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Natural Gas Under Assault in Some States After Brief Reign at the Top 18 Mar 10:43pm Updated Natural Gas Under Assault in Some States After Brief Reign at the Top
State mandates and renewable advocates argue new gas plants aren’t needed or should be replaced by renewable-energy plants.
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Offshore Oil and Gas Operators Want Less Regulation, but Surprise Inspections Find Serious Safety Problems 18 Mar 9:05pm Updated Offshore Oil and Gas Operators Want Less Regulation, but Surprise Inspections Find Serious Safety Problems
Interior Department inspectors visited 40 platforms and drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico last week after an alert about “potentially catastrophic” crane accidents.
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A Tax on Tech Titans, an I.P.O. for Dropbox and a Tariff Deadline 18 Mar 9:00pm A Tax on Tech Titans, an I.P.O. for Dropbox and a Tariff Deadline
A plan to revamp how digital revenue is taxed in Europe is expected. Dropbox is poised to go public, and tariffs on steel and aluminum will go into effect.
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High stakes game 18 Mar 8:19pm High stakes game
As regulators toughen their stance, UK betting firms face a more challenging business climate.
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Three-point turn 18 Mar 8:15pm Three-point turn
Ian McIntosh saved the driving school from near-collapse - but is it protected against future shocks?
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Data Firm Tied to Trump Campaign Talked Business With Russians 18 Mar 8:14pm Updated Data Firm Tied to Trump Campaign Talked Business With Russians
Cambridge Analytica, a company that developed technology to target voters, has denied having connections to Russia. But evidence suggests otherwise.
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Dormant bank account cash to help young jobseekers 18 Mar 8:10pm Dormant bank account cash to help young jobseekers
Around £90m seized from dormant UK bank accounts will be used to tackle racial inequality among jobseekers.
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Call for stricter rules on doorstep loans 18 Mar 8:08pm Call for stricter rules on doorstep loans
Citizens Advice says that protection for payday loan borrowers should be extended to doorstep lending.
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UK growth forecast raised by British Chambers of Commerce 18 Mar 8:04pm UK growth forecast raised by British Chambers of Commerce
The BCC raises its UK growth forecasts, but warns the economy will lag behind other major nations.
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CBI urges UK to avoid loss of up to €1bn a year in EU research funding 18 Mar 8:00pm Updated CBI urges UK to avoid loss of up to €1bn a year in EU research funding
Business group wants Britain to become associate member of R&D programme after Brexit Britain’s biggest business lobby group is seeking to prevent the loss of as much as €1bn (£882m) in annual European funding for scientific research and technological development, which has been
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‘World Upside Down’: As Trump Pushes Tariffs, Latin America Links Up 18 Mar 6:56pm Updated ‘World Upside Down’: As Trump Pushes Tariffs, Latin America Links Up
The Trump administration’s protectionist policies are prompting governments from Chile to Canada to forge closer ties with one another, and to seek more trade with China and Europe.
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 Backers of Clearscore celebrating £275m Experian swoop 18 Mar 5:51pm Backers of Clearscore celebrating £275m Experian swoop
Clearscore, which lets customers find out their credit score for free, was snapped up by the Dublin-based finance giant as it seeks to boost its online operations.
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 Ex-boss of Capita expected to be stripped of his £845,000 bonus 18 Mar 5:51pm Ex-boss of Capita expected to be stripped of his £845,000 bonus
The pay committee is expected to punish Andy Parker after successor Jonathan Lewis launched an emergency overhaul of the firm in January.
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 Ted Baker set to defy doom and gloom on High Street 18 Mar 5:51pm Ted Baker set to defy doom and gloom on High Street
The £1.4bn listed firm is tipped to post profits of £74m, some 12 per cent higher than the previous twelve months. The brand has fans including Kate Middleton and Amal Clooney
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 Next set to be latest to uncover dramatic drop in profits 18 Mar 5:51pm Next set to be latest to uncover dramatic drop in profits
Analysts expect profits at the firm to fall 8 per cent to £725m as the rout of bricks and mortar retailers by online behemoths such as Amazon continues.
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Fixed-odds maximum bet cut urged by MPs 18 Mar 4:20pm Fixed-odds maximum bet cut urged by MPs
MPs say there is an 'overwhelming case' to reduce the maximum bet on fixed-odds betting terminals.
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Natural Gas Under Assault Again After Brief Reign at the Top 18 Mar 3:33pm Updated Natural Gas Under Assault Again After Brief Reign at the Top
State mandates and renewable advocates argue new gas plants aren’t needed or should be replaced by renewable-energy plants.
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Facebook Suspends Data Firm That Helped Trump Campaign 18 Mar 2:25pm Updated Facebook Suspends Data Firm That Helped Trump Campaign
The social-media giant said it been given information that Cambridge Analytica, along with two individuals who don’t work there, improperly kept Facebook user data for years despite telling the company that it had destroyed those records.
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18 Mar 1:52pm Meet FedEx’s New Team of Robots
Jefe is a member of FedEx’s new fleet of autonomous robots, purchased to transport large and unwieldy packages around one of the company’s facilities.
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Uber’s New Rival in Australia: An Indian Upstart 18 Mar 1:39pm Uber’s New Rival in Australia: An Indian Upstart
Ola hopes to become a rare consumer technology firm in India that breaks away from home and grows in a well-to-do market where it can charge more.
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1815-1852: Ada Lovelace, Mathematician Who Wrote the First Computer Program 18 Mar 1:23pm 1815-1852: Ada Lovelace, Mathematician Who Wrote the First Computer Program
Lovelace thought of math and logic as creative and imaginative, and her writings about computing in the mid-1800s earned her recognition as the first computer programmer.
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‘Tomb Raider’ Can’t Topple ‘Black Panther’ at Box Office 18 Mar 1:06pm ‘Tomb Raider’ Can’t Topple ‘Black Panther’ at Box Office
“Black Panther” was No. 1 for the fifth straight week, with “Tomb Raider” second. The Christian rock movie “I Can Only Imagine” was a surprise hit.
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Can Retailers Keep Pace With Shoppers? 18 Mar 12:27pm Updated Can Retailers Keep Pace With Shoppers?
After strong holiday season, retail executives gather at the Shoptalk conference in search of new strategies.
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Air France Reminds Travelers What Their Flight Could Be Like 18 Mar 12:13pm Air France Reminds Travelers What Their Flight Could Be Like
In a new ad campaign aimed at distinguishing itself from low-cost competitors, the airline is emphasizing the in-flight perks included with a standard ticket.
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Mueller Wants Trump’s Business Records. What’s the Russia Connection? 18 Mar 11:53am Updated Mueller Wants Trump’s Business Records. What’s the Russia Connection?
The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, has subpoenaed the Trump Organization for documents related to Russia. The company has a three-decade relationship with Moscow.
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Developing countries at risk from US rate rise, debt charity warns 18 Mar 11:34am Developing countries at risk from US rate rise, debt charity warns
Jubilee Debt Campaign says 126 nations spend more than 10% of revenues on interest The expected rise in US interest rates will increase financial pressures on developing countries already struggling with a 60% jump in their debt repayments since 2014, a leading charity has warned. The Jubilee Debt Campaign said a study of 126 developing nations showed that they were devoting more than 10% of their revenues on average to paying the interest on money borrowed – the highest level since before the G7 agreement to write off the debts of the world’s poorest nations at Gleneagles, Scotland, in 2005.
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 SUNDAY NEWSPAPER SHARE TIPS: Trinity, Shaftesbury and John Laing 18 Mar 10:49am SUNDAY NEWSPAPER SHARE TIPS: Trinity, Shaftesbury and John Laing
Every weekend, This is Money rounds-up the share tips from the Sunday newspapers. This week, Trinity, Equiniti, Shaftesbury and John Laing are in focus.
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China Set to Name Yi Gang as Central Bank Chief 18 Mar 9:41am China Set to Name Yi Gang as Central Bank Chief
The choice almost guarantees continuity in policy as China tries to slow its rise in debt while avoiding any sharp deceleration in economic growth.
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 How fraudster Gerard Walsh took millions from transport dynasty 18 Mar 9:26am Updated How fraudster Gerard Walsh took millions from transport dynasty
The Mail on Sunday has unmasked a fraudster behind an action group which last summer won £200 million of taxpayers’ money in a settlement for small investors from RBS.
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 Stripped of university honour after failing to pay £2.5m donation 18 Mar 9:25am Updated Stripped of university honour after failing to pay £2.5m donation
What do Carol Vorderman, Doctor Who writer Russell T Davies and Gerard Walsh have in common? They all received honorary fellowships from Cardiff University in July 2008.
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 MIDAS UPDATE: Our paymaster tip Equiniti soars by 80% in 20 months  18 Mar 9:25am Updated MIDAS UPDATE: Our paymaster tip Equiniti soars by 80% in 20 months 
Equiniti provides essential services to most of Britain’s biggest companies, helping them pay wages, create employee share schemes and distribute dividends.
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 Chinese suitor behind House of Fraser bid issues a profit warning 18 Mar 9:24am Updated Chinese suitor behind House of Fraser bid issues a profit warning
One of the Chinese suitors behind a bid for House of Fraser has issued a profit warning a fortnight before the deal is expected to be finalised.
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 Joanne Hart tops the tipsters yet again 18 Mar 9:24am Updated Joanne Hart tops the tipsters yet again
Jonanne Hart has been awarded Best Newspaper Tipster for her weekly Midas column – for the second year running.
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 Persimmon rival blasts its pay bonanza 18 Mar 9:24am Updated Persimmon rival blasts its pay bonanza
Housebuilder Persimmon last night came under fire from a major rival over its boss’s £100 million pay package.
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 Lady Judge shelves her fashion business plans 18 Mar 9:22am Updated Lady Judge shelves her fashion business plans
Barbara Judge has put plans to launch a homewares and fashion business on the backburner after quitting the Institute of Directors.
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 Russian firm Gazprom used London money markets to raise nearly £700m 18 Mar 9:20am Updated Russian firm Gazprom used London money markets to raise nearly £700m
A giant Russian gas company controlled by the Kremlin used the City of London money markets to raise nearly £700m on the same day as Theresa May delivered a key speech threatening sanctions.
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 Forget millennials - cash in on golden oldies 18 Mar 9:03am Updated Forget millennials - cash in on golden oldies
It may be too early to invest in the life-extending biotechnology firms being set up by Jeff Bezos and others.
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 Pay cut leaves Sir Martin Sorrell earning only £15m a year 18 Mar 8:26am Updated Pay cut leaves Sir Martin Sorrell earning only £15m a year
Sir Martin Sorrell, the head of advertising giant WPP, is on course for a big pay cut this year, leaving him with his lowest total package since 2011.
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UK should bring 2040 petrol and diesel car ban forward 10 years, says thinktank 18 Mar 8:20am UK should bring 2040 petrol and diesel car ban forward 10 years, says thinktank
Green Alliance says ending new sales of conventional cars by 2030 would close gap in climate targets and halve oil imports Ministers have been urged to bring forward their
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Trump is on path to full-scale trade war: first China, then Europe 18 Mar 7:54am Trump is on path to full-scale trade war: first China, then Europe
US protectionism is in accord with the spirit of the times – but it won’t have a happy ending Much to the delight of Hollywood, Donald Trump wants to open a new front in his trade offensive by punishing China for theft of America’s intellectual property rights. The US entertainment industry is not awfully keen on Trump, having strongly backed Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election, but is even less keen on its movies and TV shows being ripped off by the world’s most populous country.
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 Rigby & Peller founder insist she did not betray the Queen 18 Mar 7:46am Updated Rigby & Peller founder insist she did not betray the Queen
June Kenton, Britain’s most famous bra-fitter, is still deeply hurt by the furore that erupted when her firm Rigby & Peller was stripped of its Royal Warrant.
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 The details buried in travel insurance that may result in NO payout 18 Mar 7:38am Updated The details buried in travel insurance that may result in NO payout
Millions of holidaymakers preparing for a getaway this year are warned to look out for a devilish detail in their travel insurance cover – one that could result in a claim being harshly rejected.
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 RUTH SUNDERLAND:The financial clean up must go beyond Russia 18 Mar 7:35am Updated RUTH SUNDERLAND:The financial clean up must go beyond Russia
How effective is a clampdown on Russian money likely to be? Here’s a clue. Almost the moment Theresa May promised to get tough, investors were ready to buy into state-owned gas giant Gazprom.
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 TONY HETHERINGTON: You have no claim to take my £3,700 PPI refund  18 Mar 7:34am Updated TONY HETHERINGTON: You have no claim to take my £3,700 PPI refund 
I received a letter from HBOS, saying I may be due a PPI refund following a new legal ruling. I received a payout but now a claims management firm is after a cut.
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The great British chef shortage: why eating out is under threat 18 Mar 7:30am The great British chef shortage: why eating out is under threat
We are in a golden age for dining out – but now there aren’t enough trained chefs and waiters to go round – and Brexit is not going to help It was, says chef patron Alexis Gauthier, “not the last resort”, but almost. Last September, he needed to fill three positions at his central London restaurant,
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 GKN bosses line up £70m Melrose-style bonus haul 18 Mar 7:29am Updated GKN bosses line up £70m Melrose-style bonus haul
Bosses of engineering giant GKN could pocket up to £70m of bonuses if they fend off a hostile £8bn takeover bid from Melrose, we can reveal.
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 Beating ageing is set to become the biggest business in the world 18 Mar 7:25am Updated Beating ageing is set to become the biggest business in the world
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and a handful of Silicon Valley billionaires are investing chunks of their vast wealth in efforts to extend life by slowing the ageing process.
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No CEO should earn 1,000 times more than a regular employee | Sarah Anderson 18 Mar 6:00am No CEO should earn 1,000 times more than a regular employee | Sarah Anderson
For the first time ever, US corporations have begun reporting pay ratio data. And a movement is building to crack down on companies that don’t share the wealth The CEO of Marathon Petroleum, Gary Heminger, took home an astonishing
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Offshore Drilling Companies Want Less Regulation. But Safety Problems Persist. 18 Mar 5:00am Offshore Drilling Companies Want Less Regulation. But Safety Problems Persist.
The Interior Department conducted surprise inspections in the Gulf of Mexico last week after an alert about “potentially catastrophic” crane accidents.
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Simon Wolfson and Ray Kelvin: fashion’s one-club men 18 Mar 3:00am Simon Wolfson and Ray Kelvin: fashion’s one-club men
Like footballers of yore, the two retail chief executives have battled in midfield for the same company their entire careersIn the world of football, the traditional notion of a one-club man – a player who spends his whole career turning out for the same team – has been going out of fashion for decades. We may revere Franco Baresi’s peerless defending during his years at AC Milan, the wonder goals of Southampton’s Matt Le Tissier and the, er, sensational dribbles of Liverpool’s Jamie Carragher, but for every one of those examples there are scores of contemporaries who dot around the league taking whichever contract their agents fancy.
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