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Kensington Homes
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Figures by Zoopla published on Tuesday show almost 500,000 homeowners in the UK are now property millionaires. According to the figures, the number of streets
Ecigarette
Tuesday 26 August 2014
In a major intervention into the heated debate surrounding ecigarettes the World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for devices to be banned indoors and prohibited for minors.
Marcos Giron playing tennis
Tuesday 26 August 2014
There’s a lot of talk about wearables - clothes combining smart technology- but much of it is still in the hypothetical or early beta stages.
Tim Hortons branch
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Burger King has agreed to create the world's third-largest fast food restaurant by buying Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons.
London Bridge Station
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Today is the first day commuters faced the partial shutdown of London Bridge station which means quite a bit of disruption for anyone travelling through or near the area. Here's how day one went.
Boris Johnson
Tuesday 26 August 2014
London mayor Boris Johnson has applied to stand as the Conservative candidate for Uxbridge and South Ruislip in next year's general election.   
Large Hadron Collider
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Large Hadron Collider, eat your heart out. China is planning to build a bigger, better particle collider that will be able to study the elusive Higgs Boson particle in unprecedented detail.   
Facebook logo
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Just weeks after clickbait was recognised as a modern word worthy of addition to the online oxford dictionary, Facebook has made a cha
Twitch
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Back in May the word was that Google was eyeing up games social platform Twitch, but last night Amazon emerged as the triumphant bidder, nearly four times wha
Estate agent window
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Mortgage approvals fell in June as cooling measures introduced by the Bank of England took effect, figures by the British Bankers' Association (BBA) showed on Tuesday.
Islamic State
Tuesday 26 August 2014
US President Barack Obama has authorised the use of surveillance flights to monitor the activities of Islamic State (IS) in Syria.   
Smartphone
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Despite weakening retail sales, we are well established as a nation of shopaholics - but a new survey suggests we are taking our addiction to new extremes, with 2 per cent of men apparently shopping online during sex.   
Pictet sign
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Pictet, one of Switzerland's oldest banks, published first-half results for the first time in its 209-year history on Tuesday.
Data centre
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Shares in data centre provider Telecity plunged as much as 5 per cent in early trading on Tuesday after Michael Tobin, its outspoken chief executive, resigned. 
Fujifilm
Tuesday 26 August 2014
The Japanese health ministry has made Fujifilm's experimental anti-flu drug available for use on Ebola patients.   
Sir Martin Sorrell headshot
Tuesday 26 August 2014
WPP has reported a 1.5 per cent rise in headline pre-tax profits to £532m in the first half of the year, slightly ahead of forecasts.
Tesco
Tuesday 26 August 2014
A former Tesco executive has called for the business to be radically restructured by its incoming boss, creating three separate entities.  
CNN
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Time Warner is expected to announce 550 job cuts this week at its Turner arm, which includes the likes of CNN and Cartoon Network, according to reports.  
Janet Yellen
Tuesday 26 August 2014
US shares hit a record high yesterday, with the S&P 500 index breaking the 2,000-point mark during trading for the first time in its history.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
SCOTS nationalists fought their way back into the battle for independence last night, with the country’s First Minister Alex Salmond widely considered to have beaten the No campaign leader Alistair Darling in the final televised debate ahead of th
Tuesday 26 August 2014
DOWNPOURS failed to dampen the spirits of festival-goers and performers at the Notting Hill Carnival yesterday.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Burger King is in talks to combine with Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons in a deal that would create a fast food empire with a market valuation of over $20bn (£12bn).
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Boris Johnson came under fire yesterday from ex-attorney general Dominic Grieve and deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg for suggesting that Brits suspected of fighting for Islamic State (IS) should be considered guilty until proven innocent.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
THE FRENCH government was dissolved yesterday, after just four months in office, following a scathing attack on the Eurozone’s economic policies from economy minister Arnaud Montebourg.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Internet giant Amazon last night snapped up gamers’ video website Twitch for $970m (£585m). The service is just three years old, and is used by millions of gamers and viewers every month.
Royal Free hospital
Tuesday 26 August 2014
The first British aid worker to be infected with the Ebola virus arrived back in the UK over the weekend, and is currently receiving treatment at a London hospital.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg last night joined a chorus of senior figures calling for overseas students to be excluded from immigration figures.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Buying a house in a catchment area for one of the best state schools in England can cost tens of thousands of pounds more than a similar home in the same area, according to research out today.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
The UK’s industrial firms are reporting stronger wage growth than dismal official figures suggest, with a new survey indicating that wages in the sector are now accelerating at a faster pace than inflation.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
The August bank holiday proved a wash-out for retailers after heavy rainfall yesterday kept shoppers away from stores.
petrol station
Tuesday 26 August 2014
The drop in fuel prices and lower inflation on other essential items is helping to prop up discretionary incomes in the UK, according to figures released this morning.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Roche, the huge Swiss-based pharmaceutical company, has bought biotechnology company InterMune for $8.3bn (£5bn), in Roche’s biggest acquisition for five years.  
Sir Michael Rake
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Professional and business services firms are currently snapping up new staff at the fastest pace in at least 16 years, with slower growth in the sector failing to stem a wave of hiring.
Anti-fracking protest in London
Tuesday 26 August 2014
The government has stuck to its guns over fracking despite claims that the practice could be damaging to property values.
Kensington Palace Gardens
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Almost 500,000 homeowners in the UK are now part of the so-called property millionaires club after an explosion in the number of houses valued over £1m during the past year.
Eyjafjoell volcano
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Iceland's Met Office has reduced aviation alerts from red to orange, following scientific evaluation of volcanic activity at Bardarbunga.
Prince Harry
Tuesday 26 August 2014
The UK’s most desirable postcodes, based on a range of qualities from education to the affordability of housing, were revealed by the Royal Mail y
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Europe could bring another six million subscribers to Netflix by the end of 2018, as the online streaming video service prepares to launch in six new European countries next month, according to researcher IHS.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
An American Airlines flight carrying a Sony executive was diverted after a bomb scare yesterday, in the wake of a cyber attack that took the Japanese electronics giant’s online gaming service down over the weekend.
WhatsApp
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Facebook's mobile messaging app WhatsApp has soared to 600m monthly active users, its chief executive announced yesterday, just four months after it passed 500m.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Bank of China’s plane leasing subsidiary yesterday ordered $8.8bn (£5.3bn) worth of new Boeing 737 aircrafts, the largest order in its two-decade history.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
HONG Kong’s top share index, the Hang Seng, closed at its highest level since May 2008 yesterday morning, buoyed by strong data from Chinese oil producers.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
Colliers International The commercial real estate services firm has appointed Kate Morgan as director of rating in its national rating team. She joins from Bruntwood, where she was head of business development.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
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Tuesday 26 August 2014
THE GFK consumer confidence survey, CBI Distributive Trades Survey and Nationwide house price data are the key economic reports in a quiet end-of-summer week before next week’s slew of rates, statistics and money supply data.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
THE S&P 500 was unable to hold the 2,000 mark after moving above the milestone level for the first time yesterday, but still managed to close at a record high, buoyed by financials and biotechnology stocks.
Alex Salmond
Monday 25 August 2014
Well, that's it. The last debate on Scottish independence ended with a victory for the SNP leader Alex Salmond, according to a snap ICM poll for the Guardian.
Bitcoin
Monday 25 August 2014
Hackers have made off with $100,000 worth of Bitcoin from Cannabis Road, an online marketplace dedicated to Cannabis products, reports cryptocurrency news si
Alex Salmond
Monday 25 August 2014
As Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling prepare to face-off for the last time on whether Scotland should withdraw from the 300-year-old union both sides will be readying their arsenal of facts and figures to make their case.
Monday 25 August 2014
Wales' first minister Carwyn Jones and the Welsh secretary Stephen Crabb have pleaded with Scottish voters to remain apart of the Union ahead of tonight's debate where Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling will go head to head for the last time.

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