Sunday, October 22, 2017

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Business

US allies in Europe back Iran nuclear deal

Story highlightsDonald Trump says he won't recertify multilateral agreement on nuclear programUK, German, French, EU leaders say they stand by pactTrump announced Friday that he would not recertify the multilateral agreement, claiming Iran...

Deadline looms for you to spend old £1 coins

Britons are being urged to spend their old £1 coins or deposit them in banks as they will no longer be legal tender from midnight on Sunday. ...

California wildfires: hope among wreckage but death toll rises to 35

A fifth day of desperate firefighting in California wine country brought a glimmer of hope on Friday, as crews battling the flames reported their first progress toward containing the massive blazes and hundreds...

US hedge fund wants break-up of £35bn Shire

A US hedge fund is demanding a string of divestments at the FTSE-100 biotech group Shire, underlining growing interest among activist investors in large European companies. ...

Old £1 coins: don’t get short-changed after Sunday’s switchover

British households have got rid of £60m-worth of the old “round pound” coins over the past week – but there are still more than £400m-worth still in circulation – and down the backs...

California fires: 36 people dead; 6,000 buildings destroyed

Meanwhile, officials are making grim discoveries -- victims burnt beyond recognition -- as they search blackened ruins of some of the 5,700 homes and business that have been destroyed."Some of (the remains) are...

Manufacturing boost fails to lift 'muted' economy

A boost in manufacturing has failed to lift the UK economy which grew at a "muted" rate in the third quarter of 2017, the British Chambers of Commerce has warned. ...

In China women 'hold up half the sky' but can't touch the political glass...

“Times have changed … today men and women are equal,” Mao Zedong pronounced more than half a century ago. “Whatever men comrades can accomplish, women comrades can too.” Unless, of course, you mean...

Uber lodges appeal to overturn London ban

Uber is appealing against Transport for London's decision to deny it a new private hire licence for operating in the capital. ...

Uber appeals London decision to pull license

Uber fanatics in London can breathe easy. The tech firm filed a legal appeal on Friday that will allow it...

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‘We will be forced to close’: Polish and Czech food stores...

Jars of sauerkraut and packets of Polish sweets have become commonplace on the UK’s supermarket aisles. As people migrated to the UK from...