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Reuters
1 min. ago

Russian central bank makes surprise interest rate cut

The bank hiked its key rate RUCBIR=ECI by a total of 11.5 percentage points last year in response to panic on the currency market and soaring inflation, which reached 11.4 percent in December. (Reporting by Alexander...

 

Silicon Round-up: Instagram meets eBay app Depop heads for New York

Depop, the fast growing Shoreditch-made app that combines Instagram with eBay, is opening a New York office after raising $8 million (£5.3m). Depop lets people sell items through its app by taking a picture on their...

 
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Orange News
2 min. ago

Spotify Investor TCV To Buy WorldRemit Stake

One of the world's leading technology investors is in talks to acquire a stake in WorldRemit, one of an emerging breed of money-transfer companies competing with sector stalwarts such as Western Union. Sky News can...

 
mortgage approvals point to further sales fall
BBC
2 min. ago

Mortgage approvals point to further sales fall

New figures suggest the recent slowdown in property sales may continue for at least the next few months. The number of new mortgages approved to house buyers in December, but not yet lent, rose slightly to 60,275,...

 
pay crash hit those in twenties hardest
Orange News
18 min. ago

Pay Crash Hit Those In Twenties Hardest

A report examining the damage to wage levels following the financial crisis has found that people aged between 22 and 29 have been hit hardest. The research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) said that wage...

 
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Reuters
18 min. ago

ECB will take time to bed in as bank watchdog - Bundesbank's Dombret

The European Central Bank (ECB) became direct supervisor for 120 banks such as Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) and Societe Generale (SOGN.PA) from Nov. 4 in the biggest leap in European financial integration since the single...

 
alex salmond reveals bannockburn inspired him through independence campaign as he draws parallels between david cameron and edward longshanks
Daily Record
today, 08:52

Alex Salmond reveals Bannockburn inspired him through independence campaign as he draws parallels between...

FORMER First Minister Alex Salmond has compared Prime Minister David Cameron with Edward Longshanks, the English King who executed Scottish freedom fighter William Wallace. The ex- SNP leader also admitted his...

 
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The Independent
today, 08:46

Ukip 'shambles' as three members quit over Hampshire branch organiser's violent criminal past

In the latest Ukip upset, a general election candidate has quit the right-wing party after the violent criminal past of a senior campaign manager emerged.

 
poll shows scots support for armed police officers
Scotsman
today, 03:43

Poll shows Scots support for armed police officers

A MAJORITY of Scots back the controversial deployment of armed officers on routine patrols, according to a poll carried out on behalf of the Scottish Police

 
poll shows scots support arming police officers
Scotsman
today, 00:43

Poll shows Scots support arming police officers

A MAJORITY of Scots back the controversial deployment of armed officers on routine patrols, according to a poll carried out on behalf of the Scottish Police

 
public backing for armed police officers
Scotsman
today, 00:33

Public backing for armed police officers

A MAJORITY of Scots back the controversial deployment of armed officers on routine patrols, according to a poll carried out on behalf of the Scottish Police

 
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The Independent
yesterday, 23:05

Labour plans transport overhaul with not-for-profit licenses for local bus operators

Local bus services would be handed to “not-for-profit” operators including community groups under a plan by Labour to end the market dominance enjoyed by five big companies.

 
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Reuters
20 min. ago

Bombs in central Baghdad kill 12 - security sources

The area is home to a large market and lies across the Tigris river from the Green Zone, which houses most government buildings. Bombings are frequent in Baghdad, where Sunni insurgents from Islamic State, which...

 
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Reuters
30 min. ago

Korean Air chief says he scolded daughter over nut rage

The nut rage incident, as it has become known, has stirred public outrage and ridicule in South Korea and raised questions about the power of the country's "chaebol" conglomerates. Heather Cho, the former...

 
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Reuters
45 min. ago

Malaysia completes a third of undersea search for MH370

Months of searches have failed to turn up any trace. Malaysia, along with China and Australia, has been searching for the plane in the southern Indian Ocean, off the coast of Perth, Australia. "Based on the...

 
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The Independent
49 min. ago

Isis 'throw man off a building for homosexual affair' and beat him to death when he survives

Isis militants allegedly threw a man charged with having an affair with another man off the top of a building and then beat him to death when he survived the fall, a human rights watchdog has claimed. 

 
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The Independent
49 min. ago

Balloonists make history by surpassing world distance record for human flight in a gas balloon after...

Two pilots have surpassed the world distance record for a flight in a helium balloon after soaring across the Pacific Ocean and travelling farther than the 5,209 mile marker, but the pair are hoping to set a new...

 
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Reuters
today, 09:40

U.S. would welcome Japan air patrols in South China Sea

Regular patrols by Japanese aircraft only reach into the East China Sea, where Japan is at loggerheads with China over disputed islands. Extending surveillance flights into the South China Sea would almost certainly...

 

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coventry blaze 4 nottingham panthers 3: tendler penalty seals a thrilling win for blaze
Coventry Telegraph
13 sec. ago

Coventry Blaze 4 Nottingham Panthers 3: Tendler penalty seals a thrilling win for Blaze

Genting Casino Coventry Blaze enjoyed back-to-back wins with a dramatic penalty shot win over Nottingham. The controversy-packed game finished 3-3 before Jereme Tendler scored the only penalty shot to give Blaze the...

 
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Coventry Telegraph
13 sec. ago

Big match preview: Coventry City vs Rochdale

Last Meeting Saturday, September 20, 2014 ROCHDALE 1 Ian Henderson (pen 29) COVENTRY 0 Rochdale: Logan, Rafferty (Bennett, 76), O’Connell, Tanser, Eastham, Henderson, Allen, Hery (Bunney, 59), Dawson, Vincenti, Done...

 
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Daily Mail
1 min. ago

France rugby star Alexandre Dumoulin reveals he is the son of former international Marc Cecillon, who...

France international Alexandre Dumoulin has revealed he is the son of Marc Cecillon, the disgraced former Bleus captain who murdered his wife. The Racing Metro centre, 25, told the news to the French media on Friday...

 
manchester united midfielder anderson set for talks with brazilian side internacional
Daily Post
7 min. ago

Manchester United midfielder Anderson set for talks with Brazilian side Internacional

Internacional could be ready to offer Anderson a way out of Manchester United. The Brazilian midfielder is out of contract at the end of the season and will not be offered a new deal at Old Trafford. United would like...

 
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Daily Star
8 min. ago

TEAM NEWS: Arsenal likely to be without Alexis Sanchez for Aston Villa clash

Gabriel Paulista could make the squad after joining from Villarreal. England striker Danny Welbeck (thigh) is close to a return, but may not be risked, while midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (groin) is also expected...

 
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The Independent
8 min. ago

Manchester United transfer news and rumours: Arturo Vidal move back on; Kevin Strootman to undergo surgery;...

MANCHESTER UNITED BOUND... The Red Devils are one of a number of clubs who have been put on red alert after the agent of Paul Pogba said the midfielder would leave Juventus in the near future.

 
 
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