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FTSE 100 hits fresh one-year high but pound slides below $1.31 as UK economy grows by 0.6pc before Brexit vote - ‎1 hour ago‎
Shawbrook Bank and Metro Bank both earned record revenues in the second quarter of 2016, defying warnings that uncertainty around the EU referendum would harm business.
UK economic growth sped up ahead of Brexit vote
UK economy stronger than expected in run-up to Brexit vote
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GlaxoSmithKline's £110 million investment in Montrose will bring jobs boost

The Courier - ‎1 hour ago‎
Angus has been given a major economic boost with news that GlaxoSmithKline is to make a major investment in its Montrose operation.
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Dozens dead in Syria bomb blast

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
People gather at the site of the bomb attack in Syria's north-eastern city of Qamishli. Photograph: Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images.
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Israeli forces kill Hamas militant in West Bank raid

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎
JERUSALEM Israeli troops shot dead a Hamas fighter on Wednesday who the military said was responsible for an attack that killed a rabbi in a drive-by shooting in the occupied West Bank earlier this month.
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Ukip leadership frontrunner Steven Woolfe's bid could be derailed by membership issues - ‎2 hours ago‎
The frontrunner to succeed Nigel Farage as leader of the UK Independence party could be at risk of being disqualified from the election after it emerged he had failed to keep up his membership.
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UK retailers report biggest fall in sales in 4 years after Brexit vote

Reuters UK - ‎12 minutes ago‎
LONDON British retailers suffered their sharpest fall in sales in four years after last month's vote to leave the European Union, raising doubts about the ability of consumers to stave off a Brexit recession.
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Abe's Unusual Stimulus Unveiling May Be Directed at the BOJ

Bloomberg - ‎1 hour ago‎
It wasn't your typical Japanese stimulus announcement. As national broadcaster NHK aired live coverage of the West Tokyo high school baseball championship, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was 900 kilometers away revealing plans for a 28 trillion yen ($265 ...
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London City Airport gets expansion go-ahead with 32000 more flights planned - ‎13 minutes ago‎
A £344 million expansion programme at London City Airport has been given the go-ahead by ministers who hope it could provide a £1.5 billion boost to the British economy by 2025.
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Has an interest rate cut been 'virtually confirmed'?

The Week UK - ‎54 minutes ago‎
An about-face by one of the more hawkish members of the Bank of England's rate-setting Monetary Policy Committee has convinced many the base interest rate will be cut next week.
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iPhone 7: Next iPhone may have no home button

The Week UK - ‎56 minutes ago‎
The Weibo poster claims this is a photograph of the actual backplate, not a case mock-up or dummy phone, of the 4.7ins handset. Page 1 of 2iPhone 7: Next iPhone may have no home button.
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Nintendo reports huge loss as Wii U sales collapse - ‎49 minutes ago‎
The success of Pokémon Go came too late to prevent a 39 billion yen (£280m) loss for Nintendo after sales of its Wii U console slumped.
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Unencrypted wireless keyboards wide open to keystroke logging

Inquirer - ‎42 minutes ago‎
WIRELESS KEYBOARD and mice from a number of big-name brands transmit keystrokes unencrypted or poorly encrypted, enabling them to be sniffed from distances of up to 100 metres.
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'Pokémon Go' shatters records on its way to estimated 75 million downloads

Mashable - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The days of insane growth may be over for Pokémon Go (and frankly, it's hard to imagine any app sustaining growth at that rate), but the mobile augmented reality game is still the fastest-growing ever, by a large margin.
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Double winner JM Coetzee leads Man Booker longlist

BBC News - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Double Man Booker winner J M Coetzee and four debut authors have been named on the longlist for the 2016 prize. The Australian author, who was born in South Africa, previously won in 1983 and 1999 and could become the first author to win the prize ...
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Finding Dory review: Fishy sequel is one of Pixar's most charming films yet

The Independent - ‎28 minutes ago‎
“Hi, I am Dory and I have short-term memory loss,” the little blue fish (voiced by Ellen DeGeneres) likes to introduce herself.
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Paul Pogba to Manchester United: Inside his early years at Old Trafford

SkySports - ‎1 hour ago‎
Paul Pogba didn't start a single senior game before leaving Manchester United in 2012, but he made a lasting impression in their youth teams.
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Why are Arsenal dithering in the transfer market yet again? - ‎2 hours ago‎
It all feels eerily familiar and follows a similar pattern to last summer when Arsene Wenger acted decisively early on to sign Petr Cech but then opted against buying another senior player until January.
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Ferrari replaces chief technical officer halfway into season

News On 6 - ‎19 minutes ago‎
(AP Photo/Luca Bruno). Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his car during the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix, at the Hungaroring racetrack, in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, July 24, 2016.
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Climate scientists expected 'nothing like' this year's record-breaking global temperatures

The Independent - ‎24 minutes ago‎
The planet's record-breaking temperatures every month of this year have taken scientists by surprise, according to a leading expert who said they had expected “nothing like” this level of global warming.
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Fire-starting 'super ant' that is drawn to electrics is spreading across the UK, experts warn - ‎4 hours ago‎
An Asian super-ant that forms colonies of millions and can cause fires due to its fatal attraction to electricity is spreading across the country, experts warn.
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Sun fires off strongest solar flare of the year

CBS News - ‎16 hours ago‎
The sun fired off its strongest solar flare of 2016 during an active weekend that saw three eruptions from the star's surface.

GSK chases next biotech asthma drug with $230 million J&J deal

Reuters UK - ‎28 minutes ago‎
LONDON GlaxoSmithKline has bought global rights to an experimental drug from Johnson & Johnson for up to 175 million pounds ($230 million), raising its bet on a new generation of biotech medicines for severe asthma.
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Could this computer game delay Alzheimer's symptoms? New study suggests it could.

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
You're staring at a computer screen. Two objects flash before your eyes, one directly in front of you, and the other off to the side, barely in view.
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Food you can eat during pregnancy: 7 myths busted - ‎18 hours ago‎
Good news today for egg lovers. Official channels have deemed raw eggs safe to eat for even pregnant women, u-turning on 15 years of advice to the contrary by the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food.
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