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Reuters
9 min. ago

UK bank stress test capital measure changed late in process - sources

The European Banking Authority (EBA) is assessing how 123 European banks would cope under a recession scenario and will release its findings of their capital strength on a so-called transitional basis. That varies by...

 
Guardian
18 min. ago

Hilco directors share £1.4m payout after HMV turnaround

Two directors of Hilco, the restructuring firm which owns HMV, shared a £1.4m payout last year after rescuing the entertainment store from administration. Paul McGowan and his partner Andrew Pepper, who run and co-own...

 
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Reuters
41 min. ago

ECB's Draghi tells euro zone more needed to avoid another crisis

After the bloc's revival came to a halt in the second quarter, France and Italy want to shift course away from the spending cuts that marked the bloc's response to the 2009-2012 crisis. Germany says debt discipline...

 
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Daily Mail
46 min. ago

SMALL CAP MOVERS: Horse Hill oil explorers hit by volatile trading as oil field falls short of expectations

Volatile trading hit the Horse Hill oil explorers hard after the Britain’s newest onshore discovery fell short of expectations. Oil was confirmed in one of four reservoir targets and the discovery is estimated to be...

 
marks & spencer builds uk’s largest rooftop solar panel network
Guardian
46 min. ago

Marks & Spencer builds UK’s largest rooftop solar panel network

Marks & Spencer is building the UK’s largest array of rooftop solar panels on its distribution centre in Castle Donington. Spread across 900,000 sq ft with more than 24,000 photovoltaic panels, the system will...

 
banana splits as chiquita chops merger with fyffes
BBC
59 min. ago

Banana splits as Chiquita chops merger with Fyffes

Shareholders in banana company Chiquita have voted against a merger deal with Irish rival Fyffes. As a result, Chiquita will enter talks with Brazil's Cutrale and Safra following its $14.50 a share offer. The...

 
man ‘with samurai sword’ threatened council leader
Scotsman
3 min. ago

Man ‘with samurai sword’ threatened council leader

A MAN wielding a samurai sword who threatened to kill Glasgow City Council leader Gordon Matheson has been ordered to keep away from politicians. David Wardrop, 29, asked at the reception to speak with Mr Matheson at...

 
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Guardian
15 min. ago

David Cameron refuses to pay £1.7bn EU bill by 1 December deadline

David Cameron delivered his most embittered attack on the EU executive in Brussels on Friday, bluntly stating that Britain would not pay more than £1.7bn in top-up EU budget payments. Taking his troubled relationship...

 
snp: by-election win sign of referendum ‘surge’
Scotsman
16 min. ago

SNP: by-election win sign of referendum ‘surge’

THE SNP has welcomed a win at the first local by-election since the referendum, claiming the surge in support paves the way for a strong performance at the upcoming General and Holyrood elections over the next two...

 
Guardian
today, 14:52

MPs shall go to the ball … thanks to more than £100,000 of free hospitality

MPs have been given free tickets to sports events, balls and the opera, worth more than £100,000, alongside £800,000 worth of foreign trips, an analysis of the current register of members’ interests reveals. Perks...

 
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The Independent
today, 14:18

Nigel Farage claims left is more outraged by Ukip Calypso song than child abuse

Nigel Farage has claimed the left has shown more outrage at the controversial Calypso song released by a Ukip supporter than the rape of thousands of young girls in England.

 
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The Independent
today, 14:18

Nigel Farage says David Cameron will have no choice but to meet EU's 'outrageous' demand for an extra...

David Cameron will have no alternative but to hand over an extra £1.7bn to the European Union, Nigel Farage claimed today.

 
afghan newspaper’s ‘blasphemy’ causes protests after rebuking isis and islam
Guardian
5 min. ago

Afghan newspaper’s ‘blasphemy’ causes protests after rebuking Isis and Islam

A newspaper columnist condemning Islamic State (Isis) and the Taliban triggered demonstrations in several Afghan cities on Friday, with protesters denouncing the article as blasphemous and calling on the government to...

 
texas nurse nina pham tests negative for ebola and is cleared for release
Guardian
5 min. ago

Texas nurse Nina Pham tests negative for Ebola and is cleared for release

The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is now free of the virus and will be released from hospital on Friday, the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) says. NIH...

 
malaysian car crash victim spent three days crawling through remote jungle
Daily Express
11 min. ago

Malaysian car crash victim spent THREE DAYS crawling through remote jungle

Nicholas Andrew showed up at the village on Wednesday after his car spiralled out of control off of a highway in central Malaysia into a ravine, police chiefs said. Mr Andrew broke an arm and leg as a result of the...

 
kobani gains stability as kurdish fighters push back islamic state
Daily Express
11 min. ago

Kobani gains stability as Kurdish fighters push back Islamic State

The brilliant yellow flag now stands proud on a hill overlooking Kobani as the IS regime slowly loses its grip on the strategic town. Today US officials said the town appeared to be in less danger of falling into the...

 
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The Independent
30 min. ago

British woman's cosmetic surgery death in Thailand sparks warning over 'surgical tourism'

Health experts have issued a stark warning about the dangers of “surgical tourism” after a young British woman died while undergoing cosmetic surgery in Thailand. Police have claimed the doctor carrying out the...

 
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The Independent
30 min. ago

Bloodied and crumbling sculptures installed in destroyed Gaza neighbourhood

Broken, crumbling and splattered with “blood”, these haunting sculptures have been made by an artist in Gaza to show the pain of conflict.

 

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louis van gaal surprised by jose mourinho's level of success
Daily Star
1 min. ago

Louis van Gaal SURPRISED by Jose Mourinho's level of success

United face Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday with the fixture pitting the pair against one another in England for the first time but the Dutchman is delighted to see his ex-apprentice become a hugely successful...

 
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The Independent
8 min. ago

Premier League: West Ham vs Manchester City match preview

Sam Allardyce couldn’t have asked for much more for his 60th birthday last weekend, with West Ham delivering a superb performance to brush aside Premier League newcomers, Burnley.

 
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The Independent
8 min. ago

Premier League: Liverpool vs Hull City match preview

Liverpool will be hoping to find some form and put in a convincing performance following a week of drama and European disappointment.

 
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The Independent
8 min. ago

Manchester United vs Chelsea: Louis van Gaal expects to Diego Costa to feature for the Blues on Sunday

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said today that he expects Chelsea’s Diego Costa to be fit face his own team on Sunday, in the match which brings him up against his protégée Jose Mourinho.

 
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The Independent
8 min. ago

Premier League: Sunderland vs Arsenal match preview

Sunderland host Arsenal at the Stadium of Light with last weekend’s nightmare 8-0 defeat to Southampton hanging over them.

 
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The Independent
8 min. ago

Premier League: Swansea City vs Leicester City match preview

Leicester travel to Swansea for the Saturday evening clash between two out-of-form teams.

 
 
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