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Japan rolls out 'long-held dream' with first commercial jet in 50 years

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 18/10/2014 - 10:52
NAGOYA (Reuters) - To the sound of drums and a children's choir, Mitsubishi Aircraft on Saturday rolled out Japan's first commercial jet in half a century, amid doubts it can attain an ambition to sell more than 2,000 aircraft in a competitive market segment.






Exclusive - Takata engineers struggled to maintain air bag quality, documents reveal

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 18/10/2014 - 03:07
By Joanna Zuckerman Bernstein, Ben Klayman and Yoko Kubota






JPMorgan seeks incentives to build new headquarters in Manhattan - NY Times

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 18/10/2014 - 00:47
(Reuters) - City and state officials are negotiating with JPMorgan Chase & Co over a potential deal involving the bank building a vast $6.5 billion (4.04 billion pounds) corporate campus with two high-rise towers in the new commercial district on the Far West Side of Manhattan, the New York Times reported.






Exclusive - UBS tells brokers to keep selling risky Puerto Rico funds

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 22:16
(Reuters) - UBS AG is sticking with its recommendations that some clients buy risky Puerto Rico closed-end bond funds, despite hundreds of arbitration claims by investors who blame the securities for huge losses, according to an internal document.






Stocks rally as global selloff abates, bonds fall

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 21:30
NEW YORK (Reuters) - World equity markets rallied, with European stocks surging the most in more than two years, and bond prices slid on Friday as investors poured back into beaten-down markets on solid U.S. corporate earnings and rising consumer sentiment.






Analysis - Morgan Stanley, armed with cash from fixed income dump, goes shopping

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 20:44
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley , which has spent three years throwing out bad apples from its fixed income trading portfolio, now wants to put the freed up money into businesses that bear healthier fruit.






Danone decides on Mead Johnson as takeover target - sources

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 19:52
PARIS (Reuters) - French food giant Danone , maker of Activia yoghurt and Evian water, has decided it wants to pursue a takeover of U.S. infant formula maker Mead Johnson Nutrition Group , sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.






Ireland eyes 15-year bond to refinance bailout loans - sources

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 19:22
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's debt agency has told investors it would like to issue 15-year debt to refinance the first portion of bailout loans from the International Monetary Fund, two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.






Tesco boss says to show impact of accounting error next week - email

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 18:55
LONDON (Reuters) - The new boss of Tesco has told staff he expects to be able to give a "clear and accurate indication" of the impact of a 250 million pound accounting mistake when the grocer reports delayed first-half results next week.






Exclusive: Fresenius, buyout groups eye Danone Medical Nutrition unit - sources

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 18:24
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German healthcare group Fresenius as well as buyout groups PAI and Permira are exploring an acquisition of the medical nutrition business of Danone after efforts of U.S. drugmaker Hospira to buy the unit failed, people familiar with the matter said.

Ryanair sees plenty more growth within Europe

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 18:08
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ryanair's bid to become one of the world's biggest airlines will focus on higher-frequency routes and more domestic flights in core European markets rather than venturing further afield, its chief commercial officer said in an interview.






Morgan Stanley profit jumps as trading activity rebounds

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 17:58
(Reuters) - Morgan Stanley reported an 87 percent rise in third-quarter earnings as the Wall Street bank's trading, investment banking and wealth management businesses benefited from increased client activity and a hot equity market.






Volatile markets deepen anxiety over European bank tests

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 16:48
LONDON (Reuters) - Violent swings on financial markets in the past week have deepened investors' anxiety about what Europe's review of the health of its banks will reveal later this month.






ICAP complains about EU antitrust probe to European Ombudsman

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 16:09
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - ICAP , the world's largest interdealer broker, has complained to the European Ombudsman about European Union regulatory prejudice in a financial benchmark rigging probe last year, following in the footsteps of Credit Agricole .






Wildlife Photography Workshops at Welney Wetland Centre - 18th and 19th October and 15th and 16th November 2014

Events - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 15:56
Date:  Saturday, 18 October 2014 (All day) Sunday, 19 October 2014 (All day) Saturday, 15 November 2014 (All day) Sunday, 16 November 2014 (All day) Wildlife photography workshop

In this half-day workshop learn from the expert, David Featherbe, about how to get the best from your photographic equipment with the stunning wildfowl at WWT Welney as the subject matter. 

Using the photography basement to get eye-level access to the main lagoon, see wintering wildfowl numbers increasing, including whooper swans and wigeon.

Prices and times are different for each event.  For full details, go to http://www.wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/welney/whats-on/

Contact:  Welney Wetland Centre Telephone:  01353 860711 Email:  info.welney@wwt.org.uk Website:  Welney Wetland Centre Location Welney Wetland Centre Hundred Foot Bank Welney PE14 9TN United Kingdom See map: Google Maps

OECD sees French reforms boosting GDP growth 0.3 percent points per year

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 15:42
PARIS (Reuters) - The OECD prodded France on Friday to step up the pace of its reforms, though it estimated that those already in the pipeline would gradually deliver tangible economic growth gains.






Morgan Stanley profit jumps as trading activity rebounds

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 15:25
(Reuters) - Morgan Stanley reported an 87 percent rise in third-quarter earnings as the Wall Street bank's trading, investment banking and wealth management businesses benefited from increased client activity and a hot equity market.






Swans Awake: 25,26 October, 1,2,29,30 November 2014 and 14, 18 February 2014

Events - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 15:25
Date:  Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 6:00am - 9:00am Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 6:00am - 9:00am Saturday, 1 November 2014 - 6:00am - 9:00am Sunday, 2 November 2014 - 6:00am - 9:00am Saturday, 29 November 2014 - 6:00am - 9:00am Sunday, 30 November 2014 - 6:00am - 9:00am Saturday, 14 February 2015 - 6:00am - 9:00am Wednesday, 18 February 2015 - 6:00am - 9:00am Swans awake

Wrap up warm and join us before dawn to watch the stunning sight of thousands of swans waking up on the wetlands and then taking to the skies to fly out to the fields for the day.  These amazing birds have made incredible journeys to get to the UK for the winter providing an unmissable spectacle. 

The Fen landscape fills with the sound of swans calling to one another and their wing beats as they pass over head.

Cost: 

£12 (including members) Advance booking essential.

Breakfast also available for an additional charge

Sir Jim hails fall in unemployment in South East Cambs

Ely Standard - Fri, 17/10/2014 - 14:23

MP Sir Jim Paice has welcomed news that unemployment has again fallen in his South East Cambridgeshire constituency.

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