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Drug Makers Sue to Block Requirement for Listing Prices in TV Ads 14 Jun 11:37pm Updated Drug Makers Sue to Block Requirement for Listing Prices in TV Ads
The rule, set to take effect July 9, is one of the most visible efforts by the Trump administration to try to address high drug prices.
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At Happy Hour, Kindergarten Rules Apply 14 Jun 11:37pm Updated At Happy Hour, Kindergarten Rules Apply
How to navigate drinking with the boss and plot an escape from life as an assistant.
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In the Race for Factory Jobs Under Trump, the Midwest Isn’t Winning 14 Jun 8:06pm In the Race for Factory Jobs Under Trump, the Midwest Isn’t Winning
The West and oil-rich areas have seen stronger gains than the industrial Midwest, which was hit hard by outsourcing and automation, a new analysis shows.
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14 Jun 7:50pm Updated Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds
A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission review said.
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Distrusting Both Iran and U.S., Europe Urges ‘Maximum Restraint’ 14 Jun 7:50pm Updated Distrusting Both Iran and U.S., Europe Urges ‘Maximum Restraint’
Washington’s history of hyping intelligence is weighing on European governments, who are suspicious of President Trump’s hawkish Iran policies.
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Soaring second home ownership hitting young people 14 Jun 7:05pm Soaring second home ownership hitting young people
More than one-in-10 people in the UK now own second homes, buy-to-let and overseas properties.
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Second homes now worth nearly £1tn to Britons 14 Jun 7:01pm Second homes now worth nearly £1tn to Britons
Extra property wealth rises 50% but numbers of young families owning homes halves in 20 years Property wealth in Britain from second homes has risen by more than 50% over the past two decades to reach nearly £1tn, according to a report that indicates growing inequality across the UK. Total property wealth for UK residents from second homes, buy-to-let investments and overseas property has risen in value from around £610bn in 2001 to £941bn.
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Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Approval, Said to Be Near, Could Undercut Challenge by States 14 Jun 6:56pm Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Approval, Said to Be Near, Could Undercut Challenge by States
Provisions set by the Justice Department, described by people familiar with the plan, could weaken a lawsuit that 10 attorneys general filed to try to block the $26 billion deal.
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Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Report Up to $135 Million in 2018 Income 14 Jun 5:09pm Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Report Up to $135 Million in 2018 Income
The annual financial disclosure by President Trump’s daughter and son-in-law showed a drop from 2017.
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Women Who Sued Makers of Pelvic Mesh Are Suing Their Own Lawyers, Too 14 Jun 4:26pm Updated Women Who Sued Makers of Pelvic Mesh Are Suing Their Own Lawyers, Too
With nearly $8 billion paid out in mesh settlements, some women contend the lawyers who represented them took too much.
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Hong Kong extradition row: Will it damage its star status? 14 Jun 4:01pm Hong Kong extradition row: Will it damage its star status?
Hong Kong is one of the world's top financial hubs, but is this status now at risk?
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Car Stuck in the Shop? The New Waiting Room Has Movies and Manicures 14 Jun 3:56pm Car Stuck in the Shop? The New Waiting Room Has Movies and Manicures
The service department accounts for half a dealership’s profits, on average, so some are trying to keep customers happy with amenities that include fitness centers and even massages.
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Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Faces New Hurdle With Lawsuit by States 14 Jun 3:29pm Updated Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Faces New Hurdle With Lawsuit by States
Ten attorneys general filed a federal lawsuit to block the $26 billion deal between the third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers in the United States.
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U.K. Bans Advertisements Depicting Gender Stereotypes 14 Jun 3:09pm U.K. Bans Advertisements Depicting Gender Stereotypes
No more commercials showing men struggling to do a load of laundry, or asking women if they are “beach body ready.”
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Two Greenpeace activists arrested as it sends ship to join BP oil rig protest 14 Jun 2:55pm Two Greenpeace activists arrested as it sends ship to join BP oil rig protest
Group defies court order against Arctic Sunrise supporting occupation of North Sea rig Police have arrested two Greenpeace activists who had boarded a North Sea oil rig as the environmental group said it was sending its ship Arctic Sunrise to join the protest in defiance of court orders obtained by BP. The oil firm has taken out injunctions against the ship and the Greenpeace ice-breaker, the Esperanza, forbidding them from supporting a protest on a rig in Scotland’s Cromarty Firth that is now in its sixth day.
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What Is JAB? Owner of Panera, Snapple and Krispy Kreme Faces Its Nazi Past 14 Jun 2:34pm Updated What Is JAB? Owner of Panera, Snapple and Krispy Kreme Faces Its Nazi Past
The company owned by the Reimann family of Germany may not be well known. But it is a major force in the food and beverage industries, among others.
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Boost in Factory Jobs Under Trump Favors Sunny Frontiers Over Ailing Hubs 14 Jun 2:15pm Updated Boost in Factory Jobs Under Trump Favors Sunny Frontiers Over Ailing Hubs
The West and oil-rich areas have seen stronger gains than the industrial Midwest, which was hit hard by outsourcing and automation, a new analysis shows.
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Foreign diplomats have stacked up more than £118.5m worth of motoring charges in Britain 14 Jun 1:16pm Updated Foreign diplomats have stacked up more than £118.5m worth of motoring charges in Britain
Under the controversial 1961 Vienna Convention, diplomats are immune from paying motoring-related taxes in their host country. However, TfL is pursuing embassies for payments.
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Kier shares plunge on report it wants to sell housing division 14 Jun 12:37pm Kier shares plunge on report it wants to sell housing division
Investors wipe over £1oom off firm’s value as shares fall to lowest level since 1996 listing Shares in the Kier Group plunged by more than a third to a record low after reports that the construction and services company is looking to sell its housebuilding division in an attempt to cut debt and simplify its structure. Investors offloaded shares and wiped more than £100m off the value of the company on Friday when it emerged it had sounded out advisers on the possibility of selling the housing business with a price tag of between £100m and £150m.
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Nazis Killed Her Father. Then She Fell in Love With One. 14 Jun 11:58am Updated Nazis Killed Her Father. Then She Fell in Love With One.
Their billionaire descendants, who control Krispy Kreme, Stumptown and other brands, are grappling with the exposure of an unspeakable secret.
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FTSE CLOISE: Shell Energy slapped with fine; Oil price choppy after Oman attack 14 Jun 11:53am FTSE CLOISE: Shell Energy slapped with fine; Oil price choppy after Oman attack
The oil giants are in focus today for a number of reasons. The attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week raised both the geopolitical temperature and the price of oil.
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Homage or Theft? Carolina Herrera Called Out by Mexican Minister 14 Jun 11:47am Updated Homage or Theft? Carolina Herrera Called Out by Mexican Minister
The debate over cultural appropriation and fashion intensifies.
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Oil tanker attacks raise fear of surge in global energy prices 14 Jun 11:35am Oil tanker attacks raise fear of surge in global energy prices
Concern centres on Iran’s ‘nuclear option’ of closing the strait of Hormuz to shipping The
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Let’s move to Kendal, Cumbria: a proper town in permanent festival mode 14 Jun 11:30am Let’s move to Kendal, Cumbria: a proper town in permanent festival mode
You have the luxury of two of the most magnificent national parks – the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales – at the edge of town
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Police gear up to tackle drone threat at Heathrow protest 14 Jun 11:26am Police gear up to tackle drone threat at Heathrow protest
The Metropolitan Police has warned protesters they will deploy officers and equipment to monitor airspace around Heathrow this Tuesday.
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Foreign diplomats have stacked up £111m worth of motoring charges in Britain 14 Jun 11:24am Updated Foreign diplomats have stacked up £111m worth of motoring charges in Britain
Under the controversial 1961 Vienna Convention, diplomats are immune from prosecution in their host country. This means they legally don't have to pay motoring fines and charges they incur.
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FTSE LIVE: Shell Energy slapped with fine; Oil price choppy after Oman attack 14 Jun 11:06am Updated FTSE LIVE: Shell Energy slapped with fine; Oil price choppy after Oman attack
The oil giants are in focus today for a number of reasons. The attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week raised both the geopolitical temperature and the price of oil.
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Contractor Kier Group sees shares dive another 19% amid talks of housing division sale  14 Jun 10:40am Contractor Kier Group sees shares dive another 19% amid talks of housing division sale 
Last week, the FTSE 250 listed company saw its shares dive 40 per cent to their lowest in nearly two decades after it issued a shock profit warning.
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How Tanker Attacks in the Strait of Hormuz Could Affect Oil Prices 14 Jun 10:14am Updated How Tanker Attacks in the Strait of Hormuz Could Affect Oil Prices
The skinny waterway, the gateway for a third of all crude oil by tanker, has become a security risk that could threaten the oil market.
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N.I.H. Head Calls for End to All-Male Panels of Scientists 14 Jun 10:14am Updated N.I.H. Head Calls for End to All-Male Panels of Scientists
Francis Collins pledged to decline to speak at conferences that do not include enough women in prominent speaking roles.
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We visit online auctioneer BidX to see homes go under the digital hammer 14 Jun 10:14am Updated We visit online auctioneer BidX to see homes go under the digital hammer
There are no bidders in sight in BidX but they are there, virtually, sat at their computers - or even out and about on their mobiles - poised to put in a bid of hundreds of thousands of pounds.
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Asda cuts fuel prices for second time in eight days 14 Jun 10:10am Updated Asda cuts fuel prices for second time in eight days
Effective today, customers filling up at any of Asda's fuel stations will pay no more than 124.7p for a litre of deisel and 123.7p for unleaded. Sainsbury's, Morrisons and Tesco have matched the cuts.
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Donald Trump blames Iran for oil tanker attacks – as it happened 14 Jun 10:05am Donald Trump blames Iran for oil tanker attacks – as it happened
US president says Iran could not close the strait of Hormuz “for long”
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Huawei delays launch of folding smartphone 14 Jun 10:02am Huawei delays launch of folding smartphone
The Chinese tech giant says it's being "cautious" about the device, which was supposed to launch this summer.
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Donald Trump blames Iran for oil tanker attacks – business live 14 Jun 10:01am Updated Donald Trump blames Iran for oil tanker attacks – business live
US president says Iran could not close the strait of Hormuz “for long”
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East Midlands Trains criticised after 500 passengers stranded 14 Jun 9:57am Updated East Midlands Trains criticised after 500 passengers stranded
Travellers stuck for hours after flooding and landslide in Northamptonshire Hundreds of rail passengers were stranded because of a landslide, and a military helicopter was deployed when a river burst its banks after heavy rainfall that has caused ongoing disruption to parts of the country. Fifteen flood warnings and 51 alerts were issued by the Environment Agency on Friday, with the majority in place across the Midlands and the north-west, while music festivals were hit by wet weather.
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SMALL CAP MOVERS: Elliott Advisors joins £100million bidding war over Majestic Wine stores  14 Jun 9:49am SMALL CAP MOVERS: Elliott Advisors joins £100million bidding war over Majestic Wine stores 
US activist fund Elliott Advisors is apparently ready to pony up £100million for the 200-strong chain, which raised a few eyebrows in the Square Mile.
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Peter Pan coins are already fetching twice their face value on eBay 14 Jun 9:41am Updated Peter Pan coins are already fetching twice their face value on eBay
Six 50p coins featuring characters from J.M. Barrie's iconic children's novel went on sale on Tuesday, with thousands waiting in the virtual queue to try and get hold of them.
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The growing risk of a 2020 recession and crisis | Nouriel Roubini 14 Jun 9:36am The growing risk of a 2020 recession and crisis | Nouriel Roubini
The China-US trade war could derail the world economy but central banks lack tools to fight any crisis Last summer, my colleague Brunello Rosa and I
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Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief 14 Jun 9:30am Nations must protect spending on the vulnerable, says IMF chief
Shift in stance comes as more countries raise concerns about inequality – Christine Lagarde The International Monetary Fund is urging countries to protect spending on health, education and vulnerable groups amid growing concern among its members about excessive levels of inequality, its managing director has said. Announcing the change of approach in an interview with the Guardian,
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Retouching the Mona Lisa Is Restoration, but a Mickey Mantle? Collectors Cry Fraud 14 Jun 9:00am Retouching the Mona Lisa Is Restoration, but a Mickey Mantle? Collectors Cry Fraud
Millions of dollars’ worth of baseball cards are at stake as collectors question the authenticity of their purchases and wonder whom they can trust.
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14 Jun 8:54am Updated Tankers Are Attacked in Mideast, and U.S. Says Video Shows Iran Was Involved
Explosions disabled both tankers and forced their crews to evacuate. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said without presenting evidence that Iran was responsible.
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London Metal Exchange bans traders from daytime drinking 14 Jun 8:47am London Metal Exchange bans traders from daytime drinking
The alcohol-fuelled days chronicled by Nigel Farage may now become a thing of the past The London Metal Exchange has issued a daytime drinking ban for its 120 trading floor members, cracking down on a reputation for boozy meetings and liquid lunches chronicled by the former trader Nigel Farage. The ban affects staff employed by members of its trading floor, including clerks and traders, who set prices for industrial metals around a ring of red leather couches. They will now be required to stay sober throughout the working day.
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Swiss women strike to demand equal pay 14 Jun 8:27am Swiss women strike to demand equal pay
Hundreds of thousands protest against ‘culture of sexism in everday life’
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Metal traders banned from workday boozing 14 Jun 8:23am Updated Metal traders banned from workday boozing
The London Metal Exchange's ban affects about 120 personnel of the nine different firms who work there.
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Power to the people: how Spanish cities took control of energy 14 Jun 8:05am Power to the people: how Spanish cities took control of energy
The ‘sunshine tax’ is dead, and Barcelona and Cádiz are mounting a renewables revival After a close fight, Barcelona’s radical mayor, Ada Colau, is expected to take office for a second term on Saturday, vindicating her often-criticised policies, which have included making sure all the city’s municipal buildings and services run on renewable energy. On the other side of the country in Andalucía, José María González was re-elected mayor of Cádiz last month having swept to power in 2015 on the same tide that brought Colau to office, with energy as a central issue in his campaign.
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G20 ministers to discuss oil tanker attacks at meeting in Japan – business live 14 Jun 7:46am Updated G20 ministers to discuss oil tanker attacks at meeting in Japan – business live
a href="https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jun/13/mike-pompeo-iran-gulf-oil-tanker-attacks">Oil prices volatile after US blames Iran amid sanctions standoff
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Kier looks to offload housing division as debt fears mount 14 Jun 7:32am Kier looks to offload housing division as debt fears mount
Move follows difficult fundraising call but £100m-£150m price tag disappoints investors Shares in the troubled Kier Group dropped sharply following reports that the construction and services company is looking to sell its housebuilding units in an attempt to cut debt and simplify the structure of the company. According to
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Help to buy has helped the well-off – and made the housing crisis worse | Vicky Spratt 14 Jun 7:05am Help to buy has helped the well-off – and made the housing crisis worse | Vicky Spratt
More than half of those using the scheme could already afford a home. The government must stop propping up a broken marketConservative politicians have long professed their infallible belief that Britain should be a “property-owning democracy”. From
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Lord Sugar backs Boris Johnson as PM despite Brexit jail demand 14 Jun 6:54am Lord Sugar backs Boris Johnson as PM despite Brexit jail demand
Lord Sugar has backed Boris Johnson as the next prime minister - despite having previously suggested he should be jailed for misleading the public over Brexit.
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The US economic recovery is far from being a world record | Jeffrey Frankel 14 Jun 6:42am The US economic recovery is far from being a world record | Jeffrey Frankel
It uses different rules to other countries to measure business cycles and recessions This month marks the tenth full year of the US economic recovery that began in June 2009.
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DealBook Briefing: Is It Time to Worry About Oil Again? 14 Jun 6:39am DealBook Briefing: Is It Time to Worry About Oil Again?
Attacks yesterday on two oil carriers in the Gulf of Oman have stoked fears about tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Petroleum prices could keep climbing.
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Monsoon founder spars with landlords over rescue 14 Jun 6:20am Monsoon founder spars with landlords over rescue
The owner of Monsoon Accessorize is facing demands from landlords to alter the terms of a multimillion pound support package to be unveiled by the fashion retailer next week.
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How Secured Credit Cards Can Build, or Rebuild, Your Credit 14 Jun 6:00am How Secured Credit Cards Can Build, or Rebuild, Your Credit
The cards, used mainly by consumers who have little credit history or a poor one, haven’t been widely adopted. Amazon is now offering one.
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Buyout tycoon Hands in care home sale talks 14 Jun 5:46am Buyout tycoon Hands in care home sale talks
Guy Hands, one of Britain's most prominent financiers, is in talks to sell a disputed portfolio of two dozen care homes to a specialist real estate investor for more than £200m.
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Hey, Raptors Fans, You Want Fries With Those 3-Pointers? 14 Jun 5:11am Updated Hey, Raptors Fans, You Want Fries With Those 3-Pointers?
A season-long McDonald’s promotion tied to the Toronto Raptors’ shooting has resulted in more than two million orders of French fries being given away.
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Steadfast Trump Fan, Never Wavered 14 Jun 5:00am Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Steadfast Trump Fan, Never Wavered
The first mother to serve as White House press secretary stayed true to her boss as she oversaw the fade-out of the daily press briefing.
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Best electric cars by real-world range that you can buy NOW 14 Jun 4:44am Updated Best electric cars by real-world range that you can buy NOW
There are some big discrepancies between the 'official' and real-world ranges of electric cars - this list of 14 showroom models will tell you how far you can really expect to travel between charges.
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Greenpeace steps up BP oil rig drilling protest 14 Jun 3:42am Greenpeace steps up BP oil rig drilling protest
Two more activists join protest on North Sea rig in Cromarty Firth as others appear in court Greenpeace has escalated its protests against BP by putting two more activists on a North Sea rig in the Cromarty Firth, hours after the police removed other activists. The environmental campaign group said two activists boarded the Transocean rig at 4am on Friday, six days after the first two climbed on in a protest at BP’s plans to use the rig to expand its drilling operations in the Vorlich field of the North Sea.
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There is a hole in my neighbours fence that he refuses to fix. What can I do about it?  14 Jun 3:37am Updated There is a hole in my neighbours fence that he refuses to fix. What can I do about it? 
I am renting a property with my family, including two dogs. There is a hole in our next door neighbours fence - who is also our landlord - but he refuses to fix it. What can I do?
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Be careful with fixing your mortgage for a long period - particularly if you think you might move 14 Jun 3:37am Updated Be careful with fixing your mortgage for a long period - particularly if you think you might move
A long fix could in many cases be an excellent idea - but it could also be another cost that makes buying a larger home more difficult.
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Secure Trust Bank enters the tax-free savings market with 1.6% 1-year Isa 14 Jun 3:34am Updated Secure Trust Bank enters the tax-free savings market with 1.6% 1-year Isa
A provider that offers top rates on fixed-rate savings accounts has now entered the Isa market, offering the second best rate over 12 months.
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Brexit, trade wars and national debts pose a threat to Eurozone recovery, IMF warns 14 Jun 3:24am Updated Brexit, trade wars and national debts pose a threat to Eurozone recovery, IMF warns
Economic growth in the region is expected to pick up later this year after slowing in second half of 2018, but the IMF said this could be derailed. Trade tensions could push down demand for EU products.
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When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed 14 Jun 3:00am When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed
After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to India.
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Shell Energy to pay £390,000 for overcharging thousands of customers 14 Jun 2:02am Shell Energy to pay £390,000 for overcharging thousands of customers
Shell Energy Retail has been forced to pay £390,000 compensation and refunds after overcharging customers.
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Homes for large families – in pictures 14 Jun 2:00am Homes for large families – in pictures
There’s plenty of space for your brood in these family-friendly properties, from London to Scotland
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Depo-Provera, an Injectable Contraceptive, Does Not Raise H.I.V. Risk 14 Jun 12:08am Updated Depo-Provera, an Injectable Contraceptive, Does Not Raise H.I.V. Risk
The hormone shot — popular among African women who must use birth control in secret — is as safe as other methods, scientists reported.
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Has Tokyo reached ‘peak city’? 14 Jun 12:00am Has Tokyo reached ‘peak city’?
You could argue that the world’s biggest city has hit a sweet spot: a flatlining population, pervasive transit and little gentrification. But is ‘peak city’ even possible – and where does Tokyo go from here? Tokyo is often described as crowded, mushrooming, figuratively bursting at the seams. Except, in many ways, it’s not. Unlike many megacities, the world’s largest metropolitan area has largely stopped growing, either in land or population. Where Mumbai, Lagos or São Paulo continually sprout new informal neighbourhoods that are constantly outstripping the ability of the city to catch up, Tokyo’s urban planning and services more or less seamlessly encompass the central wards and the neighbouring cities of Kawasaki, Yokohama, Chiba and Saitama that form its unbroken metropolitan area.
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