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David Cameron challenged to EU referendum TV debate

After being accused of lying, Michael Gove and Boris Johnson said the public deserve to hear arguments in person<p>David Cameron was challenged to a head-to-head TV debate by Boris Johnson and Michael Gove, after the prime minister accused the leave campaign of telling six lies about the EU.<p>Hours …

Jeremy Corbyn insists 'Labour has no anti-Semitism problem' and suggests critics 'nervous' of his power as party suspends Ken Livingstone

Summary of Wednesday's events<p>Jeremy Corbyn denied that his party has a “problem” with anti-Semitism after Ken Livingstone was accused of being a “disgusting Nazi apologist” by a fellow Labour MP.<p>In a day of unprecedented turmoil, the Labour leader suspended Mr Livingstone after he invoked Hitler to …

5 Major Mistakes in Your Business Plan and How to Fix Them

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>Most of you will have a business plan for your startup, as this document acts as the blueprint and …

Labour says 'fight will go on' after Tories vote down child refugee plan

Government defeats immigration bill amendment that would have let 3,000 unaccompanied Syrian minors enter UK<p>The shadow immigration minister, Keir Starmer, has promised that “the fight will go on” to force the UK to do more to help some of the thousands of unaccompanied child refugees stranded in …

Junior doctors: 'over half could quit NHS England over Hunt's contract'

Survey finds negative impact on childcare and relationships are key reasons that could drive trainee medics away<p>More than half of junior doctors are thinking about quitting the NHS in England in protest at the contract Jeremy Hunt is forcing on them, a survey has found.<p>The research said difficulty …

5 Things You Need to Do to Protect Your Product Idea

When it comes to licensing ideas, you need to be seen as an ally, not an obstacle.<p>After teaching myself how, I've spent the past 15 years helping other people license their ideas. Open innovation is a beautiful thing. Really, it's a partnership. When companies open their doors, they expose …

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Jeremy Corbyn and Barack Obama enjoy an 'excellent' discussion

Jeremy Corbyn came face to face with Barack Obama on Saturday in what the Labour leader described as an “excellent” discussion.<p>Corbyn met with the US president for 90 minutes at the Royal Horticultural Halls in central London following his town hall event with hundreds of young people at the …

‘Shazam for Brands’ wants to be the catch-all QR code of the future

Shazam made its name for its music recognition technology, and since then has tried to get users to scan anything from TV commercials, radio spots, and print ads.<p>While it’s clear that Shazam has grown into more than just a song discovery tool, tomorrow the company will launch Shazam for Brands, an …

Turkey has met all its responsibilities in EU migrant deal - Turkish PM

GAZIANTEP, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey met all its responsibilities in the migrant deal, such as issuing refugee work permits, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Saturday, denying claims that Syrians were being sent back to their war-torn homeland against their will.<p>Turkish Prime Minister …

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4 Ways to Save a Failing Startup

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

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Cooling luxury property market may get icier thanks to 'dirty money' crackdown

There are warning signs that the luxury property market is coming down from a high, and calls for greater transparency of ownership could topple it further<p>From New York to London, the air seems to be getting a little thinner at the dizzy heights of the property market.<p>The collapse of a 78-story …

Real Estate

The 5 Best Money Books For Entrepreneurs

When it comes to books on business, marketing and management, entrepreneurs are overrun with choices. But when it comes to books on money, entrepreneurs are underserved. It’s not that money books don’t exist, it’s that they rarely look at money through the eyes of an entrepreneur. So here are 5 …

Entrepreneurship