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Gigaba's opportunity to tackle SA's big five challenges

The MTBPS tomorrow is an opportunity for Finance Minister Gigaba to take a stand against the “big 5 challenges” slowing much-needed economic growth.
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Kim Kardashian sparks rumours she's expecting TWINS after confirming she's welcoming third child with Kanye West through a surrogate

Kim Kardashian sparks rumours she's expecting twins through a surrogate  [Getty] Reality TV star Kim Kardashian took to Twitter to ask for advice as she prepares to welcome her third child through a surrogate. Kanye West’s wife left fans baffled after asking where she could find a double
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A hospice story: The 'amazing' last days of Diana Fitzharris

Like many Canadians, Diana Fitzharris was reluctant to turn to hospice care, but near the end of her battle with ALS it gave her and loved ones a chance to live her final days to their fullest.

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Market report: Car crash at Pendragon as car sales stall

Investors slammed the brakes on Pendragon as the car retailer warned of a fall in demand for new cars. Pendragon warned pre-tax profit for the year will now be around £60m not the expected £75m.
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Secret court hearing over HBOS rescue for FSA boss Sants

Former Financial Services Authority boss Sir Hector Sants (pictured) is due to appear in a High Court case over Lloyds’ £12billionn acquisition of failing HBOS in 2008 as the financial crisis rag
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MARKETS LIVE: London shares flat amid a string of earnings

Construction firm Carillion signed two committed facilities from five lenders, averting a liquidity crunch.
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Whitbread posts rising profits despite slowing Costa sales

The group posted a 7.4 per cent increase in revenues £1.67billion, with underlying pre-tax profits up 6.7 per cent to £328million.
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Market Live: Sensex erases gains, Nifty slips below 10,200; RIL, Infosys drag

Reliance Industries saw profit booking, after hitting a fresh record high in early trade that helped it to touch Rs 6 lakh crore mark in market capitalisation for first time ever.
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Market Update: 81 stocks hit 52-week high on NSE; Zee, Vedanta top gainers, Bharti Airtel most active

The stocks that hit 52-week high on the NSE included Page Industries, Tata Chemicals, Godrej Properties and GNFC while Disa India, Lumax Industries, Keltech Energies, Sandur Manganese and Zuari Agro
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Rupee strengthens to 64.90

The rupee strengthened to 64.90 in the pre-noon trade against the US dollar on persistent selling of the greenback by banks and exporters as the dollar remained weak against other currencies overseas
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Silver futures rise to Rs 40,620 per kg

Silver prices rose Rs 132 to Rs 40,620 per kg at the futures trade today on speculative buying by investors following its gains in overseas markets. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, silver for deli..
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Cochin Shipyard climbs over 2% on jt venture with Hooghly Dock

Shares of Cochin Shipyard climbed as much as 2 per cent in the morning trade on Tuesday as CSL has incorporated a joint venture - Hooghly Cochin Shipyard, in which it will hold 74 per cent stake and
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Sensex up 119 points; SBI, ONGC top gainers

Infosys, HDFC Bank results eyed
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In the Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5, the two teams that topped their respective groups have a major advantage, but it is the mighty Zone A leaders Gujarat Fortunegiants taking on the Zone B...
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Olivier Giroud's goal for Arsenal in the match against Crystal Palace on Jan. 1 was voted number 1 in the FIFA poll. The Frenchman scored with an acrobatic performance popular with name Scorpio. It al
Watch live now as the Olympic torch relay for the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, begins with the lighting of the Olympic flame.
BERLIN – The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) is set to clash with other parties over its nomination for a senior parliamentary post when the Bundestag meets on Oct. 24 for its inaugural
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Is La Maison D'Ulysse the most rustic hotel in France?

La Maison D'Ulysse – a former fortified farmhouse near the stunning citadels of Avignon and Nimes - has been transformed into a boutique hotel of delightfulness, writes Ted Thornhill.
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Britannia named as the 'worst hotel brand' by Which?

Which? quizzed 4,000 people for its annual travel survey, which provides objective insight into the UK hospitality industry. Britannia scored a customer satisfaction rating of just 33 per cent.
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Kids take just 49mins to ask 'are we there yet?' on planes

A UK survey asked parents of children under 12 years old to identify in-flight boredom thresholds - and psychologist Dr Sandi Mann used the data to fashion advice about keeping kids occupied.
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New York City's transit agency to phase out MetroCards

New York City's transit agency is changing how bus and subway passengers pay their fares. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is phasing out its MetroCard in favour of something more modern. A
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Montana's Teton Pass Ski Resort not opening this season

GREAT FALLS, Mont. - Teton Pass Ski Resort in Montana will be closed this winter. Charles Hlavac, Teton Pass general manager, said the resort's owner announced the closure on the resort's ......
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Footsteps: Chasing the Spirit of a Fractured Spain through García Lorca

The powerful voice of the Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca is still one that binds this nation in the midst of its current struggles.
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From the Archives: Marni Nixon — ghost singer to the stars

This smoke-filled portrait by staff photographer Frank Q. Brown appeared in the Feb. 25, 1962, Los Angeles Times. Writer Charles E. Davis Jr.'s accompanying story reported: Hollywood's ghosts are
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Eric Morecambe's 1968 Jensen Interceptor is up for auction

A pair of cars steeped in British comedy folklore are to be sold at auction next month. Eric Morecambe's Jensen, which he suffered a heart attack driving in 1968 is expected to achieve up to £110,0
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Brighthouse to compensate quarter of a million customers

High street shop Brighthouse which allows customers to rent goods with interest of up to 99.9% will pay out £14.8m in redress after the FCA found it didn't act as a 'responsible lender.'
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John Redwood explains the FTSE 100

We explain what it is, what FTSE stands for, what the FTSE 100 number means and what it's got to do with the state of our economy.
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Cunene: Ondjiva out of diesel for six days

Ondjiva - The southern Cunene province?s capital, Ondjiva, has been out of diesel for six days now, which has prompted locals to avoid driving their vehicles to prevent breakdowns. , Angop learnt on
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Buenos Aires cruise season takes off next Saturday; 320.000 visitors expected

Next Saturday the Holland America cruise Zaandam is expected in Buenos Aires signaling the start of the 2017/18 season, which according to Argentine officials is going to be th
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Inflation control to be hard battle to win - State Secretary

Luanda - Inflation control in Angola will be a very hard battle to win if the supply of basic needs, especially of domestic production, is not perfectly normalized, said Monday in Luanda, the Secreta
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Agriculture sector wants greater use of banks of Cunene river

Ondjiva - The provincial director of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries of Cunene, Carlos José, on Monday defended the need for greater use of the agricultural spaces that are located on t
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Road Ministry#39;s Bharatmala Phase 1 proposal gets Centre#39;s all-clear

This proposal covers expanding the existing 40,000 km (kilometres) of highways and building 28,400 km of new highways.
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