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Mark Carney offers 'comfort' to struggling homeowners

Interest levels will not rise until jobs, wages and household spending reach "sustainable" levels of growth, says Governor of Bank of England<p>Interest rates will not rise until people begin to share in the economic recovery, the governor of the Bank of England has said.<p>Mark Carney said he wants to …

Economics

Tesco weighed bid for Mothercare - report | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Tesco (TSCO.L) considered a bid for mother and baby products retailer Mothercare (MTC.L) to help reinvigorate its British hypermarkets, the Sunday Times reported.<p>A Tesco logo is seen on a branch of the Tesco Express convenience store in central London December 12, 2013. …

Taxpayer could lose £10bn on RBS sale

RBS has been shrunk so dramatically since its taxpayer-funded bail-out that the bank estimates a possible shortfall of £7  billion-£10 billion upon reprivatisation<p>Taxpayers face a loss of up to £10 billion when RBS is privatised, senior figures at the state-owned bank have told The Telegraph.<p>The …

Investing

Vodafone, BSkyB in talks to curb BT's broadband reach - report | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Vodafone (VOD.L) and BSkyB BSY.L have held high-level discussions on how to curb BT’s (BT.L) growing reach over the broadband market, the Sunday Times reported, citing senior sources.<p>A Vodafone logo is seen on a mobile internet dongle connected to a laptop in London November 9, …

L&G wants to build five new British towns over next decade | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Insurance group Legal & General wants to build five new towns across Britain over the next ten years at a cost of up to 5 billion pounds, the company’s chief executive told the Sunday Times.<p>The firm, which manages 440 billion pounds in assets globally, said building new towns and …

U.S. bankers voice new optimism as businesses line up for loans | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Loans to businesses have risen to a record high and bank executives say they are increasingly optimistic about the U.S. economy.<p>Increasing demand for bank loans often is a prelude to higher economic growth. With the U.S. government budget crisis fixed for now and Europe showing …

4 Strategies of America’s Best Places to Work

What makes a company a great place to work? We dive into the 2014 list of Best Companies to Work For and tease out the traits that keep staff happy and the balance sheet bumping.<p>At <i>Fast Company</i>, we try to crack the code on what makes a business succeed or fail. It’s a complex mix of culture, …

Week ahead in business and economics: January 20-24

Temperature of the global economy will be in focus this week as Unilever posts full year results and economists gather for World Economic Forum at Davos<p>Unilever and its Dutch chief executive, Paul Polman, will provide an overview of the health of the global economy when the consumer goods group …

World Economic Forum

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We asked you: big hopes and travel dreams for 2014

New year’s resolutions may often end before they’ve even begun (anyone else’s gym pass collecting dust already?), but here at Lonely Planet we’re determined to keep our travel resolutions for 2014. We asked our Twitter followers to share their good travel intentions for the coming year; here are …

Brazil wildlife holidays: in search of the Big Five

Blue-crowned trogon. Peach-fronted parakeet. Red-legged seriema. Greater thornbird. Blue-throated piping guan. The bird list was getting long.<p>Then the reptiles. Tree frog. Green iguana. Paraguayan caiman. And the mammals. Red brocket deer. Southern tamandua. Crab-eating fox. Azara’s agouti. …

The Highest Paying, Fastest Growing Jobs (Guess Which Business Gigs Pay Most)

The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics is out with its annual occupational handbook, and the nation’s top paying and fastest growing jobs may surprise you.<p>This year’s handbook details some 580 occupations with job descriptions, required education and training, wages and future growth potential; …

London Collections: Men – an analysis of the autumn/winter 2014 shows

<b>Forest green</b><br>While black is most definitely back, forest green and charcoal kept the mood sombre but provided slightly gentler, more natural alternatives at the shows this week. Matthew Miller showed deepest forest green to its best advantage on Tuesday but the muted colour was also seen at Oliver …

How to Deal with a Job You Don't Like | The Art of Manliness

While in an ideal world, we’d all have our dream jobs at every period in our lives, the reality is that everyone will go through periods of not …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair<p>Without buzzing it all off or, god forbid, combing it over.<p>By Adam Hurly2 days agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>It’s time to justify that Prime …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

Must See Menswear: End of Year Style

See what Robin Thicke, John Legend, and Tom Brady wore during the final days of 2013.<p>If his oversized aviators don’t communicate enough stardom, his tux with velvet accents really drive the point home.<p>Though it’s a monochromatic look, the sateen edging on this peak lapeled jacket makes Legend’s …

Essential Classics: The Pocket Square

We mean no disrespect to the handkerchief, but there’s just something terribly unsexy (and possibly unhygienic) about keeping a square of fabric in …

10 Most Outstanding Hairstyles in Football - Season 2012 / 2013

Check out who <i>MenStyleFashion</i> has selected as the top 10 of footballers in the 2012 / 2013 season with the most outstanding hairstyles. There is an …

Top 10

James Long - Autumn Winter 2014 Men's Collection

James Long AW14<p>For autumn/winter 2014, JAMES LONG has been inspired by primitive sci-fi and cosplay – the fantastical world of “costume play” – to …

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How to dress: winter white

You know what's a practical, sensible buy in the sales? A white outfit. No, really. The key to making the January sales work is to restrict yourself to purchases that live in that section of the Venn diagram where two criteria intersect. First, you draw a circle containing those items that are …

A jumbo mortgage without a jumbo down payment

Private mortgage insurance is slowly starting to creep back into large home loans, adding a new fee for some wealthy borrowers.<p>Traditionally, this …

Energy companies face £4 million bill for Christmas Day power cut compensation

Energy companies could be forced to pay more than £4 million compensation for Christmas Day power cuts, as networks pledge £75 for any December 25 outage<p>Energy companies could be forced to pay more than £4 million compensation for Christmas Day power cuts, after the two main networks affected said …

Customers

5 huge finance stories you probably missed

Slide 1 of 7<p>The big financial stories of 2013 have been hard to miss, be it the surging stock market, the Fed’s policy moves or the Twitter IPO. But …