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William Hill shares hit by profit alert

Shares in William Hill sink more than 10% after the bookmaker warns on profits, but the FTSE 100 rises.

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Asia markets down as Japan holds rates

Markets in Asia were trading in negative territory on Tuesday after Japan's central bank left its monetary policy unchanged and amid a fall in oil prices.

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Walmart ordered to reinstate workers

Walmart must offer to give jobs back to 16 workers it fired for missing work to take part in a strike, a judge has said.

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Ecuador says it will 'cooperate' with Sweden over the questioning of Julian ... - Business Insider


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Ecuador says it will 'cooperate' with Sweden over the questioning of Julian ...
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Julian Assange's confinement in the Ecuadorian Embassy in Knightsbridge, London may finally be approaching its end. The Ecuador government has reportedly agreed to cooperate with Sweden on an interrogation of the activist publisher over a rape ...

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Google has hired President Obama's former adviser to lead global public policy - Business Insider


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Google has hired President Obama's former adviser to lead global public policy
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Google has hired a former senior adviser to President Barack Obama to lead its global public policy team as it faces increasing scrutiny from European regulators, The New York Times reports. Caroline Atkinson will join Google in March and be based in ...

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