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Gambling on credit cards could be banned in overhaul of betting 11 Jan 7:01pm Gambling on credit cards could be banned in overhaul of betting
Industry watchdog to call for evidence on move that would affect billions of pounds of bets a year
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Morrisons cheapest supermarket for online shopping, says Which? 11 Jan 7:01pm Morrisons cheapest supermarket for online shopping, says Which?
Switching from Waitrose to Morrisons could save shoppers £170 a year, survey finds Shoppers looking to tighten their belts after the Christmas blowout could save money by online shopping at
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Sports Direct hits out at Debenhams for rejecting £40m loan 11 Jan 1:23pm Sports Direct hits out at Debenhams for rejecting £40m loan
Board accused of ‘dereliction of duty’ for turning down interest-free offer
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Beneath the bonnet of the UK economy, there are plenty of faults | Larry Elliott 11 Jan 12:45pm Beneath the bonnet of the UK economy, there are plenty of faults | Larry Elliott
Manufacturing is struggling, growth is unbalanced – and solving Brexit won’t fix our woes Judged by what is happening in the rest of Europe, Britain’s economic performance in late 2018 was reasonably good. France was paralysed by the
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The Entertainer retailer stockpiles summer toys as Brexit fears mount 11 Jan 12:41pm The Entertainer retailer stockpiles summer toys as Brexit fears mount
Founder Gary Grant says ‘no shortage of toys’ likely because company had shipped own-label items early The UK’s biggest independent toy retailer has stockpiled 100 container loads of paddling pools, slides, wheelbarrows and other toys to try to ensure there are no shortages this summer in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Gary Grant, the managing director and founder of
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Ford cost-cutting could lead to 1,000 job losses at Bridgend plant 11 Jan 12:32pm Updated Ford cost-cutting could lead to 1,000 job losses at Bridgend plant
Union stewards briefed a day after US carmaker announced cuts in European operations Ford is planning to cut more than 1,000 jobs in the UK over two years, with more than half the workforce at its Bridgend plant in south Wales likely to be axed. Union stewards were briefed on the likely scale of redundancies in the UK on Friday, 24 hours after
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Let’s move to King’s Lynn, Norfolk: it’s beautiful – all cobbles, alleys and warehouses 11 Jan 11:29am Let’s move to King’s Lynn, Norfolk: it’s beautiful – all cobbles, alleys and warehouses
If it wasn’t in the remoter end of the Fens, it would be overrun with tourists
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Couple accused of misleading entrants in raffle for £3m house 11 Jan 11:09am Couple accused of misleading entrants in raffle for £3m house
Winner received £110,000 after Mark and Sharon Beresford failed to sell enough tickets Contestants who entered a raffle to win a £3m luxury home in Hampshire have been left disappointed after the prize was cut to £110,000 when the couple running it said they had failed to sell enough tickets. Mark and Sharon Beresford decided to sell their home using a raffle last year aiming to selling 250,000 £25 tickets. Last week, however, they revealed they had only sold 30,000 tickets, raising £750,000.
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UK growth hits six-month low as Brexit looms - business live 11 Jan 9:35am Updated UK growth hits six-month low as Brexit looms - business live
The UK economy grew by 0.3% in the three months to November, the weakest rate in six months, dragged lower by a fall in car production
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What are biggest risks to the global economy in 2019? | Kenneth Rogoff 11 Jan 9:23am What are biggest risks to the global economy in 2019? | Kenneth Rogoff
From China to Europe and beyond it is likely to be a nerve-racking year As Mark Twain
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Hitachi set to cancel plans for £16bn nuclear power station in Wales 11 Jan 8:48am Hitachi set to cancel plans for £16bn nuclear power station in Wales
Move by Japanese firm would be blow to UK plans to replace coal plants and ageing reactors The Japanese conglomerate Hitachi looks certain to cancel its plans for a
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Christmas sales: the winners and losers on the UK high street 11 Jan 8:43am Updated Christmas sales: the winners and losers on the UK high street
Tesco fares well over festive period but John Lewis, M&S, Debenhams and Halfords all suffer The 2018 festive shopping season in the UK got under way with low expectations for the retail sector. Investors were braced for bad news after
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CES 2019: from beer tech to a banned sex toy – 10 standout gadgets 11 Jan 8:20am CES 2019: from beer tech to a banned sex toy – 10 standout gadgets
Also unveiled in Las Vegas: the world’s first rollable TV and Alexa for your toilet The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas revealed what the tech world has in store for us this year. From the spectacular to the controversial – as well as some total tosh – here are 10 of the most memorable new products unveiled at CES 2019 last week.
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Flying taxis: Uber partner reveals design 11 Jan 7:48am Flying taxis: Uber partner reveals design
Uber on track to deliver aerial rideshare network by 2023 as manufacturer Bell Helicopter unveils full-scale model in Las Vegas
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The UK’s antisemitic Google searches show tech companies must act | Seth Stephens-Davidowitz 11 Jan 7:38am The UK’s antisemitic Google searches show tech companies must act | Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
Prompts given to users affect the number of antisemitic searches. Companies cannot ignore their role in thisBeyond a quick read of a Wikipedia page, what can the internet really tell us about
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Fashion chain Quiz issues profit warning after slow Christmas 11 Jan 5:42am Updated Fashion chain Quiz issues profit warning after slow Christmas
Womenswear retailer blames discounting for second profit downgrade in three months Quiz has issued its second profit warning in just over three months, as the womenswear retailer’s woes continue following a weaker than expected Christmas. The company said heavy discounting meant its main measure of profits for the 2019 financial year would be £8.2m, 29% lower than the £11.5m it expected when it cut its forecasts in October.
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Virgin Atlantic swoops on troubled Flybe with £2.2m bid 11 Jan 5:36am Virgin Atlantic swoops on troubled Flybe with £2.2m bid
Shares in regional airline fall 90% after consortium led by Virgin offers cut-price deal Flybe has recommended shareholders accept a cut-price £2.2m takeover offer from a consortium led by Virgin Atlantic, after the regional airline struggled with rising fuel costs, currency volatility and political uncertainty. Virgin,
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Quiz issues profit warning after weak Christmas sales 11 Jan 4:31am Quiz issues profit warning after weak Christmas sales
Womenswear retailer blames discounting for second profit downgrade in three months Quiz has issued its second profit warning in just over three months, as the womenswear retailer’s woes continue following a weaker than expected Christmas. The company said heavy discounting meant its main measure of profits for the 2019 financial year would be £8.2m, 29% lower than the £11.5m it expected when it cut its forecasts in October.
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UK growth figures to show economy at virtual standstill as Brexit looms - business live 11 Jan 4:31am Updated UK growth figures to show economy at virtual standstill as Brexit looms - business live
The latest health check on the UK economy is expected to show GDP grew by just 0.1% in November
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Why can’t I get a refund on my £500 deposit for a help-to-buy home? 11 Jan 2:00am Why can’t I get a refund on my £500 deposit for a help-to-buy home?
After a nine-month wait for a handover date, I couldn’t get our money back
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