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Should Seann and Katya stay on Strictly?

Should Seann and Katya stay on Strictly?

Entertainment
It started with a kiss... Strictly contestant star Seann Walsh and dance partner Katya Jones hit the headlines after being caught kissing in public.Walsh, who had a long-term girlfriend, Rebecca Humphries, and Jones, married to Strictly professional Neil Jones, both tweeted an apology.Humphries has since accused Walsh of "inappropriate and hurtful behaviour" during their relationship.Walsh has yet to comment but what does this mean for such a big TV show?Entertainment reporter Caroline Frost told BBC Radio 5 Live: "I think the Strictly producers can't really lose here, it's a huge story. "If they [Walsh and Jones] don't go by lunchtime, every viewer in the country, even the ones who weren't tuning in for the first three weeks of ...
3 charts that show why the US should stop ignoring its debt problem

3 charts that show why the US should stop ignoring its debt problem

Finance
By most measures, the U.S. economic outlook is bright. GDP (gross domestic product) growth could exceed 4 percent in the second quarter, unemployment is at decade-lows and wages are ticking up. But one figure paints a darker picture: U.S. national debt. Gross federal debt stands at a massive $ 21.2 trillion. Economists and policymakers are increasingly urging the U.S. government to address the debt now while the economy is on solid footing and before the next crisis hits. "Even if you think that public debt just doesn't matter to economic outcomes, the thing you have to...
Where investors should hide out during a trade war

Where investors should hide out during a trade war

Finance
Those seeking protection against an intensifying trade war between the United States and its economic allies should buy shares of domestic, consumer-facing companies, according to investors. Utilities — classic defensive plays with domestic-only markets — could also benefit if this is a prolonged conflict, some said. Others are sticking with the hot small cap trade in the face of this escalating conflict. With both Beijing and Washington slapping each other with $ 34 billion in new tariffs Friday, some market strategists voiced concern a ...
TCS share buyback: Should you tender shares?

TCS share buyback: Should you tender shares?

Finance
NEW DELHI: Software services behemoth TCS has announced a mega Rs 16,000 crore buyback under the tender route. The question is should you tender your shares. The buyback -- at a price of Rs 2,100 per share -- accounts for 38 per cent of the IT major's cash balance and 18 per cent of net worth. According to Sebi regulations, 15 per cent of the offer size -- that is, 2,400 crore in this case -- will be reserved for small shareholders holding shares up to a value of Rs 2 lakh as on the record date. The latest shareholding pattern of the company suggests that the 15 per cent reserved shares i.e. 1.14 crore account for 8.5 per cent of the total retail investors held. This means that if all the retail shareholders of the IT firm decide to tender their shares, the acceptance ratio would be in ex...