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Reuters
3 min. ago

As debt limit looms, House leaders eye bipartisan deal

Congressional leaders are quietly working on a bipartisan deal to raise the U.S. debt ceiling within weeks, hoping to prevent the difficult debt issue from snarling a budget fight to come in September, a senior...

 
Uncertainty over Stada bid likely to drag on over weekend - sources
Reuters
38 min. ago

Uncertainty over Stada bid likely to drag on over weekend - sources

Buyout groups Bain Capital and Cinven must wait over the weekend to see whether their takeover bid for the German generic drugmaker Stada (STAGn.DE) has been successful, two sources familiar with the situation said....

 
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Reuters
today, 18:37

Global reinsurers ask EU for mutual market access with Britain post-Brexit

Global reinsurers have written to the European Commission to ask it to ensure mutual access between British and European Union reinsurance markets after Britain leaves the bloc due to worries about market disruption,...

 
Tesla, others seek ways to ensure drivers keep their hands on the wheel
Reuters
today, 18:29

Tesla, others seek ways to ensure drivers keep their hands on the wheel

Automakers are using tiny cameras, sensors to track drooping heads, steering wheel monitors and audible alerts to ensure drivers pay attention when using advanced driver assistance systems, like Tesla’s Autopilot,...

 
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Reuters
today, 18:02

Are you being served? Planemakers alter sales pitch to boost profit

Airbus and Boeing leave this week's Paris Airshow with plans for ambitious growth in aviation services, as flattening demand for new jets and pressure to raise profit margins encourages planemakers to deepen their...

 
Carney is only BoE rate-setter scheduled to speak next week
Reuters
today, 18:02

Carney is only BoE rate-setter scheduled to speak next week

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is the only member of the central bank's Monetary Policy Committee scheduled to speak next week, at a time when investors are keen to get a clearer sense of how close an interest...

 
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Scotsman
38 min. ago

Ross McCafferty: Both sides still unable to deal with Brexit

We need politicians who can admit everything is up for negotiation when it comes to Brexit, says Ross McCafferty We are now one year removed from the Brexit referendum that resulted in a slim majority of UK voters...

 
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Scotsman
today, 17:53

Scrapping Offensive Behaviour Football act ‘would be historic’

Scrapping a law aimed at tackling sectarian behaviour at football would be a historic moment for devolution, an MSP has said. Opposition parties have united behind a bid by Labour’s James Kelly to repeal the...

 
Jeremy Corbyn: Teen workers should get £10 an hour
BBC
today, 17:48

Jeremy Corbyn: Teen workers should get £10 an hour

Jeremy Corbyn has said that 16-year-old workers should be paid at least £10 an hour, as he addressed the Unison conference in Brighton. The Labour manifesto included a pledge to raise the minimum wage to the level of...

 
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Scotsman
today, 16:46

Michael Gove: Brexit could boost Scots fishing industry

Leaving the European Union will create a “sea of opportunity” for the fishing industry, the new Environment Secretary Michael Gove has said. Brexit will enable the industry to “dramatically increase” the amount of...

 
TrumpWatch: It’s all over for Ossoff
The Courier
today, 16:31

TrumpWatch: It’s all over for Ossoff

As American politics has arguably taken on a new lease of energy following Trump’s election, it’s hard to know what we should be paying attention to and what really is just “fake news”. Never fear, US politics...

 
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Scotsman
today, 15:42

Struan Stevenson: Reprisals are not the answer to terror

We must not resort to repisals following terror attacks, writes Struan Stevenson The Finsbury Park mosque attack in London is the latest horrific outrage to stun public opinion. So many innocent lives have been taken...

 
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Reuters
25 min. ago

Global stocks climb as dollar weakness boosts oil

World stocks advanced on Friday and were on track to end the week with a slight gain as a drop in the dollar helped boost slumping oil prices. The dollar fell against a basket of major currencies as preliminary data...

 
DAWN OF MERCRON: Move over Juncker and Tusk… Merkel and Macron spark new power wrangle
Daily Express
30 min. ago

DAWN OF MERCRON: Move over Juncker and Tusk… Merkel and Macron spark new power wrangle

The symbolic event between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron marked the shifting teutonic plates of power within the bloc with the two countries re-emerging as the driving force of...

 
Mum's horror as she spots 'ghost' baby climbing into 18-month-old son's cot as he sleeps
Daily Record
35 min. ago

Mum's horror as she spots 'ghost' baby climbing into 18-month-old son's cot as he sleeps

A horrified mum claims she saw a ' ghost baby' climbing into the cot of her 18-month-old son and lying next to him on a baby monitor. The video device was set up by Laura Haigh and partner Dean Evans after their son...

 
U.S. Representative Scalise, wounded in Virginia shooting, no longer in ICU - source
Reuters
37 min. ago

U.S. Representative Scalise, wounded in Virginia shooting, no longer in ICU - source

U.S. Representative Steve Scalise, the No. 3 Republican in the House of Representatives who was shot while practicing baseball last week, is no longer being held in the intensive care unit at the hospital where he is...

 
Nationwide whipped cream warning after fitness model Rebecca Burger dies
Daily Express
54 min. ago

Nationwide whipped cream warning after fitness model Rebecca Burger dies

The French finance ministry's DGCCRF anti-fraud body issued the urgent safety warning and urged people to stop using potentially faulty siphons after popular lifestyle blogger Rebecca Burger died after a whipped cream...

 
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Reuters
today, 18:45

Damascus-allied militia advances into Deir al-Zor province - Syrian Observatory

An Iraqi Shi'ite militia fighting alongside Syrian government forces against Islamic State advanced into Syria's eastern Deir al-Zor province on Friday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group...

 

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Forget him flopping at Chelsea, Mohamed Salah will be the real deal for Liverpool - Nicol
Daily Star
5 min. ago

Forget him flopping at Chelsea, Mohamed Salah will be the real deal for Liverpool - Nicol

The Reds splashed out £34m on Salah yesterday. Chelsea signed him for £11m in January 2014 but he failed to impress at Stamford Bridge. He spent just a year in west London before departing for Fiorentina and Roma on...

 
Alexandre Lacazette to Arsenal: Club make record £44million bid for Lyon striker - report
Daily Express
8 min. ago

Alexandre Lacazette to Arsenal: Club make record £44million bid for Lyon striker - report

Arsenal have been interested in Lacazette for several seasons but never reached an agreement with Lyon for the striker. But Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has made signing a prolific forward one of his major aims in the...

 
Marin Cilic confident he’s closed gap with Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray & Rafael Nadal
Metro
9 min. ago

Marin Cilic confident he’s closed gap with Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray & Rafael Nadal

Marin Cilic believes he’s closed the gap on Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray and is confident of challenging the usual suspects at Wimbledon. The 28-year-old, who will rise to world No. 6...

 
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Daily Mail
10 min. ago

Arsenal open talks with Lyon over a move for striker Alexandre Lacazette

Arsenal have opened talks with Lyon over a possible move for striker Alexandre Lacazette. A number of teams have registered interest in Lacazette but it is understood Arsenal are the closest to signing the France...

 
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Daily Mail
14 min. ago

Tottenham ramp up excitement among fans as Spurs share fresh photos of progress of their new stadium

With the Premier League season just under two months away and a lack of action to excite supporters, Tottenham are keeping their fans in the loop on the progress of their new and bigger stadium. Spurs fans may be sad...

 
Grigor Dimitrov: Dan Evans’ failed drugs test is ‘sad for tennis’
Metro
18 min. ago

Grigor Dimitrov: Dan Evans’ failed drugs test is ‘sad for tennis’

Grigor Dimitrov has described Dan Evans’ failed drugs test as being ‘sad for tennis’ after the Brit announced he had tested positive for cocaine. The Bulgarian was involved in a real battle with Daniil Medvedev on...

 
 


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