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uk grocers not able to cut prices much more - ocado ceo
Reuters
15 min. ago

UK grocers not able to cut prices much more - Ocado CEO

Britain's traditional "big four" grocers have been losing shoppers to German discounters Aldi [ALDIEI.UL] and Lidl [LIDUK.UL] in recent years and are also suffering from a shift from out-of-town boxes to...

 
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Daily Post
24 min. ago

LOOK: First images of £1m restaurant close to Conwy castle

These are the first images of a proposed £1m restaurant in the shadow of Conwy castle that would create 40 jobs in the town. Cadnant Planning has released a series of visuals of the planned eaterie on the former...

 
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Daily Mail
55 min. ago

'Older workers are gold-dust': Quarter of a million more over-65s are in employment compared to three years...

There has been a boom in the number of 'silver workers', with roughly 250,000 more people aged 65-plus in employment since the default retirement age was abolished three years ago, figures from the Department for Work...

 
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Daily Mail
55 min. ago

Land Rover makes fashion statement as supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whitely helps launch new Discovery Sport

Supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley swapped the catwalks of Paris Fashion Week for the River Seine as she unveiled the new Land Rover Discovery Sport in its 'uniquely British public debut’ – alongside some giant...

 
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The Independent
today, 16:09

Mohamed El-Erian: Chinese government may succeed in quashing Hong Kong's protest movement- but that's only...

Will the tensions in Hong Kong be the straw that breaks the global economy's back?

 
bank of england to wait until early 2015 to hike rates, sterling steady - reuters poll
Reuters
today, 16:01

Bank of England to wait until early 2015 to hike rates, sterling steady - Reuters poll

Although Bank of England Governor Mark Carney recently said a hike is getting nearer, only six of 60 economists polled this week expect it to happen this year, 48 forecast it in the first quarter of next year. Six see...

 
snp membership has trebled since independence vote
Scotsman
9 min. ago

SNP membership has trebled since independence vote

MEMBERSHIP OF THE SNP has trebled since Scots voted to reject independence almost two weeks ago.

 
david cameron announces fresh squeeze on the poor - and more tax breaks for the rich - at tory party conference
Daily Record
25 min. ago

David Cameron announces fresh squeeze on the poor - and more tax breaks for the rich - at Tory party...

DAVID CAMERON has promised the rich will get richer and the poor will be squeezed if the Tories get back into power. In a blatant bid to appeal to the wealthy, the Prime Minister promised a massive tax cut for high...

 
torcuil crichton: labour should be careful what it wishes for as tories struggle with ukip
Daily Record
25 min. ago

Torcuil Crichton: Labour should be careful what it wishes for as Tories struggle with Ukip

NIGEL FARAGE'S Kippers have been ripping into the Tories at Birmingham, two defections, party funders crossing the line, and nervous rumours that there is a fifth column of UKIP collaborators operating in the party....

 
tory conference diary: business as usual in the vip room
Guardian
34 min. ago

Tory conference diary: business as usual in the VIP room

• Mark Textor, the pugnacious business partner of Lynton Crosby (the Tories’ election guru) was spotted mid-conference in the Blue Room, a security-guarded VIP area protected from media and party members unable to pay...

 
police chiefs back down over use of armed police
Scotsman
52 min. ago

Police chiefs back down over use of armed police

ARMED police officers will only be deployed to incidents involving firearms or where there is a "threat to life" following a climbdown by Scotland's chief constable. Police Scotland said it was reviewing the...

 
david cameron’s speech: first-time voters react
Guardian
53 min. ago

David Cameron’s speech: first-time voters react

Roberto Lafayette, 17, is a student at BSix sixth-form college in Hackney, London Cameron was on the attack and the speech was aggressive, but I was quite confused about what side he was leaning towards – he seemed to...

 
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The Independent
13 min. ago

Chinese activist, Wang Long, 'arrested for sharing photos of Hong Kong protests online'

Police have arrested an activist in mainland China after he bypassed the country’s censorship to share pictures of the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests on social media, according to his former lawyer.

 
why are hong kong’s protestors rallying around the number 689?
Guardian
20 min. ago

Why are Hong Kong’s protestors rallying around the number 689?

Name: 689. Age: 60. Appearance: The loneliest number since the number one. OK, I’ve Googled “689”. This isn’t about the bus route from West Croydon to Monks Orchard, is it? Look, I’ll put you out of your misery. I’m...

 
paris awaits result of referendum on how to spend €20m of city budget
Guardian
22 min. ago

Paris awaits result of referendum on how to spend €20m of city budget

Given €20m (£15.5m) of taxpayers’ money, what would Parisians do to improve their city? The final answer is expected after voting closes on Wednesday in the French capital’s first “participatory budget”. City-dwellers...

 
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The Independent
35 min. ago

Hong Kong protests: Shocking footage shows police pepper spraying elderly man in face

As the pro-democracy protests continue in Hong Kong, a video has emerged of a police officer pepper spraying a man directly in the face.

 
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Guardian
36 min. ago

Atlantic City's Revel casino hotel will reopen, say Canadian buyers

A Canadian asset management company that won a bankruptcy court auction for the failed Revel casino hotel in Atlantic City plans to reopen it as a casino. Toronto-based Brookfield US Holdings LLC told the Associated...

 
tolerance, religion and secularism
Guardian
54 min. ago

Tolerance, religion and secularism

Karen Armstrong’s article (Secularism – a violent history, 25 September) is a classic piece of whataboutery, since the point at issue is whether religions are likely to provoke violence, not what supposedly secular...

 

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chelsea's john terry sends warning shot to arsenal claiming cesc fabregas is in top form
Daily Star
4 min. ago

Chelsea's John Terry sends warning shot to Arsenal claiming Cesc Fabregas is in top form

Fabregas has slotted seamlessly into the Blues starting eleven, helping Diego Costa to find his feet in the Permier League with fine scoring form. And Terry thinks the prospect of those two linking up once again...

 
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The Independent
7 min. ago

Manchester City fans hit back at Paul Scholes and Rio Ferdinand amid criticism of Etihad atmosphere

The criticism of Manchester City fans by Paul Scholes and Rio Ferdinand was a "disgrace", a prominent supporter of the club has said.

 
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The Independent
7 min. ago

Rory McIlroy named PGA Tour player of the year

World number one Rory McIlroy has been voted PGA Tour player of the year for the second time in three seasons.

 
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The Independent
7 min. ago

FC Basel vs Liverpool: Five talking points for the Champions League clash at St Jakob-Park

Liverpool face a Basel side with an excellent recent record against English competition - will Brendan Rodgers settle for a draw or go for broke in Switzerland?

 
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The Independent
7 min. ago

Arsene Wenger 18th anniversary at Arsenal: His WORST signings XI during his time with the Gunners

Arsene Wenger celebrates his 18th anniversary as Arsenal manager today.

 

Manchester Giants: The David Watts column

Another season and another set of new challenges. Our pre-season has seen us integrate new signings and reintroduce returning players into the systems we will be running this year. New faces include Darren Best, Phil...

 
 
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