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Guardian
13 min. ago

New Scotland Yard building on the market for £250m

The New Scotland Yard sale will not include the iconic revolving sign, which will be moved to the Met's new headquarters along Victoria Embankment. Photograph: PA New Scotland Yard, the 1960s office block that has...

 
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Reuters
15 min. ago

Halliburton to settle U.S. Gulf spill claims for $1.1 billion

It will be paid into a trust until all appeals have been resolved in three installments over the next two years, the company said. (Reporting by Swetha Gopinath in Bangalore; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)

 
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Daily Mail
20 min. ago

Not quite so 'flat' after all: Older workers to learn 'within weeks' how much of the new flat-rate state...

People approaching retirement are finally about to get some certainty about what individual state pension they are due under the new 'single tier' system. The Department for Work and Pensions has promised that those...

 
Guardian
20 min. ago

Mazars accountancy firm fined £2m for pension fund misconduct

The First Quench pension fund had a deficit of about £28m in June 2006. Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian A leading accountancy firm and one of its partners has agreed to pay £2m in fines and legal costs for...

 
cbi campaign aims to restore trust in uk plc
Orange News
29 min. ago

CBI Campaign Aims To Restore Trust In UK Plc

Britain's biggest employers' lobbying group is mounting an attempt to rebuild public confidence in business just months before a general election campaign that is likely to include pledges to tackle private sector...

 
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Daily Mail
45 min. ago

Strong summer construction activity sees boost to jobs but jump in contractors' rates cause pay pressures

Construction output in August grew at its fastest pace in seven months, boosting job creation in the sector but also putting a strain on the availability of sub-contractors. The Markit/CIPS UK construction purchasing...

 
Scotsman
1 min. ago

Proclaimers donate £10k to Yes campaign

Scottish independence: PRO-independence band The Proclaimers are among the latest donors to the Yes side, with a £10,000 gift from the brothers Charlie and Craig Reid, the latest figures on campaign finance showed...

 
scottish independence: westwood comments hailed
Scotsman
45 min. ago

Scottish independence: Westwood comments hailed

PRO-independence campaigners have welcomed comments by designer Vivienne Westwood that an independent Scotland could be "a model to us all". Westwood, famed for her use of tartan and Harris Tweed, addressed...

 
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The Independent
today, 13:19

Clacton by-election to take place on David Cameron's birthday

A date has been set for the Clacton by-election following the shock defection by a Conservative MP to Ukip – and it falls on David Cameron’s 48th birthday.

 
alex salmond treated like a rock star as wellwishers flock to meet the first minister in the street
Daily Record
today, 12:41

Alex Salmond treated like a rock star as wellwishers flock to meet the First Minister in the street

ALEX Salmond was treated like a superstar as he hit the campaign trail yesterday. The five-minute walk from Yes Scotland’s Dundee office on St Andrew’s Lane to where his car was parked on Castle Street took nearly 90...

 

Rotherham sex abuse scandal: Labour suspends four councillors

Labour today suspended four councillors amid claims that whistleblowers who warned about the Rotherham sex abuse scandal were gagged by political correctness. The quartet all held senior positions at Rotherham Borough...

 
scottish independence poll: surge in yes support
Scotsman
today, 08:26

Scottish independence poll: Surge in Yes support

SUPPORT for Scottish independence has risen eight points in a month, according to a new poll. The No camp is now six points ahead of the Yes campaign, down from 14 points in mid-August and 22 points early last month,...

 
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The Independent
31 min. ago

Afghan Islamic militants linked to Taliban could ‘announce allegiance’ to Isis

Militant Islamic fighters in Afghanistan who are linked to the Taliban have said they would join forces with Isis, should it manage to create an Islamic caliphate.

 
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Reuters
34 min. ago

British envoy visits Libya to back elected parliament against rival assembly

Senior officials and the elected House of Representatives moved to the remote east of Libya when Tripoli fell to an alliance of armed factions from the western city of Misrata in August after a long battle with rival...

 
british teen in new magaluf sex act shame as 15 men lick cream off her breasts in bar
Daily Record
53 min. ago

British teen in new Magaluf sex act shame as 15 men lick cream off her breasts in bar

A SHOCKING photo has emerged which shows a British teen having whipped cream licked off her boobs during a boozy Magaluf party. Apparently celebrating her 18th birthday - the teen lets 15 men take part in the...

 
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Reuters
today, 13:55

Saudi Arabia detains 88 preparing "terrorist" attacks - Al Arabiya

(Reporting By Noah Browning, Editing by William Maclean and John Stonestreet)

 
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Reuters
today, 13:39

Putin orders building hastened at new Russian spaceport

Putin flew in a helicopter over the sprawling building site in Vostochny at a time when conflict with Ukraine, maker of Zenit and Dnepr rockets, is highlighting the fragility of Russia's dependence on former Soviet...

 
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Reuters
today, 13:24

Palestinian negotiator to push statehood case with Kerry

The discussions with Kerry will focus on establishing "a timeframe for ending Israel's occupation to be agreed as soon as possible and not after the end of this year", said a Palestinian official familiar...

 

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Metro
51 sec. ago

Why West Ham fans shouldn't pay the court fine for pitch invader Jordan Dunn

He was praised by a judge for "bending it like Beckham' but now the West Ham fan who ran onto the pitch to take a free kick during our match against Spurs wants people to help him pay off his court fine but is...

 
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Metro
13 min. ago

Angel Di Maria "really wanted PSG transfer over Manchester United move'

Angel Di Maria reportedly wanted to sign for Paris Saint-Germain ahead of Manchester United this summer. The Argentina international completed a £59.7million British record transfer to The Red Devils in late August...

 
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Metro
16 min. ago

Were Tottenham Hotspur too quick to sell Sandro?

So Sandro's gone and left Tottenham Hotspur. It's surreal. Okay, maybe it shouldn't be and I'm allowing my love for him and the potential he always hinted at to cloud my footballing judgement but still, seeing him in...

 
agent: sunderland and qpr target borini was not allowed to leave liverpool on loan
Daily Express
20 min. ago

Agent: Sunderland and QPR target Borini was not allowed to leave Liverpool on loan

The Italy striker looked set to re-join Sunderland on a permanent basis in the summer after helping the club avoid relegation during his loan spell last season. However, Borini was hesitant over the proposed £14m...

 
new look arsenal! is this how arsenal will line up with welbeck this season?
Daily Express
20 min. ago

NEW LOOK ARSENAL! Is this how Arsenal will line up with Welbeck this season?

At the weekend Wenger had warned he might not bring in a new signing to replace the injured Olivier Giroud. But the Gunners made a late move to land Welbeck on a five-year contract at the Emirates. With Giroud out...

 
record fc hamilton academical: unexpected win over county keeps up the feel-good factor for accies
Daily Record
28 min. ago

Record FC Hamilton Academical: Unexpected win over County keeps up the feel-good factor for Accies

WELL I didn’t see that coming! Accies came out the traps on Saturday against a poor Ross County side and comfortably won a game 4-0 that could easily have ended in double figures with Ross County having no complaints...

 
 
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