nellie Liang for Board Seat
President Trump will nominate Nellie Liang, a former Federal Reserve economist who created its first office of financial stability, to the central bank’s board of governors.
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Equifax fined half a million pounds over data breach21h Equifax fined half a million pounds over data breach
A credit reference agency that failed to protect the details of 15 million people in the UK during a cyber attack has been fined £500,000.
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Hologram phone calls - sci-fi or serious possibility?21h Hologram phone calls - sci-fi or serious possibility?
With 5G, experts say we could enjoy virtual reality in HD on our mobiles and even project holographics.
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Google, T-Mobile Tackle 911 Call Problem21h Updated Google, T-Mobile Tackle 911 Call Problem
Android phones will soon send Google Maps-like location data to emergency call centers.
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Ordering Coffee Through Your Car? New Apps Turn Cars Into Smartphones, Raising Safety Questions21h Updated Ordering Coffee Through Your Car? New Apps Turn Cars Into Smartphones, Raising Safety Questions
Car makers seeking new revenue streams are offering drivers the ability to preorder coffee or make restaurant reservations on the move, raising safety concerns at a time when distracted driving is already at elevated levels.
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State of the Art: Why Jeff Bezos Should Push for Nobody to Get as Rich as Jeff Bezos21h State of the Art: Why Jeff Bezos Should Push for Nobody to Get as Rich as Jeff Bezos
Here’s what the Amazon founder’s vast fortune tells us about the economic concentration of the tech industry — and how he might help unravel that for the world.
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Equifax fined by ICO over data breach that hit Britons21h Equifax fined by ICO over data breach that hit Britons
The UK's Information Commissioner's Office imposes a fine of £500,000 over the 2017 breach.
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Bayer Steps Up Fight Over Weed Killer Blamed for Cancer22h Updated Bayer Steps Up Fight Over Weed Killer Blamed for Cancer
Bayer is stepping up the legal defense of its flagship weed killer, after a verdict in a recent case alleging the chemical causes cancer sent shares tumbling and raised the prospect of costly payouts.
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Labour calls for ban on gambling advertising22h Labour calls for ban on gambling advertising
The party also proposes a levy on gambling firms and a ban on using credit cards to pay for bets.
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Danske bank chief resigns over €200bn money-laundering scandal22h Danske bank chief resigns over €200bn money-laundering scandal
Thomas Borgen admits most of £180bn that passed through Estonian branch was fraudulent The boss of Denmark’s biggest bank has resigned after admitting that the vast majority of €200bn (£178bn) flowing through its Estonian branch was money-laundered cash flowing illegally out of Russia, the UK and the British Virgin Islands. “It is clear that Danske Bank has failed to live up to its responsibility in the case of possible money laundering in Estonia. I deeply regret this,”
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Labour pledges ban on TV gambling adverts during live sports22h Labour pledges ban on TV gambling adverts during live sports
Tom Watson announces a number of policies designed to tackle addiction ‘epidemic’ Gambling companies will be banned from
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Tilray’s Wild Day: DealBook’s Closing Bell22h Tilray’s Wild Day: DealBook’s Closing Bell
A quick take on some of the important finance and business stories of the day.
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Government admits railways are not fit for purpose22h Government admits railways are not fit for purpose
The transport secretary has announced a "sweeping" review designed to transform Britain's railways.
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Millions of Carolina Homes Are at Risk of Flooding. Only 335,000 Have Flood Insurance. 23h Updated Millions of Carolina Homes Are at Risk of Flooding. Only 335,000 Have Flood Insurance.
Here’s why the federal flood insurance program won’t pick up the slack.
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Danske Bank Says Billions May Have Been Laundered at Single Branch23h Updated Danske Bank Says Billions May Have Been Laundered at Single Branch
The Danish lender published a report saying its branch in Estonia had failed for years to stop suspected money laundering potentially involving thousands of customers.
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23h Dow, S&P 500 Gain; Financial Stocks a Boost
The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose on Wednesday, with the Dow hitting its highest closing level since late January, as rising Treasury yields boosted financial stocks and trade worries subsided.
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World Poverty Falls Below 750 Million23h Updated World Poverty Falls Below 750 Million
The global population living in extreme poverty has fallen below 750 million for the first time since the World Bank began collecting global statistics in 1990, a decline of more than 1 billion people in the past 25 years.
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Argentine GDP in steepest fall since 201423h Argentine GDP in steepest fall since 2014
The country's economy contracted by 4.2% in the second quarter compared to a year ago.
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Inside Facebook’s Election ‘War Room’23h Updated Inside Facebook’s Election ‘War Room’
Seven weeks before the midterm elections, the social network is setting up a central hub to root out disinformation and false news. We visited the operation.
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Europe to Investigate Amazon’s Dual Role of Merchant and Platform23h Updated Europe to Investigate Amazon’s Dual Role of Merchant and Platform
The European Union’s antitrust chief announced an inquiry into the e-commerce giant over its use of data collected about third-party merchants.
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The Big Secret of Celebrity Wealth (Is That No One Knows Anything)24h Updated The Big Secret of Celebrity Wealth (Is That No One Knows Anything)
Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pine and Chris Pratt are cumulatively worth $150 million, according to your Google results. Are they really?
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 Sainsbury faces major probe into £14bn merger with Asda 24h Sainsbury faces major probe into £14bn merger with Asda
The Competition and Markets Authority said the deal raised 'sufficient concerns' to warrant a full investigation into the impact on prices, choice and customer service.
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 Protests mount over Unilever’s plan to go Dutch 24h Protests mount over Unilever’s plan to go Dutch
It is a fresh blow for Unilever boss Paul Polman, who faces opposition from some of the City’s biggest names including Aviva Investors, Columbia Threadneedle and M&G.
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 MARKET REPORT: Mighty miners Glencore, BHP and Rio Tinto help dig FTSE out of the doldrums 24h MARKET REPORT: Mighty miners Glencore, BHP and Rio Tinto help dig FTSE out of the doldrums
Anglo American, up 5 per cent, or 80.6p to 1,656.8p, led the way followed by majors such as Glencore, BHP and Rio Tinto. Between them the diggers account for around 8 per cent of the market.
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 DAILY BRIEFING: Engineer Babcock says business is on track 24h DAILY BRIEFING: Engineer Babcock says business is on track
Babcock works with nuclear power stations, militaries, emergency services and oil firms and is on track to deliver low growth. It has around £32bn worth of goods on order or being made.
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 Blundering beancounter KPMG admits it botched audit of banking firm BNY Mellon Group 24h Blundering beancounter KPMG admits it botched audit of banking firm BNY Mellon Group
The accountant and its partner Richard Hinton did not ensure BNY’s records of relationships with clients were up to scratch, according to regulators.
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 Horlicks centre of £3bn bidding war: Coca-Cola and Nestle swoop 24h Horlicks centre of £3bn bidding war: Coca-Cola and Nestle swoop
Some of the world’s biggest consumer goods giants – including Coca-Cola, Nestle and Unilever – this week tabled offers for the malt drinks maker which dates back to 1873.
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 Online lender Funding Circle value itself at £1.8bn ahead of London Stock Exchange float  24h Online lender Funding Circle value itself at £1.8bn ahead of London Stock Exchange float 
The firm, which lets ordinary people lend their cash directly to businesses and pocket the interest, is seeking to list at between 420p and 530p per share. This would value it at £1.5bn to £1.8bn.
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3D-Printed Gun Promoter Cody Wilson Charged With Sexual Assault of Child24h 3D-Printed Gun Promoter Cody Wilson Charged With Sexual Assault of Child
Mr. Wilson is accused of having sex with a girl under the age of seventeen at a hotel in Austin on Aug. 15 and paying her $500, according to an affidavit in Travis County.
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Billionaires Can Seem Like Saviors to Media Companies, but They Come With Risks24h Updated Billionaires Can Seem Like Saviors to Media Companies, but They Come With Risks
With many publications struggling, the largess of a wealthy owner can be welcome. But there are concerns that these buyers are assuming too much influence.
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European Union Ends Inquiry Into Luxembourg’s Tax Deal With McDonald’s24h Updated European Union Ends Inquiry Into Luxembourg’s Tax Deal With McDonald’s
The bloc’s executive arm had been investigating whether Luxembourg had granted McDonald’s overly generous tax breaks.
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Jack Ma rows back on pledge to create one million US jobs25h Jack Ma rows back on pledge to create one million US jobs
The Alibaba chair rows back on a pledge to create a million American jobs, blaming rising US-China tensions.
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25h Updated Banks Lift S&P, Dow; Nasdaq Weighed by Microsoft
The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrials Average rose on Wednesday, helped by upbeat housing data and a gain for bank stocks driven by rising Treasury yields, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq was weighed by a drop in Microsoft.
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Tech We’re Using: Windows on How Cities Change Can Be All Too Captivating25h Tech We’re Using: Windows on How Cities Change Can Be All Too Captivating
Technology is crowding curbs with ride hailers and keeping homeowners fixated on housing values. Here are the tools that Emily Badger, a writer for The Upshot, uses to analyze the ripple effects.
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BAT chief Durante smoked out by share price fall25h BAT chief Durante smoked out by share price fall
The chief executive of British American Tobacco (BAT) is preparing to step down in the wake of a sector-wide share price decline prompted by investor concern over slowing sales growth.
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 Designer brand Orla Kiely worn by Kate Middleton ceases trading 26h Updated Designer brand Orla Kiely worn by Kate Middleton ceases trading
Workers say they were escorted out of the building earlier this week just moments after being told by CEO Orla Kiely (pictured), 56, they were being made redundant.
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Domains: You May Be Surprised to Hear That Restoration Hardware Is Doing Great26h Domains: You May Be Surprised to Hear That Restoration Hardware Is Doing Great
Restoration Hardware seemed doomed. Now, it’s a vast and booming bricks and mortar empire. What gives?
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For Capitalism, Every Social Leap Forward Is a Marketing Opportunity26h Updated For Capitalism, Every Social Leap Forward Is a Marketing Opportunity
Brands are now racing to capture the market of young people who strive to live gender identities that fit.
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Cody Wilson, Promoter of 3D-Printed Guns, Charged With Sexual Assault of Child26h Updated Cody Wilson, Promoter of 3D-Printed Guns, Charged With Sexual Assault of Child
Mr. Wilson is accused of having sex with a girl under the age of seventeen at a hotel in Austin on Aug. 15 and paying her $500, according to an affidavit in Travis County.
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AI Is the New Weapon Against Cyberattacks27h Updated AI Is the New Weapon Against Cyberattacks
As hackers get smarter and more determined, artificial intelligence is going to be an important part of the solution.
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Breakingviews: Disney’s and Comcast’s Fight for Sky May End in Awkward Impasse27h Breakingviews: Disney’s and Comcast’s Fight for Sky May End in Awkward Impasse
An auction could decide whether Comcast or Disney takes control of the British broadcaster. The winner will almost certainly overpay.
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WTO head offers to mediate between China and US over trade war27h WTO head offers to mediate between China and US over trade war
Roberto Azevedo is determined to get the two countries talking and defuse the growing conflict The head of the World Trade Organization has pledged to mediate between the United States and China
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U.S. Current-Account Deficit Narrowed in Second Quarter27h Updated U.S. Current-Account Deficit Narrowed in Second Quarter
The U.S. current-account deficit, a measure of the nation’s trade and financial flows with other countries, narrowed to $101.46 billion in the second quarter.
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U.S. Housing Starts Rose in August27h Updated U.S. Housing Starts Rose in August
U.S. housing starts grew modestly last month, driven by an outsize jump in apartment building that masked weakness in the pipeline for single- and multifamily construction.
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27h Updated Employers Choose Bonuses Over Raises
U.S. employers are boosting benefits—including bonuses and vacation time—at a faster pace than salaries, a move that gives them more flexibility to dial back that compensation if the economy turns sour.
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Retailer Orla Kiely ceases trading on cash crunch28h Updated Retailer Orla Kiely ceases trading on cash crunch
Orla Kiely's shops and website have closed after its parent company wound the company up.
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28h Updated S&P, Dow Lifted by Financials; Microsoft Pressures Nasdaq
The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrials Average rose on Wednesday, helped by upbeat housing data and a gain for bank stocks driven by rising Treasury yields, while a drop in Microsoft pressured the tech-heavy Nasdaq.
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28h INTERNETTING WITH AMANDA HESS: We Answer Your ‘Internetting’ Questions About Vagina Eggs, Time Lords and Steroid Rumors
It’s “Internetting After Dark,” the show about the show. There’s a cat in here!
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Ryanair facing mounting backlash at annual shareholder meeting28h Ryanair facing mounting backlash at annual shareholder meeting
Royal London Asset Management becomes latest investor to say it will vote against key board members Royal London Asset Management is the latest Ryanair investor to announce it is planning to vote against the re-election of the airline’s chairman at its annual shareholder meeting on Thursday, over concerns about how the company is run. RLAM, which manages £117bn of assets, said it will also vote against the senior independent director and the chairman of the audit committee, listing a string of complaints including the ability of board members to stand up to management, led by outspoken chief executive
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Danske bank chief resigns over money-laundering scandal28h Danske bank chief resigns over money-laundering scandal
Thomas Borgen admits most of £180m that passed through Estonian branch was fraudulent The boss of Denmark’s biggest bank has resigned after admitting that the vast majority of €200m (£178m) flowing through its Estonian branch was money-laundered cash flowing illegally out of Russia, the UK and the British Virgin Islands. “It is clear that Danske Bank has failed to live up to its responsibility in the case of possible money laundering in Estonia. I deeply regret this,”
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Major airline spells own name wrong on plane29h Major airline spells own name wrong on plane
A major airline had to send a plane "back to the shop" after spelling its own name wrong.
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 Estate agents call for stamp duty cuts as house price growth slows 29h Updated Estate agents call for stamp duty cuts as house price growth slows
Rics argued for an overhaul of property taxation after a survey of its members showed that they felt homeowners were put off downsizing by the costs involved, which is clogging up the market.
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 Sarah Beeny picks £225k Gloucester family home as bargain of the month 29h Updated Sarah Beeny picks £225k Gloucester family home as bargain of the month
The semi-detached property is in Elmbridge, a suburb that is a mile outside of the city of Gloucester and next to the Cotswolds.
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Royal Mail chair resigns amid boardroom revolt29h Royal Mail chair resigns amid boardroom revolt
Peter Long quits to focus on role at Countrywide as postal group aims to placate investors The chair of Royal Mail, Peter Long, has stepped down after
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Tech Fix: Apple Watch Series 4 Review: Faster, Bigger, With a Promise to Be Healthier30h Tech Fix: Apple Watch Series 4 Review: Faster, Bigger, With a Promise to Be Healthier
The faster speeds and larger screen sound boring on paper. But an electrical heart sensor gives a glimpse of the promise to come, our reviewer writes.
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Trump Hit Iran With Oil Sanctions. So Far, They’re Working.30h Trump Hit Iran With Oil Sanctions. So Far, They’re Working.
Iranian exports have fallen without a feared surge in global prices, thanks to plentiful supplies. Still, the policy’s success could be fleeting.
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30h Wall Street Opens Higher as Investors Shrug Off Trade War
U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday, as investors brushed aside the latest blows in Washington and Beijing's trade war.
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UK plans for trade and Irish border need to be reworked, says Tusk30h UK plans for trade and Irish border need to be reworked, says Tusk
European council president indicates that no-deal remains possibility if no resolution to Brexit talks is found Donald Tusk has said that Theresa May’s Chequers proposals for dealing with the Irish border and future trade relations after Brexit will need to be “reworked and further negotiated” in a sign of how far the UK and European Union are from resolving the most fraught issues in the divorce talks.
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 Mark Mobius on why he still believes in emerging and frontier markets 31h Updated Mark Mobius on why he still believes in emerging and frontier markets
As a veteran emerging markets investor, Mark Mobius admits that he is ‘a little biased’, but that it is all about the potential growth and countries where the news is bad merit special attention.
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Real wage squeeze deepens as UK inflation hits six-month high of 2.7% – business live31h Updated Real wage squeeze deepens as UK inflation hits six-month high of 2.7% – business live
The cost of living in Britain has jumped, as consumers pay more for clothing and transport.
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Julie Chen Leaves ‘The Talk’ Amid Allegations Against Les Moonves, Her Husband31h Updated Julie Chen Leaves ‘The Talk’ Amid Allegations Against Les Moonves, Her Husband
Ms. Chen, who has co-hosted the CBS show for years, said she needed to spend more time with family. Her husband, the former network chief, has been accused of sexual misconduct.
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Wagon Wheels maker sells chocolate factory31h Wagon Wheels maker sells chocolate factory
Wagon Wheels maker Burton's Biscuit Company has sold its chocolate manufacturing assets in Wirral, Merseyside, to Swiss chocolate firm Barry Callebaut for an undisclosed sum.
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31h Updated Benefit Gains Exceed Wage Growth, New Labor Data Show
U.S. employers are boosting benefits—including bonuses and vacation time—at a faster pace than salaries, a move that gives them more flexibility to dial back that compensation if the economy turns sour.
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 ALEX SEBASTIAN: The supermarket wars are going nuclear 32h Updated ALEX SEBASTIAN: The supermarket wars are going nuclear
The supermarket wars have been raging for many years now in one form or another and by and large this has been great for shoppers, but is too much of a good thing going to be bad in the end?
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Apple Leads With Its Pricier iPhones This Year32h Updated Apple Leads With Its Pricier iPhones This Year
For the second straight year, Apple is starting to sell its new iPhone models at different times—but this time, the lag reflects a staggered production timeline set by the tech giant rather than manufacturing issues it experienced last year.
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Cathay Pacific spells its name wrong on side of plane32h Cathay Pacific spells its name wrong on side of plane
Boeing 777-367 was spotted in Hong Kong with missing ‘F’ after flight from China Cathay Pacific has given visitors to Hong Kong airport a surprise by spelling its name wrong on the side of a plane. The Boeing 777-367 was emblazoned with the words “Cathay Paciic”. The company’s social media team saw the funny side of the error, tweeting that the plane was being sent back to be repainted.
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 Investing as the market collapsed a decade ago delivered a 137% profit 32h Investing as the market collapsed a decade ago delivered a 137% profit
They say that hindsight comes with the benefit of 20-20 vision and looking back, investors could have made some serious gains if they were brave enough to invest when it all came crashing down
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Retailer Orla Kiely ceases trading32h Updated Retailer Orla Kiely ceases trading
Orla Kiely's shops and website have closed after its parent company Kiely Rowan went into administration.
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 Designer brand Orla Kiely - worn by Kate Middleton - ceases trading 32h Updated Designer brand Orla Kiely - worn by Kate Middleton - ceases trading
Workers say they were escorted out of the building earlier this week just moments after being told by CEO Orla Kiely (pictured), 55, they were being made redundant.
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China Retaliates With Tariffs on $60 Billion of U.S. Goods32h Updated China Retaliates With Tariffs on $60 Billion of U.S. Goods
The Chinese government said Tuesday it plans to impose new tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. exports, prompting President Trump to reiterate a threat to punch back by hitting Chinese goods worth more than four times that much.
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World Bank reports slower progress on extreme poverty33h World Bank reports slower progress on extreme poverty
Population explosion in Africa and Syrian war hamper efforts to improve poverty rates A population surge in sub-Saharan Africa and the war in Syria has undermined efforts to bring down the number of people living in extreme poverty across the world, according to a report by
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Orla Kiely fashion label ceases trading33h Orla Kiely fashion label ceases trading
Fashion brand Orla Kiely has fallen victim to the UK's current cut-throat retail climate and ceased trading.
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Royal Mail chairman leaves post after pay rows33h Royal Mail chairman leaves post after pay rows
The chairman of Royal Mail has stepped down today with immediate effect.
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DealBook Briefing: Business Titans Turn Their Backs on the G.O.P.33h Updated DealBook Briefing: Business Titans Turn Their Backs on the G.O.P.
Tax cuts and the appointment of conservative judges are not enough to satisfy the concerns of two prominent Republican Party donors.
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Cathay Pacific spells own name wrong on new plane33h Cathay Pacific spells own name wrong on new plane
Cathay Pacific misspelled its name as "Cathay Paciic" on the side of one of its planes.
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Where do the Brexit negotiations stand?33h Where do the Brexit negotiations stand?
After two years, Britain finally produced its white paper on what it wants from a future relationship with the EU. It cost Theresa May a large chunk of her cabinet, and the response from Brussels has been distinctly lukewarm. This is how we got here.
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33h House prices rise fastest in North West
Property in the region climbed 5.6% in the past 12 months, while London prices fell 0.7%.
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 Ferrari unveils its most powerful - and roofless - road car, called the Monza 33h Updated Ferrari unveils its most powerful - and roofless - road car, called the Monza
With a completely roofless design and the tiniest of windscreens, Ferrari says its most dedicated clients and collectors will experience the sensations only felt by F1 drivers.
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DealBook Briefing: Trump’s Potentially Permanent Trade War33h Updated DealBook Briefing: Trump’s Potentially Permanent Trade War
As U.S.-China trade tensions continue to escalate, some commentators believe that this might be the new normal.
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 Estate agents call for stamp duty cuts as house price growth slows to five-year low of 3% 34h Updated Estate agents call for stamp duty cuts as house price growth slows to five-year low of 3%
Rics argued for an overhaul of property taxation after a survey of its members showed that they felt homeowners were put off downsizing by the costs involved, which is clogging up the market.
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Tech Fix: Apple Watch Series 4 Review: A Big Deal for Our Health34h Updated Tech Fix: Apple Watch Series 4 Review: A Big Deal for Our Health
The faster speeds and larger screen sound boring on paper. But an electrical heart sensor gives a glimpse of the promise to come, our reviewer writes.
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Sony unveils mini PlayStation Classic console34h Sony unveils mini PlayStation Classic console
Tekken 3 and Ridge Racer are among the titles on Sony's new miniature PlayStation.
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UK inflation hits six-month high of 2.7%34h Updated UK inflation hits six-month high of 2.7%
The UK inflation rate for August unexpectedly rises to 2.7%, the highest in six months.
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Danske Bank boss quits over money-laundering scandal35h Updated Danske Bank boss quits over money-laundering scandal
Thomas Borgen steps down after "indications" that its Estonian branch was used for money-laundering.
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Books News: ‘Full Disclosure’ by Stormy Daniels Has Few Bombshells, but Is Likely to Rattle the White House35h Updated Books News: ‘Full Disclosure’ by Stormy Daniels Has Few Bombshells, but Is Likely to Rattle the White House
Mr. Trump’s presidency has proved to be an unexpected boon for the publishing industry, which has unleashed a barrage of juicy insider accounts.
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 The hidden costs of an unlimited energy deal 35h Updated The hidden costs of an unlimited energy deal
The reality is that even those with high energy usage may spend hundreds of pounds more than those who simply switched to one of the bargain tariffs on the market.
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UK inflation hits six-month high36h Updated UK inflation hits six-month high
The UK inflation rate for August unexpectedly rises to 2.7%, the highest in six months.
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Shock as inflation jumps to six-month high36h Shock as inflation jumps to six-month high
Inflation jumped unexpectedly to 2.7% in August, its highest level in six months, shocking economists that had expected a drop.
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U.S. Oil Sanctions Bite Iran Without a Price Spike36h U.S. Oil Sanctions Bite Iran Without a Price Spike
Even before the start date in November, Iranian exports have dropped, in a foreign-policy success for President Trump after his withdrawal from a nuclear deal.
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Critical Shopper: At Round Two, There’s Always a Buyer36h Critical Shopper: At Round Two, There’s Always a Buyer
The racks at this resale outlet on the Lower East Side are packed with Supreme, Palace, BAPE and Off-White. The sneaker wall is crowded.
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Pound jumps as UK inflation hits six-month high of 2.7% – business live36h Updated Pound jumps as UK inflation hits six-month high of 2.7% – business live
The cost of living in Britain has jumped, as consumers pay more for clothing and transport.
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 Child benefits rules leaving families hounded to pay back thousands 36h Child benefits rules leaving families hounded to pay back thousands
Father-of-four Rob Stringer, pictured with wife Claire and sons William (left) and Jack, was sent a demand for £3,200 after being given the wrong advice by tax officials six years ago.
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China appeals for free trade amid tariff battle with Trump – business live36h Updated China appeals for free trade amid tariff battle with Trump – business live
Beijing urges ‘multilateral’ solution to trade dispute, and promises not to launch a currency war
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 You wait 29 hours for your flight - then a year for compensation! 36h Updated You wait 29 hours for your flight - then a year for compensation!
Travellers are entitled to up to £534 compensation if their flight arrives at its destination more than three hours late. The amount depends on the length of the delay and how far they are travelling.
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 New account for kids pays 3.5% (but parents will need an account with Nationwide to qualify)  36h Updated New account for kids pays 3.5% (but parents will need an account with Nationwide to qualify) 
The new Future Saver will pay interest of 3.5 per cent if the parent has their main current account with the building society, but a lower 2.5 per cent if they don't.
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 The 30 FTSE 100 shares paying the biggest dividends revealed 36h The 30 FTSE 100 shares paying the biggest dividends revealed
Fed up with banks and building societies, swathes of income hungry savers are increasingly turning to the stock market for salvation. This year is on course to be a record one for dividends.
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 National Savings & Investments to cut rate on its Direct Isa from 1% to 0.75% 36h Updated National Savings & Investments to cut rate on its Direct Isa from 1% to 0.75%
The cut comes even though rates on other NS&I accounts are set to rise. Its Direct Saver will increase to 1 per cent and its Investment Account to 0.8 per cent.
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 VICTORIA BISCHOFF: Why are hard-working families being hectored by the taxman?  36h Updated VICTORIA BISCHOFF: Why are hard-working families being hectored by the taxman? 
There would be hell to pay if a private company treated its customers the way our beloved taxman is treating hard-working families.
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 Crooks stole my identity and opened a bank account. Now HSBC says I owe £3k 37h Crooks stole my identity and opened a bank account. Now HSBC says I owe £3k
Richard McCarthy says that he is now struggling to prove to the bank concerned - HSBC - that he had no part in what he describes as a clear case of identity theft.
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