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June 23, 2018 9:27 AM Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6.1 billion in Hong Kong IPO

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi plans to raise up to $6.1 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon. The initial public offering in Hong Kong would value the Beijing-based company at as much as $70.3 billion, according to details 8

June 23, 2018 5:51 AM Thousands of barrels of bourbon crash to the ground after Kentucky distillery warehouse collapses

The bourbon was free and flowing at one Kentucky distillery, but not in the way one might think. Thousands of bourbon barrels plummeted and crashed into a massive heap Friday morning after a decades-old storage warehouse at the Barton 1792 Distillery suddenly collapsed. The distillery, located in Bardstown, Kentucky near Louisville, had a large section 6

June 23, 2018 12:28 AM HAMISH MCRAE: Airbus wouldn't get off the ground without Britain's help despite what bosses say about Brexit

That is a good rule of thumb when assessing any corporate action, and one worth applying to Airbus right now. Airbus’s frustration has been reflected in similar comments from business organisations such as the CBI and the London Chamber of Commerce – and certainly clarity on the future trading relationship with Europe is very much needed. But if you look at what Airbus 9

June 23, 2018 12:05 AM Highway robbery! We knew petrol was more expensive at motorway service stations... but we reveal everything else costs up to 70% more too

With petrol prices reaching their highest level in nearly four years, motorists are feeling the pinch. According to the AA, the UK average unleaded price rose to 129.5p a litre earlier this month — the most expensive since August 2014. If you travel by motorway, and don’t fill up before you hit the main road, it’s likely to be even worse. Service stations’ 8

June 23, 2018 12:04 AM For buff's sake! Bachelor Matty 'J' Johnson launches six-week body transformation challenge with celebrity trainer

He maintains his chiselled physique with regular gruelling workouts in the gym. And Matty 'J' Johnson has now turned his hobby into a profession, with the launch of an online fitness business. The 30-year-old Bachelor looker has partnered up with celebrity trainer Jono Castano-Acero to kickstart the Six Week ATS Body Transformation Challenge. 'Jono brings 7

June 22, 2018 11:01 PM Johnson warns May not to deliver ‘BOG ROLL' Brexit

BORIS Johnson has warned Theresa May not to cave in to Remoaners and deliver a “bog roll Brexit”, just 12 days before the Cabinet meets for a final showdown on the UK’s future relationship with the EU. Earlier this week, Remoaner Cabinet Ministers tried to persuade Theresa May to offer Brussels a major compromise which would see the UK staying in the single 9

June 22, 2018 8:57 PM Exxon Mobil and CarMax jump; Red Hat and Tesla tumble

Energy companies and oil prices rallied after OPEC said it will produce more oil, but not as much as investors feared. The open source software company cut its sales forecast and pointed to the stronger U.S. dollar. The used car company had a stronger first quarter than Wall Street expected. The New York Post reported that Pilgrim's Pride offered to buy Hain's

June 22, 2018 6:48 PM Father and son drug dealers are jailed for a total of nine years after police pulled them over for a broken tail light and found haul of cocaine, cannabis and £4,000 cash

A father and son have been jailed for nine years after police pulled them over for a broken tail light and found a stash of cocaine, cannabis and wads of cash. Appearing at Canterbury Crown Court today, Gary Benson, 30, from Margate, Kent, was sentenced to three years and nine months for drug possession with intent to supply. His father Neil Benson 8

June 22, 2018 5:31 PM ‘Model student’, 17, hanged himself over fears he’d be kicked out of college after his ‘silly’ prank of photocopying Nazi propaganda was caught on CCTV

A teenage student who was 'worried that he would be kicked out of the college' after carrying out a 'silly' prank involving a Nazi symbol, killed himself days later. Alex Carter White, 17, and another pupil had been caught out on Exeter College's CCTV as they photocopied a picture of the Nazi eagle, known as the Reichsadler, and left it on the machine 6

June 22, 2018 2:24 PM 'Don't talk NONSENSE!' Farage loses it with Campbell during feisty interview clash

NIGEL Farage reacted angrily and told Alastair Campbell that he was “talking nonsense” after the former Labour Director of Communications claimed “we did not vote to leave the single market” during a heated BBC interview. Theresa May is facing calls to abandon her Brexit "red lines" after aerospace giant Airbus warned it could pull out of the UK with the loss of thousands 8