• Hybrids spark growing new auto market
Hybrids spark growing new auto market

A total of 7,279 such vehicles were registered, 19.9 per cent more than in January 2016 and taking the sector's market share to more than four per cent for the first time. Mike Hawes, SMMT chief executive, says: "Vans are the backbone of British business, so it is positive to see the strength of the market continue into 2017".

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  • MPs will get a 'deal or no deal' vote on Brexit terms
MPs will get a 'deal or no deal' vote on Brexit terms

But a number of MPs said that a " take it or leave it " vote was not "meaningful" and offered no real choice. The amendment on European Union citizens' rights and another calling for parliament to have a vote on the final Brexit deal are the only proposed amendments likely to attract cross-party support.

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  • Profits fall at Ryanair as European fares tumble
Profits fall at Ryanair as European fares tumble

Chief executive Michael O'Leary says the decline in yields has been "exacerbated" by the drop in the United Kingdom currency following last June's referendum on the UK's withdrawal from the European Union. While the firm has recently extended its growth deal at Stansted and said there may be further opportunities to expand at United Kingdom airport...

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  • Free doughnuts for those who try new Krispy Kreme coffee
Free doughnuts for those who try new Krispy Kreme coffee

Krispy Kreme launched the month-long promotion Monday in order to highlight its new " Smooth " and " Rich " brewed coffee. All you have to do is try their new coffee. "It's a combination that's deliciously inseparable, and we're proud to say that our coffee is now doughnut-worthy". The coffee comes in a smooth and stronger rich blend.

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  • Uber hires NASA engineer to work on its flying vehicle vision
Uber hires NASA engineer to work on its flying vehicle vision

In September, Uber said flying cars could be hovering over cities and transporting people from point A to B within a decade. The man who will bolster Uber's future plans is Mark Moore, a former NASA worker who will serve as the transportation services giant's director of engineering for aviation.

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  • Trump is a 'fraud' who'll 'sell out middle & working class' - Bernie Sanders
Trump is a 'fraud' who'll 'sell out middle & working class' - Bernie Sanders

Theming the iconic brand's FW17 menswear collection around Sanders' campaign logo and imagery, it was an unexpected co-sign to say the very least - and one that Sanders himself has now finally addressed. Sanders slammed Trump for choosing Cabinet nominees who the senator argued will cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. We are not another Tru...

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  • Police nab biggest ever cocaine haul
Police nab biggest ever cocaine haul

The vessel had allegedly travelled from New Zealand to another ship in the Pacific Ocean to collect the drugs and transport them to Australia, the AFP confirmed in a statement . The AFP's deputy commissioner operations Michael Outram said police hoped the operation's success would send "a strong message" to anyone thinking of smuggling drugs.

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  • Brooks Automation (BRKS) Passes Through 2% Yield Mark
Brooks Automation (BRKS) Passes Through 2% Yield Mark

On 2/02/2017, Needham released a statement for Brooks Automation, Inc (NASDAQ:BRKS) bumped up the target price from $20.00 to $22.00 that suggested an upside of 0.24%. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.59, for a total value of $199,080.00. The Company now has Insider ownership of 2.5 Percent and Institutional Ownership of 95.8 Perce...

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  • Kristen Stewart Drops An F-Bomb During 'Saturday Night Live' Monologue
Kristen Stewart Drops An F-Bomb During 'Saturday Night Live' Monologue

This week's Saturday Night Live was hosted by Kristen Stewart and her monologue was great, but involved one slip-up that everyone is talking about. She then added: "Oh my god, and I'm sorry and Alessia Cara is also here and I'll never come back". Interestingly, it was the first time that Kristen openly talked about her sexuality.

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  • Chipotle Bearish Prior To Q4 Report
Chipotle Bearish Prior To Q4 Report

Bank of Montreal Can bought a new position in shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill during the second quarter worth about $2,773,000. The company announced EPS of $2.63 for a 26% decline over previous year. Wedbush restated a "neutral" rating and issued a $400.00 target price on shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill in a research note on Saturday, Januar...

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  • Pentagon to buy 90 F-35 fighter jets from Lockheed Martin
Pentagon to buy 90 F-35 fighter jets from Lockheed Martin

The Marine model, the F-35B, will now be produced at a unit cost of $122.8 million, a 6.7 percent reduction. On Monday, Trump claimed to have saved $600 million in F-35 renegotiations, a claim the media derided as false, since the savings were reportedly already in the works.

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  • Ralph Lauren CEO exiting amid 'different views' on marketing
Ralph Lauren CEO exiting amid 'different views' on marketing

Ralph Lauren has refocused and evolved its core product offering, with an update to its color palette, materials, and fit, incorporating more consumer insights and market intelligence into the decision making. The company's P/E is 37.97 and Forward P/E ratio is 13.17. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Piper Jaffray Companies Lowers Ralph Lauren Cor...

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  • Snap makes $3 billion IPO details public
Snap makes $3 billion IPO details public

With the pair owning 21.8% of the Snapchat shares, they took home $2.4 million $503,000, respectively, in 2016. The bad news? The company is not yet profitable; in fact it lost a whopping $514.6 million past year. Like Mr Spiegel, he owns 227 million shares, which were worth US$3.7 billion at the end of previous year. Younger users age 11 to 24...

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  • UK services activity slows as price pressures rocket - Markit
UK services activity slows as price pressures rocket - Markit

Britain's services sector, the driving force of the economy in recent years, cooled in January and companies saw costs surge at the fastest pace in six years. Employment in services rose for the first time in eight months, and the rate of job creation was the highest since December 2015. Consequently, firms increased their charges and the rate of...

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  • Entercom Strikes a Deal to Buy CBS Radio
Entercom Strikes a Deal to Buy CBS Radio

CBS ( CBS ) wanted to sell its radio group, and then when no firm bidder appeared, planned to spin it off as a separately traded stock early this year. Though it feels more like a takeover of the CBS stations by Entercom, and the new entity will be run out of the latter's base near Philadelphia. On a revenue basis the companies claim the merger...

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  • Job Growth Beats Expectations: US Added 227000 Jobs In January
Job Growth Beats Expectations: US Added 227000 Jobs In January

Workers are not officially counted as unemployed unless they have sought jobs in the past four weeks. Early buying interest may be generated in reaction to a report from the Labor Department showing stronger than expected job growth in the month of January.

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  • Government seizes 30 Ola and Uber cabs defying carpooling ban in Bengaluru
Government seizes 30 Ola and Uber cabs defying carpooling ban in Bengaluru

In the backdrop of the confusion about the status of cab ridesharing in Bengaluru , rumours are doing the rounds regarding the fate of carpooling services offered by aggregators in the city. "The law permits a contract carriage permit holder to stop to pick up or set down passengers who are included in the contractual understanding with the driver...

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  • Hudson's Bay Co. reported to be in bid for Macy's
Hudson's Bay Co. reported to be in bid for Macy's

Macy's also has a lot of debt - about $7.5 billion, according to the Journal report. Spokespersons from Macy's (M) and Hudson's Bay said they do not comment on rumors and speculation. Up in Toronto, Hudson's Bay is up 4%. Its recent travails mark a change in fortune for Macy's , which once was a dominant player in retail that gobbled ...

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  • Deutsche Börse CEO probed over share purchase Just Before LSE talks
Deutsche Börse CEO probed over share purchase Just Before LSE talks

The supervisory board in 2015 granted Kengeter a one-time opportunity to purchase up to 4.5 million euro ($4.9 million) worth of shares that he'll have to hold through 2019, according to the company's annual report. Deutsche Boerse shares rose after it agreed to what it calls a merger of equals with the London Stock Exchange Group. Prosecutors in...

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  • Dollar sags after Trump takes aim at currency policies of United States partners
Dollar sags after Trump takes aim at currency policies of United States partners

Navarro, an academic and outspoken critic of China's negative impact on the American economy, added that Germany was one of the main obstacles to a trade deal between the USA and the EU. "I am not the only person or economist of that point of view". While the German economy has grown, weaker economies in the euro zone have kept down the value o...

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