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Two former Tesco executives are CLEARED of £250million fraud 6 Dec 6:14pm Updated Two former Tesco executives are CLEARED of £250million fraud
A jury at Southwark Crown Court in London were told this morning that Chris Bush, 52, of High Wycombe, and John Scouler, 50, of St Albans, had been acquitted at the Court of Appeal yesterday.
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DAILY BRIEFING: American data science firm Iqvia to invest £44m in British research projects 6 Dec 5:17pm Updated DAILY BRIEFING: American data science firm Iqvia to invest £44m in British research projects
Iqvia is to invest in projects and services that speed up drug trials. The move was announced as part of the second UK life sciences deal that was struck by the industry with the Government.
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How Thames Water loses 227 Olympic swimming pools worth of water through leaks every day 6 Dec 5:16pm Updated How Thames Water loses 227 Olympic swimming pools worth of water through leaks every day
Thames Water has been fined more than £128m since 2017 for failing to tackle leaks. Previous owner, Australian bank Macquarie, was criticised for sucking cash out and paying almost no tax.
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Markets plunge in global sell off: FTSE sinks to a two-year low 6 Dec 5:15pm Updated Markets plunge in global sell off: FTSE sinks to a two-year low
The wild swing cost savers billions of pounds invested through funds which track the performance of the index as more than £56bn was wiped off the value of Britain’s biggest listed companies.
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Safety rules could keep the jetset grounded: Monitoring systems to become mandatory from 2020   6 Dec 4:51pm Safety rules could keep the jetset grounded: Monitoring systems to become mandatory from 2020  
A monitoring system called ADSB Out, which tracks aircraft constantly during flight, will be mandatory for every European plane from June 2020, due to worldwide rule changes.
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Fishing Republic files for administration after investors fail to stump up enough rescue cash 6 Dec 4:51pm Fishing Republic files for administration after investors fail to stump up enough rescue cash
The angling company said it was likely that rescue specialist Leonard Curtis would be appointed next week. It also said it had received offers from buyers willing to snap up some or all of its assets.
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CITY DIARY: How Japanese investors are being told to view Brexit 6 Dec 4:51pm CITY DIARY: How Japanese investors are being told to view Brexit
Japanese bank Nomura offers its clients the following cheer-filled guide to our Brexit predicament: 'Imagine the bus, with 650 passengers on board. 'The bus is gently rolling down a hill towards a cliff...'
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Early investment in Uber saved cycle cheat Lance Armstrong from financial ruin 6 Dec 4:50pm Early investment in Uber saved cycle cheat Lance Armstrong from financial ruin
The father of five, who was exposed as a drugs cheat and stripped of his Tour de France titles, said around £78,000 of his money was invested in the company in 2009 via a venture capital fund.
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Tesco bosses are cleared of £250m fraud and false accounting charges in major blow for fraud office  6 Dec 4:50pm Tesco bosses are cleared of £250m fraud and false accounting charges in major blow for fraud office 
Former UK managing director Chris Bush (pictured), and ex-food director John Scouler were accused of hiding figures to meet targets and make Tesco look financially healthier.
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Turmoil on London stock market: FTSE 100 at two-year low 6 Dec 1:02pm Turmoil on London stock market: FTSE 100 at two-year low
The Footsie has not traded at these levels since July 2016, and it is now back well below the 6,930 level, which marked the peak of the dotcom boom on 31 December 1999.
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FTSE LIVE: UK stocks plummet as trade war tensions mount; Ted Baker sales slip amid harassment probe 6 Dec 12:11pm Updated FTSE LIVE: UK stocks plummet as trade war tensions mount; Ted Baker sales slip amid harassment probe
The FTSE 100 has closed down 217.79 points at 6704.05, while 3 per cent has been wiped off the Dow Jones in ugly trading on Wall Street.
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Turmoil on London stock market: FTSE 100 index plunges to two-year low 6 Dec 10:31am Updated Turmoil on London stock market: FTSE 100 index plunges to two-year low
Already 2.5% down on the day at lunchtime, the blue-chip share index was dragged further down when US stocks opened in the red this afternoon, leaving it down by 2.9%.
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The Mercedes SL R129 and how to drive a car that pays for itself 6 Dec 8:08am Updated The Mercedes SL R129 and how to drive a car that pays for itself
Savvy buyers can pick up cars that will may only retain their value, but could be sold for more down the line. in our new Cash Cars column Tony Middlehurst looks for models that fit the bill
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The last generation VW combustion engines will be released in 2026 6 Dec 7:32am Updated The last generation VW combustion engines will be released in 2026
Michael Jost, strategy chief at VW, told an automotive summit conferences this week: 'In the year 2026 will be the last product start on a combustion engine platform',
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California wildfires hit FTSE-250 listed insurance group Beazley to the tune of £35m 6 Dec 7:02am California wildfires hit FTSE-250 listed insurance group Beazley to the tune of £35m
The payouts from reinsurance hit the group's finances after fires damaged several settlements and killed dozens of people in the US’s most populous state.
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First drive of the new Audi e-tron electric SUV 6 Dec 6:49am First drive of the new Audi e-tron electric SUV
The e-tron is Audi's first full-electric production car that will go into zero-emissions competition with Jaguar's I-Pace and Tesla's Model X. We've been driving it in the desert to test its abilities.
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How many Monzo investors checked what the unicorn is really worth? 6 Dec 6:10am How many Monzo investors checked what the unicorn is really worth?
Unicorn poo is among this Christmas’ hottest presents. Customers piled in to the £20million crowdfunding of Britain’s newest unicorn - Monzo - will hope they bought more than a fad.
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You could lose out on Christmas bargains thanks to a poor mobile signal 6 Dec 3:28am Updated You could lose out on Christmas bargains thanks to a poor mobile signal
Thousands of online shoppers could lose out on Christmas deals if they don’t have a good mobile phone signal and fail to verify their transactions
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Anglian Water has taken the top spot as the best UK company to work for, according to its own staff 6 Dec 3:27am Updated Anglian Water has taken the top spot as the best UK company to work for, according to its own staff
Anglian Water, the utilities company, was ranked at number two last year but has managed to knock Google off the top spot this year to take the crown as the best place to work.
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VClean takes on dry cleaning industry with cheaper rates from as little as £2.50 an item 6 Dec 3:27am Updated VClean takes on dry cleaning industry with cheaper rates from as little as £2.50 an item
VDrop is a cost effective and eco-friendly alternative where customers can have their items dry-cleaned within 24-hours through drop and go 'vending machines' for as little as £2.50 an item.
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