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Reuters
3 min. ago

Singapore, global economy will be able adjust to Fed hikes - MAS

The global economy should be able to adjust to rising U.S. interest rates but vigilance will be required as financial markets have been accustomed to ultra-loose monetary conditions, Singapore central bank's managing...

 
'Advanced' Arriva buses with free Wifi heading to North Wales
Daily Post
today, 05:11

'Advanced' Arriva buses with free Wifi heading to North Wales

Passengers are set to benefit as a fleet of top of the range buses with free WiFi and charging points arrive on routes in the area. Arriva has spent £3.2m on 13 of the most advanced double decker buses that will...

 
Japan May retail sales rise less than expected, growth trend seen intact
Reuters
today, 04:20

Japan May retail sales rise less than expected, growth trend seen intact

Japanese retail sales rose less than expected in May as sales of durable goods and clothes slowed, falling substantially from April's annual increase though analysts expect sales to continue rising as a trend. Retail...

 
Global coordination important as world economy changes - China vice fin min
Reuters
today, 04:04

Global coordination important as world economy changes - China vice fin min

Global coordination is important as the world economy undergoes changes, including the latest U.S. interest rate hike, China's Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao said on Thursday. As the global economy stabilises,...

 
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Reuters
today, 03:17

France's Engie says to weather LNG oversupply with long-term deals

French gas and power company Engie (ENGIE.PA) expects to weather festering oversupply in markets for liquefied natural gas (LNG) with long-term deals kicking off in the next couple of years, a senior company official...

 
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Reuters
today, 02:33

Exclusive: Universal president says founder Okada 'unfit' for board in private letter

The president of Japan's Universal Entertainment Corp (6425.T) said the company's founder Kazuo Okada is "unfit" to be the director of a public company, in a private letter to a shareholder seen by Reuters....

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 22:15

Plea to secure phone box ‘heritage’ as 950 face axe

The prospect of almost 1,000 phone boxes being axed across Scotland has prompted concerns among MSPs at Holyrood about the impact on people living in remote areas. More than 90 per cent of Scots now own a mobile phone...

 
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Daily Record
yesterday, 22:13

Cruel Tory MPs block bid to give nurses and firefighters a pay rise after day of government chaos

Tory MPs have blocked a bid to give nurses, police and firefighters a proper pay rise after a day of government chaos on the subject. MPs voted 323-309, a majority of just 14, against Labour's bid to end the 1% public...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 21:52

David Mundell faces fresh calls to resign over £1bn DUP deal

Anger continues to simmer at the £1 billion windfall for Northern Ireland to shore up the government, with the SNP stepping up calls for Scottish Secretary David Mundell to resign. In his first outing at Prime...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 19:39

£3.5bn warship ‘using Windows XP system at centre of NHS hack’

Britain’s largest ever warship appears to be running an outdated computer operating system - sparking fears the £3.5 billion vessel could be vulnerable to cyber attacks. According to The Telegraph, screens inside a...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 19:27

SNP and Tories back John Swinney’s school reforms

SNP and Conservative MSPs last night voted for Scottish education reforms that will see powers extended to headteachers and give parents more say in the running of schools. The Tories backed Education Secretary John...

 
Labour's Rosie Winterton elected as deputy Commons speaker
BBC
yesterday, 16:28

Labour's Rosie Winterton elected as deputy Commons speaker

Former Labour chief whip Dame Rosie Winterton has been elected as a deputy speaker of the House of Commons. The Doncaster Central MP was one of three members to be chosen in a secret ballot, succeeding Natascha Engel...

 
Unease in Brussels over Trump's Poland visit
Reuters
6 min. ago

Unease in Brussels over Trump's Poland visit

A trip to Poland by U.S. President Donald Trump next week may feel like a diplomatic coup for the right-wing government, but western European nations are uneasy it will encourage Warsaw's defiance towards Brussels....

 
My (short) life as an airport security guard
Guardian
12 min. ago

My (short) life as an airport security guard

It was my first shift of on-the-job training as a transportation security officer at Albany International Airport’s only checkpoint, and I was told to shadow Steven, a fast-talking, big-bellied former car salesman. We...

 
Japan PM ally denies receiving secret donations from school at centre of scandal
Reuters
13 min. ago

Japan PM ally denies receiving secret donations from school at centre of scandal

An ally of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe denied on Thursday receiving secret political donations from an educational institution at the core of a scandal over suspected favouritism that has sliced Abe's support...

 
US commander warns ISIS may spread as he urges Australia to end jihadi threat in Asia
Daily Express
20 min. ago

US commander warns ISIS may spread as he urges Australia to end jihadi threat in Asia

Lieutenant General David Berger warned that "movement of violent extremist organisations" was a "very real problem" Australia’s neighbours in Asia-Pacific. General Berger said that embattled...

 
'Sanctions are NOT enough' Trump told by experts to 'solve the problem' of North Korea
Daily Express
20 min. ago

'Sanctions are NOT enough' Trump told by experts to 'solve the problem' of North Korea

A harrowing letter addressed to the President called for talks to “reduce tensions and cap North Korea’s arsenal” of weapons or face a “nuclear catastrophe”. The letter was co–written by former US Defence Secretary...

 
Chinese president makes first ever visit to Hong Kong
BBC
today, 04:30

Chinese president makes first ever visit to Hong Kong

Xi Jinping is due to arrive in Hong Kong, his first ever visit as Chinese president, as the territory marks the 20th anniversary of the handover from British rule. His highly symbolic visit comes amid an increasingly...

 

Sport

 
Rangers can be Europa League trailblazers by upsetting the odds to reach group stage insists Pedro Caixinha
Daily Record
46 sec. ago

Rangers can be Europa League trailblazers by upsetting the odds to reach group stage insists Pedro Caixinha

Pedro Caixinha last night urged his new-look Rangers to be the Special Ones of this season’s Europa League. The Ibrox side return from a six-year continental absence tonight with a clash against Luxembourg minnows...

 
Celtic are better rejecting Linfield tickets than to risk Parkhead being shut for big Champions League nights - Michael Gannon
Daily Record
46 sec. ago

Celtic are better rejecting Linfield tickets than to risk Parkhead being shut for big Champions League...

It seems a bit strange to tell fans they can’t hop across the water to Belfast when less than 12 months ago there wasn’t a peep about going to a place just 50 miles from the Gaza Strip. But that probably sums up the...

 
Kilmarnock hoping to move into state-of-the-art training complex in time for 2018-19 season
Daily Record
46 sec. ago

Kilmarnock hoping to move into state-of-the-art training complex in time for 2018-19 season

Kilmarnock are eyeing a move to a new training complex for the start of season 2018-19. The Rugby Park outfit are assessing potential local sites with a view to the construction of a centre to house both the first...

 
Kenny Miller excited as Rangers take first step back to European arena 17 years after he netted his first Champions League goal
Daily Record
46 sec. ago

Kenny Miller excited as Rangers take first step back to European arena 17 years after he netted his first...

Much has changed for Kenny Miller in 17 long years. Yet some things just stay the same. The striker was only 20 when Dick Advocaat threw him a jersey for a massive Champions League debut against Monaco at Ibrox....

 
Celtic keeper Craig Gordon shrugs off Scotland heartbreak and insists cup final heroics will power Hoops' Euro bid
Daily Record
46 sec. ago

Celtic keeper Craig Gordon shrugs off Scotland heartbreak and insists cup final heroics will power Hoops'...

Craig Gordon believes Celtic’s Scotland stars won’t be suffering any Hampden hangover after the Auld Enemy bolt from the blue. It’s the Scottish Cup Final flash of lightning that will be powering the Parkhead men’s...

 
Pocket dynamo Stefan Scougall out to silence snipers who told him he was too small to make it at Sheffield United
Daily Record
46 sec. ago

Pocket dynamo Stefan Scougall out to silence snipers who told him he was too small to make it at Sheffield...

Stefan Scougall has vowed to walk tall with St Johnstone after being told he was too small to make it with Sheffield United. The midfielder revealed he has been battling prejudice his whole career from people who...

 
 


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