Peer sorry for ‘Auschwitz’ comment

28 January 2015 Last updated at 15:18 The SNP and Plaid want Trident to be scrapped Ex-Plaid Cymru leader Lord Wigley has apologised after comparing the Trident base in Scotland to Auschwitz concentration camp. He had been asked about the … Continue reading


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Glitter sobs over child abuse images

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Juror doubt at serial killer verdict

28 January 2015 Last updated at 17:00 By James Cook Scotland Correspondent, BBC News … Continue Reading »


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Care spend ‘cut by fifth in decade’

28 January 2015 Last updated at 12:53 By Nick Triggle Health correspondent, BBC News


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Shake Shack IPO buzz builds as estimated price gets boosted

Shake Shack, the burger seller that’s about to go public, has raised the anticipated pricing on its much-discussed IPO, adding to the buzz that’s been building around the name for months. New York-based Shake Shack, created by restaurant entrepreneur Danny … Continue reading


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Everyone is scared: Nobel Prize winner Shiller

The human race has deep underlying fears about technology and the lives their children will lead and this can be seen – in all places — in the negative yields in bond markets, Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller told CNBC. … Continue reading


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Apple watch is cool but real watches are better investments

The Apple Watch (AAPL) may be cool and its $349 price point may not break the bank, but it’s no investment, according to watch expert Ben Clymer, founder of the watch-enthusiast website, Hodinkee. “The Apple watch, it’s an amazing piece … Continue reading


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Barclays, Goldman forecast bearish first half for oil prices

REUTERS – Barclays Plc and Goldman Sachs Group Inc issued even more bearish forecasts for oil prices on Wednesday, predicting no significant recovery in the first half of 2015. Barclays slashed its 2015 Brent crude oil price forecast to $44 … Continue reading


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S&P, U.S. Justice Department likely to enter $1.37 billion settlement: WSJ

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Apple, Boeing keep Wall Street afloat; energy weighs

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were buoyed on Wednesday by earnings including Apple and Boeing, but a sharp drop in energy shares cut into gains, leaving indexes little changed. The Federal Reserve’s first two-day policy meeting of the year … Continue reading


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Exclusive: EU considers capital markets curbs among new Russia sanctions

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – New European Union sanctions against Russia could include further capital markets restrictions, making it harder for Russian companies to refinance themselves and possibly affecting Russian sovereign bonds, EU officials said on Wednesday. The EU could also move … Continue reading


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Sotheby’s to raise charges for art buyers

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Buying art at Sotheby’s (BID.N) will soon become more expensive as the top international auction house announced it is increasing its buyer’s premium, the rates it charges a successful bidder. Beginning on Sunday, anyone who purchases … Continue reading


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