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Brexit fears boost British tourism 22 Mar 6:14pm Brexit fears boost British tourism
BBC
Uncertainty over Brexit is prompting a surge in bookings for British holidays this year.
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Boom or bust: What culture tells us about money 22 Mar 6:10pm Boom or bust: What culture tells us about money
BBC
Professor Nicky March picks out some examples from art and literature and explains what they tell us.
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Is Apple about to expand its TV business? 22 Mar 5:58pm Is Apple about to expand its TV business?
BBC
With iPhone sales slowing, could the tech giant be about to announce a move into subscription TV?
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TRUSTWATCH: Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon focuses on smaller companies 22 Mar 5:50pm TRUSTWATCH: Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon focuses on smaller companies
BBC
Shin Nippon means New Japan and the manager, Praveen Kumar, principally invests in small Japanese companies which he believes to have above-average prospects.
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22 Mar 5:45pm Jet Airways crisis: Airline cancels huge number of flights as bailout fails while Wow Air calls off rescue bid
The Independent
Indian carrier has seen two-thirds of its fleet grounded at insistence of aircraft lessors
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Global markets fall amid slowdown fears 22 Mar 5:07pm Updated Global markets fall amid slowdown fears
BBC
The FTSE 100 saw its worst day of trading this year, while US stock markets have also fallen sharply.
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22 Mar 3:16pm Disney tops Hollywood hierarchy closing 21st Century Fox deal
The Guardian
Disney’s deal is a fightback against tech industry, Netflix and Amazon. Six changes to expect … Disney closed its
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22 Mar 3:04pm Updated Donald Trump and Xi Jinping miss a trick over trade | Jeffery Frankel
The Guardian
US-Japan agreement on structural reforms in 1990 could be model for current China talks President Donald Trump has postponed until at least April the supposed deadline for concluding the United States’ trade negotiations with China. A good outcome for both sides would be reached if China agreed to protect property rights better and reduce the state’s role in its economy; the US agreed to strengthen national saving and public investment; and both sides agreed to reverse their recent tariff increases. Unfortunately, this is not the deal that is likely to materialise. For starters, Trump fixates on the bilateral US merchandise trade deficit. The Chinese could probably deliver on the verifiable – but worthless – step of committing to buy more US soybeans, natural gas and other commodities. But this would have little or no effect on the overall US trade balance because the US would export less soybeans and natural gas to other countries. Congressional Democrats would rightly point out that the gain was illusory, again highlighting the irrelevance of
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22 Mar 3:03pm Indonesian airline Garuda cancels order for 49 Boeing 737 Max jets
The Guardian
Company blames loss of passenger trust after Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air disasters involving the aircraft The Indonesian carrier Garuda has become the first airline to scrap its order for the Boeing 737 Max, saying it was cancelling a multibillion-dollar deal due to lack of public trust in a jet which has
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Social status quiz for civil service job applicants 22 Mar 1:37pm Social status quiz for civil service job applicants
BBC
Civil service chiefs are asking staff how working class they think they are to make recruitment fairer.
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FTSE CLOSE: Shares down 2%, pound rebounds as EU sanctions Brexit delay 22 Mar 1:16pm FTSE CLOSE: Shares down 2%, pound rebounds as EU sanctions Brexit delay
BBC
The FTSE 100 closed down 2 per cent, or 147.72 points at 7,207.59 after a manufacturing data update set off some alarms bells in financial markets.
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Footsie tumbles more than 2% as the pound jumps following gloomy data from the eurozone 22 Mar 1:03pm Updated Footsie tumbles more than 2% as the pound jumps following gloomy data from the eurozone
BBC
The UK blue-chip index shed 147.72 points to stand at 7,207.59 at the close following gloomy data from the bloc, especially from France and Germany, which in turn lifted the pound.
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22 Mar 12:59pm UK secures post-Brexit trade deal with group of Caribbean countries
The Guardian
Push to tie up rollover deals now covers about one third of UK’s £117bn annual trade The UK has signed a post-Brexit trade deal with a group of Caribbean countries including Jamaica and Barbados, as ministers scramble to sign as many agreements as possible before leaving the EU. The Department for International Trade said it had signed an economic partnership agreement with the Caribbean forum (Cariforum) of nations, helping to maintain the imports of good including bananas, rum and sugar to Britain.
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FTSE LIVE: Pound rebounds as EU sanctions Brexit delay 22 Mar 12:57pm Updated FTSE LIVE: Pound rebounds as EU sanctions Brexit delay
The Guardian
Shares are deep in the red in London and across the rest of Europe after a manufacturing data update set off some alarms bells in financial markets.
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22 Mar 12:36pm Markets drop sharply as fears of global slowdown intensify
The Guardian
Dow Jones and FTSE 100 slump as eurozone output falls at fastest rate in almost six years Financial markets around the world have dropped sharply amid mounting fears of a slowdown in the global economy, after eurozone factory output fell at the fastest rate in almost six years. Friday’s losses on stock exchanges across Europe and on Wall Street came after figures suggested economic growth across the European single currency bloc remained weak in the first quarter of 2019, dashing hopes of a rebound from a
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22 Mar 12:29pm Let’s move to Winchester: where all is right with the world
The Guardian
The streets are lined with the homes of your dreams… just don’t expect anything edgy
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22 Mar 12:23pm Sainsbury's and Asda offer to sell 150 stores in bid to get £12bn merger approved
The Independent
Shoppers will be deprived of lower prices of competition watchdog blocks planned deal, supermarket chains say
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22 Mar 12:21pm 'World's first' AI bin launched to tackle food waste by restaurants
The Independent
Device uses machine learning to identify which types of food are being thrown away
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Brexit: 10 ways you could be affected by no-deal 22 Mar 12:18pm Updated Brexit: 10 ways you could be affected by no-deal
BBC
From your weekly shop to your holiday plans, how could a no-deal Brexit affect you?
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22 Mar 10:21am Updated Pound strengthens on Brexit extension - business live
The Guardian
The pound rises against the euro and the dollar after EU leaders give Theresa May a Brexit deadline extension
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22 Mar 10:13am Jaguar Land Rover wins legal case against copycat Chinese car maker
The Guardian
The British firm said Beijing Chaoyang District Court had decreed that the Range Rover Evoque had five unique features copied in a model called the Landwind X7, built by the Jiangling Motor Corp.
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22 Mar 9:58am Rich tennis fans vie for five-year, £100,000 Centre Court tickets
The Guardian
Demand will far exceed supply for Wimbledon debentures going on sale next week The super-rich will begin battling it out next week for some of the most expensive and exclusive sports tickets in the world: five-year passes for every match on Wimbledon’s Centre Court. The 2021-25
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Debenhams seeks £200m in new funds 22 Mar 9:25am Updated Debenhams seeks £200m in new funds
BBC
The struggling department store chain is trying to fend off overtures from Sports Direct's Mike Ashley.
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22 Mar 8:58am Jaguar Land Rover wins landmark case against Chinese Evoque copycat
The Guardian
Carmaker says ruling first for industry, which complains of cheap Chinese replicas Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has won a landmark court case against a Chinese firm that was selling a copycat of its Evoue model for a fraction of the price. A court in Beijing ruled
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22 Mar 8:54am Tate becomes second gallery to shun Sackler family money over opioid crisis
The Independent
Billionaire funders are behind controversial Purdue Pharma which makes OxyContin, a drug alleged to have sparked an addiction epidemic that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives
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22 Mar 8:43am Updated Manufacturing slump weighs on eurozone economy - business live
The Guardian
Eurozone business activity growth was weaker than expected in March after factory output fell at the fastest rate in six years
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Thomas Cook to close 21 stores and cut jobs 22 Mar 8:23am Updated Thomas Cook to close 21 stores and cut jobs
BBC
The travel firm is cutting more than 300 roles as it closes 21 stores across the country.
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Food Crime Unit pledges tougher action on food fraud 22 Mar 7:44am Food Crime Unit pledges tougher action on food fraud
BBC
From peanuts in your pesto to mislabelled fish, food fraudsters are now in the spotlight.
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22 Mar 7:05am Hyundai knocks back activist investor Elliott but the war is far from over
The Independent
The US hedge fund wanted a huge dividend and new directors to improve governance at the company. It was on the side of the angels with the second of those, and stands a better chance of winning the next fight
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22 Mar 6:56am Mike Ashley makes £100m offer for Danish arm of Debenhams
The Guardian
Move is latest tactic by Sports Direct boss to win control of ailing department store chain Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct group has offered to buy Debenhams’ Danish business, Magasin du Nord, for at least £100m in the retail boss’s latest tactic to win control of the ailing department store chain. The attempt came as Debenhams admitted that its attempts to raise cash to secure the future of the business could wipe out shareholders, including Sports Direct, which has a 30% stake.
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How to read a floorplan to work out if a property for sale is too expensive 22 Mar 6:55am Updated How to read a floorplan to work out if a property for sale is too expensive
The Guardian
A floor plan can be used to help buyers get closer to the true market value of a property and decide how much they should offer.
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Debenhams shuns Mike Ashley with confirmation of £200million windfall 22 Mar 6:44am Updated Debenhams shuns Mike Ashley with confirmation of £200million windfall
The Guardian
The fresh funding, first reported by Sky News, means Debenhams can shore up its balance sheet and stay in business, whilst also evading the clutches of Ashley - its biggest shareholder.
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Just 112 homeowners were given a retirement interest-only mortgage last year 22 Mar 6:17am Just 112 homeowners were given a retirement interest-only mortgage last year
The Guardian
Exclusive figures obtained from the Financial Conduct Authority via a Freedom of Information Act request show that just 112 retirement interest-only mortgages were sold last year.
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How to pick the best (and cheapest) Sipp to build your pension investments 22 Mar 6:16am How to pick the best (and cheapest) Sipp to build your pension investments
The Guardian
DIY investing platforms offer a range of online Sipps to investors, who can buy, sell and monitor investments from their computer - or even mobile phone. We outline the best deals.
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22 Mar 6:05am Thomas Cook to close 21 stores and cut jobs as part of efficiency plan
The Guardian
Travel giant will streamline its UK retail network as more customers book online Thomas Cook has announced plans to close 21 stores and cut back its retail workforce, with the loss of 320 jobs in total. The travel giant said the closures are part of plans to streamline its UK retail network as part of an efficiency programme and to address changing customer behaviour.
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22 Mar 5:16am Pound rises against euro as Brexit deadline delayed, but no-deal risk increases
The Independent
Sterling gains 0.7% against the single currency as Theresa May staves off cliff-edge EU exit by two weeks
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The number of abandoned vehicles in England and Wales has doubled in 5 years 22 Mar 4:50am Updated The number of abandoned vehicles in England and Wales has doubled in 5 years
The Independent
In 2017/18, councils located almost 12,500 dumped cars - more than twice as many as 2013/14 financial year. It cost councils £525k to remove these stricken motors from their dumping grounds.
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Last-minute investment fund ideas for your Isa 22 Mar 4:49am Last-minute investment fund ideas for your Isa
The Independent
Those with patience and steady nerves will still be putting money in the unloved UK market. We look at the relative merits of world markets, and round up last-minute fund tips for your Isa here.
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How Vithit boss turned his low sugar soft drink start-up into a success 22 Mar 4:48am How Vithit boss turned his low sugar soft drink start-up into a success
The Independent
Gary Levin founded VitHit after a knee injury while on a pre-contract with Harlequins ended his rugby career. His 19-year business journey is a tale of perseverance that paid off.
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Train punctuality standards to be tightened 22 Mar 4:35am Updated Train punctuality standards to be tightened
BBC
Train times will be recorded to the minute at every stop in an attempt to improve train punctuality.
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Is your loyalty card giving you enough bang for your buck? 22 Mar 3:50am Is your loyalty card giving you enough bang for your buck?
BBC
Whilst supermarkets may be most well known for their loyalty card schemes, most of the big name companies now have them.
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22 Mar 3:00am Homes for sale in castles – in pictures
The Guardian
Treat yourself like a king with these five properties, from Buckinghamshire to Scotland
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Garuda looks to scrap Boeing 737 Max 8 order after crashes 22 Mar 2:02am Garuda looks to scrap Boeing 737 Max 8 order after crashes
BBC
The airline has asked to cancel an order for 49 jets after the plane was involved in two fatal crashes.
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22 Mar 2:00am Dirty lies: how the car industry hid the truth about diesel emissions
The Guardian
The ‘Dieselgate’ scandal was suppressed for years – while we should have been driving electric cars. By Beth Gardiner John German had not been looking to make a splash when he commissioned an examination of pollution from diesel cars back in 2013. The exam compared what came out of their exhausts, during the lab tests that were required by law, with emissions on the road under real driving conditions. German and his colleagues at the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) in the US just wanted to tie up the last loose ends in a big report, and thought the research would give them something positive to say about diesel. They might even be able to offer tips to Europe from the US’s experience in getting the dirty fuel to run a little cleaner. But that was not how it turned out. They chose a Volkswagen Jetta as their first test subject, and a VW Passat next. Regulators in California agreed to do the routine certification test for them, and the council hired researchers from West Virginia University to then drive the same cars through cities, along highways and into the mountains, using equipment that tests emissions straight from the cars’ exhausts.
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22 Mar 2:00am Updated Indonesian airline Garuda cancels order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets
The Guardian
Company blames loss of passenger trust after Ethiopia Airlines and Lion Air disasters involving the aircraft Indonesia’s national carrier Garuda has cancelled a multibillion-dollar order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets
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Filipino firm Jollibee takes on US fried chicken chains 21 Mar 8:15pm Filipino firm Jollibee takes on US fried chicken chains
BBC
The battle for crispy, deep-fried chicken is on. There is a new kid in town and it is not American.
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How do you know where your olive oil really comes from? 21 Mar 8:13pm How do you know where your olive oil really comes from?
BBC
New technologies are helping track the provenance of food throughout the supply chain.
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How a bookshop wolf handles awkward customers 21 Mar 8:12pm How a bookshop wolf handles awkward customers
BBC
If you've ever worked in customer service, this comic about a wolf might resonate with you.
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21 Mar 8:01pm Top oil firms spending millions lobbying to block climate change policies, says report
The Guardian
Ad campaigns hide investment in a huge expansion of oil and gas extraction, says InfluenceMap The largest five stock market listed oil and gas companies spend nearly $200m (£153m) a year lobbying to delay, control or block policies to tackle climate change, according to a new report. Chevron, BP and ExxonMobil were the main companies leading the field in direct lobbying to push against a climate policy to tackle global warming, the report said.
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