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The female tech bosses who want zebras not unicorns
BBC
today, 00:19

The female tech bosses who want zebras not unicorns

Zebras fix what unicorns break. That's the motto of a new movement in the tech industry frustrated by Silicon Valley's lust for so-called unicorn companies. A unicorn is a start-up valued at more than $1bn (£750m) -...

 
What's behind the $6bn global trade in footballers?
BBC
today, 00:16

What's behind the $6bn global trade in footballers?

Football transfers were catapulted off the sports pages into the global media spotlight this year when Paris St-Germain broke - or rather smashed - the world record fee to snatch Brazilian star Neymar from Barcelona...

 
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Daily Mail
yesterday, 22:59

Stock Exchange lines up new boss in case Rolet walks as City grandees rush to defend chairman

The London Stock Exchange is lining up an emergency stand-in boss in case the vicious spat at the top of the firm forces the current chief to walk out. LSE finance chief David Warren has reportedly been told to...

 
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Daily Mail
yesterday, 22:59

DAILY BRIEFING: Crossrail workers to be balloted for industrial action in pay dispute

CROSSRAIL VOTE Workers on the Crossrail project are to be balloted for industrial action in a dispute over pay in the coming weeks. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union will vote in the coming weeks after...

 
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Daily Mail
yesterday, 22:59

Holiday price war hammers Thomas Cook: Tough conditions in the second half of 2017 sees margin fall

Margins at travel operator Thomas Cook have been hammered after a low-cost price war erupted in Spain during the summer. Tough conditions in the second half of 2017 saw Thomas Cook's margin fall, to end the year 130...

 
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Daily Mail
yesterday, 22:59

Scotland's fashion hit heads to the US: Web sales at Glasgow-based retailer Quiz jump 205% to £13.8m in six...

Fast-fashion store Quiz has seen online sales accelerate after raising £100m from its debut on the London Stock Exchange earlier this year. Web sales at the Glasgow-based retailer jumped by 205 per cent to...

 
Kezia Dugdale says politics is ‘her life’ ahead of I’m A Celebrity debut
Scotsman
yesterday, 22:00

Kezia Dugdale says politics is ‘her life’ ahead of I’m A Celebrity debut

Former Labour leader Kezia Dugdale says she has no intention of quitting politics as she gets ready to appear on I’m A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! The MSP, who led her party until three months ago, has split...

 
Tory peer Michelle Mone to launch new lingerie company
Scotsman
yesterday, 21:14

Tory peer Michelle Mone to launch new lingerie company

Scottish businesswoman Michelle Mone is set to launch a new lingerie company three years after she left the industry. The Glasgow-born entrepreneur announced on social media that, after becoming “disappointed” with...

 
Leader comment: Biggest risk to UK economy hardly mentioned in Budget
Scotsman
yesterday, 20:50

Leader comment: Biggest risk to UK economy hardly mentioned in Budget

Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Autumn Budget cannot conceal that uncertainty over Brexit is fuelling a growing sense of unease about the state of the UK economy. So ‘Spreadsheet’ Phil can crack a decent joke, throw in a...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 19:48

Budget 2017: Tax break for faltering North Sea oil industry

The Chancellor announced a long-awaited tax break for the North Sea oil and gas industry as official figures showed the sector is facing bleak outlook with little sign of recovery. Philip Hammond said the industry...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 19:06

Sketch: Jokes were even found on Phil’s Budget spreadsheet

Spreadsheet Phil could have been forgiven for feeling the weight of the world – or at the very least the weight of 27 other EU member states – on his shoulders when he delivered his budget. With Theresa May’s grip on...

 
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Daily Record
yesterday, 18:38

10 things hidden in the Budget 2017 small print that Philip Hammond won't want you to read

As with every budget , the devil in Philip Hammond's financial statement is in the detail. The Chancellor came out with some eye-catching cash injections for the NHS and housing, some welcome tax cuts for small...

 
Foxconn stops interns' illegal overtime at iPhone X factory
BBC
12 min. ago

Foxconn stops interns' illegal overtime at iPhone X factory

Foxconn, a main supplier for Apple's iPhone, says it has stopped interns from working illegal overtime at its factory in China. It comes after a Financial Times report found at least six students worked 11-hour days...

 
India Chennai students set university on fire after death
BBC
today, 03:36

India Chennai students set university on fire after death

Violent protests have broken out at an Indian university over the death of a student who reportedly killed herself after being caught cheating in an exam. Students at Sathyabhama University in Chennai started burning...

 
BREAKING: Iran rocked by ANOTHER earthquake just after devastating shock injures thousands
Daily Express
today, 03:35

BREAKING: Iran rocked by ANOTHER earthquake just after devastating shock injures thousands

The earthquake struck southern Iran, 73 miles northwest of Bandar, Abbas at 6.17am local time. It comes only weeks after a magnitude 7.3 quake rocked Iran near its Iraq border, killing at least 328 and leaving others...

 
Qatar sent to 'dark ages' for 'harbouring TERRORISTS' as Saudi Arabia tightens blockade
Daily Express
today, 03:02

Qatar sent to 'dark ages' for 'harbouring TERRORISTS' as Saudi Arabia tightens blockade

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) stated that Qatar’s International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS) and the International Islamic Council (IIC) were “terrorist organisations”. They said:...

 
Billionaire Russian lawmaker under investigation in France
BBC
today, 01:42

Billionaire Russian lawmaker under investigation in France

A billionaire Russian lawmaker is under formal investigation in France, reportedly on suspicion of money laundering and tax evasion. Suleiman Kerimov, one of Russia's richest men, was arrested late on Monday night in...

 
BREAKING: Saudi Arabia stockpiling DEADLY weapons in £82BILLION ‘World War 3 deal’
Daily Express
today, 00:55

BREAKING: Saudi Arabia stockpiling DEADLY weapons in £82BILLION ‘World War 3 deal’

Raytheon, a US contractor, and Boeing are said to be the companies involved in the deal and is part of the $110billion (£82billion) weapon agreement that occurred during Donald Trump’s visit to the Middle Eastern...

 

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Conor McGregor: Shock Malignaggi fight claim, coach reveals huge improvement
Daily Star
3 min. ago

Conor McGregor: Shock Malignaggi fight claim, coach reveals huge improvement

Conor McGregor is allegedly in line for a shocking boxing match with his former sparring partner, Paulie Malignaggi. Former WBA welterweight champion Malignaggi has been angling for a big-money fight with 'The...

 

PSG make offer for Manchester United star Marouane Fellaini and more transfer rumours

Paris Saint-Germain have offered Marouane Fellaini a contract - according to reports in France. The Belgium international is out of contract with United in the summer and has yet to sign a new deal. United are trying...

 
UFC News: Aldo's shock McGregor defense, Diaz vs Woodley update, Cyborg wants to box
Daily Star
34 min. ago

UFC News: Aldo's shock McGregor defense, Diaz vs Woodley update, Cyborg wants to box

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has defended Conor McGregor's actions at Bellator 187, claiming they were the result of him being very 'emotional.' “I haven’t seen the video, but I heard about it,” Aldo...

 
Man Utd fans turn on one player after Basel defeat as they let rip with online rants
Daily Express
today, 03:54

Man Utd fans turn on one player after Basel defeat as they let rip with online rants

United were denied a place in the Champions League knockout phase as Michael Lang's late strike secured Basel a memorable, and deserved, 1-0 victory. As Jose Mourinho's men pushed for an equaliser, their Twitter...

 
Manchester United legend Roy Keane tears into Liverpool defender Alberto Moreno after Sevilla capitulation
Metro
today, 03:37

Manchester United legend Roy Keane tears into Liverpool defender Alberto Moreno after Sevilla capitulation

Roy Keane has slammed Alberto Moreno and claimed the Spain international is costing Liverpool after Wednesday’s capitulation against Sevilla. Jurgen Klopp’s side made a sensational start to their Champions League...

 
Eden Hazard clarifies his future at Chelsea amid Real Madrid transfer links
Metro
today, 03:37

Eden Hazard clarifies his future at Chelsea amid Real Madrid transfer links

Eden Hazard insists he is happy at Chelsea despite reiterating his ‘admiration’ for La Liga giants Real Madrid. The Belgium international, who has been named in the Premier League PFA Team of the Year on four separate...

 
 


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