Publication: International Business Times UK

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Russian Troops Muster Force in Eastern Ukraine as Putin Warns of Civil War

A Russian flag flutters on a barricade in front of a Ukrainian airbase in Kramatorsk, in eastern UkraineReutersHundreds of Russian troops highly trained in combat techniques are entering eastern Ukraine cities, and their numbers are continually growing, ... [Published International Business Times UK - 1 hour ago]
First reported 53 mins ago - Updated 21 mins ago - 1 reports

South Korean Ferry with 477 Passengers Sinks off Southern Coast

Passenger ferry Sewol, carrying 325 school students was on a trip to the resort island of Jeju.A South Korean passenger ship carrying 477 passengers slowly sank off the southern coast killing at least two people while 107 on board remain unaccounted ... [Published International Business Times UK - 53 mins ago]
First reported 57 mins ago - Updated 24 mins ago - 1 reports

Tesco Boss Philip Clarke Faces Calls to Quit as Profit Drops 6%

ReutersTesco's chief executive Philip Clarke is under fire from major shareholders after the group posted another year of profits drops.A number of major anonymous Tesco investors have voiced their anger at Clarke as Tesco has failed to post profits since ... [Published International Business Times UK - 57 mins ago]
First reported 37 mins ago - Updated 37 mins ago - 1 reports

RSA UK and Western Europe Boss Adrian Brown Quits

ReutersThe boss of RSA's UK and Western Europe business, Adrian Brown, has quit amid the embattled insurer's major shake-up, which is now led by former Royal Bank of Scotland chief Stephen Hester.RSA said in a statement that Brown is quitting the troubled ... [Published International Business Times UK - 37 mins ago]
First reported 57 mins ago - Updated 57 mins ago - 1 reports

Scottish Independence Poll Shows 'Yes Vote' Growing Stronger

GettyThe number of Scots that want to breakaway from the UK has grown in strength as the latest poll shows that the gap between the 'Yes' and the 'No' vote is tightening.According the the latest TNS poll, around 29% of Scots plan to vote for breaking ... [Published International Business Times UK - 57 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

British Businesses Bypass Bonuses With Vouchers and Time-Off

ReutersBritish businesses across a range of sectors are bypassing paying bumper bonus pools by rewarding staff with a number of non-financial rewards.According to YouGov research, commissioned by sales compensation and performance management tech provider ... [Published International Business Times UK - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Ex-BSkyB Reward Chief: 'Incredulous' that Employers Have Not Hiked Wages

is a former director of reward at BskyB. He has also held executive compensation positions at Vodafone and GlaxoSmithKline.(Reuters)We're in a "cost of living crisis" - that is undeniable.Average earnings adjusted for inflation have dropped 7.2% since ... [Published International Business Times UK - 8 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Ohio: Lawrence Featheroff Jailed For 'Beating the Gay' out of Disabled Brother

Lawrence Featheroff was jailed for using torture to reverse his disabled brother's sexualityReutersAn Ohio man tortured his disabled brother and threatened to cut off his penis in an attempt to reverse his homosexuality.Lawrence Featheroff tired to "push ... [Published International Business Times UK - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Gay, Jail, Torture, Brian Lowe, Abuse
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

H&M Can 'Well Afford' Decent Living Wage for Bangladeshi Textile Workers

H&M chief executive Karl-Johan Persson said he wants higher wages for Bangladeshi textile workers, but is mindful of the firm's "competitive situation"ReutersAnti-poverty campaigners have said clothing retailer H&M could "well afford" to pay a decent ... [Published International Business Times UK - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Robot Mice Programmed to Have Sex by Scientists Studying Evolutionary Patterns

Cyber Rodents - robots programmed to have sex and forage for food to simulate mating strategies in the wildOISTScientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology have used robots shaped like mice having lots of robot sex in order to study the ... [Published International Business Times UK - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Haifa University Opens Course to Promote Jewish State

Israeli students hold flags during a protest at Haifa University in support of the Israeli Army. ReutersHaifa University has launched the first academic course aimed specifically at fighting the so-called delegitimisation of Israel on the internet.The ... [Published International Business Times UK - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

London Marathon 2014: Missing Runner Mami Konneh Lahun Found

Mami Konneh Lahun went misisng after finishing the London Marathon(Met Police)A female runner who went missing after completing the London Marathon has been found safe and well.Mami Konneh Lahun, 24, from Sierra Leone, arrived in the UK on 7 April to ... [Published International Business Times UK - Apr 14 2014]

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"RSA has been my home for 25 years. I have enormous affection for the group and confidence in its future. I have led the UK business for almost seven years and the time is right for me to take up a new challenge and for the business to seek fresh leadership" said Brown
"So, I am not well aware of the situation, but I am told that my friends and other friends could not escape as the passage was blocked. It seems that there are many students who could not get out as the passage was blocked by water."
"Many undecided voters are telling us that they will definitely cast their vote, and how the campaigns address their interests is likely to have a big influence on the final outcome."
"During the year, we have maintained our focus on cash and capital discipline. We have significantly reduced our new investment in Europe, focusing the majority of our overseas capital on targeted, high-returning investments in Korea, Malaysia and Thailand. We have completed our exit from the U S and established partnerships with CRE in China and Tata in India which provide continued access to two of the world's most exciting markets, consistent with a sustainable level of future investment."

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