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Asian stocks slump as US recession fears grip markets
Guardian
50 min. ago

Asian stocks slump as US recession fears grip markets

Shares in Asia Pacific have slumped after a key market indicator flashed an “amber warning” that the United States is heading for a recession. Bond yields also continued to fall across the world with Australian...

 
Tesco begins plastic-free trial for selection of fruit and veg
Guardian
today, 01:28

Tesco begins plastic-free trial for selection of fruit and veg

Tesco is launching a trial to remove a selection of plastic-wrapped fruit and vegetable to cut down on packaging waste. Britain’s biggest retailer said it would run the month-long pilot from Monday at two of its Extra...

 
UK's big broadband providers give 'shoddy' service – report
Guardian
today, 00:41

UK's big broadband providers give 'shoddy' service – report

The UK’s biggest broadband providers are letting their customers down with shoddy service, according to a survey by consumer group Which?. TalkTalk and Sky were named as the worst suppliers. BT, Sky, TalkTalk and...

 
'Muslims don't date, we marry'
BBC
today, 00:20

'Muslims don't date, we marry'

The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Shahzad Younas, founder and chief executive of Muslim dating website and app Muzmatch. When Shahzad...

 
Invoice scams hit 40% of firms, says report
BBC
today, 00:20

Invoice scams hit 40% of firms, says report

More than four in 10 businesses in the UK are unaware of the risks posed by invoice fraud, according to a survey by banking trade body UK Finance. That is despite such scams costing firms almost £93m in 2018, it...

 
Ex-Autonomy boss Mike Lynch denies new US charges
BBC
today, 00:20

Ex-Autonomy boss Mike Lynch denies new US charges

UK entrepreneur Mike Lynch has denied new criminal charges against him, ahead of a court case in London on Monday over the sale of his firm Autonomy. The civil case in London is over the £8.4bn sale of the software...

 
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Scotsman
today, 00:24

Devolved and UK ministers’ mistrust spans decades and parties, report finds

A report marking 20 years of devolution has revealed the depth of mistrust between UK and devolved ministers going back decades and spanning party lines. In interviews with researchers from the Institute for...

 
Fife worker registrations down by a third as SNP warn of Brexit-fuelled staff shortages
The Courier
today, 00:12

Fife worker registrations down by a third as SNP warn of Brexit-fuelled staff shortages

Fears have been raised that Brexit is leading to major staff shortages after worker registrations fell by nearly a quarter in Tayside and Fife. The SNP pointed the finger at “narrow-minded Brexit rhetoric” for the...

 
European media delight in covering anti-Brexit march
Guardian
yesterday, 21:26

European media delight in covering anti-Brexit march

European media covered Saturday’s mammoth anti-Brexit demonstration in London with ill-concealed relish, before turning to reports of Theresa May’s imminent departure – and, in some cases, a first draft of her...

 
People's Vote march ‘too big to ignore’, organisers warn MPs
Guardian
yesterday, 21:26

People's Vote march ‘too big to ignore’, organisers warn MPs

The organisers of Saturday’s march demanding a fresh EU referendum, estimated to have drawn a crowd of more than 1 million people, have told MPs that it was too big to ignore. The Put it to the People protest was one...

 
Tory Islamophobia row: 15 suspended councillors quietly reinstated
Guardian
yesterday, 21:26

Tory Islamophobia row: 15 suspended councillors quietly reinstated

More than a dozen Conservative councillors who were suspended over posting Islamophobic or racist content online – with some describing Saudis as “sand peasants” and sharing material comparing Asian people to dogs –...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 21:24

Mueller report: No evidence Donald Trump’s campaign conspired with Russia

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation did not find evidence that Donald Trump’s campaign “conspired or coordinated” with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election, the Justice Department said. Mr...

 
Cyclone Trevor: racism claims denied as Northern Territory begins clean-up
Guardian
13 sec. ago

Cyclone Trevor: racism claims denied as Northern Territory begins clean-up

As the Northern Territory begins its big mop-up after Cyclone Trevor, local authorities have hosed down racism claims concerning evacuation efforts. Trevor forced mass evacuations before it made landfall on Saturday...

 
Exit of NSW water minister Niall Blair offers Coalition chance for Murray-Darling reset
Guardian
27 min. ago

Exit of NSW water minister Niall Blair offers Coalition chance for Murray-Darling reset

The NSW Coalition has the chance to set a new direction in water policy and the environment following its return to government, after the resignation of the primary industries and water minister, Niall Blair. There is...

 
The Mueller report: key findings
Guardian
27 min. ago

The Mueller report: key findings

The US Attorney general Bill Barr released a summary on Sunday of special counsel Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report into allegations that Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 presidential...

 
Kenyan man detained and set to be deported after being called in for visa interview
Guardian
32 min. ago

Kenyan man detained and set to be deported after being called in for visa interview

The wife of a Kenyan man who is due to be deported from Perth on Monday is lobbying the federal government for him to be able to stay in Australia. John Mbuthia Mwangi, 31, was handcuffed and taken into immigration...

 
An image of hope: how a local photographer captured the famous Ardern picture
Guardian
32 min. ago

An image of hope: how a local photographer captured the famous Ardern picture

In the wake of the Christchurch massacre stunned residents were looking for images of hope. They found it in a photograph of prime minister Jacinda Ardern, clad in a black headscarf and overlaid with flowers reflected...

 
William Tyrrell inquest: foster family noticed he was missing when garden got 'too quiet'
Guardian
today, 01:59

William Tyrrell inquest: foster family noticed he was missing when garden got 'too quiet'

William Tyrrell’s foster family first noticed he was missing when the garden where he was playing became “too quiet” on the morning of his disappearance in 2014, a New South Wales coroner has been told. The...

 

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'Nervous' David Warner clubs 85 on IPL return to give Australian selectors a headache
Guardian
yesterday, 23:59

'Nervous' David Warner clubs 85 on IPL return to give Australian selectors a headache

David Warner was a bundle of nerves upon his Indian Premier League return but it did not show, with the suspended batsman blasting 85 for Sunrisers Hyderabad to make an emphatic World Cup statement. His form is set to...

 
Jose Mourinho predicts the two teams who will contest the Champions League final
Metro
yesterday, 23:53

Jose Mourinho predicts the two teams who will contest the Champions League final

Jose Mourinho is not backing a Premier League team to reach the final of this season’s Champions League and instead believes Juventus will take on Barcelona. The Italian side made it to last season’s showpiece but...

 
Rio Ferdinand wants Reiss Nelson and Phil Foden in England squad next
Metro
yesterday, 23:53

Rio Ferdinand wants Reiss Nelson and Phil Foden in England squad next

Rio Ferdinand is a huge fan of England’s young and exciting team and hopes to see Arsenal and Manchester City starlets Reiss Nelson and Phil Foden involved next. Gareth Southgate has not been afraid to put his faith...

 
Ronnie O’Sullivan makes Snooker World Championship prediction after regaining world number one spot
Metro
yesterday, 23:53

Ronnie O’Sullivan makes Snooker World Championship prediction after regaining world number one spot

Ronnie O’Sullivan believes that it will be one of three players that will get their hands on the World Championship trophy in Sheffield this year. The ‘Rocket’ was speaking after winning the Tour Championship on...

 
Andreas Christensen claims Chelsea will serve transfer ban and has been told he must stay
Metro
yesterday, 23:21

Andreas Christensen claims Chelsea will serve transfer ban and has been told he must stay

Defender Andreas Christensen claims Chelsea’s players have already been informed that the club will serve their transfer ban and he will be forced to stay at Stamford Bridge as a result. The west London club have been...

 
England ready to deal with fiery atmosphere in Montenegro
Guardian
yesterday, 22:59

England ready to deal with fiery atmosphere in Montenegro

Gareth Southgate has warned his England players of the hostile environment awaiting them in Montenegro as they seek to extend a pristine start to their Euro 2020 qualification campaign. England’s two previous visits...

 
 


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