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Funds seek compliance health-check as regulators turn up heat

Before the financial crisis, fund management firms made healthy returns from a bull market in equities, bonds and other financial assets and there were few questions asked about the level of fees charged or the...

 

Insurers Amlin and Hiscox feel the pinch after investment returns fall

Low interest rates and falling investment returns have hit profits at the Lloyd’s of London insurers Amlin and Hiscox. Amlin, which sponsors European rugby, saw its pre-tax profits tumble 20.6% to £258.7 million last...

 

Thorntons shares slip as it reveals supermarkets have cut more orders

Thorntons boss Jonathan Hart admitted the problems facing the chocolatier at Christmas, where two major supermarkets pulled large orders at the last minute, have continued into Easter. However, while previously the...

 

British Land snaps up Surrey Quays plot for £135 million

Property giant British Land has bought a plot in Rotherhithe to kick-start a £2 billion regeneration project next to the site of the former Evening Standard print works, which it also owns. The £135 million purchase...

 

Trinity Mirror to pay dividend as first hacking case starts

Trinity Mirror, publisher of titles including the Daily Mirror and the People, said it is to pay its first dividend for seven years, as the first major test case over phone hacking began in London. “I’m very happy to...

 
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The Independent
11 min. ago

Aviva France's golden ticket contract is turning one French investor into a billionaire

A life insurance certificate bought by a father for his son turned out to be a golden ticket that gives him returns of 68.6 per cent every year from 1997 to 2007, allowing him to amass a fortune that could buy him the...

 

I wouldn't be a very good Prime Minister, Nigel Farage admits

Nigel Farage today made the extraordinary admission that he does not think he would be a good Prime Minister. The Ukip leader made the astonishing claim as he revealed the toll his political career had taken on his...

 
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The Independent
today, 11:06

Ukip's Richard Hilton investigated over saying Jihadi John should have committed suicide

Ukip are investigating a prospective parliamentary candidate’s comments that Jihadi John should have killed himself.

 
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The Independent
today, 10:48

Boris Johnson accuses Muslim Council of Britain of 'claiming porn-freak jihadists for mainstream Islam'

Boris Johnson has accused the Muslim Council of Britain of “claiming” Isis jihadists for “mainstream Islam”.

 
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The Independent
today, 10:48

Ukip investigates parliamentary candidate Richard Hilton's Jihadi John suicide tweet

Ukip are investigating a prospective parliamentary candidate’s comments that Jihadi John should have killed himself.

 
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The Independent
today, 10:35

Boris Johnson accuses Muslim Council of Britain of 'claiming porn-freak jihadists for mainstream Islam'

Boris Johnson has accused the Muslim Council of Britain of “claiming” Isis jihadists for “mainstream Islam”.

 
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The Independent
today, 10:01

Homophobic incidents are so common in Ukip that the party has started recycling old apologies

Ukip seems to be re-using old statements apologising for homophobia by its supporters after a rush of similar incidents in recent months

 
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The Independent
10 min. ago

Video: SUV flips five times in terrifying car crash but all four passengers survive

A dashcam has recorded the unbelievable moment a SUV flipped five times in a horrific crash off a US highway with all four passengers emerging alive.

 
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Daily Express
13 min. ago

Meet the ten-month-old baby that already weighs 3 STONE

The youngster tips the scales at an astonishing 18.7kg (2 stones 13lbs), which makes her one of the heaviest children in the world for her age. Aliya, from Jharkhand in eastern India, was born at a relatively large...

 
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The Independent
31 min. ago

Delhi bus rapist blames dead victim for attack because 'girls are responsible for rape'

One of the men convicted of gang raping a woman on a bus in Delhi has blamed his victim for the fatal attack, saying “girls are far more responsible for rape” than men.

 
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Reuters
50 min. ago

EU Commission: seeking unity in EU after Spain, Portugal clash with Greece

Spain's centre-right prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, hit back on Sunday saying his country, which was struggling with its own financial problems, had lent billions of euros to help Greece. He said Spain was not...

 
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Reuters
57 min. ago

Kerry says U.N. Rights Council's focus on Israel risks undermining the body

"No one in this room can deny that there is an unbalanced focus on one democratic country," he said. (Reporting by Arshad Mohammed, Editing by Kevin Liffey)

 
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The Independent
today, 11:39

Video captures the rescue of skydiving student after seizure at 9,000ft

A video has captured the amazing moment an Australian skydiving student was saved by his instructor after suffering a seizure and blacking out 9,000ft from the ground.

 

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The Independent
1 min. ago

Arsenal 2 Everton 0: David Ospina targeting second place in Premier League - 'we are close to Manchester City'

Goalkeeper David Ospina has urged his Arsenal team-mates to focus on sustaining their own performance levels as they aim to capitalise on any more off days from Manchester City in the race for second place in the...

 
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The Independent
1 min. ago

Harry Kane says Tottenham defeat to Chelsea is 'worst feeling in the world'

Harry Kane says losing the Capital One Cup final was the "worst feeling in the world" but he is sure it will drive Tottenham on to win silverware of their own.

 
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Daily Mail
2 min. ago

Police investigate claims that Chelsea fans were making 'racist chants' on train after Capital One Cup...

Four football fans, said to be Chelsea supporters, were ordered off a train on Sunday night following claims they were making racist chants. The group were evicted from a Euston to Manchester service following the...

 

Six Nations 2015: It’s vital that England develop a ruthless edge, says James Haskell

James Haskell today admitted England need to be more ruthless. After wins over Wales and Italy, the humbling 19-9 loss to Ireland ended England’s hopes of a Grand Slam. Haskell highlighted a lack of discipline as a...

 

Manchester United transfers: PSV admit Memphis Depay could leave

Manchester United target Memphis Depay 'has the option' to leave PSV Eindhoven in the summer, according to the club. Depay was part of Louis van Gaal's Holland squad at the World Cup and has been linked with moves to...

 
arsenal, manchester united and tottenham offered hope in chase for psv's dutch stars
Daily Star
8 min. ago

Arsenal, Manchester United and Tottenham offered hope in chase for PSV's Dutch stars

The Holland international is a target for Manchester United and Tottenham after impressing at last year's World Cup. Spurs have already had an enquiry knocked back but United are believed to be favourites to land...

 
 
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