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57m Recession fears hit global markets; Sports Direct considers Debenhams bid - business live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as markets are hit by anxiety over the global economy
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1h 31m Recession fears hit global markets; Sports Direct considers Debenhams bid - business live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as markets are hit by anxiety over the global economy
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1h 52m Sports Direct considering cash bid for Debenhams
The Guardian
Mike Ashley’s retail group says it is contemplating move alongside other options Sports Direct is considering a cash bid for Debenhams in its latest attempt to prevent a financial rescue plan that could wipe out its stake in the ailing department store. Mike Ashley’s retail group said it was contemplating making the offer “alongside other options”. It said the offer was likely to be in cash but it reserved the right to vary the form and mix of its offer.
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1h 54m IMF chief joins calls for big tech firms to pay more tax
The Guardian
Christine Lagarde says governments must address corporation taxation concerns The managing director of the International Monetary Fund has joined the growing clamour to further tax tech firms Google, Facebook and Amazon as part of a wider review of “outdated” global corporation tax rules. In a speech in Washington, Christine Lagarde said governments must react to growing concerns that digital companies pay little tax in most countries where they operate, which denyies exchequers vital funds for public services and welfare.
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2h Recession fears hit global markets; Sports Direct considers Debenhams bid - business live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as markets are hit by anxiety over the global economy
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Apple launches its own credit card and TV shows2h Apple launches its own credit card and TV shows
BBC
The tech giant confirmed that it was branching out into personal finance and TV streaming at a live event in the US.
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Apple launches its own credit card2h Apple launches its own credit card
BBC
The tech giant confirmed that it was branching out into personal finance at a live event in the US.
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What do I need to ask my employer before taking out life insurance?4h What do I need to ask my employer before taking out life insurance?
Daily Mail
I want to start looking at life insurance plans. I know I already have some sort of scheme through work but I'm not sure of the details. What do I need to ask my employer before I take out life insurance?
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BA flight lands in Edinburgh instead of Düsseldorf by mistake4h BA flight lands in Edinburgh instead of Düsseldorf by mistake
BBC
The mistake only became apparent when the "welcome to Edinburgh" announcement was made.
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4h Recession fears hit global markets, but German morale improves - business live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as markets are hit by anxiety over the global economy
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Drive to Survive: Behind the scenes of Formula 1 - This is Moneyball podcast4h Drive to Survive: Behind the scenes of Formula 1 - This is Moneyball podcast
Daily Mail
The new F1 season is underway and with it, the release of a ten-part documentary series on Netflix - Drive to Survive - which gives an under the bonnet look at the multi-billion pound sport.
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4h Recession fears hit global markets, but German morale improves - business live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as markets are hit by anxiety over the global economy
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The small UK car companies bucking the Brexit backlash5h The small UK car companies bucking the Brexit backlash
Daily Mail
Partly as a result of Brexit, Nissan, JLR, Ford and Mini have all outlined plans to reduce outputs in the UK and ultimately cut their workforce in the country. But some British brands are blooming.
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5h Automation threatens 1.5 million workers in Britain, says ONS
The Guardian
Women and part-timers most at risk, while supermarket checkout jobs fall by 25% About 1.5 million workers in Britain are at high risk of losing their jobs to automation, according to government estimates, with women and those in part-time work most affected. Supermarket checkout assistants have already borne the brunt of the phenomenon, the
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Wall of FTSE 100 companies set to reward shareholders with dividend payments6h Updated Wall of FTSE 100 companies set to reward shareholders with dividend payments
Daily Mail
A wall of companies is preparing to reward shareholders for their support with attractive dividend payments in the next couple of months. And it's not too late for you to grab a slice of the pie.
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More than one million workers including police and teachers could be hit by a pensions tax bill6h More than one million workers including police and teachers could be hit by a pensions tax bill
Daily Mail
Royal London found that more than a million people could breach the tax-free limit of £1.03million when they retire, leaving them exposed to a 55 per cent tax rate on anything above the limit.
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BA flight lands in Edinburgh instead of Dusseldorf by mistake6h BA flight lands in Edinburgh instead of Dusseldorf by mistake
BBC
The mistake only became apparent when the "welcome to Edinburgh" announcement was made.
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Automation could replace 1.5 million jobs, says ONS6h Automation could replace 1.5 million jobs, says ONS
BBC
The jobs of women, the young and part-time workers are most at risk from automation, the ONS says.
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6h Recession fears hit global markets, but German morale improves - business live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as markets are hit by anxiety over the global economy
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BA flight lands in Edinburgh instead of Dusseldorf by mistake6h BA flight lands in Edinburgh instead of Dusseldorf by mistake
BBC
The mistake only became apparent when the "welcome to Edinburgh" announcement was made.
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BA plane lands in Edinburgh instead of Dusseldorf by mistake7h BA plane lands in Edinburgh instead of Dusseldorf by mistake
BBC
The mistake only became apparent when the "welcome to Edinburgh" announcement was made.
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7h How to stop landlords profiting from homelessness? Compulsory purchase | Ellie Mae O’Hagan
The Guardian
London councils are paying £14m a year in ‘incentives’ to private landlords. Only radical measures will solve this crisisAlthough most of today’s headlines are taken up by the fact that Brexit has descended into the political equivalent of a skip being set on fire, it’s important to remember that this government has been diligently trashing the country in other ways too.
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Nike fined by EU for restrictions on football merchandise sales7h Nike fined by EU for restrictions on football merchandise sales
BBC
Cross-border sales of products for Man Utd, Barcelona and Juventus were restricted by the sportswear firm.
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8h Majestic Wine stripped of its name and capital by Naked boss Gormley
The Independent
CEO plans to rebrand group as Naked Wines and close stores to focus on the fast growing online business in what is becoming a familiar tale on the British high street
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8h Recession fears hit global markets, but German morale improves - business live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as markets are hit by anxiety over the global economy
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8h Sackler Trust suspends all new donations as opioid crisis backlash grows
The Independent
Family behind controversial painkiller OxyContin pauses philanthropy as it faces hundreds of court cases
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Automation could replace 1.5 million jobs, says ONS8h Automation could replace 1.5 million jobs, says ONS
BBC
The jobs of women, the young and part-time workers are most at risk from automation, the ONS says.
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Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal steps down amid crisis8h Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal steps down amid crisis
BBC
Naresh Goyal had previously refused to step down from the cash-strapped airline.
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8h Recession fears hit global markets, but German morale improves - business live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as markets are hit by anxiety over the global economy
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8h Majestic Wine to close some stores and rebrand under Naked brand in bid to focus online
The Independent
'Where we have no choice but to close stores we will aim to minimise job losses by migration into Naked,' says boss Rowan Gormley
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Majestic Wine to close stores and rebrand as Naked8h Majestic Wine to close stores and rebrand as Naked
BBC
The wine retailer is planning to rename itself Naked Wines and focus on its online business.
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Why going self-employed can pay off for parents8h Why going self-employed can pay off for parents
Daily Mail
It’s the million-dollar question facing all parents – how best to balance work and family commitments. There's no silver bullet but although it's judged more risky, self-employment can help.
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Crippling debt ‘linked to depression’8h Crippling debt ‘linked to depression’
BBC
People with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder are six times more likely to have money troubles, analysis suggests.
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8h Recession fears hit global markets, but German morale improves - business live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as markets are hit by anxiety over the global economy
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Brexit Isa: What is the stocks and shares offering from Moneyfarm?9h Brexit Isa: What is the stocks and shares offering from Moneyfarm?
Daily Mail
'Ignore the short-term noise and invest for life', says Moneyfarm - the firm behind the 'Brexit Isa'. It offers cashback for those who keep their money in for two years, but what else is new?
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Automation could replace 1.5 million jobs, says ONS9h Automation could replace 1.5 million jobs, says ONS
BBC
The jobs of women, the young and part-time workers are most at risk from automation, the ONS says.
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Automation could replace 1.5 million jobs, says ONS9h Automation could replace 1.5 million jobs, says ONS
BBC
The jobs of women, the young and part-time workers are most at risk from automation, the ONS says.
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9h Brexit alarm bells ringing at 'deafening level' in City of London, says CBI
The Independent
Falling business volumes, a sharp decline in jobs and a 'national emergency', have damaged bankers' confidence
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Sackler Trust suspends new UK donations9h Sackler Trust suspends new UK donations
BBC
The Sackler Trust suspends new donations amid claims linking the Sackler fortune to the US opioid crisis.
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9h Recession fears hit global markets, but German morale improves - business live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as markets are hit by anxiety over the global economy
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Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal steps down amid crisis9h Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal steps down amid crisis
BBC
Naresh Goyal had previously refused to step down from the cash-strapped airline.
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10h Recession fears hit global markets, but German morale improves - business live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as markets are hit by anxiety over the global economy
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11h Uber to buy rival Careem in $3.1bn deal this week
The Independent
Acquisition comes ahead of Uber's imminent initial public offering, which could be one of the New York Stock Exchange's biggest-ever listings
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Sackler Trust suspends new UK donations11h Updated Sackler Trust suspends new UK donations
BBC
The Sackler Trust suspends new donations amid claims linking the Sackler fortune to the US opioid crisis.
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11h Updated Recession fears hit global markets - business live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as markets are hit by anxiety over the global economy
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11h UK satellite operator Inmarsat agrees $3.4bn takeover by consortium
The Guardian
London-based Apax, Warburg of New York and two Canadian pension funds to buy company Inmarsat,
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The small UK car companies bucking the Brexit backlash11h Updated The small UK car companies bucking the Brexit backlash
Daily Mail
Partly as a result of Brexit, Nissan, JLR, Ford and Mini have all outlined plans to reduce outputs in the UK and ultimately cut their workforce in the country. But some British brands are blooming.
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11h Shell Energy is offering 700,000 UK homes 100% renewable electricity for first time
The Independent
Oil giant to take on UK's heavily criticised 'Big Six' suppliers which have lost millions of customers in recent years
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Majestic Wine to close stores and rebrand as Naked11h Majestic Wine to close stores and rebrand as Naked
BBC
The wine retailer is planning to rename itself Naked Wines and focus on its online business.
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Lyft, Uber and Airbnb gear up for tech floats that total nearly £135bn, says ALEX BRUMMER12h Lyft, Uber and Airbnb gear up for tech floats that total nearly £135bn, says ALEX BRUMMER
Daily Mail
Brexit uncertainty is taking its toll and, so far, only one minnow, the legal firm DWF, has braved the London Stock Exchange.
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Brexit Isa: What is the stocks and shares offering from Moneyfarm?12h Brexit Isa: What is the stocks and shares offering from Moneyfarm?
Daily Mail
'Ignore the short-term noise and invest for life', says Moneyfarm - the firm behind the 'Brexit Isa'. It offers cashback for those who keep their money in for two years, but what else is new?
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12h Sackler Trust halts new philanthropic giving due to opioid crisis lawsuits
The Guardian
The Sackler family’s Purdue Pharma is facing hundreds of lawsuits over its drug OxyContin A trust that has donated millions to medical science, healthcare, education and the arts in the UK has announced it is pausing all new giving as its members stand accused of helping to fuel the US opioid drug crisis. The Sackler Trust is run by the Sackler family, members of which own Purdue Pharma, a company selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin. The business is
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12h Pension fat cats face MP probe: Huge payments to FTSE 100 bosses spark call for inquiry 
Daily Mail
The likes of Lloyds, Tui and Burberry are in the firing line for paying bosses hundreds of thousands of pounds each year in retirement contributions on top of salaries.
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Majestic Wine to close stores and rebrand as Naked12h Majestic Wine to close stores and rebrand as Naked
BBC
The wine retailer is planning to rename itself Naked Wines and focus on its online business.
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Asia stocks: Markets sink as global growth jitters spread13h Asia stocks: Markets sink as global growth jitters spread
BBC
Investors dumped Asian stocks in favour of safer bonds as concerns about the global economy spread.
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13h I need to sell my father’s cottage – what tax do I pay?
The Guardian
I’m the sole beneficiary under his will and I’m not sure if I need to to register it as my second home
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13h We need more female entrepreneurs. Universities can help create them | Alice Gast and Alexsis de Raadt St James
The Guardian
Budding female entrepreneurs can overcome the gender funding gap with targeted support from universities Samuel Beckett’s “Try again. Fail again. Fail better” has inspired generations of entrepreneurs. But who gets to try, fail and fail again? Men. For a sector that thrives on disruptive ideas, the startup world is surprisingly regressive when it comes to funding female-led innovation. This is where universities can step in. The
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13h Has Tesco killed off its Hudl tablet?
The Guardian
If you try to restore it to factory settings, it will not restart and is, in effect, useless
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14h Sackler Trust halts new philanthropic giving due to opioid crisis lawsuits
The Guardian
The Sackler family’s Purdue Pharma is facing hundreds of lawsuits over its drug OxyContin A trust that has donated millions to medical science, healthcare, education and the arts in the UK has announced it is pausing all new giving as it faces legal cases amid the opioid drug crisis in the US. The Sackler Trust is run by the Sackler family, members of which own Purdue Pharma, a company selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin.
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Asia stocks: Markets sink as global growth jitters spread14h Asia stocks: Markets sink as global growth jitters spread
BBC
Investors dumped Asian stocks in favour of safer bonds as concerns about the global economy spread.
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14h City optimism falling at fastest rate since financial crisis – CBI
The Guardian
Survey of 84 firms finds 53% less optimistic and 10% more upbeat than three months ago Britain’s escalating national emergency over
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15h Updated Asian stocks slump as US recession fears grip markets
The Guardian
Australian treasury yields hit a record low in a grim portent for the economy, while the Nikkei falls 3% in wider share selloff Shares in Asia Pacific have slumped after a key market indicator flashed an “amber warning” that the
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Training Britons to take the jobs EU migrants are leaving20h Training Britons to take the jobs EU migrants are leaving
BBC
The firms training thousands of unemployed people to take the jobs that EU migrants are leaving behind.
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Invoice scams hit 40% of firms, says report20h Invoice scams hit 40% of firms, says report
BBC
Scams take place when fraudsters trick firms into transferring money by posing as legitimate payees.
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Ex-Autonomy boss Mike Lynch denies new US charges20h Ex-Autonomy boss Mike Lynch denies new US charges
BBC
New charges come as Mike Lynch faces a civil case in London over Autonomy's sale to Hewlett-Packard.
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First and second class stamp prices rise20h First and second class stamp prices rise
BBC
Royal Mail had to apologise for the rise which broke Ofcom rules, but said the increase was kept to a minimum.
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First Utility rebrands as Shell Energy with 100% renewable electricity20h First Utility rebrands as Shell Energy with 100% renewable electricity
Daily Mail
Shell Energy, which currently supplies over 700,000 UK households, will also offer all customers special discounts through its Shell Go+ rewards programme.
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20h Tesco begins plastic-free trial for selection of fruit and veg
The Guardian
Only loose versions of 45 products will be sold in Extra stores in Watford and Swindon
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25h Autonomy founder Mike Lynch faces UK high court and fresh charges in US
The Guardian
Civil case opens in London as new American indictment alleges conspiracy Autonomy founder Mike Lynch will on Monday begin his high court defence against accusations that he perpetrated a $5bn (£3.8bn) fraud, as US prosecutors unveiled fresh criminal charges accusing the British businessman of a cover-up. Lawyers for Lynch will start their fight in London’s high court against a civil case brought by HP’s successor companies, who allege he fraudulently inflated the value of the Cambridge-based software firm Autonomy ahead of
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Small business tsar intervenes over late-paying Ryvita 30h Updated Small business tsar intervenes over late-paying Ryvita 
Daily Mail
Paul Uppal, the Small Business Commissioner, has rebuked Jordans & Ryvita for being slow to pay Magellan Design.
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Micro Focus bonus backlash deepens as two other shareholder advisory groups attack the firm30h Updated Micro Focus bonus backlash deepens as two other shareholder advisory groups attack the firm
Daily Mail
Software giant Micro Focus faces a mounting backlash over a move to give bosses more time to win £268million of bonuses.
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Corporate raider Melrose quietly drops its executive pay adviser Deloitte 30h Updated Corporate raider Melrose quietly drops its executive pay adviser Deloitte 
Daily Mail
Corporate raider Melrose has quietly dropped its executive pay adviser Deloitte in a move that may quell shareholder concerns about its primary role as auditor of the firm.
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30h Motorway meals: how 60 years of the service station has shaped how Britain eats
The Guardian
The first service station opened in Watford Gap in 1959 – and the motorway meal was born. What does its evolution tell us about British tastes, past and present? On a drizzly day, Britain isn’t looking – or tasting – its best. I’m at
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30h Updated Gender pay shock at L&G investment arm as gap increased last year
Daily Mail
Insurer Legal & General’s investment arm, which employs diversity campaigner Helena Morrissey, has revealed that its gender pay gap increased last year.
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Victory for hunger striker as MPs rap banks hounding debt-laden small businesses 31h Victory for hunger striker as MPs rap banks hounding debt-laden small businesses 
Daily Mail
MPs have asked the City watchdog to stop banks hounding indebted business customers after we revealed that an entrepreneur was going on hunger strike over the scandal.
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How a continuous payment trap made my food freebie taste a bit sour32h Updated How a continuous payment trap made my food freebie taste a bit sour
Daily Mail
A gift that was meant to cover the price of a ‘freebie’ ended up costing me £42 this month thanks to a ‘continuous payment’ trap, writes Laura Shannon.
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The new tax free pension pot: Earn income in retirement from an Isa32h The new tax free pension pot: Earn income in retirement from an Isa
Daily Mail
Pensions are not the only fruit when it comes to retirement saving. Isas also play an increasingly important role in helping us reach income goals when we give up work.
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32h The Europe Union has bigger problems to deal with than Brexit | Larry Elliott
The Guardian
The next recession will expose the eurozone as a half-baked project in need of leadership As the clock has ticked down towards Brexit, the state of the UK has attracted even more attention than normal. Every scrap of official data and every survey of business opinion have been pored over by leavers and remainers alike. Much less attention, understandably enough, has been paid to what is happening in the rest of the European Union, where the recent news has been poor. The frustration of the leaders of the other 27 EU countries towards Theresa May is that Europe has plenty of issues that need addressing, with Brexit not even the most serious of them.
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JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Make pensions fairer... axe the lifetime allowance 32h Updated JEFF PRESTRIDGE: Make pensions fairer... axe the lifetime allowance 
Daily Mail
There is a pensions ‘time bomb’ ticking away in the background which the Government must at some stage address, argues the Mail on Sunday.
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Ad mogul Sir John Hegarty launches stinging attack on Facebook and Google 32h Ad mogul Sir John Hegarty launches stinging attack on Facebook and Google 
Daily Mail
Sir John Hegarty, one of Britain's original 'Mad Men' who co-founded agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty in the 1980s, has a new message for the world: the time has come to break up the internet giants
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HAMISH MCRAE: It is time to nurture OUR talent and support entrepreneurs33h HAMISH MCRAE: It is time to nurture OUR talent and support entrepreneurs
Daily Mail
Elizabeth Warren, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for US President, wants to break high-tech titans up. But how do you stop them buying out the competition?
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Dixons Carphone off the hook in row with mobile networks as it signs landmark agreement33h Dixons Carphone off the hook in row with mobile networks as it signs landmark agreement
Daily Mail
Phones retailer Dixons Carphone has sealed a landmark agreement with mobile network operators over contracts it had described as ‘unsustainable’.
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Trade war: US-China to resume face-to-face talks next week34h Trade war: US-China to resume face-to-face talks next week
BBC
The negotiations have taken longer than some had expected with contradictory comments on progress.
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34h Richard Branson calls for new Brexit vote
BBC
The Virgin owner says the UK is close to 'disaster', and many leave voters had changed their minds.
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36h Household bills: loyalty doesn’t pay … and it’s the elderly who pay the price
The Guardian
Switching supplier after years seems counterintuitive. But that can cost the most vulnerable customers £200 or more a yearWhen it comes to navigating the vast array of suppliers, offers and tariffs for insurance, broadband, television and other services, there is one strategy consumers are told to use to ensure they get the best deal – keep switching. Although frequently seen as being a cumbersome and time-consuming process, moving from one provider to another has become the best way to avoid overpaying by hundreds of pounds a year.
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37h As government flounders, investors find a way to curb executive pay
The Guardian
An unlikely hero – the Investment Association – is wading into pension inequality with a simple, compelling propositionWhen the former Royal Bank of Scotland boss Fred Goodwin reluctantly agreed, in the wake of the bank’s collapse and nationalisation, to
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37h Advice for Brexit bosses who fear they ‘can’t get the staff’
The Guardian
Avoiding the B word, (no, not Barcelona) will be tricky at the British Chambers of Commerce conference this weekAs aficionados of 1970s situation comedy know well, Basil Fawlty did not support the UK’s entering the “continent”, but graciously pledged to make as good a stab at it as he could. “I didn’t vote for it myself, quite honestly, but now that we’re in I’m determined to make it work,” he told a family of unfortunate German visitors staying at his terrible Torquay hotel. That was just after a bump on the head was to have disastrous consequences, causing Fawlty to ignore his own advice and repeatedly
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The Disney-Fox giant in six charts 23 Mar 8:27pm The Disney-Fox giant in six charts
BBC
What Disney's takeover of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox means for the industry - in charts.
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