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Firms named and shamed over failure to pay minimum wage

Thu, 11/08/2016 - 16:54
The government names almost 200 companies - including two football clubs - who have failed to pay the minimum wage to employees.
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FTSE 100 boosted by travel firm Tui

Thu, 11/08/2016 - 16:03
London's leading share index reverses early losses, helped by shares in travel group Tui climb after it says it is on track to meet full-year profit forecast.
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Alibaba shows strong global growth

Thu, 11/08/2016 - 15:53
China's Alibaba has seen a sharp increase in international sales, a sign that it is finally making strides outside its home turf.
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Oil demand set to slow in 2017, says IEA

Thu, 11/08/2016 - 14:56
A weaker economic outlook means demand for oil in 2017 is likely to grow at a slower rate than this year, according to the International Energy Agency.
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Macy's to close 100 department stores

Thu, 11/08/2016 - 14:53
US department store chain Macy's is to close about 100 stores and increase investment in its online business after 18 months of sliding sales.
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Why do some people think Twitter is shutting down in 2017?

Thu, 11/08/2016 - 13:18
Is the little blue bird due to get its neck wrung? Reports of Twitter's demise take Twitter by storm.
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Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington to step down

Thu, 11/08/2016 - 12:53
Arianna Huffington, who co-founded the news website Huffington Post 11 years ago, has announced she is to step down as editor-in-chief.
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Who is the new Duke of Westminster?

Thu, 11/08/2016 - 11:39
A profile of Hugh Grosvenor, who has become the seventh Duke of Westminster following the sudden death of his father.
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William Hill in gambling takeover spat with Rank and 888

Thu, 11/08/2016 - 11:27
Bookmaker William Hill again rejects a £3.16bn takeover approach from 888 and Rank, saying there is "no merit" in considering the bid.
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Poundland agrees higher takeover offer from Steinhoff

Thu, 11/08/2016 - 09:49
Discount chain Poundland agrees to an improved takeover offer from South African retail group Steinhoff International.
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House prices pause for breath post-Brexit, say surveyors

Thu, 11/08/2016 - 08:58
The UK housing market paused for breath after the Brexit vote, but could take off again over the next 12 months, a poll of surveyors suggests.
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