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Mortgages Fast Approaching 5%, a Fresh Blow to Housing Market 11 Oct 2018, 10:34pm Updated Mortgages Fast Approaching 5%, a Fresh Blow to Housing Market
The cost of borrowing to buy a home is at its highest in over seven years. That could deter purchasers and be a worrying sign for the greater economy.
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Grant cuts for electric cars condemned 11 Oct 2018, 8:52pm Grant cuts for electric cars condemned
Motoring groups have expressed their concern over the government cutting grants for new electric and hybrid cars, calling it a "step backwards".
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11 Oct 2018, 8:08pm Updated Big Lenders Make Push to Liquidate Sears
Some of Sears’s biggest lenders are pushing for the troubled retailer to liquidate rather than try to reorganize through the bankruptcy process.
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Facebook Takes Down Hundreds of U.S. Pages It Says Spread Misinformation 11 Oct 2018, 7:42pm Updated Facebook Takes Down Hundreds of U.S. Pages It Says Spread Misinformation
Facebook has taken down hundreds of accounts that were spreading false or misleading political content ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, one of the social network’s most aggressive efforts to stop misinformation spread primarily by Americans.
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Sky battles: Fighting back against rogue drones 11 Oct 2018, 7:24pm Sky battles: Fighting back against rogue drones
Drones flying where they shouldn't has become a big problem, so how can we stop them?
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Car groups condemn grant cuts for electric and hybrid vehicles 11 Oct 2018, 7:10pm Car groups condemn grant cuts for electric and hybrid vehicles
The government cuts subsidies for electric and plug-in cars amid fears prices will rise and sales fall.
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Verizon Changes Exit Package for Workers It Planned to Outsource 11 Oct 2018, 6:58pm Updated Verizon Changes Exit Package for Workers It Planned to Outsource
The wireless carrier is now offering about 1,000 of its U.S. workers who were set to move to outsourcing giant Infosys severance or a guarantee of comparable pay for two years.
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Consumer Prices Rise 0.1%, Less Than Forecast 11 Oct 2018, 6:46pm Updated Consumer Prices Rise 0.1%, Less Than Forecast
U.S. consumer prices rose only slightly in September, a sign inflationary pressures remain in check despite solid economic growth and low unemployment rate.
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Sir Richard Branson suspends Saudi business talks over Khashoggi affair 11 Oct 2018, 6:22pm Updated Sir Richard Branson suspends Saudi business talks over Khashoggi affair
The Virgin boss was due to discuss government investment in space tourism but other western business figures remain silent on journalist’s disappearance Sir Richard Branson has suspended talks with the Saudi government over investment in his space tourism venture Virgin Galactic and has put on hold directorship of two massive tourism projects planned by Saudi Arabia along the Red Sea amid the deepening crisis over the disappearance and alleged murder of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In a statement to the Guardian, Branson said that he had had “high hopes for the current government in the kingdom and its leader Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman”. But reports of the regime’s involvement in the disappearance of the Washington Post columnist “if proved true, would clearly change the ability of any of us in the West to do business with the Saudi government”.
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Lithium Producer Livent Ends First Day Flat as Markets Fall 11 Oct 2018, 6:06pm Lithium Producer Livent Ends First Day Flat as Markets Fall
Chief executive sees ‘fundamental support’ for IPO as company seeks to ride electric-car boom
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US share markets sink as sell-off continues 11 Oct 2018, 4:51pm Updated US share markets sink as sell-off continues
Wall Street suffers a fresh bout of jitters after European markets fall sharply for a second day.
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 CITY DIARY: Moneysupermarket chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown snaps up £105,000 worth of shares 11 Oct 2018, 4:51pm CITY DIARY: Moneysupermarket chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown snaps up £105,000 worth of shares
Clubbable Bruce, 58, is also the newish chair of Lloyd’s of London, where friends say he’s quietly growing into the grandeur of the role. Rowers on the Thames now deferentially salute him.
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 Apple buys iPhone power management technology from British chip maker in £450m deal 11 Oct 2018, 4:51pm Apple buys iPhone power management technology from British chip maker in £450m deal
The US technology giant will acquire patents and staff from Reading-based Dialog Semiconductor. Since the first iPhones a decade ago, Apple has used Dialog chips to extend their battery life.
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 Watchdog probes British Airways and other airlines over transatlantic flights 11 Oct 2018, 4:51pm Watchdog probes British Airways and other airlines over transatlantic flights
Under the Atlantic Joint Business Agreement, BA, American Airlines, Iberia and Finnair have teamed up on certain routes between the USA, Canada, Mexico and Europe.
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 Hargreaves Lansdown founders left more than £200m poorer after shares tumble 11 Oct 2018, 4:51pm Hargreaves Lansdown founders left more than £200m poorer after shares tumble
Shares slid 5 per cent, or 97.5p, to 1850.5p, knocking £148.8m off the value of 32.2 per cent stake owned by Peter Hargreaves, who co-founded the firm with Stephen Lansdown.
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 ON THE BOARD: Compass poaches chief financial officer of Kingfisher Karen Witts  11 Oct 2018, 4:50pm ON THE BOARD: Compass poaches chief financial officer of Kingfisher Karen Witts 
Karen Witts, 55, will be finance head on a date yet to be agreed. It will be a blow to Kingfisher, which has been struggling to improve its fortunes after launching a turnaround plan.
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 DAILY BRIEFING: Elon Musk denies reports Fox boss James Murdoch could become next Tesla chairman 11 Oct 2018, 4:50pm DAILY BRIEFING: Elon Musk denies reports Fox boss James Murdoch could become next Tesla chairman
Billionaire chief executive Musk must step down as chairman for three years under a regulatory settlement. He has sought to quash reports that the 21st Century Fox boss could take over from him.
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 ALEX BRUMMER: Ten years after the financial crisis and the tectonic plates are shifting again 11 Oct 2018, 4:50pm ALEX BRUMMER: Ten years after the financial crisis and the tectonic plates are shifting again
Stock market volatility has become normalised as a result of computer-driven trading and can be dismissed as of little importance if economic conditions are benign.
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Delta Revenue Jumps, Helping Offset Fuel Costs 11 Oct 2018, 4:35pm Updated Delta Revenue Jumps, Helping Offset Fuel Costs
Delta Air Lines said robust demand for flights helped it overcome rising fuel prices during the latest quarter.
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Electric and hybrid cars: Government to cut discounts 11 Oct 2018, 4:21pm Updated Electric and hybrid cars: Government to cut discounts
Cuts in grants for buying electric and hybrid cars anger motoring groups amid fears prices will rise.
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New Stars, Fading Anthem Controversy Lift NFL Ratings 11 Oct 2018, 4:20pm Updated New Stars, Fading Anthem Controversy Lift NFL Ratings
NFL TV ratings are up for the first time since 2015, an improvement that league and TV executives attribute to new stars, a fading national-anthem controversy and a much-needed distraction from the political divisiveness shaking the country.
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Kent motorway to shut as work begins on possible post-Brexit lorry park 11 Oct 2018, 4:17pm Kent motorway to shut as work begins on possible post-Brexit lorry park
M26’s closure for site surveys angers local MP, amid wider concerns in Tory ranks about May’s Brexit plans A Kent motorway is undergoing a series of closures as work begins on turning it into a potential lorry park to deal with the possible impact of a no-deal Brexit. In the most significant practical work yet to prepare for the consequences of the UK crashing out of the EU, the M26 will be closed through the night until next week for site surveys before another set of closures in the month before Christmas to install gates in the central reservation.
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Senators Criticize Google for Failure to Disclose Data Vulnerability 11 Oct 2018, 4:12pm Updated Senators Criticize Google for Failure to Disclose Data Vulnerability
Top lawmakers sent a stinging letter to Google over its handling of a data vulnerability that affected hundreds of thousands of users of its Google+ service.
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 Brexit uncertainty weighs heavily on the housing market with prices subdued and completion times up 11 Oct 2018, 3:47pm Updated Brexit uncertainty weighs heavily on the housing market with prices subdued and completion times up
Property prices are down, buyer demand is slipping and the time it takes to complete a sale is on the up, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors said.
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Coast fashion retailer collapses putting 300 jobs at risk 11 Oct 2018, 3:36pm Updated Coast fashion retailer collapses putting 300 jobs at risk
The women's fashion retailer is bought by Karen Millen after falling into administration.
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US stocks sink as sell-off continues 11 Oct 2018, 3:33pm US stocks sink as sell-off continues
Wall Street suffers a fresh bout of market jitters after European markets fell sharply for a second day.
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Coast fashion chain closes high street stores 11 Oct 2018, 3:00pm Coast fashion chain closes high street stores
Staff told brand is in administration but department store concessions will be sold to Karen Millen The fashion chain Coast has become the latest casualty of the high street crisis with 300 jobs and 24 stores set to go as part of an 11th-hour rescue deal. The brand’s high street stores are closing but its 145 department store concessions will carry on trading as part of the sale to sister brand Karen Millen.
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Social Security Benefits to Get 2.8% Boost, Largest Since 2012 11 Oct 2018, 2:49pm Updated Social Security Benefits to Get 2.8% Boost, Largest Since 2012
Seniors and other Americans receiving Social Security will see the largest increase to their benefits in seven years in January, the Social Security Administration said.
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Intel Plays Its Chips Well 11 Oct 2018, 2:49pm Updated Intel Plays Its Chips Well
Intel can’t make enough chips these days, but the semiconductor giant does seem to know where to sell the ones that it can.
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FTSE 100 falls in second day of global market turbulence 11 Oct 2018, 1:52pm FTSE 100 falls in second day of global market turbulence
Panic selling on Wall St spreads amid concern over trade disputes, inflation and Donald Trump’s clash with Federal Reserve The City has felt the full impact of a
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Tax chief received death threats over Brexit cost estimate 11 Oct 2018, 1:52pm Tax chief received death threats over Brexit cost estimate
Jon Thompson says he has changed routes to work after backlash to £20bn appraisal
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300 jobs at risk as fashion chain Coast collapses 11 Oct 2018, 1:50pm 300 jobs at risk as fashion chain Coast collapses
Fashion chain Coast has collapsed into administration putting 300 jobs at risk.
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Global markets slide as Donald Trump blasts Fed, but ‘won’t fire’ Powell - business live 11 Oct 2018, 1:47pm Updated Global markets slide as Donald Trump blasts Fed, but ‘won’t fire’ Powell - business live
Rolling coverage as stocks slide in Asia and Europe, after Wall Street’s worst day in eight months
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Walgreens Sales Growth Falls Short 11 Oct 2018, 1:23pm Updated Walgreens Sales Growth Falls Short
Walgreens Boots Alliance shares slid in premarket trading as weaker sales of non-pharmacy items put a damper on the drugstore chain’s sales growth.
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Home of Crufts in £800m Blackstone takeover 11 Oct 2018, 1:21pm Home of Crufts in £800m Blackstone takeover
The world's largest property investor is close to clinching an £800m-plus takeover of the NEC Group, the live events complex which plays host to Crufts.
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Stolen Apple IDs in China Lead to Mobile-Payment Pilfering 11 Oct 2018, 1:19pm Updated Stolen Apple IDs in China Lead to Mobile-Payment Pilfering
China’s two mobile-payments giants, Alibaba affiliate Alipay and Tencent's WeChat Pay, said stolen Apple IDs were used to swipe customer funds, and called on Apple to address the issue.
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Irish cheese maker stockpiling cheddar in case of no-deal Brexit 11 Oct 2018, 1:13pm Irish cheese maker stockpiling cheddar in case of no-deal Brexit
Ornua, owner of Kerrygold and Pilgrims Choice brands, says it is preparing for uncertainty The Irish dairy company behind well-known brands such as Kerrygold has started stockpiling cheddar in the UK to guard against the risk of a major price hike for Britain’s favourite cheese in the event of a no-deal Brexit. World Trade Organization tariffs on cheddar are as high as 42% but Irish cheese manufacturers fear sales would plummet in British supermarkets if it passed on the extra cost to the consumer.
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WH Smith to close six stores and 24 Cardmarket outlets 11 Oct 2018, 1:10pm WH Smith to close six stores and 24 Cardmarket outlets
Group to bring 40 crown post offices into its shops as overall pretax profits fall 4% WH Smith is closing about 30 stores, most of which are part of its Cardmarket budget chain, as it adapts to challenging conditions on the high street. Stephen Clarke, the chief executive, said the retailer would be closing six WH Smith stores which had “not got a hope of making any money” and about 24 Cardmarket outlets over the next three years. WH Smith would not confirm how many jobs would be affected, but Clarke said staff would probably be redeployed to other stores as the chain continued to open new outlets in hospitals, airports and other travel hubs.
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London remains a safe haven for the world’s dirty cash | Simon Jenkins 11 Oct 2018, 12:32pm London remains a safe haven for the world’s dirty cash | Simon Jenkins
The government’s new unexplained wealth orders are a hopelessly weak weapon against money launderingBritain’s denial that it launders money is like Russia’s
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 FTSE LIVE: London stocks sink as global sell-off continues; Patisserie Valerie on brink of collapse 11 Oct 2018, 12:25pm Updated FTSE LIVE: London stocks sink as global sell-off continues; Patisserie Valerie on brink of collapse
The FTSE 100 closed down 138.81 points at 7006.93 and the pound was at $1.32 against the dollar.
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US stocks sink again as European markets close 11 Oct 2018, 12:19pm Updated US stocks sink again as European markets close
Shares are suffering a fresh bout of market jitters as the European markets close for the day.
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 LISTEN to what electric cars will sound like from next year 11 Oct 2018, 12:19pm Updated LISTEN to what electric cars will sound like from next year
From July 2019, by law every new electric car sold will have to make a noise so that pedestrians - especially those who are visually impaired - can hear them coming. This is what they will sound like.
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 Stockmarket meltdown: IMF warns over trade war, Brexit and debt 11 Oct 2018, 12:17pm Updated Stockmarket meltdown: IMF warns over trade war, Brexit and debt
The FTSE 100 closed nearly 2 per cent down today at 7,006 - having briefly dipped below 7,000 at one point. It suffered a 1.3 per cent drop yesterday.
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Patisserie Valerie warns it is on the brink of collapse 11 Oct 2018, 12:15pm Updated Patisserie Valerie warns it is on the brink of collapse
The cafe chain says it needs "an immediate injection of capital" to continue trading or it will fail.
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11 Oct 2018, 12:13pm Updated Social Security Benefits to Get 2.8% Boost in 2019
Seniors and other Americans receiving Social Security will see the largest increase to their benefits in seven years in January, the Social Security Administration said.
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Mini Ikea spin-off store opens in central London 11 Oct 2018, 12:05pm Updated Mini Ikea spin-off store opens in central London
Bedroom- and kitchen-focused Planning Studio marks firm’s shift to city centres The UK boss of
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Second Kent motorway is possible post-Brexit lorry park 11 Oct 2018, 11:44am Second Kent motorway is possible post-Brexit lorry park
M26 earmarked as holding lane for HGVs if customs checks into EU become necessary Work has started on turning a second motorway in Kent into a potential post-Brexit lorry park to deal with tailbacks to the Channel Tunnel and ports should customs checks have to be introduced. The M26 will remain closed through the night until next week as Highways England carry out site surveys and then again for more than a month before Christmas to install gates in the central reservation.
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FTSE 100 sell-off sees £36bn wiped off value 11 Oct 2018, 11:40am FTSE 100 sell-off sees £36bn wiped off value
The FTSE 100 has seen £36bn wiped off the value of its constituent companies in a single session as the global market sell-off showed little sign of abating.
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 Top stocks to ride out the trade war and Brexit storms 11 Oct 2018, 11:30am Updated Top stocks to ride out the trade war and Brexit storms
We are in the midst of turbulent times economically and politically, and investors could be forgiven for shying away from the stock market altogether.
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US stocks hint at end to global sell-off 11 Oct 2018, 11:24am Updated US stocks hint at end to global sell-off
US shares open lower before clawing back some ground, but the market rout may not be over yet.
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OBR likens no-deal Brexit impact to three-day week 11 Oct 2018, 11:18am OBR likens no-deal Brexit impact to three-day week
Britain's fiscal watchdog has likened the possible scale of impact of a no-deal Brexit to the three-day week when the country was plunged into crisis more than 40 years ago.
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 WH Smith shares slide 10% after the retailer unveils plans to overhaul its High Street division 11 Oct 2018, 11:09am Updated WH Smith shares slide 10% after the retailer unveils plans to overhaul its High Street division
WH Smith, which has been buoyed by its vast portfolio of airport and train station stores, said it is taking action to ensure its 225-year old High Street arm is 'fit for purpose now and for the future'.
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Delta Revenue Jumps, Offsetting Fuel Costs 11 Oct 2018, 10:39am Updated Delta Revenue Jumps, Offsetting Fuel Costs
Delta Air Lines said robust demand for flights helped it overcome rising fuel prices during the latest quarter.
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Price of Obamacare Plans Takes Surprise Drop 11 Oct 2018, 10:31am Price of Obamacare Plans Takes Surprise Drop
Average rates for popular health plans sold under the Affordable Care Act will fall 1.5% next year, according to the Trump administration, the first such drop and a sign that the insurance markets are gaining firmer traction despite tumult in the past two years.
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BMW to Take Control of China Joint Venture in $4 Billion Deal 11 Oct 2018, 10:26am Updated BMW to Take Control of China Joint Venture in $4 Billion Deal
BMW is the first foreign auto maker to take advantage of Beijing’s easing of long criticized rules that limit foreign ownership in the sector.
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US stocks extend global sell-off 11 Oct 2018, 9:54am US stocks extend global sell-off
US shares follow the rest of the world's indexes down, prolonging the global market rout.
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Walmart Cuts Online Video Deals in Bid to Become Entertainment Hub 11 Oct 2018, 9:51am Updated Walmart Cuts Online Video Deals in Bid to Become Entertainment Hub
The retail giant teams up with Hollywood studio MGM and an interactive-video startup in its rivalry with Amazon. First up is a remake of “Mr. Mom.”
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Apple hires engineers from UK company Dialog 11 Oct 2018, 9:47am Updated Apple hires engineers from UK company Dialog
The deal represents one of Apple's biggest takeovers in headcount terms.
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Bayer Shares Jump After U.S. Court Calls for New Roundup Trial 11 Oct 2018, 9:40am Updated Bayer Shares Jump After U.S. Court Calls for New Roundup Trial
Bayer shares jumped after the company scored a provisional win in its rejection of a record jury award to a plaintiff who sought to hold the maker of Roundup weed killers liable for his non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
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 FTSE LIVE: London stocks plunge as dramatic global sell-off continues 11 Oct 2018, 9:32am Updated FTSE LIVE: London stocks plunge as dramatic global sell-off continues
The FTSE 100 has started the day in sharp decline - sinking nearly 1.6 per cent at the open - as investors adjust to a world of higher US interest rates and join in with a dramatic global sell-off.
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Apple Snaps Up Engineers From Key Supplier 11 Oct 2018, 9:25am Apple Snaps Up Engineers From Key Supplier
Apple has agreed to bring in house more than 300 engineers from one of its key suppliers, Europe-based Dialog Semiconductor—part of a $600 million deal that boosts the smartphone giant’s chip-design operations.
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Trump Takes Swipe at Fed as Stocks Tumble 11 Oct 2018, 9:06am Updated Trump Takes Swipe at Fed as Stocks Tumble
President Trump said that the Federal Reserve has “gone crazy” on short-term interest rates, marking his latest swipe at policy makers in reaction to the stock market’s tumble on Wednesday.
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NFL Television Ratings Are Up for First Time Since 2015 11 Oct 2018, 9:06am Updated NFL Television Ratings Are Up for First Time Since 2015
TV ratings for NFL games are up for the first time since 2015, an improvement attributed to new stars, a fading national-anthem controversy and its role as a distraction from politics.
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U.S. Consumer Prices Rose 0.1% in September 11 Oct 2018, 8:56am U.S. Consumer Prices Rose 0.1% in September
U.S. consumer prices rose only slightly in September, a sign inflationary pressures remain in check as a strong dollar holds down import prices and energy costs dropped.
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Patisserie Valerie warns on brink of collapse 11 Oct 2018, 8:55am Patisserie Valerie warns on brink of collapse
The chain says it needs "an immediate injection of capital" to continue trading or it will fail.
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Patisserie Valerie on brink of collapse 11 Oct 2018, 8:46am Patisserie Valerie on brink of collapse
The chain says it needs "an immediate injection of capital" to continue trading or it will fail.
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FTSE 100 plunges into a correction as global markets hit eight-month low - business live 11 Oct 2018, 8:39am Updated FTSE 100 plunges into a correction as global markets hit eight-month low - business live
Rolling coverage as stocks slide in Asia and Europe, after Wall Street’s worst day in eight months
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U.S. Jobless Claims Edge Higher 11 Oct 2018, 8:39am U.S. Jobless Claims Edge Higher
The number of Americans filing applications for new unemployment benefits rose last week but remain historically low and are consistent with a tight labor market.
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eBay tax bill rises after HMRC review 11 Oct 2018, 8:30am Updated eBay tax bill rises after HMRC review
The auction site's UK subsidiary agrees to pay an extra £7m in tax to cover previous years.
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Profits slide at big six energy firms as 1.4m customers switch 11 Oct 2018, 8:30am Profits slide at big six energy firms as 1.4m customers switch
Margins for 2017 drop by 10% in face of competition from smaller, challenger companies Britain’s biggest energy firms saw their profits dive by 10% last year as more than 1 million customers left them for smaller challenger companies. Profits at the so-called big six firms fell from
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Patisserie Valerie owner warns on future as crisis deepens 11 Oct 2018, 8:26am Patisserie Valerie owner warns on future as crisis deepens
The crisis-hit owner of Patisserie Valerie has warned that without an immediate injection of capital there is "no scope for the business to continue trading in its current form".
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Apple Snaps Up Engineers From Key Supplier to Bolster In-House Team 11 Oct 2018, 8:18am Apple Snaps Up Engineers From Key Supplier to Bolster In-House Team
Apple has agreed to bring in house more than 300 engineers from one of its key suppliers, Europe-based Dialog Semiconductor—part of a $600 million deal that boosts the smartphone giant’s chip-design operations.
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Brexit: No deal brings risk of stockpiling says watchdog 11 Oct 2018, 8:11am Brexit: No deal brings risk of stockpiling says watchdog
An "abrupt" Brexit could lead to shortages and hoarding, says the Office for Budget Responsibility.
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Google Privacy Upgrades Could Jolt Gmail App Developers 11 Oct 2018, 8:08am Updated Google Privacy Upgrades Could Jolt Gmail App Developers
Google’s plan to put more limits on access to Gmail user data is likely to disrupt business for scores of app developers whose services are based on the world’s most popular email service.
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Apple Swoops Up Engineers From Key Supplier as It Bolsters In-House Chip Design 11 Oct 2018, 7:51am Updated Apple Swoops Up Engineers From Key Supplier as It Bolsters In-House Chip Design
Apple has agreed to bring in house more than 300 engineers from one of its key suppliers, Europe-based Dialog Semiconductor—part of a $600 million deal that boosts the smartphone giant’s chip-design operations.
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Europe stocks sharply lower after US and Asia sell-off 11 Oct 2018, 7:31am Updated Europe stocks sharply lower after US and Asia sell-off
Global shares slump while Donald Trump calls recent rate rises by the US Federal Reserve "crazy".
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 How bullying and harassment cases the Bank of England have jumped under Mark Carney 11 Oct 2018, 7:07am Updated How bullying and harassment cases the Bank of England have jumped under Mark Carney
There were between 21 and 39 formal probes into bullying and harassment between the Canadian’s appointment in July 2013 and June this year, a freedom of information request has revealed.
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Q&A: The global stock market sell-off explained 11 Oct 2018, 7:07am Q&A: The global stock market sell-off explained
Wednesday saw the beginning of a slump in stock market values worldwide but what is behind the declines?
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What is the FTSE 100? 11 Oct 2018, 6:47am What is the FTSE 100?
All you need to know about the FTSE 100.
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Why are markets plunging and which stocks are worst hit? 11 Oct 2018, 6:26am Why are markets plunging and which stocks are worst hit?
Rising US interest rates, trade war tensions and uncertainty in Italy provide a volatile mix A volatile week across global stock markets has
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HSBC to hire Guyett in wake of ‘mutiny memo’ 11 Oct 2018, 6:09am HSBC to hire Guyett in wake of ‘mutiny memo’
HSBC is to appoint a former JPMorgan banker to a top role in its global investment bank as it seeks to draw a line under a recent mutiny which has raised questions about the future of the unit.
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Snowflake More Than Doubles Valuation in Nine Months 11 Oct 2018, 6:00am Snowflake More Than Doubles Valuation in Nine Months
Data-warehousing startup’s value reflects companies’ appetite for cloud services.
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Warehouse Space Growing Tighter on Rising E-Commerce Demands 11 Oct 2018, 5:30am Warehouse Space Growing Tighter on Rising E-Commerce Demands
A CBRE report says warehouse availability in the third quarter reached its lowest level since 2000.
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Rutland races to avert Gardman collapse 11 Oct 2018, 5:23am Rutland races to avert Gardman collapse
The former owner of Maplin, the electrical goods retailer which collapsed this year, is racing to prevent another of the companies it owns crashing into administration within days.
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 Do you miss any of these obsolete car features from the last 20 years? 11 Oct 2018, 4:53am Updated Do you miss any of these obsolete car features from the last 20 years?
We've listed 15 common items found in vehicles 20 years ago that are becoming a thing of the past - and want you to tell us which (if any) you miss the most.
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 Saver locked out of Phoenix Wealth pension for seven months demands fees back 11 Oct 2018, 4:30am Updated Saver locked out of Phoenix Wealth pension for seven months demands fees back
Roy Strawbridge, pictured, a retired IT professional, is faced with a lock-out screen when he tries to log in to see his pension investments. Phoenix has apologised, and it paid him £350 last June.
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New law could force employers to reveal race pay gap figures 11 Oct 2018, 4:28am New law could force employers to reveal race pay gap figures
The scheme is intended to mirror elements of mandatory reporting of the gender pay gap
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Bayer Could Win a New Roundup Trial 11 Oct 2018, 4:22am Bayer Could Win a New Roundup Trial
A California judge issued a tentative ruling that calls into question a $250 million damages award to a groundskeeper, who sought to hold the Roundup maker liable for his non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
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Global stock markets hit eight-month low as shares slide in Europe, US and Asia - live 11 Oct 2018, 3:41am Global stock markets hit eight-month low as shares slide in Europe, US and Asia - live
Rolling coverage as stocks slide in Asia and Europe, after Wall Street’s worst day in eight months
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 Edinburgh has hottest property market with homes taking 22 days to sell, reveals Zoopla  11 Oct 2018, 3:38am Updated Edinburgh has hottest property market with homes taking 22 days to sell, reveals Zoopla 
The average amount of time it takes to sell a property in Britain is 47 days, reveals property website Zoopla.
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 Vauxhall hits out at business rates: Carmaker says tax is stiffling investment at its UK plants  11 Oct 2018, 3:29am Updated Vauxhall hits out at business rates: Carmaker says tax is stiffling investment at its UK plants 
In a highly unusual intervention Bosses at Vauxhall hit out at rates for charging businesses extra when they expand or buy equipment to make a factory more efficient.
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Stock market sell-off: FTSE 100 hits six-month low after rout in Asia and US - business live 11 Oct 2018, 3:22am Updated Stock market sell-off: FTSE 100 hits six-month low after rout in Asia and US - business live
Rolling coverage as stocks slide in Asia and Europe, after Wall Street’s worst day in eight months
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Johnston Press, owner of i newspaper, puts itself up for sale 11 Oct 2018, 3:15am Johnston Press, owner of i newspaper, puts itself up for sale
Struggling publisher seeks offers after lengthy refinancing talks with bondholders Johnston Press, which has titles include the i newspaper, the Scotsman and the Yorkshire Post, has put itself up for sale. The beleaguered publisher, which owns almost
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Ten years after its near-collapse, RBS is still a toxic brand | Fran Boait 11 Oct 2018, 3:00am Ten years after its near-collapse, RBS is still a toxic brand | Fran Boait
This week the bank’s chairman suggested a name change. What ii really needs to do is regain the trust of the British publicLooking back, there are two extraordinary aspects to what’s happened to RBS over the last 10 years. One is the new depths to which the bank has plummeted. It’s
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Stock market sell-off: Europe faces fresh losses after rout in Asia and US - business live 11 Oct 2018, 2:48am Updated Stock market sell-off: Europe faces fresh losses after rout in Asia and US - business live
Rolling coverage as stocks slide in Asia and Europe, after Wall Street’s worst day in eight months
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Owner of the i and The Scotsman up for sale 11 Oct 2018, 2:28am Owner of the i and The Scotsman up for sale
Johnston Press, the company behind a string of newspaper titles including the i, The Scotsman and The Yorkshire Post, has put itself up for sale.
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Why did Nissan dealership not tell us our car had been stolen? 11 Oct 2018, 2:00am Why did Nissan dealership not tell us our car had been stolen?
It went in for repairs, but was supposedly taken from a locked compound
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BMW to spend $4.1bn to take control of its China venture 11 Oct 2018, 1:09am BMW to spend $4.1bn to take control of its China venture
The carmaking giant will also invest more $3.45bn to expand its existing production capacity in China.
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Amazon v the high street – how Doncaster is fighting back 11 Oct 2018, 1:00am Amazon v the high street – how Doncaster is fighting back
The old pit town lost 5% of its high-street shops last year – but both the council and creative locals are trying to think again Most towns and cities have the strange, uncertain spaces some people call “edgelands”, but Doncaster’s seem to go on for ever. Thanks to the Yorkshire town’s proximity to four motorways, the expanses around it are full of retail parks and distribution centres, those leviathans that sit at the heart of 21st-century consumerism. Three of them belong to Amazon. The two nearest the town centre are comparatively modest, set in a business park that also includes a Morrison’s supermarket and a Holiday Inn Express. But the newest is a breathtakingly vast black-and-silver box covering 1.1m sq ft (102,200 sq metres). On a day when bright sunlight seems to make it glow, driving around its seemingly endless walls proves to be a mesmerising experience, only spoiled by the unshakeable feeling that my little hire car and I are being watched.
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Climate change will make the next global crash the worst | Larry Elliott 11 Oct 2018, 1:00am Climate change will make the next global crash the worst | Larry Elliott
The storm clouds are gathering, but the world’s economies now have far fewer shelters from disaster than they did in 1929Late last month
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Brexit: Tony Blair warns of long-term damage to UK services sector 11 Oct 2018, 12:37am Brexit: Tony Blair warns of long-term damage to UK services sector
Former PM’s thinktank predicts impact could be twice that felt by export industries, with Chequers little better than no deal Brexit will inflict long-lasting pain on Britain’s service sector, Tony Blair has warned as a report said Theresa May’s plans will be only marginally better than no-deal on the dominant industry. An analysis carried out for the former prime minister’s Institute for Global Change said that crashing out and trading on World Trade Organisation (WTO) terms would see productivity 4.91% lower in 12 years’ time than if Britain remained in the customs union and single market.
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