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11 Oct 6:26pm Updated US postpones next tariff hike after China trade talks
BBC
US President Donald Trump hails a "phase one deal" and suspends a planned tariff hike.
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ALEX BRUMMER: Rally signals better times 11 Oct 6:20pm ALEX BRUMMER: Rally signals better times
BBC
The indifference in the Westminster bubble to the harm Brexit warfare is doing to Britain's economy has been disturbing. While the politicians were playing games, business investment slumped.
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11 Oct 5:32pm Airline collapse rules could be changed so planes can fly people home
BBC
The government wants to be able to requisition grounded planes to fly stranded passengers home.
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11 Oct 5:30pm UK plans to allow failed airlines to keep flying to repatriate customers
The Guardian
Proposed changes to aviation rules follow grounding of Thomas Cook aircraft and crew
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MARKET REPORT: Jet2 shares take off after Thomas Cook collapse 11 Oct 5:15pm MARKET REPORT: Jet2 shares take off after Thomas Cook collapse
The Guardian
Jet2 owner Dart Group reported 'encouraging levels' of late-season bookings, prompting it to predict its profits would be higher than expected. Shares, rose 16.5 per cent, or 154.5p, to 1090p.
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INVESTMENT EXTRA: Oil firms can pay rich dividends 11 Oct 5:02pm INVESTMENT EXTRA: Oil firms can pay rich dividends
The Guardian
All it needs is a quick glance at an oil price chart to see the volatility over the last ten years. It is one of the key lights on the dashboard, flashing signals about the health of the global economy.
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11 Oct 3:12pm Boeing and FAA criticised over 737 Max certification
BBC
A panel has sharply criticised the FAA and Boeing over certification of the company's 737 Max.
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11 Oct 1:30pm The Guardian view on the polluters: days of reckoning | Editorial
The Guardian
Fossil fuel companies have worked for decades to shape attitudes and undermine science. The crisis dictates that they must now be confrontedThe huge differences in the voting records of MPs on climate issues,
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11 Oct 1:06pm Brexit: Pound surges on renewed hopes of a deal
BBC
The pound hits a three-month high, and UK-focussed shares soar, on optimism of a Brexit breakthrough.
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11 Oct 12:58pm Tonnes of crops left to rot as farms struggle to recruit EU workers
The Guardian
Brexit fears and fall in sterling causing pickers to stay away, says National Farmers’ Union
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11 Oct 12:43pm UK pays £87m for no-deal Brexit ferry contracts
BBC
The government has awarded medicine supply contracts to four ferry firms.
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11 Oct 12:26pm Government signs up ferry firms for £87m in case of no-deal Brexit
The Guardian
Four companies agree contracts that will help ensure supply of vital medicines The government has signed contracts worth almost £87m with four ferry companies to help ensure the supply of vital medicines in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. The Department for Transport (DfT) said Brittany Ferries, DFDS, P&O and Stena Line would be ready to deliver capacity equivalent to thousands of heavy goods vehicles a week from the 31 October Brexit deadline. The four firms will operate on 13 routes from eight UK ports that are less likely to face disruption in the event of a no-deal Brexit: Teesport, Hull, Killingholme, Felixstowe, Harwich, Tilbury, Portsmouth and Poole.
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11 Oct 12:18pm FTSE 250 posts biggest one-day gain since 2010 as Brexit hopes rise– business live
The Guardian
Sterling hits a three-month high against the dollar and UK company shares rocket
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11 Oct 12:06pm Updated Brexit: Sterling surges on renewed hopes of a deal
BBC
The pound hits a three-month high, and UK-focussed shares soar, on optimism of a Brexit breakthrough.
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11 Oct 11:56am Facebook's 'outrageous' UK tax bill puzzles financial experts
The Independent
Facebook paid £28.5m in tax in Britain last year despite gross revenue of £1.6bn
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11 Oct 11:43am Pound in biggest rally since EU referendum; Trump boosts trade deal hopes– business live
The Guardian
Sterling hits a three-month high against the dollar and UK company shares rocket
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11 Oct 11:13am UK awards no-deal medicine transport contracts
BBC
The government has awarded medicine supply contracts worth £86.6m to four ferry firms.
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11 Oct 10:15am Updated HMV Birmingham: Can a record store work in a digital age?
BBC
Will HMV Vault in Birmingham become the "Nirvana for music and film fans" the firm hopes for?
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11 Oct 9:54am Updated FlyLolo: Hundreds of holidays hit by cancelled flights from Glasgow
BBC
More than 900 people have their holiday plans disrupted by the last-minute cancellations in Glasgow.
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11 Oct 9:53am Facebook paid just £28m tax after record £1.6bn revenues in UK
The Guardian
Profits on social media app surged by more than 50% to £97m in latest tax year Facebook’s UK operations paid £28m in corporation tax last year despite achieving a record £1.6bn in British sales. The social media company’s latest UK accounts show that gross income from advertisers rose almost 30% last year to £1.65bn, and pretax profits surged by more than 50% from £63m to £97m.
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11 Oct 9:33am Wrightbus, maker of 'Boris Bus', close to rescue deal
The Independent
Jo Bamford of Ryse Hydrogen announces he has agreed "in principle" to buy the firm
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11 Oct 9:20am Pound surges against dollar and euro as EU agrees to intensified Brexit talks
The Independent
Sterling jumped 1.8 per cent against the dollar and 1.5 per cent against the euro after Boris Johnson received a major boost from the EU
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11 Oct 9:11am Half of all debit card payments now contactless
BBC
Industry figures reveal the 50% mark has been reached for the first time as the way we pay changes.
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11 Oct 8:16am Google pulls Hong Kong protest game from app store
The Independent
Tech firm claims Revolution Of Our Times violates 'long-standing policy prohibiting developers from capitalising on sensitive events'
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11 Oct 7:38am Huge global carbon tax hike needed in next 10 years to head off climate disaster, says IMF
The Independent
Report also finds that economic disruption from tax hike could be offset by redistributing the money to citizens equally
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11 Oct 6:31am Wrightbus close to rescue deal after last-ditch talks
The Guardian
Agreement reached ‘in principle’ to save Northern Ireland-based bus maker Wrightbus, the Northern Irish maker of the revived Routemaster London bus, is close to being rescued after last-ditch talks with a suitor for the business produced a breakthrough. The Ballymena-based business went into administration
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11 Oct 6:06am WeWork founder Adam Neumann loses multibillionaire status
The Guardian
His worth was put at $4bn in March, but after failed IPO is now thought to be about $600m The WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann has been stripped of his multibillionaire status as it has emerged that losses at the UK subsidiaries of the embattled office space company soared tenfold to £76m last year. Neumann, who last month
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11 Oct 6:05am Pound jumps over $1.25 and bank shares soar on Brexit deal hopes – business live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as sterling climbs to a two-week high and shares rally
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11 Oct 5:46am HMV opens its biggest store nine months after rescue deal
The Independent
Firm describes new store in Birmingham as 'largest music and entertainment retail space in Europe'
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11 Oct 5:09am Updated Trade deal hopes and Brexit optimism lift markets – business live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as sterling climbs to a two-week high and shares rally
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Barclays and Natwest release new market-leading mortgage deals 11 Oct 4:54am Barclays and Natwest release new market-leading mortgage deals
The Guardian
NatWest and Barclays both released market-leading deals in the past week, with the former unveiling a table-topping 1.19 per cent two-year fix up to 60 per cent loan-to-value.
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11 Oct 4:22am Google pulls Hong Kong protestor game from store
BBC
Another company faces a boycott for banning an esports player who supported the protestors.
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11 Oct 4:06am Questions about Brexit, tariffs and jumpy pound top barriers to UK exports, survey finds
The Independent
Almost half of internationally active UK firms polled cite lack of clarity on Brexit as obstacle to export
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11 Oct 3:40am Facebook paid just £28m on record £1.6bn earnings in the UK
The Guardian
Profits on social media app surged by more than 50% £97m in latest tax year Facebook’s UK operations paid £28m in tax last year despite attracting a record £1.6bn in British sales. The social media company’s latest UK accounts show that gross income from advertisers rose almost 30% last year to £1.65bn, and pretax profits surged by more than 50% from £63m to £97m.
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11 Oct 3:08am Business news - live: Pound rises on hopes Brexit deal can be reached after Boris Johnson and Varadkar talks
The Independent
Follow live updates as markets rise on hopes of progress over Brexit and trade war
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Unfair Cifas marker froze my bank account over a phone upgrade I asked for 11 Oct 2:48am Unfair Cifas marker froze my bank account over a phone upgrade I asked for
The Independent
Dave Parr, 38, rang up Three in June to ask for a phone upgrade. Because he asked for a different delivery address, they thought it was fraud and when they couldn't contact him filed a fraud marker.
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Neediest pensioners in UK receive less state support than the richest 11 Oct 2:48am Neediest pensioners in UK receive less state support than the richest
The Independent
The worst-off fifth of pensioners, who rely on benefits for nearly 90 per cent of their income, receive £7,600 a year on average in state support.
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How home swapping lets you travel and take longer holidays for less 11 Oct 2:47am How home swapping lets you travel and take longer holidays for less
The Independent
Letting strangers stay in your home for free might sound like a nightmare for many people, but for some it is the best thing they have ever done. That's certainly the view of Martin Gibbons.
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11 Oct 2:00am My Argos receipt faded so much I can’t use my guarantee
The Guardian
The retailer fobbed me off when I asked for an e-receipt for my purchase
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11 Oct 2:00am Most-viewed homes on Rightmove – in pictures
The Guardian
The website has revealed the properties that received the most clicks in September
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11 Oct 1:00am ‘Absolutely draconian’: British brands brace for Trump’s tariffs
The Guardian
UK expected to be hit hardest by Trump’s latest tariffs after the 25% tax on $7.5bn of goods is set to start against the EU
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11 Oct 12:11am Why Starbucks? The brands being attacked in Hong Kong
BBC
For Hong Kong businesses, voicing support for China or the police can make them a target.
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10 Oct 8:38pm Updated Dyson has scrapped its electric car project
BBC
The technology firm, which has already built the first cars, says the project is not commercially viable.
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10 Oct 7:34pm Updated Aerospace industry seeks Brexit reassurance
BBC
Aerospace firms say it is "vital" the UK and EU have regulatory alignment.
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10 Oct 7:13pm How the speed camera became a million dollar idea
BBC
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the speed camera became a million dollar idea.
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10 Oct 7:01pm Change law to force UK firms to share profits with staff – thinktank
The Guardian
Social Market Foundation says employees at all levels should share in a company’s growth Companies in Britain should be forced to share rising profits with their workers through a change in the law, a thinktank has said. The Social Market Foundation said the government should tighten corporate governance laws to ramp up the pressure on company bosses to pay staff higher wages.
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