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This is Oxfordshire
Blanket ban on so-called legal highs enforced todayA blanket ban on legal highs comes into force today. Laws criminalising the pr
Blanket ban on so-called legal highs enforced today
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 minutes ago
A blanket ban on legal highs comes into force today. Laws criminalising the production, distribution, sale and supply of the drugs took effect from midnight. Offenders will face up to seven years behind bars under the Psychoactive Substances... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
First chance to see 'pod homes' plan as calls are made for more innovative housing schemes in Oxford"INNOVATIVE" solutions used in London and Cambridge should be deployed to tackl
First chance to see 'pod homes' plan as calls are made for more innovative housing schemes in Oxford
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 minutes ago
"INNOVATIVE" solutions used in London and Cambridge should be deployed to tackle the housing crisis gripping Oxford, it has been claimed. Andrew Gant, the new leader of the Liberal Democrats on Oxford City Council, said more needed to be done to... Read more
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International Business Times
US levies fresh anti-dumping duty on Chinese steel The US has moved to impose duties on corrosion-resistant steel exports from Chi
US levies fresh anti-dumping duty on Chinese steel
International Business Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
The US has moved to impose duties on corrosion-resistant steel exports from China and four other countries after ruling that they were guilty of unfairly "dumping" their products at low prices. The Commerce Department announced on 25 May that... Read more
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International Business Times
Asian markets: Shanghai Composite slips as oil prices touch $50 a barrel While Asian stock market indices were trading mixed on 26 May, the Shanghai Com
Asian markets: Shanghai Composite slips as oil prices touch $50 a barrel
International Business Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
While Asian stock market indices were trading mixed on 26 May, the Shanghai Composite Index was down 0.45% at 2,802.39 as of 6.07am GMT. This followed a positive close on the Wall Street overnight and Brent Crude prices managed to cross the $50 a... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
The housing market is suddenly hot againNEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Let’s get the bad news out of the way first. It doesn’t f
The housing market is suddenly hot again
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 minutes ago
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Let’s get the bad news out of the way first. It doesn’t feel like the U.S. economy is firing on all cylinders. Wage growth remains sluggish. The stock market continues to be volatile. Target, Macy’s and many other big retailers... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
New Zealanders to pay $20 for cigarette pack under tax planWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) � Smokers in New Zealand will pay $20 for a pack o
New Zealanders to pay $20 for cigarette pack under tax plan
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 minutes ago
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) � Smokers in New Zealand will pay $20 for a pack of cigarettes under the government's budget plan released Thursday. Polluting industries will also get hit with higher taxes. In its annual budget, the government... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan, Indonesia could work on port, rail projectsJAKARTA: Japan and Indonesia could be working together on two infrastructure pr
Japan, Indonesia could work on port, rail projects
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 minutes ago
JAKARTA: Japan and Indonesia could be working together on two infrastructure projects in the country, said Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung. Speaking to reporters at Halim Perdanakusuma airport on Thursday (May 26) morning, Mr Pramono said Japan had... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China online lending crackdown shutters Guangdong P2P siteBEIJING: A large Chinese online lending platform accused of illegal operations
China online lending crackdown shutters Guangdong P2P site
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 minutes ago
BEIJING: A large Chinese online lending platform accused of illegal operations has suspended operations, one of hundreds that have been shut this year by the government, as China cleans up a sector ridden with stories of Ponzi schemes. Police in... Read more
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Arkansas Business
SPONSORED: 3 Ways Wharton Business Scholars Challenge Retirement ThinkingExpand: Given the condition of the financial markets, the academics put forth t
SPONSORED: 3 Ways Wharton Business Scholars Challenge Retirement Thinking
Arkansas Business / Posted 5 minutes ago
Expand: Given the condition of the financial markets, the academics put forth the idea that you should look beyond the conventional stock and bond markets and build as much as 40 percent of your portfolio in “non-traditional” alternative investments... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Corpus Christi boil water order liftedCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - The citywide boil water order in Corpus Christi ha
Corpus Christi boil water order lifted
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 8 minutes ago
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - The citywide boil water order in Corpus Christi has been lifted. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times (http://bit.ly/1OXSthE ) reports that the order was put into place May 13 and lifted Wednesday by the Texas Commission on... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Corpus Christi boil water order liftedCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - The citywide boil water order in Corpus Christi ha
Corpus Christi boil water order lifted
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 10 minutes ago
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - The citywide boil water order in Corpus Christi has been lifted. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times (http://bit.ly/1OXSthE ) reports that the order was put into place May 13 and lifted Wednesday by the Texas Commission on... Read more
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The Age
GLNG train 2 up and runningSantos's GLNG venture now has its second production unit in operation. Photo: s
GLNG train 2 up and running
The Age / Posted 11 minutes ago
Santos's GLNG venture now has its second production unit in operation. Photo: supplied Santos has brought online the second production unit at its $US18.5 billion ($25.7 billion) GLNG gas export project in Gladstone on schedule, raising expectations... Read more
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The Age
Former Sigma CEO Elmo de Alwis and CFO given suspended prison sentenceFormer Sigma Pharmaceuticals CEO Elmo de Alwis has been placed on a 42-month go
Former Sigma CEO Elmo de Alwis and CFO given suspended prison sentence
The Age / Posted 11 minutes ago
Former Sigma Pharmaceuticals CEO Elmo de Alwis has been placed on a 42-month good behaviour bond. Photo: Jason South Sigma Pharmaceuticals former chief executive Elmo de Alwis and his chief financial officer Mark Smith have avoided a custodial term... Read more
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The Star
Norway to regulate US$850b fund's tax haven exposureOSLO: Norway will take a first step this week towards using its US$850 billion
Norway to regulate US$850b fund's tax haven exposure
The Star / Posted 11 minutes ago
OSLO: Norway will take a first step this week towards using its US$850 billion sovereign wealth fund, the world's biggest, as a tool to combat the use of tax havens, two key members of parliament's finance committee told Reuters on Wednesday. The... Read more
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The Star
KLCI pares gains in line with Asian markets despite crude oil breaching US$50 markKUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI was marginally up by 0.69 points to 1,631.65 points
KLCI pares gains in line with Asian markets despite crude oil breaching US$50 mark
The Star / Posted 11 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI was marginally up by 0.69 points to 1,631.65 points at the midday close with Asian markets mostly flattish following Wednesday's strong rally despite Brent crude oil hitting US$50 per barrel today. The benchmark index had... Read more
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The Star
Fonterra expects to pay NZ$4.25 per kilo of milk solids in 2016-17WELLINGTON: Global dairy giant Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd, expects to pay
Fonterra expects to pay NZ$4.25 per kilo of milk solids in 2016-17
The Star / Posted 11 minutes ago
WELLINGTON: Global dairy giant Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd, expects to pay its farmer shareholders more in the coming season, but the increase will offer little relief as the forecast remains below estimated break-even levels. The world's... Read more
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The Star
Bank Negara concluded probe into 1MDB, says governorKUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has concluded its investigation into 1
Bank Negara concluded probe into 1MDB, says governor
The Star / Posted 11 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has concluded its investigation into 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) following the payment of a compound by the company, said Governor Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim. However, he stressed that the central bank would... Read more
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The Star
Australian watchdog deals blow to US$6.5b Asciano bidSYDNEY: Australia's antitrust watchdog on Thursday raised fresh concerns about
Australian watchdog deals blow to US$6.5b Asciano bid
The Star / Posted 11 minutes ago
SYDNEY: Australia's antitrust watchdog on Thursday raised fresh concerns about a planned A$9.1 billion (US$6.5 billion) takeover of rail and port giant Asciano Ltd, potentially forcing the Canadian-led buyout consortium to restructure the deal. The... Read more
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Market Watch
United Utilities FY profit up 3.5%; to boost capexLONDON--United Utilities Group PLC (UU.LN) Thursday reported a 3.5% rise in pre
United Utilities FY profit up 3.5%; to boost capex
Market Watch / Posted 12 minutes ago
LONDON--United Utilities Group PLC (UU.LN) Thursday reported a 3.5% rise in pretax profit for fiscal 2016 and said it is accelerating its 2015-20 capex program, and that the progress over the first year of this new regulatory period underpins its... Read more
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Market Watch
Tate & Lyle pretax profit rises for 2016LONDON--Tate & Lyle PLC (TATE.LN) Thursday reported a rise in fiscal 2016 preta
Tate & Lyle pretax profit rises for 2016
Market Watch / Posted 12 minutes ago
LONDON--Tate & Lyle PLC (TATE.LN) Thursday reported a rise in fiscal 2016 pretax profit, partly due to increased revenue generation and absence of any large exceptional costs, and said that it remains confident to progress in line with its... Read more
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Market Watch
NN Group profit up; plans €500 million buybackDutch insurance and asset-management company NN Group NV (NN.AE) Thursday annou
NN Group profit up; plans €500 million buyback
Market Watch / Posted 12 minutes ago
Dutch insurance and asset-management company NN Group NV (NN.AE) Thursday announced plans to buy back up to 500 million euros ($557.8 million) of its shares, as it reported a 0.1% rise in first-quarter operating profit. The 170-year-old firm's plan... Read more
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Market Watch
Sudden, sharp drop for dollar rallies Japanese yenThe yen was stronger against its rivals during Asia trade Thursday, as a sudden
Sudden, sharp drop for dollar rallies Japanese yen
Market Watch / Posted 12 minutes ago
The yen was stronger against its rivals during Asia trade Thursday, as a sudden, sharp decline in the dollar pushed up the Japanese currency. Despite growing expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise rates in June, the greenback USDJPY,... Read more
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Market Watch
Legal & General Chairman John Stewart to retireLONDON--Insurer Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN.LN) said Thursday that John Ste
Legal & General Chairman John Stewart to retire
Market Watch / Posted 12 minutes ago
LONDON--Insurer Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN.LN) said Thursday that John Stewart will retire as chairman of the board on June 1 after more than six years in the role, and be replaced by Rudy Markham until a permanent successor has been... Read more
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Market Watch
Atlas Mara swings to loss; sees higher earningsLONDON--Bob Diamond's Atlas Mara Ltd. ATMA on Thursday reported a swing to a ne
Atlas Mara swings to loss; sees higher earnings
Market Watch / Posted 12 minutes ago
LONDON--Bob Diamond's Atlas Mara Ltd. ATMA on Thursday reported a swing to a net loss in the first quarter compared with the same quarter a year ago, in line with expectations, and reaffirmed its expectations to deliver more earnings than last... Read more
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The Irish Times
Third quarter revenues fall 1% to €555.5m at Origin EnterprisesRevenues at agri-services group Origin Enterprises has reported “disappointing”
Third quarter revenues fall 1% to €555.5m at Origin Enterprises
The Irish Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
Revenues at agri-services group Origin Enterprises has reported “disappointing” trading for the third quarter with revenues falling by 1 per cent to €555.5 million in the three months to the end of April. Revenues were €1.06 billion for the nine... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Former Sigma CEO Elmo de Alwis and CFO given suspended prison sentenceFormer Sigma Pharmaceuticals CEO Elmo de Alwis has been placed on a 42-month go
Former Sigma CEO Elmo de Alwis and CFO given suspended prison sentence
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 minutes ago
Former Sigma Pharmaceuticals CEO Elmo de Alwis has been placed on a 42-month good behaviour bond. Photo: Jason South Sigma Pharmaceuticals former chief executive Elmo de Alwis and his chief financial officer Mark Smith have avoided a custodial term... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Corpus Christi boil water order liftedCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - The citywide boil water order in Corpus Christi ha
Corpus Christi boil water order lifted
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 13 minutes ago
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - The citywide boil water order in Corpus Christi has been lifted. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times (http://bit.ly/1OXSthE ) reports that the order was put into place May 13 and lifted Wednesday by the Texas Commission on... Read more
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The Financial Express
In Ecuador cyber heist, thieves moved $9 million to 23 Hong Kong firmsEcuador’s Banco del Austro (BDA), Hong Kong . (Reuters) Cyber thieves who stol
In Ecuador cyber heist, thieves moved $9 million to 23 Hong Kong firms
The Financial Express / Posted 14 minutes ago
Ecuador’s Banco del Austro (BDA), Hong Kong . (Reuters) Cyber thieves who stole $12 million from an Ecuadorian bank in 2015 routed the funds through 23 companies registered in Hong Kong, some of them with no clear business activity, according to... Read more
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The Financial Express
GAIL advances 2% on robust Q4 earningsGAIL share price advanced over 2 per cent in the early trade on Thursday after
GAIL advances 2% on robust Q4 earnings
The Financial Express / Posted 14 minutes ago
GAIL share price advanced over 2 per cent in the early trade on Thursday after the state gas utility firm reported a 50.76 per cent rise in March quarter net profit at Rs 769.99 crore (Photo: Reuters) GAIL share price advanced over 2 per cent in the... Read more
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The Financial Express
Wipro launches total customer centricity solution for manufacturing sectorThe Wipro solution will be powered by the Informatica Master Data Management (M
Wipro launches total customer centricity solution for manufacturing sector
The Financial Express / Posted 14 minutes ago
The Wipro solution will be powered by the Informatica Master Data Management (MDM) suite of solutions. Total Customer Centricity (TCC) will enable global manufacturers to transition from a product-centric to a customer- centric... Read more
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