SGL says in talks with many carmakers to supply carbon fibre parts

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 22/11/2014 - 15:07
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - SGL Group , the materials supplier for carbon fibre reinforced parts in BMW's electric cars, is in talks with several other carmakers to supply carbon fibre for a wider range of automotive components, its chief executive said.

Swiss agency has more queries over Etihad plan to buy Darwin stake

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 22/11/2014 - 14:55
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss authorities have given Darwin Airline until the end of January to answer more questions about Etihad Airways' plans to buy a third of the Swiss airline before it gives the deal the green light.

Europe not at risk of full-blown deflation - ECB's Constancio

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 22/11/2014 - 14:30
FLORENCE Italy (Reuters) - Europe is not at risk of sliding into "full deflation" but the current rate of inflation is dangerously low, European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio said on Saturday.

Volkswagen on track to reach 2018 margin goal - Wirtschaftswoche

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 22/11/2014 - 14:04
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German auto maker Volkswagen , which is cutting costs and overhauling its development and production, is on track to reach its goal of a pretax profit of 8 percent of sales by 2018, German weekly Wirtschaftswoche reported on Saturday.

Thyssen CEO says sale of submarine unit possible - Sueddeutsche

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 22/11/2014 - 13:46
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - ThyssenKrupp would consider a sale of the group's military submarine business under certain conditions, the German steel maker's chief executive told daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung.

China's rate-cut likely to hurt banks, curb new loans to small borrowers

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 22/11/2014 - 13:26
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's latest interest rate cut is set to dent the profitability of domestic lenders, especially mid-sized banks, which are already suffering from higher bad loans and a slowdown in profit growth.

Italy expects no further EU demands to correct budget

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 22/11/2014 - 13:20
FLORENCE Italy (Reuters) - Italy does not expect any more requests from the European Commission to change its 2015 budget to meet European rules on debt reduction, Italy's top official on EU policy said on Saturday.

Egypt hopes to attract $10-12 billion at investment summit in March

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 22/11/2014 - 13:12
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt hopes to attract investment of $10-$12 billion in 20 projects, including in energy, transport and water, at a major conference in mid-March, the minister for international cooperation said on Saturday.

Take a trip back in time to the prehistoric Fens with new film

Ely Standard - Sat, 22/11/2014 - 12:54

What was the Ely area like when dinosaurs roamed the Fens?

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Ely’s Mothers’ Union leads campaign against domestic violence

Ely Standard - Sat, 22/11/2014 - 12:51

The Ely branch of the Mothers’ Union will be joining members worldwide to campaign against gender-based violence.

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Damon’s effort remembers Neil

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 22/11/2014 - 12:50

The best friend of a Burwell man killed in a road accident 10 years ago raised more than £2,500 in his memory by completing last month’s Great North Run.

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More cash or service will fold

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 22/11/2014 - 12:43

A charity which provides a transport system for elderly, disabled and vulnerable residents will fold next year unless it can find more cash

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Jake’s marathon swim is a charity winner

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 22/11/2014 - 12:02

A teenager from Saxon Street has raised more than £400 for Cancer Research UK after swimming 75 miles.

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Eyes down for Soham RBL bingo

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 22/11/2014 - 11:52

The Soham branch of the Royal British Legion will be holding its Christmas bingo and draw at the Soham Town Rangers football club on Monday.

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Centre to stage panto

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 22/11/2014 - 11:48

Newmarket Leisure Centre is hosting a one-off panto performance of Red Riding Hood to coincide with the town’s Winter Wonderland event next month.

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Spain's Hispania makes $187 million takeover offer for Realia

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 22/11/2014 - 11:45
MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish property investment company Hispania confirmed early on Saturday a takeover offer for Realia valuing the real estate group at around 151 million euros, just over two thirds of its market valuation.

Cambridgeshire company boss faces £68,000 bill - or extra 15 months in jail- following illegal exports to Iran trial

Ely Standard - Sat, 22/11/2014 - 11:41

The managing director of a Cambridgeshire company who exported over £3 million worth of banned products to Iran must repay £68,000 of “criminal profits”.

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India approves $2.6 billion mounted gun purchase - official

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 22/11/2014 - 11:31
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India approved on Saturday the purchase of 814 mounted gun systems for the army at a cost of 157.5 billion rupees ($2.55 billion), a defence ministry spokesman said.

You can use 101 again says Cambs Police as non emergency number gets back to normal

Ely Standard - Sat, 22/11/2014 - 11:11

The 101 non emergency number for Cambridgeshire police is back working.

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Yellow Warning of Rain for East of England

Yellow Warning of Rain for East of England : Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Southend-on-Sea & Thurrock valid from 0300 Sun 23 Nov to 2100 Sun 23 Nov
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