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Drug Giants Pursuing $50 Billion Settlement of Opioid Cases41m Drug Giants Pursuing $50 Billion Settlement of Opioid Cases
The nation’s three largest drug distributors, as well as two manufacturers, are in negotiations to settle thousands of cases before a trial set to begin on Monday.
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8.3 Million Watched Ohio Democratic Debate on Television50m 8.3 Million Watched Ohio Democratic Debate on Television
Tuesday’s event drew an audience significantly smaller than the one for last month’s candidate forum in Houston.
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IMF warns of the vulnerability of open-ended investment funds1h 3m Updated IMF warns of the vulnerability of open-ended investment funds
Open-ended funds typically have to sell assets to raise money when savers want to withdraw cash. Closed-ended funds have a fixed number of shares which can be bought and sold.
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Firms mixed up in the Woodford scandal may be sued by savers1h 3m Updated Firms mixed up in the Woodford scandal may be sued by savers
City watchdog the Financial Conduct Authority is probing Neil Woodford for seemingly attempting to dodge rules to protect investors in his Equity Income fund.
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Losses deepen at Patient Capital on first day since Woodford resigned1h 3m Updated Losses deepen at Patient Capital on first day since Woodford resigned
Despairing investors in Patient Capital Trust are in danger of incurring even bigger losses if they hang on to their shares, analysts warned yesterday. Shares worth 119p in August 2015 are now worth just 32.5p.
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Savers frozen out of second Woodford fund: But he is STILL charging fees 1h 3m Updated Savers frozen out of second Woodford fund: But he is STILL charging fees 
In yet another insult to investors who trusted the once-feted fund manager with their money, the 59-year-old is taking £5,000 a day from customers with savings in the Woodford Income Focus fund.
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Corporate debt timebomb could crash the global economy, IMF warns 1h 3m Updated Corporate debt timebomb could crash the global economy, IMF warns 
After a decade of low interest rates as much as $19trillion of debt is owed by firms that do not earn enough to cover their interest payments, warns the IMF's stability overlord Tobias Adrian (pictured).
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Final PPI claims made before deadline may not be settled until summer1h 4m Updated Final PPI claims made before deadline may not be settled until summer
The City watchdog attempted to draw a line under the mis-selling scandal by setting the August 29 cut-off point. This was accompanied by a high-profile publicity campaign.
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ALEX BRUMMER: Regulators and watchdogs must toughen up their acts1h 4m Updated ALEX BRUMMER: Regulators and watchdogs must toughen up their acts
When Mark Carney remarked that open ended investment funds are 'built on a lie' he wasn't kidding. It is a pity the Financial Conduct Authority and European regulators were not listening carefully.
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MARKET REPORT: Asos shares are back in fashion as they soar 28%1h 4m Updated MARKET REPORT: Asos shares are back in fashion as they soar 28%
Internet fashion retailer Asos suffered months of warehousing problems that have limited how many products it can sell, hampering sales growth. But bosses now insist the worst is over.
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Lidl to spend £15bn on it UK operations over the next five years1h 5m Updated Lidl to spend £15bn on it UK operations over the next five years
Bosses pledged to increase sales of British fresh meat, poultry and fresh produce by more than 10 per cent in the next year and introduce longer contracts with suppliers.
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Homes taking an average of two weeks longer to sell 1h 5m Updated Homes taking an average of two weeks longer to sell 
A report by the Post Office showed homes across the UK are staying on the market for 114 days, or around three and a half months. This is up from 102 days last year.
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High Street faces £137m hike in business rates despite shops closing1h 6m Updated High Street faces £137m hike in business rates despite shops closing
It will take the total paid by the sector to £6.25bn after a year when dozens of famous names have gone bust or closed stores. The total increase for all sectors in England will be £536m.
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Fears for care homes as Four Seasons rescue talks falter1h 6m Updated Fears for care homes as Four Seasons rescue talks falter
Four Seasons, which is the second largest care home operator in the UK and looks after 16,000 residents, stopped paying its landlords two weeks ago in order to pull them to the negotiating table.
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G.M. and U.A.W. Reach Deal That Could End Strike1h 8m Updated G.M. and U.A.W. Reach Deal That Could End Strike
The accord, which needs ratification by a majority of the company’s 49,000 union workers, could end a strike that has idled plants for a month.
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‘Stranger Things’ Helps Netflix Increase Subscribers1h 8m Updated ‘Stranger Things’ Helps Netflix Increase Subscribers
The streaming giant regained some footing after losing U.S. subscribers this year. But new rivals will make it tough for that growth to continue.
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Chipotle Expands Tuition Aid in Effort to Retain Workers1h 14m Chipotle Expands Tuition Aid in Effort to Retain Workers
Turnover is high, unemployment low. So the chain is offering to pay full tuition costs for some business and technology programs.
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Lawmakers Blast Administration for Tech Shield in Trade Deals1h 18m Lawmakers Blast Administration for Tech Shield in Trade Deals
A legal provision that protects companies like Facebook and YouTube has come under criticism from lawmakers. But they have shown little appetite to repeal the law.
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Japan Spent Mightily to Soften Nature’s Wrath, but Can It Ever Be Enough?1h 46m Updated Japan Spent Mightily to Soften Nature’s Wrath, but Can It Ever Be Enough?
After a typhoon’s record-breaking rains breached dozens of levees, the country is wondering whether even the costliest systems can be future-proofed for the age of climate change.
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Sophia Kokosalaki, Who Gave London Fashion a Grecian Spin, Dies at 471h 50m Sophia Kokosalaki, Who Gave London Fashion a Grecian Spin, Dies at 47
One of the leading Greek designers of her generation, she balanced a cutting-edge feminine look with ancient motifs and dressed thousands for the Athens Olympics.
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Sutter Health to Settle Antitrust Lawsuit1h 53m Sutter Health to Settle Antitrust Lawsuit
The hospital group in California was accused of using its market dominance to demand higher prices for health care.
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1h 55m Overlooked No More: Lotte Reiniger, Animator Who Created Magic With Scissors and Paper
Even before Disney, Reiniger told fanciful stories in animated films with her hand-cut paper silhouettes.
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Trump’s China Deal Leaves the Global Economy as Uncertain as Ever2h Updated Trump’s China Deal Leaves the Global Economy as Uncertain as Ever
A trade truce with China has done little to reduce the uncertainty that threatens the global economy
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Shonda Rhimes, Star TV Producer, Signs a Podcast Deal2h Updated Shonda Rhimes, Star TV Producer, Signs a Podcast Deal
The prolific producer of “Grey’s Anatomy” and other television hits takes her talent for narrative twists and turns to the realm of audio.
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What to Expect From Netflix Earnings2h Updated What to Expect From Netflix Earnings
The streaming giant lost domestic subscribers for the first time earlier this year. But it doesn’t expect to disappoint in the third quarter.
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After Woodford, where is the contrition from Hargreaves Lansdown? | Nils Pratley4h After Woodford, where is the contrition from Hargreaves Lansdown? | Nils Pratley
We expect better than the fan-club tone of the best buy list following its hero’s costly crash and burn What does Hargreaves Lansdown, Neil Woodford’s former cheerleader-in-chief, make of its old hero’s decision
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4h Updated Europe’s Margrethe Vestager Takes a Rare Step Toward Big Tech
The E.U.’s top antitrust regulator ordered Broadcom to halt specific practices while the bloc investigates possible anticompetitive activity.
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Huawei Reports Stronger Sales Growth4h Updated Huawei Reports Stronger Sales Growth
A recovery in quarterly revenue suggests that the Chinese tech giant is weathering the Trump administration’s efforts to hobble it.
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Prospect of Turkish rescue of British Steel raises union concerns4h Prospect of Turkish rescue of British Steel raises union concerns
MP fears Turkish military may be ‘enriched on the backs of the labour of UK steelworkers’ Trade union officials and MPs have voiced fresh concerns about the prospect of British Steel being sold to the Turkish military pension fund. Ataer Holdings, owned by the
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G.M. and U.A.W. Reach Tentative Contract Agreement4h Updated G.M. and U.A.W. Reach Tentative Contract Agreement
The accord, which needs ratification by a majority of the company’s 49,000 union workers, could end a strike that has idled plants for a month.
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The Guardian view on the economics Nobel: worthy winners | Editorial4h The Guardian view on the economics Nobel: worthy winners | Editorial
The work of Esther Duflo, Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer on poverty deserved this accolade, but both the prize and the discipline need reformReaders of this paper on 6 June 2011 may have spotted an editorial titled
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4h Updated Jessops owner plans to call in administrators
The High Street camera chain, owned by Dragons Den star Peter Jones, has seen big rent rises.
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5h Europe’s Margrethe Vestager Wields a Rarely Used Weapon to Take On Big Tech
The E.U.’s antitrust regulator ordered Broadcom to halt specific practices while it investigates possible anticompetitive activity.
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How Unpredictable Work Hours Turn Families Upside Down5h Updated How Unpredictable Work Hours Turn Families Upside Down
Shifts added or subtracted at short notice play havoc with budgets and lives, and disproportionately hurt black and Hispanic women.
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Virgin Galactic Unveils Jumpsuit for Space Tourists5h Updated Virgin Galactic Unveils Jumpsuit for Space Tourists
The outfits, which would look at home on the bridge of the starship Enterprise, come with a ticket to space that costs as much as $250,000.
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PreCheck, Global Entry or Clear? How to Get Through Airport Lines Faster5h Updated PreCheck, Global Entry or Clear? How to Get Through Airport Lines Faster
Spend less time in line and more time, well, anywhere other than the airport, with these apps and government programs.
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£250m in limbo as second Neil Woodford fund frozen5h £250m in limbo as second Neil Woodford fund frozen
Administrator closes Income Focus fund to withdrawals to prevent run on its assets A second investment fund set up by the failed stock picker Neil Woodford has been frozen, locking up more than £250m of savers’ money. The administrator, Link Fund Solutions, said it had closed the Income Focus fund to withdrawals to prevent a run on its assets. The fund’s value has halved to £252m since June, when Woodford’s flagship Equity Income fund
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U.A.W. Announces Tentative Contract Deal With G.M.6h U.A.W. Announces Tentative Contract Deal With G.M.
The accord, which needs ratification by a majority of the company’s 49,000 union workers, could end a strike that has idled plants for a month.
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Minister refuses to rule out extending UK benefits freeze6h Minister refuses to rule out extending UK benefits freeze
Freeze imposed in 2015 was planned to last until end of 2019-20 financial year The government has refused to commit to ending its freeze on benefits despite a promise to turn the page on a decade of austerity. The work and pensions secretary, Thérèse Coffey, said she could not give a definitive answer about whether the freeze on most working-age benefits and tax credits would continue beyond its initial four-year term.
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Northern Rail should be renationalised, says transport secretary6h Northern Rail should be renationalised, says transport secretary
Grant Shapps says it is not OK for trains not to arrive and Sunday services to be lost Northern Rail could be renationalised after years of late and cancelled trains, according to the transport secretary, who said the current franchise cannot continue as it is. Grant Shapps
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Thomas Cook slots sale takes off with auction bids6h Thomas Cook slots sale takes off with auction bids
The liquidators of Thomas Cook’s British operations have kicked off a process aimed at raising tens of millions of pounds from an auction of dozens of airport take-off and landing slots.
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7h Northern rail could be nationalised
The government is considering whether the management of the train service should be taken into public hands.
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8h Updated Northern rail could be renationalised
The government is considering whether the management of the train service should be taken into public hands.
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8h Europe’s Margrethe Vestager Uses a Rarely Used Weapon to Take On Big Tech
Ms. Vestager, the E.U.’s antitrust regulator, ordered Broadcom to halt possible anticompetitive practices while an inquiry is underway, signaling a more aggressive approach.
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8h Global investors taking risks for higher returns, says IMF
In its latest economic assessments, the IMF says risks to global financial stability remain high.
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8h John Lewis stops selling drones due to misuse fears
The retailer says the Gatwick Airport drone shutdown and falling sales had prompted its decision.
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Pensioners to get above-inflation 4% state pension rise in April 20208h Pensioners to get above-inflation 4% state pension rise in April 2020
The basic state pension is set to rise by £5.05 a week to £134.25, while those on the full flat rate introduced in 2016 will see their payouts increase by around £6.60 a week to £175.20.
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Health Care and Billionaires Took Center Stage at Last Night’s Democratic Debate9h Health Care and Billionaires Took Center Stage at Last Night’s Democratic Debate
Several candidates criticized Senator Elizabeth Warren’s health care proposal and backed proposals to impose big taxes on the wealthy.
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Apple releases fourth iPhone update since September9h Apple releases fourth iPhone update since September
Apple has released its fourth update to the iPhone operating system iOS since September, following weeks of user complaints about bugs.
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9h Updated The UK cities where rent is rising the fastest
New research reveals a geographical split in how the cost of renting a UK home has changed in a year.
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UK inflation sticks at 2016 low, as London house prices keep falling – business live9h Updated UK inflation sticks at 2016 low, as London house prices keep falling – business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest UK and eurozone inflation figures
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Asos profits plunge 70% after tumultuous year of IT chaos9h Asos profits plunge 70% after tumultuous year of IT chaos
Fashion retailer remains upbeat, insisting warehouse and supply issues are resolved Profits at the online fashion retailer Asos plunged nearly 70% in a tumultuous year in which the former stock market darling grappled with IT chaos at its overseas warehouses and saw its shares plummet. Sales rose 13% to £2.7bn in the year to 31 August, but pretax profits fell 68% to £33.1m. Major
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Global economy faces $19tn corporate debt timebomb, warns IMF9h Global economy faces $19tn corporate debt timebomb, warns IMF
Update on markets lists eight leading countries, including US, China and UK, as vulnerable Low interest rates are encouraging companies to take on a level of debt that risks becoming a $19tn (£15tn) timebomb in the event of another global recession, the
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10h Updated Neil Woodford closes crisis-hit investment empire
The UK's best-known stockpicker shuts his firm after a crash in the value of his multi-billion-pound funds.
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Asda staff march as clock ticks down to new contract deadline10h Asda staff march as clock ticks down to new contract deadline
Hundreds of Asda workers have descended on the company's headquarters to demand it backs down over the imposition of new contracts.
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Want to retire eight years early? Invest your work pension better10h Want to retire eight years early? Invest your work pension better
Millions more of us are now pension savers thanks to auto-enrolment. But how much do you know about where your life savings are being invested, and could they be working harder for you?
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DealBook Briefing: Health Care and Billionaires Took Center Stage at Last Night’s Democratic Debate11h DealBook Briefing: Health Care and Billionaires Took Center Stage at Last Night’s Democratic Debate
Several candidates criticized Senator Elizabeth Warren’s health care proposal and backed proposals to impose big taxes on the wealthy.
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Pensioners to get bumper 4% rise in state pension in April 202011h Updated Pensioners to get bumper 4% rise in state pension in April 2020
The basic state pension is set to rise by £5.05 a week to £134.25, while those on the full flat rate introduced in 2016 will see their payouts increase by around £6.60 a week to £175.20.
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UK price inflation remains unchanged as petrol prices fall11h UK price inflation remains unchanged as petrol prices fall
September saw UK price inflation remain at a three-year low, as consumers saw fuel prices fall and the cost of alcohol decline.
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One in three UK automotive firms laying off staff ahead of Brexit, SMMT claims 11h One in three UK automotive firms laying off staff ahead of Brexit, SMMT claims 
The SMMT said one in three UK motor firms are laying off staff with Brexit creeping closer, up from one in eight when it last surveyed the industry a year ago.
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Hays Travel owners offer jobs to 2,000 ex-Thomas Cook staff11h Hays Travel owners offer jobs to 2,000 ex-Thomas Cook staff
John and Irene Hays have also reopened 186 of collapsed tour operator’s 555 high street shops The
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Jobs at risk in Dragon’s Jessops rescue plan12h Jobs at risk in Dragon’s Jessops rescue plan
The Dragons' Den star Peter Jones is preparing to call in administrators as he tries to salvage a future for Jessops, the high street camera chain he bought six years ago.
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Watchdog under scrutiny for not intervening in the Woodford scandal13h Updated Watchdog under scrutiny for not intervening in the Woodford scandal
Neil Woodford was sacked yesterday from running his flagship Equity Income fund. Industry figures question why the Financial Conduct Authority did not act sooner to protect investors.
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Trade war anxiety builds; UK inflation still lowest since 2016 – business live13h Updated Trade war anxiety builds; UK inflation still lowest since 2016 – business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest UK and eurozone inflation figures
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VICTORIA BISCHOFF: Greed trumps need at Barclays13h VICTORIA BISCHOFF: Greed trumps need at Barclays
Is it any wonder that savers and investors have so little trust in the financial services sector? From basic needs to investing for their family's future, savers are being let down at every turn.
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Trade war anxiety builds; UK inflation sticks at 1.7% – business live13h Trade war anxiety builds; UK inflation sticks at 1.7% – business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest UK and eurozone inflation figures
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Want to retire eight years early? Make your workplace pension work harder13h Updated Want to retire eight years early? Make your workplace pension work harder
Millions more of us are now pension savers thanks to auto-enrolment. But how much do you know about where your life savings are being invested, and could they be working harder for you?
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The smart meter snoopers already in homes tracking our energy habits 14h Updated The smart meter snoopers already in homes tracking our energy habits 
At least 20 companies are being given a share of £20million to develop products that can be used alongside smart meters in a government scheme to let tech firms access families' smart meter data.
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Trade war anxiety weighs on markets again – business live14h Updated Trade war anxiety weighs on markets again – business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest UK and eurozone inflation figures
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BT charging customers to talk to UK call centres14h Updated BT charging customers to talk to UK call centres
If customers want guaranteed access to staff based in the UK and Ireland, they must sign up to the premium package, BT Plus which costs twice as much as BT's standard broadband package
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State pension top-up contributions increase 900% in just two years    14h State pension top-up contributions increase 900% in just two years    
The increase is likely to reflect the introduction of the new state pension in 2016, which gave people the opportunity to plug gaps in their National Insurance record through voluntary contributions.
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Free call-blockers to be offered to scam victims after pilot scheme reports a 99% success rate14h Free call-blockers to be offered to scam victims after pilot scheme reports a 99% success rate
Up to 2,000 devices are being provided on a first come, first served basis by the National Trading Standards Scams Team. Local authorities and care providers are expected to apply on behalf of victims.
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ASK TONY: Car insurance chaos left me with three policies (and drove me round the bend) 14h Updated ASK TONY: Car insurance chaos left me with three policies (and drove me round the bend) 
The cost of my car insurance with More Than increased dramatically to £325. On a comparison site, I found More Than cover for £214. I chose this and paid by credit card.
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ALEX BRUMMER: IMF spreads the gloom over global economics14h Updated ALEX BRUMMER: IMF spreads the gloom over global economics
The IMF's new top economist, Gita Gopinath, is not happy about the global economy which is at its weakest in 2019 since the financial crisis and not forecast to do much better next year.
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Banks told to stop betting on sterling as Brexit talks trigger wild swings14h Updated Banks told to stop betting on sterling as Brexit talks trigger wild swings
Bank of England governor Mark Carney said the pound could soar or plunge depending on the outcome of talks between the UK and EU. He said banks had been ordered to stay 'neutral'.
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Pensioner fought ReAssure over £60 a month annuity payouts and won14h Pensioner fought ReAssure over £60 a month annuity payouts and won
Retired civil engineer Colin Jones, 71, pictured with wife Eirwen, pestered his provider repeatedly and recruited his local MP in his two-year fight to win back his pension pot from annuity firm ReAssure.
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John Lewis says Peaky Blinders flat caps and Fleabag jumpsuits in demand14h John Lewis says Peaky Blinders flat caps and Fleabag jumpsuits in demand
Retailer says hit shows on the small screen are having a big effect on sales. The sofa has become the new fashion front row, with cult television shows such as Peaky Blinders, Fleabag and Stranger Things heavily influencing what consumers bought in the past year. The return of charismatic
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First-time buyers hit highest since just before financial crash14h First-time buyers hit highest since just before financial crash
First-time buyers were handed out some 35,010 mortgages in August, an extra 250, or 0.7 per more, than in August last year.
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PayPal refused protection as a known fraudster bags my £3,10014h PayPal refused protection as a known fraudster bags my £3,100
I lost my Dior tote and eBay refunded me but PayPal is issuing a chargeback
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Pensioner fought annuity firm over £60 a month payouts and won14h Pensioner fought annuity firm over £60 a month payouts and won
Retired civil engineer Colin Jones, 71, pictured with wife Eirwen, pestered his provider repeatedly and recruited his local MP in his two-year fight to win back his pension pot from annuity firm ReAssure.
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The councils fitting the most - and least - electric-vehicle charge points14h The councils fitting the most - and least - electric-vehicle charge points
A review of London boroughs and 40 major towns and cities across the UK revealed which locations have the most public electric-vehicle chargers - and ones that have none at all.
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‘Digital welfare state’: Big Tech allowed to target and surveil the poor, UN warns14h ‘Digital welfare state’: Big Tech allowed to target and surveil the poor, UN warns
UN’s rapporteur on extreme poverty says in devastating account Big Tech companies are being allowed to go unregulated in ‘human right free-zones’ and not held accountable
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15h Primavera festival goes paperless with switch to mobile-only tickets
The Spanish festival hopes to combat touts by adopting a mobile-only ticket policy.
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CBI admits error in £196bn price tag for Labour plans16h CBI admits error in £196bn price tag for Labour plans
Party demands apology from lobby group for using ‘fabricated false information’ on nationalisation The
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John Lewis says small screen having big effect on sales17h John Lewis says small screen having big effect on sales
Hit shows such as Peaky Blinders, Fleabag and Stranger Things pushing sales of flat caps, jumpsuits and Levi’s The sofa has become the new fashion front row, with cult television shows such as Peaky Blinders, Fleabag and Stranger Things heavily influencing what consumers bought in the past year. The return of charismatic
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Kickstarter Calls Itself Progressive. But About That Union.21h Updated Kickstarter Calls Itself Progressive. But About That Union.
A contentious organizing drive at the Brooklyn tech company has drawn in high-profile figures like the actor David Cross, the author Neil Gaiman and the cartoonist Matt Bors.
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Northern Powerhouse seeks more control of HS2 rail scheme23h Northern Powerhouse seeks more control of HS2 rail scheme
Business and city leaders warn of economic damage of cancellation and call for 2012 Olympics-style authority A review of
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23h My way to stop boardroom infighting
CEO Gordon Wilson says his way to stop execs infighting is for people to open up about themselves.
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Barneys Bidding Starts, and It’s a Bet on the Future of Shopping23h Barneys Bidding Starts, and It’s a Bet on the Future of Shopping
Authentic Brands Group made an offer of $264 million for the chain, casting its lot with the power of brand names, not experiences.
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Ad Giant Wins Over Disney With Big Data Pitch23h Ad Giant Wins Over Disney With Big Data Pitch
After a “painful” earnings report, the advertising company Publicis trotted out what it knows about consumers in its “most important pitch of the year.”
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What’s Really in the Trade Deal Trump Announced With China24h Updated What’s Really in the Trade Deal Trump Announced With China
The partial trade deal hasn’t been signed and some details still have to be negotiated, but it could help some American firms.
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24h Updated Beverly Sackler, 95, Dies; Philanthropist and Purdue Pharma Director
Ms. Sackler’s husband, Raymond, and his brothers founded the company whose drug OxyContin has been blamed for the opioid epidemic.
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Hays manages to keep fees stable as it battles an industry downturn 25h Hays manages to keep fees stable as it battles an industry downturn 
Chief executive Alistair Cox said a global portfolio kept its head above water, with record fees in the US -up 12 per cent - and China - up 7 per cent - despite a trade war between the two.
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Big Four lose out to Aldi and Lidl: Market share hits 15-year low25h Big Four lose out to Aldi and Lidl: Market share hits 15-year low
Tesco, Sainbury's, Asda and Morrisons now hold just 62.7 per cent of the market. Tesco was last week rocked by the news its chief exec Dave Lewis (pictured) will step down next year.
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MARKET REPORT: Fresh hopes of a Brexit deal fuel Boris bounce25h MARKET REPORT: Fresh hopes of a Brexit deal fuel Boris bounce
Yesterday, shares were rebounding again after reports that the Prime Minister was finally 'closing in' on a deal. Banking, housing and utility stocks gained an instant lift.
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Red faces at Hargreaves Lansdown following Woodford empire collapse25h Red faces at Hargreaves Lansdown following Woodford empire collapse
The fund supermarket was one of the fallen stock picker's biggest cheerleaders, repeatedly featuring him on its 'best buy' list, despite concerns about his portfolio.
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Sainsburys blocked Nectar card with £370 worth of points on25h Sainsburys blocked Nectar card with £370 worth of points on
Karen Matthews, 47, first found that her card had been blocked when she received a notification on her Nectar app that stated her points balance was currently unavailable at the beginning of August.
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Hong Kong Protesters Are Targeting Starbucks. Apple Could Be Next.25h Updated Hong Kong Protesters Are Targeting Starbucks. Apple Could Be Next.
Pro-democracy demonstrators have begun singling out companies that they consider enemies of their movement. Vandalism and calls for boycotts have followed.
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The Reason Your Photos Are About to Get a Lot Better25h The Reason Your Photos Are About to Get a Lot Better
Google’s Pixel 4 is the newest example of how computational photography is driving the future of phone cameras.
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When You Take a Great Photo, Thank the Algorithm in Your Phone25h Updated When You Take a Great Photo, Thank the Algorithm in Your Phone
Google’s Pixel 4 is the newest example of how computational photography is driving the future of cameras.
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DreamWorks Film ‘Abominable’ Is Pulled by Vietnam Over Chinese Map Scene25h Updated DreamWorks Film ‘Abominable’ Is Pulled by Vietnam Over Chinese Map Scene
The animated movie briefly shows China’s disputed “nine-dash line” in the South China Sea, which includes territory claimed by Vietnam and other countries.
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Tariffs Won’t Stop Turkey’s Invasion of Syria, Analysts Warn27h Updated Tariffs Won’t Stop Turkey’s Invasion of Syria, Analysts Warn
Earlier sanctions had already all but blocked Turkish steel makers from America. But tariffs could have a psychological effect.
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27h If a Robotic Hand Solves a Rubik’s Cube, Does It Prove Something?
A five-fingered feat could show important progress in A.I. research. It is also a stunt.
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Next Time You Take a Great Photo, Thank the Algorithm in Your Phone27h Next Time You Take a Great Photo, Thank the Algorithm in Your Phone
Google’s Pixel 4 is the newest example of how computational photography is driving the future of cameras.
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27h Thomas Cook ex-boss grilled over £500,000 bonus
Peter Fankhauser says he was not solely at fault for the firm's collapse but will reconsider the reward.
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Primark warns customers not to buy its products online27h Primark warns customers not to buy its products online
Primark has taken the unusual step of issuing a warning to its customers not to buy its products online.
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Big Banks Were the Loudest Optimists. They’re Getting Quieter.28h Updated Big Banks Were the Loudest Optimists. They’re Getting Quieter.
The heads of the largest United States banks are expressing concern about President Trump’s trade war and its potential to drag down the global economy.
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Thomas Cook bosses clearly had their heads buried in the sand | Nils Pratley28h Thomas Cook bosses clearly had their heads buried in the sand | Nils Pratley
Testimony to MPs demonstrates the level of delusion in the travel firm’s boardroom was spectacular Two hours of testimony from the failed bosses of
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No 10 rejected Thomas Cook rescue plan for fear of precedent, MPs hear28h No 10 rejected Thomas Cook rescue plan for fear of precedent, MPs hear
Committee attacks board over bonuses and ‘misjudgments’ but directors say a £200m UK loan would have saved firm The prime minister’s office was aware of a financial rescue plan that could have saved Thomas Cook but “didn’t want to set a precedent” by lending the company money, its former boss told MPs, as an inquiry into the tour operator’s collapse got under way. In a
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Will Boris Johnson have a deal to put to MPs on Saturday?28h Will Boris Johnson have a deal to put to MPs on Saturday?
Following a series of major U-turns by the PM, there are signs that a deal is possible. But what will happen next?
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Spain was ready to back Thomas Cook bailout UK rejected, MPs told29h Spain was ready to back Thomas Cook bailout UK rejected, MPs told
Chair spoke to tourism ministers of five countries in week before collapse but not one British minister The prime minister’s office was aware of a financial rescue plan that could have saved Thomas Cook but “didn’t want to set a precedent” by lending the company money, its former boss told MPs, as an inquiry into the tour operator’s collapse got under way. In a
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29h Brexit: Pound and shares jump on optimism over talks
Sterling hits its highest in five months on reports the two sides are inching towards a draft deal.
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29h Updated Primark warns shoppers not to buy online
The High Street chain says that it does not have a commercial relationship with Amazon.
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Hunter Biden to Leave Chinese Company Board, Addressing Appearance of a Conflict29h Updated Hunter Biden to Leave Chinese Company Board, Addressing Appearance of a Conflict
As next debate approaches, Joseph R. Biden’s son also said he would not work for foreign-owned companies if his father became president.
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Bank of England boss says global finance is funding 4C temperature rise30h Bank of England boss says global finance is funding 4C temperature rise
Mark Carney says capital markets are financing projects likely to fuel a catastrophic rise in global heating The governor of the Bank of England has warned that the global financial system is backing carbon-producing projects that will raise the temperature of the planet by over 4C – more than double the pledge to limit increases to well below 2% contained in the Paris Agreement. In a stark warning over global heating,
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Pound at highest since May and stocks surge on Brexit deal hopes30h Pound at highest since May and stocks surge on Brexit deal hopes
The pound has jumped to its highest level against the dollar since May on an unconfirmed report a draft Brexit deal with the EU may be close.
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30h How Deutsche Bank Paid Millions to Get Ahead in China
Confidential documents show that the German lender doled out expensive gifts and jobs to win business in the country.
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Bank of England boss warns global finance it is funding 4C temperature rise30h Bank of England boss warns global finance it is funding 4C temperature rise
Mark Carney says capital markets are financing projects likely to fuel a catastrophic rise in global heating The governor of the Bank of England has warned that the global financial system is backing carbon-producing projects that will raise the temperature of the planet by over 4C – more than double the pledge to limit increases to well below 2% contained in the Paris Agreement. In a stark warning over global heating,
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The Woodford warning sign that could have spared fund crisis30h The Woodford warning sign that could have spared fund crisis
The business world is full of stories about highs and lows, successes and failures, triumphs and disasters.
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Christmas postal strike looms after Royal Mail workers vote for action30h Christmas postal strike looms after Royal Mail workers vote for action
CWU members vote 97% in favour, raising prospect of first national postal strike in decade Royal Mail workers have voted overwhelmingly in favour of striking in a dispute over job security and employment terms and conditions, raising the threat of industrial action in the run-up to Christmas. Members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) backed action by 97% in a huge turnout of almost 76%.
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31h Updated Royal Mail union votes in favour of strike action
Royal Mail faces its first national postal strike in a decade after 97% of votes cast were in favour.
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Steel Tariffs Not Likely to Deter Turkey, Analysts Say31h Steel Tariffs Not Likely to Deter Turkey, Analysts Say
Earlier sanctions had already all but blocked Turkish steel makers from America. But tariffs could have a psychological effect.
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Hong Kong Protesters Are Targeting Starbucks. McDonalds Could Be Next.31h Updated Hong Kong Protesters Are Targeting Starbucks. McDonalds Could Be Next.
Pro-democracy demonstrators have begun singling out companies that they consider enemies of their movement. Vandalism and calls for boycotts have followed.
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Woodford debacle goes far beyond people with money in his failed fund 31h Updated Woodford debacle goes far beyond people with money in his failed fund 
It never seemed likely the Woodford story would have a happy ending but the news it will be wound up in January still arrived with a jolt this morning.
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Concerns as EU bank balks at plan to halt fossil fuel investments32h Concerns as EU bank balks at plan to halt fossil fuel investments
Last-minute lobbying forces delay to ambitious move by European Investment Bank The European Investment Bank (EIB) has balked at a proposal to halt new investments in fossil fuels, raising concerns that Germany and other nations are plotting to water down what would be one of the financial sector’s most ambitious climate moves. The EIB, the largest public bank in the world, announced this year that it would end lending to new gas projects, having already curtailed funding for coal and oil. This would free up more money for renewable energy developments. The details of the plan were
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33h IMF warns world growth slowest since financial crisis
The International Monetary Fund warns against "policy mistakes" such as tariffs and a no-deal Brexit.
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Fortnite Is Back, Ending Gamers’ Long Nightmare33h Fortnite Is Back, Ending Gamers’ Long Nightmare
After a black hole consumed everything in the game this weekend, the popular game was back online Tuesday, featuring a new map.
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Neil Woodford’s £3.5bn equity income fund to be wound up33h Updated Neil Woodford’s £3.5bn equity income fund to be wound up
Stock-picker removed as investment manager, four months after fund’s suspension Neil Woodford has been removed as investment manager of his £3.5bn flagship fund, which is to be wound up and the cash returned to investors, more than four months after it was suspended. The former star fund manager had planned to reopen the Woodford Equity Income Fund, but the administrator, Link Fund Solutions (LFS), said on Tuesday it was in the best interests of investors for it to be wound up.
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Kingman warns over pace of audit reforms33h Kingman warns over pace of audit reforms
The architect of reforms aimed at strengthening audit oversight following a series of corporate scandals has hit out at the government's failure to deliver legislation needed to beef up regulators' powers.
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RBS considered a takeover of Monzo in 2017, reports claim34h RBS considered a takeover of Monzo in 2017, reports claim
One of the UK's biggest banks RBS considered trying to take over challenger bank Monzo two years ago but was put off by the asking price, reports claim.
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ABC Apologizes for Showing Video From U.S. Gun Range in Report on Syria34h ABC Apologizes for Showing Video From U.S. Gun Range in Report on Syria
The video appeared in a report on Turkish attacks in northern Syria. ABC News did not specify how the error had occurred.
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Car finance crackdown will save buyers £165m, says watchdog34h Car finance crackdown will save buyers £165m, says watchdog
FCA says it will ban commission for brokers linked to interest rate paid by driver Britain’s financial watchdog is cracking down on the way car dealers and car finance brokers make commission on sales, a move that it says will save drivers £165m.
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Fortnite Went Dark, and Returned With a New World34h Updated Fortnite Went Dark, and Returned With a New World
After a black hole consumed everything in the game this weekend, the popular game was back online Tuesday, featuring a new map.
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Leeds Building Society launches 1.46% easy access Isa with no catches35h Leeds Building Society launches 1.46% easy access Isa with no catches
There's a new name at the top of the easy access Isa tables, and it doesn't come with any catches.
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Brexit jitters blamed for sharpest decline in employment in four years35h Brexit jitters blamed for sharpest decline in employment in four years
The number of people in work suffered its sharpest decline for more than four years in the three months to August, according to official figures.
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UK suspends Syria-linked arms sales to Turkey35h UK suspends Syria-linked arms sales to Turkey
The UK has suspended sales of arms to Turkey for items that might be used in the country's military offensive in Syria.
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35h DealBook Briefing: How Deutsche Bank Paid Millions to Get Ahead in China
Confidential documents show that the German lender doled out expensive gifts and jobs to win business in the country.
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36h Updated Thomas Cook ex-boss defends £500,000 bonus payment
Peter Fankhauser says he was not solely at fault for the firm's collapse but will reconsider the reward.
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Probate fee rises of up to £6k are scrapped36h Updated Probate fee rises of up to £6k are scrapped
A threatened 'death tax' on grieving families was ditched by Government over the weekend. We explain the controversy, the fallout for relatives, and what happens to charges now.
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Best stocks & shares Isas: Pick the best DIY investment platform36h Updated Best stocks & shares Isas: Pick the best DIY investment platform
Choosing the right DIY platform is crucial but a wealth of choice and changes to charges have left many investors scratching their heads. We pick some of the best.
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Watchdog to crackdown on car finance commission linked to higher interest rates36h Updated Watchdog to crackdown on car finance commission linked to higher interest rates
The Financial Conduct Authority is introducing a ban on car sellers and brokers charging commission linked to the interest rate customers pay on loans to buy cars.
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STOCK WATCH: London Stock Exchange keeps bragging rights 36h Updated STOCK WATCH: London Stock Exchange keeps bragging rights 
Fresh from shrugging off the advances of its Hong Kong rival, the London Stock Exchange group is likely to start bragging about the benefits of its £21bn takeover of trading data provider Refinitiv.
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INVESTMENT EXTRA: Oil firms can pay rich dividends36h Updated INVESTMENT EXTRA: Oil firms can pay rich dividends
All it needs is a quick glance at an oil price chart to see the volatility over the last ten years. It is one of the key lights on the dashboard, flashing signals about the health of the global economy.
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MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Scotgold - the Highland gold stock36h Updated MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Scotgold - the Highland gold stock
Scotgold is in the final stages of developing a mine, just north of Loch Lomond, capable of producing about 12,000 troy ounces (370kg) of gold a year.
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FUND FOCUS: Blackrock North American Income Trust36h Updated FUND FOCUS: Blackrock North American Income Trust
Over the past five years, investors have enjoyed overall returns of 113 per cent - better than the return recorded by the average North American investment trust.
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The best tonic for your portfolio? Invest in the brands you know and love 36h The best tonic for your portfolio? Invest in the brands you know and love 
Consumers could more than cover the cost of goods they buy from favourite brands by investing in the owners of the businesses.
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Vietnam Pulls DreamWorks Film ‘Abominable’ Over Chinese Map Scene37h Updated Vietnam Pulls DreamWorks Film ‘Abominable’ Over Chinese Map Scene
The animated movie briefly shows China’s disputed “nine-dash line” in the South China Sea, which includes territory claimed by Vietnam and other countries.
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5 Tips for Keeping It Together as a Digital Nomad37h 5 Tips for Keeping It Together as a Digital Nomad
Sure, being able to work remotely and travel nonstop is a blast. But it’s not without downtime and difficult moments.
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MPs want road pricing to plug car tax hole as drivers go electric37h MPs want road pricing to plug car tax hole as drivers go electric
Road pricing efforts could include tolls, congestion charges, HGV levies, workplace parking fees, plus low emission and clean air zones.
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#DeleteFacebook: Zuckerberg slammed over secret meetings38h #DeleteFacebook: Zuckerberg slammed over secret meetings
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is facing a backlash after admitting that he secretly met with conservative politicians.
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No government ministers in contact with stricken Thomas Cook, MPs told38h No government ministers in contact with stricken Thomas Cook, MPs told
No UK government ministers were in direct contact with Thomas Cook in the six days before its collapse, the company's boss has told MPs.
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Fund set up by millionaire investment manager Neil Woodford will be wound up, reveal administrators 38h Updated Fund set up by millionaire investment manager Neil Woodford will be wound up, reveal administrators 
Woodford pumped billions of Equity Income Fund customers' cash into risky investments that were hard to sell in a hurry and in June he took the shock decision to bar investors from pulling their cash.
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Ministers want to reignite the debate about road pricing to charge motorists to drive38h Updated Ministers want to reignite the debate about road pricing to charge motorists to drive
Road pricing efforts could include tolls, congestion charges, HGV levies, workplace parking fees, plus low emission and clean air zones.
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Doorstep parcel thefts rise by a quarter in the last two years38h Updated Doorstep parcel thefts rise by a quarter in the last two years
A massive 2,578 thefts were reported to 23 police forces across the country, according to information obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by iParcelBox, a parcel delivery website.
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Isle of Wight ferry U-turn on 70p extra cash fee to drive to Ryde Pier38h Updated Isle of Wight ferry U-turn on 70p extra cash fee to drive to Ryde Pier
Ferry passengers incur the charge if they want to be dropped off or picked up by car, or park for the ferry at the end of the half-mile pier.
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Sterling falls as EU officials play down the prospect of a Brexit deal39h Updated Sterling falls as EU officials play down the prospect of a Brexit deal
Investors piled into the pound last week on hopes that Boris Johnson was closing on a deal with the EU following talks with his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar, driving it up 4 per cent.
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Neil Woodford flagship fund to be wound up, investors told39h Neil Woodford flagship fund to be wound up, investors told
A flagship fund led by top stock picker Neil Woodford is to be wound up, investors have been told.
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Motor finance shake-up to save car buyers £165m a year39h Motor finance shake-up to save car buyers £165m a year
Car buyers are expected to save £165m a year under plans by the City watchdog to ban certain types of commission paid by lenders to motor dealers and finance brokers.
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I was greeted with a £60 parking penalty at Southend airport40h I was greeted with a £60 parking penalty at Southend airport
I used a meet and greet service and while I was waiting Parking Eye issued the notice. Now it wants £100 I used the “meet and greet” parking service at Southend airport for the first time in June. In the past I have used the service at Stansted, where there is no need to call in advance to warn of arrival. On arriving at Southend I was told by the meet-and-greet staff to leave the airport and wait nearby for 10 minutes. I parked in the service yard of the adjoining retail park alongside another car with a driver who also appeared to be waiting. There were no obviously visible signs to warn of the consequences of parking there.
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WeWork set to sack 2,000 staff as anger towards founder Adam Neumann grows41h WeWork set to sack 2,000 staff as anger towards founder Adam Neumann grows
Troubled office rental company to lay off 13% of its workforce to try to staunch massive losses – and few believe the cuts will stop there WeWork is expected to sack at least 2,000 people as soon as this week, as angry staff at the troubled office rental company turn on its co-founder Adam Neumann.
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