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Asda sales rise helped by vegan-friendly mince pies



News February 20, 2018


Asda, owned by US retail giant Walmart, said like-for-like, or same store, sales rose 0.5% in the last three months of 2017, compared to the same period a year earlier."We really improved our offer for customers," Asda chief execu...

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Evelina children's hospital poised to keep Presidents Club funds



News February 20, 2018


Sky News understands that the Evelina London Children's Hospital, which is supported by Guy's and St Thomas' Charity, is close to deciding to keep £265,000 handed to it by the Presidents Club in 1998, 2013, 2016 and 2017.Trustees...

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Fox strengthens commitment on Sky News independence



News February 20, 2018


Fox, the world's fourth-biggest media company, promised that, if allowed to buy Sky, it will maintain a Sky-branded news service for 10 years. Previously, it had promised to maintain such a service for five years.The company also ...

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Hundreds of KFC stores still shut in chicken delivery fiasco



News February 20, 2018


The fast-food chain's website said in a mid-morning update that just over 250 of its nearly 900 restaurants in the UK and Ireland were open, compared to about 320 the evening before.It later said, at lunchtime, that 430 were now t...

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Outgoing HSBC boss paid £6.1m as profits miss City expectations



News February 20, 2018


Stuart Gulliver, who has led HSBC over the last seven years, saw his pay packet rise from £5.7m in 2016 as his annual bonus sharply increased.The bank, which makes most of its money in Asia, said pre-tax profit more than doubled ...

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