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Reuters
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** British housebuilder Persimmon +3.9% to trade at highest in 3 months & top FSTE bluechip gainer in decent vols on Brexit-defying 8% FY rev rise ** Says sales up since Brexit..
LONDON Jan 5 Live coverage of European markets now available on cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets Summary: ** FTSE up, having hit new record high in earlier deals ** Persimm..
A "seasoned and tough negotiator": that's Downing Street's verdict on its new envoy to the European Union. Tim Barrow - political director at the Foreign Office - appointed on Wedn..
Britain's economy is still in motion. Sales and hiring improved in the fourth quarter While the manufacturing PMI rose to 56.1 - its strongest reading in almost two years. There ar..
LONDON Sterling rose against the dollar for the second day running on Thursday, as more upbeat data underlined the UK economy's post-Brexit resilience and helped the pound make the..
LONDON Leading Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage, who has said he wants to be a bridge between the British government and the new U.S. administration, will attend U.S. President-elect..
(Adds final figures, details, quotes, recasts) By Costas Pitas LONDON Jan 5 A record 2.69 million new cars were sold in Britain in 2016 despite fears that the Brexit vote would hit..
(ADVISORY- Follow European and UK stock markets in real time on the Reuters Live Markets blog on Eikon, see cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets) * FTSE 100 flat after touching..
Jan 6 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. The Times Britain..
LONDON Jan 5 British new car registrations hit a record 2.69 million units in 2016 despite concerns from some analysts that June's Brexit vote would dent sales but demand will fall..
LONDON Britain's economy finished 2016 strongly, growing at the fastest pace since mid-2015 according to one major survey, but higher prices look set to hit consumers soon as firms..
* FTSE 100 up 0.1 pct at close, touches new record * Persimmon lifts housebuilding sector * Mid-caps outperform after more strong economic data * Downgrades to Rolls Royce weighs o..
LONDON Sterling slipped back against the dollar and took its biggest tumble against the yen in over two weeks on Thursday, although more upbeat UK economic data, this time from the..
Jan 6 The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Headlines Top official at Brexit minis..
Britain lacks experience in international negotiations due to its long membership of the European Union and this can slow talks, the prime minister of non-EU Norway told Reuters. R..
(Adds UK, Japanese yield forecast changes) By Jamie McGeever LONDON Jan 5 Goldman Sachs on Thursday raised its forecasts for bond yields around the world in the coming years, predi..
(Refiles to drop item on ex-dividend stocks) Jan 5 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening flat to 4 points higher, or up as much as 0.06 percent, on Thursday, according to financ..
NEW YORK/TORONTO Jan 5 National Bank of Canada was the top adviser on Canadian debt issues for corporations and governments in 2016, ending Royal Bank of Canada's 10-year reign, da..
LONDON Moody's is likely to make key rating calls on Britain, China and South Africa among others this year as rising political risk and debt levels push the number of countries on..
(Adds company news item, updates futures) Jan 5 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up to 4 points higher, or as much as 0.06 percent, on Thursday, according to financial book..
LONDON Qatar's purchase of a stake in Russian oil company Rosneft last month crowned a year of mega-acquisitions by sovereign investors in 2016, with total deal value rising 22 per..
BBC News
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Activity in the UK service sector grew at its fastest pace for 17 months in December, according to a closely watched survey of purchasing managers. But inflationary pressure in the..
It is not just the UK's future in Europe at stake in the forthcoming Brexit negotiations. The EU also has a large footprint in the UK, which could be about to get a little smaller ..
The UK will be unable to buy privileged access to the single market after it leaves the EU, says one of the top UK officials to have worked in Brussels. Jonathan Faull, who retired..
New beginnings
BBC News
As preparations for negotiations on the UK leaving the EU continue, cities across Europe are seeing if there are any Brexit gains for them. Among them is Limerick in the Republic o..
The papers offer their interpretations of Sir Tim Barrow's appointment as the UK's new EU envoy after his predecessor resigned, questioning the government's Brexit strategy. The Fi..
The number of new cars sold in the UK hit an all-time high in 2016. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), said 2.69 million cars were registered last year, 2% high..
The failure to predict the financial crisis was a "Michael Fish" moment for economists, the Bank of England's chief economist has said. Andy Haldane compared financial forecasts to..
January is traditionally a month to count the cost. After Christmas, it's all about calories, credit card bills and how to get them under control in the new year. But how much will..
A group of MPs and peers says migrants should be expected to learn English before coming to the UK, or attend language classes when they arrive. The cross-party group said speaking..
A cross-party group of MPs has called on the UK government to "seriously consider" handing greater powers over immigration to Scotland. It said the current system had "led to frict..
'Stay curious'
BBC News
With 2017 now five days old, any business leader worth his or her salt has got their plans in place for the next 12 months. Be it a strategy to boost sales, a schedule to expand in..
Forbes
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, under intensifying pressure to clarify her country's Brexit negotiating stance, apparently plans to clear the air later this month with a majo..
One of the more amusing little spats going on in the UK over Brexit is the idea that leaving will create 400,000 jobs. We'll be free of the European Union, able to make free trade ..
Some of us do indeed recall the predictions of economic terror that would be visited upon us if we had the temerity to vote for Brexit. Absolutely none of which seems to have happe..
The biggest threat to business confidence, growth and prosperity is economic uncertainty; at least that’s what the business media headlines would have us believe. They have de..
The world we observed in 2016 is amazing and frightening. This was not what was supposed to happen. When the Soviet Union collapsed and the Cold War ended, the presumption was that..
Zero Hedge
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"In 2017 we enter a period of geopolitical recession," warns Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer, adding that international war or "the breakdown of major central government instit..
  Overnight Media Digest WSJ - Apple Inc headlines a growing list of investors in SoftBank Group Corp's $100 billion technology fund, which is expected to include Foxconn Tech..
Submitted by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, It’s amazing what can happen in a week. Before this publication went on hiatus last week, one of the last letters I wrote to you in 2..
From Bloomberg: "The Donald J. Trump era is marking a new age for gold as an investor safe haven. While the precious metal has always been hoarded in times of trouble, a bevy of po..
To Counterfeit is DEATH.   ? Ben Franklin (1706 – 1790), from a 15 shilling note of his design For 600 years, from the 13 century to 1870, the punishment for counterfeiti..
CNN
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Prime Minister Theresa May has moved quickly to fill a key government vacancy, announcing the appointment of Tim Barrow as the country's ambassador to the European Union after his ..
The chances of Britain crashing out of the European Union have increased following the sudden resignation of its representative in Brussels, a career diplomat with in-depth knowled..
Having worked for Blair, he was later able to be former PM David Cameron's adviser on Europe in No. 10 and then Cameron's appointment as ambassador to the EU. In this job, he has e..
Ireland's foreign ministry reported Thursday that passport applications from Great Britain surged 41% in the wake of the referendum as Brits looked for ways to retain EU travel doc..
The Huffington Post
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For example, imagine you’re a British person nearing retirement and the Brexit vote occurs. This would be a time of great unease and worry. Where normally a financial company would..
Portree was not alone. In the First World War, Europe suffered remarkable casualties. On the first day of the Battle of the Somme, for example, Britain alone suffered 57,470 casual..
On 8 November 2016, the world underwent a political shift of seismic proportions. Donald J Trump - the abrasive, racist, divisive and misogynistic businessman without any political..
In this CoinDesk 2016 in Review special feature, Don and his son Alex chart a broad overview of blockchain in 2016, with an eye to what is to come in the year ahead. Notably, they ..
The Seattle Times
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LONDON (AP) — A survey of Britain’s services sector, which accounts for the bulk of the economy, shows it grew at a 17-month high at the end of 2016. The purchasing managers’ index..
FILE – In this Friday, June, 24, 2016 file photo, Buses pass the Bank of England, in the City of London. Britain’s leading stock index has struck a record high as a closely monitor..
FILE – In this is a Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, right, welcomes pro-Brexit British politician Nigel Farage, to speak at a c..
Fox News
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FILE - In this Friday, June, 24, 2016 file photo, Buses pass the Bank of England, in the City of London. Britain's leading stock index has struck a record high as a closely monitor..
FILE - In this is a Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, right, welcomes pro-Brexit British politician Nigel Farage, to speak at a c..
SFgate
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FILE - In this is a Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, right, welcomes pro-Brexit British politician Nigel Farage, to speak at a c..
FILE - In this Friday, June, 24, 2016 file photo, Buses pass the Bank of England, in the City of London. Britain's leading stock index has struck a record high as a closely monitor..
The Hill
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British politician Nigel Farage, who campaigned for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, will attend President-elect 's inauguration this month, Reuters reported Th..
British Prime Minister Theresa May sent her two most senior aides on a “secret trip” to the U.S. last month aimed at improving relations with President-elect , Bloomberg Polit..
Al Jazeera
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British Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a senior career diplomat as envoy to the European Union to replace an ambassador whose unexpected resignation rocked Brexit plans j..
CBS News
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President-elect Donald Trump has described his victory as “Brexit plus-plus-plus,” a reference to the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union -- and now he’ll have th..
Deadline
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With a record $11.37B, the domestic box office enjoyed its biggest year ever in 2016. But, according to industry estimates, overseas numbers are down. The estimated full internatio..
Fast Company
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This story reflects the views of this author, but not necessarily the editorial position of Fast Company. That hasn't happened yet, but there are already signs of trouble. In the p..
Fox Business
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Image source: Disney/ABC Television via Flickr. Bank stocks had an excellent year in 2016, with most banks posting double-digit gains. Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) did even better than..
Hot Air
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An interesting result, if for no other reason than that Obama’s job approval is strong right now and yet he still trails Trump ever so slightly here — thanks mostly to Democrats, a..
Market Watch
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For European stock investors, 2016 turned out to be nothing like what strategists had promised at the beginning of the year. Brexit happened and sent shivers through the markets fo..
Metro.co.uk
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The Queen has ordered the start of new British Empire and you’ve got to make it happen, in this satirical new graphic adventure. Considering they tend to have a shorter shelf life ..
Metro.us
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(Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with Donald Trump in Washington in the spring, a representative said, in the first visit with the new president by the lead..
OPB
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Download 2016 was a year of failure for political polling in several Western democracies. France, Britain and the U.S. were all taken by surprise after polls underestimated the su..