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Alan Matthews: CAP reform remains in limbo but will be affected by shifting political landscape   General view of the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Photo: REUTERS Phil Hogan made a passionate intervention at the last meeting of the Agricultural Council where ministers had an opportunity to discuss the proposed new green architecture in the Commission's legal proposal. The Commissioner insisted that there is...
Sheffield mayor films himself eating ice cream while running London Marathon Magid Magid said he was ‘doing fine’. Sheffield mayor Majid Majid eats an ice cream on Tower Bridge (twitter.com/MagicMagid/PA) The Lord Mayor of Sheffield said he was “doing fine” as he munched an ice cream while running the London Marathon. Magid Magid, who became the city’s youngest mayor when he was sworn...
Philip Hartley: 'European rejection of austerity may spark economic expansion' French police attempt to quell disturbances during ‘Yellow Vest’ protests in Paris With concerns growing around the scope of the ECB to deliver further meaningful monetary accommodation, to offset the effects of slowing global trade and investment, the baton must now pass to European governments to step in with fiscal support....
'It won't be long now' - Bump watch continues for 'nervous' Meghan and Harry Meghan and Harry have already received 236 baby giftsBritain's Prince Harry at the finish of the London marathon Reuters/Paul ChildsHarry and Meghan’s floral archway is now the must-have arrangement for millennial weddingsHarry and Meghan. Photo: Facundo Arrizabalaga/Pool via REUTERSA general view of Frogmore Cottage at Frogmore...
Jeff Bridges: People must take action on climate change if governments do not The Big Lebowski star has done a new advert for Amstel beer. Hollywood star Jeff Bridges has filmed for Amstel. The Oscar-winning Hollywood actor Jeff Bridges has said citizens of the world need to “take action” on environmental issues instead of waiting for politicians to legislate. “As far as climate...
Hasenhuttl delight at securing safety Southampton 3 Brighton 3 Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl. Photo: Adam Davy/PA Wire Ralph Hasenhuttl reckons steering Southampton to Premier League safety is one of his biggest managerial achievements. And he paid tribute to Saints' coaches and players for trusting his taskmaster methods, to turn a "horrible situation" in December into top-flight security in April. Southampton sat 18th in...
School day shortened in Cambodia amid heatwave fears for children Classes will end an hour early until the rainy season arrives. Schoolgirls cycle home (Heng Sinath/AP) Cambodian authorities have ordered a one-hour reduction in the length of school days because of concerns that students and teachers may fall ill from a prolonged heatwave. The country’s education minister Hang Chuon Naron said in an...
Profits double at Ulster Bank Ireland as loans up €100m Backing: Ulster Bank CEO Jane Howard Income at Ulster Bank in the Republic of Ireland remained "stable" at €166m during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year. Ulster Bank, headed by CEO Jane Howard, made an operating profit of €23m during the period, more than...
John McGee: 'Carlsberg doesn't do marketing drama, but if it did...' 'Even Carlsberg's own marketing team has agreed that it needs to shake off the perception that it's largely associated with 'old men's pubs'.' Stock image: Reuters Three guys walk into a bar. The first happens to be the CEO of Budweiser (well, it's a classy joint) and he calls for...

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HSBC 'excited' about Saudi Finance HSBC CEO John Flint expects investors to pour money into Saudi Arabia. Stock photo: PA After skipping a Saudi conference last year in the wake of Jamal Khashoggi's murder, the man who runs Europe's biggest bank took the stage in Riyadh and said he expects investors to pour money into the oil-rich desert kingdom. "We are excited about...

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