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Court bid to protect against ‘ghost landlords’ fails

Wed, 03/01/2023 - 13:07
Property owners welcome ruling that defines who a landlord is, but campaigners say it lets down tenants.
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Money Diary: 'My DJ gigs bring in £3,000 a month'

Wed, 03/01/2023 - 09:59
Aaron, a 33-year-old DJ from east London, shares his weekly spending diary.
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UK sees first annual fall in house prices since 2012

Wed, 03/01/2023 - 07:26
House prices fell 1.1% in the year to February, the worst performance for over a decade outside the pandemic.
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Chinese factories boom while Japan's are in reverse

Wed, 03/01/2023 - 05:52
Firms are balancing reopening as Covid restrictions ease against rising costs of energy and higher wages.
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China hits out at US over TikTok ban on federal devices

Wed, 03/01/2023 - 00:59
Beijing accuses Washington of attempting to use state power to suppress foreign companies.
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High Street chain closures slow with takeaways thriving

Wed, 03/01/2023 - 00:05
Banks saw the most closures, while takeaways, convenience stores and amusement arcades performed best.
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Customers to be warned of energy bill rises from April

Wed, 03/01/2023 - 00:05
The government says all help is under review as energy firms write to customers to warn of bill rises.
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'Raise pay to end strikes', says Conservative peer

Tue, 02/28/2023 - 22:31
Lord Balfe says the government needs to "get real" and raise public sector pay to benefit the UK.
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Blackpink lead top stars back on the road in Asia

Tue, 02/28/2023 - 22:04
The K-pop superstars are among major acts that have returned as pandemic restrictions ease.
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FTX's Nishad Singh pleads guilty to fraud charges

Tue, 02/28/2023 - 19:24
Former FTX engineer says he is 'unbelievably sorry' for his role in the alleged crypto scheme.
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Brexit deal: Sausage, plant and potato firms welcome new framework

Tue, 02/28/2023 - 17:50
Sausage producer Heck, garden centre Hillmount and Wilson's Country potato growers express their "delight".
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Tesla to build new factory in Mexico

Tue, 02/28/2023 - 17:18
Elon Musk's electric car company joins other firms investing south of the US border.
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Sainsbury's to axe Argos depots with 1,400 jobs hit

Tue, 02/28/2023 - 16:11
The supermarket giant plans to shut two of the Argos sites over the next three years.
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More civil servants to strike on Budget day

Tue, 02/28/2023 - 15:34
Some 33,000 civil servants will join 100,000 of their colleagues taking strike action on 15 March.
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Grant Shapps 'sympathetic' to ditching energy bill rise

Tue, 02/28/2023 - 11:46
Energy secretary claims he and the chancellor are looking "very carefully" at April's £500 increase.
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Amazon UK workers walk out on strike in pay row

Tue, 02/28/2023 - 10:09
Union members at a distribution centre in Coventry take a second day of action in a row over pay.
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Eggs and margarine drive food inflation to record 17.1%

Tue, 02/28/2023 - 08:56
Rising prices put more pressure on household finances, with one in four shoppers struggling, research finds.
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Japan ad giant Dentsu named in Olympics bid-rigging complaint

Tue, 02/28/2023 - 06:08
The competition regulator is investigating alleged corruption in planning and sponsorship.
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Woman single-handedly takes on BA and wins

Tue, 02/28/2023 - 06:07
Jennie Barber cited legislation from 1943 to win flight refund in court battle with British Airways.
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The tiny diamond sphere that could unlock clean power

Tue, 02/28/2023 - 00:00
A diamond sphere made in Germany was key to December's breakthrough fusion experiment in California.
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