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Landlords to fight use of CVAs by retailers seeking rent cuts
Guardian
today, 16:57

Landlords to fight use of CVAs by retailers seeking rent cuts

High street landlords are gearing up for war with retailers, whom they accuse of railroading them into agreeing to rent cuts via increasingly controversial company voluntary arrangements (CVAs). Struggling businesses...

 
GVC faces shareholder rebellion over £67m paid to two bosses
Guardian
today, 16:48

GVC faces shareholder rebellion over £67m paid to two bosses

The gambling company that owns Ladbrokes Coral and Foxy Bingo faces a bruising shareholder rebellion over the “excessively disproportionate” £67m paid to two of its bosses. GVC, a FTSE 250 company with its...

 
Revealed: the developers cashing in on privatisation of student housing
Guardian
today, 15:30

Revealed: the developers cashing in on privatisation of student housing

Tens of thousands of undergraduates are paying for accommodation at universities where developers are cashing in on the privatisation of student housing using offshore companies, a Guardian investigation has found....

 
FCA urged to extend cap on payday loan fees to other forms of credit
Guardian
today, 12:59

FCA urged to extend cap on payday loan fees to other forms of credit

The City watchdog is facing mounting pressure to extend its cap on payday lending fees and interest to a broader range of high-cost financial products before a major review of lending practices this week. Debt...

 
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Guardian
today, 12:09

Life and death on a superyacht: 'If something goes wrong, they can just raise the anchor and leave'

If Dirk Zimmerman’s boss fancies a fresh tomato salad, the 35-year-old German hangs up his chef’s apron, dons a headset and takes to the skies. Zimmerman, who has been working on superyachts for more than a decade,...

 
Half of UK's big energy firms still have all-male boards, says report
Guardian
today, 12:09

Half of UK's big energy firms still have all-male boards, says report

Half of the UK’s biggest energy companies have all-male boards, sparking calls by industry watchers for quotas to get more women into the boardroom. While only eight of FTSE 100 companies have no women on their...

 
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Scotsman
47 min. ago

SNP growth chief warns Corbyn will “never” end Tory austerity

The prospect of a UK Labour Government bringing an end to austerity in Scotland is “for the birds”, according to the head of a sweeping SNP blueprint to transform Scotland’s economy after independence. Andrew Wilson,...

 
Winifred Wheable-Archer obituary
Guardian
52 min. ago

Winifred Wheable-Archer obituary

My great-aunt, Winifred Wheable-Archer, who has died aged 98, led a life dedicated to the Labour movement. She worked in local government in Nottingham, Salford and Leeds, and was a Labour member of Kirklees...

 
Priti Patel calls for investigation into remain campaign spending
Guardian
52 min. ago

Priti Patel calls for investigation into remain campaign spending

The former cabinet minister Priti Patel has called for the election watchdog to investigate spending by the remain campaign in the EU referendum. The Brexit-backing Tory MP questioned the impartiality of the Electoral...

 
Tom Watson: weight struggle made me realise scale of obesity crisis
Guardian
today, 13:11

Tom Watson: weight struggle made me realise scale of obesity crisis

Tom Watson, the deputy Labour leader, has said that his weight loss has led him to realise Britain must do more to tackle obesity. Watson, 51, who has lost more than six stone on a nutritional regime that involves...

 
Jacob Rees-Mogg urges May to revive her no-deal threat to Brussels
Guardian
today, 12:42

Jacob Rees-Mogg urges May to revive her no-deal threat to Brussels

Jacob Rees-Mogg has urged Theresa May to revive her threat to leave the EU without a deal if Brussels continues to take an uncompromising approach in the Brexit negotiations. Rees-Mogg, the chair of the European...

 
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Scotsman
today, 12:11

10-year-old refugee in Scotland would ‘be in danger’ if deported

A 10-year-old asylum seeker would be in serious danger if he is deported back to the country of his birth just months after the death of his mother, it has been claimed. Ketino Baikhadze said she fears her orphaned...

 
Isis kills four Russian soldiers in Syria, says Moscow
Guardian
today, 17:17

Isis kills four Russian soldiers in Syria, says Moscow

A clash with “terrorists” in eastern Syria resulted in the deaths of four Russian soldiers, Russia’s defence ministry said on Sunday. Russian and Syrian government troops and pro-government gunmen have been fighting...

 
Berlin far-right supporters outnumbered by counter-protest
BBC
today, 16:57

Berlin far-right supporters outnumbered by counter-protest

Thousands of people gathered in Berlin on Sunday amid a heavy police presence for rival demonstrations, staged by the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party and by counter-protesters. Police said more than...

 
Thousands from far right and Berlin's techno scene face off in rival rallies
Guardian
today, 16:52

Thousands from far right and Berlin's techno scene face off in rival rallies

Thousands of demonstrators for and against the far right have faced off in mass rival rallies in Berlin, where calls of “we are the people” were met with chants of “go away, Nazis” and techno music. Police officers...

 
Missing schoolgirl believed to have gone to Poland, says Met
Guardian
today, 16:00

Missing schoolgirl believed to have gone to Poland, says Met

A missing schoolgirl who left the UK on the Eurotunnel train is believed to have gone to Poland where her mother lives. Serena Alexander-Benson, 13, was last seen by her father leaving their home in Wimbledon,...

 
Police trial AI software to help process mobile phone evidence
Guardian
today, 15:48

Police trial AI software to help process mobile phone evidence

Artificial intelligence software capable of interpreting images, matching faces and analysing patterns of communication is being piloted by UK police forces to speed up examination of mobile phones seized in crime...

 
Two US warships sail near South China Sea in move likely to anger Beijing
Guardian
today, 15:33

Two US warships sail near South China Sea in move likely to anger Beijing

Two US warships sailed near South China Sea islands claimed by China on Sunday, two US officials told Reuters, in a move likely to anger Beijing as Donald Trump seeks its continued cooperation on North Korea. The...

 

Sport

 
Mohamed Salah injury update: Liverpool star reveals all on suspected dislocated shoulder
Daily Star
30 sec. ago

Mohamed Salah injury update: Liverpool star reveals all on suspected dislocated shoulder

Salah was crocked in a tackle by Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos. The Egypt star fell akwardly under pressure from Ramos and appeared to dislocate his shoulder - forcing him off just 30 minutes into Liverpool's 3-1...

 
Chennai spot-fixing allegation is outrageous, say Bayliss and Root
Guardian
10 min. ago

Chennai spot-fixing allegation is outrageous, say Bayliss and Root

Allegations of spot-fixing by three England cricketers during a Test in India 18 months ago have been described as “outrageous” by their head coach, Trevor Bayliss, and captain, Joe Root, amid a flurry of denials in...

 
Richard Wood fires Rotherham into Championship with playoff final double
Guardian
10 min. ago

Richard Wood fires Rotherham into Championship with playoff final double

Paul Warne was perfectly happy in his job as Rotherham’s fitness coach in November 2016 when he was persuaded to take over as manager, already the third of the season, to oversee their inevitable relegation from the...

 
Johanna Konta falls at first hurdle of the French Open yet again
Guardian
10 min. ago

Johanna Konta falls at first hurdle of the French Open yet again

Johanna Konta’s assertion that Roland Garros holds no fears for her crumbled again like the clay beneath her feet when Yulia Putintseva put her to the sword in an hour and 24 minutes in the infamous Bullring on a...

 
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The Week
11 min. ago

F1 Monaco GP: Daniel Ricciardo holds off Sebastian Vettel to secure the win

Daniel Ricciardo banished the bad memories of 2016 as he held on to claim a first-ever win at the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix. The Red Bull driver missed out on victory two years ago in Monaco but despite an engine...

 
Venus Williams loses in straight sets in first round of French Open
Guardian
20 min. ago

Venus Williams loses in straight sets in first round of French Open

Venus Williams is out of the French Open on the opening day of the tournament. The 2002 runner-up lost 6-4, 7-5 to Wang Qiang of China in the first round on Court Suzanne Lenglen on Sunday. Wang avenged her loss to...

 
 


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