Kristine L Ming

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Date registered: June 8, 2013

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  1. Brexit: Tory MP Leadsom says broadcasters should be patriotic — June 25, 2017
  2. Free trade deals for ‘poorest countries’ to be maintained post-Brexit — June 25, 2017
  3. Next boss Lord Wolfson calls for ‘smooth’ Brexit — June 25, 2017
  4. Hornby says takeover bid undervalues firm — June 25, 2017
  5. Facebook launches initiative to fight online hate speech — June 25, 2017

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Jun 25

Brexit: Tory MP Leadsom says broadcasters should be patriotic

Tory MP Andrea Leadsom says broadcasters should be more patriotic when reporting on Brexit. She made the comments while being questioned by Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis on the state of the UK’s negotiations with the EU. Watch the full programme on BBC iPlayer Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40386788

Jun 25

Free trade deals for ‘poorest countries’ to be maintained post-Brexit

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Free trade deals with developing countries will continue post-Brexit, the government has said. The UK will maintain an EU deal, which provides 48 countries with duty-free access to Britain for imports. It means British firms do not pay import tariffs on goods bought from countries such as Bangladesh and Haiti. International …

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Jun 25

Next boss Lord Wolfson calls for ‘smooth’ Brexit

Image copyright Next/PA Image caption Lord Wolfson says the government needs to “rethink” the Brexit timetable Lord Wolfson, chief executive of Next, has warned that failing to secure a “smooth” departure from the EU could result in “years of economic decline” for the UK. The retail boss, who voted in favour of Brexit, said he …

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Jun 25

Hornby says takeover bid undervalues firm

Image copyright Getty Images Model toymaker Hornby has said a takeover offer from its largest shareholder, Phoenix Asset Management, “significantly undervalues” the firm. Phoenix has launched a mandatory bid for Hornby, after offering to buy a stake from another investor that would gave it a 55% holding in the firm. The offer, of 32.375p per …

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Jun 25

Facebook launches initiative to fight online hate speech

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Facebook says it will support and train NGOs to spot and respond to hate speech and extremism Facebook is launching a UK initiative to train and fund local organisations to combat extremism and hate speech. It comes a week after the social network announced steps of its own to remove …

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Jun 25

FTSE 100 slides as pound rises

Image copyright AFP The pound climbed back above $1.27 but the FTSE 100 share index was on track for its third week of losses in a row. Shortly after midday the FTSE 100 was down 29.88 points at 7,409.41. Meanwhile sterling rose 0.4% against the dollar to $1.2732, and climbed 0.2% against the euro to …

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Jun 24

Virgin Media urges password change over hacking risk

Image copyright Getty Images Virgin Media has told 800,000 customers to change their passwords to protect against being hacked. An investigation by Which? found that hackers could access the provider’s Super Hub 2 router, allowing access to users’ smart appliances. A child’s toy and domestic CCTV cameras were among the vulnerable devices. Virgin Media said …

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Jun 24

EU prepares to move two agencies from London

Image copyright AFP Image caption Both agencies are currently headquartered in Canary Wharf in London EU leaders have officially launched the competition between member states to decide which will host two London-based EU agencies, responsible for medicines and banking. The relocation must take place by the Brexit deadline – 30 March 2019. Some countries are …

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Jun 24

Fed: US banks have money for crisis

Image copyright ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty The 34 largest banks in the US have money on hand to withstand a severe recession, the US central bank said on Thursday. The finding comes from an annual “stress test” conducted by the Federal Reserve. The tests were put in place after the financial crisis to strengthen financial capacity in …

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Jun 23

Troubled Toshiba flags deeper losses

Image copyright Getty Images Ailing electronics giant Toshiba has said its losses for 2016 may be greater than it had previously forecast. It now predicts a net loss of 995bn yen (£7bn) for the year to March, up from its earlier estimate of 950bn yen. The firm was demoted to the second tier of the …

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