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National house price gap widens

House prices have risen significantly in England in the past year in contrast to the rest of the UK, official figures suggest.

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Australia stock exchange boss resigns amid bribery probe - BBC News


Australia stock exchange boss resigns amid bribery probe
BBC News
The head of Australia's stock exchange Elmer Funke-Kupper has resigned amid allegations of bribery at a betting company he used to run. He's also taken a leave of absence from the board of Tabcorp, Australia's biggest bookmaker, and the company under ...

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Sainsbury's to sell vinyl records in 171 UK stores - The Independent


The Independent

Sainsbury's to sell vinyl records in 171 UK stores
The Independent
The supermarket will sell LPs for the first time since the 1980s following the success of Adele's 25 which sold over 300,000 in the retailer's stores. The range will include current hits and classics including the Beatles, Nirvana and Adele with prices ...

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Life after the fall of a mobile phone giant

Life after the fall of a mobile phone giant

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Growth forecasts cut for next five years

The UK economy is expected to grow more slowly in the next five years than had been expected in November, the Office for Budget Responsibility's latest forecast shows.

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