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Zodiac Aerospace rockets after Safran bid, European shares retreat
Reuters
10 min. ago

Zodiac Aerospace rockets after Safran bid, European shares retreat

European stocks dipped on Thursday, though Zodiac Aerospace's (ZODC.PA) shares surged after a takeover offer by France's Safran (SAF.PA) and Moneysupermarket.com (MONY.L) also jumped after it reported strong results....

 
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Reuters
10 min. ago

Ex-VW CEO denies early knowledge of diesel emissions cheating

Former Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn told German lawmakers he did not know about the company's systematic emissions cheating earlier than VW has officially admitted. "That is not the...

 
FTSE falls as Royal Mail shares are hit
BBC
14 min. ago

FTSE falls as Royal Mail shares are hit

London's stock market opened lower, with shares in Royal Mail falling sharply after it delivered a disappointing trading update. Shares in the company dropped 4.3% to 430.10p after it reported a fall in the number of...

 
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Daily Mail
15 min. ago

Royal Mail share price falls to lowest level for a year as junk mail leads fall in letters posted

Royal Mail shares were suffering today after it revealed a six per cent drop in the number of letters being sent in the nine months to Christmas. Blaming 'overall business uncertainty in the UK', Royal Mail said...

 
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Daily Mail
15 min. ago

From fitness fads to financial success: Two sporty entrepreneurs reveal how they tapped into Britain's...

January is the typical time of year when people look to overhaul their lifestyles, only to drop their efforts within a month or two.  But it seems the UK's love affair with the wellness industry is no longer just a...

 
Volkswagen sees China's auto market sales expanding 5 percent in 2017
Reuters
16 min. ago

Volkswagen sees China's auto market sales expanding 5 percent in 2017

Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) expects the Chinese auto market to grow at a slower pace of five percent in 2017, the German automaker's China chief said on Thursday, as tax incentives for small-engined cars are rolled...

 
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Scotsman
45 min. ago

Alex Salmond predicts indyref2 in autumn 2018

A second vote on independence could take place in autumn 2018, former first minister Alex Salmond has said. The ex-SNP leader made the suggestion after his successor Nicola Sturgeon warned the Prime Minister’s plan to...

 
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Scotsman
today, 08:45

Donald Trump firm’s golf bid sparks conflict of interest fear

Moves by Donald Trump’s company to expand its golf resort near Aberdeen have raised concerns about conflicts of interest. The tycoon has vowed his company will do “no new foreign deals” while he is president, but he...

 
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Daily Record
today, 08:02

Donald Trump waxwork unveiled ahead of presidential inauguration

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump was unveiled in London on Wednesday in waxwork form. Wax museum Madame Tussauds revealed their new figure of America's president-elect, who will be inaugurated on Friday. "Donald...

 
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Scotsman
today, 07:55

Brexit: Theresa May bids to convince Scots over plan

The Prime Minister is bidding to sell her Brexit plan directly to Scots and has insisted that Remain voters do not want a second independence referendum. In an article for The Times, Theresa May tackles claims that...

 
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Scotsman
today, 07:24

Fears over move to scrap time bar for child abuse claims

Lifting a time bar to allow child abuse survivors to sue for damages will lead to spurious claims and put a substantial financial demand on local authorities, it has been warned. Responding to a Scottish Government...

 
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Scotsman
today, 06:52

Leader comment: Time to end bar that denies victims justice

If recent child abuse scandals have shown one thing to be demonstrably true, it’s that many victims will take years before feeling ready to come forward. But while the passage of time may go some way toward repairing...

 
Transgender dad whose daughter is also transitioning reveals relationship with husband is better than ever
Daily Record
1 min. ago

Transgender dad whose daughter is also transitioning reveals relationship with husband is "better than ever"

A transgender dad whose young daughter is also transitioning has revealed how his relationship with his husband is "better than ever". Eric House, formerly called Erica, realised he was 'born in the wrong...

 
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Reuters
2 min. ago

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks, currencies fall after Fed's Yellen signals rate hikes

Jan 19 Emerging market stocks fell on Thursday and currencies struggled to make much headway after U.S. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said interest rates should rise steadily, boosting the dollar. In a Wednesday...

 
Hong Kong's former finance chief confirms run for top job
Reuters
9 min. ago

Hong Kong's former finance chief confirms run for top job

Hong Kong's respected former financial secretary John Tsang on Thursday confirmed his intention to run for the Asian financial hub's top job in March, at a time of growing political tension and anti-China sentiment....

 
Syria's Assad aims for local 'reconciliations' from Astana talks
Reuters
9 min. ago

Syria's Assad aims for local 'reconciliations' from Astana talks

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said he believed the aim of Russian-backed peace talks in Kazakh capital Astana was to achieve a ceasefire and allow rebel groups to reach "reconciliation" deals with the...

 
Royal Mail's UK letters business continues its decline
Reuters
14 min. ago

Royal Mail's UK letters business continues its decline

Britain's Royal Mail Plc (RMG.L) reported a further drop in domestic revenues on Thursday as the decline in its original core business of delivering letters worsened, sending its share price down by over 6 percent....

 
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Reuters
20 min. ago

Avalanche hits Italy hotel, many feared dead or injured

An avalanche hit a popular mountain hotel in central Italy after a series of strong earthquakes had rattled the area, and up to 30 people might be buried under the snow, officials said on Wednesday. "Around 30...

 

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Daily Mail
6 sec. ago

Manchester City given an extra week to answer FA anti-doping charge after allegedly failing to ensure 'club...

Manchester City have been given an extra week to answer an FA anti-doping charge. City allegedly failed to notify the relevant authorities as to the whereabouts of their first team and development players, something...

 
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Daily Star
1 min. ago

Manchester City v Tottenham: The six players who could miss crunch clash

Man City v Tottenham: Six players could miss crunch clash Thursday, 19th January 2017 MANCHESTER CITY face Tottenham in the Premier League on Saturday - but six players could miss the game. 1 / 7 GETTY Man City v...

 
Championship transfer news: Newcastle United's surprise move for ex-winger, Aston Villa, McCormack
Burton Mail
2 min. ago

Championship transfer news: Newcastle United's surprise move for ex-winger, Aston Villa, McCormack

Our daily round-up of the latest January transfer window news, as we move ever closer to the deadline, sees one of Burton Albion's divisional rivals looking to re-sign one of their former wingers, just months after he...

 
Chelsea Transfer News: Diego Costa demand, winger contract offer, Update on Man Utd battle
Daily Express
2 min. ago

Chelsea Transfer News: Diego Costa demand, winger contract offer, Update on Man Utd battle

Diego Costa has reportedly demanded £300,000-a-week to stay at Chelsea. The Spain international’s future at Stamford Bridge is uncertain after a blazing row with Antonio Conte. The striker has been offered...

 

Man City signing Gabriel Jesus reveals key conversation with Pep Guardiola

Gabriel Jesus has revealed the details behind Pep Guardiola's personal phone call that convinced him to sign for Manchester City. The Brazilian forward has officially been confirmed as a City player and he is eligible...

 
Novak Djokovic: This is why I lost to Denis Istomin in Australian Open second round
Daily Express
4 min. ago

Novak Djokovic: This is why I lost to Denis Istomin in Australian Open second round

Novak Djokovic led by two sets to one after more than three hours and Istomin was struggling with cramp. But the Uzbekistani recovered to win the fourth set in a tie-break and triumphed 6-4 in the decider to seal the...

 
 


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