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Support for UKIP among young people has DOUBLED in just a year

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The far-right party has struck a chord with the young recently

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Some news stories say profits dropped 21%, others say profits rose 12%. Why?

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The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), the world’s second-largest sovereign wealth fund, owns assets worth over $773bn.

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By Robyn Vinter

Bad news for those already on the property ladder but good for everyone else…

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By Sophie Hobson

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Rebekah Brooks is returning to the Murdoch empire

By Sophie Hobson

How do you solve a problem like Rebekah?

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Did Barclays' profits rise or fall in 2014? Reports are conflicting. This is why

Tue, 3 Mar 2015

Some news stories say profits dropped 21%, others say profits rose 12%. Why?

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015

Green Party leader said it’s “for other people to judge” whether she comes across badly in interviews

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Wed, 18 Feb 2015

And the business isn’t even five years old