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UK housing market activity declined in December, says Rics - The Guardian;

UK housing market activity declined in December, says Rics - The Guardian

The GuardianUK housing market activity declined in December, says RicsThe GuardianWales, the south-west and the north-west were the exceptions, with sales increasing last month, says Rics. Photograph: Alamy. Angela Monaghan. Thursday 19 January 2017 02.01 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more ...Scottish house sales 'falter' at start of yearBBC NewsHousing market to start 2017 in 'growth mode'Belfast NewsletterUK house price growth slows for first time since July - RICSDaily MailBT.com -The Independent -the Irish News -International Business Times UKall 18 news articles »

Moneysupermarket and Paddy Power lead advert complaints - BBC News;

Moneysupermarket and Paddy Power lead advert complaints - BBC News

BBC NewsMoneysupermarket and Paddy Power lead advert complaintsBBC NewsMoneysupermarket's twerking businessman in high heels and Paddy Power's cat-kicking blind footballers were some of the most-complained-about ads of 2016. Moneysupermarket's dancing bodyguard Gary, twerking businessman Dave and dancing builder ...ASA clears 2016's 10 most offensive advertsDaily MailWatch: Top 10 most complained about UK adverts of 2016 include Home Office and lesbian kissInternational Business Times UKMoneysupermarket grabs most complained-about ad top spot againThe GuardianBT.com -ITV News -The Memo -Business Insider UKall 17 news articles »

Davos WEF 2017: IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns Brexit will 'not be positive all along and without pain' - International Business Times UK;

Davos WEF 2017: IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns Brexit will 'not be positive all along and without pain' - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKDavos WEF 2017: IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns Brexit will 'not be positive all along and without pain'International Business Times UKManaging Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, has warned that the UK's separation from the European Union is going to be complicated. She also said that it would not be all positive and would come with some pains. The ...Brexit will not be 'without pain' warns IMF chief Christine LagardeThe IndependentLagarde warns UK of pain ahead as Brexit approachesBBC NewsDavos Attendees Pause Poor People Simulations To Ponder How They Got It All So WrongVanity FairEconomic Times -EurActiv -The Straits Times -The Heraldall 31 news articles »

Britain's worst energy provider according to customers named – as well as the ones people are actually pleased with - Mirror.co.uk;

Britain's worst energy provider according to customers named – as well as the ones people are actually pleased with - Mirror.co.uk

The SunBritain's worst energy provider according to customers named – as well as the ones people are actually pleased withMirror.co.ukNpower has scored the lowest in an annual energy company customer satisfaction survey for the seventh year running. An Npower spokesman said: "Obviously we are disappointed despite the slight improvement on previous results." Ovo Energy topped the ...Npower ranked bottom of customer satisfaction surveyITV Newsall 2 news articles »

Asian stocks regain momentum after Yellen remarks - Financial Times;

Asian stocks regain momentum after Yellen remarks - Financial Times

Financial TimesAsian stocks regain momentum after Yellen remarksFinancial TimesAsian equities regained upward momentum after comments from Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen gave wings to a broad recovery for the dollar, weakening regional currencies. Hot topic. The dollar index, which measures the US currency against a basket ...PRECIOUS-Gold under pressure as Fed's Yellen backs gradual rate hikesNasdaqYuan retreats as US dollar rallies on Yellen's hawkish remarksSouth China Morning PostAsian shares down, dollar jumps on Yellen's rate hike signalThe Globe and MailInternational Business Times UK -Daily Mail -Business Insider -Economic Timesall 181 news articles »

'The swamp is Goldman Sachs': How the bank is rewarded for putting profits over people - Business Insider;

'The swamp is Goldman Sachs': How the bank is rewarded for putting profits over people - Business Insider

Business Insider'The swamp is Goldman Sachs': How the bank is rewarded for putting profits over peopleBusiness InsiderIn a persistent drizzle on 17 January, a group of protesters swathed in green ponchos unfurled tarps and sleeping bags on the sidewalk in front of Goldman Sachs' high-rise building on the West Side highway in New York City. A few of them wore handmade ...Wall Street's animal spirits make a comebackFinancial TimesGoldman Sachs profit soars on bond-trading surgeDaily MailGoldman Sachs has seen soaring profits since Donald Trump's electionSalonMirror.co.uk -CNBC -Bloomberg -New York Postall 182 news articles »

A merger is the latest sign of Big Tobacco's resilience - The Economist;

A merger is the latest sign of Big Tobacco's resilience - The Economist

The EconomistA merger is the latest sign of Big Tobacco's resilienceThe EconomistBRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (BAT) announced on January 17th a final deal to buy Reynolds American for $49bn. BAT already owns 42% of Reynolds; buying the rest of it will create the world's largest listed tobacco company by sales and profits.BAT confirms plans to keep Winston-Salem operationsWinston-Salem JournalReynolds Agrees to Merge with British American TobaccoYahoo FinanceReynolds Hits 'Sweet Spot' for Shareholders: CEOInvestopediaUK Market News -CFO -NACS Online -GlobalCapitalall 120 news articles »

Fallon under pressure as Pearson shareholders back board to oust him in wake of fifth profit warning - Telegraph.co.uk;

Fallon under pressure as Pearson shareholders back board to oust him in wake of fifth profit warning - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukFallon under pressure as Pearson shareholders back board to oust him in wake of fifth profit warningTelegraph.co.ukPearson chief executive John Fallon is under mounting pressure as investors in the education giant backed its board to oust him if necessary in the wake of a profit warning that sent the shares plunging to their lowest level in 14 years. The company ...Pearson handed a lesson by falling US college enrolmentFinancial TimesWill the Pearson chief be brought to book over profits warnings?The GuardianJim Armitage: F is for Fallon… although he deserves an A (for abysmal)Evening StandardBreakingviewsall 7 news articles »

Burberry and JD Wetherspoon rally as consumers keep spending - Interactive Investor;

Burberry and JD Wetherspoon rally as consumers keep spending - Interactive Investor

Interactive InvestorBurberry and JD Wetherspoon rally as consumers keep spendingInteractive InvestorThe world was meant to end on 24 June 2016. It didn't. While Remainers had heads in hands and Leavers were celebrating a shock win, UK consumers kept on shopping. With so many uncertainties, it's unclear how the rest of 2017 will play out, but there's ...Premier Foods feels pressure from rising costsFinancial TimesWetherspoons boss slams economists' post-Brexit gloom as pub sales climbTelegraph.co.ukWetherspoon's Union Rooms in Newcastle is sold and will close next monthChronicleLiveScottish Daily Record -WalesOnline -Citywire.co.uk -Daily Mailall 31 news articles »

Trump policy concerns keep gold near 8-week high - Yahoo Finance UK;

Trump policy concerns keep gold near 8-week high - Yahoo Finance UK

LivemintTrump policy concerns keep gold near 8-week highYahoo Finance UK(Reuters) - Gold prices on Wednesday hovered below eight-week highs hit in the previous session as uncertainty over U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's economic plans and his comments on strong greenback caused the dollar to decline. Spot gold was ...Gold holds near 8-week high as Trump policy concerns hit dollarDaily MailGold, Gold Equities Posting Big GainsTheStreet.comPRECIOUS-Trump comments on dollar strength prop gold to 8-week peakReuters UKInternational Business Times UK -MarketWatch -Livemint -Bloombergall 71 news articles »

Deliveroo to add 300 UK tech jobs in new London office - BBC News;

Deliveroo to add 300 UK tech jobs in new London office - BBC News

BBC NewsDeliveroo to add 300 UK tech jobs in new London officeBBC NewsDeliveroo has said it will increase its staff by a third when it opens a new London head office later this year. The UK-based food delivery company is the latest tech firm to expand in the capital, planning to hire more than 300 "high-skilled, high ...British food delivery company Deliveroo to hire 300 engineers in LondonInternational Business Times UKDeliveroo to add 300 UK jobs as takeaway orders soarFinancial TimesDeliveroo to hire hundreds of engineers at London HQTelegraph.co.ukBelfast Telegraph -The Times (subscription)all 6 news articles »

Spending on the NHS will need to double to £250bn a year - Daily Mail;

Spending on the NHS will need to double to £250bn a year - Daily Mail

Daily MailSpending on the NHS will need to double to £250bn a yearDaily MailTaxes will have to rise by £30 billion a decade to keep pace with the costs of an ageing population, an official report warned yesterday. In a sobering analysis, the Office for Budget Responsibility said spending on health alone is set to double to ...NHS will need £88bn extra by 2067, says OBR forecastThe GuardianFinancial watchdog warns UK facing £30 billion bill every decade to pay for NHS as population agesTelegraph.co.ukUK borrowing forecast to rise after next electionFinancial TimesEcho -The Times (subscription) -BBC News -PoliticsHome.comall 14 news articles »

Japan's Mitsui latest foreign operator to enter UK rail - Financial Times;

Japan's Mitsui latest foreign operator to enter UK rail - Financial Times

Financial TimesJapan's Mitsui latest foreign operator to enter UK railFinancial TimesJapanese conglomerate Mitsui on Tuesday became the latest overseas company to announce plans to enter UK rail, saying it planned to buy 40 per cent of an operation serving East Anglia. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we ...Commuters' opinions on ​Greater Anglia and Great Northern after Which? rankingsHerts and Essex ObserverMitsui to buy 40% stake in Greater Anglia train franchiseInternational Business Times UKAbellio to sell 40% stake in Greater Anglia to MitsuiRailway Gazette InternationalHarlow Star -Railnews -RAIL magazine -Heartall 26 news articles »

BAT eyes resurgent US tobacco with Reynolds deal - Financial Times;

BAT eyes resurgent US tobacco with Reynolds deal - Financial Times

Financial TimesBAT eyes resurgent US tobacco with Reynolds dealFinancial TimesThe number of Americans who smoke cigarettes is at an all-time low. According to the most recent US government statistics, just 15 per cent of US adults smoked in 2015, compared to 21 per cent a decade earlier. Sample the FT's top stories for a week.British American Tobacco in $US49.4bn deal to take over ReynoldsThe AustralianReynolds board accepts increased BAT offer of $49.4 billionWinston-Salem JournalLex Column: British American Tobacco and Reynolds front-run Donald TrumpThe Australian Financial ReviewYahoo Finance UK -Daily Mail -The Times (subscription) -BBC Newsall 210 news articles »

Greggs to extend healthy range as it raises profit predictions - ChronicleLive;

Greggs to extend healthy range as it raises profit predictions - ChronicleLive

ChronicleLiveGreggs to extend healthy range as it raises profit predictionsChronicleLiveFood-on-the-go supremo Greggs has toasted a strong end to 2016, thanks to demand for its festive favourites and hipster snacks and salads. Chief executive officer Roger Whiteside said more trendy treats will go on sale this year as the Newcastle firm ...Worth tucking into Greggs shares?Interactive InvestorNow Greggs will deliver your pasty: New service lets office workers order bakery favourites to their desksThis is MoneyGreggs says cost pressures to dent margins in short termReuters UKBBC News -The Northern Echo (registration) -Evening Standardall 33 news articles »

Rolls-Royce pays £671m to settle bribery and corruption - Daily Mail;

Rolls-Royce pays £671m to settle bribery and corruption - Daily Mail

Daily MailRolls-Royce pays £671m to settle bribery and corruptionDaily MailRolls-Royce has agreed to pay a record £671million to British, US and Brazilian authorities to settle bribery and corruption claims. In a landmark case, the engineering giant has agreed voluntary settlements over allegations it used middle-men to bribe ...Rolls-Royce's SFO settlement is big, ugly and seriousThe GuardianALEX BRUMMER: A dark day for Rolls-Royce as it stumps up £671m to settle bribery and corruption chargesThis is MoneyRolls-Royce to pay £671m to authorities over bribery and corruption claimsITV NewsFinancial Times -BBC News -Derby Telegraph -Sky Newsall 34 news articles »

Mark Carney warns of consumer slowdown this year - BBC News;

Mark Carney warns of consumer slowdown this year - BBC News

BBC NewsMark Carney warns of consumer slowdown this yearBBC NewsUK households have continued spending strongly since the referendum, but face headwinds this year, Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned. Consumers appeared to be "entirely looking through Brexit-related uncertainties", he said in a speech ...Mark Carney: Household debt and consumer spending a key focus amid rate decisionBelfast TelegraphBank of England 'keeping close eye on UK consumer spending'The GuardianBank of England's Carney says UK reliant on buoyant consumersYahoo Finance UKSky News -Express.co.uk -Herald Scotland -Mirror.co.ukall 33 news articles »

Eight billionaires have equivalent wealth of 3.6 billion people, say Oxfam - Belfast Telegraph;

Eight billionaires have equivalent wealth of 3.6 billion people, say Oxfam - Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphEight billionaires have equivalent wealth of 3.6 billion people, say OxfamBelfast TelegraphGrowing inequality means a group of men that could easily fit into one golf buggy own the same wealth as half the world, campaigners have warned world leaders gathering for talks in Switzerland. The eight billionaires have riches equivalent to the ...Eight men have same wealth as world's poorest half: OxfamThe Sydney Morning HeraldRich man, poor man: A closer look at Oxfam's inequality figuresCBC.caMeet the world's 8 richest men who own as much as poorest 50%The IndependentInternational Business Times UK -The Guardian -Yahoo Finance UK -Business Standardall 226 news articles »