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  1. The 12 best reasons why jurors were dismissed from Martin Shkreli's trial

    Hitc.com - Business 08.19 / 08:12 hitc.com
    Insult was added to injury for disgraced former biopharma and hedge fund boss Martin Shkreli yesterday, as court transcripts emerged which revealed the American public's vehement dislike of the newly convicted securities…
  2. Mark Zuckerberg will take two months' paternity leave later this year

    Hitc.com - Business 08.19 / 08:12 hitc.com
    Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are expecting their second child, and the Facebook CEO plans a two-month paternity…
  3. Global super-rich agreeing to rent luxury London homes without visiting

    Hitc.com - Business 08.19 / 08:12 hitc.com
    Wealthy foreigners are prepared to shell out as much as £25,000 a week renting luxury homes in London without bothering to set foot inside before opening their …
  4. China moves to curb overseas acquisitions as firms' debt levels rise

    Hitc.com - Business 08.19 / 08:12 hitc.com
    The Chinese government has served notice on the country’s foreign investment spree in football clubs, skyscrapers and Hollywood as it moves to curb rising levels of debt among domestic companies. The announcement of restrictions in a range of sectors follows a buying spree around the globe during which Chinese firms and business tycoons have taken control of assets including Legendary Entertainment, the US film producer behind Jurassic World and Warcraft, buildings such as…
  5. So-called ‘vulture funds’ reaching the bottom of the barrel

    Irishtimes.com - Business 08.19 / 06:19 www.irishtimes.com
    Foreign-based investors are cranking up their activities in the…
  6. Business week: Businesses unconvinced by Brexit Border plans

    Irishtimes.com - Business 08.19 / 06:19 www.irishtimes.com
    Air Berlin goes south, Quinn returns, Voxpro sells up and Irish consumers are…
  7. Dealing with airport security

    Irishtimes.com - Business 08.19 / 06:19 www.irishtimes.com
    Travel advice: Beat the check-in queues and zoom to your boarding gate with these…
  8. Macron has big plans for France and Europe

    Irishtimes.com - Business 08.19 / 06:19 www.irishtimes.com
    French president wants to turn the euro zone into a more integrated…
  1. US government files $400bn Libor case lawsuit in London court

    Ibtimes - Companies 08.18 / 15:15 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Barclays, Lloyds and RBS among the nine banks sued by the Federal Deposit Insurance…
  2. 'Fishy' business: Salmon sales drive UK food exports to a record high

    Ibtimes - Companies 08.18 / 12:07 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Industry data suggests exports of the fish jumped more than 53% helped by a weaker…
  3. European markets dragged lower by airline stocks following Barcelona terror attack

    Ibtimes - Companies 08.18 / 10:46 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Leading regional indices clobbered by intraday sell-off as terror attack in Spain and US political uncertainty knock market…
  4. Heineken's takeover of Punch Taverns gets green light from CMA

    Ibtimes - Companies 08.18 / 09:28 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Competition watchdog approves deal after Dutch brewing giant agrees to sell 33 pubs across the…
  1. Nordic plan to challenge Square Mile

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Markets 08.18 / 23:43 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    A Nordic rival to London’s AIM junior stock market is ramping up its campaign to snatch business away from the C…
  2. Macquarie to back energy breakthroughs

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Markets 08.18 / 22:22 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    Green deal Australian investment bank Macquarie has completed its purchase of the formerly government-owned Green Investment Bank for…
  3. Mullins has fixed the pipes of London’s famous residents

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Markets 08.18 / 22:22 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    Plumbers don’t tend to be shy and retiring types. Most like a chat and a chance to put the world to rights and – oh yes please, darlin’ – they won’t say no to a cuppa…
  4. Former chief of Uber condemns ‘public and personal attack

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Markets 08.18 / 22:22 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    Former Uber boss Travis Kalanick has branded efforts to oust him from his company’s board ‘a public and personal att…
  5. Weak sterling sends food exports soaring

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Markets 08.18 / 22:22 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    Booming demand for whisky, salmon and beer around the world has helped UK food and drink exports reach a record…
  6. How to make the most of the currency effect

    Iii.co.uk -Markets 08.18 / 19:39 www.iii.co.uk
    The extent to which currencies impact investors' portfolios is often overlooked. Sam Brown explains why currency movements are important for investors. Article Analysis and Commentary ii Feature Top News …
  7. The week ahead: BHP Billiton, Cairn Energy

    Iii.co.uk -Markets 08.18 / 17:07 www.iii.co.uk
    After a quieter week of reporting, the coming five days looks to be interesting, with under-fire miner BHP Billiton updating amid activist interest. Article Analysis and Commentary ii David Brenchley Regular Fixture …
  8. Re-assessing Games Workshop: Is it a buy?

    Iii.co.uk -Markets 08.18 / 17:07 www.iii.co.uk
    Having "laid into" Games Workshop 18 months ago, analyst Richard Beddard re-visits the investment case for a firm that's quadrupled since. Article Analysis and Commentary ii Richard Beddard (Share Sleuth AUSHS) Regular Fixture …
  1. How to stop low rates hurting your nest egg...

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance 08.19 / 09:19 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    Asset manager Sanlam has made a ‘White List’ of UK Equity Income funds which have achieved the best combined income and growth over five yea…
  2. Nestle's Japan KitKat factory will have wacky flavours

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance 08.19 / 09:19 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    Around 300 varieties have been introduced in Japan, with flavours such as green tea, custard pudding and…
  3. Sterling's plunge attracts overseas tourists to the UK

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance 08.19 / 09:19 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    Record numbers of tourists are flocking to the UK to take advantage of the weak pound following the Brexit…
  4. DrnkPay: Payments System Aims To Stop Drunken Spending

    Money-watch.co.uk -Personal Finance 08.19 / 01:17 money-watch.co.uk
    DrnkPay is an app which promises to connect your credit and debit cards to a breathalyser or biosensor wearable to stop drunken spending. Continue reading DrnkPay: Payments System Aims To Stop Drunken Spending at Money Watch - Personal Finance…
  5. Airlines affected as terror concerns spook the markets

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance 08.18 / 23:43 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    Investors around the world were sent on a roller-coaster ride yesterday as crisis engulfed the White House and terror struck in Europe. Shares in Asia and Europe were on the slide as continuing fears…
  6. EVR Holdings allows fans to watch gigs

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance 08.18 / 23:43 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    What is it?  EVR Holdings is an AIM-listed virtual reality (VR) company which is focused on distributing content via its subsidiary MelodyVR. Currently in testing …
  7. Maggie Pagano says Britain's food is experiencing revival

    Thisismoney.co.uk -Personal Finance 08.18 / 23:43 www.thisismoney.co.uk
    Here’s a meal fit for a king: Scottish salmon for starters, washed down with a fine Kentish wine followed by Northumbrian reared s…
  8. Can I get a car when I’m in debt?

    Moneyaware.co.uk -Personal Finance 08.18 / 22:35 moneyaware.co.uk
    Disclaimer: If you’re currently on a debt solution you may be breaking the terms of your agreement by taking out new credit. You should call your debt solution provider first to discuss any additional credit that you might be considering. … Continue reading &…
  1. Saturday Papers: Infosys chief resigns after stand-off with founders

    Citywire.co.uk -Finance 08.19 / 06:13 citywire.co.uk
    And Cinven and Bain secure Stada for €4.1 billion in Europe’s largest leveraged buyout in four yea…
  2. Markets Update: Euro hits a high

    In his latest review of the investment markets Ian Slattery finds that a stronger euro hit equity returns for Eurozone investors. The post Markets Update: Euro hits a high appeared first on Business &…
  3. Donald Trump axes infrastructure council amid Charlottesville backlash

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Finance 08.18 / 22:22 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    White House official says Advisory Council on Infrastructure 'will not move…
  4. Indebted USA: Taxpayers' debt per American family is worryingly close to $1m

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Finance 08.18 / 22:22 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    White House occupants and administrations have changed but one constant happens to be the persistently rising US…
  5. FTSE slides and gold jumps after Spain attacks

    Citywire.co.uk -Finance 08.18 / 16:46 citywire.co.uk
    Broad-based sell-off sees only a handful of FTSE 100 stocks escape the red, as investors look to safe havens like…
  6. The Accumulator: FTSE trails as Europe leads fightback

    Citywire.co.uk -Finance 08.18 / 16:46 citywire.co.uk
    European markets have extended their advantage over the US and UK this year by leading this week's r…
  7. Heineken pub offer satisfies watchdog over takeover of punch taverns

    Britain’s competition watchdog has accepted proposals by Heineken to offload pubs in 33 areas to satisfy antitrust concerns over its £403 million takeover of Punch Taverns. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said in June that the deal could impact... Read more The post Heineken pub offer satisfies watchdog over takeover of punch taverns appeared first on Business …
  8. Unions to stage Waterloo protest in campaign to keep guards on trains

    The biggest rail workers’ union is holding a protest to mark the new operators of one of the country’s leading train franchises as part of a campaign to retain guards on trains. The Rail, Maritime and Transport union say the... Read more The post Unions to stage Waterloo protest in campaign to keep guards on trains appeared first on Business…
  1. 7 Brilliant Resources Every Start-Up Needs To Know About

    Image.ie - Money 08.19 / 04:34 image.ie
    The voyage into self-employment is exciting but not for the faint hearted. Captain of your own ship, and at times... The post 7 Brilliant Resources Every Start-Up Needs To Know About appeared first on Image…
  2. Debt Buster: The events of 2016 - what does it mean for your pockets?

    DailyStar-Money 08.19 / 01:18 dailystar.co.uk
    THE turbulent events of 2016 influenced the way more than half of us manage our…
  1. Marchmont: Scotland’s most ambitious Palladian house

    Countrylife.co.uk - Real Estate 08.19 / 07:55 countrylife.co.uk
    An outstanding restoration project has transformed Scotland’s most ambitious Palladian house. In the first of two articles, Roger White identifies the architect of this remarkable 18th-century building for the first time. Photographs by Paul HighnamThe main approach to the house along the avenue.An outstanding restoration project has transformed Marchmont. In the first of two articles, Roger White identifies the architect of this remarkable 18th-century building for the first t…
  2. Tapeley Park: A Devonshire garden filled with dramatic flourishes at every turn

    Countrylife.co.uk - Real Estate 08.18 / 15:16 countrylife.co.uk
    Non Morris discovers that experimentation, environmentalism and numerous dramatic flourishes invigorate this unusual Devonshire garden at every turn. Photographs by Val Corbett. Steps lushly margined with Chusan palms Trachycarpus fortunei, cabbage palms Cordyline australis, Echium pininana, blue-flowered agapanthus and pink wands of Dierama pulcherrimum lead from the Shepherd’s Shed on the Top Terrace to the Shell HouseNon Morris discovers that experimentation, environmentalism and n…
  3. Property for sale: Stunning five bedroom house hides an INCREDIBLE secret

    Express-Property 08.18 / 15:14 express.co.uk
    PROPERTY for sale: A new development of four and five bedroom homes have come onto the market, and each hides an amazing secret that will delight any new…
  4. area guide to homes, schools and transport links

    Anthea MaseyFor a guaranteed seat on the morning rush-hour Tube to the City or the West End, Morden — last stop on the Northern line — is just the ticket. And that’s just one factor earning this south-west London suburb a bunch of property brownie points.   The River Wandle runs through National Trust-owned Morden Hall Park, which also boasts a water wheel, a snuff mill, a wetlands boardwalk, a rose garden, a café and one of south London’s best garden centres, while home seekers will disc…
  5. Can energy saving improvements increase the value of your home?

    A new report published by leading global real estate advisors CBRE Residential reveals the true environmental impact of residential property, suggests how to create truly eco-friendly homes and considers the long-term premiums…
  6. Ex-cons reveal the top 10 deterrents for home thieves

    A new study released today by Co-op Insurance has revealed that smart homes are keeping burglars at…
  7. An exemplary mixed-use estate in the heart of Highland Perthshire

    Countrylife.co.uk - Real Estate 08.18 / 10:47 countrylife.co.uk
    The Bolfracks estate includes a beat of salmon fishings on the Upper Tay, one of Scotland’s ‘big four’ salmon rivers.The Bolfracks estate includes a beat of salmon fishings on the Upper Tay, one of Scotland’s ‘big four’ salmon rivers…
  8. House prices across the UK rise but remain flat in THIS area of the country

    Express.co.uk -Real Estate 08.18 / 10:46 www.express.co.uk
    HOUSE prices across the UK in general are on the rise but one city is falling…