Drug and alcohol charity creates new furniture line

A Cornish Social Enterprise who are part of the National Drug and Alcohol Charity: Addaction, are introducing a new range of eclectic and unique furniture under the banner of RE:SOURCE Vintage.RE:SOURCE, working together with Addaction, aim to help people who have hit one of life’s stumbling blocks, to gain confidence, self-worth, work experience, new skills Read more about Drug and alcohol charity creates new furniture line[…]

Brooks was ‘demanding editor’, phone-hacking trial told

LONDON Mon Nov 18, 2013 2:13pm GMT Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks arrives at the Old Bailey courthouse in London November 18, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Neil HallLONDON (Reuters) – Rebekah Brooks, the former chief of Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper business, was a “demanding boss” who would not simply accept legal advice on stories without Read more about Brooks was ‘demanding editor’, phone-hacking trial told[…]

UK banks see increasing risks from housing-BoE survey

LONDON Mon Nov 18, 2013 12:23pm GMT LONDON Nov 18 (Reuters) – A correction in British housing prices was the fastest-growing risk cited by banks in a survey published by the Bank of England on Monday.The central bank’s latest twice-yearly survey of economic threats seen by banks, building societies, insurers and asset managers said the Read more about UK banks see increasing risks from housing-BoE survey[…]

Britain to summon Spanish ambassador over Gibraltar ‘incursion’

LONDON Tue Nov 19, 2013 4:54pm GMT One of the European Commission officials (3rd R) walks with Gibraltar representatives as they check the border of the British territory of Gibraltar with Spain, in Gibraltar September 25, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Jon NazcaLONDON (Reuters) – Britain is to summon Spain’s ambassador following what it said was a serious Read more about Britain to summon Spanish ambassador over Gibraltar ‘incursion’[…]

Libyan parliament bans ex-Gaddafi officials from office

By Ghaith Shennib and Jessica DonatiTRIPOLI Sun May 5, 2013 8:16pm BST People protest at ”Freedom Square” near the courthouse in Benghazi, to demand the government remove all former officers from Muammar Gaddafi’s regime from their current positions January 18, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Esam Al-FetoriTRIPOLI (Reuters) – Libya’s parliament voted on Sunday to ban anyone who Read more about Libyan parliament bans ex-Gaddafi officials from office[…]

US expansion for Furniture Clinic

North-east England business Furniture Clinic, which is run by 26-year old Ben Staerck, has opened a new 3000 sq ft premises in New York to allow it to offer its products to customers and suppliers across America.Specialising in leather cleaning and repair products, Furniture Clinic provides its specialist care kits to consumers and retailers across Read more about US expansion for Furniture Clinic[…]

REUTERS SUMMIT-France may be ‘major pothole’ in ’14, says hedge fund star Hintze

By Laurence FletcherLONDON Mon Nov 18, 2013 9:30am GMT LONDON Nov 18 (Reuters) – CQS founder Michael Hintze, one of Europe’s most influential hedge fund managers, has warned that France’s struggling economy could present a “major pothole” for investors in 2014.Hintze, whose firm manages around $12 billion and who was one of the world’s top-performing Read more about REUTERS SUMMIT-France may be ‘major pothole’ in ’14, says hedge fund star Hintze[…]

Sarah Beeny on how to avoid property market dirty tricks

The housing market is picking up again, which means the familiar cast of property nasties – greedy vendors, gazumping buyers and the oily agents in between – are rising like ghouls back from the dead. And they are bringing with them the old array of dirty tricks that can turn the homebuying process from being Read more about Sarah Beeny on how to avoid property market dirty tricks[…]