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Jimmy Kimmel Saves Disney’s Super-Size Upfront Presentation 14 May 11:56pm Jimmy Kimmel Saves Disney’s Super-Size Upfront Presentation
The late night host comes through with lines on Shonda Rhimes and Channing Dungey, who left Disney’s ABC for Netflix.
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Uber Drivers Are Contractors, Not Employees, Labor Board Says 14 May 11:33pm Updated Uber Drivers Are Contractors, Not Employees, Labor Board Says
The National Labor Relations Board’s position is a setback for drivers who had hoped to join forces to push for better pay and working conditions.
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Facebook Takes Step to Police Content on Its Live Service 14 May 11:00pm Facebook Takes Step to Police Content on Its Live Service
When 51 people were killed in New Zealand, the suspect broadcast it live on Facebook. The massacre led to a global call to combat the spread of violent content.
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Markets calm amid hopes for US-China talks 14 May 10:25pm Updated Markets calm amid hopes for US-China talks
China says the two countries are in touch, but does not say if trade talks will resume.
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Modi Cut India’s Red Tape. Now He Hopes to Win Votes for His Work. 14 May 7:47pm Updated Modi Cut India’s Red Tape. Now He Hopes to Win Votes for His Work.
Taxes are simpler, and bureaucracy has been trimmed. Prime Minister Modi wants a second term to prove that India is open for business.
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Square Feet: Visit Times Square? These Projects Want You to Experience It 14 May 7:36pm Updated Square Feet: Visit Times Square? These Projects Want You to Experience It
TSX Broadway, which will a feature a theater, a hotel, a shopping center and an outdoor stage, is the latest effort by developers to lure visitors.
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Who are the Chinese tech giants know as the BATs? 14 May 7:07pm Who are the Chinese tech giants know as the BATs?
China has come up with its own champions - Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent, known as the BATs.
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Diet pills sold to teenager by UK stores, BBC report finds 14 May 7:01pm Diet pills sold to teenager by UK stores, BBC report finds
Boots, Superdrug and Holland & Barrett tested allowed 17-year-old to purchase diet pills, a BBC investigation has revealed.
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William Hill advert linked betting to sexual success 14 May 7:01pm William Hill advert linked betting to sexual success
A William Hill advert that appeared on Tinder broke advertising rules, a watchdog rules.
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Payday loan complaints reach five year high 14 May 7:00pm Payday loan complaints reach five year high
The behaviour of some loan firms is deemed 'unacceptable' by the watchdog, the Financial Ombudsman Service.
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As Swine Fever Roils Asia, Hogs Are Culled and Dinner Plans Change 14 May 6:23pm Updated As Swine Fever Roils Asia, Hogs Are Culled and Dinner Plans Change
An African swine fever outbreak that had been centered in China is rapidly spreading to neighboring countries, pushing up prices of pork, a staple in many Asian nations.
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Truss: Concrete over the green belt to boost the economy 14 May 6:04pm Truss: Concrete over the green belt to boost the economy
Treasury Minister Liz Truss is taking a high-risk gamble in her bid for the Tory leadership by proposing building homes on the green belt.
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Smart meters: Why they are driving some people mad 14 May 5:52pm Updated Smart meters: Why they are driving some people mad
Energy customers are under pressure to install smart meters, but many just don't function properly.
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THE PRUDENT INVESTOR: The hits (and misses) after spring cleaning my investment portfolio 14 May 5:45pm THE PRUDENT INVESTOR: The hits (and misses) after spring cleaning my investment portfolio
Almost 15 months ago, I began overhauling my investments in search of better returns and a more coherent strategy. I’ve done this against a background of swinging stock markets.
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MARKET REPORT: Engineering firm Renishaw slides 6% after second profit warning in just two months 14 May 5:31pm MARKET REPORT: Engineering firm Renishaw slides 6% after second profit warning in just two months
The company, which makes products from precision measuring tools to brain surgery implements, expects revenue to be in the range of £580m to £600m for its full year.
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ALEX BRUMMER: NSF and Provident must focus on the welfare of 10m borrowers at the bottom of the pile 14 May 5:30pm ALEX BRUMMER: NSF and Provident must focus on the welfare of 10m borrowers at the bottom of the pile
After he celebrated his 70th birthday last night Non-Standard Finance chief executive John van Kuffeler will be pitched straight back into the fight to win control of Provident Financial.
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Now you can pick up your Amazon parcels from High Street retailer Next  14 May 5:30pm Now you can pick up your Amazon parcels from High Street retailer Next 
The service gives buyers the option to have their online order delivered to one of Next’s 522 UK shops instead of their home address. After ordering, they will have 14 days to collect their parcel.
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Small businesses attack Yell over hard-sell tactics 14 May 5:30pm Small businesses attack Yell over hard-sell tactics
Yell, which no longer publishes its famous directory, charges firms hundreds of pounds per year to feature them prominently on its website and for services such as online advertising.
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Metro Bank holds out the begging bowl as it battles to raise £350m after share price crash 14 May 5:30pm Metro Bank holds out the begging bowl as it battles to raise £350m after share price crash
The lender’s chairman, Vernon Hill, has been calling senior City figures to seek support, as it fights to overcome a share price crash following an accounting error.
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Shareholder rebellion at Standard Life Aberdeen after new finance boss is given £750k golden hello 14 May 5:29pm Shareholder rebellion at Standard Life Aberdeen after new finance boss is given £750k golden hello
A total of 42 per cent of investors voted against Standard Life Aberdeen's pay report. Their ire is thought to have been provoked by a lucrative deal offered to finance boss Stephanie Bruce.
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Shopping centre owner Land Securities saw value of its property empire fall by more than half 14 May 5:29pm Shopping centre owner Land Securities saw value of its property empire fall by more than half
The company, which owns retail parks and shopping centres across the country including in Leeds, Oxford, Glasgow and London, was hit by a raft of store closures.
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Vodafone slashes £3.4bn dividend: Investor misery as new boss tackles £24bn debt  14 May 5:29pm Vodafone slashes £3.4bn dividend: Investor misery as new boss tackles £24bn debt 
The cut was a major U-turn after repeated assurances by chief executive Nick Read that the payout was safe. Read insisted the change was needed to give the mobile giant 'headroom' to invest.
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Virgin mobile service restored after outage 14 May 5:26pm Virgin mobile service restored after outage
Customers across the UK had struggled to make calls, send text messages and use mobile data.
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14 May 5:13pm Updated Stocks Rebound as U.S.-China Trade War Enters New Stage
Global investors grew calmer after Beijing’s retaliatory tariffs shook markets, but sharp rhetoric suggested the uncertainty was far from over.
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Why the U.S.-China Trade War Could Be Long and Painful: No Off-Ramps 14 May 4:53pm Updated Why the U.S.-China Trade War Could Be Long and Painful: No Off-Ramps
There’s a shrinking supply of the ‘constructive ambiguity’ that would let each side present a deal as a win.
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Disney to Buy Comcast’s Hulu Stake and Take Full Control of Streaming Service 14 May 3:09pm Updated Disney to Buy Comcast’s Hulu Stake and Take Full Control of Streaming Service
The deal is a potentially crucial deal for the home of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” which originally built its audience on shows from NBC, ABC and Fox.
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50 blacklisted trade unionists win £1.9m from building firms 14 May 2:48pm 50 blacklisted trade unionists win £1.9m from building firms
Out of court settlement means construction companies have paid out £35m to 1,200 workers More than 50 trade union members have won compensation totalling £1.9m after major construction firms admitted that they had been unlawfully blacklisted and denied work. The compensation will be paid by the firms after they agreed out of court settlements with the workers, avoiding a high court trial that was due to start next month.
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A Slimmed-Down Fox Network Touts a ‘Beverly Hills 90210’ Reboot 14 May 2:38pm A Slimmed-Down Fox Network Touts a ‘Beverly Hills 90210’ Reboot
After Disney acquired most of Rupert Murdoch’s entertainment empire, the fourth network goes back to its campy roots.
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Vodafone dividend cut is a cautious move, not cause for panic | Nils Pratley 14 May 2:19pm Vodafone dividend cut is a cautious move, not cause for panic | Nils Pratley
Telephony firm’s U-turn looks bad but in investment terms it’s a safe and dull bet
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Nissan Warns of Sharp Drop in Profit as Sales Fall in Major Markets 14 May 1:52pm Updated Nissan Warns of Sharp Drop in Profit as Sales Fall in Major Markets
The automaker is expecting a nearly 28 percent drop in operating profit. It blames diminished vehicle sales in the United States and Europe.
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Virgin Mobile dials up apology over UK outage 14 May 1:42pm Virgin Mobile dials up apology over UK outage
Virgin Mobile has apologised as it seeks to repair a technical glitch that has affected thousands of customers.
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Standard Life Aberdeen bruised by shareholder pay revolt 14 May 1:33pm Standard Life Aberdeen bruised by shareholder pay revolt
Package for incoming chief financial officer opposed by 42% at annual meeting The insurer Standard Life Aberdeen has suffered a bruising shareholder revolt over the pay of its new finance chief, with more than two-fifths of investors voting against its remuneration report. At its annual general meeting in Edinburgh, 42% of Standard Life shareholders opposed the report in one of the biggest investor revolts in recent years, but the resolution was passed with nearly 58% backing it in an advisory vote.
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Metro Bank hopes to unveil fresh funding 14 May 1:29pm Metro Bank hopes to unveil fresh funding
The troubled bank hopes to announce it has secured hundreds of millions of pounds in new investment.
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Tycoon plots fourth payday with £250m XLN sale 14 May 1:11pm Tycoon plots fourth payday with £250m XLN sale
A Danish entrepreneur who set up one of the UK’s most successful telecoms services businesses 17 years ago is eyeing a fourth payday from the sale of a controlling stake.
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Bond fans look forward to driving Goldfinger Aston Martin 14 May 12:50pm Bond fans look forward to driving Goldfinger Aston Martin
DB5 from Goldfinger film will feature battering rams, retractable bulletproof glass and ability to produce oil slicks If they’re rich enough, James Bond fans will soon be able to live out their fantasies of driving 007’s Aston Martin DB5, the one featured in Goldfinger, complete with Q-branch gadgetry including revolving number plates, rear smokescreen and simulated twin machine guns concealed in the headlights. The historic British carmaker announced on Tuesday that it is producing 25 new Goldfinger DB5s, which will also feature battering rams, retractable bulletproof glass and the ability to produce oil slicks to foil chasing vehicles.
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Virgin mobile outage hits customers across the UK 14 May 12:43pm Updated Virgin mobile outage hits customers across the UK
Customers across the UK are struggling to make calls, send text messages and use mobile data.
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14 May 12:43pm Updated Stocks Stabilize as U.S.-China Trade War Enters New Stage
Global investors grew calmer after Beijing’s retaliatory tariffs shook markets, but sharp rhetoric suggested the uncertainty was far from over.
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FTSE CLOSE: Vodafone dials up a loss; Greggs rolling it in; UK stocks in the green 14 May 12:08pm FTSE CLOSE: Vodafone dials up a loss; Greggs rolling it in; UK stocks in the green
The FTSE 100 closed up 1.1 per cent, or 77.92 points at 7,241.60,  reversing all of yesterday’s losses, helped by decent rebound across all of its sectors, with Vodafone providing the main drag.
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Is the sun setting on the UK steel industry? 14 May 12:06pm Is the sun setting on the UK steel industry?
Oh no. Here we go again. Clouds are once more hanging over the UK's steelmaking industry.
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ARTEMIS US SMALLER COMPANIES: Turning results on their head 14 May 11:56am ARTEMIS US SMALLER COMPANIES: Turning results on their head
Not only has the £327million fund outperformed most of its immediate rivals since making its debut in late October 2014, but it has more than doubled investors' money.
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In the Bronx, an Elite Chef Is Trying to Engineer a Better School Lunch 14 May 11:50am In the Bronx, an Elite Chef Is Trying to Engineer a Better School Lunch
Dan Giusti, who headed the kitchen at Noma in Denmark, has replaced prefab food with freshly made fare. But he still struggles to find skilled help and change students’ tastes.
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First of new Azuma trains ready for London to Leeds departure 14 May 11:48am First of new Azuma trains ready for London to Leeds departure
LNER chief welcomes ‘more reliable, stylish, eco friendly and accessible’ service The first of a new fleet of Azuma trains to enter regular service carrying passengers will depart from London to Leeds on Wednesday morning, bringing the promise of faster, more reliable services – and more seats – for the East Coast line. One of the British-assembled Hitachi trains made an uneventful launch run between King’s Cross and Peterborough on Tuesday.
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MIDAS SHARE TIPS: AFH, the firm offering finance for the over-50s 14 May 11:47am MIDAS SHARE TIPS: AFH, the firm offering finance for the over-50s
Based in Bromsgrove,AFH has delivered an exemplary performance since joining the junior AIM market in 2014 and is set to double in size in the next three to five years.
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MIDAS SHARE TIPS UPDATE: BT gets the message - must do better 14 May 11:42am MIDAS SHARE TIPS UPDATE: BT gets the message - must do better
Investors, again including me, have seen the shares tumble from a high of more than £10 in 1999 to £2.09 last week.
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FTSE LIVE: Vodafone dials up a loss; Greggs rolling it in; UK stocks in the green 14 May 11:08am Updated FTSE LIVE: Vodafone dials up a loss; Greggs rolling it in; UK stocks in the green
The City will have its eyes firmly on the escalating trade war between China and the US today after a retaliation from Beijing sent global markets into free fall on Monday.
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Richer Sounds staff to get windfall as founder hands over shares 14 May 10:57am Updated Richer Sounds staff to get windfall as founder hands over shares
Some 522 staff will get an average of £8,000 after Julian Richer hands over a 60% stake in the retailer.
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Richer Sounds staff handed control and cash bonus 14 May 10:30am Richer Sounds staff handed control and cash bonus
The owner of Richer Sounds has relinquished control of the business to his staff, creating a John Lewis-style ownership structure and windfall for the employees.
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Tesco boss lands £4.6m pay packet despite swinging the axe on thousands of jobs 14 May 10:19am Updated Tesco boss lands £4.6m pay packet despite swinging the axe on thousands of jobs
Lewis received a base salary of £1.25million, a £1.6million bonus and £1.3million through the grocer's share plans.
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Car insurance is cheaper with 9 points than zero no claims 14 May 9:41am Updated Car insurance is cheaper with 9 points than zero no claims
Motorists who are one step away from a driving ban could be paying less for their car insurance than drivers with zero no-claims discount, new research has revealed.
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Coca-Cola most common source of packaging pollution on UK beaches – study 14 May 9:16am Coca-Cola most common source of packaging pollution on UK beaches – study
Soft-drink brand’s products make up nearly 12% of litter found, says Surfers Against Sewage Coca-Cola bottles and cans are the most commonly found items of packaging pollution on British beaches, making up nearly 12% of all litter,
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Advice and tips on what to do following the WhatsApp cyber attack and protect your device 14 May 9:09am Advice and tips on what to do following the WhatsApp cyber attack and protect your device
Wake Up To Money's Sean Farrington joins Nicky Campbell for a Your Call special in the wake of the WhatsApp hack on how you can protect your device from cyber attack.
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Female unemployment rate lowest since 1971 14 May 7:52am Updated Female unemployment rate lowest since 1971
The female unemployment rate of 3.7% in the first quarter is the lowest since records began, the ONS said.
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In Kidnapping Attempt, Uber Driver Told 2 Women ‘You’re Not Going Anywhere,’ Police Say 14 May 7:42am In Kidnapping Attempt, Uber Driver Told 2 Women ‘You’re Not Going Anywhere,’ Police Say
The driver, an assistant professor at a commonwealth campus of Pennsylvania State University, was charged with kidnapping and false imprisonment.
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DealBook Briefing: The Tit-for-Tat Trade War Gets Hotter 14 May 7:24am Updated DealBook Briefing: The Tit-for-Tat Trade War Gets Hotter
The U.S.-China trade war intensified yesterday as Beijing and Washington outlined plans to increase tariffs on each other’s goods.
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UK unemployment rate hits new 44-year low but wage growth slows - business live 14 May 7:17am Updated UK unemployment rate hits new 44-year low but wage growth slows - business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest developments in the US-China trade row
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British Steel begs for taxpayer funds to avert collapse 14 May 7:04am British Steel begs for taxpayer funds to avert collapse
Ministers are drawing up secret contingency plans for the collapse of British Steel amid a fresh funding crisis that could trigger thousands of job losses at its plant in Scunthorpe and intensify fears about the entire industry's future.
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Grieving families face lengthy waits for probate after IT glitches 14 May 6:34am Updated Grieving families face lengthy waits for probate after IT glitches
Lawyers and other inheritance professionals say the usual 10-day process has extended to seven or eight weeks, and 11 in some cases, after an official overhaul.
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Amazon launches collection points at Next stores 14 May 6:20am Updated Amazon launches collection points at Next stores
Next says the collection points will help it to stay relevant in a "tough" retail environment.
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Greggs shares spike as vegan sausage rolls fly off the shelves 14 May 6:05am Updated Greggs shares spike as vegan sausage rolls fly off the shelves
The bakery chain put the stellar performance down to the popularity of the vegan baked goods, which it now sells at all of its 2,000 UK shops.
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Welcome to TrumpTok, a Safe Space From Safe Spaces 14 May 5:59am Updated Welcome to TrumpTok, a Safe Space From Safe Spaces
On TikTok, there’s always a rally, and expressing support for the president makes for good content.
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Vodafone slashes payout to shareholders as 5G costs bite 14 May 5:42am Vodafone slashes payout to shareholders as 5G costs bite
Telecoms group reveals it has swung to a £6.6bn full-year loss as its debts continue to mount Vodafone has slashed its dividend payout to shareholders for the first time in its history as the ballooning cost of buying 5G spectrum in Europe hit its balance sheet. The company – which traditionally hands investors one of the most generous payouts in the FTSE 100 – cut its full-year dividend by 40% as the company swung to a €7.6bn (£6.6bn) loss for the year to the end of March. It is the first time that
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Cow & Gate in baby food recall from major supermarkets 14 May 5:17am Cow & Gate in baby food recall from major supermarkets
The company says a baby food product - Cheesy Broccoli Bake - may contain fragments of rubber.
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An Unending Trade War Leaves Wall Street Jittery 14 May 5:16am Updated An Unending Trade War Leaves Wall Street Jittery
The economic conflict between the United States and China, the world’s two biggest economies, showed little sign of ending soon.
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Bond fans can now buy their own £3.3m Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger replica 14 May 5:15am Updated Bond fans can now buy their own £3.3m Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger replica
Aston Martin's Q-Brand releases progress report for 25 continuation DB5 cars built in homage to 1964 Goldfinger film featuring all the gadgets 007 - Sean Connery - unleashed in the movie.
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UK jobless rate falls to lowest since mid-70s 14 May 5:09am Updated UK jobless rate falls to lowest since mid-70s
The unemployment rate fell to 3.8% in the first three months of the year, official figures show.
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14 May 5:00am A Pilot Went to an Airport in Kentucky. Then He Was Arrested in a Triple Murder.
The charges came nearly four years after three neighbors of the pilot, Christian Richard Martin, were brutally killed. He has denied any involvement in their deaths.
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Travel money: How will Brexit affect exchange rates and holiday spending? 14 May 4:55am Travel money: How will Brexit affect exchange rates and holiday spending?
Travel currency company, FairFX, has revealed the most common questions its dedicated Brexit Support Desk has received in the run up to the 2019 summer holidays.
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Richer Sounds founder hands over control of hi-fi and TV firm to staff 14 May 4:48am Richer Sounds founder hands over control of hi-fi and TV firm to staff
Employees to also get £1,000 for each year they have worked as Julian Richer pockets £5.7m The founder of
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Cow & Gate recalls Cheesy and Broccoli Bake baby food 14 May 4:46am Cow & Gate recalls Cheesy and Broccoli Bake baby food
Baby food manufacturer Cow & Gate has recalled jars of its baby food over fears they contain blue rubber.
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Unemployment rate falls to new 44-year low of 3.8% 14 May 4:43am Unemployment rate falls to new 44-year low of 3.8%
UK unemployment fell to 3.8% in the first three months of the year, its lowest level since the end of 1974, official figures show.
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Trade war fears grip markets ahead of UK unemployment report - business live 14 May 4:32am Updated Trade war fears grip markets ahead of UK unemployment report - business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest developments in the US-China trade row
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US steps up trade war with threat to $300bn of Chinese goods 14 May 4:27am US steps up trade war with threat to $300bn of Chinese goods
US officials have issued a list of $300bn worth of Chinese goods earmarked for further tariff hikes as the bitter trade war between the two countries showed no sign of abating.
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Vodafone cuts payout to shareholders 14 May 4:18am Updated Vodafone cuts payout to shareholders
The mobile phone giant swings to a huge annual loss and cuts its dividend for the first time.
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Vodafone slashes dividend as it posts £6.6bn loss 14 May 3:18am Vodafone slashes dividend as it posts £6.6bn loss
Vodafone has swung to a €7.6bn (£6.6bn) annual loss and slashed its dividend as it focuses on investing in 5G networks and cutting debt.
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China hits back in trade war with US 14 May 3:06am Updated China hits back in trade war with US
China says it will raise tariffs on some US imports from 1 June, extending a mutual trade war.
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Israeli Firm Tied to Tool That Uses WhatsApp Flaw to Spy on Activists 14 May 2:52am Updated Israeli Firm Tied to Tool That Uses WhatsApp Flaw to Spy on Activists
Researchers said the NSO Group had found a vulnerability, which was disclosed Monday, that was used to target the iPhone of a human-rights lawyer in London and perhaps others.
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Monzo launches partnership with Ovo and Octopus Energy and customers can get £50 credit 14 May 2:21am Monzo launches partnership with Ovo and Octopus Energy and customers can get £50 credit
In a move designed to encourage more people to switch, Monzo users will now be able to get energy quotes, but only for Octopus and Ovo.
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A vegetarian has a beef with Tesco’s labelling 14 May 2:00am A vegetarian has a beef with Tesco’s labelling
The product contained meat – but this was only disclosed in the small print I am a 55-year-old man who has eaten no meat or meat products for six years (for welfare reasons) until recently. During this period I have regularly purchased Tesco raspberry and white chocolate meal replacement bars. But Tesco has recently
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Amnesty International Is Denied Lease at New York Tower Owned by China, Group Says 14 May 12:10am Updated Amnesty International Is Denied Lease at New York Tower Owned by China, Group Says
The group, which has detailed human rights abuses in China, said its deal to move into Wall Street Plaza was canceled at the last minute.
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New Executive of Slimmed-Down Fox Network Faces First Big Test 14 May 12:01am Updated New Executive of Slimmed-Down Fox Network Faces First Big Test
Disney’s acquisition of much of Rupert Murdoch’s empire leaves the network vulnerable. Charlie Collier says he, and the network, are up for the challenge.
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