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Guardian
today, 03:22

Meeting low post-2020 emissions target could cost $20bn under Direct Action

Taxpayers will have to pay at least $20bn to meet even a low post-2020 emissions reduction target for Australia under the Abbott government’s Direct Action policy, a leading business group has warned. And in a...

 
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Daily Express
today, 02:00

Burberry's model behaviour: Fashion firm becomes Living Wage employer

The move by the luxury label, which counts supermodel Cara Delevingne among its stars, and GSK takes the number of Living Wage employers to more than 1,400. The Living Wage rate is £7.85 an hour and £9.15 in London,...

 
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Daily Express
today, 02:00

Costa causes stir for Whitbread: Coffee chain and hotel growth to boost profits

The City expects full-year, pre-tax profits to jump 34 per cent to £478million, as it adds rooms and shops in an improving economy. The group - which has nearly 60,000 rooms under the Premier Inn brand - said in...

 
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Daily Express
today, 02:00

Home Retail Group targets growth: Argos sees rise in profits after difficult times

The City predicts the group will turn in a full-year, pre-tax profit of £130million, up 13 per cent, driven by improved margins and tight cost control. Last month the company surprised the City with a 5 per cent...

 
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Daily Express
today, 02:00

Share Hunter: It's a clean bill of health for Smith & Nephew medical technology

It was then passed on to his nephew, Horatio, in 1896. Today, it is a global medical technology business in the FTSE100 with a market value of £10.3billion and an additional listing on the New York Stock Exchange. It...

 
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Daily Express
today, 02:00

Britons’ confidence on finances rockets to a new high

The Lloyds Spending Power Report, which started in early 2011, said that a positive swing in sentiment took its overall index to a new all-time high reading of 158 points in March. People's confidence in their current...

 
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Guardian
today, 00:52

David Cameron boosted by 5000 small businesses backing Conservatives

The heads of thousands of businesses, who collectively employ nearly 100,000 people, have signed a letter in support of the Conservatives. The letter, published by the Daily Telegraph and organised by the Tories’...

 
martin compston joined by glamorous fiancee tianna chanel flynn as he helped launch snp's youth manifesto
Daily Record
today, 00:44

Martin Compston joined by glamorous fiancee Tianna Chanel Flynn as he helped launch SNP's youth manifesto

FILM star Martin Compston helped Nicola Sturgeon launch the SNP’s youth manifesto yesterday. And the Sweet Sixteen actor was joined by glamorous American fiancee Tianna Chanel Flynn – the star of Secret Diary of an...

 
david torrance: why miliband’s stance has hardened
Scotsman
today, 00:41

David Torrance: Why Miliband’s stance has hardened

IN recent weeks Labour's rhetoric about prospective deals with the SNP has noticeably hardened. Initially, Labour leader Ed Miliband simply ruled out what no one wanted, a formal coalition, while sensibly keeping his...

 
miliband: ‘i am not interested in deals with snp’
Scotsman
today, 00:41

Miliband: ‘I am not interested in deals with SNP’

ED Miliband has decisively ruled out any kind of deal between Labour and the SNP if there is a hung parliament after next week's General Election. The Labour leader said he was “not doing deals with the Scottish...

 
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Guardian
today, 00:26

Labour pledges to abolish stamp duty on house purchases for first-time buyers

A Labour government would bring closer the “dream of home ownership” for young people by abolishing stamp duty for all first-time buyers purchasing homes worth up to £300,000, Ed Miliband will announce. In one of the...

 
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Guardian
today, 00:26

Slow GDP growth in first quarter puts pressure on Osborne

George Osborne’s stewardship of the economy is expected to take a dent on Tuesday when the latest official figures show last year’s healthy growth has lost momentum. With just over a week until the election, the...

 
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Guardian
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Australia's Direct Action fund may need $1bn more to meet emissions target

The Australian government’s Direct Action emissions reduction fund could require up to $1bn of extra funds to meet its carbon emissions reduction goal, according to a Guardian Australia analysis based on initial...

 
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Guardian
today, 03:48

Bali Nine: Australia 'profoundly dismayed' by 72-hour notice period

Australia is “profoundly dismayed” by the commencement of a 72-hour notice period for the executions of drug smugglers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the foreign minister has said, as a former lawyer for the pair...

 
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Guardian
today, 02:35

Turkmenistan president named 'People's Horse Breeder'

Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov accepted a new honorific title, the “People’s Horse Breeder”, on Sunday at celebrations for the Day of the Horse in the isolated Central Asian country. Strongman...

 
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Daily Express
today, 02:04

Violent clashes over black man’s death in Baltimore

Police car windows and shop fronts were smashed as protesters threw missiles and shoved helmeted officers. At least 12 people were arrested. Freddie Gray was stopped while running away from police on April 12. He was...

 
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Daily Express
today, 02:04

Belsen survivors remember victims of the Nazi camp

Former inmates from the UK were among those making the p[ilgrimage to the German camp which was torched by the Army to prevent the spread of disease. World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder addressed the...

 
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Daily Express
today, 02:04

Islamic State are executing deserters trying to flee air strikes in northern Iraq

“Credible” reports of IS deserters being executed by their own side are coming out of northern Iraq, either for trying to flee altogether or retreat to Syria where IS has a stronger grip on power. IS is not breaking...

 

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Daily Mail
today, 02:05

Hull City boss Steve Bruce praises Dame N'Doye for taking pay cut to join the club as his double keeps them...

In a league awash with money where players are often branded mercenaries, more concerned about the size of their pay cheque than their club’s history and fans, Steve Bruce praised Hull City striker Dame N’Doye for...

 
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Daily Mail
today, 01:49

Jenson Button hails 'amazing atmosphere' as Formula One star completes London Marathon 2015 with impressive...

Formula One star Jenson Button completed the London Marathon with an impressive time of two hours, 52 minutes and 30 seconds.   The 35-year-old McClaren driver told the BBC he was 'chuffed to bits' with his...

 
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Daily Mail
today, 01:44

Mauricio Pochettino forgives Southampton boo-boys as Spurs boss returns to St Mary's

Mauricio Pochettino admitted he can understand why Southampton fans resent his move to Tottenham but will not let that stop him savouring his time on the south coast. Pochettino returned to St Mary’s Stadium for the...

 
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Daily Mail
today, 01:44

Sunderland striker Connor Wickham is back among the goals and confident of securing yet another great...

There's nothing quite like the sight of Connor Wickham scoring goals to give Sunderland fans hope of another great escape from relegation. Wickham seems to come alive in April. His five goals in three games this time...

 
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Daily Mail
today, 01:44

Snarling Manuel Pellegrini says second place is not a failure for Manchester City

After an old-fashioned tear-up in which a linesman arguably delivered the knockout blow, Manuel Pellegrini came out fighting. The Manchester City boss has often rolled with the punches during an underwhelming season...

 
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Daily Mail
today, 01:38

Andrea Pirlo scores another beautiful free-kick for Juventus as veteran shows his class despite defeat by...

Andrea Pirlo scored a stunning free-kick for Juventus, but couldn't stop his side from sinking to a 2-1 defeat at local rivals Torino.     Juve could have wrapped up their fourth consecutive Serie A title with a...

 
 
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