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Heineken given green light in Punch Taverns takeover

Heineken given green light in Punch Taverns takeover

Heineken's proposed takeover of part of Punch Taverns has been given the green light, after the beer giant offered to sell 33 pubs across the UK. The competitions watchdog said it had accepted the proposals and would not launch an in-depth investigation into the deal.


Former Uber CEO says investor lawsuit a

Former Uber CEO says investor lawsuit a "public and personal attack"

The ousted chief executive of Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] rejected a lawsuit filed against him by one of the company's top investors as a "public and personal attack" without merit, according to court documents filed late on Thursday, Reuters reported .



Messi, Ronaldo, Iniesta and Neymar among nominees for Federation Internationale de Football Association player award

Jose Mourinho has been nominated alongside 11 other managers for the 2017 Federation Internationale de Football Association men's coach award after claiming three pieces of silverware in his first season at Manchester United. Other candidates include Antonio Conte , who led Chelsea to the English title, Manchester United's Europa League-winning coach Jose Mourinho and Massimiliano Allegri of Juventus.


Wall Street tumbles on Spain terror, Trump policy worries

Wall Street tumbles on Spain terror, Trump policy worries

Germany's DAX Index fell 0.5 per cent, the UK's FTSE 100 Index declined 0.6 per cent, while France's CAC 40 Index also retreated 0.6 per cent. Adding to investor concerns was news that a van had slammed into crowds in the Spanish city of Barcelona, killing 13 people, according to media reports, in an attack police were treating as terrorism.


Foot Locker stumbles taking Nike and Under Armour with it

Foot Locker stumbles taking Nike and Under Armour with it

The 1-year low was reported on Aug, 18 by Barchart.com . About 6,500 shares traded. Investors are punishing Foot Locker Inc . shares today - as of 9:50 a.m. Excluding this charge, non-GAAP earnings were 0.62 dollar per share. Meanwhile the German DAX dropped 0.33 percent, and the French CAC 40 slipped 0.95 percent while United Kingdom shares fell 0.98 percent.


What is alt-left?

What is alt-left?

But is there really such a thing as the alt-left? The phrase "alt-right" has been part of the mainstream political vocabulary for some time now, but on Tuesday evening (15 August), Donald Trump discussed the rise of the alt-left . Essentially, Trump is trying to create a foil for the alt-right-where many of his most vehement supporters have planted their flag. Trump initially blamed " many sides " for the violence, which lead to the death of at least one person and left another 19 ...