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Twitter Chief to Share Shares with Employees

Twitter Chief to Share Shares with Employees

Back last July, Twitter chief Dick Costolo resigned and in stepped co-founder Jack Dorsey to temporarily take his place. Earlier this month, that temporary position became permanen ...

Jobs Market Opens Up for Young People

Jobs Market Opens Up for Young People

It's good news for apprentices and young people leaving school as more and more companies are looking to fill skills gaps in their workforces. This is according to the latest resea ...

Tiny Houses for Families in Need

Tiny Houses for Families in Need

In a world where more and more families are struggling to find affordable housing, one former priest and his family are trying to make a difference. At the moment, former priest Na ...

Do Working Mothers Have More Successful Children?

Do Working Mothers Have More Successful Children?

If you have children or are thinking about it, then you might have given some thought to who will go out to work and who is staying at home to look after the kids. Do you still to ...

Ancient Coin Suggests Earlier Bristol Channel Trading

Ancient Coin Suggests Earlier Bristol Channel Trading

A coin has recently been revealed to the public that suggest maritime activity along the Bristol Channel in Britain began a lot earlier than originally thought. The little lump of ...

“Significant” Oil Find Near Gatwick Airport

“Significant” Oil Find Near Gatwick Airport

According to UK Oil & Gas Investments (UKOG), there could be around 100 billion barrels worth of oil lying underneath the south of England, and it could be removed without havi ...

Graphene Light Bulb to Hit Shelves

Graphene Light Bulb to Hit Shelves

The first consumer product made from graphene is set to go on sale within the next couple of months - light bulbs! Graphene is a super-strong carbon material, a micro-thin layer of ...

America and Vietnam Sign Nuclear Trade Agreement

A pact signed on Thursday between the United States and Vietnam can pave the way for the latter to develop a nuclear energy industry. The US-Vietnam Civil Nuclear Cooperation Agreement will allow Vietnam to have access to nuclear technology as long as used for peaceful means while US companies will be able to invest in Vietnam’s developing energy enterprise. Since his first term, President Obama has been st ...

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Ikea to Start Selling Solar Panels

Along with their famous flat-pack furniture and hot dogs, Ikea stores all over the UK will be having a little addition to their already expansive family: solar panels. Ikea will be the first large retailer in the UK to have a proper impact on its customers’ energy-saving. An Ikea rooftop solar panel system will cost around £5,700 for the average three-bedroom, semi-detached home. Cost efficient, particularl ...

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Shanghai Launches Free-Trade Zone

In a brave attempt to overhaul their economy, China opened a free-trade zone in Shanghai on Sunday. The second-largest economy in the world announced last July that a free-trade zone would be developed in Shanghai, in the hope of giving their economy a boost. A free-trade zone is a specific area inside a country where businesses can import, export, and manufacture without the limits of a country’s usual rul ...

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European Car Sales Bounce Back from Rock Bottom

Automotive sales have suffered across the planet, due to the global economic downturn. European automotive sales have hit rock bottom as sales dip to a two-decade low. The idea that the situation cannot possibly get any worse has altered slightly, as things suddenly started to improve in the second quarter of this year. How can something so bad bounce back so quickly? A sudden bounce back to sales figures s ...

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Britain on Mend with Great Year for Jobs

The employment drought is over! Well… nearly. The end of this year will see Britain’s highest number of people in work since 2007. According to Chancellor George Osborne in a speech he gave on Monday, the fact that the private sector is hiring more people shows the economy is getting better, and experts think the total number of people in work will get as high as 29.8 million. Chancellor Osborne feels that ...

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UK Growth Better Than Expected

The second quarter of this year has shown better growth than anyone expected. The reasons for this are unclear, but some think that since the global economic downturn has started to creep out of the news that people have simply started spending again. This is based on the idea that people kept being told they were penniless and struggling so much that they stopped spending. Of course, there are numerous rea ...

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Icelandic Bank Customers Rescued by British Banks, Building Societies and Credit Unions

Customers who have faced significant losses during the Icelandic banking crisis can put their mind at ease as British banks, building societies and credit unions have recently announced that they will pay out over £1 billion to help them. The payments fell due as a consequence of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme being unable to retrieve the entire amount owed by the estates of Icesave, Heritable B ...

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OECD Raises UK Growth Forecast

Since May, the OECD has increased its growth forecast for the UK economy from 0.8% up to 1.5% and has tentatively promised that the figure will continue to rise. After recently completing its latest assessment of global prospects, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has announced that, although global growth as a whole seems to be sticking to a slower pace; the UK, North America and Ja ...

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Daily Diamond – Officially launched

Hi everyone, Welcome to the Daily Diamond! We're a new media publication aimed at providing positive, unbiased news in contrast to the doom and gloom of the mainstream media. It's been a long journey getting to this point and we have lots of news to share with you over the coming days, months and years. We hope you enjoy the site and if you any questions or a story you might interest us, please e-mail at he ...

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Better Lending to Small and Medium Businesses

The Bank of England has recently revealed that financial institutions across the country are lending more to small and medium-sized businesses as customers become more confident in approaching borrowing as a means to meet their capital requirements. According to the Bank of England, the latest statistics have shown a significant rise in the amount of loans offered by banks to small and medium-sized business ...

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