Finland's Nokia reports strong profits from networks

Reuters UK Business News - 8 hours 25 min ago
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland's Nokia beat market expectations as it reported strong third-quarter profit growth and lifted the profitability outlook for its core network gear unit on the back of large network roll-outs in North America and China.

September mortgage approvals fall to lowest level since July 2013 - BBA

Reuters UK Business News - 8 hours 29 min ago
LONDON(Reuters) - Mortgage approvals in Britain fell in September to their lowest level since July last year, standing 9.9 percent lower than a year ago, industry data showed on Thursday.

Apple CEO says to add 25 stores in China within two years - Sina

Reuters UK Business News - 8 hours 46 min ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook said the company is planning to open 25 retail stores in China within the next two years, according to a Chinese transcript of an interview posted by web portal

French business slump deepens as firms slash prices - PMI

Reuters UK Business News - 8 hours 54 min ago
PARIS (Reuters) - France's business downturn deteriorated in October to an eight-month low as firms cut prices at the fastest rate since the global financial crisis in the face of weak demand, a survey showed on Thursday.

German private sector expands in October, eases growth concerns - PMI

Reuters UK Business News - 9 hours 3 min ago
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's private sector grew faster in October as manufacturing rebounded, suggesting Europe's largest economy may be gaining momentum in the fourth quarter, a survey showed on Thursday.

Exporters fail on pledge to curb bribery - watchdog

Reuters UK Business News - 9 hours 4 min ago
BERLIN (Reuters) - Big exporting nations are breaking their pledge to fight corruption in global trade, with more than half of the countries that have signed an anti-bribery convention failing to implement it, a report by Transparency International (TI) showed on Thursday.

Warning issued to dog owners after reports of suspicious activity across Cambridgeshire

Ely Standard - 9 hours 39 min ago

Dog owners are being urged to stay vigilant amid reports from residents that gangs of thieves are operating in Cambridgeshire.

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Fresh claims of bodies ‘left’ at Ely Ambulance Station

Ely Standard - 9 hours 40 min ago

A paramedic who worked for the East of England Ambulance service for more than 30 years believes that dead bodies could have been left unattended at Ely Ambulance Station on previous occasions.

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New dementia group enjoys first trip to Wicken Fen

Ely Standard - 9 hours 46 min ago

The recently-formed Ely Dementia Group enjoyed a day trip to Wicken Fen thanks to a donation from the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes.

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Ely’s former Phones4U store will re-open as Vodafone

Ely Standard - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 15:43

The former Phones 4U store in Ely will reopen as a Vodafone outlet from Thursday.

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GSK eyes top slot in FTSE 100 index for standalone HIV drugs unit

Reuters UK Business News - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 15:10
LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline , battered by weak U.S. drug sales and a bribery scandal in China, set out a bold recovery plan on Wednesday, including an initial public offering of part of its fast-growing HIV and AIDS drugs business.

SuperGroup founder steps aside as Sutherland named CEO

Reuters UK Business News - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 15:05
LONDON (Reuters) - SuperGroup Plc , the British company behind the Superdry fashion brand, named ex-Co-op Group boss Euan Sutherland as its new chief executive on Wednesday, replacing Julian Dunkerton who founded the company on a market stall 30 years ago.

U.S. consumer prices rise on shelter costs, but inflation muted

Reuters UK Business News - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 14:18
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices rose marginally in September, painting a weak inflation picture that should give the Federal Reserve ample room to keep interest rates low for a while.

EU court rejects BT appeal on pension protection levy

Reuters UK Business News - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 14:08
BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's top court on Wednesday said an exemption granted to former British telecoms monopoly BT from paying into a pension protection fund constituted state aid and was therefore illegal, backing an EU regulatory decision made five years ago.

Pimco's banking expert expects 18 lenders to fail ECB stress test

Reuters UK Business News - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:39
LONDON (Reuters) - Fixed income investment firm Pimco's global banking specialist, Philippe Bodereau, expects 18 banks will be seen to have failed the European Central Bank's stress test of 130 regional lenders when results are published by the ECB on Sunday.

Get down to Grunty Fen

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:21

An eccentric vision of Grunty Fen has been part of the mental landscape of many hundreds of thousands of people all over the world for the past 30 years.

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Business award for Guineas Festival

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:19

The marketing drive to attract visitors to the QIPCO Guineas Festival at Newmarket Racecourses, that resulted in the largest attendance for seven years, has been chosen for an award.

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It’s puppy love at optician’s charity event

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:17

A Newmarket opticians welcomed a puppy into store to champion an initiative for the Guide Dogs charity.

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Carnival’s £9,000 windfall for charities

Newmarket Journal - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:16

Charity cheques have been presented to 25 groups and organisations from the £9,000

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GSK sees first Ebola vaccine doses ready late this year

Reuters UK Business News - Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:13
LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline expects to have the first doses of its Ebola vaccine ready late this year and is looking to work with the rest of the pharmaceutical industry to scale up production.