Dramatic plea by Ruth Neave to find her son’s killer- almost 20 years to the day after his body was found on housing estate

Ely Standard - Fri, 28/11/2014 - 12:18

Ruth Neave spoke for the first time publicly today of the 20 years almost to the day since her six year-old son Rikki was found murdered.

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Bargains and brawls: 'Black Friday' comes to Britain

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 28/11/2014 - 11:59
LONDON (Reuters) - British police officers were called to stores across the country on Friday as the "Black Friday" shopping frenzy imported from the United States brought surging crowds and fights over sharply discounted goods.

Woman dies in collision near Dalham

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 28/11/2014 - 09:55

A woman died following a road traffic collision on the Gazeley Road near Dalham last night.

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Christmas comes early as villagers get ready to celebrate

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 28/11/2014 - 09:00

Christmas will come early in Wickhambrook with two festive village parties set to take place over the next few weeks.

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Hotel commended for going greener

Newmarket Journal - Thu, 27/11/2014 - 21:00

A hotel in Newmarket has been recognised for its efforts in going greener to help protect the environment.

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Cambs police commissioner launches alcohol abuse strategy

Ely Standard - Thu, 27/11/2014 - 19:22

Sir Graham Bright is among a select group of police and crime commissioners who have joined together to launch a national plan to tackle binge drinking and alcohol abuse.

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Honda says defective Takata air bags in 2002 used different design

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 27/11/2014 - 17:49
DETROIT (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co said it was aware of a ruptured Takata air bag inflator in a car that was covered by a 2002 recall but the inflator design was different from one that ruptured in a 2004 accident.

Airbus could shed full Dassault stake by end of 2015 - sources

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 27/11/2014 - 17:44
PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus Group and Dassault Aviation aim to oversee the complete sale of Airbus's 4.8 billion-euro (3.81 billion pounds) stake in the French planemaker by the end of next year, two people familiar with the matter said.

On mobile, BT to make the call on bigger EE or easier O2 deal

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 27/11/2014 - 17:29
LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - BT Group's choice between buying Britain's number one or two mobile operator will come down to whether the broadband leader wants to stretch to buy EE, a higher quality, larger company, or take the lower risk, simpler option presented by 02.

WTO clinches first global trade deal in its history

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 27/11/2014 - 17:23
GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization adopted the first worldwide trade reform in its history on Thursday, after years of stalemate, months of deadlock and a final day's delay following an eleventh-hour objection.

French jobless total hits new record in October - government

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 27/11/2014 - 17:11
PARIS (Reuters) - More people were unemployed in France in October than ever before, data showed on Thursday, highlighting continued weak activity in the euro zone's second-largest economy.

Oil tumbles more than $6 as OPEC keeps output high

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 27/11/2014 - 17:07
LONDON (Reuters) - Brent crude oil plunged more than $6 a barrel on Thursday, the sharpest one-day fall since 2011, after OPEC decided not to cut production despite a huge oversupply in world markets.

UK not planning sale of Royal Mail stake, says business minister

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 27/11/2014 - 16:37
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain does not intend to sell its 30 percent stake in Royal Mail any time soon, Business Secretary Vince Cable said on Thursday, saying he would prefer to see the shares remain in state hands for the medium to long term.

Chinese duo joins race for Finmeccanica rail assets - sources

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 27/11/2014 - 16:30
MILAN (Reuters) - Technology firm Insigma has teamed up with another Chinese company to try to buy Finmeccanica's rail assets, two people familiar with the matter said, a move that could thwart a rival bid from Hitachi .

Saudis block OPEC output cut, oil price sinks further

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 27/11/2014 - 16:24
VIENNA (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia set the stage for more blood-letting on oil markets after blocking on Thursday calls from poorer members of the OPEC oil exporter group for output cuts to arrest a slide in crude prices.

FTSE lags euro zone peers as energy stocks plunge

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 27/11/2014 - 15:44
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top equity index lagged its continental peers on Thursday, held back by energy shares as crude prices plunged to fresh four-year lows after oil producing countries decided to keep output unchanged.

Lufthansa current bookings not affected by strikes

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 27/11/2014 - 15:43
BERLIN (Reuters) - German airline Lufthansa said current bookings had not been dented by a series of strikes by its pilots in a dispute over retirement benefits earlier this year .

UK mogul Tchenguiz sues Grant Thornton, Kaupthing, others for 2.2 billion pounds

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 27/11/2014 - 15:35
LONDON (Reuters) - UK-based property mogul Vincent Tchenguiz said on Thursday he had filed a 2.2 billion pound lawsuit against accountancy firm Grant Thornton, Icelandic bank Kaupthing and three individuals in London's High Court.

PwC study says planned EU bank trading curbs harmful

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 27/11/2014 - 15:22
LONDON (Reuters) - European Union plans to curb risky trading at banks would make it more expensive to raise funds for the bloc's flagging economy, a study commissioned by a banking lobby said on Thursday.

ECB's Draghi calls for comprehensive strategy to put euro economy on track

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 27/11/2014 - 15:17
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The euro zone's economy needs a comprehensive strategy including reforms to get it back on track, the president of the European Central Bank said on Thursday, adding that the task could not be left to monetary policy alone.