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Christmas cutbacks cause shock drop in shop sales

Fri, 01/20/2023 - 08:14
Sales dropped by 1% in the worst December on record with a sharp fall reported at non-food stores.
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Ireland leader Leo Varadkar has 'regrets' over NI Protocol

Fri, 01/20/2023 - 04:57
The Taoiseach says the post-Brexit measure was imposed on unionists and nationalists without their consent.
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Cost of living: Japan inflation jumps to new 41-year high

Fri, 01/20/2023 - 04:31
The country's central bank is under pressure to increase interest rates to help curb rising prices.
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FAA outage: US airline regulators blame contractor for travel chaos

Fri, 01/20/2023 - 02:17
The US airline regulator says a contractor is responsible for delaying and cancelling thousands of flights.
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Should China worry about its shrinking population?

Fri, 01/20/2023 - 00:53
Beijing can no longer rely on its demographic dividend to fuel growth. That may not be a bad thing.
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Netflix: Reed Hastings steps down but subscribers jump

Fri, 01/20/2023 - 00:38
The streaming service is attracting new customers as co-founder Reed Hastings hands over the reins.
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Energy bills rise for 2.5 million homes on Economy 7

Fri, 01/20/2023 - 00:13
Customers on Economy 7 tariffs see bills rise 7.6% despite the government fixing prices until April.
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Starmer: UK car industry 'needs to be saved'

Thu, 01/19/2023 - 20:35
The Labour leader says the sector needs a strategic plan, following the collapse of Britishvolt.
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Bailey: Inflation 'likely to fall rapidly' this year

Thu, 01/19/2023 - 19:12
Bank of England governor says UK may have "turned the corner" on price rises, but recession remains likely.
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New FTX boss John Ray could bring back bankrupt crypto firm

Thu, 01/19/2023 - 18:36
John Ray said he may restart the platform to try to recover "value" for customers who lost money.
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Rail workers given fresh offer in pay dispute

Thu, 01/19/2023 - 15:21
Train companies have increased their offer to RMT rail workers in an attempt to prevent more strikes.
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Labour calls for Transpennine Express rail contract removal

Thu, 01/19/2023 - 14:33
The north of England rail service has "never been worse", the shadow transport secretary says.
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Cost of living: Calls grow for a ban on prepayment meter switching

Thu, 01/19/2023 - 13:25
Citizens Advice says it has seen a sharp increase in people needing crisis support, such as emergency grants.
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Argos to close all stores in Republic of Ireland in June

Thu, 01/19/2023 - 12:08
The 34 stores the company operates will close after the investment needed was not viable.
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Dyson calls UK approach to economy 'stupid'

Thu, 01/19/2023 - 08:35
The high-profile businessman criticises the government for its "short-sighted" approach to business.
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What happens if the US hits the debt ceiling?

Thu, 01/19/2023 - 02:35
The US is again poised to run up against its borrowing limit, amid political tensions in Congress.
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Make the most of cash stuffing - four tips, in a minute

Thu, 01/19/2023 - 00:46
The envelope budgeting method is making a comeback. Here's what you need to know.
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Croatia, the euro and a coffee controversy - but is it all just froth?

Thu, 01/19/2023 - 00:06
Croatia switched to the euro on 1 January, but many feel businesses are taking advantage by hiking their prices.
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HMRC trials answer by text system to cut call queues

Thu, 01/19/2023 - 00:05
As the self-assessment deadline looms, the tax authority will answer callers' simple questions by text.
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Why inflation is falling but prices are still rising

Thu, 01/19/2023 - 00:04
We report this percentage every month but here are three things you may not know.
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