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Oil firm insolvencies 'surge' in 2015

Plunging oil prices are blamed for a sharp rise in the number of UK oil and gas companies going bust.

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Volkswagen's UK sales fall amid scandal

Sales of Volkswagen brands including VW, Seat, and Skoda all fell last month in the UK amid the carmaker's emissions scandal.

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UK export gloom deepens as Michelin shuts Northern Ireland factory - live updates - The Guardian


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UK export gloom deepens as Michelin shuts Northern Ireland factory - live updates
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The biggest takeover of a UK tech company since 2011 has been announced, with US video game maker Activision Blizzard sweeping on King Digital, the British creator of Candy Crush. Activision are paying a hefty price ? $5.9bn ? for a company whose ...

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Euston HS2 plans 'should be scrapped'

Plans to redevelop London Euston as part of the HS2 project should be scrapped as those living nearby face "decades of blight", an MP says.

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