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Rail fares to rise by 1% in January

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 11:02
Regulated rail fares such as season tickets are to rise by 1% in January, the Department of Transport says.
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UK inflation rate rises to 0.1%

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 09:50
The UK's inflation rate turned positive in July, with the Consumer Prices Index measure rising to 0.1% from June's 0%, the Office for National Statistics says.
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Pizzas get the cocktail makeover

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 09:43
How data crunching can pep up your local restaurant
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Wood Group cuts jobs as profits fall

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 07:31
Oil services firm Wood Group says it has cut 5,000 jobs this year as the fall in the price of oil has hit profits.
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VIDEO: New York takes jazz to China

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 01:15
Jazz has virtually disappeared in China, but now New York's Blue Note jazz club hopes to revive it.
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Google’s modular Ara phone delayed

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 00:34
Google delays its plans to trial its modular smartphone concept, Project Ara.
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Shell gets final permit for Arctic

Mon, 17/08/2015 - 21:10
Oil and gas giant Shell has been granted the final permit it needs to begin drilling below the ocean floor for oil in the Arctic.
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'Productive' talks over milk price row

Mon, 17/08/2015 - 20:54
Farming leaders and ministers say they have had "productive" talks on the future of British dairy farming following protests over milk prices.
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'No evidence' of postmaster's theft

Mon, 17/08/2015 - 18:00
The Post Office prosecuted a postmaster for stealing even though its own criminal investigator couldn't find any evidence of theft, BBC's Panorama learns.
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