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Reuters
4 min. ago

Factory export orders drop at fastest pace since Jan 2013 - CBI

The total new orders balance fell to +9 in the three months to October from +24 in July, hitting its lowest level in a year. "It's disappointing that a sluggish exports market has taken some of the steam out of...

 
nokia returns to profit after handset sale to microsoft
BBC
8 min. ago

Nokia returns to profit after handset sale to Microsoft

Nokia's fortunes since selling its mobile handset unit appear to be improving with the business returning to profit. The Finnish firm's third-quarter net profits beat analysts' expectations, rising to 747m euros...

 
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The Independent
10 min. ago

Death of Christophe de Margerie: Four airport employees detained for questioning in connection with deadly...

Russian authorities have arrested four more airport employees in connection with the tragic death of Total chief executive Christophe de Margerie.

 
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The Independent
10 min. ago

Credit Suisse swings back to profit after taking huge fines

Credit Suisse, which employs more than 7000 people in London, bounced back into the black today after taking a huge hit from fines in its first half.

 

City Spy: Euan Sutherland - 'I get no free clothes allowance despite makeover'

In a brainwave that must have taken, er, seconds, clothing brand Superdry got new boss Euan Sutherland to pose in its clobber to make him look young, groovy and a bit “street”. It’s a difference from his old, dull...

 

Anthony Hilton: Shares always the long-term winners

Wealth management firm Brewin Dolphin published a paper yesterday that warned investors in the stock market not to panic because of the recent turmoil. The message was that while they may be tempted to turn their...

 
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The Week
54 min. ago

Two new Ukip defectors mooted as by-election win looks easy

Nuclear fusion 'breakthrough' Apple iPad Air 2 unveiled Nexus 6: Google's new phone Microsoft CEO right to apologise Nude Snapchat pictures leaked The Business Companies, Markets and Finance TESCO CHAIRMAN QUITS AS...

 

‘Lady Brittan photo’ piles pressure on child sex abuse inquiry chief

Share Child abuse inquiry head Fiona Woolf faced fresh pressure today over her links to former home secretary Lord Brittan and his wife. Keith Vaz, chairman of the Commons home affairs committee, wrote to Mrs Woolf...

 
call for vat cuts to boost tourism industry
Scotsman
today, 11:12

Call for VAT cuts to boost tourism industry

THE UK Government is being urged to slash VAT for businesses such as hotels, visitor attractions and restaurants in a bid to build on the success Scotland's tourism sector has enjoyed in 2014. The Scottish Chambers of...

 
enhanced scottish devolution ‘must not be conditional on devolution elsewhere’
Guardian
today, 10:42

Enhanced Scottish devolution ‘must not be conditional on devolution elsewhere’

Further powers for Scotland must not be conditional on devolution elsewhere in the UK, according to one of seven principles agreed at the first cross-party talks of the Smith commission, which was set up to fast-track...

 
it's put up and shut up time as lord smith warns parties at devolution commission to leave their rivalries at the door
Daily Record
today, 07:57

It's put up and shut up time as Lord Smith warns parties at devolution commission to leave their rivalries...

DEVOLUTION enforcer Lord Smith yesterday told Scotland’s politicians to stop sniping and concentrate on thrashing out a deal to deliver more powers for Scotland. His order to conduct their negotiations through him...

 
torcuil crichton: david cameron is gambling with britain's future by putting our eu membership at risk
Daily Record
today, 07:57

Torcuil Crichton: David Cameron is gambling with Britain's future by putting our EU membership at risk

FROM one referendum fankle to another. While Labour sweat after one referendum about what will happen to their Scottish flank in the General Election, it is David Cameron who is beginning to look really desperate...

 
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Reuters
5 min. ago

Arrest made in Warsaw related to Hoeness case - Munich prosecutors

A spokeswoman for Vontobel confirmed that an employee of the bank had been arrested abroad, declining to comment further. Hoeness was sentenced in March to a 3-1/2-year prison term for tax evasion and quit as...

 
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Reuters
5 min. ago

China says wants closer military ties with Iran

"Exchanges between the two navies have been fruitful and their warships have paid successful visits to each other," it cited Chang as saying. "Chang ... stressed China is willing to work with Iran to...

 
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Reuters
5 min. ago

EU leaders seek climate deal, but divided over costs

The 28 member states want to set the pace for a global pact to be hammered out in Paris next year with industrial powers from Asia, North America and the rest of the world. That pact would aim to improve on two...

 
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Reuters
20 min. ago

China criticises U.S. missile defence radar in Japan

North Korea has carried out a series of missile tests this year, including two medium-range missiles capable of hitting Japan. Pyongyang has also threatened another nuclear test. Japan's defence ministry has said an...

 
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Reuters
20 min. ago

Eight Pakistani Shi'ites killed in sectarian attack

No one immediately claimed responsibility. Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, a radical Sunni militant group, has carried out many gun and bomb attacks on Hazaras in the past. The men were returning from a vegetable market when...

 
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The Independent
30 min. ago

FCKH8's provocative anti-sexism video showing young girls swearing reinstated by YouTube

A provocative new video that highlights sexism by showing young girls swear at the camera has been reinstated on YouTube, having been taken down by the channel.

 

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Metro
1 min. ago

Emmanuel Frimpong ruthlessly attacks Arsene Wenger over Arsenal transfer record in Twitter rant

Emmanuel Frimpong might now be largely irrelevant after moving out to Russia to play for minnows Ufa FC, but he’s still got plenty to say about former club Arsenal. Frimpong is known for his big talking antics on...

 
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Daily Star
1 min. ago

DONE DEAL: Sunderland defence gets wake up call as Anthony Reveillere signs

And the 34-year-old, who was out of contract after leaving Napoli last season, could figure in Saturday's home game against Arsenal as the Black Cats bid to bounce back from their 8-0 thrashing at Southampton. Poyet...

 
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The Independent
2 min. ago

Lille vs Everton: Everton fans attacked ahead of Europa League game

Everton fans were left with injuries after being attacked by a group of men in Lille on Wednesday night, the Barclays Premier League club has said.

 
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The Independent
2 min. ago

Roy Keane says Manchester United is viewed like 'Disneyland' to the 'mafia' of ex-players

Roy Keane has launched an attack on the network of ex-Manchester United players who he claims are afraid to criticise the club, likening the culture to the mafia.

 
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Daily Mail
4 min. ago

Frank Lampard could extend Manchester City spell further into 2015 as New York City consider pre-season...

Frank Lampard will be able to extend his stay at Manchester City further in to 2015 if his parent club New York City FC decide to have a pre-season training camp in England. Lampard has quickly become an integral part...

 
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Daily Star
8 min. ago

Crystal Palace's Neil Warnock: Damien Delany has been offered a new deal

The club and Delany have been in negotiations over a new deal for several weeks, and many reports have suggested the 33-year-old is on the verge of penning a new contract. Today, Warnock revealed that the Irishman has...

 
 
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