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Venezuela Launches Virtual Currency, Hoping to Resuscitate Economy1h 41m Updated Venezuela Launches Virtual Currency, Hoping to Resuscitate Economy
Government officials are hoping to spur vitally needed imports like food and medicine and, perhaps, give investors a way of skirting American sanctions.
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Albertsons Is Buying Rite Aid. Walmart’s Stock Falls. There’s a Common Rival.2h Albertsons Is Buying Rite Aid. Walmart’s Stock Falls. There’s a Common Rival.
The grocery chain’s deal and the retail giant’s drop in profits are the latest signs of the pressure that Amazon is putting on traditional businesses.
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Right-Wing Media Uses Parkland Shooting as Conspiracy Fodder2h Right-Wing Media Uses Parkland Shooting as Conspiracy Fodder
Bill O’Reilly, Rush Limbaugh and Jack Kingston express suspicion toward the teenage survivors. The website Gateway Pundit claims they were coached.
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Walmart Stumbles in Shift to Web Selling2h Updated Walmart Stumbles in Shift to Web Selling
Walmart reported strong holiday sales but said online sales growth slowed during the quarter, marking a turn from three quarters of booming web growth.
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KFC Has a Problem in Britain: Not Enough Chicken3h Updated KFC Has a Problem in Britain: Not Enough Chicken
The company found itself struggling with shortages, with a hiccup in its supply chain forcing the closure of hundreds of outlets.
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Trump Administration Looking at Bankruptcy Options for Student Debt3h Updated Trump Administration Looking at Bankruptcy Options for Student Debt
The Trump administration indicated it is considering allowing more Americans to erase student debt in bankruptcy.
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David Poindexter, 89, Who Used Media to Preach Family Planning, Dies3h Updated David Poindexter, 89, Who Used Media to Preach Family Planning, Dies
A Methodist minister, he saw TV and radio programming — soap operas, in particular — as effective tools to teach the world about population control.
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Good News: A.I. Is Getting Cheaper. That’s Also Bad News.3h Updated Good News: A.I. Is Getting Cheaper. That’s Also Bad News.
The building blocks of A.I. are becoming more affordable and easier to work with. A new report explains why that opens the door to additional risks.
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Russian rub4h Russian rub
How a Russian entrepreneur created a popular cosmetics brand based around using extracts from Siberian herbs.
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AI ripe for exploitation, experts warn4h AI ripe for exploitation, experts warn
AI could be used by rogue states, criminals and terrorists for malicious purposes in the near future.
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 DVSA says 1 in 13 used cars has a punishable safety recall 4h Updated DVSA says 1 in 13 used cars has a punishable safety recall
The DVSA said 87,000 of the 1.14 million vehicles ran through its system in 2017 had an safety recall that hadn't been actioned.
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Gender pay gap: Men still earn more than women at most firms4h Gender pay gap: Men still earn more than women at most firms
New figures show almost three in four small UK companies pay men more than their female workers.
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 2018 could see the first cash Isa season for years 4h Updated 2018 could see the first cash Isa season for years
In recent years, many savers have wondered what the point of saving into a cash Isa might be. However, it looks like rates could grow ahead of the new tax year in April.
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 Lelyland SDM bought by Grafton Group 5h Lelyland SDM bought by Grafton Group
Leyland has 21 stores in the capital, including in upmarket areas such as Chelsea, Kensington and Notting Hill. The firm also has warehousing and offices in Wembley, where it is based.
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 HSBC boss Stuart Gulliver, who axed 100,000 jobs, bows out 5h HSBC boss Stuart Gulliver, who axed 100,000 jobs, bows out
Stuart Gulliver took charge of the lender in 2011 and has overseen a drastic reorganisation which saw 107 businesses sold and 100,000 jobs cut.
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Qualcomm Raises Bid for Chip Maker NXP to $44 Billion5h Updated Qualcomm Raises Bid for Chip Maker NXP to $44 Billion
Qualcomm raised its bid for NXP Semiconductors to about $44 billion and locked up support from key investors, as the chip maker seeks to fend off a $121 billion hostile takeover approach by Broadcom.
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On Social Media, Lax Enforcement Lets Impostor Accounts Thrive5h Updated On Social Media, Lax Enforcement Lets Impostor Accounts Thrive
Millions of “bots” posing as real users are promoting celebrities, spreading misinformation and sowing discord. And it’s far easier to build a bot than to kill one.
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Judge Deals AT&T a Setback: DealBook Briefing5h Judge Deals AT&T a Setback: DealBook Briefing
The decision by a federal judge hampers the company’s argument that politics influenced the government’s move to block its $85 billion merger with Time Warner.
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 MARKET REPORT: £100m share boost lifts Sports Direct 5h MARKET REPORT: £100m share boost lifts Sports Direct
Companies use so-called share buy-back schemes to boost their share price when they feel they are undervalued. The tactic worked perfectly for Sports Direct.
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 An extra one billion cars on the road by 2040 5h An extra one billion cars on the road by 2040
The oil titan believes about 300m of the 2bn vehicles will be electric, compared to 3m today. But it reckons oil will still be providing 85 per cent of transport fuel despite the popularity of greener vehicles.
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 DAILY BRIEFING: Tech to protect aircraft from drones 5h DAILY BRIEFING: Tech to protect aircraft from drones
Telecoms giant Vodafone is trialling a technology to help protect aircraft from collisions with drones. The trials would be done in partnership with the European Aviation Safety Agency.
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 Intercontinental Hotels plans a classier budget chain 5h Intercontinental Hotels plans a classier budget chain
As part of a growth plan, the hotels company will launch its Avid brand internationally, with the first site opening in Oklahoma City in the US later this year.
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 HAMISH MCRAE: Why petrol cars are going nowhere 5h HAMISH MCRAE: Why petrol cars are going nowhere
Sometimes the future takes longer to arrive than you’d think. Every year BP takes a long look at global energy – where it comes from, where it is used, the different types of supply and so on.
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 Rothschild vehicle to invest in financial technology firms 5h Rothschild vehicle to invest in financial technology firms
Augmentum Capital, which was set up by Tim Levene, a former executive at online gambling firm Betfair and son of City grandee Lord Levene, will raise the money through a stock market listing.
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 Dying cancer patient is stripped of his care funding 6h Dying cancer patient is stripped of his care funding
The family of 85-year-old Derek Brickley, who is dying of prostate cancer, have had to drain his bank account and put his home on the market to meet the £900-a-week cost of his care.
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6h Updated Dow, S&P Snap Winning Streak as Walmart Weighs
The Dow and S&P 500 fell on Tuesday to snap a six-session winning streak as a sharp decline in Walmart weighed heavily, but gains in Amazon and chip stocks helped the Nasdaq hold near the unchanged mark.
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 Families who pay a fortune for super slow broadband 6h Families who pay a fortune for super slow broadband
Guy Cashmore and partner Liz Parks' £40-a-month broadband was so slow at their Devon home, where they rent out a holiday cottage that they began to get complaints and comments online.
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Spending Bill Raises Expectations for More Fed Rate Increases6h Updated Spending Bill Raises Expectations for More Fed Rate Increases
A bipartisan spending deal reached by U.S. lawmakers earlier this month has prompted many Wall Street economists to raise their projections of how much the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year and next.
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 DAN HYDE: The great broadband bills swizz 6h DAN HYDE: The great broadband bills swizz
It's bad enough to suffer sluggish speeds that make it impossible to watch BBC iPlayer or email a photo to a friend. But to be billed £20 or £30 a month (or more) for the privilege is just insulting.
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 INVESTMENT CLINIC: I want to save for my baby 6h INVESTMENT CLINIC: I want to save for my baby
With savings rates so poor at the moment, your best bet is likely to be investing in the stock market. A Junior stocks and shares Isa is the sensible option, as profit is shielded from the taxman.
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 Profit from the Made in Britain boom 6h Profit from the Made in Britain boom
Manufacturing output has risen for the past eight months, marking the longest run of expansion for nearly 30 years and confounding predictions of decline.
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 Forget to pay a bill? It could hurt your credit rating 6h Forget to pay a bill? It could hurt your credit rating
Every time you apply for any type of credit, the company lending it to you will check your credit record. Your rating is one of the primary factors they take into account.
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Proposed Rules Would Allow Meatpackers to Slaughter Hogs Faster6h Updated Proposed Rules Would Allow Meatpackers to Slaughter Hogs Faster
Proposed rules allowing meatpackers to slaughter hogs faster and play a bigger role in policing food safety are drawing criticism.
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 A £700 boost for retirees who want a guaranteed income 6h A £700 boost for retirees who want a guaranteed income
When interest rates go up, the returns on bonds to which annuity rates are linked also increase.This means savers buying an annuity at retirement receive a higher monthly income.
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 ASK TONY: SunLife plan paid £1,000 less than promised 6h ASK TONY: SunLife plan paid £1,000 less than promised
My husband died in December. He was 74, I am 70, and we were married for 54 years. I’d set up a SunLife Over 50 plan for him and, over the years, it contacted me to increase my premiums.
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 Fixed deals rise ahead of rate hike 6h Fixed deals rise ahead of rate hike
Savings deals are ticking up ahead of an anticipated interest rate rise. The Bank of England base rate is predicted to jump from 0.5 per cent to 1 per cent by the end of this year to help curb inflation.
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Walmart shares slide as online sales slow7h Updated Walmart shares slide as online sales slow
A slide in US online sales growth for the world's biggest retailer spooks investors.
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Why a Republican Plan for Paid Leave Has Stirred Concern About Social Security 7h Updated Why a Republican Plan for Paid Leave Has Stirred Concern About Social Security
A proposal would allow people to collect Social Security after a birth, but there’s a catch.
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Judge Rejects Steve Cohen’s Bid to Seal Employee’s Discrimination Suit: DealBook Briefing7h Judge Rejects Steve Cohen’s Bid to Seal Employee’s Discrimination Suit: DealBook Briefing
The billionaire investor lost a bid to seal a sex discrimination lawsuit against his investment firm, Point72.
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Analysis: Questions for Facebook About Russia’s Use of Its Network7h Analysis: Questions for Facebook About Russia’s Use of Its Network
As Robert S. Mueller’s investigation rolls on, calls for Facebook to provide more information could grow louder.
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Gap Is Replacing CEO of Flagship Brand7h Gap Is Replacing CEO of Flagship Brand
Gap said it is searching for a replacement for Gap brand President and CEO Jeff Kirwan, who is resigning.
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 Most reliable mobile network revealed as EE 7h Updated Most reliable mobile network revealed as EE
EE, owned by BT, beats all rival networks when it comes to reliable mobile signal, according to an independent research while O2 performed the worst.
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Judge Rejects Steve Cohen’s Bid to Seal Sex Employee’s Discrimination Suit: DealBook Briefing7h Judge Rejects Steve Cohen’s Bid to Seal Sex Employee’s Discrimination Suit: DealBook Briefing
The billionaire investor lost a bid to seal a sex discrimination lawsuit against his investment firm, Point72.
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8h Walmart Drags on Dow, S&P but Tech Lifts Nasdaq
A sharp drop in Walmart shares weighed heavily on the Dow and the S&P 500 on Tuesday to put a six-session winning streak in jeopardy, but gains in Amazon and technology stocks helped lift the Nasdaq.
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Economic Scene: Come the Recession, Don’t Count on That Safety Net8h Updated Economic Scene: Come the Recession, Don’t Count on That Safety Net
Republicans seek a leaner welfare system tying government benefits to hard work. But such benefits are worthless when there is no work to be had.
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Revived Ll‎oyds to unveil £1bn share buyback8h Revived Ll‎oyds to unveil £1bn share buyback
Britain's biggest high street lender will underline the rejuvenated strength of its balance sheet on Wednesday when it announces plans to return another £1bn to investors through a new share buyback.
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Top City regulator used tax break scheme9h Updated Top City regulator used tax break scheme
The incoming head of the Financial Conduct Authority had to repay HMRC after tax scheme "error".
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Walmart’s Online Sales Growth Lags as It Confronts Challenges9h Updated Walmart’s Online Sales Growth Lags as It Confronts Challenges
The nation’s largest retailer cited “operational challenges’’ during the holidays as part of the reason for slower growth in its e-commerce sales. Profits fell by 28 percent.
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Square Feet: Philadelphia’s First Step to a Platform of Innovation9h Updated Square Feet: Philadelphia’s First Step to a Platform of Innovation
Drexel Square kicks off a 20-year, $3.5 billion development that aims to create a hub for technology and life-sciences companies called Schuylkill Yards.
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How Banks Can Play a Role in Regulating Guns: DealBook Briefing9h Updated How Banks Can Play a Role in Regulating Guns: DealBook Briefing
Corporate leaders are quietly discussing whether banks like JPMorgan Chase and card companies like Visa could restrict sales of assault rifles.
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Qualcomm, Moving to Fend Off Broadcom, Raises Bid for NXP to $44 Billion9h Updated Qualcomm, Moving to Fend Off Broadcom, Raises Bid for NXP to $44 Billion
The increased offer for a rival chip maker puts pressure on Broadcom to decide how hard it wants to push its hostile bid for Qualcomm.
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Who presided over RBS scandal?9h Who presided over RBS scandal?
FCA must find a way to bring to book those who orchestrated a systematic and endemic culture of screwing customers Choose your own best illustration of the underhand and devious techniques employed by Royal Bank of Scotland’s Global Restructuring Group to gouge small business customers via fees, made-up penalties and punitive interest rates. There are dozens
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Venezuela launches oil cryptocurrency10h Venezuela launches oil cryptocurrency
The "Petro" is intended to help country's crumbling economy evade tough US sanctions.
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Albertsons Scoops Up Remainder of Rite Aid in Face of Online Threat10h Updated Albertsons Scoops Up Remainder of Rite Aid in Face of Online Threat
Albertsons plans to buy the portion of Rite Aid that isn’t being sold to Walgreens Boots Alliance as retailers of all stripes scramble to respond to a rapidly changing consumer shopping landscape.
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Cochrane Journal: With 10 Million Acres in Patagonia, a National Park System Is Born10h Updated Cochrane Journal: With 10 Million Acres in Patagonia, a National Park System Is Born
Two Americans snapped up large swaths of land in Chile, which they donated to a new conservation area that will be three times the size of Yosemite and Yellowstone combined.
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Hotels Check Into Technology Arms Race11h Updated Hotels Check Into Technology Arms Race
In a wake-up call to investors, Holiday Inn owner InterContinental Hotels said it won’t return extra cash this year.
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KFC shortages to continue all week11h Updated KFC shortages to continue all week
The chicken chain says some outlets will be closed all week and others will have a reduced menu.
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 FTSE CLOSE: HSBC falls short despite profit boost 11h FTSE CLOSE: HSBC falls short despite profit boost
Global bank HSBC reported a profit jump in its full year results, but still lagged analyst expectations. Meanwhile markets waited for fresh data on how UK industry has fared.
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Finding Produce in Alaska’s Long Winter Takes Wiles and Luck11h Finding Produce in Alaska’s Long Winter Takes Wiles and Luck
Even in Anchorage, hunting down fresh fruit and vegetables can be like panning for gold. The smartest prospectors have a strategy.
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 MPs publish report into RBS treatment of small firms 11h MPs publish report into RBS treatment of small firms
The document reveals how RBS’ unit Global Restructuring Group exploited small firm for its own financial gain.
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11h Updated S&P, Dow Falter After Six Days of Gains as Walmart Weighs
A steep fall in Walmart's shares put the skids on the S&P 500 and the Dow's six-day winning streak, but gains in Amazon and technology stocks kept the Nasdaq in positive territory.
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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions11h Updated Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.
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Trump Administration Seeks to Stimulate Private Space Projects11h Trump Administration Seeks to Stimulate Private Space Projects
Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday is expected to announce new moves promoting private ventures in space, including easing launch rules and putting the Commerce Department in charge of broader deregulation initiatives.
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Albertsons to Buy Rite Aid, Combining Groceries and Drugstores12h Albertsons to Buy Rite Aid, Combining Groceries and Drugstores
The transaction is another sign of the pressure that traditional retailers of all kinds are facing as consumers do more and more of their buying online.
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Qualcomm boosts NXP bid as it resists Broadcom takeover12h Qualcomm boosts NXP bid as it resists Broadcom takeover
Qualcomm has made a new, higher offer for Dutch rival NXP Semiconductors.
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The iPhone Is Losing Out to Chinese Devices in Asia12h Updated The iPhone Is Losing Out to Chinese Devices in Asia
The iPhone X’s steep price opens the door to cheaper options in Asian markets, and Chinese smartphone brands Xiaomi, Oppo and Vivo are grabbing market share.
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 Hey presto! Watch out for EE’s early exit fee trick 12h Updated Hey presto! Watch out for EE’s early exit fee trick
Not only do customers have to pay off the entire remaining cost of their contract but EE also imposes extra charges on them.
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Q&A: Next for Dream: Boutique Hotels in Belize and Tulum12h Updated Q&A: Next for Dream: Boutique Hotels in Belize and Tulum
Jay Stein explains why the hotel group known for luxury properties in places like New York is expanding to smaller cities in the United States and beyond.
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 FTSE live: HSBC falls short despite profit boost 12h Updated FTSE live: HSBC falls short despite profit boost
Global bank HSBC reported a profit jump in its full year results, but still lagged analyst expectations. Meanwhile markets waited for fresh data on how UK industry has fared.
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PPF demands ‘independent’ Toys R Us administrator12h PPF demands ‘independent’ Toys R Us administrator
The pensions lifeboat is demanding that directors of Toys R Us UK line up an ‘independent’ administrator if talks about a rescue of the chain break down in the coming days.
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Facebook Battles New Criticism After Indictment Against Russians13h Updated Facebook Battles New Criticism After Indictment Against Russians
Facebook is contending with a new wave of criticism prompted by the U.S. indictment alleging that Russia manipulated social-media platforms—and by a Facebook executive’s attempts to address the issue.
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KFC says stores are starting to reopen13h Updated KFC says stores are starting to reopen
But hundreds of the chicken chain's UK outlets remain shut after "issues" with new delivery firm DHL.
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Central bank chief suspended in bribery scandal13h Central bank chief suspended in bribery scandal
Imagine the turmoil if Mark Carney, the Bank of England governor, had spent the weekend under arrest following allegations from a leading bank that he had been seeking and accepting bribes - all as payments from another top UK bank had been suspended while it was under investigation for laundering money including funds destined for North Korea's missile programme.
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Guess Co-Founder to Step Away During Investigation Into Conduct13h Updated Guess Co-Founder to Step Away During Investigation Into Conduct
Guess? said Tuesday that co-founder Paul Marciano will relinquish his day-to-day responsibilities with the company and salary during a continuing investigation into recent allegations of improper conduct.
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Tax Regulations at Center of GOP Dispute13h Tax Regulations at Center of GOP Dispute
A turf battle is breaking out in the Republican Party over which agencies should have a say in writing new regulations stemming from last year’s landmark tax legislation.
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KFC was warned about switching UK delivery contractor, union says13h Updated KFC was warned about switching UK delivery contractor, union says
GMB union says it expressed doubts about DHL’s ability to run operation from single warehouse The fast food chain KFC was warned it would face delivery problems months ago, it has been claimed, as the company tries to grapple with a worsening chicken supply crisis that has forced most of its outlets to remain closed. About 420 KFC stores are currently shut
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MPs publish full unredacted report into RBS small business scandal13h MPs publish full unredacted report into RBS small business scandal
Treasury committee releases details of ‘widespread inappropriate treatment’ that City watchdog refused to make public The Treasury committee has published the
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UK factory order growth hits four-month low; German economic confidence falls – business live13h Updated UK factory order growth hits four-month low; German economic confidence falls – business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, including the latest healthcheck on Britain’s manufacturing base
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Plastic bans worldwide will dent oil demand growth, says BP14h Plastic bans worldwide will dent oil demand growth, says BP
But oil giant expects demand for crude to grow and not peak until late 2030s Bans around the world on single use plastic items such as carrier bags will dent growth in oil demand over the next two decades, according to BP. However, the UK-headquartered oil and gas firm said it still expects the global hunger for crude to grow for years and not peak until the late 2030s.
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Asda boosted by vegan-friendly mince pies14h Asda boosted by vegan-friendly mince pies
Britain's third-largest supermarket said sales rose in the key Christmas quarter partly thanks to the popularity of vegan-friendly mince pies.
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Taxis, Ride-Hailing Firms Battle for Business on Road to Tokyo Olympics14h Updated Taxis, Ride-Hailing Firms Battle for Business on Road to Tokyo Olympics
Sony is helping Japanese taxi firms improve their services, competing against ride-hailing giants Uber and China’s Didi Chuxing Technology, along with Toyota, in the race for business ahead of the 2020 Olympics.
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Jamie Oliver closes flagship Barbecoa restaurant14h Updated Jamie Oliver closes flagship Barbecoa restaurant
The celebrity chef's two steak restaurants go into administration - but he immediately buys one back.
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Asda sales rise on strong Christmas15h Updated Asda sales rise on strong Christmas
The retailer credits low prices for rising sales during the final three months of last year.
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KFC shuts more stores in chicken chaos15h Updated KFC shuts more stores in chicken chaos
Hundreds of the chicken chain's UK outlets remain shut following "issues" with new delivery firm DHL.
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Murdoch promises to run Sky News for 10 years for Fox takeover deal15h Murdoch promises to run Sky News for 10 years for Fox takeover deal
Tycoon makes offers to allay media monopoly fears and ease through 21st Century Fox deal Rupert Murdoch has doubled the length of time he is willing to keep running Sky News to “at least” 10 years, as 21st Century Fox sweetens its offer to protect the news channel to gain clearance for the £11.7bn takeover of Sky. The Competition and Markets Authority said last month that Murdoch’s bid raised media plurality concerns because the
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Walmart’s Revenue Rises, but Profit Falls Amid E-Commerce Push15h Walmart’s Revenue Rises, but Profit Falls Amid E-Commerce Push
The nation’s largest retailer said investments in online business and restructuring charges related to closing Sam’s Club stores had caused the drop.
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DealBook Briefing: Could Banks Take a Role in Writing New Gun Rules?16h DealBook Briefing: Could Banks Take a Role in Writing New Gun Rules?
Corporate leaders are quietly discussing whether banks like JPMorgan Chase and card companies like Visa could restrict sales of assault rifles.
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Albertsons to Buy Remnants of Rite Aid Following Walgreens Deal16h Albertsons to Buy Remnants of Rite Aid Following Walgreens Deal
The transaction is another sign of the pressure that traditional retailers and pharmacies are facing from consumers shopping online.
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 HSBC reports bumper profits of £15bn 16h Updated HSBC reports bumper profits of £15bn
Global bank HSBC suffered in trading despite reporting an 11 per cent jump in adjusted profits before tax for 2017 and revenues of £36.8 billion. Shares opened 2.7 per cent lower in the UK.
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Silicon Valley Has a New Investment Opportunity: Your Home16h Updated Silicon Valley Has a New Investment Opportunity: Your Home
Companies including some backed by Silicon Valley venture-capital firms and Mark Zuckerberg’s nonprofit are experimenting with a product that essentially lets them take an ownership position in a house along with the homeowner.
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Evelina set to keep Presidents Club money16h Evelina set to keep Presidents Club money
Another of the charities which said it would return six-figure donations from a controversial fundraising event is poised to perform a U-turn and keep the money.
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 Homewares retailer Dunelm sees shares slump 16h Homewares retailer Dunelm sees shares slump
Analysts said that Dunelm had been forced to discount more products, as it was battling sluggish consumer confidence and a slowdown in the property market.
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Qualcomm Raises Bid for NXP to $44 Billion16h Qualcomm Raises Bid for NXP to $44 Billion
Chip giant Qualcomm raised its bid for NXP Semiconductors to about $44 billion in an effort to win shareholder support for the acquisition.
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Albertsons Scoops Up Remainder of Rite Aid as Retailers Face Online Threat16h Albertsons Scoops Up Remainder of Rite Aid as Retailers Face Online Threat
Albertsons plans to buy the rest of Rite Aid that isn’t being sold to Walgreens Boots Alliance as retailers of all stripes scramble to respond to a rapidly changing consumer shopping landscape.
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 IHG profits beat expectations but shares dip 16h Updated IHG profits beat expectations but shares dip
IHG, which owns hotel chains Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza, beat analysts’ expectations with an 8 per cent rise in operating profit to $759million (£544 million).
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 Builder flogged £99,000 plot of his land to his own firm 16h Updated Builder flogged £99,000 plot of his land to his own firm
Jolyon Harrison, who lives near York, bought the plot 75 miles away in Mansfield more than a decade ago. The 69-year-old has now agreed to sell it to MJ Gleeson for £98,750.
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Iranian Airline Bought U.S. Jet Parts Through Front Firms16h Updated Iranian Airline Bought U.S. Jet Parts Through Front Firms
An Iranian airline under sanctions by the U.S. for ferrying weapons and fighters into Syria repeatedly bought U.S.-made jet engines and parts through Turkish front companies over the past several years, most recently in December, federal investigators said.
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Fox strengthens its commitments on Sky News17h Fox strengthens its commitments on Sky News
Media giant 21st Century Fox has strengthened its commitment to protect the independence of Sky News as it seeks to buy the channel's owner, Sky plc.
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KFC shuts more stores in chicken crisis17h Updated KFC shuts more stores in chicken crisis
Hundreds of the chicken chain's UK outlets remain shut following "issues" with new delivery firm DHL.
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Qualcomm Set to Raise Bid for NXP to $44 Billion17h Updated Qualcomm Set to Raise Bid for NXP to $44 Billion
Chip giant Qualcomm is set to raise its bid for NXP Semiconductors to about $44 billion in an effort to win shareholder support for the acquisition and help it fend off a takeover approach from Broadcom.
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German economic confidence falls; Pound volatile amid Brexit uncertainty – business live17h Updated German economic confidence falls; Pound volatile amid Brexit uncertainty – business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, as sterling weakens ahead of a speech by Brexit secretary David Davis
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 Ikea helps British households secure green energy tariff 17h Ikea helps British households secure green energy tariff
Swedish furniture giant Ikea has partnered with a collective energy switching firm to encourage households to sign-up to a 100% renewable tariff.
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Venezuela lines up cryptocurrency launch18h Venezuela lines up cryptocurrency launch
Venezuela plans to introduce a new cryptocurrency on Tuesday as the economy struggles to cope with US sanctions and hyperinflation.
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Albertsons, Rite Aid Plan $24 Billion Deal Amid Online Fight18h Albertsons, Rite Aid Plan $24 Billion Deal Amid Online Fight
Albertsons plans to buy the rest of Rite Aid that isn’t being sold to Walgreens Boots Alliance as retailers of all stripes scramble to respond to a rapidly changing consumer shopping landscape.
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Pound volatile amid Brexit uncertainty – business live18h Pound volatile amid Brexit uncertainty – business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, as sterling weakens ahead of a speech by Brexit secretary David Davis
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Vodafone pilots new software to thwart rogue drones18h Vodafone pilots new software to thwart rogue drones
Telecom hopes to track drones too small for radar just as air-traffic control tracks planes Vodafone is
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 What next for mortgage rates? 18h Updated What next for mortgage rates?
Halifax, Nationwide, the Post Office and Tesco Bank have all pulled their cheapest rates and mortgage brokers say others are likely to follow by the end of the month.
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HSBC profits jump to $17.2bn on Asia growth19h Updated HSBC profits jump to $17.2bn on Asia growth
While well-known on the UK High Street, the banking giant makes most of its money outside of Britain.
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Pound drops back below $1.40 amid Brexit uncertainty – business live19h Updated Pound drops back below $1.40 amid Brexit uncertainty – business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, as sterling weakens ahead of a speech by Brexit secretary David Davis
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Carillion: Regulator was warned over pensions deficit19h Carillion: Regulator was warned over pensions deficit
The Pensions Regulators was alerted in 2010 and 2013 over the size of Carillion's pensions deficit.
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William Hill fined £6.2m by Gambling Commission for lax controls19h Updated William Hill fined £6.2m by Gambling Commission for lax controls
The Gambling Commission says 10 customers were able to deposit money linked to criminal offences.
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William Hill fined £6.2m by Gambling Commission19h William Hill fined £6.2m by Gambling Commission
Firm handed big fine over failure to spot problem gambling and prevent money laundering Betting group
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Outgoing HSBC boss paid £6.1m as profits miss20h Outgoing HSBC boss paid £6.1m as profits miss
The outgoing chief executive of Europe's biggest bank has seen his annual pay rise to £6.1m as the bank reported profits that missed analysts' targets. 
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HSBC profits more than double to $17.2bn20h HSBC profits more than double to $17.2bn
End of restructuring costs boosts performance but Trump tax writedown misses forecasts
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William Hill fined £6.2m for lax controls21h Updated William Hill fined £6.2m for lax controls
The bookmaker is penalised for breaching anti-money laundering and social responsibility regulations.
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William Hill fined £6.2m by gambling regulator21h William Hill fined £6.2m by gambling regulator
William Hill has been fined £6.2m by regulators over money laundering and problem gambling failures.
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Ikea joins Big Clean Switch to offer 100% renewable energy tariff21h Ikea joins Big Clean Switch to offer 100% renewable energy tariff
Joint venture claims cheaper green power could save UK households £300 a year Ikea is calling for households to join its latest joint venture – a collective energy switch that promises an exclusive 100% renewable electricity tariff. The furniture retailer has joined forces with the “Big Clean Switch” campaign to use a
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Waitrose customer left ‘horrified’ after sausage label mix-up21h Waitrose customer left ‘horrified’ after sausage label mix-up
Shopper thought they were buying beef and it was against their religion to eat pork
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22h Updated A Director’s Apology Adds Momentum to South Korea’s #MeToo Movement
“I am ready to take all punishment, including legal responsibilities for my crimes,” said Lee Youn-taek, a theater director accused of sexual harassment.
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Macron Law Jolts French Labor Market23h Updated Macron Law Jolts French Labor Market
Some of France’s largest employers are seizing on President Emmanuel Macron’s labor-system overhaul to undertake mass layoffs, heralding a sea change for a country that has long coddled its workforce.
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Oil Producers Buy Back Shares After Years of Selling New Stock26h Updated Oil Producers Buy Back Shares After Years of Selling New Stock
North American energy producers survived the recent oil bust in large part by selling more than $60 billion of new stock. Now they’re beginning to buy it back.
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DealBook: How Banks Could Control Gun Sales if Washington Won’t27h DealBook: How Banks Could Control Gun Sales if Washington Won’t
As Corporate America espouses “social responsibility,” the financial industry could help limit sales of assault weapons, our columnist writes.
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DealBook: An Idea: Banks Could Control Gun Sales if Washington Won’t27h DealBook: An Idea: Banks Could Control Gun Sales if Washington Won’t
As Corporate America espouses “social responsibility,” the financial industry could help limit sales of assault weapons, our columnist writes.
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After Florida School Shooting, Russian ‘Bot’ Army Pounced27h After Florida School Shooting, Russian ‘Bot’ Army Pounced
Twitter accounts suspected of having links to Russia were focused on Robert Mueller. But after news broke about the shooting, they quickly changed their focus.
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Fox News Plans a Streaming Service for ‘Superfans’27h Fox News Plans a Streaming Service for ‘Superfans’
Fox Nation will focus primarily on right-leaning commentary and charge viewers a subscription fee.
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Maplin in talks with potential buyers28h Maplin in talks with potential buyers
The 200-store electronics retailer hopes that a deal might be done as early as this week.
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Fin tech28h Fin tech
Fish farming is big business and producers are adopting new technologies to expand and cut costs.
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Apprentice levy needs total overhaul, business chief will say28h Apprentice levy needs total overhaul, business chief will say
The head of the EEF manufacturers' group will say the flagship employment scheme needs a total revamp.
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Key gig economy case reaches Supreme Court28h Key gig economy case reaches Supreme Court
Pimlico Plumbers is challenging a ruling that a "self-employed" worker is entitled to basic rights.
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We will prevent hostile takeover bids for UK firms – Jeremy Corbyn28h We will prevent hostile takeover bids for UK firms – Jeremy Corbyn
A Labour government would seek to stop deals that threaten to ‘destroy our industrial base’ Jeremy Corbyn will promise in a speech that a future Labour government would “intervene to prevent hostile takeovers” like investment firm Melrose’s £7.4bn bid for British manufacturing company GKN.
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Carillion directors ignored pleas to plug pensions gap, letters reveal28h Carillion directors ignored pleas to plug pensions gap, letters reveal
Frank Field says evidence shows that directors were ‘contemptuous of their pensions obligations’ Carillion’s pension scheme trustees began urging the
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Tax Overhaul Gains Public Support, Buoying Republicans30h Updated Tax Overhaul Gains Public Support, Buoying Republicans
The upturn follows an aggressive advertising campaign by the party and coincides with an eroding Democratic lead in polls gauging midterm election prospects.
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Why A.I. Researchers at Google Got Desks Next to the Boss30h Updated Why A.I. Researchers at Google Got Desks Next to the Boss
At Google, Facebook and other tech companies, executives are making statements about priorities with their seating charts.
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 Santander investigates boss’s toxic past at RBS  30h Santander investigates boss’s toxic past at RBS 
The chairman of Santander’s UK operation, Baroness Vadera, has probed Nathan Bostock’s involvement in a scandal which allegedly saw small firms wrecked by bankers for a profit.
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 CITY DIARY: Bailey should release Jess Staley verdict 30h CITY DIARY: Bailey should release Jess Staley verdict
How can the Financial Conduct Authority's boss Andrew Bailey restore his reputation, dented by the watchdog's failure to publish its report on Royal Bank of Scotland's Global Restructuring Group?
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 Fast chargers for motorways to fuel electric car drive 30h Fast chargers for motorways to fuel electric car drive
The Natoinal Grid National Grid has identified 50 sites across the country where drivers could just pull over and charge up in five to 12 minutes compared to the 20 to 40 minutes it takes at the moment.
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 ALEX BRUMMER: The GKN bid must be probed 30h ALEX BRUMMER: The GKN bid must be probed
It is price which too often decides the outcome of British takeovers. Share registers have become global and once the train has left the station the hedge funds hitch a ride and profit handsomely.
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 MARKET REPORT: AA drops 3% amid fears of a dividend chop 30h MARKET REPORT: AA drops 3% amid fears of a dividend chop
German investment bank Berenberg downgraded to the bank to ‘sell’, arguing that the outlook for the firm looks bleaker than it did a few months ago.
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 A £68m windfall for Jet2 airline boss who snubs complaints 30h A £68m windfall for Jet2 airline boss who snubs complaints
Philip Meeson, a former RAF pilot who set up Jet2 in 2002, saw the value of his 38 per cent holding in parent company Dart Group soar from £365m to £433m.
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 Topshop is NOT being sold to the Chinese, says Green 30h Topshop is NOT being sold to the Chinese, says Green
In a statement, Topshop owner Arcadia denied suggestions that Arcadia ‘has been seeking a buyer for some time’, denying that it had taken part in discussions with HSBC over a sale.
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There’s a Persistent Hum in This Canadian City, and No One Knows Why31h Updated There’s a Persistent Hum in This Canadian City, and No One Knows Why
Residents affected by the “Windsor Hum” complain of sleeplessness, depression and headaches. It is one of many mysterious sounds reported throughout the world.
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Troubled electronics chain Maplin in talks to find buyer31h Troubled electronics chain Maplin in talks to find buyer
Firm says it hopes to achieve ‘a solvent sale of the business’ this week One of the UK’s biggest electronics retailers is racing to find a buyer in an effort to save the business from administration. Maplin, which was founded in 1972 and has more than 200 stores nationwide, is in talks with several potential buyers and hopes to strike a deal this week.
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Fact-Checking a Facebook Executive’s Comments on Russian Interference 32h Updated Fact-Checking a Facebook Executive’s Comments on Russian Interference
Rob Goldman, Facebook vice president for ads, tweeted about Russia’s disinformation effort. President Trump then cited him. We fact-checked Mr. Goldman.
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The C.E.O. Who Stood Up to President Trump: Ken Frazier Speaks Out32h Updated The C.E.O. Who Stood Up to President Trump: Ken Frazier Speaks Out
The head of Merck quit Mr. Trump’s business council after racial violence in Virginia, saying “as a matter of my own personal conscience, I could not remain.”
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Private Trades in Spotify Shares to Play Role in Debut32h Updated Private Trades in Spotify Shares to Play Role in Debut
Spotify AB is counting on its surging private-market value to bolster the music-streaming service’s appeal to investors in an unorthodox public debut that could be the biggest since Snap Inc.’s $20 billion IPO last year.
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Why Was Facebook So Easy to Hijack?32h Updated Why Was Facebook So Easy to Hijack?
Experts offer a lesson in how Facebook and other networks through history became hierarchies, as individuals got more influence.
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Latvian central bank boss released on bail33h Updated Latvian central bank boss released on bail
The Baltic state's anti-corruption agency suspects Ilmars Rimsevics of seeking a €100,000 bribe.
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What Makes Public Radio ‘Very Personal’ Magnifies Its #MeToo Cases33h Updated What Makes Public Radio ‘Very Personal’ Magnifies Its #MeToo Cases
Public broadcasting, which fosters an intimate relationship with its listeners and counts on their donations, is scrambling after the ouster of prominent figures over allegations of misbehavior.
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Topshop boss denies report he is selling the business33h Updated Topshop boss denies report he is selling the business
Sir Philip Green says he has never held talks with China's Shandong Ruyi about selling his Arcadia retail empire.
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 Two-thirds of KFC outlets shut down by chicken shortage 34h Two-thirds of KFC outlets shut down by chicken shortage
It means that around two thirds of its near 900 stores were suffering from the shortage.
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Most KFCs in UK remain closed because of chicken shortage34h Updated Most KFCs in UK remain closed because of chicken shortage
Fast food chain blames contract with delivery firm DHL, with more than 600 outlets still shut The fast food chain KFC has been forced to temporarily close most of its UK outlets after problems with a new delivery contract led to a chicken shortage. A total of 562 KFC outlets remained shut as of Monday evening following a weekend of disruption that peaked on Sunday night at 646 closures.
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More arrests in $1.8bn Punjab National Bank scam34h More arrests in $1.8bn Punjab National Bank scam
Several Punjab National Bank workers have been detained in connection with India's biggest fraud.
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Maplin in last-ditch bid to secure ‘solvent sale’34h Maplin in last-ditch bid to secure ‘solvent sale’
The owner of Maplin, one of Britain’s biggest electrical goods retailers, is racing to avoid calling in administrators amid deepening pessimism about the outlook for the high street.
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Stock markets slip as investors remain cautious; more Carillion jobs lost -as it happened34h Stock markets slip as investors remain cautious; more Carillion jobs lost -as it happened
All the day’s economic and financial news, as markets lose early gains
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Stock markets slip as investors remain cautious; more Carillion jobs lost - business live35h Updated Stock markets slip as investors remain cautious; more Carillion jobs lost - business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, as markets lose early gains
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 What to do if you have your credit card stolen 35h Updated What to do if you have your credit card stolen
Walking down the high street with friends on Saturday, we heard an elderly gentleman at a cash machine shout: ‘My card! They’ve taken my card!’
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Meat supplier Russell Hume falls into administration35h Updated Meat supplier Russell Hume falls into administration
The collapse of Derby-based Russell Hume following an FSA investigation will cost almost 270 jobs.
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 Meat supplier Russell Hume goes into administration 35h Updated Meat supplier Russell Hume goes into administration
KPMG, which has been appointed as administrator, said 266 jobs out of the total 302 have already been axed.
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Chicken chaos as KFC closes outlets35h Chicken chaos as KFC closes outlets
Hundreds of the chicken chain's UK outlets are shut following "issues" with new delivery firm DHL.
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Chicken shortage hits KFC35h Chicken shortage hits KFC
KFC has closed 562 chicken restaurants after problems with a supplier caused a shortage of chicken.
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 FTSE live: Stock market kicks the week off higher 35h Updated FTSE live: Stock market kicks the week off higher
The FTSE 100 closed down 47.04 points at 7,247.66. In terms of companies reporting, consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser shares fell after it put out a lacklustre update.
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 More than 600 stores still closed as KFC grapples with... 36h Updated More than 600 stores still closed as KFC grapples with...
It means that around two thirds of its near 900 stores were suffering from the shortage.
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 SMALL CAP SHARE IDEAS: Baker Steel Resources Trust 36h SMALL CAP SHARE IDEAS: Baker Steel Resources Trust
Overall, the deal will allow Baker Steel to book an uplift to its booked net asset value for Polar Acquisition of the order of 25 per cent in its next monthly statement.
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London posh-home lettings hit record high36h London posh-home lettings hit record high
Houses in prime areas of capital fetching up to £18,000-a-week rent as demand rises Six- and seven-bedroom houses in Notting Hill and Primrose Hill were among a record number of properties rented out at £5,000-plus a week in London last year. Upmarket estate agent Knight Frank reported the number of its “super-prime” lettings rose 34% last year to 137, from 102 in 2016. The vast majority of properties are let furnished.
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‘To Me, It Was Racist’: N.B.A. Players Respond to Laura Ingraham’s Comments on LeBron James37h Updated ‘To Me, It Was Racist’: N.B.A. Players Respond to Laura Ingraham’s Comments on LeBron James
The Fox News host mocked Mr. James and said basketball stars should not express political opinions. “We will definitely not shut up and dribble,” Mr. James responded.
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Meat supplier Russell Hume collapses with loss of up to 300 jobs37h Meat supplier Russell Hume collapses with loss of up to 300 jobs
Administration comes weeks after firm halted production due to food standards scare More than 260 workers have lost their jobs at the meat supplier Russell Hume, which has collapsed into administration just weeks after production was suspended following a food standards scare. Administrators announced 266 redundancies on Monday from the 302 employees at the company, which has its headquarters in Derby and operates from six production sites in Liverpool, Birmingham, London, Boroughbridge in North Yorkshire, Exeter and Fife.
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 UK shareholders miss out on huge increases to dividends 37h UK shareholders miss out on huge increases to dividends
UK companies took a cautious approach to dividends last year and raised them by just 3 per cent on average after cutting payments back the previous year in the wake of the Brexit referendum.
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Chicken chaos as KFC closes 750 outlets37h Updated Chicken chaos as KFC closes 750 outlets
Most of the chicken chain's 900 UK outlets are shut following "issues" with new delivery firm DHL.
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Nurofen owner Reckitt misses profit forecast amid tough trading37h Nurofen owner Reckitt misses profit forecast amid tough trading
Consumer goods group blames difficulties in developed markets and rising commodity costs Reckitt Benckiser, the owner of brands including Durex and Nurofen, missed its 2017 profit expectations and said tough trading in developed markets and rising commodity costs were set to continue.
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Oil Producers Buying Back Shares After Years of Selling New Stock38h Oil Producers Buying Back Shares After Years of Selling New Stock
North American energy producers survived the recent oil bust in large part by selling more than $60 billion of new stock. Now they’re beginning to buy it back.
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Uber drops appeal on driver language test38h Uber drops appeal on driver language test
Uber has accepted new proposals to enforce English language standards on its drivers in London by withdrawing a legal challenge.
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Great Ormond Street may keep Presidents Club donation38h Great Ormond Street may keep Presidents Club donation
Hospital considers retaining £530,000 it received from scandal-hit charity Great Ormond Street hospital is reconsidering whether to return £530,000 it collected in donations from the controversial
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 MPs demand probe into £200m share fiasco 38h Updated MPs demand probe into £200m share fiasco
Eight months after the settlement was agreed, private shareholders have still not received a penny. Signature Litigation, which is handling the case, blames the company formed to bring the claim.
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Carillion job losses rise above 1,00038h Carillion job losses rise above 1,000
Number of redundancies reaches 1,141 with nearly 11,000 more yet to learn their fate The number of Carillion workers who have lost their jobs as a result of
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Revealed: Cash eclipsed as Britain turns to digital payments38h Revealed: Cash eclipsed as Britain turns to digital payments
Notes and coins set to fall to just 21% of sales by 2026, raising questions for those who rely on the cash economy Britain will move beyond “peak cash” this year, according to data gathered by the Guardian that suggests notes and coins are rapidly being supplanted as the favoured payment method, particularly in cities. Debit cards are set to overtake cash as the most frequently used payment method in the UK later this year, according to UK Finance, which represents leading finance and banking firms.
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Stock markets steady as confidence returns; more Carillion jobs lost - business live38h Updated Stock markets steady as confidence returns; more Carillion jobs lost - business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, as Asian markets bounce back from the recent selloff
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Cash Isa savings rates begin to tick up39h Cash Isa savings rates begin to tick up
Individual Savings Accounts are slowly offering better returns to savers
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UK millennials second worst-hit financially in developed world, says study39h UK millennials second worst-hit financially in developed world, says study
Resolution Foundation says young Britons have suffered biggest reversal in fortunes save for young Greeks Britain’s millennial generation, born since 1981, have suffered a bigger reversal in financial fortunes than their counterparts in most other developed countries except Greece, according to a new study.
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Indian bank branch at centre of $1.8bn fraud is closed39h Indian bank branch at centre of $1.8bn fraud is closed
A Punjab National Bank branch in Mumbai has been shut by police investigating India's biggest loan fraud.
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Troubled meat supplier falls into administration39h Troubled meat supplier falls into administration
The collapse of Derby-based Russell Hume following an FSA investigation will cost almost 270 jobs.
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Meat safety scare firm Russell Hume collapses39h Meat safety scare firm Russell Hume collapses
Administrators have announced that 266 jobs have been lost through the collapse of meat supplier Russell Hume.
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Great Ormond Street Hospital may keep scandal charity cash40h Great Ormond Street Hospital may keep scandal charity cash
Great Ormond Street Hospital had said it would return money donated by the Presidents Club charity.
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Arsenal and Emirates in £200m shirt sponsorship extension40h Arsenal and Emirates in £200m shirt sponsorship extension
The longest running current Premier League shirt deal will now last for at least 18 years.
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Departing Tesco UK chief named N Brown chairman40h Departing Tesco UK chief named N Brown chairman
The UK boss of Tesco is to become one of the youngest chairmen of a FTSE 350 company after being appointed by the online retailer N Brown.
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 Major shareholder accuses Carillion top brass of cover-up 40h Updated Major shareholder accuses Carillion top brass of cover-up
Investment firm Kiltearn Partners, which had a 10 per cent stake in the doomed builder last year, said it believed there were grounds for an investigation.
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Facebook to seek verification by post for election ads40h Facebook to seek verification by post for election ads
People wishing to take out ads naming political candidates will be sent a verification code in the post.
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Great Ormond Street may keep Presidents Club cash41h Great Ormond Street may keep Presidents Club cash
Britain's best-known children's hospital charity is debating whether to retain hundreds of thousands of pounds raised at a scandal-hit event, weeks after insisting that it would hand the money back.
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Stock market recovery continues as confidence returns - business live41h Updated Stock market recovery continues as confidence returns - business live
All the day’s economic and financial news, as Asian markets bounce back from the recent selloff
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 I saw a man have his credit card nicked 41h I saw a man have his credit card nicked
Walking down the high street with friends on Saturday, we heard an elderly gentleman at a cash machine shout: ‘My card! They’ve taken my card!’
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 Average house asking price jumps by over £2,400 in a month 41h Updated Average house asking price jumps by over £2,400 in a month
Rightmove said the market remained resilient, although this rate of growth was ‘well below’ the 1.6 per cent monthly average at this time of year over the last ten years.
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What not to expect from Philip Hammond Spring statement41h What not to expect from Philip Hammond Spring statement
There won't be a red box nor any tax nor spending changes in the chancellor's March economic update.
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 Pensioners could get a tax break for care 41h Updated Pensioners could get a tax break for care
The policy said to be being tossed around Westminster would cover all nursing fees, meaning those who signed up would never need to sell their homes or spend life savings on care.
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PFI firms to get £4.8bn from schools by 2020, study shows42h PFI firms to get £4.8bn from schools by 2020, study shows
Calls for windfall tax as figures show PFI firms’ profits will equal 25% of extra £1.3bn funding for schools Private finance initiative operators will be paid £4.8bn by schools by 2020, generating an estimated £270m of profits directly from taxpayer money, new analysis has revealed. The study has bolstered calls for a windfall tax on the PFI companies which build and run schools, with the figures also showing that they have cashed £60m in corporation tax cuts.
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 Locked out of a home loan? Make sure computer says YES! 42h Updated Locked out of a home loan? Make sure computer says YES!
Being newly qualified or near retirement can make you a ‘mortgage misfit’...but don’t worry, the good news is that there are lenders prepared to take on borrowers who are not quite the norm.
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KFC closures as chain runs out of chicken42h KFC closures as chain runs out of chicken
KFC has had to shut hundreds of UK restaurants across the country after "teething problems" with a new delivery contractor meant it ran out of chicken.
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 Is now the time to bag a stock market bargain? 42h Updated Is now the time to bag a stock market bargain?
When stock markets tumble, the temptation can be to take your money out and head for safety. But experts say there are plenty of opportunities for investors to make money amid the turbulence.
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 Lenders are slashing buy-to-let mortgage rates 42h Lenders are slashing buy-to-let mortgage rates
Nationwide's buy-to-let arm The Mortgage Works has cut rates just as tens of thousands of landlords who bought buy-to-lets two years ago to beat the stamp duty hike now face remortgaging.
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 BROOKS MACDONALD DEFENSIVE CAPITAL: A slight wobble 42h BROOKS MACDONALD DEFENSIVE CAPITAL: A slight wobble
Manager Jon Gumpel believes there are probably further market falls to come, but he is confident that his portfolio is robust enough to withstand what is thrown at it.
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 Neurofen maker Reckitt Benckiser 2017 sales remain flat 42h Neurofen maker Reckitt Benckiser 2017 sales remain flat
The household goods giant, which warned over sales twice last year, said like-for-like sales came in flat in 2017 compared to 2016 at £11.5billion.
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