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Thousands take the plunge in the summer sunshine at 10th annual Great East Swim (1 hour 6 minutes old)

Thousands of the region’s bravest swimmers donned their wetsuits and took the plunge at the Great East Swim when it returned to Suffolk today.

Baton relay celebrating 100 years of the RAF reaches Suffolk (1 hour 8 minutes old)

A special baton relay will arrive on the Suffolk coast on Monday as part of celebrations to mark the centenary of the formation of the RAF.

Police ‘very concerned for welfare’ of missing Essex teenagers (4 hours old)

Essex Police says it is “very concerned” for the welfare of two missing young people – who are believed to be together in the Colchester area.

Shock as East of England Co-op in Ipswich’s Handford Road earmarked for closure (4 hours old)

Shoppers have expressed shock after plans to shut to a “struggling” East of England Co-op store in Ipswich were announced.

Four arrested after Chelmsford murder all released from custody (5 hours old)

Four people arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of a man in Chelmsford yesterday have been released.

What’s on in Suffolk and north Essex on Saturday, June 23, and Sunday, June 24 (6 hours old)

From a tribute music festival to a muddy obstacle course – there are plenty of events for people to enjoy across Suffolk and north Essex this weekend.

Are you running Race for Life in Ipswich this weekend? Tell us why (8 hours old)

Thousands of runners dressed in pink are expected to descend on Trinity Park near Ipswich this weekend to play their part in the fight against cancer.

Services between Ipswich and Cambridge returning to normal after disruption (10 hours old)

Rail services between Ipswich and Cambridge are returning to normal after a freight train broke down at Bury St Edmunds this morning.

Rail fans invited to watch first testing of historic steam engine at The Middy (11 hours old)

The restoration of one the last working steam trains in East Anglia will take a major step forward this weekend.

Another knife death in region sparks murder inquiry (11 hours old)

A murder probe has been launched following another fatal stabbing in the East of England.

UK homepage

More UK businesses join Airbus lead on Brexit warning (1 day old)

Downing St ‘listening’ to aerospace group after no-deal assessment

London Culture Guide 2018 (1 day old)

How best to enjoy a long hot summer in the capital

Buy-to-let landlords cool on property purchases (1 day old)

Tax changes lead to falling sales of flats and smaller houses traditionally popular with investors

Mifid II leads to exodus of sellside analysts (13 hours old)

Fund managers criticise deteriorating quality of research

Brexit voters stick to guns despite moans about May (14 hours old)

Two years after the referendum, divisions over the EU have only intensified

Zimbabwe’s president escapes explosion at party rally (3 hours old)

Mnangagwa was addressing Zanu-PF event in rival stronghold a month ahead of elections

Donald Trump and the 1930s playbook (1 day old)

Trade wars and the targeting of minority groups in the US and some EU countries have strong historical echoes

Labour MPs must vote for Heathrow expansion (1 hour 22 minutes old)

With additional traffic-curbing measures, this infrastructure package deserves support

Erdogan faces a resurgent opposition in pivotal elections (1 day old)

Opinion polls show Sunday’s parliamentary and presidential polls are too close to call

London march calls for public vote on Brexit deal (1 hour 52 minutes old)

100,000 pro-EU supporters take to streets as UK prepares to leave trading bloc

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Economy | The Guardian

After Brexit, the Bank of England will have a new boss – and new problems (3 hours old)

Mark Carney steps down next summer. His successor will face not just personal scrutiny, but questions about the job itselfPhilip Hammond has spent many idle moments thinking about who should succeed Bank of England governor Mark Carney. How, the chancellor asks himself, can he repeat the stunning, rabbit-out-of-a-hat moment when No 11’s previous incumbent, George Osborne, said in 2013 that the Canadian central banker who was heading the global post-crash clean-up operation was coming to help Britain’s laboured recovery?Carney is due to step down next June and has said the date is fixed in his [...]

‘Aloof and academic’ Blackwell’s comes off campus as book sales surge (3 hours old)

Fiction, cookery and pop culture titles spell success for the retailer, which has become the UK’s fastest-growing booksellerFor many Britons Blackwell’s is a high-street name forever associated with studentdom and campus stores laden with weighty academic tomes. But, like the students who are currently awaiting exam results, the 139-year-old retailer is keen to graduate from university with honours.Earlier this month, Blackwell’s chief executive David Prescott hosted the famous bookshop’s first conference aimed at mainstream publishers for more than a decade, a gathering designed to trumpet a [...]

Trump threatens car tariffs after EU sets up £2.5bn of levies on US (1 day old)

Bourbon whiskey, Levi’s and Harley-Davidson on list as EU measures comes into forceDonald Trump has threatened to widen the mounting trade dispute between US and the EU by imposing tariffs on European cars, after Brussels made good on its threat of retaliatory levies on American products including bourbon whiskey, Levi’s jeans and Harley-Davidson motorbikes. Raising the stakes in the tit-for-tat exchange of import tariffs threatening to spark a global trade war, the US president tweeted in response to the EU tariffs which came into effect late on Thursday: “If these Tariffs and Barriers are no[...]

Oil output to rise by 1m barrels a day as Opec reaches compromise (1 day old)

Delegates at Vienna meeting say talks were fraught – Brent crude rises 2% Major oil producers have agreed to pump more crude to help reduce prices and prevent a supply shortage, in a significant reversal of Opec’s strategy of curbing output over the past 18 months.After a fraught meeting in Vienna in which Iran was initially at odds with a Saudi-led drive to boost production, ministers settled on a target they said would increase output by around 1m barrels per day (bpd). Continue reading...

More firms may follow Airbus in Brexit threat, says CBI (1 day old)

Lobby group says lack of government clarity is forcing companies to prepare for no deal Airbus plans UK job cuts amid fears of hard Brexit impactThe European aircraft maker Airbus could be the first of many firms to threaten to end its investment in Britain, putting tens of thousands of jobs at risk, if the government cannot provide urgent clarity on Brexit, the leading business lobby group has warned.The CBI said a growing number of companies were making plans based on the assumption that Theresa May’s government would fail to strike a deal with the EU. The French-based aerospace giant Airbus[...]

Don’t wait for worried workers to call the shots on wages (2 hours old)

The Bank of England fears low unemployment will cause runaway pay – but it has misread the situationThe bargaining power of the average British worker should be back to where it was when Tammy Wynette topped the charts with Stand By Your Man and the Rolling Stones announced an upcoming American tour with a performance from the back of a truck on Fifth Avenue.May 1975 was the last time the unemployment rate stood at 4.2%. Back then official statistics showed that wages and salaries were increasing at 29.4%. Continue reading...

Airbus raises range of fears in brutal Brexit assessment (1 day old)

Aircraft manufacturer warns it could end UK investment even if there is an ‘orderly’ departure from EUAirbus hated Brexit from the off but, until now, it had confined itself to soft expressions of worry in public and harder lobbying behind the scenes. Its dramatic warning that it could stop investing in the UK is a radical departure from that position and carried a sting. Related: Airbus plans UK job cuts amid fears of hard Brexit impact Continue reading...

Airbus has delivered a body blow to Brexit Britain. It won’t be the last | Aditya Chakrabortty (1 day old)

Forget Brexiteer fantasies: where in the Commonwealth will Liam Fox find buyers for plane wings made in north Wales? • Airbus plans UK job cuts amid fears of hard BrexitA few days ago, I wrote about how big businesses were no longer just frustrated with Theresa May and her Brexit bumblings. Instead, they were turning hostile. “Soon the headlines will be not just about a few hundred jobs moving out of the City – but of firms scrapping their expansion plans, or factories shifting to Poland, or thousands of jobs going at a stroke of a pen.”Today’s announcement from Airbus is just the first of tho[...]

The Bank is betting on strong GDP for August interest rate rise | Nils Pratley (1 day old)

Anything less than 0.4% for the second quarter could spell yet another embarrassing delayHere we go again. The Bank of England has restarted its drumroll in preparation for a rate hike. Andy Haldane, the Bank’s chief economist, has joined the rate-risers, expanding their number to three. As a whole, the nine-strong committee stuck to its line that the miserable 0.1% growth in GDP in the first quarter was a weather-induced blip. Its view that momentum will recover in the April to June quarter was deemed to be “broadly on track”.Financial markets got the message. The pound rose and the likelihoo[...]

MPs to examine environmental footprint of UK fashion industry (1 day old)

Inquiry will explore the carbon impact, resource use and water footprint of growing throwaway ‘fast fashion’ sectorMPs are to investigate the environmental impact of throwaway “fast fashion” in the UK amid growing concerns that the multi-billion pound industry is wasting valuable resources and contributing to climate change. The inquiry, launched on Friday by the House of Commons environmental audit committee, will explore the carbon impact, resource use and water footprint of clothing throughout its lifecycle and supply chain. Continue reading...

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Telecoms

US Supreme Court says police need warrant to track phone data (1 day old)

Privacy advocates welcome ruling against warrantless seizure of location information

Satellite groups no longer UK’s sleeping giants (1 day old)

UK-EU dispute over Galileo and approach for Inmarsat sharpen focus on sector

Profits at Dixons Carphone fall by a quarter (2 days old [21/06/18])

Shifting market for phones and contracts poses challenge

Telstra unveils ‘big bang’ turnround plan (3 days old [20/06/18])

Telecoms group under pressure as shares hit six-year low

US leveraged bids: high-wire act (4 days old [18/06/18])

Companies are keen to assure investors that debt is fine because of ‘rapid de-levering’

Disney plans to add cash to its bid for Fox (5 days old [18/06/18])

Entertainment group seeks to regain upper hand in M&A tussle with Comcast

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Technology

Toshiba explores short-cut back to top-tier TSE listing (4 hours old)

Demoted conglomerate explores reverse merger to cut five-year exile from Topix index

Police say driver in autonomous Uber crash was ‘distracted’ (22 hours old)

Investigators say operator may have been watching Hulu at time of fatal accident

US Supreme Court says police need warrant to track phone data (1 day old)

Privacy advocates welcome ruling against warrantless seizure of location information

Lei Jun hits another wall in bid to take Xiaomi public (1 day old)

Investors value Chinese technology group at about 50-60% of what founder thinks it is worth

Best of Lex: your weekly round-up (1 day old)

Rolls-Royce, Elon Musk, Ashtead, Disney/Fox, Carphone Warehouse, and Chinese defaults

Alibaba: fake news (1 day old)

Behaviour will only change when incentives do

Amazon issues guidelines to support UK transgender employees (1 day old)

Policies follow US lead as ecommerce giant takes more public stance on LGBT issues

How WeWork’s revenue-sharing leases could affect property investors (1 day old)

For any property investor, the US group’s business model is something that should be watched closely

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BBC News - Business

BMW joins Airbus in Brexit warning (23 hours old)

BMW warns ministers on Brexit after Airbus says it could be forced to leave the UK if there is no transition deal with the EU.

Saudi Arabia job growth likely as woman driver ban ends (21 hours old)

The Gulf kingdom will finally grant driving licences to women, but what will it mean for the economy?

How the Audi boss was finally emitted (21 hours old)

Rupert Stadler, the boss of Volkswagen-owned Audi is being held in jail, finally engulfed by the emissions scandal that rocked the automotive giant in 2015

House prices tumble in seaside hot spots (21 hours old)

The cost of buying a home in Sandbanks and Salcombe has fallen over the last year, research suggests.

German car shares dip on Trump tariff tweet (1 day old)

The US president intensifies trade war with threat of a 20% tax on European cars.

House of Fraser store closure plan backed (1 day old)

Creditors approve the retailer's rescue plan, which will close 31 stores and shed up to 6,000 jobs.

Concerns over World Cup gambling ads (1 day old)

Almost every ITV-screened World Cup commercial break broadcast on ITV contains gambling advertisements, BBC research shows.

EU tariffs on US goods come into force (1 day old)

The European Union has gone ahead with retaliatory duties against $2.8bn worth of US-made products.

Greece hails 'historic' debt relief deal (1 day old)

The eurozone agrees a long-awaited deal, which pushes back the repayment schedule for Greece's debt.

'Dangerous' carbon monoxide alarms removed from Amazon and eBay (1 day old)

Consumer watchdog Which? finds carbon monoxide alarms on sale online fail British safety tests.

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UK equities

Stocks to watch: Inmarsat, Asos, Boohoo, Allianz, Zurich, CYBG (1 day old)

Time to take profit in the UK engineers, says Goldman Sachs

Unilever plc shareholders need to defeat unification plan (1 day old)

Much is at stake beyond losing a major constituent of the FTSE 100

Trade tariff worries keep stocks under pressure (1 day old)

Political concerns hit Italian assets; pound up as BoE delivers ‘hawkish hold’

Stocks to watch: Dixons Carphone, Shire, Novo, Rio Tinto, CYBG (2 days old [21/06/18])

Miners are sleepwalking into the next spending cycle, says HSBC

Stocks to watch: Berkeley, Sirius, Imperial Brands, BT, Starbucks (3 days old [20/06/18])

Grocery delivery specialist Ocado will become ‘the Microsoft of retail’, says Peel Hunt

UK housebuilder shares creak, with Berkeley down 5% (3 days old [20/06/18])

‘A warning sign for the whole industry’

Stocks to watch: Ashtead, McCarthy & Stone, Inmarsat, Snap (4 days old [19/06/18])

Moneysupermarket’s growth is at risk of stalling, says Barclays

Stocks to watch: Virgin Money, Ocado, RBS, Nexans, JD.com (5 days old [18/06/18])

Aviva and RSA in the spotlight amid Allianz takeover speculation

Stocks unsettled by US-China trade war concerns (7 days old [15/06/18])

Dollar touches 2018 high before euro rebounds as ECB sets pace for FX

Week in Review, June 16 (8 days old [15/06/18])

Comcast crashes Disney party; WPP, Abraaj, and cyber attack also in the news

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Opinion

Labour MPs from across the UK must vote for Heathrow expansion (1 hour 22 minutes old)

With additional traffic-curbing measures, this infrastructure package deserves support

Opinion today: Bringing a human touch to healthcare (13 hours old)

Atul Gawande founded projects to improve health in developing countries

ECJ ruling on western Sahara will affect far more than fishing (15 hours old)

Repercussions likely for governance of the sea, Catalonia and phosphate for farming

Donald Trump and the 1930s playbook: liberal democracy comes unstuck (1 day old)

Trade wars and the targeting of minority groups in the US and some EU countries have strong historical echoes

Another SMR? SMH (1 day old)

The battle over migration (1 day old)

Trump separates families before a U-turn, while Spain lets a migrant boat dock

An agreement on Greek debt that satisfies both sides (1 day old)

A moment of triumph — but the country still needs to build durable institutions

Peter Wilmot-Sitwell, financier, 1935-2018 (1 day old)

A gentleman banker with integrity — and a killer instinct

Parliament Hill Lido is north London stripped bare (1 day old)

From wetsuited triathletes to tattooed teens, outdoor swimming pools are the perfect Petri dish for observing the city’s tribes

Getting Italy right (1 day old)

The country’s challenge is one of productivity, not competitiveness

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