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Barclays bank fraud charges over $3bn Qatar loan thrown out by court | Business

Charges brought against Barclays bank over a $3bn (£2.6bn) loan made to Qatari investors have been thrown out by a court, in a major setback for the only criminal case pursued by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) around events from the 2008 financial crisis. The charges related to the £11.8bn emergency fundraising conducted by the bank in 2008 as it struggled to maintain its independence and avoid a government takeover. The Qatari investment that helped prop up the bank has…

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Man in his 20s becomes 64th London murder victim this year

A fatal stabbing on the streets of London has brought the capital’s 2018 murder toll to 65 people. The victim, named by police as 28-year-old Arunesh Thangarajah, was stabbed to death in a senseless and frenzied attack in the early hours of Sunday in Mitcham, south-west London.  Police arrested a 44-year-old man on suspicion of murder at the scene and he remains in custody.  Arunesh Thangarajah (pictured) has been named as the young man who was stabbed to death in Mitcham…

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How London became a prime destination for Russian ‘dirty money’

The British government is “turning a blind eye” to Russian “dirty money” being laundered through London, and the threat that it poses to national security, according to a new report by the Commons Foreign Affairs Committee. “The use of London as a base for the corrupt assets of Kremlin-connected individuals is now clearly linked to a wider Russian strategy,” the report said. So how has this been allowed to happen? The UK financial sector has been a “major beneficiary of the massive flight…

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Francis Wade | How to prevent biased interviews | Business

What’s wrong with holding interviews? Plenty, it turns out. Most companies rely on a series of informal chats with several prospects that ends with a hiring decision. However, there’s strong evidence that this approach needs to be retired in favour of better techniques proven by scientific research. Here’s the problem in a nutshell. Interviews are filled with biases. In North America, studies have shown that during the average unstructured interview, the person hired is more likely to be tall, slim,…

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Hi-tech Kiwi wrinkle product made from fish skins

Kiwis are used to getting hoki in their fish ‘n’ chips – but now a Kiwi tech company is using its skin as an agent for burns and wrinkles. West Auckland’s Revolution Fibres is tomorrow launching actiVLayr: a natural skincare product that uses collagen extracted from hoki skins as a base ingredient. The skins are then combined with elements such as fruit extracts and hyaluronic acid to make a sustainably-sourced product, which independent testing has shown could reduce wrinkles by…

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Economic talks between US and China lead to trade war truce

WASHINGTON – The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world’s two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America’s massive trade deficit with Beijing. “We are putting the trade war on hold,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during a discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference in April. Associated Press After high-level talks Thursday and Friday in Washington, Beijing agreed in…

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GoCompare will launch its new GoFurther Academy at Digital Festival

NEWPORT-BASED GoCompare is launching an academy aimed at developing talent in the region. The scheme, which will officially launch at Digital Festival Cardiff tomorrow, will see the Welsh fintech brand offer a range of opportunities for talent in the area in addition to significant investment in skills training for staff through a GoFurther Academy. The GoFurther Academy is comprises five main initiatives: GoCompare sponsored degrees This year, GoCompare partnered with Aston University to create a tech degree-apprenticeship, which will give students the opportunity…

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4 Ways Of Getting Payments for Business Services Rendered

If you’re trying to work a business angle, that means you’re trying to get paid. But one of the things that can get in the way of a successful business endeavor is if you don’t have convenient ways for clients to give you money for your services rendered. You have to try to make it as easy as possible for clients to provide you with payment. That’s when you have to start looking into options. You can accept cold hard…

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UK households turn cheerier about their finances in May – IHS Markit

LONDON (Reuters) – British households became much cheerier about their financial situation this month, according to a survey on Monday that will hearten Bank of England officials who think the economy’s weak start to the year was temporary. A shopping trolley is pushed around a supermarket in London, Britain, May 19, 2015. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth/File Photo The IHS Markit Household Finance Index (HFI) rose to 44.7 in May from 43.4 in April, its highest level since the end of 2016 and…

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Ayla Networks to Offer Technical IoT Assessments at CONNECTIONS May 22-24

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ayla Networks, whose Internet of Things (IoT) platform-as-a-service (PaaS) delivers industry-leading device virtualization and management, will offer free IoT assessments during Parks’ CONNECTIONS connected home conference, to be held Tuesday, May 22, through Thursday, May 24, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport. Conference attendees may reserve an IoT assessment appointment on the Ayla website. “Many manufacturers stumble getting their products connected and creating meaningful solutions,” said Josh Pederson, Ayla’s product marketing director. “Without deep insight into…

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The EU’s support for the Iran deal is ‘not sufficient,’ Tehran says

The European Union’s efforts to protect Iran’s benefits from the 2015 nuclear deal after the U.S. pull-out are not enough, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday. “With the withdrawal of America… the European political support for the accord is not sufficient,” Zarif told Miguel Arias Canete, EU commissioner for energy and climate, during a meeting in Tehran. European leaders have been scrambling to save the deal after the Donald Trump administration announced its withdrawal on May 8. Formally…

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Ex-Googler turns mum’s money into a billion dollars on Amazon, Technology

[HONG KONG] After Steven Yang left his coveted job at Google, he asked his mother whether he should take venture-capital money to fund his business idea. If his online consumer-electronics enterprise was a risky bet, she told him, go with the venture capitalists. But if building the business into something great was his destiny, he instead should use her money from a pharmaceutical career in China. So Mr Yang combined his Google money with his mum’s, and with less than…

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FinMin presses agri ministry for reworking MSP procurement models

The central government had earlier indicated that funds would not be a constraint for fulfilling the key announcement of developing a foolproof procurement model for crops whose prices have fallen below the minimum support price (MSP). However, the finance ministry is learnt to have told the agriculture ministry that it would not be possible to bear any annual expenditure above Rs 200-250 billion in the long run. At a meeting held three weeks ago,…

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Ryanair’s O’Leary says he’s pessimistic but investors right not to buy it

“On the pessimistic side of cautious,” was the view of the outlook for Ryanair given by its ever quotable boss Michael O’Leary.  When a CEO puts out a statement like that it’s usually enough to have investors on the pessimistic side of panic.  Help! Help! What’s he seeing that we’re not? Read more Yet Ryanair shares reacted with equanimity. The market isn’t buying what looks like an attempt at expectations management by Mr O’Leary and why should it?  Consider what happened to…

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Elrow and Shindig to join forces for huge outdoor spectacular in Newcastle

As the hazy summer days reach their peak, iconic Ibiza clubbing brand elrow are teaming up with massive Newcastle event Shindig to bring a dazzling massive open air show to Times Square and Bank Holiday Sunday, August 26. 2018. Showcasing their magical Enchanted Forest theme in the UK for the first time ever, a myriad of pixies, fairies and elves will be riding sunbeams through the dense foliage of the trees and giant toadstools at the transformed Times Square. Unicorns…

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