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Press round-up from ShareCast

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Monday newspaper round-up: House sales, dividends, Mifid II, National Grid

Mon 19 August 2019 07:33

(Sharecast News) - British house hunters have launched a surprise August buying spree before the scheduled Brexit date, with new data showing sales reached their highest point since 2015 during the usually sleepy summer period. The number of agreed sales

Sunday newspaper round-up: Brexit, Lidl, Doncasters, Jamie Oliver, Arcadia Group, Standard Chartered

Sun 18 August 2019 17:06

(Sharecast News) - Britain faces shortages of fuel, food and medicine, a three-month meltdown at its ports, a hard border with Ireland and rising costs in social care in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to an unprecedented leak of government docum

Friday newspaper round-up: Fracking, General Electric, Farfetch

Fri 16 August 2019 07:31

(Sharecast News) - Environmental groups have voiced fears that the government is preparing to row back on fracking regulations after officials said they were considering reviewing earthquake safeguard rules. The limits affecting shale gas fracking are str

Thursday newspaper round-up: British Steel, Monzo, digital tax

Thu 15 August 2019 07:31

(Sharecast News) - The Turkish pension fund poised to buy British Steel was accused of corruption by a parliamentary commission, and jointly owns a car plant where striking workers were allegedly mistreated. A subsidiary of Oyak, a £15bn pension scheme c

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Rail fares, CBS/Viacom, Brexit, Burford Capital

Wed 14 August 2019 07:28

(Sharecast News) - Campaigners and unions have warned that ever higher train fares risk driving passengers off the railway, as a fresh increase of about 2.9% is expected to be confirmed on Wednesday and after a decade when fares have risen at double the r

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Business rates, National Grid, Brexit

Tue 13 August 2019 07:31

(Sharecast News) - More than 50 major UK retailers, including Marks & Spencer, Harrods and Iceland, have demanded tax cuts from the government to safeguard the future of the high street amid intense pressure from online rivals. In a letter to the chancell

Monday newspaper round-up: Brexit stockpiling, betting companies, Burford Capital

Mon 12 August 2019 07:31

(Sharecast News) - Britons have spent £4bn stockpiling goods in preparation for a possible no-deal Brexit, new research suggests. One in five people are already hoarding food, drinks and medicine, spending an extra £380 each, according to a survey by th

Sunday newspaper round-up: Brexit, the Queen, French ports, RBS, Interserve, SSE, power cut

Sun 11 August 2019 14:59

(Sharecast News) - The Queen has privately expressed her disappointment in the current political class and its "inability to govern", the Sunday Times reported. The monarch's views have emerged as MPs threaten to drag her into the escalating Brexit crisis

Friday newspaper round-up: Amazon Alexa, Uber, Kraft Heinz, Rees-Mogg

Fri 09 August 2019 07:37

(Sharecast News) - Hundreds of schoolchildren have been drafted in to make Amazon's Alexa devices in China as part of a controversial and often illegal attempt to meet production targets, documents seen by the Guardian reveal. Interviews with workers and

Thursday newspaper round-up: Diageo, Ryanair, Debenhams

Thu 08 August 2019 07:27

(Sharecast News) - Rebel MPs are working on a plan to thwart Boris Johnson pursuing a no-deal Brexit on 31 October that involves forcing parliament to sit through the autumn recess, amid growing outrage about the power and influence of his controversial a