Clouds gather over Africa as Barclays heads out – Daily Mail

Washington Post Clouds gather over Africa as Barclays heads outDaily MailJOHANNESBURG, March 1 (Reuters) – When Barclays bought South Africa's Absa in 2005, wading back into a market it quit in the 1980s under pressure from anti-apartheid campaigners, the deal was trumpeted as a "tangible vote of confidence" in Africa's …Antony Jenkins, Barclays' ousted CEO, to…

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Manuel Pellegrini expects Raheem Sterling to sparkle at Anfield – Belfast Telegraph

Belfast Telegraph Manuel Pellegrini expects Raheem Sterling to sparkle at AnfieldBelfast TelegraphManchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has backed Raheem Sterling to shine on his Anfield return. Sterling will play at Liverpool for the first time since his acrimonious £49million departure last summer as City travel to Merseyside on Wednesday. Share.I trust Raheem Sterling 100%, says…

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Omagh bombing: Murder case against Seamus Daly collapses over lack of evidence – The Independent

The Independent Omagh bombing: Murder case against Seamus Daly collapses over lack of evidenceThe IndependentProsecutors have dropped the charges against a bricklayer accused of murdering 29 people in the 1998 Omagh bomb. Seamus Daly, 45, had been on remand in prison since being charged with the Real IRA atrocity and a range of other terror…

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Oscars ratings tumble to eight year low – BBC News

BBC News Oscars ratings tumble to eight year lowBBC NewsThe 2016 Academy Awards pulled in its smallest audience in eight years, according to US ratings data. Some 34.3 million Americans watched the ceremony – a near record low – amid the Hollywood diversity controversy. The lower figures could reflect civil …As a black woman, I agree…

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Google’s Computers Paint Like Van Gogh, and the Art Sells for Thousands – Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog) Google's Computers Paint Like Van Gogh, and the Art Sells for ThousandsWall Street Journal (blog)Google is trying to make art freaks out of computer geeks. Alphabet Inc.'s Google put on an art show and auction in San Francisco on Friday, displaying works created by computers, with some guidance from humans. The…

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    Markets fall after ‘terrible’ slump in Chinese exports – business live – The Guardian

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    Arise!

    Release Date: Monday 7th March 2016. A feature length, observational documentary covering 5 years with the female garment workers at the grass roots of the industry in Bangladesh. From 2010, when organising as workers was illegal, through the tragedies of Tazreen and Rana Plaza and up to the present day, the women of Bangladesh mobilise…

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    IS planning ‘enormous and spectacular attacks’, UK counter-terrorism chief warns – Asian Image

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    Maria Sharapova Announces Failed Doping Test – New York Times

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    Art Galleries Face Pressure to Fund Museum Shows – New York Times

    New York Times Art Galleries Face Pressure to Fund Museum ShowsNew York TimesIn today's exploding art market, amid diminishing corporate donations and mounting exhibition costs, nonprofit museums have been leaning more heavily on commercial galleries for larger amounts of money — anywhere from $ 5,000 to $ 200,000 each time …Art life: Tough enough to succeed,…