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House price ‘worst three-month run’ since 2009

UK house prices in worst three-month run since 2009, Nationwide figures show Analysts say it's too early to know if the slowdown is "a blip" or a reflection of the impact of the squeeze on household


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M&S chief admits focus on fast fashion wrong

M&S chief admits focus on fast fashion wrong Steve Rowe insists the high street giant is listening to customers and the struggling clothing business is recovering. 20:56, UK, Thursday 01 June 2017 Video: Boss: How


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Sainsbury’s eyes bid for giant Tesco supplier

Sainsbury's eyes bid for giant Tesco supplier Sainsbury's is exploring a takeover of Palmer & Harvey, which supplies tobacco to every Tesco store in the UK, Sky News learns. 12:28, UK, Friday 26 May 2017


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Consumer confidence weakest since Brexit vote

Brexit: Consumer confidence at its lowest level since the EU referendum Slowing GDP figures may start to translate to people's everyday lives, say analysts, but there is optimism about property prices. 08:19, UK, Friday 26 May


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Parties ‘not being honest’ on likely tax rises

Tories and Labour not being honest with voters on likely tax rises, IFS warns The two main parties are not giving the full picture on how much taxes may need to rise to support public services,


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Peer-to-peer lender Zopa lures Indian backer

Indian finance giant Wadhawan takes stake in UK fintech firm Zopa Wadhawan Group is buying a stake in one of the pioneers of the UK's fintech sector, Sky News can reveal. 05:13, UK, Saturday 27 May


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Single parents pay more for family holidays

Single parents pay more for family holidays A single parent travelling with one child could pay 28% more for the same holiday as two adults with one child, Sky News finds. 03:45, UK, Saturday 27 May


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FTSE 100 hits new high as pound struggles

FTSE 100 hits new high as the value of the pound drops The stock market beat its previous intraday high, set last week, by 15 points off the back of a drop in the value of


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Funds target June deal to save Co-op Bank

Hedge funds target June deal to salvage Co-op Bank's future A group of US hedge funds believe they can secure a deal to take full control of the Co-op Bank by mid-June, Sky News learns. 21:31,


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BP shareholders drill into succession plans

BP investors want board to drill into succession plans Investors intend to raise the issue of boardroom succession with BP directors in the coming months, Sky News understands. 14:04, UK, Sunday 28 May 2017 Image:


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