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Fuel duty frozen for sixth year

Duty on fuel will be frozen for the sixth year in a row, the chancellor announces, while duty on beer, cider and spirits is also left unchanged.

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VIDEO: Beyond the pale in Asia

In Asia, the preference for pale skin may give way to a fashion for tanning, as the sun-kissed look takes on a glamorous tone.

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Here are 58 tech startups that are on track to become Britain's next billion ... - Business Insider


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Here are 58 tech startups that are on track to become Britain's next billion ...
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While the scale of some of the UK's tech startups isn't to be sniffed at, it's worth noting that the UK is yet to create a company that's anywhere near the same size as the likes of Google, Apple, Amazon or Facebook. In other words, the UK may have ...

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Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline

US President Barack Obama rejects an application to build the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada because it will not help the economy, he says.

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Global economy 'faces market bubble'

The global economy faces a financial bubble, warns Germany's finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.

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