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Yellow Warning of Snow and Ice for East of England

Yellow Warning of Snow and Ice for East of England : Bedford, Cambridgeshire, Central Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Luton, Peterborough, Essex, Norfolk & Suffolk valid from 1400 Sat 31 Jan to 1200 Sun 01 Feb
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Yellow Warning of Snow and Ice for East of England

Yellow Warning of Snow and Ice for East of England : Essex, Norfolk, Southend-on-Sea, Suffolk & Thurrock valid from 1300 Sat 31 Jan to 1200 Sun 01 Feb
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ECB's Liikanen - No lending to Greek banks if no deal by end of February

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 31/01/2015 - 10:33
HELSINKI (Reuters) - A deal on extending Greece's bailout deal must be found by the end of February or the European Central Bank will not be able to continue lending to its banks, ECB council member Erkki Liikanen said on Saturday.






Head of China Minsheng Bank resigns after reports he faces corruption investigation

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 31/01/2015 - 10:10
BEIJING (Reuters) - China Minsheng Banking Corp said on Saturday that its president Mao Xiaofeng had resigned for personal reasons, hours after several Chinese media outlets reported he was being investigated by China’s anti-corruption watchdog.






Prize winning book written in Costa

Newmarket Journal - Sat, 31/01/2015 - 09:00

An Exning author whose book was awarded one of the country’s most prestigious literary prizes on Tuesday, has revealed she wrote it in a town coffee shop.

Categories: Local Press

Austrians rue starting fashion for Swiss franc mortgages

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 31/01/2015 - 08:11
VIENNA (Reuters) - The surging Swiss franc has dealt a double blow to homeowners in Austria, home of the trend for borrowing in the Swiss currency that has devastated mortgage holders across eastern Europe.






Samsung Electronics to buy Brazil printing solutions firm

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 31/01/2015 - 03:03
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Saturday that it would acquire Brazilian printing solutions company Simpress, the latest deal by the tech giant to bolster its business-to-business operations.






Australia’s Crown Resorts drops Sri Lanka $400 million casino plan

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 31/01/2015 - 02:41
PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - Australian gaming mogul James Packer’s Crown Resorts Ltd. has scrapped a proposed $400 million luxury hotel and resort development in Sri Lanka after Colombo's new government withdrew approvals for casinos.






Oil surges 8 percent as U.S. rig count plunges, shorts scramble

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 31/01/2015 - 01:06
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices roared back from six-year lows on Friday, rocketing more than 8 percent as a record weekly decline in U.S. oil drilling fuelled a frenzy of short-covering.






Oil rallies on U.S. rig count drop; dollar up seventh month

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 31/01/2015 - 01:02
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rallied on Friday following the sharpest weekly drop in U.S. oil rig count in nearly 30 years, while the dollar index ended January with its longest run of gains since the greenback was floated in 1971.






Honda says fatal crash involved Takata air bag inflator rupture

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 31/01/2015 - 00:50
DETROIT (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co Ltd on Friday said it has confirmed that a Takata Corp air bag inflator ruptured in a Jan. 18 crash in Texas that killed the driver.






UK asset managers weak on disclosing environmental, social investing - survey

Reuters UK Business News - Sat, 31/01/2015 - 00:07
LONDON (Reuters) - UK asset managers are often failing to show they consider environmental and social factors when they invest, despite signing up to codes of conduct on responsible investing, an investment watchdog said on Saturday.






Honda says fatal crash involved Takata air bag inflator rupture

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 30/01/2015 - 23:36
DETROIT (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co on Friday said it has confirmed that a Takata Corp air bag inflator ruptured in a Jan. 18 crash in Texas that killed the driver.






Oil rallies on U.S. rig count drop; dollar up seventh month

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 30/01/2015 - 23:07
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rallied on Friday following the sharpest weekly drop in U.S. oil rig count in nearly 30 years, while the dollar index ended January with its longest run of gains since the greenback was floated in 1971.






ECB's Praet says QE will help fend off damaging deflation

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 30/01/2015 - 23:06
BERLIN (Reuters) - European Central Bank Executive Board member Peter Praet defended the ECB's decision to buy government bonds in an interview published on Saturday, saying it took pre-emptive action to prevent a deflationary spiral in the euro zone.

Aviation leaders seek new safety mandate after deadly 2014

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 30/01/2015 - 22:29
MONTREAL (Reuters) - Aviation leaders will try to secure a mandate to implement new safety standards when they meet next week after a string of high-profile accidents around the world made 2014 the deadliest year for commercial airlines in almost a decade.






Oil surges 8 percent as U.S. rig count plunges, shorts cover

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 30/01/2015 - 20:22
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rocketed more than 8 percent higher on Friday, their biggest one-day gain in two and a half years, after data showed U.S. drillers were slamming the brakes on the shale drilling boom.






Sun Pharmaceutical wins U.S. approval to buy Ranbaxy

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 30/01/2015 - 19:29
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - India's Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd has won U.S. approval to buy Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd on condition that it sell its interest in a generic antibacterial medicine, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Friday.






Crisis veteran Naimi stays to hold line on Saudi oil policy

Reuters UK Business News - Fri, 30/01/2015 - 18:34
DUBAI (Reuters) - The new Saudi king's decision to keep Ali al-Naimi in his job as oil minister signalled to energy markets that the world's top crude exporter would not flinch from its policy of refusing to cut output as it fiercely guards market share.






GALLERY and VIDEO: Day three of the clean up at Fenland ‘Downton Abbey’ drugs mansion that police believe was grossing £400,000 every nine weeks

Ely Standard - Fri, 30/01/2015 - 18:15

Police revealed today they believe the Fenland ‘Downton Abbey’ drugs mansion raided earlier this week was grossing over £400,000 every nine weeks.

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