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UK: Terror threat level raised to the highest level which means a further attack may be ‘imminent’

Breaking News: Uk terror threat level raised

The UKs threat level has been raised to the highest-level to critical, Tuesday evening which means that the UK is on imminent threat.

The prime minister, Theresa May said that given the intelligence received the threat level ...

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Armed police carry out a ‘controlled explosion’ in Manchester after terror attack

Here’s what happened

Greater Manchester Police carried out a “controlled explosion” Tuesday afternoon on Fallowfield road in south Manchester.

An eye-witness posted this on Twitter:

Apparent explosion in fallowfield with Swat teams responding. Stay safe ...

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Police arrest a 23-year-old man in Manchester over suicide bombing terror attack

Terror attack: The latest

Tuesday lunch time Manchester police arrested a 23-year-old man at 10:30 in connection with last night suicide bombing at the Ariana Grande concert, at the Manchester Arena.

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) have said Tuesday that they think they ...

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James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore has died aged 89

More sad news…

Former James Bond actor, Sir Roger Moore has died aged 89 following a long battle with cancer.

With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news that our father, Sir Roger Moore, passed away today. We are all devastated. ...

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Theresa May condemns ‘callous terrorist attack’

This is what the PM said

Theresa May spoke this morning outside Downing street to condemned last night’s terror attack at the Ariana Grande concert, at the Manchester Arena calling it a “callous terrorist attack.”

May said Tuesday morning: “I have just chaired a ...

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Bull vs. Bear markets

Know the difference?

Fisher Investments UK published a new infographic illustrating the historical nature of US bull and bear markets, including data on their lifecycles, magnitude and duration.

Fisher Investments UK has found widespread investor confusion about the ...

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Sadiq Khan said there will ‘be more police on London’s streets’ after Manchester terror attack

Here’s what he said

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has spoken out about last night’s terror attack in Manchester last night that killed 22 children and teenagers injuring 59.

Khan said in a tweet: ““London stands united with the great city of Manchester today ...

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General election: Campaigning suspended due to terror attack in Manchester

This is what was said

The prime minister, Theresa May spoke with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn after Monday night’s terror attack that killed 22 children and teenagers and agreed to postpone campaigning.

A statement released by Downing street in the early hours said: ...

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Eurostar to operate from London to Amsterdam by the end of this year

Demand is high

Eurostar is to launch a service from London to Amsterdam by the end of this year, airlines are now in a price war with flights, particularly with EasyJet and BA as Eurostar will be challenging them on prices.

Eurostar is already in a price war as they ...

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Manchester attack illustrates threat from improvised explosive device and suicide attacks, says expert

Uncertain times ahead

An explosion at the Manchester Arena concert venue on 22 May killed at least 22 people and wounded at least 59 others. 

Here’s what Laurence Allen, head of Europe desk, country risk, IHS Markit, has had to say: 

Police reported on 23 May ...

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American reporter David Leavitt jokes about Manchester terror attack that killed 22

This is what he said

David Leavitt and American reporter has been slammed for his sickening joke hours after the terror attack at the Arianna Grande concert at Manchester Arena.

Thousands of teenagers attended the concert on Monday night then there was an explosion ...

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Rising trend in deals between UK SMEs and corporates threatened by 28 per cent fall in 2016/17

Despite this decline, deal activity exceeded £21bn over the last 12 months 

Deals between large organisations and UK SMEs dropped 28 per cent in 2016/17, after a three-year upward trend, according to data released today by national law firm Bond Dickinson. Deal volumes ...

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Revealed: The UK's best banks

New ranking shows best banks

Nationwide, Virgin Money and Halifax top the UK’s ranking of the most reputable retail banks among the UK general public, Reputation Institute announced today, based on more than 35,000 ratings collected in the first quarter of 2017 from members ...

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Theo Paphitis launches new credit union

Take a look

Some of Britain’s biggest retail firms have thrown their support behind retailCURe, a new credit union, supported by RetailTRUST, which enables retailers to ensure that their employees can access responsible and affordable credit and savings ...

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Sadiq Khan says London stands united with Manchester following terrorist attack

Mayor’s statement in full

London mayor Sadiq Khan spoke in support of Manchester this morning following last night’s terrorist attack.

Sadiq Khan’s statement in full:

“London stands united with the great city of Manchester today after this barbaric and ...

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Beware: Credit card theft on the rise

New shocking stats 

More than one in 10 Britons have had to cancel a credit or debit card in the past year due to online fraud, according to new research by comparethemarket.com. 

The latest statistics show a worsening state of affairs when it comes to cybercrime, ...

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Theresa May's full statement on the Manchester terrorist attack

PM hits out

Prime Minister Theresa May has condemned last night’s attacks in Manchester and paid tribute to the victims of an “appalling terrorist attack” in which at least 20 people died.

In a statement released, the Prime Minister said: “We are working to ...

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22 dead and 59 injured in Manchester Arena attack

The latest

Twenty-people, including children have been killed in a suicide attack on Manchester Arena, 59 others have been injured.

The blast happened at 22:35 BST on Monday after a concert by US singer Ariana Grande.

Greater Manchester police have said the lone ...

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Mark Fields steps down as Ford’s chief executive

This is why

Mark Fields the chief executive of Ford is to retire after 28-years with the company. This comes as investors are growing uneasy because the share price has fallen to almost 40 per cent in three years.

Jim Hackett, 62 will replace Fields who is the current ...

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More good news for UK manufacturers but beware of rising costs

The survey reveals…

The latest Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Industrial Trends Survey spells more good news for UK manufacturers, but increasing costs cast a shadow over the horizon.

The survey of over 400 manufacturers showed that their order books were at ...

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London Fire Brigade offering a motorcycle collision course aiming to reduce crash deaths and injuries

If you are a biker this is a must

In a bid to buck the trend in road traffic collisions, the Brigade launched an innovative scheme called Biker Down London in partnership with TfL, the Met Police and the London Ambulance Service.

The Brigade saw a ten per cent increase ...

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