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Inflation spike temporary, says BoE deputy governor

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 15:33
The recent pick up in price rises is not expected to last, says Bank of England deputy Ben Broadbent.
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Covid: Shoppers told there is no need to panic buy

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 09:38
Iceland says empty shelves are not industry-wide but the rising 'pingdemic' threatens shop openings.
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Hackers reportedly demand $50m from Saudi Aramco over data leak

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 09:21
The world's most valuable oil producer confirmed to the BBC that company files had been leaked.
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Bitcoin climbs as Elon Musk says Tesla 'likely' to accept it again

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 03:38
The firm had said in May it would no longer accept the cryptocurrency over environmental concerns.
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How global conferences are using tech to stay in business

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 00:03
Moving events online kept the industry going during the pandemic and now they're here to stay.
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Charity, dating and pet spending booms, says Nationwide

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 00:02
People have been spending more on non-essentials as Covid restrictions ease, Nationwide says.
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Nord Stream 2: US and Germany reach deal on controversial Russian gas pipeline

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 22:37
The US says the agreement prevents Russia from using the pipeline as a political weapon over Europe.
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Opioid crisis: US drug giants reach $26bn settlement

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 20:53
Four drug-makers and distributors have agreed to pay the sum to settle thousands of government lawsuits.
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Heatwave: The worst jobs to have as temperatures soar

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 20:22
Not all jobs are equal when it comes to working in extreme heat, but which are the worst?
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NHS workers in England offered 3% pay rise

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 18:40
Nurses and other NHS workers will get the award "in recognition of the unique impact of pandemic" on staff.
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Fewer flat buyers to face pre-mortgage cladding checks, says Robert Jenrick

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 18:06
Lenders agree to change applications for loans involving buildings below 18m high, the government says.
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BP: Lorry driver shortages closing some sites temporarily

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 17:49
The oil firm says the "vast majority" of shortages were being "resolved within a day".
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'Catastrophic' backlog at driving licence body, warns union

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 12:52
MPs are told bad decisions by DVLA managers resulted in a "catastrophic" processing backlog of 1.4 million cases.
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UK property sales at new record as boom peaks

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 12:30
Sales surged during June but analysts say the property boom has peaked as stamp duty holidays are withdrawn.
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Next shoppers splurge on summer clothes as weather heats up

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 11:21
The retailer upgrades profits forecast and repays some business rates relief after seeing a summer sales surge.
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Gold attracts young investors trading online, says The Royal Mint

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 10:46
The Royal Mint records a rise in profits aided by a fivefold increase in gold investment by young adults.
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UK government borrowing falls in June as economy reopens

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 09:11
But government borrowing was still the second-highest on record for June as Covid spending continues.
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China: Taobao, Weibo fined for illegal child content

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 08:36
Major online platforms like Weibo, Taobao and QQ have been fined and ordered to "clean up".
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CEO Secrets: 'Four-day weeks are good for business'

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 08:23
CEO Joe Munns says giving his workers a three-day weekend makes them happier and more productive.
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M&S warns of higher prices and less choice in Northern Ireland

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 06:46
Chairman Archie Norman is urging the government to act to prevent "pointless" customs checks.
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