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      SO, LIEBCHEN, WHAT WILL IT BE TONIGHT, LEATHER OR RUBBER?
      The Times, 07-10-2005
      From Roger Boyes in Berlin A FEW firecrackers snapped, popped and crackled a zigzag path in front of the Brandenburg Gate this week to mark the 15th anniversary of German unity, but Berliners were not in festive mood.

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      STEADY ON, OLD CHAP, WE BRITS ARE ACTUALLY RATHER EXCITING
      The Times, 07-10-2005
      By Mark Henderson, Science Correspondent NATIONAL character stereotypes such as the reserved and staid Englishman with a stiff upper lip are not founded on even a kernel of truth, according to the most comprehensive international study of its kind.

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      TALENT CONTEST OR SIDESHOW?
      The Times, 07-10-2005
      From Mr David Prior Sir, I was the acting chairman and chief executive of the Conservative Party in 2001 and had the dubious pleasure of presiding over the last leadership contest that involved the entire membership.

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      US SENDS SYMBOLIC SNUB TO REPRESSIVE ALLY
      The Times, 07-10-2005
      By Bronwen Maddox ITS called sending a message. It may not do much, but at least its been sent.

Yesterday the US Senate voted to block a payment of $23 million (13 million) to Uzbekistan, for the use of an airbase that the US has now been told to leave.

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      WALLACE AND GROMIT FILM CURSED BY A FURRY ANIMAL
      The Times, 07-10-2005
      By Simon de Bruxelles EVEN the fertile imagination of Nick Park, the creator of Wallace and Gromit, would have difficulty making this up.

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      WRITS FLY AS TOP CHEF LEAVES
      The Times, 07-10-2005
      By David Sanderson HE became a star on the reality television show Hells Kitchen, but it seems that things became a touch too fiery in Jean–Christophe Novellis own restaurant.

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      YOUNGSTERS MAINTAIN UPHILL CURVE DOWN DALE
      The Times, 07-10-2005
      By Matthew Syed The journey through our Sporting Inspirations series continues at the West London boxing club that has gained a reputation for helping generations of boys off the ropes DALE Youth Boxing Club is full of surprises, even before you get there.

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      CIVILIAN DEFENSE TEAMS STILL LOOKING FOR FLOOD CASUALTY
      07-10-2005
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      DOMESTIC NEWSLINE
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      EP SUB–COMMISSION HEAD CITES DEFICIENCIES IN NEW PENAL CODE
      07-10-2005
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      KONYA COURT CONVICTS SIX OF NEGLIGENCE IN APARTMENT COLLAPSE
      07-10-2005
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      MARMARA FOUNDATION VISITS MARDIN
      07-10-2005
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      NO CHANGE IN LEGAL DEFINITION OF TERRORISM
      07-10-2005
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      NOW COME THE LAWSUITS
      07-10-2005
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      PARLIAMENTS TO COOPERATE ON HUMAN RIGHTS
      07-10-2005
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      RAMADAN OBSERVERS BREAK FAST IN IFTAR TENTS
      07-10-2005
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      ÇELIK LACKS POWER TO OPEN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
      07-10-2005
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      ÇIÇEK: INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AGAINST TERRORISM IS FANTASY
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      CONFERENCE ON DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES
      07-10-2005
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      DUBAI INTERNATIONAL PROPERTIES COMMITS $5 BLN IN INVESTMENTS TO ISTANBUL
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      EGYPT SAYS EXPORTS BUOYANT DESPITE STRONGER POUND
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      EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK LEAVES EURO ZONE INTEREST RATES UNCHANGED
      07-10-2005
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      FINANCELINE
      07-10-2005
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      GREECE ACTING RESPONSIBLY ON BUDGET DEFICIT, SAYS EU OFFICIAL
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      IMF REPORT UNDERLINES CONTINUED ZIMBABWE ISOLATION
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      PEGASUS AIRLINES TO OFFER DOMESTIC FLIGHTS
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      SAWIRIS SAYS TELSIM BID MATCHES COMPANY STRATEGIES
      07-10-2005
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      STEEL FIRMS ARCELOR, POSCO INTERESTED IN ERDEMIR
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      TMSF CHIEF SAYS TELSIM‘S FINAL PRICE TO BE HIGHER THAN $2.8 BLN
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      ‘PICASSO‘ COMING TO ISTANBUL UNDER STRICT NEWS GUIDELINES
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      AUTHOR EXPELLED AFTER CALLING HARRY POTTER ‘GAY‘
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      COLD ELEGANCE AT GIVENCHY, ROCHAS; DRIES VAN NOTEN
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      EVERYBODY HURTS, EVEN TREES
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      KAZAN MARKS 1,000TH ANNIVERSARY WITH PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION
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      MEVLANA&#8217;S LIFE STORY TO BE ADAPTED TO THE BIG SCREEN
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      MUSEUM DISPLAYS JOHN LENNON
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      TODAY IN HISTORY (OCTOBER 7)
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      TOM CRUISE, KATIE HOLMES EXPECTING BABY
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      WESTERN FANTASIES ON DISPLAY AT THE ‘HAREM‘ IN AUSTRIA
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      BLAIR SAYS POSSIBLE IRAN LINKS TO IRAQ BLASTS
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      BLAIR WARNS IRAN NOT TO INTERFERE WITH IRAQ
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      EU‘S BARROSO SPEAKS OUT AFTER ATTACK BY CHIRAC
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      GERMANY INCHES TOWARDS BREAKING LEADERSHIP DEADLOCK
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      INDONESIAN ARMY TO JOIN HUNT FOR BALI BOMBERS
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      INSURGENTS KILL 16 IN NEW ROUND OF ATTACKS
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      ITALY OPENS MURDER TRIAL INTO DEATH OF
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      NATO HEAD OPTIMISTIC ABOUT AFGHAN CONSENSUS
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      NEWSLINE
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      PYTHON TRIES TO SWALLOW ALLIGATOR AND EXPLODES
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      SENATE PASSES MEASURE TO PREVENT DETAINEE ABUSE
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      SENATE VOTES TO SET DETAINEE TREATMENT RULES
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      US HOSTS MEETING TO DISCUSS BIRD FLU RESPONSE
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      CONSTELLATION SLATES BID CRITICS
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 7 2005 03:00 Constellation Brands yesterday took aim at critics of the drinks company‘s hostile bid for Canadian wine maker Vincor International, saying it did not need to make an acquisition to "cover up weaknesses in our business".

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      COMPANIES TOLD TO BE MORE OPEN ABOUT LOBBYING
      FT, 07-10-2005
      June 8 2005 21:00 Big companies will be warned on Thursday that they must become more transparent and consistent about their political lobbying or face the risk of tough regulation.

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      MBEKI SACKS DEPUTY OVER CORRUPTION CLAIMS
      FT, 07-10-2005
      June 14 2005 13:31 Mr Zuma, was described by a high court judge as having had a corrupt relationship with his former financial adviser, Schabir Shaik. Mr Shaik was last week sentenced to 15 years‘ prison for fraud and corruption related to a multibillion–dollar state arms purchase.

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      OPTIMIST WITH PLANS FOR MAKING WORLD A BETTER PLACE
      FT, 07-10-2005
      June 1' 2005 23:53 Former president Bill Clinton is running late, leaving Seamus, his chocolate Labrador, to pad his way around his home in suburban Chappaqua to greet visitors.

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      AIRCRAFT SUBSIDIES DISPUTE DEEPENS
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 21:05 The US move came after EADS, the 80 per cent owner of the European aircraft maker, gave the go–ahead for Airbus to build its planned A350 long–range aircraft to compete with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. But EADS said it would postpone drawing down any state aid in an effort to restart ne >>>


      BONHOMIE CONCEALS TENSIONS BETWEEN OLD ADVERSARIES
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 1':3' France and Britain have been described as the "best of enemies" and their centuries–old rivalry will resurface once again when Tony Blair, the UK prime minister, arrives in Paris on Friday.

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      BRUSSELS INITIATIVE AIMS TO BOOST SALES OF ONLINE MUSIC
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005
21:52 The European Commission will next week propose measures to boost the sales of online music in the EU, by allowing music providers such as Apple‘s iTunes website to secure pan–European copyright licences for songs.

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      DAIMLER AND SAP LOOK AT STATUS CHANGE
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 20:55 At least two more German blue–chip companies are considering following the lead of Allianz, the insurer, which last month announced plans to change its status to a Societas Europaea, or European Company.

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      DISPUTE ON BOEING AND AIRBUS SUBSIDIES DEEPENS
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 20:31 Boeing. The US move came after EADS, the 80 per cent owner of the European aircraft maker, gave the go–ahead for Airbus to build its planned A350 long–range aircraft to compete with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. But EADS said it would postpone drawing down any state aid in an effort to res >>>


      DON‘T ABANDON EU €?SOCIAL‘ MODEL, REFORM IT
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 1':54 The recent Europe–wide discussions about reforming the European social model have made it clear that we share the same values, and only the instruments differ. We all agree that we need reform in Europe; one country to lower its poverty rate, the other to raise its employment rate or bri >>>


      ECB HEAD IN RATE RISE WARNING
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 20:45 Jean–Claude Trichet, president of the European Central Bank, on Thursday issued one of his strongest warnings yet that interest rates might have to rise to head off the inflationary consequences of higher oil prices.

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      FIVE GO ON TRIAL FOR CALVI MURDER
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 14:17 One of modern Italy‘s most enigmatic murder mysteries finally reached the courts on Thursday when five people went on trial accused of killing Roberto Calvi, an Italian financier known as "God‘s banker" for his close ties to the Vatican.

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      ORANGE DAWN IN BRUSSELS
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 20:0' Is there an unwritten directive requiring the European Commission to support the Dutch royal family? Perhaps it is Brussels‘ recompense for throwing the Oranges out of Belgium in 1830.

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      ROW OVER NEW CHIEF SPLITS ACCOR
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 20:42 Accor, the French hotels group, was plunged into crisis last night after it was revealed that three board members representing top shareholders had rejected the appointment of the co–founder‘s nephew as chief executive.

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      SWEDEN IN THREAT TO SERVICES DIRECTIVE AFTER MCCREEVY ATTACK
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 18:24 Sweden on Thursday threatened to withdraw its support for plans to liberalise services within the European Union following an attack on the Swedish labour market model by Charlie McCreevy, the EU‘s internal market commissioner.

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      TURKEY WARNED ON HUMAN RIGHTS
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 17:45 Turkey must improve its human rights record and make the rule of law "an everyday reality" if it is to meet the criteria that will let it join the European Union, a senior European Commission official said on Thursday.

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      VW DIRECTORS REBEL OVER PORSCHE PLAN
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 22:02 Volkswagen will attempt to oust Ferdinand Pi ëch as chairman of Europe‘s biggest carmaker on Monday in a rebellion against plans by Porsche which Mr Pi ëch‘s family controls to extend its influence at VW.

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      BANKS ACCUSE THE FRENCH STATE OF ‘PICKPOCKETING‘ SOCIAL FUND
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 7 2005 03:00 The French government is heading for a showdown with the banks over its decision to include a òÂì1.4bn ($1.7bn) gain in next year‘s budget by nationalising a jointly financed fund for interest–free property loans.

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      BOSNIAN SERBS CLEAR THE PATH FOR EU NEGOTIATIONS
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 7 2005 03:00 Capping a week of frantic diplomatic progress between the European Union and the republics of the former Yugoslavia, a surprise vote by legislators in Bosnia‘s Serb–dominated sub–state, Republika Srpska, has removed the last obstacle to association negotiations between Bosnia and >>>


      BRUSSELS INITIATIVE AIMS TO BOOST SALES OF ONLINE MUSIC IN EU
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 7 2005 03:00 The European Commission will next week propose measures to boost the sales of online music in the EU, by allowing music providers such as Apple‘s iTunes website to secure pan–European copyright licences for songs.

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      ECB FEARS BANK OF ITALY REFORMS ARE NOT ENOUGH
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 7 2005 03:00 The European Central Bank expressed concern yesterday that the Italian government‘s plans to reform the Bank of Italy, now on the verge of becoming law, did not go far enough.

Jean–Claude Trichet, the ECB president, said the bank welcomed proposals to introduce a fixed term of >>>


      EUROPEAN ECONOMY: ACHIEVING GROWTH BUT AT A SLOW RATE
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 12:20 For 27 months running, the ECB has held its main interest rate unchanged at 2 per cent. But Mr Trichet says: "You know that we can move whenever we judge it is appropriate. It is as a simple as that: no insurance policy given by us." The rest of this article is for FT.com subscribers onl >>>


      EUROZONE MANUFACTURING WEATHERS HIGH OIL PRICES
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 3 2005 16:12 The rises in September‘s purchasing managers‘ indices provided the latest evidence that the impact of higher oil prices and US hurricanes has been less than feared, and suggested the pick–up in eurozone economic activity may have broadened beyond largely export–led growth.< >>>


      MARKET INSIGHT: TURKEY BECOMING EURO CONVERGENCE INVESTMENT
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 17:35 The spread between liquid Turkish Eurobonds and the 10–year US Treasury bond has fallen by 25 basis points to about 310bp this year and the yield on domestic treasury bills is below 15 per cent for the first time. The Turkish central bank‘s borrowing rate has fallen by 375 basis points >>>


      MERKEL AND SCHRöDER TRY TO HAMMER OUT DEAL
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 7 2005 03:00 Angela Merkel, theChristian Democratic leader, last night met GerhardSchröder

– still Germany‘s leader – to negotiate the political price she must pay to become the country‘s next chancellor.

Although the CDU leader now looks certain to head the ne >>>


      SWEDEN IN THREAT TO SERVICES DIRECTIVE AFTER MCCREEVY ATTACK
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 7 2005 03:00 Sweden yesterday threat–ened to withdraw its support for plans to liberalise services within the European Union following an attack on the Swedish labour market model by Charlie McCreevy, the EU‘s internal market commissioner.

The latest conflict between Brussels and a nationa >>>


      US INDICTS INVESTORS ON AZERI BRIBE CHARGES
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 7 2005 03:00 A Czech financier and an employee of US insurance company AIG have been indicted by US authorities for allegedly taking part in an illegal scheme to bribe top Azerbaijan officials in order to buy its state oil company on the cheap.

The decision, revealed yesterday, marks a significant new >>>


      HOUR COMES FOR TIME WARP NATION‘S MOVE TO SECOND PLACE
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 1':20 Algeria‘s rising fortunes in the oil and gas industry have provided a rare opportunity for the government to modernise the economy while cushioning the social impacts of reform.

With the remaining embers from civil war in the 1''0s showing signs of burning out and record >>>


      ACCENTURE BEATS WALL STREET FORECASTS
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 23:12 A strong rebound in its business in the Americas helped Accenture, the IT consulting and outsourcing company, to beat its own and Wall Street revenue and earnings forecasts for the three months to the end of August, the final quarter of its fiscal year.

The company also became the latest >>>


      BOURSES STEADY AHEAD OF US JOBS DATA
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 7 2005 08:27 European bourses steadied on Friday, confounding expectations they would extend their sharp declines by tracking Wall Street which fell overnight on continued worries over the depth of interest rate increases in the US.

The most keenly watched economic number of the month is released late >>>


      CADBURY FEELS PINCH FROM HIGH RESOURCE COSTS
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 21:08 Cadbury Schweppes on Thursday warned that it was unlikely to hit its full–year profit margin target because of higher commodity prices and the bankruptcy of a US bottling plant.

Shares in the beverages and confectionery company dropped 4.8 per cent to 558½p, the biggest falle >>>


      CITIGROUP SUSPENDED FROM ITALIAN MTS BOND PLATFORM
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 18:05 Citigroup has been suspended from the MTS domestic electronic bond trading platform in Italy, among the largest eurozone government bond markets, for a period of one month.

The sanction, which take effect on November 1, comes more than a year after the US investment bank engaged in contro >>>


      CNOOC CENSURED OVER SELECTIVE DISCLOSURE
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 7 2005 06:25 CNOOC, the Chinese oil group that made headlines in its failed attempt to acquire Unocal earlier this year, was censured by the Hong Kong stock exchange for selective disclosure of price sensitive information in 2002 and 2003.

In an announcement made on its website late Thursday night, th >>>


      COKE‘S TASTE IN AD AGENCIES CHANGES
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 7 2005 00:02 The expected switch is part of a broader shake–up of Coke‘s advertising as the company seeks to stem declining sales of its flagship soft drink in North America and Europe.

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      COMPUTERSHARE WILL NOT JOIN MACQUARIE‘S LSE BID
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 7 2005 06:16 "Computershare wishes to confirm that it has no intention of investing in, or acting in concert with, any consortium or any other offer for the London Stock Exchange," the company said in a statement on Friday." The rest of this article is for FT.com subscribers only Skip to remaini >>>


      CRUDE FALLS FURTHER AMID FEARS OF SLOWING DEMAND
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 20:23 Oil prices fell for a fifth consecutive session on Thursday because of concerns that oil demand was slowing in the US, the world‘s largest energy consumer.

Speculation that the slowdown might be part of a longer term trend rather than a short term disruption caused by the hurricane >>>


      DELOITTE DISAGREES WITH AUDIT FINDINGS
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 23:55 Deloitte‘s US business said it "respectfully" disagreed with findings by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board of significant deficiencies in its audit work as they related to two public companies.

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      DISPUTE ON BOEING AND AIRBUS SUBSIDIES DEEPENS
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 20:31 Boeing. The US move came after EADS, the 80 per cent owner of the European aircraft maker, gave the go–ahead for Airbus to build its planned A350 long–range aircraft to compete with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. But EADS said it would postpone drawing down any state aid in an effort to res >>>


      EISNER RESIGNED FROM DISNEY‘S BOARD
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 23:46 Walt Disney‘s chief executive on September 30, resigned from the board with immediate effect on the same day, the company said in a regulatory filing on Thursday.

The formal move marked a clean break with the company he had run for 21 years, and came about six months before the next >>>


      EUROPE AND JAPAN CANNOT AGAIN REPAIR US DEFICITS
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 22:40 Fond memories of the successful 1'80s adjustment of global trade imbalances have shaped much of the thinking about escape routes this time round.

In 1'85 the US "twin" current account and fiscal deficits consumed global economic discussions. Just as now, the worry was th >>>


      LOMBARD: ROCK UP FOR A BARBIE
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 20:40 Macquarie Bank still eyeing the LSE A burst of chatter in August prompted the bank to acknowledge that it was weighing a consortium bid. Now comes talk that it may be ready to bid by mid–October and that Computershare, another Australian company, has been considering whether to join it.The ga >>>


      OIL PRICES HAVE MIXED IMPACT ON US STORES
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 12:48 US retailers largely managed to overcome the impact of higher fuel prices and unseasonably hot weather in September, according to new monthly sales figures, despite growing anxiety about the resilience of consumer demand.

Mike Niemira, chief economist at the International Council of Shopp >>>


      PENSIONS SPAT HURTS DELTA PROSPECTS
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 23:47 The carrier, the third–largest in the US, was seeking to halt a payment due on October 15 that had ballooned in size after hundreds of its pilots opted to retire ahead of the filing by Delta on September 14, increasing the size of its pension shortfall.

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      THE BANK THAT GOT BIG BY THINKING SMALL
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 1':01 Ask your average resident of Berlin or Frankfurt if they bank with Haspa and they will probably greet your question with a puzzled "Who?" Yet pose the same question in Hamburg and one in two will say "Yes".

Welcome to Germany, where such regionally dominant savings >>>


      THE SHORT VIEW: PLAYING CATCH UP ON THE STREET
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 18:11 Ahead of the first and second quarters, the market had been expecting single–digit earnings growth for the S&P 500 companies. They ended up delivering 13.' per cent growth in the first quarter and 11.7 per cent in the second.

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      TOKYO MIXED AS INVESTORS ADJUST WEIGHTINGS
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 7 2005 05:01 Japanese stocks enjoyed mixed fortunes on Friday morning, with sharp rises and falls in certain sectors as investors continued to adjust sectoral weightings.

The tech–heavy Nikkei 225 slid 0.6 per cent to 13,275. But the bank–heavy Topix eked out a 0.1 per cent increase to 1,3 >>>


      TOYOTA STEERS INTO CONTROVERSY OVER ROLE IN JAPANESE POLITICS
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 7 2005 01:38 Around the same time, Fujio Cho, Toyota‘s former president and now vice–chairman, attended an LDP rally in Aichi. It was a popular event, not least because Toyota employees were transported to the rally in Toyota buses, officials at the carmaker have confirmed.

The rest of thi >>>


      TREASURIES DECLINE AS INFLATION WORRIES PERSIST
      FT, 07-10-2005
      October 6 2005 20:38 US Treasuries drifted lower and yields rose on Thursday amid concerns about inflation, while traders grappled with interpreting employment data distorted by last month‘s hurricanes.

Thursday‘s weekly number of new jobless claims jumped higher, bringing the four–week aver >>>



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