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By Geoff Foster PUBLISHED: 22:00, 24 July 2014 | UPDATED: 22:02, 24 July 2014 It's almost seven years since the Qatari Investment Authority walked away from its £10.6bn or £6 a share indicative bid for J Sainsbury, blaming its retreat on credit markets which made raising funding more expensive. It retained a 26 per cent stake and has remained a loyal shareholder. Until now.Rumours suggest the Qataris were underwhelmed with Mike Coupe’s appointment as chief executive to succeed Justin King, who was credited with turning...
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Tightening the screw on Russia
By Rob Davies And Hugo Duncan PUBLISHED: 22:00, 24 July 2014 | UPDATED: 22:00, 24 July 2014 Russia's fragile economy will all but grind to a halt this year as the crisis in Ukraine takes its toll, a leading global watchdog warned last night.The International Monetary Fund said the Russian economy would grow by just 0.2 per cent this year, down from 3.4 per cent in 2012 and 1.3 per cent in 2013. This time last year the Washington-based fund was forecasting 3.3 per cent...
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'Lacking authority': New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman
By James Salmon Follow @@JamesSalmon79 PUBLISHED: 22:00, 24 July 2014 | UPDATED: 22:00, 24 July 2014 'Lacking authority': New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman Barclays is battling to prevent allegations it defrauded investors in its secretive ‘dark pools’ markets from reaching the US courtroom. In a 49-page motion filed yesterday, the British lender said explosive claims made by New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman last month relied on ‘snippets of marketing brochures and brief quotes in news articles’. The scandal-hit bank said there was no...
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Stormy times: The essence of the Barclays' rebuttal is that the literature it used to tempt clients into trading in dark pools did not mislead anyone
By Alex Brummer PUBLISHED: 22:00, 24 July 2014 | UPDATED: 22:00, 24 July 2014 Barclays’ decision to contest charges by the New York attorney general over an alleged fraud in the LX ‘dark pools’ market is bold. Indeed, the speed with which lawyers Sullivan & Cromwell have come up with the application for dismissal is impressive by the standards of US legal process.The essence of the Barclays’ rebuttal is that the literature it used to tempt clients into trading in dark pools did not mislead...
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Unipart
By Ruth Sunderland PUBLISHED: 22:00, 24 July 2014 | UPDATED: 22:00, 24 July 2014 Unipart Automotive, Britain’s biggest independent supplier of car parts, has fallen into administration with the loss of 1,200 jobs. Administrators from KPMG were yesterday called into the Solihull-based company and immediately sold off 21 of its 180 branches to rival distributor Andrew Page. Another 12 branches went to The Parts Alliance. A total of 361 staff will be transferred as part of those deals but 1,244 employed in the remaining branches...
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Cool: Magnum, which celebrated its 25th birthday this year, is one of the world's top selling ice-creams
By Rupert Steiner PUBLISHED: 22:00, 24 July 2014 | UPDATED: 22:00, 24 July 2014 The boss of Unilever insists he would not want the responsibility of having to turn around Tesco, which has poached one of his most senior executives as chief executive.Paul Polman used a disappointing half-year update to pay tribute to Unilever lifer Dave Lewis, who will start at Britain’s biggest retailer in October.The challenges Polman faced in turning around Unilever were very different from those hurting Tesco and he said he would...
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Pioneering: Orville and Wilbur Wright built and designed the Wright Flyer
By Ben Griffiths PUBLISHED: 18:32, 24 July 2014 | UPDATED: 21:20, 24 July 2014 Fragments of fabric from the pioneering aircraft which made the world’s first powered flight, changing civilization for ever, are to be encased in a special edition watch made in Britain. Muslin from the Wright Flyer, built and designed by brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright, survived more than a century after taking to the skies at Kittyhawk, North Carolina in 1903. So important to the history of aviation is the priceless material...
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Man from Fareham dies in car crash

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A MAN from Fareham has died in a car accident on the A31, at Wimborne. The driver, in his 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics after the camper van he was in collided head-on with a Dorset County Council truck, at around 10.15am today.His wife was a front seat passenger and she was airlifted to Southampton General Hospital. Her injuries were serious but not life threatening injuries.She was flown to the hospital’s trauma unit where emergency doctors were standing by.Police revealed that...
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View gallery " " " " " " " " " " James Vaughan and Nahki Wells' 15 rivals for the 2014/2015 Championship golden boot (Gallery) View gallery   Nahki Wells has already outlined his ambitions for the new season. The January signing from Bradford City wants to hit the 25-goal mark with Town in his maiden full season at the John Smith's Stadium.And with James Vaughan stepping up his bid to reach full fitness by returning to first-team training with Town, manager Mark Robins...
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Map of Longcauseway Road Closure - Dewsbury
Free Palestine Protest Dewsbury – Saturday 26 July Posted on 24/07/2014 6:28 PM by: Pressoffice This Saturday, 26 July, a Free Palestine Peaceful Protest is planned to take place in Dewsbury Town Centre near the Band Stand area on Longcauseway. Dewsbury Town Centre To ensure the safety of pedestrians and protestors, Longcauseway will be closed from the junction of Rishworth Road to Crackenedge Lane (at the junction of Corporation Street) from 10am until 2.30pm (may reopen earlier).This closure means that the Old Wakefield Road...
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