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UK inflation rate picks up to 2.5% in July

1 hour 8 min ago
UK inflation rate picks up to 2.5% in July, first increase since November, official figures show
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RBS comes bottom of bank league tables

1 hour 32 min ago
Fewer than half of Royal Bank of Scotland customers would recommend it to friends and family.
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Turkey issues retaliatory tariffs on US imports

2 hours 27 min ago
Ankara says the rises were ordered after "attacks on the Turkish economy" by the US.
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South Korea to ban some BMW vehicles over engine fires

6 hours 7 min ago
The government wants the cars off the roads until they have been safety checked by BMW.
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Split generation

6 hours 39 min ago
Rising house prices have divided young people into property "haves" and "have-nots".
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Chief executive pay jumps 11% to almost £4m last year

10 hours 22 min ago
Chartered Institute of Personnel Development Chief executive pay rose much faster than for the wider workforce in 2017, a report has claimed.
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Amazon's one-day delivery ad banned as 'misleading'

10 hours 23 min ago
The UK advertising regulator received 280 complaints about the online giant's one-day delivery claim.
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Card payment problems at Marks & Spencer

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 22:05
The retailer says it's having a problem accepting card payments in a quarter of its stores.
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Rail fares: Grayling urges inflation change to slow rises

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 20:42
Chris Grayling asks the industry to use a lower inflation measure for future fare and wage increases.
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Tinder's founders and former boss sue dating app owners

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 19:17
Tinder's owners are accused of undervaluing it, cheating executives out of shares worth billions.
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Fortnite used by company for job interviews

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 15:09
An advertising agency is conducting job interviews in the video game Fortnite.
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Tesla directors: 'No formal proposal' to take company private

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 14:23
A special committee is being formed to discuss any plans by founder Elon Musk to take the firm private.
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Monster Hunter World sales yanked by China

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 13:46
The Chinese publisher of Monster Hunter World is forced to stop selling the monster-slaying game.
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Lira crisis: Turkey to boycott US electronic goods over sanctions

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:17
President Erdogan responds after US sanctions put Turkey's weak currency into freefall.
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UK unemployment at lowest since 1975

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:52
Jobless total falls to 1.36 million in the three months to June - the lowest for more than 40 years.
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Homebase set to close 42 stores

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:42
The struggling DIY retailer is expected to announce a Company Voluntary Arrangement later on Tuesday.
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Sir Peter Wood makes £360m from esure sale

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:06
Founder of the insurer will reinvest £50m and stay as chairman with new owners Bain Capital.
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Mike Ashley vows to keep most House of Fraser stores open

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 08:57
Sports Direct founder says "you can hold my feet to the fire" on his pledge to retain most of the 59 outlets.
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Royal Mail fined record £50m by Ofcom

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 08:31
Whistl is seeking damages after Royal Mail is found to have abused its dominant market position.
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Venezuela crisis: Maduro to curb fuel subsidies

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 07:21
Venezuela's president says prices must rise to stop fuel smugglers cheating the country of millions.
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