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Nelson Mandela has died aged 95

Morning news headlines for December 5, 2013

Tributes are flooding in from across the world after it was announced that South Africa’s first black president Nelson Mandela had died at the age of 95

London Stock Exchange

Stock market report: December 5, 2013

Upbeat UK economic forecasts fail to quell worries over US policy

Liverpool Chamber of Commerce director Brian McCann

Mersey business leaders welcome George Osborne's Autumn Statement moves

Liverpool Chamber of Commerce director says business rates measures are 'crucial'

National News

Morning news headlines for December 5, 2013

Large parts of the UK have been warned to brace themselves for terrible weather conditions and interest rates will remain on hold once more

David Cameron, George Osborne, Nigella Lawson and Li Keqiang

Morning news headlines for December 4, 2013

David Cameron has signalled he is planning further action to reward marriage through the tax system and the Government will sell its 40% stake in Eurostar as part of a plan to privatise £20bn of financial and corporate assets by 2020

Samuel McGhee, David Cameron, Michael Gove and Roy Harper

Morning news headlines for December 2, 2013

  • BBC

Nine people have now been confirmed to have died in the Glasgow police helicopter crash and the Government has been accused of “shifting the goalposts” to bring down the number of households classed as in fuel poverty

George Osborne, Vince Cable, Paul Flowers and Mark Hoban

Morning news headlines for November 26, 2013

Children are committing shocking sexual assaults against each other, “profoundly distressing” evidence suggests and the head of the energy regulator will today appear before MPs

Peoples founder Brian Gilda

Peoples reports best results in its 30 year history

Ford dealership sees profits double in bumper year

The Port of Liverpool offers a gateway for exporting to the world

Export campaign nearing half-way mark

410 firms have started trading overseas thanks to Export Challenge

Clive Drinkwater, UKTI regional director

Post Export Challenge is almost halfway to its target

There are now 410 extra North West businesses trading overseas

Francois Hollande, David Cameron, George Osborne and Prince George

Morning news headlines for October 25, 2013

European leaders have reacted with anger after it emerged the US National Security Agency had monitored their telephone conversations

From left, Matthew Dobbs, from Schroders,with Julian Chillingworth and James Hedley, from Rathbones, at the 2014 economic outlook seminar

'Potholes' could dent recovery, investor warns

Rathbones' economic outlook seminar discusses what 2014 has in store

Artist impression of the proposed £800m Airport City development in Manchester

'Not enough done to win China cash' says senior city councillor

Cllr Richard Kemp hit out after China announced involvement in £800m expansion of Manchester Airport

Madeleine McCann, George Osborne, Owen Paterson and Mary Berry

Morning news headlines for October 14, 2013

  • BBC

Madeleine McCann detectives are asking for thehelp to identify a man they say is of “vital importance” and four men have been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences

Nick Clegg (left) and Charles Kennedy at the Lib Dem conference in Liverpool, 2010

Clegg goes over the top in the heat of battle

Harmless wartime metaphors only used by petty politicians

Nick Clegg

Will Batchelor: Clegg goes over the top in heat of battle

The latest thoughts from our columnist

Chancellor George Osborne

Businesses warned of the dangers of 'over-stretching' after recession

Surging orders and quick need to buy supplies can choke off companies

HS2 Project

City to seek assurances on freight from HS2 directors

Liverpool leaders hoping high-speed rail does not harm city’s shipping and freight industries

George Osborne visits second Mersey crossing site to give go ahead to £430m bridge

Firms disagree with Chancellor's optimism

Poll shows 56% disagree with statement economy has moved 'from rescue to recovery'

Seaking Electrical managing director, Dave Gillam

Liverpool Post Export Challenge on target for success

The Export Challenge campaign is being run in partnership with UK Trade & Investment North West and sister title the Greater Manchester Business Week


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