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Banking and Finance
Back to Boring  Times :  General editorial piece 
Best UK banks for customer service from First Direct to RBS  Independent :  Caitlin Morrison 
First Direct Tops Britain's First Banking Quality Survey, RBS in Last Place  New York Times :  Reuters 
RBS Adds Dividend Appeal, Some Investors Need Convincing  New York Times :  Reuters 
RBS bankers joked about destroying the US housing market  Guardian :  Rob Davies 
RBS bankers knowingly sold 'total garbage' toxic mortgages, internal emails show  Daily Telegraph :  Iain Withers 
RBS must put up posters revealing it ranks worst for customer service  Times :  Patrick Hosking 
RBS to improve service after ranking last in league table  Daily Telegraph :  Sam Barker 
RBS traders joked about destroying housing market before crash  Times :  James Dean 
Reality check for ‘top-ranking’ RBS  Times :  Alistair Osborne 
Revealed: The ‘worst’ banks in the UK for customer service  Scotsman :  General editorial piece 
US investigation highlights extent of wrongdoing at RBS  Financial Times :  Nicholas Megaw 
RBS brand is tarnished  Guardian :  Nils Pratley 
ATM hackers steal £10m across 28 countries in audacious bank heist  Independent :  Anthony Cuthbertson 
Barclays faces £15m loss from Turkey bond trades  Financial Times :  Stephen Morris 
Colonial First State admits​ super fees result in vastly different returns  Guardian :  Gareth Hutchens 
Fexco buys foreign exchange operator in deal worth €10m  Times :  John Walsh 
German open-banking start-up raises $100m  Financial Times :  Olaf Storbeck 
Saudi Fund May Only Play Minor Part in Musk's $72 Billion Tesla Plan: Bankers  New York Times :  Reuters 
TSB to double complaints team to handle fallout from IT fiasco  Daily Telegraph :  Iain Withers 
Bank of Georgia  Times :  Louisa Clarence-Smith 
TBC Bank  Times :  Louisa Clarence-Smith 
Britain's Biggest Banks Report 64 Payment Outages in Last Three Months  New York Times :  Reuters 
Investors should not rely on the share buyback surge lasting  Financial Times :  John Authers 
Housing crisis needs a cool response  Times :  Vincent Boland 
Mortgage lenders target ‘silver borrowers’  Financial Times :  James Pickford 
Turkey’s fledgling finance minister put to the test  Financial Times :  Laura Pitel 
Women face 'punishment gap' in finance industry, study finds  Independent :  Jill Ward 
Auditor savaged by watchdog for failures on BHS  Times :  Deirdre Hipwell 
PwC got off too lightly after shambles of BHS audit  Guardian :  Nils Pratley 
UK watchdog issues damning report on PwC’s work for BHS  Financial Times :  Madison Marriage 
Watchdog slams PwC for failure to raise concerns over BHS accounts  Daily Telegraph :  Ben Woods 
Fanciful forecast  Times :  Alistair Osborne 
MPs press for full disclosure on Co-op Bank  Times :  Patrick Hosking 
MPs win transparency pledge for Co-op bank inquiry  Financial Times :  Caroline Binham 

US Banking and Finance
Jamie Dimon’s ‘listening’ bus? Get on board  Financial Times :  Gillian Tett 
Wells Fargo’s apologies leave customers unmoved  Financial Times :  Ben McLannahan 
Y Combinator to open incubator in China  Financial Times :  Henny Sender 
Investors should not rely on the share buyback surge lasting  Financial Times :  John Authers 
Hackers plotting global attack on ATMs  Times :  Boer Deng 
RBS bankers knowingly sold 'total garbage' toxic mortgages, internal emails show  Daily Telegraph :  Iain Withers 
Blackstone Invests $400 Million in HEC Pharm via Convertible Bonds  New York Times :  Reuters 
Blackstone May Buy Stake in India's Jet Airways Loyalty Arm-Bloomberg  New York Times :  Reuters 

Basic Materials
The disappearance of the Aral Sea is an ecological tragedy – so why is tourism booming?  Independent :  Neil MacFarquhar 
Potent new chemical causes brain cancer cells to ‘self-destruct', early trial shows  Independent :  Alex Matthews-King 
Commodities prices tumble in China  Financial Times :  Hudson Lockett 
Emerging Markets Lead Global Stocks Lower, Commodities Sink  New York Times :  Reuters 
Stocks, commodities resume fall in Asia as risk appetite weakens  Financial Times :  Edward White 
FTSE slumps to four-month low as the shine comes off copper  Daily Telegraph :  Tom Rees 
Copper hits 13-month low as dollar strengthens on EM sell-off  Financial Times :  Henry Sanderson 
Gold hits 19-month low as dollar strengthens  Financial Times :  Henry Sanderson 
Mine stacks punctuate the landscape  Guardian :  Virginia Spiers 
Strong dollar weighs on miners  Times :  Louisa Clarence-Smith 
The London Report: mining stocks hit two-year lows  Financial Times :  Bryce Elder 
Acidic seawater gives Australian oysters that shrinking feeling  Times :  Marc Horne 
'Bee friendly' pesticide cuts colonies by half, study finds  Daily Telegraph :  Sarah Knapton 
Scientists kill the buzz around new pesticide sulfoxaflor  Times :  Ben Webster 
Soyabean ship saga tests China’s stance on tariffs  Financial Times :  Tom Hancock 
Fishing boss fined over ‘4-tonne haul in harbour’  Times :  Ben Webster 
Anglo American  Daily Telegraph :  Tom Rees 
Antofagasta  Daily Telegraph :  Tom Rees 
Glencore  Daily Telegraph :  Tom Rees 
BP bets big on shale for its US comeback  Financial Times :  Anjli Raval 
Stocks to watch: Tencent, BHP, Admiral, GSK, Hikma, Bayer, Valeo  Financial Times :  Bryce Elder 
Hochschild First-Half Pre-Tax Profit Jumps 90 Percent on Higher Grade Ores  New York Times :  Reuters 
Hochschild Mining loses shine despite new treasure  Times :  Emily Gosden 

Consumer Goods
Bulls and bears chew over sandwich maker’s woes  Times :  Louisa Clarence-Smith 
Coca-Cola Bets on Kobe Sports Drink in Fight With Gatorade  New York Times :  Reuters 
Kleenex maker Kimberly-Clark rises on price increases  Financial Times :  Jessica Dye 
Luggage start-ups push the case for innovation  Financial Times :  Jonathan Margolis 
New head of Ben & Jerry’s is a good egg  Times :  Robert Miller 
The £150 box that locks away your child's gadgets to fight tech addiction  Daily Telegraph :  Natasha Bernal 
Smart digital assistants threaten regional accents, research says  Daily Telegraph :  Matthew Field 
Is vaping safe? What research says about the cigarette replacement phenomenon  Daily Telegraph :  Jack Rear 
Teenagers wrongly think vaping is as bad as smoking  Times :  Chris Smyth 
Constellation spends $4bn to lift stake in cannabis group Canopy  Financial Times :  Eric Platt 
Corona Owner Invests Another $4 Billion in Cannabis Producer Canopy  New York Times :  Reuters 
Fast-growing weed is worth £3bn toast  Times :  Dominic Walsh 
Roll up, roll up!  Times :  Alistair Osborne 
Ellen DeGeneres to launch women’s clothes collection with Walmart  Independent :  Sabrina Barr 
Walmart Teams Up With Ellen DeGeneres to Launch Fashion Line  New York Times :  Reuters 

Economy
Brexit is a public health hazard in Europe and the UK  Financial Times :  Layla McCay 
No-deal Brexit will be 'catastrophe' for NHS and increase risk from deadly pandemics, BMA warns  Independent :  Alex Matthews-King 
Brexit: Chances of UK leaving EU with a deal only '50:50', says Latvian foreign minister  Independent :  Benjamin Kentish 
Don’t panic, we can get a no-deal Brexit deal  Times :  Iain Martin 
Pressure on Sturgeon as resistance to Brexit grows in Scotland  Times :  Hamish Macdonell 
Child poverty creating invisible generation, says Gordon Brown  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Gordon Brown warns of growing child poverty crisis  Scotsman :  Scott Macnab 
UK Construction Firms More Sensible After Carillion Collapse-Balfour Beatty  New York Times :  Reuters 
Defence cuts, skill fade and lack of 'intellectual investment' in Arctic threatens Britain’s northern flank, report says  Daily Telegraph :  Dominic Nicholls 
Two thirds of UK shoppers expect high street prices to surge because of Brexit  Independent :  Caitlin Morrison 
UK house price growth slows in June as London prices fall  Financial Times :  Camilla Hodgson 
House price growth slows to five-year low  Times :  Tom Knowles 
A missed chance to tackle Britain’s housing crisis  Financial Times :  General editorial piece 
UK consumer inflation rises for first time since November  Financial Times :  Gavin Jackson 
UK inflation rises to 2.5% in July  Independent :  Ben Chu 
London house prices suffer largest drop in nine years  Daily Telegraph :  Helen Chandler-Wilde 
London property slump puts brake on UK house price growth  Guardian :  Julia Kollewe 
Our research showed unacceptable levels of skyrocketing CEO pay. We know there are solutions – so why won't Theresa May take them?  Independent :  Luke Hildyard 
Pay for Britain's Top Bosses Rises 23 Percent  New York Times :  Reuters 
Firms hit by late payments  Times :  Callum Jones 
The Guardian view on social housing: warm words are not enough  Guardian :  General editorial piece 
Rail fares set to rise by 3.2pc as squeeze on households continues  Daily Telegraph :  Anna Isaac 
Scots economy outstrips annual UK growth over the past year  Scotsman :  Scott Macnab 
Amsterdam house price surge stoked by nationwide shortage of homes  Financial Times :  Hugo Cox 
Brexit stockpiling will kickstart stalling exports to UK, says expert  Times :  Paul O’Donoghue 
Don’t copy Brexit, Hunt urges the Danes  Times :  Henry Zeffman 
EU rebuffs idea of escalating Brexit talks to leaders' summit  Guardian :  Jennifer Rankin 
Recovery felt at last outside Dublin  Times :  Peter O’Dwyer 
France awaits the next wave of Macron reforms  Financial Times :  General editorial piece 
Greece brain drain hampers recovery from economic crisis  Financial Times :  Kerin Hope 
Thousand new homes will be built to help ease crisis  Times :  Michael Cogley 
Spectre of corruption heightens EU fears over rule of law in Romania  Financial Times :  Tony Barber 
Europopulism: Immigration provides opening for Sweden’s right-wing  Financial Times :  Richard Milne 
Another Hit for Turkish Tourism?  New York Times :  Debra Kamin 
Emerging Economies Face Threat of Turkey Knock-On Effect  New York Times :  Reuters 
Erdogan and Trump battle it out in the lira blame game  Financial Times :  Katie Martin 
Erdogan Spokesman Says Turkey Will Continue Talks if U.S. Is Constructive  New York Times :  Reuters 
Turkey escalates trade dispute with US by raising tariffs  Daily Telegraph :  Chris Graham 
Turkey’s fledgling finance minister put to the test  Financial Times :  Laura Pitel 
Turkish court rejects release appeal of US pastor at centre of row  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Why Turkey’s Crisis Feels Familiar for Emerging Markets: It’s the Debt  New York Times :  Landon Thomas Jr. 
China complaint escalates US trade dispute  Times :  Callum Jones 
China Says U.S. Solar Tariffs Violate Trade Rules, Lodges WTO Complaint  New York Times :  Reuters 
China to send vice-ministerial trade delegation to US in late August  Financial Times :  Lucy Hornby 
China Vows to Control Debt Despite Fresh Stimulus for Cooling Economy  New York Times :  Reuters 
China's New Home Price Growth Hits Two-Year High as Small Cities Boom  New York Times :  Reuters 
Chinese Oil Importers Shun U.S. Crude Despite Tariff Reversal  New York Times :  Reuters 
Japan export growth disappoints in July  Financial Times :  Alice Woodhouse 
New Zealand bans foreigners from buying homes  Financial Times :  Jamie Smyth 
New Zealand bans foreigners from buying homes  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
South Korea’s economic integration plan with North risks US ire  Financial Times :  Bryan Harris 
Wages growth is no longer falling. That doesn't mean we have turned the corner  Guardian :  Greg Jericho 
Soyabean ship saga tests China’s stance on tariffs  Financial Times :  Tom Hancock 
Australian dollar remains near 18-month low as China concerns weigh  Financial Times :  Edward White 
Currency pressure forces Hong Kong and Indonesia into action  Financial Times :  Emma Dunkley 
Now cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are in 'panic mode', we might finally see the end of the bullish crypto bro  Independent :  Caitlin Morrison 
HKMA intervenes to support HK dollar for second day  Financial Times :  Emma Dunkley 
Lira rallies as Erdogan hits back at short-sellers  Times :  Philip Aldrick 
Turkish lira rallies as Qatar makes $15bn loan pledge  Guardian :  Sean Farrell 
Indonesia bucks forecasts with rate rise after lira hit  Financial Times :  Edward White 
Turkey Tantrum? Investors Fret Over Contagion From Lira Plunge  New York Times :  Reuters 
Hunt warns of sharp fall in pound on a no-deal Brexit  Financial Times :  Henry Mance 
Sterling has its worst run since crash  Times :  Philip Aldrick 
Elizabeth Warren unveils bold new plan to reshape American capitalism  Guardian :  Erin Durkin 
U.S. Business Inventories Edge Up in June  New York Times :  Reuters 
Swelling clout of US corporate giants is depressing pay, analysts say  Financial Times :  Sam Fleming 
US industrial production inches ahead in July  Financial Times :  Jessica Dye 
US retail sales advance more than expected in July  Financial Times :  Jessica Dye 
U.S. Retail Sales, Manufacturing Data Bolster Third-Quarter Economic Outlook  New York Times :  Reuters 
US blacklists Russian and Chinese companies trading with North Korea  Daily Telegraph :  Rozina Sabur 
White House Condemns Turkey's Tariffs on U.S. Imports  New York Times :  Reuters 
Stocks to watch: Tencent, BHP, Admiral, GSK, Hikma, Bayer, Valeo  Financial Times :  Bryce Elder 
U.S. Stocks Drop on Downbeat Earnings, Trade Tensions  New York Times :  Reuters 
US futures sink on China and emerging market concerns  Financial Times :  Peter Wells 
EM woes outweigh Wall Street’s afternoon recovery  Financial Times :  Peter Wells 
Turkey, Trade Worries Hit Wall Street  New York Times :  Reuters 
Wall Street begins to claw back losses, dollar concedes gain  Financial Times :  Peter Wells 
A fresh global crisis could crush democracy in emerging economies  Times :  Erik Britton 
India to launch first manned space mission by 2022, says Narendra Modi  Daily Telegraph :  Reuters 
Narendra Modi offers healthcare sweetener ahead of India elections  Financial Times :  Amy Kazmin 
Israel reopens goods crossing to Gaza amid renewed hope for truce talks  Independent :  Bel Trew 
North Korea freezes tourist visa applications until September  Independent :  Helen Coffey 
Coalition MPs lobby colleagues against crossing the floor on energy  Guardian :  Katharine Murphy 
Oil falls on surprise US inventories build  Financial Times :  Jessica Dye 
Oil Falls as U.S. Crude Inventories Jump Unexpectedly  New York Times :  Reuters 
Sanjeev Gupta: $1bn South Australia renewable energy plan will mean cheaper power  Guardian :  Associated Press 
Asia equities and commodities decline as risk appetite weakens  Financial Times :  Edward White 
Turkey crisis sends Asian stocks tumbling to one-year low  Independent :  Caitlin Morrison 
Emerging Markets Lead Global Stocks Lower, Commodities Sink  New York Times :  Reuters 
Questor went international in 2016. How have our overseas tips performed?  Daily Telegraph :  Richard Evans 
Stocks fall and bonds gain as risk appetite falters  Financial Times :  Dave Shellock 
China local government group repays defaulted bond  Financial Times :  Gabriel Wildau 
Italian debt hit by fresh sell-off  Financial Times :  Kate Allen 
US convertible debt splurge reflects tech shares rally  Financial Times :  Colby Smith 
Global Treasury sales led by Europe in June  Financial Times :  Joe Rennison 
US yield curve touches fresh decade low  Financial Times :  Joe Rennison 
Commodities prices tumble in China  Financial Times :  Hudson Lockett 
Copper hits 13-month low as dollar strengthens on EM sell-off  Financial Times :  Henry Sanderson 
Gold hits 19-month low as dollar strengthens  Financial Times :  Henry Sanderson 
FTSE slumps to four-month low as the shine comes off copper  Daily Telegraph :  Tom Rees 
The London Report: mining stocks hit two-year lows  Financial Times :  Bryce Elder 
Conventional measures pose the wrong productivity question  Financial Times :  Diane Coyle 
Fast Europe Open: UK CPI, house prices  Financial Times :  Alice Woodhouse 
Turkey Tariff Move, EM Bear Market Send European Shares Spiralling  New York Times :  Reuters 
Emerging markets index falls into bear market  Financial Times :  Robin Wigglesworth 

Environment
Airdrie plant hire business ramps up eco credentials  Scotsman :  Scott Reid 
Cuadrilla is warned over storage of shale waste  Times :  Emily Gosden 
Mine stacks punctuate the landscape  Guardian :  Virginia Spiers 
New pesticides may harm bees as much as existing ones  Guardian :  General editorial piece 
Senate inquiry to grill Great Barrier Reef Foundation chairman over $444m grant  Guardian :  Lisa Cox 
Scientists kill the buzz around new pesticide sulfoxaflor  Times :  Ben Webster 
Scientists warn fracking could cause water shortages after usage shoots up by 800% in parts of US  Independent :  Josh Gabbatiss 
Whinlatter cable car plan rocks the Lake District  Times :  Ben Webster 
A Question for Tesla’s Board: What Was Elon Musk’s Mental State?  New York Times :  James B. Stewart 
A Tesla Take-Private Bid Would Be More of the Same for Silver Lake. Sort of.  New York Times :  Michael J. de la Merced 
Elon Musk's tweets investigated for possibly breaking law  Guardian :  Dominic Rushe 
Musk Bid for Tesla: No Formal Offer, No Firm Deals With Advisers  New York Times :  Reuters 
Saudi Fund May Only Play Minor Part in Musk's $72 Billion Tesla Plan: Bankers  New York Times :  Reuters 
SEC Scrutiny of Tesla Grows as Goldman Hints at Adviser Role  New York Times :  Reuters 
Tesla and Elon Musk under fire as SEC issues subpoenas  Daily Telegraph :  Natasha Bernal 
Tesla Is Said to Be Subpoenaed by S.E.C. Over Elon Musk Tweet  New York Times :  Matthew Goldstein 
Tesla subpoenaed by SEC over Musk tweet  Financial Times :  Shannon Bond 
Watchdog subpoenas Tesla over Musk go-private tweet  Times :  Dominic Walsh 
Gas turbine competition heats up as sales fall  Financial Times :  Ed Crooks 
'Bee friendly' pesticide cuts colonies by half, study finds  Daily Telegraph :  Sarah Knapton 
New chemicals expected to replace banned pesticides also pose significant threat to bees  Independent :  Josh Gabbatiss 
New generation of garden cities will lead to 'random residential sprawl' on greenfield sites, campaigners warn  Daily Telegraph :  Steven Swinford 
The disappearance of the Aral Sea is an ecological tragedy – so why is tourism booming?  Independent :  Neil MacFarquhar 
China Says U.S. Solar Tariffs Violate Trade Rules, Lodges WTO Complaint  New York Times :  Reuters 
China complaint escalates US trade dispute  Times :  Callum Jones 
Acidic seawater gives Australian oysters that shrinking feeling  Times :  Marc Horne 
As the climate changes, how will humans?  Financial Times :  Leslie Hook 
Humans are pushing the Earth closer to a climate cliff  Guardian :  John Abraham 
Reefs damaged by rising temperatures could repair themselves  Times :  Ben Webster 
Sea life in 'peril' as ocean temperatures hit all-time high in San Diego  Guardian :  Associated Press 
Sanjeev Gupta: $1bn South Australia renewable energy plan will mean cheaper power  Guardian :  Associated Press 
Swiss Ban Some Mercedes, Porsche Models Over Emissions  New York Times :  Reuters 

Heavy Industries
'China's Tesla' files to go public in an offering that could raise $1.8 billion  Daily Telegraph :  James Cook 
Exclusive: In Chinese Port City, Japan's Toyota Lays Foundation to Ramp Up Sales  New York Times :  Reuters 
FiveAI fleet blazes a trail for driverless taxis  Times :  Mark Bridge 
HNA uses house in exclusive HK district to secure $64m loan  Financial Times :  Sherry Fei Ju 
Stocks to watch: Tencent, BHP, Admiral, GSK, Hikma, Bayer, Valeo  Financial Times :  Bryce Elder 
Swiss Ban Some Mercedes, Porsche Models Over Emissions  New York Times :  Reuters 
Texo Group rolls out Aberdeen marine business  Scotsman :  Scott Reid 
A Question for Tesla’s Board: What Was Elon Musk’s Mental State?  New York Times :  James B. Stewart 
A Tesla Take-Private Bid Would Be More of the Same for Silver Lake. Sort of.  New York Times :  Michael J. de la Merced 
Elon Musk's tweets investigated for possibly breaking law  Guardian :  Dominic Rushe 
Musk Bid for Tesla: No Formal Offer, No Firm Deals With Advisers  New York Times :  Reuters 
Saudi Fund May Only Play Minor Part in Musk's $72 Billion Tesla Plan: Bankers  New York Times :  Reuters 
SEC Scrutiny of Tesla Grows as Goldman Hints at Adviser Role  New York Times :  Reuters 
Tesla and Elon Musk under fire as SEC issues subpoenas  Daily Telegraph :  Natasha Bernal 
Tesla Is Said to Be Subpoenaed by S.E.C. Over Elon Musk Tweet  New York Times :  Matthew Goldstein 
Tesla subpoenaed by SEC over Musk tweet  Financial Times :  Shannon Bond 
Watchdog subpoenas Tesla over Musk go-private tweet  Times :  Dominic Walsh 
U.S. Retail Sales, Manufacturing Data Bolster Third-Quarter Economic Outlook  New York Times :  Reuters 
Car Dealership Lookers' Profit Falls as UK Sales Drop  New York Times :  Reuters 
Lookers roars past rival to pole position  Times :  Robert Lea 
Used car sales buoy Lookers despite fall in profits  Financial Times :  Myles McCormick 

Insurance
Admiral profits boosted by strong motor policies growth  Financial Times :  Judith Evans 
Admiral staff cash in after car insurer weathers Beast from the East freeze  Daily Telegraph :  Lucy Burton 
Insurer Admiral's Customer Gains Drive Profit, Shares Rise Fiver Percent  New York Times :  Reuters 
Stalled venture in US puts dent in Admiral  Times :  Patrick Hosking 
Brexit travel insurance hike could leave holidaymakers out of pocket  Scotsman :  Chris McCall 

Leisure, Entertainment and Hotels
Brexit travel insurance hike could leave holidaymakers out of pocket  Scotsman :  Chris McCall 
Britons yearn for the seaside with coastal towns tempting buyers  Daily Telegraph :  Rhea Buffini 
Whinlatter cable car plan rocks the Lake District  Times :  Ben Webster 
The UK's best fish and chips listed on global foodie bucket list  Guardian :  Antonia Wilson 
Computer games help push UK inflation to 2.5%  Financial Times :  Gavin Jackson 
Ross Bandstand backers pledge no increase in number of gigs  Scotsman :  Brian Ferguson 
Party till 4am as Glasgow plans licence law reform  Times :  Gabriella Bennett 
Hurling fans warned over online tickets  Times :  Peter O’Dwyer 
Kangaroos could supply spare parts for injured sports stars  Times :  Rhys Blakely 
The disappearance of the Aral Sea is an ecological tragedy – so why is tourism booming?  Independent :  Neil MacFarquhar 
Another Hit for Turkish Tourism?  New York Times :  Debra Kamin 
Just how cheap are holidays to Turkey right now – and should I take lira?  Daily Telegraph :  Nick Trend 
North Korea freezes tourist visa applications until September  Independent :  Helen Coffey 
BABA Edinburgh introduces new Levant summer menu  Scotsman :  General editorial piece 
Chipotle’s comeback hopes spur Morgan Stanley upgrade  Financial Times :  Jessica Dye 
Dating agency told to pay client £13k after it failed to find woman wealthy ‘man of my dreams’  Daily Telegraph :  Francesca Marshall 
FanDuel co-founders file lawsuit in wake of Paddy Power deal  Scotsman :  Scott Reid 
In the Hospitality Game, New Players With Familiar Names  New York Times :  Christine Ajudua 
Investment Firms Explore Buyout of Yum China: Sources  New York Times :  Reuters 
Leith pub transformed as Duke Street bar reopens as The Nauticus  Scotsman :  Fiona Pringle 
New adults-only tour operator launches for "s..... adventurists"  Independent :  Cathy Adams 
Should Coffee Come With Cancer Warnings? California Says No  New York Times :  Tiffany Hsu 
Signature pubs create 150 jobs after £10m investment  Scotsman :  Hannah Burley 
Tinder sparks a . . . lawsuit  Financial Times :  Bryan Harris 
Frontier Developments  Times :  Louisa Clarence-Smith 
As Chinese Internet Giant Tencent Stumbles, Beijing Gets the Blame  New York Times :  Paul Mozur 
Profit at China's Tencent falls for first time in 13 years  Daily Telegraph :  James Cook 
Regulatory Limbo Hits Tencent With First Profit Fall in Nearly 13 Years  New York Times :  Reuters 
Reforms are a game changer for Tencent  Times :  Alex Ralph 
Tencent falls to 1-year low on rare profit drop  Financial Times :  Alice Woodhouse 
US video game stocks hit by Tencent woes and China red tape  Financial Times :  Peter Wells 

Life Sciences
Potent new chemical causes brain cancer cells to ‘self-destruct', early trial shows  Independent :  Alex Matthews-King 
Should Coffee Come With Cancer Warnings? California Says No  New York Times :  Tiffany Hsu 
'This is a very dangerous outbreak': WHO chief 'worried' over Ebola in DRC, as experimental treatment begins  Daily Telegraph :  Aisha Majid 
Monthly HIV injection could replace daily cocktail of pills  Daily Telegraph :  Sarah Knapton 
Blindness reversed in living mammals through new technique which could treat total sight loss, study says  Independent :  Alex Matthews-King 
Hope for blindness cure as gene therapy restores sight in mice  Times :  Tom Whipple 
Birth control app blamed for unwanted pregnancies gets green light from regulators  Daily Telegraph :  Margi Murphy 
Birth control app previously investigated for ‘misleading’ claims now FDA approved  Independent :  Sabrina Barr 
Is vaping safe? What research says about the cigarette replacement phenomenon  Daily Telegraph :  Jack Rear 
Teenagers wrongly think vaping is as bad as smoking  Times :  Chris Smyth 
Wake-up call for fans of ‘sleep learning’  Times :  Mark Bridge 
Why pressing snooze button isn't good for body or brain, according to sleep experts  Independent :  Sabrina Barr 
Wearable scanners to transform study of how brains work  Financial Times :  Clare Elwell 
Kangaroos could supply spare parts for injured sports stars  Times :  Rhys Blakely 
Many people with autism could be homeless  Scotsman :  Fiona McGrevey 
Monkey dust warning as police say increasingly popular drug is leading to people jumping off buildings  Daily Telegraph :  Jamie Johnson 
Pre-workout breakfast could prime body to burn carbs, scientists say  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Steady as you go – helping the elderly beat falls  Scotsman :  Amy Fastier 
We’re in a new age of obesity. How did it happen? You’d be surprised  Guardian :  George Monbiot 
Opt-out organ register unlikely to increase donations  Guardian :  Haroon Siddique 
Opt-out plan unlikely to boost organ donations  Times :  General editorial piece 
Brexit is a public health hazard in Europe and the UK  Financial Times :  Layla McCay 
UK’s falling life expectancy is like post-Soviet crisis, warn experts  Times :  Chris Smyth 
NHS ‘owes it to society to make money from patients’ information’  Times :  Chris Smyth 
Virtual reality, smart beds and digital programmes could transform future of NHS, finds new report  Independent :  Jack Peat 
Judge throws out legal challenge to stop at-home abortion pill  Scotsman :  Angus Howarth 
Scottish judge throws out challenge to abortion pill being taken at home  Daily Telegraph :  Auslan Cramb 
Scottish women retain right to take abortion pills at home  Guardian :  Libby Brooks 
Women can take abortion pills themselves at home, judge rules  Times :  James Mulholland 
Health and safety rules give staff a headache  Times :  General editorial piece 
No-deal Brexit will be 'catastrophe' for NHS and increase risk from deadly pandemics, BMA warns  Independent :  Alex Matthews-King 
£200m Dumfries and Galloway hospital’s corridors left caked in dust for a month  Times :  Helen Puttick 
Calls to rebrand Scottish nursing as gender neutral  Scotsman :  Chris Green 
Health Secretary urged to address shortage of radiologists  Scotsman :  Tom Peterkin 
Young doctors ‘treated so badly that they emigrate’  Times :  Catherine Sanz 
Drugs firm back on road to recovery  Times :  Alex Ralph 
Hikma impresses the City with raised forecasts for 2018  Daily Telegraph :  Iain Withers 
Hikma Sees Higher Full-Year Revenue, Shares Climb  New York Times :  Reuters 
Hikma shares rise after upgrading outlook  Financial Times :  Sarah Neville 
Hikma Pharmaceuticals  Times :  Louisa Clarence-Smith 
GSK sees positive signs from trials of reduced HIV treatment  Financial Times :  Sarah Neville 
Long-Acting Injection a Shot in the Arm for GSK's HIV Business  New York Times :  Reuters 
Stocks to watch: Tencent, BHP, Admiral, GSK, Hikma, Bayer, Valeo  Financial Times :  Bryce Elder 
Constellation spends $4bn to lift stake in cannabis group Canopy  Financial Times :  Eric Platt 
Corona Owner Invests Another $4 Billion in Cannabis Producer Canopy  New York Times :  Reuters 
Fast-growing weed is worth £3bn toast  Times :  Dominic Walsh 
Roll up, roll up!  Times :  Alistair Osborne 
Best Buy to buy elderly healthcare services company GreatCall for $800m  Financial Times :  Mamta Badkar 
Blackstone Invests $400 Million in HEC Pharm via Convertible Bonds  New York Times :  Reuters 
Express Scripts Staking Out Million Dollar Gene Therapies  New York Times :  Reuters 

Media
Condé Nast to merge US and international teams producing Traveller  Financial Times :  Matthew Garrahan 
Daily Mail prepares for change of Brexit tone under new editor  Financial Times :  Matthew Garrahan 
Financial Times Boss to Return Some of 2.6 Million Pound Pay After Staff Protest  New York Times :  Reuters 
Naspers shares slide after Tencent earnings disappoint  Financial Times :  Joseph Cotterill 
Tinder sparks a . . . lawsuit  Financial Times :  Bryan Harris 
Universities lure students with Instagram idylls  Times :  Nicola Woolcock 
Publishing degrees let students press ahead  Times :  Nicola Woolcock 
The Guardian view on the press and Donald Trump: at work, not at war  Guardian :  General editorial piece 
Almost 350 news outlets to publish editorials denouncing Trump's 'dirty war' on press  Guardian :  Erin Durkin 
The hipster revolution heads for old cotton mills  Times :  Helen Nugent 
BBC calls for review of law to ensure media can name criminal suspects after Cliff Richard case  Daily Telegraph :  Danny Boyle 
BBC drops appeal against Cliff Richard privacy case but urges press freedom review  Times :  Sean O’Neill 
BBC opts against appeal in Cliff Richard privacy case  Financial Times :  Aliya Ram 
BBC will not appeal against Cliff Richard privacy victory  Guardian :  Jim Waterson 
Sir Cliff Richard: BBC faces huge bill after dropping appeal against singer  Independent :  Sian Harrison 
Twitter employee launches tirade against 'wrong decisions' in fake news debate  Daily Telegraph :  Natasha Bernal 
Twitter finally acts on Alex Jones – by banning Infowars host for just a week and still keeping his tweets up  Independent :  Andrew Griffin 
Twitter finally cracks down on Alex Jones - by suspending his account for one week  Daily Telegraph :  Joseph Archer 
Twitter suspends Infowars' Alex Jones for abuse  Guardian :  Samuel Gibbs 
Brazil May Probe Google Over Its Cell Phone System: Report  New York Times :  Reuters 
Google is testing a feature that encourages you to be more specific  Daily Telegraph :  Louise Merry 
Google sends desperate teenagers to chat rooms promoting suicide  Times :  Mark Bridge 
Financial Times boss returns pay rise after staff backlash  Guardian :  Jim Waterson 
Financial Times boss to return pay after staff outcry  Daily Telegraph :  Christopher Williams 
FT chief executive to return pay after staff criticism  Financial Times :  Matthew Garrahan 

Real Estate and Construction
How a lack of skilled building workers is stunting UK growth  Financial Times :  Gavin Jackson 
UK Construction Firms More Sensible After Carillion Collapse-Balfour Beatty  New York Times :  Reuters 
A missed chance to tackle Britain’s housing crisis  Financial Times :  General editorial piece 
Don’t blame landlords for the housing crisis  Times :  Cormac Lucey 
Housing crisis needs a cool response  Times :  Vincent Boland 
Thousand new homes will be built to help ease crisis  Times :  Michael Cogley 
RBS traders joked about destroying housing market before crash  Times :  James Dean 
House prices in Edinburgh and Lothians soar again during summer  Scotsman :  Diane King 
House price growth slows to five-year low  Times :  Tom Knowles 
London house prices suffer largest drop in nine years  Daily Telegraph :  Helen Chandler-Wilde 
New generation of garden cities will lead to 'random residential sprawl' on greenfield sites, campaigners warn  Daily Telegraph :  Steven Swinford 
Network of garden cities ‘will create random sprawl’  Times :  Gurpreet Narwan 
As a social landlord, I want a proper plan to tackle homelessness  Guardian :  Alan Fraser 
Mortgage lenders target ‘silver borrowers’  Financial Times :  James Pickford 
Many people with autism could be homeless  Scotsman :  Fiona McGrevey 
Amsterdam house price surge stoked by nationwide shortage of homes  Financial Times :  Hugo Cox 
China's New Home Price Growth Hits Two-Year High as Small Cities Boom  New York Times :  Reuters 
Plans for Australia's tallest building unveiled, but developer faces planning battle  Guardian :  Luke Henriques-Gomes 
New Zealand bans foreigners from buying homes  Financial Times :  Jamie Smyth 
New Zealand stops foreigners buying homes  Times :  Bernard Lagan 
Airdrie plant hire business ramps up eco credentials  Scotsman :  Scott Reid 
Recovery felt at last outside Dublin  Times :  Peter O’Dwyer 
Benefits ‘cannot cover rent payments’  Times :  Michael Cogley 
Take “soaring” rent estimates with a pinch of salt  Scotsman :  David Alexander 
Demolition at top girls’ school hits snags  Times :  Seán McCárthaigh 
Britons yearn for the seaside with coastal towns tempting buyers  Daily Telegraph :  Rhea Buffini 
The Guardian view on social housing: warm words are not enough  Guardian :  General editorial piece 
Balfour’s profits boost cements recovery  Times :  Robert Lea 
Balfour Beatty is more concrete after Quinn’s rebuilding work  Financial Times :  Kate Burgess 
Balfour Beatty on solid foundations  Scotsman :  Scott Reid 
Balfour Beatty sitting pretty as selective approach pays off  Daily Telegraph :  Rhiannon Curry 
Quinn’s built to last  Times :  Alistair Osborne 
Inquiry into student rooms advertised on hotel websites  Times :  Peter O’Dwyer 
Property group heads to Ireland  Times :  John Walsh 
CLS Holdings  Times :  Tom Knowles 

Retail
Two thirds of UK shoppers expect high street prices to surge because of Brexit  Independent :  Caitlin Morrison 
Computer games help push UK inflation to 2.5%  Financial Times :  Gavin Jackson 
Rising fuel prices push up UK inflation for first time in 2018  Guardian :  Phillip Inman 
Table-UK CPI Meets Forecasts at +2.5 Percent Year-On-Year  New York Times :  Reuters 
UK consumer inflation rises for first time since November  Financial Times :  Gavin Jackson 
Recovery felt at last outside Dublin  Times :  Peter O’Dwyer 
US retail sales advance more than expected in July  Financial Times :  Jessica Dye 
Hurling fans warned over online tickets  Times :  Peter O’Dwyer 
Rail fares set to rise by 3.2pc as squeeze on households continues  Daily Telegraph :  Anna Isaac 
Rail fare rises: how the Government's inflation trick makes commuters, students and pensioners poorer  Daily Telegraph :  Sam Brodbeck 
Auditor savaged by watchdog for failures on BHS  Times :  Deirdre Hipwell 
MPs Ask Philip Green to Prove BHS Was Going Concern  New York Times :  Reuters 
PwC Failed to Flag BHS Risks Ahead of Retailer's Collapse: Regulator  New York Times :  Reuters 
PwC got off too lightly after shambles of BHS audit  Guardian :  Nils Pratley 
UK watchdog issues damning report on PwC’s work for BHS  Financial Times :  Madison Marriage 
Watchdog slams PwC for failure to raise concerns over BHS accounts  Daily Telegraph :  Ben Woods 
Fanciful forecast  Times :  Alistair Osborne 
Amazon ad banned for ‘misleading’ one-day delivery promise  Independent :  Caitlin Morrison 
Amazon told to clarify 'misleading' one-day delivery claim  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Smart digital assistants threaten regional accents, research says  Daily Telegraph :  Matthew Field 
Best Buy to buy elderly healthcare services company GreatCall for $800m  Financial Times :  Mamta Badkar 
Sam Walker, HR boss who asked for equal pay, lost £1m job  Times :  Valentine Low 
Car Dealership Lookers' Profit Falls as UK Sales Drop  New York Times :  Reuters 
Lookers roars past rival to pole position  Times :  Robert Lea 
Used car sales buoy Lookers despite fall in profits  Financial Times :  Myles McCormick 
Billionaire risks clash over late bid for House of Fraser stores  Times :  Deirdre Hipwell 
House of Fraser goes offline as complaints rise  Times :  General editorial piece 
Ellen DeGeneres to launch women’s clothes collection with Walmart  Independent :  Sabrina Barr 
Walmart Teams Up With Ellen DeGeneres to Launch Fashion Line  New York Times :  Reuters 
Homebase closures list: Which stores are shutting down in the UK and Ireland?  Independent :  Caitlin Morrison 
Wesfarmers suffers £800m blow on botched Homebase takeover  Daily Telegraph :  Ben Woods 
Macy’s falls even as department store lifts sales outlook  Financial Times :  Jessica Dye 
Margin Worries Send Macy's Shares Tumbling After Profit Beat  New York Times :  Reuters 
Fat Face bucks high street gloom with rising sales  Daily Telegraph :  Rhea Buffini 

Technology
ATM hackers steal £10m across 28 countries in audacious bank heist  Independent :  Anthony Cuthbertson 
Hackers plotting global attack on ATMs  Times :  Boer Deng 
NHS ‘owes it to society to make money from patients’ information’  Times :  Chris Smyth 
Virtual reality, smart beds and digital programmes could transform future of NHS, finds new report  Independent :  Jack Peat 
Wearable scanners to transform study of how brains work  Financial Times :  Clare Elwell 
Computer games help push UK inflation to 2.5%  Financial Times :  Gavin Jackson 
Now cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are in 'panic mode', we might finally see the end of the bullish crypto bro  Independent :  Caitlin Morrison 
Universities lure students with Instagram idylls  Times :  Nicola Woolcock 
Met police slammed for using 750 'incompatible' IT systems  Daily Telegraph :  Natasha Bernal 
TSB to double complaints team to handle fallout from IT fiasco  Daily Telegraph :  Iain Withers 
The hipster revolution heads for old cotton mills  Times :  Helen Nugent 
Robots have power to 'significantly influence' children, study reveals  Independent :  Anthony Cuthbertson 
Smart digital assistants threaten regional accents, research says  Daily Telegraph :  Matthew Field 
China Says U.S. Solar Tariffs Violate Trade Rules, Lodges WTO Complaint  New York Times :  Reuters 
China accused of using Belt and Road Initiative for spying  Financial Times :  Stefania Palma 
China complaint escalates US trade dispute  Times :  Callum Jones 
Race is on for .ie web addresses  Times :  Paul O’Donoghue 
FiveAI fleet blazes a trail for driverless taxis  Times :  Mark Bridge 
Instagram hack: Hundreds of accounts taken over in mysterious Russian attack  Independent :  Anthony Cuthbertson 
IT firm ready to splash the cash after sales surge  Times :  Paul O’Donoghue 
The £150 box that locks away your child's gadgets to fight tech addiction  Daily Telegraph :  Natasha Bernal 
Tinder sparks a . . . lawsuit  Financial Times :  Bryan Harris 
Frontier Developments  Times :  Louisa Clarence-Smith 
Nanoco  Times :  Louisa Clarence-Smith 
London mayor Sadiq Khan wants power to limit Uber numbers  Times :  General editorial piece 
Sadiq Khan wants to restrict number of Uber drivers in London  Guardian :  Gwyn Topham 
Uber’s Losses Continue in Its March Toward an I.P.O.  New York Times :  Kate Conger 
Uber losses continue as it pours cash into new ventures  Daily Telegraph :  Hannah Boland 
Uber losses widen after ramping up its spending  Financial Times :  Shannon Bond 
Uber Narrows Loss but Is a Long Way From Finding Profit  New York Times :  Reuters 
Uber Told by Investors to Sell Self-Driving Unit: The Information  New York Times :  Reuters 
As Chinese Internet Giant Tencent Stumbles, Beijing Gets the Blame  New York Times :  Paul Mozur 
Profit at China's Tencent falls for first time in 13 years  Daily Telegraph :  James Cook 
Reforms are a game changer for Tencent  Times :  Alex Ralph 
Regulatory Limbo Hits Tencent With First Profit Fall in Nearly 13 Years  New York Times :  Reuters 
Tencent falls to 1-year low on rare profit drop  Financial Times :  Alice Woodhouse 
US video game stocks hit by Tencent woes and China red tape  Financial Times :  Peter Wells 
Apple will launch two entirely new, huge products in coming years, says expert analyst  Independent :  Andrew Griffin 
Brazil May Probe Google Over Its Cell Phone System: Report  New York Times :  Reuters 
Google is testing a feature that encourages you to be more specific  Daily Telegraph :  Louise Merry 
Google sends desperate teenagers to chat rooms promoting suicide  Times :  Mark Bridge 
Cisco's Software Push Fuels Quarterly Beat, Strong Forecast  New York Times :  Reuters 
Cisco points to accelerating revenue growth, boosting shares  Financial Times :  Tim Bradshaw 
O2 in deal with revolutionary LiFi company  Financial Times :  Nic Fildes 
PureLiFi lights the way in O2’s 5G trials  Scotsman :  Hannah Burley 
Birth control app blamed for unwanted pregnancies gets green light from regulators  Daily Telegraph :  Margi Murphy 
Birth control app previously investigated for ‘misleading’ claims now FDA approved  Independent :  Sabrina Barr 

Telecommunications
Australia’s Telstra flags tough times ahead as profit drops  Financial Times :  Jamie Smyth 
Lebara owners miss equity injection deadline  Financial Times :  Robert Smith 
RCom sale talks mark end of an era for younger Ambani  Financial Times :  Tom Mitchell 
Apple will launch two entirely new, huge products in coming years, says expert analyst  Independent :  Andrew Griffin 
O2 in deal with revolutionary LiFi company  Financial Times :  Nic Fildes 
PureLiFi lights the way in O2’s 5G trials  Scotsman :  Hannah Burley 

Support Services
A-level pupils can choose to hide gender  Times :  Nicola Woolcock 
A-level results day: Less well known qualifications can improve ‘job earnings’, report finds  Independent :  Eleanor Busby 
Calls to ban Scotland’s P1 testing as pressure builds on Government  Scotsman :  Shan Ross 
Changes must be made for school curriculum to work  Times :  Keir Bloomer 
Exam board to show students exactly where they went wrong  Times :  Rosemary Bennett 
Degrees of Excellence  Times :  General editorial piece 
The UK's highest paying degrees, according to graduate salary  Daily Telegraph :  Ashley Kirk 
Universities scramble to fill places as applications hit record low  Times :  Rosemary Bennett 
Which Russell Group universities are in Clearing 2018?  Daily Telegraph :  Sophie Inge 
Young people 'more sceptical about value of university'  Guardian :  Richard Adams 
More than 200 Scottish schools have vacancies as pupils return from summer break  Daily Telegraph :  Simon Johnson 
The world's most exclusive boarding schools  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Council inundated with uniform and food grant increases  Scotsman :  Kieran Murray 
Over 200 Scots teaching vacancies as schools return  Scotsman :  Scott Macnab 
Parents urged to boycott primary assessments  Times :  Gabriella Bennett 
SNP dithers over education as Higher pass rate falls  Scotsman :  Ruth Davidson 
Student finances: the lowdown on loans – and how not to blow the lot  Guardian :  Seb Murray 
Pay rises for rail workers should not be 'a notch above' rest of public sector, minister says amid ticket price row  Daily Telegraph :  Harry Yorke 
UK rail fares to jump 3.2% in January as Chris Grayling calls for railway wage changes  Independent :  Simon Calder 
Wages growth is no longer falling. That doesn't mean we have turned the corner  Guardian :  Greg Jericho 
Health and safety rules give staff a headache  Times :  General editorial piece 
How a lack of skilled building workers is stunting UK growth  Financial Times :  Gavin Jackson 
'No leaving doors open' is Britain's most bizarre health and safety rule, claims poll  Independent :  Emma Elsworthy 
Underpayment of workers not 'wage theft', employer groups tell inquiry  Guardian :  Ben Smee 
Women face 'punishment gap' in finance industry, study finds  Independent :  Jill Ward 
New Zealand to consider miscarriage leave for parents  Independent :  Maya Oppenheim 
Auditor savaged by watchdog for failures on BHS  Times :  Deirdre Hipwell 
PwC got off too lightly after shambles of BHS audit  Guardian :  Nils Pratley 
UK watchdog issues damning report on PwC’s work for BHS  Financial Times :  Madison Marriage 
Watchdog slams PwC for failure to raise concerns over BHS accounts  Daily Telegraph :  Ben Woods 
Fanciful forecast  Times :  Alistair Osborne 
Airdrie plant hire business ramps up eco credentials  Scotsman :  Scott Reid 
I thought getting into Oxford was a dream come true – I couldn't have been more wrong  Independent :  Jenna Hawkey 
Inquiry into student rooms advertised on hotel websites  Times :  Peter O’Dwyer 
Texo Group rolls out Aberdeen marine business  Scotsman :  Scott Reid 
Website recruiting for ‘professional wingmen/women’ - and will pay £30 an hour  Independent :  Olivia Petter 
Our research showed unacceptable levels of skyrocketing CEO pay. We know there are solutions – so why won't Theresa May take them?  Independent :  Luke Hildyard 
Pay FTSE 100 CEOs jumps to almost £4 million  Scotsman :  Hannah Burley 
Firms hit by late payments  Times :  Callum Jones 
Child poverty creating invisible generation, says Gordon Brown  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Many people with autism could be homeless  Scotsman :  Fiona McGrevey 

Transport, Logistics, Aerospace and Defence
Ministers must be sidelined to get railways back on track  Times :  Robert Lea 
Rail fare rises: how the Government's inflation trick makes commuters, students and pensioners poorer  Daily Telegraph :  Sam Brodbeck 
Squeezed rail passengers hit with new fare rises of £100  Times :  Andrew Ellson 
We need a new vision for our railways, no matter who owns them  Times :  Paul Plummer 
Mayor of London asks for power to cap private hire drivers  Financial Times :  Josh Spero 
Revellers warned over bogus private hire drivers across Capital  Scotsman :  Andy Shipley 
India to launch first manned space mission by 2022, says Narendra Modi  Daily Telegraph :  Reuters 
Narendra Modi vows to launch a manned Indian space mission within four years  Times :  Hugh Tomlinson 
Defence cuts, skill fade and lack of 'intellectual investment' in Arctic threatens Britain’s northern flank, report says  Daily Telegraph :  Dominic Nicholls 
Delayed cycle hire scheme to hit the streets next month  Scotsman :  Kieran Murray 
FiveAI fleet blazes a trail for driverless taxis  Times :  Mark Bridge 
Half of airline passengers say drunkenness is a problem  Times :  Ben Clatworthy 
Uber Narrows Loss but Is a Long Way From Finding Profit  New York Times :  Reuters 
An Post considers marching out of GPO to new offices  Times :  Catherine Sanz 
Autostrade under fire after Italian motorway bridge collapse  Financial Times :  Davide Ghiglione 
Blackstone May Buy Stake in India's Jet Airways Loyalty Arm-Bloomberg  New York Times :  Reuters 
Edinburgh Airport passenger numbers break 1.5 million barrier  Scotsman :  Diane King 
Kent’s cargo airport plan is cleared for take-off  Times :  Robert Lea 
Network Rail’s planned arches sale will kill off many small businesses  Guardian :  Will Brett 
Royal Mail charging unmarried couples double for letters to be redirected  Daily Telegraph :  Katie Morley 
Southwest Airlines limits animals onboard to cats, dogs and miniature horses  Independent :  Cathy Adams 
UK Engineer Cobham Says Financial Conduct Authority Drops Probe  New York Times :  Reuters 
U.S. Says EU Stalling on Airbus, Blocks Request for WTO Compliance Panel  New York Times :  Reuters 
Rail fares increase: What it means for Edinburgh commuters  Scotsman :  Diane King 
Rising fares will price passengers out of rail travel, Labour warns  Times :  Hamish Macdonell 
ScotRail commuters to be hit with 3.2 per cent fares rise  Scotsman :  Alastair Dalton 
Air France-KLM Unions Bristle as Air Canada Executive Tipped for CEO Job  New York Times :  Reuters 
‘Foreign’ chief adds to troubles at Air France-KLM  Times :  Adam Sage 
Flight Rights Group Takes Ryanair to Court Over Strike Compensation  New York Times :  Reuters 
Germans to take Ryanair to court over flight payouts  Times :  Michael Cogley 

Utilities
Coalition MPs lobby colleagues against crossing the floor on energy  Guardian :  Katharine Murphy 
New Fuel Rules Push Shipowners to Go Green With LNG  New York Times :  Reuters 
Oil Falls as U.S. Crude Inventories Jump Unexpectedly  New York Times :  Reuters 
Oil falls on surprise US inventories build  Financial Times :  Jessica Dye 
Slowdowns in China and India Eat Away at Asian Oil Demand  New York Times :  Reuters 
Sanjeev Gupta: $1bn South Australia renewable energy plan will mean cheaper power  Guardian :  Associated Press 
China complaint escalates US trade dispute  Times :  Callum Jones 
China Says U.S. Solar Tariffs Violate Trade Rules, Lodges WTO Complaint  New York Times :  Reuters 
Chinese Oil Importers Shun U.S. Crude Despite Tariff Reversal  New York Times :  Reuters 
Scientists warn fracking could cause water shortages after usage shoots up by 800% in parts of US  Independent :  Josh Gabbatiss 
Cuadrilla is warned over storage of shale waste  Times :  Emily Gosden 
Gas turbine competition heats up as sales fall  Financial Times :  Ed Crooks 
Inquiry into fatal Chevron oil refinery explosion took seven years to finish  Times :  Kaya Burgess 
Oil firms use secretive court hearing in bid to stop Vietnam taxing their profits  Guardian :  George Turner 
Thai State-Owned PTT Keen to Invest $11.7 Billion in New Businesses  New York Times :  Reuters 
U.S. Judge Rules Securities Suit Against Exxon, Executives Can Proceed  New York Times :  Reuters 
Premier Oil  Daily Telegraph :  Tom Rees 
Puerto Rico energy company says all its customers have electricity nearly one year after Hurricane Maria  Independent :  Kimberley Richards 
Glencore  Daily Telegraph :  Tom Rees 
BP bets big on shale for its US comeback  Financial Times :  Anjli Raval 
BP Offloads Last Two Stranded Oil Cargoes to Shandong Refiner-Sources  New York Times :  Reuters 
PDVSA Leaves Its Argentine Gas Station Chain to Fend for Itself  New York Times :  Reuters 
Venezuela creditors eye oil assets in battle over unpaid debt  Financial Times :  Gideon Long 

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