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UK faces 'cocktail' of economic risks

The UK faces a "cocktail" of serious threats from a slowing global economy as 2016 begins, Chancellor George Osborne will warn.

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Rail delay refunds 'should be easier'

Train companies are making it too hard for delayed passengers to receive compensation, the consumer group Which? is claiming in a so-called super-complaint.

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US inflation up as Fed meeting starts

Underlying US inflation - excluding food and energy - rose in November, as the Federal Reserve starts its two-day meeting to decide whether to raise interest rates.

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VIDEO: M&S merchandise sales fall again

Marks and Spencer's half-yearly overall profits are up by 6.1%, but the sales in general merchandise, which includes the trouble clothing division, were down by 1.2%

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What does China own in the UK? - BBC News


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What does China own in the UK?
BBC News
China may be the world's second-largest economy behind the US, but it has more money in the bank than any other country. Indeed three of the world's 10 biggest sovereign wealth funds are Chinese, together holding more than $1.5tn (?988bn) in assets.
China takes stake in EDF nuclear project in BritainDeutsche Welle
U.K., China Poised for Deal on World's Costliest Nuclear PlantBloomberg
China 'to take one-third stake' in UK nuclear plantChannel News Asia
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