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The billionaires fuelling a space race
BBC
today, 01:54

The billionaires fuelling a space race

Dubbed "NewSpace", an increasing number of entrepreneurs are joining in the race to create cheap, commercialised space travel. Among these are billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Sir Richard Branson, who...

 
Brexit could kill off entire industries, says Jaguar Land Rover chief
Guardian
today, 00:25

Brexit could kill off entire industries, says Jaguar Land Rover chief

Key industries will be destroyed by a hard Brexit, one of the country’s most powerful chief executives has predicted, amid warnings that Britain’s imminent EU exit has dented investment by four in five businesses....

 
Christmas travel: move fast to snap up cheap tickets
Guardian
yesterday, 07:26

Christmas travel: move fast to snap up cheap tickets

This year, Saturday 22 December looks set to be the big travel weekend ahead of a Tuesday Christmas day – and if you’ve got any sense you won’t leave your travel arrangements to the last minute because if you do,...

 
Pensions: could you claim part of a £19bn cash mountain?
Guardian
yesterday, 07:26

Pensions: could you claim part of a £19bn cash mountain?

Is there an old pension plan out there with your name on it? A new study this week estimated there are more than £19bn of lost and forgotten pension pots waiting to be reunited with their owners, many of them worth...

 
Can you buy decent running shoes for £50 or less?
Guardian
yesterday, 07:26

Can you buy decent running shoes for £50 or less?

Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday’s paper. My partner and I are into week five of the Couch...

 
Facebook fake review factories uncovered by Which? investigation
Guardian
yesterday, 00:57

Facebook fake review factories uncovered by Which? investigation

Fake review factories that run on Facebook and manufacture misleading five-star reviews that are then posted on Amazon have been uncovered by investigators from Which? The consumer group said two large Facebook groups...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 23:56

Euan McColm: Blind faith of Leavers begins to beggar belief

It was a display of such idiocy that, having performed it, any normal person would have locked themselves away to burn with shame for weeks. And, even when the first sting of humiliation had faded, it would haunt...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 23:53

Donald Trump told to pay £5m for affordable houses at Balmedie links

The Trump Organisation has been told it will have to pay £5 million towards affordable housing as part of plans for a luxury estate next to the US president’s golf resort. Officials at Aberdeenshire Council have said...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 23:23

The Big Interview: The Business Growth Fund’s Paddy Graham

Paddy Graham takes pride in his many successes in 16 years of investing, but is philosophical about the opportunities that inevitably slip through the net along the way. Since 2012 he has been part of the ranks at...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 23:23

Dani Garavelli: Remember who caused mess as Glasgow women strike

Who would want to be in the shoes of the SNP leadership of Glasgow City Council right now? Its 18 months in control of the country’s biggest local authority has seen it firefighting – in the case of the Glasgow School...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 23:23

Insight: #MeToo is a wake-up call to the legal system

It is now a year since the allegations against Harvey Weinstein hit the headlines. The revelations by Hollywood celebrities lit the bushfire of the Me Too movement, and around the world women from all walks of life,...

 
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Scotsman
yesterday, 23:23

Leader: Only a second vote can avert a historic mistake

Brexit is one of the most important decisions faced by the United Kingdom since the Second World War, ranking alongside joining the then European Economic Community in 1973, the end of the British Empire and the...

 
Nigeria's Kaduna state: 55 dead after row at market
BBC
today, 02:01

Nigeria's Kaduna state: 55 dead after row at market

Sectarian violence sparked by a spat at a market has left 55 people dead in Nigeria's northern Kaduna state, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. Muslim and Christian youths reportedly clashed after a row between...

 
Jane Caro poised to run against Tony Abbott in seat of Warringah
Guardian
today, 01:36

Jane Caro poised to run against Tony Abbott in seat of Warringah

The author and commentator Jane Caro has confirmed she is seriously considering running against Tony Abbott for the seat of Warringah at the next election, and says it is her “duty”. After the apparent victory of...

 
Phelps backs getting children off Nauru, as Wentworth vote narrows
Guardian
today, 01:36

Phelps backs getting children off Nauru, as Wentworth vote narrows

The incoming member for Wentworth Kerryn Phelps says the Morrison government should run a full term unless there are “exceptional circumstances” – and she has nominated getting children off Nauru as “the first order...

 
Why attacks on aid workers may hurt the world's poorest
BBC
today, 01:13

Why attacks on aid workers may hurt the world's poorest

The brutal killing of a 24-year-old midwife in north-east Nigeria has shocked the international humanitarian community, raising concerns that aid to millions of people could be withdrawn. On Sunday 14 October,...

 
Austria-Italy passport row tests Europe's populist allies
BBC
today, 01:08

Austria-Italy passport row tests Europe's populist allies

Austria and Italy have become embroiled in a dispute over dual citizenship in Italy's border region of South Tyrol. It is a row with added intensity because it involves two nationalist parties that see eye-to-eye on...

 
The day out that reunited an Indian boy with his family
BBC
today, 01:01

The day out that reunited an Indian boy with his family

Fifteen-year-old Hassan Ali was on his way to an amusement park outside India's capital Delhi in July when his memory was jogged by something he saw. He was on a bus with more than 50 boys from different children's...

 

Sport

 
Lewis Hamilton seals pole position for US Grand Prix in Texas
Guardian
yesterday, 23:46

Lewis Hamilton seals pole position for US Grand Prix in Texas

Lewis Hamilton took a big step towards his fifth World Championship by putting his Mercedes on pole position for the US Grand Prix. Hamilton will seal the title in Austin, Texas on Sunday if he takes the chequered...

 
Jurgen Klopp explains why he dropped Roberto Firmino to bench for Huddersfield win
Metro
yesterday, 23:44

Jurgen Klopp explains why he dropped Roberto Firmino to bench for Huddersfield win

Jurgen Klopp has revealed that he decided to drop Roberto Firmino to the bench at Huddersfield after the forward played 90 minutes for Brazil on Tuesday night. Daniel Sturridge came in for Firmino and started...

 
Wayne Rooney still wanted in the Premier League - Roy Hodgson
Daily Star
yesterday, 23:25

Wayne Rooney still wanted in the Premier League - Roy Hodgson

He certainly regrets the striker leaving these shores to play in the MLS with DC United because the former England boss believes Rooney still has much to offer here. Hodgson admits he would have loved to sign him when...

 
Liverpool news: Jordan Henderson makes Champions League claim ahead of Red Star clash
Daily Star
yesterday, 23:25

Liverpool news: Jordan Henderson makes Champions League claim ahead of Red Star clash

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson admits it’s a real challenge as he prepares for Wednesday’s Champions League match against Red Star Belgrade at Anfield. The England midfielder favours the Premier League because of...

 
Barcelona confirm Lionel Messi will miss Real Madrid clash with arm fracture
Metro
yesterday, 23:02

Barcelona confirm Lionel Messi will miss Real Madrid clash with arm fracture

Barcelona have confirmed that Lionel Messi will be out of action for around three weeks after suffering an arm fracture in the side’s 4-2 defeat of Sevilla. Messi scored Barcelona’s second goal against Sevilla...

 
Horse Racing Tips: Kempton, Sedgefield
Daily Star
yesterday, 22:55

Horse Racing Tips: Kempton, Sedgefield

HORSE RACING TIPS: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21 Kempton 2.00 QUEL DESTIN 2.30 A PLACE APART 3.05 HIGGS 3.40 OLIVER'S HILL 4.10 VERDANA BLUE 4.45 CLOSEST FRIEND 5.15 ADMIRAL BARRATRY Related Articles Horse Racing Tips: Bangor,...

 
 


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