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It costs $27000 more to give birth in the US than it does in the UK—here’s why – CNBC

<!– –> VISIT CNBC.COM Home Entrepreneurs Leadership Careers Money Specials PRIMETIME Money Money 22 Mins AgoCNBC.com As Republicans in Congress scramble to pass their latest effort to repeal and replace Obamacare by the end of the month, it’s worth looking at where American health care currently falls short — and why. For example, pregnant mothers […]

Kidnapping of UK model in Italy may have been a ‘sham’, says lawyer – The Guardian

The kidnapping of a British model in Italy may have been faked as a publicity stunt, a lawyer for one of the men suspected of carrying it out has told a court. The claim was made on Monday during extradition proceedings against Michal Herba, who is wanted by Milanese authorities in relation to the allegations. […]

UK’s oldest postcard firm set to close – BBC News

Media captionHave people stopped sending postcards? When was the last time you sent a postcard? If the pronouncement of UK publisher J Salmon is anything to go by it’s likely to have been a long time ago. The family-owned firm, which has been publishing postcards and calendars since 1880, will close this December. The reason? […]

Aldi’s UK profits drop for third successive year despite growth – The Guardian

The UK arm of Aldi has announced a third consecutive year of falling profits as the German discounter struggles to maintain cheaper prices against its supermarket rivals. The grocery chain reported a 17% fall in profits to £211.3m in the year to 31 December 2016, from £255.6m the year before, despite a 13.5% leap in […]

UK’s oldest postcard firm set to close – BBC News

Media captionHave people stopped sending postcards? When was the last time you sent a postcard? If the pronouncement of UK publisher J Salmon is anything to go by it’s likely to have been a long time ago. The family-owned firm, which has been publishing postcards and calendars since 1880, will close this December. The reason? […]

No Scots-UK Brexit deal despite ‘constructive’ talks – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The UK and Scottish governments have been locked in a dispute over the EU Withdrawal Bill The Scottish and UK governments have held “constructive” talks over Brexit, but are still a long way from a deal. Scotland’s Deputy First Minister John Swinney and Brexit minister Mike Russell met First […]

‘Trump’s secret Yemen war’: UK role in US counter-terrorism causes unease – The Guardian

Donald Trump has more than doubled the number of covert US airstrikes in Yemen compared with the final year of Barack Obama’s presidency, new estimates show. The rise, combined with Trump’s rollback of Obama-era safeguards, has sparked renewed concern from MPs and human rights groups over the UK’s role in US counter-terrorism operations, in Yemen […]

An In-depth Look at UK Dividend ETFs – Morningstar

Over the past decade income-seeking investors have poured money into dividend-screened UK equity ETFs. Their appeal continues to be supported by the ultra-loose monetary policy and historically low bond yields. Investors have several passive options to choose from. This diversity can make choosing the right fund a daunting task; not least when confronted with […]

Uber set for landmark UK employment case fightback – Financial Times

Close Financial Times International Edition Uber set for landmark UK employment case fightback – Financial Times

‘Trump’s secret Yemen war’: UK role in US counter-terrorism causes unease – The Guardian

Donald Trump has more than doubled the number of covert US airstrikes in Yemen compared with the final year of Barack Obama’s presidency, new estimates show. The rise, combined with Trump’s rollback of Obama-era safeguards, has sparked renewed concern from MPs and human rights groups over the UK’s role in US counter-terrorism operations, in Yemen […]

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