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The UK economy grows by 3.2%

The UK economy grows by 3.2%

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The UK economy grew by 3.2% in the second quarter compared with the same period last year, slightly higher than the original 3.1% estimate. But the Office for National Statistics‘ second estimate of growth

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German investor confidence declines as Russia-west tensions hit economy

German investor confidence declines as Russia-west tensions hit economy

beggers August 12, 2014 0

Confidence among German investors nosedived in August amid tensions between Russia and the west which are expected to bring Europe‘s largest economy to a standstill. The ZEW indicator of economic sentiment plunged more sharply

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New Look sells 40,000 kimonos a week to increase sales by 9%

New Look sells 40,000 kimonos a week to increase sales by 9%

beggers August 12, 2014 0

Kimono-style tops are flying off the hangers at New Look, helping to drive a sales boom at the fashion chain this spring. The high street retailer has been selling the brightly printed loose-fitting light

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State fund proposes takeover of Malaysia Airlines

State fund proposes takeover of Malaysia Airlines

beggers August 10, 2014 0

Malaysia’s state investment firm Khazanah Nasional has proposed a “complete overhaul” of troubled national carrier Malaysia Airlines. Khazanah wants to buy the shares it does not already own in Malaysia Airlines and delist the

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Manchester playing digital catch-up with the rest of the UK

Manchester playing digital catch-up with the rest of the UK

beggers August 10, 2014 0

Manchester is striving to join the A-list of global megacities. It’s not uncommon for civic leaders to want to rub shoulders with counterparts in Seoul, New York and London, yet for Manchester it is

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UK trade deficit Grows as exports fall once again

UK trade deficit Grows as exports fall once again

beggers August 10, 2014 0

Britain’s trade position worsened in June, as exports fell for a third month in another blow to the government’s ambitions to rebalance the economy. The trade in goods deficit widened unexpectedly to £9.4bn from

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Financial markets decline as Obama approves airstrikes on Iraq

Financial markets decline as Obama approves airstrikes on Iraq

beggers August 10, 2014 0

Stock markets around the world fell and oil surged, as investors reacted to news that the US will carry out airstrikes on Iraq. Obama said in a late night statement: When we face a

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