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Wealth Matters: Parking an Investment in Your Garage 22 Feb 11:53pm Updated Wealth Matters: Parking an Investment in Your Garage
Collectible cars are illiquid assets that require time and money and are not easy to sell. Here’s how to invest in one wisely.
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22 Feb 11:51pm Updated Rally in Stocks and Bonds Reveals Diverging Views on the Economy
Prices of stocks and bonds are not supposed to rise and fall in tandem, but a rebound in both markets shows both optimism and caution from investors.
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Dole recipient paid 884% interest: inquiry demands payday lending shake-up 22 Feb 10:52pm Dole recipient paid 884% interest: inquiry demands payday lending shake-up
Senate committee says products appear to be designed to take advantage of those in financial hardship Payday lenders and rental companies should face tougher regulations and need to improve the way they consider the needs of struggling families, an inquiry has found. A Senate economics committee inquiry, which reported on Friday, was told that in one case, a person on the dole paid the equivalent of an 884% interest rate on a rented clothes dryer.
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Kraft Tests How Much Costs Can Be Cut as Tastes Change 22 Feb 9:51pm Updated Kraft Tests How Much Costs Can Be Cut as Tastes Change
The reputations of some of the world’s most powerful investors rest on whether they can get consumers excited again about Kraft macaroni and cheese.
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U.S.-Huawei Fight to Take Center Stage at Trade Show 22 Feb 9:48pm U.S.-Huawei Fight to Take Center Stage at Trade Show
A large delegation of U.S. officials is heading to Spain for the world’s largest telecommunications trade show, planning to ratchet up a monthslong offensive against Huawei that has produced mixed results.
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Most mortgages go to first-time buyers, Halifax research shows 22 Feb 9:26pm Most mortgages go to first-time buyers, Halifax research shows
Aspiring homeowners now need a £32,000 deposit - or £110,000 in London - to get on the property ladder.
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Oscars Provide Stage for Participant Media’s Comeback Story 22 Feb 8:41pm Updated Oscars Provide Stage for Participant Media’s Comeback Story
The film and television company, which focuses on issues-oriented entertainment, has 17 nominations, just a couple of years after laying off half its staff.
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U.S. and China Extend Talks, but Final Deal Remains Elusive 22 Feb 7:26pm U.S. and China Extend Talks, but Final Deal Remains Elusive
President Trump said there was a “very, very good chance” of a trade deal with China being reached when he meets with the Chinese president in March.
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22 Feb 6:40pm Virgin Galactic Sends a Rocket Plane to Space Again, in Its Highest Flight Yet
After sending pilots to the edge of space in December, the company moved a step closer to commercial space travel with another safe flight, this time carrying a test passenger.
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Evan Williams, Twitter Co-Founder, to Leave Board 22 Feb 6:32pm Evan Williams, Twitter Co-Founder, to Leave Board
Twitter co-founder and former Chief Executive Evan Williams is stepping down from the company’s board, closing a 13-year run that started with a simple idea to use up some leftover money.
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UnitedHealth Loses Case to the Health Venture Begun by Amazon, Berkshire-Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase 22 Feb 6:13pm Updated UnitedHealth Loses Case to the Health Venture Begun by Amazon, Berkshire-Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase
A court battle over trade secrets highlighted how the Big Three corporations’ new unit is unnerving major insurers in the field.
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The Oscar Favorite That Created an Existential Crisis in Hollywood 22 Feb 6:07pm The Oscar Favorite That Created an Existential Crisis in Hollywood
“Never-Netflixers” hope a best-picture win for “Roma” won’t sever the connection between movies and theaters.
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Ministers spend £100m on Brexit consultant contracts 22 Feb 5:59pm Ministers spend £100m on Brexit consultant contracts
Since the EU referendum the government has agreed £104m of Brexit consultancy and other contracts.
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U.S. Regulator Warns Japan’s Biggest Bank Again on Money Laundering 22 Feb 5:52pm Updated U.S. Regulator Warns Japan’s Biggest Bank Again on Money Laundering
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency said Mitsubishi-UFJ Group had not yet fixed its long-running inability to weed out illegal transactions at some of its branches.
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Nike app for self-tying shoe comes undone 22 Feb 5:49pm Updated Nike app for self-tying shoe comes undone
The Google Android app that controls the new Adapt BB fails to sync with wearers' feet.
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Keeping Chanel on Top in the Post-Lagerfeld Era 22 Feb 5:43pm Keeping Chanel on Top in the Post-Lagerfeld Era
The French luxury house has for years played hardball with retailers, and the industry is wondering whether it can keep its sway after Karl Lagerfeld’s death.
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Netflix: Is streaming killing the cinema industry? 22 Feb 5:31pm Netflix: Is streaming killing the cinema industry?
As ever more people sign up to streaming services, are fewer going to the movies?
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Ministers spend £100m on Brexit help 22 Feb 5:29pm Ministers spend £100m on Brexit help
Since the EU referendum, government departments have agreed contracts worth £104m hiring companies to do consultancy, research, IT, recruitment and legal work specifically to prepare for the UK's EU exit
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Unlimited holiday: A perk that comes with pitfalls 22 Feb 5:29pm Unlimited holiday: A perk that comes with pitfalls
Unlimited paid holiday may sound too good to be true but there are fears the new trend could do more harm than good.
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22 Feb 5:17pm S&P 500 Posts Highest Close Since November 8 on Trade Optimism
The S&P 500 posted its highest closing level since Nov. 8 on Friday as investors clung to signs of progress in the ongoing trade talks between the United States and China.
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Dairy Crest snapped up by Canadian giant Saputo in £975m deal  22 Feb 5:11pm Updated Dairy Crest snapped up by Canadian giant Saputo in £975m deal 
Shareholders will get 620p per share, an 11.7 per cent premium on Thursday’s closing price before the takeover was announced. Shares in the firm soared 15.3 per cent, or 85p, to 640p last night.
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ABERFORTH SMALLER COMPANIES TRUST: Aiming for long term growth by investing in small UK firms 22 Feb 5:10pm Updated ABERFORTH SMALLER COMPANIES TRUST: Aiming for long term growth by investing in small UK firms
Aberforth’s usual portfolio consists of 80 individual companies. Some of the largest include First Group, specialist magazine owner Future, furniture retailer Dunelm and pub group Mitchells & Butlers.
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Kraft Heinz shares fall as appetites wane 22 Feb 4:59pm Updated Kraft Heinz shares fall as appetites wane
The food giant's stock hits a record low after it writes down the value of key brands.
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US and China extend trade talks 22 Feb 4:57pm US and China extend trade talks
US President Donald Trump says a deal is "more likely" than not.
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Sainsbury’s braced for boardroom shake-up under new chairman after merger debacle 22 Feb 4:53pm Sainsbury’s braced for boardroom shake-up under new chairman after merger debacle
Chief exec Mike Coupe, suffered an embarrassing defeat this week when the £14bn Sainsbury’s and Asda merger was effectively blocked by the Competition and Markets Authority.
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Serious Fraud Office ditches high-profile probes into Glaxosmithkline and Rolls-Royce  22 Feb 4:52pm Serious Fraud Office ditches high-profile probes into Glaxosmithkline and Rolls-Royce 
SFO director Lisa Osofsky declared there was either 'insufficient evidence' or it was 'not in the public interest' to continue with the cases. The SFO's case against Tesco collapsed in December.
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MARKET REPORT: Metro Bank wins £120m grant to boost business despite accounts blunder  22 Feb 4:52pm MARKET REPORT: Metro Bank wins £120m grant to boost business despite accounts blunder 
Metro is the biggest winner so far from a £775million fund designed to boost competition in corporate banking and weaken the stranglehold of the big High Street players.
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Merlin Entertainments offloads Australian ski resorts to American firm in £95m deal  22 Feb 4:51pm Merlin Entertainments offloads Australian ski resorts to American firm in £95m deal 
Vail Resorts will buy Falls Creek and Hotham in Victoria, Australia, leaving it with three of the largest ski resorts in the country including Perisher Ski Resort in New South Wales.
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MAGGIE PAGANO: Regulators must continue to clamp down on doorstep lenders 22 Feb 4:51pm MAGGIE PAGANO: Regulators must continue to clamp down on doorstep lenders
When John van Kuffeler retired as Provident Financial chairman in 2013, the board asked what return an investor would have made had they put money in on the day he joined.
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Interserve shares soar by 50% on reports its lenders will sweeten the terms of a £500m rescue deal 22 Feb 4:51pm Interserve shares soar by 50% on reports its lenders will sweeten the terms of a £500m rescue deal
The group, which is one of Britain's biggest Government outsourcers, is in talks to double the proportion of stock in the company that would be owned by its existing investors.
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Ailing Provident Financial targeted in £1.3bn takeover swoop by former boss John van Kuffeler  22 Feb 4:50pm Ailing Provident Financial targeted in £1.3bn takeover swoop by former boss John van Kuffeler 
John Van Kuffeler's firm Non-Standard Finance is seeking to woo disgruntled Provvy investors after a 76 per cent slump in the doorstep lender's shares in less than two years.
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PUNT OF THE WEEK: Online electrical retailer AO World is on track to deliver full-year goals 22 Feb 4:50pm PUNT OF THE WEEK: Online electrical retailer AO World is on track to deliver full-year goals
Bolton-headquartered AO World may already be familiar to anyone who buys – or has thought of buying – electrical goods online. The retailer sells everything from fridges to laptops.
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Corner Office: Delta C.E.O. Ed Bastian: ‘Leadership Is Not a Popularity Contest’ 22 Feb 4:45pm Updated Corner Office: Delta C.E.O. Ed Bastian: ‘Leadership Is Not a Popularity Contest’
He helped steer Delta through 9/11 and a bankruptcy. Then he had to tangle with the National Rifle Association.
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Barrick Gold Is Considering a Deal With Newmont 22 Feb 4:44pm Barrick Gold Is Considering a Deal With Newmont
Barrick Gold said it may pursue a merger with rival Newmont Mining—a potential blockbuster deal that would unite the world’s two biggest gold producers and cap a flurry of recent, big acquisitions by gold miners.
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22 Feb 4:38pm Trade Hopes Push Wall Street Forward
U.S. stocks climbed and the Dow and Nasdaq posted a ninth straight week of gains on Friday as investors clung to signs of progress in the ongoing trade talks between the United States and China.
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CNN President Defends Appointment of Former Trump Official 22 Feb 4:07pm CNN President Defends Appointment of Former Trump Official
CNN President Jeff Zucker addressed concerns about his decision to appoint a former Trump administration official as political editor, clarifying that her role won’t involve steering election debate or town hall coverage.
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22 Feb 3:38pm Wall St. Trims Gains as U.S., China Struggle Over Gaps in Trade Issues
U.S. stocks were higher in afternoon trading on Friday but pared gains after U.S. officials said the United States and China still have issues to resolve in their ongoing trade talks.
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Trans Mountain pipeline gets energy regulator support 22 Feb 2:56pm Trans Mountain pipeline gets energy regulator support
Canada's energy regulator says the project's economic benefits justify the environmental impacts.
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Huawei’s Plight Hangs Over Wireless Industry Showcase 22 Feb 2:54pm Huawei’s Plight Hangs Over Wireless Industry Showcase
The potential bans of Huawei technology is overshadowing the mobile phone industry’s biggest annual event in Barcelona.
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Kushner Cos. Pays $1.1 Billion for Suburban Apartment Portfolio 22 Feb 2:51pm Kushner Cos. Pays $1.1 Billion for Suburban Apartment Portfolio
Kushner Cos. has acquired a portfolio of rental apartments for $1.1 billion, its largest transaction in more than a decade.
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in her words: What Is the Equal Rights Amendment, and Why Are We Talking About It Now? 22 Feb 2:44pm Updated in her words: What Is the Equal Rights Amendment, and Why Are We Talking About It Now?
It would provide equal protection to women under the law — and it could still be added to the U.S. Constitution.
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How Israel’s Moon Lander Got to the Launchpad 22 Feb 2:22pm Updated How Israel’s Moon Lander Got to the Launchpad
With $100 million and a lot of volunteer labor, SpaceIL’s Beresheet spacecraft could be the first privately built vessel to reach the lunar surface.
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Virgin Galactic Sends a Rocket Plane Into Space for a Second Time 22 Feb 2:10pm Virgin Galactic Sends a Rocket Plane Into Space for a Second Time
After sending pilots to the edge of space in December, the company moved a step closer to commercial space travel with another safe flight, this time carrying a test passenger.
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Your Money: A Teacher’s Student Loans Were Forgiven. Then FedLoan Wrecked His Credit. 22 Feb 2:01pm Updated Your Money: A Teacher’s Student Loans Were Forgiven. Then FedLoan Wrecked His Credit.
Jed Shafer thought his work navigating the troubled public service loan forgiveness program was finished. He found out he was wrong when Lowe’s turned him away at the register.
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Your Money Adviser: Those Credit Card Bonuses May Be Taxable 22 Feb 1:55pm Updated Your Money Adviser: Those Credit Card Bonuses May Be Taxable
If you get cash back from a card in exchange for purchase, that’s generally not taxable. But, experts say, a bonus for referring a friend probably is.
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22 Feb 1:14pm Wall Street Climbs as Trade Hopes Power Tech Shares
U.S. stocks rose on Friday, as technology shares were boosted by signs of progress in the ongoing trade talks between the United States and China.
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Royal Mail to donate £60,000 to charity after breaking stamp price cap 22 Feb 12:58pm Royal Mail to donate £60,000 to charity after breaking stamp price cap
Ofcom capped second-class stamp price at 60p until 1 April, but stamps will cost 61p from 25 March Royal Mail is to donate £60,000 to charity after it was found by regulator Ofcom to have increased the price of second-class stamps beyond the permitted level of 60p. The postal service company, privatised via a much-criticised stock market floatation in 2013, said on Friday it would increase the price of a first-class stamp by 3p to 70p and a second-class stamp by 3p to 61p.
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Campaigners condemn closure of Rolls-Royce bribery inquiry 22 Feb 12:56pm Campaigners condemn closure of Rolls-Royce bribery inquiry
SFO shuts down investigation into which executives were responsible for payments Anti-corruption campaigners have criticised prosecutors for closing a long-running investigation into the payment of multimillion-pound bribes by Rolls-Royce. The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) announced on Friday that it had shut down its investigation to establish which senior executives were responsible for paying huge bribes to secure export contracts for Rolls-Royce, without charging anyone.
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AutoNation Names Carl Liebert New CEO 22 Feb 12:48pm AutoNation Names Carl Liebert New CEO
AutoNation, the nation’s largest car-dealership chain, has named Carl Liebert its new CEO, tapping an industry outsider to steer the company through a period of transformation in the auto-retailing sector.
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Labor’s Hard Choice in Amazon Age: Play Along or Get Tough 22 Feb 12:28pm Updated Labor’s Hard Choice in Amazon Age: Play Along or Get Tough
The battle over Amazon’s New York plans resurfaced tensions among unions over how to deal with Uber, Airbnb and other emerging giants.
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Solarplicity is banned from taking on new customers by Ofgem - as two providers hike their prices 22 Feb 12:26pm Updated Solarplicity is banned from taking on new customers by Ofgem - as two providers hike their prices
Ofgem said the ban will remain in place for three months unless Solarplicity can prove it has significantly improved its customer service and ensures that people can switch smoothly.
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It Started With a Jolt: How New York Became a Tech Town 22 Feb 12:15pm Updated It Started With a Jolt: How New York Became a Tech Town
Amazon may not call it home. But the city, by design and because of its allure, is increasingly a magnet for coders and companies.
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22 Feb 12:02pm Tech Stocks Lift Wall Street Amid Trade Hopes
U.S. stocks rose on Friday as technology shares were boosted by signs of progress in the ongoing trade talks between the United States and China.
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SFO drops investigations into Rolls-Royce and GSK 22 Feb 11:50am SFO drops investigations into Rolls-Royce and GSK
Fraud body says there was either insufficient evidence or it was not in the public interest to continue.
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Interserve lenders line up EY as administrator if shareholder talks fail 22 Feb 11:49am Updated Interserve lenders line up EY as administrator if shareholder talks fail
Outsourcing firm is at centre of standoff over the terms of a financial restructuring plan Lenders to the outsourcing firm
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FTSE CLOSE: Non-Standard Finance makes swoop for Provident; London stocks flash red at the open 22 Feb 11:37am FTSE CLOSE: Non-Standard Finance makes swoop for Provident; London stocks flash red at the open
The FTSE 100 closed up 11.21 points, or 0.16 per cent at 7,178.60 in a busy day of M&A, with two takeovers dominating the City news agenda first thing.
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Let’s move to Cromer, Norfolk: a very 1902 kind of place 22 Feb 11:29am Let’s move to Cromer, Norfolk: a very 1902 kind of place
The crab, the pier, the fishermen’s cottages… but it’s a long way from anywhere but Norfolk
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22 Feb 11:05am Signs of Progress in Trade Talks Prop Up Wall Street
U.S. stocks rose on Friday on signs of progress in the ongoing trade talks between the United States and China, but a plunge in shares of Kraft Heinz hit the consumer staples sector.
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Kraft Heinz shares plummet with huge profit loss 22 Feb 10:58am Kraft Heinz shares plummet with huge profit loss
US foods giant Kraft Heinz saw its shares plummet by more than quarter after posting a huge losses and revealing it was the focus of a federal investigation.
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The Shutdown Made Sara Nelson Into America’s Most Powerful Flight Attendant 22 Feb 10:53am The Shutdown Made Sara Nelson Into America’s Most Powerful Flight Attendant
A rising star of the labor movement, she’s made a career of getting unruly people to do what she wants.
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Pound dips as Brexit deal hopes fade - as it happened 22 Feb 10:12am Pound dips as Brexit deal hopes fade - as it happened
Pound falls against the dollar and the euro after EU official says there will be ‘no deal in the desert’ at a summit in Egypt next week
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Kraft Heinz Stock Plunges as Tastes Change and S.E.C. Investigation Begins 22 Feb 10:02am Kraft Heinz Stock Plunges as Tastes Change and S.E.C. Investigation Begins
A huge write-down, disappointing results and a regulatory inquiry pose big challenges for the owner of the Jell-O and Oscar Mayer brands.
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Are diesel cars really that dirty? Tests reveal some models produce almost zero NOx emissions 22 Feb 9:47am Updated Are diesel cars really that dirty? Tests reveal some models produce almost zero NOx emissions
Some of the latest diesel cars on sale today produce no or next-to-zero harmful nitrogen oxide - a pollutant associated with causing tens of thousands of premature deaths in the UK each year.
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Pound dips as Brexit deal hopes fade - business live 22 Feb 9:37am Updated Pound dips as Brexit deal hopes fade - business live
Pound falls against the dollar and the euro after EU official says there will be ‘no deal in the desert’ at a summit in Egypt next week
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Energy firm Solarplicity banned from taking on new customers 22 Feb 9:21am Updated Energy firm Solarplicity banned from taking on new customers
The regulator warns Solarplicity could lose its licence if it fails to improve its customer service.
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Bits: The Week in Tech: Chinese and Iranian Hackers Have Returned 22 Feb 9:00am Bits: The Week in Tech: Chinese and Iranian Hackers Have Returned
In this week’s newsletter, Nicole Perlroth explains why U.S. companies and government agencies face renewed cybersecurity concerns.
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Doorstep lender Provident Financial gets £1.3bn takeover bid 22 Feb 8:49am Doorstep lender Provident Financial gets £1.3bn takeover bid
Move by smaller rival Non-Standard Finance has backing of key shareholder Provident Financial, the controversial doorstep lender that charges interest rates of 535%, has received a surprise £1.3bn takeover bid from a smaller rival led by its former chief executive. The unsolicited bid for the “Provvy” from Non-Standard Finance, run by the former Provident Financial boss John van Kuffeler, has the backing of key shareholder Neil Woodford and others who own more than 50% of the company’s shares.
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Just how ethical is ethical investment? 22 Feb 8:41am Just how ethical is ethical investment?
Many investment indices claim to list only environmentally sound companies Supposedly environmental stock market indices used to help investors allocate hundreds of billions of pounds in investments include some of the world’s biggest contributors to fossil fuel pollution. Index providers including FTSE Russell, MSCI, S&P Dow Jones Indices and Stoxx all run indices that take into account environmental, social and corporate governance concerns known as ESG.
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DealBook Briefing: Is China Gaming America in the Trade Talks? 22 Feb 8:22am Updated DealBook Briefing: Is China Gaming America in the Trade Talks?
American officials think that China has been repackaging some of its promised reforms and trying to pass them off as concessions.
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BMW and Daimler invest €1bn in new car venture 22 Feb 8:17am Updated BMW and Daimler invest €1bn in new car venture
The German carmakers combine to develop next-generation pay-per-use and autonomous services.
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DVLA names the UK areas with most owners trying to swerve paying car tax  22 Feb 8:17am Updated DVLA names the UK areas with most owners trying to swerve paying car tax 
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency released the data along with a stark warning to car owners up and down the country to 'tax it, or lose it' as part of  new advertising campaign.
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SFO drops probes into Rolls-Royce and GSK 22 Feb 8:02am SFO drops probes into Rolls-Royce and GSK
Fraud body says there was either insufficient evidence or it was not in the public interest to continue.
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FTSE LIVE: Non-Standard Finance makes swoop for Provident; London stocks flash red at the open 22 Feb 7:52am Updated FTSE LIVE: Non-Standard Finance makes swoop for Provident; London stocks flash red at the open
It's a busy day of M&A, with two takeovers dominating the City news agenda first thing.
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Pound falls as Brexit deal hopes fade - business live 22 Feb 7:20am Updated Pound falls as Brexit deal hopes fade - business live
Pound falls against the dollar and the euro after EU official says there will be ‘no deal in the desert’ at a summit in Egypt next week
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The class pay gap: why it pays to be privileged – podcast 22 Feb 7:00am The class pay gap: why it pays to be privileged – podcast
Within Britain’s elite occupations, the advantages of class are still mistaken for talent
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Lenders to sweeten £500m Interserve rescue deal 22 Feb 6:56am Lenders to sweeten £500m Interserve rescue deal
Lenders to Interserve, the heavily indebted government contractor, are to sweeten the terms of a £500m rescue package in an effort to win support from the company's leading shareholders.
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Royal Mail to increase price of first-class stamp by 3p to 70p 22 Feb 6:46am Royal Mail to increase price of first-class stamp by 3p to 70p
Rise will take effect from March 25, when second-class stamp will go up to 61p The price of a first-class stamp is to increase by 3p to 70p and a second-class stamp will go up by 3p to 61p, the Royal Mail has announced. The increases will take effect from March 25 and will help ensure the sustainability of the universal postal service, the company said.
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Cathedral City maker Dairy Crest to be bought by Saputo 22 Feb 6:33am Cathedral City maker Dairy Crest to be bought by Saputo
Dairy Crest, whose brands also include Country Life, agrees to be taken over by Canadian firm Saputo.
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Cost of stamps to go up, Royal Mail says 22 Feb 6:18am Cost of stamps to go up, Royal Mail says
The price of a 1st class stamp is to increase by 3p to 70p and a 2nd class stamp will go up by 3p to 61p from next month.
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Rolls-Royce: Investigators drop corruption probe 22 Feb 6:16am Rolls-Royce: Investigators drop corruption probe
No individual prosecutions are to be brought over long-standing corruption at Rolls-Royce, the Serious Fraud Office has announced.
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Flybe signs Virgin deal despite criticism 22 Feb 6:13am Flybe signs Virgin deal despite criticism
Airline agrees £2.8m deal with a Virgin Atlantic-led group despite shareholder opposition.
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Quarter of a million Virgin Mobile customers to see inflation-busting bill rises from April 22 Feb 6:00am Updated Quarter of a million Virgin Mobile customers to see inflation-busting bill rises from April
Virgin Mobile’s 250,000 pay monthly and Sim-only customers face an increase in their phone bill by as much as £106 a year from April, in a raise unrelated to inflation.
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Cheese and butter firm Dairy Crest to be gobbled up by Canadian Saputo as it spreads into Europe 22 Feb 5:48am Updated Cheese and butter firm Dairy Crest to be gobbled up by Canadian Saputo as it spreads into Europe
Shares in Cathedral City and Clover maker Dairy Crest shot up nearly 13 per cent in early trading today after it agreed a £975million takeover by Canadian diary firm Saputo.
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A quick history of the British car industry 22 Feb 5:44am A quick history of the British car industry
A quick history of the British car industry by economist Dan Coffey.
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Investors look to eurozone data for signs of a slowdown - business live 22 Feb 5:26am Updated Investors look to eurozone data for signs of a slowdown - business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as German growth figures and eurozone inflation give the latest clues on the state of the bloc’s economy
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The areas of Britain with the most £1m-plus homes revealed 22 Feb 5:02am Updated The areas of Britain with the most £1m-plus homes revealed
Some 44 per cent of homes in the desirable Surrey village of Cobham are valued at £1million-plus, according to Zoopla, as it revealed where the most million-pound homes are.
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Enter our SME competition before 1 March for a chance to win £50k 22 Feb 5:00am Enter our SME competition before 1 March for a chance to win £50k
The deadline to enter our Great British Entrepreneur Challenge has been extended to 1 March.
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Sotheby’s to Expand New York Headquarters 22 Feb 5:00am Sotheby’s to Expand New York Headquarters
The designer Shohei Shigematsu is leading the redesign and expansion of the auction houses’s space on the Upper East Side of New York.
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Become a successful entrepreneur and win up to £50,000 investment - take our quiz now 22 Feb 4:58am Updated Become a successful entrepreneur and win up to £50,000 investment - take our quiz now
The simple fact is anybody can be a successful entrepreneur. People from all walks of life can tread the path of creating a successful business but it depends on your approach. We take a look.
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Flybe completes cut-price sale to Virgin 22 Feb 4:35am Flybe completes cut-price sale to Virgin
Flybe has completed its controversial sale to a consortium led by Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic for just 1p a share.
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Crooks prey on would-be tenants asking for up-front deposits before a property has even been viewed 22 Feb 4:31am Updated Crooks prey on would-be tenants asking for up-front deposits before a property has even been viewed
In the last few months, Action Fraud has received 28 reports of this type of fraud, which saw victims lose a total of nearly £20,000.
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How to save a failing business by turnaround specialist Andy Scott 22 Feb 4:31am Updated How to save a failing business by turnaround specialist Andy Scott
Andy Scott bought his first £1m hotel aged 22. But living it up on debt resulted in bankruptcy and depression after the 2008 crisis hit. Here he talks about how he made back his millions
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Nationwide BS to scrap cashback scheme in April - which alternative banks offer the perk?  22 Feb 4:31am Updated Nationwide BS to scrap cashback scheme in April - which alternative banks offer the perk? 
Nationwide is scrapping a scheme allowing credit and debit cardholders to earn cashback on their spending after the building society admitted it wasn't worth the time and resources.
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Star managers really DO reward investors, study of top funds reveals 22 Feb 4:31am Updated Star managers really DO reward investors, study of top funds reveals
A few new managers buck the trend and outshine their illustrious predecessors, but most fall short of meeting the previous performance record, the research by Willis Owen found.
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Provident Financial gets £1.3bn bid from rival NSF 22 Feb 4:05am Provident Financial gets £1.3bn bid from rival NSF
The troubled sub-prime lender receives a takeover offer from rival Non-Standard Finance.
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Eurozone factories suffer worst month for more than six years as turmoil hits car sales 22 Feb 3:07am Updated Eurozone factories suffer worst month for more than six years as turmoil hits car sales
German manufacturers have been particularly hard hit, recording their worst performance for 74 months. The results will spark concerns the monetary union could be heading for a downturn.
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Exclusions that are part and parcel of Hermes’s T&Cs 22 Feb 2:00am Exclusions that are part and parcel of Hermes’s T&Cs
It won’t pay up although I had insurance for a lost pair of ‘glass’ binoculars (which were plastic)
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