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The UK’s North Sea oil industry is in crisis as the price of oil has fallen below the cost of sucking it out of the earth.
Britain narrowly escaped four to five terror attacks this year, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe has warned.
Oh, Universities of Oxford and Cambridge – you think you’re so clever, don’t you?
But should we be bothered about £180m?
Some good news as Advent reaches its giddy yuletide peak: levels of employment have risen.
Dealing with the dotcom bomb
Why does BT want EE? How would the deal affect customers and staff?
We could soon join our European neighbours in being at risk of deflation, after last month’s figures show inflation fell to just 1% - a 12-year low for the UK.
The Co-operative Bank has failed a Bank of England test which aimed to work out how well banks could withstand a financial crisis.
The boardrooms of Britain’s top companies are becoming less ethnically diverse, despite a huge government push to improve diversity.
The UK’s first shop selling low-cost, high quality surplus food to people on income support has opened.
Councils in England went laughing all the way to bank this year as they made a combined profit of £667m from parking charges.
The government must go further
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Britain’s top 100 fastest-growing private companies have increased their sales on average 71% year-on-year, and are now worth a combined £3.8bn, according to the 18th annual The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100.
Over 600 people gathered at Westfield Shepherd’s Bush yesterday to protest the death of Eric Garner, a black man who died during an arrest in New York in July.
The founder of A Very Good Company on Tesco’s new direction and UK entrepreneurialism
According to the head of the Office for Budget Responsibility
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CEO Nick Bortot tells us why we should be keeping an eye on this “casual trading” app
Uber is uber-hot right now – for good reasons and bad.
The secret weapons of marketers revealed
Retail bonds are an important – yet overlooked – source of financing for small and growing businesses argues Rupert Lee-Browne
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London ranks 26 out of 33 European capital cities for broadband cities, it has been revealed.
Looks like Tesco needs some presto change-o magic to get out of trouble.
The gap between the UK’s richest and poorest citizens has widened since the 1980s and continues to do so.
What are you aiming for?
It’s a hard life being a lord. All that responsibility, privilege and ermine. And don’t forget the champagne. You can’t lord it up properly without decent bubbly.
Almost half a million families could be at risk of falling behind with their mortgages if the Bank of England increases its base rate to 2.5%.
If the Conservatives win the general election in May, a further one million public sector workers will be sacked by early 2020.
We visited the Brompton Bicycle factory to witness the building of a global brand
Many of London’s estate agents and solicitors stayed open all night last night as wealthy people snapped up high-end property in the capital.
Osborne did a good job, says the Pimlico Plumbers founder
A significant overhaul of how stamp duty will be charged was perhaps the biggest surprise in George Osborne’s Autumn Statement this afternoon.
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The UK would be “into the black” by 2019-20, declared a jubilant George Osborne today.
Londoner Nina Devani founded her business, DevaniSoft, aged 14.
The UK is the 14th least corrupt nation in the world, according to a study by the NGO, Transparency International.
In today’s Autumn Statement, the chancellor will have to admit that not everything is going to be as rosy as he’d previously hoped.