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Royal London and LV= in talks about £500m tie-up

The potential deal could see the pair combine their life insurance, pensions and asset management divisions. It would mean that LV= would end its 177-year run as an independent business. go to Article >

More than 200 days in, COVID-19 is taking a psychological toll, and that's entirely normal

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Social isolation can transform a mouse’s brain. Among other behaviours, mice kept alone for two weeks become... read more

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 21 Oct 2020

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EU ‘to allow Boris Johnson to claim victory’ The European Union is hoping to seal a Brexit trade deal by allowing Boris Johnson to claim he was the victor in the negotiations, according to... read more

‘Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles’ Film Review: Dessert’s the Main Course in Opulent Food Documentary

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If you’re one of those people who’ve been using the pandemic to start working on your sourdough bread starter, “Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles” might make you feel like something of a slacker. Or maybe it’ll send you to your local bakery... read more

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 24 Sep 2020

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Sunak to announce winter job protection plan Rishi Sunak is today expected to unveil a plan aimed at minimising further unemployment as stricter Covid-19 restrictions come into force. The chancellor... read more

Less Than Half Of UK Population Would Be Vaccinated Against Coronavirus, Says Taskforce Boss

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Less than half of people in the UK would be vaccinated against coronavirus, the head of the country’s vaccine taskforce has said, in an attempt to clarify the “misguided” public perception of the programme. Kate Bingham told the Financial Times... read more

Who Is JJ Chalmers? Former Royal Marine And TV Presenter Joins Strictly Come Dancing 2020

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All of the stars taking part in this year’s series of Strictly Come Dancing have now been announced, which means it’s time to take a closer look at some of the celebrity contestants. The new Strictly line-up has names from all walks of life and... read more

Hemophilia and Queen Victoria

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"Our poor family seems to be persecuted by this awful disease, the worst I know." These are the words of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) who was referring to the hereditary disease hemophilia that affected – during her lifetime – her youngest son,... read more

POWER PLAYERS: 13 Apollo execs, rising stars, and new hires who are propelling the firm's massive push into credit investments

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Apollo Global Management has been quietly building out its credit team as the pandemic rages on and investors await a flurry of deal activity.  Recent hires have come from Bank of America and PointState Capital, but we learned about several... read more

Brexit: October trade talks deadline stokes fears for environment

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Green figures slam growing prospect of no-deal Brexit as 'seriously bad' for environment and COP26 climate summit The government is threatening to walk away from crunch Brexit talks with the EU unless the two parties can... read more

The 14 companies jostling to buy TikTok — and why they want it (GOOGL, MSFT, ORCL, NFLX)

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TikTok parent company ByteDance is reportedly just days away from closing a deal to sell off its US operations, thwarting the Trump administration's threats to issue a nationwide ban. In the few weeks since a TikTok acquisition was first... read more