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The female friends who set up a gym chain

Mon, 01/02/2016 - 00:14
The female friends who set up a growing gym empire
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UK growth 'slowest since 2013'

Sun, 31/01/2016 - 17:35
The UK economy grew at its slowest rate since mid-2013 in the three months to January, according to analysis by the CBI.
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HSBC to 'freeze global pay in 2016'

Sun, 31/01/2016 - 17:34
The UK's biggest bank, HSBC, plans to impose a global freeze on pay and hiring in 2016, according to sources.
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Google deal 'not a glorious moment'

Sun, 31/01/2016 - 12:37
Google's £130m UK tax settlement was "not a glorious moment" for the government, Business Secretary Sajid Javid acknowledges.
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Online tax return deadline looms

Sun, 31/01/2016 - 08:07
The deadline for filing online tax returns is looming for thousands of taxpayers but some hit by flooding can apply for an extension.
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Tax sales not profit, says Lawson

Sat, 30/01/2016 - 11:10
Companies should be taxed on their UK sales, not profits, former Conservative Chancellor Lord Lawson says, after the row over Google's tax arrangements.
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Malaysia fund 'may be missing $4bn'

Sat, 30/01/2016 - 05:17
About $4bn (£2.8bn) may have been stolen from 1MBD investment fund owned by the Malaysian state, a Swiss prosecutor says.
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Should we be giving away our personal data for free?

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 21:05
Should we be giving away our personal info for free?
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Three defends mobile 'price hike'

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 20:03
Mobile network Three has defended its decision to end a popular "all you can eat" phone contract, offering an automatic upgrade to a more expensive plan.
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Steel industry warns of more job losses

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 18:32
The steel industry warns of further job losses in the future as a result of the EU's failure to impose high import tariffs on a steel product made in the UK.
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Xerox to split into two companies

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 17:52
Technology firm Xerox will split into two companies after pressure from activist investor Carl Icahn.
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Strong FTSE gains after Japan rate cut

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 16:59
London shares rise sharply on Friday, boosted by the the Bank of Japan, which cut interest rates to negative, and a strong start on Wall Street.
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The tech giving people power to deal with disability

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 16:16
How tech is giving disabled people more power
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Eurozone inflation increases to 0.4%

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 15:38
The inflation rate in the 19-country eurozone rises to 0.4% compared with January 2015 - its highest for almost 15 months.
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Tesco ends 24-hour trade in 76 stores

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 15:38
Tesco is stopping offering 24-hour shopping at 76 of its stores - around one in five - as online shopping hits customer numbers.
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HSBC online banking is 'attacked'

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 15:36
HSBC says it "'successfully defended" an attack on its online banking system but services are affected on a key day for many people's personal finances.
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Personal insolvencies at 10-year low

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 14:34
The number of people being declared insolvent was at is lowest level for a decade in 2015, but debt problems started to pick-up late in the year.
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US economic growth slows sharply

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 14:31
The US economy grew at an annualised rate of 0.7% in the fourth quarter of last year, official figures show.
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VIDEO: Land Rover Defender production ends

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 14:20
James Bond has driven one, and so has the Queen, but the manufacture of one of Britain's best-loved vehicles will come to an end today.
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VIDEO: Drumming up enthusiasm for djembe

Fri, 29/01/2016 - 14:14
Playing the African djembe drum is growing in popularity outside of its native continent.
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