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Ghosn's arrest casts doubt on fate of three-car alliance
Guardian
today, 18:56

Ghosn's arrest casts doubt on fate of three-car alliance

The arrest of Carlos Ghosn, the chairman of Nissan, has put the spotlight on the fate of the alliance between the three giant car makers that he headed. Ghosn was the architect of a link up between Renault, Nissan and...

 
MPs blast banks for discriminating against tenants on benefits
Guardian
today, 18:18

MPs blast banks for discriminating against tenants on benefits

MPs have slammed banks for “discriminating” against tenants on housing benefit and suggested the government may need to ban them from operating “no DSS” policies. NatWest was criticised in October after it emerged...

 
US stock markets continue to fall, erasing 2018 gains
Guardian
today, 18:09

US stock markets continue to fall, erasing 2018 gains

US stock markets continued to fall on Tuesday, wiping out all of 2018’s gains as technology stocks slid again and fears of a trade war with China worried investors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average had lost more than...

 
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Scotsman
today, 17:20

Comment: Foodtech has arrived – and restaurants must embrace it

Anx Patel is the CEO and founder of GoKart, an app that enables restaurants to order ingredients from high-quality suppliers easily and for less money. According to the Market Growth Monitor report from CGA, the...

 
Markets slide as tech slowdown fears mount
BBC
today, 16:23

Markets slide as tech slowdown fears mount

A sell-off continued on Wall Street on Tuesday led by Apple and retailers, with the S&P 500 falling into negative territory for the year to date. The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed more than 500 points, with...

 
Marks and Spencer knickers display branded 'vomit-inducing'
BBC
today, 15:30

Marks and Spencer knickers display branded 'vomit-inducing'

Feminists have described a Marks & Spencer window display that suggests women must have "fancy little knickers" as sexist and "vomit-inducing". The display at the Nottingham store is juxtaposed...

 
Theresa May heads to Brussels bolstered by failure of Brexiter revolt
Guardian
today, 21:23

Theresa May heads to Brussels bolstered by failure of Brexiter revolt

Theresa May will meet Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Wednesday to try to finalise the political declaration covering future UK-European Union relations after attempts by hard Brexiters to remove her ended in...

 
DUP refuses to support May's Brexit deal for second day in row
Guardian
today, 19:51

DUP refuses to support May's Brexit deal for second day in row

Theresa May has been told by the leader of the Democratic Unionist party at Westminster that she does not have the support to get her Brexit deal through parliament and demanded that she negotiate “a better deal” from...

 
Taxpayers' Alliance received over £223k in foreign donations
Guardian
today, 19:51

Taxpayers' Alliance received over £223k in foreign donations

A political group that claims to be an independent grassroots campaign representing ordinary British taxpayers has received hundreds of thousands of dollars in foreign donations. The Taxpayers’ Alliance (TPA) has...

 
Transport spending in London still twice northern England's
Guardian
today, 19:51

Transport spending in London still twice northern England's

The “northern powerhouse” was the Conservatives’ big idea for closing the north-south divide and winning over sceptical voters in the north of England. But an analysis of government figures released on Tuesday shows...

 
Take action rather than criticise, UN poverty expert tells Rudd
Guardian
today, 19:51

Take action rather than criticise, UN poverty expert tells Rudd

The UN expert on extreme poverty has hit back at the new work and pensions secretary, Amber Rudd, after she complained that the tone of his report into the consequences of austerity in the UK was “highly...

 
Sturgeon urges Tory remainers to help build soft Brexit coalition
Guardian
today, 19:35

Sturgeon urges Tory remainers to help build soft Brexit coalition

Conservative remainer MPs have a “role to play” in building a coalition to drive a soft Brexit through the Commons, Nicola Sturgeon has said as opposition parties seek to find common ground with unhappy Tory...

 
Nedim Yasar: Reformed gangster shot after book launch
BBC
11 min. ago

Nedim Yasar: Reformed gangster shot after book launch

A former Danish gang leader who produced a memoir detailing how he left a life of crime has been fatally shot just a day before his book's release. Nedim Yasar, 31, was targeted as he left a book launch on Monday in...

 
Donald Trump stands with Saudi Arabia – statement in full
Guardian
24 min. ago

Donald Trump stands with Saudi Arabia – statement in full

Donald Trump has issued a statement through his press secretary on his decision not to impose sanctions against Saudi Arabia, despite calls for him to do so over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying...

 
Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam released from prison
Guardian
39 min. ago

Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam released from prison

The award-winning Bangladeshi photographer and activist Shahidul Alam has been released from prison after more than 100 days behind bars, in a closely watched freedom-of-speech case. The 63-year-old was arrested on 5...

 
Carlos Ghosn : Renault names interim replacement
BBC
52 min. ago

Carlos Ghosn : Renault names interim replacement

Renault has appointed a temporary deputy chief executive to take over the running of the French car firm following the arrest of Carlos Ghosn. Renault said its chief operating officer, Thierry Bolloré, would step up...

 
E. coli outbreak: Romaine lettuce probed in US and Canada
BBC
today, 22:52

E. coli outbreak: Romaine lettuce probed in US and Canada

Romaine lettuce has been linked to an outbreak of E. coli in the US and Canada, health officials say. At least 32 people have been sickened in the US, with 13 taken to hospital, while another 18 people have been...

 
Trump wanted to prosecute Hillary Clinton and James Comey – report
Guardian
today, 22:49

Trump wanted to prosecute Hillary Clinton and James Comey – report

Donald Trump wanted to prosecute former election rival Hillary Clinton and ex-FBI director James Comey but was talked out of it, the New York Times reported on Tuesday. The US president told then White House counsel...

 

Sport

 
Juan Mata stalling on new Manchester United deal after latest round of talks
Metro
45 min. ago

Juan Mata stalling on new Manchester United deal after latest round of talks

Manchester United star Juan Mata is not ready to commit his future to the club and will wait until January to assess his options before making a final decision. The Spaniard is out of contract at Old Trafford at the...

 
Arsenal ready to sign striker in January transfer window after Danny Welbeck blow
Metro
today, 22:57

Arsenal ready to sign striker in January transfer window after Danny Welbeck blow

Arsenal’s head of football Raúl Sanllehi has given Unai Emery the green light to sign a striker in the January transfer window after Danny Welbeck suffered a devastating ankle injury. The England forward was...

 

VIDEO: Doncaster Rovers 7 Chorley 0: Chorley boss Jamie Vermiglio reacts to the FA Cup exit

0 Have your say Chorley boss Jamie Vermiglio praised Doncaster Rovers for their clinical finishing as his side crashed out of the FA Cup with a 7-0 replay defeat. The Magpies held Grant McCann's League One side to a...

 
USA lose to Italy last as Americans await new permanent coach
Guardian
today, 22:44

USA lose to Italy last as Americans await new permanent coach

Matteo Politano scored his first international goal in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time, as Italy beat the United States 1-0 in Belgium. Twenty-year-old Christian Pulisic also made history on Tuesday...

 
Albania consign Ryan Giggs and Wales to embarrassing friendly defeat
Guardian
today, 22:44

Albania consign Ryan Giggs and Wales to embarrassing friendly defeat

Wales suffered an embarrassing 1-0 defeat to Albania as Ryan Giggs’s first year in charge ended on a low note. Albania are ranked 42 spots below 18th-placed Wales in the Fifa rankings but Bekim Balaj’s penalty...

 
FA to push for cut on overseas players regardless of Brexit
Guardian
today, 22:44

FA to push for cut on overseas players regardless of Brexit

The Football Association will seek to cut the number of foreign players permitted in Premier League squads, even if the United Kingdom does not leave the European Union. The FA has drawn up proposals to deal with...

 
 


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