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Post Office scandal victims victims to get more money

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 13:53
More than 500 subpostmasters are to get an interim payment from the government worth around £40,000 each.
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Ghost broking: Young and vulnerable people targeted by insurance scam

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 10:26
There's a warning to "safeguard personal finances against fraud" amidst the cost of living crisis.
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Heathrow: Passengers complain of chaos after flights cancelled

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 09:34
Travellers complain of long queues after the airport asked airlines to cancel 30 flights on Thursday.
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Hello Kitty firm strikes China deal after viral hit

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 07:14
Shares of Japanese company Sanrio rose by almost 14% in Tokyo after the agreement was announced.
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Pride: Amazon restricts LGBT goods in United Arab Emirates

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 06:04
The online retail giant says it has to comply with the laws of the countries in which it operates.
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Google sign-up a 'fast track to surveillance', consumer groups say

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 00:58
Ten European consumer organisations join forces to launch complaints to privacy and data regulators
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Sandwich shops bite back after challenging years

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 00:06
Sandwich sellers are seeing customer numbers return, but hybrid working means some remain quiet.
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Petrol station staff abused over high fuel prices

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 00:03
There is a "huge increase" of abuse by drivers angry at the price at the pump, forecourt operators say.
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Firms warn time is running out to save UK economy

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 22:30
The boss of a business lobby group will call for more help for companies struggling with rising costs.
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Heathrow Airport announces more flight cancellations

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 21:10
The cancellations are because more passengers are expected at the airport than it can cope with.
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Royal Mail managers vote to strike over job cuts

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 20:45
Proposed strike dates will be announced in the coming days, the Unite trade union says.
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Israel welcomes Ben & Jerry's reversal over West Bank settlements

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 17:59
Unilever agrees a deal to continue selling the ice cream throughout Israel and the occupied West Bank.
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Farmers cut food production as costs soar

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 17:04
Soaring costs are forcing farmers to cut back on food and milk production.
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Heinz products off Tesco shelves after pricing dispute

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 15:33
The beans, sauce and soup-maker is pausing supply to the UK's largest supermarket in a wrangle over price rises.
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Steel import tariffs extended for two years

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 14:12
Controls have been extended because of "global disruptions" to energy markets, the government says.
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Nearly five million fewer donating, says charity sector

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 12:53
Nearly five million fewer people are donating in the UK compared to 2019, a survey suggests.
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Under-35s targeted by money-stealing fraudsters

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 12:36
Younger age groups are targeted through WhatsApp and dating apps, banking industry group says.
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Airbnb permanently bans parties and events around the world

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 05:30
The firm said a temporary ban on parties, which was introduced in August 2020, was popular with hosts.
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Hong Kong: Why business is not giving up on the Asian financial hub

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 01:29
Twenty five years on from the handover from the UK, many business owners and leaders remain optimistic.
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Firms brand government price cut 'slap in the face'

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 00:04
A group says a government campaign asking businesses to cut prices is unrealistic for small firms.
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