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United Technologies is Said to Near Deal to Merge Aerospace Unit With Raytheon 8 Jun 10:27pm United Technologies is Said to Near Deal to Merge Aerospace Unit With Raytheon
United Technologies is nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon and form a new company worth well over $100 billion.
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Stockpicking: What goes up may go down 8 Jun 7:09pm Stockpicking: What goes up may go down
Neil Woodford is not the only star investor to hit hard times, but many soon recover.
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California Reckons With the Cost of Wildfires to Come 8 Jun 7:07pm Updated California Reckons With the Cost of Wildfires to Come
With blazes growing more frequent and deadly, and a new threat looming over the weekend, a panel urged steps to spread the future financial burden.
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Nicky Barnes, ‘Mr. Untouchable’ of Heroin Dealers, Is Dead at 78 8 Jun 7:00pm Updated Nicky Barnes, ‘Mr. Untouchable’ of Heroin Dealers, Is Dead at 78
Sentenced to life in prison, he informed on former associates, disappeared into the witness protection program and died in 2012 — a death unnoticed until now.
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China Summons Tech Giants to Warn Against Cooperating With Trump Ban 8 Jun 4:43pm Updated China Summons Tech Giants to Warn Against Cooperating With Trump Ban
Chinese officials told companies Dell, Microsoft and Samsung that there would be dire consequences if they cut sales or pulled production from China, people familiar with the meetings said.
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The Tory obsession with tax cuts shows they are bankrupt of ideas | John McDonnell 8 Jun 4:00pm The Tory obsession with tax cuts shows they are bankrupt of ideas | John McDonnell
As the Conservative leadership candidates make more rash promises, the left is buzzing with fresh ideas to rebuild the economy The formal start of the Tory leadership election on Monday should serve as a critical wake-up call to the rest of our society about the profound and dangerous shift that has taken place in Conservative party politics. Given the unrepresentative nature of the present, much reduced Conservative party membership, with local associations reportedly
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The Week in Business: YouTube Flip-Flops on Hate Speech 8 Jun 1:54pm The Week in Business: YouTube Flip-Flops on Hate Speech
Plus, why the auto industry doesn’t want Trump to loosen emissions standards.
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FedEx Says It’s Ending Express Shipping Service for Amazon 8 Jun 1:21pm FedEx Says It’s Ending Express Shipping Service for Amazon
The decision, while not financially significant for either company, shows how the online retailer has gone from a sought-after customer to a direct competitor of FedEx.
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Trump Mixes Economic and National Security, Plunging the U.S. into Multiple Fights 8 Jun 1:18pm Trump Mixes Economic and National Security, Plunging the U.S. into Multiple Fights
The Trump administration has argued that economic security is national security. But as a consequence, it now finds itself in an economic war on nearly every front.
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Digging their heels in: women wage war on footwear dress codes 8 Jun 12:30pm Digging their heels in: women wage war on footwear dress codes
A campaign in Japan for a ban on women being forced to wear high heels at work is gaining global supportIt’s hard to imagine men enduring decades of pain and long-term physical injury just to “look the part” in the workplace – after all, many bemoan the necktie as too restrictive for the daily grind. Now consider this: millions of women around the world, at all levels of the workplace hierarchy, have consistently spent their working hours tortured by blisters, bloodied flesh, foot pain, knee pain, back pain and worse, as a result of the pressure to conform to an aesthetic code – sometimes explicitly written into contracts or policy, more often subliminally expected as a societal and cultural standard – that deems it appropriate to wear high heels.
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They See It. They Like It. They Want It. They Rent It. 8 Jun 12:07pm Updated They See It. They Like It. They Want It. They Rent It.
Owning nothing is now a luxury, thanks to a number of subscription start-ups.
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The Tories should see green over Khan’s ‘old banger tax’ | Phillip Inman 8 Jun 12:00pm The Tories should see green over Khan’s ‘old banger tax’ | Phillip Inman
The ultra low emissions zone will be used by left and right to discomfit the London mayor. The Conservatives should do their environmental bit and support him A petition against the London mayor’s tax on car emissions – the ultra low emissions zone (Ulez) – has yet to reach 100,000 signatures,
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Bright star to black hole: the rise and fall of fund manager Neil Woodford 8 Jun 11:47am Bright star to black hole: the rise and fall of fund manager Neil Woodford
Suspension of his high-profile fund sparked investor anger and talk of a formal FCA probe. The horse-riding, Porsche-driving stock picker badly needs to change tack He was,
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Want to Buy a Ticket to the Space Station? NASA Says Soon You Can 8 Jun 11:12am Updated Want to Buy a Ticket to the Space Station? NASA Says Soon You Can
NASA plans to open the International Space Station to commercial business, including tourism. But the tickets won’t be cheap.
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Bright star to black hole: the rise and dramatic fall of Neil Woodford 8 Jun 10:59am Bright star to black hole: the rise and dramatic fall of Neil Woodford
Suspension of his high-profile fund sparked investor anger and talk of a formal FCA probe. The horse-riding, Porsche-driving stock picker badly needs to change tack He was,
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British Steel collapse prompts government inquiry 8 Jun 10:19am British Steel collapse prompts government inquiry
The move by the Business Committee follows the recent liquidation of the firm, putting 5,000 jobs at risk.
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A Tech Columnist on How He Avoids Twitter Trolls and Finds Screen-Free Escapes 8 Jun 10:18am A Tech Columnist on How He Avoids Twitter Trolls and Finds Screen-Free Escapes
Kevin Roose gets into the future of technology, the anxiety of publishing a huge story and his newest hobby (no screens involved).
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Mnuchin Lays Blame for Failed Trade Talks on China 8 Jun 9:25am Updated Mnuchin Lays Blame for Failed Trade Talks on China
The Treasury secretary also said that President Trump will meet with China’s leader, Xi Jinping, at the G-20 leaders’ summit in Osaka, Japan, later this month.
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May bank holiday 2020 changed for VE Day anniversary 8 Jun 8:44am Updated May bank holiday 2020 changed for VE Day anniversary
The early May bank holiday in 2020 will move back four days for the whole of the UK.
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Club Med owner in talks to buy bulk of Thomas Cook 8 Jun 7:47am Club Med owner in talks to buy bulk of Thomas Cook
The Chinese owner of Club Med is in secret talks to buy Thomas Cook's‎ tour operating business, paving the way for the potential break-up of the 178 year-old British travel company.
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Happy Anniversary, Economy! (Maybe. Sort of. On Second Thought … ) 8 Jun 6:00am Happy Anniversary, Economy! (Maybe. Sort of. On Second Thought … )
The U.S. economic expansion will be the longest in its history if there is no recession by July 1. But we won’t know for sure for months. Or years.
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Woodford sees shares in listed Patient Capital plunge 20% in a week 8 Jun 5:22am Woodford sees shares in listed Patient Capital plunge 20% in a week
Woodford Patient Capital Trust, which is a member of the FTSE 250 index, dropped another 2.6 per cent to 62.8p as investors deserted the fund manager.
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How DID they let it happen? Rgulators under fire over crisis engulfing star fund manager Woodward  8 Jun 5:11am Updated How DID they let it happen? Rgulators under fire over crisis engulfing star fund manager Woodward 
Lord Myners, the City minister during the banking crash, said the Financial Conduct Authority was not 'awake' when Woodford started dealings that should have set alarm bells ringing.
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Ten firms who say solving world problems more important than profits 8 Jun 4:04am Ten firms who say solving world problems more important than profits
Pollution, health, waste and joblessness - start-ups globally are finding solutions to the world's toughest problems and making money too. We talk to 10 innovators that are making a difference
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I have a 12-sided Australian 1982 Commonwealth Games 50 cent coin - is it worth a mint? 8 Jun 3:59am I have a 12-sided Australian 1982 Commonwealth Games 50 cent coin - is it worth a mint?
The 1982 Commonwealth Games were the 12th iteration of the sporting games and took place in Brisbane, between September 30 and October 9 1982
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Buying cables? Going for gold could mean a rip-off 8 Jun 3:30am Buying cables? Going for gold could mean a rip-off
From mobile phone chargers to HDMI for TVs, here’s how to save on leads for your gadgets Cables are a necessary evil in our modern world. Whether it’s the power cord for your phone, the cables jammed in the back of your TV or the wires connecting you to the internet, they’re everywhere. And when you need a new one the options are almost limitless, with some costing as much as hundreds of pounds. But do you need to spend all that for a cable? Absolutely not. So here’s a quick guide to cables to help you avoid the overpriced.
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Travel spending: Put your kids’ cash on a card before they go 8 Jun 2:45am Travel spending: Put your kids’ cash on a card before they go
Teenagers heading abroad should be looking at prepaid bank cards – but which ones? No one forgets their first solo trip abroad, but if you want to remember it for all the right reasons, it will certainly help if you have the right plastic in your wallet or purse. Over the coming months, thousands of parents will be waving off their kids as they head off on holiday with friends or go travelling.
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The Job Market Isn’t as Strong as It Seemed. The Fed Needs to Pay Attention. 8 Jun 2:20am Updated The Job Market Isn’t as Strong as It Seemed. The Fed Needs to Pay Attention.
The clearest evidence yet that the economic slowdown isn’t a figment of the bond market’s imagination.
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A Weak Jobs Report Poses a New Challenge to Trump: A Slowing Economy 8 Jun 2:20am Updated A Weak Jobs Report Poses a New Challenge to Trump: A Slowing Economy
A sharp decline in the pace of hiring in May, especially in sectors dependent on trade, suggests that the president’s tariffs are starting to bite.
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Which budget turntable, amp and speakers should I buy? 8 Jun 2:00am Which budget turntable, amp and speakers should I buy?
I can spend up to £250 on a new or used system for playing old vinyl records
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Savers finally get better rates on easy access accounts 8 Jun 2:00am Savers finally get better rates on easy access accounts
Nottingham building society has announced a rise on its Beehive online saver Savers looking for a better return can now get 1.5% on a genuinely easy access account after the Nottingham building society this week quietly raised the rate on its Beehive online saver. In recent months
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Are your savings trapped in Neil Woodford’s fund? 8 Jun 2:00am Are your savings trapped in Neil Woodford’s fund?
His flagship vehicle is floundering – we look at what savers can do to protect their nest egg Is your investment cash “imprisoned” in Neil Woodford’s flagship fund? Britain’s best-known fund manager this week dramatically
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For These Women, a FIRE That Burns Too Male and Too White 8 Jun 1:54am Updated For These Women, a FIRE That Burns Too Male and Too White
Fed up with the bro-heavy archetype of the FIRE trend (“financial independence, retire early”), women are carving out their own niche in the frugal-living movement.
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Fixing Your Work Environment Will Not Fix Your Life 8 Jun 1:51am Updated Fixing Your Work Environment Will Not Fix Your Life
Pocket computers, overbearing bosses and the Protestant work ethic conspire to blur the lines between your job and your existence. It’s time to fight back.
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Meet the Money Whisperer to the Super-Rich N.B.A. Elite 8 Jun 1:46am Updated Meet the Money Whisperer to the Super-Rich N.B.A. Elite
Who’s the guy Klay Thompson and other N.B.A. stars trust to manage their wealth? One who knows how to rebound with $8,000 stuffed into his underwear.
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How a Real Estate Concept From the Middle Ages Can Still Backfire 8 Jun 12:04am How a Real Estate Concept From the Middle Ages Can Still Backfire
The value of fractional real estate has long been debated. Critics see it as a hustle, while supporters say it is a smarter way to use a vacation home.
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