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Fraud: 'I had £18,000 stolen after my drink was spiked'

10 hours 6 min ago
Fraudsters appear to be adopting the "sinister" tactic of spiking drinks to steal money, campaigners warn.
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MH370: Could missing Malaysian Airlines plane finally be found?

Fri, 12/03/2021 - 22:34
A British engineer believes he may help solve one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries.
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December rate rise hangs in balance amid Omicron

Fri, 12/03/2021 - 17:33
A Bank of England policymaker says he wants more data on new virus variant before rates decision.
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US jobs growth falls far short of expectations

Fri, 12/03/2021 - 15:03
Employers took on 210,000 new workers in November, less than half the number that had been expected.
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Cambo: Jobs warning as Shell pulls out of oil field development

Fri, 12/03/2021 - 12:38
Climate change campaigners welcome the move but business leaders voice fears for the future of thousands of jobs.
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Selfridges set for £4bn sale to Thai retail giant

Fri, 12/03/2021 - 10:04
The billionaire Weston family are close to selling the famous luxury stores chain to Central Group.
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Why Turkey's currency crash does not worry Erdogan

Fri, 12/03/2021 - 07:30
Turkey's national currency has plummeted 45% against the dollar this year
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US creditors can now DM debtors on social media

Fri, 12/03/2021 - 04:13
The new rule lets debt collectors text and direct message millions of Americans who default on loans.
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China app giant Didi plans US stock market exit in move to Hong Kong

Fri, 12/03/2021 - 03:09
The move comes after the company came under intense scrutiny from regulators in the US and China.
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Covid loan anti-fraud checks inadequate, says watchdog

Fri, 12/03/2021 - 00:07
The government acted too slowly to stop fraudsters exploiting its Bounce Back Loan scheme, a report says.
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Retailers make 'shocking' petrol profit says RAC

Fri, 12/03/2021 - 00:06
Fuel retailers are charging unnecessarily high prices for petrol according to the RAC motoring organisation.
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Shell pulls out of Cambo oil field development

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 22:09
The oil giant said the economic case for investment in the controversial project was "not strong enough".
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Virgin Media outage hits UK TV viewers

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 21:30
The firm apologises after some customers are left with no access to TV services for more than 10 hours.
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Elle to stop promoting the use of animal fur in its magazines

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 18:15
It is the first major fashion publication to make the pledge, citing its support for animal rights.
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Ride hailing app Grab makes $40bn market debut

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 17:44
Shares start trading in ride-hailing firm Grab which has used a shell company for its flotation.
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Countries reach 'landmark deal' to cut trade costs

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 17:21
Members of the World Trade Organization agree to cut red tape to boost trade in services.
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UK plays down Brexit link in US steel tariff row

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 15:34
Reports suggesting a US decision to maintain tariffs on UK steel is linked to Brexit are rejected.
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Banks fined over collusion in currency trading

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 15:07
Barclays, RBS and HSBC are among firms penalised by the European Commission after an investigation.
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Covid: Omicron fears cause wave of hotel cancellations

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 13:08
Best Western is one hotel group that has seen many customers scrapping Christmas bookings.
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Covid: Anglo American to introduce mandatory vaccinations

Thu, 12/02/2021 - 11:46
Anglo American, which employs 95,000 worldwide, is consulting on compulsory Covid jabs for all workers.
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