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VIDEO: 'It's a different, alien environment'

As the UK's last deep coal mine closes, Chris Kitchen, general secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers recalls what it was like working at Kellingley colliery.

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UK business confidence slips to lowest in more than a year - Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

UK business confidence slips to lowest in more than a year
Telegraph.co.uk
?We need to see the Government's messaging around supporting the manufacturing economy backed up with action to give business the confidence to invest for the future,? he said. The UK economy expanded by 0.5pc in the three months to September.
Business surveys confirm solid UK recoveryFinancial Times

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UAE-UK Business Council plans to deliver trade target of ?25b by 2020 - Khaleej Times


Khaleej Times

UAE-UK Business Council plans to deliver trade target of ?25b by 2020
Khaleej Times
Nasser A. Alsowaidi, Co-Chair of the UAE-UK Business Council and chairman of the Abu Dhabi Energy Authority, with his UK Co-Chair, Samir Brikho, Chief Executive of Amec Foster Wheeler confirmed that meeting was about re-calibrating the business ...

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More transparency is needed over public contracts, if the UK is to do business ... - The Guardian


The Guardian

More transparency is needed over public contracts, if the UK is to do business ...
The Guardian
With the UK government claiming ?40bn of new business as a result of last week's state visit from China, there are similar questions for British civil servants about the role of this undemocratic nation, with a poor record on human rights, in building ...

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Hammond rejects China security fears

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond defends Chinese investment in the UK - saying it is being done for financial, not political, reasons.

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