Monday, September 16, 2019

Labour vows to tighten regulation of Facebook

Labour has said it would shake up how Facebook and other social media companies are regulated, and could introduce large German-style fines for...

Greggs bank holiday opening hours – what are the August 2018 bank holiday opening...

BANK holidays are a chance for most Brits to enjoy time away from work and relax. If you are planning on spending the day...

Wickes August bank holiday 2018 opening hours – what are the store’s bank holiday...

ANOTHER bank holiday has rolled around, with Brits eagerly awaiting an extra day away from work. And if you're looking to do a little...

S&P 500 ends at record high, bull market label secure

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Exmoor after Brexit – a test bed for Britain's land policy

The FT's Sarah Gordon meets the farmers and business people behind a scheme to revolutionise land policy after Brexit, both in Exmoor and...

Fed's Powell: more rate hikes likely if economy stays strong

(Reuters) - The Federal Reserve’s steady interest rate hikes are the best way to protect the U.S. economic recovery and keep job growth...

Nigeria shares higher at close of trade; NSE 30 up 0.43%

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Fed chairman defends rate rise policy after attack by Trump

The Federal Reserve chairman has defended the central bank’s approach of gradually raising interest rates, after direct criticism from Donald Trump. Jerome Powell, who...

Wheelies and turnarounds: the economics of Ryanair's baggage rules

Long before the era of Ryanair charges, those who flew knew the importance of minimising baggage. According to the French pilot and author...

The London Report: Mining stocks climb back

The sectors that moved the FTSE 100 this week made an about-turn on Friday with housebuilders looking exposed after a wider rally while...

In defence of Britain’s globalised gastronomics

British food has come a long way since the days when it was giving nouvelle cuisine the franglais treatment, as satirised in Mike...

Cadbury is bringing DARK milk chocolate bars to the UK

CADBURY fans are in for a treat because soon you'll be able to buy dark chocolate Dairy Milk. There will be two new bars...

As big firms get bigger, rate cuts may pack less punch: study

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - Low interest rates may do less to boost business spending in today’s economy than in years past because...

Pension opt-outs have not jumped since auto-enrolment rate rise

Millions of low-income households have found extra cash to put into a pension in the latest success for the government’s auto-enrolment scheme, quelling...

AO.com Black Friday 2018: the best deals to look out for

AO rolled back the prices on a huge range of their stock on Black Friday and Cyber Monday in 2017. And we expect more...

Let’s move to Callander and the Trossachs: ‘Magical countryside’

What’s going for it? “The Highlands in miniature”, they call it, and, true enough, the Trossachs (great name, by the way), do look...

Numis hires top-ranked Exane analysts in post-Mifid push

Numis has hired three top-ranked equity analysts from Exane BNP Paribas, as the UK small- and mid-cap broker doubles-down on its research arm...

UK says Brexit could hit banks' stock of 'risk free' EU debt

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Judge clears way for Chappell’s appeal over BHS pension convictions

Dominic Chappell, the only person to be convicted following the collapse of store chain BHS in 2016, will return to court in September after...

EDF Renewables appoints new Project Director for offshore wind farm

EDF Renewables has appointed Matthias Haag as project director of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm. The offshore wind farm will produce...

Why trade row could hit cost of drinks in China

China's tariffs on US sorghum imports could boost the cost of one of its favourite drinks, baijiu. READ SOURCE

Siemens denies report it may cut 20,000 jobs

MUNICH/BERLIN (Reuters) - German engineering giant Siemens (SIEGn.DE) said a report by monthly Manager Magazin that it could cut 20,000 jobs as part...

BHS collapse: ex-owner was victim of political pressure, court hears

The former owner of the collapsed high street chain BHS was the victim of political pressure, a court has been told. Dominic Chappell, who...

How Adam Smith predicted the power of Big Tech

Yanis Varoufakis, the former Greek finance minister, and Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the UK Labour party, had a public conversation this week...

House hunters can buy this huge Venetian mansion and 42-acre estate for £800k –...

A STUNNING Venetian style mansion with over 42 acres of land and featuring its own private chapel is on the market for just...

Cornish public toilet with sea view up for auction for £15,000

A stone building with a harbour view in mainland Britain’s most southerly town that could be turned into a bijou home has gone...