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International New York Times to End All Daily Political Cartoons 10 Jun 9:02pm International New York Times to End All Daily Political Cartoons
The Times stopped running syndicated political cartoons in April, after one with anti-Semitic imagery was printed in the Opinion section of the international edition.
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Electric Truck Company Workhorse Gets Needed Cash Infusion 10 Jun 6:01pm Updated Electric Truck Company Workhorse Gets Needed Cash Infusion
The company raised $25 million to help it complete orders and was not intended to go toward a proposed purchase of a General Motors plant in Ohio.
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Google made $4.7bn from news sites in 2018, study claims 10 Jun 5:43pm Updated Google made $4.7bn from news sites in 2018, study claims
News Media Alliance says revenue was almost as much as that of entire online news industry, although some question methodology Google made $4.7bn in advertising from news content last year, almost as much as the revenue of the entire online news industry, according to a study released on Monday.
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Anger at Big Tech Unites Noodle Pullers and Code Writers. Washington Is All Ears. 10 Jun 5:19pm Updated Anger at Big Tech Unites Noodle Pullers and Code Writers. Washington Is All Ears.
A wide range of companies are lining up to complain about Silicon Valley’s power as lawmakers and regulators step up their scrutiny of Big Tech.
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MARKET REPORT: Online grocer Ocado bets on skyscraper farms of the future with a £17m spending spree 10 Jun 4:53pm MARKET REPORT: Online grocer Ocado bets on skyscraper farms of the future with a £17m spending spree
As populations soar, so-called vertical farming, where produce is grown in vertically stacked layers or up the sides of buildings, is being hailed as the future of the industry.
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ALEX BRUMMER: Woodford crisis must speed badly-needed reforms 10 Jun 4:52pm ALEX BRUMMER: Woodford crisis must speed badly-needed reforms
The sound of stable doors shutting is reverberating around the financial community as concerns about the temporary closure of the Woodford Equity Income Fund grow louder.
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Making Data Coherent Drives Salesforce’s $15.3 Billion Deal for Tableau 10 Jun 4:49pm Updated Making Data Coherent Drives Salesforce’s $15.3 Billion Deal for Tableau
Salesforce’s deal to buy the business tools maker Tableau, its largest ever acquisition, was pushed by the need to make business information understandable.
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Huawei Tells Parliament It’s No Security Threat, Aiming to Avoid a Ban 10 Jun 4:21pm Updated Huawei Tells Parliament It’s No Security Threat, Aiming to Avoid a Ban
British lawmakers questioned a Huawei executive on Monday about American allegations that the company poses a risk to national security.
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Deutsche Bank Acknowledges Lapse in Checks on Money Laundering 10 Jun 4:14pm Deutsche Bank Acknowledges Lapse in Checks on Money Laundering
The sloppy screening of corporate transactions is the latest blow to the bank’s reputation only days after its shares hit a record low.
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Paralysis on America’s Rivers: There’s Too Much Water 10 Jun 3:52pm Updated Paralysis on America’s Rivers: There’s Too Much Water
Fast currents and swollen channels have made many of the nation’s rivers unsafe for commercial traffic, spreading economic pain from a spring of severe flooding.
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I believe Huawei is independent, executive tells UK MPs 10 Jun 2:51pm I believe Huawei is independent, executive tells UK MPs
John Suffolk says Chinese requirement to cooperate with spy agencies does not apply Huawei is not obliged to compromise its products in order to comply with China’s intelligence law, a senior executive at the company has told MPs at a UK parliamentary hearing. John Suffolk, the telecoms firm’s global cybersecurity and privacy officer, said its understanding was that China’s 2017 requirement on companies to cooperate with its intelligence agencies when requested did not apply in its case.
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Vice Media Loses Its HBO Show and a Top Executive 10 Jun 2:43pm Updated Vice Media Loses Its HBO Show and a Top Executive
Josh Tyrangiel is out after a four-year run. Jesse Angelo, the former publisher of The New York Post, is set to come aboard.
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Fiat Chrysler in Deal for Self-Driving Car Technology 10 Jun 2:41pm Updated Fiat Chrysler in Deal for Self-Driving Car Technology
The agreement, with Aurora Innovation, underscores the heavy emphasis automakers are placing on autonomous cars.
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Tesla, Facing Setbacks and Skeptics, Tries to Get Back on Course 10 Jun 2:28pm Updated Tesla, Facing Setbacks and Skeptics, Tries to Get Back on Course
Elon Musk’s electric-car company began the year with high expectations. But it has confronted a series of problems and a loss of investor confidence.
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Tesco raises wages for store and warehouse workers by 10.45% 10 Jun 2:14pm Tesco raises wages for store and warehouse workers by 10.45%
Rise in hourly pay over next two years to £9.30 an hour is offset by loss of annual bonus
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Aston Martin targets wealthy women with its first SUV 10 Jun 1:41pm Aston Martin targets wealthy women with its first SUV
DBX to begin rolling off production line in south Wales ready for sale next year James Bond has appeared behind the wheel of many vehicles: from a Lotus Esprit that turned into a submarine to a rather less glamorous Ford Mondeo. But Aston Martin is the carmaker most closely
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A Tech Giant Hurt Your Business? Take a Number 10 Jun 1:40pm Updated A Tech Giant Hurt Your Business? Take a Number
A wide range of companies are lining up to complain about Silicon Valley’s power as lawmakers and regulators step up their scrutiny of Big Tech.
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TalkTalk hacker Daniel Kelley sentenced to four years 10 Jun 1:29pm Updated TalkTalk hacker Daniel Kelley sentenced to four years
He was involved in an attack where the personal data of more than 150,000 people was stolen.
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MJ Gleeson shares tumble 11% as £2.9m-a-year boss leaves in a pay row 10 Jun 1:29pm MJ Gleeson shares tumble 11% as £2.9m-a-year boss leaves in a pay row
Boss Jolyon Harrison's departure comes amid concerns over the high executive pay levels at builders, however, MJ Gleeson has been praised for growing while building affordable homes
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Regulator asked by MPs to reveal details of contact with Neil Woodford 10 Jun 1:14pm Regulator asked by MPs to reveal details of contact with Neil Woodford
Concerns raised that FCA may have been asleep at wheel as fund manager fell into crisis MPs have asked the city regulator to publish details of its contact with Neil Woodford and raised concerns that the Financial Conduct Authority may have been asleep at the wheel as the fund manager tumbled into crisis. The Treasury select committee wants the Financial Conduct Authority to “set out the detail of its supervisory contact” with the Woodford Equity Income Fund. It also wants to know whether the watchdog plans to launch a formal investigation of the events that led up to investors being blocked from cashing out their investments and to explain “how long such a suspension should be”.
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United Technologies and Raytheon to Combine Into Aerospace and Military Giant 10 Jun 1:08pm Updated United Technologies and Raytheon to Combine Into Aerospace and Military Giant
United Technologies, with businesses spanning elevators, air-conditioning and aircraft parts, is transforming into a more focused rival to giants like Boeing and Lockheed Martin.
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Google made $4.7bn from news sites in 2018, almost matching revenue of entire industry 10 Jun 12:58pm Google made $4.7bn from news sites in 2018, almost matching revenue of entire industry
According to report by the News Media Alliance, between 16% and 40% of Google search results are news content Google made $4.7bn in advertising from news content last year, almost as much as the revenue of the entire online news industry.
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FTSE CLOSE: High Street visitor numbers plummet; Woodford firm shrugs off sharp declines 10 Jun 12:42pm Updated FTSE CLOSE: High Street visitor numbers plummet; Woodford firm shrugs off sharp declines
The UK blue chip index closed 43.60 points higher at 7,375.54 as trade tensions seem to have calmed down a little. But the pound fell after official figures showed the UK economy contracted.
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FTSE LIVE: High Street visitor numbers plummet; Woodford firm shrugs off sharp declines 10 Jun 11:55am Updated FTSE LIVE: High Street visitor numbers plummet; Woodford firm shrugs off sharp declines
'The UK experienced the worst footfall figures in six years,' thundered the BRC boss, pointing to concerning declines in shopper numbers across high streets, retail parks and shopping centres.
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Deutsche Bank Acknowledges Lapse in Money Laundering Checks 10 Jun 11:46am Deutsche Bank Acknowledges Lapse in Money Laundering Checks
The sloppy screening of corporate transactions is the latest blow to the bank’s reputation only days after its shares hit a record low.
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Trump Renews Attacks on the Fed as It Opens the Door to Rate Cuts 10 Jun 11:45am Trump Renews Attacks on the Fed as It Opens the Door to Rate Cuts
The Federal Reserve has gone from lifting rates to watching for signs that a cut is needed, but President Trump is still blasting its policies.
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Salesforce to Buy Tableau in $15.3 Billion Deal, Its Biggest Acquisition 10 Jun 11:21am Updated Salesforce to Buy Tableau in $15.3 Billion Deal, Its Biggest Acquisition
The San Francisco-based cloud computing pioneer is taking over a company with more than 86,000 customers, including Verizon and Netflix.
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Raytheon and United Technologies announce $121bn merger 10 Jun 11:17am Raytheon and United Technologies announce $121bn merger
Trump says he’s a ‘little concerned’ about the deal and wants ‘to see that we don’t hurt our competition’ United Technologies and defense contractor Raytheon have agreed a $121bn merger that will create the world’s second-largest defense contractor. The new company, to be called Raytheon Technologies, which will make Tomahawk missiles, the F-35 fighter jet and space suits for astronauts among other items, would have sales of about $74bn in 2019. It will be the second largest defense contractor behind Boeing and ahead of Lockheed Martin.
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Households being misled by dual fuel green energy tariffs 10 Jun 10:48am Updated Households being misled by dual fuel green energy tariffs
These 'green' tariffs are misleading customers as many are not 100 per cent renewable with certain suppliers only offering between 15 per cent to 33 per cent of energy from renewable sources.
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Google Made $4.7 Billion From the News Industry in 2018, Study Says 10 Jun 10:28am Updated Google Made $4.7 Billion From the News Industry in 2018, Study Says
Journalists create the content, and big tech companies are profiting off it, according to a new analysis. “We need to share the revenue,” a news publisher says.
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A Billboard No. 1 Is at Stake, So Here’s an Album With Your Taylor Swift Hoodie 10 Jun 10:11am Updated A Billboard No. 1 Is at Stake, So Here’s an Album With Your Taylor Swift Hoodie
About half the 39 titles that topped the charts last year were sold as part of ticket or merchandise “bundles.” Now even some who benefited from the strategy are complaining.
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Huawei security threat derives from its sheer scale, says analysis 10 Jun 10:00am Huawei security threat derives from its sheer scale, says analysis
Cybersecurity report warns Chinese tech firm’s breadth exposes customers to risk Huawei’s threat to national security is inextricably linked to the company’s sheer scale, according to an analysis of the Chinese tech company from threat intelligence firm Recorded Future. Rather than focusing attention on any one area of the company’s business, analyst Priscilla Moriuchi argues corporations, consumers and organisations should instead be wary of the pure variety of products and services offered by the company, which “generates a nearly unimaginable amount of data for one company to possess”.
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Brexit hangover leaves UK nursing worst monthly contraction since 2016 - business live 10 Jun 9:42am Updated Brexit hangover leaves UK nursing worst monthly contraction since 2016 - business live
Britain’s economy shrank by 0.4% in April as car factories shut down in case of a hard Brexit, and stockpiling boost faded
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Stocks Post Modest Gains as Trump’s Mexico Threat Eases 10 Jun 9:30am Updated Stocks Post Modest Gains as Trump’s Mexico Threat Eases
Relief from Friday night’s news continued into Monday, but investors still have plenty to worry about.
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Trump issues tariff warning to Xi as G20 looms 10 Jun 9:07am Trump issues tariff warning to Xi as G20 looms
Donald Trump says the US will impose tariffs on more Chinese imports if President Xi Jinping boycotts the looming G20 summit.
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How I was refunded for smishing fraud by Metro Bank 16 months later 10 Jun 9:04am How I was refunded for smishing fraud by Metro Bank 16 months later
Keith Humphreys, 51 (pictured) was initially offered £50 compensation - but the bank reopened the case and refunded the £10,000 stolen in a text messaging scam after nearly a year and half.
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Jury Finds Oberlin College Libeled a Bakery and Awards $11 Million in Damages 10 Jun 8:31am Jury Finds Oberlin College Libeled a Bakery and Awards $11 Million in Damages
The verdict raised questions about the responsibility of colleges to police students’ speech and behavior, as well as broader First Amendment issues.
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NHS data is worth billions – but who should have access to it? 10 Jun 8:17am NHS data is worth billions – but who should have access to it?
Tech and drug firms including Google parent Alphabet want to use records of 65 million people The
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DealBook Briefing: Meet the New Defense Industry Giant 10 Jun 8:12am DealBook Briefing: Meet the New Defense Industry Giant
Uniting the aerospace unit of United Technologies and Raytheon will create a huge maker of jet engines and missiles — and could force more mergers in the industry.
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Actress and model Madeline Smith: I earned just £100 to be a Bond Girl 10 Jun 8:06am Updated Actress and model Madeline Smith: I earned just £100 to be a Bond Girl
Actress and model Madeline Smith earned less than £100 for her role as one of the first Bond girls opposite Roger Moore, who personally put her forward for the part.
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A £1.5m Chichester bungalow that includes an entire railway carriage 10 Jun 8:06am A £1.5m Chichester bungalow that includes an entire railway carriage
All is not as it seems at this four-bedroom bungalow for sale for £1.5m, as it contains an entire railway carriage.
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Ex-Asos chair gets on board for Trainline float 10 Jun 7:58am Ex-Asos chair gets on board for Trainline float
The former chairman of Asos, the online fashion giant, is being lined up to help steer Trainline, the UK's biggest rail ticket booking app, through a £1.5bn stock market flotation.
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Scottish Power to build vast battery to improve wind energy supply 10 Jun 7:54am Scottish Power to build vast battery to improve wind energy supply
Energy firm says project will be big step towards continuous renewable power for UK Scottish Power is to undertake the most ambitious battery power project in Europe in an attempt to unlock the potential of the UK’s wind and solar farms. The company will connect an industrial-scale battery to the Whitelee onshore windfarm early next year to capture more power from its 214 turbines.
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Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig as it is towed out to sea 10 Jun 7:35am Updated Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig as it is towed out to sea
Campaigners call on firm to abandon plans for new oil wells in face of climate emergency Greenpeace activists have boarded an oil rig in the Cromarty Firth in protest at plans by BP to drill new oil wells in the North Sea. Two protesters climbed on to the 27,000-tonne platform as it was being towed out of the firth, which lies north of Inverness, to the
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Three to launch 5G service in August 10 Jun 7:23am Three to launch 5G service in August
The firm will launch a home broadband service in London before expanding to 25 towns and cities.
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More Glasgow and Aberdeen airport strikes begin 10 Jun 6:59am Updated More Glasgow and Aberdeen airport strikes begin
It is the second of two 12-hour walkouts by Unite members, but the operators hope to minimise disruption.
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Debenhams gets that shrinking feeling: Chairman says some stores are still too big   10 Jun 6:49am Updated Debenhams gets that shrinking feeling: Chairman says some stores are still too big  
Debenhams chairman Terry Duddy wants to shrink up to 30 of its remaining department stores to revitalise the chain for the online era.
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Mortgage prisoners: How MPs could solve the problem 10 Jun 6:45am Updated Mortgage prisoners: How MPs could solve the problem
The distant memory of golden goodbyes sprang to mind this week after MPs called for an inquiry into mortgage prisoners - but solving the problem is much more pressing.
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TONY HETHERINGTON: Why being duped is a bitter pill to swallow  10 Jun 6:25am Updated TONY HETHERINGTON: Why being duped is a bitter pill to swallow 
A friend was contacted by Sergo Capital. My friend invested £50,000, and saw large gains shown on the Sergo website. He informed me and I invested £15,000.
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Former Patisserie Valerie boss Luke Johnson wanted to flee the UK after company collapsed 10 Jun 6:23am Former Patisserie Valerie boss Luke Johnson wanted to flee the UK after company collapsed
Patisserie Valerie was put into administration in January, despite then boss Luke Johnson lending the business £10 million of his own money. Mr Johnson said he wanted to leave the UK.
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Brexit hangover leaves UK nursing worst monthly contraction since 2016 -- business live 10 Jun 6:20am Updated Brexit hangover leaves UK nursing worst monthly contraction since 2016 -- business live
Britain’s economy shrank by 0.4% in April as car factories shut down in case of a hard Brexit, and stockpiling boost faded
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SALLY HAMILTON: Woody swaps Toy Story for horror story  10 Jun 6:06am Updated SALLY HAMILTON: Woody swaps Toy Story for horror story 
Previously a dedicated follower of Warren Buffett - one of the most successful investors of all time - Woodford seems to have forgotten the Sage of Omaha's basic rules.
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Monthly childcare costs more than a mortgage: How to save thousands by claiming tax benefits 10 Jun 5:51am Updated Monthly childcare costs more than a mortgage: How to save thousands by claiming tax benefits
Figures published today by insurer Royal London show the monthly cost of a full-time nursery place tops £1,000 whereas typical monthly payments for parents are £658 for the mortgage or £833 for rent.
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UK and South Korea agree to sign post-Brexit trade deal 10 Jun 5:49am UK and South Korea agree to sign post-Brexit trade deal
Agreement is Britain’s first major trade deal in Asia since the vote to leave the EU The UK has reached a preliminary trade deal with South Korea to avoid disruption if Britain leaves the EU without an agreement. The two countries have agreed in principle a free trade agreementthat will allow businesses to continue trading freely after Brexit, including in a no-deal scenario.
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Greenpeace activists board Cromarty Firth oil rig 10 Jun 5:41am Greenpeace activists board Cromarty Firth oil rig
Two campaigners halted an operation to tow the rig out to sea in the Cromarty Firth.
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Thomas Cook in talks with Club Med owner to sell tour operator business 10 Jun 5:36am Updated Thomas Cook in talks with Club Med owner to sell tour operator business
UK travel company poised for breakup as China’s Fosun makes approach The breakup of the troubled travel company Thomas Cook has moved a step closer after it said it was in talks with the Chinese conglomerate Fosun International over selling its tour operator business. Following media reports, the 178-year-old travel company, which is
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Fall in car production hits UK growth 10 Jun 5:14am Updated Fall in car production hits UK growth
Car factory shutdowns designed to cope with disruption from Brexit meant the economy contracted in April.
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UK economy shrank 0.4% in April as Brexit hit industry - business live 10 Jun 4:59am Updated UK economy shrank 0.4% in April as Brexit hit industry - business live
Britain’s economy has suffered its worst month in three years as car factories shut down in case of a hard Brexit
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UK economy shrank in April after Brexit car plant shutdowns 10 Jun 4:56am UK economy shrank in April after Brexit car plant shutdowns
The UK economy shrank by 0.4% in April, after a "dramatic fall" in car manufacturing, the Office for National Statistics said.
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UK economy shrank 0.4% in April as Brexit hit British industry - business live 10 Jun 4:33am UK economy shrank 0.4% in April as Brexit hit British industry - business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including April’s UK GDP growth report
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Trade war progress drives FTSE 100 to five-week high – business live 10 Jun 4:15am Updated Trade war progress drives FTSE 100 to five-week high – business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including April’s UK GDP growth report
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UK signs post-Brexit free trade deal with South Korea 10 Jun 4:05am Updated UK signs post-Brexit free trade deal with South Korea
The in principle free trade agreement is the first post-Brexit deal the UK has secured in Asia.
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Can I draw from an old pension and still put £40,000 a year into other schemes? 10 Jun 4:01am Can I draw from an old pension and still put £40,000 a year into other schemes?
My plan is to further increase contributions periodically until I retire. Further I also make lump sum contributions when I have spare funds so would these be classed as pension recycling?
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Thomas Cook in talks with Club Med owner over tour operator business 10 Jun 3:57am Thomas Cook in talks with Club Med owner over tour operator business
UK travel company poised for breakup as China’s Fosun makes approach The breakup of the troubled travel company Thomas Cook has moved a step closer after it said it was in talks with Chinese conglomerate Fosun International over selling its tour operator business. Following media reports, the 178-year-old travel company, which is
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Neil Woodford’s listed fund falls despite attempt to reassure investors 10 Jun 3:35am Neil Woodford’s listed fund falls despite attempt to reassure investors
Shares in Patient Capital Trust Fund hit fresh lows as Equity Income Fund stays suspended Neil Woodford’s listed fund has sought to reassure investors after its share price ended a turbulent week for the renowned asset manager at a record low. Woodford Patient Capital Trust Fund told the City on Monday that it was “pleased” with the performance of its investments – but this did not prevent its shares hitting fresh lows in early trading.
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Thomas Cook confirms Fosun takeover approach 10 Jun 3:12am Thomas Cook confirms Fosun takeover approach
Thomas Cook has confirmed a takeover approach by China's Fosun, for its tour operator business.
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Markets cheer trade war progress ahead of UK GDP growth report – business live 10 Jun 3:09am Updated Markets cheer trade war progress ahead of UK GDP growth report – business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including April’s UK GDP growth report
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My daughter is helping us buy our retirement home – what if we go into care? 10 Jun 2:48am My daughter is helping us buy our retirement home – what if we go into care?
I’m worried she won’t get her contribution back if the property is sold to pay for our care
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Ikea’s 25-year kitchen warranty branded ‘worthless’ after doors develop fault 10 Jun 2:00am Ikea’s 25-year kitchen warranty branded ‘worthless’ after doors develop fault
The MDF doors expanded along the moulded edge but a technician has put it down to wear and tear
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UK and South Korea agree to sign free trade deal 10 Jun 1:47am UK and South Korea agree to sign free trade deal
The UK has signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in principle with South Korea that will ensure businesses from both countries can continue trading freely after Brexit.
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Air New Zealand drops ban on staff tattoos 10 Jun 1:33am Air New Zealand drops ban on staff tattoos
The shift comes amid criticism that the ban discriminated against Maori people with cultural markings.
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