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I.R.S. Says It Will Reject Tax Returns that Lack Health Insurance Disclosure2h Updated I.R.S. Says It Will Reject Tax Returns that Lack Health Insurance Disclosure
The agency says it won’t accept individual tax returns that don’t meet requirements under the Affordable Care Act.
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With...Susan Fowler: Uber’s Whistle-Blower Is Developing a Movie and Having a Baby3h With...Susan Fowler: Uber’s Whistle-Blower Is Developing a Movie and Having a Baby
In her first interview since the essay that started a wave of sexual-harassment revelations, Susan Fowler tells her life story and looks to the future.
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The E.P.A.’s Top 10 Toxic Threats, and Industry’s Pushback3h The E.P.A.’s Top 10 Toxic Threats, and Industry’s Pushback
The Environmental Protection Agency published a list of potential threats it would evaluate first under a new law. Interest groups are lining up in opposition.
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TRUMP RULES: Why Is the E.P.A. Soft on Toxic Chemicals? An Industry Insider Gets Her Way3h TRUMP RULES: Why Is the E.P.A. Soft on Toxic Chemicals? An Industry Insider Gets Her Way
A scientist who worked for the chemical industry now dictates policy on hazardous chemicals. Within the E.P.A., there is fear that public health is at risk.
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 John Lewis vows to reinvent the department store 4h Updated John Lewis vows to reinvent the department store
The 120,000 sq ft store in Oxford has 22 different services, and it is thought successful initiatives will be rolled out to the rest of its 48 shops in the country.
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Big Oil Set for Bumper Profits Despite Cheap Crude4h Big Oil Set for Bumper Profits Despite Cheap Crude
When some of the world’s largest energy companies report earnings next week, it will provide a glimpse into whether they are improving profitability as oil prices continue to hover around $50 a barrel.
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Aussies in £550m battle for Buxton funds arm5h Aussies in £550m battle for Buxton funds arm
Two Australian financial services giants are engaged in a £550m takeover battle for the fund management business headed by Richard Buxton, one of the City's best-known investors.
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Activist Investor to Push Nestlé for Further Changes5h Activist Investor to Push Nestlé for Further Changes
Activist investor Daniel Loeb praised Nestlé’s recent moves to raise shareholder value but indicated he will continue to push the packaged foods giant to make further changes.
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Once So Chic and Swooshy, Freeways Are Falling Out of Favor5h Once So Chic and Swooshy, Freeways Are Falling Out of Favor
Several cities face pressure to tear down the 1960s-era mega-roads and reinstate pedestrian-friendly streets. Jane Jacobs told you so!
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Confirm or Deny ... Susan Fowler6h Confirm or Deny ... Susan Fowler
The former Uber employee has deleted her account. But would she ever go back?
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<div>The Finger-Pointing at the Finance Firm TIAA </div>6h
The Finger-Pointing at the Finance Firm TIAA
Ex-employees and whistle-blowers question whether the provider of investment advice to people in public and nonprofit jobs does put its customers first.
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 Operators have launched new initiatives for young visitors 6h Operators have launched new initiatives for young visitors
‘The key to encouraging grandchildren to visit is to make staying with granny and grandad feel like a holiday,’ says Wadswick Green’s chief executive Richard Williams.
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 Luton Luton charges the most at £7 for 40 minutes 7h Updated Luton Luton charges the most at £7 for 40 minutes
Eight of the top 20 airports have increased their pick-up tariffs this year, the research revealed. Some airports have also introduced fees for the first time.
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 INVESTMENT EXTRA: Experts worry of Black Monday 7h Updated INVESTMENT EXTRA: Experts worry of Black Monday
Thirty years on from the biggest one-day stock market crash ever, experts are worried history is about to repeat itself.Black Monday in October 1987 saw the worst fall in 30yrs.
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Savings interest rates: shop around to beat inflation9h Savings interest rates: shop around to beat inflation
Savers should seek out the best rates to mitigate rising prices – it will make a big difference to their pockets Savings interest rates have been steadily rising in recent months, and while account holders will struggle to beat inflation (which rose this week to 3%) experts claim individuals can, at least, mitigate its effects by shopping around. Figures from Savings Champion show that the average easy-access rate is paying 0.42%, compared to 1.30% at top-paying account, the
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Pick-up fees for airport passengers rise at eight out of 20 top UK airports9h Pick-up fees for airport passengers rise at eight out of 20 top UK airports
Some increased charges as much as 100% in a year while others introduced new fees, with London Luton the most expensive at £7 for 40 minutes, said RAC Some of the UK’s busiest airports have sharply increased parking charges for drivers collecting passengers, a study has found.
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Service charges: government to tackle rip-offs that ‘harm’ leaseholders9h Service charges: government to tackle rip-offs that ‘harm’ leaseholders
Ministers plan crackdown and seek evidence on problems from extortionate costs to unscrupulous agentsRip-off service charges and unfair costs paid by leaseholders and renters were in the government’s sights this week after ministers declared there was “overwhelming evidence of the harm some people experience”. On Wednesday it announced
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‘We lost £120,000 in an email scam but the banks won’t help get it back’9h ‘We lost £120,000 in an email scam but the banks won’t help get it back’
In another example of a growing menace, the Scotts thought they were sending money to their solicitor’s bank account. Little did they know it went to a fraudster It is the worst case of email intercept fraud that Money has ever featured. An Essex couple have lost £120,000 after sending the money to what they thought was their solicitor’s bank account, but which instead went to an account in Kent that was systematically emptied of £20,000 in cash every day for the next six days. Peter and Alice Scott (not their real names), who live near Chelmsford, say they are “simply staggered” at the lack of response by the banks and the police after they unwittingly became the latest victims of email hacking fraudsters who have been targeting solicitors across the UK.
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Tenants in England still waiting for a ban on letting agents’ fees9h Tenants in England still waiting for a ban on letting agents’ fees
Phillip Hammond announced the eye-catching move last year – but there is still no date for when it is coming into effectIt was in November last year that the government announced plans to ban letting agent fees paid by tenants. Almost a year on, there is still no date for when it is coming into effect – so how long are we going to have to wait? The eye-catching move was
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Help to buy has mostly helped housebuilders boost profits9h Help to buy has mostly helped housebuilders boost profits
A Morgan Stanley report shows the government’s subsidy has driven up the price of new-build homes – and now it is lining up another £10bnThe chancellor, Philip Hammond, is lining up another £10bn to extend the
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Hudson’s Bay C.E.O. to Step Down Before Holiday Shopping Season11h Hudson’s Bay C.E.O. to Step Down Before Holiday Shopping Season
Gerald L. Storch will depart the Canadian retailer, which faces increased pressure to raise profits at Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor, on Nov. 1.
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11h Updated Your Money Adviser: Advice for Homeowners After a Wildfire: Keep a Diary
“Document, document, document,” an insurance consultant said. Detailed notes can help the claim process go smoothly and, maybe, speed it up.
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Trump Signals Yellen Still a Top Fed Candidate After Meeting This Week11h Updated Trump Signals Yellen Still a Top Fed Candidate After Meeting This Week
Donald Trump signaled that Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen remains a strong candidate to be renominated for the job after the two met this week, saying he liked her “a lot,” while also highlighting John Taylor and Jerome Powell as front-runners.
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G.E.’s New Strategy: Less Is More11h Updated G.E.’s New Strategy: Less Is More
John Flannery, the company’s new leader, offered new details about his strategy, along with disappointing third-quarter results.
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Inside Amazon, Diversity Concerns Flare Up After Harassment Accusations14h Inside Amazon, Diversity Concerns Flare Up After Harassment Accusations
Amazon’s handling of accusations of sexual harassment involving Roy Price, who ran its movie and television operations, has set off confusion, debate and finger-pointing.
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BMW Headquarters Are Raided in Collusion Inquiry14h BMW Headquarters Are Raided in Collusion Inquiry
The raid by the European Commission is a sign that an antitrust investigation involving German automakers may be intensifying.
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After Harvey Weinstein’s Fall, Spotlight Finds His Brother15h Updated After Harvey Weinstein’s Fall, Spotlight Finds His Brother
Bob Weinstein long operated in the shadow of his sibling, but is now scrambling to hold their company together while facing an uncertain future of his own.
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Wildfires Spared the Vineyards, but the Wines Could Suffer15h Wildfires Spared the Vineyards, but the Wines Could Suffer
Winemakers in Northern California feel they dodged the worst, but have short-term worries about the grapes.
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 Pre-Budget borrowing boost for Chancellor 15h Updated Pre-Budget borrowing boost for Chancellor
Borrowing dropped by £700million to £5.9billion last month – a much better improvement than expected, making it the best September since 2007.
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Meet the People Who Will Defend Google, Facebook and Twitter Before Lawmakers16h Meet the People Who Will Defend Google, Facebook and Twitter Before Lawmakers
The internet companies are putting their general counsels in the hot seats in front of lawmakers on Nov. 1.
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Wealth Matters: Investors Push Into a Resurging Market: House Flipping17h Wealth Matters: Investors Push Into a Resurging Market: House Flipping
Funds that finance house flippers offer reliable returns of about 8 percent, for those who can invest at least $100,000.
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Regulator Blasts Wells Fargo for Deceptive Auto Insurance Program17h Updated Regulator Blasts Wells Fargo for Deceptive Auto Insurance Program
A federal regulator’s report added to pressure on Wells Fargo and suggested that the bank will have to set aside more money to pay back customers it harmed.
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Common Sense: My Smartphone Died, and I Didn’t Miss It. Well, Maybe a Little.17h Updated Common Sense: My Smartphone Died, and I Didn’t Miss It. Well, Maybe a Little.
A trip to Italy with a dead smartphone resulted in some predictable withdrawal pains, but also provided welcome respite from the clutter of information.
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 MARKET REPORT: Shares in DX Group soar 17h MARKET REPORT: Shares in DX Group soar
Shares in mail and parcels firm DX Group soared even as the firm revealed a 60 per cent drop in earnings. The business reported earnings of £7.2 million for the year to June 30.
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New GE Chief Slashes Forecasts, Plans to Exit $20 Billion in Businesses17h Updated New GE Chief Slashes Forecasts, Plans to Exit $20 Billion in Businesses
GE’s quarterly earnings fell as it incurred hefty restructuring charges during CEO John Flannery’s first official quarter at the helm, and the new CEO pledged to exit more than $20 billion of the company’s businesses.
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Giving Away Billions as Fast as They Can18h Giving Away Billions as Fast as They Can
A new crop of mega-philanthropists — from Soros to Gates to Koch — eclipses old guard, changes the rules and courts controversy.
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 ALEX BRUMMER: A brave new world for trade 18h ALEX BRUMMER: A brave new world for trade
At a packed seminar at the International Monetary Fund, the audience saw a different Krugman in the shape of the Nobel-Prize winning economist opining on his home ground of trade.
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 Andrew could be the next Governor at the Bank of England 18h Andrew could be the next Governor at the Bank of England
Bailey is chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority, where he’s responsible for sniffing out ill-behaviour within our financial industries. He has played key roles in the Northern Rock saga.
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Adani posts weird video ad on Facebook to fend off Carmichael criticism18h Adani posts weird video ad on Facebook to fend off Carmichael criticism
The post – with misspellings and all – targets people in Melbourne and displays ‘allegations’, which it labels as ‘lies’ The Adani Group has promoted a bizarre video advertisement on Facebook, in which the Indian company responds to revelations its Australian coal operations face growing financial risks. The video, targeting people in Melbourne, flashes up text on the screen, backed by fast and upbeat percussive music. It displays “allegations”, which are labelled as “lies”, followed by attempts to set the record straight. It also misspells “Abott point”, its coal terminal.
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Your Money: The Long Story of the Movement Toward College Cost Clarity18h Updated Your Money: The Long Story of the Movement Toward College Cost Clarity
New bipartisan bills are aimed at forcing colleges to clear up a murky, confusing system so that prospective students understand the options.
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 Barclays is being sued for £650m 18h Barclays is being sued for £650m
A Hedge fund boss nicknamed ‘Mr Copper’ is suing Barclays for £650million over claims it rigged the metal markets. Michael Farmer claims the bank rigged the metal exchange markets.
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 DAILY BRIEFING: Ex Rio Tinto financial chief steps down 18h DAILY BRIEFING: Ex Rio Tinto financial chief steps down
FRAUD CHARGE Former Rio Tinto chief financial officer Guy Elliott has stepped down from the UK Takeover Panel after being charged with inflating the value of coal.
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Is now the time to raise interest rates?18h Is now the time to raise interest rates?
With the economy on an uncertain footing, but inflation crushing wage growth, should rates rise now?
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 Cabot Credit Management planning a £1bn London float  18h Cabot Credit Management planning a £1bn London float 
Cabot buys overdue credit card and other unsecured debt from banks and other lenders, then chases customers for the money. The firm will be chaired by Wonga’s chairman Andy Haste.
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 TRUSTWATCH: Edinburgh Worldwide 18h TRUSTWATCH: Edinburgh Worldwide
This fund seeks out immature companies across the globe with big potential which could go on to be market leaders in their field. Manager Douglas Brodie wants to find tomorrow’s winners.
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With Workers Split Over Trump, Unions Look to Bridge the Divide18h Updated With Workers Split Over Trump, Unions Look to Bridge the Divide
At the largest meeting of organized labor next week, U.S. unions are shutting out politicians so they can determine who their friends are.
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Japan’s Young Workers Get a Lift, and Its Leaders Profit18h Updated Japan’s Young Workers Get a Lift, and Its Leaders Profit
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stands to benefit in Sunday’s elections because wage growth and a tight job market have demoted the economy as a campaign issue.
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General Electric cuts profit outlook ahead of turnaround plan18h General Electric cuts profit outlook ahead of turnaround plan
The industrial giant also posts a quarterly loss ahead of the unveiling of a restructuring plan.
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Trash Talk: Price of Recyclables Sinks After China Bans U.S. Scrap19h Updated Trash Talk: Price of Recyclables Sinks After China Bans U.S. Scrap
Some U.S. manufacturers are turning trash into treasure after a Chinese ban on imported waste flooded American scrapyards with paper and plastic.
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Esteemed Museum or Louis Vuitton Store? The Lines Are Blurring19h Esteemed Museum or Louis Vuitton Store? The Lines Are Blurring
These major fashion exhibits offer more than just a style education: They also function as boutiques.
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Listen: Why This Actress Returned to Weinstein’s Hotel Room20h Listen: Why This Actress Returned to Weinstein’s Hotel Room
Erika Rosenbaum, a Canadian actress, said that Harvey Weinstein repeatedly used the lure of work to lead her into harrowing situations over a decade ago.
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BMW headquarters searched by EU investigators20h BMW headquarters searched by EU investigators
EU investigators are looking into allegations of a cartel involving BMW and four other German car giants.
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GOP Gears Up for Tax-Overhaul Push20h Updated GOP Gears Up for Tax-Overhaul Push
With the Senate’s passage of a 2018 budget, the sprint to write a major tax bill is on. Here are the next steps Republican lawmakers must take to notch a legislative victory.
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Mind: How Fiction Becomes Fact on Social Media20h Mind: How Fiction Becomes Fact on Social Media
Platforms like Facebook and Twitter offer up memes designed to feel real, if only for an instant — long enough for our minds to make a false connection.
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 How to beat inheritance tax: The This is Money podcast 20h Updated How to beat inheritance tax: The This is Money podcast
Inheritance tax is one of the most hated around. But IHT is also a tax that can be avoided. Listen to this week's podcast to find out how and learn more about the Chancellor's plan to help the young.
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Police Scotland looking into RBS treatment of small business clients20h Police Scotland looking into RBS treatment of small business clients
Royal Bank of Scotland, which is 70% owned by the taxpayer, says it will cooperate fully Police Scotland is looking into reports it has received about Royal Bank of Scotland’s treatment of small business customers. The Scottish police force did not reveal how many reports it had received or the nature of the complaints but it is reported to be related to the bank’s now defunct global restructuring group (GRG).
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Senate’s Budget Vote Gives Markets Some Hope: DealBook Briefing20h Updated Senate’s Budget Vote Gives Markets Some Hope: DealBook Briefing
Investors reckon passage of the budget blueprint improves Republicans’ chances of getting some kind of tax overhaul through Congress.
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Hurricanes and earthquakes will cost insurance industry £72bn20h Updated Hurricanes and earthquakes will cost insurance industry £72bn
2017 will be one of the worst years for insurance claims for natural disasters, says Hiscox, as reinsurance firm Swiss Re says its bill will be around £2.7bn Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, along with two recent earthquakes in Mexico, will cost the insurance industry $95bn (£72bn), according to estimates released on Friday. Swiss Re, one of the world’s biggest reinsurance companies, made the estimate as it admitted its own bill for the natural disasters would be around $3.6bn.
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Police conduct inquiries into Royal Bank of Scotland unit21h Updated Police conduct inquiries into Royal Bank of Scotland unit
Officers are looking into a division of the bank set up to help failing firms, the BBC understands.
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Procter & Gamble Puzzled by Weak Consumer Spending21h Updated Procter & Gamble Puzzled by Weak Consumer Spending
Procter & Gamble recorded sluggish growth during the first quarter as it battles a challenging market for consumer-goods makers.
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Fox News Apologizes for Featuring Veteran Who Lied About Being a Navy SEAL21h Fox News Apologizes for Featuring Veteran Who Lied About Being a Navy SEAL
The network identified the veteran, John Garofalo, as a SEAL who had been awarded 22 commendations, including two Purple Hearts. It wasn’t true.
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Housing-Supply Shortage Weighs on Home Sales21h Updated Housing-Supply Shortage Weighs on Home Sales
Sales of previously owned homes declined on an annual basis for the first time since July 2016, suggesting a chronic shortage of homes for sale is beginning to take a bigger toll on the market.
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The Guardian view on the EU summit: a decent 24 hours for Theresa May | Editorial21h The Guardian view on the EU summit: a decent 24 hours for Theresa May | Editorial
The EU27 and the UK did well by keeping the Brexit ball in play. A finesse of the difficult issues in their next meeting in December will be much harderIt is a sign of how little has actually been achieved in the UK’s Brexit negotiations that the outcome of this week’s European council meeting in Brussels has promptly been hailed on both sides as progress. On the face of it, after all,
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BMW Headquarters Is Raided in Collusion Inquiry21h BMW Headquarters Is Raided in Collusion Inquiry
The raid by the European Commission is a sign that an antitrust investigation involving German automakers may be intensifying.
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Airport price hike for passenger collection21h Airport price hike for passenger collection
Parking charges for those picking up and dropping off passengers at some of the UK's busiest airports have been hiked up to "eye-watering" levels, a study has found.
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Police probing controversial RBS division22h Police probing controversial RBS division
Police in Scotland are looking into allegations a controversial division of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), set up to restore struggling companies to health, broke the law in its dealings with them.
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 Boots Meal Deal price goes up 5.2% to £3.99 22h Boots Meal Deal price goes up 5.2% to £3.99
The Boots Meal Deal, a popular staple of the British lunchtime, has seen the price jacked up quietly by the high street chemist, This is Money can reveal.
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Bad weather and Brexit cloud big-ticket buys at John Lewis22h Bad weather and Brexit cloud big-ticket buys at John Lewis
Chain says home furnishings face ‘real challenge’ as housing markets stalls but group finds solace in booming sales of ‘little pleasures’
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Procter & Gamble Puzzled by Weak U.S. Consumer Spending23h Procter & Gamble Puzzled by Weak U.S. Consumer Spending
Procter & Gamble recorded sluggish growth during the first quarter as it battles a challenging market for consumer-goods makers.
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Hacking Is a Risk for Pacemakers. So Is the Fix23h Updated Hacking Is a Risk for Pacemakers. So Is the Fix
A new software patch to fix a cybersecurity weakness in pacemakers has raised a dilemma among doctors and patients: Is the fix worth the risk?
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 Brexit and Catalonia talks loom over markets   23h Updated Brexit and Catalonia talks loom over markets  
Theresa May received a boost from Angela Merkel today as the German chancellor said she had 'no doubt' there will be a 'good result' from Brexit talks.
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FTSE 100 fails to hit record high23h FTSE 100 fails to hit record high
Mining companies and banks help to push the share index to within range of hitting a fresh high.
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UK budget deficit narrows to lowest level September since 200724h Updated UK budget deficit narrows to lowest level September since 2007
Inflation-fuelled rise in VAT receipts cheers chancellor ahead of budget but analysts warn of OBR cut in forecasts and further Brexit uncertainty Britain’s budget deficit has fallen to its lowest level in any September for the last 10 years, as higher than-expected tax recepits handed Philip Hammond a boost ahead of next month’s autumn budget. The 11% drop from September last year shows the government’s finances putting in a better than expected performance despite recent Brexit turmoil and a sharp slowdown in GDP growth.
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Let’s move to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland: it’s delightful24h Let’s move to Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland: it’s delightful
This town is the most fought-over in Europe – and it has the walls to prove it
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Lloyds was not bullied into buying HBOS, high court hears24h Lloyds was not bullied into buying HBOS, high court hears
Former directors reject claim by bank shareholders that Gordon Brown’s government pushed bank into buying HBOS to avoid nationalisation Lloyds Bank and five of its former directors “emphatically reject” allegations they were bullied into taking over HBOS, their QC has told the high court. Helen Davies was responding to claims made by 6,000 Lloyds shareholders, who have brought a £600m compensation claim that they were not given a true picture of the financial health of HBOS when they voted through the takeover in November 2008.
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Workspace: Running a Business, Sharing an Office24h Workspace: Running a Business, Sharing an Office
Sharing an office gives a nutritionist room for her business and access to a conference room in which to meet clients. She often brings her own green tea.
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Kobe Steel uncovers more evidence of quality mistakes24h Updated Kobe Steel uncovers more evidence of quality mistakes
The Japanese steel giant says some employees did not report evidence to an internal investigation.
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GE cuts profit guidance as shares fall on trading worries24h GE cuts profit guidance as shares fall on trading worries
The industrial giant cuts its profits guidance ahead of the unveiling of a restructuring plan.
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24h Updated Daimler Earnings Hit as Diesel Scandal Lingers
Daimler reported a sharp fall in quarterly profit, as its flagship premium car brand Mercedes-Benz was hammered by airbag-related recalls and the cost of fixing emissions controls on diesel vehicles.
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Punk IPO? BrewDog ponders ways to fund new expansion24h Punk IPO? BrewDog ponders ways to fund new expansion
The craft beer trailblazer is building a hotel in Ohio and plans a push into China. Co-founder James Watt discusses how to fund the expansion drive BrewDog’s 60,000 “Equity Punk” investors enjoy lifetime discounts and free brews on their birthday as part of the craft beer company’s crowdfunded money-raising scheme. But while BrewDog’s beer may flow freely, the market for its shares is less fluid. Its latest fundraising effort,
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U.S. Existing-Home Sales Edged Up in September25h U.S. Existing-Home Sales Edged Up in September
Sales of previously owned homes edged higher in September, reflecting a rebound in home sales in a previously hurricane-ravaged Houston.
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How High Could Rates Go if John Taylor Becomes Fed Chairman?25h Updated How High Could Rates Go if John Taylor Becomes Fed Chairman?
The Federal Reserve’s benchmark interest rate would be significantly higher if the 1993 “Taylor rule,” named for the Fed chairman contender, were applied.
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 Leeds and Virgin Money deliver new best buy cash Isa rates 26h Updated Leeds and Virgin Money deliver new best buy cash Isa rates
The changes are the latest in a flurry of rate rises across easy access and fixed rate cash Isas as banks and building societies jostle to secure people's savings.
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 How much does my electric heater cost to run? 26h Updated How much does my electric heater cost to run?
How much does our electric heater cost to run? It's getting chillier and it is time to turn it on but I'm worried I'm running up large energy bills by having one.
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Daimler Earnings Hit as Die9sel Scandal Lingers26h Daimler Earnings Hit as Die9sel Scandal Lingers
Daimler reported a sharp fall in quarterly profit, as its flagship premium car brand Mercedes-Benz was hammered by airbag-related recalls and the cost of fixing emissions controls on diesel vehicles.
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WeWork: A $20 Billion Startup Fueled by Silicon Valley Pixie Dust26h Updated WeWork: A $20 Billion Startup Fueled by Silicon Valley Pixie Dust
The office-space provider’s 38-year-old CEO sells tech investors on his vision for communal workplaces that appeal to millennials—while critics call it an overvalued real-estate play.
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Millennial railcard to launch next year offering a third off fares26h Millennial railcard to launch next year offering a third off fares
Digital-only card for people aged 26-30 is expected to offer benefits similar to the 18-25 railcard, but at a purchase price of £30 A new railcard for people aged 26-30 is to be launched early next year offering a third off most train fares as part of a wider government initiative to offer better deals for hard-pressed
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Kobe Steel Finds More Products Shipped With Quality Issues26h Updated Kobe Steel Finds More Products Shipped With Quality Issues
The quality scandal at Kobe Steel deepened after the company said one of its copper plants was under investigation for breaching Japan’s industrial standards.
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26h Bits: Farhad and Mike’s Week in Tech: Regulation Is Looming
In this week’s tech newsletter, the tech giants battle Washington’s regulatory fervor. Also, Lyft gets a lot of money, and Google may remake Toronto.
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Trick or Treat? Italian Candy Maker Comes Knocking on U.S. Door27h Updated Trick or Treat? Italian Candy Maker Comes Knocking on U.S. Door
Italian confectioner Ferrero just bit off another piece of the U.S. candy market and is already thinking about taking a much bigger bite—a bid to buy Nestlé’s U.S. candy business.
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Sean Penn Fights With Netflix Over El Chapo Documentary27h Updated Sean Penn Fights With Netflix Over El Chapo Documentary
Lawyers for the actor warned Netflix it would be responsible if Mr. Penn was harmed because of the series, which examines his 2015 meeting with a wanted drug dealer.
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New Great Western Railway trains fixed after software upgrade27h New Great Western Railway trains fixed after software upgrade
Four trains were removed from service on Wednesday due to glitches such as leaking air-con units.
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Former Dean Foods Chairman Gets 2 Years for Insider Trading27h Former Dean Foods Chairman Gets 2 Years for Insider Trading
A federal judge sentenced Thomas C. Davis, the former chairman of Dean Foods Co., to two years in prison for engaging in a long-running insider trading scheme with legendary Las Vegas gambler William “Billy” Walters.
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Boost for Hammond as government posts smallest September deficit in decade - as it happened27h Boost for Hammond as government posts smallest September deficit in decade - as it happened
A rise in tax receipts contributed to the lowest government borrowing since 2007, handing the chancellor Philip Hammond a boost before next month’s budget
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Uber hails ex-Ofcom boss for London appeal27h Uber hails ex-Ofcom boss for London appeal
A former chief executive of Ofcom, the media regulator, is being drafted in by Uber to aid its appeal against a ban that could force it to pull out of London.
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FTSE 100 edges closer to record high27h FTSE 100 edges closer to record high
Mining companies and banks help to push the share index to within range of hitting a fresh high.
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Disasters to cost global insurers $95bn28h Disasters to cost global insurers $95bn
Insurers are expected to take a total hit of $95bn as a result of a hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and earthquakes in Mexico, according to the world's second largest reinsurer Swiss Re.
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Government borrowing at lowest September level for 10 years28h Updated Government borrowing at lowest September level for 10 years
The figures were the third straight month in which UK public finances were better than analysts forecast.
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Ericsson Posts Another Loss but Faint Signal of Recovery Emerges28h Updated Ericsson Posts Another Loss but Faint Signal of Recovery Emerges
Telecom giant Ericsson reported another quarter of falling sales and widening losses as it struggles to compete with new Chinese players, but investors saw signs that a monthslong turnaround effort was starting to bear fruit.
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Boost for Hammond as government posts smallest September deficit in decade - business live28h Updated Boost for Hammond as government posts smallest September deficit in decade - business live
A rise in tax receipts contributed to the lowest government borrowing since 2007, handing the chancellor Philip Hammond a boost before next month’s budget
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Corner Office: Chamath Palihapitiya of Social Capital on the Paradox of Ego and Humility28h Corner Office: Chamath Palihapitiya of Social Capital on the Paradox of Ego and Humility
The chief executive of a venture fund says that while many leaders have strong egos, they have to be humble in precise ways about ideas and decisions.
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 I want out of my mobile contract, how do I go SIM-only? 28h Updated I want out of my mobile contract, how do I go SIM-only?
I may not be one of those mobile customers who's been ripped off by being overcharged for their handset but I still want out of my contract. I'm going SIM-only and here's how you can too.
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Childcare costs rise up to seven times faster than wages28h Updated Childcare costs rise up to seven times faster than wages
With childcare costs rising seven times faster than wages, mums say going to work is "absolutely pointless".
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 Adrian Hallmark named as the new CEO of Bentley 29h Adrian Hallmark named as the new CEO of Bentley
Mr Hallmark is set to replace incumbent Bentley chairman and chief executive Wolfgang Duerheimer, who will retire from the firm in February 2018.
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Wal-Mart Courts Lord & Taylor for Online Challenge to Amazon29h Updated Wal-Mart Courts Lord & Taylor for Online Challenge to Amazon
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is near a deal to add Lord & Taylor to its website, part of a broader effort by the retail giant to build an online shopping destination that can compete with Amazon.com Inc.
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 A Briton back in charge at Bentley 29h Updated A Briton back in charge at Bentley
Mr Hallmark is set to replace incumbent Bentley chairman and chief executive Wolfgang Duerheimer, who will retire from the firm in February 2018.
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InterContinental Hotels sales boosted by Europe tourism30h InterContinental Hotels sales boosted by Europe tourism
InterContinental Hotels Group's revenue rises as tourists return to key markets after terror attacks.
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The pound fell against the dollar as investors became less convinced that Bank of England policymakers will follow through on hints that interest rates will rise in November for the first time in more than a decade
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Australia Mourns the End of Its Car Manufacturing Industry30h Australia Mourns the End of Its Car Manufacturing Industry
On Friday, Holden employees bid farewell to Australia’s last car factory, wondering if the government could have done more to save it.
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If you are about to buy a big ticket purchase for your home, perhaps some white goods, a new sofa or a television, then this credit card trick could earn you a big reward.
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Chancellor asked to address lack of diversity at Bank of England30h Updated Chancellor asked to address lack of diversity at Bank of England
Philip Hammond may be called to appear before Treasury select committee to tackle problem among Bank’s senior staff The chancellor, Philip Hammond, may be called in front of an influential group of MPs to address concerns over a lack of diversity among the
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Borrowing fall delivers boost for Hammond31h Borrowing fall delivers boost for Hammond
Chancellor Philip Hammond has received a boost ahead of next month's Budget as public sector borrowing in September fell to its lowest in ten years.
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South Korea Will Resume Reactor Work, Defying Nuclear Opponents31h South Korea Will Resume Reactor Work, Defying Nuclear Opponents
The decision to restart two stalled projects reverses a campaign promise by President Moon Jae-in and disappoints supporters seeking a phaseout of nuclear power.
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Bank of England under fire over diversity31h Bank of England under fire over diversity
The Bank of England has come under fire for a lack of diversity in top positions from an influential group of MPs - who may summon Chancellor Philip Hammond for a grilling over their concerns.
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Mobile phone providers Vodafone, EE and Three ‘routinely’ overcharge customers for handsets they have already paid for, a consumer group has found.
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FTSE 100 lifted by banks and miners31h FTSE 100 lifted by banks and miners
The London market opens higher, supported by banks and mining companies.
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The British Lung Foundation counted down the things the average driver does during their lifetime at the wheel as part of a study to highlight how long motorists sit in traffic inhaling toxic fumes.
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 How to claim for pothole damage if UK roads hurt your car 32h Updated How to claim for pothole damage if UK roads hurt your car
A new study by Confused.com said a whopping 1,031,787 potholes were reported to local councils last year. Here's how to make a claim if one causes damage to your car.
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 What I learned from working through Black Monday 32h Updated What I learned from working through Black Monday
The weekend of the 16th-19th October 1987 was a formative weekend in my life – one that will stick with me for a very long time, says veteran fund manager at Cavendish Asset Management.
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 New M&S chairman wants to go open plan at HQ 32h New M&S chairman wants to go open plan at HQ
Archie Norman, 63, has wasted little time getting his tootsies under the table since his arrival from ITV. I expect this is one of wee Archie’s imaginative ruses to incentivise staff.
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Senate Approves Budget Plan That Smooths Path Toward Tax Cut32h Updated Senate Approves Budget Plan That Smooths Path Toward Tax Cut
On Thursday night, the Senate narrowly approved a budget plan that would protect a $1.5 trillion tax cut from a Democratic filibuster.
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Bank of England under fire for lack of diversity32h Updated Bank of England under fire for lack of diversity
The Treasury Committee seeks evidence on the Bank's efforts to improve its gender and ethnic mix.
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 CITY DIARY: New M&S chairman wants to go open plan at HQ 32h Updated CITY DIARY: New M&S chairman wants to go open plan at HQ
Archie Norman, 63, has wasted little time getting his tootsies under the table since his arrival from ITV. I expect this is one of wee Archie’s imaginative ruses to incentivise staff.
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Google owner leads $1bn funding for Uber rival32h Google owner leads $1bn funding for Uber rival
Google's parent company Alphabet is leading a $1bn round of new funding for ride-hailing company Lyft that will help it step up its challenge to larger rival Uber.
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 Dialling 555 to report bank fraud step in right direction 33h Dialling 555 to report bank fraud step in right direction
This is Money has been at the forefront of battling the horrifying tide of banking fraud that has swept Britain in recent years - why has it taken so long for action to be taken?
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M&S hopes shoppers will pick up mortgages with ready meals33h M&S hopes shoppers will pick up mortgages with ready meals
The retailer’s banking arm is to take on Tesco and Sainsbury’s by offering home loans at ‘competitive rates’ from next yearYou’ll soon be able to pop a Marks & Spencer mortgage into your basket after the retailer’s banking arm revealed it is bringing its trusted brand to the world of home loans. M&S Bank on Friday announced it is taking on the main high street banks and lenders by launching its first mortgages early next year.
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Balearic cave home – in pictures33h Balearic cave home – in pictures
This two-bedroom natural cave in Menorca is full of quirky artwork that might just rock your world
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Chevron Temporarily Suspending Operations in Iraqi Kurdistan35h Updated Chevron Temporarily Suspending Operations in Iraqi Kurdistan
Chevron is temporarily suspending its operations in Iraqi Kurdistan, as an Iraqi backlash against Kurdish independence is quickly reordering the region’s booming energy business.
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