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Business

GKN splurged more than £100m on deal fees in run-up to Melrose takeover

Debts at GKN soared beyond £1bn in the first three months of the year as its US aerospace operations wobbled and it splashed out more than £100m in a doomed attempt to fend off an £8bn hostile takeover by Melrose.

Books

Thrillers review: The Hunger; All the Beautiful Lies; Paper Ghosts

The bloody conclusion to a wagon train’s journey across the US, a beautifully told crime story and a dark tale of murderous obsession are the standouts this monthThe true-life story of the Donner party, American pioneers who set out for California in 18

Business

Anglo American to take £287m profit hit from cracked pipeline in Brazil

Mining group Anglo American expects its profits for the year to be $300m to $400m (£215m to £287m) lower after being forced to suspend operations at an iron ore mine in Brazil due to a cracked pipe.

Films

The Seagull review – all-star cast brings out the comedy in Chekhov

Packed with names such as Annette Bening, Elisabeth Moss and Saoirse Ronan, this adaptation of the classic play is brisk and funny Taking in the night, Dr Dorn (Jon Tenney) looks at poor lovesick Masha (Elisabeth Moss), pauses, then sagely sighs: “The s

Books

The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli review – a worthy heir to Stephen Hawking

Is time real or simply a useful measurement of change? The author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics takes us to the limits of our understanding with clarity and styleIn Hitler’s Germany, a handful of physicists bristled at the mere mention of quantum th

Business

General Electric to trial world’s largest wind turbines in the UK

General Electric has decided to test the world’s largest offshore wind turbines at a test facility in England in a major vote of confidence for the UK’s burgeoning wind power industry.

Australia

Business council says exempting banks from Coalition's tax cut would punish customers

Banking royal commission revelations ‘concerning’ but parliament should not use tax policy as punishment, BCA saysExempting the big four banks from the Turnbull government’s planned corporate tax cut would “punish” their customers, shareholders,

Business

Vodafone named UK's worst mobile phone provider by Which?

Mobile operator hits bottom in consumer group’s annual survey for seventh consecutive yearVodafone has been named as the UK’s worst mobile phone provider by the consumer group Which?It is the seventh year running that Vodafone has come bottom of the c

World

An Indian billionaire wants to build an education business in the Middle East

Opportunities in the education sector are growing due to an expanding expatriate community, said tycoon B. R. Shetty.

World

THE VR HARDWARE REPORT: How stand-alone VR headsets will usher in mainstream adoption beginning in 2018

BII This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The virtual reality (VR) market is expected to rally in 2018 af

World

Abu Dhabi's Mubadala halts Abraaj investment deal talks

Abu Dhabi state investor Mubadala has halted talks to buy Abraaj's investment business, two sources said.

Australia

The Guardian Essential Report, 24 April results

This report summarises the results of a weekly poll conducted by Essential Research with data provided by Your Source. Some questions are repeated regularly (such as political preference and leadership approval), while others are unique to each week and r

Business

UK's worst cities for mobile phone signal ranking topped by Birmingham, Leeds and London

Network operators focus too much on data speed at the expense of reliability, research shows

Business

How 'white van man' affects our daily lives

Britain’s dependence on “white van man” - and woman - has been underlined by new research into how commercial vehicles affect the public’s everyday lives.

Books

Michael Morpurgo, Quentin Blake and Jacqueline Wilson join Authors4Oceans

A campaign to prevent the pollution of the Earth’s oceans with plastic, begun by Lauren St John, now has 50 children’s writers involvedFifty children’s authors, including Michael Morpurgo, Quentin Blake and Jacqueline Wilson, have come together to c

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