News archive from 23 March 2016, page 6

US Election 2016: Donald Trump struggles to win over Mormons

US Election 2016: Donald Trump struggles to win over Mormons

US presidential candidate Donald Trump has won over large blocs of religious voters, but one group of faithful conservatives has resisted - Mormons. He lost contests in Idaho and Wyoming, which have large Mormon populations, and polls show him a...

BBC, 00:47 in World News
 
Argentine tornado Macri has Obama in his sights

Argentine tornado Macri has Obama in his sights

"There are winds of change in Argentina." So claims Mauricio Macri, the centre-right politician who became president of Latin America's third largest economy in December. The US-educated businessman has made it a priority to mend relations...

BBC, 00:47 in World News
 

Celtic to miss weekend of SPL football to play in the International Champions Cup

Celtic will skip the second weekend of the new SPL season to play Inter Milan in the world’s most lucrative pre-season tournament. As Sportsmail revealed, the Parkhead club have accepted an invitation to play Premier League leaders Leicester, Lionel...

Daily Mail, 00:48 in Sport
 

Harry Kane should start for England at Euro 2016 instead of Wayne Rooney, claims Matt Le Tissier

Matt Le Tissier has claimed England captain Wayne Rooney does not warrant a place in the starting line-up at this summer's European Championship. Rooney has endured a tough season at Manchester United and will miss England's forthcoming friendlies...

Daily Mail, 00:48 in Sport
 
China's Fosun swoops on central London office complex - source

China's Fosun swoops on central London office complex - source

LONDON Fosun International (0656.HK) is set to close a deal worth about 300 million pounds on Wednesday to buy the Thomas More Square complex in London in its biggest real estate transaction in Europe, a source familiar with the matter said. The...

Reuters, 00:48 in Business
 

Novak Djokovic apologises for controversial comments on pay debate insisting they weren't the 'best...

Novak Djokovic has responded to criticism over his comments regarding the tennis sexism row, insisting that they were not articulated properly. The debate was initially sparked when chief executive of the Indian Wells tournament, Raymond Moore, said...

Daily Mail, 00:48 in Sport
 
Brussels explosions: Mormon missionary injured after surviving Boston and Paris attacks

Brussels explosions: Mormon missionary injured after surviving Boston and Paris attacks

An American Mormon missionary wounded in the Brussels attacks had also been close to the scene of the Boston marathon explosion, and was visiting Paris when terrorists went on a deadly rampage in the city. Mason Wells, 19, was injured with Richard...

 

IN THE MONEY: Paul Geddes, 46 Chief executive, Direct Line picked up a £4.8m pay packet in 2015

The boss of insurer Direct Line Group picked up a £4.8million pay packet in 2015, the annual report revealed yesterday. This year Paul Geddes’s payout was a basic salary of £771,000 and a bonus of £1.1million. He also pocketed £2.7million of share...

 

The Dastardly MR DEEDES: Introducing our wickedly mischievous new City Diary. Will you – or your enemies –...

Beleaguered brokerage firm Panmure Gordon’s silky smooth new chief executive Patric Johnson recently gave a less than modest interview despite being in the job for just five days.  The ex-ICAP equities boss, 44, is described as ‘kick ass,’ presumably...

 

Day of destiny for BHS: Landlords for struggling retailers stores set to give in to rent plan

The fate of BHS will be decided today as landlords for its stores are set to give in to a restructuring plan which will see its rental bill dramatically reduced. The struggling retailer has been desperately trying to cut costs to avoid administration....

 

Britain's debt soars by £555bn under Tories: Osborne set to miss targets as he struggles to bring nation's...

George Osborne looks set to miss the Budget targets he outlined only last week as he struggles to get the nation's finances under control. The Office for National Statistics said the Government borrowed £70.7billion in the first 11 months of the...

 

Terror fears spark travel share sell-off: Investors flee to safe havens of dollar and gold 

The terrorist attacks in Brussels sent shockwaves through financial markets as nervous investors dumped shares in airlines, hotel groups and holiday firms. As the full devastating scale of the suicide bombings on the city's main airport and...

 

60 SECONDS WITH... Tim Martin, chairman of Wetherspoon 

Tim Martin, 60. chairman, Wetherspoon. He lives in Exeter with his wife of 40 years, Felicity, with whom he has four children. What's the worst job you've ever had? The toughest was just after leaving school in Belfast and working 8pm to 8am on the...

 

MARKET REPORT: Is baby bottle maker Tommee Tippee the next British brand to fall to the Chinese? 

Private equity group 3i offered a glimmer of bid interest in a session otherwise overshadowed by the events in Brussels. It was up 9.2p at 457.5p on gathering speculation it is about to unload its Mayborn business – best known as the parent company of...

 

Staff morale sinks at the Financial Conduct Authority after failed probe into banking culture and sacking...

Staff morale at the City watchdog has slumped after it was criticised for rolling over in the face of opposition from major banks. An internal survey reveals Financial Conduct Authority employees are losing confidence in their bosses following the...

 


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