Archive for August, 2011

Bargain hunt helps FTSE play catch-up with Europe

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s top shares advanced on Tuesday, playing catch-up with Europe after a long holiday weekend, led by miners and banks as brokers argued that the recent stock market sell-off …

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European shares gain as bargain hunters step in

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – European shares edged up on Monday, led by cyclical sectors as investors looked for bargains after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke left room for more measures to stimulate the …

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Banks lead FTSE rise as investors turn to cheap stocks

* FTSE up 2.3 percent * Banks lifted by Deutsche note, Greek banks tie up * Miners rally as analysts see sector as oversold LONDON, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Banking stocks led Britain’s FTSE100 higher on …

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Relieved Markets Rally Over Positive News

The FTSE 100 index has gained a total of over £36m in value, as investors reacted to better than expected news from the bank holiday weekend.

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Oh we do like to be beside the seaside! – Belfast Telegraph

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside!
Belfast Telegraph
A far cry from the “Wakey, wakey” Butlin's Holiday Camp rigours of yesteryear, the immaculately tended Vauxhall Holiday Park (01493 857 231, has coveted Visit England five-star status. The self-catering static caravan

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Are these Britain’s dullest days out? A shrine to pencils, a teapot museum and … – Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Are these Britain's dullest days out? A shrine to pencils, a teapot museum and
Daily Mail
The summer holidays are still dragging on and parents across the UK are struggling to find something — anything — to amuse their increasingly restless children. 'What about the Museum of Buttons?' they ponder. 'The children will love it

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The travellers of Dale Farm face judgment day –
The travellers of Dale Farm face judgment day
All are listening intently to a local radio station that is also blaring out of almost every caravan, car and chalet on each pot-holed track of this ramshackle site, the largest traveller site in Europe, near the village of Crays Hill in Essex.

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NTC delivers deadline for surrender for Gaddafi’s home town – ABC Online

Globe and Mail
NTC delivers deadline for surrender for Gaddafi's home town
ABC Online
Libya's National Transitional Council says Colonel Gaddafi's supporters in Sirte have until Saturday to surrender or face military action. The NTC says they're increasingly confident that they'll be able to capture Colonel Gaddafi, but NATO is sounding
Gaddafi aide rejects surrender callThe Press Association
Libyans mark first Eid feast without Gadhafi in 42 yearsGlobe and Mail
US 'reviewing' Algeria's explanation for admitting Gadhafi's familyCNN International
Washington Post -Sky News
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‘Only one Yvonne suspect living’ – The Press Association

Daily Mail
'Only one Yvonne suspect living'
The Press Association
Only one of the Libyans suspected of involvement in the murder of PC Yvonne Fletcher is believed still to be alive, it has been reported. The claim came after it was announced by rebel officials in Tripoli that one suspect, Abdulqadir al-Baghdadi,
New impetus in Fletcher murder probeHerald Scotland
Yvonne Fletcher UK police talksBBC News
Libyan rebels must give justice to WPC Yvonne FletcherThe Sun
The Independent -The Guardian
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Fears for missing boyfriend of drowned girl –

BBC News
Fears for missing boyfriend of drowned girl
HOPES were fading last night that the boyfriend of a drowned girl would be found alive. A dog walker discovered the body of Hayley Holmes, 17, washed up on a beach early on Monday morning.
UK police search for boyfriend after teenager's 'mystery' drowning deathHerald Sun
Fears for drowned girl's boyfriendThe Independent
Boyfriend feared drowned after teenage girl washes up on
Sky News -BBC News -Daily Mail
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