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business Greek referendum: Osborne warns UK not immune from European turmoil live

10 million Greeks go to the polls to vote on bailout package that EU leaders have framed as a referendum on membership of the Euro 10.07am BST Polling stations in Greece are open until 7pm local time 5pm BST, but there are suggestions that the

22 minutes ago // The Guardian

business The innovators: how smaller batteries give more power to UK solar households

London startup tailors smaller, cheaper battery for UK households to use more of their own generated solar energy When Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, took to the stage in California in April to launch a solar battery for the home, the audience hollered and whooped at every detail. On the other side of the Atlantic, a more modest, quieter challenger plans to take on the US electric car

25 minutes ago // The Washington Post

business Why one number has homebuilders furious with Loudoun County

Since the recession, developers and landowners in Loudoun County sometimes dubbedAmericas wealthiest county have repeatedly asked for approval to add hundredsof additional residential units to their properties, only to be turned away.

35 minutes ago // The Guardian

business Greece's eurozone future in the balance as referendum gets under way live

10 million Greeks go to the polls to vote on bailout package that EU leaders have framed as a referendum on membership of the Euro 9.50am BST Warning that potentially explosive moments lay ahead, the head of Greeces orthodox communist party,

45 minutes ago // The Guardian

business Greece's eurozone future in the balance as referendum gets under way live

10 million Greeks go to the polls to vote on bailout package that EU leaders have framed as a referendum on membership of the Euro 9.41am BST Good morning.About 10 million Greeks are going to the polls on Sunday, to vote

55 minutes ago // The Guardian

business Greece's eurozone future in the balance as referendum gets under way live

10 million Greeks go to the polls to vote on bailout package that EU leaders have framed as a referendum on membership of the EuroGood morning. About 10 million Greeks are going to the polls on Sunday, to vote in a referendum that poses the biggest challenge to the euro since its adoption in 1999. We will bring you the latest news and developments throughout th

1 hour ago // Reuters

business Greece votes in referendum with future in euro in doubt

ATHENS Reuters - Greeks voted on Sunday whether to accept or reject the tough terms of an aid offer to stave off financial collapse, in a referendum that may determine their future in Europes common currency.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

business London: a city in peril, or in clover?

Last week our architecture critic wrote about how high residential land values are destroying the soul of London. His piece provoked a large responseWell, that touched a nerve. When I wrote last Sunday that London is eating itself, it provoked more than 1,100 comments, and a comparable response on Twitter. The overwhelming view was that there was something in the thesis,

1 hour ago // Reuters

business Quartet of crises threatens Europe's core

BRUSSELS Reuters - Four great crises around Europe's fringes threaten to engulf the European Union, potentially setting the ambitious post-war unification project back by decades.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

business Sainsburys in line for a badgering, a booting and a living wage row

Conservationists, Bristol Rovers and shareholders with concerns over how much Justin King will walk away with are lining up to attackWhat have the living wage, Bristol Rovers and badgers got in common?Half a point to those who answered Steve Hilton, as the prime ministers former blue sky thinker is certainly one of the countrys unlikeliest converts to the first cause while, if it sells a few more copies of his book, he might even consider asking his pal Dave to hug

1 hour ago // The Guardian

business Gleneagles promise to make poverty history has yet to be delivered

The G8 has fractured, but a global meeting of ministers in Addis Ababa this month must show willingness to ensure overseas aid is done betterMake Poverty History: even the phrase seems reminiscent of more innocent days when campaigners buoyed by idealism hoped they could change the world with a rubber wristband, and rock musicians believed the strains of We Will Rock You, floating on the summer air, could force the rich worlds politicians to fix Africa.This week marks the 10th anniv

1 hour ago // Reuters

business French renewables power grid pilot shows limits of batteries in Europe

NICE, France, July 5 Reuters - A major pilot project by Europe's largest power network operator to integrate power from rooftop solar panels into the grid has shown that battery storage of renewable energy is not yet economically viable in Europe.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

business China is panicking over a market bubble. What would it do in a real crisis?

The numbers are staggering, but Beijings measures to prop up tumbling shares look like a ridiculous over-reactionAs Greece holds a referendum that may create more uncertainties than it solves, are we looking in the wrong place for a financial crisis? In China, the authorities are in a fine sweat about a more traditional financial conundrum: a bubble in the stock market. How do you def

1 hour ago // The Guardian

business China is panicking over a market bubble. What would it do in a real crisis?

The numbers are staggering, but Beijings measures to prop up tumbling shares look like a ridiculous over-reactionAs Greece holds a referendum that may create more uncertainties than it solves, are we looking in the wrong place for a financial crisis? In China, the authorities are in a fine sweat about a more traditional financial conundrum: a bubble in the stock market. How do you de

1 hour ago // BBC

business Greeks vote in bailout referendum

Millions of Greeks are voting in a crucial referendum on whether to accept the terms of an international bailout.

1 hour ago // The Telegraph

business Pension tax breaks: this is why they're about to be cut

George Osborne's Wednesday Budget is expected to usher in the first of many cuts to pension savers' generous tax breaks

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

business Malaysia 1MDB Probe Finds Documents Tied to Alleged Transfers to Prime Minister

Malaysias attorney general said a probe into a troubled state investment fund has uncovered documents related to allegations that money was transferred into the personal bank accounts of Prime Minister Najib Razak.

2 hours ago // Reuters

business China curbs IPOs, enlists brokers in all-out bid to end market rout

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Reuters - Beijing intensified efforts at the weekend to pull China's stock markets out of a nose-dive that is threatening the world's second-largest economy, with top brokerages pledging to buy massive amounts of shares and a report that the government has set up a market stabilization fund.

2 hours ago // The Times of India

business Airtel blames lack of mobile towers for frequent call drops

With call drops becoming frequent, top telecom operator Bharti Airtel has blamed the lack of mobile towers for this problem, saying there is an urgent need to clear the 'misinformation' about their radiation effect.

2 hours ago // Reuters

business UPDATE 3-China curbs IPOs, enlists brokers in all-out bid to end market rout

Brokers, fund managers vow to invest at least $19 bln in shares

2 hours ago // The Telegraph

business Greece Referendum Day live: the euro's day of reckoning arrives as divided Greeks head to the polls

Greece is split as voters face the choice of saying 'Oxi' no or 'Nai' yes to Europe's bail-out conditions and Greece's future in the euro

2 hours ago // The Telegraph

business Greece Referendum Day live: EU tells Greeks they cannot use the euro after a 'No' as millions head to the polls

Greece is split as voters face the choice of saying 'Oxi' no or 'Nai' yes to Europe's bail-out conditions and Greece's future in the euro

3 hours ago // Reuters

business China arrests man for suicide "rumours" amid stock market rout -state TV

BEIJING, July 5 Reuters - Chinese authorities have arrested a man who allegedly spread rumours about people in Beijing jumping off buildings in response to a stock market crash, state television reported on Sunday.

3 hours ago // The Guardian

business Be sure your travel insurance will pay out if disaster strikes

Heightened global tension means it is crucial to have good insurance but do check the small print. Rosie Murray-West explains whyThousands of people who believe they have been sensible by taking out travel insurance before jetting off on holiday will find that their insurer ultimately rejects their claim when things go wrong.The problem is likely to be particularly acute this summer, with experts warning that many policies will not have adequate cover to deal with major issues.

3 hours ago // The Guardian

business John Lewis sent us vouchers we cant use

Wed visited London once and used my John Lewis membership card at Westfield shopping centre but we live in SuffolkA warning to all those with a my John Lewis membership card be careful where you use it. I live in Suffolk but went to the Elvis exhibition at Londons O2 in February, then on to a Westfield shopping centre where I used the card in John Lewis. Having had it since it started, I am used to getting the free monthly reward vouchers f

3 hours ago // The Times of India

business Top 8 Sensex cos add Rs 25,217.48 cr in market valuation

The combined market valuation of eight of the top-10 most valued Sensex firms rose by Rs 25,217.48 crore last week.

3 hours ago // The Times of India

business Air India mulls direct flights to San Francisco, Toronto

National carrier Air India is mulling to launch direct flight services from here to San Francisco and Toronto this winters following removal of restrictions on the domestic carriers to expand their operations in the US after safety upgrade by the FAA.

4 hours ago // Boston Herald

business Putting foot on brake essential to shift out of Park

Q: Our 2007 Buick Rendezvous at times will not shift from Park. It seems frozen there. If we turn on the ignition and put it in neutral, then it will let us shift. Help!

4 hours ago // Boston Herald

business Lenders go high-tech to spot borrowers lies

WASHINGTON Its one of the most common lies that home buyers tell mortgage lenders, and it may be on the upswing: In order to get a lower interest rate and down payment, applicants say they plan to occupy the house as a principal residence when in fact they have no such intention.The incidence of occupancy misrepresentation rose 20 percent between 2011 and 2013, according to giant investor Fannie Maes latest sampling of loans involving known fraud.

4 hours ago // The New York Times

business Day of Reckoning for Greek Banks and Eurozones Central Banker

Unless the European Central Bank decides Greeces banks deserve further support, they will probably collapse, taking the nations economy with them.

5 hours ago // Reuters

business Greece votes in referendum with future in euro in doubt

ATHENS Reuters - Greece voted on Sunday on whether to accept more austerity in exchange for international aid, in a high-stakes referendum likely to determine whether it leaves the euro-currency area after seven years of economic pain.

5 hours ago // BBC

business Budget to cut 'housing subsidies'

Chancellor George Osborne will use Wednesday's Budget to announce a clampdown on "taxpayer-funded subsidies" for higher earners living in social housing.

5 hours ago // ABC

business When It Comes to Protecting Your Data, Some States Just Don't Get It

When we compiled the State Compendium of Unclaimed Property Practices, we discovered that some states provide way too much information.

5 hours ago // The Guardian

business Greeks begin voting in referendum as the euro faces its biggest challenge

Almost 9.9 million Greeks have the right to vote in Sundays plebiscite on whether the country should accept the terms of its creditors Greeks began voting in a referendum on Sunday that presents the biggest challenge to the running of the euro since its adoption and risks sending shock waves through the worlds financial markets.The nationwide ballot was taking place at the end of

5 hours ago // Boston Herald

business App helps recovering addicts connect

In New Orleans a few years ago for a Patriots-Saints game, Jack Kelly found himself surrounded by a group of friends who were all drinking, reawakening memories of a past he would rather have forgotten.When he was 16, he became hooked on OxyContin, a painkiller hed been prescribed for a hockey injury. And when the prescription ran out, he went looking for more on the street, only to find he could buy heroin for a fraction of the money.

5 hours ago // Boston Herald

business Boston is in Space Station's orbit

Some of the countrys brightest minds in space exploration will be in Boston this week, shining a light on research opportunities on the International Space Station.Its an outreach effort to those who might find a use for the space station for development, said James Kirkpatrick, executive director of the American Astronautical Society. This conference serves to raise that awareness and gets a lot of people beating on the door saying I want to do this.