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London markets climb; mining shares boost FTSE 100

“London markets ended higher Monday, helped by earlier weakness in the British pound” writes Emily Horton for marketwatch.com. But sterling’s earlier weakness helped London stocks outperform its European peers on Monday, analysts said, leading to a 0.4% climb to 7,130.62 for the U.K.’s FTSE 100 UKX, -0.38% after ending the previous week flat. Source: marketwatch.com

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Investment Firm Invesco Launches Blockchain ETF on London Stock Exchange

“Per the article, the Invesco Elwood Global Blockchain ETF will initially be targeting 48 companies involved with blockchain technology” writes Laura Burger for cointelegraph.com. United States-based investment management company Invesco is launching a blockchain exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the London Stock Exchange (LSEG) today, March 11, financial newspaper Financial Times reports on March 9. Also, at the end of January, the Chicago Board Options Exchange, investment company VanEck and financial services firm SolidX re-applied with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a rule change to list a Bitcoin…

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Teachers patrolling streets and bus stops after school in bid to combat knife crime epidemic

“Teachers are patrolling the streets and getting on buses to accompany children home, in a bid to combat knife crime” writes Daniel Hannan for telegraph.co.uk. Now obviously there is a new twist, as it is also a peak time for stabbings.” This week, Ayub Hassan,a 17-year-old boy who dreamed of becoming a barrister, was stabbed to death in west London. His death death was the fourth fatal stabbing in a week across the country and has led to a major debate between the Government and police about how best to…

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‘What game are they playing?’ leader of British parliament asks of EU

“LONDON (Reuters) – The leader of Britain’s parliament said she was beginning to wonder what game the European Union was playing over Brexit as relations between London and Brussels deteriorated ahead of a vote by lawmakers next week” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. “There is still hope, but I have to say I’m deeply disappointed with what we’re hearing coming out of the EU,” Andrea Leadsom told Reuters. Source: 95kqds.com

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Farah set to make surprise return to track at world championships

“Mo Farah has given his strongest indication yet that he will make a shock return to the track to run in the 10,000m at the world championships in October” writes Sean Ingle for theguardian.com. If they can do well at the Euros, then why not the world stage and the Olympics?” Farah also indicated he may not retire after next year’s Olympics, as has been widely assumed, and that he would keep running as long as he was competitive. “Eliud Kipchoge [the marathon world record holder] is showing us the…

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