May fights to assert authority at Tory conference as Brexit divisions erupt

PM faces attacks from Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg over her Brexit plans on first day of conference Deep divisions over Brexit overshadowed the opening day of the Conservative party conference on Sunday as Theresa May attempted to wrestle back the focus on to her domestic agenda. The bitter infighting…

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Pound Bulls Look to U.K. Data in Hope to Revive Fortunes

The ailing pound may need a dose of positive U.K. data to help it recover from a losing run against the dollar. Traders will watch data due this week in the hope that evidence of a strong economy will help boost the currency. Sterling dropped below $1.30 for the first…

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EU Banker Exodus Hits London Home Prices, BOE’s McCafferty Says

An outflow of European bankers from London is damping prices and rents in the capital’s housing market, Bank of England policy maker Ian McCafferty said on Tuesday. “We have seen an exodus of people — such that certain properties in London are now finding it harder and the prices in…

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Morrissey denounces halal meat as ‘evil’, and attacks May, Khan, Abbott and more

Ex-Smiths frontman claims halal slaughter requires certification that can only be given by supporters of Isis, and throws his support behind far-right For Britain party Morrissey has made an extraordinary even by his standards series of pronouncements in halal meat production, the Islamic method of animal slaughter. He claimed that…

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This Billionaire Has Put Half His Net Worth Into Gold

Egypt’s Sawiris has put half his entire net worth into gold He’s been waiting 10 years for North Korea stakes to pay off Some big investors see warning signs ahead for markets but are holding their positions. Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris is taking action: He’s put half of his $5.7…

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