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Scottish salmon exports reach record value in first half of 2017

Scottish salmon exports reached a record value of £346m in the first half of 2017 – up 70% on the same period last year, government figures reveal.The industry saw 29,000 tonnes of fresh salmon worth £190m sold in the second period of this year alone.That was a near 10-tonne …

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Bouncing back

The day Giles Fuchs failed his A-level results, his family gathered around the dining table for dinner as normal.His father didn’t say a word during the meal, waiting until the plates had been cleared to turn to his son and say: “Giles, I hope you’re good with your hands.”Hoping …

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Clarks in sexism row over Dolly Babe girls' shoe

Clarks has been accused of “everyday sexism” for a calling a girls’ school shoe “Dolly Babe”, while the boys’ equivalent is called “Leader”.The girls’ shoes carry a heart-patterned insole, while the boys’ insoles are decorated with footballs.The shoe manufacturer has removed the Dolly Babe from its website following “customer …

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Tesla set to raise $1.8bn in bond offering

Tesla expects to raise nearly $1.8bn (£1.4bn) by selling “junk” bonds to private investors – even more than the electric car-maker aimed for when it announced the offering this month.The firm said the money will keep its balance sheet steady as it ramps up manufacturing of its newest car.Tesla …

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Start-ups giant Rocket Internet sells Glossybox

Rocket Internet and Kinnevik Online, two of Europe’s leading backers of internet start-ups, will this week announce the sale of Glossybox, a beauty products subscription service. Sky News has learnt that The Hut Group, the British-based health and beauty retailer, has agreed to buy Glossybox from Rocket and Kinnevik. …

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Philip Hammond and Liam Fox in post-Brexit deal call

The UK will need a transition period to help businesses adjust after Brexit, the chancellor and the international trade secretary have said. In a joint Sunday Telegraph article, Philip Hammond and Liam Fox stressed any deal would not be indefinite or a “back door” to staying in the EU.Their …

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Hammond and Fox unite over Brexit transition

Britain will leave the European Union by the “back door” leaving the single market and customs union in March 2019, Philip Hammond and Liam Fox have jointly declared. In an attempt to provide a unified front after a summer of open conflict, the Chancellor and International Trade Secretary have …

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