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Tesco 'planning' discount chain to take on Aldi and Lidl
Guardian
today, 04:16

Tesco 'planning' discount chain to take on Aldi and Lidl

Britain’s biggest supermarket group is understood to be working on a secret plan to develop a new discount grocery chain to take on cut-price chains Aldi and Lidl. Tesco is said to be developing a separate brand that...

 
Daimler expects lower 2018 earnings due to new tariffs
BBC
today, 03:13

Daimler expects lower 2018 earnings due to new tariffs

Carmaker Daimler has said it expects lower earnings this year amid a growing trade spat between the US and China. It foresees lower-than-expected sales of Mercedes-Benz SUVs due to a tax on the import of US vehicles...

 
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Scotsman
today, 01:27

Tech sector boom delivers £3.9 billion boost to economy

The scale of the boom being seen in Scotland’s technology sector is underlined today with new figures showing thousands of jobs have been created as part of a multi-billion pound annual boost to the economy. Data from...

 
'Trump slump': gunmaker American Outdoor Brands hit by sharp sales drop
Guardian
today, 00:44

'Trump slump': gunmaker American Outdoor Brands hit by sharp sales drop

The “Trump slump” struck again on Wednesday as American Outdoor Brands Corporation, the gunmaker formerly known as Smith & Wesson, reported another sharp drop in sales. Full year net sales were $606.9m compared...

 
Eighty tonnes in a single scoop: Mega-mining iron ore
BBC
today, 00:06

Eighty tonnes in a single scoop: Mega-mining iron ore

It is the rock that has fortified Australia's recession-defying economy. Iron ore has helped to raise living standards in the country, supercharge pension funds, and bankroll governments. It is the key ingredient of...

 
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Daily Mail
yesterday, 22:51

Halfords chief earns £1.8m for 75 days in job including £1.6m for the bonus he lost after quitting Dixons...

Bike retailer Halfords has handed its chief executive more than £1.8million for just 75 days in the job. It awarded new boss Graham Stapleton the bumper pay package which included £1.6million for the bonus he...

 
Dark rumours in Westminster over Tory whips’ behaviour
Guardian
today, 01:20

Dark rumours in Westminster over Tory whips’ behaviour

Dark rumours have been circulating around Westminster this week about the government whipping operation, with talk of misdemeanour lists to keep troublesome MPs in line, and alleged attempts to put pressure on those...

 
Meghan Markle leads Royals at Ascot - in pictures
The Week
today, 00:53

Meghan Markle leads Royals at Ascot - in pictures

Meghan Markle made her royal debut at the Ascot races yesterday, exactly a month after her wedding to Prince Harry. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex joined Queen Elizabeth for the opening of the five-day event, a...

 
Scotland at risk of losing migrant workers to rivals from Brexit, study warns
The Courier
today, 00:36

Scotland at risk of losing migrant workers to rivals from Brexit, study warns

Scotland faces losing its competitive advantage over other English-speaking countries such as the USA and Canada in securing migrant labour, a Brexit study warns. The report by Edinburgh and Glasgow universities...

 
Colleges admit buildings ‘do not lend themselves to modern learning’ amid £360m repairs backlog
The Courier
today, 00:36

Colleges admit buildings ‘do not lend themselves to modern learning’ amid £360m repairs backlog

Colleges in Dundee and Fife have some of the biggest maintenance backlogs in the country, according to an Audit Scotland report. There are £360 million worth of repairs needed to Scotland’s further education...

 
Chancellor to promise a series of post-Brexit financial partnerships
Guardian
yesterday, 23:10

Chancellor to promise a series of post-Brexit financial partnerships

The government plans to safeguard London’s position as the world’s leading financial centre after Brexit by signing a series of financial partnerships with non-EU countries. Philip Hammond will use his keynote Mansion...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 21:55

All East Dunbartonshire schools to shut for strike action

All schools and nurseries in East Dunbartonshire are to shut for four days due to industrial action. Members of Unison, Unite the Union and GMB voted to strike due to a row over proposed changes to employment terms...

 
'I trust him': Minnesota crowd split on immigration but refuse to blame Trump
Guardian
9 min. ago

'I trust him': Minnesota crowd split on immigration but refuse to blame Trump

Donald Trump drew thousands from all over Minnesota and Wisconsin to a rally in Duluth on Wednesday. They had disparate views of the family separation crisis on the southern border with Mexico but they all agreed on...

 
Jacinda Ardern #babywatch sends New Zealand media gaga
Guardian
55 min. ago

Jacinda Ardern #babywatch sends New Zealand media gaga

The media arrived at Auckland Hospital in the predawn hours. They set up their cameras, notepads at the ready. Commuters exchanged knowing looks in the streets. This was the day. Nine floors up, New Zealand’s prime...

 
Charlottesville organiser plans Washington DC rally
BBC
today, 04:27

Charlottesville organiser plans Washington DC rally

The organiser of last year's "Unite the Right" event in Charlottesville has won approval to hold a rally in Washington DC. Jason Kessler's application for a "white civil rights rally" has been...

 
National Enquirer publisher subpoenaed in Michael Cohen inquiry
Guardian
today, 04:03

National Enquirer publisher subpoenaed in Michael Cohen inquiry

Federal prosecutors issued a subpoena to the National Enquirer’s publisher for records pertaining to a $150,000 payment the magazine made before the 2016 presidential election to Karen McDougal, a former Playboy model...

 
Trump at rally: family separation outcry is a distraction by Democrats
Guardian
today, 03:38

Trump at rally: family separation outcry is a distraction by Democrats

Only hours after signing an executive order to end the practice of separating migrant families at the US-Mexico border, Donald Trump said the public uproar over his administration’s policy was a distraction by...

 
Donald Trump 'lacks character' for hotel liquor licence
BBC
today, 03:21

Donald Trump 'lacks character' for hotel liquor licence

A hotel owned by US President Donald Trump should have its liquor licence revoked, a group of religious leaders and judges say. The group filed a complaint to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (ABC) saying the...

 

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England’s Ruben Loftus-Cheek wants bigger Chelsea role or may leave
Guardian
15 min. ago

England’s Ruben Loftus-Cheek wants bigger Chelsea role or may leave

Ruben Loftus-Cheek will demand regular first-team football next season if he is to stay at Chelsea, with the England midfielder, who is in line to start against Panama, not prepared to revert to a bit-part role at his...

 
Sergio Ramos hits back at Diego Maradona by claiming Lionel Messi is the best Argentine player in history
Metro
today, 02:46

Sergio Ramos hits back at Diego Maradona by claiming Lionel Messi is the best Argentine player in history

Sergio Ramos has hit back at Diego Maradona by claiming that Lionel Messi is by far the best Argentine footballer in history. Earlier this week, Maradona had claimed that the Real Madrid captain was not as good as his...

 
England v New Zealand: Jake Connor and Tommy Makinson to make debuts in Denver Test
Daily Star
today, 00:41

England v New Zealand: Jake Connor and Tommy Makinson to make debuts in Denver Test

But St Helens forward Luke Thompson - the other uncapped player in the 19-man squad - misses out. Hull star Scott Taylor, who was a late call-up when George Burgess was injured, gets the nod ahead of Thompson....

 
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Louth Leader
today, 00:29

Sidecar action at Cadwell Park

Hundreds of spectators are expected at Cadwell Park this weekend as two of the best-ever sidecar racers take to the track as part of one of the biggest celebrations of sidecar racing of the last decade. Sponsored by...

 
Diego Costa gets angry in post-match interview after Spain beat Iran
Metro
yesterday, 23:56

Diego Costa gets angry in post-match interview after Spain beat Iran

Diego Costa was angered by a question about his physical style of play following Spain’s 1-0 victory over Iran on Wednesday evening. The Atletico Madrid striker netted his third goal of the tournament, albeit in...

 
Young Scots ready to make the step up at Aviemore
The Courier
yesterday, 23:25

Young Scots ready to make the step up at Aviemore

The generational gap – the lost generation if you must – of Scottish tournament professional golf seems like it may be about to be filled at last, even if the banners coming into Aviemore might be a little premature....

 
 


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