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telegraph.co.uk 15 minutes ago
Boots’ shabby stores are not the only disappointment facing suitors

Boots’ shabby stores are not the only disappointment facing suitors

Walgreens says it has spent £2.8bn on the chemist chain since buying it in 2014, but you may struggle to see where that cash has been spent

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pressandjournal.co.uk 33 minutes ago
Climate change and labour shortages top of agenda for potato sector conference

Climate change and labour shortages top of agenda for potato sector conference

How best to tackle climate change and labour shortages in the potato sector will be discussed at an online conference next week. The SAC Association of

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telegraph.co.uk 37 minutes ago
Top investor brands Unilever's £50bn Glaxo bid a 'near-death experience' in new attack

Top investor brands Unilever's £50bn Glaxo bid a 'near-death experience' in new attack

Terry Smith tells management to improve the company's performance before taking on further challenges

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express.co.uk 51 minutes ago
Donald Trump: After one year out of the White House, where is former president now?

Donald Trump: After one year out of the White House, where is former president now?

DONALD TRUMP left the White House one year ago today. Where is the former president now?

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Draft Budget is balanced but doesn’t have backing of Executive, says fiscal watchdog

Draft Budget is balanced but doesn’t have backing of Executive, says fiscal watchdog

Finance Minister Conor Murphy has delivered a balanced draft budget, but it lacks the support of the Executive, evidence of strategic thinking and reasoning on [...]

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express.co.uk 1 hour ago
Brexit Britain's Bank of England shakes off EU - What's next for pound sterling?

Brexit Britain's Bank of England shakes off EU - What's next for pound sterling?

STERLING has gone from strength to strength in recent months, buoyed by the Bank of England's movements on interest rates so what might the next few months hol [...]

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telegraph.co.uk 2 hours ago
Even company that makes microchip machines cannot get enough chips

Even company that makes microchip machines cannot get enough chips

Dutch manufacturer chip industry relies on lacks supplies to etch circuits onto processors

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ft.com 3 hours ago

Top shareholder urges executives to improve business rather than chase big acqui

Top shareholder urges executives to improve business rather than chase big acquisitions... Top-10 investor Flossbach ‘would strongly oppose’ a deal for consume [...]

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telegraph.co.uk 3 hours ago
Crossrail stowaway travels across London undetected

Crossrail stowaway travels across London undetected

Security breach sees 'passenger' board an Elizabeth line train months before it opens to public

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expressandstar.com 4 hours ago
Walsall Costa drive thru plan agreed

Walsall Costa drive thru plan agreed

A brand new drive thru Costa Coffee will be built on the car park of a Morrisons store creating more than a dozen jobs.

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ft.com 4 hours ago

The government must clearly define its role in the economy and financial markets

The government must clearly define its role in the economy and financial markets... Devaluation may seem tempting, but it helps neither China nor the US 

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express.co.uk 4 hours ago
How to check if you're getting the right amount of State Pension as thousands underpaid

How to check if you're getting the right amount of State Pension as thousands underpaid

STATE PENSION is a vital part of millions of pensioners' incomes. But some have been underpaid tens of thousands of pounds due to historic failings - could you [...]

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standard.co.uk 5 hours ago
PensionBee doubles in size as zero carbon plan attracts millennials

PensionBee doubles in size as zero carbon plan attracts millennials

PensionBee has doubled in size after in its first year on the stock market.

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express.co.uk 5 hours ago
Millions to save on TV licence fee after ‘freeze’ - but further discounts also available

Millions to save on TV licence fee after ‘freeze’ - but further discounts also available

BRITONS are expected to save money following the Government's decision to "freeze" the TV licence fee, however discounts are also available for those looking t [...]

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thesun.co.uk 5 hours ago
I lost £176k in crypto scam after random woman duped me with touching story

I lost £176k in crypto scam after random woman duped me with touching story

A NOVICE crypto trader has revealed how he was scammed out of £176,000 in life savings after being duped by a stranger who texted him out of the blue. The pair [...]

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John Deere remains the tractor brand of choice for UK farmers

John Deere remains the tractor brand of choice for UK farmers

John Deere remains the tractor brand of choice for UK farmers with green and yellow machines accounting for more than a quarter of all tractor sales. The

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express.co.uk 6 hours ago
Cold weather payment checker: Is your area cold enough?

Cold weather payment checker: Is your area cold enough?

COLD WEATHER PAYMENTS provide extra financial support when the temperature plummets to freezing temperatures. How do you find out if you're eligible for a cold [...]

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heraldscotland.com 6 hours ago
Real estate giant appoints new Scotland director at consultancy | Former John Lewis put up for sale

Real estate giant appoints new Scotland director at consultancy | Former John Lewis put up for sale

Real estate giant appoints Scotland consultancy director... HELLO and welcome to the AM Business Briefing, as Colliers hails the recruitment of a new lead dire [...]

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kentonline.co.uk 7 hours ago
Club seeks non-execs to help drive success

Club seeks non-execs to help drive success

Cricket chiefs in the county are recruiting specialist non-executive directors as part of a governance shake-up.

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heraldscotland.com 7 hours ago

Rowan Alexander: Long Covid set to bring challenges to employers

According to reports from early December 2021 an estimated 1.3 million people in the UK are experiencing long Covid, although those figures were…

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express.co.uk 7 hours ago
Pensioners could get extra £358 a month from DWP - but millions are missing out

Pensioners could get extra £358 a month from DWP - but millions are missing out

PENSIONERS with a severe disability or health condition could be eligible for extra financial help to pay for someone to look after them.

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heraldscotland.com 8 hours ago
Landmark Aberdeen department store put up for sale

Landmark Aberdeen department store put up for sale

The former John Lewis department store in Aberdeen has been put on the market.

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thesun.co.uk 8 hours ago
I can't put the heating on after bills DOUBLED - it's like sleeping outside

I can't put the heating on after bills DOUBLED - it's like sleeping outside

A FORMER NHS worker says she can’t afford to put her heating on after her bill doubled, meaning her home is so cold it’s “like sleeping outside”. Thelma Spaldi [...]

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kentonline.co.uk 8 hours ago
Event to highlight tax benefits for landowners

Event to highlight tax benefits for landowners

A special event will take place next month to help farmers and landowners in the county take advantage of tax benefits for innovation.

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express.co.uk 8 hours ago
Clever ways Brits are dodging cost-of-living crisis - including cutting their own hair

Clever ways Brits are dodging cost-of-living crisis - including cutting their own hair

Brits are adopting a string of clever ways to stave off the cost-of-living crisis, including cutting their own hair, making sure lights are off - and shopping [...]

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express.co.uk 8 hours ago
Millions of over 60s face struggle if NHS prescriptions are axed - how to get them free

Millions of over 60s face struggle if NHS prescriptions are axed - how to get them free

MILLIONS of over 60s will struggle if proposals to start making 60 to 65-year-olds pay for NHS prescriptions get the green light, campaigners have warned.

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expressandstar.com 9 hours ago
Plan B dented Revolution's Christmas sales

Plan B dented Revolution's Christmas sales

Revolution Bars Group says sales over the Christmas period were hit by the move to Plan B and the work from home instruction.

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express.co.uk 9 hours ago

Pensions tax relief ‘slashed in March’ as Sunak plots Budget raid. 'Use it NOW or lose it'

Personal Finance   /   Published: Tue, January 4, 2022... A PENSION warning has been issued to Britons as a "tax raid" could be on the Chancellor Rishi Sunak's [...]

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express.co.uk 10 hours ago
Don’t rely on the State Pension - millions will never receive a penny. Start saving NOW

Don’t rely on the State Pension - millions will never receive a penny. Start saving NOW

OUR STATE PENSION is already one of the least generous in the developed world, but instead of getting better it looks set to get even worse. This is a disaster [...]

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heraldscotland.com 10 hours ago
Wetherspoon's boss attacks partygate 'hypocrisy' as sales drop from restrictions

Wetherspoon's boss attacks partygate 'hypocrisy' as sales drop from restrictions

PUB giant JD Wetherspoon has warned it will be loss-making in the first half after sales over Christmas were hammered by Covid restrictions, as…

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standard.co.uk 11 hours ago
‘I talked my way into a start-up with a fake marketing agency’

‘I talked my way into a start-up with a fake marketing agency’

Alex Latham knew he wanted to get into fintech, so he built Pineapple Punk — a marketing agency created in just a few hours that was nothing more than a websit [...]

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SaxaVord spaceport overcomes major planning hurdle

SaxaVord spaceport overcomes major planning hurdle

Historic Environment Scotland has withdrawn its objections to the proposed SaxaVord Spaceport in Unst following months of discussions and the submission

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express.co.uk 11 hours ago
 Dragons’ Den cast ‘concerned’ by pitch for £50,000 - ‘You completely messed up’

Dragons’ Den cast ‘concerned’ by pitch for £50,000 - ‘You completely messed up’

DRAGONS' DEN cast members branded a pitch for £50,000 "appalling" due to the lack of clarity on the figures for the business.

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ft.com 11 hours ago

Investors fret over jump in expenses amid war for talent at largest US lenders..

Investors fret over jump in expenses amid war for talent at largest US lenders... US banks are happy about higher interest rates but warned of more spending on [...]

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ft.com 12 hours ago
What would a Ukraine conflict look like?

What would a Ukraine conflict look like?

Russian military build-up suggests war could be imminent... Diplomacy has so far failed to defuse the crisis in Ukraine and many fear that war is imminent. Gid [...]

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ft.com 12 hours ago

The policing, elections and borders bills are an assault on the civil rights of

The policing, elections and borders bills are an assault on the civil rights of ethnic minorities

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ft.com 12 hours ago
Moscow’s ‘Fortress Russia’ strategy

Moscow’s ‘Fortress Russia’ strategy

A US Senate committee will begin debating a pair of bills designed to reshape technology regulation, and US banks are gearing up for interest rate rises planne [...]

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heraldscotland.com 12 hours ago
Scottish sausage skin-maker hails strong performance across world

Scottish sausage skin-maker hails strong performance across world

SAUSAGE skin-maker Devro has posted “encouraging” results in mature and emerging markets despite global supply chain pressures.

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heraldscotland.com 12 hours ago
Oil and gas firm eyes North Sea prospect

Oil and gas firm eyes North Sea prospect

THE Longboat Energy business founded by successful North Sea entrepreneurs has been awarded more North Sea acreage off Norway after making three…

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heraldscotland.com 12 hours ago
Scottish National Investment Bank funding for four North Coast 500 hotels

Scottish National Investment Bank funding for four North Coast 500 hotels

Taxpayer-funded SNIB flagged potential for the loan funding to enable the creation of dozens of jobs

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ft.com 12 hours ago

Among the workers at the sharp end of the crisis, an unexpected narrative emerge

Among the workers at the sharp end of the crisis, an unexpected narrative emerges... William Dalrymple, Sophy Roberts, Pico Iyer, Cal Flyn and many more reveal [...]

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ft.com 12 hours ago
Art books to lift the spirits this winter

Art books to lift the spirits this winter

These four collections are a inspiration in themselves

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thesun.co.uk 20 hours ago
I spend just £12.50 a week on my entire family food shop - here's how

I spend just £12.50 a week on my entire family food shop - here's how

A SAVVY mum has revealed how she manages to spend just £12.50 a week on the entire family’s food shop. Sammy Hancock, 34, has worked out she can keep her month [...]

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heraldscotland.com 21 minutes ago
Scottish hospitality firm launches hardship loan scheme for staff hit by Covid slump

Scottish hospitality firm launches hardship loan scheme for staff hit by Covid slump

A Scottish hospitality firm has launched an interest-free loan to help staff left out of pocket by the slump in revellers celebrating the festive…

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ft.com 23 minutes ago

North Sea producer’s performance comes as UK Labour party and green groups call

North Sea producer’s performance comes as UK Labour party and green groups call for windfall tax... North Sea company responsible for 5% of country’s productio [...]

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pressandjournal.co.uk 33 minutes ago
Inverness wealth manager's new owner eyes more business in the north

Inverness wealth manager's new owner eyes more business in the north

A central belt financial services firm is on the hunt for further expansion opportunities in the Highlands after snapping up 10-year-old firm John Home

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heraldscotland.com 39 minutes ago
How Scotland can be the energy revolution’s guiding light

How Scotland can be the energy revolution’s guiding light

With climate change now at the forefront of public debate – and the future economic benefits of endeavours such as the Scotwind initiative…

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thesun.co.uk 55 minutes ago
I won £2m on scratchcard - it's changed my life and I almost didn't buy it

I won £2m on scratchcard - it's changed my life and I almost didn't buy it

SUN reader Ian Black scooped £2million on a Lotto scratchcard he bought on a whim while getting his favourite paper. Factory worker Ian Black, 61, nearly bypas [...]

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Tesco launches its first electric car charging points at Craigavon store

Tesco launches its first electric car charging points at Craigavon store

Supermarket giant Tesco has launched its first electric vehicle charging points at a Northern Ireland store.

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thesun.co.uk 2 hours ago
I became youngest bitcoin millionaire at 18 after investing aged 12

I became youngest bitcoin millionaire at 18 after investing aged 12

ERIK Finman became the youngest Bitcoin millionaire at 18 after investing in the cryptocurrency aged 12 – but his teacher told him he’d never amount to anythin [...]

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express.co.uk 2 hours ago
Lloyds Bank issues alert - anyone with mobile phone could be target to convincing scam

Lloyds Bank issues alert - anyone with mobile phone could be target to convincing scam

LLOYDS BANK is warning its customers about the dangers posed by a scam text scheme which involves fraudsters posing as the Royal Mail.

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ft.com 3 hours ago

Focus shifts to large-scale rental housing in hunt for stable yields and reliabl

Focus shifts to large-scale rental housing in hunt for stable yields and reliable income... Pandemic has prompted centuries-old insurance market to rethink off [...]

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thesun.co.uk 3 hours ago
Millions of fuel-poor Brits could get Donald Trump-style cash sums to help them weather energy bills storm

Millions of fuel-poor Brits could get Donald Trump-style cash sums to help them weather energy bills storm

MILLIONS of poor Brits could get Donald Trump-style cash sums to help pay for their soaring energy bills, The Sun understands. Rishi Sunak is looking at plans [...]

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thesun.co.uk 3 hours ago
Mansion goes on sale for £325k - & it has a stunning secret feature

Mansion goes on sale for £325k - & it has a stunning secret feature

A MANSION with spectacular views has gone on the market for £325,000 – and comes complete with a very special feature. The five-bed coastal pad, which dates ba [...]

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newsletter.co.uk 4 hours ago
Martin Lewis says many workers could be owed thousands of pounds due to tax error

Martin Lewis says many workers could be owed thousands of pounds due to tax error

Martin Lewis has warned millions of workers in the UK that they could be on the wrong tax code and may be due thousands of pounds back.

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ft.com 4 hours ago

Martin Sandbu is the Financial Times's European Economics Commentator. He also w

Martin Sandbu is the Financial Times's European Economics Commentator. He also writes Free Lunch, the FT's weekly newsletter on the global economic policy deba [...]

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standard.co.uk 4 hours ago
Shell boss Ben Van Beurden: Carbon ruling was ‘body blow’

Shell boss Ben Van Beurden: Carbon ruling was ‘body blow’

SHELL boss Ben van Beurden today described a ruling in The Hague ordering the oil giant to cut its carbon emissions harder and faster as a "body blow".

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standard.co.uk 5 hours ago
Premier Foods upgrades profit forecast after ‘best-ever Christmas’ for Mr Kipling

Premier Foods upgrades profit forecast after ‘best-ever Christmas’ for Mr Kipling

Premier Foods has upgraded its annual earnings forecasts after its Mr Kipling cake brand had its “best-ever Christmas”.

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thesun.co.uk 5 hours ago
I found a B&Q price glitch with £75 garden furniture for £4 - but they cancelled

I found a B&Q price glitch with £75 garden furniture for £4 - but they cancelled

A SHARP-EYED shopper thought they had landed a huge bargain after they bought a £75 potting bench for their garden for just £4. The price glitch appeared on th [...]

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thesun.co.uk 5 hours ago
I'm a pensions expert and here's how you can retire at 55

I'm a pensions expert and here's how you can retire at 55

RETIRING early is an appealing idea, especially with the state pension age set to rise, but you need to start saving now. You can retire early but you need to [...]

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express.co.uk 5 hours ago
NS&I Premium Bonds: Can you boost your chance of winning the £1million jackpot?

NS&I Premium Bonds: Can you boost your chance of winning the £1million jackpot?

WITH just 10 days to go until the next NS&I Premium Bonds millionaires are announced, Britons are wondering if there is anything they can do to boost their cha [...]

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ft.com 6 hours ago

Andreessen Horowitz LLC

Planned fundraising illustrates how Silicon Valley firms are fuelling boom in cryptocurrency start-ups... Launch of third fund for digital assets a vote of con [...]

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telegraph.co.uk 6 hours ago
M&S urges Boris Johnson to end Northern Ireland border checks

M&S urges Boris Johnson to end Northern Ireland border checks

A joint letter with major suppliers calls for a technological solution to end physical checks

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scotsman.com 7 hours ago
Deals 2022: Looking to an up-tick in sector activity

Deals 2022: Looking to an up-tick in sector activity

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, and continued economic uncertainty, there was considerable private equity activity during 2021 with deals being done ac [...]

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express.co.uk 7 hours ago
Banks start payment ban for people on State Pension and Universal Credit

Banks start payment ban for people on State Pension and Universal Credit

BRITS currently on Universal Credit and State Pension have been warned about payment bans brought in by some banks.

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newburytoday.co.uk 7 hours ago
West Berkshire businesswomen make the most of networking

West Berkshire businesswomen make the most of networking

Athena Network runs four group for West Berkshire businesswomen and welcomes new members from all professions.

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expressandstar.com 7 hours ago
Ladder for the Black Country: Anniversary for advisor network

Ladder for the Black Country: Anniversary for advisor network

The Black Country Skills Factory is this month celebrating its sixth year of working with The Careers & Enterprise Company, running its hugely successful Enter [...]

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standard.co.uk 7 hours ago
Jobs to go at Primark but UK confidence set to boom say bosses

Jobs to go at Primark but UK confidence set to boom say bosses

AROUND 400 store management jobs are to go at Primark as the company moves to “simplify” its operations.

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thesun.co.uk 7 hours ago
I’m a bargain expert, here are ten secrets shops don't want you to know

I’m a bargain expert, here are ten secrets shops don't want you to know

EVERYBODY loves a bargain, but knowing when and where to shop to get the best deals can be a minefield. However, one budgeting expert has revealed his ten top [...]

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standard.co.uk 8 hours ago
Superdry back in profit after four years as Oxford St store booms

Superdry back in profit after four years as Oxford St store booms

SUPERDRY is back in profit for the first time since 2018 and reinstalled CEO Julian Dunkerton says his new Oxford Street flagship store is impressing customers [...]

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standard.co.uk 8 hours ago
Christmas sales surge at Deliveroo as Amazon tie up boosts growth

Christmas sales surge at Deliveroo as Amazon tie up boosts growth

Deliveroo enjoyed a strong end to 2021 as momentum from its tie-up with Amazon continued.

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expressandstar.com 8 hours ago
Annual revenue up 29pc for Ibstock

Annual revenue up 29pc for Ibstock

Brickmakers Ibstock expects 2021 revenue to be up by 29 per cent to £409 million.

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expressandstar.com 8 hours ago
Annual sales rise for Wickes

Annual sales rise for Wickes

Home improvement retail chain Wickes saw annual sales improve 13.3 per cent for the year to Christmas Day.

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express.co.uk 9 hours ago
Could state pension be means-tested? ‘Disadvantage risk’ among Britons to be considered

Could state pension be means-tested? ‘Disadvantage risk’ among Britons to be considered

STATE PENSION age could be changing drastically, with "disadvantage" amongst certain Britons being actively considered.

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telegraph.co.uk 9 hours ago
Jeff Bezos wants to live forever and GSK can’t compete

Jeff Bezos wants to live forever and GSK can’t compete

GlaxoSmithKline's loss of top scientist to a de-ageing start-up makes pharma giant look seriously vulnerable

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standard.co.uk 9 hours ago
FTSE 100 Live: Nasdaq in “correction” territory, Unilever shares in focus

FTSE 100 Live: Nasdaq in “correction” territory, Unilever shares in focus

The Nasdaq’s slide into “correction” territory after falling 10% since November today failed to unsettle the FTSE 100 index.

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express.co.uk 10 hours ago
'Inflationary pressure!' Oil price hits HIGHEST level since 2014 after UAE drone attack

'Inflationary pressure!' Oil price hits HIGHEST level since 2014 after UAE drone attack

OIL PRICES have hit their highest levels since 2014 just days after rebels attacked the United Arab Emirates.

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Experts predict £5 million price tag as former John Lewis Aberdeen set to hit market

Experts predict £5 million price tag as former John Lewis Aberdeen set to hit market

The former John Lewis department store in Aberdeen is set to go on the market. It is five months since John Lewis staff said an emotional farewell to the

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telegraph.co.uk 11 hours ago
Seven key questions to ask of your investments as inflation keeps rising

Seven key questions to ask of your investments as inflation keeps rising

Price rises may soon peak and settle at 3-4pc, but even that would halve our buying power in 20 years

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ft.com 12 hours ago

German companies see the value of vertical integration, even if few are ready to

German companies see the value of vertical integration, even if few are ready to say it out loud... Switch to battery-powered vehicles enjoys record growth on [...]

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heraldscotland.com 12 hours ago
Cost-of-living crisis intensifies as UK inflation highest since 1992

Cost-of-living crisis intensifies as UK inflation highest since 1992

Many households simply won’t have experienced price rises at this level before

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heraldscotland.com 12 hours ago
‘No surprise’ as battered Omega share price prompts CEO’s exit

‘No surprise’ as battered Omega share price prompts CEO’s exit

Jag Grewal is taking over as chief executive after Omega’s agreement to produce Covid tests for the UK Government fell apart... The chief executive of Omega Di [...]

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heraldscotland.com 12 hours ago
Funding boost as Fife firm eyes up US market

Funding boost as Fife firm eyes up US market

Retinal imaging specialist epipole is looking to kickstart its US growth ambitions following a £1.3 million funding round.

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newsletter.co.uk 12 hours ago

Listings slump is driving up Northern Ireland house prices as demand for property fails to be met

Revealed: Insufficient supply of homes to meet buyer demand and house prices rising beyond the grasp, according to RICS and Ulster Bank Residential Market Surv [...]

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New £20million Speyside distillery unveils management team

New £20million Speyside distillery unveils management team

Family-owned whisky specialist Gordon & MacPhail (G&M) has unveiled the management team set to take charge of its new £20million distillery in

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thesun.co.uk 18 hours ago
Inflationary pressures could stretch into 2023, Bank of England boss admits

Inflationary pressures could stretch into 2023, Bank of England boss admits

BANK of England boss Andrew Bailey has admitted that inflationary pressures stretch into next year – longer than he first thought. The Bank’s governor told MPs [...]

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express.co.uk 20 hours ago
Winter Fuel allowance: What to do if you've not been paid

Winter Fuel allowance: What to do if you've not been paid

THE WINTER FUEL PAYMENT is a lifeline for many pensioners. Here's what you should do if you haven't been paid yet.

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belfasttelegraph.co.uk 31 minutes ago
NIE Networks and manufacturing firm in drive to find 150 new staff

NIE Networks and manufacturing firm in drive to find 150 new staff

NIE Networks, which owns electricity infrastructure here, has announced it’s creating 110 new jobs including craft and technical roles.

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pressandjournal.co.uk 33 minutes ago
Crofters encouraged to stand for election as a Crofting Commissioner

Crofters encouraged to stand for election as a Crofting Commissioner

Crofters are being encouraged to put themselves forward to stand for election as a Crofting Commissioner. The Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) is

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newsletter.co.uk 39 minutes ago
Tesco’s first electric vehicle charging points for customers in Northern Ireland go live

Tesco’s first electric vehicle charging points for customers in Northern Ireland go live

The first electric vehicle charging points for customers in Tesco stores in Northern Ireland are now live at the Craigavon Extra store.

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Hotel plan for radio station home lodged | Scottish wealth management firm acquires Highland player | Opinion: Rowan Alexander

Hotel plan for radio station home lodged | Scottish wealth management firm acquires Highland player | Opinion: Rowan Alexander

Hotel plan for radio station home lodged... HELLO and welcome to the PM Business Briefing, as it is revealed plans have been lodged to change two office and ra [...]

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newsletter.co.uk 1 hour ago
Nearly £900k spent on ‘Boris bridge’ proposal to link Northern Irerland and Scotland

Nearly £900k spent on ‘Boris bridge’ proposal to link Northern Irerland and Scotland

Nearly £900,000 of taxpayers’ money was spent on a study commissioned by Boris Johnson which found it would be too expensive to build a bridge or tunnel betwee [...]

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telegraph.co.uk 2 hours ago
Rolls-Royce battery-powered plane crowned as world’s fastest electric vehicle

Rolls-Royce battery-powered plane crowned as world’s fastest electric vehicle

Company’s ‘Spirit of Aviation’ aircraft reached a top speed of 387 miles an hour in test flights

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telegraph.co.uk 3 hours ago
Higher earners worst hit by rocketing inflation

Higher earners worst hit by rocketing inflation

Households earning £100,000 will see bills rise by £1,566 a year

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ft.com 3 hours ago

Beijing’s efforts to contain coronavirus will worsen bottlenecks, warns head of

Beijing’s efforts to contain coronavirus will worsen bottlenecks, warns head of $22bn hedge fund... Taconic Capital, CQS and Kite Lake Capital are among funds [...]

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standard.co.uk 3 hours ago
Unilever’s £50bn GSK bid was ‘near-death experience’

Unilever’s £50bn GSK bid was ‘near-death experience’

Fund manager Terry Smith made a fresh attack on Unilever following the collapse of its bid for GlaxoSmithKline’s consumer-health unit, saying the Hellmann’s ma [...]

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express.co.uk 3 hours ago
M&S closes one of oldest branches in Britain after nearly 100 years as high street crushed

M&S closes one of oldest branches in Britain after nearly 100 years as high street crushed

MARKS and Spencer is shutting down its oldest branch in Glasgow in a further blow to a troubled high street.

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thesun.co.uk 3 hours ago
Amazing treasure trove of antiques worth £50k found in hoarder's home

Amazing treasure trove of antiques worth £50k found in hoarder's home

AN amazing treasure trove of antiques worth £50,000 has been found buried underneath piles of rubbish in a hoarder’s home. The incredible stash was uncovered d [...]

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express.co.uk 4 hours ago
EU under pressure! Inflation climbs to highest level since the Euro was introduced

EU under pressure! Inflation climbs to highest level since the Euro was introduced

THE EU has confirmed inflation has climbed to its highest level in the history of the Eurozone.

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ft.com 4 hours ago

David Sheppard runs the FT’s energy and environmental coverage reporting on comp

David Sheppard runs the FT’s energy and environmental coverage reporting on companies as they navigate the energy transition, oil and gas markets, Opec, and th [...]

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telegraph.co.uk 4 hours ago
BT to raise prices by inflation-busting 9.3pc

BT to raise prices by inflation-busting 9.3pc

Telecoms giant says increases are "sometimes a necessary part of business"

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thesun.co.uk 4 hours ago

I have to choose between heating or flushing the TOILET due to soaring bills

A HARD-UP mum says she is forced to choose between heating her home or flushing the toilet as she can’t afford soaring energy bills. Gemma Widdowfield, from Lu [...]

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heraldscotland.com 5 hours ago
Leading North Sea producer doubles cash reserves after gas price surge

Leading North Sea producer doubles cash reserves after gas price surge

A leading North Sea firm more than doubled cash reserves last year on the back of the gas price surge and increased production in the area.

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express.co.uk 5 hours ago
Have your say: Free NHS prescriptions and bus passes at risk - Is it fair on UK's elderly?

Have your say: Free NHS prescriptions and bus passes at risk - Is it fair on UK's elderly?

BRITAIN'S pensioners are facing increased costs of living imposed on them - on top of a huge hike in fuel costs over the coming months.

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expressandstar.com 5 hours ago
We have lost habit of visiting cashpoints, new figures reveal

We have lost habit of visiting cashpoints, new figures reveal

Cashpoint use in the Midlands is not expected to return to “anything like pre-pandemic levels”, according to UK ATM network Link.

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telegraph.co.uk 5 hours ago
Football's financial lunacy cannot be tackled with red tape

Football's financial lunacy cannot be tackled with red tape

Despite the desire to avoid a repeat of Derby County’s crisis, a heavy-handed regulator would do more harm than good

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heraldscotland.com 6 hours ago
Edinburgh wealth management firm acquires Highland player

Edinburgh wealth management firm acquires Highland player

It highlighted its appetite for further acquisitions in the region as it unveiled the takeover, which increases its total assets under management to…

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express.co.uk 7 hours ago
Rishi Sunak told to give £300 bonus to millions of Britons - 'Show Government is on t

Rishi Sunak told to give £300 bonus to millions of Britons - 'Show Government is on t

RISHI SUNAK should "write millions of cheques" to Britons facing a financial squeeze from rising energy bills, the chief economist at the think-tank Social Mar [...]

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newsletter.co.uk 7 hours ago
Omicron Hospitality Payment scheme gets underway...are you eligible for a one-off grant of £10,000, £15,000 or £20,000?

Omicron Hospitality Payment scheme gets underway...are you eligible for a one-off grant of £10,000, £15,000 or £20,000?

Land & Property Services has begun contacting NI hospitality businesses to confirm their details to enable the Omicron Hospitality Payment to be made.

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newsletter.co.uk 7 hours ago
New Omicron Hospitality Payment scheme underway

New Omicron Hospitality Payment scheme underway

Land & Property Services has begun contacting hospitality businesses to confirm their details to enable the Omicron Hospitality Payment to be made.

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express.co.uk 7 hours ago
Pension savers warned about withdrawing cash as inflation soars to 5.4 percent

Pension savers warned about withdrawing cash as inflation soars to 5.4 percent

PENSION savers have been issued an important warning on their cash, as inflation has continued to soar.

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express.co.uk 8 hours ago
PIP recipients might not have to pay council tax - how to check if you're exempt

PIP recipients might not have to pay council tax - how to check if you're exempt

PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE PAYMENT (PIP) recipients across England could be eligible for a council tax discount or exemption.

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express.co.uk 8 hours ago
State pension impacted for thousands as National Insurance rules change

State pension impacted for thousands as National Insurance rules change

STATE PENSION payments are vital for millions, however, some may see their sum impacted due to a National Insurance rule change.

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express.co.uk 8 hours ago
Cold Weather Payment: Pensioners eligible for £25 energy bill boost if they claim certain

Cold Weather Payment: Pensioners eligible for £25 energy bill boost if they claim certain

PENSIONERS across the UK may be eligible for a £25 boost if they claim certain benefits and meet certain criteria.

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ft.com 9 hours ago
Sports NFTs: collectors, players and leagues cash in on the action

Sports NFTs: collectors, players and leagues cash in on the action

The market for sports NFTs is set to reach two billion dollars in 2022. Early collectors, sports stars and even the leagues stand to gain. But average consumer [...]

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thesun.co.uk 9 hours ago
Primark to cut 400 jobs as part of a staffing shake-up

Primark to cut 400 jobs as part of a staffing shake-up

PRIMARK is to cut as many as 400 jobs as part of a major staffing shake-up. Bosses have blamed the Omicron variant of coronavirus having kept shoppers away fro [...]

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telegraph.co.uk 9 hours ago
Primark sales hit by omicron as shoppers stay away - live updates

Primark sales hit by omicron as shoppers stay away - live updates

Primark has warned of a hit to trading due to the rapid spread of the omicron variant in recent weeks, as shoppers opted to stay at home.

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Northern Ireland house prices rise by over 10% amid too many buyers and not enough homes

Northern Ireland house prices rise by over 10% amid too many buyers and not enough homes

Supply problems are continuing to push local house prices higher as more people than ever seek to move home, according to a report released today

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ft.com 11 hours ago

Affidavit filed with US court claims cover-up involving powerful law firm Decher

Affidavit filed with US court claims cover-up involving powerful law firm Dechert... Onetime Dechert partner on brink of settling claim for trespass and harass [...]

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Commercial property: Aberdeen units sold overseas in £15m deal

Commercial property: Aberdeen units sold overseas in £15m deal

A pair of logistics units in Aberdeen have been sold to an overseas investor for about £15 million. They are on a nine-acre site to the south of the city,

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telegraph.co.uk 11 hours ago
Inflation tsunami threatens Rishi Sunak's Downing Street dreams

Inflation tsunami threatens Rishi Sunak's Downing Street dreams

Incoming tax rises during a cost of living crisis puts Chancellor's hopes of becoming Conservative party leader in doubt

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ft.com 11 hours ago

The 2020 price drop almost killed the US industry, but oil production is at reco

The 2020 price drop almost killed the US industry, but oil production is at record levels despite political pressure... Government body forecasts crude output [...]

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ft.com 12 hours ago

Claire Jones joined Trade Secrets in January 2021 and FT Alphaville in August 20

Claire Jones joined Trade Secrets in January 2021 and FT Alphaville in August 2019 to cover the global economy and trade. She is based in Frankfurt and writes [...]

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heraldscotland.com 12 hours ago
Major Scottish city sees office market roar back in 2021

Major Scottish city sees office market roar back in 2021

View from the Calton Hill on Princes Street in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK... TAKE-up of office space in Edinburgh city centre rebounded to close to pre-pandemic l [...]

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heraldscotland.com 12 hours ago
No.10 ‘hypocrisy’ slammed as pub giant signals losses

No.10 ‘hypocrisy’ slammed as pub giant signals losses

Tim Martin, founder and chairman of JD Wetherspoon... PUB giant JD Wetherspoon has warned it will be loss-making in the first half after sales over Christmas w [...]

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heraldscotland.com 12 hours ago
Fintech entrepreneur lands new job after £145m takeover of Edinburgh-based business he founded

Fintech entrepreneur lands new job after £145m takeover of Edinburgh-based business he founded

DAVID Ferguson, who founded the Nucleus Financial business which was sold for £145m last year, has been recruited to lead an investment technology…

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scotsman.com 12 hours ago
New fintech CEO role for former Nucleus Financial boss David Ferguson

New fintech CEO role for former Nucleus Financial boss David Ferguson

David Ferguson, one of the most high-profile names in Scotland’s fintech sector, is taking the chief executive reins at investment technology firm Seccl, which [...]

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express.co.uk 18 hours ago
Council tax bands: Save hundreds by doing one simple check

Council tax bands: Save hundreds by doing one simple check

THOUSANDS of Britons could be overpaying their council tax bills. Here's how to make sure that you aren't paying too much.

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economist.com 20 hours ago
The video-game industry has metaverse ambitions, too

The video-game industry has metaverse ambitions, too

Where the tech titans have money, the games industry has experience

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telegraph.co.uk 21 hours ago
A falling pound will be the next inflation shock

A falling pound will be the next inflation shock

The strong pound this winter has kept the worst of post-pandemic inflation at bay

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