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CBI urges government to end damaging Brexit uncertainty
Guardian
19 sec. ago

CBI urges government to end damaging Brexit uncertainty

Britain’s leading employers’ organisation has urged the government to end Brexit uncertainty after warning that the deadlocked talks have already led to plunging investment, waning business confidence and the sharpest...

 
Uber to introduce clean air fee to all London rides
Guardian
19 sec. ago

Uber to introduce clean air fee to all London rides

Uber will charge its customers in London an extra 15p per mile on every trip to help its drivers buy electric cars. The ride-hailing app hopes to create a £200m fund from the levy to encourage almost half of its...

 
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The Week
9 min. ago

Jumeirah Beach Hotel: a room with Dubai’s best view

With its towering skyscrapers, super-sized shopping malls and ultra-luxurious trappings, it’s easy to see why visitors can get swept away by the glitz and glamour of Dubai. From a gold-plated welcome at the airport to...

 
Whitbread to expand Premier Inn portfolio in Germany after Costa sale
Guardian
15 min. ago

Whitbread to expand Premier Inn portfolio in Germany after Costa sale

Premier Inn’s owner, Whitbread, is planning a major push into the German hotels market after the sale of its Costa Coffee business to Coca-Cola. Alison Brittain, Whitbread’s chief executive, said the company would...

 
John Lewis pulls the plug on DVD players
BBC
today, 10:56

John Lewis pulls the plug on DVD players

The DVD's days appear to be numbered after the UK's favourite department store said it would stop selling the players once found under almost every television. John Lewis said it would not put more players on shelves...

 
Dyson to build electric cars in Singapore, with launch planned for 2021
Guardian
today, 10:30

Dyson to build electric cars in Singapore, with launch planned for 2021

Dyson will build its new electric car in Singapore, the manufacturer announced on Tuesday, as it steps up plans to take on big US rivals in automotive technology. The British firm chose Singapore because of its...

 
Surge in crimes against MPs sparks fears over intimidation and abuse
Guardian
14 min. ago

Surge in crimes against MPs sparks fears over intimidation and abuse

The number of crimes against MPs has more than doubled in a year, prompting concern about the level of intimidation and abuse politicians are facing. A specialist police team set up to investigate crimes against MPs...

 
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Scotsman
today, 10:40

Ryanair racist abuse: Police identify man involved

A man who was filmed racially abusing an elderly woman on a Ryanair flight has been identified, police said. Footage posted on social media appeared to show a plane passenger calling Delsie Gayle an “ugly black...

 
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Scotsman
today, 10:13

Michelle Mone defends House of Lords attendance amid calls to quit

Businesswoman and Conservative peer Michelle Mone has said she is ‘proud’ to be a member of the House of Lords after she was criticised for her poor attendance record. Baroness Mone, who was ennobled by then-Prime...

 
Pret allergy death: parents to meet Gove over food labelling
Guardian
today, 09:56

Pret allergy death: parents to meet Gove over food labelling

The parents of a girl who died after eating a Pret a Manger sandwich are to meet the environment secretary, Michael Gove, to call for a change in the law to require all foods to be labelled clearly with any...

 
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Scotsman
today, 09:27

Ian Swanson: It’s not a smart time for a coup against May

tory MPs have been saying some astonishing things about the Prime Minister. Ahead of a meeting with her backbenchers tomorrow, one MP said Theresa May was entering “the killing zone”, another claimed “assassination is...

 
Folk talent Jim Moray to perform at the Lichfield Guildhall
Lichfield Live
today, 08:39

Folk talent Jim Moray to perform at the Lichfield Guildhall

Singer and musician Jim Moray is coming to the Lichfield Guildhall. The folk star – who broke through with his award-winning debut album Sweet England – will be in the city on 10th November. A spokesperson for...

 
Shipwreck found in Black Sea is 'world's oldest intact'
BBC
7 min. ago

Shipwreck found in Black Sea is 'world's oldest intact'

A Greek merchant ship dating back more than 2,400 years has been found lying on its side off the Bulgarian coast. The 23m (75ft) wreck, found in the Black Sea by an Anglo-Bulgarian team, is being hailed as officially...

 
Turkish president rejects Saudi account of Khashoggi killing
Guardian
13 min. ago

Turkish president rejects Saudi account of Khashoggi killing

The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has publicly torn down Saudi claims that the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a fight in its Istanbul consulate, making fresh allegations that his death was a...

 
Mum's horror after son, 8, left for days without medical treatment for horrific cut on Scout trip
Daily Record
14 min. ago

Mum's horror after son, 8, left for days without medical treatment for horrific cut on Scout trip

A young boy suffered a horrific cut to his thumb and left days without medical treatment while on a trip with his Scout group . The eight-year-old boy's mum has since formally complained to the group, accusing St...

 
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Daily Record
14 min. ago

Murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was planned days before his death, says Turkish president

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Saudi officials planned to murder journalist Jamal Khashoggi days before his death in Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate. Mr Erdogan told Turkey's parliament that the...

 
Poisoned baby food: German jailed for attempted murder
BBC
35 min. ago

Poisoned baby food: German jailed for attempted murder

A man who contaminated adult and baby food in Germany has been sentenced to 12-and-a-half years in prison for attempted murder and extortion. The 54-year-old admitted placing poisoned jars of food in supermarkets and...

 
Bishop Michael Curry: 'moderate religious voices' are not being heard
Guardian
58 min. ago

Bishop Michael Curry: 'moderate religious voices' are not being heard

Religious leaders who fail to follow biblical commands to protect the poor and vulnerable in society cannot claim to be Christian, according to Michael Curry, the US bishop who shot to global fame after preaching at...

 

Sport

 
Man Utd vs Juventus: Sky Sports pundit makes Champions League EXIT claim on Jose Mourinho
Daily Star
6 min. ago

Man Utd vs Juventus: Sky Sports pundit makes Champions League EXIT claim on Jose Mourinho

That’s the opinion of Charlie Nicholas who thinks Cristiano Ronaldo will want to prove a point at Old Trafford. Manchester United host Juventus this evening as they look for a crucial three points. Jose Mourinho is...

 
Unai Emery has made me believe in myself again, says Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi
Guardian
14 min. ago

Unai Emery has made me believe in myself again, says Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi

Alex Iwobi says that Unai Emery has removed the fear of failure at Arsenal, which has allowed the club to piece together a run of 10 consecutive victories in all competitions. The atmosphere towards the end of the...

 
Cristiano Ronaldo’s six greatest games at Old Trafford
Guardian
14 min. ago

Cristiano Ronaldo’s six greatest games at Old Trafford

1) 16 August 2003: Manchester United 4 Bolton Wanderers 0 Ronaldo’s Old Trafford unveiling was remarkable in many ways, not least for George Best calling it the most exciting debut he had ever seen when the winger was...

 
Hearn right to mourn HBO’s boxing exit but the TV battle is intensifying
Guardian
14 min. ago

Hearn right to mourn HBO’s boxing exit but the TV battle is intensifying

Eddie Hearn has always been someone who can read a trend, a trait he learned from his astute father, Barry. So, when he agrees with Bob Arum that Showtime will follow HBO out of boxing within a year, it’s worth...

 
Women’s cricket to stand on its own feet at milestone World Twenty20
Guardian
14 min. ago

Women’s cricket to stand on its own feet at milestone World Twenty20

A few years ago, I took some friends along to watch a women’s Twenty20 match at the Oval – the precursor to the men’s match which would follow some hours later. As we entered the ground the security guard on the gate...

 
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang catches Mesut Ozil watching his goal back after Leicester victory
Metro
14 min. ago

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang catches Mesut Ozil watching his goal back after Leicester victory

Arsenal supporters were showering Mesut Ozil with praise after his masterclass against Leicester – but it appears the biggest fan of Mesut Ozil is Mesut Ozil. The German produced one of his finest ever displays in an...

 
 


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