2011

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‘Hey Tiger, how about a sandwich?’

Tiger Woods has endured two tough runner-up finishes in majors at Hazeltine, but he could be reduced even further, to sandwich delivery man, at the Ryder Cup here this week.
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Advantage Rosberg as F1 title fight resumes at stormy Sepang

Rainy weather may be the only thing that can stop Mercedes from clinching a third straight Formula One constructors’ title at this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix, as new championship leader Nico Rosbe
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U.S. out to snap Europe streak in Ryder Cup

A revamped American squad that U.S. captain Davis Love called the best-ever assembled faces a Europe team that has dominated them for two decades when the 41st Ryder Cup opens Friday.
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Prosecutors: Give concert promoter 17-plus years for fraud

MIAMI - Federal prosecutors say a former South Florida concert promoter who staged tours for major acts such as the Rolling Stones, Elton John and Aerosmith deserves more than 17 years in prison for r
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Final Wall Street figures: Dow closes at 18,143.45, down 195.79 points

Dow Jones Industrials High: 18,366.23 Low: 18,091.64 Close: 18,143.45 Change: —195.79 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2151.13 —20.24 NYSE Index: 10,643.52 —109.93 Nasdaq Composite Inde
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Corrie fans are devastated by Ozzy's death

The four-legged star woofed his last tonight.
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Popular Finance

 

OPEC sets output target at 32.5 - 33 mb/d

Tehran, Sept 30, IRNA - The 170th (Extraordinary) Meeting of the OPEC Conference opted for an OPEC-14 production target ranging between 32.5 and 33.0 mb/d, in order to accelerate the ongoing drawdown
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Iran, Russia sign 11 documents on drugs, medical equipments

Moscow, Sept 30, IRNA – Iranian and Russian pharmaceutical and medical equipment companies inked 11 cooperation documents on Thursday in a bid to expand medical ties between the two nations.
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Behaviour of outsourcing companies makes Corbyn's backward economics credible writes ALEX BRUMMER

Theresa May has promised to clean up capitalism but the governance of companies doing vital work for the public sector and local authorities has been found badly wanting.
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Imagination Technologies sells off its Pure digital radio business for £2.6m after suffering record losses

The company, which suffered the biggest loss in its 30-year history in June after slipping £63m into the red, has agreed to sell Pure to Austrian company AVenture AT for £2.6m in cash.
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MARKET REPORT: Sky shares soar on rumours that Fox boss James Murdoch is about to swoop for the company

Fox is the largest shareholder in Sky, with 672.8m shares, representing a 39.1 per cent stake. In 2015 Murdoch said the firm was not content being a partial shareholder in Sky.
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Women ditching wine for posh beers winemaker Chapel Down

Chapel Down boss Frazer Thompson said increased interest in craft beers and sophisticated brewing has led to a beer revolution as more women opt for the once-deemed male-only beverage.
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Happy days for Jamie Oliver as his food empire reports a pukka profit after shutting down cooking schools

Its media arm, which makes a host of popular shows, including Jamie's Super Food and Cheryl: Access All Areas, is back into the black with a £1m profit.
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Bungling Capita has £1.7bn wiped off its value in a day after issuing shock profit warning

The firm, that collects payments for London's congestion charge, blamed customers dithering over projects and a £25m penalty from TFL for late delivery of a computer system upgrade.
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£18bn Hinkley nuclear plant deal is set in stone as key contract is signed by the Government and EDF

The power plant, which is being built by French energy company EDF with Chinese financial backing, was approved earlier this month.
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