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Coffee pods enter inflation basket

The UK is becoming a nation in a hurry, as coffee pods and microwave rice pouches enter the basket of goods used to measure inflation.

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No-one can afford the 'affordable housing' that is supposed to solve Britain's ... - Business Insider


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No-one can afford the 'affordable housing' that is supposed to solve Britain's ...
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As Barclays pointed out in its recent UK housing report, "there is a strong relationship between share prices of house builders and the RICS survey of house price expectations." So, it is predictable that selling houses that correspond more with ...

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Japan's shares hit by BoJ comments

Japan's Nikkei closes nearly 2% lower following comments from the central bank that further stimulus measures will not be put in place for the moment.

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Uber is running a Christmas tree delivery service this weekend - Business Insider


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Uber is running a Christmas tree delivery service this weekend
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The ride-hailing app is running a Christmas tree delivery service on Saturday, the company announced on Thursday, in 14 UK cities. For ?10, Uber users will be able to order a five-foot Nordman Fir tree. The trees are being supplied by Pines and Needles ...

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George Osborne says he's going to double funding for UK spy agencies to help ... - Business Insider


George Osborne says he's going to double funding for UK spy agencies to help ...
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"It is a bold, comprehensive plan, that will give Britain the next generation of cyber security, and make Britain one of the safest places to do business on line," said Osborne. "It will give our companies and our citizens confidence that their cyber ...

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