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OECD warns 'no deal' Brexit would hit UK economy hard
BBC
3 min. ago

OECD warns 'no deal' Brexit would hit UK economy hard

The Paris-based think tank, the OECD, has warned a break-up of Brexit talks without a deal would unleash a host of economic problems for the UK. Its latest report predicts "no deal" would see business...

 
Footasylum looks to step up in market with new stores
Scotsman
14 min. ago

Footasylum looks to step up in market with new stores

Sports retailer Footasylum has unveiled plans to float on the London Stock Exchange in a move that could value the firm at about £150 million. The company, which was established in 2005 by the founders of JD Sports,...

 
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Daily Mail
16 min. ago

Yours to RENT for £520,000 a year! The luxury Nash Regent's Park townhouse designed in the 1800s for the...

When someone mentions a price tag on a property of £520,000, most people would naturally think that it is the cost of buying it. But not for this Grade I listed townhouse in London's Regent's Park, where that price...

 
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Daily Mail
58 min. ago

Tesco's £2 mince pies, Aldi's £7.99 Christmas pudding and Iceland's £3 Pigs in Blankets: Taste tests reveal...

Mince pies at six for £2 from Tesco have beaten the best of the high street, including expensive upmarket brands, in a Christmas taste test. A survey of festive food makes clear it is possible to eat well over the...

 
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Daily Mail
58 min. ago

Is YOUR town at risk from robots? Map of Britain reveals the areas where jobs are most at risk from...

The rise of robots could lead to 'unprecedented' change and wipe out over a third of jobs in some areas by the 2030's a new report warns.  A 'heat map' of Britain shows the areas most at risk of automation, with...

 
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Daily Mail
58 min. ago

Asos defies the squeeze on consumers as annual profits rocket by 145% and it forecasts more good times to come

Online fashion retailer Asos defied the squeezed on consumers and struggles of other retailers as it more than doubled its profits and raised sales forecasts for 2018. The company posted a 145 per cent rise in pre-tax...

 
Anas Sarwar wins mayors’ backing in Labour leadership race
Scotsman
10 min. ago

Anas Sarwar wins mayors’ backing in Labour leadership race

Scottish Labour leadership contender Anas Sarwar has touted backing from two of the most prominent elected politicians in England, as he and rival Richard Leonard approach the final month of campaigning. Mr Sarwar,...

 
Ruth Davidson to appear on celebrity episode of Great British Bake Off
Scotsman
10 min. ago

Ruth Davidson to appear on celebrity episode of Great British Bake Off

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson is to appear on a celebrity episode of the Great British Bake Off. The MSP will take part in a charity special of the Channel 4 programme later this year to raise money for...

 
Calls to scrap ‘outrageous’ plan to cut number of Scots MPs
The Courier
today, 09:42

Calls to scrap ‘outrageous’ plan to cut number of Scots MPs

A former SNP deputy leader has branded plans to cut the number of Scottish MPs “outrageous”. Stewart Hosie would see his Dundee East constituency take in swathes of Tory-held Angus under Boundary Commission proposals...

 
Darren McGarvey: Taking stock of the crisis in masculinity
Scotsman
today, 09:11

Darren McGarvey: Taking stock of the crisis in masculinity

We all speak with unjustified surety from blind spots we loathe having pointed out, writes Darren McGarvey Last week, I took part in a radio phone-in about the Harvey Weinstein scandal. I felt confident in doing so...

 
SNP big guns face losing seats under shake-up of boundaries
Scotsman
today, 06:57

SNP big guns face losing seats under shake-up of boundaries

SNP, Labour and Liberal Democrat MPs have united to demand that plans to redraw the political map of Scotland are dropped. The number of Scottish MPs would be cut from 59 to 53 as part of a move to reduce the total...

 
Tory MSP under fire after paying his own firm from public cash
Scotsman
today, 06:57

Tory MSP under fire after paying his own firm from public cash

A Conservative MSP has come under fire after it emerged he hired his own IT firm to design his website and claimed the costs back on parliamentary expenses. Finlay Carson claimed £1,200 in March for web design work...

 
RETURN OF PROJECT FEAR: Finance chiefs demand SECOND REFERENDUM amid Brexit scaremongering
Daily Express
8 min. ago

RETURN OF PROJECT FEAR: Finance chiefs demand SECOND REFERENDUM amid Brexit scaremongering

In a return of Project Fear they claimed Brexit should be overturned - despite 17.4 million people voting to leave the European Union (EU) in last year’s historic vote.  The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and...

 
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BBC
13 min. ago

Kirkuk: Iraqi forces seize largest oil fields near disputed city

Iraqi government forces have taken control of the two largest oil fields near the disputed city of Kirkuk after Kurdish forces left the area. A string of oilfields - vital to the Kurdish economy - have been taken by...

 
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BBC
24 min. ago

Malta journalist death: Caruana Galizia's son denounces "mafia state"

The son of an investigative journalist killed in a car bomb attack in Malta has denounced what he called the country's "mafia state". Daphne Caruana Galizia, 53, died in an explosion shortly after she left...

 
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Daily Record
38 min. ago

Teenager mows down pedestrians in busy street - but miraculously no-one dies during crazy rampage

A teenager has been jailed after mowing down pedestrians in a car in a busy street, injuring four people. Wahid Rob, 19, mounted the pavement in his car and ploughed into pedestrians in Humberstone Gate in Leicester...

 
La Palma volcano hit by hundreds of earthquakes sparking fears it will erupt and 'send mega tsunami to UK'
Daily Record
38 min. ago

La Palma volcano hit by hundreds of earthquakes sparking fears it will erupt and 'send mega tsunami to UK'

Hundreds of earthquakes have rocked La Palma, sparking fresh fears that the island's volcano is about to erupt. The National Geographic Institute (NGI) has produced a startling map that shows the tremors mainly hit...

 
Florida declares state of emergency ahead of speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer
Daily Express
45 min. ago

Florida declares state of emergency ahead of speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer

Rallies by neo-Nazis and white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August led to violent street clashes with counter-protesters. After the melee, as counter-protesters were dispersing, a 20-year-old man who...

 

Sport

 
Tammy Abraham would be better at Chelsea than Michy Batshuayi - Jamie Redknapp
Daily Star
19 sec. ago

Tammy Abraham would be better at Chelsea than Michy Batshuayi - Jamie Redknapp

That’s according to Jamie Redknapp who reckons the young striker is improving all the time on loan at Swansea. However, the former midfielder says Abraham would have given Batshuayi a run for his money at Stamford...

 
Chelsea and Tottenham battling to sign England U20 international Callum Brittain
Metro
7 min. ago

Chelsea and Tottenham battling to sign England U20 international Callum Brittain

Chelsea and Tottenham are interested in signing MK Dons defender Callum Brittain. The England U20 international impressed in the side’s recent 5-1 win against Italy, setting up two goals during the victory. The...

 
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Daily Mail
7 min. ago

Tour de France 2018 route revealed as defending champions Chris Froome aims for record-equalling fifth victory

Defending champion Chris Froome can expect a stern challenge from Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin in next year's Tour de France. Froome is chasing a record-equalling fifth victory to move level with Belgian great Eddy...

 
Liverpool news LIVE updates: Five transfers discussed, Maribor travel farce, Ox backing
Daily Express
8 min. ago

Liverpool news LIVE updates: Five transfers discussed, Maribor travel farce, Ox backing

LIVERPOOL NEWS LIVE UPDATES: Maribor preview and transfer gossip Tuesday October 17 Coutinho battle 11:45: Barcelona will win their battle to sign Philippe Coutinho, according to Emile Heskey. The Spanish giants...

 
Lewis Hamilton HATES losing to team-mates, reveals Jenson Button
Daily Express
8 min. ago

Lewis Hamilton HATES losing to team-mates, reveals Jenson Button

Hamilton will seal his fourth F1 World Drivers' Championship this weekend if he wins the US Grand Prix and Sebastian Vettel does not finish in the top five. But when Button first joined McLaren, replacing Heikki...

 
Old Yardleians win promotes Kenilworth to third

Old Yardleians win promotes Kenilworth to third

RUGBY UNION: KENILWORTH moved up to third in the Midlands 2 West (South) league table following a comprehensive 77-5 victory over Old Yardleians, writes Sophie Freestone. The Glasshouse Lane side wrapped up the...

 
 


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