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Mo Farah
Monday 18 August 2014
After a record-breaking Commonwealth Games for England, Scotland and Wales, the athletes of Great Britain banded together to repeat the feat at last week's European Athletics Championships in Zurich.
George Osbourne & Mark Carney
Monday 18 August 2014
City MP Mark Field last night questioned the independence of the Bank of England, sensationally suggesting that governor Mark Carney and chancellor George Osborne had made a pact that would ensure interest rates remained at their historic low unti
Monday 18 August 2014
RUSSIAN and Ukrainian ministers are to meet in Berlin today to discuss a possible ceasefire, at talks which will also be attended by ministers from France and Germany.
Monday 18 August 2014
London house prices are falling for a third month in a row, according to a major property site, the latest sign of a groundswell of sellers flooding the market.  
Monday 18 August 2014
If Scotland votes "Yes" to independence on 18 September, it will be leaving the UK forever with no opportunity to rejoin, Danny Alexander has warned.
Monday 18 August 2014
The White House said yesterday that President Barack Obama had authorised US air strikes in Iraq to help retake control of the Mosul Dam, which had been held by Islamic State (IS) Sunni jihadis.
Monday 18 August 2014
BRITISH footwear brand Dr Martens has poached the European boss of rival shoe company Deckers Outdoor to become its new chief executive.
Monday 18 August 2014
NORTHERN Rock has called on a US judge to advance its case against Swiss bank UBS, which it is trying to sue over a portfolio of mortgage loans the British lender bought in the years be­fore the financial crash.
Monday 18 August 2014
Embattled insurance firm Quindell will face investors this week as it reports its first set of results since its shares were hit by US short seller Gotham City Research in April, an unsuccessful premium London listing in June, and swirling doubts
Monday 18 August 2014
MARFRIG, the Brazilian owner of food giant Moy Park, is exploring plans for a London public offering of the firm which could value the poultry producer at £1bn.
Balfour Beatty jacket
Monday 18 August 2014
The saga of a potential £3bn mega-merger between construction giants Carillion and Balfour Beatty has entered its endgame, with Carillion considering its options to entice its rival as the clock ticks down on the chances of a deal.
Monday 18 August 2014
Britons made almost 7bn online banking transactions last year, according to figures published today from the British Bankers’ Association (BBA). Internet banking use has surged by 40 per cent since 2009, the numbers show.
Monday 18 August 2014
A MINISTER has hit back at a damning report which levels heavy criticism at the coalition for its record on female employment.
Monday 18 August 2014
BANKS’ anti-money laundering contractors have seen their pay rise by an average of 17 per cent in the past year, according to recruitment firm BrightPool.
Monday 18 August 2014
CHALLENGER bank Cambridge & Counties has reported its maiden profit two years after its launch.
Monday 18 August 2014
The confederation of British Industry (CBI) today announced the appointment of Rain Newton-Smith as the business group’s director of economics.
Monday 18 August 2014
UK high streets are getting less and less empty as the economic recovery continues, even as fewer shoppers actually head for shops.
Monday 18 August 2014
Geopolitical and major disease risks have had less effect than widely believed on the world economy, with supply chains at their least risky levels for a year and a half.
Monday 18 August 2014
Monarch Airlines is believed to be considering cutting around 1,000 jobs as part of a major strategic review as it seeks to revive its fortunes in a bid to take on low-cost rivals such as easyJet and Ryanair.
Monday 18 August 2014
SENIOR executives at RAC are set to share a windfall of up to £300m if the breakdown recovery service decides to push ahead with its expected float next month.
Monday 18 August 2014
Star fund manager Neil Woodford has taken a £7m stake in Purple­bricks.com, an online estate agency, in his new fund’s biggest investment in a private firm to date.
Monday 18 August 2014
THE CONSTRUCTION Products Association reported today that the sector saw strongest rate of growth in new work since the before the crisis during the second quarter.
Monday 18 August 2014
PROPERTY investment firm Forum Partners has teamed up with one of the UK’s leading serviced office providers to form a joint venture targeting commercial offices in central London.
Monday 18 August 2014
Travel website Lastminute.com is reportedly up for sale by its owner, US technology group Sabre Holdings.
Monday 18 August 2014
The annual American monetary policy gathering in Jackson Hole, Wyo­ming will get underway this week, Janet Yellen’s first as chair of the US Federal Reserve.
Monday 18 August 2014
■ The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, one of the US central bank’s regional arms, invented the annual economic symposium back in 1978.
Monday 18 August 2014
WEAK British firms failed to cash in on the global recovery in the second quarter, with dividends rising at well below the average rate across the world, Hen­derson Global Investors said today.
Monday 18 August 2014
More pubs now subscribe to BT Sport than Sky Sports, according to the former state monopoly, as its £2bn investment in building a sports TV empire continues.
Monday 18 August 2014
FEARS that Tesco may have to cut its £1bn dividend increased yesterday after a fresh warning from one of the supermarket’s activist investors.
Monday 18 August 2014
THE UK’s small and micro businesses are responding to the growing economy and are set to create 1.9m new jobs this year, each paying on average £14,405. The jobs could potentially add £27bn to the UK economy in small business wages.
Monday 18 August 2014
THE Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the body responsible for ensuring businesses stick to strict guidelines and protect their employees, is accused of impart­iality over the fees it charges to UK companies.
Monday 18 August 2014
A REPORT from a leading UK industry group has warned that political stalling and poor forward planning has dramatically hampered the country’s record as an attractive place to invest.
Monday 18 August 2014
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Monday 18 August 2014
THERE will be keen interest in the details of the latest set of MPC minutes, out on Wednesday. The main question will be: does the MPC remain unanimous in its stance, or was there some dissent for the first time against Mark Carney?
Monday 18 August 2014
FLASHES of illumination rather than fireworks are expected at this week’s annual meeting of top central bankers and economists in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Peshmurga jeep
Sunday 17 August 2014
The US has upped the number of airstrikes on IS forces, helping Kurdish peshmerga troops recapture the vital Mosul Dam. 
Eu flag burn
Sunday 17 August 2014
Several US banks would consider moving key London-based operations abroad if Britain were to leave the EU, according to a report in the Financial Times
Mig 29
Sunday 17 August 2014
A Ukrainian jet fighter was shot down by pro-Russian rebels yesterday, just before key talks between Kiev and Moscow, aimed at de-escalating the fighting in the east of Ukraine. 
Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling
Sunday 17 August 2014
Support for a Scottish "Yes" vote is on the rise, and has closed the gap on the unionist "No" campaign by two percentage points according to a survey. 
Mark Carney
Sunday 17 August 2014
Britain's economy is "more than halfway towards the finish line" Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said, with the UK economy expected to grow by 3.5 per cent this year.
Alex Salmond Scottish independence
Saturday 16 August 2014
Despite concerns that the looming independence referendum has raised about Scotland's future, investment in the country remains strong.  
HMRC
Saturday 16 August 2014
The head of the British Bankers' Association (BBA) has sent a letter to chancellor George Osbourne, warning him that British banks do not believe HM Revenue & Customs can be trusted to fairly and safely take money out of tax payers' bank acc
Tilbury in Essex
Saturday 16 August 2014
More than thirty people were found trapped inside a shipping container at Tilbury Docks in Essex this morning, including one man who has died.   
Russian aid convoy
Saturday 16 August 2014
Russia's defence secretary Sergey Shoygu has assured his US counterpart Chuck Hagel that an aid convoy heading for Ukraine contains no military personnel.  
Tony Abbott
Saturday 16 August 2014
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has warned against voting yes at next month's Scottish independence referendum.  
Ebola health worker
Friday 15 August 2014
It will be a matter of months before the Ebola outbreak currently gripping West Africa is brought under control, according to humanitarian group Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF).
US dollars
Friday 15 August 2014
For the first time, scientists have identified the unique smell of paper money, which they say could help border guards catch criminals trying to smuggle money across the border from Mexico to the US.  
Kurdish fighter
Friday 15 August 2014
The possibility of arming Kurds in Iraq is being discussed by EU foreign ministers today at an emergency meeting in Brussels.  
Beer drinking
Friday 15 August 2014
What connects a lobster pot, some diving equipment and a washing machine? According to a new study, these are just some of the items Brits have bought online while under the influence.  

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