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Arch-euroskeptic Farage leads march over Brexit betrayal

“Farage defended that decision and said as a member of the European Parliament he may have to take part in a vote on whether to approve the Brexit deal” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. SUNDERLAND, England (Reuters) – Nigel Farage, the politician who probably did more than anyone else to force Britain’s referendum on membership of the European Union, joined protesters at the start of a 270-mile march over what they call a betrayal of the Brexit vote. Source: 95kqds.com

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McLaren extend F1 partnership with Coca Cola

“MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Former champions McLaren have extended a partnership with Coca Cola after agreeing a short-term deal last year, the British-based Formula One team announced on Saturday” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. The deal with will be used to promote multiple Coca Cola drinks brands through the 21-race season that starts in Australia on Sunday. Source: 95kqds.com

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Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s Ineos strongly linked with takeover of Team Sky

“Team Sky remained tight-lipped on Friday as reports of a possible takeover by petrochemicals giant INEOS gathered pace” writes Tom Cary for telegraph.co.uk. Team Sky have also been investigating a possible deal with a Colombian state-owned oil company.If the deal does happen, Team Sky will certainly not be short of financial muscle.Reports of a possible deal first surfaced earlier this month. Source: telegraph.co.uk

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Theresa May is ‘finished’ and must ‘fall on her sword’ as price for her Brexit deal to win meaningful vote – senior aides

“Senior aides of Theresa May privately believe she is “finished” and may be forced to set out a timetable for her departure if she is to win the meaningful vote on her Brexit deal” writes John Curtice for telegraph.co.uk. It comes before the Prime Minister spends the weekend attempting to win over Tory Eurosceptics and DUP MPs ahead of a third meaningful vote on her Brexit deal on Tuesday…. Source: telegraph.co.uk

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DUP ‘to be handed millions’ to back May’s Brexit deal as its leaders hold talks with Philip Hammond 

“The DUP said it wants a Brexit deal after intensive talks with Cabinet ministers including Philip Hammond amid suggestions Northern Ireland could be offered extra cash to break the impasse” writes John Curtice for telegraph.co.uk. The presence of the Chancellor prompted speculation that Northern Ireland could be given a funding boost in exchange for the DUP supporting Theresa May’s Brexit deal. Source: telegraph.co.uk

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S&P 500, Nasdaq close at 5-month high on China trade, global growth optimism

“Consumer sentiment rose in March to 97.8 from 93.8 in February, according to a preliminary reading of the University of Michigan consumer sentiment index” writes Markets Reporter for marketwatch.com. The S&P 500 index SPX, +0.41% climbed 14 points, or 0.5%, to 2,822.48 and the Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +0.76% advanced 57.62 points, 0.8%, to 7,688.53.U.S. stocks closed higher Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq finishing at five-month highs, as market sentiment was buoyed by encouraging headlines on U.S.-China trade negotiations and Chinese assurances of forthcoming economic stimulus. Source: marketwatch.com

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Stocks gain on China trade, global growth optimism; Boeing shares lift Dow

“Consumer sentiment rose in March to 97.8 from 93.8 in February, according to a preliminary reading of the University of Michigan consumer sentiment index” writes Markets Reporter for marketwatch.com. The gains would mark the biggest weekly gain since the period ended Feb. 15, according to FactSet data.BIOS, -24.93% shares sank 26% after the company announced a deal to merge with privately held Option Care Enterprises Inc.U.S. stocks rose Friday as major benchmarks aimed for their most robust weekly gains in a month with sentiment buoyed by encouraging headlines on U.S.-China…

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