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Guardian
today, 20:25

Bank of England chief says interest rate plans unaffected by Chinese slowdown

The governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, said on Saturday that a slowdown in China’s economy could push down further on inflation but did not change, for now, the central bank’s position on when and how it...

 
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Guardian
today, 19:55

Fed vice-chairman hints at interest rate increase in speech on inflation

Federal Reserve vice chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that have kept inflation below the central bank’s target level have likely begun to...

 
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Guardian
today, 16:29

B&W owner hopes to become a big noise for speaker firm

Joe Atkins has a contacts book that includes George Lucas, the Sultan of Brunei and the senior management teams at Apple and Maserati. For 30 years he has built Bowers & Wilkins (B&W) from a niche British...

 
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Scotsman
today, 12:51

McClure Naismith falls into administration

One of Scotland's oldest legal firms has collapsed into administration after months of speculation about its financial health. However, it was understood last night that administrators for McClure Naismith, founded in...

 
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Daily Express
today, 12:23

European rivals in a race for Worldpay

French group Ingenico is understood to have submitted a merger proposal creating a company worth over £11billion, heightening competition among a list of predators thought to include Germany's Wirecard and a buyout...

 
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Daily Mail
today, 12:15

Pensioners could get 'mis-sold annuity' compensation as financial watchdog examines thousands of retirement...

Savers are close to winning cash compensation from companies who sold them bad annuity contracts, it has emerged. The Financial Conduct Authority is understood to have ordered a thorough examination of thousands of...

 
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Guardian
8 min. ago

Alarm as teacher shortages and rising pupil numbers puts schools on edge of crisis

During the last Christmas holidays, Dr Robin Bevan, headteacher of Southend high school for boys, advertised for two maths teachers. Days, then weeks, went by. Not a single application came through the post or pinged...

 
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Guardian
8 min. ago

Shortage of teachers set to spark new schools crisis

A critical shortage of teachers means children will be taught fewer subjects in larger classes by less qualified people, a government adviser has warned, as new figures reveal that ministers are dismally failing to...

 
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Guardian
today, 20:34

Jeremy Corbyn’s politics are fantasy – just like Alice in Wonderland

There is a new phenomenon in politics or perhaps the revival of an old one. But whatever it is, it is powerful. Someone said to me the other day re Corbyn mania: “You just don’t get it.” I confess they’re right. I...

 
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Guardian
today, 20:34

Tony Blair’s final plea: Corbynmania is ‘Alice in Wonderland’ politics

A defiant Tony Blair has dramatically re-entered the debate over Labour’s future with an 11th-hour appeal to party members to come to their senses and reject the “Alice in Wonderland” politics of Jeremy Corbyn. The...

 
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Guardian
today, 17:13

Yvette Cooper to raise prospect of legal challenge to trade union bill

Yvette Cooper will raise the prospect this week of a legal challenge to the trade union bill, which threatens Labour’s funding and limits the right to strike. The Labour leadership candidate will say she has received...

 
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Guardian
today, 16:32

Jeremy Corbyn will have to learn Blairite lessons if I'm deputy, says Caroline Flint

Caroline Flint, a candidate in the Labour deputy leadership contest, has put herself on collision course with Jeremy Corbyn by claiming that she would use the strength of being directly elected to force the next...

 
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BBC
55 sec. ago

Chad executes 10 Boko Haram fighters over deadly attacks

Ten members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram have been executed by firing squad in Chad. It comes a day after they were found guilty of terror charges at a trial in the capital N'Djamena. Security sources...

 
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BBC
16 min. ago

French hotel thieves posed as wealthy Gulf tourists

French police have arrested two men suspected of stealing safes from hotel rooms by posing as Gulf tourists. The thieves allegedly pretended to reception staff they were guests who had lost keys, in order to gain...

 
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Guardian
29 min. ago

Ulster Unionists vote to leave Northern Irish government

The Ulster Unionist party’s (UUP) ruling executive has voted to leave Northern Ireland’s regional government, in a move that will put pressure on other unionists to follow suit and threatens the future of the...

 
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Guardian
today, 20:28

New York police officer shoots dead bystander, 61, during gun-sales sting

New York police department officers on Friday fatally shot a 61-year-old bystander during a sting operation concerning illegal gun sales. An undercover officer shot Felix Kumi, 61, while Kumi was standing behind a man...

 
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Guardian
today, 20:24

Minute’s silence for victims of Shoreham airshow jet crash tragedy

Hundreds of people touched by the Shoreham air crash fell silent on Saturday, a week after the disaster that claimed at least 11 lives. A minute’s silence was observed at 1.20pm, the time last Saturday when a vintage...

 
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Guardian
today, 19:45

Chilcot report delays blamed on ‘vested interests’

Anger over continued delays in the publication of the report into the Iraq war has swung back against the government with allegations that “vested interests” have tried to suppress evidence. The inquiry, chaired by...

 

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Daily Mail
2 min. ago

Barcelona 1-0 Malaga: Thomas Vermaelen smashes in late winner to end year from hell as Neymar makes his...

This game was all about the return of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar, with the Brazilian back after being kept out by a mumps infection, but despite Barcelona's star trio being reunited they needed help from...

 
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Daily Mail
2 min. ago

Aleksandar Mitrovic is being targeted by referees... his red card was just a clumsy tackle, says Newcastle...

Newcastle boss Steve McClaren fears Aleksandar Mitrovic has already become a target for referees who are taking too much notice of Match of the Day. The Serbian striker – a £12million signing from Anderlecht this...

 
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Guardian
13 min. ago

Bayern Munich’s Thomas Müller scores twice in defeat of Bayer Leverkusen

Thomas Müller celebrated his 200th Bundesliga match by scoring twice as Bayern Munich eased past Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 to go top of the Bundesliga, their third win in three matches this season. A dazzling run by...

 
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Guardian
36 min. ago

England enter ODI series against Australia with determination to win

Perhaps we will get some tight games with a white ball. Let’s hope so. However, it would be wrong to view the one-day games ahead (one T20 at Cardiff on Monday followed by five ODIs) as a bit of light relief at the...

 
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Guardian
36 min. ago

Southampton and Ronald Koeman struggle to find right defensive formula

Ronald Koeman kidded no one. The Dutchman blamed bad refereeing for his team’s elimination from the Europa League on Thursday and claimed Southampton deserved to emerge victorious from their tie against modest...

 
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Daily Express
42 min. ago

Man City 2 - Watford 0: Raheem Sterling shines as Manuel Pellegrini's men remain top

But this Manchester City side show no signs of capsizing in the Premier League title race as they chalked up their 10th successive league win. At this rate their rivals might as well take to the life-rafts - such are...

 
 
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