News Headlines - 28 April 2015

Conservatives take one point lead ahead of election - YouGov poll | Reuters

The poll showed Conservatives on 35 percent, up two points from Sunday, versus Labour at 34 percent, unchanged from yesterday, polling company YouGov said.

UK government warns BP over potential takeover - FT.com

The British government has told BP it would oppose any potential takeover of the company, which was seriously weakened by the huge bill incurred after the Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon disaster five years ago.

Fitch downgrades Japan, joins Moody's in warning on fiscal policy | Reuters

Fitch Ratings downgraded Japan's credit rating by one notch after the government failed to take steps in this fiscal year's budget to offset a delay in a sales tax increase, the agency said on Monday.

Diana is people’s choice for a baby princess | The Sunday Times

According to a YouGov poll for The Sunday Times, 12% think naming the child after her paternal grandmother, Diana, Princess of Wales, would be the best choice.
The survey of 2,200 adults found Alice and Charlotte were the next most popular options, both attracting the support of 9%... If the baby ia a boy, 13% would like him to be called James. Other popular names include Alexander(8%) and Ricahrd and Louis(both 7%).

Greece moves to sideline Varoufakis after reform talks fiasco | Reuters

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday reshuffled his team handling talks with European and IMF lenders, a move widely seen as an effort to relegate embattled Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis to a less active role in negotiations.








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