Welcome to Authers’ Note, in which I will attempt to provide some context and analysis on the world of investment each day, and provide you with a handy guide to the best coverage on offer, both here in the FT and elsewhere. All feedback is welcome, particularly of the constructive variety, as we try […]
  • April 25, 2018
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  Nicole Bullock and Robin Wigglesworth in New York and Adam Samson in London April 24, 2018 Print this page US stocks fell on Tuesday as industrial bellwethers Caterpillar and 3M raised doubts about earnings growth and yields on the benchmark US Treasury rose above 3 per cent for the first time in four years. […]
  • April 25, 2018
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  PHILADELPHIA (AP) Rapper Meek Mill walked out of prison Tuesday after Pennsylvania’s highest court ordered him freed while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions. Following a five-month campaign by his supporters to get him out, the state Supreme Court directed a Philadelphia judge who had jailed him to immediately issue an order releasing […]
  • April 25, 2018
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  Cape Town – Former Springbok captain Adriaan Strauss has given the strongest indication that he is set to return to international rugby after he confirmed he may reverse his decision if it was in the best interests of the national team. Strauss retired at the end of 2016 when many thought he could still […]
  • April 24, 2018
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  Apple has agreed to start paying €13bn in back taxes to the Irish government within weeks over what EU competition authorities have said was years of sweetheart tax arrangements that amounted to illegal state aid. Although Dublin and Apple still reject the ruling in 2016 by Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s competition commissioner, the agreement […]
  • April 24, 2018
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  Cape Town – Is Super Rugby really dead? Sport24 editor Garrin Lambley wrote a column on Monday detailing why he believed that to be the case.  Sport24 readers were asked to email their own reasons for the perceived demise of Super Rugby. The response was overwhelming, and it is clear that South African Super Rugby fans have had […]
  • April 24, 2018
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  Paris – Formula 1 is considering some mandatory changes in a bid to make pitstops safer. So far in 2018, as sub three second tyre stops become the norm, there have been several incidents caused ostensibly by teams pushing the limits with techniques and technology. The highest profile incident saw a Ferrari mechanic’s leg […]
  • April 24, 2018
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