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'Nothing Can Quite Replace Your First Love or Your First March' - NYTimes.com

5h nytimes
O.K., not really. But you had to admit it was pretty immense, with plenty of men.

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Batteries included: Yorkshire village seeks to solve riddle of too much sun | Business | The Guardian

15h theguardian
Moixa trial at Oxspring to see if UK-made home batteries can store and use local solar power for longer, bypass National Grid and cut energy bills

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Dermot O'Leary defends X Factor's viewing figures as he prepares to host National Television Awards - Mirror Online

7h mirror.co.uk
X Factor presenter Dermot O’Leary has spoken of his return to the Saturday night show - and defended its disappointing ratings.

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Food giant faces 'disaster’ over Cadbury licence 

6h telegraph.co.uk
Premier Foods could face an “unmitigated disaster” if it fails to extend its lucrative licensing deal with Cadbury’s parent Mondelez, City insiders have warned.

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Stay put for Brexit deal, banks urged 

6h telegraph.co.uk
UK bank bosses have launched a frantic lobbying effort in an attempt to persuade their foreign counterparts to put on hold plans to shift operations to other major European cities.

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Heineken faces publican rebellion as Punch tenants prepare knock-out blow

7h telegraph.co.uk
Heineken faces a publican rebellion following its £400m takeover of Punch Taverns over plans to fill the 1,900 new pubs with its own beer and cider brands.

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[Opinion] Big Promises: Ghana Election Special

5h oilvoice
Ghana's new government promised change – what does it mean for the oil and gas sector? Just weeks into the start of Ghana's New Patriotic Party government, and the changes for the oil and gas industry are already piling up — new government officials have been appointed, new leadership positions for state-owned companies announced and a new energy ministry created. When former President John Mahama conceded defeat in the presidential elections to Nana Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in December, Ghana prepared for changes in every sector, as Akufo-Addo and the NPP ran the election on a platform on exactly that message — change.

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Trump Inauguration: Stocks Climb as Trump Inauguration Kicks Off | Fortune.com

2h fortune
U.S. stocks rose amid gains across sectors on Friday as investors counted down to Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States.

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Week in finance: Trump takes charge, inflation the focus in Australia

4h abc.net.au
Economics as a driver of market sentiment has become somewhat passé; politics is the new black — or red, if it is bad news — for the big investors.

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Why It Seems Like Open Season on Car Companies: QuickTake Q&A - Bloomberg

9h bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

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Sundance Film Festival 2017: Applause for Cate Shortland's Berlin Syndrome despite screening mishap

2h smh.com.au
The world premiere of psychological thriller Berlin Syndrome was hit by technical problems at Sundance Film Festival.  The digital cinema package server that was playing the film overheated during the climax and the picture ground to a halt, prompting Australian director Cate Shortland and members of her cast and crew to bravely give an early question and answer session, including an entertaining description of the end of the film.

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Brexiters expect to leave the EU on a free trade ‘crusade’. What if they are wrong? | Global | The Guardian

3h theguardian
There was only a smattering of applause when Theresa May left the stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos last week. The prime minister’s bold thesis, that Britain would enjoy a bright future by throwing off the shackles of European integration and embracing free trade, was met mostly with disdain.

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Steinmetz to be questioned over Guinea bribery claim

1h smh.com.au
Swiss prosecutors will question Beny Steinmetz in Geneva amid an inquiry into allegations of bribery involving a $US20 billion mining project in the Simandou hills in the west African country of Guinea.

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Internal fued at centre of Rio firing over Simandou says Conde

3h smh.com.au
The President of Guinea has disputed public statements made by Rio Tinto about the firing of a senior executive for a $US10.5 million payment made to the president's friend Francois de Combret.

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CEOs Counsel Taking Trump Seriously, But Not Literally - Bloomberg

11h bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

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Trump’s New-Right Politics of Solidarity - NYTimes.com

2017-01-20 nytimes
“The time for empty talk is over,” our new president said near the end of his relatively brief Inaugural Address. And if he actually makes good on that promise, if the speech wasn’t just talk but a blueprint for effective presidential action, then we just watched an epochal moment: the last rites of Reaganite conservatism, and the birth of a populist and nationalist new right.

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UPDATE 1-Abu Dhabi creates $125 billion fund by merging Mubadala, IPIC

9h reuters
ABU DHABI, Jan 21 Abu Dhabi's government merged two of its top investment funds on Saturday to strengthen their financial clout in an era of low oil prices, creating a company with assets totalling about $125 billion.

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Party's Over for British Retail - Bloomberg Gadfly

2017-01-21 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

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Abu Dhabi creates $125 billion fund by merging Mubadala, IPIC

7h in.reuters
ABU DHABI Abu Dhabi's government merged two of its top investment funds on Saturday to strengthen their financial clout in an era of low oil prices, creating a company with assets totalling about $125 billion.

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UPDATE 3-Apple files $1 billion lawsuit against chip supplier Qualcomm

2017-01-20 reuters
Apple Inc filed a $1 billion lawsuit against supplier Qualcomm Inc on Friday, days after the U.S. government filed a lawsuit that accused the chip maker of resorting to anticompetitive tactics to maintain a monopoly over key semiconductors in mobile phones.

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There can be no happy ending for former Rolls-Royce leader 

8h telegraph.co.uk
There are few dependable rules in investment, but one that generally works well is the following: when the long-feted chief executive eventually comes to retire, it’s time to sell the stock. From Sir Terry Leahy at Tesco to Frank Chapman at BG Group, I can cite any number of cases where the departure of an apparently outstanding chief executive marks the peak, both in the company’s fortunes and its stock price.

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Canada's Competition Bureau reaches deal with Apple, publishers

2017-01-20 reuters
OTTAWA Canada's business competition watchdog said on Friday it had reached an agreement with Apple Inc and three major e-book publishers that will allow retailers to offer discounts to customers.

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Uber hires Google search veteran Singhal for senior engineering post

2017-01-20 reuters
SAN FRANCISCO Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc. has hired the man behind Google search to work closely with Chief Executive Travis Kalanick and help grow the company's self-driving car program.

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Apple files $1 billion lawsuit against chip supplier Qualcomm

22h in.reuters
Apple Inc filed a $1 billion lawsuit against supplier Qualcomm Inc on Friday, days after the U.S. government accused the chip maker of resorting to anticompetitive tactics to maintain a monopoly over key semiconductors in mobile phones.

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South Korea's culture minister arrested over arts blacklist in political scandal

17h smh.com.au
Seoul: South Korean prosecutors arrested the culture minister on Saturday, on suspicion of abuse of power for drawing up a blacklist of artists, writers and entertainers critical of the country's impeached president, Park Geun-hye.