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Sky doubles spending on new shows to £1bn a year 12 Jun 5:33pm Sky doubles spending on new shows to £1bn a year
It comes after hit drama Chernobyl attracted 3.4 million viewers and became the firm's most successful production ever. Other successes have included Patrick Melrose.
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ALEX BRUMMER: When apologies fall short 12 Jun 5:13pm ALEX BRUMMER: When apologies fall short
The air is fizzing with apologies at present. Neil Woodford has apologised again to clients in his shrunken and temporarily closed Woodford Equity Income fund.
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MARKET REPORT: Profit warning puts the brakes on at Pendragon with shares diving 20.9% 12 Jun 5:07pm MARKET REPORT: Profit warning puts the brakes on at Pendragon with shares diving 20.9%
The Evans Halshaw owner warned that it was likely to swing to a loss in 2019. Pendragon said it has ended up with far too many second-hand motors that it needs to offload cheaply.
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Saga boss quits after a 79% dive in its share price - but walks away with almost £12m in pay 12 Jun 4:58pm Saga boss quits after a 79% dive in its share price - but walks away with almost £12m in pay
Lance Batchelor - who has pocketed almost £12 million in pay since he took over in 2014 - will stand down in January. His departure follows a dismal run at retirement firm Saga.
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Norway takes further steps to ditch its investments in fossil fuels 12 Jun 4:47pm Norway takes further steps to ditch its investments in fossil fuels
Norway's parliament voted yesterday to stop the country's giant fund investing in companies which produce more than 20m tons of coal per year.
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De La Rue is to sell its passport division after losing key contract, putting 200 jobs at risk  12 Jun 4:45pm De La Rue is to sell its passport division after losing key contract, putting 200 jobs at risk 
The 198-year-old company, which also prints banknotes, is selling its International Identity Solutions arm for £42 million to Swedish rival HID Global, sparking fears for its Gateshead facility.
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FTSE CLOSE: CVA vote for Arcadia; Reckitt Benckiser names new boss 12 Jun 12:12pm FTSE CLOSE: CVA vote for Arcadia; Reckitt Benckiser names new boss
Sir Philip Green's Arcadia retail empire has won enough backing from landlords to push through restructuring plans that will cut rents, the company said.
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FTSE LIVE: CVA vote for Arcadia looms; Reckitt Benckiser names new boss 12 Jun 12:06pm Updated FTSE LIVE: CVA vote for Arcadia looms; Reckitt Benckiser names new boss
After a six-day rally, US equity markets gave up early gains on Tuesday to just about end in negative territory. This set the tone for the European open on Wednesday.
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What next for Neil Woodford and his investors? Investing Show 12 Jun 8:52am What next for Neil Woodford and his investors? Investing Show
What can DIY investors learn from the Woodford blowout for how they manage their money, keep an eye on the funds they hold, and whether an investment trust would be better option?
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Banks pledge to protect notes and coins amid fears Britain is becoming a cashless society 12 Jun 7:05am Updated Banks pledge to protect notes and coins amid fears Britain is becoming a cashless society
Trade body UK Finance has joined a taskforce, called the Joint Authorities Cash Strategy Group, to ensure cash is kept available to the millions who depend on it.
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Boohoo fashions sales rise that its struggling retail rivals would die for 12 Jun 7:03am Updated Boohoo fashions sales rise that its struggling retail rivals would die for
The Love Island favourite fashioned a better-than-expected 39 per cent rise in sales in the past three months - throwing the troubles of its competitors Ted Baker, Quiz and Arcadia into sharp relief.
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Lidl ploughs into London with 40 new shops creating 1,500 jobs 12 Jun 6:07am Updated Lidl ploughs into London with 40 new shops creating 1,500 jobs
The move is part of the company's audacious £500million expansion plan and is set to create around 1,500 new retail jobs over the next five years.
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Why after Woodford you must give investments an emergency MOT 12 Jun 5:30am Updated Why after Woodford you must give investments an emergency MOT
Never have investors been dealt such a stark reminder that past performance is no guarantee of future success, so in the light of Woodford what should you do with your investments?
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People living in the South East have the highest average credit rating 12 Jun 5:15am People living in the South East have the highest average credit rating
Britons' credit scores have improved on average across the country, but no region can boast more than just a 'fair' rating, a new report has revealed.
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What are the best buy easy-access savings rates? 12 Jun 5:07am Updated What are the best buy easy-access savings rates?
Remember the time before Marcus Bank? It's difficult, given its dominance since last autumn at the top of our best buy savings tables
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Hallelujah! Saving rates on easy-access accounts creep up to 1.5% 12 Jun 4:46am Updated Hallelujah! Saving rates on easy-access accounts creep up to 1.5%
Savers happy to run their account online can now earn 1.5 per cent with Beehive Money, a trading name of Nottingham Building Society.
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ASK TONY: I gave Toto Energy a final meter reading and they billed me £10k with just 7 days to pay!  12 Jun 4:26am Updated ASK TONY: I gave Toto Energy a final meter reading and they billed me £10k with just 7 days to pay! 
I switched from Toto Energy to a new supplier and gave the firm a final reading. I then received a bill for £10,738.60. I am at a loss to know where this amount has come from.
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Woodford crisis puts fund best buy lists in dock: Watchdog launches probe 12 Jun 4:11am Updated Woodford crisis puts fund best buy lists in dock: Watchdog launches probe
As City regulators launched a probe into best-buy lists, Hargreaves was sent a string of questions about its practices by MPs on the Treasury select committee.
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M6 toll prices to rise 5% from 12 July meaning a £6.70 charge 12 Jun 4:11am Updated M6 toll prices to rise 5% from 12 July meaning a £6.70 charge
Charges are being hiked across all vehicle categories, though there will be a new off-peak discount rate for those who choose to the toll road early in the morning and late at night on weekdays.
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Were Woodford savers short changed in cosy Patient Capital deal? 12 Jun 4:10am Updated Were Woodford savers short changed in cosy Patient Capital deal?
In March, the now suspended Woodford Equity Income fund handed over stakes in five privately owned firms to another of Woodford's operations, Woodford Patient Capital Trust.
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Woodford is under pressure but are fund fees a rip-off?  12 Jun 4:09am Woodford is under pressure but are fund fees a rip-off? 
Humiliated fund manager Neil Woodford was also still under fire last night after refusing to waive his fees on his frozen fund that earn him £2 million a month.
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Howe we built an eco-home for £150,000 in the Scottish borders 12 Jun 3:58am Updated Howe we built an eco-home for £150,000 in the Scottish borders
The £150,000 budget for Bill and Sukie Barker's home didn't cover the cost of the land in the Scottish Borders, but it did cover the cost of the build and the furniture.
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What is the difference between operating profit, pre-tax profit and EBITDA? 12 Jun 3:52am Updated What is the difference between operating profit, pre-tax profit and EBITDA?
'Profit' is one of the most common words in the business cannon but it is also one of the most slippery, meaning wildly different things to different people.
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