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  • Aldi discounts Brexit impact, ramps up UK expansion

    Aldi UK announced on Monday that it will invest £300 million ($389 million, 346 million euros) to revamp its stores over the next three years

  • Britain's opposition Labour Party promised on Monday to use borrowed money to protect struggling industries and spur growth, setting out an economic policy it hopes will re-engage with working class voters who backed leaving the European Union. Predicting a snap election next year, Labour is using its annual conference …

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  • Top motorsport executive Brown quits ‎amid talk of F1 role

    A top sports executive is leaving the agency he runs alongside Lord Coe amid suggestions that he could play a key role in the running of Formula One (F1) motor racing after it completes a £6.4bn takeover. Sky News has learnt that Zak Brown, chief executive of CSM Sport & Entertainment, is quitting the role at the end of …

  • Desperate for dividends but has Britain Plc been wrung dry? Telegraph - Sun, Sep 25, 2016 06:45 BST

    Desperate for dividends but has Britain Plc been wrung dry?

  • Yahoo: Eight million UK users affected by data hack Sky News - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 19:31 BST
    Yahoo: Eight million UK users affected by data hack

    More than eight million user accounts in the UK have been affected by the Yahoo (NasdaqGS: YHOO - news) data breach. The figure was given by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) after the US internet firm revealed that details of 500 million users had been stolen. Sky (Frankfurt: 893517 - news) , which uses …

  • Vivendi hopes to make Mediaset new pay-TV offer next week -source Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 18:58 BST

    PARIS/MILAN, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Vivendi hopes to make a new offer for Mediaset's pay-TV business by the end of next week to try to end a dispute between the French and Italian media groups that erupted in July, a source close to matter said. Under the preferred scenario Vivendi is working on, shares of Mediaset Premium …

  • Eight million UK users affected by Yahoo data breach: ICO Sky News - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 18:48 BST
    Yahoo: Eight million UK users affected by data hack

    More than eight million user accounts in the UK have been affected by the Yahoo (NasdaqGS: YHOO - news) data breach. The figure was given by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) after the US internet firm revealed that details of 500 million users had been stolen. Sky (Frankfurt: 893517 - news) , which uses …

  • Eight million UK users affected by Yahoo hack Sky News - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 18:42 BST
    Yahoo: Eight million UK users affected by data hack

    More than eight million user accounts in the UK have been affected by the Yahoo (Hanover: YHO.HA - news) data breach. The figure was given by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) after the US internet firm revealed that details of 500 million users had been stolen. Sky (Frankfurt: 893517 - news) , which uses …

  • Vivendi aims to make Mediaset a new offer for its pay-TV next week-source Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 17:56 BST

    French media giant Vivendi aims to make an alternative offer to Italian broadcaster Mediaset for its pay-TV by the end of next week, as it tries to end a legal dispute that has escalated between the two ...

  • Sunoco, behind protested Dakota pipeline, tops U.S. crude spill charts Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 16:31 BST

    Sunoco Logistics, the future operator of the oil pipeline delayed this month after Native American protests in North Dakota, spills crude more often than any of its competitors with more than 200 leaks since 2010, according to a Reuters analysis of government data. The lands of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sit a half …

  • These 3 surprise high-yielders destroy cash Fool.co.uk - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 15:00 BST

    These three stocks pay income of up to 27 times today's base rate, says Harvey Jones.

  • UK public inflation expectations edge lower - Citi/YouGov Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Sep 23, 2016 14:18 BST

    British public inflation expectations for the next 12 months fell this month for the first time since June's vote to leave the European Union, a monthly survey for U.S. bank Citi showed on Friday. Citi said inflation expectations for the coming year dipped to 1.7 percent from 1.8 percent in July and August, which had been …

  • An extra 20pc if you swap your final salary pension for a lump sum

  • Rolls-Royce names Daily Mail's Stephen Daintith as new CFO Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Sep 22, 2016 13:59 BST

    Britain's Rolls-Royce named Stephen Daintith as its new finance officer on Thursday as CEO Warren East completed a shake-up of his senior executive team tasked with turning around the aerospace and defence company. Daintith, who is currently CFO at Daily Mail and General Trust, will replace David Smith in 2017, Rolls-Royce …

  • House hunters warned against rise in online 'rental fraud' - and here's how to protect against it

  • Would-Be Tenants Hit By Rise In Online 'Rental Fraud' Telegraph - Thu, Sep 22, 2016 08:20 BST
    U.K. House Prices Edge Higher in ‘Muted’ Post-Brexit Market

    Online rental fraud – where fake landlords dupe would-be tenants into transferring deposits for non existent properties – is on the rise, thanks to strong demand for properties.

  • UK car manufacturing hits highest August level for 14-Years

    Industry figures suggest the UK's car industry has shrugged off the country's vote to leave the EU, with rising export and domestic demand forcing production higher. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said 109,004 cars were built last month - a rise of 9.1% compared to a year earlier and the highest August …

  • UK car output rose 9 percent in August - SMMT Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Sep 22, 2016 00:00 BST

    British car production rose 9.1 percent in August compared with the same month last year, an industry body said on Thursday, cautioning future growth would depend on Britain continuing to trade competitively after its vote to leave the European Union. Output rose to 109,004 vehicles last month, the highest for 14 years, …

  • BUZZ-Online ad firm Trade Desk surges in debut Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Sep 21, 2016 16:00 BST

    ** Strong debut from The Trade Desk, an online advertising platform, keeps recent IPO momentum rolling ** Stock opens 60 pct above issue and climbs to $29.47 high, valuing co at about $1.1 bln ** Offers ...

  • Strong demand for $904 mln IPO of India's ICICI Pru Life Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Sep 21, 2016 13:48 BST

    India's ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co Ltd saw strong demand on Wednesday for its up to $904 million initial public offering, the nation's biggest for six years, with investors putting in orders for more than 10 times the number of shares on offer. The IPO, the first by an Indian insurer, received bids for about 1.38 …

  • Britain's FTSE buoyed by banks after BoJ policy overhaul Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Sep 21, 2016 09:39 BST

    Britain's top share index rose on Wednesday, buoyed by its banks after the Bank of Japan overhauled its monetary policy framework, with Barclays leading gainers after a broker upgrade. The FTSE 350 bank ...

  • iPhone 7 Materials Costs Higher Than Previous Versions, IHS Markit Teardown Reveals

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Higher BOM costs for the iPhone 7 are more in line with Samsung smartphones, but Apple still maintains better margins The bill of materials (BOM) for an iPhone 7 equipped with ...

  • British regulator says Sky may have violated consumer rules Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Sep 20, 2016 16:11 BST

    European pay-TV group Sky (Amsterdam: BK8.AS - news) may have violated consumer rules by making it too difficult for customers to cancel or switch providers, Britain's communications regulator said on Tuesday, potentially putting the broadcaster in line for a major fine. Ofcom said there were "reasonable grounds" to …

  • TV Prices Rising? Cut The Cost With Streaming Deals Telegraph - Tue, Sep 20, 2016 07:26 BST
    Netflix Series ‘Master of None’ Wins Early Emmy for Writing

    If you have been thinking of dumping your paid-for television service, there’s never been a better time to do it

  • UK's Mitie warns on profits as Brexit vote stalls outsourcing decisions Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Sep 19, 2016 16:39 BST

    Shares in Mitie fell by 28 percent on Monday after the British business and public services outsourcing group warned on profits this year, saying some large new contracts had not come through as the vote ...

  • Mission accomplished? Britain's anti-EU party fights to retain influence Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Sep 19, 2016 06:59 BST

    BOURNEMOUTH, England, Sept 18 (Reuters) - "We won!" was the anti-European Union UK Independence Party's rallying cry at its annual conference as members celebrated Britain's vote to leave the EU, but underneath the euphoria lurked a fresh anxiety: what now? Single-handedly led by Nigel Farage, a divisive, populist and …

  • UK Firms Reined In Investment Plans After Brexit Vote - Survey Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Sep 19, 2016 00:01 BST
    A woman uses a cash machine at a Lloyds Bank branch in central London

    British companies scaled back their investment plans in the month after Britain voted to leave the European Union, a survey by Lloyds Bank showed on Monday, a further sign the decision is likely to have a lasting impact on the economy. The bank's overall business confidence index, which averages the expected sales, orders …

  • First-time buyers hit with steep price rises due to stamp duty surge

  • First-time buyers hit with steep price rises after stamp duty surge

  • UK lawmakers in ruling party back group pushing for 'hard Brexit' Reuters - UK Focus - Sun, Sep 18, 2016 11:39 BST

    Senior (Other OTC: SNIRF - news) members of Britain's ruling Conservative Party are supporting a new group to lobby for a so-called 'hard Brexit' and persuade Prime Minister Theresa May to leave the EU's lucrative single market, media reported on Sunday. The new group, called Leave means Leave, will press for Britain …

  • The tech stocks about to go super-size Telegraph - Sun, Sep 18, 2016 08:01 BST

    The tech stocks about to go super-size

  • How a new train station could expand Cambridge's 'red-hot' property market

  • Britain's Informa to boost U.S. presence with Penton deal Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Sep 15, 2016 21:17 BST

    British business information group Informa Plc said on Thursday it had agreed to buy U.S.-based information services company Penton for 1.18 billion pounds to expand in the United States and grow its global ...

  • iPhone 7 Materials Costs Higher Than Previous Versions, IHS Markit Teardown Reveals

    Construction of a new site within the Khan Research Laboratories (KRL) in Kahuta, Pakistan, bears many similarities to known centrifuge facilities, according to analysis of commercial satellite imagery carried out by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. Project …

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