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15m British Airways owner seeks help from Spain in case of no-deal Brexit
Daily Mail
Theresa May's Brexit deal appears to be on a knife-edge, which rivals including Ryanair's Michael O'Leary say would be catastrophic of IAG.
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British Airways owner seeks help from Spain in case of no-deal Brexit22m Updated British Airways owner seeks help from Spain in case of no-deal Brexit
Daily Mail
Theresa May's Brexit deal appears to be on a knife-edge, which rivals including Ryanair's Michael O'Leary say would be catastrophic of IAG.
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FTSE CLOSE: Pound falls on Brexit worries; Diageo sells portfolio of 19 brands38m FTSE CLOSE: Pound falls on Brexit worries; Diageo sells portfolio of 19 brands
Daily Mail
After a positive start, the FTSE 100 has closed 52 points, or 0.7 per cent down at 7,053. The pound is also down almost 1 per cent against the dollar amid concerns over Brexit.
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Xiaomi criticised for UK smartphone £1 flash sale44m Xiaomi criticised for UK smartphone £1 flash sale
BBC
Xiaomi offered only two or three phones at the advertised price.
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Gordon Brown backs calls for second Brexit referendum49m Gordon Brown backs calls for second Brexit referendum
The Guardian
Former PM says Britain should leave door open to rejoining EU if it does leave next March The former prime minister
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PENSIONS WEB CHAT: Ask Steve Webb your questions1h 1m Updated PENSIONS WEB CHAT: Ask Steve Webb your questions
Daily Mail
Former pensions minister Steve Webb answered readers’ questions in a live web chat today. He was joined by a panel of experts from The Pensions Advisory Team. Read all their replies here.
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Jacob Rees-Mogg and Boris Johnson join FOBT rebellion1h 45m Jacob Rees-Mogg and Boris Johnson join FOBT rebellion
The Guardian
More than 70 MPs could force government to bring forward cut in maximum stake Theresa May’s government faces becoming the first to suffer a defeat on its own budget bill in 40 years after Tory MPs including Jacob Rees-Mogg, Boris Johnson and David Davis joined a rebellion over
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RBS paid contractors £400 a day to stuff PPI letters into envelopes2h RBS paid contractors £400 a day to stuff PPI letters into envelopes
The Independent
'It is purely because they have no organisational skills on the project we were on and was a complete waste of taxpayers' money,' said one contractor
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2h Daily Mail owners reportedly interested in buying i newspaper
The Guardian
Profit-making title could be sold to DMGT by struggling Johnston Press The owners of the Daily Mail could buy the i newspaper from Johnston Press, the debt-laden newspaper group that is struggling to avoid being broken up. The publication is seen as the crown jewel of Johnston,
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Volatile pound regains some ground3h Volatile pound regains some ground
BBC
A report quoting the EU's Michel Barnier spurs hopes of a Brexit deal, bolstering the fragile pound.
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Ex-Stobart boss denies improperly taking £5m in expenses3h Ex-Stobart boss denies improperly taking £5m in expenses
BBC
Andrew Tinkler was part of a campaign to oust the Stobart Group's chairman, a court hears.
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British Airways owners seeks help from Spain in case of no-deal Brexit3h Updated British Airways owners seeks help from Spain in case of no-deal Brexit
Daily Mail
Theresa May's Brexit deal appears to be on a knife-edge, which rivals including Ryanair's Michael O'Leary say would be catastrophic of IAG.
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FTSE LIVE: Pound falls on Brexit worries; Diageo sells portfolio of 19 brands4h Updated FTSE LIVE: Pound falls on Brexit worries; Diageo sells portfolio of 19 brands
Daily Mail
After a positive start, the FTSE 100 has dipped into the red. The pound is down almost 1 per cent against the dollar amid concerns over Brexit. Diageo is selling 19 brands in $550m deal.
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FCA still waiting for more powers to help mortgage prisoners4h FCA still waiting for more powers to help mortgage prisoners
Daily Mail
Tens of thousands of mortgage holders in the UK are unable to switch to cheaper deals despite keeping up with monthly payments as a result of stricter lending rules.
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The real problem with RBS and its £400 a day letter stuffers 4h The real problem with RBS and its £400 a day letter stuffers
The Independent
Executives are paid scandalous amounts of money to ensure RBS runs smoothly and doesn't have to resort to paying over the odds for people to handle tasks like the PPI review
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4h Updated Pound falls as Brexit uncertainty rises
BBC
A strong dollar and a weak pound combine to push sterling lower, currency market analysts say.
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Drinks giant Diageo sells its Parrot Bay rum and another 18 American brands to Sazerac in $550m deal4h Drinks giant Diageo sells its Parrot Bay rum and another 18 American brands to Sazerac in $550m deal
Daily Mail
The brands being sold include Goldschlager schnapps, Canadian whisky Seagram, Romana Sambuca as well as Peligroso tequila and other smaller brands, the group said today.
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Fund manager Neil Woodford sells an estimated £1.4bn in shares4h Fund manager Neil Woodford sells an estimated £1.4bn in shares
Daily Mail
The fund manager, who earned a reputation as one of Britain's best stock pickers during his time at Invesco, has seen the value of his main fund halve since last summer.
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Oil prices rise as Saudi Arabia signals production cut4h Oil prices rise as Saudi Arabia signals production cut
The Guardian
Energy minister’s remarks help lift price, with Opec likely to confirm move next month Oil prices have staged a recovery, climbing above $70 a barrel after Saudi Arabia said the world’s major crude producers agreed that supply needed to be cut significantly next year. The kingdom’s energy minister, speaking after a meeting of Opec at the weekend, said the cartel believed that production would need to fall by nearly 1m barrels per day (bpd) on October levels.
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5h Updated Oil price rises as Saudi Arabia pledges supply cut - business live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Saudi Arabia’s oil minister tries to halt the recent fall in crude prices
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Tobacco shares hit on US menthol ban fear5h Updated Tobacco shares hit on US menthol ban fear
BBC
Shares in BAT and Imperial Brands tumble after reports suggest the US will ban menthol cigarettes.
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BA owner seeks support from Spain in case of no-deal Brexit5h BA owner seeks support from Spain in case of no-deal Brexit
The Guardian
IAG addressing need to comply with EU airline ownership rules, according to report
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What bereavement payments are widows entitled to? Steve Webb replies6h What bereavement payments are widows entitled to? Steve Webb replies
Daily Mail
I was given a nominal amount of approximately £1,500 from his state pension and £100 per month for six months and I’m told this is it. No more.
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Michelin action group meets for first time6h Michelin action group meets for first time
BBC
The group was set up after the French tyre firm announced plans to close its Dundee plant with the loss of 845 jobs.
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Fall of the eurozone's saviours: Why Emmanuel Macron is following Matteo Renzi's path to political oblivion6h Fall of the eurozone's saviours: Why Emmanuel Macron is following Matteo Renzi's path to political oblivion
The Independent
They inherited poorly performing economies that bred widespread social and political discontent and both leaders unwisely followed the traditional European recipe of 'labour reforms'
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Higher workloads not higher pay: CIPD report lays bare how fall in immigration is hurting British workers 6h Higher workloads not higher pay: CIPD report lays bare how fall in immigration is hurting British workers
The Independent
Wages aren't rising by much, but as employers struggle to fill vacancies, workloads certainly are
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MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Can Howdens keep growing?6h Updated MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Can Howdens keep growing?
Daily Mail
Howdens approach seems to work. It is the UK market leader by a significant margin and the shares have come on in leaps and bounds.
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MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Base Resources is undervalued6h Updated MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Base Resources is undervalued
Daily Mail
Titanium dioxide makes stuff white. It is in toothpaste, sun cream, moisturiser and make-up. Base Resources is a successful operator in the sector and looks cheap.
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Tobacco shares go up in smoke amid US crackdown plan6h Tobacco shares go up in smoke amid US crackdown plan
The Guardian
BAT and Imperial Brands slide as FDA considers menthol ban and tougher e-cigarette rules British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands saw £7bn wiped from their stock market value as US regulators prepare to crack down on the sale of flavoured e-cigarettes and menthol cigarettes. Shares in BAT, the sixth-biggest company in the FTSE100 and maker of brands including Lucky Strike, Dunhill, Rothmans and Benson & Hedges, tumbled by 11%, sending its market value plummeting from £76bn at close on Friday to £69bn on Monday. The tobacco company’s share price has slumped by almost 40% over the last year.
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Loyalty trap sees customers squeezed for an extra £230 per year by broadband providers7h Loyalty trap sees customers squeezed for an extra £230 per year by broadband providers
Daily Mail
Broadband customers are paying an extra £230 per year in loyalty penalties according to new research. This loyalty trap costs a collective £3.94billion per year.
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Brexit a 'complete shambles' says UK boss of German industrial giant ThyssenKrupp8h Brexit a 'complete shambles' says UK boss of German industrial giant ThyssenKrupp
The Independent
'In Germany, people look at this and are aghast at what is happening,' says Terry Sargeant
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Populists like Trump exacerbate rather than cure corruption | Barry Eichengreen8h Populists like Trump exacerbate rather than cure corruption | Barry Eichengreen
The Guardian
The US president and Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro will repopulate the swamp rather than drain it Following Emmanuel Macron’s election as president of France in May 2017, global elites breathed a sigh of relief. The populist wave, they reassured themselves, had crested. Voters had regained their sanity. Helped along by an electoral system in which the two leading candidates faced off in a second round, the “silent majority” had united behind the centrist candidate in the runoff. But now we have Brazil’s presidential election, in which Jair Bolsonaro, who displays the authoritarian, anti-establishment, and anti-other tendencies of a textbook populist, won decisively in the second round. A two-round electoral system in which the runoff pits a populist outsider against the last mainstream candidate standing is no guarantee, evidently, that the centre will hold.
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Will I get my state pension if I retire abroad?8h Updated Will I get my state pension if I retire abroad?
Daily Mail
Where in the world you spend your retirement will affect how much state pension you get. Find out where annual rises are frozen, like Australia, and the countries where you get them automatically.
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TONY HETHERINGTON: Sorry, Nationwide but your policy is flawed 8h Updated TONY HETHERINGTON: Sorry, Nationwide but your policy is flawed 
Daily Mail
Our insurance claim has been rejected for my student son’s share of the holiday costs as he was 22 when I booked, but this was not clear in the document.
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SALLY HAMILTON: I’ll finally ditch mouldering savings like my moth-eaten jumper8h SALLY HAMILTON: I’ll finally ditch mouldering savings like my moth-eaten jumper
Daily Mail
Research by provider Ford Money suggests more than half of all savers suffer from apathy – leaving our savings to languish for five years or more.
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The £1bn hitch for SSE and Npower merge9h The £1bn hitch for SSE and Npower merge
Daily Mail
Analysts have warned the suppliers would need to pump in extra cash to satisfy credit rating agencies that the new business, valued at £3 billion, deserves an investment grade rating.
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9h The 77 year old who was saved from rising car insurance costs by his black-box policy
Daily Mail
Telematics insurance - also know as black-box insurance - is heavily marketed towards young motorists. But there's now a growing trend for older drivers to switch to these policies to save money.
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Should I give my daughter a loan to buy the home she rents from me?10h Should I give my daughter a loan to buy the home she rents from me?
The Guardian
I won’t need the rental income once I start getting my state pension in six months’ time
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I’m 86 and my CrossCountry train journey was my worst ever10h I’m 86 and my CrossCountry train journey was my worst ever
The Guardian
It was overcrowded and standing passengers were jammed down the aisles
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Survey of British manufacturing shows slump in confidence17h Survey of British manufacturing shows slump in confidence
The Guardian
Finalising Brexit is the ‘single most important action required to restore confidence’ Confidence among manufacturing firms has slumped to its lowest level for more than a year, a new study suggests. Research by business advisers BDO LLP indicated a “concerning turnaround” in the fortunes of the sector.
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20h ALEX BRUMMER: The honeymoon for the FAANGs is over
Daily Mail
Donald Trump may be a Twitter addict but in the mid-terms he was sharply critical of the power of Google, Amazon and Facebook.
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20h Updated Alibaba Singles Day sales frenzy surpasses records
BBC
China's e-commerce giant's shopping day hit a record $1bn in sales in just 85 seconds.
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Alarm over talks to implant UK employees with microchips22h Alarm over talks to implant UK employees with microchips
The Guardian
Trades Union Congress concerned over tech being used to control and micromanage Britain’s biggest employer organisation and main trade union body have sounded the alarm over the prospect of British companies implanting staff with microchips to improve security. UK firm BioTeq, which offers the implants to businesses and individuals, has already fitted 150 implants in the UK.
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24h Addison Lee drivers challenge clients to uphold UN pledges
The Guardian
Unions confront Deutsche Bank and others in campaign for better pay Taxi drivers are ramping up a campaign for better pay and union recognition from Addison Lee by challenging the company’s major corporate clients to uphold commitments signed under a UN accord obliging them to use ethical suppliers. Deutsche Bank is the first of the taxi firms’ clients to be approached by union representatives who have also pointed out that its own “vender code of conduct” obliges it to recognise the right to collective bargaining, and minimum and prevailing wages and benefits.
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Victory in sight in our battle to halt the rip-off text robbers24h Updated Victory in sight in our battle to halt the rip-off text robbers
Daily Mail
Online subscription providers – offering games, quizzes and lottery updates – have signed up customers deceptively without their knowledge or consent. But, now, that could all be over.
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25h Updated Amazon may escape new UK tax on tech firms forecast to raise £450m
Daily Mail
Amazon could escape the Government’s new ‘tech tax’ as the internet giant’s profits are too low, according to analysis of documents released last week.
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How to invest in Britain: From shares to bonds and property funds27h Updated How to invest in Britain: From shares to bonds and property funds
Daily Mail
Could it be that investors are currently too fearful and that there are opportunities for those brave enough to take a different view?
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27h Updated 60% of second-time buyers say moving up the housing ladder is harder than getting on it
Daily Mail
With uncertainty about how the property market will fare after Brexit and the costs involved in buying a new home rising, many looking for a second home are struggling to sell their first purchase.
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Secretive billionaire and Southend Airport owner Philip Day faces court in Stobart civil war28h Secretive billionaire and Southend Airport owner Philip Day faces court in Stobart civil war
Daily Mail
Bosses at Stobart Group will appear in court this week over its ousted founder’s failed bid to replace the firm’s chairman with secretive businessman Philip Day.
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Mark Price interview: I want the John Lewis of social media28h Updated Mark Price interview: I want the John Lewis of social media
Daily Mail
After a decade battling supermarket giants Tesco and Sainsbury’s to attract customers, you’d have thought Mark Price had earned the right to take things easy.
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28h Updated Billion-pound health giant moves to low-tax Ireland – and blames Brexit
Daily Mail
Steris, a $10 billion (£7.5 billion) Ohio firm, has been based in the UK for tax purposes since late 2015 when it completed a $1.9 billion takeover of British firm Synergy Health.
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Retailers to pay up to £1bn for recycling under waste strategy28h Retailers to pay up to £1bn for recycling under waste strategy
The Guardian
Exclusive: ministers seeking to make firms pay more towards recycling their own waste Supermarkets, retailers and major drinks brands are set to pay tens of millions of pounds more towards recycling their used packaging under the government’s new waste strategy expected to be published this month, the Guardian understands. Supermarkets and other major producers of packaging waste currently pay a small fraction of the cost of collecting and recycling the 11m tonnes of packaging waste produced in the UK.
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Shamed Persimmon chief Jeff Fairburn grabs £21m MORE on top of £75m share awards29h Updated Shamed Persimmon chief Jeff Fairburn grabs £21m MORE on top of £75m share awards
Daily Mail
Ousted Persimmon boss Jeff Fairburn will pocket an extra £21 million on top of the £75 million bonus already lined up, we can reveal.
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John McDonnell is right to double down on Tory tax cuts | Larry Elliott30h John McDonnell is right to double down on Tory tax cuts | Larry Elliott
The Guardian
Shadow chancellor may seem to have moved right, but he has avoided Hammond’s trap It has been a curious couple of weeks in the life of John McDonnell. On the morning after the budget, the shadow chancellor went on the Today programme and was asked whether Labour would reverse the income tax cuts announced by Philip Hammond the previous day. McDonnell said he wouldn’t and – for once in his life – found himself under fire for not being leftwing enough. McDonnell has had something of an image makeover in the past year, coming over more bank manager than the revolutionary firebrand dedicated to the overthrow of capitalism. Like one of his predecessors in the job, John Smith, he has made a point of touring the City to explain Labour’s economic policy to big finance.
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Rics reports weakest reading on its house price growth measure since September 201230h Rics reports weakest reading on its house price growth measure since September 2012
Daily Mail
A net ten per cent of surveyors said house prices fell last month, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has reported today.
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Do interest rate hikes call for a change of investing strategy? 31h Updated Do interest rate hikes call for a change of investing strategy? 
Daily Mail
Since the financial crisis, fund managers who have favoured a growth strategy – hunting for companies with rapidly rising sales, earnings, margin or all of those, no matter the cost – have outperformed.
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Pensions special: Questions answered by Steve Webb and other experts on the This is Money podcast31h Updated Pensions special: Questions answered by Steve Webb and other experts on the This is Money podcast
Daily Mail
Are you trying to save for retirement, make the most of your income in old age, navigate the state pension maze, or just feel baffled by some bit of pension jargon?
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Financial Conduct Authority may allow victims of PPI racket a second chance for payout31h Financial Conduct Authority may allow victims of PPI racket a second chance for payout
Daily Mail
The Financial Conduct Authority is considering letting people who previously had claims rejected to have them revisited - affecting 150,000 people.
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Boardroom boys still full of excuses for lack of equality32h Boardroom boys still full of excuses for lack of equality
The Guardian
A government review into the shortage of female executives – due to make its final report this week – has exposed amazingly backward attitudesSunday is the day that, by rights, no one could really complain if women in the UK simply downed tools and put their feet up for the rest of the year. Equal Pay Day, which fell on Saturday, reflects the disparity between the wage deals enjoyed by men and women. The
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The cost of renting in the UK in seven charts34h The cost of renting in the UK in seven charts
BBC
The typical one-bed home in England costs £600 a month to rent, but this hides a big divide across the country.
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Moorside’s atomic dream was an illusion. Renewables are the future34h Moorside’s atomic dream was an illusion. Renewables are the future
The Guardian
The collapse of Toshiba’s project underlines the fact that new nuclear is a more unreliable proposition than wind and solarToshiba’s
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35h Nursery fees rise as free childcare scheme backfires
The Guardian
Funding for flagship policy is too low to cover costs, say pre-school providersMore than half of private nurseries have increased their fees in the past year, and experts predict further rises are on the way as nursery owners struggle to make up the shortfall caused by insufficient funding for a flagship government policy.
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Persimmon boss retained £15m in bonus deal 10 Nov 7:38pm Persimmon boss retained £15m in bonus deal
BBC
Housebuilding boss Jeff Fairburn saved millions because of the method used to cut his share bonus.
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What do tampons and WWI have in common? 10 Nov 7:06pm What do tampons and WWI have in common?
BBC
Tampons, drones and more surprising innovations from World War One that changed the world.
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