What the Sunday papers said
Monday 30 June 2014
Independent on Sunday: MPs urge delay in decision on Trident
Defence contractors will be alarmed at moves afoot to delay the order of a £20bn replacement for Trident. A decision on whether to replace the UK’s nuclear submarine fleet is due in 2016. A cross-party group of MPs has argued that keeping Trident is not justified solely on the grounds of maintaining Britain’s military status.
Mail on Sunday: Under-fire Cable may ditch Land Registry sale
Vince Cable, the under-pressure Business Secretary, is believed to be rethinking a future sale of the Land Registry after criticism of the handling of the Post Office float, which was thought to have been massively undervalued. Mr Cable, 71, may delay any sale until after the next election.
Sunday Telegraph: Addison Lee could be sold for £800m
The private equity firm Carlyle is believed to be poised to sell off the London cab firm Addison Lee for as much as £800m. In 14 months of Carlyle’s ownership the value of the company has more than doubled and annual profits last year stood at £21m, up from £7m the year before.
Sunday Times: Platinum mines in South Africa for sale
Anglo-American has put some of its South African platinum mines up for sale to rationalise the business. The mines have been identified as among underperforming assets set to be cleared out. In total the group hopes to raise $4bn (£2.3bn) from the disposals. The South African investment bank RMB is likely to oversee the sales.
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- 2 Renee Zellweger on plastic surgery: 'I'm living a more fulfilling life and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows'
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Australian café owner sparks debate after saying 'No' to having unruly children on premises
- 5 NHS staff banned from drinking tea or coffee on the job because it looks like they're not working hard enough
Renee Zellweger on plastic surgery: 'I'm living a more fulfilling life and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows'
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Nathan Cirillo: Final pictures emerge of soldier moments before he was shot dead by Ottowa gunman
Ottawa shootings: Terror strikes Canadian capital as attacks leave one soldier and one suspect dead
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
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Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
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