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  1. The Apple Store website is down ahead of the launch of the red iPhone later today

    The Apple Store website has been taken offline as Apple prepares to start selling its special edition red iPhone and new iPad. On Tuesday, Apple announced a raft of new products, including a low-cost iPad and new phone cases -- but the star of the show was a red iPhone…
  2. The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

    Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today. 1. Google's executive chairman can't guarantee ads won't appear next to inappropriate content. Eric Schmidt said there's no foolproof way to guarantee a brand's ads won't appear against questionable content on YouTube and other sites serving Google's…
  3. UKIP in crisis as the party's former millionaire donor demands to repaid at least £200,000

    LONDON -- Former UKIP donor Arron Banks is demanding that he is given back £200,000 as the conflict between the party and the millionaire investment tycoon …
  4. EUROZONE PMI BEATS AGAIN: Growth hits its highest level in 6 years

    LONDON -- The eurozone economy confounded expectations once again in March, according to the latest flash PMI estimates from IHS Markit, released on…
  5. Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam made £9.6 million in his first full year on the job

    LONDON -- Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam's compensation package for 2016 totalled 11.90 million Swiss francs (£9.6 million, $US12 million), the bank's annual report …
  6. The government is struggling to recruit hundreds of the staff needed to negotiate Brexit

    LONDON -- The government has not filled more than 300 jobs associated with negotiating Brexit, less than one week before triggering Article 50 and starting the formal process of leaving the…
  7. Shares in a Chinese dairy company plunged 85% in just minutes

    LONDON -- Shares of China Huishan Dairy Holdings collapsed 85% in Hong Kong before the company halted trading on Friday, wiping out about $US4.1 billion (£3.2 billion) in market …
  8. See the moment Prime Minister Theresa May was evacuated from Parliament

    Footage has emerged of the Prime Minister Theresa May being evacuated from Parliament after Wednesday's terror attack by Khalid Masood. The video, shot from above the parking lot where the prime minister was escorted to her car, was obtained by the Sun…
  9. Apple says it fixed the Mac and iOS vulnerabilities in leaked CIA docs several years ago

    Apple claims that the Mac and iOS vulnerabilities mentioned in a Wikileaks data dump on Thursday were fixed several years ago. The data dump, which includes CIA documents dating back to 2012, highlights how agents were able to infect Apple devices if they could gain physical access to…
  10. REPORT: Regulator reopens investigation into Barclays 2008 Qatari fundraising

    LONDON -- The Financial Conduct Authority reopened a four-year-old investigation into  billions of pounds of capital injected into Barclays by Qatari investors in 2008, according to the Financial T…
  11. Deutsche Bank is planning a new London HQ despite Brexit

    LONDON -- Deutsche Bank is bucking the trend among international investment banks and committing to London despite the looming Brexit. The German bank is in talks to move to a new headquarters near Moorgate in 2023. Sky News first reported that Deutsche Bank is in talks with property group Land Securities to take a 25-year-lease at 21 Moorfields, a new building currently under…
  12. REVIEW: The one really important thing you should check before paying for a business class flight

    Business Insider recently flew business class from Sydney to Asia on Singapore Airlines, which is consistently rated one of the best in the world. Singapore Airlines is known for its comfortable interior with seat pitch and width that's more generous than many of its international rivals, plus excellent service from the crew in a distinctive uniform that's has become synonymous with the…
  13. MPs warned weak parliament security put police at risk -- 1 month before the London attack

    LONDON -- Politicians warned that parliament's security was so weak that it put the police at risk -- a month before the London attack which saw one officer stabbed to death by a terrorist named as Khalid…
  14. 10 things in tech you need to know today

    Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Friday. 1. Music streaming service SoundCloud has raised $US70 million (£56 million) in debt funding, according to documents filed with Companies House in the UK. The loan was agreed on March …
  15. May is 'unlikely' to pursue hard-line Brexit immigration proposals as they would be 'catastrophic'

    LONDON -- Theresa May is unlikely to pursue the most "hard-line" post-Brexit immigration proposals that have been touted for European nationals as they would have "catastrophic consequences," according to a business immigration…
  16. 10 things you need to know before European markets open

    Good morning! Here's what you need to know. 1. The European Union's system for granting market access to banks outside the bloc will not work for a financial centre the size of Britain after Brexit. Gerard Rameix, chairman of France's AMF markets watchdog, said the "equivalence" regime must be adapted specifically for…
  17. The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Hello! Here’s what you need to know on Friday. 1. Khalid Masood is behind the brutal attack on Westminster Bridge. Masood, 52, was born in Kent and had previously been investigated by MI5 over concerns relating to violent extremism. Some neighbours called him "The vampire," because they frequently saw him go out at n…
  18. AUSTRALIAN STOCKS MAKE UP SOME OF THE TRUMP SLUMP: What you need to know

    Australian stocks rallied, making up some of the week's losses. Today’s scoreboard. ASX 200. 5,753.50 +45.55 +0.80% All Ordinaries. 5,796.10 +42.08 +…
  19. CHART: Australia's love affair with champagne has finally peaked

    Australia remains one of the world's biggest champagne consumers, but our growing appetite for French bubbles appears to have finally peaked, with import volumes falling for the first time in…
  20. TABLE: The new home loan rates for owner-occupier loans at the big four banks

    Three of the big four banks have now raised rates on standard variable rate home loans for owner-occupiers. The Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and NAB, citing rising cost of funds, all announced small increases rates for their owner-occupier home…