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London-Paris business and tourism partnerships announced
BBC
9 min. ago

London-Paris business and tourism partnerships announced

The mayors of London and Paris have announced joint tourism and business schemes, a day before the UK's formal exit from the EU is triggered. A business unit is to be set up in the city hall promotional agency, London...

 
London Metal Exchange hit by regulatory delay to plan to cut margins
Reuters
29 min. ago

London Metal Exchange hit by regulatory delay to plan to cut margins

Regulatory delays to a proposal to slash initial clearing margins by the London Metal Exchange has dealt another blow to the exchange's ability to fend off competition from U.S. rival CME Group (CME.O), whose margins...

 
Pension crisis looms as one in five Britons has no savings for their old age
Daily Express
41 min. ago

Pension crisis looms as one in five Britons has no savings for their old age

Of those who have saved for their retirement, only a quarter know how much they are saving each month with another one in four not knowing how much they have already saved.  A survey of 2,000 workers also reveals that...

 
Tesco boss defends Booker deal, says many investors on board
Reuters
41 min. ago

Tesco boss defends Booker deal, says many investors on board

Tesco (TSCO.L), Britain's biggest retailer, remains committed to its agreed 3.7 billion pound ($4.7 billion) takeover of wholesaler Booker (BOK.L) despite opposition from some big shareholders, its boss said on...

 
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Scotsman
42 min. ago

Edinburgh technology accelerator seeks next unicorn

The button is being pressed on what has been described as Scotland’s first “dedicated pre-seed tech accelerator” in a fresh bid to nurture the nation’s next billion-dollar start-up. Edinburgh-based Seed Haus said it...

 
Telecom Italia works with Rotschild to find broadband partner - sources
Reuters
51 min. ago

Telecom Italia works with Rotschild to find broadband partner - sources

Telecom Italia (TLIT.MI) is working with Rothschild to help it to find a partner to fund part of its broadband business in Italy, three sources close to the matter said on Tuesday. The former Italian phone monopoly...

 
Brexit: Theresa May eyes 'special partnership' with EU
BBC
34 min. ago

Brexit: Theresa May eyes 'special partnership' with EU

Theresa May has said the UK is facing "one of the most significant moments" in its recent history as she prepares to begin the process of leaving the EU. The prime minister, who will officially tell the EU...

 
Brexit: Watchdog spoke to Bank of England over EU campaign rules
BBC
today, 13:43

Brexit: Watchdog spoke to Bank of England over EU campaign rules

The Bank of England, International Monetary Fund and other economic bodies were approached during last year's EU referendum to ensure they understood the rules around political campaigning. Governor Mark Carney came...

 
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Scotsman
today, 13:14

David Davis: UK ‘will refuse to pay £50bn Brexit fee’

The UK will refuse to hand Brussels £50 billion to pay for its divorce from the European Union, David Davis has insisted. When Theresa May triggers Article 50 on Wednesday, starting the two-year countdown to Brexit,...

 
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Scotsman
today, 12:28

Police officers with tasers to patrol Scottish Parliament

POLICE officers armed with tasers are to patrol the public area outside the Scottish Parliament from today. The move, which follows last week’s terrorist attack at Westminster, was revealed by parliament chief...

 
MPs 'walk out' in protest at 'too gloomy' Brexit report
BBC
today, 12:05

MPs 'walk out' in protest at 'too gloomy' Brexit report

A number of Brexit-backing MPs "politely" walked out of a private meeting of the Commons Brexit Select Committee, it has been claimed. A source said Labour chairman Hilary Benn had tried to...

 
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Scotsman
today, 10:58

Move to take down Union flag amid ‘eyesore’ complaints

Officials have moved to take down a Union flag in a North Ayrshire town after an MP’s complaint which described it as an “eyesore”. The flag has been in place 40 feet above a closed sports pub in the Main Street of...

 
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Reuters
1 min. ago

Yemen says it captures senior al Qaeda leader

Yemeni troops captured a senior leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) during an early morning raid on Tuesday in the southeastern Hadramawt region, a local security official said. Special forces stormed...

 
Wall St. set to open slightly lower
Reuters
9 min. ago

Wall St. set to open slightly lower

U.S. stocks looked set to open slightly lower on Tuesday as investors assessed President Donald Trump's first major policy stumble, while awaiting comments from several Federal Reserve officials, including Fed Chair...

 
Trump to sign order sweeping away Obama-era climate policies
Reuters
9 min. ago

Trump to sign order sweeping away Obama-era climate policies

U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Tuesday to undo a slew of Obama-era climate change regulations, a move meant to bolster domestic energy production and create jobs, but environmentalists say...

 
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Reuters
9 min. ago

A year on, regal Suu Kyi struggles to move Myanmar on from conflict

At the beginning of this year, Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi sat down with one of her advisers to go through priorities for the coming months. She began with an apology for the slow pace of economic reform....

 
Carlos the Jackal : Third French life sentence for notorious militant
BBC
14 min. ago

Carlos the Jackal : Third French life sentence for notorious militant

Carlos the Jackal, a notorious Venezuelan militant serving two life sentences, has been handed a third by a French court. The self-styled revolutionary, whose real name is Ilich Ramirez Sanchez and is now 67, was...

 
World’s first shipping TUNNEL to be built to avoid perilous Scandinavian sea
Daily Express
28 min. ago

World’s first shipping TUNNEL to be built to avoid perilous Scandinavian sea

Plans for the Stad Ship Tunnel have been revealed allowing ships to avoid one of the most dangerous coastlines in Scandinavia.  Commercial ships will no longer have to navigate the dangerous fjords but instead will...

 

Sport

 
Chelsea eye ambitious transfer of Bayern Munich star David Alaba
Metro
29 sec. ago

Chelsea eye ambitious transfer of Bayern Munich star David Alaba

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has reportedly made it known to Roman Abramovich that he wants to sign Bayern Munich left-back David Alaba in the summer transfer window. The 24-year-old has shown himself to be one of...

 
Wizard of Wishaw John Higgins begins title quest in China with comfortable win
Daily Record
3 min. ago

Wizard of Wishaw John Higgins begins title quest in China with comfortable win

The Wizard of Wishaw John Higgins has started his latest quest to win a 29th ranking snooker title. Higgins looked in fine form as he saw off Ian Burns 5-1 with top breaks of 74, 79, 85 and 53 in the first round of...

 
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo used to CRY when this happened
Daily Express
6 min. ago

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo used to CRY when this happened

That is according to Ricardo Santos, who grew up alongside the former Manchester United star in Madeira. Cristiano Ronaldo has been no stranger to tears over the years. He wept when Portugal lost to Greece in the...

 
Transfer News: Chelsea contract close, star finalising Man Utd deal, Liverpool move agreed
Daily Star
11 min. ago

Transfer News: Chelsea contract close, star finalising Man Utd deal, Liverpool move agreed

Related videos INCREDIBLE saves by Manchester United's David De Gea The goalkeeper has been hailed as 'the best goalkeeper in the world' Harry Redknapp FUMES at lack of youth integration at Chelsea Harry Redknapp...

 

The Manchester United stat that highlights Jose Mourinho's No.1 summer priority

Manchester United launch their bid for the top four finale against West Brom on Saturday with only one striker who has a Premier League goal since January. And it emphasises just why manager Jose Mourinho has...

 
Junior Cup semi final draw: Auchinleck, Glenafton, Linlithgow and Bonnyrigg discover their fate
Daily Record
23 min. ago

Junior Cup semi final draw: Auchinleck, Glenafton, Linlithgow and Bonnyrigg discover their fate

Favourites Auchinleck Talbot will take on Linlithgow Rose for a place in this year's Junior Cup Final. It's a repeat of the 2013 final which the Ayrshiremen won 1-0 as Tommy Sloan's men go on the hunt for a record...

 
 


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