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Rain brings combines to a halt near Kelso

Harvest is progressing well at Merton Estates, St Boswells, Kelso, although the combine has just been rained off today (31 July).

Low grain prices mean budgets may need reviewing

Farmers weekly interactive - 6 min 20 sec ago
Growers need to review budgets and cashflow in the light of far lower prices and generally better yields than expected, say advisers.

Morrisons app aims to simplify cattle management

Farmers weekly interactive - 17 min 20 sec ago
Morrisons has launched a free app, which aims to simplify cattle management.

Watch: Blaze rips through Eastbourne Pier - 30 min 20 sec ago
Devastating fire destroys main building on the historic Eastbourne Pier
Categories: Construction Links

Harvest rained off near Thirsk

Farmers weekly interactive - 31 min 20 sec ago
Harvest has been rained off near Thirsk, Yorkshire, but winter wheat is still a few days away so is not coming to any harm, according to Guy Shelby.

VIDEO: Centrica boss defends gas prices

BBC Business and Money - 34 min 55 sec ago
Centrica's Chief Executive Sam Laidlaw has told the BBC gas use is down as result of warmer weather, but has batted off criticism that bills could be reduced further because of lower wholesale prices.

Diageo profit falls on Chinese business

Financial Times - 38 min 36 sec ago
Company forced to write down value of its baiju white spirit brand amid Beijing’s push to stop conspicuous spending and gift giving

Manchester University hunts for contractor partners - 39 min 20 sec ago
Winners will be in line for £670m of contracting work over eight years
Categories: Construction Links

Juggling potato and wheat harvest near Bridgnorth

Farmers weekly interactive - 56 min 20 sec ago
Andrew Digwood has finished combining oilseed rape at Willow Paddocks Farm, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, and started winter wheat yesterday (30 July).

VIDEO: England win books semi-final spot

BBC Sport - 1 hour 1 min ago
England's men's hockey team cruise to a 3-1 win over Canada to book a spot in the Commonwealth Games semi-finals at Glasgow 2014.
Categories: Sports Academy Links

Craigan blames Mexico for fighting

BBC Sport - 1 hour 1 min ago
Stephen Craigan blames Mexico players for the fighting which marred the Milk Cup match against Northern Ireland.
Categories: Sports Academy Links

Toscafund to set up US office

Financial Times - 1 hour 7 min ago
Investment company founded by Martin Hughes is the latest UK hedge fund to expand across Atlantic following moves by Cheyne Capital, Winton and Odey

Yarde aims to improve at Harlequins

BBC Sport - 1 hour 8 min ago
England wing Marland Yarde says moving to Harlequins from London Irish will help his development as a player.
Categories: Sports Academy Links

Eurozone inflation falls to low of 0.4%

Financial Times - 1 hour 20 min ago
The dip leaves inflation at less than a quarter of the European Central Bank’s target of below, but close to, 2 per cent

Wales chief pleased with medal haul

BBC Sport - 1 hour 28 min ago
Team Wales can be "delighted" to have surpassed their pre-Commonwealth Games medal target in Glasgow says chef de mission Brian Davies.
Categories: Sports Academy Links

Arcadis to buy Hyder for £256m - 1 hour 34 min ago
Global consultant, and owner of EC Harris, set to pay premium of 40% for UK engineer
Categories: Construction Links

House price growth slows in July

Financial Times - 1 hour 36 min ago
Nationwide monthly index shows price of a typical home increased by just 0.1% in July as regulatory mortgage restrictions kick in

SFO pays £1.5m to Robert Tchenguiz

Financial Times - 1 hour 40 min ago
Days after paying £3m to settle with his brother Vincent, the Serious Fraud Office’s settlement means a planned trial in October will not go ahead

Sierra Leone declares Ebola emergency

Financial Times - 1 hour 42 min ago
President Koroma says country will call in security forces to quarantine epicentres of deadly virus and public meetings will be restricted
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