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The great intellectual property trade-off
BBC
37 min. ago

The great intellectual property trade-off

In January 1842, Charles Dickens arrived on American shores for the first time. He was greeted like a rock star in Boston, Massachusetts, but the great novelist was a man with a cause: he wanted to put an end to...

 
‘I love doing battle’: The tough guy who made $750m
BBC
37 min. ago

‘I love doing battle’: The tough guy who made $750m

With his thick, working class Boston accent, David McCourt doesn't immediately come across as a successful entrepreneur with a personal fortune of $750m (£589m). If you ever saw the 58-year-old drinking in an Irish...

 
Business confidence on the up, Lloyds survey finds
BBC
41 min. ago

Business confidence on the up, Lloyds survey finds

Business confidence has jumped to an 18-month high, but companies are having trouble recruiting skilled workers, according to a new survey. The Lloyds Bank Business in Britain report's confidence index rose to 24% -...

 
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Reuters
yesterday, 23:08

Japan regional banks face further delays in merger plans

A proposed merger between two banks in southern Japan will likely be delayed for a second time over monopoly concerns, sources said, highlighting the difficulty regional banks face in trying to consolidate to survive...

 
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Daily Mail
yesterday, 23:03

'Highs and lows – but now we’re living the dream': Many dream of creating their home. Here’s how to join...

The coming weekend will see tens of thousands of people – and thousands of exhibitors – descend on Sandown Park in Surrey for what is set to be a record-breaking Homebuilding and Renovating Show. As well as workshops...

 
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Daily Mail
yesterday, 23:03

Power and water company bosses facing criticism after raking in millions despite complaining of out of...

Power and water company bosses were facing criticism last night after raking in millions despite complaining of out of control costs and missing leak targets. Gas and electricity provider SSE provoked an outcry when...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 22:19

Jeremy Corbyn downplays claims of getting rid of Trident instantly

Jeremy Corbyn has downplayed claims he said he plans to start getting rid of Trident as soon as he can after becoming prime minister. The move follows reports that Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis said the...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 21:58

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to return railways to public ownership

The next Labour government will legislate for public ownership of the railways, Jeremy Corbyn has pledged. The Labour leader, fresh from his appearance at the Glastonbury Festival on Saturday, told rail union leaders...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 15:50

Reports that indyref2 on hold ‘purely speculative’, says SNP

Reports that Nicola Sturgeon is to put plans for a second independence referendum on hold to instead focus on delivering a soft Brexit are entirely speculative, a spokesman has insisted. The First Minister had set the...

 
Nicola Sturgeon to park independence to save EU single market status, say reports
The Courier
yesterday, 15:40

Nicola Sturgeon to park independence to save EU single market status, say reports

Nicola Sturgeon is poised to put another referendum on the backburner to concentrate on achieving a soft Brexit, according to reports. The SNP leader is due to outline her plans for independence this week after...

 
Nicola Sturgeon leads the tributes to former SNP leader Gordon Wilson after he dies aged 79
Daily Record
yesterday, 13:08

Nicola Sturgeon leads the tributes to former SNP leader Gordon Wilson after he dies aged 79

Nicola Sturgeon has led the tributes to Gordon Wilson after the former SNP leader passed away at the age of 79. Wilson, who was leader of the party from 1979 to 1990, died in hospital after a short illness and is...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 12:41

Gordon Wilson, former SNP leader, dies at 79

Gordon Wilson, the former leader of the SNP, has died at the age of 79, the party has confirmed. Mr Wilson, who led the party from 1979 until 1990 and served as SNP MP for Dundee East from 1974 until 1987, passed away...

 
Ohio sites hacked with IS message
BBC
yesterday, 23:08

Ohio sites hacked with IS message

A number of government websites in the US state of Ohio, including that of Governor John Kasich, have been hacked to display a pro-IS message. It said President Donald Trump would be held accountable for "every...

 
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Guardian
yesterday, 22:21

Morning mail: Greens turn fury on Lee Rhiannon

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Monday 26 June. Top stories The Greens face dramatic internal turmoil, with the NSW senator Lee Rhiannon at risk of censure or...

 
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Daily Record
yesterday, 22:19

Watch former EDL thug Tommy Robinson batter racegoer to the ground in Ascot brawl

Former head of the EDL, Tommy Robinson, punched a man to the ground at posh Ascot Racecourse leaving his bloodied victim so stunned he could hardly walk. In the sickening fight at the flagship racing event, the...

 
Tourist boat sinks on Colombia reservoir
BBC
yesterday, 22:12

Tourist boat sinks on Colombia reservoir

Boat with 150 tourists on board sinks on reservoir in north-western Colombia, officials say This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest...

 
Dennis Rodman claims HE persuaded Kim Jong-un to release Otto Warmbier from North Korea
Daily Express
yesterday, 22:06

Dennis Rodman claims HE persuaded Kim Jong-un to release Otto Warmbier from North Korea

Days after the 22-year-old died on Monday after being flown back in a coma from the hermit nation, Mr Rodman said he had a hand in getting his close friend, Kim Jong-un to release the American. The five-time NBA...

 
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Reuters
yesterday, 21:38

U.S.-backed Syrian groups take Raqqa district from Islamic State

A U.S.-backed Syrian coalition of Kurdish and Arab groups advanced against Islamic State in the jihadists' Syrian capital of Raqqa on Sunday, taking the al-Qadisia district, they said. The Syrian Democratic Forces...

 

Sport

 
England beat South Africa and win T20 series without captain Eoin Morgan
Daily Star
20 min. ago

England beat South Africa and win T20 series without captain Eoin Morgan

“It is very important for the development of the side to see how the youngsters go” England skipper Eoin Morgan Morgan left himself out in Cardiff to give Liam Livingstone another chance following his weak debut on...

 
EXCLUSIVE: Arsenal and Manchester City consider stunning swap involving Sanchez and Aguero
Daily Star
26 min. ago

EXCLUSIVE: Arsenal and Manchester City consider stunning swap involving Sanchez and Aguero

“Maybe he understands now more what we are looking for” Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola Discussions have been held about the South Americans switching clubs this summer. City boss Pep Guardiola had made former...

 
Rutherglen netball coach insists Team Scotland will improve their world status in next Commonwealth Games
Daily Record
28 min. ago

Rutherglen netball coach insists Team Scotland will improve their world status in next Commonwealth Games

A Rutherglen netball coach insists Team Scotland will improve their world status in the next Commonwealth Games. Burnside’s Karen McElveen has been tasked with leading the national netball squad to glory at the Gold...

 
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Daily Mail
31 min. ago

Wayne Rooney soaks up the sun at Ibiza beach club with wife Coleen and former Manchester United team-mates...

Wayne Rooney's footballing future may be unclear, but the Manchester United striker appears more than happy to be enjoying the present in Ibiza this week. The England captain headed to the Blue Marlin Beach Club with...

 
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Daily Mail
31 min. ago

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka issues table tennis challenge after showing off his ping pong skills on...

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka is using his time off from the football pitch to practice his table tennis skills. The Switzerland international shared a video of him playing ping-pong while on holiday, and issued a...

 
John McEnroe questions Andre Agassi and Novak Djokovic partnership: There's no quick fix
Daily Express
36 min. ago

John McEnroe questions Andre Agassi and Novak Djokovic partnership: There's no quick fix

Since he was toppled by Andy Murray late last year, Djokovic has suffered indifferent form and he goes into Wimbledon next week as the owner of no Grand Slam titles for the first time since 2014. In May he announced a...

 
 


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