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Posted: 2018-12-13 15:49:00
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Carmaker finds CEO's compensation compliant with French law and industry recommendations
Posted: 2018-12-13 14:30:00
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Draghi flagged 'the threat of protectionism' but still ended the central bank's €2.6 trillion money printing stimulus programme
Posted: 2018-12-13 13:01:00
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Mr Ashley said in his letter that he was concerned that the Debenhams board 'doesn't really seem to appreciate' the position that the company is in
Posted: 2018-12-13 11:51:00
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Brexit drags UK property market to weakest level in six years
House prices fall in London, the south-east and East Anglia, while in the north-east, south-west and east Midlands they are flat
Posted: 2018-12-13 10:24:00
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What if Sport's Direct's Mike Ashley can turn around the high street when no one else is trying?
Ashley is swimming against the tide with his investments in retailers like House of Fraser, which took a big bite out of the otherwise decent results turned in by the core Sports Direct business
Posted: 2018-12-13 09:01:00
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House of Fraser costs add up for Sports Direct after £90m takeover
Mike Ashley criticised previous management and said 'significant challenges' lay ahead for House of Fraser
Posted: 2018-12-13 08:28:00
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Hamleys pulls slime toy over worrying levels of chemical
Toys contain high levels of boron, which can cause harm to unborn babies and may lead to infertility
Posted: 2018-12-13 00:45:01
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Brexit: Pound rallies one per cent against dollar after May wins confidence vote
Prime minister's survival after confidence vote sees sterling jump following crash earlier in week
Posted: 2018-12-13 00:45:00
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Brexit: Pound rallies one per cent against dollar after May wins confidence vote
Prime minister's survival after confidence vote sees sterling jump following crash earlier in week
Posted: 2018-12-12 19:32:00
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Christmas travel chaos across Europe looms with air and rail strikes expected to affect thousands
Airlines from the UK to Nice have been advised to fly via Italy on Friday to avoid a strike by French air-traffic controllers

Posted: 2018-12-14 02:57:43
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Asian shares tumbled on Friday after China reported a set of weak data, fanning fresh worries of a sharp slowdown in the world's second-biggest economy and leaving investors fretting over the...
Posted: 2018-12-14 02:17:36
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Japanese business confidence and capital expenditure plans held steady from three months ago, a closely-watched central bank survey showed, a sign companies weren't significantly worried about...
Posted: 2018-12-14 02:08:55
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Chinese battery firm GEM has stopped buying cobalt from Glencore as the price of the battery material crashed below that agreed in a three-year deal between the two companies, sources close to...
Posted: 2018-12-14 01:36:51
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Oil prices edge up on hopes global supplies will tighten
Oil prices climbed more than 2 percent on Thursday, after data showed inventory declines in the United States and as investors began to expect that the global oil market could have a deficit...
Posted: 2018-12-14 01:10:43
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Asian shares wobbly, euro steady after ECB ends QE
Asian shares were on the defensive on Friday as investors kept a wary eye on economic tensions between Washington and Beijing while the euro was steady after the European Central Bank halted...
Posted: 2018-12-14 01:01:18
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Japan business mood steady but outlook sours: BOJ tankan
Confidence among Japan's big firms remained unchanged from three months ago, a closely-watched central bank survey showed, but sentiment on the outlook soured for the first time in three quarters...
Posted: 2018-12-14 00:56:46
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Nissan board may fail to select new chairman on Monday: Nikkei
Nissan Motor Co's board may fail to select a chairman to succeed Carlos Ghosn as had been planned on Dec. 17 after a panel tasked to choose a candidate was unable to agree on a nominee in a...
Posted: 2018-12-14 00:52:06
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New York sues Target, Walmart over lead-contaminated toys
Target Corp , Walmart Inc and toy importer LaRose Industries were sued on Thursday over the sale of lead-contaminated children's toys, New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood said.
Posted: 2018-12-14 00:52:06
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New York sues Target, Walmart over lead-contaminated toys
Target Corp , Walmart Inc and toy importer LaRose Industries were sued on Thursday over the sale of lead-contaminated children's toys, New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood said.
Posted: 2018-12-14 00:36:20
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GE's digital unit to sell majority stake in ServiceMax
General Electric Co on Thursday said its digital unit would sell a majority stake in ServiceMax, a cloud-based provider of software used in inventory and workforce management, to technology-focused...

Posted: 2018-12-14 00:30:56
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Record cash streamed out of U.S.-based stock funds and billions more fled bonds in a week of apparently escalated caution, Lipper data showed on Thursday.
Posted: 2018-12-13 23:30:43
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Investors pulled record cash from U.S.-based stock funds and pulled billions more from bonds in a week of escalated caution, Lipper data showed on Thursday.
Posted: 2018-12-13 19:08:46
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Standard Chartered Plc has laid off over 200 employees in India in its retail banking division, as more customers move to digital services, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.
Posted: 2018-12-13 16:56:42
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A higher Social Security retirement age comes with risks for many workers
Is it time to raise the Social Security retirement age? The idea crops up often as a partial fix for the long-term financial challenges facing the program.
Posted: 2018-12-12 17:46:12
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U.S. fund investors compound pain for bond markets
U.S. fund investors sold more bonds in December's opening days, the Investment Company Institute (ICI) said on Wednesday, putting even more of a chill on markets where companies and governments...
Posted: 2018-12-12 00:16:23
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DoubleLine's Gundlach says S&P 500 likely to go below February 2018 lows
Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said Tuesday on an investor webcast that the Standard & Poor's 500 Index is likely to go below its February 2018 lows.
Posted: 2018-12-12 00:16:23
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DoubleLine's Gundlach says S&P 500 likely to go below February 2018 lows
Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said Tuesday on an investor webcast that the Standard & Poor's 500 Index is likely to go below its February 2018 lows.
Posted: 2018-12-11 23:15:31
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DoubleLine's Gundlach says S&P 500 likely to go below its February 2018 lows
Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said Tuesday on an investor webcast that the Standard & Poor's 500 Index is likely to go below its February 2018 lows.
Posted: 2018-12-11 22:18:31
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DoubleLine's Gundlach says S&P 500 likely to go below its Feb 2018 lows
Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said Tuesday on an investor webcast that the Standard & Poor's 500 Index is likely to go below its February 2018 lows.
Posted: 2018-12-11 22:18:31
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DoubleLine's Gundlach says S&P 500 likely to go below its Feb 2018 lows
Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said Tuesday on an investor webcast that the Standard & Poor's 500 Index is likely to go below its February 2018 lows.

Posted: 2018-12-13 19:22:06
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Researchers have found a bacteria-killing virus that can listen in on bacterial conversations -- and then they made it attack diseases including salmonella, E. coli and cholera.
Posted: 2018-12-13 13:36:39
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Researchers have designed an ingestible capsule that can be controlled using Bluetooth wireless technology. Their capsule, which can be customized to deliver drugs, sense environmental conditions,...
Posted: 2018-12-13 13:36:28
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What if, instead of turning up the thermostat, you could warm up with high-tech, flexible patches sewn into your clothes -- while significantly reducing your electric bill and carbon footprint?...
Posted: 2018-12-12 18:44:35
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First sensor package that can ride aboard bees
Farmers can already use drones to soar over huge fields and monitor temperature, humidity or crop health. But these machines need so much power to fly that they can't get very far without needing...
Posted: 2018-12-12 15:46:39
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Deep-learning technique reveals 'invisible' objects in the dark
Small imperfections in a wine glass or tiny creases in a contact lens can be tricky to make out, even in good light. In almost total darkness, images of such transparent features or objects are...
Posted: 2018-12-12 15:46:32
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Fighting obesity: Could it be as plain as dirt?
It costs the global economy an estimated US $2 trillion annually and has been dubbed a modern day health epidemic, but new research has unearthed a possible cure for obesity -- and it is as plain...
Posted: 2018-12-12 14:33:08
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How plants can generate electricity to power LED light bulbs
Researchers have discovered that living plants are literally 'green' power source: they can generate, by a single leaf, more than 150 Volts, enough to simultaneously power 100 LED light bulbs....
Posted: 2018-12-12 00:21:43
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Dracula ants possess fastest known animal appendage: The snap-jaw
Move over, trap-jaw ants and mantis shrimp: There's a faster appendage in town. According to a new study, the Dracula ant, Mystrium camillae, can snap its mandibles at speeds of up to 90 meters...
Posted: 2018-12-12 00:00:18
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New models sense human trust in smart machines
New 'classification models' sense how well humans trust intelligent machines they collaborate with, a step toward improving the quality of interactions and teamwork.
Posted: 2018-12-10 20:06:22
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Brainwaves suppress obvious ideas to help us think more creatively
The human brain needs to suppress obvious ideas in order to reach the most creative ones, according to scientists. These obvious associations are present in both convergent thinking (finding...

Posted: 2018-12-13 19:22:09
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Research in mice identifies a set of neurons responsible for sustained pain and resulting pain-coping behaviors Findings point to the existence of separate neural pathways that regulate threat...
Posted: 2018-12-13 19:22:06
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Researchers have found a bacteria-killing virus that can listen in on bacterial conversations -- and then they made it attack diseases including salmonella, E. coli and cholera.
Posted: 2018-12-13 19:21:53
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A distinctive feature of modern humans is our round (globular) skulls and brains. Researchers report that present-day humans who carry particular Neanderthal DNA fragments have heads that are...
Posted: 2018-12-13 18:12:51
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Early animals: Death near the shoreline, not life on land
Our understanding of when the very first animals started living on land is helped by identifying trace fossils -- the tracks and trails left by ancient animals -- in sedimentary rocks that were...
Posted: 2018-12-13 15:13:25
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Where did the hot Neptunes go? A shrinking planet holds the answer
'Where did the hot Neptunes go?' This is the question astronomers have been asking for a long time, faced with the mysterious absence of planets the size of Neptune. Researchers have just discovered...
Posted: 2018-12-13 15:13:08
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Organic food worse for the climate?
Organically farmed food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required, a new study finds.
Posted: 2018-12-13 13:36:39
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Ingestible capsule can be controlled wirelessly
Researchers have designed an ingestible capsule that can be controlled using Bluetooth wireless technology. Their capsule, which can be customized to deliver drugs, sense environmental conditions,...
Posted: 2018-12-13 13:36:28
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An energy-efficient way to stay warm: Sew high-tech heating patches to your clothes
What if, instead of turning up the thermostat, you could warm up with high-tech, flexible patches sewn into your clothes -- while significantly reducing your electric bill and carbon footprint?...
Posted: 2018-12-12 19:46:31
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Large population of potential young planets found in distant planetary systems
Astronomers used the powerful ALMA telescope to discover that in other parts of the Milky Way Galaxy (seen here) there is potentially a large population of young planets -- similar in mass to...
Posted: 2018-12-12 19:07:43
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First-ever look at complete skeleton of Thylacoleo, Australia's extinct 'marsupial lion'
Thyalacoleo carnifex, the 'marsupial lion' of Pleistocene Australia, was an adept hunter that got around with the help of a strong tail, according to a new study. These insights come after newly...