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Daily Mail
today, 22:20

£20m to his wife's firm, £10k a month for travel.... The astonishing perks of the Metro Bank tycoon

The founder and chairman of upstart lender Metro Bank paid his wife's firm £21million while claiming £10,000 a month himself to cover travel and living expenses. Flamboyant US businessman Vernon Hill gets £120,000 a...

 
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Daily Mail
today, 22:20

Plot to sell of Barclays' trading arm: Corporate raider Edward Bramson wants to dump bank's markets division

Feared corporate raider Edward Bramson wants to break up and sell Barclays' trading arm to boost profits, sources claim. The activist investor who stunned markets earlier this year by buying a 5.2 per cent stake in...

 
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Daily Mail
today, 22:20

IMF boss Christine Lagarde warns of UK gloom until Brexit terms are finalised

The gloom will not lift over Britain’s economy until it clears up the terms under which it leaves the EU, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) boss has warned. ‘The cloud of uncertainty that covers the British...

 
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Daily Mail
today, 22:20

DAILY BRIEFING: Defence firm Ultra Electronics is probed by the Serious Fraud Office for suspected...

SFO PROBE Defence firm Ultra Electronics is being investigated by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) for suspected corruption in Algeria. It reported itself to the SFO and is cooperating with the probe. Algeria is a tiny...

 
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Daily Mail
today, 22:20

ALEX BRUMMER: Tech giants in the line of fire at the IMF spring meeting amid dire warnings on debt and trade

Much excitement on Wall Street after Jeff Bezos surprised fans by revealing Amazon Prime in the US has more than 100m paying members. The push into entertainment is underlined by the reopening this week of Hollywood's...

 
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Daily Mail
today, 22:20

Unilever's £5bn payoff to shareholders amid fears of a backlash over plans to ditch UK headquarters

Marmite and Dove soap owner Unilever has promised to hand shareholders £5billion as it faces a backlash over plans to ditch its UK headquarters and base itself in the Netherlands. The Anglo-Dutch company, whose brands...

 
Russia spread fake news via Twitter bots after Salisbury poisoning – analysis
Guardian
13 min. ago

Russia spread fake news via Twitter bots after Salisbury poisoning – analysis

Russia used trolls and bots to unleash disinformation on to social media in the wake of the Salisbury poisoning, according to fresh Whitehall analysis. Government sources said experts had uncovered an increase of up...

 
Cable calls for 'tech titans' Google, Facebook and Amazon to be broken up
Guardian
today, 19:18

Cable calls for 'tech titans' Google, Facebook and Amazon to be broken up

Vince Cable has compared Google, Amazon and Facebook to the US oil monopolies that exploited their market power more than a century ago – and called for them to be broken up. In a speech in London, the Liberal...

 
MPs to question HMRC on refusal to aid French inquiry into top Tory donor
Guardian
today, 19:02

MPs to question HMRC on refusal to aid French inquiry into top Tory donor

MPs are to investigate an HM Revenue and Customs decision to turn down a French request for help with a criminal inquiry into a major Conservative party donor. The Treasury select committee and the public accounts...

 
Firms should pay for people's data, says Vince Cable
BBC
today, 18:16

Firms should pay for people's data, says Vince Cable

People should be "empowered" to sell their own data if they want to, to share in the profits of technological advances, Sir Vince Cable has said. The Liberal Democrat leader said data was "the new...

 
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Scotsman
today, 17:55

Ruth Davidson named in Time list of 100 most influential people

Ruth Davidson has said she is “extremely honoured” to be named as one of 2018’s most influential people by Time magazine. The Scottish Conservative leader made the cut alongside the likes of US President Donald Trump,...

 
Tessa Jowell hailed as an inspiration during MPs' cancer debate
Guardian
today, 17:36

Tessa Jowell hailed as an inspiration during MPs' cancer debate

Tessa Jowell, the former Labour minister who helped bring the Olympics to London, has been praised by MPs across the parties as an inspiration. One MP who worked with her on the Games, Sarah Jones, described her on...

 
Rudy Giuliani joins Trump's legal team to help end Russia investigation
Guardian
26 min. ago

Rudy Giuliani joins Trump's legal team to help end Russia investigation

Rudy Giuliani, the pugnacious former mayor of New York, has joined Donald Trump’s legal team with a specific task of dealing with the special investigation into Russian election interference that is swirling around...

 
French MPs force vegetarian food producers to mince their words
Guardian
58 min. ago

French MPs force vegetarian food producers to mince their words

French MPs have voted to ban producers of vegetarian meat substitutes from using words such as “steak”, “bacon” or “sausage” to describe their products. Under the measure, approved on Thursday, food producers will no...

 
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Guardian
today, 22:26

Morning mail: Crunch time for Frydenberg's energy pitch

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Friday 20 April. Top stories The federal energy minister, Josh Frydenberg, has urged his state and territory counterparts to get...

 
Scientists warn of nerve agent potency as Salisbury clean-up begins
Guardian
today, 22:09

Scientists warn of nerve agent potency as Salisbury clean-up begins

The residue of the nerve agent used in the attempted murder of the Skripals in Salisbury could still be as potent as it was when it was deployed more than six weeks ago, government scientists believe. Experts...

 
Court deals blow to Trump’s offensive against sanctuary cities
Guardian
today, 21:53

Court deals blow to Trump’s offensive against sanctuary cities

Donald Trump’s offensive against so-called sanctuary cities was dealt a blow on Thursday when a US appeals court panel made up of Republican-appointed judges upheld an injunction blocking the Justice Department from...

 
Senator Tammy Duckworth makes history by taking baby to work
BBC
today, 21:52

Senator Tammy Duckworth makes history by taking baby to work

Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth has brought her baby to the floor of the US Congress' upper chamber a day after it overturned a longstanding baby ban. Ms Duckworth, 50, arrived with daughter Maile in her arms, and...

 

Sport

 
The FIVE clubs Paul Pogba could join as Manchester United set price for summer transfer
Metro
3 min. ago

The FIVE clubs Paul Pogba could join as Manchester United set price for summer transfer

Manchester United will demand a fee of up to £140million to sell club-record signing Paul Pogba this summer. And this limits the clubs in a position to sign the French midfielder to just Paris Saint-Germain,...

 
Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea given hope of signing Malcom as Bordeaux confirm imminent departure
Metro
14 min. ago

Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea given hope of signing Malcom as Bordeaux confirm imminent departure

A number of Premier League clubs are on high alert after Bordeaux confirmed highly-rated forward Malcom was set to leave in the summer. Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea were all strongly linked with moves for Malcom in...

 
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Daily Mail
35 min. ago

Ivan Toney looks a player who is used to regular league football now... but he has to add consistency to...

Our scout is a top football expert who attends matches each week searching for the next star. He'll bring you his verdict in Sportsmail. This week the Secret Scout checks in on Scunthorpe United striker Ivan Toney....

 
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Daily Mail
35 min. ago

Novak Djokovic loses to Dominic Thiem in Monte Carlo but Boris Becker insists Serb has made the right...

Boris Becker was a fascinated onlooker as Novak Djokovic battled hard but had his comeback interrupted by world No 5 Dominic Thiem in the Monte Carlo Open third round. Despite a 5-7 6-2 6-3 defeat Becker believes that...

 
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Daily Mail
35 min. ago

Fleetwood chairman Andy Pilley insists he is not giving his old friend Joey Barton head coach job in a ploy...

Fleetwood Town chairman Andy Pilley has insisted he is not simply giving his old friend Joey Barton the job of head coach in a ploy for publicity and says his critics will soon be eating their words. The League One...

 
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Daily Mail
35 min. ago

Antonio Conte marked his 100th game as Chelsea boss with win at Burnley but the Italian knows his number's up

It's a little hard to sympathise with Antonio Conte when the Chelsea manager complains that he has a harder job than Sean Dyche. True, the Italian has to put up with the inevitable politics at Stamford Bridge in the...

 
 


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