Category: Economy

UK economy expands by 0.4% in third quarter but on track for worst annual growth since recession
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UK economy expands by 0.4% in third quarter but on track for worst annual growth since recession

admin - November 1, 2017

The UK economy expanded slightly faster in the three months to September than in the previous quarter of the year – but…

Lewis Hamilton warns Abu Dhabi grand prix winner Valtteri Bottas: ‘Next season it’s back to business’
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Lewis Hamilton warns Abu Dhabi grand prix winner Valtteri Bottas: ‘Next season it’s back to business’

admin - October 31, 2017

It was ironic that Liberty Media chose to ‘unleash’ their new fan-inspired F1 logo after an Abu Dhabi Grand Prix…

Theresa May and Leo Varadkar couldn’t care less about Northern Ireland in the Brexit negotiations
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Theresa May and Leo Varadkar couldn’t care less about Northern Ireland in the Brexit negotiations

admin - October 28, 2017

I’ve been excited all week; very excited, in fact. On Friday, I flew back home to Northern Ireland from London,…

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More than 20 injured in Tenerife nightclub popular with Britons after floor collapses

admin - October 25, 2017

At least 22 people have been injured on the island of Tenerife when the dancefloor in a nightclub popular with…

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House of Cards season 6 filming delayed again, cast and crew told to leave for other work if they need to

admin - October 25, 2017

Production on House of Cards' sixth and final season has been postponed once more, with cast and crew being told…

Travel firms line up to attack Philip Hammond
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Travel firms line up to attack Philip Hammond

admin - October 24, 2017

British Airways’ parent company, IAG, has made an unprecedented personal attack on the Chancellor, calling Philip Hammond “dull and uninspiring”…

Britain’s economy is in trouble not because of Brexit but because of the denial and hypocrisy of leading Brexiteers
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Britain’s economy is in trouble not because of Brexit but because of the denial and hypocrisy of leading Brexiteers

admin - October 21, 2017

Not long ago there was an official Government target for UK exports. “We want to double our nation’s exports to…

Bitcoin aims for $10,000 mark as cryptocurrency mania intensifies
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Bitcoin aims for $10,000 mark as cryptocurrency mania intensifies

admin - October 17, 2017

Bitcoin is showing no signs of slowing down, blowing past $9,000 (£6742) less than a week after topping $8,000 and…

Angela Merkel handed political lifeline as momentum grows behind German ‘grand coalition’
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Angela Merkel handed political lifeline as momentum grows behind German ‘grand coalition’

admin - October 17, 2017

The leader of Bavaria's conservatives threw his weight behind an alliance with Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) on Sunday, adding to…

Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund steps up ‘no’ votes on CEO pay
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Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund steps up ‘no’ votes on CEO pay

admin - October 16, 2017

When Norway’s $1 trillion (£748bn) sovereign wealth fund said it wanted companies to curb excessive and opaque top-management pay, it…