Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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CYBG raises £1.6bn Virgin Money bid

The owner of the Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks is this weekend locked in talks‎ with Virgin Money about an improved all-share offer to create a £4bn challenger lender. ...

Donald Trump goes it alone: running the White House not like a president, but...

Such a photograph would, it is fair to assume, have been beyond the most delirious, hallucinatory imaginings of a tropical fever patient five years ago. Donald Trump sits at the Resolute desk in...

'G6 plus one' warns US over 'disappointing' tariffs

Finance ministers at the G7 have told the US that "collaboration and co-operation has been put at risk" by its trade tariffs. ...

Six major allies blast US over tariffs

Finance ministers from six of the world's largest economies in a rare step expressed "disappointment" over President...

'Not Geoffrey!' Dismay as Toys R Us sells off mascot

Fans of Toys R Us have expressed their sadness after it announced "everything must go" from its US headquarters - including a life-sized statue of mascot Geoffrey the Giraffe. ...

American farmers worry they'll pay the price of Trump's trade war

America’s farmers are about to start harvesting the wheat crop. Close to 60m tonnes are gathered annually and almost half is usually exported. Where this crop will be sold, though, remains an open...

May 'disappointed' over 'unjustified' US tariffs

Theresa May says she is "deeply disappointed" by America's decision to slap tariffs on metals imported from the European Union, Canada and Mexico. ...

Kenyan President orders top officials to take lie-detector tests in corruption crackdown

It later emerged that the funds were allegedly stolen through fake invoices for services that were never rendered. Dozens of people have been arrested and are facing charges over the alleged theft. Kenyatta...

Mothercare to shut 50 stores with 800 jobs at risk

Mothercare has been given the green light to axe 50 underperforming stores in a move that will see 800 jobs put at risk. ...

The wind in my hair: one woman’s struggle against the hijab

Masih Alinejad unties her hair, and a sea of corkscrew curls cascades down her shoulders. It looks amazing, but the significance of Masih’s hair isn’t looks – it’s politics. Masih is an Iranian...

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Arron Banks says Brexit is exhausting and may leave politics

Arron Banks has claimed he is ready to step back from politics following a bizarre select committee hearing where he taunted MPs, dismissed...