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Social media firms under scrutiny for 'Russian meddling’

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Consumer confidence spurs Wall Street

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Kevin Spacey: Netflix halts House of Cards production

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Fixed-odds maximum bet 'could drop to £2'

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Burberry's Christopher Bailey to leave at end of 2018

Burberry's president and chief...

Eurozone growth exceeds expectations

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BA boss rejects claim Brexit will ground flights

The boss of British Airways has dismissed claims - including from Chancellor Philip Hammond - that flights could be grounded if Britain leaves the...

Rent-to-own giant BrightHouse nears takeover

A pack of hedge funds is closing in on a takeover of BrightHouse, Britain's biggest rent-to-own retailer, just days after it was slapped with...

Nationwide cuts mortgage rates as BoE mulls rise

{$inline_image} Nationwide has revealed it is to offer reduced fixed rate mortgage deals from Tuesday, just days before the Bank of England is tipped to...

Spanish shares bounce back after unity rally

Spain's stock market has started the week on a high as investors were cheered by an anti-independence rally and results of a poll ahead...

HSBC profits jump five-fold amid Asia shift

Banking giant HSBC has reported a five-fold increase in third quarter profit as a sweeping overhaul aimed at shifting focus towards Asia pays off. Pre-tax...

Hammond facing £20bn black hole, says IFS

{$inline_image} The Chancellor faces an increasingly stark choice on whether to prioritise deficit reduction or public spending according to new analysis predicting a near £20bn...

Monarch investor Greybull would repay repatriation cost

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Kids Company bosses seek voluntary board bans

The former trustees of Kids Company are seeking to avoid court action by agreeing to voluntary boardroom bans in the aftermath of its collapse. Sky...

How credit cards came to dominate our wallets

When you make a purchase with a credit card, how does the business owner trust you'll pay them back? Find out how the idea...