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Big Media Firms Pay CEOs More for Less44m Big Media Firms Pay CEOs More for Less
Chief executives in the media and telecom industries made twice as much as their peers in the S&P 500 even though the group’s performance came up short.
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 TONY HETHERINGTON: Time is money... the £9,000 Rolex I purchased online is a counterfeit 1h 23m Updated TONY HETHERINGTON: Time is money... the £9,000 Rolex I purchased online is a counterfeit
I purchased a Rolex online for £9,000. The seller had arranged payment through PayPal so we were both protected, he said. I called PayPal and it confirmed I would be fully protected if anything went wrong.
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The high life3h The high life
Treehouses are no longer just for children. Hotels and large companies are building structures for adult enthusiasts.
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East Coast train line back under public control4h East Coast train line back under public control
The government will run the service until a new public-private partnership is appointed in 2020.
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The time is ripe for a more activist approach to industrial relations | Greg Jericho5h The time is ripe for a more activist approach to industrial relations | Greg Jericho
The head of our central bank is now on record bemoaning business’s lack of action on wage growth It is becoming harder to deny that without changes to our industrial relations system, low wage growth will remain locked in. After the fight over tax, this should be the main focus of the next election campaign given even the head of the Reserve Bank, Philip Lowe, concedes the evidence is “pretty compelling” that changes in industrial relations designed to bring greater flexibility and less centralisation have contributed to our current state of record low wages growth. This week, Lowe noted, while in Portugal at a
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 Sir Martin Sorrell hits back! Ad mogul makes his first big public appearance 5h Sir Martin Sorrell hits back! Ad mogul makes his first big public appearance
Cannes is known for its luxury hotels, glorious weather and stunning, yacht-filled harbour.
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 MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Making buildings safer is a sure bet for growth for PTSG 5h MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Making buildings safer is a sure bet for growth for PTSG
PTSG shares have had a disappointing few months, falling from 207p in January to 178p today. The decline does not reflect long-term prospects.
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 HBOS fraud - now bank chiefs face the wrath of MPs 5h HBOS fraud - now bank chiefs face the wrath of MPs
The chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group, Antonio Horta-Osorio, is facing a public grilling by MPs over a notorious fraud which targeted small business customers.
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 MIDAS SHARE TIPS UPDATE: Buy into mineral firm Sirius led by a miner celebrity 6h MIDAS SHARE TIPS UPDATE: Buy into mineral firm Sirius led by a miner celebrity
Sirius has announced a seven-year contract to supply 2.4 million tons of POLY4, its fertiliser product, in West Africa.
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 Betfred boss takes a £10.2m dividend as the gambling giant is hit by £18.1m in losses  6h Betfred boss takes a £10.2m dividend as the gambling giant is hit by £18.1m in losses 
Britain's largest privately-owned bookmaker – and a vocal critic of Government plans to curb betting on so-called ‘crack cocaine’ gambling machines – has plunged into the red.
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 Is this building society boss REALLY worth £2.3m a year? Customers cast their vote 6h Updated Is this building society boss REALLY worth £2.3m a year? Customers cast their vote
Customers of Nationwide are being urged to vote against the fat-cat pay being enjoyed by the board’s ‘gang of four’ executives at next month’s annual general meeting.
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 How to escape the higher household bill trap - and save £2,000 a year 6h How to escape the higher household bill trap - and save £2,000 a year
Millions of households are routinely overpaying or losing out by hundreds of pounds a year by falling victim to the ‘default penalty’ sting.
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 How to keep your pet premiums on a tight leash 7h How to keep your pet premiums on a tight leash
Thousands of pet owners are being forced to ditch insurance for their dogs and cats because of rocketing premiums.
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 JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Do not sit on your hands, vote against this culture of excessive pay 7h JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Do not sit on your hands, vote against this culture of excessive pay
Although mutuality is a force for good in financial services, it is not a given. Member-owned businesses are not guaranteed to succeed.
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A Generation of Americans Is Entering Old Age the Least Prepared in Decades8h Updated A Generation of Americans Is Entering Old Age the Least Prepared in Decades
Low incomes, paltry savings, high debt burdens, broken family structures, failed insurance—the U.S. is upending decades of progress in securing life’s final chapter. According to a Wall Street Journal tally, more than 40% of households led by people aged 55 through 70 lack sufficient resources to maintain their living standards.
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Thermostats, Locks and Lights: Digital Tools of Domestic Abuse8h Thermostats, Locks and Lights: Digital Tools of Domestic Abuse
Internet-connected home devices that are marketed as the newest conveniences are also being used to harass, monitor and control.
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OPEC Members Plan to Substantially Increase Oil Production10h OPEC Members Plan to Substantially Increase Oil Production
Khalid al-Falih, the Saudi energy minister, said that the producers had heard complaints about high prices and had pumping capacity to spare.
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Don’t wait for worried workers to call the shots on wages11h Don’t wait for worried workers to call the shots on wages
The Bank of England fears low unemployment will cause runaway pay – but it has misread the situationThe bargaining power of the average British worker should be back to where it was when Tammy Wynette topped the charts with Stand By Your Man and the Rolling Stones announced an upcoming American tour with a performance from the back of a truck on Fifth Avenue. May 1975 was the last time the unemployment rate stood at 4.2%. Back then official statistics showed that
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What a Trade War With China Looks Like on the Front Lines11h Updated What a Trade War With China Looks Like on the Front Lines
How trade disputes play out will vary depending on the product and how hard it is to find a workaround. But tariffs on more countries mean more economic risk.
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After Brexit, the Bank of England will have a new boss – and new problems12h After Brexit, the Bank of England will have a new boss – and new problems
Mark Carney steps down next summer. His successor will face not just personal scrutiny, but questions about the job itselfPhilip Hammond has spent many idle moments thinking about
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‘Aloof and academic’ Blackwell’s comes off campus as book sales surge12h ‘Aloof and academic’ Blackwell’s comes off campus as book sales surge
Fiction, cookery and pop culture titles spell success for the retailer, which has become the UK’s fastest-growing booksellerFor many Britons Blackwell’s is a high-street name forever associated with studentdom and campus stores laden with weighty academic tomes. But, like the students who are currently awaiting exam results, the 139-year-old retailer is keen to graduate from university with honours. Earlier this month, Blackwell’s chief executive David Prescott hosted the famous bookshop’s first conference aimed at mainstream publishers for more than a decade, a gathering designed to trumpet a sleeper success story in the Amazon age.
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Netflix boss apologises to staff after executive sacked over N-word13h Netflix boss apologises to staff after executive sacked over N-word
Reed Hastings vows to ‘set a better example’ in memo regretting PR chief’s racial slur The head of Netflix has told his staff he needs to “set a better example” after sacking the company’s head of communications for twice using the “N-word” during work meetings.
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Obama-Era Investor Protection Rule Is Dead13h Updated Obama-Era Investor Protection Rule Is Dead
A federal appeals court dealt a final blow to a Labor Department rule that required financial professionals to act in their customers’ best interest.
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Adult skills giant Learndirect in rescue deal13h Adult skills giant Learndirect in rescue deal
A little-known education entrepreneur has this weekend swooped to seal an audacious takeover of Learndirect, Brit‎ain's biggest provider of apprenticeships and adult training services.
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Intel CEO Challenge: Pick From Thin Bench, or Look Outside14h Updated Intel CEO Challenge: Pick From Thin Bench, or Look Outside
Brian Krzanich’s resignation this week leaves Intel’s board with a tough choice: Name the next CEO from a small pool of internal candidates, or go outside for the first time in the chip maker’s 50-year history.
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Black Dolls Found in Nooses at San Francisco Construction Site, Workers Say15h Black Dolls Found in Nooses at San Francisco Construction Site, Workers Say
Three elevator operators said in a complaint that their co-workers used threats of violence and racial slurs to try to drive them off the job.
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<div>Black Dolls Found in Nooses at San Francisco Construction Site, Workers Say</div>15h Updated
Black Dolls Found in Nooses at San Francisco Construction Site, Workers Say
Three elevator operators said in a complaint that their co-workers used threats of violence and racial slurs to try to drive them off the job.
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The Second Wave of Luxury Electric Cars15h The Second Wave of Luxury Electric Cars
Old guard auto makers are mounting a challenge to Tesla with their own premium electric vehicles.
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Entrepreneurship: With the Slice App, Local Pizzerias Get a Bigger Piece of the Market17h Entrepreneurship: With the Slice App, Local Pizzerias Get a Bigger Piece of the Market
Ilir Sela is building a national online delivery service, called Slice, focused on mom-and-pop pizzerias like the ones his family has owned for three generations.
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 We must fight speculators who hijack the market, says Neil Woodford 18h Updated We must fight speculators who hijack the market, says Neil Woodford
Woodford, founder and head of investment at Woodford Investment Management, has suffered a rocky 18 months as the value of his flagship fund has plummeted.
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Trump Threatens 20% Tariff on European Cars18h Updated Trump Threatens 20% Tariff on European Cars
President Trump threatened tariffs on European Union-made cars, citing barriers to American exports and the need for incentives to move production to the U.S.
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Amazon, the Brand Buster18h Amazon, the Brand Buster
Amazon has introduced dozens of private label goods in the past year, and is using the power of its global marketplace to steer shoppers to its own products.
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 Halifax reveals best places to live by the seaside in the UK 19h Halifax reveals best places to live by the seaside in the UK
Sandbanks in Poole has been named as the most expensive seaside town in the country, with an average house price of £626,553.
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Forbidden fruit: berry growers warn Brexit could ruin sector20h Forbidden fruit: berry growers warn Brexit could ruin sector
Wimbledon staple under threat as EU pickers stay away – and Brits refuse to plug the gap Strawberries, the classic British summer treat, are being plucked from a sunny field in Kent. Every worker snapping fruit from waist-high growing platforms stretching under airy polytunnels is Romanian or Bulgarian. The staple of Wimbledon fortnight is under threat as the European workers who make up more than 90% of the UK’s 30,000 seasonal berry pickers are now reluctant to come to Britain. They have better job prospects at home and have faced an uncertain and potentially hostile reception in the UK since the Brexit vote.
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Is it worth buying expensive sun cream?21h Is it worth buying expensive sun cream?
My partner insists on buying products that cost more than £4o, while I prefer own brand
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‘I don’t need things. A very strong part of my philosophy is to lead a minimal life. I have two suitcases with everything in’21h ‘I don’t need things. A very strong part of my philosophy is to lead a minimal life. I have two suitcases with everything in’
Tristan Verran aka performer Tommy Poppers says he is ‘poor’ but is happy on £12,000-£14,000 a year. This is how he manages
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Are some landlords bending energy efficiency rules?21h Are some landlords bending energy efficiency rules?
Renting out properties with bad insulation and heating has been prohibited since April Are some landlords and agents fiddling new rules that ban them from letting out properties that are poorly insulated and inefficiently heated? Since the start of April, landlords have been prohibited from renting out “sub-standard” houses and flats, which, in this context, means those that don’t meet
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Holiday money: how to find the best cards and currency rates21h Holiday money: how to find the best cards and currency rates
Our guide on avoiding bank charges and making your cash go further this summer Picking the wrong plastic to use while on holiday abroad this summer could prove a costly mistake, but the good news is that there are a growing number of fee-free debit and credit cards available. App-based banks such as Monzo, Starling
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In 2010 we stopped getting any older. The implications are huge21h In 2010 we stopped getting any older. The implications are huge
Maybe we should be thinking about cancelling increases in the state pension age, not raising it The most profound change to human life over the previous 100 years came to a halt in 2010. In the decades before it, life expectancy in Britain kept rising, with men, in particular, born in the 1920s and 1930s enjoying far longer and healthier lives than ever expected. This increase in lifespan has affected everything – from housing to health to pensions. It’s why we need to find ever greater sums for the NHS. It’s why the state pension age has had to go up. Arguably, it’s a big reason why house prices are so high – because people are living in them for longer.
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Switch energy providers now to escape price rises21h Switch energy providers now to escape price rises
With E.ON increasing its bills again, shopping around could save hundreds of poundsAs Britain heads into a heatwave next week, the last thing on your mind might be your gas bills. But experts say the message to millions of standard tariff customers is that now is the time to switch suppliers to beat recent price hikes. This week, E.ON became the last of the big six energy companies
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How Much Can Goldman and Morgan Stanley Pay Out to Investors?23h Updated How Much Can Goldman and Morgan Stanley Pay Out to Investors?
The bank stress tests suggest Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley may end up with smaller stock buybacks. But the calculations are far from straightforward.
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Wealth Matters: Four Tips on How to Rescue a Bankrupt Business23h Updated Wealth Matters: Four Tips on How to Rescue a Bankrupt Business
Buying a business out of bankruptcy might seem like a good deal, but it comes with risks. Heed this advice from others who invest in distressed assets.
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The Lesson From Intel: Times Are Changing, Even at the Top24h Updated The Lesson From Intel: Times Are Changing, Even at the Top
Greater transparency and increased scrutiny have translated into higher turnover in the executive suite.
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He Left Work for 3 Minutes Before His Lunch Break. Now His Pay Is Docked.24h Updated He Left Work for 3 Minutes Before His Lunch Break. Now His Pay Is Docked.
A waterworks employee in Kobe, Japan, was fined and reprimanded after his bosses found he had been slipping out to order a bento box before his official lunch break.
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Netflix CEO Fires Top Executive After Use of Racial Slur24h Updated Netflix CEO Fires Top Executive After Use of Racial Slur
Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings said he fired his chief
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U.S., European Air-Safety Agencies Follow Different Paths on Drone Regulation27h U.S., European Air-Safety Agencies Follow Different Paths on Drone Regulation
Europe’s commercial-drone industry likely faces slower growth and tighter initial safety restrictions than U.S. operators, based on comments by the head of the European Aviation Safety Agency.
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Netflix Fires Chief Communications Officer Over Use of Racial Slur27h Netflix Fires Chief Communications Officer Over Use of Racial Slur
The executive used the slur twice — the second time while talking with black employees who were helping him deal with the fallout from the first time he used it, a company memo said.
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DealBook: Subscribe to Our DealBook Newsletter28h DealBook: Subscribe to Our DealBook Newsletter
Our columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin and his Times colleagues help you make sense of major business and policy headlines and the power brokers who shape them.
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Tout rout: stars come out to close down ticket resellers28h Tout rout: stars come out to close down ticket resellers
Acts such as Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran are trying to ensure fans pay only face value to see them Recent UK headlines paint a picture of chaos in the world of major pop concerts: fans of Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, the Rolling Stones, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, and Justin Timberlake angered by invalid tickets, last-minute seat swaps leading to impaired views, unexplained show cancellations and paying hefty prices upfront only to see tickets being given away free in the car park. But industry experts say that many of these inconveniences are part of new approaches designed to beat touts and secondary sellers, ultimately improving the consumer experience. Fans attending the last two shows of Ed Sheeran’s four nights at Cardiff’s Principality stadium this weekend will be greeted by a flashing sign welcoming “Victims of Viagogo”. When Sheeran’s tour went on sale in June 2017,
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 Which car brands are most - and least - likely to knock money off a new motor? 28h Updated Which car brands are most - and least - likely to knock money off a new motor?
The average discount on the list price of vehicles between March and May was £2,581. However, of the 7,500 purchases reviewed, 218 customers couldn't get a single penny off the retail price.
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San Francisco Construction Workers Said They Found Black Dolls Hung From Nooses29h San Francisco Construction Workers Said They Found Black Dolls Hung From Nooses
The three elevator operators said in a complaint that their co-workers used threats of violence and racial slurs to try to drive them off the job.
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29h Wall Street Week Ahead: Supercharged Telecom Sector Could Become Investor Favorite
An overhauled telecommunications sector featuring most of the so-called FANG stocks could debut as Wall Street's hottest bet when it kicks off in September, boosted by a rising wave of media and television acquisitions.
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Weinstein Co. Cuts Deal Price by $23 Million to Close Sale to Lantern29h Weinstein Co. Cuts Deal Price by $23 Million to Close Sale to Lantern
A Weinstein Co. lawyer said Friday that the studio has agreed to reduce the proposed purchase price for the business by $23 million to close the sale of its film and television assets to private-equity firm Lantern Capital Partners.
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OPEC, After Bolstering Prices, Considers Ramping Up Oil Production30h Updated OPEC, After Bolstering Prices, Considers Ramping Up Oil Production
The shift effectively ends a deal that had more than doubled prices and raised revenues for oil producers, but that drew the ire of President Trump.
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How the Audi boss was finally emitted30h How the Audi boss was finally emitted
Rupert Stadler, the boss of Volkswagen-owned Audi is being held in jail, finally engulfed by the emissions scandal that rocked the automotive giant in 2015
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 Financier Guy Hands wins court fight with US hedge fund for 24 care homes 30h Financier Guy Hands wins court fight with US hedge fund for 24 care homes
The High Court yesterday ruled the homes were separate to those being sold under a deal between his Terra Firma and US hedge fund H/2 Capital Partners.
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 HAMISH MCRAE: Pub chain Wetherspoons leads the push to buy British 30h HAMISH MCRAE: Pub chain Wetherspoons leads the push to buy British
Who wants a fancy foreign car? Maybe rather fewer Americans in the future. Donald Trump is upset, as iare many Americans, that New York is full of BMWs and Mercedes rather than Detroit products.
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 MARKET REPORT: Asos and Boohoo reel as US slaps tax on web sales 30h MARKET REPORT: Asos and Boohoo reel as US slaps tax on web sales
A decision from the US Supreme Court which allows states to collect more sales tax from ecommerce firms, caused shares at Asos and Boohoo to become momentarily unstitched.
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 BIG SHOT OF THE WEEK: Walgreens Boots Alliance boss Stefano Pessina 30h BIG SHOT OF THE WEEK: Walgreens Boots Alliance boss Stefano Pessina
They used to say Bjorn Borg had ice in his veins. Pirouetting around the tennis court with an expressionless ‘death mask’ face, Borg would dispatch his opponent with ruthless efficiency.
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 PERPETUAL INCOME AND GROWTH: Fund boss backing British giants to grow your income  30h PERPETUAL INCOME AND GROWTH: Fund boss backing British giants to grow your income 
Manager Mark Barnett tries to grow investors’ pots over time while investing in companies that are likely to increase their dividend payments. He does this primarily by investing in UK firms.
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Saudi Arabia women in the driving seat as ban is lifted30h Saudi Arabia women in the driving seat as ban is lifted
The Gulf kingdom will finally grant driving licences to women, but what will it mean for the economy?
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House prices tumble in seaside hot spots30h House prices tumble in seaside hot spots
The cost of buying a home in Sandbanks and Salcombe has fallen over the last year, according to research
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Premium parking30h Premium parking
BBC News readers offer their, sometimes unexpected, suggestions for keeping premiums down.
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Your Money Adviser: Consumer Group Sees a Rise in People Checking Credit Scores30h Updated Your Money Adviser: Consumer Group Sees a Rise in People Checking Credit Scores
The head of the Consumer Federation of America said the increase was encouraging because those who check their scores know more about how the scores work.
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Meat Wrapped in Meat. Doughnut Sandwiches. Want Some of Fast Food’s Big Ideas?31h Updated Meat Wrapped in Meat. Doughnut Sandwiches. Want Some of Fast Food’s Big Ideas?
With Chipotle trying its hand at new products, we offer a sampling of some of the more outrageous attempts at menu innovation by restaurant chains.
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Cummins Will Pay Tariff to Import Engines From Its Own Plants in China31h Updated Cummins Will Pay Tariff to Import Engines From Its Own Plants in China
Cummins, which imports engines and other products from its factories in China, is among U.S. companies likely to be stung by an American tariff on Chinese-made goods that takes effect next month.
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Are You Retired or Semi-Retired? Check Your Tax Withholding Now31h Updated Are You Retired or Semi-Retired? Check Your Tax Withholding Now
A little-noticed effect of last year’s tax overhaul is that many pension payments are now larger. But this bump-up increases the risk that recipients will be underwithheld at tax time next year—and therefore owe a penalty. Tax Report columnist Laura Saunders tell you how to avoid this scenario.
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Chipotle Will Test a Quesadilla, and a New Strategy32h Updated Chipotle Will Test a Quesadilla, and a New Strategy
Known for a limited menu, the fast casual chain will begin offering five new food items that will challenge the chain’s reputation for efficiency.
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Economic View: Once Cut, Corporate Income Taxes Are Hard to Restore32h Economic View: Once Cut, Corporate Income Taxes Are Hard to Restore
Corporate income taxes have declined sharply for decades. Sharp increases have occurred mainly during major wars.
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A Day Care and a Dog Rescue Benefit: On Facebook, They Were Political Ads32h Updated A Day Care and a Dog Rescue Benefit: On Facebook, They Were Political Ads
Glitchy enforcement of a new Facebook political ad policy is creating headaches for small businesses, news publishers, and other advertisers.
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Airbus Tells Britain It Wants Details of a Brexit Deal, or Else32h Updated Airbus Tells Britain It Wants Details of a Brexit Deal, or Else
The aerospace giant said that the uncertainty surrounding Britain’s departure from the European Union could force it to consider leaving.
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BMW joins Airbus in Brexit warning32h Updated BMW joins Airbus in Brexit warning
BMW warns ministers on Brexit after Airbus says it could be forced to leave the UK if there is no transition deal with the EU.
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Era ends as House of Fraser to axe 31 stores and 6,000 jobs32h Era ends as House of Fraser to axe 31 stores and 6,000 jobs
The 169-year-old department store chain accepts CVA as part of rescue deal It is the end of era. On Friday House of Fraser’s landlords agreed to a dramatic rescue plan that will trigger the closure of some of the UK’s oldest and best known department stores. Landmarks such as
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Inside a Heist of American Chip Designs, as China Bids for Tech Power33h Updated Inside a Heist of American Chip Designs, as China Bids for Tech Power
Micron, an American chip maker, says its designs were swiped to help a new Chinese plant. Washington sees a larger pattern, fueling tensions with Beijing.
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German car shares dip on Trump tariff tweet33h German car shares dip on Trump tariff tweet
Mr Trump said the US is considering a 20% tax on European cars, redoubling threats.
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Amazon Is Latest Tech Giant to Face Staff Backlash Over Government Work33h Updated Amazon Is Latest Tech Giant to Face Staff Backlash Over Government Work
Technology firms have built systems that governments find attractive, but staff at those companies are less enthusiastic about sharing their know-how.
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More firms may follow Airbus in Brexit threat, says CBI34h More firms may follow Airbus in Brexit threat, says CBI
Lobby group says lack of government clarity is forcing companies to prepare for no deal
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How British is a Mini?34h How British is a Mini?
When it comes to symbols of British manufacturing, it doesn't get more iconic than this - but how British is the Mini?
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Vocations: A Scientist With a Deep Love of Textile Mills34h Vocations: A Scientist With a Deep Love of Textile Mills
A lab scientist at DowDuPont uses corn and sugar to develop fibers, then shepherds them to textile mills for mass production.
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Studios Fear New MoviePass Competitor Will Erode Revenue34h Updated Studios Fear New MoviePass Competitor Will Erode Revenue
Hollywood studios may seek changes to AMC’s new subscription service, which lets subscribers see up to three films a week for $19.95 a month, because of concerns about how it determines their cut of the sales.
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Trump threatens tariff on European cars; Opec agrees to boost oil output - as it happened34h Trump threatens tariff on European cars; Opec agrees to boost oil output - as it happened
Oil ministers in Vienna have hammered out a production deal, following tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran
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 FTSE LIVE: Pound continues to climb back; Shares also in the green heading into the weekend 34h Updated FTSE LIVE: Pound continues to climb back; Shares also in the green heading into the weekend
The FTSE 100 closed up 125.83 points at 7682.27 and the pound rose to $1.33 against the dollar on growing expectations of an interest rate hike next month.
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Ghosn Rules Out Acquisition of Nissan by Renault34h Updated Ghosn Rules Out Acquisition of Nissan by Renault
Carlos Ghosn said there was “zero chance” Renault would acquire partners Nissan and Mitsubishi, bringing more clarity on a 19-year-old alliance that is preparing for a future without its chief architect.
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Broughton, the town in fear after Brexit warning by Airbus34h Broughton, the town in fear after Brexit warning by Airbus
Workers at aerospace firm worry they face same fate as thousands who lost jobs in 1980s On 31 March 1980, 6,500 workers at the Shotton steelworks were sacked on one of the darkest days for the British steel industry. Six miles away in Broughton, a town in north Wales on the border with England, there is a palpable fear that history could repeat itself.
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UK faces risk from slump in China, warns Bank of England34h UK faces risk from slump in China, warns Bank of England
Financial links to Hong Kong mean that Chinese slowdown could have serious UK impact The Bank of England has warned that China’s economy poses a greater risk to the UK’s financial stability than previously realised. New analysis from the Bank has found that a sharp economic slowdown in China would have a serious impact on the UK.
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Trump threatens tariff on European cars; Opec agrees to boost oil output - business live35h Updated Trump threatens tariff on European cars; Opec agrees to boost oil output - business live
Oil ministers in Vienna have hammered out a production deal, following tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran
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Airbus raises range of fears in brutal Brexit assessment35h Airbus raises range of fears in brutal Brexit assessment
Aircraft manufacturer warns it could end UK investment even if there is an ‘orderly’ departure from EU Airbus hated Brexit from the off but, until now, it had confined itself to soft expressions of worry in public and harder lobbying behind the scenes.
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Concerns over World Cup gambling ads35h Concerns over World Cup gambling ads
Almost every ITV-screened World Cup commercial break broadcast on ITV contains gambling advertisements, BBC research shows.
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Trump threatens car tariffs after EU sets up £200m of levies on US35h Trump threatens car tariffs after EU sets up £200m of levies on US
Bourbon whiskey, Levi’s and Harley-Davidson on list as EU measures comes into force Donald Trump has threatened to widen the mounting trade dispute between US and the EU by imposing tariffs on European cars, after Brussels made good on its threat of retaliatory levies on American products including bourbon whiskey, Levi’s jeans and Harley-Davidson motorbikes. Raising the stakes in the tit-for-tat exchange of import tariffs threatening to spark a global trade war,
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Uber Goes to Court to Fight for Its Future in London35h Updated Uber Goes to Court to Fight for Its Future in London
Uber has spent much of the past year repenting for a string of scandals. Now the company must prove it has changed—or risk being locked out of one of its largest markets.
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Oil output to rise by 1m barrels a day as Opec reaches compromise35h Oil output to rise by 1m barrels a day as Opec reaches compromise
Delegates at Vienna meeting say talks were fraught – Brent crude rises 2% Major oil producers have agreed to pump more crude to help reduce prices and prevent a supply shortage, in a significant reversal of Opec’s strategy of curbing output over the past 18 months. After a fraught meeting in Vienna in which Iran was initially at odds with a Saudi-led drive to boost production, ministers settled on a target they said would increase output by around 1m barrels per day (bpd).
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 What happens if pension sharing order is not passed on after divorce? 35h Updated What happens if pension sharing order is not passed on after divorce?
I divorced in 2006 and got a pension sharing order for one of my ex's final salary pensions. I recently discovered it was never passed to the company, so have I lost the pension? Lawyer Jane Keir replies.
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How to Deal With Misguided Job Inquiries35h How to Deal With Misguided Job Inquiries
A nonprofit’s inbox is full of friendly but irritating emails from admirers who wonder if the organization might hire them. Here’s how to point them in the right direction.
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Let’s move to St Andrews: 1,000 years old – and it’s still an old romantic35h Let’s move to St Andrews: 1,000 years old – and it’s still an old romantic
There’s gothic romance and it’s attractively odd, but maybe it’s not for you if you don’t like students or golf
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State Sales-Tax Officials Rev Their Engines35h State Sales-Tax Officials Rev Their Engines
Some state tax officials have begun preparing to use the new sales-tax collection power the Supreme Court handed them on Thursday.
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 House of Fraser to close 31 stores and slash 6,000 jobs 36h Updated House of Fraser to close 31 stores and slash 6,000 jobs
The department store's flagship store on London Oxford Street will be closed, as will those located in a string of other major cities including Birmingham and Edinburgh.
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Europe Retaliates Against Trump Tariffs36h Updated Europe Retaliates Against Trump Tariffs
The European counterattack, a response to U.S. measures on steel and aluminum, adds another front to a trade war that has engulfed allies and adversaries around the world.
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EU tariffs on US goods come into force36h Updated EU tariffs on US goods come into force
The European Union has gone ahead with retaliatory duties against $2.8bn worth of US-made products.
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Trump threatens tariff on European cars; Opec agrees to boost output - business live36h Trump threatens tariff on European cars; Opec agrees to boost output - business live
Oil ministers in Vienna have hammered out a production deal, following tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran Earlier:
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OPEC, After Bolstering Oil Prices, Considers Ramping Up Production36h Updated OPEC, After Bolstering Oil Prices, Considers Ramping Up Production
The shift effectively ends a deal that had more than doubled prices and raised revenues for oil producers, but that drew the ire of President Trump.
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Supreme Court Rules States Can Collect Sales Tax on Web Purchases36h Updated Supreme Court Rules States Can Collect Sales Tax on Web Purchases
States can require online retailers to collect sales taxes, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday, closing a loophole that gave web sellers an edge over conventional stores, resulting in some $34 billion a year in uncollected funds.
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Oil rallies as Opec agree deal to boost output - business live36h Oil rallies as Opec agree deal to boost output - business live
Oil ministers in Vienna have hammered out a production deal, following tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran
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Donald Trump has threatened a 20% tariff on all European cars if the EU does not remove trade barriers introduced today.
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Savings rates are at an all-time low, so it's worth looking at alternative ways to make your money work harder. An interest-paying current account could do the trick.
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Airbus warns no-deal Brexit could see it leave UK36h Updated Airbus warns no-deal Brexit could see it leave UK
The European planemaker says no-deal Brexit would force it to reconsider its investments in the UK.
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Opec meeting: oil ministers agree deal to boost output - business live37h Updated Opec meeting: oil ministers agree deal to boost output - business live
Oil ministers in Vienna have hammered out a production deal, following tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran
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Nearly £25m-worth of attempted fraud prevented due to rapid response scheme which sees bank branch staff easily contact police if they suspect a customer is in the process of being scammed.
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Forget Brexiteer fantasies: where in the Commonwealth will Liam Fox find buyers for plane wings made in north Wales?
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House of Fraser store closure plan backed37h Updated House of Fraser store closure plan backed
Creditors approve the retailer's rescue plan, which will close 31 stores and shed up to 6,000 jobs.
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The National Health Service is now 70 years old and most of us are proud of the British institution, leaning on it in our times of need. But should we pay more tax for it?
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 Costa Navarino reveals new luxury eco-homes for sale in Greece with average sold prices at £5million 37h Updated Costa Navarino reveals new luxury eco-homes for sale in Greece with average sold prices at £5million
There are 50 plots of land for new homes at the development, which also includes established five-star hotels and one of Europe's best golf courses.
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House of Fraser to close 31 stores with 6,000 job losses as CVA approved37h House of Fraser to close 31 stores with 6,000 job losses as CVA approved
The 169-year-old department store chain had faced going into administration Creditors in House of Fraser have approved plans to
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Asda cuts petrol and diesel prices for second time in two weeks37h Updated Asda cuts petrol and diesel prices for second time in two weeks
Supermarket reduces price caps at its 318 filling stations amid fall in wholesale costs Asda has cut its fuel prices amid a fall in wholesale costs. The supermarket has reduced its price caps by up to 2p per litre for unleaded petrol and 1p for diesel at its 318 filling stations.
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House of Fraser rescue plan approved37h Updated House of Fraser rescue plan approved
Creditors back the retailer's plans to close more than half its stores, putting 6,000 jobs at risk.
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3 Extra Minutes for Lunch? In Japan, a Break Became a Scandal38h 3 Extra Minutes for Lunch? In Japan, a Break Became a Scandal
A waterworks employee in Kobe was fined and reprimanded after his bosses found he had been slipping out to order a bento box before his lunch break started.
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House of Fraser to close 31 stores with 6,000 job losses38h House of Fraser to close 31 stores with 6,000 job losses
House of Fraser has been given approval by creditors to close 31 stores, resulting in up to 6,000 job losses.
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Bits: The Week in Tech: Silicon Valley Gets Even More Political38h Bits: The Week in Tech: Silicon Valley Gets Even More Political
This week, tech companies weighed in on the separation of children from their migrant parents at the Mexico border. Here’s why tech has become more activist.
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UPS, Teamsters Reach Handshake Deal on New Contract39h Updated UPS, Teamsters Reach Handshake Deal on New Contract
Teamsters negotiators said they have tentatively agreed to a new five-year contract with United Parcel Service, a deal that promises to raise wages for existing workers but creates a new class of lower-paid drivers to handle weekend deliveries.
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OPEC, Having Bolstered Oil Prices, Considers Ramping Up Production39h Updated OPEC, Having Bolstered Oil Prices, Considers Ramping Up Production
The shift effectively ends a deal that had more than doubled prices and raised revenues for oil producers, but that drew the ire of President Trump.
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Oil output to rise by 1m barrels a day in Opec deal – Saudi minister39h Oil output to rise by 1m barrels a day in Opec deal – Saudi minister
Delegates at Vienna meeting say talks have been fraught but unity can be maintained Major oil producers are set to pump about 1m more barrels a day to help cool crude prices as part of an Opec deal, according to Saudi Arabia’s energy minister. Khalid Al-Falih said he was hopeful an agreement would be reached on Friday, minutes after meeting Iran, which has been the key holdout to a rise in output.
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Asda cuts fuel prices for the second time in two weeks39h Asda cuts fuel prices for the second time in two weeks
Supermarket cuts its fuel price cap by up to 2p per litre as wholesale costs fall Asda has cut its fuel prices amid a fall in wholesale costs. The supermarket has reduced its fuel price caps by up to 2p per litre for unleaded and 1p for diesel at its 318 filling stations.
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Amazon Looks at New Sales Taxes, and Shrugs: DealBook Briefing40h Amazon Looks at New Sales Taxes, and Shrugs: DealBook Briefing
States are getting more authority to collect taxes on e-commerce sales. That will hurt consumers and retailers, but probably not Amazon.
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According to a recent report, 3 in 5 car seats fitted in UK motors aren't safe. We've asked an industry expert to answer 30 FAQs about child seats so you don't make the same mistakes.
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Green-fingered property hunters will love these five homes, from Devon to Cumbria
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DealBook Briefing: Amazon Looks at New Sales Taxes — and Shrugs41h DealBook Briefing: Amazon Looks at New Sales Taxes — and Shrugs
States are getting more authority to collect taxes on e-commerce sales. That will hurt consumers and retailers, but probably not Amazon.
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 Drivers with more than 2 years of no claims can still see car insurance RISE 41h Updated Drivers with more than 2 years of no claims can still see car insurance RISE
Coverbox says the average increase in no claims discount value from year two to three works out at less than the average rise in insurance prices year-on-year.
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Aston Martin to offer discounted stock in £5bn listing41h Aston Martin to offer discounted stock in £5bn listing
James Bond's carmaker is drawing up plans to hand millions of pounds of discounted stock to wealthy customers as part of a London listing expected to value it at up to £5bn.
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Opec meeting: oil ministers face showdown over production increase - business live41h Updated Opec meeting: oil ministers face showdown over production increase - business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, as oil ministers meet in Vienna and Greece moves closer to exiting its bailout programme
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Jordan Erica Webber chats to a panel of artificial intelligence experts about what Sundar Pichai’s seven objectives could mean in practice
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Businesses have been cautious about speaking out on Brexit for fear of alienating customers and souring relations with influential Whitehall officials.
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Trade War. Iran Sanctions. Political Chaos. There Goes Italy’s Economic Groove.42h Trade War. Iran Sanctions. Political Chaos. There Goes Italy’s Economic Groove.
Between the Trump administration’s steel tariffs, the reinstatement of sanctions on Iran, and political chaos, Italy is again struggling economically.
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This year, the travel packages and programs targeting the L.G.B.T. community are increasingly more introspective, philanthropic and activist.
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 Dixons cuts digital camera gear as mobile phone tech races ahead 42h Updated Dixons cuts digital camera gear as mobile phone tech races ahead
Digital cameras are being taken off the shelves at Dixons Carphone and being replaced by flat-screen TVs in a bid to turn around the struggling business.
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 Amazon launches service allowing customers to hire a handyman in their area 42h Updated Amazon launches service allowing customers to hire a handyman in their area
Electricians, plumbers, assemblers and all-round handymen are being offered the chance to list on a tradespeople directory launched by Amazon.  
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A novice trader made £9m after his practice account turned out to be real. Harouna Traore opened what he believed to be a dummy account with broker Valbury Capital.
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Intel CEO Resigns Over Relationship With Employee43h Updated Intel CEO Resigns Over Relationship With Employee
Intel said Chief Executive Brian Krzanich resigned for violating company policy by having a relationship with a co-worker, one of the most prominent CEOs to lose a job in an era of greater scrutiny over workplace behavior.
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Iran storms out of OPEC meeting43h Iran storms out of OPEC meeting
Iran's oil minister walked out of an OPEC meeting to increase the supply of crude. 
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Dear Europe, if you want stop Trump, sanction his companies | Keith Ellison43h Dear Europe, if you want stop Trump, sanction his companies | Keith Ellison
Trump can easily weather broad sanctions on the US economy. But sanctions targeting his own companies will sting in a way that he cannot ignore Donald Trump has opened the largest rift between the US and its European allies since George W Bush’s illegal invasion of Iraq. From the Paris accord, to the Iran nuclear deal, to pushing for the inclusion of Russia in a G8, the US president has demonstrated no regard for Europe’s security interests. Europe, in turn, has failed to understand how to deter Trump from sabotaging the transatlantic axis. Currently, Europe is considering sanctions and tariffs on US companies. It shouldn’t. To stop Trump and protect its interests, Europe should sanction Trump himself instead.
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The Bank is betting on strong GDP for August interest rate rise | Nils Pratley43h Updated The Bank is betting on strong GDP for August interest rate rise | Nils Pratley
Anything less than 0.4% for the second quarter could spell yet another embarrassing delay Here we go again. The Bank of England has restarted its drumroll in preparation for a rate hike. Andy Haldane, the Bank’s chief economist,
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 Digging begins on 23-mile tunnel linking Yorkshire mine to the sea 43h Updated Digging begins on 23-mile tunnel linking Yorkshire mine to the sea
One of Britain’s biggest engineering projects will start today as digging begins on a £640million 23-mile tunnel beneath the Yorkshire Moors, part of a £3.2bn project that could create 2,500 jobs
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 Churchill Home Insurance reveals what do to if you live in a block of flats with noisy neighbours 44h Churchill Home Insurance reveals what do to if you live in a block of flats with noisy neighbours
Sometimes, late night noise means I struggle to get more than a few hours sleep before I have to head off to work in the morning. What can I do?
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The Standard Life UK Smaller Companies Trust is one of those high performing investment products that, for one reason or another, appears to have fallen out favour.
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Common Sense: What Trump Should Learn From the ‘Banana War’44h Common Sense: What Trump Should Learn From the ‘Banana War’
The White House is eyeing tariffs on luxury imports such as perfume, handbags and wine. It might be drawing the wrong lesson from past trade fights.
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‘Currys left my £2,000 cooker in a derelict garage’45h ‘Currys left my £2,000 cooker in a derelict garage’
Their delivery team arrived early, then left it somewhere it could be damaged by rain
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eBay and Amazon delist faulty carbon monoxide alarms46h eBay and Amazon delist faulty carbon monoxide alarms
Which? found four alarms consistently failed to sound when gas was present Dozens of potentially deadly carbon monoxide alarms have been removed from sale by Amazon and eBay after a Which? investigation found some of them would not have protected their buyers. The consumer group tested four alarms that were on sale on both sites – including an Amazon bestseller – and found that they consistently failed to sound when the gas was present.
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EU retaliatory tariffs come into force 46h EU retaliatory tariffs come into force
The European Union's retaliatory tariffs have come into force today targeting American products, including whiskey, motorcycles and peanuts.  
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This $2.5 Billion Wildfire Charge May Be Just the Beginning for California Utilities46h This $2.5 Billion Wildfire Charge May Be Just the Beginning for California Utilities
The parent of California’s largest investor-owned utility plans to take a $2.5 billion charge related to a spate of deadly wildfires that swept the northern part of the state last October.
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ABC Plans a ‘Roseanne’ Spinoff, Without Roseanne Barr47h Updated ABC Plans a ‘Roseanne’ Spinoff, Without Roseanne Barr
The show was canceled last month because of the star’s racist tweet. A version of the series will return in the fall. Working title: “The Conners.”
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