News archive from 2 November 2013, page 18

Campbell wears down Connelly to record third successive stoppage in Hull

Luke Campbell was given his toughest test as a professional on Saturday night but the Olympic champion showed his class to stop Lee Connelly in the fifth round. Campbell had spent less than four minutes in the ring since leaving the amateur ranks and...

Daily Mail, 23:11 in Sport
 

EXCLUSIVE: When Bernie met Max... Ecclestone and Mosley reveal the trickery (and humour) behind their 40...

Bernie Ecclestone and Max Mosley have run Formula One for four decades. Their reign has not been without controversy - and Ecclestone, 83 last Monday, is currently involved in a £100million High Court dispute over the sale of the sport to CVC Capital...

Daily Mail, 23:11 in Sport
 

MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Merlin theme park float may prove to be magic

The stock market is roaring back to life. After several years of near hibernation when new listings were few and far between, firms are coming to market regularly. Royal Mail Group was last month's high-profile flotation but for investors who did not...

 

The middle class debt meltdown: Toll of wealthy professionals in financial trouble rockets by a quarter in...

The middle classes are plunging into debt problems faster than any other social group - and it will only get worse when interest rates rise. A leading debt recovery agency has revealed a staggering 25  per cent surge in the past...

 

Geiger Counter Investment Trust: Is uranium a precious metal or just too hot to handle?

Turn back the clock seven years and those in the know were tipping uranium shares as hot one-way stocks, likely to generate powerful returns. And they were right for a while when the price of the "other yellow metal' leapt from $35 a pound in...

 

'Tell the truth over rocketing bills': MPs demand energy firms for full breakdown of costs and profits

MPs have written to leading energy companies demanding a detailed breakdown in pounds and pence of their costs and profits in an attempt to get to the bottom of the row over rocketing bills. The Energy and Climate Change Committee grilled energy...

 

Rising grocery sales are only hope as M&S is set to post another fall in profits

Marks & Spencer is expected to reveal its third consecutive first-half profit fall when it updates the City on Tuesday. Rising sales of food will provide a silver lining to the figures, with grocery sales expected to be up by 3 per cent in the...

 

Taxman's 'shock troops' snatch back £100m from tax evaders

Special task forces set up by Revenue & Customs to catch tax dodgers and dubbed "shock troops' by accountants have seized more than £100million, officials will announce tomorrow. Teams focus on regions and industries rife with aggressive tax...

 

SIMON WATKINS: Let the skilled foreigners flood in to help boost our economy

Should arts students pay more for their courses because they are less economically useful while scientists get a subsidy? And should we be encouraging more skilled immigration to Britain to help boost our economy? These are two controversial ideas...

 

Discount stores tycoon Christo Wiese admits BHS acquisition is in sights

South African billionaire Christo Wiese has publicly confirmed his interest in making UK retail acquisitions, including a possible bid for Sir Philip Green's BHS store chain. The admission comes after The Mail on Sunday revealed last week that he has...

 

Co-op Group seals £1.5bn deal to aid bank as majority ownership is to pass to private shareholders

The Co-operative Group has reached a deal that could cut tens of millions of pounds from its bill to shore up its ailing banking arm. The bank is set to announce the terms of a deal with bondholders tomorrow which will provide £1.5billion of extra...

 

Organic baby food maker Ella's Kitchen eats into US thanks to a deal with Walmart

British success story Ella's Kitchen, which makes organic baby food, has made its biggest expansion yet into the American market with a deal to sell through the country's biggest retail chain, Walmart. Founder Paul Lindley sold Ella's Kitchen to snack...

 

British American Tobacco's e-cigarette advert appears on children's computer game

A tobacco giant has apologised after an advert for an electronic cigarette appeared in an online computer game aimed at children. British American Tobacco, which owns Lucky Strike and Dunhill brands as well as Vype e-cigarettes, said the advert had...

 

MIDAS UPDATE: Our telecoms Daisy Group tip rises 71% but takeovers may see that go up

Shares in Daisy Group have risen 71 per cent since Midas recommended the stock in June 2010. Then they were 99½p. Today they are 170½p. The company started out providing phone services to small firms in the UK but it has branched out into areas such...

 

'Britain must find more immigrants with skills - it's the only way to create jobs': Alistair Cox's message...

Britain must open its doors to skilled immigrants - it's the only way to create more jobs for British workers. A controversial view, perhaps, but it is exactly what is being prescribed by Alistair Cox, chief executive of Hays, the £1.7billion...

 


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