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Controversial privatisation of Edinburgh-based Green Investment Bank 'is completed'

Hurd says the GIB has been a "real success story" since it was created in 2012 - becoming the world's first dedicated green investment bank and supporting nearly 100 green infrastructure projects in t...

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Palestinian inmates in Israeli jails launch hunger strike

Barghouti, a leader of the 2000 Palestinian uprising, is serving five life terms after being convicted by an Israeli court of directing two shooting attacks and a bombing that killed five people, in...

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3 terrorists held in major operation by UP Anti-Terror Squad

3 terrorists held in major operation by UP Anti-Terror Squad

Searches were carried out in Mumbai, Ludhiana, Narkatiaganj (Bihar), Bijnor and Muzaffarnagar (UP). Police is insisting on the Arrest of only one person, which locals denied. The ATS had received inte...

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Strong first quarter for Unilever

Strong first quarter for Unilever

On a busy day of reporting for Europe's food producers, Danone will announce first-quarter sales after markets close. Unilever CFO Graeme Pitkethly said on an analyst call that USA consumer spend ...

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Soyuz space capsule carrying American, Russian blasts off

Veteran Fyodor Yurchikhin and first-timer Jack Fischer set off in bright conditions at 8.13am United Kingdom time. The Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft carried NASA rookie Jack Fischer and veteran Russian cosmo...

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Wells Fargo chops execs' pay $75 million more: accounts scandal

The report found Wells Fargo gave mangers a strong hand, with a commonly repeated slogan, "run it like you own it". On Monday Wells Fargo finally aired all the dirty laundry from its seemingly...

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BP well in Alaska leaking gas after unknown incident

BP Plc is working to secure an ongoing natural gas leak in a well on Alaska's North Slope that also sprayed crude oil for three days before that release was capped. BP, whose Macondo well in the Gulf ...

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Case against one for downing four near Kashmere Gate

Case against one for downing four near Kashmere Gate

After the accident, the two students fled the scene, but Chugh was stuck inside the vehicle. Three others identified as Asif, Karan and Sanjay were also critically injured in the incident. According t...

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SeaBridge Investment Advisors LLC Decreases Stake in HSBC Holdings plc

Analysts await MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) to report earnings on April, 27. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 60,659 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $2,281,000 afte...

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Mastercard just took fingerprint scanning to the next level

Mastercard just took fingerprint scanning to the next level

The new cards are now being tested in South Africa where two successful trials have already taken place. Mastercard says the biometric technology has been introduced as an additional security measur...

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Vijay Mallya, Indian Businessman, Arrested in UK

Mallya's extradition case has been adjourned as the next hearing is expected to take place on May 17. Soon after his release Mallya mocked the Indian media for hyping his arrest. Mallya, who has thr...

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Kuwait says expects extension of OPEC, non-OPEC oil deal

Kuwait says expects extension of OPEC, non-OPEC oil deal

He said producers would continue to assess market figures until next month, when ministers are expected to take a final decision at a meeting in Vienna. OPEC ministers have said their aim with the pro...

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FCA pushes robo-advice to lower cost of accessing advice

FCA pushes robo-advice to lower cost of accessing advice

It will publish further documents over the coming year dealing specifically with authorisation and supervision; enforcement; encouraging competition; and influencing market design. "We are working to ...

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Netflix nears 100 million subscribers worldwide

Netflix nears 100 million subscribers worldwide

If Netflix's predictions are correct, the global video streaming giant will surpass the 100-million member mark this weekend. Customer numbers outside of the U.S. "The opportunity provided to us b...

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US Vice President: US will work with Japan on DPRK

US Vice President: US will work with Japan on DPRK

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov condemned North Korea's "reckless nuclear actions" in comments on April 17, but said he hoped the United States would not take "very risky" unilateral military a...

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United CEO: No one will be fired over passenger dragging incident

United is now engaged in a sweeping review of its policies to create what Munoz calls a more "common sense approach to doing things". United Airlines published first-quarter financial results o...

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Legislators criticize reported closure of EPA Chicago office

In November 2015, under an agreement with the EPA , BNSF Railway and H. Kramer began removing lead-contaminated soil from two areas in the Pilsen neighborhood - a railway spur and alley behind the H...

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Pence talks on trade in Japan overshadowed by threat of war

Pence talks on trade in Japan overshadowed by threat of war

Pence opened the discussion of North Korea by saying the US seeks peace but that "peace comes through strength". Calling the communist regime "the region's most unsafe and urgent threat", Pence stre...

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New Zealand Dollar is the Star Performer as NZ Inflation Jumps

New Zealand Dollar is the Star Performer as NZ Inflation Jumps

Prices for new housing rose 1 percent in the March quarter for an annual increase of 6.7 percent. The Pound to New Zealand Dollar exchange rate fell down to 1.1890 following the release having been ...

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Price Target Estimates of: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

The fund owned 626,265 shares of the coffee company's stock after selling 847 shares during the period. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale boosted its stake in Starbucks Corporation by 27.1% in the third ...

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Netflix is all set to hit a major milestone this weekend

Netflix is all set to hit a major milestone this weekend

Most of this growth is coming from global markets, with a net addition of 3.5 million in during the period. Netflix and rival Amazon ( AMZN ) spent millions of dollars (UUP) at this year's Sundanc...

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China 'seriously concerned' over North Korea missile warnings

China 'seriously concerned' over North Korea missile warnings

The term "reckless" is one the North Koreans have used to describe ongoing large-scale USA and South Korean military exercises, which the North calls a dress rehearsal for an invasion. "North Korea ...

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With Xi out of US, Chinese media slam Trump

With Xi out of US, Chinese media slam Trump

President Donald Trump pressed Chinese President Xi Jinping to do more to curb North Korea's nuclear program and help reduce the gaping US trade deficit with Beijing in talks on Friday, even as he ton...

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United Airlines isn't firing anyone over violent passenger removal

Asked if there was a drop in bookings from China, where video of the incident provoked widespread outrage, Kirby said it's too early to say because there are too few days to measure possible changes. ...

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Erdogan Hints at Referendum on Turkey's EU Accession

He said that "the path to seek rights" should be limited to the courts. Mr. Erdogan, speaking from his official residence in Istanbul on Sunday, said the referendum had closed the door on Turkey's...

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Turnbull abolishes 457 visa to give Australian workers first say

Turnbull abolishes 457 visa to give Australian workers first say

After the Australian Government announced that it will abolish the Subclass 457 Visa for foreign workers-a move that spells uncertainty for many Indians working there-India said that it is looki...

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Delta Will Give Passengers Up To $10000 To Leave An Overbooked Flight

Delta Will Give Passengers Up To $10000 To Leave An Overbooked Flight

Department of Transportation said late Monday it is reviewing the removal of the passenger "to determine whether the airline complied with the oversales rule". The previous incentive had been $1,350. ...

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Facebook murder suspect kills himself after police pursuit

Facebook murder suspect kills himself after police pursuit

Steve Stephens, who has been the center of a manhunt since Sunday, fatally shot himself in Erie, Pennsylvania State Police confirmed over Twitter. Williams added that police "wanted to bring him in ...

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US Crude Stocks Dip, But Gasoline Inventories Rise

US Crude Stocks Dip, But Gasoline Inventories Rise

The existing output pact reached late previous year between OPEC and key non-OPEC producers lifted oil prices and encouraged US firms to lift their own output, which has since put pressure back down o...

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Imagination likely to see Apple royalties slashed, then end

It also leads customers to buy other Apple devices like the iPad and Apple Watch, and serves as a home for lucrative services like the App Store. In fact -as the iPhone 8 is expected to be- the ...

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Carmakers race to ride electric boom in China

But behind the scenes, many are anxious that batteries capable of delivering the same driving range as petrol cars are still too expensive. Deciding to make its first full-electric auto in China rec...

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Hot On The Charts: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL), PacWest Bancorp (PACW)

Hot On The Charts: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL), PacWest Bancorp (PACW)

The firm's shares performance for the last one month was 4.75% and -0.16% in the previous week, whereas year to date performance was calculated -2.90%. The company is expected to report earnings of $1...

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Asia stocks slip early Tuesday amid North Korea concerns, US$ up

Asia stocks slip early Tuesday amid North Korea concerns, US$ up

The Japanese yen strengthened 0.16 per cent versus the greenback at 108.73 per dollar, while Sterling was last trading at US$1.275, up 1.50 per cent on the day. Sterling jumped as much as 1.6 percent ...

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Exxon Mobil trying to get around US sanctions on Russian Federation

The Texas oil giant was run until this year by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who as the company's chief executive opposed the sanctions imposed in 2014 over Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea...

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Oil near flat in strong week for crude

Energy Information Administration (EIA), consultancy Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) and industry newsletter Petroleum Intelligence Weekly (PIW). Market watchers have long maintained that ...

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