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Evening Star News

New leads generated after Vicky Hall murder case reopened (1 hour 32 minutes old)

New leads have opened up in the two-decade hunt for a Suffolk teenager’s killer – after detectives reopened the case as a live murder inquiry.

This world famous brand’s new tearoom has replaced a Costa Coffee in Suffolk (1 hour 35 minutes old)

Luxurious afternoon teas with elegant patisserie, and homemade breakfasts and lunches on the menu at seaside business

A12 gridlocked after spillage of ‘unknown substance’ (1 hour 42 minutes old)

Traffic travelling northbound on the A12 near Martlesham is at a standstill after a spillage closed one lane.

Self defence classes for women continue after success of first session (1 hour 56 minutes old)

A karate coach’s offer of free self defence classes was so well received by women in Ipswich that he chose to stage another month of sessions.

Manhunt still under way for wanted couple (2 hours old)

A couple who are wanted by police in France remain at large as officers appeal to the community for help.

‘It’s shocking’ - family finds knife on way home from Ipswich school (2 hours old)

A father has expressed his disbelief after his family discovered a 5in knife on a grass verge in Ipswich – the second blade to be found on the streets of Suffolk in the last 10 days.

Are people who hate KFC just snobs? (2 hours old)

Why are people upset about new fast food restaurants opening? Are they really concerned about public health and pollution or are they just snobs?

Ipswich barbers named among Britain’s best cutters (3 hours old)

A pair of Ipswich barbers are hoping to be a cut above the rest as they compete to win a national hairdressing title.

Former binge eater sheds 7 stone after being ‘fat-shamed’ by niece and nephews (3 hours old)

A 30-year-old woman has dropped seven dress sizes to turn her life around, after spending most of her youth comfort eating in foster care and battling with her weight.

Fox and dog safe after both getting stuck in pipe (3 hours old)

A fox and a dog were released unharmed after both getting stuck inside a pipe

UK homepage

Dublin rejects UK stance on clinching a Brexit deal (2 hours old)

Irish government wants border question resolved before Britain leaves the EU

Stephen Schwarzman: ‘I like to do things that are beautiful’ (4 hours old)

The Blackstone co-founder on risk-taking, Trump whispering — and why the rich shouldn’t pay more tax

Transport shortlist drawn up to boost no-deal Brexit capacity (2 hours old)

Eurotunnel, Brittany Ferries, P&O and Stena among groups vying for £300m of contracts

RBS chief Alison Rose faces in-tray full of challenges (3 hours old)

New leader must wrestle with Brexit’s economic impact and intensifying competition

Tribunal exposes gender gap in bank culture and pay (12 hours old)

BNP Paribas employee subjected to ‘direct sex discrimination and victimisation’

How sex and politics put Palm Beach in spotlight (11 hours old)

Enclave for wealthy and powerful achieves burst of cultural relevance in Trump era

Countries must wake up to business security risks (4 hours old)

The US and EU have already beefed up their scrutiny of corporate takeovers

In search of the real Edward Snowden (11 hours old)

Janine Gibson helped bring his revelations of mass surveillance to the world. How much has changed since then?

Netflix to boost UK spending as streaming wars intensify (1 hour 51 minutes old)

Chief executive expects rivalry will spark ‘very large increase’ in British-made content

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Business | The Guardian

Thomas Cook: plans made for biggest UK peacetime repatriation (1 hour 26 minutes old)

Travel firm holding last-ditch talks to avert bankruptcy that could happen this weekendLatest business news – live updatesThe government and the aviation watchdog are drawing up plans for the biggest UK peacetime repatriation if Thomas Cook collapses, with 150,000 British customers currently on holidays overseas with the travel company.Thomas Cook is holding last-minute talks to stave off a bankruptcy that could happen as soon as this weekend unless it secures £200m in extra funding. Continue reading...

Alison Rose to become first female RBS chief executive (7 hours old)

Deputy head of retail banking arm will also be first woman to lead one of UK’s big four banksLatest business news – live updatesAlison Rose will be the first woman to lead one of Britain’s biggest banks after Royal Bank of Scotland named her as its new chief executive.RBS ended months of speculation when it confirmed Rose, the favourite for the job, will take over from Ross McEwan on 1 November. Continue reading...

New windfarms will not cost billpayers after subsidies hit record low (4 hours old)

Cost of supporting offshore turbines drops to less than market price for electricityThe UK’s next wave of offshore windfarms will generate clean electricity at no extra cost to consumers after record low-subsidy deals fell below the market price for the first time.New offshore wind projects will power millions of British homes under “zero-subsidy” support contracts within the next four years, following a record-breaking government subsidy auction. Continue reading...

Fresh blow for Neil Woodford as mattress maker reports losses (1 hour 30 minutes old)

Eve Sleep, which fund manager holds 31% stake, say losses due to competitors slashing pricesNeil Woodford was dealt another blow when a mattress maker the fallen star fund manager backs warned of trading for the second time this year and scrapped merger talks with a rival.Eve Sleep, in which Woodford’s fund holds a 31% stake, said business was worse than expected because of low consumer confidence and competitors slashing prices. The company also said it had ended discussions with Simba, another mattress maker, about a joint venture. Continue reading...

One in three British rail services run late under tightened standards (20 hours old)

Hull Trains has worst and c2c the best record under new measurements, data showsMore than a third of British rail services failed to reach stations on time over the past year, according to new performance measurements.Under the toughened standards, trains are considered punctual if they arrive within a minute of the timetable, rather than the previous limit of up to 10 minutes. Under the changed regime, just 64.7% of services were on time in the 12 months to the end of June, a figure the rail passenger watchdog Transport Focus described as “unacceptable”. Continue reading...

BA reinstates half of flight schedule after pilots cancel strike (5 hours old)

British Airways to restore hundreds of flights and rebook thousands of passengersBritish Airways will operate more than half its normal flight schedule next Friday after a strike by pilots was called off.Although BA had stopped selling tickets for 27 September and started cancelling bookings, it will merge some services and operate more than 400 flights on the day. It is also offering to rebook thousands of cancelled passengers. Continue reading...

Interest rate cut more likely due to Brexit uncertainty, says Bank (1 day old)

Bank of England leaves rates on hold but signals that could change in near future Brexit uncertainty and the slowdown in global growth has weakened the economy and made an interest rate cut more likely, the Bank of England has said.The central bank said interest rates would remain at 0.75% after a unanimous vote of the monetary policy committee (MPC) on Thursday, but it signalled that further Brexit uncertainty amid a US-China tariff war could warrant a rate cut in the near future. Continue reading...

No-deal Brexit will cut 3% off UK economic growth, says OECD (1 day old)

Group forecasts 2020 recession just as global economy starts downward trend A no-deal Brexit will slice almost 3% from the UK economic growth over the next three years compared with just 0.6% from the rest of the EU, according to the latest health check of the global economy by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.Amid concerns that all developed countries will experience slower growth next year, the Paris-based club for the world’s 35 richest states warned that the UK would take the biggest hit if the government failed to secure an agreement with the EU. Continue reading[...]

Next blames warm weather for slow sales as shares plummet (21 hours old)

High street retailer’s CEO says Brexit is not the cause of downbeat trading pictureNext said the recent warm weather had resulted in disappointing sales of its new autumn clothing ranges as the latest official data showed falling high street sales.The retailer was the biggest faller on the FTSE 100 on Thursday after its chief executive, Simon Wolfson, painted a downbeat picture of trading. The Conservative peer said the malaise was due to the weather rather than Brexit woes as demand had been much stronger in parts of the UK, such as Scotland, where it had been cooler. Continue reading...

Airbnb announces it will go public next year after WeWork delays IPO (19 hours old)

Rental service, which has about 150 million users in more than 65,000 cities, was last valued at $31bn in September 2017Airbnb, the home-sharing rental business, is to go public “during 2020”, the company said in a brief statement on Thursday.The service, which claims 7m Airbnb listings in over 100,000 cities and 8.2 million guest arrivals in the year to July, was last valued at $31bn in September 2017. Continue reading...

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Telecoms

Huawei/5G: pincer punishment (23 hours old)

Collaboration on 5G between Chinese telcos will be costly for the equipment maker

RingCentral: hot lines (1 day old)

US start-up’s real aim is to take on $210bn telecoms company Cisco

Cisco boss rejects fears of ‘technology cold war’ (1 day old)

Chuck Robbins predicts a trade agreement between China and the US will come soon

Huawei proffers $1.5bn to lure software developers (2 days old [18/09/19])

Chinese group ramps up recruiting and offers up 5G tech to counter US sanctions

Jio jolt to India’s broadband market (3 days old [16/09/19])

Apple TV+ losses, MoviePass passes, Qualcomm $3.1bn deal, tech week ahead, Sonos Move

Helios Towers: call of Africa (7 days old [12/09/19])

Telecoms group should easily manage a $2bn valuation for its London listing

Committing to Huawei for 5G risks establishing a dependency (8 days old [12/09/19])

Report of UK’s GCHQ shows difficulty in auditing the Chinese telecom group’s systems

Europe’s digital infrastructure issue (8 days old [12/09/19])

Sometimes, monopolies are good.

Helios Towers set to hit redial on London listing (8 days old [11/09/19])

Africa-focused telecoms infrastructure group plans second attempt at IPO

Elliott/AT&T: activist calling (10 days old [09/09/19])

A shake-up of US telecoms group is long overdue

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Technology sector

The war for the world’s eyeballs will end in tears (2 hours old)

YouTube and ByteDance may be the only winners as other streaming services go head to head

Airbnb IPO: 2020 vision  (3 hours old)

A likely reason behind the slo-mo float is that the start-up wants to mollify its long-serving employees

Countries must wake up to business security risks (4 hours old)

The US and EU have already beefed up their scrutiny of corporate takeovers

Revitalised Cities: Tampa and St Petersburg (5 hours old)

The cities are driving growth and raising their profiles by attracting start-ups, regenerating rundown areas, building on medical expertise and facing up to climate change

Business accelerator aims to drive Florida-Israel links (5 hours old)

Tampa business hub tries to attract Israeli start-ups in big local industries

The start-ups that want to disrupt our kitchens (6 hours old)

Tech investors bet they can serve up the right food at the right place at the right time

Suddenly Facebook’s Libra is all about defending “the Free World” from China (10 hours old)

David Marcus says Libra is an “instrument of development” that will (somewhat paradoxically) allow Western nations to preserve their influence.

How Apple’s ultra-wideband chip could transform its products (11 hours old)

Wireless positioning technology is little known but holds huge potential

Zuckerberg holds ‘constructive’ meeting with Trump (14 hours old)

Facebook chief in Washington to address concerns on privacy, alleged bias and cryptocurrency

Google touts ‘biggest ever’ wind and solar deals (18 hours old)

Tech company inks 18 deals towards its goal of ‘carbon-free’ operations

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BBC News - Business

Thomas Cook races to secure more rescue funds (3 hours old)

The travel firm faces administration unless it finds another £200m demanded by bank creditors.

RBS is first UK big four bank to be led by a woman (2 hours old)

Alison Rose will replace Ross McEwan as chief executive of the state-owned lender.

Climate change: Offshore wind expands at record low price (3 hours old)

The UK announces projects to power seven million homes with wind power - and no need for subsidy.

Climate change: Firms make green energy vows as call for action grow (10 hours old)

Amazon and Google are among global firms setting out new green energy plans as climate pressure rises.

Why is the Fed pumping money into the banking system? (16 hours old)

The US central bank has pumped more than $200bn into the financial markets this week. Should we worry?

India delivers surprise corporate tax cuts to boost economy (7 hours old)

The surprise move is part of efforts to revive investment and spur growth in Asia's third largest economy.

Why Booker shortlist is more taxing for some readers (16 hours old)

Publishers say VAT charged on e-books and audiobooks unfairly pushes up prices for the partially sighted.

Bank of England forecasts low interest rates for longer (1 day old)

Policymakers say the UK will avoid recession this year, but Brexit is still weighing on the economy.

Airbnb plans to list shares next year (22 hours old)

The home rental site's floatation is expected to be one of the highest profile market debuts of 2020.

Dirty crates and vans used to deliver food by Asda (1 day old)

A BBC undercover investigation reveals poor hygiene at the supermarket's home delivery service.

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UK equities

Stocks to watch: Kingfisher, Moncler, Cobham, Richemont (2 days old [18/09/19])

Oil’s spike higher will be no help to Weir, says JPMorgan Cazenove

Stocks to watch: Morrisons, Sirius, Whitbread, Gulf Keystone (3 days old [17/09/19])

Sainsbury’s is in recovery but its bank will keep needing capital injections, says UBS

Stocks to watch: Airbus, Safran, LVMH, Tullow, Prosus, Cineworld (4 days old [16/09/19])

Hammerson’s luxury outlet villages may be key to a revival, says Goldman Sachs

Stocks to watch: LSE, Centamin, Go Ahead, Stagecoach, Pearson (6 days old [13/09/19])

Britvic’s restructuring should add sparkle to sales, says Jefferies

An alternative to ‘helicopter money’ is already here (6 days old [13/09/19])

The risk to such policies is not inflation, but politics

Stocks to watch: LSE, Inditex, Fevertree, Shell, BP, Bakkavor (9 days old [11/09/19])

Bets on a Kone-Thyssenkrupp elevators deal may be premature, says Morgan Stanley

Stocks to watch: Rentokil, Purplebricks, Just Eat, Wirecard, Campari (10 days old [10/09/19])

Europe’s drinks companies have earned their premium valuations, says Bernstein

Stocks to watch: Intu, Abcam, Berkeley, Spire, ProSieben, Moncler (11 days old [09/09/19])

Even a no-deal Brexit won’t stop UK housebuilders throwing off cash, says HSBC

M&S exit reflects shifting sands of FTSE 100 (13 days old [07/09/19])

Departure leaves UK’s leading stock index with barely a quarter of its founder members

Numis founder Oliver Hemsley takes role at rival Zeus (13 days old [06/09/19])

City veteran hired as consultant by broker focused on Aim market

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Opinion

The Saudi oil attack (1 hour 25 minutes old)

Prices surge as Gulf drone strike raises fears of reprisals

The time for a Brexit compromise is fast approaching (2 hours old)

After three years of fraught argument, we must start listening to each other

The war for the world’s eyeballs will end in tears (2 hours old)

YouTube and ByteDance may be the only winners as other streaming services go head to head

AT&T/Elliott: diminished cord (2 hours old)

It is easy to see why the activist investor thinks DirecTV should go

Airbnb IPO: 2020 vision  (3 hours old)

A likely reason behind the slo-mo float is that the start-up wants to mollify its long-serving employees

Parenthood should be taken off its pedestal (3 hours old)

The college admissions scandal shows that there is nothing innately virtuous about having children

From sea to sky — a pilot’s life in shades of blue (3 hours old)

‘Only after I started to fly did I realise blueness would be one of my job’s most reliable sources of joy’

The UK Supreme Court is being pushed to the limit (3 hours old)

In ruling on Boris Johnson’s prorogation, it is having to plug gaps in the law

Countries must wake up to business security risks (4 hours old)

The US and EU have already beefed up their scrutiny of corporate takeovers

English still wine: a sparkling future? (4 hours old)

The 2018 vintage is not to be sniffed at thanks to last summer’s record temperatures

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