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Oil prices seen steady despite Greek crisis, Iran

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 12:37
(Reuters) - Oil prices are likely to be stable for the rest of this year and climb in 2016 and 2017 as global demand picks up, shrugging off setbacks from the Greek debt crisis and the possible lifting of sanctions on Iran, a Reuters poll forecast on Tuesday.








GE to sell European private equity financing unit to SMBC

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 12:31
TOKYO (Reuters) - General Electric Co said it would sell its European private equity financing business to a unit of Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp (SMBC) for about $2.2 billion as the U.S. conglomerate sheds financial assets amid a restructuring.








World's markets brace for Wednesday's leap second

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 12:28
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Financial markets around with world will open on Wednesday with a tinge of apprehension, not just because of developments in Greece or China, but because of an extra second.








Swiss banks to toughen up anti-money laundering measures

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 12:18
ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's banks will beef up anti-money laundering measures, the Swiss banking association said on Tuesday, weeks after a report by a government-appointed group found the Alpine nation was still vulnerable to financial crime.








Irish consumer sentiment hits nine-year on promise of tax cuts

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 12:15
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish consumer sentiment hit a nine-year high in June as falling unemployment and the promise of more tax cuts when the government presents in budget later this year helped boost optimism, a survey showed on Tuesday.








Tesco seeks fresh start with suppliers who survive cull

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 12:03
LONDON (Reuters) - Suppliers to Tesco can expect a better deal from Britain's biggest supermarket chain as it tries to sustain a tentative revival -- providing their wares survive a cull that is removing thousands of products from shelves.








UK consumer body questions whether bank fines work

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 12:00
LONDON (Reuters) - Fines are failing to curb misconduct at banks or prompt customers to switch lenders, a top British consumer organisation said on Tuesday.








Germany's cartel office would examine Vodafone-Liberty deal

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 11:56
BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Germany's cartel office would scrutinise any proposed asset swap between Vodafone and Liberty Global in Europe's biggest economy, it said on Tuesday.








German watchdog says Deutsche Bank has catching up to do

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 11:54
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank has some "catching up" to do under its new leadership to ensure its systems and processes are up to the requirements of international financial rules, the head of Germany's financial watchdog Bafin said.








Euro zone inflation softens in June on energy dip

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 11:38
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone inflation softened in June, moving away from the European Central Bank's target as energy costs weakened and the price rises of food and services eased after a spike in May.








Grocer Morrisons shows tentative recovery - Kantar Worldpanel

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 11:37
LONDON, (Reuters) - Morrisons , Britain's No. 4 supermarket chain, gained market share over the last three months, industry data showed on Tuesday, the first time it has done so since December 2011.








Diana becomes new president of Ely Inner Wheel at annual meeting

Ely Standard - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 11:20

Diana Goldstein became president of Ely Inner Wheel at the club’s annual meeting, last Wednesday.

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Samsung's Cheil, pitching $8 billion merger, pledges higher returns

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 11:17
SEOUL (Reuters) - Locked in a battle with an activist U.S. hedge fund, the Samsung Group's [SAGR.UL] de facto holding company sought to win support for a proposed $8 billion (5 billion pounds) merger with a sister firm by pledging to bolster post-deal shareholder returns.








FTSE pegged back by falls at Tesco and Standard Life

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 11:06
LONDON (Reuters) - The FTSE 100 fell towards five-month lows on Tuesday, with insurer Standard Life and supermarket group Tesco underperforming, as worries over Greece weighed on world markets.








Delays on the railways as England becomes too hot for trains

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 10:54

Commuters are advised to check their journeys before travelling and have been warned that there may be disruption caused by the hot weather.

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Social workers are in such short supply in Cambridgeshire that the county council are using agency staff that cost double in wages – up to £78,000 a year.

Ely Standard - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 10:22

Social workers are in such short supply in Cambridgeshire that the county council are using agency staff that cost double in wages – up to £78,000 a year.

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Armed Forces Day marked in Sutton

Ely Standard - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 09:36

Sutton’s branch of the Royal British Legion threw open its doors for Armed Forces Day, on Saturday.

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Trustees of Ely Museum reveal expansion plans

Ely Standard - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 09:14

Further light has been shed on plans to expand Ely Museum.

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Select committee role for SE Cambs MP

Ely Standard - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 08:55

South East Cambridgeshire MP Lucy Frazer has been elected to sit on the education select committee.

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Heatwave warning for pet owners and top tips on keeping your best friend safe in the sun

Newmarket Journal - Tue, 30/06/2015 - 08:04

The summer sun is a joyous sight for many people and their pets, unless of course they’re stuck in a hot place without water.

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