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Juice Brighton

British-backed bid kicked out of £11bn National Grid gas auction
Juice Brighton
The prospect of a foreign takeover of the UK's biggest gas distribution network increased on Friday after the main British-backed offer was kicked out of the auction after being trumped by rivals. Sky News has learnt that a consortium including ...

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Bath Chronicle

Brand new auction house, Ma San Auction, brings Chinese antiquities trade back to Bath
Bath Chronicle
Ma San Auction will hold monthly events at the Francis Hotel in Bath selling antiquities of Chinese or Asian origin to local and international buyers. ... He arrived in the UK in 1982 at the age of 22 and started working at a hospital in Plymouth as a ...



Telecoms Tech

Three gets feisty as it prepares important battle for spectrum
Telecoms Tech
Speaking at a business update, Three UK CEO David Dyson said of the EU ruling: "I think it was the wrong decision. UK consumers have ... With an upcoming spectrum auction, Three is hoping Ofcom will prioritise Three over EE and Vodafone. Dyson warned ...

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Price Monitoring Extension
London South East (registration) (blog)
Auction call extensions give London Stock Exchange electronic order book users a further opportunity to review the prices and sizes of orders entered in an individual security's auction call before the execution occurs. A price monitoring extension is ...

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The Independent

Eric Clapton to auction off $20m Gerhard Richter painting while David Bowie collection grips collectors
The Independent
Eric Clapton, the British guitarist and song-writer, is once again showing off his acumen as an art collector, turning to Christie's to sell a Gerhard Richter abstract purchased fifteen years ago. The auction house says the work, “Abstraktes Bild (809 ...

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Burnley Empire Theatre auction 'a slap in face' — volunteers
Lancashire Telegraph
THE trust working to restore the former Burnley Empire Theatre to past glories has said it's 'a slap in the face' that it's been put up for auction. The historic building, which was named as the fifth most at risk venue in the UK by the Theatres Trust ...



Gloucestershire Live

Yacht with half-a-billion pounds worth of cocaine among police assets auctioned
Gloucestershire Live
Wilsons Auctions has been awarded a four year contract worth in excess of £25m to sell assets seized by law enforcement and government agencies including Gloucestershire Police. Group asset recovery manager for Wilsons Aidan Larkin, who says there is ...



Daily Mail

Medal collection of top World War 2 Spitfire ace expected to fetch thousands of pounds
Daily Mail
The stunning medal collection of an RAF war hero pilot and Spitfire Ace are set to reach tens of thousands of pounds at auction. British pilot Air Commodore James Rankin destroyed 17 enemy aircraft on his own during his 'inspirational' service in the ...

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Classic Cars for Sale (blog)

Latest Classic Car Auction Commentary: 30/09/2016
Classic Cars for Sale (blog)
Bavarian BMWs pulled well with a forecast £48,400 forthcoming for a Birds of Iver left to right-hand drive converted 1988 E30 M3 Evo 2, number 276 of 500 produced and one of only 50 destined for UK-consumption, and £41,250, just over the guide, paid ...



Bradford Telegraph and Argus

David Hockney work from Woldgate Woods series expected to raise record £9.2 million at auction
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
Bradford artist David Hockney could smash his own record at auction with a painting from his Woldgate Woods series going under-the-hammer for the first time. The artist, 79, created six paintings of Woldgate Woods in his native Yorkshire, charting the ...

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