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RBS last in UK bank league tables

State-owned Royal Bank of Scotland has come joint bottom of the personal banking customer services league table, along with Clydesdale, according to first time figures released on Wednesday.

UK media names Westminster attacker as Salih Khater

The suspect arrested after Tuesday's Westminster car attack that injured three people has been named as Salih Khater, UK media reported, citing unnamed sources.

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Rescuers search for Genoa bridge survivors as death toll reaches 39

Italy's deputy prime minister called for the resignations of senior executives at the company that operated the Morandi motorway bridge in Genoa which collapsed on Tuesday, killing at least 39 people.

Hochschild Mining interims boosted by Immaculada record

Hochschild Mining said first-half pre-tax profit from continuing operations rose to $54. 9m from $38. 6m driven by record production at its Inmaculada mine and control over costs.

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CLS Holdings H1 NAV rises 3%; warns of 'subdued' UK market

Europe-focused property investment company CLS Holdings said interim EPRA NAV increased 3. 0% to 294. 7p mainly through EPRA earnings and revaluation uplifts.

14 Aug
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Italy motorway bridge collapse near Genoa kills at least 22

A large section of motorway bridge collapsed onto houses in the northern port city of Genoa on Tuesday killing at least 22 people, officials said.

14 Aug
Car attack outside Westminster treated as terror offence - police

A man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament, police said on Tuesday.

14 Aug
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Antofagasta H1 profits fall on lower sales tonnage, grades

Lower sales tonnages and copper grades combined with higher costs hit interim profits at Antofagasta as it cut its dividend, although the miner said it expected a better second half.

14 Aug
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Witan H1 NAV flat on equites 'that went nowhere'

Witan Investment Trust said its first half net asset was flat against the second half of 2017 as equity markets went “almost nowhere” during the term.

14 Aug
Grafton Group to raise €160m in US private placing

Builders merchant Grafton Group on Tuesday said it was raising €160m (£144m) through a private placing in the US.

13 Aug
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UK Border Force failing to meet Heathrow passport check targets

Airlines and Heathrow airport management have criticised the UK Border Force for failing to process passengers within target times as it was revealed that some people have waited two-and-a-half hours to clear immigration.

13 Aug
UK firms lifting wages as EU migrant numbers fall

UK companies are being forced to lift wages to attract employees as fewer EU citizens come to seek work due to Brexit uncertainties, according to a survey of personnel managers.

13 Aug
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UK commuters brace for 3.5% rail fare rise

Britain's long suffering commuters are bracing themselves for another large rise in rail fares, with a jump of 3. 5% expected from January 2019.

13 Aug
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Clarkson interims fall but company sees smoother waters ahead

A tough first quarter coupled with a weaker dollar contributed to a fall in interim profits at shipping services company Clarkson.

10 Aug
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Ryanair grounds 400 flights as pilots walk out in 5 European states

Low-cost airline Ryanair was forced to ground almost 400 flights on Friday as Europe-wide strike action by pilots over pay cause major disruption.

08 Aug
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Grayling under fire over soaring pay at HS2

UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling found himself under the spotlight on Wednesday when it emerged he ignored warnings about spiralling executive pay at the company responsible for the controversial £55bn High Speed 2 rail project.

08 Aug
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Homebase reportedly to close 80 stores next week

Troubles DIY chain Homebase was reportedly preparing to announce the closure of up to 80 stores next week, with the loss of about 1,000 jobs.

08 Aug
PageGroup brushes off Brexit woes and lavishes shareholders

Recruitment firm PageGroup swatted aside Brexit worries and lavished the cash on shareholders on Wednesday, lifting its interim dividend by 5% and coughing up its fourth consecutive special payout.

08 Aug
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TRIG NAV rises as higher electricity prices kick in

The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) said its net asset value per share rose to 105. 2p for the half to June 30 from 103. 6p at the end of December.

08 Aug
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Brexit, weather hits Hill & Smith as interim profits dive

Short-term delays in the UK's roads programme and utilities market along with bad weather and heightened Brexit uncertainties saw interim pre-tax profits fall 14% at infrastructure products maker Hill & Smith Holdings to £28. 9m.