London looks to keep afloat its legacy

London looks to keep afloat its legacy
LONDON (Reuters) – Teenager Tom Daley will provide one of the enduring moments of the London Olympics if he wins diving gold at the dazzling, new Aquatics Centre in a year’s time. How long the venue itself endures is another question.
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Council forced to take chance on investments
HUNDREDS of millions of pounds of Essex taxpayers’ money will be invested in banks previously considered too risky.
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Downing Street is in disarray – so send for the leg-breakers
The supine response to the hacking scandal shows the PM’s need for a proper political machine, says John McTernan.
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Canadian Imperial – CIBC Invests in American Century Investments
Canadian Imperial – CIBC Invests in American Century Investments
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Probe into mystery of cash injection at Bulmershe School
A proposed injection of cash into a Woodley secondary school is to be probed this week by a councillor unhappy with a lack of progress.
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Obama supports “Gang of Six” deficit plan
US president gives nod to bipartisan proposal to cut government spending while raising $ 1.2 trillion in revenue.
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Is LifeSearch’s advice charge such a fair deal?
Life insurance adviser said it charges up to £200 even on products that are cancelled I used LifeSearch to find an insurance product, and was very pleased with the service and value for money. I think they’ve come up trumps again with a recent quote from Legal & General. What bugs me is that on the telephone I was told there would be a possible “advice charge” of up to £200, even if I decide not …
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Global stocks and euro are stable but vulnerable
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian stocks stabilised on Tuesday, helped by technology shares, while a steady euro kept investors for now from cutting their exposure to risks further in the face of default threats …
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Gold rises on US debt talks; stocks up slightly
* Euro flat after stress test results * European stocks slip; U.S. stocks hold slight gain * Gold up for 10th session (Updates prices, adds details) NEW YORK, July 15 (Reuters) – Concern about the U.S.government’s …
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Top RBS executive to join rivals
Lloyds Banking Group poaches top executive Nathan Bostock from its rival, Royal Bank of Scotland.
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Traders take a punt on betting businesses
Concerns over potential changes to gambling regulation in Britain have kept betting businesses under the whip of late, but punters piled in on Tuesday amid hopes the odds could lengthen on Germany overhauling its gambling laws.
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Microsoft seals record year, stock still stuck

Microsoft seals record year, stock still stuck
SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp is set to post a 9 percent jump in fiscal fourth-quarter profit on Thursday, putting the cap on its best financial year ever, but investors are fidgety over flagging computer sales and a gnawing feeling that the tech pioneer will never recapture old growth rates.
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Bleakley ‘settles contract row’
Daybreak presenter Christine Bleakley has settled a contractual dispute with her former manager, her representatives have said.
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Pensioner loses £60,000 in ‘boiler-room’ scam
THE danger of “boiler-room” scams has been highlighted by the case of a North Yorkshire pensioner who lost his life savings to a cold-calling conman.
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Shires Income PLC – Net Asset Value(s)

Shires Income PLC – Net Asset Value(s)
Shires Income PLC – Net Asset Value(s)
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Edinburgh Dragon Tst – Net Asset Value(s)
Edinburgh Dragon Tst – Net Asset Value(s)
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Murray Inc Trust PLC – Net Asset Value(s)
Murray Inc Trust PLC – Net Asset Value(s)
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AUDIO: Should we rely on credit ratings?

AUDIO: Should we rely on credit ratings?
Chantal Hughes, spokesperson for the European commissioner responsible for internal markets and financial services, and Martin Winn, spokesman for Standard & Poors, look at the efficacy of credit ratings.
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UBS to axe 5,000 jobs, Credit Suisse to cut 1,000 – report
ZURICH (Reuters) – UBS is set to cut around 5,000 jobs to save 1 billion Swiss francs (761 million pounds) while rival Credit Suisse is planning to axe about 1,000 staff, Swiss newspapers reported on Thursday.
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US tax authorities target Credit Suisse
BANKING GIANT Credit Suisse is being investigated by US tax authorities as to whether it helped US customers evade taxes.
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North Norfolk Citizens’ Advice Bureau funding plea

North Norfolk Citizens’ Advice Bureau funding plea
A vital advice service that is easing the debt problems of hundreds of people across North Norfolk is looking for help to solve a funding crisis of its own.
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Extra cash to help tackle teen boozing
A campaign addressing under age drinking and alcohol-related anti-social behaviour in Reading is set to receive a boost in funding as £800,000 is invested into the national campaign.
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£15m raised in East Africa appeal

£15m raised in East Africa appeal
The British public has donated £15 million to help people suffering from severe food shortages in East Africa. Related Stories Brooks resignation ‘right’ says PM Woman ‘raped at West murders house’ Segway death ‘due to courtesy’ Eight sent for trial on child abuse Hospital wins heart unit battle
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Putting the ‘fun’ in fundraising with Welwyn-based Macmillan
SUMMER ideas that aim to put the ‘fun’ in fundraising, have been unveiled by Macmillan Cancer Support.
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Martin CurriePacific – Net Asset Value(s)
Martin CurriePacific – Net Asset Value(s)
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Oil falls more than on Europe debt contagion fears
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil fell for a third day on Tuesday as pledges to contain the spread of the euro zone’s debt crisis failed to dispel unease among investors about slowing energy demand growth. …
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JPMorgan profit rises, loan book grows
NEW YORK (Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co posted a higher-than-expected second-quarter profit as it wrote off fewer bad mortgages and credit card loans. The second-largest U.S. bank made new loans faster …
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Remortgage advances up 17% in May
Remortgage activity increased 17 per cent between April and May, with the number of loans advanced increasing from 24,700 to 29,000, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders.
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