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Eurozone clears next Greece bailout

Tue, 01/04/2014 - 12:15
Eurozone finance ministers meeting in Athens sign off the next 8.3bn euro instalment of Greece's bailout, amid high security on the capital's streets.
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Vince Cable defends Royal Mail sale

Tue, 01/04/2014 - 12:10
Business Secretary Vince Cable refuses to apologise over Royal Mail's sale, despite criticism from the spending watchdog.
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Nuts magazine could be closed

Tue, 01/04/2014 - 10:55
The publisher of Nuts magazine is consulting with staff about potentially closing the publication.
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No joke: Real changes on 1 April

Tue, 01/04/2014 - 08:08
How changes on 1 April could cost you more
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Warning for rogue payday loan firms

Tue, 01/04/2014 - 07:23
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) watchdog warns it will "take out" payday lenders who do not follow stricter new rules.
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Japan in long-awaited sales tax rise

Tue, 01/04/2014 - 05:38
Japan raises sales tax for the first time in 17 years, in an attempt to rein in mounting public debt and tackle rising welfare costs.
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