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Inventing New Ways to Solve Old Problems24m Updated Inventing New Ways to Solve Old Problems
Creating businesses that not only help people, but also help people open their eyes.
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E.U. Settles With Russia’s Gazprom Over Antitrust Charges24m Updated E.U. Settles With Russia’s Gazprom Over Antitrust Charges
The settlement could mark the end of a long legal tangle. But countries that have long been squeezed by the energy company complained that it should have been fined.
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Common Sense: ‘Mustang Means Freedom’: Why Ford Is Saving an American Icon24m Updated Common Sense: ‘Mustang Means Freedom’: Why Ford Is Saving an American Icon
Ford is phasing out its passenger cars, except one: the Mustang. The car may be only modestly profitable for Ford, but it has deep emotional power.
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From Restaurants to Insurers, the Race to Comply With Privacy Rules29m Updated From Restaurants to Insurers, the Race to Comply With Privacy Rules
When strict new GDPR privacy regulations take effect Friday, even small firms with no European footprint must change how they handle European customers’ data.
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Europe, Enacting New Privacy Laws, Becomes World’s Foremost Tech Watchdog33m Updated Europe, Enacting New Privacy Laws, Becomes World’s Foremost Tech Watchdog
The European Union on Friday puts the world’s toughest data privacy rules into effect. The regulations are set to have an outsize impact far beyond Europe.
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Jury Awards Apple $539 Million in Samsung Patent Case49m Jury Awards Apple $539 Million in Samsung Patent Case
The rivals have been in court over patents since 2011, when Apple filed a lawsuit alleging that Samsung’s smartphones and tablets copied its products.
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Trump Tariff Threat Vexes Allies and Global Auto Makers53m Updated Trump Tariff Threat Vexes Allies and Global Auto Makers
The U.S. push to impose tariffs on auto imports has put allies in the crosshairs of a global trade row that is riling stock markets and creating uncertainty among auto makers, investors and governments.
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How the light bulb became a million dollar idea.1h 1m How the light bulb became a million dollar idea.
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the light bulb became a million dollar idea.
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Strawb bots1h 15m Strawb bots
Strawberry producers say labour shortages are driving them to find robotic fruit pickers instead.
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1h 16m Water good idea
The couple whose "bhungroo" invention is protecting thousands of farmers from drought and monsoon floods.
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How many £1m-plus homes are sold near you?1h 57m How many £1m-plus homes are sold near you?
Sales of homes for more than £1m have hit a new high. See how many were sold near you in the last decade.
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U.S. Existing Home Sales Fell in April2h Updated U.S. Existing Home Sales Fell in April
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes declined in April, as inventory shortages and rising prices weigh on the market and higher mortgage rates begin to pose a threat to demand for the first time in years.
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Facebook and Twitter Plan New Ways to Regulate Political Ads2h Updated Facebook and Twitter Plan New Ways to Regulate Political Ads
Facebook said it would add a “paid for” label and give information on costs and target audiences. Twitter’s changes include restrictions on who can run the ads and rules for campaign accounts.
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2h Updated Wall Street Dips After Trump Cancels North Korea Summit; Netflix Gains
U.S. stocks ended down slightly on Thursday after President Donald Trump canceled a planned summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un and threatened to impose tariffs on auto imports, though losses were limited by gains in Netflix and General Electric.
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Tech Fix: Getting a Flood of G.D.P.R.-Related Privacy Policy Updates? Read Them3h Updated Tech Fix: Getting a Flood of G.D.P.R.-Related Privacy Policy Updates? Read Them
To comply with Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, which goes into effect on May 25, internet companies have been updating their data policies. Here’s how you can benefit.
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Trump Identifies His Trade Weapon of Choice, to the Dismay of Congress3h Updated Trump Identifies His Trade Weapon of Choice, to the Dismay of Congress
President Donald Trump’s use of a national security law to threaten tariffs on imported cars drew widespread criticism, including sharp rebukes from senior members of his own Republican Party.
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Emergency Braking Was Disabled When Self-Driving Uber Killed Woman, Report Says3h Emergency Braking Was Disabled When Self-Driving Uber Killed Woman, Report Says
A computer system failure and an inattentive safety driver kept the vehicle from stopping before killing a woman in Arizona in March, the National Transportation Safety Board said.
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The Tragedy of Venezuela3h The Tragedy of Venezuela
When reporter Anatoly Kurmanaev started covering the country five years ago, the petrodollar-fueled party was still raging, but the greed and incompetence of the ruling party soon began to take their devastating toll
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Apple, Spurned by Others, Signs Deal With Volkswagen for Driverless Cars3h Updated Apple, Spurned by Others, Signs Deal With Volkswagen for Driverless Cars
BMW and Mercedes-Benz rebuffed Apple’s overtures for a self-driving car partnership, according to people familiar with the talks.
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 DAILY BRIEFING: Deutsche Bank tanks as investors vent their anger at plans to slash 7,000 jobs 4h DAILY BRIEFING: Deutsche Bank tanks as investors vent their anger at plans to slash 7,000 jobs
Shares in Deutsche Bank have tanked as investors vented their anger at plans to slash 7,000 jobs. The cuts are widely seen as evidence Deutsche is abandoning its ambitions to rival Wall Street.
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 Noel Edmonds hijacks Lloyds AGM to accuse bank chairman of covering up a £1bn fraud 4h Noel Edmonds hijacks Lloyds AGM to accuse bank chairman of covering up a £1bn fraud
The TV star accused chairman Baron Norman Blackwell of failing victims of a massive fraud a decade ago – and then seeking to cover up the crime.
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 MARKET REPORT: Diamond hunter Petra pleads for £133m as shares crash 20% 4h MARKET REPORT: Diamond hunter Petra pleads for £133m as shares crash 20%
The diamond miner wants to issue 332.8m shares at 40p each, a 47 per cent discount to Wednesday’s closing price, to balance the books.
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 Green pays £25m to his wife for a loan used to fund the takeover of collapsed department store BHS 4h Green pays £25m to his wife for a loan used to fund the takeover of collapsed department store BHS
Taveta Investments, which is the holding company for Green's Arcadia Group, made £20m in offshore payments to Lady Green in the year to August 26, plus a further £5m in interest.
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 How on earth has BT chief earned a £1 million pay rise? 4h How on earth has BT chief earned a £1 million pay rise?
The amount the 50-year-old took home leapt 72 per cent higher in the last financial year, including an annual bonus of £1.3m and pension contributions of nearly £300,000.
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 Now Netflix overtakes Disney to become the biggest media firm in America 4h Now Netflix overtakes Disney to become the biggest media firm in America
In a symbolic moment, the Silicon Valley firm overtook its Hollywood rival as investors continued to buy its stock. It comes as a major showdown between the two looms.
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 IN THE MONEY: Boohoo Finance director Neil Catto, 51, was paid £2.9m last year 4h IN THE MONEY: Boohoo Finance director Neil Catto, 51, was paid £2.9m last year
The finance director of online fashion retailer Boohoo was paid £2.9m last year – almost twice as much as the sum received by the two chief executives combined.
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 FIRED: City banker who lead extremist anti-immigration group 4h FIRED: City banker who lead extremist anti-immigration group
Tom Dupre, 23, has been dismissed by Standard Chartered over potential damage to its reputation. His role with Generation Identity was flagged up by campaigners Hope not Hate.
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Netflix eclipses Disney in market milestone4h Netflix eclipses Disney in market milestone
The online streaming giant temporarily becomes the world's most valuable media company before falling back.
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Best Buy Shares Fall After Company Signals Slowing Growth4h Updated Best Buy Shares Fall After Company Signals Slowing Growth
Best Buy’s sales jumped in the latest quarter as the electronics retailer continued to benefit from higher consumer confidence and spending.
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4h Wall St. Edges Lower After North Korea Summit Canceled
U.S. stocks ended down slightly on Thursday after President Donald Trump canceled a planned summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un and ordered a probe of auto imports, while gains in Netflix pushed its market value to a record.
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Elon Musk Declares War on the Media: DealBook Briefing4h Updated Elon Musk Declares War on the Media: DealBook Briefing
Following harsh reviews of Tesla’s Model 3, the C.E.O. says that he has a plan to clean up what he sees as a biased industry.
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Galinhos Journal: ‘This Noise That Never Stops’: Wind Farms Come to Brazil’s Atlantic Coast4h Updated Galinhos Journal: ‘This Noise That Never Stops’: Wind Farms Come to Brazil’s Atlantic Coast
In Brazil, the world’s eighth-largest producer of wind power, the wind industry brings both benefits and disappointment.
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Distracted Driver and Braking Error Are Cited in Autonomous Uber Car’s Fatal Crash4h Distracted Driver and Braking Error Are Cited in Autonomous Uber Car’s Fatal Crash
A computer system failure and an inattentive safety driver kept the vehicle from stopping before killing a woman in Arizona in March, the National Transportation Safety Board said.
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Twitter and Facebook Plan New Ways to Regulate Political Ads4h Twitter and Facebook Plan New Ways to Regulate Political Ads
Twitter’s changes include restrictions on who can run political ads and rules for campaign accounts. Facebook said it would add a “paid for” label and give information on costs and target audiences.
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HMV-owner Hilco nears deal for ailing Homebase5h HMV-owner Hilco nears deal for ailing Homebase
The investor which rescued HMV five years ago is close to striking a deal to buy Homebase, Britain's second-biggest DIY chain, that would inevitably lead to further retail sector job losses.
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5h Dow, S&P 500 Edge Down After Trump Cancels North Korea Summit; Netflix Gains
U.S. stocks mostly eased on Thursday after President Donald Trump canceled a planned summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un and ordered a probe of auto imports, while gains in Netflix pushed its market value to a record.
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Blocked by Trump: Twitter Users Sound Off on Being Barred5h Updated Blocked by Trump: Twitter Users Sound Off on Being Barred
“What he’s done is create an echo chamber,” said one user who was blocked for suggesting that President Trump had a crush on Hillary Clinton.
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How a Weakened ESPN Became Consumed by Politics5h Updated How a Weakened ESPN Became Consumed by Politics
Anxiety over ESPN’s future in the era of cord-cutting has been compounded by arguments over tweets by hosts and tensions with the network’s owner Disney.
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Bank ready to act if UK faces disorderly Brexit, Mark Carney says5h Bank ready to act if UK faces disorderly Brexit, Mark Carney says
Bank of England governor prepared to respond in ‘whatever form it takes’ Mark Carney has signalled the Bank of England would be prepared to cut interest rates – or freeze plans to increase them – in order to support jobs and economic growth should Britain be plunged into a disorderly Brexit. Outlining the options available to Threadneedle Street as the UK moves closer towards leaving the European Union from next year, the bank’s governor said the institution was ready to respond to Brexit in “whatever form it takes”.
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Bank ready to lower rates if Brexit is disorderly5h Bank ready to lower rates if Brexit is disorderly
The Bank of England would potentially cut interest rates and print more money if there were a "hard" Brexit, the Bank of England governor has signalled.
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Deutsche Bank to slash more than 7,000 jobs; chairman survives revolt – as it happened6h Deutsche Bank to slash more than 7,000 jobs; chairman survives revolt – as it happened
German investment bank faces angry shareholders after announcing a wide-ranging restructuring that could hit the City hard
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6h Updated Wall Street Dips After Trump Cancels North Korea Summit, Targets Car Imports
U.S. stocks dropped on Thursday, but were well off the session lows hit after President Donald Trump canceled a summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un and threatened to impose tariffs on auto imports.
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Is BT remuneration committee measuring the right things?6h Is BT remuneration committee measuring the right things?
For all the talk of triumph in the boardroom, the share price has more than halved in two years Shareholders in BT may be under the impression their company had a lousy time last year. Investors did. BT’s share price fell by a third in a rising stock market and sits at its lowest level since 2012. The dividend was merely held, making a nonsense of the chief executive Gavin Patterson’s confidence a couple of years ago that double-digit increases were in prospect. Staff, too, may be less than cheerful. Some 13,000 are about to lose their jobs as Patterson confronts the fact that BT’s revenues are falling again. But, no, it turns out that 2017-18 was a triumph, at least in the boardroom. The victory wasn’t the maximum possible under the terms of the executive bonus scheme but the outcome was “above target”, says the annual report. Even Patterson seems to have sensed that finding looks perverse because he volunteered for an “at target” score, meaning
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Starbucks Opens Its Bathrooms. Now It Needs to Keep Them Clean and Drug Free6h Updated Starbucks Opens Its Bathrooms. Now It Needs to Keep Them Clean and Drug Free
Now that Starbucks has decided to allow anyone to use its restrooms, it faces the critical task of keeping them clean and safe.
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New TSB gaffe: bank claims some former customers have died6h New TSB gaffe: bank claims some former customers have died
Customers who left bank after IT meltdown say direct debits were cancelled after TSB told companies they were dead TSB has apologised for another glitch after some former customers found their direct debits had been cancelled because firms were apparently told they had died.
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Twitter Plans New Political Ad Restrictions6h Updated Twitter Plans New Political Ad Restrictions
Changes, including restrictions on who can run political ads, are meant to help prevent foreign manipulation of the midterm elections.
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The Trouble With the Memphis Airport: No Crowds6h Updated The Trouble With the Memphis Airport: No Crowds
The spacious terminal built for when the Tennessee city was a bustling air travel hub has become a half-deserted white elephant that the airport is spending millions to shrink.
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Why is there a row about Galileo?6h Why is there a row about Galileo?
Britain may be denied full access to the EU's Galileo satellite navigation system on security grounds after Brexit.
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Deutsche Bank to slash more than 7,000 jobs – business live7h Updated Deutsche Bank to slash more than 7,000 jobs – business live
German investment bank faces angry shareholders after announcing a wide-ranging restructuring that could hit the City hard
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Diageo Calls Time on Seagrams VO and Other Spirits8h Updated Diageo Calls Time on Seagrams VO and Other Spirits
Diageo is shopping its Canadian whisky brand Seagrams VO and cinnamon schnapps Goldschlager among others as it looks to pivot towards higher-growth brands, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Rusal CEO Quits Amid Pressure Over U.S. Sanctions8h Updated Rusal CEO Quits Amid Pressure Over U.S. Sanctions
Russian aluminum giant Rusal said CEO Alexandra Bouriko and seven board members resigned to help the company escape the Trump administration’s sanctions program.
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8h Wall Street Slips as Trump Cancels North Korea Summit, Targets Car Imports
U.S. stocks fell on Thursday after President Donald Trump canceled a planned historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and threatened tariffs on auto imports while trade tensions with China simmered.
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 FTSE LIVE: Deutsche Bank to slash 7,000 jobs 8h Updated FTSE LIVE: Deutsche Bank to slash 7,000 jobs
The FTSE 100 closed down 71.70 points at 7716.74 and the pound rebounded to $1.34 against the dollar.
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Why Is Elon Musk Attacking the Media? We Explain. (Also, Give Us a Good Rating!)8h Updated Why Is Elon Musk Attacking the Media? We Explain. (Also, Give Us a Good Rating!)
Mr. Musk and his company, Tesla, have had a rough couple of months resulting in several negative stories in the media. On Wednesday he vented on Twitter.
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8h Wall Street Sinks as Trump Cancels North Korea Summit, Targets Car Imports
U.S. stocks tumbled on Thursday after President Donald Trump canceled a planned historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, heightening concerns over his latest protectionist move as trade tensions with China simmer.
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Brexit: How did HMRC get to a £20bn customs cost?9h Brexit: How did HMRC get to a £20bn customs cost?
One of the custom plans could cost up to £20bn a year, says HMRC.
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Fed Minutes Signal June Rate Increase9h Updated Fed Minutes Signal June Rate Increase
Federal Reserve officials at their meeting earlier this month signaled they were likely to raise rates at their June meeting, and they debated how to characterize an evolving policy strategy that soon would no longer try to stimulate economic growth.
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Deutsche Bank slashes 7,000 jobs, with City likely to take hit9h Deutsche Bank slashes 7,000 jobs, with City likely to take hit
Bank announces investment arm will lose one in four jobs just hours ahead of AGM Deutsche Bank, Germany’s largest lender, is to cut more than 7,000 jobs globally, with its investment banking business in London likely to be hit.
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Summer Is Here. Where Are All the Workers?9h Updated Summer Is Here. Where Are All the Workers?
Owners of restaurants, hotels and other seasonal businesses are scrambling for the second year in a row, as limits on visas for temporary foreign workers and a tight U.S. labor market make it difficult to staff up for the summer rush.
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‘Max-fac’ is an idiotic idea that will bankrupt British businesses | Richard Reed9h ‘Max-fac’ is an idiotic idea that will bankrupt British businesses | Richard Reed
The Brexiters’ absurd customs plan would cost around £350m a week. I don’t remember seeing that on any big red busesI’m not a politician, I’m an entrepreneur. I don’t believe in false promises or rigid ideology. I believe in creating opportunities, good deals and looking out for the people who work for me. I campaigned passionately for the remain side during the
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Brexit: MPs say UK might have to extend customs union membership10h Brexit: MPs say UK might have to extend customs union membership
The Brexit select committee criticises the lack of agreement on trade arrangements.
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Diageo Plans to Offload U.S.-Focused Spirits10h Diageo Plans to Offload U.S.-Focused Spirits
Diageo is shopping its Canadian whisky brand Seagrams VO and cinnamon schnapps Goldschlager among others as it looks to pivot towards higher-growth brands, according to people familiar with the matter.
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US stocks fall after Trump cancels N Korea summit10h US stocks fall after Trump cancels N Korea summit
US stocks have dropped sharply following Donald Trump's announcement that the summit with North Korea has been cancelled.
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EU settles seven-year Gazprom dispute without imposing fine10h EU settles seven-year Gazprom dispute without imposing fine
Deal bans firm from restricting how its customers in central and eastern Europe use gas The EU has settled a seven-year dispute with Gazprom after the Russian state-controlled energy giant agreed to change its operations in central and eastern Europe.
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GDPR Has Companies Big and Small Racing to Comply10h Updated GDPR Has Companies Big and Small Racing to Comply
When strict new GDPR privacy regulations take effect Friday, even small firms with no European footprint must change how they handle European customers’ data.
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BT paid chief £2.3m shortly after revealing 13,000 job cuts10h BT paid chief £2.3m shortly after revealing 13,000 job cuts
Annual report shows group missed profit and revenue targets by some distance BT has revealed it paid chief executive Gavin Patterson £2.3m last year, just weeks after
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Where are the richest households in the UK?10h Where are the richest households in the UK?
The average UK household income, after taxes and benefits are accounted for, is £19,432 per person.
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U.S. Jobless Claims Rose to 234,000 Last Week10h Updated U.S. Jobless Claims Rose to 234,000 Last Week
The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits rose again last week, but remained near historically low levels.
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 VW owners have until 26 October to claim for dieselgate compensation 11h Updated VW owners have until 26 October to claim for dieselgate compensation
Owners of affected Volkswagen group vehicles just over 150 days to make a claim that lawyers claim could result in compensation of up to 100 per cent of the car's purchase price.
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Fed Sets May 30 Vote on Proposed Volcker Rule Changes11h Fed Sets May 30 Vote on Proposed Volcker Rule Changes
The Federal Reserve set a May 30 vote on proposed changes to the Volcker rule, the first public step in an expected rewrite of the restrictions that have held back bank trading desks for years.
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Diageo Plans to Sell U.S.-Focused Spirits Brands11h Diageo Plans to Sell U.S.-Focused Spirits Brands
Diageo is shopping its Canadian whisky brand Seagrams VO and cinnamon schnapps Goldschlager among others as it looks to pivot towards higher-growth brands, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Shareholder rebellion against Lloyds executive pay11h Shareholder rebellion against Lloyds executive pay
More than a fifth of Lloyds shareholders have voted against pay plans for the bank's top bosses at the group's AGM.
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Diageo Hires Bankers to Sell U.S.-Focused Spirits Brands11h Updated Diageo Hires Bankers to Sell U.S.-Focused Spirits Brands
Diageo has hired bankers to sell its Canadian whisky brand Seagrams VO and cinnamon schnapps brand Goldschlager among a number of U.S.-focused spirits brands, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Challenging finances11h Updated Challenging finances
After years of growth, the UK's challenger banks are fighting hard to survive in a tough new market.
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Trump Initiates Trade Inquiry That Could Lead to Tariffs on Foreign Cars12h Updated Trump Initiates Trade Inquiry That Could Lead to Tariffs on Foreign Cars
President Trump has instructed the commerce secretary to investigate whether imported autos pose a threat to national security, a move that could further strain relations with global allies.
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Louis Vuitton owner LVMH invests in fashion search site Lyst12h Updated Louis Vuitton owner LVMH invests in fashion search site Lyst
Luxury brands look to expand their presence online and attract younger shoppers Louis Vuitton owner LVMH has invested in online fashion search business Lyst as the world’s biggest luxury brands look to expand their presence online and capture younger shoppers. London-based Lyst did not disclose how much it had raised in its latest financing round which was led by LVMH and included other investors.
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Russian Giant Gazprom Settles Antitrust Case With Europe13h Updated Russian Giant Gazprom Settles Antitrust Case With Europe
Gazprom has formally committed to changing business practices to settle a longstanding antitrust case, in a procedure that allows the state-owned gas giant to avoid billion-dollar fines.
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Nottingham has lowest household disposable income in UK13h Nottingham has lowest household disposable income in UK
Take-home pay is one-fifth of the disposable income enjoyed by people in west London Nottingham is the city with the lowest incomes in the UK, where residents’ take-home pay is only one-fifth of the disposable income enjoyed by people in west London. The average household income, once taxes and benefits are taken into account, is only £12,232 in Nottingham, compared to £58,816 in Kensington and Chelsea, and Hammersmith and Fulham in west London.
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Brexit: minister David Gauke plays down £20bn customs forecast13h Brexit: minister David Gauke plays down £20bn customs forecast
The government will try to keep the cost to business "as low as possible", David Gauke says.
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New Starbucks Bathroom Policy Sparks Concerns13h New Starbucks Bathroom Policy Sparks Concerns
Now that Starbucks has decided to allow anyone to use its restrooms, it faces the critical task of keeping them clean and safe.
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UK retail sales come in from the cold with a 1.6% rise in April13h Updated UK retail sales come in from the cold with a 1.6% rise in April
Biggest sales jump in 18 months as shoppers return to the high street, but underlying trend still weak Retailers enjoyed the biggest jump in sales in 18 months during April as shoppers, forced to stay home by
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Samsonite Plunges After Short Seller Questions Accounting13h Updated Samsonite Plunges After Short Seller Questions Accounting
Shares of Samsonite, the world’s largest luggage maker by volume, suffered their worst drop in six years after a short seller issued a report critiquing the company’s business practices and its stock valuation.
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 Get a no claims discount for your HOME insurance policy and knock up to 50% off your bills  14h Get a no claims discount for your HOME insurance policy and knock up to 50% off your bills 
Building up a no-claims period for your car insurance to get a discount is nothing new - but it's a little known fact that some insurers will let you do this on your home cover too.
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DealBook Briefing: Elon Musk Declares War on the Media14h DealBook Briefing: Elon Musk Declares War on the Media
Following harsh reviews of Tesla’s Model 3, the C.E.O. says that he has a plan to clean up what he sees as a biased industry.
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Diageo plots $1bn Goldschlager auction14h Diageo plots $1bn Goldschlager auction
Diageo, the FTSE-100 drinks giant behind Smirnoff and Guinness, has kicked off an auction of US-focused spirits brands including Goldschlager, a cinnamon schnapps it has owned for more than 20 years.
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Deutsche Bank to cut more than 7,000 jobs14h Updated Deutsche Bank to cut more than 7,000 jobs
The move comes as Germany's biggest lender attempts to return to profitability.
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 Deutsche Bank to slash 7,000 jobs to control costs 14h Updated Deutsche Bank to slash 7,000 jobs to control costs
The German bank said it will cut its global workforce from 97,000 to 'well below' 90,000. Headcount in the stocks trading business will ultimately be reduced by about 25 per cent.
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Retail sales bounce back in April14h Updated Retail sales bounce back in April
Despite a rebound last month, consumer spending is expected to remain "lacklustre" this year.
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 The FTSE 100 rocketed 14% to hit record highs, is it time to buy? 15h Updated The FTSE 100 rocketed 14% to hit record highs, is it time to buy?
There’s certainly an element where the UK stock market’s previously unloved status has drawn in some contrarian investors, but the main driving force has been the pound taking a tumble.
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 FTSE LIVE: Deutsche Bank to slash 7000 jobs 15h Updated FTSE LIVE: Deutsche Bank to slash 7000 jobs
Deutsche Bank has revealed plans for 7000 job cuts after deciding a radical restructure is needed.
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 Can my ex-wife and I split a pension 10 years on from our divorce? 15h Updated Can my ex-wife and I split a pension 10 years on from our divorce?
We agreed to a split of assets but unfortunately did not tackle my pension and I now wish to rectify this amicably. Lawyer Tracey Moloney of Co-op Legal Services (pictured) explains what to do.
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Deutsche Bank to Cut 7,000 Jobs15h Updated Deutsche Bank to Cut 7,000 Jobs
The announcement is the latest sign of the lender’s curtailed ambition, and comes about a month after it said it would shrink its operations in the United States and Asia.
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Europcar claims I scratched my hire car, but where’s the evidence?15h Updated Europcar claims I scratched my hire car, but where’s the evidence?
It has charged me more than £500 for repairs but can’t even tell me how big the scratch was
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 Is it possible to get equity release on a buy-to-let property? 15h Is it possible to get equity release on a buy-to-let property?
I'm a landlord who needs some cash to fund some home improvements. Is it possible to get equity release on a buy-to-let property I own?
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Bovis Homes hit by shareholder revolt over pay of interim chief15h Bovis Homes hit by shareholder revolt over pay of interim chief
Shareholders voted 37.6% against remuneration report at annual meeting Bovis Homes has suffered a sizeable shareholder revolt over the pay package it awarded its interim chief executive for fighting off two hostile takeover bids and steadying the business after a
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 Opportunities to profit for investors: From gold and oil shares to India 15h Updated Opportunities to profit for investors: From gold and oil shares to India
Tom Becket, of Psigma IM, explains why he believes investors need to divide their thinking into short and long-term opportunities - and gives us three examples.
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 B&Q hit by the Beast from the East as sales plunge 15h B&Q hit by the Beast from the East as sales plunge
Sales at DIY retailer B&Q were hit by the Beast from the East in the first three months of the year after it was forced to close stores in the face of extreme weather.
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 How fast do I really need my broadband speeds to be? 15h How fast do I really need my broadband speeds to be?
How fast do I really need my broadband speeds to be? We only use our connection to browse the internet, watch movies and download music, will we ever really make use of 100Mbps+ speeds?
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 Pensioners to be £86 billion in debt by the end of the year 16h Pensioners to be £86 billion in debt by the end of the year
As well as more people than ever before carrying unsecured debt like credit cards and overdrafts into retirement, more homeowners are now entering later life with mortgage debt still in tow.
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 How to invest through a Lifetime Isa 16h Updated How to invest through a Lifetime Isa
Savers must decide whether to save or invest their cash - and experts warn that investing for periods of less that five years can be overly risky and unwise.
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Some cheer for retail amid high street crisis16h Some cheer for retail amid high street crisis
Retail sales bounced back last month after the so-called Beast from the East exacerbated the crisis facing the high street, according to official figures.
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Comcast Goes Public on Plan for Fox Bid to Challenge Disney17h Updated Comcast Goes Public on Plan for Fox Bid to Challenge Disney
Comcast is escalating its threat to disrupt Walt Disney’s megadeal to buy the bulk of 21st Century Fox’s assets, a potential move that could reshape the power structure in the entertainment industry.
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GDPR quiz: How will data privacy law affect you?17h GDPR quiz: How will data privacy law affect you?
Test your knowledge of how the EU's data protection law could affect you.
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Your Smartphone Is the Best Computer You Own17h Updated Your Smartphone Is the Best Computer You Own
How to turn your smartphone into the powerful PC it’s meant to be.
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TalkTalk turnaround costs drive annual loss18h TalkTalk turnaround costs drive annual loss
TalkTalk says its efforts to simplify the business meant it swung to a loss in its last financial year.
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Westfield Shareholders Approve Big Mall Deal18h Westfield Shareholders Approve Big Mall Deal
Shareholders at Westfield, which runs marquee malls across the U.S., overwhelmingly approved a takeover by Europe-based shopping-center company Unibail-Rodamco despite the falling value of the cash-and-stock offer.
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China fines retailer Muji for listing Taiwan as a country18h China fines retailer Muji for listing Taiwan as a country
China is increasingly going after companies that don't abide by its territorial claims.
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Deutsche Bank to cut more than 7,000 jobs19h Deutsche Bank to cut more than 7,000 jobs
Struggling Deutsche Bank says it is to cut more than 7,000 jobs, in a move that could see staff numbers in London scaled back.
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FBI Moves to Dismantle Network of Hacked Devices Linked to Russia20h Updated FBI Moves to Dismantle Network of Hacked Devices Linked to Russia
The Federal Bureau of Investigation moved to dismantle a large network of hacked routers and storage devices that Cisco Systems Inc. and U.S. and Ukraine authorities said could be used to launch a massive cyberattack or knock hundreds of thousands of internet users offline.
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Trump administration launches vehicle import probe21h Trump administration launches vehicle import probe
The investigation will see if vehicle imports threaten national security, which could lead to tariffs.
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Nafta Talks Stalled on U.S. Auto Demands21h Updated Nafta Talks Stalled on U.S. Auto Demands
Talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement have reached a stalemate, with Mexico and the U.S. accusing one another of intransigence and inconsistency after missing a key deadline.
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Kroger Buys Meal-Kit Company Home Chef in Latest Online Acquisition21h Updated Kroger Buys Meal-Kit Company Home Chef in Latest Online Acquisition
Kroger is buying Home Chef, the largest private meal-kit company in the U.S. by sales, its second deal in as many weeks aimed at bolstering the supermarket chain’s online business.
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Trump Violates First Amendment by Blocking Twitter Users, Judge Says22h Updated Trump Violates First Amendment by Blocking Twitter Users, Judge Says
A federal judge in Manhattan ruled on Wednesday that President Trump’s practice of blocking Twitter users who criticize him is unconstitutional.
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States Are Pushing to Keep Federal Regulation Out of Sports Gambling23h Updated States Are Pushing to Keep Federal Regulation Out of Sports Gambling
Major sports leagues want the federal government involved in overseeing legalized sports betting, but states say that would be an infringement on their rights.
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GE Chief Gives Cautious Outlook for Power Business23h Updated GE Chief Gives Cautious Outlook for Power Business
General Electric CEO John Flannery warned investors that the company’s big power business faces years of pressure and reminded them that major changes at the conglomerate will take some time.
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A Bid to Increase Gun Exports, Stalled After Sandy Hook, Moves Ahead24h A Bid to Increase Gun Exports, Stalled After Sandy Hook, Moves Ahead
The Trump administration is pushing a rule, first proposed under President Obama, to transfer and streamline oversight of commercial firearms exports.
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Water resistant sunscreen claims ‘meaningless’, says Which?24h Water resistant sunscreen claims ‘meaningless’, says Which?
The creams work much less well after they have been worn in the sea, warns consumer group Which?.
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Trump May Impose Tariffs on Foreign Autos25h Trump May Impose Tariffs on Foreign Autos
President Trump is considering ordering a sweeping trade investigation into whether imported autos pose a threat to national security, a determination that could usher in tariffs.
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Hundreds of Thousands of Routers Are Being Primed for a Cyberattack25h Updated Hundreds of Thousands of Routers Are Being Primed for a Cyberattack
A newly discovered network of hacked routers and storage devices could be used to launch a massive cyberattack or knock hundreds of thousands of internet users offline, Cisco and authorities in the U.S. and Ukraine warned.
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What’s Behind Comcast’s Fox Announcement: DealBook Briefing25h Updated What’s Behind Comcast’s Fox Announcement: DealBook Briefing
The cable giant’s acknowledgment that it is prepping a bid for Fox appears intended to drive a wedge between Fox’s shareholders and the Murdochs.
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NHS needs £2,000 in tax from every household to stay afloat – report25h NHS needs £2,000 in tax from every household to stay afloat – report
Higher taxation is only way to address demands on buckling health service, thinktanks say British households will need to pay an extra £2,000 a year in tax to help the
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Hire ex-offenders so they can build a future26h Hire ex-offenders so they can build a future
Businesses are to be offered financial incentives if they employ ex-offenders under ambitious new plans being unveiled by the justice secretary.
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Apple, Spurned by BMW and Mercedes, Signs Deal With Volkswagen for Driverless Cars26h Apple, Spurned by BMW and Mercedes, Signs Deal With Volkswagen for Driverless Cars
BMW and Mercedes-Benz rebuffed Apple’s overtures for a self-driving car partnership, according to people familiar with the talks. Now Apple is said to have a deal with Volkswagen for the project.
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Turkey’s Currency Plunges, Potentially Threatening Erdogan’s Re-Election Bid27h Updated Turkey’s Currency Plunges, Potentially Threatening Erdogan’s Re-Election Bid
The president called early elections hoping to get out ahead of economic troubles, but the lira’s dive caught up with him before the June vote.
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27h Updated Wall St. Ends Up as Fed Seen Keeping Gradual Approach to Rate Hikes
U.S. stocks ended with small gains on Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest meeting suggested higher inflation may not result in faster interest rate hikes.
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Uber ends Arizona driverless car programme27h Updated Uber ends Arizona driverless car programme
Uber pulls out of the state two months after a fatal accident involving one of its autonomous cars.
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 Bovis Homes hit by shareholder revolt over pay 27h Bovis Homes hit by shareholder revolt over pay
Some 37.6 per cent of shareholders voted against the company’s remuneration report. The rebellion was triggered by the decision to bump up the bonus paid to finance director Earl Sibley.
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Emerging Markets Are Worrying Investors, Again27h Emerging Markets Are Worrying Investors, Again
Argentina and now Turkey have been forced to raise interest rates to defend their currencies from growing pressure on emerging markets.
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 Topshop is the latest High Street store to sink into the red 27h Topshop is the latest High Street store to sink into the red
The tycoon’s fashion chain, which includes Topman, suffered a £10.9m loss for the 12 months to August 26, compared to a £59.4m profit the previous year.
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 M&S fightback starts here: Chairman lays bare catalogue of failings 27h M&S fightback starts here: Chairman lays bare catalogue of failings
M&S has vowed to win back customers after months of brutal cuts and a fundamental overhaul of the business combined with plunging profits and a sales slump.
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Uber Bows to Pressure, Offers Some Health Benefits to European Drivers27h Updated Uber Bows to Pressure, Offers Some Health Benefits to European Drivers
Uber will pay for sick leave and some other health-related benefits for all of its regular drivers and couriers in Europe in a bid to ease tensions with workers who have sought better employment perks.
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Massachusetts Gains Foothold in Offshore Wind Power, Long Ignored in U.S.27h Massachusetts Gains Foothold in Offshore Wind Power, Long Ignored in U.S.
The wind farms have increasingly become mainstream sources of power in Northern Europe, but the United States has largely not pursued the technology.
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 The M&S fightback starts here: Brutally frank chairman lays bare catalogue of failings 28h The M&S fightback starts here: Brutally frank chairman lays bare catalogue of failings
M&S has vowed to win back customers after months of brutal cuts and a fundamental overhaul of the business combined with plunging profits and a sales slump.
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 Bovis Homes hit by shareholder revolt over pay amid a backlash over boardroom excess 28h Bovis Homes hit by shareholder revolt over pay amid a backlash over boardroom excess
Some 37.6 per cent of shareholders voted against the company’s remuneration report. The rebellion was triggered by the decision to bump up the bonus paid to finance director Earl Sibley.
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Regulator Urges Banks to Compete With Payday Lenders28h Regulator Urges Banks to Compete With Payday Lenders
A federal regulator that once chased banks out of the market for small, emergency loans wants them to get back in.
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 Topshop is the latest High Street store to sink into the red with sales falling 6% to £990.8m 28h Topshop is the latest High Street store to sink into the red with sales falling 6% to £990.8m
The tycoon’s fashion chain, which includes Topman, suffered a £10.9m loss for the 12 months to August 26, compared to a £59.4m profit the previous year.
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 Barclays board row over £61bn mega-merger with rival bank Standard Chartered  28h Barclays board row over £61bn mega-merger with rival bank Standard Chartered 
Former Stanchart banker McFarlane is said to have pushed for informal talks over a tie-up, which would be the largest deal between British lenders since the financial crisis.
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 MARKET REPORT: Britvic fizzes 8% even as profits lose their sparkle 28h MARKET REPORT: Britvic fizzes 8% even as profits lose their sparkle
The owner of Tango and Robinsons juices reported a 16.5 per cent fall in pre-tax profit to £41.8million in the 28 weeks to April 15, partly down to closing its Norwich factory.
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 Universal Studios owner Comcast makes a £45bn cash bid for 21st Century Fox 28h Universal Studios owner Comcast makes a £45bn cash bid for 21st Century Fox
That deal includes Fox’s film and television studios, sports networks, National Geographic, Star India and its stakes in streaming service Hulu and British broadcaster Sky.
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 ON THE BOARD: Hilton Food appoints Robert Watson as its new Executive chairman 28h ON THE BOARD: Hilton Food appoints Robert Watson as its new Executive chairman
He will be replaced as chief executive by operating chief Philip Heffer. Watson has been Hilton’s boss since 2002 and was awarded an OBE for services to the meat industry in 2000.
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 At least ten dead after police fire at protesters calling for closure of Indian copper plant 28h At least ten dead after police fire at protesters calling for closure of Indian copper plant
Demonstrations turned violent on Tuesday around Vedanta Resources’ Sterlite copper smelting plant in Tuticorin, India, with officials claiming police were forced to act to protect life and property.
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Macron Vowed to Make France a ‘Start-Up Nation.’ Is It Getting There?28h Updated Macron Vowed to Make France a ‘Start-Up Nation.’ Is It Getting There?
France has quickly become one of the hottest destinations in Europe for technology investment, but it faces big challenges in its mission to become a leader.
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Square Feet: Drawing a Younger Crowd to Lower Manhattan28h Updated Square Feet: Drawing a Younger Crowd to Lower Manhattan
The neighborhood may be the oldest part of New York, but it feels like the newest with the arrival of hotels, residential and office towers, restaurants and nightclubs that cater to millennials.
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Fed Minutes Suggest Few Worries of Economy Overheating28h Updated Fed Minutes Suggest Few Worries of Economy Overheating
The Federal Reserve released minutes from its May meeting on Wednesday. The minutes indicate officials are more worried about inflation falling below 2 percent than overheating.
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28h Wall St. Advances as Fed Seen Taking Moderate Approach to Inflation
U.S. stocks ended with small gains on Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest meeting suggested higher inflation may not result in faster interest rate hikes.
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Tech Fix: Getting a Flood of G.D.P.R.-Related Privacy Policy Updates? Read Them.28h Updated Tech Fix: Getting a Flood of G.D.P.R.-Related Privacy Policy Updates? Read Them.
To comply with Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, which goes into effect on May 25, internet companies have been updating their data policies. Here’s how you can benefit.
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Uber shuts down self-driving operation in Arizona after fatal crash29h Uber shuts down self-driving operation in Arizona after fatal crash
The company will focus research efforts on Pittsburgh and continue to test in San Francisco Uber is to shut down its self-driving car programme in Arizona after one of its cars
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 TSB customers were robbed of their life savings after IT debacle 29h Updated TSB customers were robbed of their life savings after IT debacle
Fraudsters stole the entire £1,600 in Tracey Best's TSB current account, leaving the mother from Woodbridge, in Suffolk, having to feed her family from tins in her kitchen cupboards.
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Leslie Moonves and Shari Redstone Dig In for a Long Legal War at CBS29h Updated Leslie Moonves and Shari Redstone Dig In for a Long Legal War at CBS
In an effort to ward off a merger with Viacom, the network amended its lawsuit against its parent company. Now it falls to a judge to break the deadlock.
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Uber shuts down self-driving operation in Arizona two months after fatal crash29h Uber shuts down self-driving operation in Arizona two months after fatal crash
The company will focus research efforts on Pittsburgh and continue to test in San Francisco Uber is to shut down its self-driving car programme in Arizona after one of its cars
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Offshore Wind Power, Long Ignored in U.S., Wins Foothold in Massachusetts29h Updated Offshore Wind Power, Long Ignored in U.S., Wins Foothold in Massachusetts
The wind farms have increasingly become mainstream sources of power in Northern Europe, but the United States has largely not pursued the technology.
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29h S&P 500 Erases Losses Following Fed Minutes
The S&P 500 erased losses to trade little changed on Wednesday after minutes from the last Federal Reserve meeting suggested higher inflation may not result in faster interest rate hikes.
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Trump Violates First Amendment by Blocking Twitter Users From Feed, Judge Says30h Trump Violates First Amendment by Blocking Twitter Users From Feed, Judge Says
A federal judge in Manhattan ruled on Wednesday that President Trump’s practice of blocking Twitter users who criticize him was improper.
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30h Updated Wall Street Remains Lower on Fresh Concerns Over U.S.-China Trade Talks
U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as President Donald Trump's latest comments fueled skepticism over U.S.-China trade talks and ahead of a Federal Reserve report that could indicate the pace of future rate hikes.
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Bovis Homes hit by shareholder revolt over pay of interim chief executive30h Bovis Homes hit by shareholder revolt over pay of interim chief executive
At meeting 37.6% of shareholders voted against remuneration report but it was passed with backing of 62.4% of investors Bovis Homes has suffered a sizeable shareholder revolt over the pay package it awarded its interim chief executive for fighting off two hostile takeover bids and steadying the business after a
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Paddy Power Betfair buys fantasy sports site Fan Duel30h Paddy Power Betfair buys fantasy sports site Fan Duel
The bookmaker will acquire Fan Duel as it targets the emerging US sports betting market.
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Samsung Wants Every Appliance to Talk by 202030h Updated Samsung Wants Every Appliance to Talk by 2020
Samsung plans to put artificial-intelligence features and internet connectivity in all its products in an effort to transform its home appliances into an army of synced devices capable of fielding verbal commands.
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Fed Minutes Signal Rate Increase in June30h Fed Minutes Signal Rate Increase in June
Federal Reserve officials at their meeting earlier this month signaled they were likely to raise their benchmark short-term interest rate at their June meeting, and they debated how to characterize an evolving policy strategy that soon would no longer try to stimulate economic growth.
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As Disney Moves Forward With Fox, Comcast Continues Plotting30h Updated As Disney Moves Forward With Fox, Comcast Continues Plotting
The Walt Disney Company struck a deal in December to buy most of 21st Century Fox, but Comcast, which has pursued Fox in the past, thinks it has another opening.
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In Michael Cohen’s Rolodex, an Investor Tied to Russia Saw Pay Dirt30h In Michael Cohen’s Rolodex, an Investor Tied to Russia Saw Pay Dirt
A financier linked to a Russian oligarch gave Mr. Cohen a $1 million contract, seeking contacts and advice. The deals went nowhere, but the two men grew close in business and political fund-raising.
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Arcadia owner Tina Green was paid £25m by Taveta despite Topshop slump31h Arcadia owner Tina Green was paid £25m by Taveta despite Topshop slump
Company led by Lady Green’s son from first marriage was paid almost £900,000 to manage a redevelopment of unnamed store Tina Green, the wife of
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New Home Sales Post Weak Spring Start31h Updated New Home Sales Post Weak Spring Start
Sales of new homes in the U.S. fell at the beginning of spring, reversing the stronger momentum seen in the first quarter.
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Congress Approves First Big Dodd-Frank Rollback31h Updated Congress Approves First Big Dodd-Frank Rollback
The bipartisan legislation will now head to President Trump, leaving fewer than 10 big banks subject to stricter post-crisis oversight.
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Turkish lira rallies after emergency rate hike31h Turkish lira rallies after emergency rate hike
It comes after the currency hit a record low on fears the government will meddle with interest rates.
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TalkTalk dials up £175m business customer sale to Daisy31h TalkTalk dials up £175m business customer sale to Daisy
TalkTalk, the telecoms and broadband group, has struck a £175m deal to offload part of its business-to-business (B2B) customer base to Daisy Group, a privately owned rival.
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UK inflation falls to 13-month low, sending pound sliding – as it happened32h UK inflation falls to 13-month low, sending pound sliding – as it happened
Cheaper airfares helped to pull Britain’s inflation rate down to 2.4% last month
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Turkish lira dives against the dollar32h Turkish lira dives against the dollar
The Turkish currency hits a record low on fears over the government will meddle with interest rates.
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Fed Minutes to Offer Clues on Where Rates Are Headed32h Updated Fed Minutes to Offer Clues on Where Rates Are Headed
The Federal Reserve will shed more light on policy makers’ outlook for the second half of the year when it releases the minutes of its May 1-2 meeting.
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The answer to Britain’s productivity crisis? Meghanomics | Larry Elliott32h The answer to Britain’s productivity crisis? Meghanomics | Larry Elliott
The duchess wants to champion female empowerment. Letting women participate fully in the workforce would be a good startThere’s nothing quite like a
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 FTSE LIVE: UK shares slide back from record high 32h Updated FTSE LIVE: UK shares slide back from record high
The FTSE 100 closed down 89.01 points at 7788.44, falling back after two consecutive record closes. Investors appear to be cashing in on the sharp rises to bank some profits.
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Comcast Confirms That It May Challenge Disney Over Fox: DealBook Briefing32h Updated Comcast Confirms That It May Challenge Disney Over Fox: DealBook Briefing
The cable giant publicly acknowledged that it may start a fight over the 21st Century Fox assets that Disney has already agreed to buy for $52.4 billion.
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Marks & Spencer reports sharp drop in annual profits32h Updated Marks & Spencer reports sharp drop in annual profits
Clothing and food sales fall as closure plan incurs £321m bill
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Uber to give drivers and couriers sickness and maternity cover32h Uber to give drivers and couriers sickness and maternity cover
Workers across Europe, including 70,000 in UK, to be offered pay protections under new insurance policy Uber is to provide additional protection for its drivers and couriers across Europe, including 70,000 in the UK, with limited insurance against sickness and injury as well as small maternity and paternity payments. The ride-hailing service said a new insurance policy, to be provided free to its drivers, would give them “peace of mind while preserving the flexibility they value”.
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Skin Deep: How to Cure the Makeup Counter Blues32h Skin Deep: How to Cure the Makeup Counter Blues
As the popularity of online beauty shopping continues to grow, the traditional department store makeup counter is getting a new look.
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32h Wall Street Edges Lower as Trump Adds to Trade Talks Uncertainty
U.S. stocks were slightly lower on Wednesday after President Donald Trump's latest comments fueled skepticism over U.S.-China trade talks and ahead of a Federal Reserve report that could indicate the pace of future rate hikes.
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UK inflation falls to 13-month low, sending pound sliding – business live33h Updated UK inflation falls to 13-month low, sending pound sliding – business live
Cheaper airfares helped to pull Britain’s inflation rate down to 2.4% last month
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Barclays reported to be exploring merger with Standard Chartered33h Barclays reported to be exploring merger with Standard Chartered
Reports say talks were a response to pressure from the activist investors Sherborne Barclays has been exploring a potential merger with rival banks including Standard Chartered, according to
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House prices tumble in London against rises across rest of UK33h House prices tumble in London against rises across rest of UK
London property experts say buyers are “sensing blood in the water”, with sellers forced to cut prices steeply
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U.S. New Home Sales Fell in April33h Updated U.S. New Home Sales Fell in April
Sales of new homes in the U.S. fell at the beginning of spring, reversing the stronger momentum seen in the first quarter.
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Target Sales Get Lift From Remodels but Spending Squeezes Margins33h Updated Target Sales Get Lift From Remodels but Spending Squeezes Margins
Target said sales are rising as the big-box chain benefits from a strong economy and recent investments in stores and online, but those investments continue to weigh on profits.
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UK inflation falls unexpectedly to lowest level for a year33h Updated UK inflation falls unexpectedly to lowest level for a year
Lower airfares helped bring down consumer price index to 2.4% in April, says ONS UK inflation unexpectedly fell further last month to the lowest level in more than a year as lower airfares provided some relief for cash-strapped Britons. Triggering a sell-off in the pound to the lowest levels seen this year, the consumer price index
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Comcast prepares to top Disney’s $52bn bid for 21st Century Fox33h Updated Comcast prepares to top Disney’s $52bn bid for 21st Century Fox
US pay TV giant, which is mounting separate bid for Sky, is in ‘advanced stages’ of putting together all-cash offer Comcast has confirmed it is preparing to top Disney’s $52bn (£39bn) bid for 21st Century Fox. The US pay TV giant, which is also mounting
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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Gets an Earful From the E.U.34h Updated Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Gets an Earful From the E.U.
The chief executive had initially resisted meeting with European authorities, who have emerged as the world’s most assertive watchdog of the technology industry.
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 Rail passengers delayed due to new timetable urged to claim compensation 34h Rail passengers delayed due to new timetable urged to claim compensation
Train companies, including Govia Thameslink, which runs Thameslink, Southern, Great Northern and Gatwick Express services, overhauled their timetable last Sunday.
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Uber gives drivers sick pay and parental leave34h Updated Uber gives drivers sick pay and parental leave
Taxi app Uber is giving European drivers access to medical cover, sick pay and parental leave.
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In Booming Japan, the Phillips Curve Is Dead34h Updated In Booming Japan, the Phillips Curve Is Dead
Standard models of the economy are built on a simple relationship: When unemployment goes down, inflation eventually goes up. That relationship has looked sickly for years. In Japan, it may be dead, a preview of what central bankers may confront everywhere.
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Uber to Pay for Health Insurance for European Drivers34h Updated Uber to Pay for Health Insurance for European Drivers
Uber will pay for limited health insurance and parental benefits for all of its regular drivers and couriers in Europe in a bid to ease tensions with workers who have been clamoring for greater employment benefits.
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Tech We’re Using: Metrics Are Everywhere in Media. Here’s How They Help.34h Tech We’re Using: Metrics Are Everywhere in Media. Here’s How They Help.
Kathy Zhang, a newsroom and product analytics manager at The Times, discusses how analytics tools help her better serve readers.
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Turkish lira plummets against dollar34h Turkish lira plummets against dollar
The Turkish currency hits a record low on fears over the government will meddle with interest rates.
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Congress Pushes Back on White House Approach to Chinese Tech Deals34h Updated Congress Pushes Back on White House Approach to Chinese Tech Deals
Lawmakers are moving to thwart Trump administration efforts to ease restrictions on Chinese telecom giant ZTE and other sensitive technology, citing fears the positions would compromise national security in the latest twist in trade negotiations.
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U.S. Profit Boom Leaves Europe Inc. Playing Catch-Up34h Updated U.S. Profit Boom Leaves Europe Inc. Playing Catch-Up
The eurozone’s economy has outpaced the U.S. for the past two years, yet its corporate profits are trailing those in America like never before.
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Eurozone Business Activity Continues to Slow for Fourth Straight Month34h Eurozone Business Activity Continues to Slow for Fourth Straight Month
Business activity in the eurozone slowed for the fourth straight month in May and more sharply than expected, a survey of manufacturers and service providers showed, a sign that economic growth has yet to rebound from a surprisingly weak showing in the first quarter.
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Uber to Offer Limited Health Insurance to European Employees35h Uber to Offer Limited Health Insurance to European Employees
Uber will pay for limited health insurance and parental benefits for all of its regular drivers and couriers in Europe in a bid to ease tensions with workers who have been clamoring for greater employment benefits.
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 London property market suffers worst annual slowdown since 2009 35h Updated London property market suffers worst annual slowdown since 2009
Annually the value of homes was still growing however, with  an increase of 4.2 per cent on March 2017 taking the average price up to £224,000.
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Shareholders Rebuke Wynn Resorts on Executive Pay35h Updated Shareholders Rebuke Wynn Resorts on Executive Pay
Wynn Resorts shareholders voted overwhelmingly against the company’s executive compensation plan, a rare public rebuke of the corporation’s leadership in the months since founder Steve Wynn resigned amid sexual-misconduct allegations.
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Jaguar Land Rover profits fall as sales slow35h Updated Jaguar Land Rover profits fall as sales slow
The UK's biggest car maker reports a drop in profits after slowing sales growth and more business investment.
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Western consumers fund extremism by buying talcum powder, claims study35h Western consumers fund extremism by buying talcum powder, claims study
Talc used in products sold in Europe and the US is often mined in Afghanistan by Isis and the Taliban, finds report Islamic State and the Taliban are engaged in a bitter battle over control of mines in Afghanistan that supply much of the talcum used by European and US consumers. The mineral, used in everything from baby powder and cosmetics to paint and car parts, is mined in areas of eastern Afghanistanwhere the Taliban and Islamic State in Afghanistan are vying for supremacy.
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Mark Zuckerberg to face tax questions in Macron meeting36h Mark Zuckerberg to face tax questions in Macron meeting
French president said to be seeking frank exchange with tech bosses including Facebook CEO Fresh from
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 GoldenEye Aston Martin DB5 film car to go under the hammer for £1.6m 36h Updated GoldenEye Aston Martin DB5 film car to go under the hammer for £1.6m
It's the very car used in the famous opening chase scene of the '90s Bond movie, where 007 dices with arch villainess Xenia Onatopp in her Ferrari 355 through the hills above Monaco.
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Comcast making move to prevent Disney/Fox deal36h Comcast making move to prevent Disney/Fox deal
Comcast has confirmed it is attempting to beat Disney to win control of 21st Century Fox's TV and film businesses.
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