LME loses its only female trader

Bethan Wilde, the London Metal Exchange's only female trader, is going to depart the famously boisterous floor to join Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing.

Ms Wilde, a well-regarded 29-year-old, has been appointed by Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing as senior manager of business development & strategy.

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Things need a change to ensure Mid-Staffs scandals don’t happen

According to a national patient safety charity, scandals like the Mid-Staffordshire will happen again unless the government implements the Francis Inquiry recommendations. It will file its report next week.

According to Peter Walsh, chief executive of the Association for Victims of Medical Accidents, ministers have already started showing their opposition to changes that the report might recommend. Changes like minimum staffing levels for hospital wards and a legal duty candour that will check the medical staff has started seeing opposition.

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MoD awards £998m worth contract to QinetiQ

Stock in FSTE 250-listed military gadget maker QinetiQ jumped more than 4 per cent to 195.9p on Friday, after the company announced that it bagged a multi-million contract from the British government.

QinetiQ said it signed a £998 million worth contract with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to test its helicopters, weapons and vehicles for the next five years.

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China’s Zhejiang Geely buys Manganese Bronze, safeguards 107 jobs

Chinese car manufacturer Zhejiang Geely on Friday confirmed that it purchased world-famous London black cabs maker Manganese Bronze, which had slipped into administration last year.

Geely, which already owned nearly 20 per cent of Manganese Bronze, acquired the remaining the business and its assets through its newly established British subsidiary Geely UK, for £11.04 million.

The deal safeguarded all 107 of the British production jobs in Coventry.

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Amphetamine stimulant possible cause of runner's heart attack

A lot of things were imagines after Claire Squires, a fit and healthy 30-year-old, who died about one mile from the end of the London marathon in 2012.

Her chosen charity, the Samaritans, in less than seven days, has got about £1m as donation as tens of thousands of people had donated so much money to her chosen charity.

It was ruled by a coroner that the possible cause of her death was Jack3d's single dose. A supplement that promises to enhance performance and it was legal to be purchased and used when she had purchased it.

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