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Date has been set for inquest into death of Ely’s Rachel Fuller

Ely Standard - Tue, 29/07/2014 - 08:31

A date has been set for an inquest into the death of an Ely woman who died after falling down a flight of stairs.

Categories: Local Press

English Heritage gives its support to landmark plans for Ely - but its definitely not the bypass!

Ely Standard - Tue, 29/07/2014 - 08:30

It may be vehemently opposed to the Ely bypass – but there is one set of plans in the city that have got the backing of English Heritage.

Categories: Local Press

Japan labour demand strengthens, good omen for economic recovery

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 29/07/2014 - 07:01
TOKYO (Reuters) - Job availability in Japan hit its highest in 22 years in June as companies grew more confident about hiring, and household spending rebounded modestly - reinforcing expectations economic recovery will resume in the third quarter without the need for additional stimulus from the central bank.






Skymark cancels order for six Airbus A380 aircraft - CEO

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 29/07/2014 - 06:54
TOKYO (Reuters) - Skymark Airlines Inc has cancelled its order for six A380 aircraft from European plane maker Airbus Group NV , the chief executive of the Japanese company said on Tuesday.

UBS says books 254 million euros against second quarter to settle one German tax probe

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 29/07/2014 - 06:51
ZURICH (Reuters) - UBS booked a 254 million euro (201 million pounds) charge in the second quarter mainly to settle claims it helped wealthy Germans to dodge taxes, the latest in a string of lawsuits that have targeted its private banking business.






Analysis - Argentine debt defiance may strengthen holdouts' legal position

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 29/07/2014 - 06:14
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Argentina has fought in court for a dozen years against the claims of holdout investors in its defaulted debt, and Argentina has lost. The holdouts, led by Paul Singer's Elliott Capital Management and Mark Brodsky's Aurelius Capital Management, are still waiting to collect a single penny or peso.






Exclusive - Goldman unit eyes foray into China amid metals financing scandal

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 29/07/2014 - 06:04
NEW YORK/SYDNEY/LONDON (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc's metals warehousing unit is exploring its first foray into China, and privately held C Steinweg has expanded capacity there, sources said, as a financing scandal in a major Chinese port fuels a scramble for market share.






Asian stocks reach three-year peak, China holds gains

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 29/07/2014 - 03:48
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares touched fresh three-year highs on Tuesday as investors in the region drew encouragement from a rally in Chinese markets, though caution was widespread given the torrent of U.S. economic news still to come this week.






China brands beat global rivals with tea toothpaste & pickled plums

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 29/07/2014 - 03:07
SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - With green-tea flavoured toothpaste and pickled plum juice, an army of Chinese retailers is tapping local tastes to whittle away market share from global rivals that are banking their future growth on the world's second-largest consumer market.






Morrisons to name ex-Tesco finance director as new chairman - Sky News

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 29/07/2014 - 02:30
(Reuters) - Britain's fourth-largest supermarket chain Wm Morrison is set to announce this week that its next chairman will be Andrew Higginson, a former finance director at No. 1 player Tesco, Sky News reported, citing a source.






Japan June labour demand hits 22-year high; jobless rate rises

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 29/07/2014 - 00:55
TOKYO (Reuters) - The availability of jobs in Japan rose to the highest in 22 years, in an encouraging sign that a tighter labour market will boost wages and support consumer spending.






Exclusive - U.S. condensate oil export requests put on hold for now: sources

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 29/07/2014 - 00:26
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department has put on hold at least two companies' requests for permission to sell lightly processed crude abroad, effectively stalling an industry push to export an expanding glut of oil amid the U.S. shale revolution, sources said.






Bank of Portugal says BES loss can be remedied by capital hike

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 29/07/2014 - 00:15
LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's central bank said late on Monday that if Banco Espirito Santo posts a loss larger than its existing capital cushion of 2.1 billion euros (£1.65 billion), a capital increase will be used to guarantee adequate solvency levels.






Exclusive - Goldman moves executive to new role building ETFs

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 29/07/2014 - 00:11
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has moved an executive from its trading division to its investment-management division to launch a business that will sponsor exchange-traded funds and sell them to retail clients through third parties, according to a memo and people familiar with the matter.






Argentina to hold last-gasp debt talks with mediator Tuesday

Reuters UK Business News - Tue, 29/07/2014 - 00:07
BUENOS AIRES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Argentina will on Tuesday meet the U.S. mediator in its battle with 'holdout' debt investors suing the country for last-minute talks to avert a second default this century, but hopes for a deal are fading fast.






After the anti lobby had their say, a group claiming 180 members explains why it SUPPORTS Haddenham wind turbines

Ely Standard - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 23:24

A group which has spoken out in favour of the controversial wind turbine plans at Haddenham says it already has almost 200 supporters.

Categories: Local Press

Airbus set to lose Japanese buyer for A380 - sources

Reuters UK Business News - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 22:59
PARIS (Reuters) - European planemaker Airbus is set to lose its only Japanese customer for the A380 superjumbo as Skymark Airlines prepares to cancel an order for six jets worth more than $2 billion (£1.18 billion), industry sources said on Monday.






With PlayStation network, Sony goes back to the future in search of revival

Reuters UK Business News - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 22:06
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Sony Corp is hammering out plans to rise from the ashes of nearly $10 billion (£5.89 billion) lost in six years by building a future around its last consumer electronics blockbuster - the PlayStation.






Morrisons to name ex-Tesco finance director as new chairman - Sky News

Reuters UK Business News - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 21:51
(Reuters) - Britain's fourth-largest supermarket chain Wm Morrison is set to announce this week that its next chairman will be Andrew Higginson, a former finance director at No. 1 player Tesco, Sky News reported, citing a source.






Exclusive - Flash sale site Rue La La explores sale; Gilt interested: sources

Reuters UK Business News - Mon, 28/07/2014 - 21:34
(Reuters) - Online flash sale site Rue La La, which counts eBay as an investor, is exploring a sale that could value the company at around $400 million (£235.53 million), people familiar with the matter said on Monday.






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