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Banking and Finance
Bank of England bosses hint at higher interest rates to cut inflation  Daily Telegraph :  Tim Wallace 
Carney says market odds for rate rise now in line with data  Financial Times :  Chris Giles 
MPs get bit between their teeth on cryptocurrency  Times :  Dominic Walsh 
MPs Launch Inquiry Into Cryptocurrencies  New York Times :  Reuters 
UK antitrust body’s initial decision on investment consultants due in July  Financial Times :  Attracta Mooney 
'I don't use contactless': the woman whose name is on British banknotes  Guardian :  Larry Elliott 
Miners and banks boost FTSE  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Bitcoins for Free? Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Lands in Hot Water Again  New York Times :  Reuters 
UK Public Borrowing to Undershoot Target by 'Significant Margin'-OBR  New York Times :  Reuters 
Carney: good Brexit deal will be boost for growth  Times :  Philip Aldrick 
Is this the beginning of the end for cash? Readers on the rise of digitised payment  Guardian :  Rachel Obordo 
UK households on unstable income five times more likely to turn to high-cost credit, new research finds  Independent :  Vicky Shaw 
Euro, Yield Rise Not Unwarranted Tightening-ECB's Vasiliauskas  New York Times :  Reuters 
It Is Not Certain the Next ECB Chief Will Be Germany's Weidmann-Italy Minister  New York Times :  Reuters 
Latvia says financial system remains stable despite bribery claims  Financial Times :  Neil Buckley 
Inquiry throws spotlight on one fraud and an entire banking sector  Times :  Robin Pagnamenta 
Hedge funds seek lift-off in leasing aircraft  Financial Times :  Joe Rennison 
€400m of state-backed home loans in arrears  Times :  Michael Cogley 
Mortgaging the Future  Times :  General editorial piece 
Property boom for first-time buyers in Scotland  Scotsman :  Jane Bradley 
Watchdog Probes Swiss Banks Over Links to Venezuela Graft Case  New York Times :  Reuters 
Anti-hacking firm’s €10m state support  Times :  Peter O’Dwyer 
Bahrain's Sovereign Fund in Talks to Invest in SoftBank's Vision Fund: CEO  New York Times :  Reuters 
Financial Services Firm SimplyBiz Eyes 150 Million Pound London IPO-Source  New York Times :  Reuters 
First Day of Dealings - TruFin PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
HSBC caps back-office bonuses for thousands despite profit bounce  Financial Times :  Emma Dunkley 
Kane steps down as Bank of Ireland chairman  Times :  Peter O’Dwyer 
Rabodirect to shutter entire Irish operation  Times :  John Walsh 
Zopa warns over defaults as investor returns decline  Financial Times :  Kate Beioley 
AJ Bell plans London float  Times :  Callum Jones 
Maven Capital Partners and IP Investment Management are investing in the first privately owned  Times :  Alex Ralph 
Treasury and Charles Randell’s Ingenious investment  Guardian :  Nils Pratley 
Lloyds bankers need simply be boring as story grows exciting  Financial Times :  Matthew Vincent 
Lloyds Banking Profit Jumps to 5.3 Billion Pounds but Misses Estimates  New York Times :  Reuters 
Lloyds rakes in billions but how much is too much?  Independent :  James Moore 
Lloyds to hand £3bn to shareholders as profits jump 24% to £5.3bn  Guardian :  Angela Monaghan 
Lloyds to Unveil One Billion Pound Share Buyback Plan-Sky News  New York Times :  Reuters 
Lloyds' CEO Earns 6.4 Million Pounds in Banner Year for Bank  New York Times :  Reuters 
Lloyds’ first results back in private hands are best since financial crisis  Times :  Harry Wilson 
Opening Quote: Lloyds misses chance to put PPI behind it  Financial Times :  Matthew Vincent 
Money in the bank  Times :  Alistair Osborne 
Growth Comes at a Cost for UK's Metro Bank  New York Times :  Reuters 
Market is still waiting to be amazed  Times :  Harry Wilson 
Metro Bank Could Raise Capital This Year  New York Times :  Reuters 
Metro bank files first annual profit amid lending growth  Guardian :  Miles Brignall 
Metro Bank posts first ever annual profit  Independent :  Josie Cox 
Metro Bank posts maiden pre-tax profit as deposit and loans books swell  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Metro Bank shares drop 7% despite debut profits  Financial Times :  Katie Martin 
Metro posts first profit but stock slides as investors spooked by potential expansion costs  Daily Telegraph :  Iain Withers 
Preliminary Results for Full Year 2017 - Metro Bank PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
British Bank RBS Hires 'Digital Human' Cora on Probation  New York Times :  Reuters 
MPs Release RBS Business Report, Defying Regulator  New York Times :  Reuters 
RBS slammed for poor treatment of small businesses  Scotsman :  Russell Jackson 
Who presided over the RBS scandal?  Guardian :  Nils Pratley 
Bank Executive Among Six Remanded in $1.8 Billion Indian Fraud Probe  New York Times :  Reuters 
Exclusive-India's PNB Adopts Strict SWIFT Controls After Mega Fraud Case  New York Times :  Reuters 
How the alleged Punjab National Bank fraud unfolded  Financial Times :  Amy Kazmin 
Acquisition of City Forex Limited - FairFX Group plc  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
FairFX acquires City Forex to boost scale, product offering  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Deutsche Boerse Aims for Quarter of Euro Clearing After Brexit  New York Times :  Reuters 
Deutsche Börse sets sights on quarter of euro clearing post-Brexit  Financial Times :  Olaf Storbeck 
Ireland to Review Legal Framework Covering Bank Loan Sales-Minister  New York Times :  Reuters 
Fianna Fáil leans on Donohoe over loan sale  Times :  John Walsh 
NatWest Bank tests Cora, an AI bot that will answer customer questions  Guardian :  Rupert Jones 
NatWest recruits AI bot Cora to answer customer questions  Daily Telegraph :  Iain Withers 
TMT Investments makes first blockchain investment via Telegram offer  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
TMT Participation in Telegram Group, Inc. Pre-ICO  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 

US Banking and Finance
Kaplan: Fed should ‘gradually and patiently’ raise rates this year  Financial Times :  Mamta Badkar 
Strong growth boosts chances Federal Reserve will raise rates  Times :  James Dean 
Americans Prefer Bank Branches Over Mobile Apps for Opening New Accounts  New York Times :  Reuters 
Steven Seagal becomes face of new cryptocurrency Bitcoiin2Gen  Daily Telegraph :  Mark Molloy 
Complacency about the Fed is a habit investors must kick  Financial Times :  Jason Cummins 
The silver lining for bond traders  Financial Times :  Michael Mackenzie 
U.S. SEC Calls for 'Clearer' Cyber Risk Disclosure From Companies  New York Times :  Reuters 
Hedge funds fight to save M&A arbitrage strategy  Financial Times :  Sujeet Indap 
Fed Policymakers Show Rising Confidence on Inflation, Economic Outlook: Minutes  New York Times :  Reuters 
Volatility upsurge puts real interest rates in focus  Financial Times :  Michael MacKenzie 
Fed Officials Say Economy Is Ready for Higher Rates  New York Times :  Binyamin Appelbaum 
Wall Street welcomes Trump’s shift on regulation  Financial Times :  Ben McLannahan 
Fed's Kashkari Unsure if Tax Cuts Will Lift Investment  New York Times :  Reuters 
As the market swoons, share buybacks are back  Financial Times :  Robin Wigglesworth 
Supreme court narrows protections for whistleblowers  Guardian :  General editorial piece 
Citi creates new role for commodities banking across EMEA  Financial Times :  Neil Hume 
Exclusive: Investment Star Alan Howard's Comeback Hits Headwind  New York Times :  Reuters 
Robo-Adviser Wealthsimple Raises $51 Million to Expand Service  New York Times :  Reuters 
Stocks to watch: AA, FirstGroup, Glencore, Wolters, LendingClub  Financial Times :  Bryce Elder 
Supreme Court Declines to Broaden Whistleblower Protections  New York Times :  Reuters 
U.S. Arrests Operator of Shuttered Bitcoin Investment Platform  New York Times :  Reuters 
Elliott adds intrigue to Fidessa sale  Times :  Alexandra Frean 
Fidessa accepts Temenos bid as Elliott reveals stake in UK company  Financial Times :  Nic Fildes 
Temenos Agrees 1.4 Billion Pounds Deal for Fidessa, Activist Elliott Enters  New York Times :  Reuters 
JPMorgan Plans New Manhattan Headquarters in Boost to Midtown  New York Times :  Reuters 
JPMorgan plans to build massive HQ tower in New York’s Park Ave  Financial Times :  Ben McLannahan 
Out With the Old Building, in With the New for JPMorgan Chase  New York Times :  Charles V. Bagli 
Bridgewater’s Bet Against Europe Shines Light on Patchy Short-Selling Rules  New York Times :  Reuters 
Market divided on Bridgewater’s $22bn European ‘big short’  Financial Times :  Miles Johnson 
Activist calls for Bloomin’ Brands to focus on Outback Steakhouse  Financial Times :  Lindsay Fortado 
Barington Wants More Sizzle in Bloomin' Brands Steakhouses  New York Times :  Reuters 

Basic Materials
National Farmers’ Union elects first female president in 110-year history  Independent :  Shebab Khan 
National Farmers Union picks Minette Batters as first woman president  Times :  Jerome Starkey 
Families ditching plastic after Blue Planet warning  Times :  Ben Webster 
MPs attack three month wait for action since Government pledged to tackle plastic pollution  Independent :  Rob Merrick 
Apple in Talks With Miners to Secure Cobalt Supplies: Sources  New York Times :  Reuters 
Miners hold plenty of aces in scramble for cobalt  Financial Times :  Henry Sanderson 
Apple powers up fight over battery metal cobalt  Times :  Alexandra Frean 
'Dirty meat': Shocking hygiene failings discovered in US pig and chicken plants  Guardian :  Andrew Wasley 
How US plans to speed up pig slaughter times could endanger food safety  Guardian :  Andrew Wasley 
Red tape in the meat industry? It's the difference between life and death  Guardian :  Kath Dalmeny 
The controversial law that allows salmonella into the human food chain  Guardian :  Andrew Wasley 
Anti-bacterial wipes pointless as bugs grow back in 20 minutes, scientist says  Daily Telegraph :  Sara Spary 
Sewage and livestock waste is killing Britain's seagrass meadows  Independent :  Benjamin L Jones 
Gold, violins and wine don’t cut it as a rival to stocks  Financial Times :  John Authers 
Miners and banks boost FTSE  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Ministers 'close to deal' over Brexit powers with Scotland and Wales  Guardian :  Severin Carrell 
US confirms anti-dumping duties for Argentina, Indonesia biodiesel  Financial Times :  Hudson Lockett 
Glencore and Chad agree to restructure terms of ‘cash-for-crude’ loan  Financial Times :  David Sheppard 
Glencore, Banks and Chad Reach Deal on $1 Billion-Plus Oil-Backed Loan  New York Times :  Reuters 
Glencore Hails Strongest Full-Year Results After Commodity Rally  New York Times :  Reuters 
Glencore has firepower for dealmaking — CEO  Financial Times :  Neil Hume 
Glencore's profit rises 44% amid higher commodity prices  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Glencore rewards investors with £2bn in dividends after ‘strongest’ year  Daily Telegraph :  Jon Yeomans 
Huge payout as Glencore breaks record  Times :  Emily Gosden 
Preliminary Results 2017 - Glencore PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Stocks to watch: AA, FirstGroup, Glencore, Wolters, LendingClub  Financial Times :  Bryce Elder 
Fortescue Metals Group's new CEO earns $500,000 less than predecessor  Guardian :  Amy McNeilage 
South Africa miner Sibanye warns of $333m loss  Financial Times :  Henry Sanderson 
Anglo American  Daily Telegraph :  Tom Rees 
Hochschild Mining adjusted earnings fall amid investment costs  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Miner Hochschild Says Peru Mine to Bolster Output This Year  New York Times :  Reuters 
Preliminary Results 2017 - Hochschild Mining PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Adani abandons March deadline to secure funding for Carmichael coalmine  Guardian :  Michael Slezak 
Adani mining giant facing renewed claims of $600m fraud in India  Guardian :  Michael Safi 
Anthony Albanese: 'hard to see' Adani project going ahead  Guardian :  Katharine Murphy 
Board Changes - Papua Mining plc  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Papua Mining technical director resigns for family health reasons  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Rainbow Rare Earths losses widen as production gets underway  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Unaudited Interim Results - Rainbow Rare Earths Limited  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
BHP Won't Move Singapore Marketing Hub Even if Australia Cuts Tax-CEO  New York Times :  Reuters 
Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on BHP Billiton PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Medical Technology Collaboration - Versarien plc  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Versarien agrees to develop digital bandage solutions at Cambridge hospital  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 

Consumer Goods
Humans ‘evolving gene’ that may stop us drinking alcohol  Independent :  Harry Cockburn 
SkinBioTherapeutics losses widen; focuses on cosmetics applications  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
How US plans to speed up pig slaughter times could endanger food safety  Guardian :  Andrew Wasley 
The controversial law that allows salmonella into the human food chain  Guardian :  Andrew Wasley 
Clean bill of health: the household products that won't make you ill  Daily Telegraph :  Tomé Morrissy-Swan 
The low-carb diet myths that will make you eat bread again... and still lose weight  Daily Telegraph :  Richard Jones 
'Dirty meat': Shocking hygiene failings discovered in US pig and chicken plants  Guardian :  Andrew Wasley 
Red tape in the meat industry? It's the difference between life and death  Guardian :  Kath Dalmeny 
Vaping drivers risk losing their licence  Times :  Simon de Bruxelles 
Insight-Scotch Whisky Makers See Dram Half Full Over Brexit  New York Times :  Reuters 
Gold, violins and wine don’t cut it as a rival to stocks  Financial Times :  John Authers 
BrewDog to open DogHouse hotel in Aberdeenshire where rooms will have own beer taps  Independent :  Ronan J O'Shea 
Glanbia food group has a strong appetite for more acquisitions  Times :  Peter O’Dwyer 
Gucci guru Alessandro Michele has a head for perfect accessory  Times :  Anna Murphy 
Irn Bru issue apology over controversial new advert  Scotsman :  Stephen McIlkenny 
Kraft Heinz Sees Hit From Rising Competition, Supply Constraints  New York Times :  Reuters 
Skyr’s the limit for Arla Foods  Times :  Deirdre Hipwell 
Christmas was a treat for Chocolat lovers  Times :  Gurpreet Narwan 
Beauty range and new stores help Hotel Chocolat shrug off high street wobbles  Daily Telegraph :  Jack Torrance 
Hotel Chocolat's Profit Boosted by New Stores, Digital Reach  New York Times :  Reuters 
Hotel Chocolat's new store openings drive 15% jump in revenue  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Hotel Chocolat's profits boosted by new stores and Valentine's Day sales  Independent :  James Davey 
Interim Results - Hotel Chocolat Group PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
British Government Braces for Unilever Move to Netherlands: FT  New York Times :  Reuters 
Director/PDMR Shareholding - Unilever PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Government prepares for Unilever picking Netherlands over UK  Daily Telegraph :  Hannah Boland 
May braced for Unilever to pick Netherlands over UK for HQ  Financial Times :  George Parker 
Scramble to keep Unilever in London  Times :  Deirdre Hipwell 
Amid a flood of plastic, big companies try to clean up image  New York Times :  Associated Press 
Director/PDMR Shareholding - Coca-Cola HBC AG  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Nestle in Talks to End Supermarket Row as Pricing Pressures Build  New York Times :  Reuters 
Nestle Says Negotiating With Retailers to End Pricing Row  New York Times :  Reuters 
Animal milk found in vegan yoghurt  Times :  Fariha Karim 
Vegan food firm backed by Nigella Lawson ordered to recall 'dairy free' yoghurt that actually contains milk  Daily Telegraph :  Helena Horton 

Economy
Bank of England bosses hint at higher interest rates to cut inflation  Daily Telegraph :  Tim Wallace 
Bank of England Rate Rises Could Come Faster Than Expected, Chief Economist Warns  New York Times :  Reuters 
Carney: good Brexit deal will be boost for growth  Times :  Philip Aldrick 
UK households on unstable income five times more likely to turn to high-cost credit, new research finds  Independent :  Vicky Shaw 
Brexit will knock 5% off wage growth, says Mark Carney  Guardian :  Phillip Inman 
Britain’s Jobless Rate Rises, to 4.4%, for First Time in 2 Years  New York Times :  Reuters 
UK jobless rate rises for first time in two years, hitting 4.4%  Independent :  Ben Chu 
Property boom for first-time buyers in Scotland  Scotsman :  Jane Bradley 
Sales rise in ‘remarkably resilient’ housing market  Times :  Philip Aldrick 
Brexit poses ‘significant’ questions for Scotland’s ports  Scotsman :  Chris McCall 
Brexit: UK would have to pay even higher divorce bill for longer transition period  Independent :  Jon Stone 
Cherry-picking Brexit strategy begs question: what’s the point of quitting?  Times :  Simon Nixon 
Economists for Free Trade group forecast 4% Brexit boost to growth  Times :  Lucy Fisher 
MPs vote down attempt to impose windfall tax on PFI contractors  Guardian :  Anne Perkins 
Theresa May accused of being ‘too weak’ to control Brexiteers  Scotsman :  Russell Jackson 
Britain gets double dose of strong economic data  Financial Times :  Gemma Tetlow 
Deficit restraint puts UK economy on better course  Financial Times :  Chris Giles 
Healthier tax receipts set to give Philip Hammond extra spring in his step  Times :  Patrick Hosking 
Philip Hammond enjoys £5bn windfall as deficit falls faster than expected  Daily Telegraph :  Tim Wallace 
UK government on track to borrow less than expected  Financial Times :  Cat Rutter Pooley 
Half of UK companies have been victims of fraud or economic crime in last two years, PwC study shows  Independent :  Josie Cox 
Leader comment: Scotland has just crossed the Rubicon on income tax  Scotsman :  General editorial piece 
Scottish Government told not to ‘open tax floodgates’ as Budget passed  Scotsman :  Scott Macnab 
The world is clear-eyed about Brexit, and knows it must be reversed  Guardian :  Martin Kettle 
Close Juncker aide Martin Selmayr named Brussels’ top civil servant  Financial Times :  Alex Barker 
Leaders to Discuss EU Money, Top Jobs After Brexit  New York Times :  Reuters 
EU Official to U.S.-Clearing Plans Won't Undermine Bilateral Pacts  New York Times :  Reuters 
Euro Zone Businesses Lose Some Steam but Are Still Fired Up  New York Times :  Reuters 
Eurozone Economy Cools Amid Stock Market Turmoil  New York Times :  Associated Press 
‘Frugal four’ band together against Brussels’ plans to boost budget  Financial Times :  Jim Brunsden 
The gulf separating the two camps of eurozone reformists  Financial Times :  Tony Barber 
German Data Signal Continuation of Solid Growth, Finance Ministry Says  New York Times :  Reuters 
German, French PMI business indices stumble in February  Financial Times :  Adam Samson 
German Private Sector Remains Optimistic Despite February Slowdown-PMI  New York Times :  Reuters 
Moody's Upgrades Greek Credit Rating by 2 Notches to B3  New York Times :  Associated Press 
Hard Brexit would cost Irish economy €18bn, says study  Guardian :  Lisa O'Carroll 
Irish allies ‘could force a more favourable trade deal’  Times :  Jennifer Bray 
Latvia's Reputation at Stake After Corruption Allegations  New York Times :  Reuters 
Latvia says financial system remains stable despite bribery claims  Financial Times :  Neil Buckley 
A plan to make Warsaw pay for its defiance  Financial Times :  General editorial piece 
As Wall Street Boosts Rate Hike Bets, Fed Doubts Remain  New York Times :  Reuters 
Fed's Kashkari Unsure if Tax Cuts Will Lift Investment  New York Times :  Reuters 
Fed Officials Say Economy Is Ready for Higher Rates  New York Times :  Binyamin Appelbaum 
Kaplan: Fed should ‘gradually and patiently’ raise rates this year  Financial Times :  Mamta Badkar 
Strong growth boosts chances Federal Reserve will raise rates  Times :  James Dean 
Bridgewater's Dalio Sees 70 Percent Chance of Recession Before 2020  New York Times :  Reuters 
Open-door policies are needed to protect against protectionism  Times :  David Lowe 
Purchasing managers buy into American confidence  Times :  James Dean 
The Economy Is Getting Hotter. Is a Productivity Boom Next?  New York Times :  Neil Irwin 
US existing home sales fall by most in nearly 2 years  Financial Times :  Mamta Badkar 
White House says US could reach 3 percent growth rate  New York Times :  Associated Press 
Africa’s power shuffle is a renewal, not a revolution  Financial Times :  David Pilling 
Can Jordan create a mini-Dubai with a new multi-billion pound district in Amman?  Daily Telegraph :  Isabelle Fraser 
Mexico Expects to Wrap Up Trade Talks With EU Soon-Minister  New York Times :  Reuters 
Mexico's Labor Standards No Obstacle to NAFTA Deal: Mexican Minister  New York Times :  Reuters 
In 'Tough but Hopeful' Budget, South Africa Raises VAT for First Time in 25 Years  New York Times :  Reuters 
Ramaphosa’s £1.4bn tax rise gamble  Times :  Aislinn Laing 
South Africa increases VAT for first time in democratic era  Financial Times :  Joseph Cotterill 
Thailand January exports rise at fastest rate in 5 years  Financial Times :  Alice Woodhouse 
Venezuela Aims for Crypto Alchemy With New 'Petro Gold' Token  New York Times :  Reuters 
Venezuela Launches Virtual Currency, Hoping to Resuscitate Economy  New York Times :  Kirk Semple 
Dollar edges higher in Asia as renminbi returns to trading  Financial Times :  Alice Woodhouse 
US dollar up for fourth day ahead of Fed minutes  Financial Times :  Adam Samson 
Euro, Yield Rise Not Unwarranted Tightening-ECB's Vasiliauskas  New York Times :  Reuters 
Stronger euro hits eurozone's momentum  Daily Telegraph :  Anna Isaac 
Pound sterling rises as Bank of England Governor Mark Carney signals hawkish stance on rates  Independent :  Ben Chu 
US proposes overhaul of ‘too big to fail’ regime  Financial Times :  Barney Jopson 
U.S. SEC Calls for 'Clearer' Cyber Risk Disclosure From Companies  New York Times :  Reuters 
Wall Street welcomes Trump’s shift on regulation  Financial Times :  Ben McLannahan 
UK antitrust body’s initial decision on investment consultants due in July  Financial Times :  Attracta Mooney 
Watchdog Probes Swiss Banks Over Links to Venezuela Graft Case  New York Times :  Reuters 
How the worst annuity companies will escape rules aimed to give pensioners the best deals  Daily Telegraph :  Sam Brodbeck 
Inquiry throws spotlight on one fraud and an entire banking sector  Times :  Robin Pagnamenta 
The IMF doesn’t share the government’s heroic growth prediction  Guardian :  Greg Jericho 
U.S. Treasury Official Slams China's 'Non-Market Behaviour'  New York Times :  Reuters 
BOJ Will Struggle to Raise Rates This Year-Ex-Central Banker Shirai  New York Times :  Reuters 
Japan Government Reiterates Its View the Economy Is Recovering 'Gradually'  New York Times :  Reuters 
Japan PM's Adviser Says BOJ Should Consider Buying Foreign Bonds  New York Times :  Reuters 
Total renewable power produced in 2017 could have supported UK for the whole of 1958  Independent :  Emily Beament 
Why countries with the biggest renewable reserves will become the superpowers of tomorrow  Independent :  Andrew Barron 
Oil Prices Fall on Firmer U.S. Dollar  New York Times :  Reuters 
LNG prices to fluctuate in line with Chinese seasonal demand: Vitol  Financial Times :  Emiko Terazono 
US confirms anti-dumping duties for Argentina, Indonesia biodiesel  Financial Times :  Hudson Lockett 
Asia stocks fall as US rate rise expectations jump  Financial Times :  Alice Woodhouse 
Asia Stocks Slip as U.S. Rate Risk Lifts Bond Yields  New York Times :  Reuters 
China stocks higher as rest of Asia Pacific slips  Financial Times :  Alice Woodhouse 
Chinese companies halt trading to unwind risky stock loans  Financial Times :  Don Weinland 
Advance Auto Parts and Alphabet Rise; Devon Energy Drops  New York Times :  Associated Press 
Stocks to watch: AA, FirstGroup, Glencore, Wolters, LendingClub  Financial Times :  Bryce Elder 
US stocks reverse early gains after Fed minutes  Financial Times :  Dave Shellock 
Wall Street Falls as Fed Minutes Send Bond Yields Higher  New York Times :  Reuters 
Spike in bond yields upends US stock market rally  New York Times :  Associated Press 
US 30-year Treasury yield hits highest since 2015  Financial Times :  Mamta Badkar 
U.S. Treasury Recommends Preserving Dodd-Frank Bank Resolution Regime  New York Times :  Reuters 
Treasury seeks changes in the way US handles troubled banks  New York Times :  Associated Press 
PMI Data Brings Wave of Relief to Fretful Bond Markets  New York Times :  Reuters 
Kenya raises $2bn in long-dated debt despite IMF row  Financial Times :  Kate Allen 
Glencore, Lloyds Lift FTSE as Investors Hail Earnings  New York Times :  Reuters 
Miners and banks boost FTSE  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
UK equities fall on downbeat Wall Street trading  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
European Shares Recoup Losses as Miners, Financials Rise  New York Times :  Reuters 

Environment
Air pollution: UK government loses third court case as plans ruled 'unlawful'  Guardian :  Fiona Harvey 
Clean bill of health: the household products that won't make you ill  Daily Telegraph :  Tomé Morrissy-Swan 
EU Lawmakers Back CO2 Limits to Power Reserve Subsidies  New York Times :  Reuters 
EU Should Raise Fossil Fuel Taxes to Plug Brexit Budget Gap-Former Officials  New York Times :  Reuters 
German court to rule on city bans for heavily polluting diesel cars  Guardian :  Philip Oltermann 
High Court rules UK air pollution plan is ‘unlawful’  Financial Times :  Sylvia Pfeifer 
Ministers must cut air pollution in dozens of cities, judge rules  Times :  Ben Webster 
Poland’s pollution gives Vogue a less glamorous backdrop  Financial Times :  James Shotter 
University Pulls Back on Pollution Study That Supported Its Benefactor  New York Times :  Eric Lipton 
Amid a flood of plastic, big companies try to clean up image  New York Times :  Associated Press 
Families ditching plastic after Blue Planet warning  Times :  Ben Webster 
MPs attack three month wait for action since Government pledged to tackle plastic pollution  Independent :  Rob Merrick 
National Trust faces vast bill over fracking  Times :  Ben Webster 
Oil That Reached Japan Shores Seen From Sunken Iran Tanker-Coast Guard  New York Times :  Reuters 
Oil's new frontier? The Seychelles plans to fast-track drilling despite environmental concerns  Daily Telegraph :  Jillian Ambrose 
Sewage and livestock waste is killing Britain's seagrass meadows  Independent :  Benjamin L Jones 
Daimler to Start Serial Production of eActros Truck in 2021  New York Times :  Reuters 
Clean hydrogen could power Hebridean ferries within five years  Times :  Mike Wade 
New green energy deal to help ease fuel poverty  Scotsman :  Ilona Amos 
Total renewable power produced in 2017 could have supported UK for the whole of 1958  Independent :  Emily Beament 
US confirms anti-dumping duties for Argentina, Indonesia biodiesel  Financial Times :  Hudson Lockett 
Why countries with the biggest renewable reserves will become the superpowers of tomorrow  Independent :  Andrew Barron 
Stronger storms mean new 'category six' scale may be needed  Guardian :  Eleanor Ainge Roy 
Factbox: GFG Alliance to Maintain Rapid Pace of Expansion  New York Times :  Reuters 
UK Industrialist Gupta Sees No Let-Up in Acquisitions in 2018  New York Times :  Reuters 
Contract Wins UK - EU Supply plc  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
EU Supply secures two contracts with Housing Association, local council  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Weatherwatch: floating windfarms prove their worth  Guardian :  Paul Brown 

Heavy Industries
Defence secretary queries hostile bid for GKN  Times :  Deborah Haynes 
GKN takeover bid to be scrutinised by MPs  Guardian :  General editorial piece 
UK explores blocking GKN takeover on national security grounds  Financial Times :  Peggy Hollinger 
GKN and the MoD  Times :  Alistair Osborne 
Ford Ousts Chief of North American Unit for ‘Inappropriate Behavior’  New York Times :  Neal E. Boudette 
Ford president out due to ‘inappropriate behaviour’  Financial Times :  Mamta Badkar 
Ford's US president leaves after inappropriate behaviour  Daily Telegraph :  Reuters 
Top Ford executive fired over behavior 'inconsistent' with company code  Guardian :  Dominic Rushe 
Bosch Starts New Division, Acquires U.S. Carpooling Start-Up  New York Times :  Reuters 
H&M, C&A, 3M Investigate China Prison Labor Report  New York Times :  Reuters 
HNA turns to private equity for funding with share pledge  Financial Times :  Emma Dunkley 
German court to rule on city bans for heavily polluting diesel cars  Guardian :  Philip Oltermann 
EU fines 7 companies €546m in auto parts, transport competition probe  Financial Times :  Rochelle Toplensky 
Slowing U.S. Auto Sales Prompts Japan Automakers to Rethink Discounts  New York Times :  Reuters 
GE Eyes $4 Billion in Asset Sales, Has No Plans to Sell Stock: CFO  New York Times :  Reuters 
General Electric Affirms Commitment to Baker Hughes, Shares Rise  New York Times :  Reuters 
General Electric Digital Exec Jumps to Analytics Firm Uptake  New York Times :  Reuters 
Daimler to Invest 2.6 Billion Euros in Trucks Division by 2019  New York Times :  Reuters 
Daimler to Start Serial Production of eActros Truck in 2021  New York Times :  Reuters 
GM Proposes $2.8 Billion, 10-Year Investment in South Korea: Government Official  New York Times :  Reuters 
Union Says It Will Strike if GM Plans Full South Korea Exit  New York Times :  Reuters 
Trade Unions at VW's Skoda Reject Latest Wage Offer  New York Times :  Reuters 
Volkswagen Reaches German Deal on Wages, Leave, Pensions  New York Times :  Reuters 
Lotte Group Chairman Gives Up Management Rights at Key Japan Holding Company  New York Times :  Reuters 
Lotte’s chair resigns Japanese CEO role after bribery conviction  Financial Times :  Song Jung-a 

Insurance
AA's Breakdown Lands Hedge Funds $22 Million Potential Payday  New York Times :  Reuters 
AA shares fall by nearly a quarter after profits and dividends warning  Guardian :  Angela Monaghan 
Investors look for rescue after AA slashes dividend  Times :  Patrick Hosking 
Market worried by AA breakdown  Times :  Alistair Osborne 
Stocks to watch: AA, FirstGroup, Glencore, Wolters, LendingClub  Financial Times :  Bryce Elder 
AA  Times :  Harry Wilson 
AA  Times :  Callum Jones 
Annuity firms must tell savers how their rates compare  Financial Times :  Josephine Cumbo 
How the worst annuity companies will escape rules aimed to give pensioners the best deals  Daily Telegraph :  Sam Brodbeck 

Leisure, Entertainment and Hotels
Armchair travel: the 'world's first virtual reality airline' launches  Daily Telegraph :  Soo Kim 
Fast Food Is Coming to Your Doorstep, but It Can Cost More  New York Times :  Associated Press 
Delay in gambling law change ‘fails most vulnerable’  Times :  Aaron Rogan 
British Games Institute cements UK cultural hub for video games  Guardian :  Keith Stuart 
Failure to launch  Daily Telegraph :  Jon Card 
New North American lift pass to cover 23 ski resorts  Daily Telegraph :  Henry Druce 
Higher costs may lead to sporting events shunning Britain after Brexit  Guardian :  Martha Kelner 
Public art collections in an age of austerity and superwealth  Financial Times :  Tiffany Jenkins 
BrewDog to open DogHouse hotel in Aberdeenshire where rooms will have own beer taps  Independent :  Ronan J O'Shea 
Leicester to Pay EFL 3.1 Million Pounds to Settle Financial Fair Play Dispute  New York Times :  Reuters 
KFC urged to be a good egg over pay  Times :  Gurpreet Narwan 
Hundreds of KFC shops closed as storage depot awaits registration  Guardian :  Matthew Weaver 
One in 10 KFC staff could be worse off after chicken delivery crisis  Daily Telegraph :  Bradley Gerrard 
The outsourcing cock-up that has left KFC customers feeling peckish  Guardian :  Coco Khan 
Hotel Carrying New Trump Brand Secures $6 Million Tax Break  New York Times :  Steve Eder 
Trump Jr denies 'profiteering from presidency' as pressure grows on his India business trip  Daily Telegraph :  Rahul Bedi 
Confident AccorHotels Books Record Annual Profit  New York Times :  Reuters 
Hotelier Accor boosted by robust tourist sector in Europe and Asia  Financial Times :  Murad Ahmed 
Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on InterContinental Hotels Group PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Intercontinental Hotels  Times :  Callum Jones 
Priceline Changing Its Name to Booking Holdings  New York Times :  Associated Press 
Priceline changes name to Booking Holdings  Financial Times :  Jessica Dye 
Boss of Jamie Oliver's restaurant empire admits 'complacency' led to Italian chain's woes  Daily Telegraph :  Bradley Gerrard 
Closures were only option, says boss of Jamie’s Italian  Times :  Dominic Walsh 
Activist calls for Bloomin’ Brands to focus on Outback Steakhouse  Financial Times :  Lindsay Fortado 
Barington Wants More Sizzle in Bloomin' Brands Steakhouses  New York Times :  Reuters 

Life Sciences
The drugs do work: antidepressants are effective, study shows  Guardian :  Sarah Boseley 
The drugs do work: anti-depressants should be given to a million more Britons, largest ever review claims  Daily Telegraph :  Laura Donnelly 
More people should get pills to beat depression  Times :  Chris Smyth 
Anti-bacterial wipes pointless as bugs grow back in 20 minutes, scientist says  Daily Telegraph :  Sara Spary 
Active Communities Team gets moving on ways to help people with dementia stay active  Scotsman :  Sam Scott 
I’m waiting for cancer test results  Scotsman :  Steve Cardownie 
Humans ‘evolving gene’ that may stop us drinking alcohol  Independent :  Harry Cockburn 
Nokia Sees No Path for 'Struggling' Digital Health Business: Memo  New York Times :  Reuters 
Versarien agrees to develop digital bandage solutions at Cambridge hospital  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
The low-carb diet myths that will make you eat bread again... and still lose weight  Daily Telegraph :  Richard Jones 
It's OK to Use Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine Again, US Panel Says  New York Times :  Associated Press 
Stretchable health sensor to improve monitoring of chronic conditions  Scotsman :  Kevan Christie 
Clean bill of health: the household products that won't make you ill  Daily Telegraph :  Tomé Morrissy-Swan 
Faulty inhalers risk to asthma sufferers  Times :  Chris Smyth 
Thousands of faulty inhalers recalled over risk to asthma patients' lives  Independent :  Ella Pickover 
US panel recommends new adult vaccine against hepatitis B  New York Times :  Associated Press 
Advice on alcohol in pregnancy ignored  Times :  Helen Puttick 
Medical Technology Collaboration - Versarien plc  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
The controversial law that allows salmonella into the human food chain  Guardian :  Andrew Wasley 
100,000 job vacancies as NHS pushed to limit  Times :  Chris Smyth 
Cross-party plea for St John’s children’s ward reopening  Scotsman :  Ian Swanson 
Doctors should prescribe more antidepressants for people with mental health problems, study finds  Independent :  Shebab Khan 
Fury at ‘downgrade’ of closure-plagued children’s ward  Scotsman :  Scott Macnab 
Jeremy Hunt announces review of vaginal mesh scandal  Independent :  Alex Matthews-King 
Just one in 12 new Scots mothers use NHS infant feeding website  Scotsman :  Russell Jackson 
Mind your mental health – how the problem is being tackled in rural communities  Scotsman :  Jim Hume 
More than 100,000 NHS posts unfilled, reveal 'grim' official figures  Independent :  Alex Matthews-King 
NHS deficit and staff shortage data ‘held up’ by government  Guardian :  Denis Campbell 
NHS England has one in 11 posts unfilled  Guardian :  Haroon Siddique 
NHS faces £1bn deficit and widespread shortages of staff  Daily Telegraph :  Laura Donnelly 
Russia’s middle class opens door to private healthcare providers  Financial Times :  Henry Foy 
Why 'Super-agers' are looking for urban stimulation and retiring to the city  Daily Telegraph :  Ginetta Vedrickas 
Will SNP’s childcare plans institutionalise kids?  Scotsman :  Martyn McLaughlin 
Women face longer waits for gynaecology  Times :  Ellen Coyne 
Judge blocks outsourcing children's health contract to Virgin Care due to 'considerable impact' on NHS  Independent :  Alex Matthews-King 
Merck to Buy Viralytics for $394 Million to Boost Immuno-Oncology  New York Times :  Reuters 
U.S. Health Officials Reverse Stance on AstraZeneca's Flu Vaccine  New York Times :  Reuters 
Spire Healthcare  Times :  Callum Jones 
Inspiration Healthcare expects to post revenue, profit in line with market expectations  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Trading Update - Inspiration Healthcare Group PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Half year results - SkinBioTherapeutics PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
SkinBioTherapeutics losses widen; focuses on cosmetics applications  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 

Media
Amazon to turn Iain Banks' sci-fi work into new TV series  Scotsman :  Brian Ferguson 
Dish Says Sling TV Has 2.2 Million Subscribers  New York Times :  Reuters 
Fox News to launch streaming service for when 24 hours of Fox News just isn't enough  Independent :  Christopher Hooton 
Mexico's Televisa Says Studying Whether to Keep Divisions Together  New York Times :  Reuters 
Newsweek plunged into chaos by its own reporters' exposé  Guardian :  Dominic Rushe 
Pandora shares sing on upbeat subscription revenue  Financial Times :  Mamta Badkar 
ProSieben names former Dyson head as next chief  Financial Times :  Patrick McGee 
Poland’s pollution gives Vogue a less glamorous backdrop  Financial Times :  James Shotter 
Silvio Berlusconi vs Vincent Bolloré: Europe’s battle of the media barons  Financial Times :  Rachel Sanderson 
Stocks to watch: AA, FirstGroup, Glencore, Wolters, LendingClub  Financial Times :  Bryce Elder 
Vice, BuzzFeed and Vox hit by changes in digital media industry  Financial Times :  Matthew Garrahan 
NBC proves a good sport  Times :  Dominic Walsh 
Business Big Shot: Max Conze/Prosiebensat.1  Times :  Alex Ralph 
The Atlantic Plans a Hiring Spree  New York Times :  Jaclyn Peiser 
Ex-engineer sues Google, saying he was fired for condemning diversity memo  Guardian :  Julia Carrie Wong 
Google's Digital Assistant Branches Out to Nest Camera  New York Times :  Associated Press 
94% of women in Hollywood experience s..ual harassment or assault, says survey  Guardian :  Andrew Pulver 
Ebooks are not 'stupid' – they're a revolution  Guardian :  Erin Kelly 
Irn Bru issue apology over controversial new advert  Scotsman :  Stephen McIlkenny 
Less is more: Why the Olympics broadcast beats online  New York Times :  Associated Press 
Twitter Bars Tactics Used by 'Bots' to Spread False Stories  New York Times :  Reuters 
Broker Forecast - Citigroup issues a broker note on ITV PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
ITV boss Dame Carolyn McCall seeks peace deal in fees war with Virgin Media  Daily Telegraph :  Christopher Williams 
Investors press pause and await new ITV vision  Times :  Callum Jones 
Discordant note in Spotify float  Times :  James Dean 
Annihilation: Netflix announce UK release date  Independent :  Jack Shepard 
Netflix, Amazon Win New Favor After Wall Street Sell-Off  New York Times :  Reuters 
Facebook seen struggling with new European privacy rules  Financial Times :  Aliya Ram 
Ousted Weinstein Company executive David Glasser plans to sue for $85m  Guardian :  Edward Helmore 
MelodyVR sign agreement with Warner/Chappell Music - EVR Holdings plc  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
EVR Holdings  Times :  Callum Jones 

Real Estate and Construction
EU Supply secures two contracts with Housing Association, local council  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Contract Wins UK - EU Supply plc  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Property boom for first-time buyers in Scotland  Scotsman :  Jane Bradley 
€400m of state-backed home loans in arrears  Times :  Michael Cogley 
Tight Supply, Rising Prices Undercut on U.S. Home Sales  New York Times :  Reuters 
US existing home sales fall by most in nearly 2 years  Financial Times :  Mamta Badkar 
Dublin will need to house 2.3m people before 2031  Times :  Michael Cogley 
Sales rise in ‘remarkably resilient’ housing market  Times :  Philip Aldrick 
Brexit anxieties grow over London’s market infrastructure  Financial Times :  Philip Stafford 
Putting your house on the market? Do it on March 17, says estate agent  Daily Telegraph :  Sophie Christie 
Sky-high Hong Kong: can anything stop the boom in property prices?  Financial Times :  Hugo Cox 
Why 'Super-agers' are looking for urban stimulation and retiring to the city  Daily Telegraph :  Ginetta Vedrickas 
Barratt boosts builders with record profit  Times :  Deirdre Hipwell 
Barratt considers shifting production from Germany to UK  Guardian :  Reuters 
Barratt Developments pretax profit grows as completions rise  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Barratt pulls back from central London amid falling values  Financial Times :  Aime Williams 
Brexit: Britain's largest house builder considers relocating block building operations from Germany to UK  Independent :  Joe Sommerlad 
Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Barratt Developments PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Interim results - Barratt Developments PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Post-Brexit, Builder Barratt Could Shift Some Production Back to UK  New York Times :  Reuters 
London is cool again for student halls  Times :  Alex Ralph 
Results of Placing - Unite Group PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Unite Group launches £170m placement to fund student accommodation projects  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Proposed Placing of New Ordinary Shares - Unite Group PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Results for the year ended 31 December 2017 - Unite Group PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Capco EPRA adjusted NAV down as total property value falls  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Capital & Counties slips over cash fears  Daily Telegraph :  Tom Rees 
Cracks in London property market pinch Capital & Counties  Financial Times :  Aime Williams 
Final Results - Capital & Counties Properties Plc  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
The Garden’s party leaves Earls Court in the shade  Times :  Deirdre Hipwell 
Carillion was in trouble by mid-2016, says whistleblower  Guardian :  Rob Davies 
Qatari developer could bring legal action against Carillion  Daily Telegraph :  Rhiannon Curry 
Safety flaws halted Carillion project  Times :  Robert Lea 
Hotel Carrying New Trump Brand Secures $6 Million Tax Break  New York Times :  Steve Eder 
Trump Jr denies 'profiteering from presidency' as pressure grows on his India business trip  Daily Telegraph :  Rahul Bedi 
Shareholders round on Persimmon chief’s ‘preposterous’ bonus  Financial Times :  Aime Williams 
Supreme Court Declines to Broaden Whistleblower Protections  New York Times :  Reuters 

Retail
Beauty range and new stores help Hotel Chocolat shrug off high street wobbles  Daily Telegraph :  Jack Torrance 
Christmas was a treat for Chocolat lovers  Times :  Gurpreet Narwan 
Hotel Chocolat's new store openings drive 15% jump in revenue  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Hotel Chocolat's profits boosted by new stores and Valentine's Day sales  Independent :  James Davey 
Hotel Chocolat's Profit Boosted by New Stores, Digital Reach  New York Times :  Reuters 
Interim Results - Hotel Chocolat Group PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
H&M, C&A, 3M Investigate China Prison Labor Report  New York Times :  Reuters 
Irish tycoon pips Ashley to buy market  Times :  Deirdre Hipwell 
Moncler Bids Farewell to Catwalk With Eight New Collections  New York Times :  Reuters 
Walmart to Launch New Online Home Shopping Experience  New York Times :  Associated Press 
Amazon shares hit $1,500 for the first time  Financial Times :  Jessica Dye 
Amazon workers unwittingly reveal potential new HQ  Daily Telegraph :  Margi Murphy 
New year boost  Times :  Dominic Walsh 
Annihilation: Netflix announce UK release date  Independent :  Jack Shepard 
Netflix, Amazon Win New Favor After Wall Street Sell-Off  New York Times :  Reuters 
Tesco reports 8.7% median gender pay gap  Financial Times :  Aleksandra Wisniewska 
Homebase owner's profits plummet as turnaround efforts fall flat  Daily Telegraph :  Jack Torrance 
Bank Executive Among Six Remanded in $1.8 Billion Indian Fraud Probe  New York Times :  Reuters 
Competition and Markets Authority warns over sale of Countrywide Farmers outlets  Times :  General editorial piece 

Technology
Artificial Intelligence Poses Risks of Misuse by Hackers, Researchers Say  New York Times :  Reuters 
Growth of AI could boost cybercrime and security threats, report warns  Guardian :  Alex Hern 
British Games Institute cements UK cultural hub for video games  Guardian :  Keith Stuart 
Bitcoins for Free? Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Lands in Hot Water Again  New York Times :  Reuters 
U.S. Arrests Operator of Shuttered Bitcoin Investment Platform  New York Times :  Reuters 
British Bank RBS Hires 'Digital Human' Cora on Probation  New York Times :  Reuters 
NatWest recruits AI bot Cora to answer customer questions  Daily Telegraph :  Iain Withers 
MPs get bit between their teeth on cryptocurrency  Times :  Dominic Walsh 
MPs Launch Inquiry Into Cryptocurrencies  New York Times :  Reuters 
Steven Seagal becomes face of new cryptocurrency Bitcoiin2Gen  Daily Telegraph :  Mark Molloy 
Older people are more cyber-savvy about keeping themselves safe online than young people, government figures show  Daily Telegraph :  Helena Horton 
Consider the worst-case scenario  Daily Telegraph :  Jon Card 
Americans Prefer Bank Branches Over Mobile Apps for Opening New Accounts  New York Times :  Reuters 
U.S. SEC Calls for 'Clearer' Cyber Risk Disclosure From Companies  New York Times :  Reuters 
Venezuela Aims for Crypto Alchemy With New 'Petro Gold' Token  New York Times :  Reuters 
When tech fails and how to handle it  Daily Telegraph :  Jon Card 
Armchair travel: the 'world's first virtual reality airline' launches  Daily Telegraph :  Soo Kim 
Failure to launch  Daily Telegraph :  Jon Card 
Anti-hacking firm’s €10m state support  Times :  Peter O’Dwyer 
Bosch Starts New Division, Acquires U.S. Carpooling Start-Up  New York Times :  Reuters 
Boston Dynamics is teaching its robot dog to fight back against humans  Guardian :  General editorial piece 
Cancellation - SQS Software Quality Systems AG  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
First Day of Dealings - TruFin PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Hackers could break into Tinder accounts with just a phone number  Daily Telegraph :  Mark Molloy 
Nokia Sees No Path for 'Struggling' Digital Health Business: Memo  New York Times :  Reuters 
Product Announcement - Concurrent Technologies PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Public Transit App Moovit Raises $50 Million in Round Led by Intel  New York Times :  Reuters 
Safran Sees Quick Rampup of Mexico Composite Fan Blade Plant  New York Times :  Reuters 
SAP Hikes Dividend Payout To at Least 40 Percent of Profit  New York Times :  Reuters 
U.S. Intel Plans $5 Bln Investment in Israeli Plant-Minister  New York Times :  Reuters 
Apple in Talks With Miners to Secure Cobalt Supplies: Sources  New York Times :  Reuters 
Apple powers up fight over battery metal cobalt  Times :  Alexandra Frean 
Ex-engineer sues Google, saying he was fired for condemning diversity memo  Guardian :  Julia Carrie Wong 
Google's Digital Assistant Branches Out to Nest Camera  New York Times :  Associated Press 
Broadcom Cuts Qualcomm Offer to $117 Billion After New NXP Deal  New York Times :  Reuters 
Broadcom Is Adjusting Its Buyout Offer for Qualcomm  New York Times :  Associated Press 
Broadcom Retaliates Against Qualcomm for Raising Its NXP Bid  New York Times :  Michael de la Merced 
Qualcomm says Broadcom ‘made an inadequate offer even worse’  Financial Times :  Jessica Dye 
Elliott adds intrigue to Fidessa sale  Times :  Alexandra Frean 
Fidessa accepts Temenos bid as Elliott reveals stake in UK company  Financial Times :  Nic Fildes 
Temenos Agrees 1.4 Billion Pounds Deal for Fidessa, Activist Elliott Enters  New York Times :  Reuters 
AGM Trading Update - Gooch & Housego PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Broker Forecast - finnCap issues a broker note on Gooch & Housego PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Gooch & Housego order book up 48% at four-month mark  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Snapchat finally responds to petition criticising new update after more than a million ask for it to be reversed  Independent :  Andrew Griffin 
Snapchat Promises Update After Users Balk at Redesign  New York Times :  Reuters 
Facebook seen struggling with new European privacy rules  Financial Times :  Aliya Ram 
To Get a Ride, Uber Says Take a Walk  New York Times :  Associated Press 
Citymapper launches bus-taxi hybrid Smart Ride in London  Guardian :  Alex Hern 
Transport app Citymapper challenges Uber with London ride-sharing service  Daily Telegraph :  James Titcomb 
TMT Investments makes first blockchain investment via Telegram offer  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
TMT Participation in Telegram Group, Inc. Pre-ICO  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Inspiration Healthcare expects to post revenue, profit in line with market expectations  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Trading Update - Inspiration Healthcare Group PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Contract Wins UK - EU Supply plc  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
EU Supply secures two contracts with Housing Association, local council  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 

Telecommunications
Bahrain's Sovereign Fund in Talks to Invest in SoftBank's Vision Fund: CEO  New York Times :  Reuters 
Deutsche Telekom Extends CEO's Contract and Names New Finance Chief  New York Times :  Reuters 
Nokia Sees No Path for 'Struggling' Digital Health Business: Memo  New York Times :  Reuters 
TalkTalk  Daily Telegraph :  Tom Rees 
Apple in Talks With Miners to Secure Cobalt Supplies: Sources  New York Times :  Reuters 
Apple powers up fight over battery metal cobalt  Times :  Alexandra Frean 
British consumers wasting £222m a year on slow and unreliable broadband, study finds  Independent :  Joe Sommerlad 
Orange CEO Brushes Off Market Speculation About Tie-Up With Deutsche Telekom  New York Times :  Reuters 
Orange reports first revenue growth in France for 9 years  Financial Times :  Nic Fildes 
Italy Competition Watchdog Extends Broadband Probe Into Telecom Italia  New York Times :  Reuters 
Telecom Italia's Board to Meet on Persidera on Friday-Source  New York Times :  Reuters 
Aberdeen named as next FTTP city roll-out - CityFibre Infrastructure Hldgs PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Full fibre gigabit-speed broadband to come to Aberdeen  Scotsman :  Angus Howarth 
MelodyVR sign agreement with Warner/Chappell Music - EVR Holdings plc  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
EVR Holdings  Times :  Callum Jones 

Support Services
100,000 job vacancies as NHS pushed to limit  Times :  Chris Smyth 
Brexit will knock 5% off wage growth, says Mark Carney  Guardian :  Phillip Inman 
Britain’s Jobless Rate Rises, to 4.4%, for First Time in 2 Years  New York Times :  Reuters 
Incomes of middle and low earners set to flatline for another three years, study finds  Independent :  Benjamin Kentish 
Low pay damaging family life and workers' health, new study shows  Independent :  Alan Jones 
NHS England has one in 11 posts unfilled  Guardian :  Haroon Siddique 
Rising number of workers from Europe head to Britain  Times :  Richard Ford 
Rising UK employment signals faster wage growth  Financial Times :  Gavin Jackson 
Scotland trails rest of UK on employment  Times :  Hamish Macdonell 
Unemployment goes up as young people hunt for work  Times :  Philip Aldrick 
UK employment is up – it’s just a shame the workers are so miserable  Guardian :  Faiza Shaheen 
UK Jobless Rate Rises Unexpectedly, Wage Growth Steady  New York Times :  Reuters 
UK jobless rate rises for first time in two years, hitting 4.4%  Independent :  Ben Chu 
UK unemployment rises at fastest rate in almost five years  Guardian :  Richard Partington 
Vast majority of firms have a gender pay gap, show company reports  Independent :  Josie Cox 
AA shares fall by nearly a quarter after profits and dividends warning  Guardian :  Angela Monaghan 
AA's Breakdown Lands Hedge Funds $22 Million Potential Payday  New York Times :  Reuters 
Investors look for rescue after AA slashes dividend  Times :  Patrick Hosking 
Market worried by AA breakdown  Times :  Alistair Osborne 
Stocks to watch: AA, FirstGroup, Glencore, Wolters, LendingClub  Financial Times :  Bryce Elder 
AA  Times :  Harry Wilson 
AA  Times :  Callum Jones 
DfE's plans to convert schools to academies stalled in many areas – report  Guardian :  Rajeev Syal 
Cecil Rhodes’ statue will gaze down at another kind of scholar  Financial Times :  Ann Olivarius 
Failing schools turned into academies at a cost of £745m  Times :  Nicola Woolcock 
Schools should prioritise foreign children who grew up in care over British youngsters, minister says  Daily Telegraph :  Camilla Turner 
Top UK universities disrupted by worst ever strike  Financial Times :  Robert Wright 
Universities need to help poorer Scots pupils win places  Scotsman :  Scott Macnab 
Vice-chancellors told high pay is immoral amid rising student debt  Guardian :  Richard Adams 
Vice-Chancellor suggests he deserves salary of £360,000 as he has to oversee huge staff redundancies  Daily Telegraph :  Camilla Turner 
Will SNP’s childcare plans institutionalise kids?  Scotsman :  Martyn McLaughlin 
HNA turns to private equity for funding with share pledge  Financial Times :  Emma Dunkley 
Judge blocks outsourcing children's health contract to Virgin Care due to 'considerable impact' on NHS  Independent :  Alex Matthews-King 
Law Firm Baker McKenzie Reviews Response to Sexual Assault Allegation  New York Times :  Reuters 
When tech fails and how to handle it  Daily Telegraph :  Jon Card 
Consider the worst-case scenario  Daily Telegraph :  Jon Card 
Failure to launch  Daily Telegraph :  Jon Card 
London is cool again for student halls  Times :  Alex Ralph 
Proposed Placing of New Ordinary Shares - Unite Group PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Results of Placing - Unite Group PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Results for the year ended 31 December 2017 - Unite Group PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Unite Group launches £170m placement to fund student accommodation projects  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Carillion was in trouble by mid-2016, says whistleblower  Guardian :  Rob Davies 
Safety flaws halted Carillion project  Times :  Robert Lea 
Qatari developer could bring legal action against Carillion  Daily Telegraph :  Rhiannon Curry 
Britain's Interserve Exits Power Business as Part of Restructuring  New York Times :  Reuters 
Interserve lines up sale of power division  Daily Telegraph :  Rhiannon Curry 
Interserve to close power unit in restructuring  Financial Times :  Adam Samson 
UK antitrust body’s initial decision on investment consultants due in July  Financial Times :  Attracta Mooney 
MPs vote down attempt to impose windfall tax on PFI contractors  Guardian :  Anne Perkins 
Active Communities Team gets moving on ways to help people with dementia stay active  Scotsman :  Sam Scott 
Directors can withhold address from filings to beat fraud  Financial Times :  Kate Beioley 
Young entrepreneurs don't need the additional gamble of Brexit  Guardian :  Toni Cowan-Brown 
Bilby expects annual revenue, profit to be ahead of market expectations  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Trading update - Bilby Plc  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 

Transport, Logistics, Aerospace and Defence
Hedge funds seek lift-off in leasing aircraft  Financial Times :  Joe Rennison 
Bosch Starts New Division, Acquires U.S. Carpooling Start-Up  New York Times :  Reuters 
Transport app Citymapper challenges Uber with London ride-sharing service  Daily Telegraph :  James Titcomb 
Law on overtaking cyclists will be considered ‘as matter of urgency’  Times :  Catherine Sanz 
Combat air strategy to review future UK defence capability  Guardian :  Ewen MacAskill 
UK defence minister announces new combat air strategy  Financial Times :  Henry Mance 
Vaping drivers risk losing their licence  Times :  Simon de Bruxelles 
Clean hydrogen could power Hebridean ferries within five years  Times :  Mike Wade 
Trump Signals He's Open to Mileage Tax With Praise of Oregon Program  New York Times :  Reuters 
Brexit poses ‘significant’ questions for Scotland’s ports  Scotsman :  Chris McCall 
Bosses get to bottom of ‘ironing board’ seats on Thameslink  Times :  Graeme Paton 
EU fines 7 companies €546m in auto parts, transport competition probe  Financial Times :  Rochelle Toplensky 
To get a ride, Uber says take a walk  New York Times :  Associated Press 
Air France Says Strike Disruptions to Hit Flights on February 22  New York Times :  Reuters 
Armchair travel: the 'world's first virtual reality airline' launches  Daily Telegraph :  Soo Kim 
BA boss warns MPs not to trust Heathrow over expansion plans  Daily Telegraph :  Bradley Gerrard 
Buses crawl at 14km/h as Luas grinds city to a halt  Times :  Ed Carty 
Gatwick airport travel chaos as trains from London cancelled over next three Sundays  Independent :  Simon Calder 
Pratt & Whitney Says Finds Solution for Airbus Engine Issues  New York Times :  Reuters 
Qantas shares jump on buyback plans, profits growth  Financial Times :  Hudson Lockett 
Safran Sees Quick Rampup of Mexico Composite Fan Blade Plant  New York Times :  Reuters 
South Africa's Bidcorp Weighs Offer for Majority of UK Logistics Unit  New York Times :  Reuters 
Defence secretary queries hostile bid for GKN  Times :  Deborah Haynes 
GKN takeover bid to be scrutinised by MPs  Guardian :  General editorial piece 
UK explores blocking GKN takeover on national security grounds  Financial Times :  Peggy Hollinger 
GKN and the MoD  Times :  Alistair Osborne 
FirstGroup Sees Earnings 'Slightly' Lower Hit by Weather, Competition  New York Times :  Reuters 
FirstGroup warns on Greyhound as Americans switch to planes  Financial Times :  Naomi Rovnick 
Franchise fears lurk in First Group’s hard winter  Times :  Robert Lea 
Stocks to watch: AA, FirstGroup, Glencore, Wolters, LendingClub  Financial Times :  Bryce Elder 
Going off the rails  Times :  Alistair Osborne 
SpaceX Postpones California Satellite Launch Due to Winds  New York Times :  Associated Press 
Avis Budget shares jump on upbeat outlook  Financial Times :  Peter Wells 
Avis Steers Into Crowded Field for Managing Ride Services Fleets  New York Times :  Reuters 
Boeing CEO Says Embraer Acquisition Is a 'Not a Must Do'  New York Times :  Reuters 
CEO Expects Boeing to Generate 15 Percent of 2018 Profit in First Quarter  New York Times :  Reuters 
Eurostar dispute knocks Getlink off track  Times :  Robert Lea 
O’Leary forecasts Easter strikes ahead for Ryanair  Times :  Conor Humphries 
Ryanair Says Expects Easter Strike in Ireland or Portugal  New York Times :  Reuters 

Utilities
US confirms anti-dumping duties for Argentina, Indonesia biodiesel  Financial Times :  Hudson Lockett 
Cruz Urges Biofuels Policy Revamp at Rally for Bankrupt U.S. Refiner  New York Times :  Reuters 
EU Lawmakers Back CO2 Limits to Power Reserve Subsidies  New York Times :  Reuters 
Cyprus: Gas Search to Continue Despite Turkey's Opposition  New York Times :  Associated Press 
EU Should Raise Fossil Fuel Taxes to Plug Brexit Budget Gap-Former Officials  New York Times :  Reuters 
National Trust faces vast bill over fracking  Times :  Ben Webster 
Clean hydrogen could power Hebridean ferries within five years  Times :  Mike Wade 
Oil Prices Fall on Firmer U.S. Dollar  New York Times :  Reuters 
Total renewable power produced in 2017 could have supported UK for the whole of 1958  Independent :  Emily Beament 
Why countries with the biggest renewable reserves will become the superpowers of tomorrow  Independent :  Andrew Barron 
Oil That Reached Japan Shores Seen From Sunken Iran Tanker-Coast Guard  New York Times :  Reuters 
Weatherwatch: floating windfarms prove their worth  Guardian :  Paul Brown 
Glencore, Banks and Chad Reach Deal on $1 Billion-Plus Oil-Backed Loan  New York Times :  Reuters 
Glencore and Chad agree to restructure terms of ‘cash-for-crude’ loan  Financial Times :  David Sheppard 
Glencore Hails Strongest Full-Year Results After Commodity Rally  New York Times :  Reuters 
Glencore has firepower for dealmaking — CEO  Financial Times :  Neil Hume 
Glencore rewards investors with £2bn in dividends after ‘strongest’ year  Daily Telegraph :  Jon Yeomans 
Glencore's profit rises 44% amid higher commodity prices  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Huge payout as Glencore breaks record  Times :  Emily Gosden 
Preliminary Results 2017 - Glencore PLC  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Stocks to watch: AA, FirstGroup, Glencore, Wolters, LendingClub  Financial Times :  Bryce Elder 
Iberdrola chief warns of Enron-style collapses  Financial Times :  Michael Stothard 
Brazil to Decide in First Half on Total's Amazon River Basin Drilling  New York Times :  Reuters 
LNG prices to fluctuate in line with Chinese seasonal demand: Vitol  Financial Times :  Emiko Terazono 
New green energy deal to help ease fuel poverty  Scotsman :  Ilona Amos 
Oil's new frontier? The Seychelles plans to fast-track drilling despite environmental concerns  Daily Telegraph :  Jillian Ambrose 
Watchdog Probes Swiss Banks Over Links to Venezuela Graft Case  New York Times :  Reuters 
Appointment of Chief Operating Officer - Lubing Liu/Range Resources Limited  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Range Resources boosts oil production in Trinidad  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Trinidad operational update - Range Resources Limited  Daily Telegraph :  General editorial piece 
Profits fade at Scottishpower as customers switch  Times :  Greig Cameron 
Factbox: GFG Alliance to Maintain Rapid Pace of Expansion  New York Times :  Reuters 
UK Industrialist Gupta Sees No Let-Up in Acquisitions in 2018  New York Times :  Reuters 

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