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Guardian
11 min. ago

Sainsbury's and M&S under fire over executive and staff pay disparity

Sainsbury’s and Marks & Spencer face protests from shareholders and campaigners this week over high executive rewards and low pay for staff. Shareholders advisory group Pirc, and Manifest, the proxy voting agency,...

 
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Daily Mail
20 min. ago

EU threatens to withdraw euro in Greece amid fears a major bank is 'hours from collapse' as millions turn...

Fears the central Bank of Greece will collapse following today's referendum are rising as voters flocked to the polls to decide on their country's future.  Officials are set to ask the European Central Bank (ECB) for...

 
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Daily Mail
43 min. ago

More cuts feared in next week's Budget as Osborne lines up a law forcing the government to run a surplus in...

Chancellor George Osborne could this week usher in deeper than expected spending cuts by forcing the Government to run a budget surplus within two years. Wednesday’s Budget, the first under a majority Conservative...

 
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Daily Express
today, 14:42

What are the hidden costs behind going all-inclusive?

One in three families is planning an all-in getaway but the total cost may come as a shock. More than two thirds of families spent £233 extra during their last all-inclusive trip in Europe, running up bills for meals,...

 
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Guardian
today, 14:05

Greek turmoil offers George Osborne justification for his dictum of austerity

It is almost 20 years since Ken Clarke delivered the last purely Conservative budget in the dog days of John Major’s government. A lot has happened since the Cool Britannia year of 1996: the economy has boomed and...

 
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Daily Express
today, 14:02

Fiscal rules could mean £12bn of cuts

On Wednesday, the Chancellor will present the first Conservative Budget since 1997. In it he is expected to unveil his new fiscal rule, which will prohibit the current and future governments from spending more than...

 
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Guardian
today, 14:14

The Tory budget plan to cut tax credits – is it naive or just plain cynical?

Should we be relieved or even more alarmed that George Osborne, our hard-nosed chancellor, is embracing the kind of compassionate conservatism preached by the high-minded and preachy Iain Duncan Smith? Or that a...

 
tory welfare cuts ‘could harm 500k scots children’
Scotsman
today, 12:58

Tory welfare cuts ‘could harm 500k Scots children’

MORE than half a million children in Scotland could be at risk if the Conservatives press ahead with cuts to tax credits, according to the shadow Scottish secretary. Labour’s Ian Murray MP said the move would affect...

 
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Guardian
today, 12:09

If Labour wants to win in 2020, it must chose Liz Kendall as leader

Less than two months on from one of the worst election defeats in my lifetime, the Labour party finds itself in the middle of a protracted leadership contest, debating its next move over the course of a long, hot...

 
cameron’s kill or cure for west lothian question
Scotsman
today, 01:00

Cameron’s kill or cure for West Lothian Question

It's hard to take Tory assurances - or SNP outrage - at face value after the Prime Minister's shortcut to English votes for English laws, writes Alex Massie WAS this the week the Union died? Lost, not by a vote of the...

 
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Guardian
today, 00:11

We’d dig ourselves a deep hole if we took politics out of planning

New York in the 1920s was a mess. Let down by its venal politicians, the city’s transport was hopeless and its housing dreadful. Then along came a man with a plan. A grand plan. His name was Robert Moses. Armed with...

 
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Guardian
today, 00:11

Labour should be slaying dragons, not chasing trolls

If we have indeed witnessed the end of the Labour party in Scotland as a meaningful force, its demise will soon be reduced to a single question in a modern studies exam paper: to what extent did it contribute to its...

 
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Guardian
5 min. ago

Chicago boy among three people killed during violent holiday weekend

Authorities say a seven-year-old boy who was celebrating the Fourth of July with his family was among three people who were shot and killed overnight in Chicago. At least 27 other people were wounded in overnight...

 
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Daily Record
19 min. ago

Princess Charlotte's christening: Live updates as nation gathers to celebrate royal's special service

Refresh automatically On | Off Service to be held at St Mary Magdalene Church in NorfolkRoyal superfans already gathering outside churchMirror's royal reporter Victoria Murphy on the scenePrince Harry unable to...

 
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Guardian
26 min. ago

Maine man killed after trying to launch firework from top of his head

Maine state police say a man celebrating the Fourth of July died when he tried to launch a firework off the top of his head. Stephen McCausland, a spokesman for the Maine department of public safety, says 22-year-old...

 
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Guardian
44 min. ago

Rosie Batty calls for funds as poll finds family violence feared above terrorism

The Australian of the Year, Rosie Batty, has called on governments to reassess their priorities, after a new poll suggested three in four people believed family violence was at least as big a threat as terrorism. The...

 
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Guardian
48 min. ago

Tony Abbott calls for leaders to agree on 'achievable' Indigenous recognition

Tony Abbott has recommitted himself to “correcting the great silence” in Australia’s constitution – but has asked Indigenous leaders to focus on a form of changes that are achievable. The prime minister will join the...

 
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Guardian
48 min. ago

Knoxville black church attacked by arsonists: 'The ultimate act of cowardice'

A few minutes after 11am on Independence Day, College Hill Seventh-Day Adventist church pastor Cleveland Hodby III stands behind the wooden pulpit of his 33-year-old house of worship, which stands atop a kudzu-covered...

 

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Daily Mail
2 min. ago

Chile celebrate maiden Copa America triumph as thousands pack streets in Santiago and players show off...

Alexis Sanchez converted the winning penalty to seal Chile's maiden Copa America triumph - and sparked scenes of jubilation across the country that look set to last several days. Hours after their penalty shoot-out...

 
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Daily Mail
2 min. ago

Roberto Firmino's mother reveals she banned new Liverpool signing from leaving his home as a child because...

Roberto Firmino was banned from leaving his home as a child because his mother feared the new Liverpool signing would be drawn into a gang. The Brazil attacker's mum has spoken about how she would not allow her son to...

 
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Daily Mail
2 min. ago

Andy Murray hails 'huge difference' of home crowd as British No 1 sets sights on second Wimbledon title 

Andy Murray believes the roaring home crowd at Wimbledon can make all the difference as he bids to clinch a second men's singles title at the All England Club. Murray booked his place in the fourth round on Saturday...

 
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Guardian
7 min. ago

Andrew Flintoff says giving up alcohol has helped his battle against depression

The former England cricket captain Andrew Flintoff, whose image as a heavy, fun-loving drinker was sealed by his animated victory celebrations, has opened up about now being teetotal as part of his battle with...

 
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Metro
12 min. ago

Fail! Manchester United website calls Angelo Henriquez "former player', he still plays for them

Well this is a bit awkward. Manchester United's official website has listed striker Angelo Henriquez as a "former player', when he still actually plays for them. The gaffe appeared on their site during a report...

 
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Daily Express
17 min. ago

Spotted: Man United attacker arrives in Turkey for medical ahead of move to Fenerbache

The Manchester United winger is set to complete a deal after the clubs agreed a fee of £4.25million. Nani arrived at Old Trafford from Sporting Lisbon in 2007. After following the same path as former United star...

 
 
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