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Number in debt to energy firms rises

BBC Economics - 17 hours 15 min ago
About 6% of domestic energy customers were in debt to their supplier in 2013, figures show, but energy firms still owe money to customers too.
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Bank fine reduces public borrowing

BBC Economics - 17 hours 21 min ago
A bank fine of £1.1bn for manipulating currency markets has helped government borrowing figures in November, official figures show.
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Stonewood deny stonewalling

Stuff Business - 17 hours 31 min ago
Gary Grooby and Jacqui Te Wani should be celebrating Christmas in their new home.
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Owner has investor backing to get Kiwi Regional Airlines launched

Stuff Business - 17 hours 44 min ago
The former Kiwi Air owner pushing to get a new airline in the sky says he has all the money needed to get underway. He also has a new name and livery for the airline.
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Trade deal protest falls on deaf ears

BBC Economics - 17 hours 47 min ago
Anti-trade deal protesters vent their anger in Brussels but EU leaders have already gone home.
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Aggrieved workers lay wage complaints

Stuff Business - 17 hours 54 min ago
Agriculture, forestry and fishing are among the biggest offenders against two pieces of legislation designed to protect workers from being ripped off by their bosses.
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FTSE 100 set for best week in two years

Telegraph Business - 17 hours 57 min ago
Boosted by the Federal Reserve, London's benchmark index is on course for its biggest weekly rise since November 2012

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Bank fines help drive borrowing down in November

Telegraph Business - 18 hours 11 min ago
Forex fines linked to the foreign exchange trading scandal helped public borrowing to fall in November as tax receipts strengthen

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Smiths Group chief Philip Bowman to retire after eight years

Telegraph Business - 18 hours 11 min ago
Philip Bowman, chief executive of FTSE 100 engineer Smiths Group, to leave next year

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Wonga customer wins fees challenge

BBC Economics - 18 hours 32 min ago
Payday lender Wonga will refund the fees and interest charged to a customer whose outstanding loan has already been written off.
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Wanted South Korean boat found in Uruguay port

Stuff Business - 18 hours 37 min ago
A South Korean fishing boat that has clocked up nearly half a million dollars in fines in New Zealand, and has been ordered seized by the government, has been found in South America.
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Households to pay new £11 energy bill levy to keep the lights on

Telegraph Business - 18 hours 55 min ago
Government awards £990m in subsidies for new scheme to keep lights on from 2018 but experts warn policy could backfire and increase the risk of blackouts before then

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Torygraph: Flood insurance scheme is expanded to include riverside mansions

House Price Crash - 18 hours 57 min ago

"Flood Re, the scheme which aims to deliver affordable insurance for flood-prone properties, will also cover the most expensive homes, the Government has confirmed" I'm so pleased that the gvmt is helping these poor souls... Excellent use of taxpayer money.

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North Sea oil fears 'too dramatic'

BBC Economics - 19 hours 10 min ago
A leading figure in the UK's oil industry, Sir Ian Wood, tells the BBC warnings the industry is close to collapse are overstating the problem.
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Inside the rug designer Christopher Farr's colourful Californian home

Telegraph Property - 19 hours 26 min ago
Christopher Farr has decorated a shell of a building with little more than a 'paper trail' and rugs

Categories: Property

HK tycoon found guilty of corruption

BBC Economics - 19 hours 26 min ago
Hong Kong property tycoon Thomas Kwok and a former government official have been found guilty in the city's biggest-ever corruption case.
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British American Tobacco settles asbestos and dividends legal action

Telegraph Business - 19 hours 38 min ago
Firm has paid £367m to end the case brought by US asbestos maker

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Telegraph Markets Webchat LIVE

Telegraph Business - 19 hours 52 min ago
Join Questor Editor John Ficenec and markets correspondent Ben Martin at 8.30am for early markets coverage

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Revealed: The menu items you didn't know you could order at McDonald's

Telegraph Business - 19 hours 55 min ago
McDonald's has a new menu item, and unlike some of its iconic foods -- the Big Mac, fries, McFlurries -- this one is a little less... traditional. Introducing: the Crab Croquette Burger and some of the other surprising dishes you can get at McDonald's

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Move over burrito, bibimbap and biriani, it's all about creamed cod roe

Telegraph Business - 19 hours 55 min ago
Fan of The Killing? Try a lingonberry. Here's how Scandinavian cuisine, like television's Nordic Noir, is invading our shores
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