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Does Johnson have the guts to tackle the rigged housing market described by Halligan?

45 minutes ago   |   Conservative Home

Home Truths: The UK's Chronic Housing Shortage - How It Happened, Why It Matters and How to Solve It by Liam Halligan This is the only book I have ever taken into the Terrace...
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Trac Oil delivering ‘sustainable' profits after ‘challenging' period

1 hour ago   |   Energy Voice

Trac Oil and Gas' boss has hailed the return to “sustainable” profit levels for the rope access inspection, repair and maintenance firm after several “challenging” years. The...
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Car Review: Ford Puma - fun drive that's the cat's whiskers

6 hours ago   |   The Independent

Competing in a very tough segment of the market place, the new Puma has to be a bit special to make its mark. And indeed it is, discovers Sean O'Grady
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2019 was another grey year for the UK. when it came to the most popular car colours

7 hours ago   |   Sunday Times Driving

ONE IN five new cars sold in the UK last year were painted grey, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders . Grey became the...
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Mei Mei review, Borough Market: Don't judge a dish by its looks

7 hours ago   |   The Independent

In a world obsessed with food being presented in minute perfection that's pretty as as a picture, Ibrahim Salha finds there's still beauty in simplicity
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XE Market Analysis: Asia - Jan 17, 2020

8 hours ago   |   XE

The Dollar rallied some to end the week in N.Y. on Friday, taking the DXY to highs of 2020. The index topped at 97.65, levels last seen on December 26. Incoming data saw...
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MARKET REPORT: Aston Martin shares go back into reverse

MARKET REPORT: Aston Martin shares go back into reverse

9 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Formula 1 billionaire Lawrence Stroll is reported to be the front-runner to help prop up the ailing luxury marque. The City grapevine believes Stroll is in talks to invest...
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USD/MXN hits lowest since September 2018 below 18.70

10 hours ago   |   FXCM

Mexican peso among top performers of the week. USD/MXN heads for lowest weekly close since July 2018. The USD/MXN finally broke below the 18.74 level and it bottomed at 18.68...
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ZEE Punjabi to launch movie premiere strand with ‘Surkhi Bindi'

ZEE Punjabi to launch movie premiere strand with ‘Surkhi Bindi'

11 hours ago   |   BizAsia

The newly launched, ZEE Punjabi, which made its official entry in India earlier this week, will begin a movie premiere strand. Up until now, rival Pitaara TV has been the home...
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CHF appears well placed to extend its advance in the near-term - MUFG

11 hours ago   |   FXCM

Analysts at MUFG Bank, point out that the Swiss franc has strengthened alongside the price of gold, perhaps reflecting debasement fears. They argue market participants are also...
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A landmark lawsuit in which kids sued the US government over its...

A landmark lawsuit in which kids sued the US government over its contribution to climate change has been dismissed after a 5-year fight

In 2015, 21 young people sued the US government , alleging it was violating their constitutional rights by contributing to climate change despite knowledge of its dangerous... Read more ...

The Jonas Brothers' 'What a Man Gotta Do' music video is packed with hidden...

The Jonas Brothers' 'What a Man Gotta Do' music video is packed with hidden references. Here's every detail you may have missed

The Jonas Brothers released a new song called "What a Man Gotta Do" and shared an accompanying music video that has nods to three classic films: "Grease," "Say Anything," and... Read more ...

US housing starts reach highest level in 13 years after 'spectacular'...

US housing starts reach highest level in 13 years after 'spectacular' December surge

US housing starts soared nearly 17% in December to a 13-year high, according to a Friday release from the Census Bureau. The seasonally adjusted annual rate for home starts... Read more ...

The San Francisco Giants are hiring the first full-time female coach in MLB...

The San Francisco Giants are hiring the first full-time female coach in MLB history

Alyssa Nakken was hired by the San Francisco Giants as an assistant coach on Thursday, becoming Major League Baseball's first full-time female coach. Nakken, 29 was a... Read more ...

Joe Biden slams Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook for having too much power...

Joe Biden slams Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook for having too much power: 'I've never been a big Zuckerberg fan. I think he's a real problem'

Former Vice President Joe Biden slammed Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg over misinformation on the platform and privacy concerns. "I've never been a big Zuckerberg fan. I... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here's what's going on. 1. China's economy grew at the slowest pace in nearly 30 years as Trump's trade war bites. The drop from 6.6% growth in 2018 reflected a raft of... Read more ...

Iran's supreme leader called Trump a 'clown' as he delivered Friday prayers...

Iran's supreme leader called Trump a 'clown' as he delivered Friday prayers for the first time in 8 years amid growing unrest over the Flight 752 disaster

Iran's supreme leader called Trump a "clown" and said the US president is preparing to stab Iranians in the back with a "poisonous dagger." Ayatollah Ali Khamenei led public... Read more ...

Man Utd eye transfer deal as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer identifies Ashley Young...

Man Utd eye transfer deal as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer identifies Ashley Young replacement

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is exploring the transfer market after losing Ashley Young to Inter Milan. Read more ...

Alphabet is now a trillion-dollar company

Alphabet is now a trillion-dollar company

Google's parent company Alphabet has reached a market capitalisation of a trillion dollars, becoming only the fourth tech firm to do so. The company follows in the footsteps of... Read more ...