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See trailer of amazing asthma app which could save lives (1 hour 13 minutes old)

If you have a child with asthma, this new app created by a Suffolk-based firm could help to save their life should the worst happen.

Former Homebase at Warren Heath set to become first B&M garden centre in Ipswich (1 hour 33 minutes old)

The former Homebase store at Warren Heath on the edge of Ipswich is set to become a new B&M – almost certainly replacing the company’s existing store on the Ransomes Euro Retail Park.

Ipswich woman Lesley Edmunds found (1 hour 54 minutes old)

A woman from Ipswich who had been reported missing has been found by Suffolk police.

Warnings of long delays on the A14 after lorry sheds load (2 hours old)

Delays of up to 30 minutes remain on the A14 after an incident westbound this morning near Bury St Edmunds.

Rising temperatures increase concerns about field fires (2 hours old)

Temperatures could hit 34C this week in Suffolk as the weather hots up, leading to concerns about the potential risk of grass and field fires.

Relief for holidaymakers as easyJet strike called off at Stansted (2 hours old)

Strike action at Stansted airport which could have affected thousands of passengers has been averted while a new pay offer is put to staff.

Revealed – First look at £25m plans for new Ipswich Hospital A&E (2 hours old)

Health bosses have spelled out their vision to pump nearly £25million into a new A&E and urgent care department at Ipswich Hospital.

How hot will it get in Suffolk this week? (2 hours old)

After a warm and humid start to the week forecasters are predicting that the only way is up.

The rise and rise of doggy day care (4 hours old)

While the uncertainty over Brexit is hampering business growth in some sectors, there is one industry which is booming in Suffolk - and now pampered pooches are even being offered pilates sessions at the Suffolk Canine Creche.

Adnams unveils plans to revive fire-hit Ship Inn pub (4 hours old)

Adnams has submitted detailed plans on how it plans to rebuild the fire-hit Ship Inn pub in Levington.

UK homepage

Johnson wins contest to become UK’s next prime minister (1 hour 11 minutes old)

Former foreign secretary faces huge challenge to unite his party and deliver Brexit

Boris Johnson has 100 days to deliver on Brexit pledge (1 hour 6 minutes old)

Opponents of UK’s next PM believe his hardline rhetoric on EU withdrawal restricts his options

Boris Johnson: Key dates for the new UK prime minister (1 hour 7 minutes old)

What happens between now and the October 31 Brexit deadline

Boris Johnson is poised to become prime minister. Is he up to the job? (19 days old [04/07/19])

How colleagues, critics and Tory members view the man most likely to enter Downing Street

RBS approaches top HSBC executive for CEO role (1 hour 46 minutes old)

Taxpayer-owned bank considers internal and external candidates to replace Ross McEwan

Links found between Gupta bank and business empire (8 hours old)

Wyelands filings raise questions about how lender deploys savers’ deposits

UBS earnings hit by declines in main profit engines (5 hours old)

Chief Sergio Ermotti considers ‘strategic or tactical’ measures to respond to climate

Pay at London’s ‘magic circle’ lawyers hits new record (16 hours old)

Demand for advice on regulatory fallout from Brexit helps top firms

The former Rio Tinto adviser who became mining’s Big Short (9 hours old)

Henry Steel has made big profits for Odey by betting against his ex-employer’s Oyu Tolgoi mine

The ECB should be ready to use its full crisis toolkit (3 hours old)

Draghi should implement a package of measures in his final months

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Business | The Guardian

UK factory orders slump as no-deal Brexit fears hit economy - business live (1 hour 12 minutes old)

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as British manufacturing suffers the fastest falls in domestic and export orders since the financial crisisLatest: UK factory orders in biggest fall since 2009CBI: New PM needs to get a Brexit dealMichael Saunders says UK growth below trendSaunders: Brexit means rate hikes less likely 12.06pm BST This chart, from the CBI’s survey, shows how activity across UK factories has slumped in the last few months. 11.43am BST UK factories are struggling because the boost from pre-Brexit panic stockpiling earlier this year has faded.Rain Newton-[...]

Channel Tunnel group says no-deal Brexit 'very likely' (3 hours old)

Getlink says Brexit uncertainty and economic slowdown have affected bookingsThe Channel Tunnel operator has said a no-deal Brexit is “very likely” as it warned that annual profits will come in at the lower end of forecasts.Getlink said it expected underlying earnings for the year of €560m (£503m) – its no-deal scenario – as opposed to the €575m it expected under an agreed exit deal. The company, formerly known as Eurotunnel, accounts for 26% of goods trade between the UK and continental Europe. Continue reading...

New UK nuclear plants could be paid for upfront by consumers (3 hours old)

Government plans to attract investors by making taxpayer help pay for cost overrunsThe government has confirmed plans for consumers to begin paying for new nuclear reactors before they are built, and for taxpayers to pay a share of any cost overruns or construction delays.In a consultation document launched on Monday night, officials said the model is “essential” to attract private investors to back the UK’s new nuclear ambitions at a price that is affordable for bill payers. The public purse would also compensate nuclear investors if the project was scrapped. Continue reading...

Expand credit unions as alternative to payday lenders, FCA urges (5 hours old)

Non-profit cooperatives should be encouraged to disrupt high-cost lenders, says regulatorThe financial regulator is calling for a government review of credit union rules to give vulnerable consumers a viable alternative to payday lenders.The Financial Conduct Authority said looser laws would allow credit unions to offer a wider range of products and services to customers. It said the move could help higher risk customers who often turn to expensive payday loans to make ends meet. Continue reading...

Britain's third-richest man faces fresh New Forest planning battle (18 hours old)

Sir Jim Ratcliffe wants to transform derelict ‘tin cottage’ into three-bedroom home Britain’s third-richest man is fighting a fresh planning battle for permission to transform a derelict “tin cottage” into a three-bedroom home for a “permanent guardian” to protect and maintain his £6m dream beach house on the Solent coast in the New Forest national park.Sir Jim Ratcliffe, who made his £18bn fortune from the petrochemicals and fracking company Ineos, lodged the application for the caretaker’s cottage after he eventually emerged victorious from a six-year dispute with planning authorities and co[...]

Government delays decision on whether to restrict Huawei (17 hours old)

Chinese tech firm’s equipment will continue to be used in UK’s 5G mobile networks for nowHuawei equipment will continue to be used in the UK’s 5G mobile networks for now after the government delayed a decision on whether it should be restricted or banned over concerns that the Chinese government could use it to spy on countries.Jeremy Wright, the culture secretary, said the UK had no choice because it is still gauging the impact of US sanctions on Huawei. Continue reading...

British Airways pilots back August strike (14 hours old)

Airline tries to obtain injunction to prevent strike backed by 93% of pilots The travel plans of hundreds of thousands of British Airways passengers face the threat of disruption next month after pilots at the airline voted to go on strike over pay.In the ballot, 93% of BA’s 4,000 pilots voted in favour of taking industrial action after rejecting a three-year pay deal. Strike dates have yet to be announced by the pilots’ union Balpa, which must give two weeks’ notice of any action. Continue reading...

BHP boss announces $US400m plan to combat 'indisputable' climate crisis (2 hours old)

The mining giant’s chief executive Andrew Mackenzie endorses drastic action to tackle global warmingThe chief executive of the world’s largest mining company has endorsed drastic action to combat global warming, which he calls “indisputable”, and an emerging crisis.“The planet will survive. Many species may not,” the BHP chief executive officer, Andrew Mackenzie, told a business breakfast in London on Tuesday. “This is a confronting conclusion but as a veteran geologist once said, ‘you can’t argue with a rock’.” Continue reading...

Volvo recalls more than 500,000 cars worldwide over fire risk (22 hours old)

Almost 70,000 vehicles in the UK are affected by problem with plastic part in engineMore than 500,000 Volvo cars are being recalled worldwide, including 70,000 in the UK, because of a fire risk in the engine.The manufacturer said a plastic part in the engine has, in rare cases, been liable to melt and deform, resulting in a possible engine fire. The affected models have four-cylinder diesel engines and are 2014-2019 versions of the following cars: S80, S60, V70, XC70, S60 Cross Country, V60, XC60, V60 Cross Country, S90, V90, V90 Cross Country, XC90, V40 and V40 Cross Country. Continue reading[...]

US firm WeWork secures 'financial inducement' of £55.7m in Brexit windfall (19 hours old)

Property company makes deal as a result of European Medicines Agency’s move to AmsterdamA US firm run by two billionaire entrepreneurs is being paid €62m (£55.7m) in “financial inducements” as part of the Brexit-enforced relocation of the European Medicines Agency from London to Amsterdam.WeWork, a $47bn (£37.7bn) property company founded by Adam Neumann and Miguel McKelvey, secured the cash from British and European taxpayers as part of a deal in which it will sublet the agency’s former headquarters, EU documents reveal. Continue reading...

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Minister confident of improving UK mobile coverage (1 hour 27 minutes old)

Culture secretary ‘very optimistic’ deal will be struck with telecoms industry

Concerns over Huawei future behind 5G delay in UK (16 hours old)

Jeremy Wright points to concerns over availability of equipment following de facto US ban

UK intervenes in Inmarsat deal on security grounds (17 hours old)

Culture secretary calls in $6bn sale of satellite company to consortium

Ofcom begins search for new chief executive (1 day old)

Media watchdog role covers everything from BBC complaints to mobile phone pricing

Virgin Media lined up for major high-speed fibre expansion (3 days old [19/07/19])

Liberty sets up joint venture to push service to millions of homes outside urban areas

Huawei problem handed over to next prime minister (3 days old [19/07/19])

Decision on 5G ‘high risk vendors’ split from broader review of telecoms network

MPs urge next PM to make quick decision on Huawei (4 days old [18/07/19])

Delay is damaging UK’s international relationships, says intelligence and security panel

Brussels clears Vodafone’s €19bn Liberty Global deal (5 days old [18/07/19])

UK telecoms group wins regulatory backing after concessions ease competition fears

BT agrees £210m sale of historic London site (5 days old [17/07/19])

Private equity buys Newgate St headquarters that was home to GPO’s telegraph office

South Koreans complain at poor quality of 5G network (6 days old [17/07/19])

Asian country has 77% of world’s 5G users but service is patchy

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Technology sector

The painful path to curing Japan of its cash addiction (7 hours old)

Up to $15bn a year could be saved if Japan switched to electronic payments but an ageing population and mistrust are hindering change

Meet Africa’s ‘SoftBank’ (8 hours old)

Welcome to Due Diligence, the FT’s daily deals briefing

Tragic tale fuels rush to get insured in China (14 hours old)

Premium growth surges as internet shapes critical illness cover supply and demand

Starbucks takes stake in restaurant tech start-up (14 hours old)

Eatsa rebranded as Brightloom after strategic rethink

Learning Technologies rises 20% on profit upgrade (17 hours old)

Corporate education group eyes further acquisitions

Microsoft backs OpenAI effort to replicate brain (19 hours old)

Silicon Valley giant keen to catch up in advanced AI race

ECB can boost growth across Europe by buying stocks (21 hours old)

Focusing on the technology sector would reap benefits for companies and workers

FirstFT: Today’s top stories  (1 day old)

Your daily briefing on the news

Formulating AI values is hard when humans don’t agree (1 day old)

China and the west prioritise different things in algorithms

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BBC News - Business

UK weather: Heatwave prompts calls for flexible working (2 hours old)

Staff should be allowed travel at different times and wear more casual clothing, a union body says.

Huawei cuts jobs at US unit after trade clampdown (4 hours old)

The job losses at the Chinese firm's research arm come after Huawei was added to a US trade blacklist.

Employment tribunals: 'I sued my boss and won' (13 hours old)

Charlotte Loubser is one of an increasing number of people making claims against their former employers.

Could Iran tensions push up petrol prices? (1 hour 15 minutes old)

Oil and petrol prices have only risen modestly because of the crisis in the Gulf, but that could change.

How Japan's trade row with South Korea could hit tech supplies (13 hours old)

A trade row between Japan and South Korea could pose a threat to supplies of smartphones and devices.

BA pilots vote in favour of strike action over key summer period (20 hours old)

The British Airline Pilots' Association says 93% of its members have voted in favour of industrial action.

Huawei: Government decision on 5G rollout delayed (17 hours old)

The implication of the recent US ban on its companies from dealing with Huawei was not clear, the government says.

What's the best way to stay awake in meetings? (15 hours old)

Most of us have experienced meeting-induced drowsiness - here are six tips to beating it.

Government offers 'inflation-busting' pay rises (1 day old)

Police and other public sector workers will get increases above the 2% inflation rate.

Danger tumble dryers: I'm sorry, says Whirlpool executive (1 day old)

A full recall of remaining fire-prone dryers is launched, four years after the safety issue first emerged.

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UK equities

Stocks to watch: Abcam, Ted Baker, Tesla, Blue Prism, J Sainsbury (22 hours old)

Hennessy’s supply fix will leave Rémy Cointreau with a hangover, says Merrill

Stocks to watch: Publicis, WPP, Aston Martin, Tui, Wirecard, Asos (3 days old [19/07/19])

Superdry’s brand value makes it an attractive recovery play, says Morgan Stanley

Reckitt still has much to answer over DoJ indictment (4 days old [19/07/19])

Company’s efforts to put prosecution behind it an example of rotten corporate practice

Socks to watch: SAP, Apple, ITV, Fevertree, Silence Therapeutics (4 days old [18/07/19])

Stonegate’s bid for EI Group turns the spotlight on pub operators

Stocks to watch: Johnson Matthey, Hurricane Energy, Burberry (5 days old [17/07/19])

Decline in grades at key Hochschild mine may force a big acquisition, says Berenberg

Stocks to watch: AG Barr, Burberry, ITV, Aston Martin, Rightmove (6 days old [16/07/19])

Ryanair’s capacity cuts help support hopes of ticket ‘price inflection’ this winter, Raymond James says

Stocks to watch: Galapagos, Sports Direct, Antofagasta (7 days old [15/07/19])

Chairman’s £11.6m share sale puts Micro Focus under pressure

Stocks to watch: Thomas Cook, Hiscox, Ascential, easyJet, Ingenico (11 days old [12/07/19])

Swatch’s high-end watches can deliver an earnings surprise, says Goldman

CYBG’s pay review set to shut out ordinary investors (11 days old [12/07/19])

Fund managers in line to be consulted benefit from big remuneration packages themselves

Stocks to watch: Indivior, Hurricane Energy, Cobham, Natixis, BAT (11 days old [11/07/19])

Umicore will struggle after Chinese electric car sales stall, says UBS

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The dangers of oil companies that are ‘too big to fail’ (1 hour 0 minutes old)

Raising accountability today is a must for governments hoping to avoid bailouts tomorrow

Liberals should cheer the return of state power (1 hour 57 minutes old)

Solving climate change and inequality requires more than centrist tweaks

Multi-firm audits can break up Big Four oligopoly (3 hours old)

There is ample evidence that change is long overdue

The ECB should be ready to use its full crisis toolkit (3 hours old)

Draghi should implement a package of measures in his final months

Bill Winters has undermined good corporate governance (8 hours old)

StanChart’s chairman and remuneration committee chair have been silent as the row escalated

The irresistible rise of Europe’s Greens (8 hours old)

Across the continent, they are stealing support from the traditional centre left

Bond investors beware: rising tides do not lift all boats (9 hours old)

The Fed has debt market optimism fizzing but some companies will still struggle

Miners have a role to play in fighting climate change (13 hours old)

BHP chief argues that divesting from his company is counterproductive

Equifax: credit due (14 hours old)

FTC settlement shows data breaches will never again be just an IT ‘technical’ problem

How much of a challenger can Metro afford to be? (17 hours old)

Talk of a loan-book sale underlines how difficult it is to be a bank that takes on others

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