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‘Lion King’ Remake Becomes Disney’s Latest Box-Office Smash 21 Jul 11:36pm Updated ‘Lion King’ Remake Becomes Disney’s Latest Box-Office Smash
Disney’s domestic market share for the year stands at about 40 percent. On Sunday, “Avengers: Endgame” passed “Avatar” to rank as the No. 1 ticket-seller on record.
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Air travellers may have to pay carbon charge to offset emissions 21 Jul 7:51pm Air travellers may have to pay carbon charge to offset emissions
Planned tax will make public more aware of climate harm caused by flying, ministers hope Air passengers may have to pay an extra “carbon charge” on flights as part of a government initiative to reduce CO2 emissions and tackle the climate crisis. Passengers could choose to pay more for travel tickets, which would then be used to offset greenhouse gas emissions. Or the scheme could work on an “opt out” basis and also be applied to trains, buses and ferries.
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21 Jul 7:05pm Body-worn cameras to be compulsory for bailiffs
The government says the move will help tackle "intimidation and aggression" used by some bailiffs.
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UK rail passengers lost out on £100m compensation last year 21 Jul 7:01pm UK rail passengers lost out on £100m compensation last year
Travellers told to claim for all delays after only 35% of those eligible made claims in 2017-18 Rail passengers have been urged to claim compensation for every delay they suffer after missing out on an estimated £100m in payouts last year. Transport Focus, the UK industry watchdog, said passengers should send a message to train operators that reliability must keep improving by claiming their full entitlement.
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Whirlpool recalls half a million tumble dryers from UK homes 21 Jul 7:01pm Whirlpool recalls half a million tumble dryers from UK homes
Appliance manufacturer makes official move four years after fire-risk fault discovered The appliance manufacturer Whirlpool will on Monday announce a recall of an estimated 500,000 tumble dryers at risk of
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Jeffrey Epstein Pitched a New Narrative. These Sites Published It. 21 Jul 6:29pm Jeffrey Epstein Pitched a New Narrative. These Sites Published It.
In flattering news releases and promotional articles in National Review, Forbes and HuffPost, the disgraced financier tried to rehabilitate his image.
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Renault and Nissan Need Each Other to Thrive in Future, 2 Leaders Say 21 Jul 5:21pm Updated Renault and Nissan Need Each Other to Thrive in Future, 2 Leaders Say
The carmakers must reinvigorate their alliance and share the cost of a shift to electric, self-driving cars, Renault’s chairman and a Nissan board member said in separate interviews.
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HMRC awards £22m of contracts to an arm of Amazon based in tax haven Luxembourg 21 Jul 4:54pm HMRC awards £22m of contracts to an arm of Amazon based in tax haven Luxembourg
The taxman is using Amazon Web Services Emea Sarl to provide IT support until 2021 under the terms of the agreement - despite controversy over its tax affairs.
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British Gas owner Centrica set to slash dividend 21 Jul 4:54pm British Gas owner Centrica set to slash dividend
The move would place it alongside Vodafone and Marks & Spencer as an income stock that has cut its payout this year. It's market value has fallen from £14 billion when Conn joined to £5.3 billion.
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Cesar Pelli, Designer of Iconic Buildings Around the World, Dies at 92 21 Jul 4:53pm Updated Cesar Pelli, Designer of Iconic Buildings Around the World, Dies at 92
Mr. Pelli, whose many distinctive projects include the Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, tried to reconcile modernism with his interest in shape, texture and the architecture of the past.
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The S.U.V.s That Conquered Suburbia 21 Jul 3:23pm Updated The S.U.V.s That Conquered Suburbia
At the Mudfest competition, sport utilities as varied as the once-limitless sedan market showed that there’s a hauler or a crossover for everyone.
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Marvel Studios Unveils Diverse Film Lineup at Comic-Con 21 Jul 2:40pm Updated Marvel Studios Unveils Diverse Film Lineup at Comic-Con
The studio’s upcoming slate includes the first openly L.G.B.T.Q. superhero in a Marvel film, a superhero who is disabled, and a film anchored by an Asian superhero.
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Metro Bank plots £500m loan sale to Cerberus 21 Jul 12:54pm Metro Bank plots £500m loan sale to Cerberus
The embattled high street lender Metro Bank is this weekend applying the finishing touches to a £500m deal to‎ offload a mortgage portfolio back to a major US hedge fund.
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Private firms given £9.2bn of NHS budget despite Hancock promise 21 Jul 10:27am Private firms given £9.2bn of NHS budget despite Hancock promise
Record 2018 total comes after health secretary pledged no privatisation on his watch The amount of the NHS budget going to private healthcare firms has reached unprecedented levels, despite the health secretary’s pledge to roll back outsourcing of patient care. The Department of Health and Social Care handed a record total of £9.2bn last year to private providers such as Virgin Care and the Priory mental health group, its
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Most Wikipedia Profiles Are of Men. This Scientist Is Changing That. 21 Jul 10:08am Updated Most Wikipedia Profiles Are of Men. This Scientist Is Changing That.
Jessica Wade has added nearly 700 Wikipedia biographies for important female and minority scientists in less than two years.
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21 Jul 9:52am Avengers: Endgame set to pass Avatar as top box office movie
The Marvel sequel's weekend take is set to push it past James Cameron's $2,789.7bn-grossing epic.
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Woodford bombshell: Why his flagship fund may NEVER reopen 21 Jul 9:30am Updated Woodford bombshell: Why his flagship fund may NEVER reopen
The future of two of Neil Woodford's key investment funds is extremely bleak, one leading City expert has told The Mail on Sunday. The expert has no vested interest in bringing down Woodford's empire.
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BMO RESPONSIBLE GLOBAL EQUITY FUND: Get rich AND make world a better place 21 Jul 9:24am Updated BMO RESPONSIBLE GLOBAL EQUITY FUND: Get rich AND make world a better place
BMO Responsible Global Equity is a £560 million investment vehicle that takes stakes in companies trying to do good - for example, by helping tackle big environmental issues.
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Share betting site Plus500 weighs up punt on U.S. company behind rival City Index 21 Jul 9:14am Updated Share betting site Plus500 weighs up punt on U.S. company behind rival City Index
Sources said Plus500 has been studying the purchase of US-listed GAIN Capital, which owns City Index, but a merger deal is unlikely to happen in the near future.
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21 Jul 9:10am Updated Philip Hammond plans to quit if Johnson becomes PM
Philip Hammond tells the BBC he plans to resign when Theresa May leaves office next week.
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STOCK MARKET WATCHLIST: Asos founder spots a bargain in the sales 21 Jul 9:06am Updated STOCK MARKET WATCHLIST: Asos founder spots a bargain in the sales
A profit warning in December that caused shares to plunge had stock market punters wondering whether Asos shares were a bargain worth chucking in their shopping baskets.
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Tenants will be given access to rogue landlord database 21 Jul 9:02am Tenants will be given access to rogue landlord database
Move follows Guardian/ITV News investigation that found contents were to be kept secret Campaigners have welcomed government plans to open up its rogue landlord database to prospective tenants, as part of proposals to give greater protection to renters. A package of reforms published for consultation includes proposals to stop no-fault evictions, which the charity Shelter has described as “far and away the most important thing the government can do” to help renters.
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Fashion retailer Jack Wills has one of its shops seized over spat with landlord 21 Jul 8:57am Fashion retailer Jack Wills has one of its shops seized over spat with landlord
The St Albans store was closed on Friday and a notice placed in its window saying the 'lease had been forfeited and the premises have been secured'.
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Jersey firm linked to the Paradise Papers leak is taken over in £1bn merger 21 Jul 8:52am Updated Jersey firm linked to the Paradise Papers leak is taken over in £1bn merger
London-based private equity firm Inflexion has backed the estimated £550 million takeover of Estera, a trust administration business.
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BT comes home: Phone giant retreats from almost half its foreign outposts to end global ambitions  21 Jul 8:38am Updated BT comes home: Phone giant retreats from almost half its foreign outposts to end global ambitions 
City sources said BT had privately settled on a strategy of offloading 'everything outside the UK' to draw a line under overseas controversies and arrest a three-year share price slide.
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Nesta offers £1.35m prize fund for fintechs that can to help borrowers 21 Jul 7:17am Updated Nesta offers £1.35m prize fund for fintechs that can to help borrowers
This is just the latest in a series of challenges issued by Nesta, a charitable organisation that encourages the development of 'bold ideas' for the public good.
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DEALS OF THE WEEK: Get 30% off Eurostar tickets 21 Jul 7:14am Updated DEALS OF THE WEEK: Get 30% off Eurostar tickets
Knock 30 per cent off the cost of Standard Premier Eurostar tickets until July 25 with Loco2. Travel from July 29 to September 4, excluding August 23 to 26 and September 1.
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TONY HETHERINGTON: Why has my £4,900 inheritance taken so long to arrive? 21 Jul 7:01am Updated TONY HETHERINGTON: Why has my £4,900 inheritance taken so long to arrive?
In 2015, Perane & Co contacted my parents to say that a family member passed away without leaving a will and my mum was a possible beneficiary of this intestacy.
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CASH IN THE ATTIC: How vintage sunglasses can be a shrewd investment 21 Jul 6:57am Updated CASH IN THE ATTIC: How vintage sunglasses can be a shrewd investment
Vintage sunglasses are not only a cool accessory to wear this summer - but can also be a shrewd investment. Ray-Bans have a timeless appeal connected with celebrity status.
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Ex-IMF economist who is the contender to be Bank of England governor issues a stark warning 21 Jul 6:54am Updated Ex-IMF economist who is the contender to be Bank of England governor issues a stark warning
Raghuram Rajan is the former governor of the Reserve Bank of India. He has been named as a frontrunner for the Bank of England job and just happened to be on a visit to the UK last week.
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Is the boss who quit in hugging row poised to win back Ted Baker? 21 Jul 6:42am Updated Is the boss who quit in hugging row poised to win back Ted Baker?
Fashion market sources have told The Mail on Sunday the 63-year-old has indicated he is prepared to throw his significant shareholding, more than a third of the firm, behind a buy-out .
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BoE favourite to succeed Mark Carney warns he could ramp up interest rates to avoid a crisis 21 Jul 6:37am Updated BoE favourite to succeed Mark Carney warns he could ramp up interest rates to avoid a crisis
In an interview with The MoS, Raghuram Rajan, formerly head of the Reserve Bank of India, also raised concerns about ballooning debt and the global economy.
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Starbucks is going cold on the Capital with its UK chain closing outlets following £17.2m in losses  21 Jul 6:34am Updated Starbucks is going cold on the Capital with its UK chain closing outlets following £17.2m in losses 
The Mail on Sunday can reveal that the US giant has shuttered as many as 35 stores across the capital in the past 18 months. The closures appear to be continuing.
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HAMISH MCRAE: Here are six things to crack on with Boris if you want to jack up the economy 21 Jul 6:28am Updated HAMISH MCRAE: Here are six things to crack on with Boris if you want to jack up the economy
We get a new Prime Minister this week and I think we know who he will be. Boris Johnson will need to do something fast to jack up the economy for three reasons.
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U.S. hedge fund holds talks with Dubai-based Bin Zayed Group over £300m Newcastle FC purchase 21 Jul 6:00am Updated U.S. hedge fund holds talks with Dubai-based Bin Zayed Group over £300m Newcastle FC purchase
It is believed Fortress Investment Group is one of a number of parties talking to Bin Zayed about providing expensive debt financing for a takeover of the Premier League club.
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How you can get tax relief if you pour cash into beer 21 Jul 5:55am Updated How you can get tax relief if you pour cash into beer
With an Enterprise Investment Scheme or Venture Capital Trust you receive a generous tax boost for your boldness as they are high-octane options.
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21 Jul 5:48am Renters may get access to rogue landlord database
Prospective tenants would be able to check if their landlord has convictions, under government plans.
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How vaping has REVERSED the fall in nicotine use and tobacco giants are cashing in 21 Jul 5:41am Updated How vaping has REVERSED the fall in nicotine use and tobacco giants are cashing in
Documents published by FTSE 100 giant British American Tobacco show the emergence of vaping and the use of other less harmful tobacco products has reversed a decline in nicotine use.
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UK defence minister rebuffs criticism over tanker seized in Gulf 21 Jul 5:36am UK defence minister rebuffs criticism over tanker seized in Gulf
Tobias Ellwood denies Britain took ‘eye off the ball’ and says priority is to reduce tensions
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Jamie Oliver lost £25million when his restaurant chain collapsed costing 1,000 jobs 21 Jul 5:33am Jamie Oliver lost £25million when his restaurant chain collapsed costing 1,000 jobs
Oliver, 44, who owns a north London mansion, has dipped into his own personal bank account to pay the wages of roughly 1,000 redundant staff and compensate creditors.
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How depression can DOUBLE the cost of your travel cover 21 Jul 5:18am Updated How depression can DOUBLE the cost of your travel cover
While soaring costs are well documented for people suffering from visible or severe illnesses a diverse group of consumers are suffering with illnesses largely hidden from view.
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Pizza Express founder who started selling pizza for two shillings a slice died almost penniless 21 Jul 5:14am Pizza Express founder who started selling pizza for two shillings a slice died almost penniless
The English Pizza Express founder, who died last December aged 89, left assets of £99,050, but the size of his net estate was reduced to nil after his liabilities were settled, probate records show.
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If the economy is so good, why are some truckers doing so poorly? 21 Jul 5:00am If the economy is so good, why are some truckers doing so poorly?
Is the economy to blame? Sure. But there’s something else behind the trucking industry’s woes: mismanagement Times are good right? Economic growth is strong. Unemployment is low. Business and consumer confidence remains high. It’s pretty easy to say that most small business owners are doing pretty well this year. Except if you’re in the trucking business. That’s according to a number of recent reports that cover the freight industry. They are not great.
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British Airways Suspends Flights to Cairo, Citing Security Risks 21 Jul 4:44am Updated British Airways Suspends Flights to Cairo, Citing Security Risks
The suspensions came a day after the British government warned of “a heightened risk of terrorism against aviation.”
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Morning Coffee Results in a $1,000 Fine and Expulsion From Venice 21 Jul 4:23am Updated Morning Coffee Results in a $1,000 Fine and Expulsion From Venice
Two German tourists set up a travel stove by the Rialto Bridge, one of the city’s main landmarks. The move fell afoul of rules to preserve “decorum” in the city center.
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Millions face hardship as Zimbabwe comes close to ‘meltdown’ 21 Jul 3:00am Millions face hardship as Zimbabwe comes close to ‘meltdown’
Rising inflation has hit those already struggling with food, fuel and medicine shortages Millions of people in Zimbabwe face hardship, hunger and chaos as the economy comes close to
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Market Harborough reveals the key to being ‘liveable’: homes we can afford 21 Jul 3:00am Market Harborough reveals the key to being ‘liveable’: homes we can afford
East Midlands town is unexpected winner in a search for the best places for affordability and quality of life. Its proud residents explain why they like it “We’ve still got a fishmonger. How many places still have that?” asked Kate Gander, listing the merits of her home, Market Harborough. In fact, she struggled to find anything negative at all to say about the Leicestershire town. “It’s got fantastic railway connections and it’s not too overrun by big businesses,” she said.
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Greedy parking enforcement companies are issuing hefty fines to carers and nurses 21 Jul 2:59am Greedy parking enforcement companies are issuing hefty fines to carers and nurses
Private companies are issuing hefty penalty charge notices – sometimes even in a hospital’s own car parkCommunity nurse Gemma Hayes* was on call and on a tight schedule. She left her car in the residents’ car park of a block where her last patient of the day lived and displayed her professional carer’s badge on the dashboard. When she returned she’d been charged £60. “I was allocated 30 minutes for the call but spent an extra 45 minutes unpaid overtime as the elderly, housebound patient had additional needs,” says Hayes, who earns £24,200 and regularly works an extra unpaid hour on top of her eight-hour shifts. “I appealed, offering confirmation that I was carrying out a patient visit. It was rejected.
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Facebook’s plan for a cryptocurrency is right to set alarm bells ringing |John Naughton 21 Jul 2:00am Facebook’s plan for a cryptocurrency is right to set alarm bells ringing |John Naughton
The tech giant now seems to imagine itself a state. Its reach must not go unchallenged Now that Wimbledon is over, if you’re looking for something interesting to watch, can I suggest heading over to
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Iran, Heathrow, HS2 – and Brexit: the big decisions facing the new prime minister 21 Jul 2:00am Iran, Heathrow, HS2 – and Brexit: the big decisions facing the new prime minister
The next PM takes office on Wednesday – and already has his work cut out After 24 hours of formalities that will end on Wednesday afternoon with the Queen inviting the new leader of the Tory party to form a government, the transfer of power from the 76th prime minister of the United Kingdom to the 77th will be a clinical and fairly brutal business. “We have been told we will have to be out of the building – having handed in our phones – and have left through the Cabinet Office within half an hour of proceedings ending at the palace,” said a member of Theresa May’s Downing Street staff. “From that moment, we are out of a job.”
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Margrethe Vestager scares the tech giants. If we leave the EU, we’ll miss her 21 Jul 2:00am Margrethe Vestager scares the tech giants. If we leave the EU, we’ll miss her
Trump says the competition commissioner hates the US, but what she really hates is tax avoidanceThe greatest economic threat facing Europe is of falling hopelessly behind the US and China in adopting the next generation of technology. That is the view of many across Europe’s industrial and financial sectors who watch with wonder the proxy battle between the US and Chinese administrations on behalf of their tech giants. Business leaders from Dublin to Warsaw are open-mouthed – not so much at the often-bizarre tug of war between the two sides as at the fact that these economic blocs can lay claim to almost all the world’s tech giants.
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As the controversy mounts, Facebook still seems to click 21 Jul 2:00am As the controversy mounts, Facebook still seems to click
The social media giant is set to unveil its second-best results this week, despite a privacy ruling and fears over LibraFacebook is expected to report its second most profitable quarter ever on Wednesday, even in the wake of
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Government telecoms review to soft-pedal on Huawei 21 Jul 2:00am Government telecoms review to soft-pedal on Huawei
Omission of Chinese firm’s role in building 5G networks will reopen divisions among ministersA long-awaited government review will fudge taking a critical decision on controversial Chinese technology company Huawei being allowed to build 5G networks in the UK. Industry sources said the move means the company, which is already building networks for EE and Vodafone, can continue developing and selling 5G technology in the UK, a move that will alarm critics who claim its equipment could help the Chinese government spy on other countries. Huawei, which is subject to
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Do you dream of a shorter working week? Reality might soon catch up... | Sonia Sodha 21 Jul 12:59am Do you dream of a shorter working week? Reality might soon catch up... | Sonia Sodha
More leisure time will remain out of reach for many until their conditions improveSummer holiday season is upon us, and one of the little sun-lounger fantasies I like to indulge, undoubtedly along with millions of others, is the idea of jacking it all in and buying a one-way ticket to somewhere drenched in sunshine all year round but so cheap you can make your savings stretch. Then I get back to the 9-5, and the September drizzle, and file it away until next summer. But what if there’s a bit more substance to this daydream – at least to the notion of working less, if not giving it up altogether? The idea of a shorter working week may sound fantastical but it’s gaining traction on the left: last year the TUC backed a four-day week, and the shadow chancellor John McDonnell has commissioned a
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21 Jul 12:12am Updated Arthur Ryan, Who Founded the Low-Cost Fashion Chain Primark, Dies at 83
By keeping costs down and prices affordable, Mr. Ryan grew the company from one store in Dublin into an international retail behemoth.
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