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IMF warning on UK housing bubble risk; Mind the generation gap; Oh, not another networking event!

1 IMF warning on UK housing bubble risk (BBC) he International Monetary Fund has warned the government that accelerating house prices and low productivity pose the greatest threat to the UK’s economic recovery. It said rising property values could leave … Continue reading

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UK grows 0.8% in Q1; Slow growth is a worry at Twitter; Workplaces with ‘toxic’ environments

1 UK grows 0.8% in Q1 of 2014 (Katie Allen in The Guardian) Britain’s economy picked up pace in the first quarter of this year but not quite as fast as economists had been expecting. The Office for National Statistics … Continue reading

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Cement giants discuss mega merger; UK new car sales at 10-year high; South Korea’s struggle with suicide

1 Cement giants discuss mega merger (BBC) The world’s two largest cement makers are in advanced talks to merge into a company that would have a stock market value of more than $30bn euros. A deal between France’s Lafarge and … Continue reading

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Hints of a US rate rise; UK is ‘in deep trouble’; In China, human rights thrives indoors; Success outside the dress code

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UK growth revised down to 1.8%; Tesla’s ‘Gigafactory’ plan; When phone meets tablet, it’s Phabulous; Qantas to cut 5,000 jobs

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UK growth revised down to 1.8%; Tesla’s ‘Gigafactory’ plan; When phone meets tablet, it’s Phabulous; Qantas to cut 5,000 jobs

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Euro crisis tightens global credit; UK on the brink of double-dip R; Jap youth seek life in the slow lane; India compared to EU

1 The New York Times on the euro crisis leading to a tightening of credit across the globe. Europe’s worsening sovereign debt crisis has spread beyond its banks and the spillover now threatens businesses on the continent and around the … Continue reading

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