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Can a Nudge or two make us better savers?

12 hours 52 min ago
A government-backed firm is looking for new ways to get people to put money aside for a "rainy day".
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Climate change: Six questions about the Cumbria coal controversy

12 hours 56 min ago
Green groups are calling on the PM to cancel the project - but how was the decision reached?
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East West and Northumberland rail lines get £794m boost

14 hours 7 min ago
The government says the funding will connect "left-behind" communities.
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Shipping crisis: I'm being quoted £10,000 for a £1,600 container'

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 22:35
A shortage of shipping containers, rising costs, and congestion at ports are holding back imports from China.
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Cladding crisis: 'Delays could bankrupt us'

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 17:26
Campaigners say a government fund to pay for the removal of dangerous cladding is woefully inadequate.
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Body defends action on Covid workplace safety complaints

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 13:27
The Health and Safety Executive denies being "naïve" about breaches of safety rules.
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Retail sales in 2020 see biggest fall since records began

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 07:43
Clothing sales were hit hardest, with the sector seeing a 25% drop in sales last year.
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UK borrowing hits highest December level on record

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 07:42
Government borrowing hit £34.1bn last month, as the cost of pandemic support measures weighed on the economy.
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China falling short of US trade deal targets

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 05:28
The country agreed to buy $200bn worth of US goods in a trade agreement signed one year ago.
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Google says goodbye to giant internet balloons idea

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 05:09
Parent company Alphabet is scrapping Loon, a project set up to beam the internet to rural areas.
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Google threatens to withdraw search engine from Australia

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 01:17
The tech giant says it will remove its main search function from Australia if it passes a new law.
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Beckhams pay themselves £21m despite business losses

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 01:15
The couple paid themselves the sum despite heavy losses at Mrs Beckham's fashion brand.
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Premium Bonds operator NS&I 'must work hard to win back customers'

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 01:07
Its boss apologises after customers were left to wait an average of 20 minutes for calls to be answered.
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Brexit: Retailers could burn goods stuck in EU

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 00:59
UK retailers may abandon goods EU customers want to return because it is cheaper than bringing them home.
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Nissan says Brexit deal 'positive' and commits to UK

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 00:07
The Japanese car maker has told the BBC its Sunderland plant is secure for the long term.
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Coronavirus: Nissan Sunderland plant pauses Line One production

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 21:13
The plant says the move will affect one line making the Qashqai and Leaf, but will resume next week.
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Next pulls out of race to buy Topshop-owner Arcadia

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 20:37
A consortium including the fashion chain will no longer bid to buy Arcadia group out of administration.
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Covid: Labour attacks Sunak over strategy to help economy

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 14:47
The shadow chancellor claims her Tory counterpart has called the crisis wrong "time and again".
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Covid: Nine million people forced to borrow more to cope

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 13:37
There is a "widening financial gap" between households because of the pandemic, says the ONS.
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Uber: London cabbies plan to sue for damages

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 13:26
Thousands of the capital's taxi drivers have already signed up to the planned group legal action.
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