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Samsung Electronics considers adding capacity at China chip plant
Reuters
today, 03:27

Samsung Electronics considers adding capacity at China chip plant

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) said on Monday it is considering adding memory chip production capacity at its manufacturing base in China amid an industry-wide boom that will likely fuel record...

 
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Reuters
today, 03:27

Hong Kong property cooling moves set to fail as shadow lenders fill the gap

Hong Kong's latest attempt at cooling home prices in one of the world's most expensive property markets is expected to send buyers scouring for loans in the unregulated shadow banking industry, spreading risk across...

 
Gazprom executive to meet EU antitrust chief, may have to improve concessions
Reuters
today, 01:51

Gazprom executive to meet EU antitrust chief, may have to improve concessions

Gazprom's (GAZP.MM) deputy chief executive will meet EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager on Monday who may ask the Russian gas giant to improve its concessions aimed at ending a six-year-long investigation, a source...

 
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Reuters
today, 01:31

Asia steady on firmer Wall Street, pound nurses losses

Asian stocks steadied early on Monday, taking cues from Wall Street shares hovering around record highs, while the pound nursed losses after a poll showed a shrinking lead for Prime Minister Theresa May's party in...

 
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Reuters
today, 00:26

Beijing bling - Hyundai plots China branding reboot after missile row

Bruised by anti-Korean sentiment in its biggest market and losing ground to local automakers, Hyundai Motor (005380.KS) will open its first Chinese brand store, and may locally assemble its premium Genesis cars and...

 
Lenovo's struggling mobile business sets sites on high-end market
Reuters
today, 00:26

Lenovo's struggling mobile business sets sites on high-end market

After a bruising fall from its spot as the world's third-largest mobile phone maker following its acquisition of Motorola three years ago, China's Lenovo Group Ltd is counting on a push upmarket to stop the bleeding...

 
Nicola Sturgeon backs 'progressive alliance' if General Election ends in hung parliament
Daily Record
17 min. ago

Nicola Sturgeon backs 'progressive alliance' if General Election ends in hung parliament

Nicola Sturgeon has said SNP MPs would “look to be part of a progressive alliance” at Westminster if the General Election results in a hung parliament. While the Scottish First Minister and SNP leader said she did not...

 
Theresa May's high stakes early election gamble could come back to bite her as the polls narrow
Daily Record
17 min. ago

Theresa May's high stakes early election gamble could come back to bite her as the polls narrow

Theresa May vowed she wouldn’t call an early election but after listening to the Tory sirens tempting her on to the rocks, she went ahead anyway. She thought she could annihilate the ­opposition and be unrestrained in...

 
Jeremy Corbyn urges Scots to stop the landslide and end SNP and Tory austerity by voting Labour
Daily Record
17 min. ago

Jeremy Corbyn urges Scots to stop the landslide and end SNP and Tory austerity by voting Labour

Jeremy Corbyn took his “for the many not the few” election cry to a campaign rally in Glasgow last night. Buoyed by tighter polls 11 days out from voting, the Labour leader told supporters that there is an alternative...

 
Defending democracy is something to celebrate and those who try to disrupt it will not succeed
Daily Record
17 min. ago

Defending democracy is something to celebrate and those who try to disrupt it will not succeed

There are times when words simply cannot do justice to the enormity of events or to the depth of human emotion they can provoke. Today, almost a week on from the tragedy of the Manchester bombing, I will try my best...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 22:21

Reject indyref2 and build safer UK, Corbyn urges Scots

Jeremy Corbyn has called for Scots to reject independence and stand together to help achieve a safer Britain and “offer hope to people who are crying out for it”. The Labour leader used a speech to party supporters in...

 
New polling data: Tories favourites in Perthshire but North East Fife will likely stay SNP
The Courier
yesterday, 21:55

New polling data: Tories favourites in Perthshire but North East Fife will likely stay SNP

The SNP will lose North Perthshire to the Tories but hold three-way marginal North East Fife in next month’s general election, new polling data suggests. Analysis by Lord Ashcroft suggests which party is most likely...

 
After Everest record Indian woman sets sights on unclimbed peaks
Reuters
10 min. ago

After Everest record Indian woman sets sights on unclimbed peaks

A 38-year-old Indian climber who made the fastest double ascent of Mount Everest and became the first woman to reach the highest point on earth twice in five days, says she will now turn her attention to smaller...

 
Duchess of Cornwall reveals she became a recluse after rekindling love affair with Prince Charles
Daily Record
14 min. ago

Duchess of Cornwall reveals she became a recluse after rekindling love affair with Prince Charles

The Duchess of Cornwall has revealed she was afraid to leave her home and face the public after rekindling her romance with Prince Charles. Camilla Parker Bowles said she spent a year reading and learning to paint as...

 
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Reuters
35 min. ago

Hong Kong stocks rise, mainland property shares surge on China holiday

* HSI +0.2 pct, HSCE +0.5 pct * Mainland markets closed for holiday, reopen Wednesday * China property groups jump on strong demand in smaller cities * Hong Kong property firms up despite higher mortgage rates HONG...

 
Knifeman stabs two people to death and injures 18 in terrifying rampage in China
Daily Express
47 min. ago

Knifeman stabs two people to death and injures 18 in terrifying rampage in China

The alleged attacker, aged 30, is suspected of having a history of mental illness, according to the Chinese official Xinhua news agency. Twenty people were taken to hospital after the incident in Guizhou province on...

 
Jared Kushner defended by Trump amid 'secret Russia line' questions
BBC
today, 05:24

Jared Kushner defended by Trump amid 'secret Russia line' questions

Donald Trump has come out in support of his son-in-law Jared Kushner, following reports the aide tried to set up a secret communication line with Moscow. In a statement given to the New York Times, Mr Trump praised...

 
Three Indian men held over molestation viral video
BBC
today, 05:19

Three Indian men held over molestation viral video

Indian police have arrested three men who allegedly molested two girls with their friends and posted a video of the incident on social media. It is not clear when the video was shot, but the location has been...

 

Sport

 
Man City confident of beating Manchester United to £38m star after opening talks - reports
Daily Star
3 min. ago

Man City confident of beating Manchester United to £38m star after opening talks - reports

Like many of his Ligue 1-winning team-mates, Mendy has been linked with a move away from Stade Louis II. And The Express say City believe they’re in pole position for his signature, despite United boss Jose Mourinho...

 
Simon Mignolet: I had to move out of Liverpool because of the supporters
Daily Express
12 min. ago

Simon Mignolet: I had to move out of Liverpool because of the supporters

After being dropped by Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp at the start of the season, Mignolet responded to help the Reds secure a spot in next season’s Champions League.  The Belgium international has divided fans since the...

 
Ernesto Valverde wants to include player in Barcelona squad despite Lionel Messi objection
Daily Star
13 min. ago

Ernesto Valverde wants to include player in Barcelona squad despite Lionel Messi objection

The former Athletic Bilbao boss is tipped to be named as Luis Enrique’s successor later today. And Don Balon say he’s got some strong ideas about who he wants to keep around in Catalonia. Gomes has completed an...

 
French Open 2017: Andy Murray says low expectations could give him a boost
Daily Star
13 min. ago

French Open 2017: Andy Murray says low expectations could give him a boost

The world No.1 has been on a less-than-impressive run going into the Grand Slam, losing five of his last 10 matches. That includes registering disappointing results on clay courts in Rome, Madrid and Monte Carlo. But...

 
Formula 1 news: Ferrari have picked Sebastian Vettel over Kimi Raikkonen - Lewis Hamilton
Daily Star
13 min. ago

Formula 1 news: Ferrari have picked Sebastian Vettel over Kimi Raikkonen - Lewis Hamilton

At yesterday’s Monaco Grand Prix, Vettel managed to finish ahead of Raikkonen despite the latter claiming poll position in qualifying, partly due to Ferrari’s pit stop strategy for the drivers. The Finnish driver...

 
Manchester City close to signing Benfica star
Daily Star
13 min. ago

Manchester City close to signing Benfica star

The goalkeeping situation at the Etihad has been turbulent in recent seasons with Joe Hart being loaned out to Serie A side Torino to be replaced by former Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo. But the Chilean stopper...

 
 


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