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The London-focused estate agents saw its pre-tax profit up by 57% to A 23.1m in the six months to June 30. The special dividend payment is more than half of the group's profit before tax and is the second pay out since it returned to London's stock market almost a year ago.
Unifor Local 1075 says its members, who have been on strike since July 14, turned down the offer by a vote of 80 per cent.
Alistair Darling will be reunited with former prime minister Gordon Brown today as the two men join forces to campaign to keep Scotland in the United Kingdom.
Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy said today that Connecticut Light & Power's request for a staggering increase of nearly 60 percent in the fixed monthly service fee on monthly electric bills is at odds with Connecticut's strategy of encouraging energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources and unfairly penalizes those who use the ... (more)
President Barack Obama detailed Tuesday how his administration is attempting to rectify shortfalls in caring for war veterans, just as new threats abroad could require more sacrifices for American military families.
This Aug. 14, 2014 photo shows a sign in front of a home for sales in Whittier, Calif.
Mel Watt, director of Federal Housing Finance Agency, says many homeowners who could qualify to refinance their mortgages under the HARP are suspicious.
Americans are doing a better job of making timely credit card payments, even as many lenders increasingly extend credit to more people with less-than-stellar credit.
U.S. stocks reached another milestone as the Standard & Poor's 500 index traded briefly above 2,000 points for the first time early Monday.
In its first year of existence, the federal government's new social security tribunal concluded just 461 hearings on appeals from people denied Canada Pension Plan disability and old-age security benefits - and most of those appeals were dismissed.
Emergencies may be unexpected, but you still can plan for them. Saving money to weather an emergency should be a top priority for everyone.
Fewer Americans bought new homes in July, evidence that the housing sector is struggling to gain traction more than five years into the economic recovery.
So much for the stock market rally coming to a screeching halt. The S&P 500 surpassed the 2,000 level for the first time ever on Monday morning.
In Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice , Antonio, the titular Venetian merchant, mortgages his pound of flesh to the Jewish moneylender Shylock for 3,000 ducats to fund his impecunious friend Bassanio's amorous pursuit of Portia, a rich heiress in Belmont.
The D.C. firefighter who retired to his bunk to study for a promotional exam instead of going to the aid of a man dying outside his fire station will be suspended for 60 hours .
Shocking figures have revealed those living in North Lincolnshire are second highest at risk of being evicted or having their homes repossessed in Yorkshire and the Humber.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 03:07 am
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