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Egypt Looks to Offshore Gas Field for Growth and Influence 11 Mar 11:57pm Egypt Looks to Offshore Gas Field for Growth and Influence
A natural gas discovery could bolster the economy and revive the country’s regional clout. But Egyptians battling unemployment and inflation might gain little.
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Live Updates: Ethiopian Airline Crash Updates: Data and Voice Recorders Recovered 11 Mar 11:37pm Updated Live Updates: Ethiopian Airline Crash Updates: Data and Voice Recorders Recovered
The latest on the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 Max 8.
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Tesla Says Never Mind: It Raises Prices and Keeps Most Stores 11 Mar 11:03pm Updated Tesla Says Never Mind: It Raises Prices and Keeps Most Stores
Elon Musk’s company is reversing course after saying it would close stores to cut costs. It announced a 3 percent price increase on most models.
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Fox News, After Rebuking Jeanine Pirro, Faces Another Uproar Over Tucker Carlson 11 Mar 10:51pm Fox News, After Rebuking Jeanine Pirro, Faces Another Uproar Over Tucker Carlson
The network reproached Ms. Pirro, a star host, for suggesting that a Muslim congresswoman’s religious beliefs were anti-American. Tucker Carlson, another Fox host, is also under fire.
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Australia suspends Boeing 737 MAX aircraft following Ethiopia crash 11 Mar 10:22pm Australia suspends Boeing 737 MAX aircraft following Ethiopia crash
Australia has become the latest country to suspend Boeing 737 MAX aircraft flights in and out of the country after the deadly crash in Ethiopia.
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Trump Proposes a Record $4.75 Trillion Budget 11 Mar 9:27pm Updated Trump Proposes a Record $4.75 Trillion Budget
The president’s budget request for the 2020 fiscal year has little chance of becoming law because Congress controls spending, and Democrats control the House.
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Do supermarkets know more about us than we do? 11 Mar 9:14pm Do supermarkets know more about us than we do?
Product loyalty is not solely based on value, quality or choice but also on personal attachment, studies suggest.
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Would you be happy being interviewed by a robot? 11 Mar 9:10pm Would you be happy being interviewed by a robot?
Employers can make unconscious - and unfair - judgements about interviewees within a few seconds.
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Michael Jackson Songs Are Still Streaming, but Radio Airplay Is Down 11 Mar 8:53pm Updated Michael Jackson Songs Are Still Streaming, but Radio Airplay Is Down
A statue was removed, and “The Simpsons” shelved a rerun featuring the singer. But everyday listeners are still streaming “Billie Jean.”
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The ten cheapest and most expensive breeds of dog to keep 11 Mar 8:46pm Updated The ten cheapest and most expensive breeds of dog to keep
A massive 25 per cent of dog owners have revealed they weren't prepared for the cost of owning a dog whilst 43 per cent of owners also admitted they hadn't researched any costs.
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Jeanine Pirro’s Remarks on Muslim Legislator Are Condemned by Fox News 11 Mar 8:32pm Jeanine Pirro’s Remarks on Muslim Legislator Are Condemned by Fox News
The network reproached Ms. Pirro, a star host, for suggesting that a Muslim congresswoman’s religious beliefs were anti-American. Tucker Carlson, another Fox host, is also under fire.
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Google Approved $45 Million Exit Package for Executive Accused of Misconduct 11 Mar 8:20pm Updated Google Approved $45 Million Exit Package for Executive Accused of Misconduct
The payment to Amit Singhal, who ran Google’s search division and was accused of groping an employee, was revealed on Monday in a shareholder lawsuit.
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What went wrong at Superdry? 11 Mar 8:11pm What went wrong at Superdry?
The blame game over the decline of the British retailer is playing out in public.
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Shares in Boeing dip by the lowest since 9/11 after the second deadly crash in five months 11 Mar 8:10pm Updated Shares in Boeing dip by the lowest since 9/11 after the second deadly crash in five months
Shares in the New York-listed plane maker dived as much as 13.5 per cent – their biggest fall since the 9/11 terror attacks – amid calls for all Boeing 737 Max 8 domestic flights to be suspended.
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Some Boeing 737s Are Being Grounded. Here’s What That Means. 11 Mar 7:54pm Updated Some Boeing 737s Are Being Grounded. Here’s What That Means.
Regulators are typically hesitant to ground entire fleets of planes. What tips the balance toward doing it?
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ALEX BRUMMER: Creditors are the in driving seat 11 Mar 6:16pm ALEX BRUMMER: Creditors are the in driving seat
Debenhams finds itself on the wrong side of retailing history. Interserve is suffering from taking on outsourcing and construction projects at the wrong price.
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Germany is hit by a factory flop with industrial output dipping by 0.8% 11 Mar 6:11pm Germany is hit by a factory flop with industrial output dipping by 0.8%
Polman's bumper pay package comes after he was forced to abandon plans to move Unilever's headquarters from London to Rotterdam following a massive shareholder revolt.
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Debenhams races to secure £150m in its battle to fend off Sports Direct billionaire Mike Ashley 11 Mar 5:56pm Debenhams races to secure £150m in its battle to fend off Sports Direct billionaire Mike Ashley
Ashley, 54, who has a 29.7 per cent stake in Debenhams, revealed plans days ago to seize control of the beleaguered department store chain by clearing out the bulk of its board.
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Activist investor plots to oust chairman of struggling vehicle hire group Northgate 11 Mar 5:53pm Activist investor plots to oust chairman of struggling vehicle hire group Northgate
Richard Bernstein's Crystal Amber said it has given up on Andrew Page after several profit warnings at the business and poor performance.
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MARKET REPORT: Shares in construction group Kier plunge by 18% 11 Mar 5:38pm MARKET REPORT: Shares in construction group Kier plunge by 18%
The construction group blamed the mistake on an accounting error, and has upwardly revised its net debt as of December 31 from £130 million to £180.5 million.
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Brilliant is the third small energy firm to go bust in 2019, leaving 17,000 households in the lurch 11 Mar 5:31pm Brilliant is the third small energy firm to go bust in 2019, leaving 17,000 households in the lurch
Brilliant Energy is the third firm in the industry to fail so far this year. The business follows the likes of collapsed rivals Iresa Energy, Spark Energy and Our Power.
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Jeans maker Levi Strauss gears up to raise £450m for its £4.7bn return to the New York stock market 11 Mar 5:26pm Jeans maker Levi Strauss gears up to raise £450m for its £4.7bn return to the New York stock market
The 172-year-old jeans maker is returning to the stock market three decades after it was taken private as it looks to fight back against an onslaught from internet-only firms.
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Pound climbs as PM holds Strasbourg talks 11 Mar 4:21pm Pound climbs as PM holds Strasbourg talks
The pound has climbed sharply during volatile trading as Theresa May travelled to Strasbourg for talks on the eve of a Commons vote on her Brexit deal.
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Out There: Cut the Science Budget? Not So Fast 11 Mar 3:43pm Updated Out There: Cut the Science Budget? Not So Fast
Contrary to first impressions, Congress has done a decent job standing up for scientific research.
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Audit watchdog leaders quit in overhaul after scandals 11 Mar 3:18pm Audit watchdog leaders quit in overhaul after scandals
‘Too timid’ Financial Reporting Council to be renamed and given new powers British accountancy firms are to get a new regulator with more power over collapsing companies after a wave of scandals prompted
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Julian Dunkerton has little chance of winning round Superdry’s board | Nils Pratley 11 Mar 3:16pm Julian Dunkerton has little chance of winning round Superdry’s board | Nils Pratley
Investors are distinctly cool about the fashion brand founder’s hopes of a comeback Superdry’s directors didn’t quite describe Julian Dunkerton, the founder who wants to return, as a man obsessed with yesterday’s game of slapping Japanese-style logos on everything in sight, but it wasn’t hard to catch their drift. The founder’s approach would fail. The product range would be “narrow and concentrated” and would ignore “consumer and data insight”.
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Tesla Raising Prices on Most Cars and Scaling Back Store Closings 11 Mar 3:13pm Tesla Raising Prices on Most Cars and Scaling Back Store Closings
The maker of electric cars, which had said it would close most of its stores to cut costs, announced a 3 percent price increase on most models.
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Over 400 care home operators collapse in five years as cuts take toll 11 Mar 3:08pm Over 400 care home operators collapse in five years as cuts take toll
More than 100 go in 2018, with firms also hit by crippling debt and rising costs, says BDO More than 100 care home operators collapsed in 2018 – taking the total over five years to more than 400 – and has sparked warnings that patients in homes that close down could be left with nowhere to go but hospitals. UK care home firms are buckling under the pressure of funding cuts, crippling debt and rising costs, according to research by the accountancy firm BDO.
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More than 3,500 UK bankers paid €1m a year, says EU report 11 Mar 2:55pm More than 3,500 UK bankers paid €1m a year, says EU report
European Banking Authority says Britain is home to 73% of Europe’s millionaire bankers More than 3,500 bankers in the UK are paid more than €1m (£850,000) a year, according to pay and bonus details published by the European Banking Authority. The EBA’s latest
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In Unusual Move, Fox News Condemns Jeanine Pirro’s Remarks on Muslim Legislator 11 Mar 2:39pm Updated In Unusual Move, Fox News Condemns Jeanine Pirro’s Remarks on Muslim Legislator
The network reproached Ms. Pirro, a star host, for suggesting that a Muslim congresswoman’s religious beliefs were anti-American. Tucker Carlson, another Fox host, is also under fire.
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11 Mar 2:29pm Tech Leads Wall Street Higher, Boeing Pares Losses
Technology stocks led Wall Street's main indexes higher on Monday after five straight sessions of declines, but a fall in the shares of the world's largest planemaker after a fatal crash in Ethiopia limited gains on the blue-chip Dow.
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Turkey Enters Recession, a Blow for Erdogan as Elections Near 11 Mar 2:25pm Updated Turkey Enters Recession, a Blow for Erdogan as Elections Near
Turkish government figures show two consecutive quarters of declining growth amid falling investor confidence, shrinking investment and rising prices.
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Tesla Raising Prices on Most Cars but Scales Back Store Closings 11 Mar 2:18pm Tesla Raising Prices on Most Cars but Scales Back Store Closings
The maker of electric cars, which had said it would close most of its stores to cut costs, announced a 3 percent price increase on most models.
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Saga sets sale plan for travel divisions 11 Mar 2:10pm Saga sets sale plan for travel divisions
Saga, the FTSE-250 insurance and travel specialist, is exploring the sale of a cluster of its leisure businesses as it seeks to streamline its operations.
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DealBook Briefing: Boeing Faces Scrutiny Over a Best-Selling Jet 11 Mar 2:08pm Updated DealBook Briefing: Boeing Faces Scrutiny Over a Best-Selling Jet
Two deadly crashes in five months involving 737 Max planes have many questioning the safety of the aircraft, which forms the heart of Boeing’s business.
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Tesla Scales Back Store Closings but Will Raise Prices 11 Mar 1:56pm Updated Tesla Scales Back Store Closings but Will Raise Prices
The maker of electric cars, which had said it would close most of its stores to cut costs, announced a 3 percent price increase on most models.
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The Chicago Symphony Goes on Strike Over Pension Plan 11 Mar 1:33pm The Chicago Symphony Goes on Strike Over Pension Plan
One of the nation’s finest orchestras has been hit by the latest round of labor upheaval in the economically challenged classical music field.
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Low-paid work is no longer a route to better pay – it is a trap | Paul Johnson 11 Mar 1:32pm Low-paid work is no longer a route to better pay – it is a trap | Paul Johnson
Universal credit was meant to lift people out of poverty. But in reality it’s just been fiddling at the edges of the changes we needOne of the few domestic political issues that occasionally manages to make itself heard over the Brexit cacophony is the rollout of
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Money laundering concerns justify Jersey intervention, say MPs 11 Mar 1:09pm Money laundering concerns justify Jersey intervention, say MPs
Backbenchers tackling Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man on grounds of national security Offshore secrecy represents a threat to the UK’s national security and justifies parliament forcing Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man to adopt public registers of beneficial ownership, according to a letter written by two campaigning backbenchers. Andrew Mitchell, a Conservative, and Labour’s Margaret Hodge told the chief ministers of the crown dependencies their concerns were so great they would press ahead with moves to demand transparency against the will of the three territories.
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What is a salary cap in sport? The This is Moneyball podcast 11 Mar 1:09pm Updated What is a salary cap in sport? The This is Moneyball podcast
Premiership rugby champions Saracens deny they breached salary cap regulations after recent allegations, while Manchester City are in the spotlight over Financial Fair Play.
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Accounting regulator to be scrapped after damning review 11 Mar 1:05pm Accounting regulator to be scrapped after damning review
The accounting regulator is to be abolished and replaced by a new "enhanced" body following a damning review sparked by the collapses of high-profile companies such as Carillion and BHS.
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No-deal Brexit could cost Japanese carmakers in UK $1bn a year 11 Mar 1:00pm No-deal Brexit could cost Japanese carmakers in UK $1bn a year
Moody’s warns that customs checks that delay parts could impact earnings more than tariffs A no-deal Brexit would cost Japanese carmakers in Britain more than $1bn a year if 10% tariffs were imposed on trade between the UK and EU, new analysis suggests. Nissan, Toyota and Honda together account for almost half of UK car production, but trade under World Trade Organization terms could cost the companies $1.17bn (£899m) in operating profit, according to calculations published on Monday by Moody’s Investors Service, an influential ratings agency.
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FTSE LIVE: Debenhams seeks new cash as it tries to resist Ashley 11 Mar 12:55pm Updated FTSE LIVE: Debenhams seeks new cash as it tries to resist Ashley
The Debenhams saga has taken another twist as the struggling retailer announced it is in talks to secure new funding that would help it resist Mike Ashley's attempt to seize control.
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UK audit watchdog to be replaced by new governing body 11 Mar 12:50pm Updated UK audit watchdog to be replaced by new governing body
The Financial Reporting Council will be scrapped and replaced by a new regulator for accountancy firms.
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Ethiopian Airlines Plane Is the 2nd Boeing Max 8 to Crash in Months 11 Mar 12:44pm Ethiopian Airlines Plane Is the 2nd Boeing Max 8 to Crash in Months
The flight that killed all 157 people on board was en route from the Ethiopian capital to Nairobi, Kenya. It lost contact six minutes after take off, the airline said.
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Boeing: Airlines ground 737 Max 8 jets after latest crash 11 Mar 12:25pm Updated Boeing: Airlines ground 737 Max 8 jets after latest crash
The move comes a day after an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max 8 crash killed all 157 people on board.
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No-deal Brexit could cost Japanese carmakers in UK £1bn a year 11 Mar 12:19pm No-deal Brexit could cost Japanese carmakers in UK £1bn a year
Impact of 10% tariffs viewed as greater risk than delays at border, Moody’s analysis suggests A no-deal Brexit would cost Japanese carmakers in Britain more than $1bn a year if 10% tariffs were imposed on trade between the UK and EU, new analysis suggests. Nissan, Toyota and Honda together account for almost half of UK car production, but trade under World Trade Organization terms could cost the companies $1.17bn (£899m) in operating profit, according to calculations published on Monday by Moody’s Investors Service, an influential ratings agency.
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What should we expect from a Spring Statement delivered in unique and difficult circumstances? 11 Mar 11:47am What should we expect from a Spring Statement delivered in unique and difficult circumstances?
The Chancellor's hands are very much tied on what he can promise, and being a fiscal statement rather than a full-fat Budget it would be limited in scope even if Brexit was taken out of the equation.
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Live Updates: Ethiopia Recovers Boeing Jet’s Data and Voice Recorders 11 Mar 11:14am Updated Live Updates: Ethiopia Recovers Boeing Jet’s Data and Voice Recorders
The latest on the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 Max 8.
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Levi Strauss seeks $6.2bn valuation in stock market listing 11 Mar 11:11am Levi Strauss seeks $6.2bn valuation in stock market listing
Jeans maker plans to return public ownership after three decades as a private company The 166-year-old jeans maker Levi Strauss is to seek a valuation of nearly $6.2bn (£4.7bn) in a stock market float that will restore it to public ownership after three decades as a private company. The company, credited with the invention of blue jeans, said it expects to raise $587m in a Wall Street listing aimed at transforming the business into a global fashion and broader lifestyle brand.
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Brilliant Energy customers left in limbo as firm goes bust 11 Mar 11:02am Brilliant Energy customers left in limbo as firm goes bust
The supplier joins the long list of small firms that have gone bust in recent times. The Leeds-based company was founded in 2009 and had a white label agreement with Northumbria Energy.
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Number of empty homes in England rises to more than 216,000 11 Mar 10:51am Number of empty homes in England rises to more than 216,000
Long-term vacant homes now account for £53.6bn of property, analysis finds The number of empty homes across England has risen for the second consecutive year to more than 216,000, the highest level since 2012, according to official figures. The number of long-term vacant properties – those that have been empty for at least six months – rose by 5.3% to 216,186 in the 12 months to October, according to the
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Brexit likely to hurt business investment for years, says BoE policymaker - business live 11 Mar 10:41am Updated Brexit likely to hurt business investment for years, says BoE policymaker - business live
Bank of England policymaker Jonathan Haskel says businesses need clarity on Britain’s trade relationship with the EU
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Brilliant Energy fails to live up to its name 11 Mar 10:39am Brilliant Energy fails to live up to its name
The domestic energy provider with 17,000 customers ceases trading - the latest of a string of failures.
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Ethiopian Airlines crash: Boeing faces safety questions over 737 Max 8 jets 11 Mar 10:28am Updated Ethiopian Airlines crash: Boeing faces safety questions over 737 Max 8 jets
Cockpit and flight recorder may hold clues to why flight ET302 crashed killing 157 people
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Live Briefing: Live Updates: Ethiopia Recovers Boeing Jet’s Data and Voice Recorders 11 Mar 10:27am Updated Live Briefing: Live Updates: Ethiopia Recovers Boeing Jet’s Data and Voice Recorders
The latest on the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 Max 8.
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Ten tips for buy-to-let: Essential advice for property investment 11 Mar 10:25am Updated Ten tips for buy-to-let: Essential advice for property investment
Buy-to-let mortgage rates may be at near rock bottom levels but investing in property is much tougher than it once was. If you a a landlord, or tempted to become one, read our guide.
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Dead Happy: Would you buy life insurance with a skull for a logo? 11 Mar 10:06am Updated Dead Happy: Would you buy life insurance with a skull for a logo?
Everyone knows that life insurance only pays out when you die, but few providers actively choose to overtly draw attention to death. Dead Happy is making a virtue of it, however.
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Boeing Faces Questions About Its New 737 Max Jets After Ethiopia Crash 11 Mar 10:01am Updated Boeing Faces Questions About Its New 737 Max Jets After Ethiopia Crash
For the company, scrutiny of the jet goes to the heart of its business — the 737 Max has been its best-selling plane ever.
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50 of the best funds and investment trusts 11 Mar 9:48am 50 of the best funds and investment trusts
We asked trusted experts to recommend the best funds that cover different investment sectors – and included This is Money’s selection of active and passive options too.
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No-deal Brexit: Ryanair to ban UK citizens from buying more shares 11 Mar 9:28am No-deal Brexit: Ryanair to ban UK citizens from buying more shares
Airlines not majority-owned by EU nationals or companies risk losing right to fly within bloc British citizens who own shares in Ryanair will be barred from buying more stock, voting on company resolutions or attending annual shareholder meetings if a no-deal Brexit goes ahead, the Dublin-based carrier said on Monday. EU regulations require that airlines flying under a European licence must be majority-owned and controlled by shareholders from the trading bloc.
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Smart speakers and dog treats added to UK inflation basket - business live 11 Mar 9:03am Updated Smart speakers and dog treats added to UK inflation basket - business live
Amazon Echo and Google Home speakers join Britain’s inflation basket, but envelopes and complete dog food is out
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Interserve lenders discuss deal sweetener 11 Mar 8:49am Interserve lenders discuss deal sweetener
Lenders to Interserve are considering a last-ditch effort to win over shareholders by further increasing the amount of equity handed to them in a £500m restructuring deal.
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Tesla performs U-turn over store closures 11 Mar 8:14am Tesla performs U-turn over store closures
Car prices to rise by ‘about 3%’ after decision to move to online-only sales reversed Tesla has reversed a decision to close all its stores and move to an online-only sales model, the company has announced, pending the results of a further review on the usefulness of physical locations. The
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Challenger banks OneSavings and Charter Court confirm £1.6bn merger talks  11 Mar 7:59am Challenger banks OneSavings and Charter Court confirm £1.6bn merger talks 
If the all-share deal goes ahead, OneSavings would take over Charter Court by exchanging 0.8253 new OneSavings shares for each Charter Court share.
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Judicial review of Heathrow airport third runway decision begins 11 Mar 7:48am Judicial review of Heathrow airport third runway decision begins
High court to hear five challenges to plans for UK’s biggest aviation hub Five judicial reviews challenging the legality of the government’s decision to allow a third runway at Heathrow airport have begun in the high court. Protesters against the decision by the transport secretary, Chris Grayling, to approve the expansion demonstrated outside the Royal Courts of Justice on Monday before the start of the hearing.
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Live Briefing: Live Updates: Data and Voice Recorders Recovered 11 Mar 7:41am Updated Live Briefing: Live Updates: Data and Voice Recorders Recovered
The latest on the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302.
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Bullring owner Hammerson attempts to lure visitors to its shopping centres with Teslas and Mercedes 11 Mar 7:40am Updated Bullring owner Hammerson attempts to lure visitors to its shopping centres with Teslas and Mercedes
Hammerson, which owns Brent Cross, London,has sold 2,000 cars over the past year by renting out shop space to brands which also include Rolls-Royce and Porsche.
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China Orders Airlines to Ground All Boeing 737 Max 8 Aircraft 11 Mar 7:35am Updated China Orders Airlines to Ground All Boeing 737 Max 8 Aircraft
China’s air safety agency cited similarities between the crash on Sunday of an Ethiopian Airlines jet and an identical plane in Indonesia in October.
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Smart speakers and baking into inflation basket 11 Mar 7:15am Updated Smart speakers and baking into inflation basket
Q: "Alexa - what is now being used to help calculate the cost of living in the UK?" A: "I am"
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Live Briefing: Live Updates: China and Indonesia Ground Boeing 737 Max 8 Planes After Crash 11 Mar 6:53am Live Briefing: Live Updates: China and Indonesia Ground Boeing 737 Max 8 Planes After Crash
The latest on the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302.
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Live Briefing: Live Updates: China and Ethiopia Ground Boeing 737 Max 8 Planes After Crash 11 Mar 6:24am Updated Live Briefing: Live Updates: China and Ethiopia Ground Boeing 737 Max 8 Planes After Crash
The latest on the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302.
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No deal Brexit and how businesses are planning for it 11 Mar 6:18am No deal Brexit and how businesses are planning for it
In a big week for Brexit small business owners share how they're preparing for the possibility of no deal.
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Debenhams confirms talks to secure £150m lifeline amid boardroom power grab by Mike Ashley 11 Mar 6:00am Debenhams confirms talks to secure £150m lifeline amid boardroom power grab by Mike Ashley
Debenhams has confirmed it is in advanced talks to to secure another £150million from its lenders amid a boardroom power grab by Mike Ashley.
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Aston Martin pledges no back-dated Brexit price hikes on orders before March 29 11 Mar 5:42am Updated Aston Martin pledges no back-dated Brexit price hikes on orders before March 29
Aston Martin has taken a sideswipe at German-rival Porsche by pledging not to hit customers with a big backdated Brexit price-hike surcharge on its supercars.
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German industrial production declines; Turkey falls into recession - business live 11 Mar 5:34am Updated German industrial production declines; Turkey falls into recession - business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including more weak economic data from Germany
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Debenhams confirms it is in talks about borrowing £150m 11 Mar 5:23am Updated Debenhams confirms it is in talks about borrowing £150m
Funding, in addition to £520m of long-term debt, would enable chain to restructure
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Live Briefing: Live Updates: China Grounds Boeing 737 Max 8 Planes After Ethiopia Crash 11 Mar 5:00am Updated Live Briefing: Live Updates: China Grounds Boeing 737 Max 8 Planes After Ethiopia Crash
The latest news regarding the global fallout from the second deadly crash of a Boeing aircraft in five months.
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Tesla to raise cost of top models in store U-turn 11 Mar 4:45am Tesla to raise cost of top models in store U-turn
Tesla is to raise the cost of its high-end models as it U-turns on plans to sell all its cars online to help keep prices down.
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German industrial production falls as slowdown gathers pace - business live 11 Mar 4:30am Updated German industrial production falls as slowdown gathers pace - business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including more weak economic data from Germany
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PUNT OF THE WEEK: Eservglobal offers electronic wallets and cross-border payment systems 11 Mar 4:30am Updated PUNT OF THE WEEK: Eservglobal offers electronic wallets and cross-border payment systems
Eservglobal said last week that its gross profits rose to £2.7m in 2018, compared to a £3.5m loss the previous year. It made an overall loss of £10.4m, but this had fallen from £22.7m previously.
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TEMPLE BAR INVESTMENT TRUST: seeking out unloved stocks that should be worth more 11 Mar 4:29am Updated TEMPLE BAR INVESTMENT TRUST: seeking out unloved stocks that should be worth more
Temple Bar looks for firms with the potential to be turned around under the right management, or hidden assets that could be exploited to boost investors’ returns.
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Dividend holds key to Vodafone revival: Investors feel pain as stock languishes at 9-year lows  11 Mar 4:29am Updated Dividend holds key to Vodafone revival: Investors feel pain as stock languishes at 9-year lows 
Analysts say Vodafone’s £16bn takeover of Liberty Global’s European cable assets, which it hopes to have approved this year, could bag it significant cost savings across the business.
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Pie on the fly: Greggs to launch home delivery service 11 Mar 4:28am Updated Pie on the fly: Greggs to launch home delivery service
The bakery chain's chief exec Roger Whiteside said the bakery chain's existing menu proved popular with customers ordering from home during trials in Newcastle and Manchester.
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Economists must think broader – or risk becoming irrelevant | Mohamed El-Erian 11 Mar 4:21am Economists must think broader – or risk becoming irrelevant | Mohamed El-Erian
The profession must adopt a more open mindset and embrace diversity if it is to regain trust The economics profession took a beating after most of its leading practitioners failed to predict the 2008 global financial crisis and it has been struggling to recover ever since. Not only were the years after the crash marked by unusually low, unequal growth; now we are witnessing a growing list of economic and financial phenomena that economists cannot readily explain. Like the Queen, who famously
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Number of people visiting shops falls to five-year low amid Brexit jitters 11 Mar 4:19am Updated Number of people visiting shops falls to five-year low amid Brexit jitters
Footfall fell by 2 per cent last month, marking the fifteenth month of consecutive decline and a noticeably worse drop than the 0.2 per cent dip seen at the same time a year ago.
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Ethiopian Airlines crash: carriers ground Boeing 737 Max 8 jets 11 Mar 4:18am Ethiopian Airlines crash: carriers ground Boeing 737 Max 8 jets
Airline joins China and Cayman Islands in suspending new jets after second tragedy in four months Ethiopian Airlines has joined carriers in China and the Cayman Islands in suspending the use of Boeing 737 Max 8 jets following a crash on Sunday that killed all 157 people onboard.
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Tesla to raise prices and keep more stores open 11 Mar 3:56am Updated Tesla to raise prices and keep more stores open
The electric carmaker says prices will rise by 3% and reverses a decision to close stores.
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Axe personal allowance and pay everyone £48 a week, says thinktank 11 Mar 3:38am Axe personal allowance and pay everyone £48 a week, says thinktank
Radical tax proposal by the New Economics Foundation backed by shadow chancellor The tax-free personal allowance, which rises to £12,500 in April, should be scrapped and replaced with a flat payment of £48 a week for every adult, according to radical proposals welcomed by shadow chancellor John McDonnell. The proposal, from the
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Should we remortgage our home to build an extension? 11 Mar 3:00am Should we remortgage our home to build an extension?
A neighbour sold a property like ours – without an extension – for 10% more than we paid
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What’s really bugging us about John Lewis poor customer service 11 Mar 3:00am What’s really bugging us about John Lewis poor customer service
Nightmare as it delivers our new Cooper oak beds along with wood eating beetles
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Why economics must get broader before it gets better | Mohamed El-Erian 11 Mar 3:00am Why economics must get broader before it gets better | Mohamed El-Erian
A decade on from the financial crash, the shortcomings have been exposed again by a world of fluidity and uncertainty The economics profession took a beating after most of its leading practitioners failed to predict the 2008 global financial crisis and it has been struggling to recover ever since. Not only were the years after the crash marked by unusually low, unequal growth; now we are witnessing a growing list of economic and financial phenomena that economists cannot readily explain. Like the Queen, who famously
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NatWest trials fingerprint debit cards to remove £30 limit 11 Mar 2:00am NatWest trials fingerprint debit cards to remove £30 limit
Contactless card that stores owner’s fingerprint could mean an end to typing in pin Bank customers will be able to spend more than £30 using contactless cards and could never again have to remember their four-digit pin if a fingerprint technology trial starting in April proves a success. The pilot project from NatWest, the first of its kind in the UK, will use debit cards that contain an electronic copy of the customer’s fingerprint on one corner. If the customer places their finger on that part of the card while waving it at a retailer’s payment terminal, it will authorise
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Ethiopian Airlines crash: carriers ground Boeing 737 Max 8 jets in wake of disaster 11 Mar 1:27am Ethiopian Airlines crash: carriers ground Boeing 737 Max 8 jets in wake of disaster
Ethiopian Airlines joins China and Cayman Islands in suspending use of the new jets following second tragedy in four months Ethiopian Airlines have joined carriers in China and the Cayman Islands that have suspended the use of Boeing 737 Max 8 jets in the wake of a crash that killed all 157 people. On Sunday,
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Ethiopian Airlines crash: carriers ground Boeing 737 Max 8 jets in wake of disasters 11 Mar 1:13am Ethiopian Airlines crash: carriers ground Boeing 737 Max 8 jets in wake of disasters
Ethiopian Airlines joins China and Cayman Islands in suspending use of the new jets following second tragedy in four months Ethiopian Airlines have grounded their Boeing 737 Max 8 jets after a crash that killed all 157 people onboard. On Sunday,
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China halts flights using same plane as in Africa crash 11 Mar 1:02am Updated China halts flights using same plane as in Africa crash
The move comes a day after an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max 8 crash killed all 157 people on board.
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