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Medivet to cash in on pandemic pets boom with £1bn sale

One of Britain's biggest chains of veterinary clinics is to cash in on a spike in pet ownership during the pandemic by putting itself up for sale with a £1bn price tag.Sky News has learnt that Medivet is to launch an auction process in the coming weeks following a string of merger and takeover activity in the sector. Medivet, which operates around 300 branches and more than 20 round-the-clock clinics […]

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House prices were rising at fastest pace since 2014 before stamp duty holiday extended

House prices rose at their fastest annual pace in more than six years in February, the month before the chancellor extended the stamp duty holiday for buyers in England and Northern Ireland.The Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported growth of 8.6% over the 12 months. The figures showed it was the highest rate since October 2014, leaving the average house price at £250,000 - a rise of £20,000 over the 12 months. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible […]

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AirTags lead the line up of new products at first Apple event of 2021

Apple launched a series of new products at an event broadcast from California on 20 April, including AirTags. The AirTag product will rival the original Tile Tracker, which launched following a successful crowdfunding campaign in 2014. The Apple product, which will cost £29, is a small round disk that can be attached to anything and transmit a Bluetooth signal to an iPad or iPhone to alert the user of its […]

today21/04/2021

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‘Right result’: PM welcomes withdrawal of English teams from European Super League

The withdrawal of the six Premier League teams from the proposed European Super League is the "right result for football fans, clubs and communities across the country", the prime minister has said.Welcoming the exits of Chelsea, Manchester City, Arsenal, Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester United from the controversial competition, Boris Johnson said: "We must continue to protect our cherished national game." The teams announced their departures amid protests from fans and fierce criticism from many within the game, including former players […]

today21/04/2021

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Surge in fuel and fashion costs drive inflation rate back up to 0.7%

The rate of inflation ticked up markedly in March as fuel and fashion costs rose in anticipation of an easing in coronavirus lockdown measures, according to official figures.The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the consumer prices index (CPI) measure rose to 0.7% - essentially unwinding the sharp fall to 0.4% in February that had been driven by the sharpest drop in fashion costs since 2009. The report said that […]

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Netflix numbers fall short as pandemic boost fades

Shares in Netflix have plunged by 11% after subscriptions grew by a weaker than expected four million at the start of this year following a record 2020.The first quarter figure compares to 15.8 million net additions in the same period a year ago as the streaming service was boosted by consumers staying at home during the pandemic. Netflix blamed the "big COVID-19 pull forward" it experienced in 2020 as well […]

today20/04/2021

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Victory for fans as all six English teams pull out of European Super League

All English clubs have now pulled out of the European Super League.Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed they will follow Manchester City and Chelsea in withdrawing from the planned tournament. United said: "We will not be participating in the European Super League".Chelsea, faced with an angry protest from their fans, were first in saying they were preparing documents to formally withdraw, with club owner Roman Abramovich understood to have driven the decision, having listened to fan protests […]

today20/04/2021

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Victory for fans as all six English teams pull out of European Super League

All English clubs have now pulled out of the European Super League.Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed they will follow Manchester City and Chelsea in withdrawing from the planned tournament. United said: "We will not be participating in the European Super League".Chelsea, faced with an angry protest from their fans, were first in saying they were preparing documents to formally withdraw, with club owner Roman Abramovich understood to have driven the decision, having listened to fan protests […]

today20/04/2021

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Tell investors about bid approaches, top fund manager demands

Stock market investors are being short-changed by a persistent refusal of companies to reveal when they have received credible takeover approaches, according to one of the City's most influential fund managers.Richard Buxton, the head of strategy at Jupiter Asset Management, told Sky News that shareholders "deserve better disclosure" than they were currently receiving from boards. "I thought the Takeover Panel was insistent that bona fide approaches to companies from credible […]

today20/04/2021

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Tobacco firms feel the heat on reports of new US nicotine rules

It is easy to forget, given the decline in smoking in recent decades, the huge importance to many investors of tobacco stocks.The UK stock market is home to the world's second and sixth largest quoted tobacco companies - British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands - and the pair are, respectively, the ninth and 39th largest businesses in the FTSE-100 index. And while many institutional investors may now shun tobacco stocks […]

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