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In the papers - Thursday 10 January 2008

Gale-force winds and heavy rain caused havoc from the Scottish Highlands to the English Channel yesterday, leaving thousands of people without power and disrupting traffic and ferry services...

... About 22,000 homes in Scotland were without electricity after gusts of up to 90mph damaged power lines - The Guardian

The government of Singapore has built up a 3 per cent stake in British Land, the FTSE 100 property group that has seen its market value dive with the rest of the UK property sector. The holding is worth £135m based on its current market price, a fraction of what it would have been worth this time a year ago - The Independent

The credit market crisis is forcing Wall Street firms to rip up even some of their best laid plans, the latest example being Merrill Lynch's decision to postpone the building of a hi-tech skyscraper in midtown Manhattan. The investment bank is understood to have asked instead for an extension of its downtown lease, calculating that it needs to use its money to rebuild its balance sheet rather than build a glitzy new headquarters - The Independent

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