What the Sunday Papers Said
Monday 14 July 2014
Independent on Sunday: Fears trade deal will ‘carve’ up health service
Hundreds of people marched on the European Commission offices in London to protest against a free-trade deal being negotiated with the United States that some claim could lead to the privatisation of the NHS. War on Want claimed more than 1,000 people took part in the protest.
Sunday Times: Peace back on the rack with Experian revolt
Sir John Peace faces a third shareholder rebellion after bruising pay votes at Burberry last week and Standard Chartered in May. Sir John is leaving his post at Experian this week but failed to assuage investors’ anxiety over lavish boardroom payouts and a reshuffle that is said to go against governance rules.
Sunday Telegraph: Regulators urged to let small banks lend more
The Bank of England has pushed for international regulators to relax capital rules for smaller banks, claiming that current regulations, put in place after the financial crisis, give big lenders an inbuilt advantage and restrict lending to households and businesses.
Mail on Sunday: Angry investors admit defeat in £5bn tax fight
Millionaire investors in a £5bn alleged tax avoidance scheme run by financier Patrick McKenna’s investment firm Ingenious are preparing to settle with the taxman rather than face a court battle with the authorities. The Ingenious scheme counts numerous celebrities as members.
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- 2 Tourist films plane's descent just metres above packed Caribbean beach
- 3 World Book Day: Boy 'excluded' from school after dressing up as Fifty Shades' Christian Grey
- 4 Have sex with your iPad thanks to the new sex toy no-one asked for
- 5 GamerGate: developer Tim Schafer provokes rage with joke about online gaming activists at industry awards
Harrison Ford plane crash: Actor will make full recovery thanks to 'beautifully executed' landing
Tourist films plane's descent just metres above packed Caribbean beach
Oxford whistleblower's attempt to protect young victim of a sadistic gang went unheeded
How Homer Simpson discovered the Higgs boson over a decade before scientists
The 'sex selfie stick' lets you FaceTime the inside of a vagina
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Elif Shafak: Turkish author warns against rise of British nationalism
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
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