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EU referendum: Soros warns of Brexit threat to pound and jobs

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 12:41
Billionaire investor George Soros says sterling will fall "precipitously" after a Brexit vote and it is "wishful thinking" that living standards will not be hit.
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ScotRail and Southern train strikes hit both ends of UK

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 12:19
Rail passengers face cancellations and disruption during a day of strikes across Scotland and south-east England.
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Risks in steel workers' pension deal, says PPF

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 12:12
The lifeboat scheme that protects pensions when a company fails has raised concerns over a proposed one-off government deal for steel workers' pensions.
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Brexit would mean higher food prices, warn former retail bosses

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 10:58
The prices of everyday essentials such as food, drink and clothing would rise if the UK votes to leave the EU, former retail bosses have warned.
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Property market hangover continues

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 10:22
A hangover in UK property sales continued in May following a surge in purchases by buy-to-let investors earlier in the year.
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Video shows China bank employees being spanked

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 09:59
A video showing staff at a Chinese bank being publicly spanked for poor performance during a training session attracts outrage online.
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UK government borrowing falls slightly in May

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 09:53
Government borrowing fell slightly in May compared with the same month a year ago, according to official figures, but it was still higher than expected.
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Vodafone boss warns Brexit threatens digital influence

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 08:23
Vodafone's chief executive warns Britain risks exclusion from plans for a giant new single market in digital services if it votes to leave the European Union.
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Costa Coffee boosts Whitbread's sales

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 07:25
Rising sales at its Costa Coffee chain boost Whitbread, but the company says its Premier Inn hotel chain is operating in a "weaker than expected" market.
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Meet the TTIP campaigners

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 05:49
The Victoria Derbyshire programme meets those campaigning for and against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP.
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The robotic world is a reality for many industries

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 01:14
Are robots replacing us? That's no longer a question, but a reality in many industries.
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Bank payment delay plan to halt scams

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 01:00
Vulnerable people should be allowed to place a delay on large payments leaving their bank to protect them from scams, a report says.
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Duck protests

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 00:05
The Belgrade Waterfront development is being touted by officials as moving the city in a "positive direction" but the project is proving controversial.
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Game, dataset and match

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 23:59
As Wimbledon prepares to use emotion-tracking cameras at this year's tennis championships, sport is becoming increasingly digital for fans, players and venues alike.
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Be yourself

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 23:47
Qantas boss Alan Joyce explains why it's important to be yourself at work, and the benefits of having a diverse range of people at the top.
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Why having a diverse workforce pays

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 23:47
Having a more diverse workforce can create real benefits, so what's the best way for companies to reap them?
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Walmart announces Chinese partnership with

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 18:53
Walmart announces a partnership with the Chinese e-commerce firm to help revive the struggling website Yihaodian.
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Former Volkswagen boss under investigation in Germany

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 17:15
Former Volkswagen boss Martin Winterkorn and another ex-board member are under investigation for alleged market manipulation, German prosecutors say.
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Pound sees biggest daily percentage gain since March 2009

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 15:44
The pound sees the strongest gain against the dollar since 2009, as traders react to latest polls on the UK's referendum over European Union membership
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What can strawberries tell us about European Union?

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 15:40
Graham Satchell looks at what the humble strawberry can tell us about the European Union.
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