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Updated: 2 hours 52 min ago

UK economy faces weakest growth since 2009, employers warn

7 hours 12 min ago
The British Chambers of Commerce says that the UK economy could see its weakest year since 2009.
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Debit card payments more popular than cash

7 hours 13 min ago
More than three million people hardly used cash at all last year, according to the banking trade body.
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Cancer and career

8 hours 6 min ago
How one entrepreneur had to quit work to battle cancer, leaving his co-founder to grow their company on his own.
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General Electric faces fines over French jobs pledge

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 15:57
France threatens to take the unusual step of fining General Electric for not creating jobs.
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Tesla on fire: UK director Michael Morris' car bursts into flames

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 10:54
Michael Morris' actress wife posts dramatic footage of this week's incident in Los Angeles.
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Tarot vs Trump

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 00:26
Tarot cards are growing in popularity as a way to cope with uncertain times.
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France Telecom suicides: Former bosses face trial

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 20:13
They are accused of "moral harassment" following a spate of suicides among staff in the late 2000s.
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Chinese media mock Trump over tariffs

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 12:01
The US plans to impose tariffs on Chinese goods draw mocking criticism from the state news agency.
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Thousands of council tenants could get water payouts

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 05:06
Up to 460,000 council and housing association tenants could get cash back from their water bills.
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Theranos founder hit with criminal charges

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 23:25
Elizabeth Holmes is charged with fraud over claims made for blood tests her company developed.
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'Scammers struck as my mum was dying'

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 22:35
The 42-year-old victim was tricked out of £13,000 in a sophisticated scam increasingly used by fraudsters.
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No date set for betting machine stakes cut, government admits

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:14
New rules to reduce the maximum bet on "crack cocaine" gambling machines could take two years to come in, reports say.
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Equitable Life is sold for £1.8bn

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:03
Eighteen years after its near-collapse, the insurer is being bought by Life Company Consolidation Group.
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Trump puts 25% tariff on Chinese goods

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 13:57
President Trump imposes 25% tariffs on $50bn worth of Chinese goods, accusing Beijing of intellectual copyright theft.
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Govia Thameslink chief executive Charles Horton resigns

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 13:35
Charles Horton is to step down following major disruption for rail passengers.
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East Yorkshire factory wins £1.5bn Tube train deal

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:46
London Underground orders 94 new trains as part of an upgrade to the Piccadilly Line.
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TSB fraud victim charged fees by bank

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:34
Richard Lewis has been unable to access his account since the bank froze it last month.
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Google diversity figures show little change

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:33
The tech giant's new reports reveals that fewer than 30% of its global staff are women.
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Ebbw Vale firm Transcend Packaging lands McDonald's deal

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 09:54
Transcend Packaging is one of two firms which will supply the fast-food giant with paper straws.
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China vows fast response to US tariffs

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 09:29
China will respond quickly to protect itself if the US hurts its interests, Beijing says.
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