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News.com.au
Major investors push companies on climateAustralian investors controlling billions of dollars will start pressuring the
News.com.au / Posted 2 minutes ago
Australian investors controlling billions of dollars will start pressuring the world's biggest polluters to do more on climate change as part of a new global initiative. Around the world, 225 investors controlling more than $US26.3 trillion ($A36.8... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Major investors push companies on climateAustralian investors controlling billions of dollars will start pressuring the
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 3 minutes ago
Australian investors controlling billions of dollars will start pressuring the world's biggest polluters to do more on climate change as part of a new global initiative. Around the world, 225 investors controlling more than $US26.3 trillion ($A36.8... Read more
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metro
Teenager ripped out her eyebrows after brow tint 'stuck to them like tarmac'A lesson for all beauty lovers: If a product seems too gloriously cheap to be a
metro / Posted 4 minutes ago
A lesson for all beauty lovers: If a product seems too gloriously cheap to be any good, it probably is. Learn from Charlotte Knight, a teenager who ended up ripping out half of her eyebrows after using a cheap brow tint she found on ebay. Charlotte... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Brexit Britain will be worse off outside the EU, says think tankBrexit Britain is guaranteed to be economically worse off outside the European
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 5 minutes ago
Brexit Britain is guaranteed to be economically worse off outside the European Union, and crashing out without a deal would see the economy take a £100 billion hit, an influential US think tank has claimed. An economic analysis carried out by the... Read more
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DW
North Sea pipeline shutdown impacts supply |News that a major pipeline in the North Sea has been shut down for a few weeks
DW / Posted 9 minutes ago
News that a major pipeline in the North Sea has been shut down for a few weeks after it was found to be leaking, surprised crude oil markets and slightly nudged up prices on Monday to over $65 (€55) a barrel. The pipeline carries the biggest volume... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian Breweries Gets Substantive MD/CEO, Two New Executive DirectorsNigerian Breweries Plc on Tuesday notified the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
Nigerian Breweries Plc on Tuesday notified the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) of the appointment of the new managing director/chief executive officer, Mr. Jordi Borrut Bel. The appointment takes effect on January 22, 2018 and he will succeed Mr. Johan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CBN Urged to Recapitalise BoA, NAICAbuja — An urgent plea has been made to the Ministry of Finance and Central Ban
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
Abuja — An urgent plea has been made to the Ministry of Finance and Central Bank of Nigeria to recapitalise the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) and the Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) to enable the two institutions effectively play their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2017 Budget - Govt to Release Another N750 Billion Capital VoteAbuja — The federal government is set to release another N750 billion to its mi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
Abuja — The federal government is set to release another N750 billion to its ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) as part of the capital component of the 2017 budget. It had earlier released N450 billion for capital projects since the budget... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boko Haram Threat - Luxury Bus Owners Advise Operators to Be Security ConsciousAhead of the Christmas and New Year celebrations, and based on the security ale
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
Ahead of the Christmas and New Year celebrations, and based on the security alert by the United States Embassy and the United Kingdom, the Luxury Bus Owners Association of Nigeria has advised the bus operators to maintain high level of security... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Exports to Top Kenyan Tea Markets Drop 15%Tea exports to major markets in the year to October dropped 15 per cent compare
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
Tea exports to major markets in the year to October dropped 15 per cent compared with the same period last year with all the top buyers except Pakistan registering significant decrease. Statistics from the Tea Directorate indicate the exports fell... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cytonn Hands Over Sh100 Million Houses to Karen OwnersInvestment firm Cytonn has handed over Amara Ridge, a gated community in Karen,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
Investment firm Cytonn has handed over Amara Ridge, a gated community in Karen, to its owners. The houses were sold for between Sh90 million and Sh112 million, depending on whether a customer bought early in the project or towards its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Slashes Platinum RoyaltyGovernment has slashed the rate of royalty for all platinum group mining compan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
Government has slashed the rate of royalty for all platinum group mining companies to 2,5 percent from 10 percent, a move the Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe says will go a long way in enhancing viability at a time prices are depressed. This also comes... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Growing Economic Activity Increases Demand for ForexZimbabwe's foreign currency shortages that culminated in a cash crisis have bee
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
Zimbabwe's foreign currency shortages that culminated in a cash crisis have been worsened by growing economic activity. Finance and Economic Planning Minister Mr Patrick Chinamasa's economic growth forecasts for 2018 are at 4, 5 percent, up from 3,7... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liquid Telecoms Rapped for Lack of Back-Up SystemsGovernment is investigating Liquid Telecom for not having adequate back-up syst
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
Government is investigating Liquid Telecom for not having adequate back-up systems, resulting in an Internet glitch last week, which led to the disruption of social media applications. Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security Minister... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Improved Investment Climate to Lure Green CapitalZimbabwe needs to improve its investment climate to attract international capit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
Zimbabwe needs to improve its investment climate to attract international capital through issuing fixed income instruments whose proceeds would be channelled towards financing climate-friendly projects such as renewable energy, pollution prevention... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Sets Aside U.S.$139 Million for InfrastructureGovernment has set aside a cumulative budget of $139 million for rail, road and
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
Government has set aside a cumulative budget of $139 million for rail, road and air projects to improve and rehabilitate the country's transport network infrastructure to enhance their efficiency. The projects, which will be funded through fiscal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Once a Jewel, Now in RuinsIn this piece, Seriki Adinoyi chronicles how the Jos main market was built, its
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
In this piece, Seriki Adinoyi chronicles how the Jos main market was built, its destruction by fire, and the efforts by succeeding governments to rebuild it. Once upon a time, the Jos Main Market was a behemoth of sorts. It was a precious jewel- far... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Mobilise U.S.$182,4 Million for HousingThe Government will mobilise $182,4 million in support of several housing devel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
The Government will mobilise $182,4 million in support of several housing development strategies that are aimed at providing low cost serviced land for housing development. In his 2018 National Budget presentation last week, Finance and Economic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Banks Now Accepting 99-Year Leases As CollateralThe Bankers Association of Zimbabwe (BAZ) said on Friday it will now accept 99-
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 minutes ago
The Bankers Association of Zimbabwe (BAZ) said on Friday it will now accept 99-year leases that were given to resettled farmers by Government as collateral for bank loans. Since Zimbabwe embarked on the fast track land reform programme in the early... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Sensex falls 94 points as markets remain cautious ahead of macroeconomic dataKey stock indices Sensex and Nifty were cautious on Tuesday as investors looked
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 minutes ago
Key stock indices Sensex and Nifty were cautious on Tuesday as investors looked forward to macroeconomic data due later in the day amid a mixed trend in Asia. The 30-share index was lower by 94.02 points, or 0.28%, at 33,361.77. It had gained 858.61... Read more
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Swissinfo
Stocks Decline Ahead of Central Bank Meetings(Bloomberg) -- Most equities fell as traders await U.S. and European central ba
Swissinfo / Posted 12 minutes ago
(Bloomberg) -- Most equities fell as traders await U.S. and European central bank meetings this week for further clues on the 2018 policy outlook. The dollar was steady and oil extended gains above $58 a barrel. The Nikkei 225 Stock Average... Read more
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Bolton News
'It should make a real difference' - Rail commuters celebrate new half-hourly service for rural stationsCOMMUTERS at a busy railway station have two reasons to celebrate this week. A
Bolton News / Posted 17 minutes ago
COMMUTERS at a busy railway station have two reasons to celebrate this week. An improved half-hourly train service between Blackburn and Manchester has now started, bringing some much-needed relief for passengers who have long complained of delays... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH trade deficit widens to record $2.845 billion in OctoberStrong imports growth that outpaced the increase in exports brought the trade-i
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 minutes ago
Strong imports growth that outpaced the increase in exports brought the trade-in-goods deficit in October to its widest on record, at $2.845 billion, the government reported Tuesday. The value of imported products that entered the country rose for... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
The north-south divide will get even worse - but not for ManchesterManchester's economy is set to grow faster than anywhere else in Britain, accor
Manchester Evening News / Posted 20 minutes ago
Manchester's economy is set to grow faster than anywhere else in Britain, according to new research - but not enough to stop the north-south divide growing. The economic gap between the north and south will keep expanding until 2020 as efforts to... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
What's the future for the housing estate 'that time forgot'A housing estate ‘that time forgot’ could be rebuilt under sweeping plans for t
Manchester Evening News / Posted 20 minutes ago
A housing estate ‘that time forgot’ could be rebuilt under sweeping plans for the area around the Etihad stadium. The Grey Mare Lane estate in Beswick, one of the last in Manchester left to be regenerated, is earmarked for large-scale redevelopment... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Lowys sell Westfield for $32 billionWestfield: Lowy family sells shopping centre empire to French property giant fo
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 minutes ago
Westfield: Lowy family sells shopping centre empire to French property giant for $32 billion The Lowy family that made its fortune through Westfield shopping centres is selling out for $32.7 billion. Key points: French property giant... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Westfield to be taken over in £18.5 billion dealShopping centre giant Westfield is to be taken over by Unibail Rodamco in a $24
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 26 minutes ago
Shopping centre giant Westfield is to be taken over by Unibail Rodamco in a $24.7 billion (£18.5 billion) deal. The combination of the two firms will see the creation of a property titan worth $72.2 billion (£54 billion) spanning countries including... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Glasgow Airport marks busiest-ever NovemberGLASGOW Airport is celebrating its busiest-ever November with more than 682,800
EveningTimes Online / Posted 27 minutes ago
GLASGOW Airport is celebrating its busiest-ever November with more than 682,800 passengers travelling through its doors last month. The figure represents an increase of 2.5% on the same period last year. Scheduled services to EU countries increased... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
European Parliament to warn that British payments to Brussels must continue after BrexitThe European Parliament will on Wednesday demand Britain promises to stick clos
Daily Telegraph / Posted 30 minutes ago
The European Parliament will on Wednesday demand Britain promises to stick closely to EU rules and keep paying Brussels long after Brexit. MEPs are likely to back a resolution, obtained by The Telegraph, that says Britain and the EU should sign an... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
World's biggest 100 polluting companies put on notice by investors to tackle climate changeShareholders have turned up the heat on the world's 100 biggest polluting compa
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 31 minutes ago
Shareholders have turned up the heat on the world's 100 biggest polluting companies including Australian firms BHP Billiton, Wesfarmers and Rio Tinto, in the first coordinated global effort by investors to force corporate action on climate... Read more
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