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Anti-pollution activists stage protest at Volkswagen's UK headquarters
Guardian
today, 12:06

Anti-pollution activists stage protest at Volkswagen's UK headquarters

Doctors and anti-pollution activists have blockaded the UK headquarters of Volkswagen as the campaign to highlight the country’s air pollution crisis gathers pace. Hundreds of staff were prevented from getting into...

 
Countrywide scraps bosses' £20m bonus package
BBC
today, 12:03

Countrywide scraps bosses' £20m bonus package

Countrywide, the UK's largest estate agency group, has cancelled plans for a new bonus package for its bosses following an outcry from investors. The package could have paid out a total of £20m to three executives,...

 
Apple 'pulls gambling apps from China App Store'
BBC
today, 09:47

Apple 'pulls gambling apps from China App Store'

Apple has removed thousands of gambling apps from its China app store, according to reports. The tech giant would not confirm reports suggesting it had pulled 25,000 apps, but in a statement the firm said...

 
Countrywide scraps bosses' £20m pay plan after investor revolt
Guardian
today, 09:00

Countrywide scraps bosses' £20m pay plan after investor revolt

Countrywide has scrapped a pay plan that could have handed its top executives more than £20m after a shareholder revolt. Earlier this month the beleaguered estate agent group, which has nearly 10,700 staff and...

 
Mulberry warns House of Fraser collapse will cost it £3m
BBC
today, 08:31

Mulberry warns House of Fraser collapse will cost it £3m

Luxury handbag maker Mulberry is putting aside £3m to cover costs relating to House of Fraser's collapse. Mulberry operates 21 House of Fraser concessions, employing 88 people. Its estimate follows a review of the...

 
Mulberry warns House of Fraser collapse will damage profits
Guardian
today, 08:28

Mulberry warns House of Fraser collapse will damage profits

Luxury handbag maker Mulberry has warned that it faces a slump in profits after suffering a £3m hit from House of Fraser’s collapse into administration. Mulberry, which has already reported struggling sales as wealthy...

 
Labour condemns 'sickening' Lehman Brothers reunion party
Guardian
1 min. ago

Labour condemns 'sickening' Lehman Brothers reunion party

The Labour party has condemned proposals by former Lehman Brothers staff to hold a reunion to mark the 10th anniversary of the firm going bust – a defining moment in the 2008 financial crisis. John McDonnell, the...

 
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Scotsman
today, 10:27

Care in crisis: Edinburgh has no cash to cover rising need for home care

VULNERABLE people needing social care packages in Edinburgh can only get them if support is withdrawn or cut for someone else, councillors have been warned. Officials have warned that a failure to find promised...

 
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Scotsman
today, 09:28

EU migrants ‘will be allowed to stay in event of no deal Brexit’

EU migrants living in Britain will be given the right to remain in the country in the event of a “no deal” Brexit, it has been reported. Leaked Cabinet papers show ministers plan to take the “moral high ground” by...

 
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Scotsman
today, 09:16

Edinburgh Council’s Brexit committee did not meet for a year

TORIES have blasted the city’s SNP-Labour administration after it emerged the council’s Brexit working group has not met in the past year despite frequent comments from senior councillors on the impact quitting the EU...

 
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Scotsman
today, 09:16

Scottish Government to open new office in Canada

The Scottish Government is to open a new office in Canada to strengthen economic ties between the two countries. The new office in Ottawa, which will launch next month, will encourage investment between Canadian and...

 
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Scotsman
today, 08:53

SNP savaged for giving US arms company nearly £200,000

The Scottish Government has come under fire after giving nearly £200,000 in state aid to US weapons firm Raytheon, whose missile guidance systems have allegedly been used in attacks killing dozens of civilians in...

 
Venezuela prepares to devalue currency, amid fears it may worsen economic crisis
Guardian
4 min. ago

Venezuela prepares to devalue currency, amid fears it may worsen economic crisis

Economic reforms including the introduction of new notes that lop five zeros off Venezeula’s fast-depreciating currency are set to come into force as the country battles hyperinflation. Banks will close on Monday as...

 
EU says Greece can 'finally turn the page' as bailout ends
Guardian
4 min. ago

EU says Greece can 'finally turn the page' as bailout ends

Greece has turned the page to become “a normal” member of the single currency, European Union authorities in Brussels declared, as the country finally exited its eight-year bailout programme. Its three bailouts during...

 
Francis Ford Coppola agrees Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves might be married
Guardian
4 min. ago

Francis Ford Coppola agrees Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves might be married

Francis Ford Coppola has backed a theory by Winona Ryder that she and Keanu Reeves might be married. The director of the 1992 film Bram Stoker’s Dracula, which starred Ryder and Reeves, corroborated Ryder’s story that...

 
Venezuelans confused as Maduro's economic plan starts
BBC
20 min. ago

Venezuelans confused as Maduro's economic plan starts

A government plan to curb hyperinflation is coming into force in Venezuela amid confusion about how it will work. From Monday, new banknotes denominated in "sovereign bolivars" are legal tender, with five...

 
Measles cases hit record high in Europe
BBC
20 min. ago

Measles cases hit record high in Europe

Cases of measles in Europe have hit a record high, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). More than 41,000 people have been infected in the first six months of 2018, leading to 37 deaths. Last year there...

 
Chris Watts' request for DNA swabs from dead daughters' necks REFUSED as prosecutors prepare to reveal motive
Daily Record
30 min. ago

Chris Watts' request for DNA swabs from dead daughters' necks REFUSED as prosecutors prepare to reveal motive

Investigators are today set to reveal the reasons they believe a father murdered his pregnant wife and two daughters. Chris Watts, 33, will appear in court today charged with murdering daughters Bella, four, and...

 

Sport

 
Harry Maguire could succeed at Manchester United, says Jonny Evans
Metro
2 min. ago

Harry Maguire could succeed at Manchester United, says Jonny Evans

England defender Harry Maguire has the ability to be a success at Manchester United, according to Leicester City teammate Jonny Evans. The 25-year-old was heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford during the summer...

 
Paul Pogba warns Spurs: Man Utd are 'mad' and will use anger as motivation for next game
Daily Star
6 min. ago

Paul Pogba warns Spurs: Man Utd are 'mad' and will use anger as motivation for next game

United are seething in the wake of their shock 3-2 defeat at Brighton on Sunday that saw them crash to their first loss of the season in just the second game. Pogba admitted afterwards his side's attitude was nowhere...

 
Manchester United board still have full faith in Jose Mourinho despite poor start to the season
Metro
12 min. ago

Manchester United board still have full faith in Jose Mourinho despite poor start to the season

Manchester United’s hierarchy are not considering Jose Mourinho’s future and still have complete faith in the Portuguese coach despite a tumultuous start to the season. The Red Devils lost away to Brighton on Sunday...

 
'Like a squirrel that's been drip-fed an espresso' Coventry fans share their first impressions of Luke Thomas
Coventry Telegraph
12 min. ago

'Like a squirrel that's been drip-fed an espresso' Coventry fans share their first impressions of Luke Thomas

Luke Thomas quickly made an impression on Coventry City fans. Thomas only had a brief cameo appearance in Saturday's 1-0 League One victory over Plymouth Argyle. But the 19-year-old winger wasted no time winning over...

 
Arsenal news: Why Gunners fans should NOT be worried about Unai Emery’s start
Daily Star
16 min. ago

Arsenal news: Why Gunners fans should NOT be worried about Unai Emery’s start

That’s according to former Premier League striker Dean Ashton. The Spaniard took charge at the Emirates during the summer following Arsene Wenger’s decision to step down after 22 years. But Emery has faced a difficult...

 
Man Utd news: Juan Mata tells team-mates 'we must stop feeling sorry for ourselves'
Daily Star
16 min. ago

Man Utd news: Juan Mata tells team-mates 'we must stop feeling sorry for ourselves'

United were left stunned after losing 3-1 at the Amex Stadium to suffer their first loss of the new season in just their second game. Jose Mourinho's men were woeful from start to finish, with defenders Eric Bailly...

 
 


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