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Tough outlook for emerging markets

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 14:26
Emerging markets are facing headwinds
Categories: Economic News

Bangkok bomb could hit tourism

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 13:34
Will tourists avoid Bangkok?
Categories: Economic News

Cremation costs rise by a third

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 12:25
The average cost of a cremation at a public crematorium has risen by a third since 2010, the BBC can reveal.
Categories: Economic News

More UK households expect rate rise

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 12:22
The majority of UK households now expect an interest rate rise within 12 months, an influential survey says, while a Bank of England policymaker predicts they will go up "pretty soon".
Categories: Economic News

Irn Bru puts lid on bottle returns

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 11:26
Irn Bru maker AG Barr is to scrap its 30p buyback scheme for customers who return glass bottles.
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Carlsberg cuts profit forecast

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 11:14
Shares of Danish brewer Carlsberg drop, after the brewer cut its profit forecast, blaming 'challenging conditions' in Eastern Europe.
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Fault may have caused Dreamliner fire

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 10:11
A fire on a parked Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet at Heathrow Airport in 2013 was probably caused by a short circuit, air accident investigators say.
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VIDEO: Does Britain value skills enough?

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 10:03
Business groups say that a shortage of trained and qualified new starters in fields like engineering, construction and IT is so chronic it could threaten to derail our economic recovery.
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Ashley Madison client data 'leaked'

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 07:24
Customer data stolen from Ashley Madison, a dating website for married people who wish to cheat on their spouse, has reportedly been published.
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Most graduates 'in non-graduate jobs'

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 07:19
The majority of UK university graduates are working in non-graduates jobs with over-qualification at "saturation point", a new report claims.
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Going for gold in the skills Olympics

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 05:27
The Olympics for skilled workers
Categories: Economic News