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6 Emerging Players in A.I.11m 6 Emerging Players in A.I.
From Singapore to Israel, countries besides the United States and China are striving to play a role in the field of artificial intelligence.
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Common Sense: Sears’s Edward Lampert Was a Wizard. Now He’s Coming to Terms With Failure.14m Updated Common Sense: Sears’s Edward Lampert Was a Wizard. Now He’s Coming to Terms With Failure.
Sears went bankrupt under the financier’s leadership. For the first time since the bankruptcy, Mr. Lampert speaks publicly about how he got it wrong.
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Uber Borrows $2 Billion in Debut Bond Sale20m Updated Uber Borrows $2 Billion in Debut Bond Sale
Uber Technologies sold its first-ever bonds, issuing $2 billion of debt to fund operations as it prepares for an IPO expected next year.
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Inflation Is Back---and Unilever, Nestlé Are Taking Advantage47m Updated Inflation Is Back---and Unilever, Nestlé Are Taking Advantage
Two of the world’s largest consumer-goods companies, Unilever and Nestlé, reported stronger sales as a wave of inflation in many markets emboldened them to raise prices.
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Secretive Data Company Palantir Weighs Giant Public Offering55m Updated Secretive Data Company Palantir Weighs Giant Public Offering
Data-mining giant Palantir Technologies is weighing an initial public offering likely to be among the largest in recent years.
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Wheels: Women Get Feet in the Door of the Car Design Boys’ Club1h 2m Wheels: Women Get Feet in the Door of the Car Design Boys’ Club
Their numbers remain small, but more women are being trained for the jobs that determine how our cars look and feel.
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1h 4m Wall Street Slides on Weak Earnings, Hawkish Fed, Saudi Concerns
U.S. stocks sank more than 1 percent on Thursday as weak industrial earnings raised worries about rising expenses and the impact of tariffs, adding to concerns over higher borrowing costs after hawkish commentary in the Federal Reserve's minutes.
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Among Amazon HQ2 Watchers, Northern Virginia Checks the Most Boxes1h 6m Among Amazon HQ2 Watchers, Northern Virginia Checks the Most Boxes
Amazon won’t say a word about where it plans to put its much-hyped second headquarters. But there is a growing consensus that it will go across the river from Washington.
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After Cobalt, will any more European airlines go bust?1h 8m After Cobalt, will any more European airlines go bust?
The Cypriot carrier has gone the way of Primera Air and Monarch. What is going on in Europe’s aviation industry Cobalt
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Bill Gates: How Paul Allen Changed My Life1h 14m Updated Bill Gates: How Paul Allen Changed My Life
When other high school kids were sneaking out of the house to go partying, Paul and I would sneak out at night to go use the computers in a lab at the University of Washington, Bill Gates recalls in a remembrance.
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The Fed is ignoring Trump: this is a fight he cannot win | Nils Pratley1h 15m The Fed is ignoring Trump: this is a fight he cannot win | Nils Pratley
The president has attacked Jerome Powell again, but the central bank is simply dealing with economic reality In the past month Donald Trump
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How the Hedge Fund Manager Running Sears Cut His Losses1h 20m Updated How the Hedge Fund Manager Running Sears Cut His Losses
Edward S. Lampert, who leads the struggling retailer, has taken control of valuable real estate and businesses.
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Banks to check account names to beat transfer fraud1h 26m Banks to check account names to beat transfer fraud
‘Confirmation of payee’ system will stymie increasingly sophisticated criminal scams Name checks will be carried out when UK bank customers send money to other people from next year in a bid to halt a rising tide of bank transfer fraud. At the moment, anyone wanting to transfer money is asked for the recipient’s account name, account number and sort code. However, the bank does not currently check if the account name is correct.
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Brexit: EU ready to extend transition period1h 59m Updated Brexit: EU ready to extend transition period
Theresa May says both sides are determined to reach a deal, despite no major breakthrough.
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Sky warns Disney and Discovery of no-deal Brexit blackout2h Sky warns Disney and Discovery of no-deal Brexit blackout
Broadcasters would need new licences for Sky to carry them on UK and Ireland service Sky has delivered an ultimatum to broadcasters including Disney and Discovery to sort out their post-Brexit licensing plans by the end of 2018 or face being taken off its pay-TV service. Sky has sent the deadline letter because it needs to know the licensing plans of its channel partners to make sure it abides by European broadcasting regulations in the event of a no-deal Brexit in March.
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2h Wall Street Hit by Weak Industrial Earnings, Hawkish Fed
U.S. stocks fell on Thursday as weak earnings reports from industrials raised worries about rising expenses and the impact of tariffs, adding to concerns over higher borrowing costs after hawkish commentary in the Federal Reserve's minutes.
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UK and US pull out of Saudi event over alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi2h UK and US pull out of Saudi event over alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi
UK trade secretary, Liam Fox, and US Treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, join others in boycotting economic forum in Riyadh Liam Fox, the UK trade secretary, and the US Treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, joined key European partners in pulling out out of a major economic forum in Saudi Arabianicknamed Davos in the desert, in response to the alleged murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Reports of Khashoggi’s gruesome murder at the hands of a gang of 15 men with links to the Royal Court has already led to many Western media firms and bankers to pull out, and the political lead today from Fox and Mnuchin is likely to accelerate the boycott of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in Riyadh next week.
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This Is the Most Lucrative Moment in History to Catch Bass3h This Is the Most Lucrative Moment in History to Catch Bass
A rivalry between two tournament fishing circuits has slapped the industry like a 10-pound largemouth to the face.
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UK retail sales drop; China fears weigh on markets - as it happened3h UK retail sales drop; China fears weigh on markets - as it happened
All the day’s economic and financial news, as UK shoppers tighten their belts and cut back on food
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The firms defying pressure over Saudi summit3h The firms defying pressure over Saudi summit
The US Treasury Secretary now shuns the event amid fears for missing journalist but some firms are still going.
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ESA underpayment: Who is entitled to backdated benefits?3h ESA underpayment: Who is entitled to backdated benefits?
There are 180,000 people who may be owed money from the Department for Work and Pensions.
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U.S. Startup Accuses Huawei of Trying to Steal Its Technology3h Updated U.S. Startup Accuses Huawei of Trying to Steal Its Technology
An escalating battle between the U.S. and China for tech supremacy is playing out in federal court between Huawei and a Silicon Valley startup backed by Microsoft.
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Netflix’s Cash-Fueled Road to Streaming Dominance3h Updated Netflix’s Cash-Fueled Road to Streaming Dominance
The streaming service surprised Wall Street with huge gains in subscribers in the third quarter. The results showed why AT&T and Disney spent big on their latest acquisitions.
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Bumper year for income investors with the FTSE 100 set for 10% dividend growth4h Updated Bumper year for income investors with the FTSE 100 set for 10% dividend growth
The record £89.8billion payout means the Footsie's yield - dividends as a proportion of share prices - is set to be about 4.3 per cent, according to research by investments firm AJBell.
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4h Wall Street Drops After Weak Industrial Earnings, Hawkish Fed
U.S. stocks fell on Thursday as weak earnings reports from industrials raised worries over rising expenses and the impact of tariffs, adding to concerns of higher borrowing costs after hawkish commentary in the Federal Reserve's minutes.
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This 51 year-old was impressed with One Young World4h This 51 year-old was impressed with One Young World
One might expect, at an event attended by hundreds of 18-30 year olds from around the world in one of Europe's most attractive cities, to be kept up all night by hotel doors banging, drunken singing and goodness knows what else.
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UK retail sales drop; rate fears weigh on Wall Street - business live4h Updated UK retail sales drop; rate fears weigh on Wall Street - business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, as UK shoppers tighten their belts and cut back on food
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Ugh, Green Bubbles! Switching From Apple to Android Is Hard4h Updated Ugh, Green Bubbles! Switching From Apple to Android Is Hard
Apple has erected some high walls around its iPhone users. Those who wish to leave iOS have to do some climbing, and moving out of the iMessage ecosystem takes several steps.
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Marijuana Legalization in Canada Has Companies Chasing a Green Rush4h Updated Marijuana Legalization in Canada Has Companies Chasing a Green Rush
The decision by Canada to become the first major economy to fully legalize marijuana this month has created a new, multibillion dollar industry.
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Cobalt Air warns passengers that all flights are cancelled4h Cobalt Air warns passengers that all flights are cancelled
Cypriot carrier says operations are suspended and asks travellers not to go to airports The Cypriot airline Cobalt Air has cancelled all its flights and indefinitely suspended operations, advising customers not to go to the airport. Cobalt, which was based at Larnaca airport, had operated since 2016 and flew to 23 destinations. In the UK, the airline operated flights at Heathrow, Stansted, Gatwick and Manchester. It cancelled all flights from 11.50pm on Wednesday night, the airline said in
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Unbuttoned: The Season of Peak Sneaker Silliness4h Updated Unbuttoned: The Season of Peak Sneaker Silliness
Sneakers increasingly seem like the Dutch tulips of today. Which means the bubble may be about to burst.
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Opioid Makers Ask Counties for Proof of Harm4h Opioid Makers Ask Counties for Proof of Harm
As the number of opioid lawsuits against Purdue Pharma and other drug manufacturers reaches 1,500 and counting, the companies are pushing their adversaries to offer specific details to back up their claims.
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New name check safeguard to help prevent customers transferring money to fraudsters4h New name check safeguard to help prevent customers transferring money to fraudsters
Banks will check names on payments to help combat fraud where people are tricked into transferring money.But industry has been criticised for not introducing this sooner.
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Liam Fox pulls out of Saudi event over alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi5h Liam Fox pulls out of Saudi event over alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi
International trade secretary joins others in boycotting economic forum in Riyadh Liam Fox has pulled out of an economic forum in Saudi Arabia likely to be boycotted by other international leaders and corporations following the alleged murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Britain’s international trade secretary had been due to attend the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in Riyadh next week, but the gathering, also known as Davos in the Desert, has been the subject of growing controversy as gruesome details emerged of the journalist’s apparent death at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
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Pick the best (and cheapest) investment Isa platform5h Pick the best (and cheapest) investment Isa platform
Choosing the right DIY platform is crucial but a wealth of choice and changes to charges have left many investors scratching their heads. We pick some of the best.
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Inflation Is Back---and Consumer-Goods Giants Are Taking Advantage5h Updated Inflation Is Back---and Consumer-Goods Giants Are Taking Advantage
Two of the world’s largest consumer-goods companies, Unilever and Nestlé, reported stronger sales as a wave of inflation emboldened them to raise prices.
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Edward Lampert, the Hedge-Fund Star Who Bet on Sears, Is Unrepentant5h Updated Edward Lampert, the Hedge-Fund Star Who Bet on Sears, Is Unrepentant
He made billions for investors in his ESL Investments fund by bucking naysayers. At the storied American retailer, which filed for bankruptcy this week, his instincts proved wrong.
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Novartis to Buy Cancer-Drug Maker Endocyte for $2.1 Billion5h Updated Novartis to Buy Cancer-Drug Maker Endocyte for $2.1 Billion
Novartis said it would buy cancer-drug maker Endocyte for $2.1 billion, the Swiss pharmaceutical giant’s latest move to refocus on higher-value medicines.
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Shell boss hopes Saudi tensions will not hit supply5h Shell boss hopes Saudi tensions will not hit supply
The head of oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has warned that the crisis over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should not be allowed to shake the security of energy supply.
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New Look to pull out of China with closure of 120 stores5h New Look to pull out of China with closure of 120 stores
Fashion chain’s decision comes as it continues to face tough conditions on UK high street
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UK retail sales drop; trade war fears hit Chinese markets - business live6h Updated UK retail sales drop; trade war fears hit Chinese markets - business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, as UK shoppers tighten their belts and cut back on food
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Gatwick plans using emergency runway to increase flight capacity6h Gatwick plans using emergency runway to increase flight capacity
London’s second airport hopes to rival Heathrow with 70m passengers a year by 2032 Gatwick is proposing to spend £500m to widen its emergency runway and bring it into
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UK retail sales slide as shoppers buy less food after summer splurge - business live6h Updated UK retail sales slide as shoppers buy less food after summer splurge - business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, as UK shoppers tighten their belts and cut back on food
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Firms defy pressure over Saudi conference6h Updated Firms defy pressure over Saudi conference
Some big names are still going despite diplomatic drop outs amid fears for missing journalist.
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Tell us: have you retired early? What are the realities?6h Tell us: have you retired early? What are the realities?
If you have taken steps to retire early or left the workforce earlier than usual we would like to hear from you
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Food sales fell to their lowest since October 2015 last month6h Food sales fell to their lowest since October 2015 last month
While food sales slipped after the scorching summer last month, shoppers drove total retail sales up 1.2 per cent in the three months to September.
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Publicis Plans to Sell Part of Health-Care Unit7h Updated Publicis Plans to Sell Part of Health-Care Unit
Advertising giant Publicis reported sales growth just below Wall Street expectations and said it plans to sell part of its health-care business as part of a broader review, the latest sign of contraction on Madison Avenue.
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Bill Gates: What I Loved About Paul Allen7h Updated Bill Gates: What I Loved About Paul Allen
When other high school kids were sneaking out of the house to go partying, Paul and I would sneak out at night to go use the computers in a lab at the University of Washington, Bill Gates recalls in a remembrance.
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United, Delta Climb on Business-Class Demand7h Updated United, Delta Climb on Business-Class Demand
Strong demand for premium travel is helping U.S. carriers like United and Delta offset higher fuel costs.
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MSC Orders Four Luxury Ships; Rooms Cost Up to $14,000 a Week7h MSC Orders Four Luxury Ships; Rooms Cost Up to $14,000 a Week
Swiss-based MSC Cruises is ordering four ultraluxury cruise ships worth $2.3 billion, marking its entry into a growing market that caters to the wealthiest travelers.
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Minister pulls out of Saudi summit over missing journalist7h Minister pulls out of Saudi summit over missing journalist
Dr Liam Fox has pulled out of a conference in Saudi Arabia, following pressure for the government to take a firmer stance over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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Thatcher, Noor Inayat Khan ... or Del Boy? Battle launched to be face of new £507h Thatcher, Noor Inayat Khan ... or Del Boy? Battle launched to be face of new £50
The UK’s first female PM, a Muslim war hero and David Jason among suggestions to appear on polymer note The announcement that the Bank of England is to introduce a redesigned polymer £50 note has sparked speculation as to who might feature on it. The Bank says it will seek public nominations via “a character selection process”. Campaigners have already begun backing their favourites. The political blog Guido Fawkes has started to petition for Margaret Thatcher to be the face of the UK’s highest denomination note. The petition, which features a mock-up of how the note might look, has already attracted more than 11,000 signatures.
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Unilever reports sales boost after HQ row but investors unimpressed7h Unilever reports sales boost after HQ row but investors unimpressed
A 3.8% rise in third quarter for firm behind Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and Dove soap Unilever, which this month was forced to scrap plans to move its headquarters from London to Rotterdam after a shareholder rebellion, said a hot summer across Europe and a recovery in Brazil boosted sales in the third quarter. The firm behind brands such as Hellmann’s mayonnaise and Dove soap reported a 3.8% rise in underlying sales to €12.5bn (£11bn) during the three months to the end of September.
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DealBook Briefing: SoftBank’s Big Saudi Problem7h Updated DealBook Briefing: SoftBank’s Big Saudi Problem
The Japanese company became the most powerful tech investor with $45 billion from Saudi Arabia. Now that money is causing it some headaches.
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Name checks to begin on bank payments7h Updated Name checks to begin on bank payments
A recipient's name will be as critical as the account number and sort code when transferring money from July.
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On Soccer: Their Arsenal. Their Shares. For Now. 7h On Soccer: Their Arsenal. Their Shares. For Now.
When the billionaire Stan Kroenke moved to take full control of Arsenal in August, he was required to buy all outstanding shares in the club. For hundreds of fans who owned shares, the news that they would lose them changed a relationship irrevocably.
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Customers will miss out on £408million of interest in a year as full rate rise is not passed on7h Customers will miss out on £408million of interest in a year as full rate rise is not passed on
Long-suffering savers were cheered when the Bank of England hiked its base rate in August from 0.5% to 0.75% - the second rise since November 2017.
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Addison Lee drives £300m deal in Uber fight7h Addison Lee drives £300m deal in Uber fight
Addison Lee, the British taxi group fighting an increasingly intense turf war with rivals such as Uber, is plotting a £300m refinancing that will strengthen its warchest for future takeovers.
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When council leaders petition No 10 to end austerity, things are bad | Polly Toynbee8h When council leaders petition No 10 to end austerity, things are bad | Polly Toynbee
Labour councils have had enough. As another round of devastating cuts looms, the leader of Newcastle council has gone to the sourceWith the budget barely more than a week away, the queue of desperate petitioners would stretch down Whitehall far out of sight. If
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Consumer-Goods Giants Ride a Wave of Inflation8h Consumer-Goods Giants Ride a Wave of Inflation
Two of the world’s largest consumer-goods companies, Unilever and Nestlé, reported stronger sales as a wave of inflation in many markets emboldened them to raise prices.
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Legalizing Recreational Marijuana, Canada Begins a National Experiment9h Legalizing Recreational Marijuana, Canada Begins a National Experiment
On Wednesday, Canada becomes the first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana, presenting the country with enormous public policy challenges.
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Food sales drop as barbecue summer ends9h Updated Food sales drop as barbecue summer ends
Sales of food saw their steepest drop in three years last month as the summer splurge ended.
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Nuisance callers cost my 84-year old uncle £10,000 in 9 months9h Updated Nuisance callers cost my 84-year old uncle £10,000 in 9 months
While accompanying his uncle Brian to his local Barclays branch to close and old account, Andrew Green (pictured with wife Lesley) caught a glimpse of Brian's current account on a computer screen.
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Slum landlord fined £22,000 for leaving tenants with no fire alarms and no glass in the windows9h Updated Slum landlord fined £22,000 for leaving tenants with no fire alarms and no glass in the windows
Following a complaint from a tenant, a environmental health officer inspected the property to find eight unrelated occupants sharing kitchen and bathroom facilities - against regulations.
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Do you need to act now if you want to buy a new home before Brexit?9h Updated Do you need to act now if you want to buy a new home before Brexit?
With so much uncertainty surrounding what Brexit will look like, some homebuyers and sellers may delay making decisions until after March next year. But is this a good move?
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The Titanic’s Artifacts Are About to Change Hands. Here’s What’s for Sale.9h The Titanic’s Artifacts Are About to Change Hands. Here’s What’s for Sale.
Salvaged items have been the focus of a tussle over who gets to own a part of the ocean liner’s history. The likely buyers, three hedge funds, are willing to pay $19.5 million.
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 The Titanic’s Artifacts Are About to Change Hands. Here’s What’s for Sale.9h The Titanic’s Artifacts Are About to Change Hands. Here’s What’s for Sale.
Salvaged artifacts have been the focus of a tussle over who gets to own a part of the ocean liner’s history. Three hedge funds are willing to pay $19.5 million, at least.
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Gatwick sets out plans to use standby runway10h Gatwick sets out plans to use standby runway
Gatwick has set out plans to bring its standby runway into routine use for departing flights by the mid-2020s.
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Computer Stories: A.I. Is Beginning to Assist Novelists10h Computer Stories: A.I. Is Beginning to Assist Novelists
Robin Sloan is using a homemade software program to supply phrases and images for his new book.
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Day of shops refusing to accept cash could be near, says Natalie Ceeney10h Updated Day of shops refusing to accept cash could be near, says Natalie Ceeney
How would you react if a shop you used regularly stopped taking cash? Industry expert Natalie Ceeney describes how the death of physical money could unfold.
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UK retail sales in steepest drop since March10h UK retail sales in steepest drop since March
Sales volumes fell by 0.8% in September as customers spent less on food after the hot summer.
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UK retail sales drop as shoppers buy less food - business live10h UK retail sales drop as shoppers buy less food - business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, as the World Trade Organisation rails against protectionism
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Retail sales slide as appetite for food dips10h Retail sales slide as appetite for food dips
Retail sales fell by a worse than expected 0.8% in September after a slide in demand at food stores following a bumper summer, official figures showed.
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How to improve your finances in your 20s and 30s10h How to improve your finances in your 20s and 30s
In recent years, I have had many friends and family ask me advice as to how to maximise their wealth and make sure they will be comfortable in later years.
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New Look to close 120 stores in China exit10h New Look to close 120 stores in China exit
New Look has confirmed plans to close its remaining 120 stores in China after deciding its below-par sales and profits did not justify continued investment in the country.
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Cypriot budget airline Cobalt has suspended operations10h Updated Cypriot budget airline Cobalt has suspended operations
The low-cost carrier, which flew to several UK destinations, cancelled all flights from midnight.
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Noor Inayat Khan or Harry Maguire: Who will be on the new £50 note?11h Updated Noor Inayat Khan or Harry Maguire: Who will be on the new £50 note?
Among the favourites are Stephen Hawking, Margaret Thatcher and war heroine Noor Inayat Khan.
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Facebook Finds Hack Done by Spammers, Not Foreign State11h Facebook Finds Hack Done by Spammers, Not Foreign State
The company believes the hackers who accessed 30 million accounts masqueraded as a digital marketing firm and were driven by greed, not ideology.
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11h Updated Uber Targets Trucking With New Trailer-Rental Business
Uber, trying to move beyond its unprofitable business of connecting drivers with passengers, is adding a new tractor-trailer rental business to help big-rig truckers haul freight.
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Minister backing fracking drive has never visited shale site11h Minister backing fracking drive has never visited shale site
Energy minister Claire Perry, who has defended fracking admits she has ‘not yet had the opportunity’ to visit any site The minister spearheading the UK’s renewed push for fracking has admitted she has never been to a shale gas well. In the week that
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Passengers warned as airline suspends flights12h Passengers warned as airline suspends flights
Passengers have been warned not to turn up for flights booked on low-cost carrier Cobalt after it suspended operations indefinitely.
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New Cyberdefenses to Protect Your Smart Appliances From Hackers12h New Cyberdefenses to Protect Your Smart Appliances From Hackers
Two SoftBank-backed companies are teaming up to thwart hackers pummeling some of the cyberworld’s most vulnerable targets (think lightbulbs and thermostats).
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Ebay sues Amazon over claims it poached sellers13h Ebay sues Amazon over claims it poached sellers
Online marketplace eBay has filed a US lawsuit against Amazon claiming the retail giant used eBay's internal messaging system to poach its sellers.
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Dyson awards shortlist includes solutions to plastic waste and water pollution13h Dyson awards shortlist includes solutions to plastic waste and water pollution
‘Potato Plastic’ and a river-cleaning robot are among 20 contenders for this year’s prestigious global prize Cutlery made from
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Trump moves to quit 144-year-old postal treaty13h Updated Trump moves to quit 144-year-old postal treaty
The White House says postal rates set via the 144-year-old global pact give Chinese firms an 'unfair' advantage.
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Powerful Executives Have Stepped Away From the Saudis. Not SoftBank’s.14h Updated Powerful Executives Have Stepped Away From the Saudis. Not SoftBank’s.
The chief executive of SoftBank, Masayoshi Son, and his ambitious Vision Fund, are deeply enmeshed with the oil-rich kingdom, which has promised to invest $45 billion.
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Fed Plans to Continue Raising Rates, Despite Trump’s Ire14h Updated Fed Plans to Continue Raising Rates, Despite Trump’s Ire
The Federal Reserve released minutes of its last meeting that suggest it is on track to continue raising rates, perhaps to a level that would act as a mild brake on the economy.
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Trump Opens New Front in His Battle With China: International Shipping14h Trump Opens New Front in His Battle With China: International Shipping
The United States is withdrawing from a treaty that lowered costs for Chinese companies to ship packages here, part of President Trump’s efforts to punish China.
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14h Updated Investors’ Big New Worry Is Hitting Small Stocks Hard
Instead of being insulated, small companies are actually more likely than larger ones to be affected by rising interest rates.
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Australia to target Google and Yahoo under internet piracy crackdown15h Australia to target Google and Yahoo under internet piracy crackdown
Search engines would be forced to remove or demote results for piracy websites under new laws The federal government will target search engines as it expands a crackdown on internet piracy, making it harder for Australians to illegally download free movies and music. In a move hailed by the Australian film industry, the government on Thursday introduced legislation to parliament that would effectively expand the list of websites that companies could seek to have blocked.
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US shies away from calling China a currency manipulator15h Updated US shies away from calling China a currency manipulator
The US Treasury held back from blaming Beijing for holding down the value of China's currency.
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The Graduates15h The Graduates
The designers of Vaquera have press, buzz and talent. Can they quit their day jobs now?
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New York to Settle Inquiry of Rent-to-Own Trailer Park Firms15h New York to Settle Inquiry of Rent-to-Own Trailer Park Firms
The agreement, which the attorney general’s office could announce Thursday, would give people who signed leases the right to recoup their deposits.
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Treasury Official Charged with Leaking Sensitive Bank Information16h Updated Treasury Official Charged with Leaking Sensitive Bank Information
A Treasury Department official was arrested and charged with disclosing to a reporter information about sensitive financial transactions related to the Russia investigation, the latest move in the Justice Department’s efforts to target government leaks to the media.
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16h Updated Constellation CEO Rob Sands to Step Down From Corona Brewer
Rob Sands, the third in his family to lead the upstate Victor, N.Y. company, will step aside as chief executive on March 1, entrusting Constellation’s future to one of his lieutenants, Bill Newlands.
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In Final Column, Jamal Khashoggi Laments Dearth of Free Press in Arab World17h In Final Column, Jamal Khashoggi Laments Dearth of Free Press in Arab World
The Washington Post received the prominent Saudi dissident journalist’s latest piece from his translator the day after he was reported missing in Istanbul.
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Craig Newmark, Newspaper Villain, Is Working to Save Journalism17h Updated Craig Newmark, Newspaper Villain, Is Working to Save Journalism
The tech mogul, whose Craigslist site helped replace newspaper classifieds, has given $50 million to revitalize local reporting in New York — including a new gift on Wednesday.
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Trump Administration Moves to End Deep Discounts for Packages From China17h Updated Trump Administration Moves to End Deep Discounts for Packages From China
The Trump administration opened a new front in Washington’s economic conflict with China, starting a process to withdraw from a 144-year-old international postal body whose discounts allow Chinese merchants to ship small packages to U.S. customers at steeply discounted rates.
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New Cyberdefenses Planned for Connected Devices17h Updated New Cyberdefenses Planned for Connected Devices
Two SoftBank-backed companies are teaming up to thwart hackers pummeling some of the cyberworld’s most vulnerable targets (think lightbulbs and thermostats).
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Fed Minutes Point to Continued, Gradual Interest-Rate Increases17h Updated Fed Minutes Point to Continued, Gradual Interest-Rate Increases
Federal Reserve officials signaled they see a strong economy justifying continued interest-rate increases and said they will watch for evidence their moves are keeping economic growth on an even keel, minutes of their September policy meeting showed.
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Treasury Official Charged With Leaking Bank Reports to Journalist19h Updated Treasury Official Charged With Leaking Bank Reports to Journalist
Prosecutors said Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards had illegally shared department reports on suspicious banking activity.
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Where Has All the Tab Gone? A Shortage Panics Fans19h Where Has All the Tab Gone? A Shortage Panics Fans
Coke is still producing the diet cola, but a major bottler has stopped distribution in its 14-state territory.
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John Lewis trials £10,000 experience to lure in shoppers19h John Lewis trials £10,000 experience to lure in shoppers
The department store will give high-spending customers a chance to shop privately at its new outlet.
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Trump Embarks on Bilateral Trade Talks to Pressure China19h Trump Embarks on Bilateral Trade Talks to Pressure China
The White House is looking to create deals with many of the nations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the pact the president withdrew from.
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Canada Legalizes Recreational Marijuana, and a National Experiment Begins20h Updated Canada Legalizes Recreational Marijuana, and a National Experiment Begins
On Wednesday, Canada becomes the first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana, presenting the country with enormous public policy challenges.
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Would you splash out on a new phone to get VR on the go?20h Would you splash out on a new phone to get VR on the go?
Superfast 5G mobile will require new handsets, but will the new services justify the extra expense?
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Cobalt airline warns passengers that all flights are cancelled20h Cobalt airline warns passengers that all flights are cancelled
Cypriot carrier says operations are suspended and asks travellers not to go to airports Cypriot airline Cobalt has announced that it is cancelling all its flights and indefinitely suspending operations. Cobalt, which has services from Heathrow, Stansted and Gatwick, warned travellers on Wednesday night not to arrive for flights. The carrier said all flights would be cancelled as of 11.50pm.
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IBM Shares Slide as Revenue Drop Renews Concerns20h Updated IBM Shares Slide as Revenue Drop Renews Concerns
Shares of International Business Machines fell Wednesday after the company’s drop in revenue renewed concerns about the tech giant’s growth prospects.
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Alcoa Raises Profit Outlook as Tariffs Lift Aluminum Prices20h Alcoa Raises Profit Outlook as Tariffs Lift Aluminum Prices
Alcoa said higher U.S. aluminum prices from a tariff on imports and rising sales of raw materials needed to make aluminum improved its revenue in the third quarter.
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Harvard Calls for Retraction of Dozens of Studies by Noted Cardiac Researcher20h Harvard Calls for Retraction of Dozens of Studies by Noted Cardiac Researcher
Some 31 studies by Dr. Piero Anversa contain fabricated or falsified data, officials concluded. Dr. Anversa popularized the idea of stem cell treatment for damaged hearts.
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U.S. Does Not Name China as Currency Manipulator20h Updated U.S. Does Not Name China as Currency Manipulator
The U.S. Treasury again passed up a formal opportunity to designate China a “currency manipulator,” but singled out the nation’s currency practices as a source of “particular concern.”
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EBay Sues Amazon, Alleging Sellers Were Illegally Poached20h Updated EBay Sues Amazon, Alleging Sellers Were Illegally Poached
EBay.com filed a lawsuit against Amazon.com, accusing the company of illegally poaching sellers on its marketplace via eBay’s internal messaging system.
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Trump Seeks 5% Budget Cuts From Cabinet Agencies21h Updated Trump Seeks 5% Budget Cuts From Cabinet Agencies
President Trump asked each cabinet member to devise proposals to cut their respective department budgets by 5% next year, days after the Treasury Department said the federal budget deficit had widened 17% to $779 billion.
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21h Wall St. Falls as Investors Eye a United Hawkish Fed
Wall Street's major indexes edged lower after a choppy session on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve showed broad agreement on the need to raise borrowing costs further, cementing investor concerns that had helped cause a major sell-off the week before.
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Salesforce boss blasts rival billionaires for hoarding money22h Updated Salesforce boss blasts rival billionaires for hoarding money
Marc Benioff, the boss of cloud computing giant Salesforce, attacked tech firms for opposing a tax that would help the growing number of homeless people in San Francisco.
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22h Wall Street Slips After Minutes Show Fed United on Rate Hikes
Wall Street's major indexes slipped on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve released meeting minutes showing broad agreement on the need to raise borrowing costs further, cementing investor concerns that had helped cause a major sell-off the week before.
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CITY DIARY: Slater & Gordon sacks senior lawyer and paralegal22h CITY DIARY: Slater & Gordon sacks senior lawyer and paralegal
A horrified junior staffer was said to have interrupted the couple’s amorous activities in the firm’s Chancery Lane offices last month before reporting them to human resources.
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Historic toy store Hamleys ousts finance director after swinging to a loss last year22h Historic toy store Hamleys ousts finance director after swinging to a loss last year
Chief executive Ralph Cunningham said Alex Jablonowski would be leaving with immediate effect. He will be replaced by former House of Fraser financial officer Yong Shen.
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Crumbling cake chain faces probe: MPs demand answers from Patisserie Valerie boss over black hole22h Crumbling cake chain faces probe: MPs demand answers from Patisserie Valerie boss over black hole
Chief executive Luke Johnson, who owns more than a third of the cafe’s parent company Patisserie Holdings, is facing calls to account for his governance of the business in Parliament.
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Apologise? Me? Never! Robert Tchenguiz refuses to say sorry to Grant Thornton over abandoned lawsuit22h Apologise? Me? Never! Robert Tchenguiz refuses to say sorry to Grant Thornton over abandoned lawsuit
On Monday the property entrepreneur withdrew legal action against Grant Thornton, two of its partners and a lawyer for Icelandic bank Kaupthing. He struck a confidential last-minute deal.
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Lower food prices push down inflation to 2.4% relieving the pressure to hike interest rates22h Lower food prices push down inflation to 2.4% relieving the pressure to hike interest rates
The fall, down from a six-month high of 2.7 per cent in August, in the consumer price index was greater than expected. The figure is used to set percentage increases in benefits for people on low incomes.
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Boss appointed to rescue Fishing Republic backs out sparking fears of a collapse22h Boss appointed to rescue Fishing Republic backs out sparking fears of a collapse
Daniel Quinn, the former commercial director of Go Outdoors, had been drafted in as chief executive to lead the turnaround of the troubled business, which employs 117 staff.
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MARKET REPORT: Crest Nicholson finance chief quits as housebuilder warns on profits22h MARKET REPORT: Crest Nicholson finance chief quits as housebuilder warns on profits
Crest said profit would be in the range of £170m to £190m for the full year, down from the £205m it was guiding in June and the £207m it pulled in last financial year.
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ALEX BRUMMER: Patisserie Valerie boss Luke Johnson under the spotlight22h ALEX BRUMMER: Patisserie Valerie boss Luke Johnson under the spotlight
Patisserie Valerie now finds itself in the sights of Rachel Reeves at the Business Select Committee, whose most recent target was Unilever, with a market value of £106bn.
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22h Updated Investors’ Big New Worry Is Hitting Small Stocks Hardest
Instead of being insulated, small companies are actually more likely than larger ones to be affected by rising interest rates.
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23h Wall St. Indexes Choppy After Minutes Showed United Fed
Wall Street struggled for direction on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve released meeting minutes showing broad agreement on the need to raise borrowing costs further despite sharp criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump over interest rate hikes.
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U.S. Boosts Credit Line to Mexico in Gesture of Ties23h Updated U.S. Boosts Credit Line to Mexico in Gesture of Ties
The U.S. is boosting the size of a credit line available to Mexico in times of need, part of a largely symbolic display of close ties as the countries prepare to sign a new version of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
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New Look fashions retreat from Chinese market23h New Look fashions retreat from Chinese market
The fashion chain New Look is to call time on its international presence by abandoning its entire Chinese operation as it tries to improve the fortunes of its domestic business.
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Benefits errors trigger £5,000 refunds for ESA claimants23h Updated Benefits errors trigger £5,000 refunds for ESA claimants
Errors mean 180,000 people on sickness benefits will now receive backdated payments.
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23h Wall St. Indexes Down in Choppy Trade After Fed Minutes
Wall Street's three major indexes were lower on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve released minutes from its September meeting that showed broad agreement for the last rate hike and expectations that borrowing costs were set to rise further.
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The Titanic’s Legacy Is Likely to Belong to Hedge Funds Soon24h Updated The Titanic’s Legacy Is Likely to Belong to Hedge Funds Soon
Salvaged artifacts have been the focus of a tussle over who gets to own a part of the ocean liner’s history. They’re worth $19.5 million, at least.
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DealBook Briefing: Uber and Lyft Are in an I.P.O. Race24h Updated DealBook Briefing: Uber and Lyft Are in an I.P.O. Race
The first company to go public would get dibs on investors that are eager for a piece of the ride-hailing business.
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Fix business rates says Asos amid threat of digital sales tax24h Updated Fix business rates says Asos amid threat of digital sales tax
Online fashion retailer sees UK sales rise by 23% while bricks-and-mortar rivals flounder
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UK house prices rise at their lowest annual rate in five years, ONS says24h UK house prices rise at their lowest annual rate in five years, ONS says
Average UK prices rise 3.2% but sluggish London property market sees fall of 0.2% UK house prices grew at the slowest rate in five years in August, in the latest figures to identify a growing divergence between a sluggish London property market and faster rates of growth other regions. The average price of a UK home increased by 3.2% in the year to August, to £232,797, in the lowest annual rate of growth since August 2013, according to the figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and Land Registry.
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Trump launches process to quit 144-year-old postal treaty24h Trump launches process to quit 144-year-old postal treaty
The White House says the 144 year old arrangement gives Chinese firms an 'unfair' advantage.
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China Imposes Record Fine on Vaccine Maker Over Safety Scandal25h Updated China Imposes Record Fine on Vaccine Maker Over Safety Scandal
The penalty, of $1.3 billion, comes at a time of increasing anxieties among the country’s middle class, already furious about a spate of drug and food safety scandals.
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25h Updated Wall St. Takes a Step Back; Fed Minutes on Deck
U.S. stocks slipped in a choppy session on Wednesday, struggling to sustain a rally from the previous session, as IBM snapped a run of strong blue-chips earnings and disappointing housing data dragged down Home Depot and homebuilders.
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Cheaper chocolate and meat drive down UK inflation in September25h Cheaper chocolate and meat drive down UK inflation in September
ONS says consumer price index fell to 2.4% last month from 2.7% in August UK inflation dropped further than expected last month as the falling price of meat and chocolate helped reduce some of the pressure on cash-strapped British consumers. The
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Tesla Advances in China, Buying Land for a Factory25h Tesla Advances in China, Buying Land for a Factory
Elon Musk’s electric-vehicle maker is speeding up construction of a plant in Shanghai in response to the U.S.-China trade dispute.
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26h Updated Fed Minutes Watched for Clues on Further Rate Rises, Economic Outlook
The Fed releases the minutes of its September meeting later Wednesday, providing more detail about how officials viewed the economy and their rate plans.
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Murdoch children may get up to $2bn each in 21st Century Fox sale26h Murdoch children may get up to $2bn each in 21st Century Fox sale
The family trust owns 17% stake in entertainment empire worth a little over $12bn Rupert Murdoch’s six children could each receive as much as $2bn (£1.5bn) from the sale of his 21st Century Fox global entertainment empire to Disney. Murdoch is in the final stages of
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Just Eat: How clean is your takeaway?26h Just Eat: How clean is your takeaway?
A BBC investigation finds numerous zero rated takeaways on Just Eat, the UK's biggest online platform.
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Tesla Advances in China, Buying Land Purchase for a Factory26h Updated Tesla Advances in China, Buying Land Purchase for a Factory
Elon Musk’s electric-vehicle maker is speeding up construction of a plant in Shanghai in response to the U.S.-China trade dispute.
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Tech We’re Using: An Eye for Photography, but a Google Suite for Events26h Tech We’re Using: An Eye for Photography, but a Google Suite for Events
She was a photo editor. Now she’s an events manager. Whitney Richardson discusses how her career shift at The Times has changed her tech habits.
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26h Wall St. Drops on Disappointing IBM Results, Housing Data
The three main indexes fell on Wednesday, a day after their strongest rally in seven months, as IBM snapped a run of strong earnings from blue-chip companies and disappointing housing data dragged down shares of Home Depot and homebuilders.
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Canada is Legalizing Marijuana. Here Are Some Questions, Answered.26h Canada is Legalizing Marijuana. Here Are Some Questions, Answered.
As Canada prepares to become only the second country in the world, besides Uruguay, to legalize marijuana, the country is scrambling to get ready.
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Wall Street falls back; UK inflation drops to 2.4% – business live26h Updated Wall Street falls back; UK inflation drops to 2.4% – business live
Cheaper meat and chocolate helped ease the cost of living last month
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U.S. Housing Starts Fell in September26h Updated U.S. Housing Starts Fell in September
Home construction fell last month, continuing a weak stretch driven by rising borrowing costs and expensive properties that are out of reach for most Americans.
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FTSE CLOSE: Asos delights investors; Flybe shares crash on profit warning; UK stocks in the green27h FTSE CLOSE: Asos delights investors; Flybe shares crash on profit warning; UK stocks in the green
Asos has reported its third consecutive year of double-digit sales and profit growth. The FTSE-100 index at the close was down 4.80 at 7054.60.
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IBM Shares Slide After Revenue Drop Renews Concerns27h IBM Shares Slide After Revenue Drop Renews Concerns
Shares of International Business Machines fell Wednesday after the company, just three quarters removed from a nearly six-year string of shrinking revenue, reported another drop in its top line.
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Cost of living squeeze eases as UK inflation falls to 2.4% – business live27h Updated Cost of living squeeze eases as UK inflation falls to 2.4% – business live
Cheaper meat and chocolate helped ease the cost of living last month
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Canada Makes Marijuana Legal, and a National Experiment Begins28h Updated Canada Makes Marijuana Legal, and a National Experiment Begins
On Wednesday, Canada becomes the first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana, presenting the country with enormous public policy challenges.
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Average energy prices soar by a fifth just but households can still make substantial savings28h Updated Average energy prices soar by a fifth just but households can still make substantial savings
Households are in for a miserable and costly winter as energy tariffs have soared by an average of 21% (or £178) from £864 to £1,042 thanks to a steep rise in wholesale energy prices.
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What Is NPC, the Pro-Trump Internet’s New Favorite Insult?28h What Is NPC, the Pro-Trump Internet’s New Favorite Insult?
Twitter has barred hundreds of right-wing accounts for posing as soulless, “nonplayable” liberal activists.
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Wembley: Shahid Khan withdraws offer to buy national stadium from FA28h Wembley: Shahid Khan withdraws offer to buy national stadium from FA
Fulham owner Shahid Khan withdraws his offer to buy Wembley Stadium from the Football Association.
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Asos beats the heatwave to increase UK sales by 23%28h Asos beats the heatwave to increase UK sales by 23%
Online retailer reports strong summer sales of activewear and beauty products
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Bank of England raises alarm over surge in high-risk lending29h Bank of England raises alarm over surge in high-risk lending
Central bank draws parallels to 2008 financial crisis in warning about leveraged loans The
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Wembley Stadium sale off after billionaire pulls out29h Wembley Stadium sale off after billionaire pulls out
The sale of Wembley Stadium has been called off after billionaire Shahid Khan withdrew his £600m offer.
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Hope for House of Fraser shoppers left with worthless gift cards 29h Updated Hope for House of Fraser shoppers left with worthless gift cards 
Since being bought by Sports Direct, House of Fraser has reportedly started posting out e‑vouchers which can be used on the House of Fraser website.
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BBC is set to scrap free TV licences for over 75s29h Updated BBC is set to scrap free TV licences for over 75s
The scheme currently provides a saving of £150.50 to those eligible, believed to be around 4.46million homes. But it runs out in 2020 and the BBC is consulting on its future.
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Google to Charge Phone Makers for Android Apps in Europe29h Updated Google to Charge Phone Makers for Android Apps in Europe
To comply with a European antitrust ruling, Google will begin charging a licensing fee of handset makers.
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Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational marijuana29h Updated Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational marijuana
The country becomes only the second nation in the world, after Uruguay, to legalise recreational use.
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Asos: Animal print and plus-size clothing boost profits29h Asos: Animal print and plus-size clothing boost profits
Plus-size clothes and button-through dresses also boost profits at the online fashion retailer.
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Virgin Money raises the rate on its online Double Take E-Saver to 1.42%30h Updated Virgin Money raises the rate on its online Double Take E-Saver to 1.42%
This makes it the next best rate easy-access account after Marcus by Goldman Sachs at 1.5%. But Virgin limits you to making two withdrawals a year, while Marcus comes with a 0.15% bonus.
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Compare your power bills faster: New service will find cheapest deals and switch you automatically 30h Updated Compare your power bills faster: New service will find cheapest deals and switch you automatically 
Weflip is free to use and continuously searches the market for the cheapest gas and electricity deals. If it can save you at least £50 a year on your annual energy bill after exit fees.
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30h Updated Netflix Reports Strong User Growth
Netflix exceeded expectations for adding new subscribers during the third quarter, reporting strong user growth in international markets. Shares jumped after-hours.
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News Analysis: No, Trump’s Tax Cut Isn’t Paying for Itself (at Least Not Yet)30h Updated News Analysis: No, Trump’s Tax Cut Isn’t Paying for Itself (at Least Not Yet)
Federal revenues rose slightly in the 2018 fiscal year. But that doesn’t mean the $1.5 trillion tax cut is bringing in more revenue than it’s losing.
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Google unshackles Android-device-makers30h Google unshackles Android-device-makers
Phone and tablet companies will be able to experiment with alternative versions of Android.
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Chinese firm fined $1.3bn for illegal production of rabies vaccine31h Chinese firm fined $1.3bn for illegal production of rabies vaccine
Changchun Changsheng had blended different batches of vaccine fluid, says state media.
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Chinese search firm Baidu joins global AI ethics body31h Chinese search firm Baidu joins global AI ethics body
Company is first Chinese member of Partnership on AI, following, Google, Apple, Facebook and others The AI ethics body formed by five of the largest US corporations has expanded to include its first Chinese member, the search firm Baidu. The Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society – known as the Partnership on AI (PAI) – was
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Jailed anti-fracking activists freed by appeal judges31h Jailed anti-fracking activists freed by appeal judges
Three anti-fracking activists jailed for a protest at a site in Lancashire have been freed by the Court of Appeal.
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VW boss says switch to electric vehicles could cost 14,000 jobs at the manufacturer31h VW boss says switch to electric vehicles could cost 14,000 jobs at the manufacturer
VW ceo Herbert Diess said new demands to reduce CO2 emissions across car ranges could see the brand having to meet a target of one in every three vehicles sold being electrified.
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31h Updated Facebook Accused of Failing to Disclose Ad Errors Sooner
Facebook knew of problems with how it measured viewership of video ads for more than a year before it disclosed them in 2016, according to a complaint filed Tuesday by some advertisers.
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Asos shares surge as profits climb sharply31h Asos shares surge as profits climb sharply
Asos has reported a double-digit rise in annual profits and revenues and stepped up its ambitions for further growth despite tough conditions facing the retail sector.
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The Hackers at Your Smart Door: New Cyberdefenses Planned for Connected Devices31h Updated The Hackers at Your Smart Door: New Cyberdefenses Planned for Connected Devices
Two SoftBank-backed companies are teaming up to thwart hackers pummeling some of the cyberworld’s most vulnerable targets (think lightbulbs and thermostats).
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Where are house prices rising the fastest?31h Where are house prices rising the fastest?
Some regions have seen property prices rise by more than 6% in the past year, official figures show.
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Harvard - should race count in university admissions?32h Harvard - should race count in university admissions?
The elite US university faces a legal challenge over its student selection policy but denies unfairness.
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Cheaper food drives UK inflation lower in September32h Updated Cheaper food drives UK inflation lower in September
Consumer prices fall by more than expected in September, dropping to 2.4%.
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Save a fortune at Christmas (without being a Scrooge)  32h Updated Save a fortune at Christmas (without being a Scrooge)  
Christmas Day is just less than ten weeks away, so while it may still feel too soon for high street stores to be rolling out their festive stock, now really is the time to start planning your shopping.
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Flat-rate state pension will rise by 2.6% or £4.25 a week to £168.60 next April32h Updated Flat-rate state pension will rise by 2.6% or £4.25 a week to £168.60 next April
It comes after consumer inflation for September was recorded below expectations at 2.4%, according to Office for National Statistics data today.
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Buyout firms circle £1bn warranty giant D&G32h Buyout firms circle £1bn warranty giant D&G
A cluster of buyout firms will table takeover offers this week for Domestic & General (D&G), the warranty provider which is also weighing plans for a stock market comeback.
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Inflation drops sharply to 2.4 per cent as food is cheaper in the shops32h Inflation drops sharply to 2.4 per cent as food is cheaper in the shops
The drop in inflation is significantly sharper than expected. Forecasts had expected it to move from 2.7 per cent in August to 2.6 per cent in September.
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VICTORIA BISCHOFF: Government needs to end the plague of cold calling with a blanket ban32h Updated VICTORIA BISCHOFF: Government needs to end the plague of cold calling with a blanket ban
Has any good ever come from a cold call? After all, those who make them are seeking to sell goods or services you never knew you wanted at often inflated prices.
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House price growth lowest in five years33h House price growth lowest in five years
Annual house price growth has slowed to a five-year low according to official figures.
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Sexism in the City: How the gender pay gap goes all the way to the very top of corporate Britain 33h Updated Sexism in the City: How the gender pay gap goes all the way to the very top of corporate Britain 
Emma Walmsley, the chief executive of drugs giant Glaxosmithkline, is only paid around half as much as Frenchman Pascal Soriot who leads rival Astrazeneca.
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Flybe shares sink on profit warning33h Updated Flybe shares sink on profit warning
Airline expects an annual loss of £12m after taking a hit from the weak pound and higher fuel costs.
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Flybe sees more than a third of its market value wiped out in minutes33h Flybe sees more than a third of its market value wiped out in minutes
The low-cost UK carrier said it will now make an adjusted loss of around £12million for the year to the end of March 2019.
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How to track down your share of the £100billion in lost accounts 33h Updated How to track down your share of the £100billion in lost accounts 
It’s not just pensions that go astray. There are billions of pounds stuck in dormant bank accounts, old life insurance policies, children’s savings funds and unclaimed premium bond winnings.
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33h Small Stocks Have Lost Their Edge
Instead of being insulated, small companies are actually more likely than larger ones to be impacted by investors’ big new worry: rising interest rates.
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Flat-rate state pension will rise by 2.6% or £4.25 a week to £164.35 next April33h Updated Flat-rate state pension will rise by 2.6% or £4.25 a week to £164.35 next April
It comes after consumer inflation for September was recorded below expectations at 2.4%, according to Office for National Statistics data today.
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Asos delivers double-digit growth for third year running helping shares to bounce 14%33h Updated Asos delivers double-digit growth for third year running helping shares to bounce 14%
Online fashion firm Asos came out fighting today with its third consecutive year of double digit sales growth. The stellar full-year results saw Asos' shares bounce back by 14 per cent in early trading.
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Crest Nicholson issues profit warning as house sales in London slow33h Crest Nicholson issues profit warning as house sales in London slow
Uncertainty over Brexit puts off buyers in the capital and south-east during autumn The housebuilder Crest Nicholson has warned that profits will be lower than expected because of slowing sales in London and the south-east, where
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Love Island breast enlargement ad banned34h Updated Love Island breast enlargement ad banned
A TV ad showing young women with breast implants feeling "amazing" is banned by advertising watchdog.
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Lower food prices sends inflation lower34h Lower food prices sends inflation lower
The UK inflation rate falls more than expected in September after hitting a six-month high in August.
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Your Money: The Public Student Loan Forgiveness Rescue Hasn’t Gone Well So Far34h Your Money: The Public Student Loan Forgiveness Rescue Hasn’t Gone Well So Far
Federal relief for public servants needed its own relief effort. Nearly 30,000 have applied for the “temporary expanded” plan. Nobody has qualified yet.
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FTSE LIVE: Asos delights investors; Flybe shares crash on profit warning; UK stocks in the green34h Updated FTSE LIVE: Asos delights investors; Flybe shares crash on profit warning; UK stocks in the green
Asos has reported its third consecutive year of double-digit sales and profit growth. The news sent its shares up 14 per cent, helping to stem some of the decay of recent months.
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UK inflation falls to 2.4% in September34h UK inflation falls to 2.4% in September
The UK inflation rate falls more than expected in September after hitting a six-month high in August.
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Take the hassle out of switching bank accounts: Savings platforms prove a hit34h Updated Take the hassle out of switching bank accounts: Savings platforms prove a hit
Hargreaves Lansdown Active Savings has pulled in £100m in five weeks following its launch. It comes hot on the heels of Raisin UK, which attracted 15,000 customers since arriving in May.
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Inflation falls to lower than expected 2.4%34h Inflation falls to lower than expected 2.4%
Inflation fell to a lower than expected 2.4% in September according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.
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UK inflation slips to 2.4% in September34h UK inflation slips to 2.4% in September
The UK inflation rate slipped slightly in September after hitting a six-month high in August.
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