A highland cow has been caught on camera making the most of the Scottish sun as it headed down to the beach to snack on some seaweed. Margaret Harrison, 52, was joined on Clachtoll beach, Lochinver, in the Scottish Highlands by the lonesome cow. The Highland Cow headed down to the beach to snack […]
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  The aggregate current account surplus of the developing world has fallen to its lowest level since the 1990s, even as tensions over trade imbalances have fed fears of looming trade wars. The emerging world chalked up a current account surplus of just 0.6 per cent of gross domestic product in 2017, according to calculations […]
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  Martin Arnold, Banking Editor April 24, 2018 Print this page Shares in Banco Santander fell on Tuesday after disappointing results from its UK business overshadowed strong performances in most of its other operations that contributed to a 10 per cent rise in first-quarter profits. José García Cantera, chief financial officer at the Madrid-based lender, […]
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  Anita Zaidi of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation said that the global introduction of vaccines in the last 20 years had been a worldwide success story. But the rotavirus vaccine, which was introduced into the routine vaccination schedule in 2009, has been particularly effective because of the number of children struck down by the […]
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  FT subscribers can click here to receive FirstFT every day by email. Alphabet, Google’s parent, kicked off a big week for tech company earnings and tech news more broadly. The latest quarterly earnings from Alphabet matched a pattern that had become familiar in recent quarters: booming advertising revenues that exceed expectations, countered by sporadic and unpredictable […]
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  History repeats itself in Brussels on Tuesday — and there is no doubting the tragedy in the second annual UN-EU conference on Syria. Like its predecessor summit in 2017, Tuesday’s talks take place in the shadow of an alleged chemical weapons attack that triggered retaliatory US air strikes. The gathering also has something else […]
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  Who creates value? Who extracts value? Who destroys value? If we mistake those who do the second or third for those who do the first, or mistake those who do the first for those who do the second or third, we will end up with impoverished and unhappy societies, in which plunderers rule. Many […]
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  Michigan redshirt sophomore Charles Matthews announced Friday that he would test the NBA draft waters. ESPN draft expert Jonathan Givony projects a new top 60 for the 2019 NBA draft class. Who has declared for the 2018 NBA draft, and who’s testing the waters? We’re tracking the prospects in our Top 100 rankings. 1 […]
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