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28/07/2014 12:29 PM

Britain to Expand Land Available for Oil and Gas Drilling

(NY Times) The government is opening large new tracts of land for exploratory drilling as part of an effort to encourage exploitation of shale fuel.
28/07/2014 12:16 PM

The Week Ahead: Verdict on Yukos Seizure Awaited, and Fed Expected to Further Reduce Bond Buying

(NY Times) Judges in The Hague could rule on a case brought against the Russian Federation, and the Fed may cut its monthly bond purchases to $25 billion.
28/07/2014 11:43 AM

Bidding starts for fracking licences

(BBC News) The bidding process for licences to extract shale gas - using the controversial process fracking - will begin later, the government announces.
28/07/2014 11:39 AM

With Huge Sums in Play, FIFA Sponsors Are Reluctant to Push Reforms

(NY Times) While partners like Sony and Adidas raised concerns before the World Cup, it is unlikely that sponsor companies will risk undermining their investment in the FIFA brand.
28/07/2014 10:37 AM

Facebook low in customer satisfaction

( PINTEREST outdoes both Facebook and LinkedIn in the customer satisfaction stakes, due to ads and privacy concerns.
28/07/2014 10:28 AM

Can Reddit Grow Up?

(NY Times) Efforts by the freewheeling online community to monetize without driving away its 114 million monthly users will require appealing to advertisers without sacrificing values like personal data privacy.
28/07/2014 10:21 AM

Navitas profit down 31%

( NAVITAS has suffered a more than 30 per cent slide in its full year profit following writedowns to its university's business.
28/07/2014 10:21 AM

NAB reaps $1.1b from UK bad loans sale

( NATIONAL Australia Bank has reaped $1.14b from the sale of bad loans from its British commercial real estate business.
28/07/2014 10:06 AM

Rise in younger fraudsters says KPMG

(BBC News) Frauds committed by those aged 26-35 rise 285% in the first half of the year, to just over £62m, according to research by accountants KPMG.
28/07/2014 9:31 AM

Germany's super-shy super-rich

(BBC News) Why do Germany's super-rich so often keep their heads down?
28/07/2014 9:05 AM

RAC urges parking funds transparency

(BBC News) Councils should show where they are spending the money they raise on parking fees as motorists see higher charges, says the RAC.
28/07/2014 9:05 AM

'Community banks' to avert debt trap

(BBC News) The best credit unions should be empowered to offer short-term loans that are cheaper than those offered by payday lenders, according to a report from a think tank.
28/07/2014 9:05 AM

Bidding starts for fracking licences

(BBC News) The bidding process for UK licences to explore for shale gas will begin later, the government announces.
28/07/2014 9:04 AM

Leighton profit down 20%

( WRITEDOWNS and restructuring costs have helped push construction giant Leighton's profit down 20 per cent.
28/07/2014 9:01 AM

The bakery in the middle of a desert

(BBC News) Why two Spanish sisters started a bakery in a desert

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