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Premier Foods snubs US bid approach

UK food manufacturer Premier Foods says it has rejected a bid approach from US spices and herbs maker McCormick.

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Richemont sales hit by Paris attacks

Sales at luxury group Richemont fall during the crucial Christmas trading period, partly because of last November's terror attacks in Paris.

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The UK tech sector raised ?2.5 billion from venture capitalists in 2015 - Business Insider


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The UK tech sector raised ?2.5 billion from venture capitalists in 2015
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Many of the UK's fastest-growing tech firms now have valuations over $1 billion (?680 million), making them "unicorn" businesses. However, the UK is yet to create a technology company on anywhere near the same scale as Google, Amazon, Facebook, ...

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'I resent the people who got lucky'

The price of success in Silicon Valley

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Microsoft is building data centres in Germany to protect European users from ... - Business Insider


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Microsoft is building data centres in Germany to protect European users from ...
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Microsoft announced on Tuesday that the company is expanding its data centre presence elsewhere in Europe, spending $2 billion (?1.3 billion) on upgrading existing infrastructure in Ireland and the Netherlands and building entirely new centres in the UK.

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