Motor insurance premiums ‘at record high’

Motor insurance premiums ‘at record high’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Car insurance premiums for almost all age groups have rise on average in the last year Car insurance premiums hit record highs between 2015 and 2016, according to an industry group. The Association of...
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Select committees: Six Tories vie for coveted Treasury role

Select committees: Six Tories vie for coveted Treasury role

Image caption A leading Remainer and Brexiteer are among candidates to chair the Treasury committee Six Conservative MPs are to vie for the influential role of chair of the Commons Treasury select committee. Richard Bacon, Charlie Elphicke, Stephen Hammond, Ni...
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Why are jumbo jets being turned into beer cans?

Why are jumbo jets being turned into beer cans?

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Easyjet and Centrica lead FTSE 100 higher

Easyjet and Centrica lead FTSE 100 higher

Image copyright Getty Images Shares in Easyjet flew 5.3% higher after analysts at Credit Suisse raised its rating on the airline to “outperform” from “neutral”. Shares in British Gas owner Centrica rose 3% following a report that it cou...
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Fox host Charles Payne suspended amid harassment claim

Fox host Charles Payne suspended amid harassment claim

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Making Money host Charles Payne says the allegation is “an ugly lie I vehemently deny to my core” A Fox Business Network presenter has been suspended amid reports of a sexual harassment allegation – the....
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US jobs growth faster than expected

US jobs growth faster than expected

Image copyright AFP US employment rose by more than expected last month, but wage growth remained subdued, latest figures show. The economy added 222,000 jobs in June, the US Department of Labor said, and job creation in April and May...
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Fitness tracker firm Jawbone faces liquidation

Fitness tracker firm Jawbone faces liquidation

Image copyright Jawbone Image caption The Jawbone website is still trading Fitness tracker firm Jawbone is facing liquidation, and chief executive Hosain Rahman is launching a new health-based tech start-up, the BBC understands. The BBC has learned that report...
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Audi manager arrested in emissions probe

Audi manager arrested in emissions probe

Image copyright Getty Images German authorities have arrested an Audi manager in connection with the VW diesel scandal. This is the first arrest in Germany related to Volkswagen’s emissions-test cheating scandal. Munich prosecutors declined to comment on...
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Dairy-free ice cream taps into ‘healthy’ treat trend

Dairy-free ice cream taps into ‘healthy’ treat trend

Image copyright Haagen dazs Young people worldwide are developing a taste for dairy-free ice cream which they see as a “healthier” alternative, involving almonds and coconut. New launches of dairy-free varieties now make up 4% of all new ice cream....
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UK manufacturing output falls and trade deficit widens

UK manufacturing output falls and trade deficit widens

Image copyright Getty Images The pound has fallen after disappointing manufacturing, trade and construction data suggested the UK economy is failing to gain momentum. Output in both the manufacturing and construction sectors fell in May, according to the Offic...
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UK house prices fall further in June, says Halifax

UK house prices fall further in June, says Halifax

Image copyright Getty Images House prices in the UK fell by 1% in June, the largest monthly fall since January, according to Britain’s largest lender, the Halifax. It brings the average price of a house or flat down to £218,390....
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