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UK house prices 'rose 9.5%' in 2015

UK house prices rose by 9.5% in 2015, according to the lender Halifax, making it the fastest annual increase in nine years.

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VIDEO: Malaysia state fund denies misconduct

The head of the troubled Malaysian state fund 1MDB denies claims of wrongdoing and any involvement in the $700m that ended up in the prime minister's bank account.

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