ECB tests find 800-850 million euro shortfall at PTSB - source

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 19:42
DUBLIN (Reuters) - European bank stress tests have found that Ireland's permanent tsb (PTSB) had a capital shortfall of 800 million euros (630.14 million pounds) to 850 million euros (669.53 million pounds) at the end of 2013, a source familiar with the process said on Friday.

Euro zone risks 'relapse into recession' without structural reforms - Draghi

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 19:29
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The ECB's president warned divided euro zone leaders on Friday they risked "a relapse into recession" if they failed to press ahead with structural economic reforms, a message welcomed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Airports group Aena delays filing of $10 billion share listing

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 19:27
MADRID (Reuters) - State-owned Spanish airport operator Aena has postponed filing the prospectus for its planned $10 billion (6.22 billion pounds) stock market listing until next week, an official said on Friday, after the Madrid bourse regulator said it needed more information.

Exclusive - Unipharm hires Houlihan Lokey to explore $500 million sale -sources

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 19:04
LONDON (Reuters) - Over-the-counter drugmaker Unipharm is up for sale and has hired advisory firm Houlihan Lokey to explore a deal that could value it at around $500 million (310.83 million pounds), three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

International financial watchdog warns on Iran, North Korea

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 18:56
PARIS (Reuters) - An international financial watchdog said on Friday member states should take action to ward off risks emanating from Iran and North Korea, which it said had failed to tackle money-laundering and financing of terrorism.

Fiat Chrysler's targets seen at risk as North America still pressured

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 18:38
MILAN/DETROIT (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles could find it tough to meet its 2014 profit guidance and may cut forecasts when it reports quarterly results next week as slowly recovering North America profit margins may fail to fully offset weakness in Europe and Latin America.

UK union rejects Jaguar Land Rover pay offer, moves towards strike - source

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 18:34
LONDON (Reuters) - A British union has rejected a final pay offer from Jaguar Land Rover and will ballot workers in the first stage towards possible strike action, a trade union source with direct knowledge of talks with the firm told Reuters on Friday.

25 European banks set to fail health checks - sources

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 18:22
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A group of 25 banks have failed European health checks, while up to 10 of those continue to have a capital shortfall, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday, providing a snapshot of the health of the region's lenders.

Italy court clears designers Dolce and Gabbana in tax evasion case

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 18:17
ROME (Reuters) - Italy's top court cleared fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana on Friday over charges of hiding hundreds of millions of euros from Italian tax authorities.

Magnificent restored Concorde unveiled at IWM Duxford

Ely Standard - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 16:35

Lucky guests got to marvel at a beautifully restored Concorde today.

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Inspector’s praise for village primary school

Ely Standard - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 16:33

Kennett Primary School has received a glowing report from inspectors.

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Ely Cinema - Every Thursday and Sunday in November

Events - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 15:54
Date:  Sunday, 2 November 2014 (All day) Sunday, 9 November 2014 (All day) Thursday, 13 November 2014 (All day) Sunday, 16 November 2014 (All day) Thursday, 20 November 2014 (All day) Sunday, 23 November 2014 (All day) Thursday, 27 November 2014 (All day) Sunday, 30 November 2014 (All day) Ely Cinema at the Maltings

For times and films, see


Concession tickets for 60+, U15s, income support and full time student (Proof required)

Tickets for Ely Cinema can be purchased from the following outlets. We are also selling tickets online for many of our events through WeGotTickets

ADeC Box Office, Babylon Gallery, Waterside, Ely. Open Mon - Fri 10am – 4pm (In person, cash, cheque, credit/debit card). £1 transaction fee on card bookings (no matter how many tickets you buy), there is no fee for cash/cheque payments

  • ADeC Box Office Telephone Line: 01353 616991. (Please note that tickets must be paid for at time of booking by credit or debit card. For this there is a £1 transaction fee). Please note the box office line is open Mon-Fri  10am - 4pm. If calling outside these times please leave a daytime contact number on our answerphone and we will call you back.
  • Burrows Bookshop, High Street Passage, Ely, sell tickets for Ely Cinema, Children’s Theatre, Literature and Comedy Events tickets (in person – cash/cheque only.
Contact:  AdeC Telephone:  01353 616991 Website:  Ely Cinema - November listing Location Ely Cinema, The Maltings Ship Lane Ely CB7 4BB United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

Bank of England paper says some clearing houses may need more capital

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 15:41
LONDON (Reuters) - Clearing houses may need bigger capital cushions as more and more trading in financial derivatives comes their way, the Bank of England said in a paper on Friday.

UK bank stress test capital measure changed late in process - sources

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 15:30
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's regulator told banks this week they must use a stricter measure of how they measure capital under a health check of lenders that will be released on Sunday, people familiar with the matter said.

China to open up more sectors to private investment to spur growth

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 15:27
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's State Council will expand the scope of private investment in key sectors, including telecoms and transport, it said on Friday, as part of measures to support the slowing economy.

Wilburton Firework Display - 8th

Events - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 15:24
Date:  Saturday, 8 November 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm Wilburton Firework Display     One of the best firework displays to music in the area! Our event includes a 20 minute firework display, BBQ food, hot and cold drinks, kids fun fair, novelties and bar.

Gates open at 6pm, the fire is lit around 6:30pm, and fireworks at 7:30pm.


Tickets are available in advance from Wilburton Post Office - Adults £5, accompanied children - £1.00 - or pay on the gate: Adults £5, children £2.50, under 5s free.

Contact:  Steve Griffiths Telephone:  07775 810167 Email: Website:  Wilburton Village Location Wilburton Recreation Ground High Street, Wilburton Ely CB6 3RB United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

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Deutsche Bank braces for 1 billion euros in U.S., UK Libor fines - sources

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 15:18
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank is bracing to pay almost 1 billion euros (788.32 million British pounds)for Libor-related fines as it nears a deal with U.S. and UK authorities to settle allegations it attempted to manipulate the benchmark interest rate, two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Teenager’s cause of death remains unascertained - inquest hears

Ely Standard - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 15:08

An inquest has been opened into the death of an 18-year-old man.

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Ramblers’ meeting date

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 15:07

Newmarket Ramblers will hold their annual meeting at Kirtling village hallon Sunday starting at 1.45pm following a five mile morning walk in the local area, starting at 10am,

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Angry Cameron says won't pay 'unjustified' EU bill

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 24/10/2014 - 15:03
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday Britain would not make an additional 2.1-billion-euro payment into this year's European Union budget, calling the bloc's demand for extra funds "completely unacceptable".