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Financial Times - July 27

July 27 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Headlines - England's Premier League hires Alison Brittain as new chair Link - Rolls-Royce names BP veteran Erginbilgic as CEO Link - Credit Suisse set to name Ulrich Koerner as chief executive Link - UK financial regulator delays consumer protection reforms Link Overview - England's Premier League has hired outgoing Whitbread WTB.L chief exe
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British Business - June 30

June 30 (Reuters) - 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 - Whitbread Plc WTB.L on Wednesday named Dominic Paul, the boss of the British franchisee for U.S.-based Domino's Pizza DOM.L , as its new chief executive, replacing Alison Brittain.
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British Business - June 27

June 27 (Reuters) - 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 - The British Gas owner Centrica CNA.L is said to be unlikely to bid for Bulb Energy, leaving only two companies expected to compete for the failed supplier ahead of a deadline this week.
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Financial Times - June 16

June 16 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. Headlines - THG pursuers set to give up their chase of ecommerce group Link - Travel rebound pushes WHSmith quarterly sales to pre-pandemic level Link - Whitbread beats forecasts but faces darkening UK economic outlook Link - HSBC dismisses trader over personal messages to client Link Overview - A consortium of investors led by Belerion Capit
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UK shares climb on boost from financial stocks, strong results

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click or type LIVE/ in a news window) * WH Smith rises as sales cross pre-pandemic levels * Publisher Bloomsbury rises on strong FY profit * FTSE 100 up 1.2%, FTSE 250 adds 1.4% (Updates to close) By Devik Jain June 15 (Reuters) - London's main indexes rose on Wednesday as financial stocks gained and strong results from companies including WH Smith lifted sentiment ahead of the U.S.
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 15

June 15 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening higher on Wednesday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.7%. * BLOOMSBURY: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc BLPU.L on Wednesday reported a 40% jump in annual profit and raised its final dividend payout by about a quarter, buoyed by a reading boom which stayed even after the pandemic lockdowns. * WH SMITH: British retailer WH Smith SMWH.L on Wednesday forecast its annual performance would be at the higher end of analysts' expectations as more people
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 15

June 15 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening flat on Wednesday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.10%. * BP: BP plc BP.L has agreed to buy a 40.5% stake and become operator of an Australian renewable energy project that could become one of the world's biggest producers of green hydrogen, the global oil major said, without disclosing how much it paid.
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 29

April 29 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening higher on Friday, with futures FFIc1 up 1.02%. * ASTRAZENECA: AstraZeneca AZN.L beat first-quarter sales and profit expectations and stood by its forecasts for 2022 as newer therapies for kidney disease and rare conditions offset an expected decline in COVID-19 vaccine sales. * RECKITT: Reckitt Benckiser RKT.L beat first-quarter sales expectations, having increased prices to offset soaring raw material costs and flat volumes.
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 29

April 29 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening higher on Friday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.79%. * GLENCORE: About 24% of investors voted against Glencore's GLEN.L climate progress report at the miner and trader's annual general meeting, after some cited slow progress in scaling back coal production. * UNILEVER: As a shortage of sunflower oil ripples through the global food industry, Unilever ULVR.L said that it has altered some of its recipes so it can substitute rapeseed oil
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 28

April 28 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening higher on Thursday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.73%. * BARCLAYS: Barclays BARC.L put share buyback plans on hold due to scrutiny by U.S. regulators of a trading blunder it announced last month, piling early pressure on new CEO C.S. Venkatakrishnan. * GLENCORE: Miner and trader Glencore GLEN.L lowered its 2022 production outlook on copper, zinc and cobalt after operational challenges and COVID-related absenteeism in the first quarter
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 28

April 28 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening higher on Thursday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.31%. * STANCHART: Standard Chartered's STAN.L first-quarter pre-tax profit rose 6%, beating market expectations, as the emerging markets-focused lender benefited from rising interest rates and flagged a robust outlook. * SHELL: Shell SHEL.L tightened its restrictions on buying Russian oil, saying it would no longer accept refined products with any Russian content, including blended fue
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British Business - Jan 13

Jan 13 (Reuters) - 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 Gas prices are likely to stay high for upto two years, the boss of Britain's biggest energy supplier Centrica PLC CNA.L has said. Link Banks and insurers operating in Britain must act urgently to address the increasing risks posed by climate change, the Bank of England has warned.
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan. 12

Jan 12 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index opened 0.5% higher on Wednesday. * SAINSBURY'S: British supermarket group Sainsbury's SBRY.L raised its full-year profit forecast by at least 9% following stronger than expected food sales over Christmas, even though it fell short of its stellar 2020 festive performance. * TRUSTPILOT: Consumer reviews website Trustpilot TRST.L , which listed in London last year, said in a trading update that its revenue grew 24% in 2021, with bookings up 27%.
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 12

Jan 12 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening higher, with futures FFIc1 up 0.5% on Wednesday. * TRADE: Britain and Oman have agreed to work more closely together to strengthen economic ties and increase high-value investment in areas such as clean energy and technology, following a meeting between the leaders of both countries last month.
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UK's Sunak cuts short U.S. trip to discuss new 19 aid

* Sunak to head back to Britain on Thursday * Surge in COVID cases fuels fears for hospitality firms * Sunak says firms already have support via tax reliefs By David Milliken LONDON, Dec 16 (Reuters) - British finance minister Rishi Sunak cut short an official trip to the United States on Thursday to consider help for COVID-hit hospitality businesses but said firms were already receiving support through tax reliefs.
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct. 26

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening steady on Tuesday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.15%. * BUNZL: Bunzl Plc BNZL.L posted higher third-quarter revenue on Tuesday, buoyed by acquisitions and higher number of trading days compared to last year, but the business supplies distributor flagged the trend would unwind in the last quarter.
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European stocks log best week in two months

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) * U.S. jobs growth slows * Tech stocks drop 1.4%, outweigh gains in oil and auto stocks * BA-owner up as UK set to ease quarantine rules * Daimler up as UBS upgrades stock to "buy" (Updates to close) By Sruthi Shankar and Susan Mathew Oct 8 (Reuters) - European stocks ended a volatile session lower on Friday as investors digested data showing slowing jobs growth in the United States, but
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European stocks dip on tech losses, U.S. jobs caution

(Corrects to 100 euros from 1,000 euros in paragraph 12) * Tech stocks drag down STOXX 600 as yields rise * BA-owner up as UK set to ease quarantine rules * Daimler up as UBS upgrades stock to "buy" By Sruthi Shankar Oct 8 (Reuters) - European stocks edged lower on Friday as declines in the technology sector more than offset gains in oil and auto shares, while investors remained cautious ahead of U.S.
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European stocks dip on tech losses, U.S. jobs caution

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) Oct 8 (Reuters) - European stocks slipped on Friday as declines in the technology sector more than offset gains in oil and auto shares, while investors remained cautious ahead of U.S. payrolls data. The pan-European STOXX 600 index .STOXX slipped 0.2%, with tech stocks .SX8P down 0.9%, while oil & gas stocks .SXEP jumped 1.1% as crude prices rose on doubts the U.S.
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