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Astronomical merger deals driven by fear of Amazon and Netflix

IB Times UK / Business

The spectre of new online rivals, Amazon and Netflix, is driving mega-merger mania in the entertainment sector.

Friday, Jul 20

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Could the US-China trade war be good for UK exports?

IB Times UK / Business

The Trump tariffs on billions of dollars of Chinese exports is an opportunity for the UK to negotiate more beneficial trade deals across the pan-Asian area.

Thursday, Jul 19

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Comcast admits defeat in battle with Disney over 21st Century Fox mega deal

IB Times UK / Business

Comcast turns focus to Robert Murdoch's Sky operation in Europe after exiting battle for 21st Century Fox.

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Angry Angels: How to resolve conflict with your investor

IB Times UK / Business

When the stakes are high, egos come to the fore and often accentuate behaviours that upset or irritate others.

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Japan's Kobe Steel charged over fake data scandal

IB Times UK

Steel giant's systematic manipulation of data affected products including aluminum castings and copper tubes for autos, aircraft, appliances and trains.

Wednesday, Jul 18

EU fines Google a record £3.9 billion over Android abuse

IB Times UK

Phone manufacturers were compelled to pre-install the Google Search app and its own web browser.

Tuesday, Jul 17

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Now the World Cup dream is over English football must confront an insolvency nightmare

IB Times UK / Sports

As the joy at England's World Cup performance fades the grim reality of the financial crisis facing UK football clubs is coming home to roost.

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Japan, EU to sign widespread trade deal eliminating tariffs

IB Times UK / Business

Prices of European wine and pork will fall for Japanese consumers. Japanese machinery parts, tea and fish will get cheaper for Europe.

Sunday, Jul 15

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WATCH: Theresa May's sucker punch to Donald Trump's explosive, undiplomatic remarks

May revealed with an amused expression: "He told me I should sue the EU."

Thursday, Jul 12

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Amazon will sell more online than everyone else In the U.S. combined next year

IB Times UK / Business

Amazon's market share will increase 15 percentage points from 2016 to 2019.

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US inflation eats into Trump tax cut as prices hit six year high

IB Times UK

Prices rose in June lifted by more expensive gas, car insurance, and higher rent.

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Comcast, Fox both raise bids as they reach for Sky

IB Times UK / Business

Comcast's new bid translates to 14.75 pounds per share, or 18 percent more than its original offer.

Wednesday, Jul 11

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U.S. proposes tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese imports

IB Times UK / Business

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative proposed 10 percent tariffs Tuesday on a list of 6,031 Chinese product lines.

Tuesday, Jul 10

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Uber to invest in Lime, offer electric scooters on its app

IB Times UK / Business

The ride-hailing company said Monday that it is investing in Lime, a startup based in San Mateo, California.

Monday, Jul 9

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Starbucks ditch plastic straws as ocean pollution becomes corporate priority

Straws add up to only 2,000 tons of the nearly 9 million tons of plastic waste that ends up in waters around the globe each year.

Saturday, Jul 7

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May claims victory as UK weighs up her 'soft Brexit' plan

Britain's prime minister presents her solution to the seemingly intractable problems of Brexit.

Friday, Jul 6

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Airbus CEO Tom Enders: Theresa May's government is 'clueless' on Brexit

IB Times UK

Aviation giant Airbus doubles down on Brexit warning to UK.

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China warns of 'counterattack' as Trump's trade tariffs imposed

Official newspaper China Daily accused the Trump administration of "behaving like a gang of hoodlums".

Thursday, Jul 5

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Why sales enablement isn't working (and how to fix it)

How to make your sales force more effective in challenging times.

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China's HNA Group chairman Wang dies in accident in France

Wang Jian, a co-founder of the company, suffered "severe injuries" in a fall in Provence in southern France and died Tuesday at age 57.

Tuesday, Jul 3

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Iran's Grand Bazaar: once a hotbed of revolution, now a conservative power base

The bazaar is typically cited as a barometer for the socio-economic and political situation in Iran.

Monday, Jul 2

Central Asia is the new economic battleground for the US, China and Russia

The power that wins in Central Asia will shape the nature of global capitalism.

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EU warns Trump: Auto tariffs could lead to $300bn retaliation

IB Times UK

Trump cited national security concerns fo previous tariffs. The EU described the move as "pure protectionism."

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Supermarket chains Tesco, Carrefour strike Anglo-French purchasing deal

Strategic alliance between Britain's biggest grocer and Europe's largest retailer.

Friday, Jun 29

10

UK's BAE wins $26 billion Australia contract to build nine warships

IB Times UK

BAE's Type 26 Global Combat Ship will be the design for the frigate programme to replace the eight aging Anzac-class frigates, which have been in service since 1996.

Thursday, Jun 28

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May to talk Brexit with EU leaders impatient for progress

IB Times UK

Divorce talks have stalled amid divisions within May's government about how close an economic relationship to seek with the EU after Brexit.

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Korean Air chief Cho Yang-ho apologizes before questioning by prosecutors

IB Times UK / Business

The 69-year-old leader at the South Korean flag carrier is suspected of embezzlement and breach of trust.

Wednesday, Jun 27

10

Bahrain says Gulf neighbours will provide aid as economy weighs

The Gulf country said Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will provide aid amid growing concerns over its economy but offered no details.

Tuesday, Jun 26

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Why young angel investors are a blessing for cutting-edge companies

IB Times UK / Business

The benefits of angel investing as a two way street – a give and take dynamic.

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President Rouhani says Iran in 'economic fight' with US as discontent mounts in Tehran

IB Times UK / Business

Rouhani's comments came after protesters angered by Iran's tanking economy confronted police.