Qantas warns coronavirus impact of as much as $99m
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 7:29 PM
The warning comes as concerns grow over the impact of the outbreak on airlines and the global economy.
Germany shooting: Eight people killed in attack on shisha bars in Hanau - latest news
Telegraph.co.uk - 19 February 2020 7:20 PM
Hanau shooting: Police search for gunmen after eight killed at shisha bars in Germany
Telegraph.co.uk - 19 February 2020 6:02 PM
Crossfire: The untold story of Britain's role in the Trump-Russia scandal
Telegraph.co.uk - 19 February 2020 5:42 PM
Brexit complicates EU Budget plans
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 5:13 PM
Leaders are meeting this week to discuss Budget plans in challenging discussions.
'Alternative milks are killing our dairy farms'
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 4:29 PM
As Americans drink less cow's milk, US dairy farmers say they are struggling to get by.
Sinn Fein surge puts Irish economy in the spotlight
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 4:27 PM
As the Irish parliament convenes to try to choose its new leader, concerns about inequality linger.
My Money: 'My husband and I have 90 minutes together each week'
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 4:25 PM
As part of a new BBC blog series, Maura Hannon from Switzerland shares what she spent her money on this week.
New polymer £20 featuring painter Turner enters circulation
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 4:04 PM
A new polymer £20 banknote featuring artist JMW Turner starts to appear in ATMs on Thursday.
No-fault evictions: 'Our lives are falling apart'
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 4:02 PM
Becky Palmer and her family were given two months to leave a home they had rented for 12 years.
Boeing could lose state tax break amid tariff fight
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 2:23 PM
Lawmakers in Washington state say they want to avoid a trans-Atlantic tariff war.
Petrol station operator EG Group launches audacious swoop for Caltex
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2020 2:22 PM
Self-made billionaires Mohsin, right, and Zuber. left, Issa from Blackburn are trying to buy Caltex Australia, muscling out a rival bid from Canada's Alimentation Couche-Tard.
Everton Football Club drafts in Laing O'Rourke to build new stadium
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2020 2:19 PM
Designs for the 52,000-seat venue on Bramley-Moore Dock on Liverpool's northern waterfront, were unveiled last summer. Work will start this year, subject to planning consent.
MARKET REPORT: Housebuilders hit record highs as HSBC tips sector
Analysts upgraded profit and dividend forecasts as it said the Tory party's 80-seat majority has 'brought the prospect of a final settlement of Brexit closer and unleashed pent-up demand in housing'.
Lurpak owner Arla Foods' profits rise
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2020 2:18 PM
The co-operative, which is owned by thousands of farmers in the UK and other European countries, said net profit increased by 7 per cent in 2019 as it was buoyed by lower costs.
Laura Ashley saved from collapse by £20m lifeline from Wells Fargo
Because strict conditions regarding product stock levels and customer payments were breached, Wells Fargo was holding back the money. Shares jumped 15.2 per cent, or 0.25p, to 1.9p.
City watchdog ignored evidence of security breaches at Bank of England
Livesquawk, which delivers breaking news to traders, reportedly leaked a speech given by Bank deputy governor Ben Broadbent in 2017 around 16 minutes before it was due to be published.
ALEX BRUMMER: Sunak shuns the world stage to focus on his first budget
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2020 2:17 PM
It is curious for a government partly elected on the 'global Britain' slogan to eschew one of the first official opportunities to put down some markers on the international stage.
World GDP 'would be cut by £850bn if coronavirus becomes a pandemic'
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2020 1:50 PM
In a worst-case scenario where the virus affects large numbers of people worldwide - becoming a pandemic - G7 economies such as the US, UK and Germany could tip into recession.
Immigration: No visas for low-skilled workers, government says
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 1:42 PM
Ministers urge firms to stop relying on "cheap labour", but critics warn of damage to the economy.
Harvey Weinstein timeline: Key moments in Hollywood scandal
Telegraph.co.uk - 19 February 2020 12:48 PM
UK weather: Flood-hit towns warned of more to come as 'barriers not installed in time'
Telegraph.co.uk - 19 February 2020 11:45 AM
WH Smith in spat with Telegraph over pricing
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 11:03 AM
The UK retailer has removed the Daily Telegraph newspaper from 120 shops in railway stations.
How do you become an Isa millionaire? Interactive Investor reveals investment trusts are key
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2020 10:19 AM
DIY investment platform Interactive Investor has found its average Isa millionaire account is powered by a larger weighting towards investment trusts than open-ended funds.
Airbus Defence and Space to cut more than 2,300 jobs
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 10:03 AM
The space and defence business of Airbus said it will get rid of 357 roles in the UK out of nearly 4,000 staff.
The Wet'suwet'en conflict disrupting Canada's rail system
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 9:55 AM
PM Justin Trudeau is under growing pressure to solve a conflict over a pipeline as trains sit idle.
Ransomware-hit US gas pipeline shut for two days
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 9:45 AM
The entire pipeline was closed after the cyber-security incident.
Axminster Carpets collapses into administration
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 8:49 AM
The 265-year-old business had been trying to secure a rescue deal for weeks.
Wednesday evening news briefing: Immigration points system 'not end of Polish builders'
Telegraph.co.uk - 19 February 2020 8:24 AM
Pension pots locked as financial advisers can't afford insurance
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2020 7:53 AM
One financial advice firm has told how its premiums rose from £3,700 in 2009 to £45,000 in 2019. Another adviser says premiums jumped from £22,736 in 2017 to £112,000 in 2018.
ASK TONY: Scammers stole £3k but Tesco said I was too late to complain
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2020 7:21 AM
I was contacted regarding potential fraudulent activity on my Tesco Mastercard in early October 2019. In total, £3,700.20 of illicit transactions were refunded.
Ten popular 1980s and 1990s cars that could soon be extinct
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2020 7:19 AM
Models including the Lada Riva, Alfa Romeo 146 and Fiat Uno - all of were stalwarts in the eighties and nineties - are now starting to dwindle, stats suggest. Here are the 10 in terminal decline.
Coronavirus: a quick guide to the outbreak sweeping the world
Telegraph.co.uk - 19 February 2020 7:12 AM
Caroline Flack inquest: Love Island presenter hanged herself at home, coroner says
Telegraph.co.uk - 19 February 2020 7:10 AM
Caroline Flack's torment revealed: 'Within 24 hours my whole world and future was swept from under my feet'
Laura Ashley agrees loan deal in fight for survival
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 7:07 AM
The clothing and furnishing retailer secures money to meet its immediate funding needs.
Japan faces criticism as expert blows whistle on coronavirus cruise ship failings
Telegraph.co.uk - 19 February 2020 6:24 AM
How can an £18,000 investment-linked insurance policy be worth 60p?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2020 6:08 AM
The controversial investment-linked insurance policies were popular decades ago, but have since been all but abandoned by customers and firms after an explosion in complaints.
Petrol price rise fuels the biggest leap in inflation in six months
www.standard.co.uk - 19 February 2020 5:56 AM
Inflation rose the fastest in six months during January due to higher prices at the petrol pumps.
Qatar Airways ups its stake in British Airways owner IAG
www.standard.co.uk - 19 February 2020 5:52 AM
British Airways owner IAG's biggest shareholder, Qatar Airways, on Wednesday spent nearly £500 million increasing its stake to 25.1% in a move triggering renewed speculation about its intentions for the group.
Business focus: Fears grow over new Chancellor's tax-lite free ports push
www.standard.co.uk - 19 February 2020 5:50 AM
Free ports are being promoted as a post-Brexit boost but there are fears they harbour crime
Jaguar Land Rover forced to fly car parts into the UK from China in SUITCASES
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2020 5:34 AM
The UK's biggest car maker has three vehicle plants in the UK - all of which use components supplied from China. Boss Ralf Speth said the factories could run out of parts after two weeks.
Lent 2020: how the test of willpower is linked to the days getting longer
Telegraph.co.uk - 19 February 2020 5:09 AM
Where can savers find the best rates after NS&I slashes its accounts?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2020 5:05 AM
Treasury-backed savings giant NS&I is to slash rates on more than a dozen products - including Britain's most popular savings product Premium Bonds - hitting nearly all of its 25 million customers.
St David's Day 2020: Welsh traditions, medieval miracles and how leeks became an iconic symbol
Telegraph.co.uk - 19 February 2020 5:00 AM
Are economically inactive people the answer to staff shortages?
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 4:47 AM
Priti Patel says businesses should train the 8.5 million economically inactive people. But only two million of them want a job.
Number of inflation-beating savings deals falls 90% after sharp jump in CPI
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2020 4:46 AM
Just 50 savings deals, none of which are easy-access accounts, match or exceed the new consumer prices index inflation rate of 1.8 per cent, according to figures from Savings Champion.
Victims of LCF scandal launch legal action for compensation
www.standard.co.uk - 19 February 2020 4:31 AM
Lawyers acting for bondholder victims of the London Capital & Finance collapse today launched a legal action against the investors' compensation scheme, disputing its refusal to pay out and accusing it of "chicanery".
HS2: Stephenson given new rail link role
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 4:23 AM
The PM has promised to "restore discipline" to the multi-billion-pound rail project.
Comment: Qatar's IAG investment strategy could be right for all of us
www.standard.co.uk - 19 February 2020 4:23 AM
On the face of it, Qatar Airways' £3 billion bet on the future of British Airways makes little sense.
Crispin Odey fund rages at 'mockery' of Anglo's bid for ailing miner Sirius Minerals
www.standard.co.uk - 19 February 2020 4:07 AM
Millionaire hedge fund tycoon Crispin Odey today turned Robin Hood for the 85,000 small investors in Sirius Minerals as he launched an aggressive attack on Anglo American's takeover bid.
'Vegans need their own shelf in the office fridge'
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 3:16 AM
The Vegan Society has issued guidelines to "help employers accommodate the needs of vegans".
Fuel prices push UK inflation to six-month high
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 3:13 AM
Consumer Prices Index inflation rose to 1.8%, but remains below the Bank of England's 2% target.
Market report: Housebuilders boosted by HSBC forecasts for sector
www.standard.co.uk - 19 February 2020 3:11 AM
Investors that may have been dubious about estate agent reports of a Boris bounce to the housing market, looked more confident on Wednesday, choosing to jump into some of Britain's building giants.
Jaguar Land Rover reveals new electric self-driving pod to be used on UK roads next year
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2020 3:09 AM
The Prince of Wales was one of the first to get an early preview of the machine as he officially opened the National Automotive Innovation Centre at Warwick University.
UK house prices rising fastest in Yorkshire and Humber
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 3:06 AM
House prices climbed 3.9% in Yorkshire and Humber last year, but just 1.2% in the South East.
Should you start a final salary pension on your birthday or in April?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2020 1:51 AM
This case highlights how complicated the rules on final salary pensions can be to navigate. Find out what you should ask your scheme before triggering payments here.
Climate change: Fertiliser could be used to power ocean-going ships
bbc.co.uk - 19 February 2020 1:13 AM
Ammonia, the key ingredient of fertiliser, can be burned in ships’ engines in place of polluting diesel.
VICTORIA BISCHOFF: Don't abandon saving, everyone needs a fund
www.dailymail.co.uk - 19 February 2020 1:08 AM
What is the point of saving? That's the question we posed after it emerged that National Savings and Investments is to slash interest rates for millions of savers from May.
Nationwide's new savings account offers quarterly £100 prize draws
Nationwide's Start to Save account offers quarterly prize draws with payouts of £100 to lucky savers as well as 1 per cent interest. More than 11 million people in the UK have less than £100 in savings.
The Chancellor must act to get us saving again, says IAIN DUNCAN SMITH
The incentive to save should be at the heart of any stable economy. It is vital for careful budgeting, preparing for old age and ensuring that you don't fall into debt.
Branch and ATM closures hit seaside towns St Ives and Hayle
Lloyds is to close its branch in Hayle, Cornwall in May, leaving the seaside town, whose population swells to 50,000 in the summer, without a bank. Five years ago, it had four.
The Briefing: Sign up for two-minute audio news updates on WhatsApp, Apple, Spotify and Alexa twice a day
Telegraph.co.uk - 19 February 2020 12:25 AM
Wednesday morning news briefing: Lord Steel faces expulsion
Telegraph.co.uk - 18 February 2020 11:28 PM
Trump commutes sentence of former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich in clemency spree
Telegraph.co.uk - 18 February 2020 9:15 PM
Guernsey Victorian shop manager quits over adding barcodes
bbc.co.uk - 18 February 2020 7:42 PM
When asked to modernise and have barcodes on stock of sweets Elizabeth Lihou said "I couldn't do it".
737 Max: Debris found in new planes' fuel tanks
bbc.co.uk - 18 February 2020 7:13 PM
The discovery raises fresh concerns about potential safety issues for the US plane-making giant.
Inmate 'launched jihadist attack against guards in Winchester jail'
Telegraph.co.uk - 18 February 2020 5:11 PM
What's gone wrong at HSBC?
bbc.co.uk - 18 February 2020 4:51 PM
With about 35,000 jobs set to go at HSBC, BBC global trade correspondent Dharshini David looks at what has gone wrong for the banking giant.
How overseas stag parties are hurting the environment
bbc.co.uk - 18 February 2020 4:20 PM
About half the flights young men take each year are for stag dos - and that generates a lot of emissions.
CEO Secrets: How Camelot boss got to the top
bbc.co.uk - 18 February 2020 4:15 PM
Nigel Railton, who is boss of Camelot UK, which runs the National Lottery, explains how he got there.
China economy: Why it matters to you
bbc.co.uk - 18 February 2020 4:14 PM
As China struggles to cope with the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, we look at the scale and importance of it's financial might.
Should your email say if you're he, she or they?
bbc.co.uk - 18 February 2020 4:11 PM
Firms are encouraging staff to make sharing which personal pronouns they use an everyday practice.
UK's cash system 'will collapse without new laws'
bbc.co.uk - 18 February 2020 4:02 PM
British bank notes and coins could disappear much earlier than expected, campaigners warn.
Theatre marketing firm Reach 4 Entertainment does a roaring trade
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2020 2:45 PM
Reach 4 Entertainment rose 31.4 per cent, or 0.28p, to 1.15p after it said full-year profits would be 'significantly' higher than it originally predicted when they are finally announced in May.
Now Coronavirus outbreak hits Apple and Land Rover
Apple said that although some of its Chinese factories were now reopening, slow progress would hit production of its iPhone and cause a worldwide shortage.
Nightmare at HSBC: Profits down 33% with 35,000 jobs to be axed
Noel Quinn, who became interim chief in August after John Flint was ousted, outlined a sweeping shake-up of the bank designed to save £3.5bn by 2022.
ALEX BRUMMER: HSBC Interim boss Noel Quinn has been set an unfair test
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2020 2:44 PM
What on earth is going on at HSBC? One can understand chairman Mark Tucker's caution in not going to the substitutes' bench too quickly when choosing a permanent new chief exec.
City watchdog warns over investment scams
The FCA - run by interim chief executive Chris Woolard (pictured) -says it's biggest priorities are Key priorities are tackling 'unsuitable high-risk investments and 'financial scams'
MARKET REPORT: Bidding war hopes sends shares in Amigo soaring
Amigo founder James Benamor, who owns a 61 per cent stake through his Richmond Group, said he was willing to sell all or parts of the company as it faces pressure from regulators.
Glencore billionaires set for £400m payout despite posting loss
Chief exec Ivan Glasenberg, division bosses Daniel Mate and Tor Peterson, and former executives Telis Mistakidis and Alex Beard will reap the $0.20 per share dividend.
Miner BHP plans eco-friendly expansion amid growing pressure
Chief executive Mike Henry, who took over last month, said BHP should prioritise metals such as copper, which is used in wind turbines, and nickel, used in electric car batteries.
Cenkos becomes the first UK stockbroker to appoint a female chairman
Lisa Gordon (pictured), who was the youngest woman to be made director of a listed firm when she joined Chrysalis in 1994 at the age of 28, is joining the smaller-companies broker.
Shareholders blast Nissan over its crashing share price
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2020 2:43 PM
At the extraordinary shareholders' meeting yesterday, speakers demanded a quick fix to halt falling car sales, and said its executives should give up their pay and work harder.
How to build a fortune on your bookshelf: Rare books can be a goldmine
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2020 2:01 PM
As rare books are so pricey, it's not surprising that many collectors work in the financial services or entertainment industries. The most important factors are a book's condition, rarity and desirability.
Ford recalls its new award-winning Puma SUV due to driver's airbag fault
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2020 10:08 AM
Ford has suspended deliveries of the £20,500 crossover and is issuing recalls for sold cars after discovering the driver's airbag can detach from the steering wheel if it goes off.
Tuesday evening news briefing: Drug shortage fears as coronavirus slows Chinese factories
Telegraph.co.uk - 18 February 2020 8:18 AM
Tessa Coates and Stevie Martin on the Making the Money Work podcast
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2020 8:16 AM
We talk to writers, comedians, podcasters and performers Tessa Coates and Stevie Martin about how you can make your money work if you work in the creative industry.
Glencore serves up payout for billionaire shareholders despite slump in earnings
www.standard.co.uk - 18 February 2020 7:25 AM
Commodities giant Glencore shrugged off a loss of form on Tuesday to pay a trio of billionaire shareholders more than $400 million in dividends.
Sky ups the price of its core entertainment package by an inflation-busting 9%
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2020 7:21 AM
The telecoms giant has announced its popular entertainment package - which includes Sky One, Sky Atlantic and MTV - is due to increase by £2 from £22 to £24 a month.
Anthony Hilton: Over-zealous watchdogs have put the bite on liquidity
www.standard.co.uk - 18 February 2020 7:21 AM
At a conference for small private companies the other day, one of our leading investment banks sent a clutch of people to see if they could interest the audience in taking out a loan for their businesses which the bank would arrange.
City dismay as HSBC fails to appoint chief executive despite overhaul
www.standard.co.uk - 18 February 2020 7:18 AM
HSBC came under fire on Tuesday for failing to appoint a full-time chief executive despite launching its wide-reaching restructuring plan.
Knife-wielding man Tasered on London train after police chase
Telegraph.co.uk - 18 February 2020 7:06 AM
Land Rover's extreme TV advert for the new Defender has been released
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2020 5:48 AM
The television advert, on screen from next month, shows it being hurtled off ramps, careering through rivers and driving away after flipping onto its roof and sustaining substantial damage.
Best energy deals: How to switch supplier and find cheap deals
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2020 4:51 AM
Energy price tariffs are in a constant merry-go-round with suppliers constantly battling to pinch customers from each other. We show you how to win.
Probe into Sirius share push that lured 85,000: Investors slam 'derisory' Anglo American offer
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2020 4:35 AM
Small investors in Sirius Minerals are compiling a dossier to hand to the City watchdog over fears they were misled when they bought shares in the troubled miner.
Jim Armitage: Noel Quinn's ferocious reset at HSBC deserves to win him the top job full-time
www.standard.co.uk - 18 February 2020 3:52 AM
Since its Midland days, HSBC has the reputation of being the bank that can make a mess of pretty much anything. So it's with some caution that we should welcome today's ferocious strategic reset for the group.
Legal & General commits UK pension money to help boost affordable housing
www.standard.co.uk - 18 February 2020 3:51 AM
Insurance giant Legal & General has earmarked UK pension money to be spent on affordable housing for the first time, with £100 million of new financing secured.
Canadian investors in £100m deal for Ilford rental homes
www.standard.co.uk - 18 February 2020 3:23 AM
Two Canadian property investors have agreed to buy nearly 300 rental flats in east London in a £100 million deal, as demand for rented accommodation rises.
New dawn for women in the City as Lisa Gordon takes chairmanship at broker Cenkos
www.standard.co.uk - 18 February 2020 2:43 AM
Fresh ground was broken in the City today as Lisa Gordon was appointed chairman at small-cap broker Cenkos.
UK weather: 'This is not normal flooding. We are in uncharted territory', says Environment Agency
Telegraph.co.uk - 18 February 2020 2:21 AM
Unexpected car finance fees could set drivers back £1,200 each year
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2020 1:51 AM
Drivers could be spending nearly £1,200 more than necessary on their car finance deals after being hit with a range of hidden and unexpected costs, new research has revealed.
Moneybarn pays more than £30m to customers after failing to treat them fairly
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2020 1:32 AM
The car finance firm, owned by Provident Financial, handed the money to 5,933 customers potentially affected by the breaches, which occurred between April 1, 2014 and October 4, 2017.
Alstom takeover of Bombardier could put British jobs at risk
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2020 1:31 AM
Alstom has agreed to buy Bombardier Transport after talks between the firms. Alstom said it intended to make the division more profitable, partly by wringing out more than £333m in savings.
One of Britain's best-known fund managers and key allies about to share windfall of up to £39m
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2020 1:30 AM
Richard Buxton, who led the spin-out of Merian from Old Mutual in 2018, will together with four colleagues take a 1 per cent stake in asset manager Jupiter, currently worth £19m.
Style-conscious shoppers buy from Ganni or Kitri not Laura Ashley
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2020 1:29 AM
Puffy sleeves, pie-crust collars, gathered skirts and pretty sprigged flower prints: in its 1980s heyday, Laura Ashley was a huge success. But the business has been a shadow of its former self for years.
ALEX BRUMMER: Only people making money in many sub-performing funds are managers
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2020 1:28 AM
They enjoy personal rewards, which most of the corporate world can only dream of. This might be more acceptable were the managers and platform operators transparent with clients.
Earning Avios points: How to get air miles from your current holiday for no more money
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2020 1:15 AM
BA has a number of bonus partner offers which allow travellers to bag more Avios points without spending more than you usually would when sorting out your holiday.
Do insurance fears stop people talking about mental health?
Johnny Timpson says that although we encourage people to open up about their mental health problems, fear of facing health or protection insurance penalties can cause some to stay quiet.
We reveal how you can haggle down window prices and how the vulnerable can tackle the cold callers
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2020 1:02 AM
The BBC drama White Gold shows actors Joe Thomas and James Buckley encouraging customers to spend thousands of pounds on, often unnecessary, new windows.
What is Shopmium and can it save on supermarket shops?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2020 12:53 AM
Shopmium is an app that promises to give customers money back on their weekly grocery shops by offering exclusive supermarket offers - we take a look.
The UK's first supply of 1,500 VW ID.3 electric cars sold out in TWO DAYS
www.dailymail.co.uk - 18 February 2020 12:52 AM
One of the German brand's biggest UK dealer networks says the first allocation of 1,500 ID.3 battery-electric models - which are available to spec next month - were sold out in just 48 hours.
Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy after thousands of sex abuse claims
Telegraph.co.uk - 18 February 2020 12:37 AM
Tuesday morning news briefing: Brexit 'can benefit all of Europe'
Telegraph.co.uk - 17 February 2020 11:25 PM
Climate change protesters dig up Trinity College lawn at Cambridge
Telegraph.co.uk - 17 February 2020 7:10 PM
Footwear retailer Shoe Zone warns a fifth of stores will close if business rates are not overhauled
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 5:10 PM
Footwear retailer Shoe Zone has warned it may have to shut down a fifth of its stores, or about 100, if the Government does not reform business rates.
Why your new work colleague could be a robot
bbc.co.uk - 17 February 2020 4:01 PM
Better sight, better hands and more intelligence are allowing robots to take on more and more jobs.
Shares in biotechnology firm Novacyt rocket to record high after it launches test for coronavirus
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 1:50 PM
The company believes this is the only test for the virus - which has killed more than 1,300 people in China since the outbreak began in December - that has gained the CE-Mark rubber stamp.
MARKET REPORT: Shine comes off Petra Diamonds shares as it is rattled by lower diamond prices
Revenue at the small-cap mining group, which digs for diamonds in South Africa and Tanzania, fell to £149m in the six months to December 31, down from £159m the year before.
Japan teetering on brink of recession after output shrinks at fastest pace for nearly six years
Gross domestic product fell at an annual rate of 6.3 per cent in the final three months of 2019. Another quarter of contraction at the start of 2020 would leave the country in recession.
NMC crisis deepens as founder quits: Chairman followed by two more directors in boardroom exodus
In the latest move to rock the FTSE 100 hospital operator, joint chairman Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty resigned. His exit was said to have been demanded by NMC's board.
Chip-maker Nanoco launches legal battle against Samsung for allegedly stealing its technology
Nanoco claims the electronics titan created specialist quantum dots - tiny components used to enhance television displays - using Nanoco's unique patented techniques.
British families more confident about their finances than at any time since financial crisis
In a further sign that the economy has picked up since the General Election, IHS Markit said its household finance index rose from 44.6 in January to 47.6 in February.
Oliver Cromwell letter in which he talks about his depression put on display for the first time
Telegraph.co.uk - 17 February 2020 1:24 PM
NS&I slashes interest rates and Premium Bond prizes affecting 25m savers
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 12:27 PM
As many as 25million savers could see their returns slashed from May as National Savings & Investments announced it is taking the knife to its savings accounts and Premium Bonds.
RUTH SUNDERLAND: Disconcerting to see uncertainty in the boardrooms of our High Street lenders
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 10:02 AM
British banking is at a tipping point. Twelve years
on from the financial crisis,
the Big Four lenders have
survived but neither their
share prices nor their reputations have recovered.
What does II's takeover of Share Centre mean for customers
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 9:59 AM
Interactive Investor's determination to take the DIY investing fight to the UK's leading platform Hargreaves Lansdown was signalled again as it bought out a rival.
Six ways to make sure your jewellery is protected by insurers
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 9:54 AM
Households are more likely to claim for theft or loss of jewellery in the winter months. Lloyds is urging those with pricey jewels to take measures to protect their new jewellery as soon as they can.
Storm Dennis: River levels in Hereford reach record high as death toll reaches four
Telegraph.co.uk - 17 February 2020 9:43 AM
II snaps-up Share Centre but investors get paid in unlisted shares
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 8:42 AM
Under the deal, The Share Centre investors will receive 41p in a combination of cash and shares, which is a 40 per cent premium to its closing price of 29p on Friday.
Monday evening news briefing: Storm Dennis death toll rises
Telegraph.co.uk - 17 February 2020 8:28 AM
Secretary stole £1.2m from property tycoon boss to buy herself sports cars, court hears as she is spared jail
Telegraph.co.uk - 17 February 2020 7:32 AM
Amazon Prime show Outlander fueling theft from historic sites in Scotland
Telegraph.co.uk - 17 February 2020 7:15 AM
Could an inheritance tax overhaul hit Bank of Mum and Dad?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 6:25 AM
Proposed changes to inheritance tax could make it more costly to help children onto the housing ladder, with a proposed 10% tax levied on sums above £30,000 given away each year.
SMALL CAP SHARE IDEAS: Caledonia Mining sets stage for next decade with Blanket gold mine expansion
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 6:17 AM
Caledonia Mining has been on the rise recently but there is a good case for arguing this is only the start for the gold group's share price.
Spotify hacking: How has someone taken over my music?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 5:47 AM
I was listening to music on my Spotify account when I found it had been taken over by someone else and I couldn't listen to my own music. How was someone able to get access to my account?
Merian fund stars in line for £20m after Jupiter confirms takeover
www.standard.co.uk - 17 February 2020 5:13 AM
A group of top stock pickers from fund boutique Merian Global Investors are in line for a £20 million windfall after a takeover by rival Jupiter on Monday.
MIDAS SHARE TIPS UPDATE: Gleeson shares have rebounded
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 5:02 AM
Midas recommended Gleesons in 2011, when the stock was £1.09, and looked at it again in 2017, by which time the shares were £6.13. Recent robust performance reflects investors' confidence.
How could coronavirus affect UK investors? Questions answered
Aside from the appalling human cost, investors are getting worried about the financial impact of the deadly corona-virus. Is it time to panic - or stay calm and ride out the storm?
Don't laugh, but here's why you're a better investor than the experts...
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 5:00 AM
Investing can seem like an intimidating business.But there is no reason to be put off: a nimble, beginner investor even has some advantages over the professionals.
TONY HETHERINGTON: I bought wine with Global Wine Exchange for £6,000
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 4:59 AM
Global Wine Exchange sold me two cases of wine on the promise that they would be sold at a profit. They haven't been sold. GWE then told me that if I bought two more cases, they would sell all four.
TSB announces second Classic Plus interest rate cut to 1.5% in May
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 4:57 AM
Customers of TSB's Classic Plus current account will see the amount of interest they earn cut in May, from 3% to 1.5%.
Best stocks & shares Isas: Pick the best DIY investment platform
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 4:41 AM
Choosing the right DIY platform is crucial but a wealth of choice and changes to charges have left many investors scratching their heads. We pick some of the best.
M&S hit by backlash over plan to stop distributing shopping vouchers to small shareholders
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 4:34 AM
The sweeping changes will mean that investors who hold shares through a third party stockbroker or in an Isa account will no longer receive the vouchers which were launched in 2004.
Critical illness policies used to make my blood boil...but now I'm a fan
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 4:33 AM
Jeff Prestridge met Emma Thomson, who has just benefited from the financial safety net provided by protection insurance. Emma is unsure how she would have coped without it.
Average house price now expected to rise by 3 per cent over next year
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 4:21 AM
Victory for the Tories in the General Election has delivered a shot in the arm for the housing market. Experts say the momentum is likely to continue building up over the next 12 months.
Has George Osborne's tax bombshell killed off the buy to let dream?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 4:16 AM
Thousands of buy-to-let landlords are poised to throw in the towel and sell their properties in the coming months as they lose yet more generous tax breaks.
How HSBC digital cheque app use soared over the festive period
The number of cheques digitally deposited by HSBC customers using the bank's app scanner over the festive period boomed by 250% compared to normal levels.
Jupiter proposes takeover of rival Merian Global Investors
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 4:03 AM
With Jupiter running £45.2billion in assets under management and Merian overseeing £22.4billion, the tie-up would create a £67billion fund giant.
Shopping centre bosses list pleas to Chancellor to help the High Street
www.standard.co.uk - 17 February 2020 3:46 AM
Hammerson's chief executive and a host of other shopping centre bosses on Monday listed their demands for the new Chancellor, in a bid to help ease turmoil on the High Street.
Billionaire founder BR Shetty quits disgraced FTSE 100 care giant NMC Health
www.standard.co.uk - 17 February 2020 3:21 AM
NMC Health was thrust into fresh turmoil today after the hospitals operator's founder and billionaire joint chairman BR Shetty suddenly quit.
New Chancellor set to crack down on £340m loopholes in insurance tax
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 3:05 AM
The Treasury declined to comment on whether a crackdown would be announced in the Budget, which is due to be delivered on March 11.
PICTET GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL OPPORTUNITIES: A fund helping to save planet
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 3:00 AM
The fund is managed by three individuals, but also draws on ideas from the rest of Pictet's thematic team. There is an adviser who provides an insight into environmental developments.
British Gas reverses the minimum top up limit back to £1 for prepayment customers after backlash
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 2:59 AM
The Big Six supplier decided to change the limit at the same time it announced it was moving from Paypoint to Payzone terminals, leaving customers with 15,000 fewer locations to top up.
MIDAS: BP's green future is a bright prospect - for the brave
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 2:40 AM
New boss Bernard Looney promised the company's carbon footprint will be 'net zero' by 2050 or sooner, while continuing to reassure investors that the company is committed to growing its dividends.
Property asking prices back near all-time high, says Rightmove
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 2:30 AM
Renewed optimism after the election, and the return of potential buyers who had put moves on hold, has led to the traditional spring house hunting bounce arriving early, said Rightmove.
Why must I pay tax on my pension and my savings too?
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 2:05 AM
This is Money's pensions agony uncle Steve Webb says most people don't have to pay tax on savings income, although he dubs the system 'absurdly complicated'.
Flat owners unable to sell or remortgage due to cladding crisis
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 1:38 AM
Concerns about cladding across Britain followed the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017 as lenders refused to provide finance on homes made of combustible material - leaving flat owners unable to sell.
EXCLUSIVE: MP urges investors to back Sirius Minerals' takeover by Anglo American
www.dailymail.co.uk - 17 February 2020 1:18 AM
Robert Goodwill, Conservative MP for Scarborough and Whitby, said his 'nightmare' would be shareholders voting against the rescue deal next month and the company going bust.
Monday morning news briefing: Dennis wreaks havoc
Telegraph.co.uk - 16 February 2020 11:33 PM
Shamima Begum says 'whole world fell apart' after losing citizenship appeal
Telegraph.co.uk - 16 February 2020 9:10 PM
Three more London stabbings leave three men in critical condition
Telegraph.co.uk - 16 February 2020 7:36 PM
Storm Dennis latest news: 'Life-threatening' situation as major incident declared in South Wales
Supercomputer that improves weather forecasts to receive £1.2 billion from Government
Telegraph.co.uk - 16 February 2020 4:56 PM
Heathrow staff write flight details on whiteboards after IT glitch
Telegraph.co.uk - 16 February 2020 4:35 PM
'I reinvented the hair tie from my uni halls'
bbc.co.uk - 16 February 2020 4:25 PM
Sophie Trelles-Tvede is the boss of Invisibobble, which is now sold in more than 70 countries.
Crossing Divides: How to cope when your boss is younger than you
bbc.co.uk - 16 February 2020 4:04 PM
Theo is nearly a third of the age of his colleague Charlie - and he manages her. The pair explain how they make the relationship work.
Crossing Divides: The 'youngsters' gaining respect at work
A demand for social media skills is bringing younger people into the workplace, but this can create friction.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney could be questioned by MPs about security breach
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 February 2020 2:12 PM
Conservative MP Mel Stride, who is chair-elect of Parliament's Treasury committee, said he would call in outgoing chief Mark Carney and his incoming successor Andrew Bailey to explain the breach.
Unilever fires starting gun on review of its health and beauty business
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 February 2020 2:11 PM
The Dove soap-owner wants to offload brands that are growing at a slower rate. Unilever will spend up to a year reviewing the beauty and personal care unit.
Sneaky hidden extras can add more than £100 a year to motor premiums
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 February 2020 6:15 AM
Driver already hammered by rising insurance premiums are facing a new shock of unexpected extra fees for renewing policies or requesting copies of documents.
Regional building society Newcastle hopes to get the go-ahead to open another community-style branch
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 February 2020 6:05 AM
Subject to council approval, the branch will be incorporated into a new library development earmarked for Tynemouth.
Lembit Opik tells how he went from 'financial hero to zero' - and ended up being insolvent
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 February 2020 6:03 AM
Former MP Lembit Opik endured the darkest period of his life after he lost his parliamentary seat in 2010. He struggled to find work for years afterwards and suffered from depression.
JEFF PRESTRIDGE: New Chancellor Rishi Sunak needs to make his mark...by improving our pensions
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 February 2020 6:00 AM
With the smell of a spring Budget in the air comes the rumour of yet more restrictions on the tax relief available to boost our pension saving. But how will Mr Sunak treat pension savers?
Hedge fund which cashed in on collapses of a string of high-profile companies targets Intu
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 February 2020 5:38 AM
London-based Kite Lake Capital took out a short position in the owner of the Trafford Centre in Manchester and Lakeside in Essex earlier this month, according to FCA data.
Powerful City investors raise fears over delays in appointing new boss for HSBC
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 February 2020 5:36 AM
Three investors expressed concerns after it emerged that the bank is unlikely to announce its next leader when it reports its annual results.
Long run of dismal figures for retail sales is expected to end this week
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 February 2020 5:35 AM
Official numbers for activity in January, due on Thursday, are likely to show some return to growth after five months of either flat or declining sales.
You might call me mad - but I AM the man to fix De La Rue
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 February 2020 4:49 AM
It was the move which stunned the City. How could Kevin Loosemore take a second major job while running FTSE 100 software company Micro Focus, which was itself in desperate need of repair?
STOCK MARKET WATCHLIST: The curse of Woodford spreads tentacles into universities
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 February 2020 4:34 AM
Data released last week showed a fall in the amount invested in university spinouts. These are where ideas from brainy scientists are turned into companies aiming to cure diseases.
New BP boss Bernard Looney preparing to cut jobs as part of his radical overhaul of energy giant
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 February 2020 4:32 AM
Last week, he announced plans to replace BP's existing business structure. And now he has told us that job cuts across BP's 70,000 employees worldwide are 'very possible'.
HAMISH MCRAE: A Prime Minister and Chancellor heading in the same direction is a welcome change
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 February 2020 3:35 AM
Boris Johnson has surrounded himself with like-minded people who will drive the cabinet's agenda through in a way that the UK has not experienced since the early years of Tony Blair.
Barclays boss Jes Staley ready to talk to FBI on Jeffrey Epstein
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 February 2020 3:29 AM
Victims of Epstein have called on the banking chief to hand over any information he might have about his former client. And lawyers urged Staley to speak to the FBI about his dealings with Epstein.
CASH IN THE ATTIC: Don't lose your marbles... they could be worth hundreds of pounds
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 February 2020 2:53 AM
If you have not lost your marbles - but hoarded some old favourites up in the loft you might have a treasure trove worth hundreds of pounds.
Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalism gives rise to vigilante attacks on Christians
Telegraph.co.uk - 16 February 2020 1:00 AM
Love Island presenter Caroline Flack took her life three weeks before assault trial
Telegraph.co.uk - 16 February 2020 12:55 AM
Astrazeneca shares fall after it warns that coronavirus epidemic will hit business
www.dailymail.co.uk - 16 February 2020 12:48 AM
The drug maker said the outbreak will make projections for the year ahead tricky and could knock it much harder than its rivals because China is its fastest-growing market.
William Wordsworth's home set to become hotel
Telegraph.co.uk - 15 February 2020 9:08 PM
Coronavirus: First European death as Chinese tourist dies in France
Telegraph.co.uk - 15 February 2020 5:10 PM
Storm Dennis: Second body pulled from the sea near Kent as bad weather set to continue on Sunday
Telegraph.co.uk - 15 February 2020 3:46 PM
Shares, funds and investing tips that will last all-year round
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 February 2020 3:21 AM
To celebrate Valentine's weekend, This is Money spoke to fund managers and analysts about their best-loved stock picks and why their future looks to be coming up roses.
Woodford shamed again in infamous 'Spot the Dog' fund list
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 February 2020 3:19 AM
In a major red flag with hindsight, the report called out Woodford's investment firm last year as one of the 'main culprits' for disappointing returns, four months before his flagship fund was suspended.
Renault's profits almost wiped out by ailing partner Nissan and sales slump in China
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 February 2020 1:52 AM
The French car maker posted its worst financial performance in a decade as profits fell 99 per cent from €3.5 billion (£2.9 billion) in 2017 to just €19m (£15.6m) last year.
MARKET REPORT: Suitors abandon rival bid for Sirius Minerals
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 February 2020 1:51 AM
Sirius is in the process of being taken over by mining giant Anglo American in a £405m deal that was revealed in January. But it had kept discussions going with an unnamed consortium.
Would-be boss of HSBC finalising plans to shake-up bank - including cutting as many as 10,000 jobs
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 February 2020 1:47 AM
Noel Quinn, its interim chief executive, will unveil his blueprint for the lender's future on Tuesday. He has been the architect of HSBC's strategic review, which is designed to increase profitability.
Royal Bank of Scotland changing name to Natwest Group as it seeks to put chequered past behind it
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 February 2020 1:45 AM
In a bid to draw a line under its near collapse under disgraced former boss Fred Goodwin, recently appointed chief Rose said the rebranding 'marks the start of a new era for our bank'.
ALEX BRUMMER: Chancellor needs to act as a check on the sometimes unbridled ambition of
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 February 2020 1:42 AM
Keynes once described HM Treasury as 'a bulwark against wickedness'. That may be over the top. But it cannot be wise for No 10 to think that grabbing full control over economic policy is a great idea.
Water companies refer their regulator to competition watchdog in revolt against price controls
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 February 2020 1:36 AM
In December, Ofwat ordered firms to cut annual bills for customers by £50 on average over five years, while spending £51 billion on improving services and investment in infrastructure.
Gemstone miner Gemfields returns to London Stock Exchange's junior market
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 February 2020 1:34 AM
Its shares surged by 11 per cent on the first day of trading, valuing Gemfields at £148m. It listed at 10.5p and rose to 11.7p. Gemfields quit AIM in 2017 after a £212m takeover.
The REIT approach to property funds: How to lower the risks of commercial investments
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 February 2020 1:32 AM
Some experts favour a few open-ended funds that invest, not in buildings, but in the shares of property companies, and real estate investment trusts, known as REITs.
Future of Lloyds boss Antonio Horta-Osorio will be in focus when bank publishes annual results
www.dailymail.co.uk - 15 February 2020 1:28 AM
He joined in 2011, and amid a marked recovery in performance helped return it from part-taxpayer ownership to private hands. But it is thought the bank is stepping up succession planning.